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June 5, 2024

Top 10 “Remember When: 60’s & 70’s” Trivia Questions for Seniors

Explore our senior trivia questions, designed to get you thinking these questions offer more than friendly competition. Engaging in senior trivia keeps your mind sharp, strengthens memory, and sparks new connections with others who share your experiences and values.

So, gather your friends, brush up on those fascinating facts, and get ready for an entertaining journey through trivia! 

  1. Before DVDs and Netflix, what did you rent at the corner store to watch on your bulky TVs?

a. Laserdiscs

b. VHS tapes

c. Betamax tapes

d. Floppy disks

2. What popular board game featured tiny plastic cars and colorful properties?

a. Monopoly

b. Scrabble

c. Clue

d. Candyland

3. What popular toy introduced in the 1970s featured interlocking plastic bricks that sparked creativity in children and adults?

a. Cabbage Patch Kids

b. Rubik’s Cube

c. Hot Wheels

d. LEGO

4. Which political scandal of the 1970s led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon?

a. Watergate Scandal

b. Iran-Contra Affair

c. Teapot Dome Scandal

d. Lewinsky Scandal

5. What animated TV series, debuting in 1960, followed the misadventures of a futuristic family living in the space-age city of Orbit City?

a. The Jetsons

b. Scooby-Doo

c. The Flintstones

d. Top Cat

6. Which famous “King” of rock and roll returned triumphantly to the stage with his televised 1968 comeback special?

a. Chuck Berry

b. Little Richard

c. Elvis Presley

d. Buddy Holly

7. What popular dance craze of the 1960s had people twisting their bodies to the music of Chubby Checker?

a. The Jerk

b. The Mashed Potato

c. The Twist

d. The Watusi

8. Who was the charismatic and influential civil rights leader assassinated in 1965, known for his advocacy of nonviolent protest and racial equality?

a. Medgar Evers

b. Malcolm X

c. Martin Luther King Jr. 

d. Fred Hampton 

9. Before smartphones, what did you use to take instant photos at parties? 

a. Polaroid Cameras

b. Instamatic Cameras

c. Disposable Cameras

d. Film Cameras

10. What popular 1970s game show had contestants spin a giant wheel for prizes?

a. The Price is Right

b. Let’s Make a Deal

c. Match Game

d. Family Feud

Fun Memories and a Fulfilling Future Await at Springpoint Living at Manalapan

So, how did you do with our trivia questions for seniors? Whether your memory surprised you or not, you might be surprised at how easy it is to continue expanding your mind at Springpoint Living at Manalapan.

Springpoint Living at Manalapan is dedicated to providing a diverse range of senior living options tailored to individual needs. Springpoint Living at Manalapan, a premier assisted living and memory care community in Monmouth County, NJ, prioritizes creating a vibrant environment where laughter, shared stories, and connections flourish. These connections create layers of memories that enrich your life and build a sense of community.

Contact us today to learn more about our exceptional care options and discover how we can help you or your loved one live a more fulfilling life in retirement.

Answers: 

  1. (b) VHS tapes
  2. (a) Monopoly
  3. (d) LEGO
  4. (a) Watergate Scandal
  5. (a) The Jetsons
  6. (c) Elvis Presley
  7. (c) The Twist
  8. (c) Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. (a) Polaroid Cameras
  10. (a) The Price is Right
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