More 1960s Trivia Quiz Questions

More British Trivia Quiz Questions

More British Trivia Quiz Questions

Take another quiz with trivia questions about music, film, sports, events and TV in the 1960s.

Each set of quiz questions is picked from a larger pool of questions in our database.

# 1: Listen to the clip. What is the name of the group?

Eight Miles High is a song by the American rock band the Byrds, written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn (a.k.a. Roger McGuinn), and David Crosby and first released as a single on March 14, 1966.

# 2: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 36th Academy Awards (1964). Which film won the Award?

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Tom Jones is a 1963 British film directed by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749). The film stars Albert Finney as Tom Jones. At the 36th Academy Awards (1964) it won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

# 3: Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me, aren’t you? This quote is from what 60s movie?

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The quote is from The Graduate, a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, and Katharine Ross.

# 4: Which year did the Beatles top the charts in U.K. with From Me to You?

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From Me to You was the Beatles' first number one on the United Kingdom charts. In United States, it failed to chart at the time of its initial release.

# 5: This is a detail from the cover of an album with a colour in the title. What colour?

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Mellow Yellow is an album by British singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released in the US in 1967.

# 6: What are the opening lyrics for Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone?

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The song Like A Rolling Stonestarts:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People'd call, say, Beware doll, you're bound to fall
You thought they were all kiddin' you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin' out...

# 7: Who plays the Bond girl Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962)?

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Ursula Andress (Switzerland) was picked for the role as Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962). She became immensely popular and set the tone for all Bond girls to come.

# 8: Which band had a hit with Bus Stop in 1966?

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Bus Stop is recorded by the British pop band The Hollies in 1966. It reached No. 5 in the UK Singles Chart and No. 5 on the Billboard charts in September 1966.

# 9: Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians premiered what year?

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often abbreviated as 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 film produced by Walt Disney. It was released in US January 25, 1961.

The story is based on the novel by Dodie Smith.

# 10: Which Irish author was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature?

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Samuel Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation. Beckett lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. He is perhaps most famous for his play Waiting for Godot.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to James Joyce, C. S. Lewis, or Brian Moore.

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