Can You Answer These 1963 Questions?

1963 was quite a year in history. Some of the most memorable and iconic events happened, both tragic and pop culture changing. How much do you know about this important year? Take our quiz to find out!
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Which federal prison closed down in 1963, but still operates as a military prison?
Alcatraz Penitentiary
Rikers Island
Attica Correctional Facility
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Which U.S. president was assassinated in 1963?
Teddy Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
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Which iconic speech was delivered in 1963?
Martin Luther King - "I Have a Dream"
Malcolm X - "The Ballot or the Bullet"
JFK's Inaugural Address
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Which famous technology was invented in 1962, but not introduced until 1963 in Europe?
video recorder
handheld camera
tape cassette
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In May of 1963, Dr. No was released in theaters. This is the first film in what famous franchise?
Sherlock Holmes
The Man With No Name
James Bond
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What band released their first two albums in 1963?
Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd
The Beatles
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Which long-running U.S. soap opera began in 1963?
As the World Turns
General Hospital
Days of Our Lives
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On November 24, 1963, the assassin of John F. Kennedy was himself killed. What was his name?
Lee Harvey Oswald
John Wilkes Booth
Mark David Chapman
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What is the name of the scandal caused in the UK in 1963 when the UK war minister was caught having an affair with a call girl?
The Profumo Crisis
The Blue Scare
The UK Scandal
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Which famous car maker went out of business in 1963?
Oldsmobile
AMC
Studebaker
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What was the rally held by 20,000 African-Americans in 1963 called?
We Have A Dream March
March on Washington
Civil Peace Protest
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Who won the World Series of baseball in 1963?
Los Angeles Dodgers
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
Result
Well, not everyone can know everything about every decade. Nothing to be ashamed of. Maybe you'd be more apt to pass a quiz on 70s, 80s, or even 90s trivia. Better luck next time!

C+, Sheltered About the 60's

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You're pretty sufficient with your 1960's trivia, though you could use some boning up in a few areas. This score is still nothing to be ashamed of, and you clearly know your stuff when it comes to this pivotal decade.

B+, Sufficient at the 60's

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You're a master of 1960's trivia! Either you grew up in that generation, or you've spent a massive portion of your life wishing you did. Either way, it's helped you achieve a near perfect (or actually perfect) score on this quiz. Good work!

A+, Child of the 60's

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1
Which federal prison closed down in 1963, but still operates as a military prison?
Alcatraz Penitentiary
Rikers Island
Attica Correctional Facility
2
Which U.S. president was assassinated in 1963?
Teddy Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
3
Which iconic speech was delivered in 1963?
Martin Luther King - "I Have a Dream"
Malcolm X - "The Ballot or the Bullet"
JFK's Inaugural Address
4
Which famous technology was invented in 1962, but not introduced until 1963 in Europe?
video recorder
handheld camera
tape cassette
5
In May of 1963, Dr. No was released in theaters. This is the first film in what famous franchise?
Sherlock Holmes
The Man With No Name
James Bond
6
What band released their first two albums in 1963?
Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd
The Beatles
7
Which long-running U.S. soap opera began in 1963?
As the World Turns
General Hospital
Days of Our Lives
8
On November 24, 1963, the assassin of John F. Kennedy was himself killed. What was his name?
Lee Harvey Oswald
John Wilkes Booth
Mark David Chapman
9
What is the name of the scandal caused in the UK in 1963 when the UK war minister was caught having an affair with a call girl?
The Profumo Crisis
The Blue Scare
The UK Scandal
10
Which famous car maker went out of business in 1963?
Oldsmobile
AMC
Studebaker
11
What was the rally held by 20,000 African-Americans in 1963 called?
We Have A Dream March
March on Washington
Civil Peace Protest
12
Who won the World Series of baseball in 1963?
Los Angeles Dodgers
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox