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Trivia Quiz - What Year Did It Happen? #8

What Year Did It Happen? #8

Quiz Number: 1954
Date Submitted: December 30, 2007
Quiz Categories: What Year Did It Happen?
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: BubblyJolie
Average Score: 33.1 percent
Times Taken: 45 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9

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1. String bikinis are such a sensation that Brazil tries to ban them:
  A.   1967
  B.   1987
  C.   1974
  D.   1973

2. Black athlete Chuck Cooper breaks the NBA color barrier as he joins the Boston Celtics:
  A.   1950
  B.   1969
  C.   1947
  D.   1957

3. The first woman ever to lead a major tribe, Wilma Mankiller becomes Chief of the Cherokee Nation:
  A.   1975
  B.   1985
  C.   1971
  D.   1975

4. Garrison Keillor, host of the radio show, "Prairie Home Companion," has his "Lake Wobegon Days" published.
  A.   1990
  B.   1987
  C.   1985
  D.   1978

5. Gymnast Olga Korbut becomes the darling of the Munich Olympics:
  A.   1964
  B.   1968
  C.   1972
  D.   1976

6. Jack Nicklaus, at the age of 23, becomes the youngest golfer to date, to win the Masters:
  A.   1967
  B.   1980
  C.   1957
  D.   1963

7. Premium-grade gasoline is introduced:
  A.   1954
  B.   1957
  C.   1974
  D.   1967

8. Jack Kerouac's, "On the Road," is published and becomes the "bible" to the "beatnik" generation:
  A.   1970
  B.   1973
  C.   1957
  D.   1965

9. CBS sells the New York Yankees to George Steinbrenner, Micheal Burke and other investors:
  A.   1975
  B.   1978
  C.   1984
  D.   1973

10. The Ford Thunderbird debuts and is a smash hit:
  A.   1966
  B.   1955
  C.   1969
  D.   1972®   

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