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35 1950s quizzes and 350 1950s trivia questions.
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  Remembering the 50s - Slang (American) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Every generation has its own colorful means of expression and the 1950's were no exception. Are you "cats" ready to have a "blast"?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 08 20
Very Easy
rblayer
Jan 08 20
10189 plays
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  1950s Fads, Fashion, Events and Pop Culture top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Were you around in the 1950s? Well, I wasn't, but I think they are a pretty cool subject to research. Enjoy my quiz! Oh, and if you would like to know more about the '50s, drop me a note!
Easier, 10 Qns, HappyDaysFan, Jan 08 20
Easier
HappyDaysFan
Jan 08 20
9023 plays
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If you were born in the first wave of the American baby boom between 1946 and 1954, you might find familiar material here. If not, it may still be worth the challenge. And don't forget to listen for the tom-toms.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Dec 15 09
Tough
uglybird gold member
4549 plays
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It's 1950 and handsome Hank has just met his German fraulein. Let's move with our fictional couple through this decade in Westdeutschland (West Germany) - all in glorious color. Get your filled eggs and the gherkins ready and start playing!
Average, 10 Qns, heidi66, Jul 23 21
Average
heidi66 gold member
Jul 23 21
216 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1956 Americana great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was 1956, and as Soviet troops marched into Hungary, Americans were listening to Dean Martin's "Memories are Made of This" and "Around the World in 80 Days" won the Academy Award.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Mar 31 14
Average
rblayer
5731 plays
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  1951: A Review (All American) best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
What do you know about the events of the middle of the twentieth century?
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 13 08
Tough
shanteyman
2171 plays
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Historians and "baby boomers" should have no problem answering these questions about American consumer products of the "Fabulous Fifties".
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Apr 02 20
Average
rblayer
Apr 02 20
6534 plays
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  An American Baby Boomer's Weekend great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Millennials and Gen Xers may have difficulty with this quiz about life before cable TV, cell phones and the internet. Follow a typical Saturday in the life of BB the Baby Boomer.
Easier, 10 Qns, pscottsa, Apr 24 15
Easier
pscottsa gold member
1344 plays
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  The 1950s as I Remember Them popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is representative of the 1950's I vividly remember. Mostly good, mostly fun, but some bad stuff, too!
Easier, 10 Qns, Pick61, Jun 16 20
Easier
Pick61
Jun 16 20
2121 plays
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  Do You Remember 1956? top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you remember the year of the Suez crisis, the year the Soviets invaded Hungary? It was the year Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier, and the year most of us first heard of Brigitte Bardot. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, minch, May 02 17
Average
minch gold member
May 02 17
6764 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What products did Hazel Bishop make?

From Quiz "Remembering the 50s - American Consumer Products"




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  Remembering the 50s - Headlines popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The decade following World War II was more than "hula hoops" and "poodle skirts". The world was turbulent and dangerous, as the Cold War placed the planet on the brink of nuclear destruction. Here are some of the newsmakers of the 1950s.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 09 22
Average
rblayer
Jun 09 22
4935 plays
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  Year in Review 1959 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
As the proud owner of a classic 1959 Chevrolet I thought I'd do a quiz about what was going on in that year.
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jun 29 08
Difficult
shanteyman
1881 plays
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  Stayin' Alive in '55 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
1955 was an eventful year. The Misplaced take you back in time and pose questions on a wide array of topics, all somehow connected to 1955.
Tough, 10 Qns, thula2, Nov 03 15
Tough
thula2
784 plays
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  Do You Remember 1955? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another "Do You Remember?" quiz. Lots of it you won't remember, but many things happened that had long lasting results, such as Ray Kroc becoming involved with the MacDonald brothers. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Aug 07 19
Average
minch gold member
Aug 07 19
5255 plays
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  Do You Remember 1952? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you remember 1952? If you weren't around then just make some educated guesses! Off you go down memory lane!
