Basic Knowledge Of AC/DC

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Basic Knowledge Of AC/DC - Quiz

AC/DC is a rock band that was formed in Sydney Australia. The band has been giving us hit after hit. Do you think you are their number one fan and know the members and their backgrounds? Well, if yes take up the fun quiz and see how much you score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Bon Scott's original role with the band AC/DC?

    • A.

      He Had None

    • B.

      The Driver

    • C.

      He Was The Original Lead Singer

    • D.

      He Was A Groupie

    Correct Answer
    B. The Driver
    Explanation
    Bon Scott's original role with the band AC/DC was "The Driver". This suggests that he was responsible for driving the band members to their gigs or various locations. This role indicates that he was not initially involved as a musician or singer in the band.

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  • 2. 

    What AC/DC song did Bon Scott write about his wife?

    • A.

      She's Got Balls

    • B.

      Shook Me All Night Long

    • C.

      Girls Got Rhythm

    • D.

      Whole Lotta Rosie

    Correct Answer
    A. She's Got Balls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She's Got Balls." This song was written by Bon Scott, the lead vocalist of AC/DC, about his wife. The lyrics of the song suggest a strong and confident woman who knows how to take control and have fun. The title itself implies a bold and assertive personality. Overall, "She's Got Balls" is a tribute to Scott's admiration and love for his wife.

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  • 3. 

    Of which band was Bon Scott a member before joining AC/DC?

    • A.

      Tantrum

    • B.

      Geordie

    • C.

      Valentines

    • D.

      Merseybeats

    Correct Answer
    C. Valentines
    Explanation
    Before joining AC/DC, Bon Scott was a member of the band Valentines.

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  • 4. 

    Before being in AC/DC, Phil Rudd was in which group?

    • A.

      Coloured Balls

    • B.

      Madder Lake

    • C.

      Mantis

    • D.

      Fraternity

    Correct Answer
    A. Coloured Balls
    Explanation
    Phil Rudd was a member of the Australian rock band Coloured Balls before joining AC/DC. The band was formed in 1972 and gained popularity in the Australian pub rock scene. They released several albums and were known for their energetic live performances. Phil Rudd played drums for Coloured Balls before leaving the band and eventually joining AC/DC, where he became a significant part of their iconic sound.

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  • 5. 

    When Phil Rudd left AC/DC, what job did he focus on in his days away from the band?

    • A.

      Professional Drinker

    • B.

      Selling Houses

    • C.

      A Pilot

    • D.

      Bartender

    Correct Answer
    C. A Pilot
    Explanation
    Phil Rudd focused on becoming a pilot during his time away from the band AC/DC. This suggests that he pursued a career in aviation and possibly obtained the necessary training and qualifications to fly an aircraft.

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  • 6. 

    What did narrow minded religious groups think AC/DC stood for?

    • A.

      Anti Christ Devils Child

    • B.

      Anti Christ Demon Child

    • C.

      Angus Can Demon Children

    • D.

      Anti Christ Devils Children

    Correct Answer
    D. Anti Christ Devils Children
    Explanation
    Narrow-minded religious groups believed that AC/DC stood for "Anti Christ Devils Children." This suggests that they associated the band with satanic or demonic influences, likely due to their provocative image and rebellious rock music. The perception of AC/DC as a threat to religious values led these groups to interpret the initials in a negative and condemning manner.

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  • 7. 

    What place actually prevented AC/DC from using their canons in "For Those About To Rock" because of fire regulations?

    • A.

      Irvine, California

    • B.

      Reno, Nevada

    • C.

      Houston, Texas

    • D.

      New Haven, Connecticut

    Correct Answer
    D. New Haven, Connecticut
    Explanation
    AC/DC was prevented from using their cannons in "For Those About To Rock" due to fire regulations in New Haven, Connecticut.

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  • 8. 

    In the beginning, aside from his school boy uniform, Angus Young used to wear what other outfit?

    • A.

      A Super Angus Outfit

    • B.

      A Business Suite

    • C.

      Nothing

    • D.

      A White T-Shirt And Blue Jeans

    Correct Answer
    A. A Super Angus Outfit
    Explanation
    Angus Young used to wear a Super Angus Outfit in addition to his school boy uniform.

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  • 9. 

    What three things did Bon Scott say all their songs are basically about?

    • A.

      Women, Sex And Booze

    • B.

      Booze, Sex And Rock 'N' Roll

    • C.

      Sex, Drugs And Rock 'N' Roll

    • D.

      Booze, Drugs And Rock 'N' Roll

    Correct Answer
    B. Booze, Sex And Rock 'N' Roll
    Explanation
    Bon Scott, the lead singer of AC/DC, famously stated that all their songs are basically about "Booze, Sex, and Rock 'N' Roll." This statement reflects the band's rebellious and hedonistic image, as their music often revolves around themes of partying, indulgence, and living life to the fullest. It encapsulates the raw and energetic nature of their music, which has resonated with fans around the world for decades.

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  • 10. 

    When Malcolm Young first started AC/DC he planed to be the only guitar player; in the place of the other guitar he wanted what instrument?

    • A.

      A Fiddle

    • B.

      The Bagpipes

    • C.

      A Piano

    • D.

      The Keyboards

    Correct Answer
    C. A Piano
    Explanation
    When Malcolm Young first started AC/DC, he initially planned to be the only guitar player. Instead of having another guitar, he wanted a piano as the additional instrument. This suggests that Malcolm Young intended to bring a different sound and dynamic to the band by incorporating piano melodies and harmonies alongside the guitar-driven rock music.

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  • 11. 

