Can You Answer These Questions About Year 1965?

1965 is quite an important year in world history. How much do you know about this pivotal year? Take our quiz to find out!
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Where were Martin Luther King, Jr. and more than 2600 others arrested during a protest?
Selma, Alabama
Washington, D.C.
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Who won the World Series in 1965?
L.A. Dodgers
Minnesota Twins
New York Yankees
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Who was the U.S. president in 1965?
John F. Kennedy
Ronald Reagan
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Which popular soap opera began running in 1965?
General Hospital
As the World Turns
Days of Our Lives
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Of the following, who was shot to death in 1965?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Malcolm X
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Which of the following countries withdrew its Atlantic Fleet from NATO in 1965?
Italy
France
United States
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Who won the NBA Championship in 1965?
Boston Celtics
Los Angeles Lakers
Chicago Bulls
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What war was actively being fought in 1965?
Vietnam War
Korean War
Gulf War
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Which of the following bands, led by Jerry Garcia, played their first concert in 1965?
The Grateful Dead
The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
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What Vietnam War operation was launched in 1965?
Operation Cloud Fire
Operation Rolling Thunder
Operation Agent Orange
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Which country banned cigarette advertising in 1965?
Great Britain
United States
Canada
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What film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 1965?
The Godfather
Gone With the Wind
My Fair Lady
Result
Well...you definitely took the quiz, we guess. That's an accomplishment...but hey, don't beat yourself up. It's difficult to remember events that happened over fifty years ago! Especially some as specific as the facts here!

C+, Stranger to '65

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You might have missed some of the tougher ones, but you still know a respectable amount of trivia for a year that's not over 50 years in the past. Good work!

B+, Selective '65 Memory

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You sure know your stuff about this very specific year in world history. Either you grew up during this era, or you're a history major - officially declared or not!

A+, Super at '65

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1
Where were Martin Luther King, Jr. and more than 2600 others arrested during a protest?
Selma, Alabama
Washington, D.C.
New Orleans, Louisiana
2
Who won the World Series in 1965?
L.A. Dodgers
Minnesota Twins
New York Yankees
3
Who was the U.S. president in 1965?
John F. Kennedy
Ronald Reagan
Lyndon B. Johnson
4
Which popular soap opera began running in 1965?
General Hospital
As the World Turns
Days of Our Lives
5
Of the following, who was shot to death in 1965?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Malcolm X
6
Which of the following countries withdrew its Atlantic Fleet from NATO in 1965?
Italy
France
United States
7
Who won the NBA Championship in 1965?
Boston Celtics
Los Angeles Lakers
Chicago Bulls
8
What war was actively being fought in 1965?
Vietnam War
Korean War
Gulf War
9
Which of the following bands, led by Jerry Garcia, played their first concert in 1965?
The Grateful Dead
The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
10
What Vietnam War operation was launched in 1965?
Operation Cloud Fire
Operation Rolling Thunder
Operation Agent Orange
11
Which country banned cigarette advertising in 1965?
Great Britain
United States
Canada
12
What film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 1965?
The Godfather
Gone With the Wind
My Fair Lady