How Much Do You Know About The Year 1962?

The year 1962 was a time of change, revolution, and political duress. Do you think you know this year better than just about anyone else? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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True or False: In 1962, the World's Fair was held in San Antonio, Texas.
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False
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Who was the first American astronaut to orbit the earth in 1962?
Neil Armstrong
Alan Shepard
John Glenn
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In the Chinese Zodiac which animal is associated with 1962?
Tiger
Rabbit
Ox
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Which 1962 film won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 1963 awards ceremony?
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lawrence of Arabia
The Longest Day
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True or false: 1962 was a leap year.
True
False
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Whose obituary would you not have read in 1962?
Marilyn Monroe
Walt Disney
William Faulkner
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Which fast food chain opened its first restaurant in Downey, CA in 1962?
McDonalds
Taco Bell
Burger King
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Which 1962 book is credited with starting the environmentalist movement?
Silent Spring
Green Thumb
Earth Wars
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The most popular TV show in 1962 was.....
Green Acres
The Beverly Hillbillies
The Lucy Show
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Who were the World Series champions in 1962?
New York Mets
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies
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Who was Time Magazine's Man of the Year in 1962?
John F. Kennedy
Pope John XXIII
Neil Armstrong
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Which children's snack was released by Pepperidge Farm in 1962?
Gold Fish
Milano Cookies
Tahoe Cookies
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1962 swell! While you might not remember everything there is to remember about this epic year in American history, you still demonstrated a strong knowledge on all things 1962. We conclude that you're memory is truly awesome.

C+, 1962 Swell

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're 1962 amazing! When it comes to 1962, you not only remember the stuff that matters you remember the obscure facts that most people have forgotten. You know the 60s better than most. We commend you for your excellent memory!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1962 super! When it comes to the year 1962 you know your stuff! From the cultural phenomenons that made the year special, to the historical happenings that made the year memorable, you know it all! We think you're a total 60s savant!

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1
True or False: In 1962, the World's Fair was held in San Antonio, Texas.
True
False
2
Who was the first American astronaut to orbit the earth in 1962?
Neil Armstrong
Alan Shepard
John Glenn
3
In the Chinese Zodiac which animal is associated with 1962?
Tiger
Rabbit
Ox
4
Which 1962 film won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 1963 awards ceremony?
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lawrence of Arabia
The Longest Day
5
True or false: 1962 was a leap year.
True
False
6
Whose obituary would you not have read in 1962?
Marilyn Monroe
Walt Disney
William Faulkner
7
Which fast food chain opened its first restaurant in Downey, CA in 1962?
McDonalds
Taco Bell
Burger King
8
Which 1962 book is credited with starting the environmentalist movement?
Silent Spring
Green Thumb
Earth Wars
9
The most popular TV show in 1962 was.....
Green Acres
The Beverly Hillbillies
The Lucy Show
10
Who were the World Series champions in 1962?
New York Mets
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies
11
Who was Time Magazine's Man of the Year in 1962?
John F. Kennedy
Pope John XXIII
Neil Armstrong
12
Which children's snack was released by Pepperidge Farm in 1962?
Gold Fish
Milano Cookies
Tahoe Cookies