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14 More 60s Trivia (Part 1)

  1. A - Marilyn Monroe
  2. C - Muhammad Ali
  3. C - Alcatraz
  4. C - Heart
  5. B - Neil Armstrong
  6. B - Charles Manson
  7. B - Johnny Carson
  8. A - Soup Cans
  9. D - The Australian Prime Minister who disappeared without a trace in 1967
  10. B - Going to the moon
  11. B - Lincoln Memorial
  12. B - Richard M. Nixon
  13. D - Soviet Union
  14. C - Star Trek

14 More 60s Trivia (part 2)

  1.  D - Blackbird
  2. B - 130 MPH
  3. A - Psycho
  4. D - North Korea
  5. C - Dr. No
  6. A - Days of Our Lives
  7. A - 1969
  8. C - Iron Butterfly
  9. D - 1961
  10. C - Chile
  11. C - Project Blue Book
  12. A - ARPANET
  13. A - My Fair Lady
  14. C - 1960

 

14 More 60s Trivia Questions

 

1.  In 1964, The Beatles had 5 of the top 10 hits on the Billboard charts. Which song wasn't on the list?

A - She Loves You
B - Twist and Shout
C - Do You Want to Know a Secret
D - Blackbird

2.  In 1964, Japan debuted the 0 Series Shinkansen Bullet Train. What was its maximum speed?

A - 20 MPH
B - 130 MPH
C - 500 MPH
D - 240 MPH

3.  Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films was released in 1960?

A - Psycho
B - The Birds
C - Vertigo
D - Frenzy

4.  In 1968, the spy ship USS Pueblo was captured by what country?

A - Cambodia
B - Vietnam
C - South Korea
D - North Korea

5.  What was the name of the first James Bond movie, released in 1962?

A - From Russia with Love
B - Goldfinger
C - Dr. No
D - You Only Live Twice

6.  What popular long-running soap opera debuted in November of 1965?

A - Days of Our Lives
B - The Young and the Restless
C - General Hospital
D - As the World Turns

7.  In what year did 'Sesame Street' first air?

A - 1969
B - 1966
C - 1964
D - 1961

8.  Which of these bands did NOT play at Woodstock in 1969?

A - Crosby, Stills & Nash
B - Sha Na Na
C - Iron Butterfly
D - Jefferson Airplane

9.  In what year was the first person killed trying to cross the Berlin Wall?

A - 1969
B - 1967
C - 1965
D - 1961

10.  In 1960, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded happened where?

A - Kamchatka
B - Japan
C - Chile
D - Sumatra

11.  In the late 1960s, the US Air Force released a report that concluded there was no such thing as extraterrestrial UFOs. What was the name of this report?

A - The Warren Commission Report
B - The Green Files
C - Project Blue Book
D - The Inventory of Evidence

12.  In 1969, the precursor to the internet was created with what name?

A - ARPANET
B - GopherNET
C - BBS
D - Intronet

13.  What movie won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1965?

A - My Fair Lady
B - Mary Poppins
C - Dr. Strangelove
D - Becket

14.  In what year was the birth control pill approved by the FDA?

A - 1969
B - 1967
C - 1960
D - 1964

14 More 60s Trivia Questions

  1. Who famously sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy in 1962?

A - Marilyn Monroe
B - Jayne Mansfield
C - Barbara Eden
D - Eartha Kitt

  1. In 1964, world heavyweight champion Cassius Clay changed his name to what?

A - Joe Louis
B - Leon Spinks
C - Muhammad Ali
D - Joe Frazier

  1. In 1962, three inmates escaped from what "inescapable" prison?

A - Attica
B - Fort Knox
C - Alcatraz
D - The Tower of London

  1. In 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first transplant of what organ in South Africa?

A - Lung
B - Spleen
C - Heart
D - Brain

  1. Who was the first man on the moon in 1969?

A - John Glenn
B - Neil Armstrong
C - Jim Lovell
D - Buzz Aldrin

  1. In the summer of 1969, several people were murdered by cult members led by which man?

A - Jim Jones
B - Charles Manson
C - David Koresh
D - Marshall Applewhite

  1. In 1962, who became the new host of 'The Tonight Show'?

A - Fred Allen
B - Johnny Carson
C - Don Rickles
D - Art Carney

  1. In 1962, Andy Warhol shocked the art world with an exhibit of his paintings of what?

A - Soup Cans
B - Big-eyed children
C - Little dots of paint
D - Blocks and lines

  1. Who was Harold Holt?

A - The player who made the first touchdown in the first Super Bowl
B - The president of East Germany in 1967
C - Governor of California in 1963
D - The Australian Prime Minister who disappeared without a trace in 1967

      10. In May 1961, John F. Kennedy gave a speech that set what ambitious goal?

A - Searching for the cure for polio
B - Going to the moon
C - Getting out of Vietnam
D - Defeating Communism

      11. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech was given from the steps of what Washington D.C. location?

