Quiz: Do You Know These Things That Baby Boomers Should Know?
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Do You Know These Things That Baby Boomers Should Know?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Think you know all about Baby Boomers? Prove it!

"Baby Boomers" is the name given to the generation that was born at the end of World War II. As soldiers came home from the war, they settled down, bought houses and started families. Baby boomers are those born between 1946 and 1964 (although some sources list the first Boomer year as 1943). Currently, Baby Boomers are rivaled in number by millennials, with both generations in the United States boasting current numbers of at least 70 million.

Not to be left out, other regions cataloged their own Baby Boom. Australia, Canada, Europe and Asia recorded births in record numbers. This generation experienced benefits that previous generations didn't.

Baby Boomers were the richest, healthiest and highest educated generation to date. More Boomers in the United States graduated high school than previous generations, and many went to college on the G.I. Bill. G.I. benefits also enabled boomers to realize the American dream of home ownership in record numbers. And rising incomes enabled them to experience what some describe as the first economic excess as a generation.

How much do you remember about that time? And do you know enough to earn the title of a baby boomer? Take this quiz to find out!

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Baby Boomers remember phones that were _______?
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Baby Boomers remember being ______ by parents.
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At 1 a.m. or so, you'd see what on TV?
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Baby Boomers remember getting milk from ________?
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Baby Boomers remember watching movies where?
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Baby Boomers recall the assassination of which president?
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Which of these was a popular bicycle accessory?
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Baby Boomers know all about life without _______?
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Baby Boomers remember school ______ when they were little.
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Which of these was a popular '50s TV figure?
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It was popular to wear which of these?
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It was coolest to watch _______ TV.
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Baby Boomers drank water from where?
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TV remotes were once _____ ?
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Baby Boomers remember their parents instructing them to eat _____ ?
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Baby Boomers could speak to _______ ?
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You found phone numbers where?
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Baby Boomers recall which of these?
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Girls would be advised to wear ____ to school.
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The refrigerator was called the ______?
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Coffee was made using what?
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There used to be no _____ on TV.
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Baby Boomers recall phone numbers that begin with what?
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Baby Boomers would watch _____ launches.
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Women would do what before going shopping?
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Customer service was _______ ?
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They remember the ________ machine.
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How did nurses dress?
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Baby Boomers recall listening to music on what device?
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There were once _______ days to get gas.
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There were a lot of what kind of stamps?
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How much of the disposable income in the U.S. do Boomers have​?
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As of 2016, about how many Boomers are there in America?
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For Baby Boomers, color TV was _______?
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