Are you smarter than a 60 year old?

likeaneagle

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A TEST FOR 'OLDER' KIDS. I was picky who I sent this to. It had to be those who might actually remember. So have some fun my sharp-witted friends. This is a test for us 'older kids'! The answers are printed below, (after the questions) but don't cheat! answer them first.....

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01. 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?________________.





02. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. In early 1964, we all watched them on The ____ ___________ Show.





03. 'Get your kicks, __ _________ _______.'





04. 'The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to _____ _ _____.'





05. 'In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ____ ____ ____ ____.'





06. 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 '_____.'





07. Nestle's makes the very best.... _________.'





08. Satchmo was America 's 'Ambassador of Goodwill.' Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us. His name was

______ ___________.





09. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______.




10. Red Skeleton's hobo character was named ______ ___ ________ and Red always ended his television show by saying, 'Good Night, and '________ ________ '





11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning their ______ _______.





12. 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? ___ & _______.





13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about, 'the day the music died.' This was a tribute to _______ ____________.





14. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians did it. It was called __________.





15. One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the ______ _____ .


16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____?





17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!





18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? Only The _____ Knows!





19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". It's name was the ______ ______!

20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as it's Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name? ________





ANSWERS:

01.The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.

02. The Ed Sullivan Show

03. On Route 66

04.To protect the innocent.

05.The Lion Sleeps Tonight

06. The limbo

07. Chocolate

08. Louis Armstrong

09. The Timex watch

10. Freddy, The Freeloader and 'Good Night and God Bless.'

11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)

12. Beetle or 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
 

stevent222

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MIssed one couldn't remember Freddy the Freeloader right off hand.

And you got number 16 wrong. LS/MFT we always said. Lose Straps/Means Flabby Tits.
 

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not smarter, but prolly more practiced at this test lol :thee:

:blowkiss:
 

Bamber

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No idea on a lot of them; we didn't have a TV, we entertained ourselves.
 
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7 out of 20......which might be right.....sinceI am just past 1/3 on the road of becoming 60. :teeth:
:pinocchio:
 

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[QUOTE="Bamber, post: 4702802]No idea on a lot of them; we didn't have a TV, we entertained ourselves.[/QUOTE]


How's your eyesight now then?
 

Goodgrief

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Oh darn! When I was 60, I probably would have aced it. Missed a couple. Perhaps I should consult a specialist about my having a few lapses.
 

likeaneagle

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[QUOTE="sassypants, post: 4759483]I need to study up to be stupid! I missed a lot of these and I am a sassy 58 yr old![/QUOTE]

Im 58 next month . A good age! (Bamber 58 in december!)
 

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The few questions I couldn't answer were about shows I had never seen. I used to live in a different world...