1970s

  • 1. Which country did Abba come from?

    2. Which 70's pop movie with John Travolta released in 1998?

    3. Which band did Diana Ross leave at the start of the decade? 

    4. T Rex was led by which singer?

    5. What colour was was Debbie Harry's hair which named her band?

    6. Maggie May provided who with his first No.1?

    7. Kiki Dee's biggest 70s hit was with whom?

    8. Where did Supertramp have Breakfast in 1979?

    9. Who was lead singer with the Boomtown Rats?

    10. Who cleaned Wimbledon Common and cleaned up the charts in '74?

    11. What went with Peaches in the 70's charts?

    12. Who had a posthumous hit with Way Down?

    13. Song for whom was Elton John's first instrumental hit?

    14. Which World Cup football squad did Rod Stewart have a hit with?

    15. Which Rollers had two No.1's in 1975?

    16. Who had a single hit from the album Bat Out of Hell?

    17. Izhar Cohen and Alphabeta won Eurovision for which country? 

    18. Which brothers included Wayne, Donny and Little Jimmy?

    19. Whose first hit was Wuthering Heights?

    20. Which 70s B Side for Queen became a football anthem?

    21. Which Abba hit first became the name of an Alan Partridge spoof?

    22. Which Gary's first hit was Tubeway Army?

    23. Which hostel did the Village People visit in the 70s?

    24. How many performers made up The Carpenters?

    25. Which soccer side had a hit with I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles?

    26. Tubular Bells is credited with establishing which record label?

    27. Which band were Part of the Union?

    28. Which Bryan founded Roxy Music?

    29. Who celebrated his Ding-A-Ling in song?

    30. Who had the last 70s Xmas No.1 with Another Brick in the Wall?

     

    1. Sweden

    2. Grease

    3. The Supremes

    4. Marc Bolan

    5. Blonde

    6. Rod Stewart

    7. Elton John

    8. America

    9. Bob Geldof

    10. The Wombles

    11. Herb

    12. Elvis Presley

    13. Guy

    14. Scottish

    15. Bay City Rollers

    16. Meat Loaf

    17. Israel

    18. Osmond

    19. Kate Bush

    20. We Are the Champions

    21. Knowing Me Knowing You

    22. Numan

    23. YMCA

    24. Two

    25. West Ham

    26. Virgin

    27. Strawbs

    28. Ferry

    29. Chuck Berry

    30. Pink Floyd

  • Past Times: The 70s Quiz (30 questions)

     

    1. In which country did black activist Steve Biko in 1977?

    2. Which US President was brought down by the Watergate scandal?

    3. What did a policeman use to hide a streaker's embarrassment in a famous incident at Twickenham in 1974?

    4. Which London born comic Charlie was knighted?

    5. Which tree population was decimated by a Dutch disease?

    6. Did Skytrain provide cut price tickets by air or rail?

    7. Who succeeded John Paul I as pope?

    8. The New English version of which Book was published in 1970?

    9. Which Czech tennis star Martina defected to the West?

    10. In which country did Pol Pot conduct a reign of terror?

    11. Which Sebastian was a record of breaking middle distance runner?

    12. Which father of twins was the husband of the British PM?

    13. Which princess was sportswoman of the year in 1971?

    14. The Queen celebrated how many years on the throne in her Jubilee?

    15. Which Lord disappeared after his nanny was murdered?

    16. Who beat four male candidates to become Tory leader in 1975?

    17. Which war ended with the fall of Saigon in 1975?

    18. Which country's athletes were murdered at the 1972 Olympics? 

    19. John Curry won Olympic gold on what surface?

    20. In which country did a Ripper carry out horrific murders?

    21. Which Lord and Royal uncle was murdered off Ireland?

    22. Which mother won a Nobel Peace Prize?

    23. Charles de Gaulle died after being president of which country?

    24. Were Sunderland in the first or second division when they won the FA Cup in 1973?

    25. Where was the monarchy restored after the death of Franco?

    26. In 1971 the first British soldier was killed in which British province?

    27. Evonne Goolagong from which country won Wimbledon in 1971?

    28. Which Chris was Jimmy Conners' fiancee when he first won Wimbledon?

    29. Which James succeeded Harold Wilson as Prime Minister?

    30. David Steel became leader of which political party in 1976?

     

     

    Past Times: The 70s Quiz Answers

     

    1. South Africa

    2. Nixon

    3. His helmet

    4. Chaplin

    5. Elm

    6. Air

    7. John Paul II

    8. Bible

    9. Navratilova

    10. Cambodia

    11. Coe

    12. Denis Thatcher

    13. Anne

    14. 25

    15. Lucan

    16. Margaret Thatcher

    17. Vietnam

    18. Isreal

    19. Ice

    20. Yorkshire

    21. Mountbatten

    22. Teresa

    23. France

    24. Second

    25. Spain

    26. Northern Ireland

    27. Australia

    28. Evert

    29. Callaghan

    30. Liberal