How much to you know about the 1970s?


1) Which technology was invented in 1972 by RCA?

a) The videotape cassette.
b) The Walkman.
c) The compact disc (CD).
d) The digital video disk (DVD)..

2) The blockbuster movie Star Wars was released in which year?
a) 1975
b) 1977
c) 1979
d) 1972

3) In 1977 the first space shuttle took off from the back of a 747 jet airliner? What was the shuttle's name?
a) Mercury
b) Atlantis
c) Enterprise
d) Challenger

4) Which of the following were not presidents in the 1970?
a) Gerald R. Ford
b) Richard Milhous Nixon
c) Lyndon Baines Johnson
d) Jimmy Carter

5) The U.S. participation in the Vietnam War ended in which year?
a) 1975
b) 1973
c) 1977
d) 1970

6) Which history-making African American died in 1972?
a) Jackie Robinson
b) Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
c) Malcolm X
d) George Washington Carver

7) This became a National Historic Landmark in 1972:
a) Yellowstone National Park
b) Steamtown National Historic Site
c) Carlsbad Caverns National Park
d) Alcatraz Island National Historic Landmark

8) In 1976 an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 killed 255,000 in this country?
a) China
b) Iran
c) Japan
d) Turkey

9) Which of the following were not invented in the 1970s?
a) The food processor
b) The cellular telephone
c) Velcro
d) The CAT scanner

10) In 1972 the event was the eventual cause of president Richard Nixon's resignation.
a) Watergate
b) Roe vs. Wade
c) The fall of the Soviet Union