'60s Vocabulary Quiz

By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz

'60s phrases like "groovy," "bug out" and "catch some rays" were popular phrases that expressed a variety of emotions. In this quiz, we'll take a look at some notable '60s phrases and slang words that you may be familiar with!

"Far out" was one of the most popular phrases in the 1960s, and was used to describe something that was cool in nature. For example, "This music is so far out!" Another phrase was "cherry." For instance, If I say "This car is cherry," it means that this car is "like new" or "mint" in condition.

"Catch some rays" was also a phrase that was used quite often, especially in beach settings. It means to go out in the sun, as the term "rays" denotes the rays of the sun. Some phrases were also used to express great enthusiasm about. "Pig out" and "scarf" were examples of these phrases. For instance, "He is totally pigging out on that plate of nachos."

This quiz will look at 35 '60s expressions that denotes a variety of feelings, emotions and analogies. Think you have what it takes to score at least an 85%? Try and test your wits on this groovy '60s quiz now!

The phrase "far out" is used to describe something that is ...

If someone is "bookin'," what does that mean?

If someone is acting like an "ape," what do you think it means?

Another word for someone who is "drunk" is ...

Another way of saying "junk yard" is ...

What is a boogie board?

To "bug" someone is to ...

To "bug out" from a party means to...

If this comic book is "cherry," it means that it's ...

To "catch some rays" means to ...

Someone who was bald in the '60s might have been called a ...

To get "decked out" for a party means to ...

To insult someone is to ...

To call "dibs" on something means ...

Who was the "Fab Four" in the '60s?

If something was "groovy," it means that it was ...

If someone tells you to "hang tough," what does that mean?

If I tell you to "hang loose," what am I trying to say?

If I'm feeling "jazzed" for the party, I am feeling ...

A "hunk" is someone who is ...

If you want to rudely tell someone to go away, you might tell them ...

To "scarf" a plate of food means to ...

A "pad" refers to someone's ...

If I say "right on," it means that I ...

If someone is "ticked off," it means that they are ...

If you are "tight" with someone, it means that you ...

If you are "tuning out" someone, you are ...

If something is "unreal," what does that mean?

Another word for "zero" is ...

Someone who is uncool might be called a _______.

To "split" from an event means to ...

Someone who was "shot down" by someone else was ...

What does the phrase "pig out" mean in the context of food?

"No sweat" is another way of saying ...

Someone who is "nifty" is someone who ...

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