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BIG England 70s Quiz – 50 Q&A + 2 Picture Rounds

Love the 70s? How high can YOU score in the BIG England 70s quiz?

Did you love England in the 70s?

We always hear about the great music of the 70s, but what else happened in the decade to ?

England in the 70s was a whole mood, and one I love to relive at any opportunity. If this sounds like you then THIS is the England 70s quiz for you. Great if you’re looking for unusual 70s quiz questions!

We have TWO picture rounds in this England in the 70s quiz. So, let’s crack on.

BIG England 70s Quiz

england 70s quiz

Welcome to my 50 England in the 70s quiz questions! 

You can either do this England 70s quiz yourself, or you could use this quiz about the 70s in England to play against (or with) your friends.

This England Seventies Quiz has five rounds of 9 to 10 questions, and a final question to finish.

The answers to the England 70s quiz are at the end of the post, so don’t scroll down too far if you don’t want to see them. Don’t forget to share your scores in the comments at the end of the post.

Round 1 England 90s Quiz: 70s TV

How well were you paying attention to TV in the 70s? No smart phones to distract us back then!

1. ‘Cybiiillllll’ is from which TV show?

2. Name the four main characters on The Good Life?

3. Which real West Yorkshire town is the Last of the Summer Wine series filmed?

  • A. Holmfirth
  • B. Hebden Bridge
  • C. Hemsworth

4. Which 70s kids TV show was set in a school, and carried on to the 90s?

5. Which 70s sitcom was about a father-and-son rag-and-bone business?

6. In which 70s kids TV show could you win a badge for writing in and doing good deeds?

7. Which Saturday night TV was presented by Bruce Forsyth and featured two families against each other?

8. What are the surnames of the Two Ronnies?

9. Which TV show did Angela Rippon present in the 70s, using artefacts from people’s homes?

10. Which 70s TV show uses the song Yakety Sax to comedic effect?


Round 2 England 70s Quiz: 70s Music 

England in the nineties had some great musical acts, but how many can you name?

70s music quiz
  1. Who had a hit with Make Me Smile? 
  1. Who is the lead singer of Led Zeppelin? 
  1. Where was Little Jimmy Osmond’s Long Haired Lover from? 

14. What was the biggest selling movie soundtrack of the 70s?

15. Who sang Tears of a Clown with Smokey Robinson? 

16. Who sang, When You’re in Love With a Beautiful Woman? 

17. What was the number one single of the 70s, with over 2 million sales? 

18. What does YMCA stand for? 

19. What’s the connection between Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard? 

20. What was the biggest-selling album of the 1970s in Engalnd? 


Round 3 England 70s Quiz: Name That 70s Toy

Next round is all about seventies toys – how many can you name?

70s quiz

Round 4 England 70s Quiz: Culture Questions  

Next up, 70s culture – show us what you know in this England 70s quiz…

70s culture

30. Which festival had its first edition in September 1970?

31. Why was a 3-day week enforced in February 1972? 

32. In what year was the first domestic microwave cooker was sold?

33. What important financial event happened in England in 1971? 

34. What platform boots, sequins, nail varnish and colourful hair fashion was made popular by Slade and Bowie? 

35. It arrived in 1976 and could fly at 2,100 kilometres per hour, what was it? 

36. Whos nickname was Milk Snatcher? 

37. What was the average house price in 1970? 

38. Biggest selling car of the 70s? 

39. What was thej name of the first computer game, released in the 70s? 

40. How many prime ministers did we have in the 70s? 

INTERESTING FACT

“As late as 1971, women were banned from going into Wimpy Bars on their own, after midnight, on the grounds that the only women out on their own at that hour must be prostitutes.”

Round 5 England 70s Quiz: 70s fashion quiz

How well do you know your 70s fashion?

70s fashion quiz

Big 50th question

50. What name did The Beatles go by before they were ‘The Beatles’?


READ ON FOR THE ANSWERS to the England 70s quiz!

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The BIG England FOOD Quiz

or how about some England Wildlife Trivia?

70s quiz about england

READ ON FOR THE ANSWERS to the England 90s quiz

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Round 1 England 90s Quiz: 70s TV

1. ‘Cybiiillllll’ is from which TV show?

