How Much Do You Know About Everyday LIfe In the 1960s?

Life in the 1960s was pretty different from life today. How much do you know about everyday life in this decade? It's time to find out! Lets put your 1960s knowledge to the ultimate test!
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How much did the average new home cost in the 1960s?
$25,000
$15,000
$10,000
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A gallon of gas would have set you back how much in the 1960s?
.25 cents
.45 cents
.10 cents
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The most popular toys in the 1960s often related to what?
Space travel and the moon
War and politics
Movies and music
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Which of the following was a popular movie from the 1960s?
To Kill A Mockingbird
Star Wars
Animal House
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What was the average yearly income in 1969?
$8,540.00
$5,550.00
$10,950.00
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True or false: By the end of the decade nearly every home in America had a TV set.
True
False
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True or false: Hair length and style was a big deal, especially among men.
True
False
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True or false: Mortgages were very often granted to single women in the 1960s.
True
False
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How much would a pair of tennis shoes have set you back in the 1960s?
Around $5
Around $10
Around $20
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The dissatisfaction of the youth was strongly reflected in what medium?
TV
Music
Newspaper
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Which of these was a popular dance move in the 1960s?
The hustle
The twist
The rockaway
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If something was proclaimed as "keen" in the 1960s, it was very...
Cool
Unflattering
Old fashioned
Result
When it comes to everyday life in the 1960s, you're a bit uninformed. Perhaps you didn't grow up in this decade! Whatever the reason, you gave this quiz your all and likely learned something new along the way. There's no failure in that!

C+, 1960s Uninformed

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This quiz reveals that you're very well informed on daily life in the 1960s! From the cost of a house to the price tag on a pair of sneakers, you know this decade the way few Americans do. Well done!

B+, 1960s Well Informed

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Everyday life in the 1960s isn't obvious to most, but it is sure obvious to you. Not only did you pass this quiz with flying colors, you demonstrated a true understanding of what life in this time period was really like. Well done!

A+, 1960s Expert

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1
How much did the average new home cost in the 1960s?
$25,000
$15,000
$10,000
2
A gallon of gas would have set you back how much in the 1960s?
.25 cents
.45 cents
.10 cents
3
The most popular toys in the 1960s often related to what?
Space travel and the moon
War and politics
Movies and music
4
Which of the following was a popular movie from the 1960s?
To Kill A Mockingbird
Star Wars
Animal House
5
What was the average yearly income in 1969?
$8,540.00
$5,550.00
$10,950.00
6
True or false: By the end of the decade nearly every home in America had a TV set.
True
False
7
True or false: Hair length and style was a big deal, especially among men.
True
False
8
True or false: Mortgages were very often granted to single women in the 1960s.
True
False
9
How much would a pair of tennis shoes have set you back in the 1960s?
Around $5
Around $10
Around $20
10
The dissatisfaction of the youth was strongly reflected in what medium?
TV
Music
Newspaper
11
Which of these was a popular dance move in the 1960s?
The hustle
The twist
The rockaway
12
If something was proclaimed as "keen" in the 1960s, it was very...
Cool
Unflattering
Old fashioned