Can You Pass A Hippie Test?

Only true hippies and flower children will be able to pass this quiz on the hippie heyday. Take these 12 questions and find out if you can truly pass a hippie test!
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Which beatnik poet popularized the concept of nonviolent antiwar protesting?
Jack Kerouac
Allen Ginsberg
Gary Snyder
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What city became flower power central in the 1960s?
New York
San Francisco
Los Angeles
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What did Allen Ginsberg encourage antiwar demonstrators to bring to the Vietnam protests aside from flowers?
Teddy Bears
Candy bars
Heart shaped badges
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In 1967, thousands of hippies gathered together to try to levitate what iconic building?
The White House
The Pentagon
The Empire State Building
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What music festival marked the highlight of the Summer of Love?
Woodstock
The Monterey International Pop Festival
The Newport Folk Festival
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What event in San Francisco signaled the beginning of the end of the psychedelic lifestyle in the 1960s?
The "Death of the Hippie" parade
The death of Allen Ginsberg
The closing of the Psychedelic Shop in Haight-Ashbury
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What did Jimi Hendrix light on fire while performing at the Monterey International Pop Festival?
An American flag
A joint
His guitar
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Who told hippies to "tune in, turn on and drop out?"
Timothy Leary
Ken Kesey
Allen Ginsberg
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In what year did California criminalize LSD?
1964
1966
1968
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San Franciscans started tossing around the label "hippie" in what year?
1953
1957
1962
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From 1964 to 1968, California saw a huge rise in what?
STD rates
Drug arrests
Marriage
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Along with Allen Ginsberg, what other famous author helped shepherd the early hippie movement?
Tom Wolfe
Ken Kesey
Tom Robbins
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit hippie harrowing! Unfortunately, hippie culture just wasn't your thing. While you may appreciate what they were trying to do you, ultimately you found the movement to be a bit boring.

C+, Hippie Harrowing

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Based on the results of this quiz you are hippie sharp! The hippie movement holds a special place in your heart. From the protests to the peace, there's so much about this time in history that still fascinates you.

B+, Hippie Sharp

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly hippie brilliant! It's obvious that you know and love hippie culture. Not only do you know everything about this movement, but you clearly wish (or were) a part of it.

A+, Hippie Brilliant

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1
Which beatnik poet popularized the concept of nonviolent antiwar protesting?
Jack Kerouac
Allen Ginsberg
Gary Snyder
2
What city became flower power central in the 1960s?
New York
San Francisco
Los Angeles
3
What did Allen Ginsberg encourage antiwar demonstrators to bring to the Vietnam protests aside from flowers?
Teddy Bears
Candy bars
Heart shaped badges
4
In 1967, thousands of hippies gathered together to try to levitate what iconic building?
The White House
The Pentagon
The Empire State Building
5
What music festival marked the highlight of the Summer of Love?
Woodstock
The Monterey International Pop Festival
The Newport Folk Festival
6
What event in San Francisco signaled the beginning of the end of the psychedelic lifestyle in the 1960s?
The "Death of the Hippie" parade
The death of Allen Ginsberg
The closing of the Psychedelic Shop in Haight-Ashbury
7
What did Jimi Hendrix light on fire while performing at the Monterey International Pop Festival?
An American flag
A joint
His guitar
8
Who told hippies to "tune in, turn on and drop out?"
Timothy Leary
Ken Kesey
Allen Ginsberg
9
In what year did California criminalize LSD?
1964
1966
1968
10
San Franciscans started tossing around the label "hippie" in what year?
1953
1957
1962
11
From 1964 to 1968, California saw a huge rise in what?
STD rates
Drug arrests
Marriage
12
Along with Allen Ginsberg, what other famous author helped shepherd the early hippie movement?
Tom Wolfe
Ken Kesey
Tom Robbins