EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1961?

How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest.

Today our quiz revolves around the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post all about Eurovision 1961, here.

 
Eurovision 1961 was hosted on which night of the week?
 
Saturday
Wednesday
Thursday
 
 
The 1961 contest featured a range of different languages, but which languages were featured in more than one song?
 
French, German, Dutch
French, Dutch, English
French, Italian, German
 
 
How many points difference was there between the winner and the second placegetter?  
 
7 points
3 points
4 points
 
 
Which of the three debut nations (Finland, Spain and Yugoslavia) finished in the highest position?
 
Yugoslavia
Finland
Spain
 
 
Which statement is true about the two returning participants in 1961? (Bob Benny and Nora Brockstedt)
 
They were next to each other in the running order
Both finished in 7th place
Both had participated previously in 1959, when the contest was also held in France
 
 
Who hosted Eurovision 1961?
 
Jacqueline Joubert
Jacqueline Boyer
Franck Pourcel
 
 
Which two nations received a total of 8 points from a single jury?  
 
United Kingdom and Denmark
Luxembourg and Norway
Switzerland and Italy
 
 
Finish this sentence: This was the third consecutive time that…
 
The United Kingdom had finished in 2nd place
Harry Robinson had been the conductor for the UK entry
The United Kingdom had received zero points from the French Jury
 
 
Which nations opened and closed the contest?
 
Spain and Italy
Monaco and Luxembourg
Finland and France
 
 
Which song featured two languages?
 
Einmal sehen wir uns wieder
September, gouden roos
Sommer i Palma
 
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