Statistics for 1970s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 36,810 times
    (31,930 since last reset)
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What country replaced a shah with an ayatollah?Iran
94%
What country became democratic after the death of Generalísimo Franco?Spain
78%
What caused a global recession in 1973?{Oil} Embargo
73%
What brutal dictator seized power in Cambodia?Pol Pot
72%
What was the name of the scandal which took down Richard Nixon?Watergate
71%
What country became independent from Pakistan?Bangladesh
69%
What Asian city hosted a "thriller" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier?Manila
69%
In what country did Augusto Pinochet seize power?Chile
63%
What paddle-based game was the first commercially successful video game?Pong
63%
What city hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics, marred by an attack
by Palestinian terrorists?
Munich
61%
What phrase accompanied a yellow smiley face?Have a {Nice} {Day}
55%
What novel was about submissive, zombie-like wives?The {Stepford} Wives
54%
At what Presidential retreat did Israel and Egypt sign a peace accord?Camp David
53%
What city fell to communists on April 30, 1975?Saigon
53%
What did followers of cult leader Jim Jones drink to commit mass suicide?Flavor-Ade
52%
What British disco group had the most #1 hits in the decade?The Bee Gees
52%
What became the world's tallest building in 1973?{Sears} Tower
46%
What was New York's most famous nightclub?Studio {54}
46%
Who wrote "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"?Hunter S. Thompson
25%
What type of building, popularized by Buckminster Fuller, was briefly popular?{Geodesic} Dome
18%

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