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  • 1. 

    Which Maiden members were there since the first album?

    • A.

      Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson

    • B.

      Steve Harris and Dave Murray

    • C.

      Steve Harris and Adrian Smith

    • D.

      Steve Harris and Clive Burr

    Correct Answer
    B. Steve Harris and Dave Murray
    Explanation
    Steve Harris and Dave Murray have been members of Iron Maiden since the first album. Steve Harris is the founding member and primary songwriter of the band, playing bass guitar. Dave Murray joined shortly after the formation of the band and has been the lead guitarist ever since. Together, they have been instrumental in shaping Iron Maiden's sound and have remained consistent members throughout the band's long and successful career.

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  • 2. 

    Which song did Bruce Dickinson look forward to playing in the Somewhere Back in Time Tour?

    • A.

      Wasted Years

    • B.

      Powerslave

    • C.

      The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    • D.

      Revelations

    Correct Answer
    C. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    Explanation
    Bruce Dickinson looked forward to playing "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" in the Somewhere Back in Time Tour.

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  • 3. 

    Which song does Dave Murray consider the hardest to play in the Brave New World album?

    • A.

      Blood Brothers

    • B.

      Dream of Mirrors

    • C.

      Ghost of the Navigator

    • D.

      Revelations

    Correct Answer
    A. Blood Brothers
    Explanation
    Dave Murray considers "Blood Brothers" the hardest song to play in the Brave New World album.

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  • 4. 

    Bruce Dickinson left Maiden after Fear Of the Dark.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bruce Dickinson did indeed leave Iron Maiden after the release of their album "Fear of the Dark." After touring in support of the album, Dickinson decided to depart from the band in 1993 to pursue a solo career. He would later rejoin Iron Maiden in 1999 and has been their lead vocalist ever since. Therefore, the statement that Bruce Dickinson left Maiden after "Fear of the Dark" is true.

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  • 5. 

    Lyrics: Out of the silent planet come the _________ of creation

    • A.

      Bringers

    • B.

      Angels

    • C.

      Beasts

    • D.

      Demons

    Correct Answer
    D. Demons
    Explanation
    The lyrics suggest that something is coming from a silent planet, and the blanks need to be filled with a word that describes what is coming. The word "demons" fits the context as it implies a negative and supernatural presence. The other options - bringers, angels, and beasts - do not convey the same sense of darkness and malevolence that is implied in the lyrics. Therefore, "demons" is the most suitable choice to complete the lyrics.

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  • 6. 

    Nicko has a plush toy in front of his drum kit in almost every show.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Based on the given statement, it is stated that Nicko has a plush toy in front of his drum kit in almost every show. This implies that it is a regular occurrence for Nicko to have a plush toy in front of his drum kit during his performances. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that the statement is accurate.

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  • 7. 

    Which song in Rock 'n' Rio follows Bruce saying 'Something old, something new, something from our Jurassic period'?

    • A.

      Number of the Best

    • B.

      Wrathchild

    • C.

      The Evil That Man Do

    • D.

      The Trooper

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrathchild
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Wrathchild." In this question, Bruce mentions something from their Jurassic period, which is a reference to an older song. Among the options provided, "Wrathchild" is the only song that fits this description as it is one of Iron Maiden's older songs. Therefore, it is the song that follows Bruce's statement.

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  • 8. 

    Which song is followed by a Shakespeare intro in the Death on the Road Tour?

    • A.

      Paschendale

    • B.

      Brave New World

    • C.

      Fear of the Dark

    • D.

      Dance of Death

    Correct Answer
    D. Dance of Death
    Explanation
    The song "Dance of Death" is followed by a Shakespeare intro in the Death on the Road Tour.

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  • 9. 

    In the Rock 'n ' Rio show, which song has a Shakespearean introduction?

    • A.

      The Evil That Man Do

    • B.

      Brave New World

    • C.

      The Clansman

    • D.

      Ghost of the Navigator

    Correct Answer
    A. The Evil That Man Do
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Evil That Man Do." This song has a Shakespearean introduction because it begins with a spoken passage taken from the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. The introduction adds a dramatic and literary element to the song, making it stand out among the other options.

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  • 10. 

    'Blood Brothers' was inspired by Steve Harris' bother's death.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. 'Blood Brothers' was not inspired by Steve Harris' brother's death. It is actually a song by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, written by the band's bassist and primary songwriter, Steve Harris. The song explores the theme of the bond between friends and the consequences of choices made in life.

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  • 11. 

    In which album did Janick Gers join the band?

    • A.

      Brave New World

    • B.

      Virtual XI

    • C.