    What did Angus Young say keeps you fit?

    • A.

      Candy Bars, Tea And Cigarettes

    • B.

      Booze, Sex And Rock 'N' Roll

    • C.

      Alcohol, Rock 'N' Roll And Cheap Hotels

    • D.

      Alcohol, Nasty Women, Sweat On Stage And Bad Food

    Correct Answer
    D. Alcohol, Nasty Women, Sweat On Stage And Bad Food
    Explanation
    Angus Young, the guitarist of AC/DC, humorously stated that what keeps you fit is alcohol, nasty women, sweat on stage, and bad food. This answer is a playful response, not to be taken literally, as it contradicts conventional notions of a healthy lifestyle. It reflects the rock 'n' roll lifestyle and the rebellious image associated with the band.

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of the very first place AC/DC ever played?

    • A.

      Chequers Night Club

    • B.

      Chuck Berry's Concert Bar

    • C.

      Little Richard's Rock Room

    • D.

      Odeon Pub

    Correct Answer
    A. Chequers Night Club
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chequers Night Club. This was the very first place where AC/DC ever performed.

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  • 13. 

    Who did Bon Scott replace as the lead singer of AC/DC at the end of 1974?

    • A.

      John Swan

    • B.

      Angus Young

    • C.

      Jimmy Barnes

    • D.

      Dave Evans

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Evans
    Explanation
    Dave Evans was replaced by Bon Scott as the lead singer of AC/DC at the end of 1974.

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  • 14. 

    What was AC/DC's first #1 album in America?

    • A.

      Highway To Hell

    • B.

      For Those About To Rock

    • C.

      Flick Of The Switch

    • D.

      Tnt

    Correct Answer
    B. For Those About To Rock
    Explanation
    "For Those About To Rock" was AC/DC's first #1 album in America. This album, released in 1981, reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart and solidified AC/DC's success in the United States. It featured popular tracks like the title track "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" and "Let's Get It Up". The album showcased AC/DC's signature hard rock sound and further established them as one of the leading rock bands of the time.

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  • 15. 

    What year did AC/DC debut?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    C. 1973
  • 16. 

    What was the name of AC/DC's second album?

    • A.

      High Voltage

    • B.

      Back In Black

    • C.

      Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

    • D.

      T.N.T.

    Correct Answer
    D. T.N.T.
    Explanation
    AC/DC's second album was titled "T.N.T.". This album was released in December 1975 and featured popular tracks such as "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" and "High Voltage". "T.N.T." showcased the band's signature hard rock sound and established their reputation as one of the leading rock bands of the time.

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  • 17. 

    In what year did AC/DC first play in Japan?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1982

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    B. 1981
    Explanation
    AC/DC first played in Japan in 1981.

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  • 18. 

    What is the name of AC/DC's 11th album?

    • A.

      Fly On The Wall

    • B.

      Back In Black

    • C.

      For Those About To Rock

    • D.

      Flick Of The Switch

    Correct Answer
    A. Fly On The Wall
    Explanation
    AC/DC's 11th album is called "Fly On The Wall".

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  • 19. 

    Which football team used AC/DC's "Back In Black" as their theme song?

    • A.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Denver Broncos

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlanta Falcons
    Explanation
    The Atlanta Falcons used AC/DC's "Back In Black" as their theme song. This song became synonymous with the team and was played during their home games as a way to energize the crowd and motivate the players. The powerful and energetic nature of the song perfectly matched the intensity of the sport and the Falcons' playing style.

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  • 20. 

    Which AC/DC album was on the charts for 77 weeks?

    • A.

      Flick Of The Switch

    • B.

      Thunderstruck

    • C.

      Back In Black

    • D.

      The Razors Edge

    Correct Answer
    D. The Razors Edge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Razors Edge." This album by AC/DC was on the charts for 77 weeks, indicating its popularity and sustained success.

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  • 21. 

    What award did AC/DC receive in 1996?

    • A.

      Silver Clef Award

    • B.

      Grammy

    • C.

      Emmy

    • D.

      CMA

    Correct Answer
    A. Silver Clef Award
    Explanation
    In 1996, AC/DC received the Silver Clef Award. This award is given annually by the Nordoff Robbins music therapy charity in the United Kingdom. The Silver Clef Award is bestowed upon artists who have made significant contributions to the music industry and have also supported charitable causes. AC/DC, known for their iconic rock music, was recognized for their outstanding achievements and philanthropic efforts, making them deserving recipients of the Silver Clef Award in 1996.

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  • 22. 

    What year was AC/DC inducted into the Rock Walk of Fame?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    D. 2000
    Explanation
    AC/DC was inducted into the Rock Walk of Fame in the year 2000. This means that they were recognized for their significant contributions to the rock music genre and were honored by being added to the prestigious list of inductees.

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  • 23. 

    How did AC/DC come up with their name?

    • A.

      Abbreviation For An Animal

    • B.

      Family Members' Initials

    • C.

      Got It From A Battery

    • D.

      Sister Suggested The Name

    Correct Answer
    D. Sister Suggested The Name
    Explanation
    AC/DC came up with their name when their sister Margaret Young saw the abbreviation "AC/DC" on a sewing machine and suggested it as a name for the band. The abbreviation stands for "alternating current/direct current", which is a reference to the band's high-energy and electrifying sound.

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  • 24. 

    What was the name of Angus Young's first band?

    • A.

      Marching Home

    • B.

      Kentuckee

    • C.

      Go Marching

    • D.

      Home Again

    Correct Answer
    B. Kentuckee
    Explanation
    Angus Young's first band was called Kentuckee.

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