How Much Do you know About The Year 1972?

1972 was a year of epic hair and even better music. It's also a year of storied world history. Do you think you know all there is to know about this year in time? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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Where were the winter Olympic Games held in 1972?
Lake Placid, NY
Sapparo, Japan
Geneva, Switzerland
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At what activity did Bobby Fischer beat Spassky?
Boxing
Chess
Tennis
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How many gold medals did Mark Spitz win at swimming in the 1972 Summer Olympic Games?
2
7
9
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Who won the Nobel Peace Prize?
Henry Kissinger
Amensty Internationl
No one
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The Apollo moon flight program ended. What was the number of the last Apollo flight?
15
14
17
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Which of these programs did not first appear in 1972?
The Waltons
MASH
Marcus Welby
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What video game did Atari introduce?
Space Invaders
Pong
Pacman
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For what movie was Marlon Brando awarded an Oscar in 1972?
Apocolypse Now
On the Waterfront
The Godfather
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Who won the NBA championship in 1972?
The New York Knicks
The Los Angeles Lakers
The Chicago Bulls
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Which cereal ad had the popular tag line, "Hey Mikey, he likes it?"
LIFE
Kix
Cheerios
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Which household dish cleaner was finally released to the public in 1972?
Palmolive
Dawn
Sun
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Clothes had a lot less static cling in 1972, thanks to the introduction of __________.
Cling off
Bounce dryer sheets
Portable steamers
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1972 adept! While you might know the basics when it comes to 1972, you still have a ways to go when it comes to being an expert. Fret not, even a base knowledge is better than no knowledge at all. Keep at it and you’ll be an expert in no time

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Based on the results of this quiz, you’ve got some serious 1972 knowledge! While anyone can claim to know 1972 better than the rest, you actually do. Whether this was a good time in your personal history or just a year that interests you, you’ve got the power when it comes to this amazing year.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1972 ace! You know the year 1972 better than just about anyone. From the culture to the history, you’ve got a strong handle on everything that makes this year exactly what it is. Well done!

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1
Where were the winter Olympic Games held in 1972?
Lake Placid, NY
Sapparo, Japan
Geneva, Switzerland
2
At what activity did Bobby Fischer beat Spassky?
Boxing
Chess
Tennis
3
How many gold medals did Mark Spitz win at swimming in the 1972 Summer Olympic Games?
2
7
9
4
Who won the Nobel Peace Prize?
Henry Kissinger
Amensty Internationl
No one
5
The Apollo moon flight program ended. What was the number of the last Apollo flight?
15
14
17
6
Which of these programs did not first appear in 1972?
The Waltons
MASH
Marcus Welby
7
What video game did Atari introduce?
Space Invaders
Pong
Pacman
8
For what movie was Marlon Brando awarded an Oscar in 1972?
Apocolypse Now
On the Waterfront
The Godfather
9
Who won the NBA championship in 1972?
The New York Knicks
The Los Angeles Lakers
The Chicago Bulls
10
Which cereal ad had the popular tag line, "Hey Mikey, he likes it?"
LIFE
Kix
Cheerios
11
Which household dish cleaner was finally released to the public in 1972?
Palmolive
Dawn
Sun
12
Clothes had a lot less static cling in 1972, thanks to the introduction of __________.
Cling off
Bounce dryer sheets
Portable steamers