THE 70’s QUIZ

The 70’s was a great time of change. From an impeached president in the US, the end of the Vietnam War and a female Prime Minister in the UK, the 70’s also saw punk rock, SKA and reggae become mainstream.

Can you remember the answers to these 70’s questions?

QUESTIONS

1. Which US comedy/drama TV show debuted in 1972 about a group of doctors and nurses in the Korean War?

2. Farrokh Bulsara was lead singer of which 70’s band?

3. Which actor played The Fonz?

4. In 1974, the Sears Tower became the tallest building in the world. In which city would you find it?

5. Which publishing heiress was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974?

6. Which country was invaded by the USSR in 1979 in a conflict which lasted until 1989?

7. What was the name of the first space station, launched in 1973, by NASA?

8. In 1978 the album, ‘Rumours’ won the Grammy for Album of the Year; which band released it?

9. Which book and TV mini-series was written by Colleen McCullogh and featured a handsome priest in Australia falling in love with his young mentor?

10. Which actor refused to accept the Best Actor Oscar in 1972 for his role in ‘The Godfather’?

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ANSWERS

1. Which US comedy/drama TV show debuted in 1972 about a group of doctors and nurses in the Korean War?
M*A*S*H

2. Farrokh Bulsara was lead singer of which 70’s band?
QUEEN (It’s Freddie Mercury’s real name)

3. Which actor played The Fonz?
HENRY WINKLER

4. In 1974, the Sears Tower became the tallest building in the world. In which city would you find it?
CHICAGO

5. Which publishing heiress was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974?
PATTY HEARST

6. Which country was invaded by the USSR in 1979 in a conflict which lasted until 1989?
AFGHANISTAN

7. What was the name of the first space station, launched in 1973, by NASA?
SKYLAB

8. In 1978 the album, ‘Rumours’ won the Grammy for Album of the Year; which band released it?
FLEETWOOD MAC

9. Which book and TV mini-series was written by Colleen McCullogh and featured a handsome priest in Australia falling in love with his young mentor?
THE THORN BIRDS

10. Which actor refused to accept the Best Actor Oscar in 1972 for his role in ‘The Godfather’?
MARLON BRANDO