Saturday, January 30, 2010

TESTING PART 2 ~ THE ANSWERS

If you missed out on yesterdays test go here to take it and then come back to post your answer.

ANSWERS

1. (b) On the floor to the left of the clutch. Hand controls popular in Europe took till the late '60's to catch on.
2. (b) To sprinkle clothes before ironing. Who had a steam iron?
3. (c) Cold weather caused the milk to freeze and expand popping the bottle top.
4 . (a) Blackjack Gum.
5.. (b) Special makeup was applied followed by drawing a seam down the back of the leg with eyebrow pencil.
6. (a) 1946 Studebaker .
7. (c) Wax coke bottles containing super-sweet colored water.
8 (a) Wax for your flat top (butch) haircut.
9. (a) With clamps tightened by a skate key which you wore on a shoestring around your neck.
10. (c) Eeny-meeny-miney-mo.
11. (c) Polio.. In beginning of August swimming pools were closed movies and other public gathering places were closed to try to prevent spread of the disease..
12. (b) Taxi . Better be ready by half-past eight!
13. (c) Macaroni.
14. (c) Hiding under your desk and covering your head with your arms in an A-bomb drill.
15. (a) Princess Summerfallwinterspring . She was another puppet.
16. (a) Immediately sniffed the purple ink to get a high.
17. (b) Put in a special stamp book they could be traded for household items at the Green Stamp store.
18. (c) Ammunition and we'll all be free.
19. (a) The widely famous 50's group The Inkspots.
20. (a) Tony Bennett and he sounds just as good today.

SCORING

17- 20 correct: You are older than dirt and obviously gifted with mental abilities. Now if you could only find your glasses. Definitely someone who
12 -16 correct: Not quite dirt yet but you're getting there.
0 -11 correct: You are not old enough to share the wisdom of your experiences.

HERE IS WHAT I GOT.....

21 comments:

TechnoBabe said...

Sixteen is pretty good don't you think? I really like the look of your blog. You have some great pictures on it and you are all ready for Valentines Day.

Lori R. said...

Oh I am glad I am not quite dirt yet. 15 correct! (not that I remember any of this,,,,,hmmmm,,,, yeah,,,, I have just HEARD people talk about these things....
Have a great weekend,,,)

xinex said...

Mmmm, I only scored 7 and I am old. Does it mean I am ignorant? LOL....Christine

Mike Golch said...

I got 17 of them!but than again I am getting old.

Kristin said...

At least you're not quit dirt yet. Ah ha ha. I'm scared to take it. :)

Mara said...

For me this would have been a guessing game all along. Of course I am waaaaayyyyy too young to remember any of it, but most importantly: I haven't got the foggiest what most questions were about in the first place!

I will have to find some Europe-based questions soon...

thesurpriselily said...

18 right! And I'm not old...just really smart!! Hee hee!!! Loved it!!

Amy said...

I got 13... so I am just like you..

nancygrayce said...

Oh, NO....I wonder why my computer didn't tell me not to????? I hope I haven't been invaded now.

I have noticed that not all my comments are showing up.....I had 3 on my post and I now only have 2.

Elise said...

Hi, I'm really sorry but Blogger has gone a bit mad and your lovely comment you left mr earlier has disappeared. Would you mind re-sending it please ? Thank you

Sandee said...

I'm older than dirt. Bwahahahahahahaha. That was fun.

Have a terrific day. :)

Tonja said...

I got 18 right...but I don't know if that makes me happy or sad!

Fun! Thanks for sharing!

Technodoll said...

I'm too embarassed to share my score. It was fun to play, er try to play, LOL!

KBeau said...

I got all 20. I don't feel older than dirt.

Yes, Karen White is a great read. I've read three of hers, and I think I'm going to order some more.

Kirby3131 said...

I think I just have too much time on my hands because I got 19 of them correct. Is 43 old?? hahaha

blueviolet said...

I guess I'm not quite dirt!

Alexis AKA MOM said...

LOL not quite yet I love it. So you have some super glue hold the dust together. What a fun test :)

Cottage Cozy said...

~19 for me~ Another oldie by goodie!

Anonymous said...

I missed 2 - I thought #6 was the Tucker, and I missed the one about the taxi, so I guess I made 18.
I got another THT sale email tonight, but I resisted!!!
Blessings, Sarita Boyette
sboyette@tx.rr.com

Sandy said...

I got 19! Honest Injun, I did! (hand up)

First of all, I am old and secondly, I am such a nostalgia freak, I'd be surprised if I didn't do well.

Kristie said...

I got 12, but mostly by guessing. It was fun to learn from though! :-)

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