The History Of Electric Bass Guitar! Trivia Quiz

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The History Of Electric Bass Guitar! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What band/musician first used the fretless bass guitar?
    • A. 

      Jaco Pastorius

    • B. 

      Jack Bruce

    • C. 

      Bill Wyman

    • D. 

      Andy Fraser

  • 2. 
    For what record label did James Jamerson play?
    • A. 

      Motown

    • B. 

      Stax

    • C. 

      Death Row

  • 3. 
    Which of the following bassists can play the fastest?
    • A. 

      Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck and The Flecktones)

    • B. 

      Chris Wolstenholme (Muse)

    • C. 

      Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

    • D. 

      Billy Sheehan (Talas)

  • 4. 
    Which company made the first production fretless?
    • A. 

      Fender

    • B. 

      Ampeg

    • C. 

      Alembic

    • D. 

      Danelectro

  • 5. 
    Which of the following basses has Jack Bruce not used professionally?
    • A. 

      Fender VI

    • B. 

      Gibson EB-0

    • C. 

      Warwick Thumb

    • D. 

      Danelectro Longhorn

  • 6. 
    A thumb is used to hit the string, producing a percussive, thump like note. coupled with that is a pulling action that makes a tight, twangy ring. this technique was invented by
    • A. 

      Stanley Clarke

    • B. 

      Larry Graham

    • C. 

      John Entwistle

    • D. 

      Flea

  • 7. 
    Who played bass for Elvis Presley?
    • A. 

      Jerry Jermont

    • B. 

      Scotty Moore

    • C. 

      Duck Dunn

    • D. 

      Bill Black

  • 8. 
    What bass did the song "My Generation" by the Who contains, and who was the bass player?
    • A. 

      Jack Bruce, Gibson EB-3

    • B. 

      John Entwistle, Danelectro Longhorn

    • C. 

      Paul Chambers, Danelectro Longhorn

    • D. 

      John Entwistle, Fender Jazz

  • 9. 
    This bassist has a unique style based on alternate tunings and accurate technique, all played on his custom Zon Hyper bass.
    • A. 

      Carlos D

    • B. 

      Chris Squire

    • C. 

      Micheal Manring

    • D. 

      P-Nut