Do You Know What These Hippie Words Mean?

In the late 1960s, counterculture developed in US which saw the rejection of normal social norms. It was during this time that the movement of hippies was born, and with them, a whole new language that they required in order to communicate their experienc
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Cat was a word for ____?
A sly person
A beautiful girl
A cool male person
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Bag was another word for ____?
Your profession/obsession
A colourful hippie bag
A bag of drugs
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Bangles were ____?
Hippie jewelry. Large, solid bracelets
Headbands that keep your long hair out of your face
Big, colourful earrings
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Batik was a name for ____?
A type of rice
A type of drug
Material made using the 'lost wax' process to create colorful patterns
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Beautiful people was a term used to describe ____?
People with long hair
Hippies or cool people
Hippie girls
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Bellbottoms were ___?
Long, colourful skirts worn by hippies
Pants with wide bell shaped legs worn by hippies.
Special underpants worn by hippies during cold weather
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Dime Bag was another word for ___?
$10 worth of dope
$5 worth of dope
A wallet
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Buds was a word for ____?
Beer
Cannabis flowers
A good friend/ soulmate
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Bunker was used to describe ___?
A person who sells fake drugs
A comfy bed
A secret meeting place known
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Floating meant _____?
Happy with life
High on drugs
In love
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Freak flag was ____?
An insult aimed at hippies
Long hair
A special hippies flag
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Mandala is a word for ____?
A flower chain worn by hippies
Tibetan Buddhist geometric artwork used to assist meditation
Yoga pose
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Good. You didn't do too badly. In fairness, it is quite hard to know what some of the words mean if you were never a hippie. So well done!

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Good! You got most of the words right. You certainly know a lot about hippies and their language! Well done.

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Fantastic! You are very hip. You know the words that were used by hippies extremely well. Perhaps you were one?

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1
Cat was a word for ____?
A sly person
A beautiful girl
A cool male person
2
Bag was another word for ____?
Your profession/obsession
A colourful hippie bag
A bag of drugs
3
Bangles were ____?
Hippie jewelry. Large, solid bracelets
Headbands that keep your long hair out of your face
Big, colourful earrings
4
Batik was a name for ____?
A type of rice
A type of drug
Material made using the 'lost wax' process to create colorful patterns
5
Beautiful people was a term used to describe ____?
People with long hair
Hippies or cool people
Hippie girls
6
Bellbottoms were ___?
Long, colourful skirts worn by hippies
Pants with wide bell shaped legs worn by hippies.
Special underpants worn by hippies during cold weather
7
Dime Bag was another word for ___?
$10 worth of dope
$5 worth of dope
A wallet
8
Buds was a word for ____?
Beer
Cannabis flowers
A good friend/ soulmate
9
Bunker was used to describe ___?
A person who sells fake drugs
A comfy bed
A secret meeting place known
10
Floating meant _____?
Happy with life
High on drugs
In love
11
Freak flag was ____?
An insult aimed at hippies
Long hair
A special hippies flag
12
Mandala is a word for ____?
A flower chain worn by hippies
Tibetan Buddhist geometric artwork used to assist meditation
Yoga pose