Quiz: How much do you know about the Baby Boomers?
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How much do you know about the Baby Boomers?
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

Whatever generation you belong to, we're sure you're very familiar and acquainted with the so-called Baby Boomers. Either these "boomers" are your parents, grandparents, or even you! No matter what your relationship with this generational segment may be, care to test your knowledge of what a typical baby boomer ought to know? Then take this quiz!

The term "Baby Boomer" -- as well as this generational segmentation -- is said to have been used in the '90s, but some point to different sources that date back to the '70s. In essence, a baby boomer is someone born after World War II, a time when surviving soldiers returned home to their wives and, well, made love, not war. And of course, you know what happened next!

Social scientists and experts noticed a significant increase in the birth rate during those post-war years. It's not such a surprise, actually, since many lives had been lost during the way, and humankind perhaps had this uncanny inner instinct to procreate and propagate the species. Wouldn't Darwin be proud! Thus, this "baby boom" during the early to mid-'40s are the years identified as the start of the boomer generation while the early to mid-'60s are considered the last of the boomer years.

Now, growing up and maturing into the world, we're sure that each Baby Boomer could identify and pick out nostalgic trivia, historical info, and pop culture references that boomers grew up with. Curious? Even if you're not a boomer, let's see if you pass as one by answering some choice questions in this quiz!



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