Can You Guess How Much These Items Cost In 1968?

Were you alive back in the year 1968, or maybe you just know the gist of the year? Come test your knowledge on this quiz!
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What was the average cost of a new house?
$15,000
$50,000
$75,000
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What was the approximate average price of a gallon of gas?
$0.05
$0.35
$1.00
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What was the average cost of a movie ticket?
$1.50
$3.00
$4.50
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What was the average cost of a new car?
$650
$2,800
$7,300
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How much was a postage stamp in 1968?
2 cents
6 cents
12 cents
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What was the average cost of a hot dog and Coke meal?
$0.10
$0.25
$0.50
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What was the average cost of a dozen eggs?
3 cents
28 cents
53 cents
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What was the average price of a Hershey bar?
5 cents
15 cents
25 cents
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What was the average cost of a can of shaving cream?
25 cents
60 cents
90 cents
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What was the average cost of a bottle of cough syrup?
$0.25
$0.60
$1.15
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What was the average cost of a six pack of American beer?
$0.50
$1.00
$2.00
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How much did a copy of Sports Illustrated cost?
5 cents
18 cents
30 cents
Result
You definitely were not alive back in the year 1968, it was a lot cheaper back then!

C+, Youngster

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You may have been really young or not quite born yet, but you knew a few from your parent's stories!

B+, Middle Aged

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You must have remembered those days of walking down to the store for some treats!

A+, Old Timer

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1
What was the average cost of a new house?
$15,000
$50,000
$75,000
2
What was the approximate average price of a gallon of gas?
$0.05
$0.35
$1.00
3
What was the average cost of a movie ticket?
$1.50
$3.00
$4.50
4
What was the average cost of a new car?
$650
$2,800
$7,300
5
How much was a postage stamp in 1968?
2 cents
6 cents
12 cents
6
What was the average cost of a hot dog and Coke meal?
$0.10
$0.25
$0.50
7
What was the average cost of a dozen eggs?
3 cents
28 cents
53 cents
8
What was the average price of a Hershey bar?
5 cents
15 cents
25 cents
9
What was the average cost of a can of shaving cream?
25 cents
60 cents
90 cents
10
What was the average cost of a bottle of cough syrup?
$0.25
$0.60
$1.15
11
What was the average cost of a six pack of American beer?
$0.50
$1.00
$2.00
12
How much did a copy of Sports Illustrated cost?
5 cents
18 cents
30 cents