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Dec 10 12
Average
minch gold member
3955 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1959 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
As the innocent "Fabulous Fifties" drew to a close, America was on the verge of the dawn of "Camelot" and the turbulent 1960s.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Dec 06 10
Average
rblayer
3135 plays
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  1957 - It Was A Very Good Year great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is about world events in 1957 - the year of my birth. The quiz is dedicated to all those on FT who will still be nifty at fifty in 2007.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Apr 05 07
Difficult
Supersal1
2885 plays
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  Do You Remember 1953? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Do you remember 1953? If you don't you must know something about happenings in that year. Do this quiz and maybe surprise yourself.
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Jun 18 12
Tough
minch gold member
4744 plays
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  Remembering the 50s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A hodge podge of events from the 50s.
Average, 10 Qns, maggielouise, May 17 12
Average
maggielouise
5419 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1957 Americana popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was 1957 and Russia started the 'space race' with Sputnik. At home, Elvis dominated the record charts and Americans flocked to see "The Ten Commandments".
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Dec 22 13
Average
rblayer
3560 plays
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  Do You Remember 1954? top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many of you won't personally remember this year, but you maybe surprised at what you do know. Have a go!
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Dec 04 15
Tough
minch gold member
4138 plays
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  Do You Remember The 1950s? - 10 questions - 6 mins
How well do you remember the 1950s? The Rosenbergs were executed. The Egyptian monarchy was overthrown. The Montgomery Bus Boycott took place. Khrushchev visited the US. Take this quiz to find out what else you remember. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, arsalanrizvi, Oct 11 13
Average
arsalanrizvi
4349 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1958 Americana popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was 1958 and America launched and orbited the satellite Explorer I, thus closing the 'missile gap' with the Soviet Union. Life was good.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Sep 01 09
Average
rblayer
3220 plays
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  Do You Remember 1958? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another 'do you remember?' quiz. Hope you like it as much as the others. Happy memories - if you go back that far! Let me know if there's a special year you'd like a quiz about.
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 16 21
Tough
minch gold member
Jul 16 21
3340 plays
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  Do You Remember 1950? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Maybe you weren't around in 1950, but even if you weren't you may well be able to answer some, if not all of these questions. If you were around then - what do you remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Mar 29 12
Tough
minch gold member
4130 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1951 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
As the Korean War was raging, the U.S. detonated a hydrogen bomb and the Air Force ordered B-52 bombers. Despite all this, life went on in 1951 America.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 26 12
Average
rblayer
1906 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1954 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was 1954 and Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, "On the Waterfront" the Best Picture Oscar and everyone loved Lucy.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Aug 17 13
Average
rblayer
2323 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1952 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
1952 was the year Elizabeth II became Queen of England and Jonas Salk began testing his polio vaccine on his family and himself.
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, May 22 10
Average
rblayer
2076 plays
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  Do You Remember 1957? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Do you remember 1957? Even if you don't there's a good chance you know the answers to at least some of these questions.
Difficult, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 11 12
Difficult
minch gold member
3238 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1950 Americana - 10 questions - 3 mins
A new decade dawned in America, beginning what was to be known as "the Fabulous Fifties", each year being full of memorable people, places, things and events. This quiz series begins with the year 1950.
Tough, 10 Qns, rblayer, Nov 29 11
Tough
rblayer
1655 plays
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  Do You Remember 1959? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
1959 was the year that Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th states. It was the year of the 'Twenty-One' quiz show scandal. What else happened?
Difficult, 10 Qns, minch, Aug 29 13
Difficult
minch gold member
3813 plays
32.
  Do You Remember 1951? - 10 questions - 5 mins
You may not remember 1951, but you may well know about events that happened that year. Let's see if you do!
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Apr 26 06
Tough
minch gold member
2233 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1955 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was 1955, and what a difference a decade had made! West Germany was admitted into N.A.T.O. and Juan Peron was ousted in a military coup while Americans first saw Elvis and McDonald's.
Tough, 10 Qns, rblayer, Aug 02 14
Tough
rblayer
1414 plays
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  Remembering the 50s - 1953 Americana - 10 questions - 4 mins
The year was 1953 and Americans saw the death of Soviet leader Josef Stalin and of atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; he by an alleged stroke, they by the electric chair.
Difficult, 10 Qns, rblayer, Apr 26 15
Difficult
rblayer
1219 plays
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  1950 - That Was the Year - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some events, major and not so major, from that year.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Jul 16 21
Difficult
Fiachra
Jul 16 21
1590 plays
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