Are You Listener Of Yes Rock Band?

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  • 1. 

    What did Rick Wakeman of Yes have several of while in his 20's?

    • A.

      Legal Battles

    • B.

      TV Roles

    • C.

      Gold Singles

    • D.

      Heart Attacks

    Correct Answer
    D. Heart Attacks
    Explanation
    Rick Wakeman of Yes had several heart attacks while in his 20's.

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  • 2. 

    What Cat Stevens hit song did Rick Wakeman of Yes play piano on?

    • A.

      Morning Has Broken

    • B.

      Oh Very Young

    • C.

      Wide World

    • D.

      Moonshadow

    Correct Answer
    A. Morning Has Broken
    Explanation
    Rick Wakeman of Yes played piano on Cat Stevens' hit song "Morning Has Broken".

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  • 3. 

    What instrument does Alan White of Yes play in addition to drums?

    • A.

      Harp

    • B.

      Saxophone

    • C.

      Banjo

    • D.

      Piano

    Correct Answer
    D. Piano
    Explanation
    Alan White of Yes plays the piano in addition to drums.

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  • 4. 

    Alan White of Yes once played with what singer in Ginger Baker's Airforce?

    • A.

      David Bowie

    • B.

      Elton John

    • C.

      Steve Winwood

    • D.

      John Lennon

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Winwood
    Explanation
    Alan White of Yes once played with Steve Winwood in Ginger Baker's Airforce.

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  • 5. 

    What is featured on the cover of the Yes album "Going for the One"?

    • A.

      A Surrealistic Globe

    • B.

      A Small Boy And Trees

    • C.

      A Photo Of The Band

    • D.

      A Naked Man And Tall Buildings

    Correct Answer
    D. A Naked Man And Tall Buildings
    Explanation
    The cover of the Yes album "Going for the One" features a naked man and tall buildings. This suggests that the album cover may have a provocative or controversial theme, possibly reflecting the band's desire to push boundaries and challenge societal norms. The inclusion of tall buildings could symbolize ambition or the pursuit of success, while the naked man may represent vulnerability or a stripping away of societal expectations. Overall, the cover art seems to convey a sense of daring and artistic expression.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is a lyric from the Yes song "Owner of a Lonely Heart"?

    • A.

      Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'

    • B.

      Look Before You Leap

    • C.

      Pride Goeth Before A Fall

    • D.

      All The World Is A Stage

    Correct Answer
    B. Look Before You Leap
    Explanation
    "Look Before You Leap" is a lyric from the Yes song "Owner of a Lonely Heart". This phrase means to think carefully and consider the possible consequences before taking action. It suggests the importance of being cautious and making informed decisions rather than acting impulsively.

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  • 7. 

    How many parts is the Yes classic single "Close to the Edge" divided into?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    "Close to the Edge" by Yes is divided into four parts. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the number of parts the single is divided into. The correct answer, 4, indicates that the single has four distinct sections or movements.

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  • 8. 

    What 2004 movie did Trevor Rabin, formerly of Yes, compose the score for?

    • A.

      The Nightmare Before Christmas

    • B.

      National Treasure

    • C.

      Pulp Fiction

    • D.

      Phantom Of The Opera

    Correct Answer
    B. National Treasure
    Explanation
    Trevor Rabin, formerly of Yes, composed the score for the 2004 movie "National Treasure".

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first guitarist for Yes?

    • A.

      Alex Lifeson

    • B.

      Jon Simmons-Smith

    • C.

      Steve Howe

    • D.

      Peter Banks

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Banks
    Explanation
    Peter Banks was the first guitarist for Yes. He was a founding member of the band and played with them from their formation in 1968 until 1970. Banks contributed to the early sound of Yes and played on their first two albums, "Yes" and "Time and a Word." However, he left the band due to creative differences and was replaced by Steve Howe.

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  • 10. 

    Vangelis has collaborated with which Yes singer on several albums?

    • A.

      Jon Anderson

    • B.

      Ian Gillan

    • C.

      Roger Waters

    • D.

      Ian Anderson

    Correct Answer
    A. Jon Anderson
    Explanation
    Vangelis has collaborated with Jon Anderson, the lead singer of the band Yes, on several albums.

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  • 11. 

    What famous group did Yes open for at a 1968 concert which launched them as a band?

    • A.

      The Who

    • B.

      Simon & Garfunkel

    • C.

      The Byrds

    • D.

      Cream

    Correct Answer
    D. Cream
    Explanation
    Yes opened for Cream at a 1968 concert which launched them as a band. This opportunity to perform in front of a larger audience and alongside a famous group like Cream helped Yes gain exposure and recognition, ultimately contributing to their success as a band.

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  • 12. 

    The vocals of which classic rockers inspired the vocals of Jon Anderson and Chris Squire?

    • A.

      King Crimson

    • B.

      Emerson, Lake & Palmer

    • C.

      Sly & The Family Stone

    • D.

      The Fifth Dimension

    Correct Answer
    D. The Fifth Dimension
    Explanation
    The vocals of The Fifth Dimension inspired Jon Anderson and Chris Squire.

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  • 13. 

    Yes got its big break when it filled in for what act at the Speakeasy Club in London?

    • A.

      Cream

    • B.

      Sly & The Family Stone

    • C.

      Emerson, Lake, & Palmer

    • D.

      King Crimson

    Correct Answer
    B. Sly & The Family Stone
    Explanation
    Sly & The Family Stone is the correct answer because the question asks which act Yes filled in for at the Speakeasy Club in London. This implies that Yes was a replacement for another act, and out of the given options, Sly & The Family Stone is the only act that fits this criteria. Cream, Emerson, Lake, & Palmer, and King Crimson are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Jon Anderson of Yes started his career by joining what group started by his brother?

    • A.

      Tony's Club

    • B.

      The Warriors

    • C.

      The Captains

    • D.

      The Chiefs

    Correct Answer
    B. The Warriors
    Explanation
    Jon Anderson of Yes started his career by joining The Warriors, a group started by his brother.

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  • 15. 

    The cover of what Yes album was considered inappropriate for the U.S. market?

    • A.

      Fragile

    • B.

      The Yes Album

    • C.

      Yes

    • D.

      Time And A Word

    Correct Answer
    D. Time And A Word
    Explanation
    The cover of the album "Time And A Word" by Yes was considered inappropriate for the U.S. market.

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