Quiz: Can You Pass This 70s Modern History Test? Most Won’t Score Over 40%

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Are you a 70s scholar? Prove it!

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things 70s, from historical events to pop culture that happened during this groovy decade!

 May 29, 2018

1 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following was a popular word people used to describe something cool or great?
Cold
Dope
Groovy

2 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following was a unisex popular hairstyle in the 70s?
The Shag
Corn-rolls
Buzz Cut

3 of 22Pick your answer!

Which genre of music was most popular in the 70s?
Rap
Disco
Heavy metal

4 of 22Pick your answer!

Who won the men's decathlon in the 1976 Summer Olympics?
Michael Johnson
Bruce Jenner
Andy Simons

5 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following technologies first took place in the decade?
Email
Texting
Social media

6 of 22Pick your answer!

Which famous physicist came up with his black-hole theory in the 1970s?
Stephen Hawking
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell

7 of 22Pick your answer!

Which band sang the song "Dancing Queen"?
ABBA
The Beatles
The E Street Band

8 of 22Pick your answer!

Which famous musical was turned into a film starring John Travolta in 1978?
Grease
Les Miserables
Cats

9 of 22Pick your answer!

In what year did the Vietnam War finally end?
1979
1971
1975

10 of 22Pick your answer!

Which famous band broke up in August of 1970?
The Beatles
Bon Jovi
ABBA

11 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these men was NOT US President in the 1970s?
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Regan

12 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following famous musicians did NOT die during the 1970s?
Elvis Presley
Michael Jackson
Janis Joplin

13 of 22Pick your answer!

Which famous horror film featuring a little possessed girl was released in the 1970s?
The Exorcist
The Shining
It

14 of 22Pick your answer!

Name the infamous Cambodian Dictator of the 1970s.
Josef Stalin
Adolf Hitler
Pol Pot

15 of 22Pick your answer!

Played on the silver screen by Meryl Streep, who was the first female British Prime Minister?
Mildred Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Mary Thatcher

16 of 22Pick your answer!

Which US President was the Watergate Scandal associated with?
Richard Nixon
Ronald Regan
JFK

17 of 22Pick your answer!

The Yom Kippur War was between several Middle Eastern nations and which country?
Israel
Germany
Russia

18 of 22Pick your answer!

What product was banned from advertising on television?
Cigarettes
Trolls
Contraception

19 of 22Pick your answer!

Capts. Benjamin "Hawkeye" Pierce is from what famous 70s show?
M*A*S*H
Happy Days
The Jacksons

20 of 22Pick your answer!

Which famous British model became the face of 1970s fashion?
Tyra Banks
Twiggy
Behati Prinsloo

21 of 22Pick your answer!

Which 70's movie is about the Italian mafia?
Annie Hall
The Godfather
Halloween

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Who is the famed boxer with a self-titled movie?
Million Dollar Baby
Rocky
Mohammad Ali
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