Fawlty Towers 

2. Name the four main characters on The Good Life?

Tom, Barbara, Jerry and Margo.

3. Which real West Yorkshire town is the Last of the Summer Wine series filmed?

A. Holmfirth

4. Which 70s kids TV show was set in a school, and carried on to the 90s?

Grange Hill 

5. Which 70s sitcom was about a father-and-son rag-and-bone business?

Steptoe and Son 

6. In which 70s kids TV show could you win a badge for writing in and doing good deeds?

Blue Peter 

7. Which Saturday night TV was presented by Bruce Forsyth and featured two families against each other?

The Generation Game 

8. What are the surnames of the Two Ronnies?

Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett

9. Which TV show did Angela Rippon present in the 70s, using artefacts from people’s homes?

The Antiques Roadshow 

10. Which 70s TV show uses the song Yakety Sax to comedic effect?

Benny Hill Show


Round 2 England 70s Quiz: 70s Music 

England in the nineties had some great musical acts, but how many can you name?

70s music quiz
  1. Who had a hit with Make Me Smile? 

Steve Harley Cockney Rebel 

  1. Who is the lead singer of Led Zeppelin? 

Robert Plant

  1. Where was Little Jimmy Osmond’s Long Haired Lover from? 

Liverpool 

14. What was the biggest selling movie soundtrack of the 70s?

 Saturday Night Fever (1977) — The Bee Gees, sold 15 million

15. Who sang Tears of a Clown with Smokey Robinson? 

The Miracles

16. Who sang, When You’re in Love With a Beautiful Woman? 

Dr Hook

17. What was the number one single of the 70s, with over 2 million sales? 

“Mull of Kintyre”/ “Girls’ School” by Wings 

18. What does YMCA stand for? 

Young Men’s Christian Association

19. What’s the connection between Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard? 

Roy Wood left to form Wizzard 

20. What was the biggest-selling album of the 1970s in Engalnd? 

Bridge over Troubled Water by American duo Simon & Garfunkel


Round 3 England 70s Quiz: Name That 70s Toy

Next round is all about seventies toys – how many can you name?

70s quiz

21. Space Hopper 

22. Thunderbirds 

23. Simon 

24. Spirograph

25. Rubiks Cube 

26. Fisher Price Chatter Telephone 

27. Chopper bike 

28. Connect4 

29. Space Hopper 


Round 4 England 70s Quiz: Culture Questions  

Next up, 70s culture – show us what you know in this England 70s quiz…

70s culture

30. Which festival had its first edition in September 1970?

Glastonbury

31. Why was a 3-day week enforced in February 1972? 

A three-day week was imposed during February 1972 to save on electricity at the start of the miners strike.

32. In what year was the first domestic microwave cooker was sold?

1974

33. What important financial event happened in England in 1971? 

We went from shillings to pounds, and went decimal. 

34. What platform boots, sequins, nail varnish and colourful hair fashion was made popular by Slade and Bowie? 

Glam Rock

35. It arrived in 1976 and could fly at 2,100 kilometres per hour, what was it? 

Concorde

36. Whose nickname was Milk Snatcher? 

Margaret Thatcher 

37. What was the average house price in 1970 within 10%? 

£4,975

38. What was the biggest selling car of the 70s? 

Ford Cortina

39. What was the name of the first computer game, released in the 70s? 

Pong 

40. How many prime ministers did we have in the 70s? 

Round 5 England 70s Quiz: 70s fashion quiz

How well do you know your 70s fashion?

70s fashion quiz

41. Tie-dye 

42. Bell bottoms 

43. Glam Rock 

44. Floppy hat 

45. Jump suit 

46. Crop top 

47. Platform shoes 

48. Moccasins 

49. Corduroy 

Big question – Beatles 

Try our 00s Quiz with 50 questions and a picture round too!


Big 50th question

50. What name did The Beatles go by before they were ‘The Beatles’?

The Quarrymen 


Hope you’ve enjoyed doing this England seventies quiz. It was a lot of fun to put together.

How many points did you get then?

Let me know in the comments below…


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