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  • 1. 

    What decade is the hit single "Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas from?

    • A.

      Nineties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Sixties

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    B. Seventies
    Explanation
    "Carry On Wayward Son" is a hit single by Kansas, a rock band known for their success in the 1970s. The song was released in 1976 as part of their album "Leftoverture." Therefore, the correct answer is Seventies.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Kansas have the hit single "Dust In The Wind" on Kirshner?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1978

    Correct Answer
    D. 1978
    Explanation
    In 1978, Kansas released their hit single "Dust In The Wind" on Kirshner. This song became one of their most popular and enduring hits, reaching high positions on music charts and becoming a classic rock staple. The song's melancholic lyrics and acoustic guitar-driven melody struck a chord with listeners, solidifying its place in music history.

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  • 3. 

    Did Kansas' first album reach #1 on the Billboard charts?

    • A.

      Maybe

    • B.

      Don't Know

    • C.

      Yes

    • D.

      No

    Correct Answer
    D. No
    Explanation
    The given answer "No" suggests that Kansas' first album did not reach #1 on the Billboard charts. This indicates that the album did not achieve the highest position in terms of sales and popularity during its time of release.

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  • 4. 

    Which Kansas album went double Platinum?

    • A.

      Masque

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      Two For The Show

    • D.

      Point Of Know Return

    Correct Answer
    D. Point Of Know Return
    Explanation
    "Point Of Know Return" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that went double Platinum. This means that it sold over 2 million copies, making it a commercial success. The other albums listed may have been popular or well-received, but they did not achieve the same level of sales as "Point Of Know Return".

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  • 5. 

    Who is the drummer for the group Kansas?

    • A.

      Phil Rizzuto

    • B.

      Joe Cobb

    • C.

      Phil Ehart

    • D.

      Keith Moon

    Correct Answer
    C. Phil Ehart
    Explanation
    Phil Ehart is the correct answer because he is the drummer for the group Kansas.

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  • 6. 

    Which rock promoter formed the Monkees and later put together Kansas?

    • A.

      Bill Graham

    • B.

      Brian Epstein

    • C.

      Don Kirshner

    • D.

      Chip Lang

    Correct Answer
    C. Don Kirshner
    Explanation
    Don Kirshner is the correct answer because he was a rock promoter who played a significant role in forming the Monkees, a popular American rock band in the 1960s. Kirshner also later put together Kansas, another successful rock band known for hits like "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind." His involvement in both the formation of the Monkees and the success of Kansas makes him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Kansas have the hit single "Carry" on Wayward Son" on Kirshner?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    C. 1977
    Explanation
    In 1977, Kansas had the hit single "Carry On Wayward Son" on Kirshner.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of the seventh studio album released by Kansas?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      Audio-Visions

    • C.

      Power

    • D.

      In The Spirit Of Things

    Correct Answer
    B. Audio-Visions
    Explanation
    Audio-Visions is the correct answer because it is the name of the seventh studio album released by the band Kansas. The album was released in 1980 and features a mix of progressive rock and pop elements. It includes popular songs like "Hold On" and "Got to Rock On."

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  • 9. 

    In 1980, which Kansas member released a solo album?

    • A.

      Rich Williams

    • B.

      John Elafante

    • C.

      Kerry Livgren

    • D.

      Dave Hope

    Correct Answer
    C. Kerry Livgren
    Explanation
    Kerry Livgren is the correct answer because he was a member of the band Kansas and released a solo album in 1980.

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  • 10. 

    Some of the members of the band "Kansas" regrouped and called themselves what?

    • A.

      Kansas Reborn

    • B.

      Proto-Kaw

    • C.

      Simply Kansas

    • D.

      ProtKan

    Correct Answer
    B. Proto-Kaw
    Explanation
    After some of the members of the band "Kansas" regrouped, they formed a new band called Proto-Kaw. This name signifies the idea of being a precursor or prototype of the original band, Kansas. It suggests that the new band is a continuation or evolution of the previous one, while also paying homage to their roots.

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  • 11. 

    Which former Kansas member is the songwriter for Proto-Kaw?

    • A.

      Kerry Livgren

    • B.

      Lynn Meredith

    • C.

      Steve Walsh

    • D.

      Dave Hope

    Correct Answer
    A. Kerry Livgren
    Explanation
    Kerry Livgren is the correct answer because he is a former member of the band Kansas and also the songwriter for Proto-Kaw.

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  • 12. 

    Which member of the band Kansas became a clergyman?

    • A.

      Kerry Livgren

    • B.

      Dave Hope

    • C.

      Phil Ehart

    • D.

