Official Baby Boomer Quiz

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Name the Beatles – both the first and last name of each, of course. Consider this a warm-up. [If you can’t answer this one without thinking, close up the test, and move on to something else. We have nothing further to discuss.

Finish the line: “Lions and tigers and bears, _________!” Admittedly, this came along before we boomers were born. But we remember it from both the movies and the boob tube.

“Hey kids, what time is it?” ____________________

What do M&M’s do? ____________________

What helps build strong bodies 12 ways? ____________________

Long before he was Mohammed Ali, before he was The Greatest, we knew him as ____________________

“You’ll wonder where the yellow went, ____________________

Those post baby boomers, or baby boomer wannabees, know Bob Denver as the Skipper’s “little buddy.” But we true boomers know that Bob Denver is actually Dobie’s closest friend, ____________________

“M-I-C: See ya’ real soon; K-E-Y: ____________________

Definition: A “streaker” is someone who might go running through the lobby of the girls’ dormitory ____________________

“Brylcream: ____________________

Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone ____________________

From the early days of our music, real rock ‘n roll, finish line: “I wonder, wonder, wonder…wonder who ____________________

And while we’re remembering rock n’ roll, try this one: “War…uh-huh, huh…yea; what is it good for? ____________________

This is from a kinder and gentler protest song, but the question is just as profound: Where have all the flowers gone? Perhaps you could use a little help here: “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone?____________________

Meanwhile, back home in Metropolis, Superman fights a never ending battle for truth, justice, and ____________________

He came out of the University of Alabama, and became one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL, and later went on to appear in a television commercial wearing women’s stockings. He is Broadway ______

“I’m Popeye the sailor man; I’m Popeye the sailor man. I’m strong to the finish, ____________________. I’m Popeye the sailor man.”

Your children probably recall that Peter Pan was recently played by Robin Williams, but we will always remember when Peter was played by ____________________

In the movie, The Graduate, young Benjamin, played by Dustin Hoffman, was counseled about his future, and told to consider one thing: _______________

In another movie from the late sixties, Paul Newman played Luke, a ne’er do well who was sent to a prison camp for cutting off the heads of parking meters with a pipe cutter. When he was captured after an unsuccessful attempt to escape, the camp commander (played by Strother Martin) used this experience as a lesson for the other prisoners, and explained, “What we have here, ____________________

In 1962, a dejected politician chastised the press after losing a race for governor while announcing his retirement from politics. “Just think, you won’t have ____________________ to kick around any more.”

“Every morning, at the mine, you could see him arrive; He stood six foot, six, weighted 245. Kinda’ broad at the shoulder, and narrow at the hip. And everybody knew you didn’t give no lip, ____________________

“I found my thrill, ____________________
You may remember Richie Cunningham singing this. But if you are a true boomer, you know it was Fats Domino who made this line famous.

“Good night, Mrs. Calabash, ____________________.” This originated long before even the first of us boomers was born. But in order to be a true baby boomer, you have to have some breadth.

“Good night, David.” “_________” “__________.”

“Liar, liar, ____________________

“When it’s least expected, you’re elected; You’re the star today. Smile! ____________________

From our parents’ day, as I recall, it was Pogo, the comic strip character, who said, “We have met the enemy, and ____________________

Who put the bop in the bop she-bop she-bop? ____________________.

No answers….you’re on your own! Take a double dose of Ginseng!