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  • 1. 

    Hanoi Rocks covered which Creedence Clearwater Revival classic on their "Two Steps From The Move" record?

    • A.

      Up Around The Bend

    • B.

      Down On The Corner

    • C.

      Bad Moon Rising

    • D.

      Travelin' Band

    Correct Answer
    A. Up Around The Bend
    Explanation
    Hanoi Rocks covered the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic "Up Around The Bend" on their "Two Steps From The Move" record.

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  • 2. 

    Creedence Clearwater Revival had which hit single in 1968?

    • A.

      Lately

    • B.

      Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg

    • C.

      Suzie Q

    • D.

      Danger Zone

    Correct Answer
    C. Suzie Q
    Explanation
    In 1968, Creedence Clearwater Revival had a hit single called "Suzie Q".

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  • 3. 

    Before settling on Creedence Clearwater Revival, what was the band called?

    • A.

      The Golliwogs

    • B.

      The Wolligogs

    • C.

      The Wollipogs

    • D.

      The Polliwogs

    Correct Answer
    A. The Golliwogs
    Explanation
    Before settling on Creedence Clearwater Revival, the band was called The Golliwogs.

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  • 4. 

    Which Creedence Clearwater Revival song was also a hit for Ike and Tina Turner?

    • A.

      Suzie Q

    • B.

      Green River

    • C.

      Proud Mary

    • D.

      Bad Moon Rising

    Correct Answer
    C. Proud Mary
    Explanation
    "Proud Mary" is the correct answer because it was a hit song for both Creedence Clearwater Revival and Ike and Tina Turner. The song was originally released by Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1969 and became one of their most popular and enduring hits. Ike and Tina Turner later covered the song in 1971, giving it a soulful and energetic rendition that also became a major success. The song's catchy melody and powerful vocals made it a favorite for both bands and helped solidify its status as a classic rock and soul anthem.

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  • 5. 

    Which Creedence Clearwater Revival song ran eleven minutes?

    • A.

      I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    • B.

      Run Through The Jungle

    • C.

      Bad Moon Rising

    • D.

      Up Around The Bend

    Correct Answer
    A. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Explanation
    "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" is the correct answer because it is the only song in the given options that ran for eleven minutes. The other songs mentioned, "Run Through The Jungle," "Bad Moon Rising," and "Up Around The Bend," are all relatively shorter in duration compared to "I Heard It Through The Grapevine."

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  • 6. 

    What happened to Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1972?

    • A.

      They All Got Divorced

    • B.

      They All Got Married

    • C.

      Disbanded

    • D.

      Reunited

    Correct Answer
    C. Disbanded
    Explanation
    In 1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival disbanded. This means that the members of the band decided to break up and go their separate ways. They stopped making music together and ceased to be an active band. This could have been due to various reasons such as creative differences, personal conflicts, or a desire to pursue individual projects. However, without further information, it is difficult to determine the specific reasons behind their decision to disband.

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  • 7. 

    What band did John Fogerty form after he left Creedence Clearwater Revival?

    • A.

      Blue Ridge Rangers

    • B.

      The Pasture

    • C.

      The Daisies

    • D.

      The Solo Man

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue Ridge Rangers
    Explanation
    After John Fogerty left Creedence Clearwater Revival, he formed a band called Blue Ridge Rangers.

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  • 8. 

    What big hit did John Fogerty have in 1985?

    • A.

      How The West Was Won

    • B.

      Centerfield

    • C.

      God Bless America

    • D.

      I Love You

    Correct Answer
    B. Centerfield
    Explanation
    "Centerfield" is the correct answer because it was a popular hit song released by John Fogerty in 1985. The song is an upbeat and catchy tribute to baseball, and it became one of Fogerty's most successful solo singles. The track is often associated with the sport and is frequently played at baseball games.

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  • 9. 

    How were John Fogerty and Tom Fogerty connected?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Brothers

    • C.

      Friends

    • D.

      Cousins

    Correct Answer
    B. Brothers
    Explanation
    John Fogerty and Tom Fogerty were connected as brothers.

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  • 10. 

    In 2004, who did John Fogerty urge people to vote for?

    • A.

      Bill Clinton

    • B.

      John Kerry

    • C.

      Hillary Clinton

    • D.

      George W Bush

    Correct Answer
    B. John Kerry
    Explanation
    In 2004, John Fogerty urged people to vote for John Kerry.

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  • 11. 

    When "Willy and the Poorboys are playing", what should you bring?

    • A.

      Penny

    • B.

      Quarter

    • C.

      Nickel

    • D.

      Dime

    Correct Answer
    C. Nickel
    Explanation
    When "Willy and the Poorboys are playing", it is suggested to bring a Nickel. This implies that the band or the event has a specific requirement or tradition where attendees are expected to bring a Nickel. It could be a form of contribution or donation to support the band or the event.

