1975 Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
The Altair 8800 computer is released, sparking what?
A: The microcomputer revolution.
John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of what?
A: The Watergate cover-up.
Malawi changes its capital city from Zomba to what?
What game show premieres on NBC?
A: Wheel of Fortune.
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Underground radical student group bombs what?
A: The United States Department of State main office in Washington, D.C.
Charlie Chaplin is “what” by Elizabeth II?
The United Nations proclaims what?
A: International Women's Day.
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by whom?
A: His nephew, and he is beheaded on June 18.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen found what company in Albuquerque,
What Williamsburg theme park opens in Virginia?
A: The Busch Gardens.
Who becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?
A: Junko Tabei.
Mozambique gains independence from what country?
In Detroit, who is reported missing?
A: Former Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa.
NASA launches the Viking 1 planetary probe toward what planet?
In Sacramento, California, Lynette Fromme, attempts to assassinate who?
A: U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is thwarted by a Secret Service agent.
Papua New Guinea gains its independence from what country?
Who is captured in San Francisco?
A: Fugitive Patty Hearst.
President Gerald Ford survives a what?
A: A second assassination attempt, this time by Sara Jane Moore in San Francisco.
The Hughes Helicopters AH-64 Apache makes it’s what?
A: First flight.
NBC airs the first episode of what TV show?
A: Saturday Night Live.
The Cincinnati Reds are defeated by what team in Game Six off Carlton Fisk's 12th-inning home run to cap off what many consider to be the best World Series game ever played?
A: Boston Red Sox.
The TV game show, The Price Is Right, expands from 30 minutes to what?
A: Its current hour-long format on CBS.
Where do The Sex Pistols play their first gig?
A: At Saint Martins College, London.
Suriname gains independence from whom?
A: The Kingdom of the Netherlands.
What 1975 cult classic movie is released in America?
A: The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
The 1916 wreck of HMHS Britannic is found in the Kea Channel by whom?
A: Jacques Cousteau.
Benoit Mandelbrot coins what mathematical term?
Where was Lyme disease first diagnosed?
A: At Lyme, Connecticut.
What does Victoria, Australia, abolish?
A: Capital punishment.
South Australia becomes the first Australian state to decriminalize what?
A: Homosexual acts between consenting adults.
Peter Gabriel departs Genesis, and is replaced on lead vocals by whom?
A: Drummer Phil Collins.
Bob Chandler creates the first what?
A: The first monster truck, Bigfoot.