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Bob Geldof was a frontman for the band the Boomtown Rats., who also co-wrote the classic Christmas rock song, “Do they know it’s Christmas,” by Band-Aid, which was quite an accomplishment because it is still played everywhere around Christmas time. He was known for his activism, especially for his anti-poverty movement in Africa. This quiz will have you singing your praises when you pass, and you can do it.


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  • 1. 

    Where Bob Geldof is from?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    C. Ireland
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof is from Ireland. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks about his place of origin. Bob Geldof is a well-known Irish singer, songwriter, and political activist. He was born and raised in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland. He gained international fame as the lead vocalist of the band The Boomtown Rats and for his humanitarian efforts, particularly his involvement in organizing the Live Aid concert in 1985.

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  • 2. 

    Which rock band Bob Geldof leader singer?

    • A.

      The Rolling Stones

    • B.

      Kiss

    • C.

      The Boomtown Rats

    • D.

      Led Zeppelin

    Correct Answer
    C. The Boomtown Rats
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Boomtown Rats. Bob Geldof is the lead singer of this rock band.

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  • 3. 

    Bob Geldof co-write this one of the best-selling singles of all time, what the title?

    • A.

      Rat Trap

    • B.

      I Don't Like Mondays

    • C.

      Comfortably Numb

    • D.

      Do They Know It's Christmas?

    Correct Answer
    D. Do They Know It's Christmas?
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas?" which is one of the best-selling singles of all time. This song was released in 1984 as a charity single by Band Aid, a supergroup formed by Geldof and Midge Ure. The song aimed to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia. It became a massive success, topping the charts in multiple countries and selling millions of copies worldwide. The lyrics and melody of the song have become iconic, making it a holiday classic that is still played and recognized today.

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  • 4. 

    In which movie Bob Geldof appeared?

    • A.

      RocknRolla

    • B.

      Pink Floyd – The Wall

    • C.

      Rock Boat

    • D.

      The Long Good Friday

    Correct Answer
    B. Pink Floyd – The Wall
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof appeared in the movie "Pink Floyd - The Wall". This film is a musical drama based on Pink Floyd's album "The Wall". Bob Geldof played the lead role of Pink, a troubled rockstar. The movie depicts Pink's descent into madness and isolation, exploring themes of war, alienation, and personal identity. Bob Geldof's performance in this film received critical acclaim and helped solidify his acting career alongside his successful music career as the lead singer of the Boomtown Rats.

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  • 5. 

    What was the title of Bob Geldof debut solo album?

    • A.

      The Happy Club

    • B.

      The Vegetarians of Love

    • C.

      Deep in the Heart of Nowhere

    • D.

      Sex, Age & Death

    Correct Answer
    C. Deep in the Heart of Nowhere
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof's debut solo album was titled "Deep in the Heart of Nowhere."

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  • 6. 

    In which year Bob Geldof leave The Boomtown Rats and atarted solo career?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    B. 1986
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof left The Boomtown Rats and started his solo career in 1986.

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  • 7. 

    What was the title of Bob Geldof autobiography book?

    • A.

      Punk Soul

    • B.

      Music Inside Me

    • C.

      Is That It?

    • D.

      The Wall

    Correct Answer
    C. Is That It?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Is That It?" This is the title of Bob Geldof's autobiography book.

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  • 8. 

    What was the debut single of The Boomtown Rats?

    • A.

      I Don't Like Mondays

    • B.

      Up All Night

    • C.

      Rat Trap

    • D.

      Comfortably Numb

    Correct Answer
    C. Rat Trap
    Explanation
    "Rat Trap" was the debut single of The Boomtown Rats. This song was released in 1978 and became a major hit, reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart. It showcased the band's energetic and catchy punk rock sound, which helped establish their popularity in the music industry. "Rat Trap" is often considered one of the band's signature songs and a classic of the punk rock genre.

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