How Well Do You Remember The 1970’s?

Do you remember what was happening in the 1970's? Test your knowledge on this quiz here!
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The Beatles broke up after which member publicly quit on April 10th, 1970?
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
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What former leader of France passed away on November 9, 1970?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Charles de Gaulle
Jacques Chirac
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What military general took control of Uganda through a military coup d'état?
Cecil Rhodes
Idi Amin
Muammar Gaddafi
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The Watergate scandal corrupted the Presidency of which US President?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
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A war broke out between Israel and the Arab States on which Jewish holy day in 1973?
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
Shabbat
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In which year did America celebrate its 200th Anniversary of Independence?
1974
1975
1976
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The Khmer Rouge took over which country that experienced a massive genocide?
Armenia
Rwanda
Cambodia
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In the 1970's, who became the first non-Italian Pope?
Pope John Paul II
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis
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The USSR invaded which Asian country in 1979?
Iraq
Afghanistan
Iran
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The US Embassy in which country was taken over and 60 American were taken hostage?
Syria
Iraq
Iran
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Which Chilean President was overthrown and died in a US-backed coup d'état in 1973?
Salvador Allende
Hugo Chavez
Fulgencio Bautista
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In which year did the King, Elvis Presley, pass away at his home in Memphis?
1975
1977
1979
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1
The Beatles broke up after which member publicly quit on April 10th, 1970?
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
2
What former leader of France passed away on November 9, 1970?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Charles de Gaulle
Jacques Chirac
3
What military general took control of Uganda through a military coup d'état?
Cecil Rhodes
Idi Amin
Muammar Gaddafi
4
The Watergate scandal corrupted the Presidency of which US President?
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
5
A war broke out between Israel and the Arab States on which Jewish holy day in 1973?
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
Shabbat
6
In which year did America celebrate its 200th Anniversary of Independence?
1974
1975
1976
7
The Khmer Rouge took over which country that experienced a massive genocide?
Armenia
Rwanda
Cambodia
8
In the 1970's, who became the first non-Italian Pope?
Pope John Paul II
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis
9
The USSR invaded which Asian country in 1979?
Iraq
Afghanistan
Iran
10
The US Embassy in which country was taken over and 60 American were taken hostage?
Syria
Iraq
Iran
11
Which Chilean President was overthrown and died in a US-backed coup d'état in 1973?
Salvador Allende
Hugo Chavez
Fulgencio Bautista
12
In which year did the King, Elvis Presley, pass away at his home in Memphis?
1975
1977
1979