The 70's

The 70's

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1.

On May 4th, 1970, four students were shot and killed by the National Guard during an anti-war protest at what American university?

Harvard University
Kent State University
Cornell University
Columbia University
University of California (Berkeley)
I don't know.
2.

What criminal act was central to the Watergate scandal that ultimately led to President Nixon resigning in 1974?

A murder
A burglary
Jury tampering
Bribery
Indecent exposure
I don't know.
3.

The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley died in what year?

1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
I don't know.
4.

How many perfect scores of 10 did Romanian gymnast, Nadia Com?neci, achieve at the 1976 Olympic games en route to her 3 gold medals?

1
3
5
7
9
I don't know.
5.

Russian ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov was performing in what North American city when he defected from the Soviet Union in 1974?

New York City
Chicago
Boston
Toronto
Montreal
I don't know.
6.

In 1977, South-African anti-apartheid leader Stephen Biko was killed under what circumstances?

He was killed by an angry mob of white South-Africans.
He was tortured to death by police.
He committed suicide by jumping from a window to escape police custody.
He was murdered by a rival South-African anti-apartheid leader.
He died of natural causes.
I don't know.
7.

The movie Star Wars was released in what year?

1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
I don't know.
8.

On July 25, 1978, the world’s first test-tube baby (vitro-fertilization) was born in what country?

Canada
United States
Great Britain
China
Japan
I don't know.
9.

Who won the Nobel peace prize in 1979?

Jimmy Carter
Mother Theresa
Pope John Paul II
Stephen Biko (posthumously)
Pol Pot
I don't know.
10.

In 1979, the “Walkman”, was introduced by what company?

Atari
Sony
General Electric
Panasonic
Mitsubishi
I don't know.
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