The Ultimate 70s Tv & Film Quiz

Think you know something about TV & Film in the 70s era? Think Film stars, beloved TV series’ and their actors, hit movies and 70s TV game shows for inspiration to ace our free 1970s TV & Film quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some nostalgic quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Which actor played Willy Wonka in the 1971 movie?

2 – How many movies did John Travolta participate in during the 70s – 0, 6 or 16?

3 – In which year was the original ‘Freaky Friday’ released?

4 – Who was the director of the 1975 movie JAWS?

5 – Who won an Academy Award for best actress in ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?

6 – Burt Young portrayed which character in Rocky?

7 – Emmerdale was first broadcast in 1972 but what was the show’s original name?

8 – What was the opening theme song for the 1976 sitcom ‘Open all Hours’?

9 – In which 1979 movie did Danny Glover make his film debut?

10 – Which animal blood was thrown at Carrie in the 1976 movie?

Round 2

1 – How many siblings are in the 1970 show ‘The Partridge Family’?

2 – What animal is Friar Tuck in the 1973 Disney movie Robin Hood?

3 – In which year was the original Star is Born released?

4 – ‘Little House on the Prarie’ first aired in 1974 how many seasons did it run for?

5 – Which TV programme which first aired in 1979 on BBC is currently on its 44th series as of 2022?

6 – Henry Winkler played ‘Fonzie’ in which 1974 Sitcom?

7 – Who wrote and directed the 1977 movie Close Encounters?

8 – ‘Stranded at the drive in’ is a song from which 1978 movie?

9 – Name ‘The Duke Boys’ from the 1979 show The Dukes of Hazard?

10 – Which actor played Mork in the 1978 sitcom Mork and Mindy?

Round 3

1 – Name two of the three kittens from the 1970 Disney movie ‘The Aristocats’?

2 – Who portrayed Miss Ellie in the 1978 sitcom Dallas?

3 – In which year was the first Halloween film released?

4 – Who created the Star Wars Franchise?

5 – Who played Ripley in the 1979 film Alien?

6 – Which war did Travis Bickle fight in before becoming a Taxi driver in the 1976 movie?

7 – What does the 1972 series M*A*S*H stand for?

8 – How many movies was Barbara Streisand in during the 70s – 1, 5 or 9?

9 – Which actor played John Ritter in the 1977 sitcom Three’s Company?

10 – Kermit & Missy Piggy were part of which 1974 show?

Round 4

1 – The 1975 TV programme ‘Starsky & Hutch’ is based on two men of which profession?

2 – Miss Eglantine Price is a character from which 1971 film?

3 – Which actors portrayed Ted & Joanna Kramer in the 1979 film Kramer Vs Kramer?

4 – In the 1976 movie King Kong which character does John Randolph portray?

5 – Saturday Night Live first broadcast in which year – 1976, 1978, 1975?

6 – What does the 1977 series ‘CHiPs’ stand for?

7 – Which actor portrays Lieutenant Al Bressler in the 1971 movie Dirty Harry?

8 – The 1972 police drama ‘New Scotland Yard’ ran for how many series – 1, 4 or 6?

9 – Anthony “Tony” Manero was portrayed by John Travolta in which 1977 movie?

10 – What are the last names of ‘The Two Ronnies’ from the 1971 comedy show?

Round 5

1 – You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?” is a quote from which 70s movie?

2 – “It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.” is a quote from which 70s movie?

3 – “Tell me about it stud” is a quote from which 1978 movie?

4 – “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” is a quote from which 70s movie?

5 – “You talkin’ to me?” is a quote from which 70s movie?

6 – “The Force will be with you, always.” is a quote from which 70s movie

7 – “It’s SHOWTIME!” is a quote from which 70s movie?

8 – “This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off” is a quote from which 70s movie?

9 – “You’re out of order! You’re out of order! The whole trial is out of order!” is a quote from which 70s movie?

10 – “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” is a quote from which 70s movie?




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