Can You Prove That You Were A Hippie?

You might consider yourself to be a hippie (or even a former hippie), but can you actually prove that you were a hippie with your knowledge? It's time to find out just how much you know about the hippie movement!
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True or false: The origins of the hippie movement may be traced to European social movements in the 19th and early 20th century such as Bohemians.
True
False
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Which individual was a defining fixture of the anti-war movement?
Joan Baez
Allen Ginsberg
Jack Kerouac
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Who introduced LSD to movement leaders Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary?
Michael Hollingshead
Neal Cassidy
Tom Wolfe
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Who drove the bus for Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters?
Charles Plymell
Neal Cassady
Ed Sanders
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True or false: The change in the public label from "beatnik" to "hippie" occurred after the 1967 Human Be-In in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
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False
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True or false: LSD was legal in the United States until October 6, 1966.
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False
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In what city did the first Draft Card burnings take place?
San Francisco
New York
Dallas
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Some of the earliest San Francisco hippies were former students at what school?
Berkeley College
San Francisco State College
University of Southern California
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True or false: One frequently encountered theme of the Hippie movement Asian spirituality, specifically the ideas of Zen and dharma.
True
False
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Which festival introduced the rock music of the counterculture to a wide audience and marked the start of the "Summer of Love?"
Woodstock
Newport Folk
Monterey Pop
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What number of people are estimated to have flocked to San Francisco in the summer of 1967?
200,000
100,000
50,000
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In what state rests a hippie commune known as "the farm?"
North Carolina
California
Tennessee
Result
This quiz made one thing clear, you never have been and never will be a hippie. Though you may appreciate the sentiments of the movement, you're far from an expert on this incredible time in culture.

C+, Definitely Not A Hippie

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Based on the results of this quiz, you were likely a hippie in the 1960s. Even if you weren't a tried and true hippie, you appreciate and are well versed on this movement. Your knowledge on hippie culture is far superior to that of the average American.

B+, Probably A Hippie

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Based on the results of this quiz, you were definitely a hippie! You know way more about the 1960s hippie movement than the average American. It's clear that this culture holds a special place in your heart.

A+, Definitely A Hippie

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1
True or false: The origins of the hippie movement may be traced to European social movements in the 19th and early 20th century such as Bohemians.
True
False
2
Which individual was a defining fixture of the anti-war movement?
Joan Baez
Allen Ginsberg
Jack Kerouac
3
Who introduced LSD to movement leaders Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary?
Michael Hollingshead
Neal Cassidy
Tom Wolfe
4
Who drove the bus for Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters?
Charles Plymell
Neal Cassady
Ed Sanders
5
True or false: The change in the public label from "beatnik" to "hippie" occurred after the 1967 Human Be-In in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
True
False
6
True or false: LSD was legal in the United States until October 6, 1966.
True
False
7
In what city did the first Draft Card burnings take place?
San Francisco
New York
Dallas
8
Some of the earliest San Francisco hippies were former students at what school?
Berkeley College
San Francisco State College
University of Southern California
9
True or false: One frequently encountered theme of the Hippie movement Asian spirituality, specifically the ideas of Zen and dharma.
True
False
10
Which festival introduced the rock music of the counterculture to a wide audience and marked the start of the "Summer of Love?"
Woodstock
Newport Folk
Monterey Pop
11
What number of people are estimated to have flocked to San Francisco in the summer of 1967?
200,000
100,000
50,000
12
In what state rests a hippie commune known as "the farm?"
North Carolina
California
Tennessee