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Play 1960s History Topic Mash! - Scores
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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1 Zipping up the Zips
Zip up those zips on your jackets, pull on your crash helmet, zip up your boots, and come with me into the 1960s world of Mods and Rockers.
Tough
10 Q
Christinap
Aug 04 14
612 plays
2 It Was the Best of Times ... The 1960s
This 'Tale of Two Sixties' quiz recalls some of the historic highs and lows of the decade to show: 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'.
Average
20 Q
looney_tunes
Feb 01 10
6042 plays
3 What Happened in ...? (1960s edition)
We're back to our decade-by-decade history test, this time in the psychedelic Sixties. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
john_sunseri
Jan 25 10
4185 plays
4 'The Summer of Love' - 1967
You'd think with a nickname like that, it was a good time ... What do you remember of 1967?
Average
15 Q
Oddball
Aug 31 07
5019 plays
5 Firsts in the 1960s
This quiz asks you to identify newsworthy items of that explosive decade, the 1960s, such as inventions, cultural icons, and events. Enjoy your trip down memory lane. I enjoyed mine.
Average
15 Q
Windswept
Jan 04 09
5601 plays
6 The 1960s Counter Culture (USA)
In the 1960s, all kinds of new stars were born. People became famous for all sorts of new reasons. It was the rise of what we now call counter culture. This change was a creater and receiver of mass media, increasing digitalization, and globalization.
Average
10 Q
Windswept
Jun 19 08
4086 plays
7 It happened in 1960
1960 was the year that I was born, but, apart from that, some other important events also took place that year.
Tough
10 Q
Dizart
Sep 02 10
1221 plays
8 Firsts in the 1960s (Part 2)
This quiz asks you to identify newsworthy items of that explosive decade, the 1960s, such as inventions, cultural icons, and events. Enjoy your trip down memory lane. I enjoyed this second trip too.
Average
10 Q
Windswept
Sep 14 09
1755 plays
9 The 1960s - A Very Inventive Decade!
Take a walk through a fascinating decade of inventions on a year by year basis. Yes, the 60's were more than hippy beads, rock concerts, and protests. Some people actually invented items that are still used today. Can you pick them?
Average
10 Q
mixit
Oct 21 10
2565 plays
10 The 20th Century - 1961-1970
Yet another in the series, this quiz covers the decade of the 1960's. One question per year. Good Luck!
Tough
10 Q
sportcon
Oct 20 00
11490 plays
11 Martin Luther King and His Family
Martin Luther King was considered a very public man. But he was also a family man. Find out more.
Difficult
10 Q
goodreporter
Oct 21 10
279 plays
12 Fun Facts About the Year 1961
Please enjoy this tour around the year 1961. This quiz will hopefully be the first of a number of quizzes that delve into events that happened in specific years.
Easy
10 Q
adam36
Feb 01 13
1794 plays
13 A Slice In Time: 1960s History
How much do you know about the days of Viet Nam, Camelot and the British Invasion?
Average
10 Q
brewster76
Aug 27 08
2985 plays
14 A Slice in Time: 1960s History 2
More questions about the people, places and events from around the world that helped shape the era of flower power.
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10 Q
brewster76
Sep 02 08
2361 plays
15 It Happened In 1968
1968 was a year of war and assassinations but it was also the years when we as humans began to see ourselves differently.
Tough
15 Q
philipstevens
Jun 06 05
3588 plays
16 A Sixties Sampler (mainly US)
It was the best of times... it was the worst of times. It was the 60's. Here is one question based on an event in each year of that turbulent decade.
Difficult
10 Q
JRooowe
Oct 20 10
987 plays
17 The Transitional Early 1960s
So much happened in the early 1960s. This quiz tries to pull some of that together. The questions are mostly general knowledge about the people, politics, music, and events that influenced the latter half of the 60s and changed America forever. Have fun!
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10 Q
Jendy
Mar 31 00
7482 plays
18 The Late 1960s
Here are some questions about the late 1960s (1965-69) - a turbulent, but 'loving' time in the world. Good luck!
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10 Q
Jendy
Mar 31 00
10110 plays
19 The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Pt. 3
The assassination of Martin Luther King has continued to be one of the darkest crimes in American history. The first two parts of this quiz concentrated on Dr. King. This part concentrates more on the assassin.
Difficult
10 Q
goodreporter
Oct 22 10
270 plays
20 Are You a '60s Radical?
How much do you know about the radical '60s?
Difficult
10 Q
sku
Nov 25 03
3423 plays
21 1965: A Year To Remember
1965 is the year I was born, but that was not the only memorable thing to happen then!
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10 Q
allmine
May 16 05
2970 plays
22 It Happened in 1963
1963 was packed full of major events that few of us alive then will forget. Most you should know even if just from school.
Very Difficult
10 Q
NormanW5
Nov 27 05
1908 plays
23 1962
A quiz dedicated to all those born in this eventful year. How much do you know about 1962?
Difficult
10 Q
dericpw
Jul 21 05
1503 plays
24 1964 World's Fair
The 1964 World's Fair was a wonderful memory. Most people remember the Belgium Waffle! Yum!
Tough
10 Q
lucy54
Aug 09 09
474 plays
25 1968
1968 is a year full of important events in history. See how much do you know about them.
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10 Q
ivailo
Mar 18 11
897 plays
26 1964 - A Year to Remember
I thought I'd share some interesting facts I learned about the year I was born.
Average
10 Q
Booklover17
Jun 08 11
1092 plays
This is category 1972
Last Updated Nov 08 14 2:37 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Which president was responsible for sending American troops to Vietnam, called 'advisors,' to assist Ngo Dihn Diem's soldiers in strategic areas, thereby starting U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War?
* Lyndon Johnson declared a war on what in a famous speech in the mid-sixties?
* Lyndon Johnson's domestic spending program that established numerous programs for the poor was nicknamed what?
* Whose arrival in the United States in February of 1964 sparked what was called "The British Invasion"?
* Who appointed the Warren Commission?


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