Time Machine: 1950s - FamilyEducation

Time Machine: 1950s

How much do you know about the decade when blue jeans and bobby socks ruled?

Quiz

How much do you know about the decade when blue jeans and bobby socks ruled?

1. After the 1957 baseball season, which state became the new home to the Dodgers and the Giantsùtwo New York baseball teams?

  • Illinois
  • Florida
  • California

2. Which of the following buildings designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright was completed in 1959?

  • "Falling Water," Bear Run, PA
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York City
  • The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo

3. In 1957, the Gold Coast became the first of Britain's African colonies to gain independence. What was the country officially re-named?

  • Republic of Ghana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cote d'Ivoire

4. Which popular comic strip premiered in 1950?

  • Walt Kelly's Pogo
  • Charles Schulz's Peanuts
  • Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury

5. Which of the following products appeared on the market before the 1950's?

  • Roll-on deodorant
  • Silly Putty
  • Kellogg's Sugar Frosted Flakes

1. After the 1957 baseball season, which state became the new home to the Dodgers and the Giantsùtwo New York baseball teams?
California

2. Which of the following buildings designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright was completed in 1959?
Guggenheim Museum, New York City

3. In 1957, the Gold Coast became the first of Britain's African colonies to gain independence. What was the country officially re-named?
Republic of Ghana

4. Which popular comic strip premiered in 1950?
Charles Schulz's Peanuts

5. Which of the following products appeared on the market before the 1950's?
Silly Putty

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