How Much Do You Know About The 60s Inventions?

Some of the most important inventions in history, inventions that still impact the way we live today, were created in the 1960's. How much do you know about these crucial inventions? Take our quiz to find out!
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What common household lighting fixture was invented in 1960?
FEL lamp
halogen lamp
ceiling lamp
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Which drug, officially called Diazepam, was first introduced in 1961?
Percocet
Oxycodone
Valium
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The first computer videogame was invented in 1962. What was it called?
Spacewar
Pac-Man
Pong
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Invented in 1965, what is the fake grass used for athletic fields called?
astroturf
lawnguard
faux-green
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In 1967, the first handheld what was invented?
camera
power saw
calculator
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In 1961, Yuri Gagarin was the firm human to do what?
test a spacecraft
enter outer space
land on the moon
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ZIP codes entered use in 1963. What does ZIP stand for?
Zoning Important Places
Zoning Improvement Plan
Zone Important Placement
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Kevlar, invented in 1966, is best known for its use in what?
bulletproof vests
military tanks
high-powered rifles
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In 1967, the first successful human ______ transplant was done.
heart
brain
lung
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What common household item was first invented in 1967, and was originally called "Radarange?"
snowblower
microwave oven
cordless telephone
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What controversial non-nutritive sweetener was introduced in 1965?
aspartame
saccharin
sucralose
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What was the name of the second human spaceflight mission that launched in 1968, successfully orbiting the moon?
Apollo 8
Explorer 49
Pioneer 5
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So 60's inventions definitely aren't your strong suit. No big deal, it's a relatively niche topic, so you shouldn't beat yourself up too bad for not getting a majority of them. Try another quiz that's more in your wheelhouse!

C+, Sheltered from the 60's

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Your memory seems to be a bit selective when it comes to remembering facts about 60's inventions, but that's understandable. Everything in this quiz happened around 50 years ago, after all!

B+, Selective 60's Memory

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You crushed this quiz! Your knowledge of 60's inventions is off the charts - you even got some of the really hard, really specific ones. Great work!

A+, Super at the Sixties

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1
What common household lighting fixture was invented in 1960?
FEL lamp
halogen lamp
ceiling lamp
2
Which drug, officially called Diazepam, was first introduced in 1961?
Percocet
Oxycodone
Valium
3
The first computer videogame was invented in 1962. What was it called?
Spacewar
Pac-Man
Pong
4
Invented in 1965, what is the fake grass used for athletic fields called?
astroturf
lawnguard
faux-green
5
In 1967, the first handheld what was invented?
camera
power saw
calculator
6
In 1961, Yuri Gagarin was the firm human to do what?
test a spacecraft
enter outer space
land on the moon
7
ZIP codes entered use in 1963. What does ZIP stand for?
Zoning Important Places
Zoning Improvement Plan
Zone Important Placement
8
Kevlar, invented in 1966, is best known for its use in what?
bulletproof vests
military tanks
high-powered rifles
9
In 1967, the first successful human ______ transplant was done.
heart
brain
lung
10
What common household item was first invented in 1967, and was originally called "Radarange?"
snowblower
microwave oven
cordless telephone
11
What controversial non-nutritive sweetener was introduced in 1965?
aspartame
saccharin
sucralose
12
What was the name of the second human spaceflight mission that launched in 1968, successfully orbiting the moon?
Apollo 8
Explorer 49
Pioneer 5