Are You Crazy Listener Of Peter Gabriel?

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  • 1. 

    Which band had Peter Gabriel as the lead singer?

    • A.

      Genesis

    • B.

      Journey

    • C.

      Steely Dan

    • D.

      Pink Floyd

    Correct Answer
    A. Genesis
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of the band Genesis. He joined the band in 1967 and remained their frontman until 1975 when he left to pursue a solo career. Genesis is known for their progressive rock sound and Gabriel's theatrical stage presence. He contributed to the band's success with hits like "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" and "The Carpet Crawlers."

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  • 2. 

    What decade is the hit single "Sledgehammer" by Peter Gabriel from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      2000's

    Correct Answer
    A. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Sledgehammer" by Peter Gabriel is from the Eighties.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Peter Gabriel have the hit single "Sledgehammer" on Geffen?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    C. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, Peter Gabriel had the hit single "Sledgehammer" on Geffen. This song became one of his most successful and iconic tracks, reaching the top of the charts in several countries. The music video for "Sledgehammer" also gained significant attention and won numerous awards, further contributing to its popularity.

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  • 4. 

    When did Peter Gabriel first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1986
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts in 1986. This means that in that particular year, one of his songs made it onto the list of the most popular songs of the year according to Billboard.

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  • 5. 

    Which recording studio was founded by Peter Gabriel?

    • A.

      Bristol Recording And Sound Studios

    • B.

      Real World Studios

    • C.

      Echo Echo Studios

    • D.

      Geffen

    Correct Answer
    B. Real World Studios
    Explanation
    Real World Studios was founded by Peter Gabriel. It is a recording studio located in Box, Wiltshire, England. Gabriel established the studio in 1986 as a creative space for musicians from around the world to collaborate and record their music. The studio is known for its state-of-the-art equipment and unique architectural design, providing a tranquil and inspiring environment for artists. Over the years, Real World Studios has hosted numerous renowned musicians and produced many critically acclaimed albums.

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  • 6. 

    What is Peter Gabriel's middle name?

    • A.

      Brian

    • B.

      Jeremy

    • C.

      Steven

    • D.

      Alan

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel's middle name is Brian.

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  • 7. 

    What Peter Gabriel song was played in "Wrestle Mania 22"?

    • A.

      Shock the Monkey

    • B.

      Sledgehammer

    • C.

      Animal Magic

    • D.

      Big Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Big Time
    Explanation
    "Big Time" by Peter Gabriel was played in "Wrestle Mania 22".

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  • 8. 

    Peter Gabriel's song "Intruder" featured the cymbal-less drum sound of what drummer?

    • A.

      Curly Smith

    • B.

      Phil Collins

    • C.

      Jaimoe

    • D.

      Bill Bruford

    Correct Answer
    B. Phil Collins
    Explanation
    Phil Collins is the correct answer because he is known for his distinctive drumming style, which often includes the use of cymbals. In the song "Intruder," Gabriel wanted a unique drum sound without cymbals, and Collins was able to create that effect using other percussive techniques.

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  • 9. 

    Which Peter Gabriel song became one of the biggest protest anthems of the '80's?

    • A.

      Biko

    • B.

      Big Time

    • C.

      In Your Eyes

    • D.

      Lazarus Raised

    Correct Answer
    A. Biko
    Explanation
    "Biko" by Peter Gabriel became one of the biggest protest anthems of the '80s. The song was written in memory of Steve Biko, a South African anti-apartheid activist who died in police custody. Gabriel's powerful lyrics and emotive vocals captured the spirit of the times and resonated with audiences around the world. The song served as a rallying cry against injustice and became a symbol of resistance during a time of political turmoil. Its impact and significance cemented its place as one of the most influential protest songs of the '80s.

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  • 10. 

    Peter Gabriel created the WOMAD Festival which means what?

    • A.

      Ways Of Music And Drumming

    • B.

      World Of Music, Arts, And Dance

    • C.

      Women Of Maturity And Dignity

    • D.

      World Of Men And Domination

    Correct Answer
    B. World Of Music, Arts, And Dance
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel created the WOMAD Festival, which stands for World Of Music, Arts, And Dance. This festival is known for promoting and celebrating diverse cultures through music, art, and dance from around the world. It aims to bring people together and foster an appreciation for different forms of artistic expression.

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  • 11. 

    What happened in Peter Gabriel's life during the recording of the album "Us"?

    • A.

      He Got A Divorce

    • B.

      His Mother Died

    • C.

      He Had Twin Boys

    • D.

      He Got Married

    Correct Answer
    A. He Got A Divorce
    Explanation
    During the recording of the album "Us," Peter Gabriel experienced a significant event in his personal life - he got a divorce. This suggests that the emotional turmoil and personal struggles he went through during this period might have influenced the themes and lyrics of the album.

