Contest – July-August 2022 -Official Baby Boomer Qualifying Exam

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Baby boomers, often shortened to boomers, are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. The generation is often defined as people born from 1946 to 1964, during the post-World War II baby boom. The term is also used outside the United States, but the dates, the demographic context, and the cultural identifiers may vary. OK boomer” or “okay boomer” is a catchphrase and internet meme often used by millennials and Gen Z to dismiss or mock attitudes typically associated with baby boomers. But, putting jealousies aside, here is your chance to become an honorary boomer – and, more importantly, win a great prize!

Here are 25 questions.  In the appropriate spaces, simply fill in the missing words. Cheating (including looking up the answers and/or getting help from others—including natural born boomers) is permitted. Having fun is required.

Scan or copy this page and send your entry to [email protected] or fax it to 817.924.7116 on or before July 31st  for a chance to win a valuable prize.

  1. Name the Beatles—both the first and last name of each. (Consider this a warm-up. If you can’t answer this one without thinking, skip the test and move on to something else.)
    __________  __________  __________  __________
  2. Finish the line: “Lions and tigers and bears, _____ _____!” (Okay, this was long before boomers were born (1939 in fact), but what the heck!?)
  3. “Hey, kids, what time is it?”  _____ _____ _____ _____.
  4. What do M&Ms do? ____ __ ____ ____, ___ __ ____ _____.
  5. What helps build strong bodies 12 ways?  _____ _____.
  6. Before he was Mohammed Ali, we knew him as _______ ____.
  7. “You’ll wonder where the yellow went ___ __ _____ ____ _____ ___ _____.
  8. Before he was the Skipper’s ‘little buddy’ on Gilligan’s Island, Bob Denver was Dobie Gillis’s best friend _______ G. ______.
  9. “M-I-C: See ya’ real soon. K-E-Y, ___ ___  __ ___ ___.
  10. Definition: A streaker is person who might run out on a sports field  _________.
  11. “Brylcream, __ _______ ___ ____ ___ ___.
  12. Rock & Roll: “I wonder, wonder who, who-oo-ooh, ____ ____ ___ _____ __ _____.
  13. Rock & Roll: “War…huh, yeah. What is it good for?  __________ _________.”
  14. Folk Rock: “Where have all the flowers gone long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? _____ _____ _____  _____ ______ _________.
  15. “Meanwhile, back in Metropolis, Superman finds a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and ____  _________ ____.
  16. “I’m Popeye the sailor man. I’m Popeye the sailor man. I’m strong to the finish, ______ __ ___ ___ _______. I’m Popeye the sailor man.
  17. The original Peter Pan (not Robin Williams) was _____ _______.
  18. In The Graduate, young Benjamin (played by Dustin Hoffman) was counseled about his future and told to consider one thing: __________.
  19. In 1962, a dejected politician chastised the press after losing a race for governor of California and announcing his retirement from politics. “Just think, you won’t have _______ _____ to kick around anymore.”
  20. Country Music: “Every morning, at the mine, you could see him arrive. He stood six foot six and weighed 245. Kinda broad at the shoulder and narrow at the hip. Everybody knew you didn’t give no lip to ______ ________.
  21. Richie Cunningham (on Happy Days) sang it, but Fats Domino made it famous: “I found my thrill ___ __________ ____.
  22. “Good night, David.” “_____ _______ _____.”
  23. “When it’s least expected. You’re elected. You’re the star today. Smile! ______ ___ _______ _________.”
  24. “Liar, liar, ________ ___ _____.”
  25. He came out of the University of Alabama, became a great quarterback in the NFL, appeared in a television commercial wearing women’s stockings and now does Medicare commercials. He’s Broadway ____  ____________.

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