A Baby Boomer Quiz

I was looking through some of my old files (things I saved before 2000) and found this Baby Boomer


Beatles (Photo credit: Ricard Lopez 1)

Quiz. I have no idea where it came from but the original author attributes some of it to WSDM 98 Oldies Radio in Terre Haute, Indiana, a station that changed its name and its format a few years ago to 92. 7 Bob FM.  Here are the answers.

Who/what was?

1.    World leader that pounded his shoe on the table at the United Nations
2.    First name of the Beaver’s best friend
3.    First and last name of Wally Cleaver‘s best friend
4.    Running Bear‘s Indian maiden
5.    First U. S. astronaut to orbit the earth
6.    Played Peter Pan before all those imitators
7.    1963 song recorded by the Kingsmen that no adult would let us sing. (Hint: the first word is “Louie.”)
8.    Kept breaking windows around Mayberry
9.    Stage name for character who replaced Gomer Pyle
10.    First and last names of all the Beatles (If you can’t answer this one, you’d better give up now.)
11.    Variety show host who brought the Beatles to American TV
12.    Stage name for Perry Mason’s opponent who NEVER won a case
13.    Who were Hoss’s brothers?
14.    Who knew best?
15.    Real name of actor who played the Rifleman
16.    Miner who stood “six-foot six and weighed 245″
17.    Claimed to build strong bodies 12 ways
18.    Graduated 6th grade so he could cipher figures for his uncle
19.    Said “I have a dream.”
20.    Said “I can’t get no satisfaction.”
21.    Said “I will not seek nor will I accept my party’s nomination for . . .”
22.    Said “Don’t trust anyone over 30.”

Fill in the blanks

23.    Raised in the woods so he knew every tree / Kilt him ((7 words)
24.    She wore an itsy bitsy teenie weenie ((3 words)
25.    Hey kids. What time is it? (4 words)
26.    M-I-C . . . See you real soon. K-E-Y . . . (5 words)
27.    I’ve got smog in my noggin, ever since (4 words)
28.    Reason the Purple People Eater wouldn’t harm the songwriter: “I wouldn’t eat you cause (3 words)
29.    Before he was Skipper’s little buddy, Bob Denver was Dobie’s best friend (3 words)
30.    Superman, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice and (3 words)
31.    Where have all the flowers gone? (5 words)
32.    You’ll wonder where the yellow went (7 words)
33.    I’m Popeye the sailor man! I’m Popeye the sailor man! I’m strong to the finish (5 words)
34.    You’re all invited back next week to this locality / to get a (5 words)
35.    Good night, Chet (3 words)

Bonus points
Where were you on November 22, 1963 when you first heard that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas?
Whistle the theme to “The Andy Griffith Show.”




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