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  It Was the Best of Times ... The 1960s   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
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 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 03 19
looney_tunes editor
Jul 03 19
8669 plays
  Firsts in the 1960s (Part 1)   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
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 Qns, Windswept, Jul 03 13
Windswept gold member
7284 plays
  What Happened in ...? (1960s edition)   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We're back to our decade-by-decade history test, this time in the psychedelic Sixties. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Jan 10 13
5916 plays
  'The Summer of Love' - 1967   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
You'd think with a nickname like that, it was a good time ... What do you remember of 1967?
Average, 15 Qns, Oddball, Apr 05 12
6437 plays
  Where Did This Happen?: 1960s Edition   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Highlights of the 1960's decade are touched on in this quiz, which forms part of the 10 quiz series, "Where Did This Happen? 19x0s Edition", crafted by Team Blue in April 2019.
Easier, 10 Qns, windrush, Apr 05 19
windrush gold member
Apr 05 19
1495 plays
  The 1960s Counter Culture (USA)   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, Windswept, May 06 20
Windswept gold member
May 06 20
5133 plays
  Fun Facts About the Year 1961   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, adam36, Feb 15 14
adam36 gold member
2779 plays
  Zipping up the Zips editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Aug 05 14
2687 plays
  The Late 1960s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some questions about the late 1960s (1965-69) - a turbulent, but 'loving' time in the world. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Jendy, Sep 22 13
11191 plays
  20th-Century History in the 1960s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Swinging 1960s were dominated by Civil Rights Movement in the USA and man's first landing on the moon.
Average, 10 Qns, sw11, May 09 21
sw11 gold member
May 09 21
1022 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who assassinated Martin Luther King, Jr. in April?

From Quiz "It Happened In 1968"

  The 20th Century - 1961-1970   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Yet another in the series, this quiz covers the decade of the 1960's. One question per year. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, sportcon, Jun 20 17
Jun 20 17
12137 plays
  Firsts in the 1960s (Part 2)   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, Windswept, Sep 14 09
Windswept gold member
2575 plays
  The 1960s - A Very Inventive Decade!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, mixit, Oct 27 17
Oct 27 17
3549 plays
  Stayin' Alive in '65   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
1965 was a year of great change. Fifty years on, Team Old Farts and Team The Misplaced bring you another World First! Ta - daa! A joint team quiz, demonstrating that it IS possible to form inter-team coalitions. We hope you enjoy our first offering.
Average, 10 Qns, Hermit007, Oct 22 15
1491 plays
  It Happened In 1968   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
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 Qns, philipstevens, Dec 03 09
4075 plays
  The Transitional Early 1960s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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!
Average, 10 Qns, Jendy, Oct 15 16
8360 plays
  It happened in 1960   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
1960 was the year that I was born, but, apart from that, some other important events also took place that year.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, May 10 15
Dizart gold member
2004 plays
  A Slice In Time: 1960s History   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about the days of Viet Nam, Camelot and the British Invasion?
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jun 18 12
3715 plays
  A Slice in Time: 1960s History 2   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More questions about the people, places and events from around the world that helped shape the era of flower power.
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Feb 03 09
2856 plays
  The Hippies    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The hippies were a colorful culture of young people who first appeared in the U.S. during the 1960's. While many people scorned them for their use of illegal drugs, they were also admired by many others for their innocence, love, and peace.
Difficult, 10 Qns, star_gazer, Sep 21 09
1767 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz dedicated to all those born in this eventful year. How much do you know about 1962?
Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Mar 24 11
1870 plays
  It Happened in 1963    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, NormanW5, Mar 30 13
Very Difficult
2209 plays
  A Sixties Sampler (mainly US)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, JRooowe, Jan 21 11
JRooowe gold member
1261 plays
  1964 - A Year to Remember    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I thought I'd share some interesting facts I learned about the year I was born.
Average, 10 Qns, Booklover17, Jun 08 11
1741 plays
  1965: A Year To Remember    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
1965 is the year I was born, but that was not the only memorable thing to happen then!
Average, 10 Qns, allmine, Feb 15 12
3380 plays
  What Else Happened In 1966    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mention 1966 to most Brits and we'll instantly recall that we beat Germany in the final of the World Cup! But see if you know, or can guess, what else happened in the world that year. If you're not from the UK you may struggle. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Daisybod, Apr 25 17
Apr 25 17
523 plays
  Are You a '60s Radical?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about the radical '60s?
Difficult, 10 Qns, sku, Jun 07 10
3668 plays
  Match The Headline    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I give you ten "Headline" news items from 1960 through 1969; your chore is to match the event with the year it happened.
Difficult, 10 Qns, luckytrim, Mar 14 17
luckytrim gold member
Mar 14 17
360 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
1968 is a year full of important events in history. See how much do you know about them.
Average, 10 Qns, ivailo, Mar 19 11
1369 plays
  1964 World's Fair    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1964 World's Fair was a wonderful memory. Most people remember the Belgium Waffle! Yum!
Tough, 10 Qns, lucy54, Mar 24 11
lucy54 gold member
683 plays
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