How Well Do You Know 1960’s History?

Are you a history buff, especially in the 1960's? Come test your knowledge on this quiz!
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Who assassinated John F. Kennedy in 1963?
Mark David Chapman
James Earl Ray
Lee Harvey Oswald
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Who became the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969?
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
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Where were the first Peace Corps. Representative sent?
Ghana
Ethiopia
Uganda
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The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurred on the beaches of which country?
Dominican Republic
Cuba
Haiti
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Which US President declared a War on Poverty?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Who was the leader of the Vietcong during the 1960's?
Pol Pot
Hirohito
Ho Chi Minh
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Who led the March on Washington with his "I Have a Dream" speech?
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Rosa Parks
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What Nazi was found in Argentina and brought to Israel for public execution?
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Eichmann
Joseph Mengele
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What Mediterranean country gained its independence from the UK in 1960?
Malta
Cyprus
Sicily
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What oil based organization was formed in the 1960's?
OPEC
IMF
NAFTA
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A U-2 spy plane flown by Gary Powers was shot down by which country?
Germany
Soviet Union
China
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Who took over as leader of the Soviet Union in 1964 after Nikita Khrushchev?
Yuri Andropov
Konstantin Chernenko
Leonid Brezhnev
Result
You are clearly younger than this time therefore it's understandable that you don't know much about it!

C+, Youngster

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You got a few of the easier ones but still missed some of the trickier questions!

B+, Intermediate

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You must have lived through this time period because you aced this quiz!

A+, 1960's Expert

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1
Who assassinated John F. Kennedy in 1963?
Mark David Chapman
James Earl Ray
Lee Harvey Oswald
2
Who became the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969?
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
3
Where were the first Peace Corps. Representative sent?
Ghana
Ethiopia
Uganda
4
The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurred on the beaches of which country?
Dominican Republic
Cuba
Haiti
5
Which US President declared a War on Poverty?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
6
Who was the leader of the Vietcong during the 1960's?
Pol Pot
Hirohito
Ho Chi Minh
7
Who led the March on Washington with his "I Have a Dream" speech?
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Rosa Parks
8
What Nazi was found in Argentina and brought to Israel for public execution?
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Eichmann
Joseph Mengele
9
What Mediterranean country gained its independence from the UK in 1960?
Malta
Cyprus
Sicily
10
What oil based organization was formed in the 1960's?
OPEC
IMF
NAFTA
11
A U-2 spy plane flown by Gary Powers was shot down by which country?
Germany
Soviet Union
China
12
Who took over as leader of the Soviet Union in 1964 after Nikita Khrushchev?
Yuri Andropov
Konstantin Chernenko
Leonid Brezhnev