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Jeopardy for Seniors.. This is fun!

Let's see how good your memory is.
Don’t look at the answers yet, until the end.

Youngsters, you don’t have a chance.

This is a test for the 'older kids'! So have some fun my sharp-witted friends.
The answers are printed below, (after the questions) but don't cheat! answer them first...

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? A ______ ______.

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? ______ or ___.

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 _____-____.

16. Remember LS/MFT _____ ______ /_____ ____ _______.

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

18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? Only 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 its Logo/Representative What was the boy's name?  ______.


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

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1 hour ago, Keith Black said:

 Not being able to remember is far different than not knowing. 


I asked my GP if I should be worrying about my forgetfulness as I get older. His response was "If you've forgotten where you left your car keys, then don't worry. If someone hands you your keys and you don't know what they're for, then you need to see the doctor".



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