The Decade That Changed Us - How Well Do You Remember The 60s?

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How well do you know the Swingin' Sixties?

This quiz explores all things Sixties, from movies, significant events, popular culture, icons, and music!

 Sep 22, 2020

1 of 25Pick The Correct Answer!

What famous music festival took place in New York in 1969?
Happy Ever After
Woodstock
Ultra

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_________ was shot in 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy

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Who signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, prohibiting racial discrimination in voting?
Thomas Jefferson
Lyndon B. Johnson
George W. Bush

4 of 25Pick The Correct Answer!

This historic speech was given for civil rights on August 28, 1963.
Proclamation 1081
I Have A Dream
Gettysburg Address

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What country did the U.S. fight in the 1960s?
Vietnam
Iraq
Korea

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What "Giant Leap for Mankind" happened in 1969?
First moon landing
First woman in space
First manned spaceflight

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What English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960?
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
The Temptations

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JFK defeated ______ in the Presidential election of 1960.
Lyndon Johnson
Richard Nixon
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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On Friday, November 22, 1963, JFK was assassinated by ________.
John Wilkes Booth
Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby

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The Voting Rights Act, guaranteeing _____ the right to vote became law in 1965.
children
African Americans
prisoners

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In 1964, _______ won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
John F. Kennedy
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr

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Which South African leader was sentenced to life in prison in 1964?
Mahatma Gandhi
Nelson Mandela
Martin Luther King Jr.

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Who become the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969?
Sally Ride
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Lightyear

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The black liberation political organization _____ was formed in 1966.
Black Panthers
White Tigers
Brown Bears

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In 1967, what band released an album entitled Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
Queen

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The _____ involved a stand-off between the U.S. and the USSR that nearly ended in nuclear war in 1962.
Revolutionary War
Vietnam War
Cuban Missile Crisis

17 of 25Pick The Correct Answer!

Construction of what divisive German landmark began in 1961?
Hohenschwangau Castle
Berlin Wall
Alexanderplatz

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Which of these chairs was created in 1968?
Bean Bag Chair
Lawn Chair
Reclining Chair

19 of 25Pick The Correct Answer!

Which of these children's toys was created in 1968?
Barbie Dolls
Hot Wheels
Legos

20 of 25Name The 60s Movie!

Paramount Pictures
Lolita
Rosemary's Baby
La Dolce Vita

21 of 25Name The 60s Movie!

Paramount Pictures
The Apartment
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Barbarella

22 of 25Name The 60s Movie!

Universal Pictures
Vertigo
The Birds
Dial M for Murder

23 of 25Name The 60s Icon!

MGM Studios
Vivien Leigh
Elizabeth Taylor
Brigitte Bardot

24 of 25Name The 60s Icon!

20th Century Fox
Monica Vitti
Veronica Lake
Marilyn Monroe

25 of 25Pick The Correct Answer!

Which president was assassinated on November 22, 1963?
Jimmy Carter
William McKinley
John F. Kennedey
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