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  • 1. 

    What was the big hit song from Def Leppard's "Hysteria" album?

    • A.

      Women

    • B.

      Love Bites

    • C.

      Animal

    • D.

      Pour Some Sugar On Me

    Correct Answer
    D. Pour Some Sugar On Me
    Explanation
    The big hit song from Def Leppard's "Hysteria" album was "Pour Some Sugar On Me." This song became one of their most popular and successful songs, reaching number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Its catchy melody, energetic rock sound, and suggestive lyrics made it a fan favorite and a staple in the band's live performances.

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  • 2. 

    Which member of Def Leppard took a six month leave of absence due to alcoholism?

    • A.

      Rick Allen

    • B.

      Rick Savage

    • C.

      Phil Collen

    • D.

      Steve Clark

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Clark
    Explanation
    Steve Clark took a six month leave of absence due to alcoholism.

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  • 3. 

    Which member of Def Leppard typically performs shirtless?

    • A.

      Phil Collen

    • B.

      Pete Willis

    • C.

      Vivian Campbell

    • D.

      Tony Kenning

    Correct Answer
    A. Phil Collen
    Explanation
    Phil Collen is known for frequently performing shirtless during Def Leppard concerts. This is often attributed to his muscular physique and his desire to showcase his tattoos. Collen's shirtless performances have become a signature element of his stage presence and have contributed to his image as a rock guitarist.

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  • 4. 

    Which Def Leppard song started with the words "Gunter Glieben glauchen globen"?

    • A.

      Too Late For Love

    • B.

      Stagefright

    • C.

      Rock Of Ages

    • D.

      Photograph

    Correct Answer
    C. Rock Of Ages
    Explanation
    "Rock Of Ages" is the correct answer because it is the Def Leppard song that starts with the words "Gunter Glieben glauchen globen." The opening lyrics of the song are a unique and memorable phrase that sets the tone for the energetic and anthemic rock track.

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  • 5. 

    What gods does Def Leppard say they are fighting?

    • A.

      Gods of Thunder

    • B.

      Gods of Man

    • C.

      Gods of Sun

    • D.

      Gods of War

    Correct Answer
    D. Gods of War
    Explanation
    Def Leppard says they are fighting the "Gods of War." This suggests that the band is expressing their defiance and resistance against the destructive forces and conflicts associated with war. By referring to these forces as "Gods of War," they are emphasizing the immense power and influence that war can have over humanity. The lyrics and themes in their music might explore the consequences and impact of war, as well as the band's stance against it.

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  • 6. 

    What does Def Leppard say they feel when you are near?

    • A.

      Euphoria

    • B.

      Excitable

    • C.

      Hysteria

    • D.

      Immortal

    Correct Answer
    C. Hysteria
    Explanation
    Def Leppard says they feel "Hysteria" when you are near. This implies that being near someone or something causes them to feel a sense of intense excitement, passion, or frenzy. The word "Hysteria" suggests a state of extreme emotion or excitement, which aligns with the energetic and passionate nature of Def Leppard's music.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Def Leppard have the hit single "Photograph" on Mercury?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    D. 1983
    Explanation
    In 1983, Def Leppard had the hit single "Photograph" on Mercury.

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  • 8. 

    Which ballad is the hidden track on Def Leppard's album titled "RetroActive"?

    • A.

      Promises

    • B.

      Love Bites

    • C.

      Miss You in a Heartbeat

    • D.

      Two Steps Behind

    Correct Answer
    C. Miss You in a Heartbeat
    Explanation
    The hidden track on Def Leppard's album "RetroActive" is "Miss You in a Heartbeat."

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  • 9. 

    Long-time Def Leppard producer "Mutt" Lange married which country songstress in 1993?

    • A.

      Mindy McCready

    • B.

      Martina McBride

    • C.

      Shania Twain

    • D.

      Faith Hill

    Correct Answer
    C. Shania Twain
    Explanation
    In 1993, "Mutt" Lange, the long-time producer of Def Leppard, married Shania Twain.

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  • 10. 

    Which member of Def Leppard was fired for excessive alcohol use in 1982?

    • A.

      Rick Savage

    • B.

      Joe Elliot

    • C.

      Tony Kenning

    • D.

      Pete Willis

    Correct Answer
    D. Pete Willis
    Explanation
    Pete Willis was fired from Def Leppard in 1982 due to excessive alcohol use. This behavior was likely negatively impacting the band's dynamic and overall performance. Consequently, the decision was made to let him go in order to maintain the group's professionalism and musical integrity.

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  • 11. 

    For which band was Phil Collen the guitarist before he joined Def Leppard in 1982?

    • A.

      Girl

    • B.

      London Cowboys

    • C.

      Filthy Lucre

    • D.

      L. A. Guns

    Correct Answer
    A. Girl
    Explanation
    Before joining Def Leppard in 1982, Phil Collen was the guitarist for the band Girl.

