Amazing Classic Rock Music Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of these was a top single the earliest?
    • A. 

      "Radar Love" By Golden Earring

    • B. 

      "Wildfire" By Michael Murphy

    • C. 

      "Keep Coming Back" By Richard Marx

    • D. 

      "The Reflex" By Duran Duran

  • 2. 
    Which of these hits was a top single the earliest?
    • A. 

      Without You

    • B. 

      Clap For The Wolfman

    • C. 

      Indian Outlaw

    • D. 

      Poetry Man

  • 3. 
    Which of these was a top single the earliest?
    • A. 

      "Beat It" By Michael Jackson

    • B. 

      "A Little In Love" By Cliff Richard

    • C. 

      "I Cant Tell You Why" By Eagles

    • D. 

      "Cold Hearted" By Paula Abdul

  • 4. 
    Which of these hits was a top single first?
    • A. 

      Talking In Your Sleep

    • B. 

      Fresh

    • C. 

      Perfect Way

    • D. 

      They Don't Know

  • 5. 
    What was Roger Waters' father's name?
    • A. 

      Eric Fletcher Waters

    • B. 

      Roger Allen Waters

    • C. 

      Amos Floyd Waters

    • D. 

      Roger Fletcher Waters

  • 6. 
    What band does Brad Whitford perform with?
    • A. 

      Bon Jovi

    • B. 

      R.E.M.

    • C. 

      Dave Matthews Band

    • D. 

      Aerosmith

  • 7. 
    Which city helped inspire "Mr. Tambourine Man"?
    • A. 

      New Orleans

    • B. 

      San Francisco

    • C. 

      Brussels

    • D. 

      New York

  • 8. 
    Who sweeps up on "Desolation Row"?
    • A. 

      Rasputin

    • B. 

      Cinderella

    • C. 

      Romeo

    • D. 

      Ophelia

  • 9. 
    What label was The Ventures hit "Walk Don't Run" first released on?
    • A. 

      Motown

    • B. 

      Capitol

    • C. 

      Surf Records

    • D. 

      Blue Horizon

  • 10. 
    Who played the opening guitar chords on The Monkees theme song?
    • A. 

      Dick Dale

    • B. 

      Bob Bogle

    • C. 

      Gerry McGee

    • D. 

      Glen Campbell

  • 11. 
    Which is the Minneapolis rock and roll band that evolved from Jim Thaxter & The Travelers?
    • A. 

      The Ventures

    • B. 

      The Tornadoes

    • C. 

      The Pyramids

    • D. 

      The Trashmen

  • 12. 
    What 1963 teenage group from Santa Ana, CA had the hit "Pipeline"?
    • A. 

      The Chantays

    • B. 

      Surf Stompers

    • C. 

      The Surfaris

    • D. 

      The Trashmen

  • 13. 
    Which fact is true about Dick Dale?
    • A. 

      Made Music For Disneyland's Space Mountain

    • B. 

      Has Written Several Plays

    • C. 

      Only Uses Gibson Guitars

    • D. 

      Never Surfed

  • 14. 
    Where was Dick Dale born?
    • A. 

      Long Beach

    • B. 

      San Diego

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      Malibu

  • 15. 
    Which event happened first?
    • A. 

      Dick Dale's Surfer's Choice Lp

    • B. 

      Pipeline Hits The Airwaves

    • C. 

      Dennis Wilson Died

    • D. 

      Fender Reverb Invented

  • 16. 
    Which band's songs include "Surfer Joe" and "Point Panic"?
    • A. 

      The Ventures

    • B. 

      The Easybeats

    • C. 

      The Hurricanes

    • D. 

      The Surfaris

  • 17. 
    Which band took The Ventures' "Spudnik" and made it into "Surf Rider"?
    • A. 

      The Fireballs

    • B. 

      The Astronauts

    • C. 

      The Lively Ones

    • D. 

      The Gamblers

  • 18. 
    What was the Aussie album debut for The Divinyls?
    • A. 

      Blokes In Town

    • B. 

      Divine Ills

    • C. 

      Desperate

    • D. 

      Better Daze

  • 19. 
    "Voices" was an infectious novelty track by which Rock veteran?
    • A. 

      Bob Rock

    • B. 

      Russell Ballard

    • C. 

      Henry Bodawski

    • D. 

      Glen Ballard

  • 20. 
    Which song by the Jim Carroll Band was their definitive moment?
    • A. 

      Catholic Boy

    • B. 

      Day And Night

    • C. 

      Wicked Gravity

    • D. 

      People Who Died

  • 21. 
    What is Johnny Ramone's real name?
    • A. 

      John Knox

    • B. 

      John Cummings

    • C. 

      John Lofranco

    • D. 

      John Lydon

  • 22. 
    Who recorded the hit "Green Tambourine"?
    • A. 

      The Turtles

    • B. 

      The Beach Boys

    • C. 

      The Box Tops

    • D. 

      The Lemon Pipers

  • 23. 
    Who was on the cover of the first issue of "Rolling Stone" magazine?
    • A. 

      Van Morrison

    • B. 

      John Lennon

    • C. 

      Paul McCartney

    • D. 

      The Doors

  • 24. 
    Who won a Grammy for Best Rock and Roll Recording in 1961?
    • A. 

      Elvis Presley

    • B. 

      Bill Haley And The Comets

    • C. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • D. 

      Chubby Checker

  • 25. 
    Which group had a hit with the "Peppermint Twist" in 1962?
    • A. 

      Wings

    • B. 

      Chubby Checker

    • C. 

      Ruby And The Jewels

    • D. 

      Joey Dee And The Starlites