Time Machine: 1970s

Styles from this decade keep returning like a boomerang. What else do you know about the 70s?

Quiz

Styles from this decade keep returning like a boomerang. What else do you know about the 70s?

1. Louise Brown was a big name in 1978. What's her claim to fame?

  • She entered college at the age of 12
  • She was the first test-tube baby
  • She wrote a best-selling book

2. In 1976, the Supreme Court ruled that:

  • Abortion is legal
  • The death penalty is constitutional
  • Schools should integrate by bussing children

3. The Senate approved the Equal Rights Amendment in 1972. When did it finally become a law?

  • 1974
  • 1980
  • Never

4. The 1970s saw the publication of the Pentagon Papers. What were the Pentagon Papers?

  • A best-selling book by reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
  • Documents that proved U.S. misconduct during the Vietnamese conflict.
  • The list of the Watergate scandal participants

5. In 1970, New York City saw its first:

  • Marathon
  • Halloween Parade
  • World's Fair

Your Results:

1. Louise Brown was a big name in 1978. What's her claim to fame?
She was the first test-tube baby

2. In 1976, the Supreme Court ruled that:
The death penalty is constitutional

3. The Senate approved the Equal Rights Amendment in 1972. When did it finally become a law?
Never

4. The 1970s saw the publication of the Pentagon Papers. What were the Pentagon Papers?
Documents that proved U.S. misconduct during the Vietnamese conflict.

5. In 1970, New York City saw its first:
Marathon

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