      No Prayer For the Dying

    • D.

      The X-Factor

    Correct Answer
    C. No Prayer For the Dying
    Explanation
    Janick Gers joined the band in the album "No Prayer For the Dying".

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  • 12. 

    Who are the composers of The Prisioner?

    • A.

      Smith and Harris

    • B.

      Dickinson and Harris

    • C.

      Dickinson and Smith

    • D.

      Dickinson, Smith and Harris

    Correct Answer
    A. Smith and Harris
    Explanation
    The composers of The Prisoner are Smith and Harris.

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  • 13. 

    Who are the composers of Judas Be My Guide?

    • A.

      Harris

    • B.

      Harris and Gers

    • C.

      Harris and Murray

    • D.

      Dickinson and Murray

    Correct Answer
    D. Dickinson and Murray
    Explanation
    The composers of "Judas Be My Guide" are Dickinson and Murray.

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  • 14. 

    Which song is the longest in A Matter Of Life And Death album and how many minutes is it?

    • A.

      For The Greater Good of God - 8:44

    • B.

      For The Greater Good of God - 9:24

    • C.

      The Legacy - 10:11

    • D.

      The Legacy - 9: 22

    Correct Answer
    B. For The Greater Good of God - 9:24
    Explanation
    The longest song in the A Matter Of Life And Death album is "For The Greater Good of God" and it is 9 minutes and 24 seconds long.

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  • 15. 

    Lyrics: 'He is running from his wildest thoughts / he is running from his _____________'

    • A.

      Fears

    • B.

      Mother

    • C.

      Everything

    • D.

      Dreams

    Correct Answer
    C. Everything
    Explanation
    The lyrics suggest that the person mentioned in the song is trying to escape or avoid something. The phrase "running from his wildest thoughts" implies that he is trying to distance himself from his own fears and anxieties. The phrase "running from his everything" can be interpreted as running away from all aspects of his life, including his fears, dreams, and possibly even his own identity. This makes "everything" the most fitting option as it encompasses all possibilities.

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  • 16. 

    Which song is NOT in the Somewhere In Time album?

    • A.

      Sea of Madness

    • B.

      Heaven Can Wait

    • C.

      Wasted Year

    • D.

      To Tame a Land

    Correct Answer
    D. To Tame a Land
    Explanation
    "To Tame a Land" is not in the Somewhere In Time album. The other three songs, "Sea of Madness," "Heaven Can Wait," and "Wasted Years," are all tracks from the album.

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  • 17. 

    Which song has a message if you hear it backwards?

    • A.

      Revelations

    • B.

      Still Life

    • C.

      The Professy

    • D.

      Number of the Beast

    Correct Answer
    B. Still Life
    Explanation
    The song "Still Life" has a message if you hear it backwards.

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  • 18. 

    Which are the two albums which had all their songs played live?

    • A.

      A Matter of Life and Death and Number of the Beast

    • B.

      Iron Maiden and Killers

    • C.

      Iron Maiden and A Matter Of Life And Death

    • D.

      Number of the Beast and Powerslave

    Correct Answer
    C. Iron Maiden and A Matter Of Life And Death
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Iron Maiden and A Matter Of Life And Death. This answer is correct because both Iron Maiden and A Matter Of Life And Death are albums by the band Iron Maiden, and all the songs from these albums have been played live. The other options either include albums that do not have all their songs played live or include albums from different bands.

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  • 19. 

    What is the band's third longest song and what was its inspiration?

    • A.

      When The Wild Wind Blows - animation movie

    • B.

      The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - a poem

    • C.

      The Sign of the Cross - the Bible

    • D.

      When The Wild Win Blows - a dream

    Correct Answer
    A. When The Wild Wind Blows - animation movie
    Explanation
    The band's third longest song is "When The Wild Wind Blows" and its inspiration comes from an animation movie.

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  • 20. 

    In the Somewhere Back in Time Tour a song was played after the end of each show. Which song was it and where was it originally featured?

    • A.

      God Save the Queen - The United Kingdom's national anthem

    • B.

      The Galaxy Song - Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

    • C.

      Always Look On The Bright Side of Life - Monty Python's Life of Brian

    • D.

      Always Look On The Bright Side of Life - Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

    Correct Answer
    C. Always Look On The Bright Side of Life - Monty Python's Life of Brian
    Explanation
    In the Somewhere Back in Time Tour by the band Iron Maiden, a song was played after the end of each show, and that song was "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" from Monty Python's "Life of Brian." This song was used to conclude the band's performances during the tour, and it became a signature part of their live shows during that time.

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