Ska Quiz For Lycées Fénelon And Monet

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Ska Quiz For Lyces Fnelon And Monet

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    D What kind of music gave birth to ska?Go to: http://users.bigpond.net.au/lvisser/skahistory.html   and scroll down a bit to find the two titles that give the answer.(Appuyez sur le bouton "retour" pour reprendre le quiz)
    • A. 

      Reggae and soul

    • B. 

      Frank Sinatra and big band

    • C. 

      Caribbean mento and jazz

    • D. 

      Punk and reggae

  • 2. 
    Whose clothing style did the Rude Boys try to copy? Go to our blog: http://fenelonmonetmusic.blogspot.com and read the description in "styles" orhttp://users.bigpond.net.au/lvisser/skahistory.html   and scroll down to "rude boys"
    • A. 

      American businessmen

    • B. 

      American gansters

    • C. 

      Jazz men

    • D. 

      Beatnicks

    • E. 

      Hollywood actors

  • 3. 
    What do third generation Rude Boys NOT usually wear:Go to our website: http://fenelonmonetmusic.blogspot.com  scroll down until you find an illustration of a man in a hat (light green background) and answer!
    • A. 

      Pork-pie hats

    • B. 

      Sharp suits

    • C. 

      Thick-rimmed glasses

    • D. 

      Checkered Vans

  • 4. 
    What group is featured (and has You Tube links) on our blog under the headline: "Rude Boys and what they listened to"? Go to our blog and scroll to the end:http://fenelonmonetmusic.blogspot.com
  • 5. 
    What reggae singer was in The Wailers?Scroll down to the bottom and find out.http://fenelonmonetmusic.blogspot.com/
  • 6. 
                       What is two tone? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2_Tone
    • A. 

      Black and white music and people

    • B. 

      A ska record label

    • C. 

      Music that fuses ska, punk and reggae

    • D. 

      The black and white suits of original ska men

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Go to www.popmatters.com/music/interviews/letts-don-020712.shtml  and answer the following questions in Don Letts' interview:Where was he born?
  • 8. 
    What punk group was he involved with (made videos, and music)? http://www.popmatters.com/music/interviews/letts-don-020712.shtml
  • 9. 
    What group was Don Letts a musician in? Hint: It starts with Big...and its initials are BAD.http://www.popmatters.com/music/interviews/letts-don-020712.shtml
  • 10. 
     Go to our blog,    http://fenelonmonetmusic.blogspot.com  scroll down to the very end, and find the name of Don Lett's book. 
  • 11. 
    Scroll down towards the end of the article and say who DIDN'T he produce a music video for? http://www.popmatters.com/music/interviews/letts-don-020712.shtml If you still have time, watch this video of one he did produce.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqO1b-5RsAs
    • A. 

      The Pretenders

    • B. 

      Public Image

    • C. 

      Elvis Costello

    • D. 

      Bob Marley

    • E. 

      David Bowie

  • 12. 
    Is the most famous ska band, The Specials, still together and on tour?Find out at...http://www.thespecials.com
  • 13. 
    Based on the style of their music, what type of music the group Operation Ivy  (third generation ska band) mix ska with?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VqD-vNImA0
    • A. 

      Heavy metal

    • B. 

      Pop

    • C. 

      Rap

    • D. 

      Punk

  • 14. 
    What is the chorus in Operation Ivy's song "unity"?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VqD-vNImA0
    • A. 

      Start this war

    • B. 

      Stop this war

    • C. 

      Stomp this ward

    • D. 

      Stomp this war

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