The 1950s Awesome Quiz
A quiz about the first decade of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. 10 Questions.
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The first "Carry On" film came out in 1958. What was it called?
Carry on Nurse
Carry on Cabbie
Carry on Constable
Carry on Sergeant
The musical "My Fair Lady" was first performed in 1956. Which famous writer, who wrote the play on which the musical was based, died in 1950?
George Bernard Shaw
J B Priestly
Which British athlete ran the first sub-four minute mile in May 1954?
The BBC made several natural history programmes in the 1950s. Who presented "Zoo Quest" in 1954?
Which of the following was not a progamme on "Watch with Mother" during the 1950s?
The Wooden Tops
Bill and Ben
"The Sky at Night" has always been presented by Patrick Moore. When was it first broadcast?
Can you place the following events from the 1950s in correct date order starting with the earliest?
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WW2 rationing ends
ITV is launched
The Festival of Britain
During the 1950s, what were the groups of young men who dressed in long jackets, drainpipe trousers and winkle pickers called?
Which songwriter, who later had a massive hit with "Oliver!" in the 1960s, wrote a musical about life in the 1950s called "Fings ain't wot they used t'be" in 1959?
How many of Queen Elizabeth II's four children did she give birth to in the 1950s?
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