How Much Do You Know About The Year 1974?

Can you remember what happened in the year 1976? Test your knowledge on the year and see how you do!
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Which 1974 movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture?
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather: Part III
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In 1974, which US President became the first President to resign from office?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
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What novel by Peter Benchley was published in 1974 and later became a popular film directed by Steven Spielberg?
Schindler's List
The Color Purple
Jaws
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Where did Philippe Petit make his famous high wire walk on August 7th, 1974?
The Grand Canyon
The World Trade Center
The Golden Gate Bridge
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What was the nickname given to the first and only fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in 1974?
The Rumble in the Jungle
The Thrilla in Manila
The Fight of the Century
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What family sitcom began in 1974 and starred Henry Winkler as Arthur Fonzarelli, also known as Fonzie?
Diff'rent Strokes
Family Matters
Happy Days
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After following a perfect season, which NFL team lost two regular season games but went on to win their second straight Super Bowl?
Pittsburgh Steelers
Miami Dolphins
Dallas Cowboys
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In 1974, what became the first novel by Stephan King to be published?
Carrie
Rita Hayworth & The Shawshank Redemption
Stand By Me
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What American aviator passed away on August 26th, 1974 on the Hawaiian Island of Maui?
Amelia Earhardt
Charles Lindbergh
Howard Hughes
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What American won the 1974 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a method to study the structure of long chain molecules?
George Palade
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Paul Flory
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Which musical artist released his album, Streetlife Serenade in 1974 as a follow up to his previous album, Piano Man?
Elton John
James Taylor
Billy Joel
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In 1974, which MLB slugger broke Babe Ruth's total career home runs record?
Willie Mays
Hank Aaron
Ted Willams
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1
Which 1974 movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture?
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather: Part III
2
In 1974, which US President became the first President to resign from office?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
3
What novel by Peter Benchley was published in 1974 and later became a popular film directed by Steven Spielberg?
Schindler's List
The Color Purple
Jaws
4
Where did Philippe Petit make his famous high wire walk on August 7th, 1974?
The Grand Canyon
The World Trade Center
The Golden Gate Bridge
5
What was the nickname given to the first and only fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in 1974?
The Rumble in the Jungle
The Thrilla in Manila
The Fight of the Century
6
What family sitcom began in 1974 and starred Henry Winkler as Arthur Fonzarelli, also known as Fonzie?
Diff'rent Strokes
Family Matters
Happy Days
7
After following a perfect season, which NFL team lost two regular season games but went on to win their second straight Super Bowl?
Pittsburgh Steelers
Miami Dolphins
Dallas Cowboys
8
In 1974, what became the first novel by Stephan King to be published?
Carrie
Rita Hayworth & The Shawshank Redemption
Stand By Me
9
What American aviator passed away on August 26th, 1974 on the Hawaiian Island of Maui?
Amelia Earhardt
Charles Lindbergh
Howard Hughes
10
What American won the 1974 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a method to study the structure of long chain molecules?
George Palade
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Paul Flory
11
Which musical artist released his album, Streetlife Serenade in 1974 as a follow up to his previous album, Piano Man?
Elton John
James Taylor
Billy Joel
12
In 1974, which MLB slugger broke Babe Ruth's total career home runs record?
Willie Mays
Hank Aaron
Ted Willams