Culture Quiz/ And the Answers

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by rockgor, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Here's a quiz on popular culture. The underlying theory is, the older you are, the more answers you will know.

    Scoring at end.

    1. Name the Beatles.______,______.______.______

    2. Finish the line: "Lions and Tigers and Bears, ______ _____!"

    3. "Hey kids, what time is it?" _____ ______ _____ _____.

    4. What do M&M's do? ___ ___ ___ ___, ____ ____ ____ ____.

    5. What helps build strong bodies 12 ways?______ _______.

    6. Long before he was Mohammed Ali, we knew him as _______ ______.

    7. You'll wonder where the yellow went, ____ ____ ____ ____

    _____ ____ _____."

    8. Post-baby boomers know Bob Denver as the Skipper's "little buddy." But we know that Bob Denver is actually Dobie's closest friend, ______ G. _______.

    9. M-I-C: See ya' real soon; K-E-Y: _____? ____ _____ _____ _____!

    10. "Brylcream: ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ _____."

    11. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone _____ _____.

    12. From the early days of our music, real rock 'n roll, finish this line: "I wonder, wonder, wonder...wonder who: ____ ______ _____ _____ _____ ____?"

    13. And while we're remembering rock n' roll, try this one: "War...uh-huh, huh...yea; what is it good for? , ____ _____."

    14. Meanwhile, back home in Metropolis, Superman fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and _____ ____ _____.

    15. He came out of the University of Alabama, and became one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL. He later went on to appear in a television commercial wearing women's stockings. He is Broadway _____ _______.

    16. "I'm Popeye the sailor man; I'm Popeye the sailor man. I'm strong to the finish, ____ ___ ____ ___ ______. I'm Popeye the sailor man."

    17. Your children probably recall that Peter Pan was recently played by Robin Williams, but we will always remember when Peter was played by ______ _______.

    18. In a movie from the late sixties, Paul Newman played Luke, a ne'er do well who was sent to a prison camp for cutting off the heads of parking meters with a pipe cutter. When he was captured after an unsuccessful attempt to escape, the camp commander (played by Strother Martin) used this experience as a lesson for the other prisoners, and explained, "What we have here, ____ ____ ____ ____ ____."

    19. In 1962, a dejected politician chastised the press after losing a race for governor while announcing his retirement from politics. "Just think, you won't have ____ ____ to kick around anymore."

    20. "Every morning, at the mine, you could see him arrive; He stood six foot, six, weighed 245. Kinda' broad at the shoulder, and narrow at the hip. And everybody knew you didn't give no lip to_____ _____ , _____ _____ _____."

    21. "I found my thrill, _____ _____ _____."

    22. ________ ________ said, "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, _____ _____ _____."

    23. "Good night, David." "_____ ______,______."

    24. "Liar, liar, ____ ____ _____."

    25. "When it's least expected, you're elected. You're the star today. _______! _____ ______ ______ ______."

    26. It was Pogo, the comic strip character, who said, "We have met the enemy, and ____ ___ ____."

    I bet most people here get at least 20 right. The object of the quiz, however, is not to get a lot right but just to have fun taking it.

    [This Message was Edited on 01/19/2007]
  2. boltchik

    boltchik New Member

    1. John, Paul, Ringo and George

    2. Oh My!

    3. It's Howdy Doody time (never saw the show, but heard the slogan. I love TV trivia)

    4. They melt in your mouth, not in your hands.

    5. ?

    6. Cassius Clay (spelling, not sure?)

    7. ?

    8. ?

    9. M-o-u-s-e, never saw this original show either, but remember hearing that part.

    10. ?

    11. Over 30?

    12. Wrote the book of love?

    13. ?

    14. The American way?

    15. Joe Namath

    16. because I eat all my spinach.

    17. I think it was a woman, Sandy Duncan?

    18. A failure to communicate? Lol, probably wrong.

    19. ?

    20. ?

    21. On Blueberry Hill

    22. ?

