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  • 1. 

    Which Crosby, Stills, & Nash song contains background vocals by Art Garfunkel?

    • A.

      Carried Away

    • B.

      Marrakesh Express

    • C.

      Southern Cross

    • D.

      Just A Song Before I Go

    Correct Answer
    C. Southern Cross
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southern Cross. This song by Crosby, Stills & Nash features background vocals by Art Garfunkel.

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  • 2. 

    In which movie did Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, & Nash appear?

    • A.

      Splash

    • B.

      The Return Of Spinal Tap

    • C.

      The Omen

    • D.

      The Exorcist

    Correct Answer
    B. The Return Of Spinal Tap
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, & Nash appeared in the movie "The Return Of Spinal Tap".

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  • 3. 

    Before Neil Young, who did Crosby, Stills & Nash try to recruit?

    • A.

      Steve Winwood

    • B.

      James Taylor

    • C.

      Paul Simon

    • D.

      Joe Cocker

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Winwood
    Explanation
    Crosby, Stills & Nash tried to recruit Steve Winwood before Neil Young.

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  • 4. 

    Graham Nash of Crosby Stills & Nash was the very first artist to receive which award?

    • A.

      VH1 Song Of The Year

    • B.

      Billboard Music Century Award

    • C.

      Nobel Peace Prize

    • D.

      Surround Music Artist Of The Year

    Correct Answer
    D. Surround Music Artist Of The Year
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby Stills & Nash was the very first artist to receive the Surround Music Artist Of The Year award.

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  • 5. 

    Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash wrote songs for which TV series?

    • A.

      Star Trek

    • B.

      Starsky & Hutch

    • C.

      Baretta

    • D.

      The Twilight Zone

    Correct Answer
    D. The Twilight Zone
    Explanation
    Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash wrote songs for The Twilight Zone. The Twilight Zone was a popular TV series known for its eerie and suspenseful stories. Stephen Stills contributed his songwriting talents to this iconic show, creating music that enhanced the overall atmosphere and mood of the episodes.

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  • 6. 

    Which Crosby, Stills & Nash album contains the hit "Southern Cross"?

    • A.

      CSN

    • B.

      Live It Up

    • C.

      After The Storm

    • D.

      Daylight Again

    Correct Answer
    D. Daylight Again
    Explanation
    "Daylight Again" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the hit song "Southern Cross" by Crosby, Stills & Nash. The other albums listed, "CSN," "Live It Up," and "After The Storm," do not include this particular song.

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  • 7. 

    Which popular singer dated both Stills and Nash of Crosby, Stills, and Nash?

    • A.

      Amy Grant

    • B.

      Carly Simon

    • C.

      Bonnie Raitt

    • D.

      Rita Coolidge

    Correct Answer
    D. Rita Coolidge
    Explanation
    Rita Coolidge is the correct answer because she was a popular singer who dated both Stephen Stills and Graham Nash, who were members of the band Crosby, Stills, and Nash.

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  • 8. 

    Which member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young went to high school in Central America?

    • A.

      David Crosby

    • B.

      Neil Young

    • C.

      Graham Nash

    • D.

      Stephen Stills

    Correct Answer
    D. Stephen Stills
    Explanation
    Stephen Stills is the correct answer because he attended high school in Costa Rica, which is located in Central America. This information is well-known and documented, making it the correct choice among the other band members.

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  • 9. 

    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash wrote what solo about a father going off to war?

    • A.

      Military Madness

    • B.

      War Song

    • C.

      You Don't Have To Cry

    • D.

      Just A Song Before I Go

    Correct Answer
    A. Military Madness
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash wrote a solo song called "Military Madness" which is about a father going off to war. The song reflects on the senselessness and futility of war, highlighting the emotional toll it takes on families and loved ones left behind. Nash's lyrics convey a message of questioning the motives behind war and the consequences it brings.

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  • 10. 

    Which Crosby, Stills & Nash song was written on a dare?

    • A.

      I Give You Give Blind

    • B.

      49 Bye-Byes

    • C.

      Just A Song Before I Go

    • D.

      Dark Star

    Correct Answer
    C. Just A Song Before I Go
    Explanation
    "Just A Song Before I Go" was written on a dare because it is the only option that suggests a challenge or a dare. The other options do not indicate any kind of dare or challenge in their titles.

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  • 11. 

    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash appeared in which 1979 concert documentary?

    • A.

      Muse

    • B.

      Hippies For Peace

    • C.

      Hippie Dream

    • D.

      No Nukes

    Correct Answer
    D. No Nukes
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash appeared in the 1979 concert documentary "No Nukes."

