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Trivia From The 1960s





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In what year was the "Summer of Love" ... ?

 1963
 1967
 1968
 1969

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The Six Days War was a war between what country and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria ... ? [I-----]

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In what year did approximately 700 American advisory forces first arrive in Vietnam ... ?

 1960
 1961
 1965
 1969

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The first human to travel into space and subsequently to orbit the earth did so on April 12, 1961. What was his name ... ?

 Yuri Gagarin
 Alan Shepard
 John Glenn
 Sergey Korolyov

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The Bay of Pigs Invasion, in April 1961, was an unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force in an attempt to overthrow the government of what nation ... ?

 Afghanistan
 Cambodia
 Laos
 Cuba

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On October 16, 1964, what country detonated its first nuclear weapons test ... ?

 India
 Israel
 China
 South Africa

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For what reason were the Nixon/Kennedy US Presidential debates unique ... ?

 They were the first formal debates between tw
 They were the first debates broadcast on the
 They were the first debates broadcast on tele
 They were the last debates held between Presi

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Following the election of Alexander Dubcek as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, a series of reforms were enacted in the country, including loosening of restrictions on speech and travel. The period of liberalization continued until the Soviet invasion on 21 August, 1968. This time period is known as the _____________ ... ? [

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The 1960 Valdivia earthquake is to date the most powerful earthquake ever recorded, rating 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale. In which country did it occur ... ?

 Japan
 Haiti
 Malasia
 Chile

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The first heart transplantation operation was done in 1967 by Professor Christiaan Barnard in which country…. ?

 Denmark
 South Africa
 The Netherlands
 United States of America

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Who wrote the book "The Feminine Mystique" ... ?

 Helen Gurley Brown
 Gloria Steinem
 Betty Friedan
 Diana Vreeland

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Libya's monarchy was overthrown on September 1, 1969, and a radical new government took power. What was the name of the army officer who led the coup ... ?

 Sayyid Muhammad al-Mahdi as-Senussi
 Omar Mukhtar
 Muammar al-Gaddafi
 Hasan ar Rida

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In 1967, French president Charles De Gaulle visited Canada. What did he do there that caused a significant diplomatic rift between the two countries ... ?

 spat out a mouthful of poutine, while on live
 Gave a speech in which he gave tacit support
 brought his mistress as his official escort,
 Greeted the Tory House Leader before the Libe

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In what year did the Beatles arrive in the USA ... ?

 1963
 1964
 1965
 1967

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There were two FIFA World Cups held in the 1960s, one was hosted by England. Who hosted the other ... ?

 Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
 Portugal


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