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1970's Era Quiz

Have a dabble with these? I expect some of you can remember those times? 14 Questions.

 
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1972 saw the West End debut of which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, detailing the life of a historical religious figure. What was the name of this musical?

  • Joseph & AmazingTechnicolour Dreamcoat
  • Godspell
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • The Rocky Horror Show

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In 1979 which former Sex Pistols guitarist was found dead in New York as a result of a drug overdose ?

  • Steve Jones
  • Sid Vicious
  • Paul Cook
  • Johnny Rotten

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In 1979 Margaret Thatcher is elected as the first female Prime Minister of the UK. What was her university degree and first job after graduating ?

  • She studied chemistry and was a chemist
  • She studied history and was a politician
  • She studied accounting and was an accountant
  • She studied Law and was a solicitor

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In 1971 the hit album Paranoid is released by ... ?

  • Iron Maiden
  • Black Sabbath
  • Saxon
  • Status Quo

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In 1976 Anita Roddick opened the first branch of which health and environmentally conscious store ?

  • Holland & Barratt
  • The Body Shop
  • Biba
  • The Shop around the corner

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1974 saw the first sale of what kitchen appliance to UK homes ?

  • Microwave
  • Electric Kettle
  • Scales
  • Tin Opener

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The 1978 UK number 1 hit Take A Chance On Me was recorded by?

  • Blondie
  • 10cc
  • Average White Band
  • Abba

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What was the name of the song George Harrison had a number 1 hit?

  • Beautiful Girl
  • Taxman
  • My Sweet Lord
  • I need you

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Do you remember how you looked wearing these? Can you name these trousers?

  • Hot Pants
  • Hippie Pants
  • Bell Bottoms
  • Flares

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These first became famous in the 1970's. What are they called?

  • Bangle
  • Anklet
  • Chain
  • Friendship Bracelet

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In 1971 what percentage of UK families had a television ?

  • 27%
  • 58%
  • 79%
  • 91%

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What was the name of popular, informative programme that was hosted by Raymond Baxter and James Burke?

  • How!
  • Newsround
  • Tomorrows World
  • Vision On

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The Shoes you only wore once! Maybe not that high but do you remember what they were called?

  • Wedges
  • Slingbacks
  • Platform Shoes
  • Boogie Time

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What is the name of this children's programme narrated by Johnny Morris and filmed with real animals one called Hammy?

  • Tales of the Riverbank
  • Follyfoot
  • The Herbs
  • Take Hart

 

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