History Quiz / American History: 1970s

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Quiz Updated Oct 18, 2015

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Nixon resigns in the aftermath of a break-in at this office complexWatergate
97.8%
The first two films in this Francis Ford Coppola mafia masterpiece trilogy are releasedThe Godfather
93.9%
This tech company is founded, though Windows has yet to be introducedMicrosoft
93.6%
This dance music genre is celebrated in movies such as 'Saturday Night Fever'Disco
89.4%
This popular table tennis video game is released by AtariPong
88.7%
The 26th Amendment lowers the required age to do thisVote
88.3%
This landmark Supreme Court case rules that women have the right to abortionsRoe v. Wade
88.2%
A hostage crisis begins in this nation when armed Muslim students occupy the U.S. Embassy in a display of defiance against Western influenceIran
86.9%
This television program debuts, featuring bouts between Archie Bunker and his son-in-law, 'Meathead'All in the Family
75.6%
Billy Joel pens this hit ballad that would also appropriately become the name of his second studio albumPiano Man
74.9%
Hint Answer % Correct
A nuclear accident occurs at this plant located near Harrisburg, PAThree Mile Island
69.6%
Babe Ruth's legendary home run record is broken by this manHank Aaron
68.7%
This environmental activism group is founded, whose first mission is to stop U.S. nuclear weapons testing on the island of AmchitkaGreenpeace
66%
Nixon signs this law to federally regulate workplace safetyOccupational Safety and Health Act
57.9%
This game show featuring contestants solving hangman-style word puzzles debuts, hosted by Chuck WooleryWheel of Fortune
56.7%
The Arab-Israeli agreements facilitated by Jimmy Carter were given this nameCamp David Accords
55.6%
U.S. aid to Israel during the Yom Kippur War prompts Arab nations to proclaim an embargo, leading to this crisis1973 Oil Crisis
54.3%
This 'Blitzkrieg Bop' band, a pioneer in the punk music genre, was formedThe Ramones
48.6%
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War ends with the signing of this documentParis Peace Accords
13.9%
This was the name of the first spacecraft landed by NASA on MarsViking 1
12.6%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
2.5%
18-19
12.9%
16-17
24.6%
14-15
20.6%
12-13
15.7%
10-11
10%
8-9
6%
6-7
3.3%
4-5
2.3%
2-3
1.4%
1-1
0.8%

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