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Old Kids Test

Discussion in 'Just for Laughs' started by tripwire45, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. tripwire45
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    A friend of mine forwarded this to me. I must say that I scored 100% which means I'm really old. Ten questions on the test and the answers are listed below. Don't cheat.

    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___________________."

    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. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S", 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 w! ho 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 ________________

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    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 may God Bless."
    11. Draft cards (Bras! were also burned.)
    12. Beetle or Bug
    13. Buddy Holly
    14. Sputnik
    15. Hoola-hoop
     
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  2. Tyler D

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    Well i scored 5 out of 15,so i guess that means im still young then :biggrin
     
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  3. Sarah

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    I got 3 :oops:
     
  4. Tyler D

    Tyler D Gigabyte Poster

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    No need for the :oops: Sarah just means we are still Young Yippee!!!! :thumbleft
     
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  5. Phoenix
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    Phoenix 53656e696f7220 4d6f64

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    I think it should be renamed the 'old american test'
    :P
    I dont think most brits old or not would get half those questions, lol
     
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  6. Phil
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    7 here :)
     
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  7. nugget
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    nugget Junior toady

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    I got a couple more than half of them but I have to agree with Phoenix, these things do tend to have a 'slight' American bias in them.:oops:
     
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  8. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    That's pretty good considering there are only 10 items. Wonder what the other five say? :tongue

    jk

    Yes, they are biased towards American historical icons and cultural references. Of course so are Star Wars, Star Trek, and Indiana Jones. :wink:
     
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  9. Arroryn
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    Arroryn we're all dooooooomed

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    4. Still young. *looks in mirror* probably.
     
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  10. AJ

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    8 for me :dry
     
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  11. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

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    I got 6, Daddy - do I get's a popsicle ? :biggrin
     
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  12. AJ

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    Not from me you don't :blink:blink:blink
     
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  13. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    :kids...geez: :dry

    Sure, here.

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