What do you know or remember from the Seventies
Question 1
1. In 1976, an American Panel warned the world that ---- that is used in Aerosol cans causes damage to the Ozone layer?


Question 2
2. In what year did France perform its last execution by guillotine?


Question 3
3. In what year did the USSR invade Afghanistan?


Question 4
4. What European country granted women the right to vote in 1971?


Question 5
5. In what year did India successfully test its first nuclear weapon to become the world's sixth nuclear power?


Question 6
6. What was the name of the Mars planetary probe launched by NASA in 1975?


Question 7
7. In what year did "Microsoft" become a registered trademark?


Question 8
8. What was the name of the USA's first space station that was launched in 1973?


Question 9
9. In 1970, what supersonic aircraft made its first flight at 700 mph?


Question 10
10. The Sears Tower in what US city became the world's tallest building in 1974?


Question 11
11. In 1978, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla became the pope, what name did he choose?


Question 12
12. After being taken hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran in 1979, how long were the hostages held during the Iranian Hostage Crisis?


Question 13
13. Angola gained independence from which country in 1975?





Question 14
14. The Walt Disney World Resort opened in Florida in what year?


Question 15
15. During the 1972 Summer Olympics in what city were 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Arab gunmen?


Question 16
16. In what year did the United States return the Panama Canal to Panama?


Question 17
17. In what year was Margaret Thatcher first elected Prime Minister in the United Kingdom?


Question 18
18. During what year did the Yom Kippur War between Israel, Egypt and Syria begin?


Question 19
19. The voting age in the US was lowered to 18 in 1971 when which amendment was added to the US Constitution?


Question 20
20. China was admitted to the United Nations in what year?


Question 21
21. Bangladesh gained independence from what country in 1972?


Question 22
22. What did scientists name the nearly complete 3 million year old hominid skeleton that was found in Ethiopia in 1974?


Question 23
23. Which American oil pipeline began construction in 1973 and was opened in 1977 during an oil crisis?


Question 24
24. In 1975, a civil war between Maronite Christians and Muslims began in which Middle Eastern country?


Question 25
25. In 1978, the United States stopped production of the Neutron bomb, what was its purpose?


Question 26
26. In what year was the Apple Computer Company formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak?


Question 27
27. In was country was the first "test tube baby" born from in vitro fertilization in 1978?


Question 28
28. What was the name of the 1973 Supreme Court case that declared abortion to be a constitutional right?


Question 29
29. In 1972, 5 White House operatives were arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee, what was this the beginning of?


Question 30
30. In what year were the last US ground troops withdrawn from Vietnam?


Question 31
31. Serial killer David Berkowitz was sentenced to life in prison in 1978, what was he known as?


Question 32
32. In 1970, what space mission to the moon was abandoned after mechanical issues?


Question 33
33. What was the name of NASA's first space shuttle that was unveiled in 1976?


Question 34
34. What group began bombing parts of Britain including the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament in 1974?


Question 35
35. The first pocket calculator was released by which company in 1971?








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1. CFCs (Chloro-fluorocarbons) 2. 1977 3. 1979 4. Switzerland 5. 1974 6. Viking 1 7. 1975 8. Skylab 9. The Concorde 10. Chicago, Illinois 11. Pope John Paul II 12. 444 days 13. Portugal 14. 1971 15. Munich, Germany 16. 1977 17. 1979 18. 1973 19. 26th Amendment 20. 1971 21. Pakistan 22. Lucy 23. The Trans Alaskan Oil Pipeline 24. Lebanon 25. The Neutron Bomb killed people but left the infrastructure and buildings standing 26. 1976 27. England 28. Roe v. Wade 29. The Watergate Scandal 30. 1972 31. The Son of Sam killer 32. Apollo 13 33. The Enterprise 34. The IRA (Irish Republican Army 35. Texas Instruments