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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!

 Jun 29, 2020

1 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the name of this music festival that attracted over 400,000 people in August of 1969?
Woodstock
Coachella
Lollapalooza

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Which American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963?
Richard Nixon
Lyndon B. Johnson
John. F Kennedy

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What band was John Lennon a member of?
The Who
The Beach Boys
The Beatles

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Which TV show did the Beatles appear on to kickoff their U.S. tour in 1964?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Late Night Show
Hullabaloo

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Which fashion choice was NOT on the market in in the 1960s?
Skinny jeans
Collared Dresses
Beehive hairstyles

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which was a popular TV show in the 1960s?
Bewitched
Boy Meets World
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which advance in reproductive medicine became available to the public in the 1960s?
in vitro fertilization (IVF)
hormonal contraception (birth control pills)
home pregnancy tests

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Which fashion trend made its debut in the 1960s?
Mini skirts
Bikinis
Poodle skirts

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following was a fad dance in the 1960s?
Roger Rabbit
Twist
Macarena

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Who sang the 1960 hit, 'The Twist'?
Chubby Checker
ABBA
The Rolling Stones

13 of 18Pick your answer!

'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' was a famous ______ in the 60s.
Play
TV show
Song

14 of 18Pick your answer!

In 1963, you were probably enjoying what toy?
Easy Bake Oven
Pogs
Tamagochi

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Which war occurred throughout the 60s?
Persian Gulf War
The Vietnam War
World War II

16 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following did NOT occur in the 60s?
The fall of the Berlin Wall
The first manned mission is launched by NASA.
Richard Nixon wins the U.S Presidency.

17 of 18Pick your answer!

Which popular horror film made its debut in the 60s?
Psycho
The Shining
The Exorcist

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
Buzz Aldrin
Pete Conrad, Jr.
Neil Armstrong
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