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  • 12. 

    What Def Leppard single became the most requested video on MTV?

    • A.

      Photograph

    • B.

      Billy's Got a Gun

    • C.

      Rock Rock

    • D.

      Rock of Ages

    Correct Answer
    A. Photograph
    Explanation
    "Photograph" by Def Leppard became the most requested video on MTV because of its catchy melody, memorable guitar riffs, and captivating music video. The song's energetic and anthemic sound resonated with audiences, making it a favorite among fans and leading to its high demand on MTV. The band's popularity and the song's commercial success also contributed to its status as the most requested video on the channel.

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  • 13. 

    Which Def Leppard album was second in sales to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in 1983?

    • A.

      Pyromania

    • B.

      Slang

    • C.

      Euphoria

    • D.

      Hysteria

    Correct Answer
    A. Pyromania
    Explanation
    In 1983, Def Leppard released their album "Pyromania" which became their breakthrough album. It achieved massive commercial success and was the second highest-selling album of the year, only behind Michael Jackson's "Thriller." "Pyromania" featured hit singles like "Photograph" and "Rock of Ages," solidifying Def Leppard's place in the rock music scene. Its popularity and sales during that year make it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    Which rock band did Vivian Campbell play with before Def Leppard?

    • A.

      Whitesnake

    • B.

      Quiet Riot

    • C.

      Montrose

    • D.

      Poison

    Correct Answer
    A. Whitesnake
    Explanation
    Vivian Campbell played with Whitesnake before joining Def Leppard.

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  • 15. 

    What Arnold Schwarzenegger film features a song by Def Leppard?

    • A.

      Terminator

    • B.

      Kindergarten Cop

    • C.

      Last Action Hero

    • D.

      Predator

    Correct Answer
    C. Last Action Hero
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Last Action Hero. In this film, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a character named Jack Slater, a fictional action movie hero. The movie features a song by Def Leppard called "Two Steps Behind," which is played during a pivotal scene in the film.

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  • 16. 

    Which member of Def Leppard played on Sam Kinison's "Wild Thing" video in 1988?

    • A.

      Joe Elliot

    • B.

      Phil Collen

    • C.

      Rick Savage

    • D.

      Vivan Campbell

    Correct Answer
    B. Phil Collen
    Explanation
    Phil Collen played on Sam Kinison's "Wild Thing" video in 1988.

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  • 17. 

    How did Def Leppard members Joe Elliot and Pete Willis meet?

    • A.

      Bus Stop

    • B.

      Grocery Store

    • C.

      Mall

    • D.

      Library

    Correct Answer
    A. Bus Stop
    Explanation
    Joe Elliot and Pete Willis met at a bus stop.

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  • 18. 

    In 2005 which member of Def Leppard released a solo album titled "Two Sides of If"?

    • A.

      Joe Elliot

    • B.

      Rick Savage

    • C.

      Tony Kenning

    • D.

      Vivian Campbell

    Correct Answer
    D. Vivian Campbell
    Explanation
    Vivian Campbell is the correct answer because in 2005, he released a solo album titled "Two Sides of If". This indicates that Vivian Campbell, a member of Def Leppard, took the opportunity to explore his own musical style and release a solo project separate from the band.

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  • 19. 

    Which Def Leppard album was the first to feature new guitarist Phil Collen?

    • A.

      Hysteria

    • B.

      Retro-Active

    • C.

      Pyromania

    • D.

      Euphoria

    Correct Answer
    C. Pyromania
    Explanation
    Pyromania was the first Def Leppard album to feature new guitarist Phil Collen. This album, released in 1983, marked a turning point for the band as they embraced a more commercial sound and achieved mainstream success. Collen's addition brought a fresh energy to the band's guitar work, contributing to the album's success and establishing him as an integral member of Def Leppard.

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  • 20. 

    Which album was Def Leppard's best selling album?

    • A.

      Hysteria

    • B.

      Pyromania

    • C.

      Euphoria

    • D.

      Adrenalize

    Correct Answer
    A. Hysteria
    Explanation
    Hysteria is Def Leppard's best selling album. This album, released in 1987, achieved massive commercial success, selling over 25 million copies worldwide. It produced several hit singles including "Pour Some Sugar on Me" and "Love Bites." Hysteria's popularity was fueled by its catchy hooks, melodic rock sound, and the band's ability to blend hard rock with pop sensibilities. The album's success solidified Def Leppard's status as one of the biggest rock bands of the 1980s and remains a fan favorite to this day.

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  • 21. 

    What was the one new track on the "Vault: Def Leppard's Greatest Hits" album?

    • A.

      When Love And Hate Collide

    • B.

      Bringin' On The Heartbreak

    • C.

      Miss You In A Heartbeat

    • D.

