Do You Remember the '70s?

 Ah the '70s, before computers were common, before CDs, cassette tapes and electronic music were everywhere. The music was vinyl, the televisions were small and the clothes were colorful! What do you know about this terrific decade?
 
 
The line "Houston, we've had a problem" was famously uttered aboard what troubled spaceflight?
Apollo 13
Apollo 11
Skylab 2
Gemini 12
 
 
What show set a record when it had nearly 100 million people tune in for its finale on January 30th, 1977?
Roots
M.A.S.H
Happy Days
The Waltons
 
 
In 1972, what car surpassed Ford's iconic Model T to become the most highly produced car in the world?
Volkswagen Beetle
Ford Maverick
Pontiac Astre
Ford Granada
 
 
What 1979 film co-starred a ginger-haired cat named Jones?
Alien
The Cat From Outer Space
The Aristocats
The Rescuers
 
 
Which of the following toys did NOT debut in the '70s?
Rock-em Sock-em Robots
Hot Wheels
Rubik's Cube
Pet Rock
 
 
Which British band put A Message In A Bottle in 1979?
The Police
The Kinks
Led Zepplin
Pink Floyd
 
 
Which '70s movie is this quote taken from: “I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor.”
Apocalypse Now
Star Wars: A New Hope
The Exorcist
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
 
During the 1972 Summer Olympics in what city were 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Arab gunmen?
Frankfurt
Munich
Warsaw
Amsterdam
 
 
What did scientists name the nearly complete 3 million year old hominid skeleton that was found in Ethiopia in 1974?
Lucy
Sam
Cindy
Sherlock
 
 
Who were the three US presidents of the '70s?
Richard Nixon (1969-1774), Gerald Ford (1974-1977), and Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Nixon, Ford and Carter
Carter, Nixon and Truman
Reagan, Bush and Carter
Carter, Reagan and Nixon
 
 
True or False: The company 'Apple' was founded in the '70s.
True, in 1976
False, it was 1982
 
 
Which 1977 cult classic film was best known for its hit soundtrack that included songs from the Bee Gees, Kool & The Gang, and KC and the Sunshine Band?
Saturday Night Fever
Grease
Hair
Jesus Christ Superstar
Can't Remember the '70s
Oops! We hate to break it to you, but unfortunately your results show that your memory of the 1970s is a little hazy at best. Don't panic just yet though, since this might actually be quite a blessing in disguise, since the seventies is one of the most fun periods to rediscover, and we're sure you'll have a whale of a time. However, if you still feel that the fifties aren't quite your cup of tea, then why not try giving our 1960s quiz a go instead?
You Remember Pretty Well
Well done! While your results aren't 100% perfect, we can clearly see that you've got a pretty solid grounding of what took place in the world of the 1970s. And who could blame you for being so knowledgeable about one of the 20th century's most vibrant and bustling times? If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends, and check out our 1960s quiz too!
You Remember it All!
Superb! Your impeccable results show that you are well and truly one with the world of the 1970s. You know exactly who did what and why they did it in practically every sector, including history, film, music, and even popular culture! So, no matter if you're a 1970s superfan or are just somebody with an extraordinarily great memory, go ahead and give yourself a huge pat on the back, since you've well and truly earned it! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends, and check out our 1960s quiz too!
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