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  • 12. 

    Crosby, Stills & Nash's hit "Marrakesh Express" was originally written for what band?

    • A.

      Fleetwood Mac

    • B.

      The Hollies

    • C.

      The Mamas & The Papas

    • D.

      The Monkees

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hollies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Hollies. Crosby, Stills & Nash originally wrote their hit song "Marrakesh Express" for The Hollies, a British rock band. However, The Hollies turned down the song, and Crosby, Stills & Nash went on to record and release it themselves.

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  • 13. 

    Which member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young dated a woman that was murdered?

    • A.

      David Crosby

    • B.

      Stephen Stills

    • C.

      Graham Nash

    • D.

      Neil Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Graham Nash
    Explanation
    Graham Nash is the correct answer because he dated a woman named Amy Gossage who was tragically murdered in 1971. This event deeply affected Nash and influenced his songwriting, particularly in the song "Cathedral."

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  • 14. 

    Which member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young hosts a radio show about songwriting?

    • A.

      Neil Young

    • B.

      Graham Nash

    • C.

      David Crosby

    • D.

      Stephen Stills

    Correct Answer
    B. Graham Nash
    Explanation
    Graham Nash hosts a radio show about songwriting.

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  • 15. 

    Why is Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash recognized by the Smithsonian Institute?

    • A.

      Inventing The Digital Camera

    • B.

      Collection Of Rare Albums

    • C.

      Inventing The Synthesizer

    • D.

      Furthering Fine Art Digital Prints

    Correct Answer
    D. Furthering Fine Art Digital Prints
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash is recognized by the Smithsonian Institute for his contribution in furthering fine art digital prints. This suggests that Nash has played a significant role in advancing the field of fine art digital printing, possibly through his innovative techniques or artistic vision. His work in this area has been acknowledged and celebrated by the Smithsonian Institute, highlighting his impact and influence in the art world.

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  • 16. 

    On which Johnny Cash video does Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash appear?

    • A.

      The City Of New Orleans

    • B.

      Hurt

    • C.

      Jackson

    • D.

      God's Gonna Cut You Down

    Correct Answer
    D. God's Gonna Cut You Down
    Explanation
    Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash appears in the Johnny Cash video for "God's Gonna Cut You Down."

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  • 17. 

    Where did Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash start his early career?

    • A.

      New Orleans

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      San Francisco

    • D.

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    A. New Orleans
    Explanation
    Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash started his early career in New Orleans.

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  • 18. 

    Crosby, Stills & Nash member David Crosby owns a sixty-foot schooner named what?

    • A.

      The Mayan

    • B.

      Runaround Sue

    • C.

      Guinevere

    • D.

      Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mayan
    Explanation
    David Crosby, a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash, owns a sixty-foot schooner named The Mayan.

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  • 19. 

    What is Crosby, Stills & Nash member David Crosby's father's occupation?

    • A.

      Cinematographer

    • B.

      Singer

    • C.

      Actor

    • D.

      Chef

    Correct Answer
    A. Cinematographer
    Explanation
    David Crosby's father, Floyd Crosby, was a renowned cinematographer. He worked on several notable films and won an Academy Award for his cinematography in the movie "Tabu". This occupation is well-known and documented in the entertainment industry, making it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 20. 

    How many hit singles were from the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young album "American Dream"?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Two" because the question asks for the number of hit singles from the album "American Dream" by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Therefore, the correct answer is the option that states there were two hit singles from that album.

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  • 21. 

    How many albums did Crosby, Stills and Nash make as a group without Young?

    • A.

      Twenty

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    C. Ten
    Explanation
    Crosby, Stills, and Nash made ten albums as a group without Young.

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  • 22. 

    Crosby, Stills and Nash appeared for which political event of the eighties?

    • A.

      Nelson Mandela's Release

    • B.

      Invasion Of Panama

    • C.

      Berlin Wall Dismantling

    • D.

      Ferdinand Marcos Protest

    Correct Answer
    C. Berlin Wall Dismantling
    Explanation
    Crosby, Stills and Nash appeared for the political event of the Berlin Wall Dismantling in the eighties. This event marked the fall of the Berlin Wall, which was a significant moment in history symbolizing the end of the Cold War and the reunification of East and West Germany. Crosby, Stills and Nash, a popular American folk rock group known for their activism and politically charged songs, likely performed at this event to show support for the dismantling of the wall and the progress towards peace and unity.

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  • 23. 

    Crosby, Stills and Nash performed at the White House for which President's birthday?

    • A.

      Richard Nixon

    • B.