      Rocket

    Correct Answer
    A. When Love And Hate Collide
    Explanation
    When Love And Hate Collide is the one new track on the "Vault: Def Leppard's Greatest Hits" album. This can be inferred from the fact that the other three options (Bringin' On The Heartbreak, Miss You In A Heartbeat, Rocket) are not mentioned as new tracks on the album.

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  • 22. 

    Who coined the name Def Leopard?

    • A.

      Pete Willis

    • B.

      Joe Elliot

    • C.

      Tony Kenning

    • D.

      Rick Savage

    Correct Answer
    B. Joe Elliot
    Explanation
    Joe Elliot is the correct answer because he is the lead vocalist of the band Def Leppard and is credited with coming up with the name. As a founding member of the band, Elliot played a significant role in shaping their identity and branding. The name "Def Leppard" was chosen as a play on words, combining the words "deaf" and "leopard" to create a unique and memorable name for the band.

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  • 23. 

    What was Def Leppard's original song that they played at their very first gig?

    • A.

      A Dream For Misty

    • B.

      Dreaming Misty

    • C.

      Misty Dreaming

    • D.

      Misty Dreamer

    Correct Answer
    D. Misty Dreamer
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the original song that Def Leppard played at their first gig. The correct answer is "Misty Dreamer," as it is the only option that includes both the words "Misty" and "Dreamer."

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  • 24. 

    In September of 1979 who did Def Leppard open for at the Hammersmith Odeon?

    • A.

      Bono

    • B.

      Gary Cherone`

    • C.

      David Lee Roth

    • D.

      Sammy Hagar

    Correct Answer
    D. Sammy Hagar
    Explanation
    Def Leppard opened for Sammy Hagar at the Hammersmith Odeon in September of 1979.

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  • 25. 

    What Def Leppard song starts with "I don't know how to leave you"?

    • A.

      You're So Beautiful

    • B.

      Women

    • C.

      Rocks Off

    • D.

      All I Want Is Everything

    Correct Answer
    D. All I Want Is Everything
    Explanation
    The Def Leppard song "All I Want Is Everything" starts with the lyrics "I don't know how to leave you." This suggests that the speaker is in a situation where they are unsure of how to end a relationship or move on from someone. The song may explore themes of longing, desire, and the struggle to let go.

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  • 26. 

    What Def Leppard song says "I'm runnin' with the wind, a shadow in the dust"?

    • A.

      Street Life

    • B.

      Animal

    • C.

      Rock Of Ages

    • D.

      Ride Into The Sun

    Correct Answer
    B. Animal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Animal." This song by Def Leppard includes the lyrics "I'm runnin' with the wind, a shadow in the dust."

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  • 27. 

    In what Def Leppard song do they say "danger is in the air"?

    • A.

      Guilty

    • B.

      Run Riot

    • C.

      Billy's Got A Gun

    • D.

      Hysteria

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy's Got A Gun
    Explanation
    In the Def Leppard song "Billy's Got A Gun," the lyrics include the line "danger is in the air." This suggests that the song discusses a situation where there is a sense of imminent danger or threat. The song may explore themes of violence, rebellion, or the consequences of one's actions. The mention of "danger is in the air" adds to the overall intensity and tension of the song's message.

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  • 28. 

    What Def Leppard song starts with "I'm outa luck, outa love"?

    • A.

      Slang

    • B.

      Photograph

    • C.

      Love Bites

    • D.

      Ring Of Fire

    Correct Answer
    B. Photograph
    Explanation
    "Photograph" is the correct answer because it is a Def Leppard song that starts with the lyrics "I'm outa luck, outa love." The other options, "Slang," "Love Bites," and "Ring Of Fire," do not fit this description.

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  • 29. 

    What Def Leppard says "Razzle 'n' a dazzle 'n' a flash a little light"?

    • A.

      Ride Into The Sun

    • B.

      Now

    • C.

      Rocket

    • D.

      Pour Some Sugar On Me

    Correct Answer
    D. Pour Some Sugar On Me
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pour Some Sugar On Me." In this song, Def Leppard sings the line "Razzle 'n' a dazzle 'n' a flash a little light" as part of the chorus. The lyrics of the song talk about the excitement and energy of a wild night out, and this particular line adds to the catchy and energetic nature of the song.

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  • 30. 

    In what Def Leppard song do they sing "we're gonna blow up like dynamite"?

    • A.

      Run Riot

    • B.

      Rock Of Ages

    • C.

      Ring Of Fire

    • D.

      Rocket

    Correct Answer
    B. Rock Of Ages
    Explanation
    In the Def Leppard song "Rock of Ages," they sing the lyrics "we're gonna blow up like dynamite." This line suggests that the band is confident and ready to make a big impact, comparing their potential success to the explosive power of dynamite. "Rock of Ages" is a popular song by Def Leppard known for its energetic and catchy rock sound.

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