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The Hippie Movement Quiz

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During the height of the Hippie Movement, one of the group's major anthems was a song that promoted harmony and was called "Get Together." What band released this famous song back in 1967?
The Youngbloods
The Grateful Dead
The Velvet Underground
Lockboy

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The Hippie Movement is believed to have developed from what "generation" of soulful punks and rebels from the Fifties and early Sixties?
The Sing Song Generation
The Find Generation
The Beat Generation
The Strum Generation

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One of the particularly controversial aspects of the Hippie Movement was their free use of what drug whose street name was "acid"?
L.S.D.
Cocaine
Opium
Heroin

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What was the name of the hippie group led by author Ken Kesey who toured America in a colorful school bus passing out L.S.D. to people in 1964?
The Hope Connection
The Merry Pranksters
The Stableson Movement
Contract Miami

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What was the name of the famous tour bus which the Merry Pranksters used to tour the U.S. back in 1964?
The Bumber Boy
King Crimson
Destitree
Furthur

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One of the major psychedelic bands central to hippie culture was what rock group led by vocalist Grace Slick who made hits like "White Rabbit"?
The Mamas and the Papas
The Electric Daybreak
Jefferson Airplane
Tin Soldier

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One of the major social causes that the Hippie Movement adopted was a vocal protest against what American war that was raging at the time?
The Persian Gulf War
The Vietnam War
The Korean War
World War Two

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As a controversial statement against America's involvement in the Vietnam War, some radical hippies even flew the flag of what South Vietnam rebel sect which tried to instill communism in their homeland?
The Crier Rie
The Pol Pot
The Viet Cong
The Lao Dze

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Because they would hand out flowers to people as an act of peace, hippies were often known by what natural nickname?
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The Flower Children
The Breeze Blowers
The Sunshine Sect
The Meadow Generation

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The district of Haight-Ashbury was a central space for hippie culture during the Sixties. In what American city is Haight-Ashbury?
New York City
San Francisco
Salem
Austin

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What group of hippies in Haight-Ashbury famously hosted underground concert and art exhibits as well as organized food and medical drives for the less-fortunate in the area?
The Choppers
The Swayers
The Trappers
The Diggers

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What is the common name for the group of seven counterculture activists who were arrested and tried in 1969 upon charges that they were planning on starting anti-war riots?
The Buffalo Springfield
The Chicago Seven
The Phoenix Septet
The Seven Merry Men

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The Chicago Seven were arrested as they planned on protesting what event in 1968?
The Inauguration of Richard Nixon
The opening of Disney World
The World's Fair
The Democratic National Convention

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In what year was the famous "Summer of Love" where hippie culture exploded throughout America's largest cities?
1967
1965
1969
1971

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What is the name of the massive gathering in Golden Gate Park during 1967 where thousands of hippie activists simply sat, performed music, and chanted spiritual mantras?
The Frisco Sit-In
The Human Be-In
The Sit-In by the Bay
The Exist-Ins

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One of the central bands of the Hippie Movement was what group which was led by guitarist Jerry Garcia?
The Who
The Rolling Stones
Pink Floyd
The Grateful Dead

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What is the name of the famous 1969 New York music festival where hippies turned out in the hundreds-of-thousands to see some of the age's most famous bands perform?
Woodstock
Punch Out
Aquarius
Fine Time

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Abbie Hoffman, the hippie icon and member of the Chicago Seven, interrupted what group's performance at Woodstock to protest the Vietnam War?
The Who
Jimi Hendrix
The Incredible String Band
Richie Havens

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What is the name of the shanty town which hippies and the Poor People's Campaign built in Washington D.C. to house the less fortunate until police used tear gas to force the residents to flee?
Resurrection City
Claypool
Kingstown
The Washington Preservation Zone

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The spirit of the Hippie Movement and drug culture was catalogued by what famous gonzo journalist behind books likeĀ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas?
Hunter S. Thompson
Roger Dailey
Wesley W. Dreichels
Bill Oakland

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One of the tragic responses against hippie culture was the massacre that took place at what college where security murdered four peaceful protestors?
Penn State
Harvard
Kent State
Ball State

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What is the name of the famous hippie venue in Virginia City, Nevada where many psychedelic bands like Jefferson Airplane and The Charlatans played before they got their big breaks?
The Whit Mink
The Red Dog Saloon
The Blue Rabbit
The Yellow Fox

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A motto among hippies during the Sixties was "Get clean for Gene" in which they tried to rehabilitate their image to gain support for what presidential hopeful who promised to end the Vietnam War?
Eugene Calif
Eugene McCarthy
Gene Beaumont
Gene Hassleberry

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In 1967, Abbie Hoffman led a group of hippies in a protest where they tried to mentally levitate what American landmark as a sign of protest against intervention in Vietnam?
The Washington Monument
The Pentagon
The White House
Fort Knox

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Jerry Rubin helped found what parody political party of hippies whose name was a portmanteau of Youth International Party?
The Yippies
The Yinterpa
The Yaddy Paddies
The Yotopo

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The Yippies once nominated a pig to run for President of the United States. What was the name of that patriotic porker?
Benjamin Bacon
Bluebell
Pigasus
Swinedon B. Johnson

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In April of 1969, the hippies planted a communal garden called People's Park in Berkley until what Governor of California tore it down and arrested them for trying to do so?
Ronald Reagan
Georgia Collins
Leonard Sweede
Farris I. Johnson

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What is the name of the famous hippie commune created by academic Stephen Gaskin in Tennessee that still exists today?
The Farm
Summer's Rest
Caughman Grove
White Skies

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What band produced the famous hippie anthem "What's that Sound?"
Fleetwood Mac
Buffalo Springfield
Paul Revere and the Raiders
Simon and Garfunkel

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Much of the momentum of the Hippie Movement was shattered with the arrest of what cult leader who ordered his followers to murder people in order to bring about the end of the world?
Peter Pasquel
Jim Jones
Ogden Holmes
Charles Manson

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