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Have You Met the Boomer Generation?


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What is the baby boomer generation? Who are they? American Masters: The Boomer List  tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 iconic baby boomers. Take the quiz below to find out how much you know about some of the boomers featured in the film!
1. The baby boomer generation was born in the span of which years?
2. As of 2012, the baby boomer generation made up approximately what percent of the total U.S. population?
3. All of these hit songs could have been sung by U.S. troops serving in the Vietnam War except:
4. Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computer with:
5. Erin Brockovich (b. 1960) helped build legal case against a California company that was contaminating a community’s water supply with dangerous chemicals. The case resulted in the largest settlement of a direct action lawsuit ever paid ($333 million in 1996). Which company did Brockovich pursue?
6. Actor Samuel L. Jackson (b. 1948) wanted to follow in this person's footsteps before he switched his college major to theater.
7. ACT UP is an acronym for an advocacy group formed in the 1980s in response to what?
8. Actor John Leguizamo (b. 1964) has had roles in all of the following except:
9. Rosie O'Donnell (b. 1962) returns to The View in September 2014. She has been a strong presence on television on all of the following except:
10. Deepak Chopra, M.D. (b. 1947), left his position as Chief of Staff at the New England Memorial Hospital to focus on what?
11. Which Asian-American writer is not a baby boomer?
12. Actor Kim Catrall (b. 1956) has worked with all of these directors except: