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AARP Right Again! Trivia Contest 2021

Do you love trivia?  Who doesn’t? Trivia games aren’t just fun – they also test your knowledge and help you learn new things! 

 

In our new AARP Online Community Right Again! Trivia Contest we’re looking for the best 70’s and 80’s Pop Culture Trivia from our community members like you. We’re talking music, movies, TV, fashion, dance crazes, games … even food.  To be entered in the contest, share your ideas for questions and answers and you’ll get a chance to win one of five (5) $50 VISA gift cards along with 50 AARP Rewards Points.  A panel of judges appointed by AARP will select the top five trivia question winners, which may be selected for use in AARP’s new Right Again! Trivia game, coming soon.

 

 

Contest Details

Reply to this discussion to share your 70’s and 80’s Pop Culture trivia question. Entries are accepted from Monday, September 6 until midnight September 25, 2021. Official Rules here

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In 1979, disco diva Gloria Gaynor had a monster hit that assured us of what? 

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I will survive

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In 1982, Michael Jackson, released an album which is the 2nd best selling album of all time. Name the album.

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Answer: Bad is the name of the 2nd best selling album of all time. Thriller is the best selling album in music history.

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Thriller

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Thriller

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In Back to the Future which takes place in 1985, what year do Marty and Doc end up in when they travel back in time?

 

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Answer: They travel back to 1955. Set in 1985, the story follows Marty McFly, a teenager accidentally sent back to 1955 in a time-traveling DeLorean automobile built by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown.

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In 1974, Chinese farmers digging a well uncovered what 209 BCE necropolis? 

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The emperor's ceramic army

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In 1974, 19 year old publishing heiress Patty Hearst was abducted by what organization?

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Answer: SLA

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Symbianese Liberation Army

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SLA

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What woman won the 1971 Nobel Peace Prize?

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Indira Ghandi

 

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What pop singer is known as The Man of a Thousand Glasses?

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Answer: Elton John

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The last American television commercial aired on January 1, 1971 for what product?  

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cigarettes'

 

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The 26th amendment became a law in 1971. What is the purpose of the amendment?

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Presidential succession

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Answer: It allowed U.S. citizens 18 years old or older to vote.

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Lowered the voting age to 18

 

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What is the name of the band that announced their breakup on April 10, 1970?

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Answer: The Beatles

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What delta-winged supersonic jet developed by England and France began passenger service in January 1976? 

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The Concord

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According to Charlie Pride's 1971 smash country song, the secret of happiness is to "kiss an angel good morning." And what do you have to do "when you get back home"?  

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Love her like the devil

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