When you did something wrong, or you forgot to do something you know you should have done, get in the habit of responding, "No excuses. I was wrong." This will increase your sense of courage. This will prevent many arguments. This will enhance your integrity.
The difficulty of saying, "No excuses. I was wrong," is only in the beginning. After saying this a number of times, one will experience these words as empowering.
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History ExamNO Cheating - don't look at the answers until you take the test!!!!History Exam...Everyone over 40 should have a pretty easy time at this exam. If you areunder 40 you can claim a handicap.This is a History Exam for those who don't mind seeing how much theyreally remember about what went on in their life.*** Get paper & pencil & number from 1 to 20.****Write the letter of each answer & score at the end.Then before you pass this test on, put your score in the subject line.Send to friends so everyone can HAVE FUN!!!!1. In the 1940s, where were automobile headlight dimmer switcheslocated?a. On the floor shift knob.b. On the floor board, to the left of the clutch...c. Next to the horn.2. The bottle top of a Royal Crown Cola bottle had holes in it.. Forwhatwas it used?a.. Capture lightning bugs.b. To sprinkle clothes before ironing.c. Large salt shaker.3. Why was having milk delivered a problem in northern winters?a. Cows got cold and wouldn't produce milk.b. Ice on highways forced delivery by dog sled.c.. Milkmen left deliveries outside of front doors and milk wouldfreeze,expanding and pushing up the cardboa rd bottle top.4. What was the popular chewing gum named for a game of chance?a. Blackjackb. Ginc. Craps5. What method did women use to look as if they were wearing stockingswhen none were available due to rationing during WW II.a. Suntanb. Leg paintingc. Wearing slacks6. What postwar car turned automotive design on its ear when youcouldn'ttell whether it was coming or going?a. Studebakerb. Nash Metroc. Tucker7. Which was a popular candy when you were a kid?a . Strips of dried peanut butter.b. Chocolate licorice bars.c. Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside.8. How was Butch wax used?a. To stiffen a flat-top haircut so it stood up.b. To make floors shiny and prevent scuffing.c On the wheels of roller skates to prevent rust.9. Before inline skates, how did you keep your roller skates attached toyour shoes?a. With clamps, tightened by a skate key.b. Woven straps that crossed the foot.c. Long pieces of twine..10. As a kid, what was considered the best way to reach a decision?a. Consider all the facts.b. Ask Mom.c. Eeny-meeny-miney-MO.11. What was the most dreaded disease in the 1940s and 1950s?a. Smallpoxb. AIDSc. Polio12. 'I'll be down to get you in a ________, Honey'a. SUVb. Taxic. Streetcar13. What was the name of Caroline Kennedy's pony?a. Old Blueb. Paintc. Macaroni14. What was a Duck-and-Cover Drill?a. Part of the game of hide and seek.b. What you did when your Mom called you in to do chores.c. Hiding under your desk, and covering your head with your arms in anA-bomb drill.15 . What was the name of the Indian Princess in the Howdy Doody Show?a. Princess Summerfallwinterspringb. Princess Sacajaweac Princess Moonshadow16. What did all the really savvy students do when mimeographed testswere handed out in school?a. Immediately sniffed the purple ink, as this was believed to get youhigh.b. Made paper airplanes to see who could sail theirs out the window.c. Wrote another pupil's name on the top, to avoid their failure.17. Why did your Mom shop in stores that gave Green Stamps withpurchases?a.. To keep you out of mischief by licking the backs, which tasted likebubble gum.b. They could be put in special books and redeemed for various householditems.c. They were given to the kids to be used as stick-on tattoos.18. Praise the Lord , & pass the _________?a.. Meatballsb. Damesc. Ammunition19. What was the name of the singing group that made the song'Cabdriver'a hit?a. The Ink Spotsb. The Supremesc. The Esquires20.. Who left his heart in San Francisco ?a. Tony Bennettb. Xavier Cugatc. George Gershwin----------------------------- -----------------------------ANSWERS1. (b) On the floor, to the left of the clutch. Hand controls, popularinEurope , took till the late '60's to catch on.2. (b) To sprinkle clothes before ironing. Who had a steam iron?3. (c) Cold weather caused the milk to freeze and expand, popping thebottle top.4. (a) Blackjack Gum.5. (b) Special makeup was applied, followed by drawing a seam down theback of the leg with eyebrow pencil.6. (a) 1946 Studebaker.7. (c) Wax coke bottles containing super-sweet colored water.8. (a) Wax for your flat top (butch) haircut.9. (a) With clamps, tightened by a skate key, which you wore on ashoestring around your neck.10. (c) Eeny-meeny-miney-mo.11. (c) Polio. In beginning of August, swimming pools were closed,moviesand other public gathering places were closed to try to prevent spreadofthe disease.12. (b) Taxi, Better be ready by half-past eight!13. (c) Macaroni14. (c) Hiding under your desk, and covering your head with your arms inan A-bomb drill.15. (a) Princess Summerfallwinterspring. She was another puppet.16. (a) Immediately sniffed the purple ink to get a high.17. (b) Put in a special stamp book, they could be traded for householditems at the Green Stamp store.18. (c) Ammunition, and we'll all be free.19. (a) The widely famous 50's group: The Inkspots.20. (a) Tony Bennett, and he sounds just as good today.SCORING17- 20 correct : You are older than dirt, and obviously gifted withmental abilities. Now if you could only find your glasses.. Definitelysomeone who should share your wisdom!12 -16 correct: Not quite dirt yet, but you're getting there.0 -11 correct: You are not old enough to share the wisdom of yourexperiences.Send this to your ('old') friends with your score in the subject line