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1970s Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers From 1971

1971 trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

1970s Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers From 1971

A ban on radio and television advertisements for what product goes into effect in the United States?
A: Cigarettes.

The landmark television sitcom, starring Carroll O'Connor as Archie Bunker, debuts on CBS?
A: All In The Family.

What dam officially opens in Egypt?
A: The Aswan High Dam.

January 17 – The Baltimore Colts defeat what team, 16-13, in Super Bowl V?
A: Dallas Cowboys.

In Uganda, who deposes Milton Obote in a coup, and becomes president?
A: Idi Amin.

Charles Manson and 3 female "Family" members are found guilty of what?
A: The 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.

Apollo 14 lands on the what?
A: The Moon.

 

A new stock market index called the "what" debuts?
A: Nasdaq Composite.

Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League player to become voted into the what?
A: Baseball Hall of Fame from the Negro League (Jackie Robinson was inducted July 23, 1962.)

Apollo 14 returns to Earth after the what?
A: Third manned Moon landing.

The US, UK, USSR and others sign the Seabed Treaty, outlawing what?
A: Nuclear weapons on the ocean floor.

Evel Knievel sets a world record by jumping how many cars in Ontario, California?
A: 19.

Boxer Joe Frazier defeats whom at Madison Square Garden?
A: Muhammad Ali.

Who becomes president of Syria?
A: Hafez al-Assad.

 

U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley is found guilty of what?
A: 22 murders in the My Lai Massacre and sentenced to life in prison.

A Los Angeles jury recommends the death penalty for whom?
A: Charles Manson and 3 female followers.

Sierra Leone becomes a what?
A: Republic.

The Supreme Court of the United States rules unanimously that what?
A: Busing of students may be ordered to achieve racial desegregation.

The Milwaukee Bucks win the what?
A: The NBA World Championship, sweeping the Baltimore Bullets in 4 straight games.

An earthquake in Turkey destroys most of what city?
A: Burdur.

Six armed passengers hijack a Romanian passenger plane and force it to fly to where?
A: Vienna.

 

Neville Bonner becomes the first what?
A: Indigenous Australian to sit in the Australian Parliament.

Where does Norway begin oil production?
A: In the North Sea.

President Richard Nixon declares what?
A: The U.S. War on Drugs.

What airlines, a low cost carrier, begins its first flights between Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio?
A: Southwest Airlines.

Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors is what?
A: Found dead in his bathtub in Paris, France.

What does President Nixon announce?
A: His 1972 visit to China.

Apollo 15 astronauts David Scott and James Irwin become the first to do what?
A: Ride in a lunar rover, a day after landing on the Moon.

 

A Boeing 727 (Alaska Airlines Flight 1866) crashes into what?
A: The side of a mountain near Juneau, Alaska, killing all 111 people on board.

What amusement park opens in Orlando, Florida?
A: Walt Disney World.

The Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 7 games against what team?
A:  Baltimore Orioles.

President Nixon nominates  what two men to the U.S. Supreme Court?
A: Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. and William H. Rehnquist.

The United Kingdom becomes the 6th nation to do what?
A: Launch a satellite into orbit, the Prospero X-3, using a Black Arrow carrier rocket.

Led Zeppelin releases their what?
A: Fourth Studio album "Led Zeppelin IV", which goes on to sell 23,000,000 copies.

Intel releases the world's first what?
A: Microprocessor, the Intel 4004.

 

What did D. B. Cooper do?
A: He hijacked a  Northwest Orient Airlines plane, and with  US$200,000 in ransom money, he  parachuted from the plane and was never seen again.

The world's largest "what" in Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union, begins operations?
A: hydroelectric plant.

Who is elected President of the Italian Republic?
A: Giovanni Leone.

In the longest game in NFL history, what team beat the Kansas City Chiefs?
A: Miami Dolphins.