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How Well Do You Know Boomer Life In The 1960s?

The 1960s were full of historical figures and events that changed the world forever, but how well do you really know the ins and outs of Boomer life in the 1960s? Let's find out if you're a boomer after all!
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What game was often played on the White House lawn in the early 1960s?
Volleyball
Touch football
Croquet

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Americans were loving the King and Bobby Vinton, then the British invaded. From which city did the Beatles originate?
Liverpool
Dover
Leeds

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Back in the sixties, which laundry detergent claimed to be "stronger than dirt?"
Tide
Bold
Ajax

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A professional model of which of the following devices was first introduced in 1964?
Frisbee
Comet Cleanser
Squeegee

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In 1963 Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif were nominated for best actor and best supporting actor respectively for their roles in which film?
Lawrence of Arabia
A Lion in Winter
Becket

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In 1964, Ford introduced what many considered "a poor man's corvette." What feature did both models share?
Four seats
Stereo speakers
A fourspeed transmission

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What was the minimum wage back in 1960?
$1.25
$1.50
$1.00

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In the early 60s, US presidents often went by their initials: JFK and LBJ. What did the "F" and "B" stand for?
Franklin and Ben
Fitzgerald and Baines
Ferguson and Bernard

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In 1964, about what threat did the Surgeon General of the United States issue his first warning?
Smoking cigarettes
Driving without a seatbelt
Eating trans fats

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Who murdered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4th, 1968?
James Earl Ray
Lee Harvey Oswald
Jon Palter

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What was the highest grossing film of the 1960’s?
The Sound of Music
Lawrence of Arabia
Mary Poppins

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Which birth control contraceptive was first introduced in 1960?
The pill
Latex condoms
The ring

C+, Boomer Bust

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Uh-oh, though you may love the 1960s, your knowledge proved to be a bit of a boomer bust. Worry not, in trying this quiz, you likely learned (or remembered) a few important facts from this decade in time.

B+, Boomer Bright

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly boomer bright! It's obvious that you know life in the 1960s well. From the history to the culture, there's not much about this decade in time that you've forgotten.

A+, Boomer Brilliant

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 100% boomer brilliant! It's clear that you value the history and culture of this decade. Not only are you a history buff, but you're a true 1960s expert. Well done!
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1
What game was often played on the White House lawn in the early 1960s?
Volleyball
Touch football
Croquet
2
Americans were loving the King and Bobby Vinton, then the British invaded. From which city did the Beatles originate?
Liverpool
Dover
Leeds
3
Back in the sixties, which laundry detergent claimed to be "stronger than dirt?"
Tide
Bold
Ajax
4
A professional model of which of the following devices was first introduced in 1964?
Frisbee
Comet Cleanser
Squeegee
5
In 1963 Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif were nominated for best actor and best supporting actor respectively for their roles in which film?
Lawrence of Arabia
A Lion in Winter
Becket
6
In 1964, Ford introduced what many considered "a poor man's corvette." What feature did both models share?
Four seats
Stereo speakers
A fourspeed transmission
7
What was the minimum wage back in 1960?
$1.25
$1.50
$1.00
8
In the early 60s, US presidents often went by their initials: JFK and LBJ. What did the "F" and "B" stand for?
Franklin and Ben
Fitzgerald and Baines
Ferguson and Bernard
9
In 1964, about what threat did the Surgeon General of the United States issue his first warning?
Smoking cigarettes
Driving without a seatbelt
Eating trans fats
10
Who murdered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4th, 1968?
James Earl Ray
Lee Harvey Oswald
Jon Palter
11
What was the highest grossing film of the 1960’s?
The Sound of Music
Lawrence of Arabia
Mary Poppins
12
Which birth control contraceptive was first introduced in 1960?
The pill
Latex condoms
The ring

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