      Bill Clinton

    • C.

      Jimmy Carter

    • D.

      Gerald Ford

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Clinton
    Explanation
    Crosby, Stills and Nash performed at the White House for Bill Clinton's birthday. This suggests that the event took place during Clinton's presidency, as it is common for musical performances to be organized for the president's birthday. The other options, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, and Gerald Ford, were all former presidents who did not overlap with Crosby, Stills and Nash's active years. Therefore, the most reasonable explanation is that the performance occurred during Bill Clinton's presidency.

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  • 24. 

    What is the name of Crosby, Stills & Nash member David Crosby's 2006 autobiography?

    • A.

      Long Time Gone

    • B.

      Since Then

    • C.

      Stand And Be Counted

    • D.

      Remember Me

    Correct Answer
    B. Since Then
    Explanation
    David Crosby's 2006 autobiography is titled "Since Then."

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  • 25. 

    Of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, which song did Neil Young write about Graham Nash?

    • A.

      Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    • B.

      Long May You Run

    • C.

      Helpless

    • D.

      Old Man

    Correct Answer
    A. Only Love Can Break Your Heart
    Explanation
    Neil Young wrote the song "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" about Graham Nash.

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  • 26. 

    "Thrasher", written by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young member Neil Young is about what?

    • A.

      Boxing

    • B.

      Nightmares

    • C.

      Drug Addiction

    • D.

      End Of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

    Correct Answer
    D. End Of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
    Explanation
    The song "Thrasher" by Neil Young is about the end of the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The lyrics reflect on the disbandment and the emotions associated with it. The song discusses the challenges and difficulties faced by the band members and their eventual decision to part ways. It serves as a reflection on the end of an era and the impact it had on the individuals involved.

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  • 27. 

    Which hit album kept Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young from their fourth-in-a-row #1 album?

    • A.

      Rumours

    • B.

      Eddie Money

    • C.

      Bat Out Of Hell

    • D.

      American Stars 'N Bars

    Correct Answer
    A. Rumours
    Explanation
    Rumours is the correct answer because it was a highly successful album by Fleetwood Mac that prevented Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young from achieving their fourth consecutive number one album. Rumours was released in 1977 and became a massive commercial success, topping the charts for several weeks. This prevented Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's album from reaching the number one spot during that time.

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  • 28. 

    Why did Graham Nash perform with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young in a wheelchair?

    • A.

      Boating Accident

    • B.

      Spinal Injury

    • C.

      Diabetes

    • D.

      Weak Due To Hospitalization

    Correct Answer
    A. Boating Accident
    Explanation
    Graham Nash performed with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young in a wheelchair because he was involved in a boating accident. This accident likely resulted in a spinal injury, which required him to use a wheelchair for mobility.

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  • 29. 

    How many albums did Crosby and Nash, of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, make as a duo?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Eighteen

    Correct Answer
    B. Eight
    Explanation
    Crosby and Nash, of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, made a total of eight albums as a duo.

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  • 30. 

    Which was Crosby, Stills and Nash's first multi-platinum hit single?

    • A.

      Our House

    • B.

      Marrakesh Express

    • C.

      Love The One You're With

    • D.

      Just A Song Before I Go

    Correct Answer
    D. Just A Song Before I Go
    Explanation
    "Just A Song Before I Go" was Crosby, Stills and Nash's first multi-platinum hit single. This means that it sold over one million copies, earning the prestigious multi-platinum certification. The song was released in 1977 and reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is a soft rock ballad that showcases the harmonies and acoustic guitar playing that the band is known for. The success of this song helped solidify Crosby, Stills and Nash's popularity and cemented their status as one of the iconic bands of the 1970s.

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  • 31. 

    Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash had how many top ten albums in a row?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash had six top ten albums in a row. This means that for six consecutive albums, his albums reached the top ten in the charts. This is a significant achievement, as it demonstrates consistent success and popularity in the music industry. It also showcases Stills' talent and ability to consistently produce high-quality music that resonates with audiences.

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  • 32. 

    Which of the following is a Crosby, Stills and Nash import album?

    • A.

      Carry On

    • B.

      Four Way Street

    • C.

      Deja Vu

    • D.

      Live It Up

    Correct Answer
    A. Carry On
    Explanation
    Carry On is a Crosby, Stills and Nash import album. This means that it was released in a different country and then imported to other countries for distribution. Import albums are often sought after by collectors and fans because they may contain different tracks or versions of songs not found on the regular release. Therefore, Carry On is the correct answer as it fits the criteria of being an import album by Crosby, Stills and Nash.

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