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Only A True Historian Can Get 8/12 On This Beard Quiz

Test your beard IQ!

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  1. What year is this classic barber shop cut from?

    Christopher Furlong / Getty Images
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    2015
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    2005
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    1965
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    1955
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This classic barber shop photo was taken in 2015 in England.

    This classic barber shop photo was taken in 2015 in England.
    Via Christopher Furlong / Getty Images
  2. What about this full blown beard?

    Chris Ware / Getty Image
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    1972
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    1981
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    2005
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    2014
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This picture is of TV chef Graham Kerr in 1972!

    This picture is of TV chef Graham Kerr in 1972!
    Via Chris Ware / Getty Image
  3. What decade is this luscious mane from?

    Getty Images / Julia Margaret Cameron
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    1970s
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    1950s
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    1910s
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    1870s
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This photo is of Jurist Charles Hay Cameron and is taken by his wife, a Victorian portrait photographer.

    This photo is of Jurist Charles Hay Cameron and is taken by his wife, a Victorian portrait photographer.
    Via Getty Images / Julia Margaret Cameron
  4. What year is this Irani self-shave from?

    Three Lions / Stringer / Getty Images
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    1935
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    1955
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    1985
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    2015
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The photo is from around 1955 in Iran!

    The photo is from around 1955 in Iran!
    Via Three Lions / Stringer / Getty Images
  5. How about the decade of these inventive follicles?

    Hulton Archive / Getty Images
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    1890s
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    1910s
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    1930s
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    1950s
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This photo is of French teacher Amédée Thalamas (1867 - 1953), circa 1914.

    This photo is of French teacher Amédée Thalamas (1867 - 1953), circa 1914.
    Via Hulton Archive / Getty Images
  6. What year did this dude admire his waxed 'stache?

    Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images
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    1915
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    1925
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    1935
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    2015
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This gent is pausing to wax his mustache in the middle of the 2015 Tweed Run, where dudes do a race through London in their finest clothes.

    This gent is pausing to wax his mustache in the middle of the 2015 Tweed Run, where dudes do a race through London in their finest clothes.
    Via Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images
  7. What about these two dudes in their whites?

    Hulton Archive / Getty Images
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    1880
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    1900
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    1915
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    1925
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    Wrong!

    Sure, they might've fit well in Brooklyn today. But these cricketers are from around 1880!

    Sure, they might've fit well in Brooklyn today. But these cricketers are from around 1880!
    Via Hulton Archive / Getty Images
  8. What year is this glorious mane from?

    Steve Eason / Getty Images
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    1965
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    1975
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    1985
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    1995
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The photo is from Remembrance Day in London, 1995.

    The photo is from Remembrance Day in London, 1995.
    Via Steve Eason / Getty Images
  9. When is this hipster's beard from?

    Monty Fresco / Getty Images
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    1965
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    1975
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    2005
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    2015
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Psst. That hipster is Bruce Springsteen, circa 1975.

    Psst. That hipster is Bruce Springsteen, circa 1975.
    Via Monty Fresco / Getty Images
  10. What about this dapper dandy?

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    1875
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    1895
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    1905
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    1925
    Correct!
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    Yes, it's true. Dudes could be this fucking dapper in 1875.

    Yes, it's true. Dudes could be this fucking dapper in 1875.
  11. How about this Sikh dude?

    FPG / Staff / Getty Images
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    1876
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    1946
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    1956
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    1996
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a portrait of Master Tara Singh in1956!

    It's a portrait of Master Tara Singh in1956!
    Via FPG / Staff / Getty Images
  12. What about this slick baseball 'stache?

    Getty Images / Staff
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    1968
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    1975
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    1983
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    1990
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Al Bumbry was on the Orioles in 1975!

    Al Bumbry was on the Orioles in 1975!
    Via Getty Images / Staff
 
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