How Much Did These Items Cost In The 1970s?

Ah, the 1970s. Prices were low and fun was all around. Do you think you can remember (or guess) how much these popular items cost in the 1970s? Take this quiz and find out!
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How much did a half gallon of milk cost in 1972?
$1.09
.59 cents
.39 cents
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How much did a 2lb pound of coffee cost in 1970?
$2.49
.69 cents
$1.79
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How much did a 12 oz box of corn flakes cost in 1977?
.50 cents
$1.49
$1.99
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How much did a Hershey's chocolate bar cost in 1975?
.99 cents
.50 cents
.15 cents
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How much did a can of Campbells Chunky soup cost in 1972?
.39 cents
.25 cents
.99 cents
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How much did a McDonald's Big Mac cost in 1974?
.99 cents
.65 cents
.40 cents
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How much did a single Star Trek action figure cost in 1975?
$3.29 each
$1.75 each
$2.50 each
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How much would a lava lamp set one back in 1975?
$19.99
$6.60
$29.99
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How much money would it take to purchase a Chevrolet Corvette in 1975?
$15,959
$9,949
$5,296
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A man would put out how much money to purchase a leisure suit in 1975?
$44.98
$22.98
$55.98
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How much did a new vinyl album cost in 1975?
$6.98
$3.95
$9.98
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How much cid a loaf of Wonder Bread cost in 1975?
.99 cents
.24 cents
$1.99
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you've got some 1970s price power! While you didn't know the prices of every item on this quiz, you got a few. You have a good idea of how much things may have cost in the 1970s. Study up on prices and inflation. You'll be a quiz whiz in no time!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you’ve got some 1970s price power! While the average American may struggle to remember the exact price of popular items in the 1970s, you knew more than half of the items on this quiz! We think you’ve got a strong aptitude for prices, inflation, and history!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are price perfect! Despite how different prices are now, you accurately guessed the prices on all of these popular 70s items. From the cost of bread to the cost of milk, you knew just how much each item would have set you back in the 1970s!

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1
How much did a half gallon of milk cost in 1972?
$1.09
.59 cents
.39 cents
2
How much did a 2lb pound of coffee cost in 1970?
$2.49
.69 cents
$1.79
3
How much did a 12 oz box of corn flakes cost in 1977?
.50 cents
$1.49
$1.99
4
How much did a Hershey's chocolate bar cost in 1975?
.99 cents
.50 cents
.15 cents
5
How much did a can of Campbells Chunky soup cost in 1972?
.39 cents
.25 cents
.99 cents
6
How much did a McDonald's Big Mac cost in 1974?
.99 cents
.65 cents
.40 cents
7
How much did a single Star Trek action figure cost in 1975?
$3.29 each
$1.75 each
$2.50 each
8
How much would a lava lamp set one back in 1975?
$19.99
$6.60
$29.99
9
How much money would it take to purchase a Chevrolet Corvette in 1975?
$15,959
$9,949
$5,296
10
A man would put out how much money to purchase a leisure suit in 1975?
$44.98
$22.98
$55.98
11
How much did a new vinyl album cost in 1975?
$6.98
$3.95
$9.98
12
How much cid a loaf of Wonder Bread cost in 1975?
.99 cents
.24 cents
$1.99