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  • 1. 
    What was the original name of the band that later became "Boston"?
    • A. 

      Frost Palace

    • B. 

      Ideal Noise

    • C. 

      Run in Place

    • D. 

      Mother's Milk

  • 2. 
    Which Boston musician also teaches high school social studies?
    • A. 

      Gary Pihl

    • B. 

      Brad Delp

    • C. 

      Fran Cosmos

    • D. 

      Jeffrey Neal

  • 3. 
    Why did Boston guitarist, Barry Goudreau, sue Tom Scholz?
    • A. 

      Wrecking His Car

    • B. 

      Ruining His Solo Career

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Breaking Up His Marriage

  • 4. 
    What name did Tom Scholz of Boston gave the recording studio in his basement?
    • A. 

      Can Do It Radio

    • B. 

      Foxglove Studio

    • C. 

      Space Station

    • D. 

      In Touch Recordings

  • 5. 
    What is the subject of the Boston song "Peace of Mind"?
    • A. 

      Music Critics

    • B. 

      Achieving Goals

    • C. 

      Having Fun In Life

    • D. 

      Living On The Edge

  • 6. 
    During what decade did drummer Curly Smith join Boston?
    • A. 

      1970's

    • B. 

      1980's

    • C. 

      2000's

    • D. 

      1990's

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the solo album Boston's drummer, Curly Smith, released in 2001?
    • A. 

      Out Into The Beyond

    • B. 

      Universal Sound

    • C. 

      Cool Blue Cosmic Gem

    • D. 

      Music In The Soul

  • 8. 
    Who sang most of the lead vocals on the Boston album "Walk On"?
    • A. 

      Fran Cosmos

    • B. 

      Brad Delp

    • C. 

      Tom Scholz

    • D. 

      Kimberley Dahme

  • 9. 
    What is the relationship between Fran Cosmos and Anthony Cosmos who tour with Boston?
    • A. 

      They Are Not Related

    • B. 

      Uncle/Nephew

    • C. 

      Brothers

    • D. 

      Father/Son

  • 10. 
    What position in the band Boston was Doug Huffman hired to fill in 1987?
    • A. 

      Singing Drummer

    • B. 

      Guitarist

    • C. 

      Singing Bassist

    • D. 

      Keyboardist

  • 11. 
    What other work has Jim Masdea done during the years since he left Boston?
    • A. 

      Trucking & Fruit

    • B. 

      Bakery & Yachting

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      Writing A Novel

  • 12. 
    Who recommended that David Sikes audition for Boston's 1987 tour?
    • A. 

      Brad Delp

    • B. 

      Gary Pihl

    • C. 

      Tom Scholz

    • D. 

      Curly Smith

  • 13. 
    How many years after Boston's 1st album was the Greatest Hits album released?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      25

  • 14. 
    Where was Brad Delp working when he was first hired to be in the band Boston?
    • A. 

      A Donut Shop

    • B. 

      John Deere

    • C. 

      Mr. Coffee

    • D. 

      Another Band

  • 15. 
    What was a new song included on the Boston Greatest Hits album released in 1997?
    • A. 

      Battle Hymn Of The Republic

    • B. 

      The Star Spangled Banner

    • C. 

      God Bless America

    • D. 

      America The Beautiful

  • 16. 
    Where was counselor Barry Goudreau, ex-Boston guitarist, during the summer of 2006?
    • A. 

      Classic Rock Fantasy Camp

    • B. 

      Old Timers Reunion Camp

    • C. 

      Play Like A Pro Camp

    • D. 

      Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

  • 17. 
    What did Barry Goudreau, ex-Boston guitarist, study in college?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Instrumental Music

    • C. 

      Business & Finance

    • D. 

      Geology

  • 18. 
    How old was Boston bassist Fran Sheehan when he began playing gigs with his father?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      5

  • 19. 
    Who replaced Jim Masdea on drums prior to the release of Boston's first album?
    • A. 

      Fran Sheehan

    • B. 

      David Sikes

    • C. 

      Barry Goudreau

    • D. 

      Sib Hashian

  • 20. 
    Where did Boston place in 2006 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock countdown?
    • A. 

      63rd

    • B. 

      31st

    • C. 

      12th

    • D. 

      89th

  • 21. 
    Which 2 of the following causes did Tom Scholz set up a foundation to support?
    • A. 

      Food Banks/Lowered Gas Prices

    • B. 

      Animal Rights/Domestic Violence

    • C. 

      Animal Research/Children's Rights

    • D. 

      Animal Rights/Global Warming

  • 22. 
    Which is a line from the title track of Boston's "Corporate America" album?
    • A. 

      Who's Gonna Save Us Now?

    • B. 

      Globalize,Cigarettes,Business Suits

    • C. 

      I Need A Little Love Tonight

    • D. 

      Who Can Stop The Revolution?

  • 23. 
    How many songs are on Boston's "Greatest Hits" album?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 24. 
    What is the name of the official Boston fan club website?
    • A. 

      Fly Out In Space

    • B. 

      All Over Boston

    • C. 

      Gonna Hitch A Ride

    • D. 

      Bostonamania

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is a lyric from the Boston song "Walk On"?
    • A. 

      You're My Strength And Weakness

    • B. 

      I'm Here For You Heart And Soul

    • C. 

      You're Driving Me Insane

    • D. 

      What's It Take To See

  • 26. 
    During a Boston hiatus in 1980, what Barry Goudreau album did Brad Delp sing on?
    • A. 

      Delp And Goudreau

    • B. 

      Orion The Hunter

    • C. 

      Barry Goudreau

    • D. 

      Lost In America

  • 27. 
    What was the first device Tom Scholz of Boston produced with his research company?
    • A. 

      The MP3 Player

    • B. 

      The Rockman Headphone Amp

    • C. 

      The Power Soak

    • D. 

      The Player Guitar

  • 28. 
    How tall is Kimberley Dahme who joined the Boston band in 2001?
    • A. 

      5" 2'

    • B. 

      6' 0"

    • C. 

      5' 9"

    • D. 

      5' 5"

  • 29. 
    Where did Tom Scholz discover Boston drummer, Jeff Neal?
    • A. 

      In A Bar In Pittsburg

    • B. 

      On Stage In Tampa Florida

    • C. 

      At A Blackjack Table In Vegas

    • D. 

      At A Maine Ski Resort

  • 30. 
    What Boston "Corporate America" album song starts: "If you won't even say my name"?
    • A. 

      Corporate America

    • B. 

      Stare Out Your Window

    • C. 

      Someone

    • D. 

      Turn It Off