Can You Pass This 1970s Reality Quiz?

If you lived through the 1970's then this reality quiz should be a breeze. Life in the 70's was crazy, but it was also a lot of fun. Let's find out just how much you know!
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Which of the following shows is not a Happy Days spinoff?
Laverne and Shirley
Taxi
Mork and Mindy
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In 1974, Patricia Hearst, the daughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped by which organization?
Libertarian National Party
Symbionese Liberation Army
Palestinian Liberation Organization
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All of these movies were nominated for the 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Which one took home the prize?
Annie Hall
Star Wars
The Goodbye Girl
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Four students were shot and killed during a Vietnam War protest in 1970 at which American university?
Harvard
Berkeley
Kent State
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Which baseball team won three consecutive World Series in the 1970's, becoming only the third team in history to win at least three in a row?
Oakland A's
Cincinnatti Reds
New York Yankees
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The 1972 Summer Olympics were marred when members of an Arab terrorist group kidnapped and eventually killed 11 Israeli athletes. Where were the games held?
Munich
Berlin
Mexico City
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What year did the Iranian hostage crisis begin?
1977
1976
1979
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Legendary rock stars Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, and Jim Morrison all died in the 70's. List them in the order in which they died.
Hendrix, Morrison, Presley
Morrison, Presley, Hendrix
Presley, Hendrix, Morrison
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In 1973, the Supreme Court's controversial decision on Roe vs. Wade:
Set the legal voting age at 18
Made abortion legal during the first trimester
Banned the death penalty
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Due to the Watergate scandal in the early 70's, President Richard Nixon:
Became the first president in history to resign from office
Was the second president to ever be impeached
Was the first president to spend time in a federal prison
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On what troubled space flight was "Houston we have a problem" uttered on?
Apollo 11
Apollo 13
Apollo 12
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France and what other country created the supersonic jet?
Britain
The US
Russia
Result
It appears as if you could use a 1970's reality check! While you may know the basics when it comes to the 1970's, you're far from an expert on life during this tumultuous decade in time. Fret not, at least you learned something new along the way!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a true 1970's reality renegade! When it comes to life in this amazing decade, you know your stuff. From the history to the culture, you're well versed in this decade the way only a true 1970's citizen could be.

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When it comes to the reality of everyday life in the 1970's, you're not only the master, you're an expert. It's clear that this decade holds a special place in your heart, one that cannot be changed or replaced by any other. Keep up the good work!

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1
Which of the following shows is not a Happy Days spinoff?
Laverne and Shirley
Taxi
Mork and Mindy
2
In 1974, Patricia Hearst, the daughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped by which organization?
Libertarian National Party
Symbionese Liberation Army
Palestinian Liberation Organization
3
All of these movies were nominated for the 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Which one took home the prize?
Annie Hall
Star Wars
The Goodbye Girl
4
Four students were shot and killed during a Vietnam War protest in 1970 at which American university?
Harvard
Berkeley
Kent State
5
Which baseball team won three consecutive World Series in the 1970's, becoming only the third team in history to win at least three in a row?
Oakland A's
Cincinnatti Reds
New York Yankees
6
The 1972 Summer Olympics were marred when members of an Arab terrorist group kidnapped and eventually killed 11 Israeli athletes. Where were the games held?
Munich
Berlin
Mexico City
7
What year did the Iranian hostage crisis begin?
1977
1976
1979
8
Legendary rock stars Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, and Jim Morrison all died in the 70's. List them in the order in which they died.
Hendrix, Morrison, Presley
Morrison, Presley, Hendrix
Presley, Hendrix, Morrison
9
In 1973, the Supreme Court's controversial decision on Roe vs. Wade:
Set the legal voting age at 18
Made abortion legal during the first trimester
Banned the death penalty
10
Due to the Watergate scandal in the early 70's, President Richard Nixon:
Became the first president in history to resign from office
Was the second president to ever be impeached
Was the first president to spend time in a federal prison
11
On what troubled space flight was "Houston we have a problem" uttered on?
Apollo 11
Apollo 13
Apollo 12
12
France and what other country created the supersonic jet?
Britain
The US
Russia