Sunday, May 6, 2007

There Will Be A Test

And here it is.

Most questions are easy; some not so much.

Click 'Comments' at the bottom of the post to list your guesses/answers or to comment about someone else's comments. The full list of correct answers will be posted later in the week.

(And thanks to Mark, a loyal BoomVista-ista, for the contribution.

------------------ A TEST FOR OLDER KIDS ---------------

1. 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?

2. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. in early 1964, we all watched them on The _______ Show.

3. "Get your kicks, ________."

4. "The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed __________."

5. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ___."

6. 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 "_______."

7. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S", Nestle's makes the very best___."

8. Satchmo was America's "Ambassador of Goodwill." This great jazz trumpeter's name was ___.

9. 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 two 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 50s and 60s was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the _______.

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