1950s TV Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
1950s TV Quizzes, Trivia

1950s TV Trivia Quizzes

  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. Television Quizzes
  6. »
  7. TV By Year


Search for trivia quizz
Fun Trivia
Trivia quizzes on the topic of 1950s TV. How much do you know?
new Play this hour's "Trivia About 1950s TV" mixed quiz game
42 1950s TV quizzes and 445 1950s TV trivia questions.
trivia question Quick Question
The NAACP managed to have this series taken off the air.




Sub-Categories With More 1950s TV Quizzes:
1.
match quiz  Fifties TV Quartets cool 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, shvdotr, Aug 25 21

For each series appearing at least partially in the 1950s, I've given you four characters. Just match each character quartet with their series.
Easy
shvdotr gold member
Aug 25 21
387 plays
2.
match quiz  Match the Actor with the Show - 1950s Edition cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jan 21 20

Ten actors, ten television shows mainly from the 1950s. Match the actor with the show in which he had a leading role.
Very Easy
PDAZ gold member
Jan 21 20
780 plays
3.
trivia quiz  50s TV Heroes: Heroic Gestures and Other Habits cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 09 17

Some swashed, some buckled and one even drooled. See if you can identify these iconic television heroes from their trademark behaviors and accoutrements.
Average
uglybird
Aug 09 17
4923 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Classic TV shows from 1950 through 1959 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, classictvnut, Jan 18 18

TV in the 1950s seems to the the decade in which most people are interrested. The old shows seem to be the best, at least in our memories. Let's test your memory of this wonderful television decade.
Average
classictvnut
Jan 18 18
3882 plays
5.
match quiz  Match the Actress with the Show - 1950s Edition 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Feb 29 20

Ten actresses, ten television shows mainly from the 1950s. Match the actress with the show in which she had a leading role.
Average
PDAZ gold member
Feb 29 20
381 plays
6.
match quiz  American TV Shows Vol. 6 15 questions
Very Easy, 15 Qns, wwe84, Mar 12 18

Match the characters to the American television show that first aired between 1958 and 1960.
Very Easy
wwe84 gold member
Mar 12 18
1044 plays
7.
trivia quiz  1950s What's Their Line? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, billfay, Feb 25 12

In this quiz, match up the TV character with the occupation. All multiple choice!!
Average
billfay
4410 plays
8.
match quiz  American TV Shows Vol. 2 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, wwe84, Mar 12 18

Match the characters to the American television series that debuted between 1951 and 1952.
Very Easy
wwe84 gold member
Mar 12 18
987 plays
9.
trivia quiz  1959 TV Westerns - Number 4 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Apr 16 15

Although I could probably dig up some more obscure 1959 westerns, this is my fourth, and final one. Of course I saved my personal Top 10 list for last. Enjoy.
Average
rblayer
Apr 16 15
3330 plays
10.
trivia quiz  Classic TV shows from 1950 through 1959 Part 2 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, classictvnut, Aug 29 09

You may remember television programs of the 1950s, but how much do you really remember about them? Take this quiz and find out.
Average
classictvnut
2616 plays
11.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1951 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, rblayer, Aug 03 14

While the Rosenbergs were being convicted of selling atomic secrets and President Truman was firing General Douglas McArthur, most Americans were loving Lucy. These shows premiered that year.
Easy
rblayer
3153 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1952 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Feb 20 19

Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne of England and Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for polio. 1952 also saw several new sitcoms and the "Man of Steel".
Average
rblayer
Feb 20 19
3063 plays
13.
match quiz  American TV Shows Vol. 4 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, wwe84, Mar 12 18

Match the actors/hosts to the American television show that first aired between 1955 and 1957.
Easy
wwe84 gold member
Mar 12 18
849 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Television's Golden Age - the '50s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JRooowe, Oct 04 15

No HD... black and white... no remote control... Then there was the aggravating vertical roll! Still.. it was lots of entertainment right in your own living room. Some of it was pretty good. Perhaps you remember these.
Average
JRooowe gold member
Oct 04 15
1005 plays
15.
match quiz  American TV Shows Vol. 3 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, wwe84, Mar 12 18

Match the actors/hosts to the American television show that first aired between 1952 and 1955.
Average
wwe84 gold member
Mar 12 18
837 plays
16.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1959 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Aug 28 14

