1970’s Trivia Quiz

Only Those Who Were Alive In The 70s Can Ace This Quiz.

  1. 1) What was the highest-grossing film of the 1970s?

    • The Godfather
    • Jaws
    • Star Wars
    • Rocky
  2. 2) Who was the President of the United States at the start of the 1970s?

    • Gerald Ford
    • Richard Nixon
    • Jimmy Carter
    • Lyndon B. Johnson
  3. 3) Which iconic video game, often credited with popularizing the arcade, was released in 1972?

    • Pong
    • Space Invaders
    • Pac-Man
    • Asteroids
  4. 4) In which year did the Vietnam War officially end?

    • 1972
    • 1973
    • 1975
    • 1977
  5. 5) Which musical genre gained massive popularity in the 1970s, characterized by its use of the synthesizer and danceable beats?

    • Disco
    • Rock
    • Jazz
    • Country
  6. 6) The 1970s saw the first test of what revolutionary personal computing device by Xerox PARC?

    • The Personal Computer
    • The Laptop
    • The Tablet
    • The Smartphone
  7. 7) Who became the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1979?

    • Margaret Thatcher
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Golda Meir
    • Elizabeth II
  8. 8) What was the name of the environmental movement’s flagship event, first celebrated on April 22, 1970?

    • Earth Day
    • Greenpeace Day
    • World Environment Day
    • Solar Appreciation Day
  9. 9) Which landmark Supreme Court case in 1973 ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects a pregnant woman’s liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction?

    • Roe v. Wade
    • Brown v. Board of Education
    • Miranda v. Arizona
    • United States v. Nixon
  10. 10) Which technological innovation was introduced by Sony in 1979, changing the way people listened to music?

    • The Walkman
    • The Boombox
    • The MP3 Player
    • The Discman

Congratulations! You’re a true 1970s aficionado. Your knowledge is as solid as disco’s greatest hits.

Good effort! The ’70s were a groovy time full of interesting history. Maybe a little more disco in your life will boost your score next time.

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