Thursday, March 26, 2009

Test Your Memory

How well do you remember your youth? Take the quiz and find out. The answers are located at the end of the quiz - but no peeking!
  1. After The Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, "Who was that masked man?" Invariably, someone would answer, "I don't know but he left this behind." What was it he left behind?
  2. When the Beatles first came to U.S. in early 1964, we all watched them on The _______ Show.
  3. "Get your kicks _________."
  4. "The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to _____________.
  5. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle ___________.
  6. After the Twist, the Mashed Potato, and the Watusi, we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the "_________."
  7. N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestles makes the very best __________.
  8. Satchmo was America's "Ambassador of Goodwill." Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us. His name was _________.
  9. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking?
  10. Red Skelton's hobo character was named __________, and Red always ended his television show by saying, "Good night and _______________."
  11. Some Americans protested the Vietnam War by burning their _________.
  12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. It also went by _________ and ___________.
  13. In 1971, singe Don MacLean sang a song about "the day the music died." This was a tribute to ___________.
  14. The first satellite placed in orbit was called _________. Who did it?
  15. One of the big fad of the '50s and '60s was a large plastic ring that we twirled around out waist. It was called the ___________.
  1. A silver bullet
  2. The Ed Sullivan Show
  3. On Route 66
  4. To protect the innocent
  5. the Lion sleeps tonight
  6. the Limbo
  7. chocolate
  8. Louis Armstrong
  9. Timex watch
  10. Freddy the Freeloader and "Good night and God bless."
  11. Draft cards (and bras but not the Flag as some have guessed)
  12. Beetle or Bug
  13. Buddy Holly
  14. Sputnik and the Russians
  15. Hoola-hoop

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