Can You Name The State Based On The Event From The 1970’s?

How well do you know news stories form the 1970's and where they happened? Come and test your knowledge on this quiz!
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In which state did Elvis Presley pass away in 1977?
Texas
Mississippi
Tennessee
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In which state did the famous Apollo 13 NASA mission launch from?
Texas
Florida
California
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What was the first US state to adopt the no fault divorce law?
California
Massachusetts
New York
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In which state did the National Guard shoot unarmed college students at Kent State University?
Indiana
Ohio
Illinois
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Jimmy Carter was the Governor of which US state when he was elected President of the United States?
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
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The Sears Tower began construction in 1970 in which US state?
New York
Massachusetts
Illinois
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The Roe vs. Wade landmark case originated in which US state?
Texas
Arizona
New Mexico
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In which US state was Microsoft founded in 1975?
California
Washington
New Mexico
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A nuclear accident occurred at Three Mile Island 1979 in which US state?
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Delaware
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Wheel of Fortune began filming in 1975 in which US state?
California
New York
Connecticut
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The Greenpeace activism group was founded in the 1970's,and their first mission was to stop U.S. nuclear weapons testing on the island of Amchitka in which US state?
Alaska
Hawaii
Michigan
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Walt Disney World opened in 1971 in which US state?
California
Florida
Texas
Result
You clearly were not around in the 1970's, but these were some of the biggest events of the decade!

C+, Rookie

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You got a couple of the easier, better known events, but still missed a couple of the lesser known ones!

B+, Intermediate

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You are definitely up to date with everything significant that happened in the 1970's!

A+, History Teacher

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1
In which state did Elvis Presley pass away in 1977?
Texas
Mississippi
Tennessee
2
In which state did the famous Apollo 13 NASA mission launch from?
Texas
Florida
California
3
What was the first US state to adopt the no fault divorce law?
California
Massachusetts
New York
4
In which state did the National Guard shoot unarmed college students at Kent State University?
Indiana
Ohio
Illinois
5
Jimmy Carter was the Governor of which US state when he was elected President of the United States?
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
6
The Sears Tower began construction in 1970 in which US state?
New York
Massachusetts
Illinois
7
The Roe vs. Wade landmark case originated in which US state?
Texas
Arizona
New Mexico
8
In which US state was Microsoft founded in 1975?
California
Washington
New Mexico
9
A nuclear accident occurred at Three Mile Island 1979 in which US state?
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Delaware
10
Wheel of Fortune began filming in 1975 in which US state?
California
New York
Connecticut
11
The Greenpeace activism group was founded in the 1970's,and their first mission was to stop U.S. nuclear weapons testing on the island of Amchitka in which US state?
Alaska
Hawaii
Michigan
12
Walt Disney World opened in 1971 in which US state?
California
Florida
Texas