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The 1970's History Quiz

Looking back at the things which occurred during that decade! 8 Questions.

 
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What is the name of the dam which was completed over the River Nile in 1970?

  • Aswan High Dam
  • Kajbar Dam
  • Wadi Qattara Dam
  • Rududji Dam

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Which English daily newspaper became a tabloid in 1971?

  • I
  • Daily Mail
  • The Sun
  • Metro

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Which new tax was first levied in the United Kingdom on April 1st 1973?

  • Unemployment Tax
  • Value Added Tax
  • Local Income Tax
  • Depreciation

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What is the bomb developed in 1977 which kills people but leaves buildings intact?

  • Neutron Bomb
  • Halogen Bomb
  • Torpedo Bomb
  • Magazine Bomb

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In which 1979 science fiction film was the only human survivor called Ripley?

  • Alien
  • Moonraker
  • The Jerk
  • The Muppet Movie

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Bobby Fisher became champion at which game?

  • Chess
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Dart

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Haile Selassie was deposed in which country?

  • Tanzania
  • Ethiopia
  • Mauritania
  • Uganda

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What was the name of Elvis Costello's backing group?

  • The Attractions
  • The Beatles
  • Ladytron
  • Bellowhead

 

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