Monday, March 10, 2008

March Quiz


1. This game show debuted in 1964.
The Gong Show
To Tell The Truth
What’s My Line

2. This movie was not released in 1964.
Mary Poppins
My Fair Lady
Viva Las Vegas
Dr. Zhivago

3. President Johnson declared war in '64. Can you name the enemy?

4. The first major government report saying this was hazardous to health was released in 1964.

5. The Beatles made their American prime time TV debut in '64 on this show.
Saturday Night Live
Tonight Show
The Jack Paar Show
The Today Show

6. A long time before it was oiled by the Exxon Valdez, Valdez, Alaska was shook up by a different tragedy that required the entire town to be moved and rebuilt. What was it?
North Pacific Hurricane
8.6 Earthquake

7. A new coin was issued by the US Mint in 1964. What was it?
Kennedy Half Dollar
Susan B. Anthony Dollar coin
Lincoln Memorial Penny

8. What Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by LBJ following an 83 day filibuster by Southern Congressmen?
Environmental Protection Act
Clean Air Act
Civil Rights Act
Voting Rights Act

9. The Rolling Stones arrived in the U.S. for the first time in June. Where did they play their gig?
Shea Stadium
Yankee Stadium
High School Stadium in MA
Commonwealth Stadium

10. LBJ won his election for the presidency in '64. Who did he pummel in his landslide victory?
Barry Goldwater
Richard Nixon
Bob Dole
Walter Mondale
John Hospers

11. The Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, opened in '64. Where is it located?
San Francisco
The Upper and Lower Peninsula of Michigan
New York City

12. The Stephens family consists of Darrin, Samantha and children Tabitha and Adam. Endora is Sam's mother. Larry Tate is Darrin's boss. What show is this?
Space Ghost
Family Affair
Occasional Wife
Lost in Space

13. David Janssen plays Dr. Richard Kimble who was accused of his wife's murder, but escapes to try and find the real killer. What show is this?
The Prisoner
The Fugitive
It Takes A Thief
Mission Impossible
Route 66

14. This show ran under another name on ABC, but changed its name when it moved to NBC.
General Electric Theater
Walt Disney’s World of Color
NFL on NBC 77
Sunset Strip

15. Chuck Connors as Jason McCord travels in the 1880s trying to prove he's no coward because he was thrown out of the army for cowardice. What show is this?
Peter Gunn
Wagon Train
The Rat Patrol
The Rifleman

16. Herman, Lily, Grandpa, Marilyn and Eddie are a family, but never can figure out why people react so strangely to them. What show is this?
Petticoat Junction
Frankenstein Jr.
The Munsters
The Ghost and Mrs. Muier

17. What soul superstar was killed under mysterious circumstances at the age of 33 in a tragedy that was ruled a justifiable homicide?
Jackie Wilson
Sam Cooke
Frankie Lymon
Otis Day
Otis Redding

18. Legendary comedienne Gracie Allen passed away in 1964 ending one of the great comedy duos in history. Who was her husband and the straight man for her zany antics?
Steve Allen
Groucho Marx
Jack Benny Milton Berle
George Burns

19. What former U.S. President passed away in 1964?
Warren Harding
Herbert Hoover
Harry Truman
Calvin Coolidge

20. Harpo Marx was forever silenced in 1964. What musical instrument was a trademark of his act with the Marx Brothers?

21. Dr. Martin Luther King was honored as the leader of equal rights for black people in America. How was he honored?
Statue erected in Washington D.C.
Won Nobel Peace Prize
Invited to the White House

22. What American novelist and short story writer died after a long battle with lupus?
Erskine Caldwell
Eudora Welty
Harper Lee
Flannery O’Connor

23. 1964 found another war on the horizon. This country was divided into two parts with Red China and the Soviet Union supporting the northern part and the United States supporting the southern part.

24. In world heavyweight boxing, Sonny Liston was defeated in seven rounds. The winner boasted, "I am the greatest!" Who was this boxer?
Floyd Patterson
Muhammad Ali
Rocky Balboa
Cassius Clay
Karl Mildenberger

25. Where were the 1964 Olympics held?
Los Angeles

1 comment:

Andrea said...

1. Jeopardy
2. Dr. Zhivago (1965)
3. Poverty
4. Smoking
5. The Jack Paar Show
6. 8.6 Earthquake
7. Kennedy Half Dollar
8. Civil Rights Act
9. High School Stadium in MA
10. Barry Goldwater
11. New York City
12. Bewitched
13. The Fugitive
14. Walt Disney’s World of Color
15. Branded
16. The Munsters
17. Sam Cooke
18. George Burns
19. Herbert Hoover
20. harp
21 Won Nobel Peace Prize
22. Flannery O’Connor
23. Vietnam
24. Cassius Clay
25. Tokyo