Can You Pass This Dire Straits Quiz?

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Can You Pass This Dire Straits Quiz?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Dire Straits' "Walk of Life", who is coming, "singing oldies, goldies"?
    • A. 

      Mr. Smith

    • B. 

      Johnny

    • C. 

      A Lady

    • D. 

      The Wizard

  • 2. 
    What was the double live album released by Dire Straits in 1984?
    • A. 

      On Every Street

    • B. 

      Alchemy

    • C. 

      Tears For Fears

    • D. 

      Communique

  • 3. 
    For which benefit concert did Dire Straits play in 1985?
    • A. 

      UNICEF

    • B. 

      Farm Aid

    • C. 

      Jerry Lewis Telethon

    • D. 

      Live Aid

  • 4. 
    Which Dire Straits member wrote their song "Romeo and Juliet"?
    • A. 

      David Knopfler

    • B. 

      John Illsley

    • C. 

      Hal Lindes

    • D. 

      Mark Knopfler

  • 5. 
    Which 1985 Dire Straits album cover features a silver guitar?
    • A. 

      Brothers In Arms

    • B. 

      On Every Street

    • C. 

      Communique

    • D. 

      Dire Straits

  • 6. 
    What country singer sang backup on Dire Straits' song "The Bug"?
    • A. 

      Vince Gill

    • B. 

      Dolly Parton

    • C. 

      Kenny Rogers

    • D. 

      Kenny Chesney

  • 7. 
    Dire Straits played in 1988 for what famously imprisoned African's birthday concert?
    • A. 

      President DeClerque

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      King Tut

    • D. 

      Shaka Zulu

  • 8. 
    Which drummer left Dire Straits in 1988?
    • A. 

      Terry Williams

    • B. 

      Mark Knopfler

    • C. 

      David Knopfler

    • D. 

      John Illsley

  • 9. 
    In Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing", who "knows all the chords"?
    • A. 

      Harold

    • B. 

      Johnny

    • C. 

      The Prince

    • D. 

      Guitar George

  • 10. 
    What was the first guitar bought by Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler?
    • A. 

      Gibson Les Paul

    • B. 

      Hofner Super Solid

    • C. 

      Rickenbacker 360/12

    • D. 

      Fender Stratocaster

  • 11. 
    For which regional newspaper did Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler work as a journalist?
    • A. 

      Leicester Mercury

    • B. 

      Liverpool Echo

    • C. 

      Shetland Times

    • D. 

      Yorkshire Evening Post

  • 12. 
    In which city were Dire Straits' Knopfler brothers born?
    • A. 

      Newcastle

    • B. 

      Glasgow

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Leeds

  • 13. 
    Under what name did Dire Straits perform their original sessions?
    • A. 

      The Cafe Racers

    • B. 

      The Notting Hillbillies

    • C. 

      Dire Straits

    • D. 

      Brewer's Droop

  • 14. 
    With which band did future Dire Straits singer Mark Knopfler play guitar in 1973?
    • A. 

      Brewer's Droop

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Magna Carta

    • D. 

      Rockpile

  • 15. 
    Which two original Dire Straits members were still with the band in 1995?
    • A. 

      Mark Knopfler & John Illsley

    • B. 

      Mark Knopfler & Pick Withers

    • C. 

      David Knopfler & John Illsley

    • D. 

      Mark & David Knopfler

  • 16. 
    What was the last Dire Straits album to feature Pick Withers on drums?
    • A. 

      Love Over Gold

    • B. 

      Making Movies

    • C. 

      Brothers In Arms

    • D. 

      Communique

  • 17. 
    With which record company did Dire Straits begin recording their debut album in 1978?
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      RCA

    • C. 

      Arista

    • D. 

      Columbia

  • 18. 
    How many weeks did Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" spend at #1 on U.S. charts?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      30

  • 19. 
    About how many dates did Dire Straits play to support the "Brothers in Arms" album?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      50

  • 20. 
    What is ex-Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler's debut solo album, released in 1996?
    • A. 

      Golden Heart

    • B. 

      Neck And Neck

    • C. 

      Purple Heart

    • D. 

      Gold And Silver

  • 21. 
    Which group did Dire Straits open for on tour before releasing their debut album?
    • A. 

      The Eagles

    • B. 

      The Allman Brothers

    • C. 

      Talking Heads

    • D. 

      The Go-Go's

  • 22. 
    How many worldwide copies did Dire Straits' "Communique" album sell?
    • A. 

      3 Million

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      10 Million

    • D. 

      1 Million

  • 23. 
    Which was the first Dire Straits album produced by Mark Knopfler?
    • A. 

      On Every Street

    • B. 

      Love Over Gold

    • C. 

      Brothers In Arms

    • D. 

      Dire Straits

  • 24. 
    What instrument does Alan Clark play in Dire Straits?
    • A. 

      Harp

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Keyboards

    • D. 

      Cello

  • 25. 
    What is the name of Dire Straits' 1995 live album?
    • A. 

      On The Night

    • B. 

      Alchemy

    • C. 

      Live At The BBC

    • D. 

      On Every Street

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