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Dive Into Nostalgia With 60’s & 70’s Trivia Questions for Seniors

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Dust off your vinyl records and crank up the transistor radio because it’s time to take a trip back to the groovy 60’s with our top 10 trivia questions for seniors. Whether you remember hula hoops bouncing on the sidewalks or bell bottoms brushing the dance floor, these brain-teasers will challenge your knowledge of the days that helped shape who you were then and who you are now. From iconic historical events to beloved pop culture milestones, these trivia questions for seniors aim to spark a little laughter and a walk down memory lane.



1. What iconic event occurred on July 20, 1969, capturing the world’s attention as humans first set foot on the moon?

a. Woodstock Festival
b. Apollo 11 Moon Landing
c. Vietnam War Ceasefire
d. Beatles’ Last Concert

2. Which classic TV show featuring a quirky family with a mysterious butler aired from 1964 to 1966 and became a cult favorite?

a. The Addams Family
b. I Love Lucy
c. The Brady Bunch
d. Bewitched

3. What was the iconic hairstyle worn by John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever?

a. Beehive
b. Afro
c. Mullet
d. Disco

4. Before DVDs and Netflix, what did you rent at the corner store to watch on your bulky TVs?

a. Laserdiscs
b. VHS tapes
c. Betamax tapes
d. Floppy disks

5. Who sang the unforgettable theme song for “The Brady Bunch”?

a. The Brady Bunch Kids
b. The Monkees
c. The Jackson 5
d. Sherman Hemsley

6. What popular board game featured tiny plastic cars and colorful properties?

a. Monopoly
b. Scrabble
c. Clue
d. Candyland

7. In the 1970s, what disco anthem by Gloria Gaynor became an anthem of resilience and empowerment?

a. Le Freak
b. Stayin’ Alive
c. I Will Survive
d. Disco Inferno

8. What popular toy introduced in the 1970s featured interlocking plastic bricks that sparked creativity in children and adults?

a. Cabbage Patch Kids
b. Rubik’s Cube
c. Hot Wheels

9. What iconic fashion trend of the 1960s featured vibrant colors, bold patterns, and a sense of rebellion against traditional styles?

a. Mod Fashion
b. Bohemian Style
c. Hippie Fashion
d. Preppy Style

10. Which political scandal of the 1970s led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon?

a. Watergate Scandal
b. Iran-Contra Affair
c. Teapot Dome Scandal
d. Lewinsky Scandal

So, how did you do? As we conclude our journey back through the 1960’s and 1970’s, we invite you to embark on a new adventure that extends beyond nostalgia and into the present.

At The Moorings at Lewes, we understand the importance of fostering an environment where older adults can reminisce about the past and create new, vibrant memories in the company of like-minded individuals. Our senior living community in Lewes, Delaware provides the ideal backdrop to live an active lifestyle near the beach, engage in a vibrant social life, and participate in clubs and activities tailored to a range of interests.

We empower residents to navigate their future confidently while safeguarding against the escalating costs of care through our innovative Lifecare program at The Moorings at Lewes. Learn more about our senior living community and contact us today to schedule a tour.


1. (b) Apollo 11 Moon Landing
2. (a) The Addams Family
3. (d) Disco
4. (b) VHS tapes
5. (a) The Brady Bunch Kids
6. (a) Monopoly
7. (c) I Will Survive
8. (d) LEGO
9. (c) Hippie Fashion
10. (a) Watergate Scandal

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