Are You Fan Of Pink Floyd?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How high did Pink Floyd's first album climb on the U.S. Charts?

    • A.

      #86

    • B.

      #27

    • C.

      #6

    • D.

      #131

    Correct Answer
    D. #131
  • 2. 

    What was Pink Floyd's first album to reach the Top 20 in the U.S.?

    • A.

      The Wall

    • B.

      Atom Heart Mother

    • C.

      Dark Side Of The Moon

    • D.

      Animals

    Correct Answer
    C. Dark Side Of The Moon
    Explanation
    Dark Side Of The Moon was Pink Floyd's first album to reach the Top 20 in the U.S. This album, released in 1973, became a massive commercial success and is considered one of the greatest and most influential rock albums of all time. It stayed on the Billboard charts for a record-breaking 937 weeks and has sold over 45 million copies worldwide. Its unique blend of progressive rock, psychedelic soundscapes, and thought-provoking lyrics resonated with audiences and solidified Pink Floyd's place in music history.

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  • 3. 

    What is Pink Floyd's Roger Waters real first name?

    • A.

      Syd

    • B.

      Peter

    • C.

      David

    • D.

      George

    Correct Answer
    D. George
    Explanation
    Roger Waters' real first name is George.

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  • 4. 

    What year did Pink Floyd's first album, "Piper at the Gates of Dawn", come out?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    Pink Floyd's first album, "Piper at the Gates of Dawn", was released in 1967.

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  • 5. 

    What is pictured on the cover of Pink Floyd's "Animals"?

    • A.

      Statue Of Liberty

    • B.

      A Cow

    • C.

      Battersea Power Station

    • D.

      An Airplane

    Correct Answer
    C. Battersea Power Station
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Battersea Power Station. The cover of Pink Floyd's "Animals" album features a photograph of the iconic Battersea Power Station in London. The image shows the power station with a large inflatable pig floating above it, symbolizing the themes of the album. The band chose this image to represent their critique of capitalism and society.

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  • 6. 

    In the movie "Pink Floyd the Wall, who was the art director of the animation sequences?

    • A.

      Walt Disney

    • B.

      Gerald Scarfe

    • C.

      Chuck Jones

    • D.

      Nick Mason

    Correct Answer
    B. Gerald Scarfe
    Explanation
    Gerald Scarfe was the art director of the animation sequences in the movie "Pink Floyd the Wall". He is a renowned British artist and cartoonist, known for his distinctive and provocative style. Scarfe's work in the film includes the iconic animated sequences that complement the music and lyrics of Pink Floyd, creating a visually stunning and immersive experience for the audience. His contribution to the film's animation sequences showcases his talent and creativity, making him the correct answer for this question.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of the album released by Pink Floyd in 1977?

    • A.

      Wish You Were Here

    • B.

      The Wall

    • C.

      Animals

    • D.

      Dark Side Of The Moon

    Correct Answer
    C. Animals
    Explanation
    In 1977, Pink Floyd released an album called "Animals." This album is known for its progressive rock sound and concept, which explores the themes of social and political issues. It features songs such as "Pigs on the Wing," "Dogs," and "Sheep." "Animals" is considered one of Pink Floyd's iconic albums, showcasing their musical creativity and thought-provoking lyrics.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these Pink Floyd album tracks was not sung by a member of Pink Floyd?

    • A.

      Comfortably Numb

    • B.

      On The Turning Away

    • C.

      Us And Them

    • D.

      Have A Cigar

    Correct Answer
    D. Have A Cigar
    Explanation
    "Have A Cigar" was not sung by a member of Pink Floyd. This song was actually sung by British singer Roy Harper, who was a friend of the band and was invited to provide vocals for this particular track. The other three songs listed, "Comfortably Numb," "On The Turning Away," and "Us And Them," were all sung by members of Pink Floyd.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Pink Floyd's third album?

    • A.

      Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

    • B.

      Obscured By Clouds

    • C.

      A Saucerful Of Secrets

    • D.

      Soundtrack To More

    Correct Answer
    D. Soundtrack To More
  • 10. 

    Who were the official members of Pink Floyd that released "Momentary Lapse of Reason"?

    • A.

      David, Nick, Richard

    • B.

      Roger, David, Nick, Richard

    • C.

      David, Nick

    • D.

      David, Richard

    Correct Answer
    C. David, Nick
    Explanation
    The correct answer is David, Nick. This is because "Momentary Lapse of Reason" was released in 1987 as a Pink Floyd album, and during this time the official members of the band were David Gilmour and Nick Mason. Roger Waters, who was a founding member of Pink Floyd, had left the band in 1985, so he was not part of the lineup for this album. Richard Wright, another founding member, was not an official member at the time of the album's release, although he did contribute as a session musician.

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  • 11. 