It's 1959 and the 'Fabulous 50's' draw to a close. Castro takes over in Cuba and Nixon and Khrushchev engage in a "Kitchen Debate". Some more sophisticated TV shows are beginning to appear.
Average
rblayer
2778 plays
17.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1955 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Sep 19 20

Ray Krok opened the first McDonald's and the Dodgers edged the Yankees 4-3 in the World Series in 1955. These shows premiered he same year.
Average
rblayer
Sep 19 20
2664 plays
18.
trivia quiz  Sitcoms of the 1950's cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, chessart, Feb 05 15

I grew up in the 1950's enjoying the many great sitcoms on American TV during that era. They still linger in the memory.
Average
chessart gold member
Feb 05 15
942 plays
19.
trivia quiz  Golden Age of Television: The '50s III 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, JRooowe, Feb 16 16

Tin foil on the rabbit ears? What sounds like a PETA nightmare was actually an attempt at better TV reception. Here are a few questions on the shows we were trying to watch.
Tough
JRooowe gold member
Feb 16 16
768 plays
20.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1954 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 29 04

The year was 1954 and "On the Waterfront" won the Best Picture Oscar. The medium of television allowed millions of Americans to see Sen. Joe McCarthy's downfall in the Army Hearings. Some of the following shows came out the same year.
Average
rblayer
2298 plays
21.
trivia quiz  Fifties TV Child Stars cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 19 15

I was close to the same age as many of the child stars acting in TV shows in the 1950s. Do you remember these child stars?
Average
shvdotr gold member
Feb 19 15
843 plays
22.
trivia quiz  Feeling Nostalgic? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nmerr, Jul 15 13

All questions pertain to American children's TV shows shown during the 1950s. If you're feeling nostalgic then give this quiz a try.
Average
nmerr gold member
1050 plays
23.
trivia quiz  Television's Golden Age - the '50s II 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JRooowe, Oct 25 15

Just a handful of TV stations... and most signed off at around midnight. No matter. There was a lot of great television created "back in the day." Perhaps you remember these.
Average
JRooowe gold member
Oct 25 15
747 plays
24.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1957 Season Premiers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, May 13 17

As Sputnick orbited the earth and federal troops integrated Arkansas schools, 1957 brought TV viewers a big dose of cop-detective-lawyer shows.
Average
rblayer
May 13 17
2124 plays
25.
trivia quiz  TV Westerns' Sidekicks 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MWG, Mar 22 13

Here are some questions about some of those old tv western heroes and their faithful sidekicks. These are really old series from the 50's so be prepared to ponder hard.
Average
MWG
2340 plays
26.
trivia quiz  1959 TV Westerns - Number 3 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jul 14 09

Are you tired of this category? Can you imagine being a television viewer in 1959 when a large percent of prime time was 'oaters'? No wonder a few years later there were practically none on the air.
Average
rblayer
1995 plays
27.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1953 Season Premiers cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Nov 29 17

Stalin died and the Korean Conflict ended in 1953, but everyone still loved 'Lucy', the number one show on TV. These ten programs premiered as 'baby boomers' turned eight years old.
Average
rblayer
Nov 29 17
1935 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Hey, I Remember that Show! (1950s TV) 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pick61, Apr 11 18

TV was in its infancy in the '50s. Some great shows emerged and some, well, not so great. See if you can answer some questions about a few of them.
Average
Pick61
Apr 11 18
870 plays
29.
trivia quiz  Nostalgic Television - 1950 Season Premiers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jan 23 17

Truman was President and although it was in its infancy, television was beginning to mirror Americana. I hope that you enjoy this trip to the simpler times of yesteryear.
Average
rblayer
Jan 23 17
1683 plays
30.
trivia quiz  1950s TV Cities 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, billfay, Feb 12 12

Listed are TV shows from the 1950s. Match them up to the city or town (real or fictional) that the series was set in. All multiple choice!
Tough
billfay
1959 plays
Page 1 - Page 2
This is category 2265
Last Updated Aug 25 2021 5:30 PM
cool = highest rated quizzes new quizzes = added recently fun quizzes = has extra info for each qn
editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

Teachers / educators: FunTrivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroom as a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. See our education page. Our quizzes are printable and may be used as question sheets by k-12 teachers, parents, and home schoolers.

 ·  All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright FunTrivia 2021.