Quiz: 90% Of Americans Fail This Baby Boomer Era History Quiz. Will You?

Are you a bright Boomer?

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 Aug 25, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:

Before he was Muhammed Ali, what was his name?
Cassius Clay
Hank Aaron
Mickey Mantle

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:

Who was king of the wild frontier?
Davy Crockett
Roy Rogers
Elvis Presley

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:

What president resigned in 1974?
Richard Nixon
John Kennedy
Jimmy Carter

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:

Florence Henderson played the mom in what TV show?
The Partridge Family
Leave It To Beaver
The Brady Bunch

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first person to orbit the earth?
Mark Twain
Yuri Gagarin
Ronald Reagan

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:

Evel Knievel attempted to jump over a canyon at what river?

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the variety show that brought the Beatles to American TV?
The Today Show
The Tonight Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:

Who were the best friends of Fred and Wilma Flintstone?
Barney and Bonnie Rubble
Barney and Betty Rubble
Brian and Betty Rubble

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the winner of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics in Munich?
Mark Spitz
Serena Williams
LeBron James

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:

What was Archie Bunker's nickname for his son-in-law, Michael?

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:

In what year did Saigon fall?

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:

Where did Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King make his famous "I Have A Dream" speech?
Los Angeles, CA
Honolulu, HI
Washington, D.C.

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:

Harper Lee wrote what popular book?
The Catcher In The Rye
To Kill A Mockingbird
In Cold Blood

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:

Which one of these men was not a Beatle?
John Lennon
Mick Jagger
Ringo Starr

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the president of Cuba during the Bay of Pigs invasion?
Che Guevara
Fidel Castro
Cesar Chavez

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:

Which deadly chemical was used heavily in the Vietnam war?
Agent Orange
Mustard Gas

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:

What famous music festival did Jimi Hendrix play in August 1969?
Watkins Glen

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:

What is a slang term for money to a baby boomer?
Women.com | Quiz Facts

Are you a baby boomer? Are you part of the generation of kids who grew up in post-war America, when the country's prosperity and ingenuity were at an all-time high? Do you remember when everything seemed possible? Were you teenybopper, who became a flower child, who moved into the Me generation? Did you grow up with roller skates, Bewitched, rock n' roll, disco, M&M's, Leave It To Beaver, The Godfather, Captain Kangaroo?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about being a boomer, or if there's a boomer in your family, or if you just love boomer culture, take this quiz about the people and events that shaped the baby boomer generation, in the period from the 1940s-1970s. Sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap to answer these 18 questions about a range of boomer subjects from slang and inventions to politics and entertainment. Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey into the baby boomer generation!

By playing a Women.com quiz, you're not only going to enjoy yourself, but you're going to work your mind out too! You're exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—you ARE a trivia whiz, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know, and everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think?