    23. ?

    24. Pants on fire.

    25. ?

    26. And he is us.

    Missed a few, but that was fun! I didn't want to Google any, so that's what I can come up with on my own. Have a great night Rock, thanks for the post. Kim :)
    [This Message was Edited on 01/18/2007]
  3. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    1. John, paul, ringo, george
    2. Oh MY!
    3. It's Howdy Dooty Time!
    4. They melt in your mouth, not in your hand.
    5. ?
    6. Casius clay, (sp?)
    7. When you brush you teeth with Pepsodent.
    8. ?
    9. Why? Because we LOVE you!
    10. ?
    11. ?
    12. Who wrote the book of love?
    13. Absolutely nothing!
    14. the american way
    15. Joe Namath
    16. Cause I eat me spinach
    17. Sandy Duncan
    18. ?
    19. ?
    20. ?
    21. On Blueberry Hill.
    22. ?
    23. ?
    24. Pants on fire!
    25. Smile! You're on Candid Camera
    26. ?
  4. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    Even though I scored the least correct answers, I still won the trip down memory lane. Thanks Rock.
  5. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    but way too hard for me,too many American Q's.
    I reckon I got about 4 right,the Beatles one,the one that says "floats like a butterfly,stings like a bee",Popeye & liar,liar-is that anything to Billy Liar,lol,I can vaguely remember reading that at school.
  6. shar6710

    shar6710 New Member

    1.Ringo, John, Paul, George
    3.Its Howdy Doody time!
    4.They melt in your mouth, not in your hand.
    6.Cassius Clay (sp?)
    11.over 30
    12.who wrote the book of love
    13.Absolutly Nothin!
    14.the American Way
    15.Joe Namath
    16.cuz I eats my spinach
    17.Julie Andrews (?) a failure to communicate.
    19.Barry Goldwater
    20.Big John, Big Bad John
    21.On blueberry hill
    23.Good night, Walter.
    24.pants on fire
    25. is ourselves(?)

    I think I failed! But it was fun.

  7. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    And Mouseketeers. I think all of you did very well. After all, most of this stuff hasn't been in active use for decades.

    And Paulmack, you did very well for an alien. Haha. Well, How many Americans would know "The ___ _____ of Old Aberdeen"?

    "Liar, Liar, Pants on fire," is a chant little kids use when they get into an argument.

    Here are the answers.


    1 John, Paul, George, Ringo

    2. Oh, my

    3. It's Howdy Doody Time!

    4. They melt in your mouth, not in your hand.

    5. Wonder Bread

    6. Cassius Clay

    7. when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent

    8. Maynard G. Krebbs

    9. Why? Because we like you.

    10. A little dab'll do ya.

    11. over 30

    12. who wrote the book of love

    13. Absolutely nothin'

    14. the American way

    15. Joe Namath

    16. "cause I eats me spinach"

    17. Mary Martin

    18. is a failure to communicate

    19. Richard Nixon

    20. Big John, Big Bad John

    21. On Blueberry Hill

    22. Jimmy Durante, Wherever you are.

    23. Good night, Chet.

    24. pants on fire

    25. Smile! you're on Candid Camera

    26. he is us


    24-26 correct - 50+ years old

    20-23 correct - 40's

    15-19 correct - 30's

    10-14 correct - 20's

    0- 9 correct - You're, like, ya know, sorta a teenage dude?

    "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."

  8. Jana1

    Jana1 New Member

    That quiz took a while to type, sure was fun to take, though! thanks..ok, I missed 2 and yes, I am 61!

  9. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    Your right of course,The Northern Lights Of Aberdeen,lol.
    Does that get me bonus points,lol
  10. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Yee get two bonus points and a bowl of haggis.
  11. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    a bowl o' haggis wi Rabbie Burns' night just aroon the corner 25thJan,very apt.
  12. mgk321

    mgk321 New Member

    proving that there are advantages to being old! I prefer, actually, to consider myself mature! :)