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How Smart Are You?

Another general knowledge quiz ... with a 1960's theme! 20 Questions.

 
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Who played Pte.Godfrey in the BBC comedy series Dad's Army?

  • Arnold Ridley
  • Arthur Lowe
  • Clive Dunn
  • James Beck

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Who was killed when Bluebird K7 crashed on Coniston Water in 1967?

  • Duncan Campbell
  • Donald Campbell
  • Dennis Campbell
  • Desmond Campbell

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In what month of 1969 did Apollo 11 land on the surface of the moon?

  • August
  • June
  • September
  • July

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In what year did the Beatles release the album Rubber Soul?

  • 1965
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1968

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In the 1966 World Cup England beat West Germany to win the tournement. What was the final score?

  • 2-3
  • 2-1
  • 3-2
  • 4-2

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Who was named the face of 1966 by the Daily Expree newspaper?

  • Julie Christie
  • Twiggy
  • Paul McCartney
  • Mick Jagger

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In what year was the E-Type Jaguar first launched in the UK?

  • 1966
  • 1963
  • 1961
  • 1962

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On October 16th 1965 which country detonated it's first atomic bomb?

  • USSR
  • France
  • China
  • Australia

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Who is this 1960's Revolutionary pictured opposite?

  • Fidel Castro
  • Che Guevara
  • Carlos Montes
  • None of the above

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In what 1960's film did Norman Wisdom have a steamy bedroom scene with Sally Geeson?

  • The Early Bird
  • What's Good For The Goose
  • Press For Time
  • The Sandwich Man

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When was construction of the Berlin Wall started?

  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1960
  • 1961

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Who had a hit in 1968 with I Heard It Through The Grapevine?

  • Marvin Gaye
  • Chuck Berry
  • Harold Melvin
  • Sam Cooke

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Apart from Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef what other American actor starred in the 1966 movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?

  • Telly Savalas
  • Eli Wallach
  • Charles Bronson
  • James Coburn

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In what year did the Labour Party Leader Harold Wilson first become Prime Minister in the UK?

  • 1961
  • 1962
  • 1963
  • 1964

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What country did the US almost go to war with over the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis?

  • Cuba
  • China
  • Argentina
  • USSR

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What was the name of the model that had a sexual relationship with the Conservative politician John Profumo forcing him to resign his office.

  • Penelope Tree
  • Twiggy
  • Jean Shrimpton
  • Christine Keeler

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What nationality is the 1960's fashion designer Mary Quant?

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Irish
  • Scottish

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On the 21st April 1967 what happened in Greece?

  • A volcanic eruption
  • An earthquake
  • A military dictatorship
  • Floods

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Who wrote the comic novel The Virgin Soldiers in 1966?

  • Leslie Phillips
  • Leslie Thomas
  • Leslie Banks
  • Leslie Crowther

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In what year was Sir Francis Chichester knighted after circumnavigating the globe solo in Gipsy Moth IV?

  • 1965
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1968

 

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