How Well Do You Know Wakefield, Ma (In 1980's)?

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How Well Do You Know Wakefield, Ma (In 1980s)? - Quiz


How well do you remember Wakefield back in the 80's? ? ?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    There was a homeless woman who used to run around the square, she used to wear a long winter coat , even in the summertime! What was her nick-name?

    • A.

      Crazy katie

    • B.

      Looney Linda

    • C.

      Fancy Nancy

    Correct Answer
    C. Fancy Nancy
    Explanation
    The homeless woman was nicknamed Fancy Nancy because she wore a long winter coat even in the summertime. This suggests that she had a peculiar sense of fashion or style, which could be seen as fancy or extravagant compared to what others would typically wear during that season.

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  • 2. 

    The guy that ran the bowling alley in 1988 particularly liked us teenagers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    LMAO ... Even though we were his bread and butter, he really did not like us! THAT is a fact.

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of Wakefield High School's Principal in 1988?

    • A.

      Mr. Johnson

    • B.

      Mr. Sullivan

    • C.

      Ms. Halinan

    • D.

      Ms. Webster (aka Ms Webby)

    Correct Answer
    B. Mr. Sullivan
    Explanation
    In 1988, the principal of Wakefield High School was Mr. Sullivan.

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  • 4. 

    In the mid/early 80's the Junior High School used to have a movie theater that played free movies for anyone on the weekends.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the mid/early 80's, the Junior High School had a movie theater that offered free movies to everyone on weekends.

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  • 5. 

    Select the following businesses that were open in the 80's in Wakefield:

    • A.

      Capri Pizza

    • B.

      Get'N'Go

    • C.

      Wash City

    • D.

      Toodys

    • E.

      AAA Hobby

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Capri Pizza
    D. Toodys
    E. AAA Hobby
    Explanation
    The businesses that were open in the 80's in Wakefield were Capri Pizza, Toodys, and AAA Hobby.

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  • 6. 

    What did we call the southern part of Wakefield? The old McDonalds on Main street was about the beginning?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Greenwood
    Green wood
    greenwood
    green wood
    Explanation
    The correct answer for the southern part of Wakefield is Greenwood. This is indicated by the variations of the answer provided, including "Greenwood," "Green wood," "greenwood," and "green wood." These variations all refer to the same location, identifying it as the southern part of Wakefield.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of the convenient store uptown in 1988?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Christy's
    Christys
    Kristies
    Kristie's
  • 8. 

    Pleasure Island was just closing in 1988.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Pleasure Island closed in 1988. However, this is not accurate. Pleasure Island, a themed entertainment complex located in Walt Disney World Resort, actually opened in 1989 and operated until 2008. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 9. 

    The Ice Skating rink caught fire in 1987 and never re-opened.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    We had to go to Stoneham. We never had one.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following were parks in Wakefield?

    • A.

      Nuebella

    • B.

      Fernald

    • C.

      Montrose

    Correct Answer
    B. Fernald
    Explanation
    Fernald was a park in Wakefield.

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  • 11. 

    Select the following people who were active Police Officers on the Wakefield force in 1988.

    • A.

      Cooley

    • B.

      Richard Cass

    • C.

      O'brien

    • D.

      Linguewitz

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Richard Cass
    C. O'brien
    D. Linguewitz
    Explanation
    Richard Cass, O'brien, and Linguewitz were active Police Officers on the Wakefield force in 1988. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question. The names Cooley and Linguewitz are mentioned as options, but there is no information given about their status as active Police Officers in 1988. Therefore, they cannot be included in the list of active Police Officers on the Wakefield force in that year.

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of the reservation behind the Voke?

    Correct Answer(s)
    breakheart
    break heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "breakheart" or "break heart". This suggests that the reservation behind the Voke is called "Breakheart" or "Break Heart".

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  • 13. 

    The Vice Principal of the Voke in 1988 was Mr. Mantagna

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It was Tamagna. Trust me, I know... LOL

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