Could You Be A Good 1950s Housewife?

We’re going to take you back to the time of starched aprons, perfect fake smiles and pretty-as-a-picture families. The 1955 ‘Good House Wife’s Guide’ makes for some interesting reading – let’s see how many points you can score! Are you ready to find out if you could be a good 1950s housewife?
Ever heard of the ‘the housewife’s syndrome’? 1950s wives were encouraged to always appear happy and content even when they felt dissatisfied with their lot. This led to an epidemic of fatigue, depression and the feeling of being trapped. Thank goodness those days are in the past!
Your brain is a a powerful tool designed for completing quizzes here at and, well, keeping you alive of course! Your brain also uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your whole body. It may seem like a lot, but your brain really needs it. A lack of oxygen in the brain for simply 5 to 10 minutes will result in permanent brain damage. Make sure you get a good night’s sleep too before completing any quizzes, since sleep deprivation seriously affects your brain. It can lead to impaired judgement and slow reactions. While resting, the human brain only uses one-fifth of a calorie per minute. Don’t push your brain too hard though, as stress has been shown to cause an alteration of brain cells, brain structure and function. So, sit back, relax and enjoy one of our very entertaining, no pressure quizzes.