A - National Archives
B - Lincoln Memorial
C - US Capitol Building
D - Jefferson Memorial

      12. Who did John F. Kennedy defeat in the US Presidential election in 1960?

A - Dwight D. Eisenhower
B - Richard M. Nixon
C - Barry Goldwater
D - Lyndon Johnson

      13. The first woman in space was from what country?

A - Canada
B - United States
C - Japan
D - Soviet Union

      14. Which classic science-fiction series began in 1966?

A - Star Wars
B - Johnny Rocket
C - Star Trek
D - The Twilight Zone

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers (part 2)

  1. 99.94
  2. Queensland
  3. 103
  4. 1974
  5. Crocodile Dundee
  6. D - 35%
  7. B - Largest Christmas Cracker

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers (part 3)

  1. Mark Webber
  2. Fraser Island
  3. Arthur Boyd
  4. Professor Graeme Clark
  5. Benita
  6. Newcastle
  7. Love Kylie

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. Who is Australia’s only Formula One driver?
  2. Australia has the world’s largest sand island. What is its name?
  3. Who painted the Nebuchadnezzar series?
  4. Who invented the bionic ear?
  5. Who is the longest serving presenter of Playschool?
  6. Which is the second largest city in NSW?
  7. What is Kylie Minogue’s lingerie line called?

 

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. What was Sir Donald Bradman’s batting average?
  2. In what state/territory was the highest recorded temperature, of 53oC, recorded?
  3. How many albums did the late slim Dusty record?
  4. What year did Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin?
  5. What is the highest grossing Australian movie?
  6. How much of Australia is classified as desert A) 8% B) 16% C) 25% D) 35%
  7. Australians hold the world record for which amazing feat? A) Fastest Beer bottle opening B) Largest Christmas Cracker C) Most Sheep Sheared in 24 hours D) Largest Chicken Dance

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2002?
  2. How many countries are larger than Australia?
  3. Who designed the Sydney Opera House?
  4. How many ships were in the First Fleet?
  5. What were the first names of the winning couple from The Block?
  6. Name Australia’s western-most point?
  7. In rhyming slang, if someone said they we going to have a “bo-peep”, what they be doing?

10 Quick 2010s Trivia Answers 

  1. Flooding
  2. Julia Gillard
  3. Papua New Guinea
  4. Tony Abbott
  5. Lindt Café
  6. Malcom Turnbull
  7. Same sex marriage
  8. 40,000 years old.
  9. A mystery substance found in something they were eating.
  10. A Great White Shark

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers

  1. Media Puzzle
  2. Five (Australia is the sixth largest country: Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil)
  3. Joern Utzon
  4. 11
  5. Fiona and Adam
  6. Steep Point (Shark Bay)
  7. Having a sleep

10 Quick 2010s Trivia Questions

  1. In 2011, Queensland was hit by the “most expensive natural disaster in the country’s history”, what was the disaster?
  2. In 2013, Kevin Rudd ousted who?
  3. July 2013, Australia reached a deal with which country to send asylum seekers arriving by boat?
  4. In September of 2013, The Liberal Party came back into power, led by who?
  5. Islamist, Man Haron takes 18 hostages in which Sydney Café?
  6. In 2015, Tony Abbot was replaced by who, in a successful leadership challenge?
  7. 61% of the population voted “YES” to what marriage in 2016?
  8. In 2010, rock art was found in Northern Australia of a bird, believed to be how many thousands of years old?
  9. 2010, In Darwin, “intoxicated” parrots were falling from the sky… why?
  10. Pro surfer, Mick Fanning punched what sea animal when on tour in Jeffery’s Bay, South Africa?

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Answers (part 1)

  1. Innisfail
  2. Wheat
  3. Kevin Rudd
  4. For the wrongs committed against the Indigenous population
  5. John Howard
  6. Boat People
  7. Swine Flu
  8. Julie Goodwin
  9. Quentin Bryce
  10. Hodgkin’s Disease

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Answers (part 2)

  1. Innisfail
  2. Wheat
  3. Kevin Rudd
  4. For the wrongs committed against the Indigenous population
  5. John Howard
  6. Boat People
  7. Swine Flu
  8. Julie Goodwin
  9. Quentin Bryce
  10. Hodgkin’s Disease

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Questions (part 2)

  1. What Queensland town did Cyclone Larry flatten in 2006?
  2. In 2007 the price of what, increased dramatically in Australia and the world?
  3. In 2010, Julia Gillard ousted who?
  4. In 2008, why did the Australian government apologise the Indigenous People?
  5. Who won their fourth term as Prime  Minister in 2004?
  6. In 2001 the Australian Government paid Nauru for detaining who?
  7. There was a worry among the Australian people of contracting illness in 2009?
  8. Who won the first ever series of master chef?
  9. In March 2003, who was name Governor General?
  10. Delta Goodrem was diagnose with what disease?

