The History Of Electric Bass Guitar! Trivia Quiz

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The History Of Electric Bass Guitar! Trivia Quiz

Are you familiar with the history of the electric bass guitar? This quiz concentrates on what record label did James Jamerson play, which company made the first production fretless, Jack Bruce, and who played with Elvis Presley. You will also need to discover about certain bassists. If you are curious to learn more about the electric bass guitar's history, this is the quiz for you.


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

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