The 60's Music Quiz

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Think you know everything about the 60's? Here is a compilation of some questions that only true fans of the 60's know, attempt the 60's musical quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Beatles got their start in a Liverpool club called:

    • A.

      The Cavern Club.

    • B.

      The Silver Cave.

    • C.

      The Depot.

    Correct Answer
    A. The Cavern Club.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Cavern Club. The Beatles got their start in this Liverpool club, which became famous for hosting their early performances. The club was a popular venue for live music in the 1960s and played a significant role in the development of the band's career.

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  • 2. 

     In the '60s, dance music was all the rage. Which of the following was NOT a dance?

    • A.

      The Monkey.

    • B.

      The Mashed Potato

    • C.

      The Swahili

    Correct Answer
    C. The Swahili
    Explanation
    During the 1960s, dance music was extremely popular, and many new dance styles emerged. The Monkey and The Mashed Potato were two of these popular dances. However, The Swahili is not a dance. Swahili is a language spoken by various ethnic groups in East Africa, and it is not associated with any specific dance style.

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  • 3. 

    The British Invasion began with the Beatles coming to America in:

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    C. 1964
    Explanation
    The Beatles debuted on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 9, 1964.

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  • 4. 

    Many '60s love songs were sung by women. Who was the first female group to have an album in the top spot on the Billboard Chart?

    • A.

      The Supremes

    • B.

      The Ronettes

    • C.

      The Shangri-Las

    Correct Answer
    A. The Supremes
    Explanation
    The Supremes hit No. 1 in 1966 with "The Supremes A' Go-Go."

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  • 5. 

     Many '60s bands played at the Woodstock Festival in 1969. It was held in this New York town:

    • A.

      Woodstock

    • B.

      Bethel

    • C.

      Whitesboro

    Correct Answer
    B. Bethel
    Explanation
    Woodstock actually took place in Bethel, New York.

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  • 6. 

    Mus Robert Allan Zimmerman was the real name of this singer who wrote many 1960s protest songs:

    • A.

      Pete Seeger

    • B.

      Woody Guthrie

    • C.

      Bob Dylan

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Dylan
    Explanation
    Robert Allan Zimmerman is Bob Dylan's real name.

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  • 7. 

    C Who formed the Rolling Stones, but died before the decade was over?

    • A.

      Mick Jones

    • B.

      Brian Jones

    • C.

      Ron Wood

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian Jones
    Explanation
    Brian Jones formed the Rolling Stones and died in 1969. Mick Jones and Ron Wood were both later members of the band.

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  • 8. 

    In theWhat year did the Monkees TV show premier?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    A. 1966
    Explanation
    The Monkees TV Show premiered on NBC in September 1966. They made a total of 58 episodes.

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  • 9. 

    The infamous murder of Meredith Hunter happened in the concert organised by _________

    • A.

      The Beatles

    • B.

      Rolling Stones

    • C.

      Beach Boys

    • D.

      The Who

    Correct Answer
    B. Rolling Stones
    Explanation
    The infamous murder of Meredith Hunter happened in the concert organised by the Rolling Stones. This event took place during the Altamont Free Concert on December 6, 1969. Meredith Hunter, a young African American man, was stabbed to death by a member of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang who were hired as security for the event. This tragic incident became a symbol of the dark side of the 1960s counterculture movement and the decline of the peace and love era.

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  • 10. 

    Johnny Cash recorded two of his albums live in prison

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Johnny Cash recorded two of his albums live in prison. This statement is true. Johnny Cash performed live concerts at various prisons throughout his career, and two of these performances were recorded and released as albums. The albums are "At Folsom Prison" (1968) and "At San Quentin" (1969). These recordings were highly successful and helped to revitalize Cash's career, as they showcased his connection with the incarcerated population and his ability to relate to their experiences through his music.

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