1960s Trivia Quiz – 20 Questions

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Sixties Trivia Quiz Questions

This random quiz game contains 1960s trivia quiz questions about everything from the decade that changed the world.

Politics, events, music, movies, persons, sports, TV, disasters, and more.

Each set of 1960s trivia quiz questions is picked from hundreds of questions in our database.

# 1: Which record label did the Rolling Stones originally sign with?

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In May, 1963, Dick Rowe signed the Rolling Stones to the Decca label. Stones picked for their debut single, released in the late spring of 1963. Their version reached No. 21 on the UK single charts.

# 2: In what year was John F. Kennedy assassinated?

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John F. Kennedy was assassinated while traveling in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas, in November 1963.

# 3: Which group had a hit with Bad Moon Rising in 1969?

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Bad Moon Rising is a song written by John Fogerty and performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival. It was released in April 1969. The song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart

# 4: This a detail from a sixties music album released by:

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Led Zeppelin's debut album was titled Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and released on Atlantic Records on 12 January 1969 in the United States and 31 March in the United Kingdom. The album cover was chosen by Jimmy Page. It features a black-and-white image of the burning Hindenburg airship.

# 5: The 1966 album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme is recorded by:

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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme is the third studio album by Simon & Garfunkel. It was produced by Bob Johnston and released in October, 1966.

# 6: According to the Beatles, JoJo was a man who thought he was what?

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JoJo appears in the Beatles song Get Back, released as a single on 11 April 1969 and credited to the Beatles with Billy Preston.

Jojo was a man who thought he was a loner
But he knew it wouldn't last

# 7: What team played three FA Cup finals during the sixties and lost all three?

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Leicester City played the FA Cup Finals in 1960-1961 (a 2-0 loss against Tottenham), 1962-1963 (a 3-1 loss against Manchester United), and 1968-1969 (a 1-0 loss against Manchester City).

Everton played the finals in 1965-66 and won 3-2 against Sheffield Wednesday.

Leicester City have the record for the most defeats (four) in the final without having won the competition.

# 8: The debut album Songs of Leonard Cohen was released in what year?

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Songs of Leonard Cohen is the debut album of Canadian musician Leonard Cohen. It was released in 1967. The album had little success in United States, but reached #13 in UK and spent nearly a year and a half in the UK album charts.

# 9: This is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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West Side Story is a musical inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The film premiered 1961.

# 10: This intro is recorded by:

Time of the Season is the Zombies biggest hit in United States. It is featured on their 1968 album Odessey and Oracle. It was written by keyboard player Rod Argent and recorded at Abbey Road Studios in August 1967.

# 11: What group released Come on as their first single in 1963?

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Come On is a song written and first released by Chuck Berry in 1961. The Rolling Stones picked the song for their debut single, released in the late spring of 1963 on Decca. Stones' version reached No. 21 on the UK single charts.

# 12: This album was recorded by which band?

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Crown of Creation is the fourth studio album by Jefferson Airplane. It was released in September 1968 and peaked at number six on the US charts.

# 13: This is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. It stars Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman.

# 14: Which group hit the charts with Albatross and Oh Well in 1969?

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Fleetwood Mac was formed in London in 1967. In 1969, they had a major hit with Albatross and a lesser hit with the single Oh Well.

# 15: The film To Kill a Mockingbird is based on a novel by:

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American film directed by Robert Mulligan. The film is based on a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. The book was an immediate success, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and is today a classic of modern American literature. It was adapted to film by Horton Foote.

# 16: Which city hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics?

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics

# 17: A Bigger Splash is a large pop art painting by which British artist?

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A Bigger Splash is a large pop art painting by British artist David Hockney.

# 18: This a detail from a sixties music album recorded by:

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Love in a Mist is the 5th studio album by Marianne Faithfull, released in 1967. Michael Cooper is credited for the design and photography.

# 19: All of these songs are officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney, except:

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All of these songs are from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney except Within You Without You, by George Harrison.

# 20: She was one of the supermodels of the 60s. What is her name?

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Her name is Lesley Lawson (Hornby) or Twiggy. She is best remembered as one of the first international supermodels and a fashion icon of the 1960s.

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  1. Great quiz. Thanks

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