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Calendar >  Jeopardy for Seniors

Jeopardy for Seniors

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TR Robertson — OK Seniors let’s see how you do with this quiz. This may be harder than you may think. The answers will be on the tip of your tongue, but you just cannot quite remember the correct answer. Let’s see how good your memory is. Do not look at the answers yet, until you have let your mind wander back some years. Print it out and cover the answers to take the quiz.

Youngsters, you do not have a chance. This is a test for the “older kids”.

  1. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, “Who was that masked man?” Invariably, someone would answer, “I don’t know, but he left this behind.” What did he leave behind? ___ _________ __________
  • When the Beatles first came to the U.S., in early 1964, we all watched them on what T.V. show? __________ _______ __________ __________
  • “Get your kicks on _________ ________!”
  • “The story you are about to see it true. The names have been changed to _________ ______ __________”
  • “In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ______ _______ _______ ________.”
  • After the Twist, the Mashed Potato, and the Watusi, we danced under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the __________.
  • Nestle’s makes the very best ____________.
  • Satchmo was “America’s Ambassador of Goodwill”. Our parents might have shared this great jazz trumpet player with you. His name was __________ ________________.
  • What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? ______ ____________ ___________.
  1. Red Skeleton’s hobo character was named ___________ ______ ___________________. Red always ended his television show by saying “Good Night and _________ ________.
  1. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning their _________ ________.
  1. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other names did it go by? ___________ and ____________.
  1. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about “the day the music died”. This was a tribute to ___________ ___________.
  1. What was the name of the first satellite placed into orbit by the Russians? It was called ______________.
  1. One of the big fads of the late 50’s and 60’s was a large plastic ring that was twirled around our waist. It was called the ____________ ____________.
  1. Remember LS/MFT – ____________ __________/_________ _________ ___________.
  1. “Hey Kids! What time is it? It’s ____________ _____________ ___________.”
  1. “Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? Only the _______________ knows.”
  1. There was a song that came out in the 60” s that was “a graveyard smash”. Its name was the _____________ ____________.
  • Alka Seltzer used a boy with a tablet on his head as its logo/representative. What was the boy’s name? _________________.

Answers:

  1. A Silver bullet
  2. The Ed Sullivan Show
  3. Route 66
  4. Protect the innocent
  5. The lion sleeps tonight
  6. Limbo
  7. Chocolate
  8. Louis Armstrong
  9. The Timex Watch
  10. Freddy, the Freeloader and God Bless
  11. Draft cards
  12. Beetle and Bug
  13. Buddy Holly
  14. Sputnik
  15. Hoola-hoop
  16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco
  17. Howdy Doody Time
  18. Shadow
  19. Monster Mash
  20. Speedy
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