Can You Pass 1970s Trivia 101?

The 1970s was an under appreciated, dynamic and world changing decade. How much do you know about it?
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What scandal caused President Richard Nixon to resign?
Nixongate
Watergate
Washingtongate
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What sport did Richard Nixon use to help re-establish relations with China?
Soccer
Basketball
Ping-pong
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Which war ended in 1975?
Korean
Vietnam
Afghanistan
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Which movie released in 1977 is still one of the highest grossing movies, when adjusted for inflation, of all time?
Exorcist
Jaws
Star Wars
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Which major computer company was founded in 1975?
Microsoft
IBM
Apple
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How many assassination attempts were made on President Ford in 1975?
1
2
4
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Who became the Pope in 1978?
Benedict
John Paul I
John Paul II
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Which major nuclear incident occurred in 1979?
Lucens Reactor
Three Mile Island
Chernobyl
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Which major music star died in 1977?
Elvis Presley
Jimi Hendrix
Janis Joplin
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What was the main cause of the 1973 gas shortage?
Massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
U.S. Involvement in Vietnam
Oil embargo imposed by members of OPEC
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Which 1960s TV show did NOT have an animated series during the 1970s?
Star Trek
Planet of the Apes
Lost in Space
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What was the name of the 1973 space station launched by the United States?
Skylab
International Space Station
Mir
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Thanks for playing, but it seems that you had trouble with most, if not all, of the questions in this quiz. You don't seem to have a strong understanding of the major historical and cultural events of the 1970s. You are just a 1970s Trivia Novice.

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Not bad. You managed to answer several questions correctly. You have a decent knowledge of all of the major historical and cultural events of the 1970s and you have an okay understanding of the importance of the 1970s in World History. You are a 1970s Expert!

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Great job! You managed to answer most, if not all, of the questions in this quiz correctly. You have a wonderful knowledge of the major historical and cultural events of the 1970s. You have a good understanding of the importance of the 1970s in world history.

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1
What scandal caused President Richard Nixon to resign?
Nixongate
Watergate
Washingtongate
2
What sport did Richard Nixon use to help re-establish relations with China?
Soccer
Basketball
Ping-pong
3
Which war ended in 1975?
Korean
Vietnam
Afghanistan
4
Which movie released in 1977 is still one of the highest grossing movies, when adjusted for inflation, of all time?
Exorcist
Jaws
Star Wars
5
Which major computer company was founded in 1975?
Microsoft
IBM
Apple
6
How many assassination attempts were made on President Ford in 1975?
1
2
4
7
Who became the Pope in 1978?
Benedict
John Paul I
John Paul II
8
Which major nuclear incident occurred in 1979?
Lucens Reactor
Three Mile Island
Chernobyl
9
Which major music star died in 1977?
Elvis Presley
Jimi Hendrix
Janis Joplin
10
What was the main cause of the 1973 gas shortage?
Massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
U.S. Involvement in Vietnam
Oil embargo imposed by members of OPEC
11
Which 1960s TV show did NOT have an animated series during the 1970s?
Star Trek
Planet of the Apes
Lost in Space
12
What was the name of the 1973 space station launched by the United States?
Skylab
International Space Station
Mir