Do the Babyboomer Quiz

How many things can babyboomers remember from their childhood?

Are you smarter than most 50+ year olds?

Do the babyboomer quiz below. 

The answers are printed (at the bottom of the page)
But no cheating answer them first!

Quiz No. 1

1.  After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, The grateful citizens would ask, Who was that masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, “I don't know, but he left this behind”.

What did he leave behind? __ ______ ________.


2.  When the Beatles first came to the U.S. In early 1964,
We all watched them on The ___ _________ Show.


3.  'Get your kicks, ____ ________ ____.


4.  'The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to
________ ____ _______.'


5.  'In the jungle, the mighty jungle,'
___ _____ _______ ________.'


6  After the Twist, the Mashed Potato, and the Watusi,
We 'danced' under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go

In a dance called the '_____________.'


7.  "Nestle's makes the very best _____________."


8.  Satchmo was America's 'Ambassador of Goodwill.'
Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us.

His name was  _____________.


9. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______________.


10. Red Skeleton's hobo character was named _____________________

And Red always ended his television show by saying,
'Good Night, and _____________.'


11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War
Did so by burning their ______________.


12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other names did it go by?
__________ & ________

13.  In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about,
'the day the music died.'
This was a tribute to ___________________.


14.  We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit.
The Russians did it.
It was called ___________________.


15.  One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's
Was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist.
It was called the ‘_______ - _______’.

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The next one should be easier. 

The answers are printed (at the bottom of the page)
But no cheating answer them first!

 Babyboomer quiz No. 2
You only need 4 correct out of 10 questions to pass!


 
1) How long did the Hundred Years' War last?
 
2) Which country makes Panama hats?
 
3) From which animal do we get cat gut?
 
4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
 
5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?
 
6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
 
7) What was King George VI's first name?
 
8) What colour is a purple finch?
 
9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
 
10) What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane?
 
Remember, you need only 4 correct answers to pass.
 
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Answers to Quiz No. 1

  1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet ...
  2. The Ed Sullivan Show
  3. On Route 66
  4. ‘To protect the innocent’
  5. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
  6. The Limbo
  7. Chocolate
  8. Louis Armstrong
  9. The Timex watch
  10. Freddy, The Freeloader and 'Good Night and God Bless.'
  11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)
  12. Beetle or Bug
  13. Buddy Holly
  14. Sputnik
  15. Hoola-Hoop


Answers to Quiz No. 2

1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?116 years
2) Which country makes Panama hats? Ecuador
3) From which animal do we get cat gut? Sheep and Horses
4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November
5) What is a camel's hair brush made of? Squirrel fur
6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal? Dogs
7) What was King George VI's first name? Albert
8 ) What colour is a purple finch? Crimson
9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from? New Zealand
10) What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane? Orange (of course)
 
Count up how many correct answers you have in this babyboomer quiz.  Remember you only have to get four to pass!



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