The Big Quiz On Grateful Dead

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  • 1. 
    Who hosted the early acid tests where the Dead played?
    • A. 

      Jack Kerouac

    • B. 

      The Merry Pranksters

    • C. 

      Brent Mydland

    • D. 

      The Jolly Jokers

  • 2. 
    What famous saxophone player plays with the Grateful Dead on "Without a Net"?
    • A. 

      Charlie Parker

    • B. 

      Clarence Clemons

    • C. 

      John Coltrane

    • D. 

      Branford Marsalis

  • 3. 
    Name the Grateful Dead song, "When there is no pebble tossed"?
    • A. 

      Truckin

    • B. 

      None Of These Choices

    • C. 

      Black Peter

    • D. 

      Ripple

  • 4. 
    The Grateful Dead lyric "I had a hard run, running from you" finishes how?
    • A. 

      Your Mother

    • B. 

      Door

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      None Of These Choices

  • 5. 
    Which song usually followed "Scarlet Begonias" during Grateful Dead concerts?
    • A. 

      Not Fade Away

    • B. 

      Mississippi Half Step

    • C. 

      Fire On The Mountain

    • D. 

      Feel Like A Stranger

  • 6. 
    According to Jerry Garcia (not Robert Hunter) who is way down by the docks of the city?
    • A. 

      Oliah

    • B. 

      Old Man

    • C. 

      Bob

    • D. 

      Owen

  • 7. 
    What is Grateful Dead member Pigpen's real name?
    • A. 

      Robert Sullivan

    • B. 

      Richard Johnson

    • C. 

      Rick Lansing

    • D. 

      Ron McKernan

  • 8. 
    In what Grateful Dead song can you find the lyrics "Rolling in the rushes down by the riverside"?
    • A. 

      Sugar Magnolia

    • B. 

      Cassidy

    • C. 

      Ripple

    • D. 

      Friend Of The Devil

  • 9. 
    Who are the Dead singing about with "Wherever he goes the people all complain"?
    • A. 

      Saint Stephen

    • B. 

      Jack Straw

    • C. 

      Stagger Lee

    • D. 

      Casey Jones

  • 10. 
    "Mama, Mama many worlds I've come" is in what Grateful Dead song?
    • A. 

      It Must Have Been The Roses

    • B. 

      Broke Down Palace

    • C. 

      Ripple

    • D. 

      Hell In A Bucket

  • 11. 
    "Flight of the seabirds, scattered like lost words, wheel to the storm and fly" is from what Grateful Dead tune?
    • A. 

      Blow Away

    • B. 

      Bird Song

    • C. 

      Cassidy

    • D. 

      Black-Throated Wind

  • 12. 
    What was the second band name of The Grateful Dead?
    • A. 

      Mystic Moon

    • B. 

      The Warlock Of Palo Alto

    • C. 

      The Tennessee Bluegrass Band

    • D. 

      Uncle Tom And The Gypsies

  • 13. 
    Which Grateful Dead member's father stole over a million dollars from the band?
    • A. 

      Jerry's

    • B. 

      Mickey's

    • C. 

      Bob's

    • D. 

      Brent's

  • 14. 
    What song do the lyrics "Julie catch a rabbit by it's hair" come from?
    • A. 

      Sugar Magnolia

    • B. 

      Black Muddy River

    • C. 

      Eyes Of The World

    • D. 

      Row Jimmy

  • 15. 
    What year were the Grateful Dead formed?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1965

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the only song released on a studio album with Keith Godchaux singing lead vocals?
    • A. 

      Roadrunner

    • B. 

      Let Me Sing Your Blues Away

    • C. 

      Next Time You See Me

    • D. 

      What They Don't Tell You

  • 17. 
    By 2007, how many people had ever been members of the Grateful Dead?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      14

  • 18. 
    What kind of guitar did Jerry Garcia play from the late seventies until his death?
    • A. 

      Samaras Industries

    • B. 

      Doug Irwin

    • C. 

      Gibson Les Paul

    • D. 

      Fender Strat

  • 19. 
    What song has the Grateful Dead played live the most times?
    • A. 

      Me And My Uncle

    • B. 

      Chinacat Sunflower

    • C. 

      Dark Star

    • D. 

      St. Stephen

  • 20. 
    Where were the Grateful Dead arrested on marijuana charges?
    • A. 

      New Orleans

    • B. 

      Dallas

    • C. 

      San Francisco

    • D. 

      New York City

  • 21. 
    "I'd rather drink muddy water, sleep in a hollow log" is in which Grateful Dead song?
    • A. 

      Dire Wolf

    • B. 

      I Know You Rider

    • C. 

      Blow Away

    • D. 

      Chinatown Shuffle

  • 22. 
    Which guitar did Jerry Garcia play at his last show?
    • A. 

      Lion

    • B. 

      Lightning Bolt

    • C. 

      Rosebud

    • D. 

      Tiger

  • 23. 
    What was the Grateful Dead's first single?
    • A. 

      The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)

    • B. 

      Cold Rain And Snow

    • C. 

      Truckin'

    • D. 

      Sugar Magnolia

  • 24. 
    Which keyboardist played with the Grateful Dead on "Aoxomoxoa" and "Live Dead"?
    • A. 

      Tom Constanten

    • B. 

      Ron McKernan

    • C. 

      Vince Welnick

    • D. 

      Pigpen

  • 25. 
    Who wrote more songs on the 1989 album "Built To Last"?
    • A. 

      Bob Weir

    • B. 

      Brent Mydland

    • C. 

      Robert Hunter

    • D. 

      Jerry Garcia

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