Do You Know About America In The 1950s?

Think you know all about living in the 50s in America? It's time to put your knowledge to the test. Take these twelve 50s themed questions and find out how much you really know about America in its golden era!
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Who is the King of Rock & Roll?
John Lennon
Elvis Presley
Buddy Holly
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Which of these men was an icon of '50s Western films?
James Dean
John Wayne
Clark Gable
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During the Red Scare, the U.S. government attempted to uncover:
Communists
Free masons
The illuminati
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What war was right before the era of American prosperity of the 1950s?
World War II
The Korean War
World War I
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Which icon was one of the most famous sex symbols of the 1950s?
Greta Garbo
Marilyn Monroe
Estelle Getty
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What genre dominated music in the late '50s?
Rock n' roll
Gospel
Country
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During the 1950s, women were encouraged to be what?
Housewives
Factory workers
Secretaries
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The 1950s is famous for the creation of:
Cities
Suburbs
Sustainable Living
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Which '50s film icon died young?
James Dean
Gracy Kelly
Humphrey Bogart
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What color lipstick was on trend for women?
Nude
Plum
Red
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Which of these '50s dishes has stood the test of time?
Jello Salad
Green bean casserole
Dinty Moore Stew
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Which war affected the US heavily over the course of the 1950s?
The Cold War
The French Indian War
The War of Roses
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you have a pretty okay knowledge of the 1950s! Unfortunately, it wasn't quite enough to pass this fabulous 50s quiz. Maybe it's time to take a trip down memory lane and revisit what made this America's golden era!

C+, 1950s Fine

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1950s fabulous! Not only do you have a profound knowledge of America's golden era, but you may have even grown up or been born in this amazing decade. Your knowledge of the 50s knows few bounds!

B+, 1950s Fabulous

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1950s fantastic! Whether you grew up in the 50s or simply find the decade fascinating, you know America's golden era far better than most. From pop culture to history, there's not much about this iconic era that you don't know!

A+, 1950s Fantastic

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1
Who is the King of Rock & Roll?
John Lennon
Elvis Presley
Buddy Holly
2
Which of these men was an icon of '50s Western films?
James Dean
John Wayne
Clark Gable
3
During the Red Scare, the U.S. government attempted to uncover:
Communists
Free masons
The illuminati
4
What war was right before the era of American prosperity of the 1950s?
World War II
The Korean War
World War I
5
Which icon was one of the most famous sex symbols of the 1950s?
Greta Garbo
Marilyn Monroe
Estelle Getty
6
What genre dominated music in the late '50s?
Rock n' roll
Gospel
Country
7
During the 1950s, women were encouraged to be what?
Housewives
Factory workers
Secretaries
8
The 1950s is famous for the creation of:
Cities
Suburbs
Sustainable Living
9
Which '50s film icon died young?
James Dean
Gracy Kelly
Humphrey Bogart
10
What color lipstick was on trend for women?
Nude
Plum
Red
11
Which of these '50s dishes has stood the test of time?
Jello Salad
Green bean casserole
Dinty Moore Stew
12
Which war affected the US heavily over the course of the 1950s?
The Cold War
The French Indian War
The War of Roses