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  • 12. 

    In Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer", what follows "I want to be your sledgehammer"?

    • A.

      You Could Have A Bumper Car

    • B.

      If You'd Just Lay Down Your Tracks

    • C.

      Why Don't You Call My Name

    • D.

      Show Me Round Your Fruitcage

    Correct Answer
    C. Why Don't You Call My Name
    Explanation
    The line "I want to be your sledgehammer" is followed by the question "Why don't you call my name?" This suggests that the speaker wants the person they are addressing to acknowledge their presence and show interest in them.

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  • 13. 

    "World is black and white, with only one color dead" is in what Peter Gabriel song?

    • A.

      Biko

    • B.

      Blood Of Eden

    • C.

      Come Talk To Me

    • D.

      Digging In The Dirt

    Correct Answer
    A. Biko
    Explanation
    The lyrics "World is black and white, with only one color dead" are from the Peter Gabriel song "Biko." This song is a tribute to the anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who died while in police custody in South Africa. The lyrics reflect the oppressive and discriminatory nature of the apartheid regime, with the world being portrayed as devoid of color and life. Peter Gabriel's song serves as a powerful reminder of Biko's struggle and the need for justice and equality.

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  • 14. 

    What did Peter Gabriel sing during the opening ceremonies of the 2006 Olympic Games?

    • A.

      John Lennon's Imagine

    • B.

      I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing

    • C.

      Disney's It's A Small World

    • D.

      We Are The World

    Correct Answer
    A. John Lennon's Imagine
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel sang John Lennon's Imagine during the opening ceremonies of the 2006 Olympic Games.

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  • 15. 

    Who was a backing vocalist during Peter Gabriel's 2002 "Growing Up" tour?

    • A.

      His Ex-Wife Jill

    • B.

      His Daughter Anna

    • C.

      His Wife Meabh

    • D.

      His Daughter Melanie

    Correct Answer
    D. His Daughter Melanie
    Explanation
    During Peter Gabriel's 2002 "Growing Up" tour, his daughter Melanie served as a backing vocalist.

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  • 16. 

    What award did Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" earn from Rolling Stone?

    • A.

      World's Hottest Vocalist

    • B.

      A Golden Globe Award

    • C.

      #1 -- 100 Top Videos Of All Time

    • D.

      A Huge Donation To WOMAD

    Correct Answer
    C. #1 -- 100 Top Videos Of All Time
    Explanation
    "Sledgehammer" by Peter Gabriel earned the award of being ranked as the #1 video on Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Top Videos Of All Time." This recognition highlights the impact and popularity of the music video, solidifying its position as one of the greatest music videos ever made.

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  • 17. 

    What organization did Peter Gabriel work with to set up the "Human Rights Now!" tour?

    • A.

      Save The Children

    • B.

      The Salvation Army

    • C.

      The Red Cross

    • D.

      Amnesty International

    Correct Answer
    D. Amnesty International
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel worked with Amnesty International to set up the "Human Rights Now!" tour. Amnesty International is a renowned organization that focuses on advocating for human rights worldwide. The tour aimed to raise awareness and support for human rights issues globally, featuring performances by various artists. Peter Gabriel's involvement with Amnesty International demonstrates his commitment to promoting human rights and using his platform as a musician to make a positive impact.

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  • 18. 

    In 1984 Peter Gabriel was asked to write the score for what film?

    • A.

      Birdy

    • B.

      Who's Crazy Now?

    • C.

      Kitty

    • D.

      Chirp

    Correct Answer
    A. Birdy
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel was asked to write the score for the film "Birdy" in 1984.

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  • 19. 

    What singer sang back-up vocals with Peter Gabriel on Phil Collins' "Take Me Home"?

    • A.

      Bruce Springsteen

    • B.

      Sting

    • C.

      Ric Ocasek

    • D.

      Michael Jackson

    Correct Answer
    B. Sting
    Explanation
    Sting is the correct answer because he is known for his collaboration with Peter Gabriel and has provided back-up vocals on Phil Collins' "Take Me Home." Sting's distinctive voice can be heard harmonizing with Collins in the song, making him the correct choice for this question.

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  • 20. 

    What school was Peter Gabriel attending when he founded the band Genesis?

    • A.

      Cherry Hill Charter

    • B.

      London State University

    • C.

      Luxomburg School

    • D.

      Charterhouse School

    Correct Answer
    D. Charterhouse School
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel was attending Charterhouse School when he founded the band Genesis.

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  • 21. 

    Peter Gabriel played the flute on which artist's 1970 album?

    • A.

      Van Halen

    • B.