      Steve Walsh

    Correct Answer
    B. Dave Hope
    Explanation
    Dave Hope, the bassist of the band Kansas, became a clergyman after leaving the band in 1983. He pursued his religious calling and became an ordained minister, serving as a pastor in various churches. This career change allowed him to combine his passion for music with his faith, and he continued to make music in a Christian rock band called AD. Hope's decision to become a clergyman showcases his personal journey and the importance of following one's convictions.

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  • 13. 

    In 1997, which two members left Kansas?

    • A.

      Steve Walsh & Steve Morst

    • B.

      Greg Robert & Robby Steinhardt

    • C.

      Greg Robert & David Ragsdale

    • D.

      Robby Steinhardt & Steve Morse

    Correct Answer
    C. Greg Robert & David Ragsdale
    Explanation
    In 1997, Greg Robert and David Ragsdale left Kansas.

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  • 14. 

    Which album by Kansas has a tube of lipstick on the cover?

    • A.

      Always Never The Same

    • B.

      Carry On

    • C.

      The Ultimate Kansas

    • D.

      Freaks Of Nature

    Correct Answer
    B. Carry On
    Explanation
    The album "Carry On" by Kansas has a tube of lipstick on the cover.

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  • 15. 

    What are the names of Steve Walsh's children?

    • A.

      Jack & Jill

    • B.

      Bleu & Olivia

    • C.

      Steve Jr. & Nancy

    • D.

      Mary & David

    Correct Answer
    B. Bleu & Olivia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bleu & Olivia. This answer suggests that Steve Walsh has two children named Bleu and Olivia.

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  • 16. 

    Which Kansas album contained only six songs?

    • A.

      Song For America

    • B.

      Point Of Know Return

    • C.

      Masque

    • D.

      Kansas

    Correct Answer
    A. Song For America
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Song For America." This album by the band Kansas only contained six songs.

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  • 17. 

    Which former Kansas member guested at the recording of "Live at the Whisky"?

    • A.

      Rich Williams

    • B.

      Dave Hope

    • C.

      Steve Walsh

    • D.

      Kerry Livgren

    Correct Answer
    D. Kerry Livgren
    Explanation
    Kerry Livgren is the correct answer because he was a former member of the band Kansas and he guested at the recording of "Live at the Whisky".

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  • 18. 

    What was the name of Kansas' fourth live album?

    • A.

      Freaks Of Nature

    • B.

      Device Voice Drum

    • C.

      Greatest Hits Live

    • D.

      Two For The Show

    Correct Answer
    B. Device Voice Drum
  • 19. 

    What is the name of the annual festival Kansas hosts?

    • A.

      Wheatfest Festival

    • B.

      Sweet Potato Pie Festival

    • C.

      Cornhuskers Festival

    • D.

      Albacore Festival

    Correct Answer
    A. Wheatfest Festival
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wheatfest Festival. This annual festival is hosted by Kansas and is named after the state's main agricultural crop, wheat. It is a celebration of Kansas' rich agricultural heritage and includes various activities, entertainment, and food related to wheat.

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  • 20. 

    What was the name of Kansas member Kerry Livgren's first band?

    • A.

      The Gimlets

    • B.

      The Daydreamers

    • C.

      The Giblets

    • D.

      The Five-0

    Correct Answer
    A. The Gimlets
    Explanation
    Kerry Livgren's first band was called The Gimlets.

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  • 21. 

    How long was Kerry Livgren in the band Kansas?

    • A.

      10 Years

    • B.

      17 Years

    • C.

      13 Years

    • D.

      15 Years

    Correct Answer
    C. 13 Years
    Explanation
    Kerry Livgren was a member of the band Kansas for 13 years.

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  • 22. 

    Where was the Kansas album "Somewhere To Elsewhere" recorded?

    • A.

      The GrandyZine Studio

    • B.

      The GrandyWine Studio

    • C.

      The BrandyZine Studio

    • D.

      The BrandyWine Studio

    Correct Answer
    A. The GrandyZine Studio
  • 23. 

    What does Proto-Kaw (Kansas' new name) mean?

    • A.

      Army Orders

    • B.

      Early Morning

    • C.

      Early Version Of Kansas

    • D.

      Army Handbook

    Correct Answer
    C. Early Version Of Kansas
    Explanation
    Proto-Kaw is the early version of the band Kansas. This answer suggests that Proto-Kaw is the new name for Kansas, indicating that it is the earlier version or incarnation of the band.

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  • 24. 

    Who is not a member of Proto-Kaw?

    • A.

      Lynn Meredith

    • B.

      Kerry Livgren

    • C.

      Steve Walsh

    • D.

      Dan Wright

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Walsh
    Explanation
    Steve Walsh is not a member of Proto-Kaw. Proto-Kaw is a progressive rock band formed by Kerry Livgren, who was a founding member of the band Kansas. Other members of Proto-Kaw include Lynn Meredith and Dan Wright. However, Steve Walsh, although he was a member of Kansas, is not associated with Proto-Kaw.

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