Quiz: Is Your Memory Strong Enough To Answer 50 Questions About The 50s?

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How well do you remember the Fabulous Fifties?

This quiz explores all things Fifties, from actors and actress, significant events, places, popular culture, icons, and more!

 Jun 23, 2018

1 of 50Pick the correct answer!

What was the average age of a bride in the 1950s?
28
14
20

2 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Who was the first man to step on the moon?
Robert F. Kennedy
Neil Armstrong
Lance Armstrong

3 of 50Pick the correct answer!

What term was used to describe the fan frenzy surrounding the Beatles?
Beatlefrenzy
Beatlemania
Beatleworld

4 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Between what years were baby boomers born approximately?
1946 -1964
1925 - 1935
1996 - 2005

5 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Which war did Eisenhower NOT want the US to intervene with?
Cold War
Vietnam War
World War II

6 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"The boys are going for pinks" means...?
The boys are going to get fired.
The boys only date Pink Ladies.
The boys are racing for car titles.

7 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Ain't that a bite" means...?
Ain't that a stoke of good luck.
That's too bad.
Check out that good looking lady.

8 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"I've got gringles" means...?
I've got hives.
I've got worries.
I've got acne.

9 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Those boys are cruisin' for a bruisin'" means...?
Those boys are racing cars.
Those boys are looking for trouble.
Those boys are growing up too fast.

10 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Don't act so frosted" means...?
Don't act so angry.
Don't act so proper.
Don't act so silly.

11 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Let's go play some backseat bingo" means...?
Let's go throw some rocks through that car window.
Let's go neck in the car.
Let's go do some shots in the car.

12 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"They just got circled" means...?
They just got audited.
They just got attacked.
They just got married.

13 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"She's got a classy chassis" means...?
She's got a great laugh.
She's got a great personality.
She's got a great body.

14 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Cut the gas" means...?
Stop the car!
Be quiet!
Stop sneezing!

15 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"It was a total fake out" means...?
It was a bad date.
It was a lie.
It was a lame party.

16 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"He's a total fream" means...?
He's a jock.
He's an outcast.
He's a dreamboat.

17 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Give me a bell" means...?
Call me on the phone.
Lend me a couple dollars.
Kiss me.

18 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Watch out for the heat" means...?
Watch out for bullies.
Watch out for the police.
Watch out for cars.

19 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Are you writing a book?" means...?
You're such a writer.
Are you a cop?
You're asking too many questions.

20 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Don't flip your wig" means...?
Don't get so excited.
Don't be a prude.
Don't be so annoying.

21 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

22 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Which president was assassinated in the 50s?
John F. Kennedy
James A. Garfield
William McKinley

23 of 50Pick the correct answer!

The _______ War was between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Hot
Long
Cold

24 of 50Pick the correct answer!

"Big Girls Don't Cry" is by Frankie Valli & the _________ Seasons.
Two
Twenty
Four

25 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Who released their first single song from Memphis, Tennessee?
Elvis Presley
Taylor Swift
Marlon Brando

26 of 50Pick the correct answer!

MGM
Rita Hayworth
Katharine Hepburn
Joan Crawford

27 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
Doris Day
Julie Andrews
Mae West

28 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.google.com
Ingrid Bergman
Grace Kelly
Ava Gardner

29 of 50Pick the correct answer!

guideposts.com
Jack Lemmon
James Stewart
Rock Hudson

30 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.biography.com
Elizabeth Taylor
Marilyn Monroe
Grace Kelly

31 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.listal.com
Cary Grant
James Dean
Richard Harris

32 of 50Pick the correct answer!

MGM Studios
Elizabeth Taylor
Shirley MacLaine
Audrey Hepburn

33 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.google.com
Brigitte Bardot
Grace Kelly
Susan Hayward

34 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.dorisdaytribute.com
Dorothy Dandridge
Doris Day
Jane Russell

35 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
James Stewart
John Wayne
Frank Sinatra

36 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
Lucille Ball
Diana Dors
Ruby Dee

37 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
Doris Day
Audrey Hepburn
Natalie Wood

38 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
Johnny Cash
Laurence Olivier
Elvis Presley

39 of 50Pick the correct answer!

MGM Studios
Dean Martin
Paul Newman
Frank Sinatra

40 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Dwight D. Eisenhower'
Marlon Brando
Clark Gable
Dwight D. Eisenhower

41 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Wikimedia Commons
James Stewart
John Wayne
Richard M. Nixon

42 of 50Pick the correct answer!

cinemablend.com
Buster Keaton
Humphrey Bogart
Gregory Peck

43 of 50Pick the correct answer!

www.google.com
Eva Marie Saint
Rita Hayworth
Jayne Mansfield

44 of 50Pick the correct answer!

pinterest.com
William Holden
Errol Flynn
Frank Sinatra

45 of 50Pick the correct answer!

cowboysandindiansmagazine.com
Marlon Brando
Buster Keaton
John Wayne

46 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Who were the Fab Four from Liverpool?
The Who
The Beatles
The Everly Brothers

47 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Which famous pop star was drafted into the army in 1957?
Michael Jackson
Elvis Presley
John Lennon

48 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Why were the baby boomers given their name?
the birth rate was significantly lower than past generations
because of the high birth rate post-WWII
they were born when the atomic bomb was being made

49 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Who was the family in the movie, "The Sound of Music"?
Lewis
Brady
Von Trapp

50 of 50Pick the correct answer!

In 1956, Elvis Presley made his film debut in _______.
Love Me Tender
Some Like it Hot
Pretty Woman
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