      Cat Stevens

    • C.

      Nina Simone

    • D.

      Kenny Rogers

    Correct Answer
    B. Cat Stevens
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel played the flute on Cat Stevens' 1970 album.

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  • 22. 

    Peter Gabriel is known for unintentionally starting what ritual?

    • A.

      Yoga

    • B.

      Stage Diving

    • C.

      Shaving With Whip Cream

    • D.

      Head Banging

    Correct Answer
    B. Stage Diving
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel is known for unintentionally starting the ritual of stage diving. Stage diving involves a performer jumping off the stage and being caught by the crowd below. It is believed that Peter Gabriel was one of the first musicians to engage in this behavior during his performances. His actions sparked a trend that has become a common occurrence at concerts and live shows.

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  • 23. 

    What year did Peter Gabriel leave the band Genesis?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1975

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1975
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel left the band Genesis in 1975.

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  • 24. 

    What was the name of the album being promoted for the last tour Peter Gabriel performed with Genesis?

    • A.

      Nursery Cryme

    • B.

      Selling England By The Pound

    • C.

      Foxtrot

    • D.

      The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

    Correct Answer
    D. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway." This album was the last one Peter Gabriel performed with Genesis before he left the band to pursue a solo career. It was released in 1974 and is a concept album that tells the story of a young Puerto Rican man named Rael who embarks on a surreal journey through New York City. The album received critical acclaim and is considered one of Genesis' best works.

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  • 25. 

    Peter Gabriel did what to his first four solo albums?

    • A.

      Allowed Someone Else To Write All The Lyrics

    • B.

      Made Them Color Coded

    • C.

      Dedicated Them To His Daughter

    • D.

      Refused To Name Them

    Correct Answer
    D. Refused To Name Them
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel refused to name his first four solo albums.

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  • 26. 

    Peter Gabriel's third solo untitled album was noted as the first LP to do what?

    • A.

      To Go Platinum Within A Month

    • B.

      Have Spoken Word

    • C.

      Add Broken Percussions

    • D.

      Use The "Gated Drum" Sound

    Correct Answer
    D. Use The "Gated Drum" Sound
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel's third solo untitled album was noted as the first LP to use the "Gated Drum" Sound. This technique involved the use of a noise gate to create a distinctive drum sound with a sharp, abrupt cut-off. This innovative approach to drum production added a unique and dynamic element to the album's overall sound.

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  • 27. 

    While touring in 1982-83, Peter Gabriel got reviews for overshadowing which famous artist that was headlining?

    • A.

      David Bowie

    • B.

      U2

    • C.

      The Eagles

    • D.

      The Thunderbirds

    Correct Answer
    A. David Bowie
    Explanation
    During his tour in 1982-83, Peter Gabriel received reviews for overshadowing David Bowie, who was the famous artist headlining the same event. This suggests that Gabriel's performance and stage presence were so captivating that they outshone Bowie's, drawing more attention and positive feedback from critics.

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  • 28. 

    Which song of Peter Gabriel's knocked Genesis' "Invisible Touch" out of the top chart spot in 1986?

    • A.

      Big Time

    • B.

      Sledgehammer

    • C.

      In Your Eyes

    • D.

      Don't Give Up

    Correct Answer
    B. Sledgehammer
    Explanation
    "Sledgehammer" by Peter Gabriel knocked Genesis' "Invisible Touch" out of the top chart spot in 1986.

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  • 29. 

    Which Martin Scorsese film did Peter Gabriel write the soundtrack for?

    • A.

      The Last Temptation Of Christ

    • B.

      Cape Fear

    • C.

      Raging Bull

    • D.

      Taxi Driver

    Correct Answer
    A. The Last Temptation Of Christ
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel wrote the soundtrack for the Martin Scorsese film "The Last Temptation Of Christ."

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  • 30. 

    Peter Gabriel's daughter Anna made a documentary DVD named what?

    • A.

      My Dad From Behind The Lens

    • B.

      Peter Gabriel Live & Unwrapped

    • C.

      Growing Up On Tour : A Family Portrait

    • D.

      POV

    Correct Answer
    C. Growing Up On Tour : A Family Portrait
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Growing Up On Tour: A Family Portrait." This documentary DVD was made by Peter Gabriel's daughter, Anna. It provides a glimpse into the life of Peter Gabriel and his family while on tour, offering a unique perspective on the experiences and challenges they faced.

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  • 31. 

    Which festival did Peter Gabriel create?

    • A.

      WOMAD Festival

    • B.

      Reno River Festival

    • C.

      Endinburg International Festival

    • D.

      Woodstock

    Correct Answer
    A. WOMAD Festival
    Explanation
    Peter Gabriel created the WOMAD Festival.

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