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Top 10 “Remember When: 60’s & 70’s” Trivia Questions for Seniors

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Rekindle the excitement of solving brain teasers and the joy of sharing laughter with friends or provoke a little friendly competition using our senior trivia questions.

Our senior trivia questions offer more than just a trip down memory lane (though who doesn’t enjoy that?). They’re designed to be an opportunity to keep your mind sharp, engage in lively conversations, and connect with others who share your experiences and values. So, gather your friends, brush off those memories, and brace yourself for an entertaining journey through trivia questions for seniors. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the fun, knowledge, and new connections waiting for you.

1. 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

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

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. What animated TV series, debuting in 1960, followed the misadventures of a futuristic family living in the space-age city of Orbit City?

a. The Jetsons
b. Scooby-Doo
c. The Flintstones
d. Top Cat

6. Which famous “King” of rock and roll returned triumphantly to the stage with his televised 1968 comeback special?

a. Chuck Berry
b. Little Richard
c. Elvis Presley
d. Buddy Holly

7. What popular dance craze of the 1960s had people twisting their bodies to the music of Chubby Checker?

a. The Jerk
b. The Mashed Potato
c. The Twist
d. The Watusi

8. Who was the charismatic and influential civil rights leader assassinated in 1965, known for his advocacy of nonviolent protest and racial equality?

a. Medgar Evers
b. Malcolm X
c. Martin Luther King Jr.
d. Fred Hampton

9. Before smartphones, what did you use to take instant photos at parties?

a. Polaroid Cameras
b. Instamatic Cameras
c. Disposable Cameras
d. Film Cameras

10. What popular 1970s game show had contestants spin a giant wheel for prizes?

a. The Price is Right
b. Let’s Make a Deal
c. Match Game
d. Family Feud


So, how did you score? While you may or may not be surprised by how good your memory is, you may be surprised to learn that senior living communities make it possible to have this much fun every day.

At Springpoint, we understand the importance of providing diverse options that cater to individual needs and preferences, ensuring that every resident finds a place they can truly call home. Whether it’s independent living, assisted living, memory care, or skilled nursing, our senior living communities offer a continuum of care designed to support residents at every stage of their journey.

While exploring these enriching living options, it’s the moments like trivia sessions that remind us of the power of our memories. By drawing upon past experiences, you can relive cherished moments while also paving the way for new ones to fill your heart. Through laughter, shared stories, and the simple joy of connecting with others, you can create layers of memories that enrich your life and shape shared experiences.

With Springpoint by your side, the possibilities are endless, and the journey ahead is filled with promise, purpose, and the enduring spirit of community. Learn more.


1. b. VHS tapes
2. a. Monopoly
3. d. LEGO
4. a. Watergate Scandal
5. a. The Jetsons
6. c. Elvis Presley
7. c. The Twist
8. c. Martin Luther King Jr.
9. a. Polaroid Cameras
10. a. The Price is Right

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