How Much Do You Know About The 1970s?

Test Your Knowledge Of This Groovy Decade!
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Question 1/12

usvsth3m.com
In 1970, four students were killed by National Guardsmen during an anti-war protest at what university?
Columbia University
Yale University
Kent State University
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Question 2/12

joblo.com
The movie Roots premiered on television, drawing record numbers of viewers. What year?
1971
1975
1977
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Question 3/12

britannica.com
The worst nuclear accident in US history occurred in 1979. Where?
Love Canal
Three Mile Island
Farley Nuclear Center
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Question 4/12

elvisjeweler.com
In what year did Elvis Presley die?
1972
1974
1977
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Question 5/12

whitehouse.gov
Richard Nixon made a huge foreign policy gain by visiting what country?
China
Iran
Vietnam
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Question 6/12

dailymail.co.uk
In 1974, heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped and forced to participate in crimes by what organization?
The Black Panthers
The Symbionese Liberation Army
Hamas
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Question 7/12

clarkprosecutor.org
In 1978, serial killer Ted Bundy was captured in what city?
Pensacola, Florida
Seattle, Washington
Ogden, Utah
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Question 8/12

turner.com
In 1978, 909 Americans committed suicide at Jonestown, in what country?
Brazil
Paraguay
Guyana
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Question 9/12

lzbetty.com
In 1970, the war in Vietnam was expanded when the US invaded what country?
Cambodia
Laos
Thailand
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Question 10/12

playbuzz.com
The Godfather premiered in what year?
1972
1975
1977
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Question 11/12

s-nbcnews.com
In 1972, what American actress visited Vietnam and created controversy by meeting with North Vietnamese troops?
Natalie Wood
Jane Fonda
Elizabeth Montgomery
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Question 12/12

rollingstone.com
Michael Jackson's album, Off the Wall, was released in what year?
1976
1978
1979
Result
Never got into bell bottoms and disco? Who can blame you? It was the decade that gave us Watergate and the energy crisis, after all.

C+, Not A Child Of The 70s?

pghsoundrental.com
Right!
You really know the 1970s! Time to break your old platform shoes and do a few disco moves to celebrate your quiz results!

B+, Darling Of The Disco

youdontsay.org
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Disco, platform shoes, Watergate....when it comes to the 70s, you know it all. You probably still have some platform shoes, don't you?? Time to put them on move like Travolta!

A+, Bell Bottom Boss

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1
In 1970, four students were killed by National Guardsmen during an anti-war protest at what university?
Columbia University
Yale University
Kent State University
2
The movie Roots premiered on television, drawing record numbers of viewers. What year?
1971
1975
1977
3
The worst nuclear accident in US history occurred in 1979. Where?
Love Canal
Three Mile Island
Farley Nuclear Center
4
In what year did Elvis Presley die?
1972
1974
1977
5
Richard Nixon made a huge foreign policy gain by visiting what country?
China
Iran
Vietnam
6
In 1974, heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped and forced to participate in crimes by what organization?
The Black Panthers
The Symbionese Liberation Army
Hamas
7
In 1978, serial killer Ted Bundy was captured in what city?
Pensacola, Florida
Seattle, Washington
Ogden, Utah
8
In 1978, 909 Americans committed suicide at Jonestown, in what country?
Brazil
Paraguay
Guyana
9
In 1970, the war in Vietnam was expanded when the US invaded what country?
Cambodia
Laos
Thailand
10
The Godfather premiered in what year?
1972
1975
1977
11
In 1972, what American actress visited Vietnam and created controversy by meeting with North Vietnamese troops?
Natalie Wood
Jane Fonda
Elizabeth Montgomery
12
Michael Jackson's album, Off the Wall, was released in what year?
1976
1978
1979