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  • 12. 

    According to Creedence Clearwater, "before you accuse me" what should you do?

    • A.

      Take A Look At Yourself

    • B.

      Go To Sleep

    • C.

      Call Your Daddy

    • D.

      Call Your Mama

    Correct Answer
    A. Take A Look At Yourself
    Explanation
    According to Creedence Clearwater, before accusing someone, it is important to take a look at oneself. This suggests that instead of blaming others, one should introspect and evaluate their own actions and behavior before passing judgment on others. It emphasizes the importance of self-reflection and personal accountability in resolving conflicts or making accusations.

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  • 13. 

    In the Creedence Clearwater song, "Green River", what type of girls dance?

    • A.

      Barefoot

    • B.

      Pregnant

    • C.

      Naked

    • D.

      Young

    Correct Answer
    A. Barefoot
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Barefoot" because in the song "Green River" by Creedence Clearwater, it is mentioned that the girls who dance are barefoot. This implies that they are not wearing any shoes or footwear while dancing.

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  • 14. 

    In the Creedence Clearwater Revival song, what comes after "Hello Mary Lou"?

    • A.

      Goodbye Heart

    • B.

      Goodbye Eyes

    • C.

      Hello Earl

    • D.

      Goodbye Feelings

    Correct Answer
    A. Goodbye Heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Goodbye Heart" because the line in the Creedence Clearwater Revival song goes "Hello Mary Lou, goodbye heart." This means that after saying hello to Mary Lou, the singer is saying goodbye to their heart, implying that they are ending a relationship or moving on from a romantic connection.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the oldest member of Creedence Clearwater Revival?

    • A.

      John Fogerty

    • B.

      Stu Cook

    • C.

      Tom Fogerty

    • D.

      Doug Cosmo Clifford

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Fogerty
    Explanation
    Tom Fogerty was the oldest member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. He was the rhythm guitarist and one of the founding members of the band. Tom Fogerty was born on November 9, 1941, making him older than the other members of the group. He played a significant role in the band's early success, contributing to their distinctive sound with his guitar playing and vocals. Unfortunately, Tom Fogerty left the band in 1971 to pursue a solo career, but his contributions to Creedence Clearwater Revival will always be remembered.

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  • 16. 

    What was Creedence Clearwater Revival's original name?

    • A.

      The Velvet Blues

    • B.

      The Orange Violets

    • C.

      The Blue Velvets

    • D.

      The Violet Oranges

    Correct Answer
    C. The Blue Velvets
    Explanation
    Creedence Clearwater Revival's original name was The Blue Velvets.

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  • 17. 

    How did Creedence Clearwater Revival come up with "Revival"?

    • A.

      Nun

    • B.

      Recommitment

    • C.

      Church

    • D.

      Preacher

    Correct Answer
    B. Recommitment
    Explanation
    Creedence Clearwater Revival came up with the name "Revival" as a symbol of their recommitment to their music and career. This suggests that the band may have faced challenges or setbacks in their journey, and the name represents their determination to revive and rejuvenate their musical aspirations. The word "Revival" often connotes a renewed energy and passion, which aligns with the band's desire to make a fresh start and regain their momentum.

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  • 18. 

    What was the first single from Creedence Clearwater Revival to reach the Top 40?

    • A.

      Bad Moon Rising

    • B.

      Proud Mary

    • C.

      Green River

    • D.

      Suzie Q

    Correct Answer
    D. Suzie Q
    Explanation
    "Suzie Q" was the first single from Creedence Clearwater Revival to reach the Top 40.

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  • 19. 

    Where did Creedence Clearwater Revival get the idea for "Who'll Stop The Rain"?

    • A.

      Storm

    • B.

      Woodstock

    • C.

      A TV Show

    • D.

      A Bar

    Correct Answer
    B. Woodstock
    Explanation
    Creedence Clearwater Revival got the idea for "Who'll Stop The Rain" from Woodstock.

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  • 20. 

    Who offered to buy out John Fogerty's contract?

    • A.

      David Geffen

    • B.

      Pierce Brosnan

    • C.

      Vince McMahon

    • D.

      Steve Austin

    Correct Answer
    A. David Geffen
    Explanation
    David Geffen offered to buy out John Fogerty's contract.

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  • 21. 

    What was the band created by two former members of Creedence Clearwater Revival?

    • A.

      Creedence Clearwater Reunited

    • B.

      Creedence Clearwater Revisited

    • C.

      Clearwater Creedence Reunited

    • D.

