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The Dodgy Seventies Quiz

Oil crisis, Energy crisis and that's the GOOD news! 10 Questions.

 
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Who succeeded Harold Wilson as British Prime Minister in 1976?

  • Edward Heath
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • James Callaghan
  • John Smith

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How many gold medals did swimmer Mark Spitz win at the 1972 Olympic Games?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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In which year was the "Shah of Iran" replaced and an Islamic republic created?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979

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Which 1970s TV presenter fell foul of on-air swearing by the "Sex Pistols" group?

  • Bill Grundy
  • Frank Bough
  • Michael Parkinson
  • Russell Harty

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Which other two countries joined the EEC with the United Kingdom in 1973?

  • Austria and Greece
  • Belgium and Sweden
  • Denmark and Ireland
  • Portugal and Spain

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Who won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest for the United Kingdom?

  • Brotherhood Of Man
  • Buck's Fizz
  • Lulu
  • Lynsey de Paul

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Which American film depicted a swimmer's worst nightmare when released in 1975?

  • The Drowning Pool
  • Jaws
  • The Noah
  • Terror of Mechagodzilla

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What significant event took place in Britain on 15th February 1971?

  • Metric weights were introduced
  • The 5-day working week was declared
  • The first motorway was opened
  • Decimal currency was introduced

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Louise Brown made medical history in 1978. Why?

  • Heart transplant patient
  • Mother of sextuplets
  • Test-tube baby
  • Received two false arms and two false legs after accident

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Which American city housed the "Watergate Complex" which was broken into in 1972?

  • New York
  • Washington
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles

 

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