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I received this test from a friend recently but wasn’t completely happy with the way it was formatted. I added a number of questions and kept the number of answer choices to just four instead of the five or six in the original version. Do you consider yourself a true “Baby Boomer”?  Here’s your chance to prove it. Get a paper and pencil handy to record your answers because if you’re a true “Boomer” you won’t be able to remember them anyway.  Here are 25  relatively easy questions which you should be able to answer and which the younger generations  may have some difficulty with.   And no cheating!

1. What’s the quicker picker-upper?

A. Maxwell House Coffee

B. Bounty paper towels

C. United Airlines

D. None of the above.

2. What builds strong bodies 12 ways?

A. Flintstone vitamins

B. Wonder Bread

C. Milk

D. Cod Liver Oil3. Before he was Muhammed Ali, he was…

A. Sugar Ray Robinson

B. Rudolph Valentino

C. Fabian

D. Cassius Clay


4. Look ma….. No cavities! A. Pepsodent

A. Pepsodent

B. Crest

C. Ipana

D. Johnson’s Tooth Powder

5. Pogo, the comic strip character said, ‘We have met the enemy and…..

A. It’s you.

B. He is us.

C. He’s really me and you.

D. He surrendered.


6. Good night, David . . .

A. Good night, Chet 

B. Good night, Irene

C. Good night, Gracie

D. Good night, Steve


7. You’ll wonder where the yellow went…

A. When you use Tide.

B. When you clean your tub. 

C. If you buy a soft water tank. 

D. When you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.


8. Before he was the Skipper’s Little Buddy, Bob Denver was Dobie’s friend…

A. Randy Goodman

B. Steve Reeves…

C. Maynard G. Krebs.

D. Corky B. Dorkus 

9. Sometimes you feel like a nut — sometimes you don’t.

A. Snickers

B. Milky Way

C. Almond Joy & Mounds

D. $1000 Dollar Bar


10. Liar, liar…

A. On the wire.

B. Jump up higher.

C. Pants on fire.

D. Join the choir

11. Meanwhile, back in Metropolis, Superman fights a never ending battle

for truth, justice and….

A. Lois Lane.

B. World peace.

C. Red tights.

D. The American way.


12. Hey kids! What time is it?

A. It’s time for Yogi Bear

B. It’s Howdy Doody Time

C. It’s time for Romper Room

D. The Mighty Mouse Hour


13. Lions and tigers and bears..! …

A. Oh, no

B. Gee whiz

C. I’m scared

D. Oh my

14. It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature!

A. Old Spice

B. Chiffon Margarine

C. Vitalis Hair Tonic

D. Top Brass

15. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone…. 

A. Over 40.

B. Wearing a uniform.

C. Over 30.

D. You don’t know.

16. NFL quarterback who appeared in a television commercial wearing women’s pantyhose…  

A. Kenny Stabler

B. Joe Namath

C. Roger Staubach

D. Steve Young


17. Brylcream… 

A. Smear it on.

B. Tame that cowlick.

C. It’s a dream.

D. A little dab’ll do ya.


18. Where’s the beef?

A. Burger King

B. McDonalds

C. Jack in the Box

D. Wendy’s

19. I found my thrill…

A. In Blueberry muffins.

B. Down at the mill.

C. With a man named Bill.

D. On Blueberry Hill.


20. Before Robin Williams, Peter Pan was played by…

A. Mary Martin.

B. Doris Day.

C. Errol Flynn.

D. Sally Fields.


21.  Name the Beatles…

A. John, Steve, George, Ringo

B. John, Paul, Stacey, Ringo

C. Jay, Paul, George, Ringo

D. John, Paul, George, Ringo


22. I wonder, wonder, who.

A. Was it you? 

B. Who wrote the book of love? 

C. Who I am? 

D. Really loved you. 


23. I’m strong to the finish…

A. Cause I eats my broccoli. 

B. Cause I eats me spinach.  

C. And don’t you forget it. 

D. Cause Olive Oyl loves me. 


24. When it’s least expected, you’re elected, you’re the star today.

A. Smile, you’re on Star Search.  

B. Smile, we’re watching you. 

C. Smile, you’re on Candid Camera.  

D. Smile, you’re on TV.


25. What do M & M’s do?

A. Make your tummy happy.

B. Melt in your mouth, not in your pocket.. 

C. Melt your heart. 

D. Melt in your mouth, not in your hand. 


Well, how do you think you did?  I’ll post all of the answers in the next day or so and you can check your scores.  Not to brag but I answered correct on all but one question on my first try so I’m now an officially verified “Boomer”. Have fun with it. 

Posted January 12, 2013 by Every Useless Thing in Humor, Useless Crap

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