      Clearwater Creedence Revival

    Correct Answer
    B. Creedence Clearwater Revisited
    Explanation
    Creedence Clearwater Revisited is the correct answer because it accurately identifies the band created by two former members of Creedence Clearwater Revival. The word "revisited" suggests that the band is revisiting or reuniting to perform the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival. This option is the most logical and coherent choice among the given options.

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  • 22. 

    When John Fogerty was in the Army Reserve, at which 3 Forts did he serve?

    • A.

      Shelby, Knox, Bragg

    • B.

      Lee, Knox, Shelby

    • C.

      Knox, Lee, David

    • D.

      Bragg, Knox, Lee

    Correct Answer
    D. Bragg, Knox, Lee
    Explanation
    During his time in the Army Reserve, John Fogerty served at Fort Bragg, Fort Knox, and Fort Lee.

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  • 23. 

    What did "Rolling Stone" magazine name John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival?

    • A.

      Great Singer

    • B.

      Great Man

    • C.

      Great Guitarist

    • D.

      Great Keyboard Player

    Correct Answer
    C. Great Guitarist
    Explanation
    Rolling Stone magazine named John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival as a "Great Guitarist." This suggests that Fogerty is highly regarded for his skill and talent on the guitar, indicating that he is recognized as one of the best in the industry.

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  • 24. 

    What is John Fogerty's name ancestry?

    • A.

      German

    • B.

      Polish

    • C.

      Russian

    • D.

      Irish

    Correct Answer
    D. Irish
    Explanation
    John Fogerty's name ancestry is Irish. This means that his family heritage and lineage can be traced back to Ireland.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following movies showcased CCR's "Bad Moon Rising"?

    • A.

      Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    • B.

      Hoot

    • C.

      The Shining

    • D.

      Sweet Home Alabama

    Correct Answer
    D. Sweet Home Alabama
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sweet Home Alabama because this movie prominently features CCR's "Bad Moon Rising" in a scene where the main characters reunite at a bar. The song is played in the background, adding to the nostalgic and romantic atmosphere of the scene. It is a memorable moment in the film and the song helps to enhance the emotions portrayed in that particular scene.

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  • 26. 

    Other than Creedence Clearwater, who recorded "Hello, Mary Lou"?

    • A.

      Marvin Gaye

    • B.

      Lou Rawls

    • C.

      Ricky Nelson

    • D.

      The Cranberries

    Correct Answer
    C. Ricky Nelson
    Explanation
    Ricky Nelson recorded "Hello, Mary Lou" in addition to Creedence Clearwater.

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  • 27. 

    In the Creedence Clearwater song "Gloomy", what is gloomy?

    • A.

      Everything

    • B.

      Nothing

    • C.

      People

    • D.

      Animals

    Correct Answer
    A. Everything
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Everything." In the Creedence Clearwater song "Gloomy," the term "gloomy" refers to a feeling or state of sadness, despair, or darkness. The lyrics of the song suggest that everything in the world is gloomy, indicating a bleak and pessimistic outlook on life. This interpretation aligns with the overall tone and theme of the song, which explores themes of melancholy and despair.

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  • 28. 

    In which music genre was Creedence Clearwater considered to play?

    • A.

      Rock & Roll

    • B.

      Country

    • C.

      Swamp Rock

    • D.

      R&B

    Correct Answer
    C. Swamp Rock
    Explanation
    Creedence Clearwater was considered to play in the music genre of Swamp Rock. This genre emerged in the late 1960s and was characterized by a blend of rock and roll, country, and R&B influences. Creedence Clearwater Revival, often referred to as CCR, was known for their unique sound that incorporated elements of these genres, making them one of the prominent bands associated with Swamp Rock. Their songs like "Proud Mary" and "Born on the Bayou" exemplify this distinctive style.

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  • 29. 

    Who was the Creedence Clearwater Revival's original bass player?

    • A.

      Terry Sylvester

    • B.

      Doug Clifford

    • C.

      Tom Fogarty

    • D.

      Stu Cook

    Correct Answer
    B. Doug Clifford
    Explanation
    Doug Clifford was the original bass player for Creedence Clearwater Revival. He was one of the founding members of the band, along with John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty, and Stu Cook. Clifford's bass playing was an integral part of the band's sound, contributing to their unique blend of rock, folk, and blues. He played with Creedence Clearwater Revival from their formation in 1967 until their disbandment in 1972. Clifford's contributions to the band's success and his distinctive bass lines have made him a notable figure in rock music history.

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  • 30. 

    What discharge, from the Armed Forces, did John Fogerty and Doug Clifford receive?

    • A.

      Dishonorable

    • B.

      Honorable

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Medical

    Correct Answer
    D. Medical
    Explanation
    John Fogerty and Doug Clifford received a medical discharge from the Armed Forces. This means that they were released from their military duties due to medical reasons, such as injuries or illnesses that prevented them from continuing their service.

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