Ageless questions for our kids


This is a test for us, old kids! The answers are printed below, but don't you cheat.

     READY??    Here we go!

     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 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 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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     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