Black Sabbath Trivia

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Black Sabbath Trivia

Let's see how much you metalheads know about the founding fathers of heavy metal!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country did Sabbath originate from?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Australia

    • E. 

      Canada

  • 2. 
    What was the original band name of Black Sabbath?
    • A. 

      Mythology

    • B. 

      The Rest

    • C. 

      Polka Tulk.

    • D. 

      Earth

    • E. 

      Velvett Fogg

  • 3. 
    When did Black Sabbath form?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1969

    • E. 

      1970

    • F. 

      1971

  • 4. 
    After Ozzy left the band, (his soon-to-be-wife) Sharon was the one to suggest Ozzy's replacement frontman, Ronnie Dio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What year was Black Sabbath (finally) inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame?
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2009

    • E. 

      2010

  • 6. 
    What track was NOT on the album Paranoid?
    • A. 

      N.I.B.

    • B. 

      Rat Salad

    • C. 

      Hand of Doom

    • D. 

      Iron Man

    • E. 

      War Pigs

  • 7. 
    Over the span of Sabbath's rein, how many studio albums were produced? *Hint: Last album was released in 1995. And this does not include the live albums or compilations. 
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      18

  • 8. 
    Who was the only member to constantly be in Black Sabbath?
    • A. 

      Ozzy Osbourne

    • B. 

      Toni Iommi

    • C. 

      Geezer Butler

    • D. 

      Bill Ward

    • E. 

      Geoff Nicholis

  • 9. 
    About how many records has the band sold worldwide?
    • A. 

      90 million

    • B. 

      100 million

    • C. 

      120 million

    • D. 

      150 million

    • E. 

      200 million

  • 10. 
    What record label was NOT associated with Black Sabbath?
    • A. 

      Atlantic

    • B. 

      Vertigo

    • C. 

      Warner Bros.

    • D. 

      I.R.S.

  • 11. 
    What was Black Sabbath's first single?
    • A. 

      Iron Man

    • B. 

      The Wizard

    • C. 

      N.I.B.

    • D. 

      Evil Woman

    • E. 

      Paranoid

  • 12. 
    Which of these frontmen was in Sabbath for the shortest amount of time?
    • A. 

      Ronnie James Dio

    • B. 

      Ian Gillan

    • C. 

      Dave Walker

    • D. 

      Jeff Fenholt

    • E. 

      David Donato

  • 13. 
    When was the 9th album, Heaven and Hell, released?
    • A. 

      12 April 1979

    • B. 

      7 October 1979

    • C. 

      21 March 1980

    • D. 

      18 October 1978

    • E. 

      25 April 1980

  • 14. 
    What instrument does band member Bill Ward play?
    • A. 

      Vocals

    • B. 

      Lead Guitar

    • C. 

      Drums

    • D. 

      Bass

    • E. 

      Rhythm Guitar

    • F. 

      Keyboards

  • 15. 
    Original frontman Ozzy Osbourne was fired from the band in what year and why?
    • A. 

      In 1977 for creative differences

    • B. 

      In 1979 for drug and alcohol use

    • C. 

      In 1978 for incompetence

    • D. 

      In 1979 for always showing up late

    • E. 

      In 1977 for egotistical reasons