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Back to the ‘70s World History Quiz

Trivia about the decade of the 1970s

How many answers do you think you could get right in this challenging Back To The ‘70s World History Quiz? We’ve formulated this 10-question trivia game to put your skills to the test. Ranging from key topics such as The Troubles in Ireland, through to Britain’s first miners strikes early on in the decade, this Back To The ‘70s World Quiz will be sure to test you knowledge and ability – whether you are a quiz novice or an advanced specialist!

This popular trivia quiz would be perfect for any history buff or ‘70s disco music lover so be sure to share with friends who think they’ve got what it takes to beat the Back To The ‘70s World History Quiz. Get started here to earn top scores and skill-up on your knowledge of 1970s world history.

  • Question of

    British troops shot protestors in the Bogside district of which city in January 1972?

    • Londonderry
    • Armagh
    • Dublin
    • Omagh
  • Question of

    London announced plans in 1970 to build a barrier across which river?

    • Thames
    • Severn
    • Clyde
    • Seine
  • Question of

    An avalanche in Val D’Isere in which country killed 41 in 1970?

    • France
    • Switzerland
    • Austria
    • Luxembourg
  • Question of

    Alan Shepard became the first man to play which sport on the moon in 1971?

    • Golf
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Hockey
  • Question of

    Strikes by workers in which industry resulted in power cuts in the UK in 1972?

    • Coal
    • Fishing
    • Road haulage
    • Airports
  • Question of

    Who announced that he was leaving the Beatles in April 1970?

    • Paul McCartney
    • John Lennon
    • Ringo Starr
    • George Harrison
  • Question of

    “I Want You Back” was the first hit single for which group in 1970?

    • Jackson 5
    • Supremes
    • Sister Sledge
    • Commodores
  • Question of

    What type of deadly disease affected elm trees in the 1970s?

    • Dutch
    • Spanish
    • German
    • Italian
  • Question of

    The Expo 70 World Fair was held in which country?

    • Japan
    • Malaysia
    • United States
    • Australia
  • Question of

    Which car brand went bankrupt and was nationalised in 1971?

    • Rolls-Royce
    • Bentley
    • Mini
    • Triumph

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