How Much Do You Know About The Year 1978?

You might think you remember everything worth remembering when it comes to 1978, but do you really? Are you ready to put your knowledge of this year to the test? Take these 12 questions and find out how much you know about 1978!
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How many Popes were there in 1978?
One
Two
Three
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In what country was the first test tube baby born in 1978?
Germany
France
England
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What was the average cost of a new house in 1978 in the US?
$100,000
$54,000
$75,000
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Which cult leader ran a church known as the "People's Temple" in 1978?
Jim Jones
L. Ron Hubbard
Thom York
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Which of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals had its first performance in 1978?
Phantom of the Opera
Cats
Evita
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Which of the following TV series did not start in 1978?
The Love Boat
Dallas
Fantasy Island
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Which invention launched the craze of computer video games?
Pong
Space Invaders
Pacman
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I.B.Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature. What language did he write in?
Yiddish
Polish
German
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Who beat Leon Spinks to become world heavyweight boxing champion?
Joe Frazier
Joe Louis
Muhammad Ali
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Whose daughter wrote the book 'Mommy Dearest?'
Rita Hayworth
Joan Crawford
Lana Turner
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Which MLB team won the World Series in 1978?
The Oakland Athletics
The New York Yankees
The Boston Red Sox
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Ben and Jerry opened their first ice cream parlor in which state in 1978?
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you’re a bit of a bust when it comes to knowledge on this iconic year in America! While you’ve got a good base knowledge, you still have a ways to go as far as being an expert is concerned!

C+, 1978 Bust

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1978 best! You know this year like the back of your hand! We suspect this was a good year in the history of your life. Either that or you’re just an amazing history whiz!

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1978 brilliant! It’s not always easy to keep the events of each year in American history straight, but you’ve found a way. Your brilliance on this year is truly unmatched. You’re one of a kind!

A+, 1978 Brilliant

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1
How many Popes were there in 1978?
One
Two
Three
2
In what country was the first test tube baby born in 1978?
Germany
France
England
3
What was the average cost of a new house in 1978 in the US?
$100,000
$54,000
$75,000
4
Which cult leader ran a church known as the "People's Temple" in 1978?
Jim Jones
L. Ron Hubbard
Thom York
5
Which of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals had its first performance in 1978?
Phantom of the Opera
Cats
Evita
6
Which of the following TV series did not start in 1978?
The Love Boat
Dallas
Fantasy Island
7
Which invention launched the craze of computer video games?
Pong
Space Invaders
Pacman
8
I.B.Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature. What language did he write in?
Yiddish
Polish
German
9
Who beat Leon Spinks to become world heavyweight boxing champion?
Joe Frazier
Joe Louis
Muhammad Ali
10
Whose daughter wrote the book 'Mommy Dearest?'
Rita Hayworth
Joan Crawford
Lana Turner
11
Which MLB team won the World Series in 1978?
The Oakland Athletics
The New York Yankees
The Boston Red Sox
12
Ben and Jerry opened their first ice cream parlor in which state in 1978?
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont