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Senior Scribes...
Are you smarter than a 60 year old?
Written by “who knows?”  
January 10, 2012 

Editor: I had fun with this. Only missed two. This is a test for us “older kids.” Remember the Lone Ranger, The Twist, Satchmo, Red Skelton? If you do, then you’re a prime target for the quiz. Enjoy. 

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 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  ______________. 

This is designed especially for seniors. It will drive them crazy! And keep them busy and let them forget their aches and pains for a few minutes. 

Don’t check the answers until you’ve done your best to “remember”... click here

 


 
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