Do You Know About Black Sabbath?

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  • 1. 

    In Black Sabbath's "Voodoo", what follows "so if a stranger sees you"?

    • A.

      Bring Me Your Children

    • B.

      Don't Look In His Eyes

    • C.

      Voodoo

    • D.

      Cry Me A River

    Correct Answer
    B. Don't Look In His Eyes
    Explanation
    In the song "Voodoo" by Black Sabbath, the line that follows "so if a stranger sees you" is "Don't Look In His Eyes". This implies that if a stranger sees you, you should avoid making eye contact with them. This could be because looking into someone's eyes can reveal vulnerability or make a connection, and in the context of the song, it may be seen as dangerous or inviting trouble.

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  • 2. 

    What was Black Sabbath's original name?

    • A.

      Rare Breed

    • B.

      Rare Earth

    • C.

      Mythology

    • D.

      Earth

    Correct Answer
    D. Earth
    Explanation
    Black Sabbath's original name was Earth.

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  • 3. 

    In what song did Black Sabbath's Ozzy Osbourne find out he was the "Chosen One"?

    • A.

      Black Sabbath

    • B.

      Iron Man

    • C.

      Warning

    • D.

      Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

    Correct Answer
    A. Black Sabbath
    Explanation
    In the song "Black Sabbath," Ozzy Osbourne discovers that he is the "Chosen One." This song, which is also the title track of the band's debut album, is known for its dark and heavy sound, setting the tone for Black Sabbath's signature style. The lyrics of the song convey a sense of impending doom and the revelation of being chosen for a higher purpose, making it a significant moment in Ozzy Osbourne's career with the band.

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  • 4. 

    Which Black Sabbath song has the line "You're having a good time baby, but that won't last"?

    • A.

      Hand Of Doom

    • B.

      Killing Yourself To Live

    • C.

      Sabbra Cadabra

    • D.

      Dirty Women

    Correct Answer
    A. Hand Of Doom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hand Of Doom". In this song, there is a line that says "You're having a good time baby, but that won't last". This line suggests that the person is enjoying themselves in the moment, but it is a temporary pleasure that will not endure.

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  • 5. 

    Which Black Sabbath member was born May 5, 1948?

    • A.

      Anthony "Tony" Iommi

    • B.

      William "Bill" Ward

    • C.

      John "Ozzy" Osbourne

    • D.

      Terence "Geezer" Butler

    Correct Answer
    B. William "Bill" Ward
    Explanation
    William "Bill" Ward was born on May 5, 1948. He is a former drummer and one of the founding members of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Ward played with the band from its formation in 1968 until 1980, and then again from 1983 to 1984, and from 1994 to 2012. He is known for his powerful drumming style and has made significant contributions to Black Sabbath's sound and success.

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  • 6. 

    What record company signed Black Sabbath in 1969?

    • A.

      IRS

    • B.

      Arista

    • C.

      Columbia

    • D.

      Phillips Records

    Correct Answer
    D. Phillips Records
    Explanation
    In 1969, Black Sabbath was signed by Phillips Records.

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  • 7. 

    In early 1970, which Phillips Record subsidiary released Black Sabbath's debut album?

    • A.

      Vertigo

    • B.

      RCA

    • C.

      Tropical Records

    • D.

      Sunshine

    Correct Answer
    A. Vertigo
    Explanation
    Vertigo is the correct answer because it was a subsidiary of Phillips Records that released Black Sabbath's debut album in the early 1970s.

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  • 8. 

    The song "Hole in the Sky" appears on which 1975 Black Sabbath album?

    • A.

      Sabotage

    • B.

      Paranoid

    • C.

      Vol 4

    • D.

      Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

    Correct Answer
    A. Sabotage
    Explanation
    The song "Hole in the Sky" appears on the 1975 Black Sabbath album Sabotage.

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  • 9. 

    Which Black Sabbath member quit the band in November 1977 and returned January 1978?

    • A.

      Geezer Butler

    • B.

      Tony Iommi

    • C.

      Ozzy Osbourne

    • D.

      Rick Wakeman

    Correct Answer
    C. Ozzy Osbourne
    Explanation
    Ozzy Osbourne quit Black Sabbath in November 1977 and returned in January 1978.

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