A Test for us Older Kids

I have these same questions stored away someplace, but I can’t remember where. So, when Dusty Roads sent these to me I decided to share them with my friends. Please read and try to answer the questions before you read the answers at the end.

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.’ What did he leave behind?

02. When the Beatles fist came to the U.S. in early 1964, we all watched then on which TV 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 Skeleton’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 in 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 was twirled around our waist. It was called the ________ _____.

16. Remember LS/MFT. _______ ________/________ _______ ________.

17. Hey kids! What time is it? Its’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’. Its name was the ______ ______!

20. Alka Seltzer used a ‘boy with a tablet on his head’ as its Logo/Representative. What was the boys 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 burnt. Not flags as some might 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

How’d you do? Those were the good ole days, weren’t they!

Keep your fork

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