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The Game Shows of the '70s Quiz
by Staff
Game shows came into their own in the '70s, with a renewed interest in viewers looking for money, prizes and even love. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of some of the grooviest game shows of the decade!

After being canceled in 1965, what year did "The Price Is Right" return to the airwaves?

  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 1974

True or false: Pat Sajak hosted "Wheel of Fortune" throughout much of the '70s.

  • true
  • false

What classic game show was canceled in 1975, after nine years on the air?

  • "Jeopardy!"
  • "The Price Is Right"
  • "The Match Game"

Who hosted "Jeopardy!" during its run in the 1970s?

  • Bert Convy
  • Alex Trebek
  • Art Fleming

What show was hosted by Richard Dawson?

  • "Family Feud"
  • "The Gong Show"
  • "Tattletales"

What are the teams on "Family Feud" trying to guess?

  • prices
  • survey responses
  • ages

How many squares were on "The Hollywood Squares"?

  • three
  • nine
  • 12

Who served as the host of "The Hollywood Squares" during the '70s?

  • Jack Barry
  • Alex Trebek
  • Peter Marshall

Richard Dawson appeared as a guest on 348 episodes of this 1970s game show.

  • "Tattletales"
  • "The Hollywood Squares"
  • "The Match Game"

How many celebrity guest stars appeared in each episode of "The Match Game"?

  • six
  • ten
  • 12

How many pairs of prizes did contestants on "Concentration" hope to match?

  • 12
  • 15
  • 20

What game show did Alex Trebek host during the '70s?

  • "Jeopardy!"
  • "Tattletales"
  • "High Rollers"

Who hosted "The Joker's Wild"?

  • Bert Convy
  • Bob Barker
  • Jack Barry

True or false: A kid's version of "The Joker's Wild" ran from 1979 to 1981.

  • true
  • false

What show, hosted by Bert Convy, ran from 1974 to 1977?

  • "Let's Make a Deal"
  • "To Tell the Truth"
  • "Tattletales"

What year was "The Newlywed Game" canceled?

  • 1972
  • 1974
  • 1976

Which of these shows was NOT a Chuck Barris creation?

  • "The Match Game"
  • "The Gong Show"
  • "The Dating Game"

What year did "The Gong Show" premiere?

  • 1972
  • 1974
  • 1976

Who was the dancing stagehand on "The Gong Show"?

  • Gene
  • Bob
  • Steve

True or false: Chuck Barris performed "Take This Job and Shove It" on his final appearance on "The Gong Show."

  • true
  • false

Which 1970s game show featured an appearance by a serial killer?

  • "The Newlywed Game"
  • "Love Connection"
  • "The Dating Game"

Who chose the winning bachelor on "The Dating Game"?

  • the audience
  • the female contestant
  • the host

Who served as the host of "The Match Game" during the '70s?

  • Gene Rayburn
  • Richard Dawson
  • Bob Barker

Which '70s game show featured Jim Perry as host?

  • "To Tell the Truth"
  • "Card Sharks"
  • "High Rollers"

What year was Garry Moore replaced as host of "To Tell the Truth"?

  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979

What year was classic game show "Let's Make a Deal" canceled?

  • 1974
  • 1977
  • 1980

What '70s show got a reboot hosted by Michael Strahan in 2016?

  • "Password"
  • "The $10,000 Pyramid"
  • "Tattletales"

Who hosted "The $10,000 Pyramid" during the '70s?

  • Burt Convy
  • Alex Trebek
  • Dick Clark

What game show was canceled in 1975, only to be revived again in 1979?

  • "High Rollers"
  • "Password"
  • "The Newlywed Game"

What show won Burt Convy an Emmy in 1977?

  • "Tattletales"
  • "The Price Is Right"
  • "The Dating Game"