    Which artist has worked with Pink Floyd, Queen and Bryan Adams?

    • A.

      Bob Geldof

    • B.

      Michael Kamen

    • C.

      John Williams

    • D.

      Elton John

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Kamen
    Explanation
    Michael Kamen is the correct answer because he has worked with all three artists mentioned: Pink Floyd, Queen, and Bryan Adams. Kamen was a renowned composer and conductor who collaborated with various musicians and bands throughout his career. He worked with Pink Floyd on their album "The Wall" and also conducted the orchestra for their live performances. He collaborated with Queen on their album "A Kind of Magic" and worked with Bryan Adams on the soundtrack for the movie "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves." Therefore, Michael Kamen is the artist who has worked with all three mentioned artists.

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  • 12. 

    Where did Syd Barrett get his inspiration for "Astronomy Domine"?

    • A.

      From A Plum And An Orange

    • B.

      While Looking Through A Telescope

    • C.

      From Isaac Asimov

    • D.

      From Carl Sagan

    Correct Answer
    A. From A Plum And An Orange
    Explanation
    Syd Barrett got his inspiration for "Astronomy Domine" from a plum and an orange.

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  • 13. 

    What song from Pink Floyd's "Piper At The Gates Of Dawn" was cut from the re-issue?

    • A.

      See Emily Play

    • B.

      Astronomy Domine

    • C.

      Bike

    • D.

      Scream Thy Last Scream

    Correct Answer
    A. See Emily Play
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "See Emily Play." This song was cut from the re-issue of Pink Floyd's "Piper At The Gates Of Dawn."

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  • 14. 

    What Pink Floyd song is "...hidden by the kids"?

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      Beautiful Days

    • C.

      Brain Damage

    • D.

      Wish You Were Here

    Correct Answer
    B. Beautiful Days
  • 15. 

    On Pink Floyd's 1977 "In the Flesh" tour, during which song would Roger Waters scream out a number?

    • A.

      Pigs

    • B.

      Careful With That Axe, Eugene

    • C.

      Dogs

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Pigs
    Explanation
    During Pink Floyd's 1977 "In the Flesh" tour, Roger Waters would scream out a number during the song "Pigs."

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  • 16. 

    Who covered Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" for the soundtrack of "The Faculty"?

    • A.

      Bush

    • B.

      Class Of '99

    • C.

      Stone Temple Pilots

    • D.

      Alice In Chains

    Correct Answer
    B. Class Of '99
    Explanation
    Class Of '99 covered Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" for the soundtrack of "The Faculty".

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  • 17. 

    What Pink Floyd song is also known as "Come in No. 51 your time is up"?

    • A.

      Welcome To The Machine

    • B.

      Astronomy Domine

    • C.

      Set Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

    • D.

      Careful With That Ax, Eugene

    Correct Answer
    D. Careful With That Ax, Eugene
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Careful With That Ax, Eugene." This song by Pink Floyd is also known as "Come in No. 51 your time is up." The title of the song is a warning to be cautious with a dangerous tool, symbolizing the potential harm that can come from reckless actions. The alternative title "Come in No. 51 your time is up" adds a sense of urgency and impending consequences to the song.

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  • 18. 

    The brother of what Pink Floyd member convinced Bob Geldof to play Pink in the movie "The Wall"?

    • A.

      Bob Ezrin

    • B.

      Roger Waters

    • C.

      David Gilmour

    • D.

      Michael Kamen

    Correct Answer
    B. Roger Waters
    Explanation
    Roger Waters is the correct answer because he is a member of Pink Floyd and his brother, John Waters, convinced Bob Geldof to play Pink in the movie "The Wall."

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  • 19. 

    With which two words did Roger Waters end his contribution to Pink Floyd?

    • A.

      Final Cut

    • B.

      Bugger All

    • C.

      The End

    • D.

      Buggers Wall

    Correct Answer
    C. The End
    Explanation
    Roger Waters ended his contribution to Pink Floyd with the words "The End."

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  • 20. 

    Who was the specific person Pink Floyd's Roger Waters wrote about in the third verse of "Pigs"?

    • A.

      Margaret Thatcher

    • B.

      Mary Whitehouse

    • C.

      Winston Churchill

    • D.

      Fredriech Nietche

    Correct Answer
    B. Mary Whitehouse
    Explanation
    Roger Waters wrote about Mary Whitehouse in the third verse of "Pigs". Mary Whitehouse was a prominent British morality campaigner who was known for her conservative views and her campaigns against what she saw as the decline of moral standards in society, particularly in relation to television and popular culture. In the song, Waters criticizes Whitehouse for her attempts to censor and control artistic expression.

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  • 21. 

    What was the first city in Pink Floyd's 1994 "The Division Bell" tour?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Seattle

    Correct Answer
    B. Miami
    Explanation
    Miami was the first city in Pink Floyd's 1994 "The Division Bell" tour. This can be inferred from the fact that it is listed as one of the options and is the correct answer.