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Questions (part 1)

  1.  South Australian scientists clone the first sheep, what was her name?
  2.  Which Australian cricket captain resigned in Jan 2004?
  3.  In November 2004, there were riots at the police station on Palm Island Qld, Why?
  4.  What happened in Bali on October 1st 2002?
  5.  Which Australian tennis player was the youngest player to even have a number one ranking in 2001
  6.  In 2001, the Australian dollar dropped to below, how many, US cents?
  7.  In December 2002, the government introduced what, in relation to handguns?
  8.  In 2006, Australia lost two great Australian Icons, doing what they loved. Who were they?
  9.  In the same year, Nicole Kidman married which Australian Country Music singer?
  10.  After five years detention in Guantanamo Bay, WHO was released in 2007?

10 Quick 1990s Trivia Questions

  1.  In what years was heart surgeon Victor Chang tragically gunned down on Mosman Street?
  2. Who was named Australian of the year on January 26 1993?
  3. Also in 1993, the unknown soldier memorial was installed where?
  4. Where was the Wollemi Pine found, which had previously only been found in fossil form?
  5. In 1997, Geoffrey Rush won an Academy award for which movie?
  6. What was the name of the stadium (built for the Sydney Olympics) in 1999?
  7. Jesse Martin was the youngest Australian to do what in October 1999?
  8. In 1995 Telecom was renamed to…?
  9. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 1993?
  10. August 30 1992, what major tunnel opened in Sydney?

10 Quick 1980s Trivia Answers

  1.        Pat Cash
  2.        Brisbane
  3.        An extra shrimp on the barbie for you
  4.        Boxing Kangaroo
  5.        New York Stock Exchange crash
  6.        1984
  7.        Hayley’s Comet
  8.        1988
  9.        1980
  10.        Bob Hawke

10 Quick 1990s Trivia Answers

  1. 1991
  2. Mandawuy Yunupingu, leader of Yothu Yindu
  3. National War Memorial Canberra
  4. Blue Mountains
  5. Shine
  6. Stadium Australia
  7. Sail around the world
  8. Telstra
  9. Vintage Crop
  10. Sydney Harbour Tunnel

10 Quick 1980s Trivia Questions

 

  1. What Australian won the Wimbledon men's singles final in tennis in 1987, defeating Ivan Lendl, world #1 at that time?
  2. Which Australian city hosted the Commonwealth Games in 1982?
  3. A famous slogan associated with Paul Hogan in a mid-1980s Australian Tourism ad geared toward Americans was "I'll slip" what?
  4. The Australia II won the America's Cup in 1983, raising a flag with which famous symbol?
  5. the Australian economy went into recession, causing unemployment to rise significantly, due to what, in 1987?
  6. What year was Advance Australia Fair  proclaimed as Australia's national anthem and green and gold became Australia's official national colours?
  7. In 1986, what was visible in the night sky for the first time since 1910.
  8. It what year did the first Aboriginal television station, Imparja, begin transmission in Alice Springs.
  9. Candice Reed was Australia's first ever test-tube baby, was born at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne in what year?
  10. Who won the 1984 and 1987 Prime Minister elections?

 

10 Quick 1960s Trivia Answer

  1.  30 June 1960
  2.  December 1960
  3.  25 February 1961
  4.  Rod Laver
  5.  Perth WA
  6.  1964
  7.  Australian of the year, 1965
  8.  1966
  9.  1968
  10.  June 1969

 

10 Quick 1970s Trivia Answer

  1. Evonne Gollagong
  2. Gough Witlam
  3. 1978
  4. The Queen
  5. Jan 1st 1978
  6. 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
  7. Disappeared
  8. 1977
  9. Mad Max
  10. 1978, Royal Victorian Eye and ear Hospital

 

 

10 Quick 1970s Trivia Questions

  1. Can you name Australian of the year in 1971?
  2. The Liberal Government took power in 1972, led by who?
  3. What year did the West Gate Bridge open over the Yarra?
  4. The Opera House was officially open in 1973 by who?
  5. What date was the SBS established?
  6. In 1972 swimmer Shane Gould received 5 Olympic Medals, how many of each did she win?
  7. What happened to Publisher Juanita Neilson in 1975?
  8. The Queen visited Australia in what year for their Silver Jubilee year?
  9. Mel Gibson started in which Australian Movie in 1979?
  10. In what year was the world’s first successful cochlear implant operation? And which hospital?

10 Quick 1960s Trivia Questions

  1.  When did compulsory national service training for men end?
  2.  When did the Crown-of-Thorn starfish begin ravaging the Great Barrier Reef?
  3.  When did the last tram run from La Perouse to Randwick?
  4.  Who won Wimbledon Men’s Singles tennis final in 1961?
  5.  Where were the Commonwealth Games in 1962?
  6.  What year did the Beatles tour Australia?
  7.  Dawn Fraser becomes the youngest person to win what?
  8.  When did Australia change to decimal currency?
  9.  When did the National Gallery of Victoria open?
  10.  When did Musical “Hair” open in Sydney?