Do You Know The 12 Events That Changed The World in 1968?

These 12 events served to change the world forever. How well do you know the events that shaped world history in 1968? It's time to put your knowledge on this year to the ultimate test!
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On January 23, 1968, North Korea captured an American surveillance ship. What was the name of the ship?
USS Arizona
USS Pueblo
USS Intrepid
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On January 30, 1968, North Vietnam launched what offensive against the United States and South Vietnam?
The Hill Fight Offensive
Hue Offensive
The Tet Offensive
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In what city was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in on April 4, 1968?
Charlotte
Memphis
Nashville
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Who was charged with assassinating Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles in April of 1968?
Mark David Chapman
Lee Harvey Oswald
Sirhan Sirhan
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What jet did Boeing introduce on September 30, 1968?
The 747
The 737
The 767
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Where were the 1968 summer olympic games held?
Mexico City, Mexico
Munich, Germany
Atlanta, Georgia
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Which television show aired the first interracial kiss on November 22, 1968?
All in the Family
Star Trek
Bewitched
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What was the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon in December of 1968?
Apollo 11
Apollo 8
Apollo 13
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At the Newport (Rhode Island) Folk Festival singer Arlo Guthrie performed what 20 minute ballad in 1969?
"Alice's Restaurant"
"Maggie's Farm"
"Highway Into the Wind"
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Question 10/12

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On June 3, 1968, which famous artist was shot in New York City by a struggling actress and writer?
John Lennon
Andy Warhol
Jackson Pollock
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Question 11/12

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At their Party convention in Miami Beach on August 8, 1968 the Republicans nominated who to be their presidential candidate?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Hubert Humphrey
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Question 12/12

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Who did Jackie Kennedy marry at the end of 1969?
John Rockefeller
Rudolph Hearst
Aristotle Onassis
Result
Uh-oh, this quiz revealed that you're a bit fuzzy on your 1968 facts! While you may have remembered a few of these historic moments, many were lost with time. Fret not, this quiz likely proved a great trip down memory lane.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you remember these historic events of 1968 fairly well. While many of these moments tripped you up, most were still as fresh in your mind as they day they happened. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly 1968 phenomenal! Few individuals remember the events of 1968 quite as well as you do. It's clear that history plays a huge role in your life. We commend you for being a knowledgable and historically minded individual!

A+, 1968 Phenomenal

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1
On January 23, 1968, North Korea captured an American surveillance ship. What was the name of the ship?
USS Arizona
USS Pueblo
USS Intrepid
2
On January 30, 1968, North Vietnam launched what offensive against the United States and South Vietnam?
The Hill Fight Offensive
Hue Offensive
The Tet Offensive
3
In what city was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in on April 4, 1968?
Charlotte
Memphis
Nashville
4
Who was charged with assassinating Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles in April of 1968?
Mark David Chapman
Lee Harvey Oswald
Sirhan Sirhan
5
What jet did Boeing introduce on September 30, 1968?
The 747
The 737
The 767
6
Where were the 1968 summer olympic games held?
Mexico City, Mexico
Munich, Germany
Atlanta, Georgia
7
Which television show aired the first interracial kiss on November 22, 1968?
All in the Family
Star Trek
Bewitched
8
What was the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon in December of 1968?
Apollo 11
Apollo 8
Apollo 13
9
At the Newport (Rhode Island) Folk Festival singer Arlo Guthrie performed what 20 minute ballad in 1969?
"Alice's Restaurant"
"Maggie's Farm"
"Highway Into the Wind"
10
On June 3, 1968, which famous artist was shot in New York City by a struggling actress and writer?
John Lennon
Andy Warhol
Jackson Pollock
11
At their Party convention in Miami Beach on August 8, 1968 the Republicans nominated who to be their presidential candidate?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Hubert Humphrey
12
Who did Jackie Kennedy marry at the end of 1969?
John Rockefeller
Rudolph Hearst
Aristotle Onassis