How good is your general knowledge of the 1970s? 0



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Can you believe the 70s were now 40+ years ago? It seems like yesterday we were just teenagers or in our 20s and enjoying the freedom and change that was happening.

The 1970s was the start of a revolution and the free speech movement, it also signalled change in women’s rights and was generally a wonderful, special era we all look back on fondly today in 2016.

We thought we’d have a bit of fun and do a trivia quiz on all things 70s.

Here’s 20 questions… see how many you can get right!

1. The line “Houston, we’ve had a problem” was famously uttered aboard what troubled spaceflight?

2. Name every actress who played an ‘angel’ on Charlie’s Angels.

3. What colour is the car that Starsky & Hutch drive?

4. What are the real names of the cast of Gilligan’s Island?

5. Name all six Brady kids.

6. What was the highest grossing film of the 70s?

7. In which year were the first of the three ‘Godfather’ films released?

8. In which year of the 70s was ‘Jaws’ released?

9. Which U.S. President resigned in 1974?

10. Tony Manero was a character in which well-known 1970s hit movie?

11. Which of these trends was popular in the seventies?

a. Lava Lamps
b. Pogs
c. Tamagotchi
d. Rollerblades

12. If you wanted to be stylish in the seventies, what kind of jeans would you have worn?

a. Carpenter
b. Skinnies
c. Bell bottoms
d. Cargo

13. What was the top selling song of the seventies?

14. In which year did The Police have a UK number 1 hit with Message In A Bottle?

15. Which artist had a hit with The First Cut is the Deepest in May 1977?

16. Which Queen song did record bosses try to insist was too long at over 6 minutes?

17. Abba had a hit about which battle in 1974?

18. What cold war conflict ended with the fall of Saigon in April of 1975?

19. What American singer-songwriter, who is considered by many to be the greatest electric guitarist in music history, died in 1970?

20. Who played the role of Rizzo in the 1978 musical film, Grease?

See the answers here

Tell us: How many did you get right?


Emma Greenbury

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