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1975 Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

1975 trivia quiz questions and answers about stuff from the 70s.

 

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?
A: Lilongwe.

What game show premieres on NBC?
A: Wheel of Fortune.

January 29 – The Weather 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?
A: Knighted.

The United Nations proclaims what?
A: International Women's Day.

 
Construction of what Pipeline System begins?
A: The Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

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, New Mexico?
A: Microsoft.

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?
A: Portugal.

In Detroit, who is reported missing?
A: former Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa.

 
What opens in New Orleans?
A: The Louisiana Superdome.

NASA launches the Viking 1 planetary probe toward what planet?
A: Mars.

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?
A: Australia.

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.

 
Muhammad Ali defeats who in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines?
A: Joe Frazier.

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 name "Micro-soft" is used by Bill Gates in what?
A: A letter to Paul Allen for the first time.

The 1916 wreck of HMHS Britannic is found in the Kea Channel by whom?
A: Jacques Cousteau.

Benoit Mandelbrot coins what mathematical term?
A: Fractal.

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.