Quiz

How well do you know the 60s?

We’ve prepared 15 questions to test your 1960s knowledge.

What was the highest grossing film of the decade?
Goldfinger
The Sound of Music
2001: A Space Odyssey
Lawrence of Arabia

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In which country were the 1968 Olympic games held?
Japan
Mexico
France
Italy

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What was the approximate world population in 1960?
5 billion
6 billion
4 billion
3 billion

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Which one of these celebrities was born in the 1960s?
Madonna
Jackie Chan
Cameron Diaz
Brad Pitt

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Which of these television channels began broadcasting in 1964?
BBC Two
CNN
HBO
MTV

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Who popularized the slogan "Turn on, tune in, drop out"?
Bob Dylan
John Lennon
Janis Joplin
Timonthy Leary

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Which of these things was NOT invented in the 60s?
Lava Lamp
Audio Cassette
Credit Card
Kevlar

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Who was the British Prime Minister in 1960?
Edward Heath
Sir Winston Churchill
Harold Macmillan
Harold Wilson

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Which of these sports car brands was founded in the 60s?
BMW
Porsche
Ferrari
Lamborghini

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In 1961 the first human was sent into space, who was it?
Buzz Aldrin
Yuri Gagarin
Tom Hanks
Neil Armstrong

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What was the approximate average house price in the UK in 1960?
£7,600
£2,500
£22,000
£11,500

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In what year was the original Woodstock festival held?
1969
1960
1962
1965

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Which band or artist had 5 of the top 10 selling singles in the 1960s?
Elvis Presley
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
The Seekers

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All of these events took place in the 60s. Which happened first?
The first episode of "Star Trek" aired
Martin Luther King Jr. gave a powerful speech which included the words: “I have a dream”
The Beatles first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show
John F Kennedy became the US president

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Which team won the football World Cup in 1966?
England
Brazil
Argentina
Italy

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