Friday, June 27, 2014

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 75 YR OLD?

THIS MAY BE HARDER THAN YOU MAY THINK. THE ANSWERS WILL BE ON THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE, BUT YOU JUST CAN'T QUITE REMEMBER THE CORRECT ANSWER.

DON'T LOOK BELOW FOR THE ANSWERS UNTIL YOU HAVE TRIED IT OUT.

A TEST FOR 'OLDER' KIDS. I was picky who I sent this to. It had to be those who might actually remember. So have some fun my sharp-witted friends. Thisis a test for us 'older kids'! The answers are printed below, (after the questions)but don't cheat! answer them first.....

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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 to
___________________.'



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. 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 Skeleton'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 didit. 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 ___________
____________.


16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____?



17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!



18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? The___________Knows!


19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". It's name was the ______ ______!

20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as it's
Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name? ________









ANSWERS:

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 God Bless.'

11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)

12. Beetle or Bug

13. Buddy Holly

14. Sputnik

15. Hoola-hoop

16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco

17. Howdy Doody Time

18. Shadow

19.Monster Mash

20. Speedy

Send this to your 'older' friends, (Better known as Seniors.) It will drive
them crazy! And keep them busy and let them forget their aches and pains for
a few minutes.




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