Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A test for the older kids

As we get closer to Xmas, kids are getting excited, as are the older kids. So have some fun,and take a trip down memory lane,  my sharp-witted friends. The answers are printed below, but don't cheat.

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 US in early 1964, we all watched them on The _____________ Show

03'Get your kicks on route _________________.

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 . . . . _________.'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, ______.

11.Some American’s 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. By what other names did it go?___________.

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 ______________.


01.The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.

02.The Ed Sullivan Show

03.On Route 66

04.To protect the innocent..On Route 66

04.To protect the innocent..

05.The Lion Sleeps Tonight

06..The limbo


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


15.Hoola-hoopBeetle or Bug

13.Buddy Holly




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