Subject: One more try!

Official Baby Boomer Qualifying Exam

1. Name the Beatles - both the first and last name of each, of course.

--Consider this a warm-up. If you can't answer this one without thinking,
close up the test, and move on to something else. We have nothing further
to discuss.

2. Finish the line: "Lions and tigers and bears, _____ _____!"
Admittedly, this came along before we boomers were born. But we remember
it from both the movies and one of the very first color shows on the boob tube.

3. "Hey kids, What time is it?" _____ _______ ______ ______.

4. What do M&Ms do? ____ ____ ____ _____, ____ ___ ____ ____.

5. What helps build strong bodies 12 ways? ______ ______.

6. Long before he was Mohammed Ali, before he was The Greatest, we knew
him as _________ _______.

7. "You'll wonder where the yellow went, ____ ___ ____ ____ ____ _____

8. Those post-baby boomers, or baby boomer wannabees, know Bob Denver as
the Skipper's "little buddy." But we true boomers know that Bob Denver is
actually Dobie's closest friend, _______ G._______.

9. 'M-I-C: See ya'real soon; K-E-Y:_____? _____ _____ _____ ____."

10. Definition: A "streaker" is someone who might go running through the lobby
of the girls' dormitory __________.

11. "Brylcream: __ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____."

12. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone ____ _____.

13. From the early days of our music, real rock 'n roll, finish this line:
"I wonder, wonder, wonder...wonder who; _____ ____ ____ ____ ___ ____."

14. And while we're remembering rock 'n roll, try this one:
"War....uh-huh, huh...yea; what is it good for? ______ _____."

15. This is from a kinder and gentler protest song, but the question is
just as profound:
Where have all the flowers gone? Perhaps you could use a little
help here: "Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where
all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? ___
____ ___ ____ ___ ____ ___."

16. Meanwhile, back home in Metropolis, Superman fights a never-ending
battle for truth, justice, and ___ _______ ____.

17. He came out of the University of Alabama, and became one of the best
quarterbacks in the history of the NFL, and later went on to appear in a
television commercial wearing women's stockings. He is Broadway ___

18. "I'm Popeye the sailor man; I'm Popeye the sailor man. I'm strong to
the finish, ______ ___ _____ ____ _____. I'm Popeye the sailor man."

19. Your children probably recall that Peter Pan was recently played by
Robin Williams, but we will always remember when Peter was played by

20. In the movie, The Graduate, young Benjamin, played by Dustin Hoffman, was
counseled about his future, and told to consider one thing: __________.

21. In another movie from the late sixties, Paul Newman played Luke, a ne'er
do well who was sent to a prison camp for cutting off the heads of
meters with a pipe cutter. When he was captured after a unsuccessful
attempt to escape, experience as a lesson for the other prisoners, and
"What we have here, ___ ___ ____ ___ _______."

22. In 1962, a dejected politician chastised the press after losing a race for
governor while announcing his retirement from politics. "Just think,
you won't have _____ ______ to kick around any more."

23. "Every morning, at the mine, you could see him arrive; He stood six foot
six, weighed 245. Kinda' broad at the shoulder, and narrow at the hip. And
everybody knew you didn't give no lip, ____ ____ ____."

24. "I found my thrill, ____ _____ ____." You may remember Richie Cunningham
singing this. But if you are a true boomer, you know it was Fats Domino who
made this line famous.

25. "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, _____ _____ ___." This originated long before
even the first of us boomers was born. But in order to be a true baby
boomer, you have to have some breadth.

26. "Good night, David." "______ _____, _____."

27. "Liar, liar, ____ ____ ____."

28. "When it's least expected, you're elected; You're the start today.
Smile! ____ _____ _____ ____."

29. From our parents' day, as I recall, it was Pogo, the comic strip
character, who said, "We have met the enemy, and ___ ____ ___."

30. Who put the bop in the bop she-bop she-bop? _________________