SENIOR TRIVIA …

Shared by Bear Tales follower Ed

Sorry Bear got lazy in his old age and didn’t want to format the questions! LOL 😉 All inquiries directed to Ed please.


THE ANSWERS WILL BE ON THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE, BUT YOU JUST CAN’T QUITE REMEMBER THE CORRECT ANSWER .

DON’T LOOK BELOW FOR THE ANSWERS UNTIL YOU HAVE TRIED TO FIGURE IT OUT. A TEST FOR ‘OLDER’ KIDS.

I was picky who I sent this to. It had to be those who might actually remember. So have some fun my sharp-witted friends. This is a test for us ‘older kids’! The answers are printed below,(after the questions) but don’t cheat! answer them first.

*****************

01.
After the Lone
Ranger saved
the day and
rode off into
the sunset,
the grateful
citizens would
ask, Who was
that masked
man?
Invariably,
someone would
answer, I
don’t know,
but he left
this behind.
What did he
leave
behind?________________.

02.
When the
Beatles first
came to the
U.S. In early
1964, we all
watched them
on The ____
___________
Show. ;

03.
‘Get your
kicks, __
_________
_______.’
;

04.
‘The story you
are about to
see is true.
The names have
been changed
to _____ _
_____.’ ;

05. ‘In
the jungle,
the mighty
jungle, ____
____ ____
____.’ ;

06.
After the
Twist, The
Mashed Potato,
and the
Watusi, we
‘danced’ under
a stick that
was lowered as
low as we
could go in a
dance called
the ‘_____.’

07.
Nestle’s makes
the very
best….
_________.’
;

08.
Satchmo was
America ‘s
‘Ambassador of
Goodwill.’ Our
parents shared
this great
jazz trumpet
player with
us. His name
was______
___________.

09.
What takes a
licking and
keeps on
ticking?
_______. ;\\

10. Red
Skelton’s hobo
character was
named ______
___ ________
and Red always
ended his
television
show by
saying, ‘Good
Night, and
‘________
________ ‘ ;

11.
Some Americans
who protested
the Vietnam
War did so by
burning their
______
_______.

12. The
cute little
car with the
engine in the
back and the
trunk in the
front was
called the VW.
What other
names did it
go by? ___
& _______.

13. In
1971, singer
Don MacLean
sang a song
about, ‘the
day the music
died.’ This
was a tribute
to _______
____________. ;

14. We
can remember
the first
satellite
placed into
orbit. The
Russians did
it. It was
called
__________.

15. One
of the big
fads of the
late 50’s and
60’s was a
large plastic
ring that we
twirled around
our waist. It
was called the
______ _____ .

16.
Remember
LS/MFT _____
_____/_____
_____ _____? ;

17. Hey
Kids! What
time is it?
It’s _____
______ _____!

18. Who
knows what
secrets lie in
the hearts of
men? Only The
_____ Knows! ;

19.
There was a
song that came
out in the
60’s that was
“a grave yard
smash”. It’s
name was the
______ ______!
;

20.
Alka Seltzer
used a “boy
with a tablet
on his head”
as it’s
Logo/Representative.
What was the
boy’s name?
________

ANSWERS:

01.The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet
02. The Ed Sullivan Show
03. On Route 66
04.To protect the innocent
05.The Lion Sleeps Tonight
06. The limbo
07. Chocolate
08. Louis Armstrong
09. The Timex watch.
10. Freddy, The Freeloader and ‘Good Night and God Bless.’
11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)
12. Beetle or Bug
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hoola-hoop
16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco
17. Howdy Doody Time
18. Shadow
19. Monster Mash
20. Speedy

Send this to your ‘older’ friends, (Better known as seniors.) It will drive them crazy!
And keep them busy and let them forget their aches and pains for a few minutes.


Thanks Ed.

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