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  • 1. 

    What year did Janis Joplin have the hit single "Me And Bobby Mcgee" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1971
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin had the hit single "Me And Bobby Mcgee" on Columbia in 1971.

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  • 2. 

    What was the name of the album Janis Joplin was working on at the time of her death?

    • A.

      Big Brother

    • B.

      Pearl

    • C.

      Me And Bobby McGee

    • D.

      Cheap Thrills

    Correct Answer
    B. Pearl
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin was working on the album "Pearl" at the time of her death. This album was released posthumously and became one of her most successful and critically acclaimed works.

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  • 3. 

    How old was Janis Joplin when she died?

    • A.

      41

    • B.

      24

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    D. 27
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin was 27 years old when she died.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these singers did not appear with Janis Joplin at Woodstock in 1969?

    • A.

      Kenny Rogers

    • B.

      Country Joe McDonald

    • C.

      Arlo Guthrie

    • D.

      Joe Cocker

    Correct Answer
    A. Kenny Rogers
    Explanation
    Kenny Rogers did not appear with Janis Joplin at Woodstock in 1969. Although Kenny Rogers was a popular singer during that time, he did not perform at the iconic music festival. The other three singers, Country Joe McDonald, Arlo Guthrie, and Joe Cocker, all had performances at Woodstock in 1969.

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  • 5. 

    What was the name of the first band that Janis Joplin sang with?

    • A.

      Jefferson Airplane

    • B.

      Big Brother And The Holding Company

    • C.

      Fleetwood Mac

    • D.

      Country Joe And The Fish

    Correct Answer
    B. Big Brother And The Holding Company
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin's first band was Big Brother And The Holding Company.

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  • 6. 

    Where was Janis Joplin born?

    • A.

      Waco, TX

    • B.

      Port Arthur, TX

    • C.

      Dallas, TX

    • D.

      Houston, TX

    Correct Answer
    B. Port Arthur, TX
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin was born in Port Arthur, TX. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is a well-known fact.

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  • 7. 

    How did Janis Joplin die?

    • A.

      Accidental Fall

    • B.

      Heroin Overdose

    • C.

      Heart Attack

    • D.

      Car Wreck

    Correct Answer
    B. Heroin Overdose
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin died from a heroin overdose. This means that she took an excessive amount of heroin, which resulted in her death. Heroin is a highly addictive and dangerous drug that can cause respiratory failure and other complications when taken in large quantities. Joplin's death highlights the risks and consequences associated with drug abuse.

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  • 8. 

    Which song on Janis Joplin's album "Pearl" is an instrumental?

    • A.

      Trust Me

    • B.

      Half Moon

    • C.

      My Baby

    • D.

      Buried Alive In The Blues

    Correct Answer
    D. Buried Alive In The Blues
    Explanation
    The song "Buried Alive In The Blues" on Janis Joplin's album "Pearl" is an instrumental.

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  • 9. 

    Janis Joplin had a love affair with which Monkee?

    • A.

      Davy Jones

    • B.

      Michael Nesmith

    • C.

      Peter Tork

    • D.

      Micky Dolenz

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Tork
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin had a love affair with Peter Tork.

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  • 10. 

    Janis Joplin died in what year?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    B. 1970
    Explanation
    Janis Joplin died in 1970. This is a well-known fact in music history. Joplin was a prominent American singer-songwriter in the late 1960s, known for her powerful and soulful voice. Tragically, she passed away at the age of 27 due to a heroin overdose. Her death was a significant loss to the music industry and she continues to be remembered as one of the greatest female rock vocalists of all time.

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  • 11. 

    What decade is the hit single "Me And Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Eighties

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    B. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "Me And Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin is from the seventies.

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of Janis Joplin's band on the "Pearl" album?

    • A.

      The Blues Brakers

    • B.

      Big Brother And The Holding Company

    • C.

      The Full Tilt Boogie Band

    • D.

      The Janis Joplin Band

    Correct Answer
    C. The Full Tilt Boogie Band
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Full Tilt Boogie Band. On the "Pearl" album, Janis Joplin's band was called The Full Tilt Boogie Band. This band was formed specifically for the recording of the album and was known for their energetic and soulful performances. They played a significant role in shaping the sound and success of the album, which became one of Joplin's most iconic works.

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  • 13. 

    Which Janis Joplin song became the second posthumous number one single in history?

    • A.

      Me And Bobby McGee

    • B.

      Move Over

    • C.

      Get It While You Can

    • D.

      Mercedes Benz

    Correct Answer
    A. Me And Bobby McGee
    Explanation
    "Me And Bobby McGee" became the second posthumous number one single in history. This song was originally written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, but it was Janis Joplin's version that became a hit after her death in 1970. The song's popularity and success after her passing solidified Joplin's status as a legendary singer and cemented her place in music history.

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  • 14. 

    What was the best selling single record of 1971?

    • A.

      One Bad Apple-The Osmonds

    • B.

      Knock Three Times -Dawn

    • C.

      Joy To The World-Three Dog Night

    • D.

      Maggie May-Rod Stewart

    Correct Answer
    B. Knock Three Times -Dawn
    Explanation
    The best selling single record of 1971 was "Knock Three Times" by Dawn. This song was a major hit and topped the charts in multiple countries. It has catchy melodies and relatable lyrics that resonated with audiences at the time. The success of "Knock Three Times" contributed to Dawn's popularity and solidified their place in music history.

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