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  • 22. 

    Where was Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon", then called "Eclipse", first performed in 1972?

    • A.

      The Roundhouse, London

    • B.

      Dave Gilmour's Garden Party

    • C.

      Pompeii

    • D.

      The Rainbow, London

    Correct Answer
    D. The Rainbow, London
    Explanation
    In 1972, Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon", then called "Eclipse", was first performed at The Rainbow in London.

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  • 23. 

    Which Pink Floyd song was composed in collaboration with Ron Geesin?

    • A.

      If

    • B.

      Atom Heart Mother Suite

    • C.

      Time

    • D.

      The Narrow Way

    Correct Answer
    B. Atom Heart Mother Suite
    Explanation
    Atom Heart Mother Suite is the correct answer because it is a Pink Floyd song that was composed in collaboration with Ron Geesin. Ron Geesin was a British musician and composer who worked with Pink Floyd on their 1970 album "Atom Heart Mother." The title track of the album, "Atom Heart Mother Suite," is a 23-minute long composition that features orchestral arrangements by Geesin. This collaboration between Pink Floyd and Ron Geesin resulted in a unique and experimental piece of music that showcases the band's willingness to explore new musical territories.

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  • 24. 

    Who said in a Pink Floyd movie "I'll have an egg, sausage, chips & beans, and a tea"?

    • A.

      Dave Gilmour

    • B.

      Syd Barrett

    • C.

      Nick Mason

    • D.

      Roger Waters

    Correct Answer
    C. Nick Mason
    Explanation
    In the Pink Floyd movie, Nick Mason is the one who says "I'll have an egg, sausage, chips & beans, and a tea."

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  • 25. 

    What was David Gilmour involved in before joining Pink Floyd?

    • A.

      Working At A Gas Station

    • B.

      Working At A Record Store

    • C.

      Guitarist For Pretty Things

    • D.

      Modeling

    Correct Answer
    D. Modeling
    Explanation
    Before joining Pink Floyd, David Gilmour was involved in modeling. This means that he worked as a professional model, likely posing for various fashion or advertising campaigns. This experience in the modeling industry may have contributed to Gilmour's unique sense of style and visual aesthetics, which later became a significant aspect of Pink Floyd's image and stage performances.

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  • 26. 

    Which two Pink Floyd songs mention eiderdown?

    • A.

      Flaming, Echoes

    • B.

      A Pillow Of Winds, Echoes

    • C.

      Paranoid Eyes, Fat Old Sun

    • D.

      A Pillow Of Winds, Flaming

    Correct Answer
    D. A Pillow Of Winds, Flaming
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A Pillow Of Winds, Flaming. These two Pink Floyd songs mention eiderdown. "A Pillow Of Winds" includes the lyrics "A cloud of eiderdown draws around me, softening the sound", while "Flaming" includes the lyrics "Alone in the clouds all blue, lying on an eiderdown."

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  • 27. 

    Who did not support Pink Floyd at the 1990 Silver Clef awards festival at Knebworth Park, England?

    • A.

      Paul McCartney

    • B.

      Brian May

    • C.

      Elton John

    • D.

      Eric Clapton

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian May
    Explanation
    Brian May did not support Pink Floyd at the 1990 Silver Clef awards festival at Knebworth Park, England.

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  • 28. 

    Who played the drums on the Pink Floyd song "Two Suns in the Sunset"?

    • A.

      Andy Newmark

    • B.

      Ginger Baker

    • C.

      Nick Mason

    • D.

      Ringo Starr

    Correct Answer
    A. Andy Newmark
    Explanation
    Andy Newmark played the drums on the Pink Floyd song "Two Suns in the Sunset". This can be inferred from the given options, where the other three choices (Ginger Baker, Nick Mason, and Ringo Starr) are not associated with Pink Floyd or this particular song. Therefore, Andy Newmark is the most likely correct answer.

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  • 29. 

    What decade is the hit single "Another Brick In The Wall" by Pink Floyd from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Sixties

    Correct Answer
    A. Seventies
    Explanation
    "Another Brick In The Wall" by Pink Floyd is from the seventies. This hit single was released in 1979 as part of the album "The Wall." The song became a worldwide success and is considered one of Pink Floyd's most iconic and influential tracks. Its themes of rebellion and critique of the education system resonated with audiences during the seventies, making it a defining song of that decade.

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  • 30. 

    What song in "The Wall" was re-recorded for the movie because it was not long enough?

    • A.

      Mother

    • B.

      Outside The Wall

    • C.

      Vera

    • D.

      Run Like Hell

    Correct Answer
    A. Mother
    Explanation
    The song "Mother" in "The Wall" was re-recorded for the movie because it was not long enough.

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