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Quiz about Remember the 70s
Quiz about Remember the 70s

Remember the 70s? Trivia Quiz


Do you remember the 1970s? A question for each year of the decade. Good luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by arsalanrizvi. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
arsalanrizvi
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
81,576
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
4056
Last 3 plays: Guest 136 (0/10), Guest 206 (6/10), Guest 72 (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. 1971. ________ is admitted into the United Nations a year after it launched its first space satellite.

Answer: ( One Word ... a country )
Question 2 of 10
2. 1972. President ______ meets with Chinese chairman Mao Tse Tung.

Answer: ( One Word)
Question 3 of 10
3. 1973. _________ dies at the age of 91.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname .. a painter )
Question 4 of 10
4. 1974. ______ becomes the sixth nuclear power in the world.

Answer: (One Word ... a country)
Question 5 of 10
5. 1975. Civil war erupts in __________.

Answer: (One Word .. a middle-eastern country)
Question 6 of 10
6. 1976. ____________ beats Gerald Ford in the presidential elections.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname .. a U.S. president name)
Question 7 of 10
7. 1977. Rock pioneer __________ dies in Memphis.

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname .. or just first name! )
Question 8 of 10
8. 1978. Egyptian President ____________, Israeli president Begin, and US president Carter sign the Camp David Accords.

Answer: (One Word ... became president after Nasser)
Question 9 of 10
9. 1979. A revolution in ______ ousts the pro-US shah.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 10
10. 1980. Mount St. Helens erupts in ________________ state.

Answer: ( One Word ... it's one of the north-western states )

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 1971. ________ is admitted into the United Nations a year after it launched its first space satellite.

Answer: China

The same year, a coup against Mao Tse Tung, launched by Lin Pao, failed in China. Lin was killed in a plane crash. China 's first satellite was launched on 24 April 1970.
2. 1972. President ______ meets with Chinese chairman Mao Tse Tung.

Answer: Nixon

Nixon takes advantage of the Sino-Soviet disagreements to ease years-old American hostilities towards China.
3. 1973. _________ dies at the age of 91.

Answer: Picasso

Picasso was considered by some to be the greatest painter of the 20th century.
4. 1974. ______ becomes the sixth nuclear power in the world.

Answer: India

5. 1975. Civil war erupts in __________.

Answer: Lebanon

The civil war ended when Syrian troops intervened.
6. 1976. ____________ beats Gerald Ford in the presidential elections.

Answer: Jimmy Carter

Carter served as US president for a single term (1977-1981). His failure to retrieve Americans held hostage in Iran after the Islamic Revolution affected his reputation badly and led to his loss in the elections of 1981.
7. 1977. Rock pioneer __________ dies in Memphis.

Answer: Elvis Presley

The same year Charlie Chaplin and Bing Crosby died too.
8. 1978. Egyptian President ____________, Israeli president Begin, and US president Carter sign the Camp David Accords.

Answer: Sadat

The Camp David Accord between Egypt and Israel led to normal diplomatic relations between Egypt and Israel for the first time since Israel was declared an independent state in 1948. Sadat was declared a traitor by many Egyptian Islamic fundamentalists and he was assassinated by one in 1981.
9. 1979. A revolution in ______ ousts the pro-US shah.

Answer: Iran

The Shah of Iran fled, and Shiite Muslim leader Ayatollah Khomeini declares the revolution successful and takes over control in Iran. Thousands are killed on both sides in fighting and mass executions. The Shah seeks asylum in the United States for a gallbladder operation, and enraged students of the Tehran University seize the American embassy and take more than 60 hostages.
10. 1980. Mount St. Helens erupts in ________________ state.

Answer: Washington

The eruption killed some 65 people, sent a volcanic plume 60,000 ft (18,300 m) into the air, started fires and mudslides, and covered a large area with volcanic ash.
Source: Author arsalanrizvi

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