Friday, April 10, 2009

1960's Quiz Answers

Give yourself 1 point for each correct part of each answer. For example, the Chicago Seven question is worth up to 7 points. The point value of each question is shown. The total for the test is 58.

The quiz is posted here:

1. (East of) Anchorage, Alaska, (March 27, 1964, 8.4 Richter) 1 pt.

2. Elizabeth Taylor, for “Butterfield 8” (1960) and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966), and Katharine Hepburn, for “The Lion in Winter” (1968) and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” (1967) 6 pts.

3. 1966, Texas Western (now known as University of Texas, El Paso, or UTEP) 2 pts.

4. Jury tampering. 1 pt.

5. (a) Strange, (b) Twiggy = Lesley Hornby, Malcolm X = Malcolm Little 3 pts.

6. Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Wally Schirra, Donald (Deke) Slayton, Alan Shephard, Virgil (Gus) Grissom, Scott Carpenter 7 pts.

7. Christiaan Barnard, Louis Washkansky, Cape Town, South Africa 3 pts.

8. Bethel, NY (at Max Yasgur’s Farm, of course!) 1 pt. Give yourself a point for either Bethel or Yasgur.

9. Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge (1960), Goldwater/William Miller (1964), Wallace/Curtis LeMay (1968) 3 pts.

10. (a) Jack Gilford, (b) Chesterfield 101 cigarettes 2 pts.

11. Robert Goulet 1 pt.

12. (a) USS Maddox, (b) Senators Wayne Morse and Ernest Gruening 3 pts.

13. Los Angeles Coliseum (1967), Miami Orange Bowl (1968, 1969) 3 pts.

14. “Ben Casey”: man, woman, birth, death, infinity 2 pts. (1 for Ben Casey, and 1 if you got at least 3 of the symbols)

15. Trick question: None…. The Monkees were formed specifically for the TV show 1 pt.

16. (a) Movie theater, (b) London, England 2 pts.

17. Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, Dave Dellinger, Lee Weiner, John Froines. (Bobby Seale was NOT one of the seven. His trial was severed from the others.) 7 pts.

18. San Francisco, 1966 (August 29th at Candlestick Park.) 2 pts.

19. (a) Spiro Agnew, (b) John Lennon (or The Beatles), (c) Chicago mayor Richard Daley, (d) General William Westmoreland, (e) John Kennedy 5 pts.

20. The Stone Poneys, “A Different Drum”, Michael Nesmith (of The Monkees) 3 pts.

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