1960s Quiz 1

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1. What name was given to modern stamps from 1967 onwards because of the sculptors cameo bust of the queen?

2. What year was the Open University established?

3. Which Mao Zedong publication was the cultural revolution of 1966 based on?

4. Which US submarine-launched 2 stage intermediate range ballistic missiles were first operational in 1961?

5. Which country transferred its capital from Mafeking to Gaborone in 1965?

6. Which Japanese island was captured by the US in 1945 and returned in 1968?

7. What became available on the National Health Service in December 1961?

8. Which former cosmonaut died in a plane crash in March 1968?

9. Established in 1960 which organisation has the acronym EFTA?

10. What year was Prince Edward born?

11. Which Cheshire industrial town on the Manchester Ship Canal was designated a new town in 1964?

12. Which Argentinean revolutionary was killed in Bolivia in 1967?

13. Who was the Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer between 64 - 67?

14. In 1964, which was the 1st pirate radio station to start broadcasting in Britain?

15. What year was Prince Andrew born?

16. Who was the black Muslim leader murdered in February 1965?

17. Which controversial bill, sponsored by MP David Steele became leader in 1968?

18. Which British secretary of State for war resigned in 1963?

19. Which gamblers institution was legalised in May 1961?

20. ?I can?t Let Maggie Go? was a song used to advertise which consumer item?

ANSWERS  

1. Machin Stamps

2. 1969

3. The little red book

4. Polaris

5. Botswana

6. Iwo Jima

7. The Pill

8. Yuri Gagarin

9. European Free Trade Association

10. 1964

11. Runcorn

12. Che Guevara

13. Jim Callaghan

14. Radio Caroline

15. 1960

16. Malcolm X

17. Abortion

18. Profumo

19. Betting Shops

20. Nimble Bread

   

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