Other questions in this quiz

2. The Weathermen bombed ...

  • army recruitment centres and government buildings.
  • army training camps.
  • universities with policies they didn't agree with.
  • politicians' homes and government buildings.

3. Who encouraged people to 'drop out' of society and coined the phrase "turn on, tune in and drop out" in 1968?

  • Huey Newton
  • Tom Hayden
  • Timothy Leary
  • Bobby Seale
  • Tom Hobden

4. When did the student movement become more extreme in its views?

  • In the late 1950s
  • In the early 1970s
  • In the late 1960s
  • In the early 1960s

5. Why was the hippie movement of particular concern to the older generation?

  • Because hippies weren't productive so they were worried about what would become of the world when their generation died.
  • Because hippies were violent and they saw them as a threat.
  • Because hippies refused to work and experimented in drugs such as marijuana and LSD.
  • Because hippies talked of the unimportance of the older generation so they were worried the government would latch onto this view and stop giving them pensions etc.

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