Quiz: Can You Guess The Prices Of These Every Day Items In The 1950s?

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Are you a 1950s expert?

How well do you know the 1950s? Can you guess the price of these everyday items from the fifties before the rise in inflation?

 Oct 09, 2018

1 of 35Gasoline

gasoline
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$2.00 per gallon
18 cents per gallon
2 cent per gallon

2 of 35New Car

50s car
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$35,000.00
$1,510.00
$450.00

3 of 35American Cheese

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1 cent per pound
$10.00 per pound
45 cents per pound

4 of 35Men’s All Wool Suits

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$4.59
$79.95
$28.90

5 of 35Apples

apples
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99 cents per 2 pounds
39 cents per 2 pounds
10 cents per 2 pounds

6 of 35Campbells Tomato Soup Can

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20 cents
30 cents
10 cents

7 of 35Women's Cotton Dress

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$3.29
$1.20
$30.50

8 of 35Gerber Baby Food

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10 cents
60 cents
30 cents

9 of 35One Carat Diamond Ring

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$399.00
$99.99
$2,000.00

10 of 35Portable Sewing Machine

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$59.99
$4.99
$19.90

11 of 35Eggs

eggs
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79 cents per dozen
29 cents per dozen
99 cents per dozen

12 of 35Coffee

coffee
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99 cents per pound
37 cents per pound
10 cents per pound

13 of 35Rollaway Bed

bed
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$14.99
$25.00
$55.45

14 of 35Bananas

bananas
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10 cents per 2 pounds
27 cents per 2 pounds
5 cents per 2 pounds

15 of 35Box of Chocolates

chocolate box
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$5.99
$3.00
$1.86

16 of 35Frozen Green Beans

green beans
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10 cents per 1/2 pound
95 cents per 1/2 pound
24 cents per 1/2 pound

17 of 35New House

house
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$25,900.00
$8,450.00
$1,450.00

18 of 35Hamburger Meat

hamburger meat
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27 cents per 3 pounds
10 cents per 3 pounds
89 cents per 3 pounds

19 of 35Potatoes

potatoes
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35 cents per 10 pounds
68 cents per 10 pounds
92 cents per 10 pounds

20 of 35Monthly Apartment Rent

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$250.00
$15.00
$75.00

21 of 35Cabbage

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6 cents per pound
40 cents per pound
12 cents per pound

22 of 35Milk

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60 cents per can
5 cents per can
14 cents per can

23 of 35Cream Corn

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38 cents per 3 cans
87 cents per 3 cans
12 cents per 3 cans

24 of 35Loaf of Bread

bread
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44 cents
12 cents
22 cents

25 of 35Tuition to Harvard University

harvard
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$600.00 per year
$1,000 per year
$10,000 per year

26 of 35Grape Jelly

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59 cents
19 cents
38 cents

27 of 35Grapefruit

Grapefruit
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25 cents per 6
99 cents per 6
5 cents per 6

28 of 35Cake Mix

cake mix
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10 cents per box
27 cents per box
70 cents per box

29 of 35Movie Ticket

movie ticket
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65 cents
5 cents
25 cents

30 of 35Oranges

oranges
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69 cents per 2 dozen
7 cents per 2 dozen
30 cents per 2 dozen

31 of 35Porterhouse Steak

steak
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70 cents per pound
95 cents per pound
10 cents per pound

32 of 35Lamb Chops

lamb chops
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77 cents per pound
22 cents per pound
49 cents per pound

33 of 35Fruit Cocktail

fruit
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5 cents per can
90 cents per can
23 cents per can

34 of 35Granulated Sugar

sugar
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85 cents per 10 pounds
74 cents per 10 pounds
22 cents per 10 pounds

35 of 35U.S. Postage Stamp

stamp
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20 cents
10 cents
3 cents
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