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  • 1. 

    How did singer/songwriter Jim Croce die?

    • A.

      Choked To Death

    • B.

      Car Accident

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      Plane Crash

    Correct Answer
    D. Plane Crash
    Explanation
    Jim Croce died in a plane crash.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Jim Croce have the hit single "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" on ABC?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    C. 1973
    Explanation
    Jim Croce had the hit single "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" on ABC in the year 1973.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Jim Croce have the hit single "Time In A Bottle" on ABC?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    B. 1974
    Explanation
    Jim Croce had the hit single "Time In A Bottle" on ABC in 1974.

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  • 4. 

    Which Jim Croce song warns not to tug on Superman's cape?

    • A.

      Bad Bad Leroy Brown

    • B.

      American Hero

    • C.

      You Don't Mess Around with Jim

    • D.

      I Got a Name

    Correct Answer
    C. You Don't Mess Around with Jim
    Explanation
    The song "You Don't Mess Around with Jim" by Jim Croce warns against provoking or challenging someone who is powerful or dangerous, using the metaphor of not tugging on Superman's cape. The lyrics emphasize that it is unwise to underestimate or provoke someone who is capable of causing harm or retaliation.

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  • 5. 

    According to the Jim Croce song, what is Leroy Brown meaner than?

    • A.

      A Rattle Snake

    • B.

      A Junkyard Dog

    • C.

      A Pack of Wolves

    • D.

      A Swarm of Bees

    Correct Answer
    B. A Junkyard Dog
    Explanation
    In the Jim Croce song, Leroy Brown is described as being meaner than a Junkyard Dog. This implies that Leroy Brown is extremely aggressive, tough, and intimidating. Comparing him to a Junkyard Dog, known for their fierce and protective nature, emphasizes his dangerous and formidable character.

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  • 6. 

    Who did Jim Croce record a debut album with in 1969?

    • A.

      His Two Sisters

    • B.

      His Wife

    • C.

      His Wife, Two Daughters And His Sister

    • D.

      His Brother

    Correct Answer
    B. His Wife
    Explanation
    Jim Croce recorded his debut album with his wife.

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  • 7. 

    In what city was Jim Croce born?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Pittsburgh

    • C.

      Camden

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    D. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Jim Croce was born in Philadelphia.

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  • 8. 

    "I Got a Name" was recorded for the soundtrack of which movie?

    • A.

      The Last American Hero

    • B.

      An American Tale

    • C.

      Greatest American Hero

    • D.

      The Last Stand

    Correct Answer
    A. The Last American Hero
    Explanation
    "I Got a Name" was recorded for the soundtrack of the movie "The Last American Hero."

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  • 9. 

    From 1968-70, Jim Croce toured the country with whom?

    • A.

      His Agent

    • B.

      His Wife

    • C.

      His Son

    • D.

      His Dog

    Correct Answer
    B. His Wife
    Explanation
    During the years 1968-1970, Jim Croce toured the country with his wife. This suggests that his wife played a significant role in his musical career and was likely involved in managing his tours and performances. Having his wife accompany him on tour may have provided emotional support and companionship during his time on the road.

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  • 10. 

    Jim Croce attended college at what Philadelphia-area school?

    • A.

      LaSalle

    • B.

      Drexel

    • C.

      Villanova

    • D.

      Temple

    Correct Answer
    C. Villanova
    Explanation
    Jim Croce attended college at Villanova.

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  • 11. 

    What was the name of the first album Jim Croce recorded?

    • A.

      Meet Jim Croce

    • B.

      Introducing Jim Croce

    • C.

      Jim & Ingrid Croce

    • D.

      Leroy Brown

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim & Ingrid Croce
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jim & Ingrid Croce." This album is named after Jim Croce and his wife Ingrid Croce. It is likely that this album features both of their voices and collaborations, making it a significant release in Jim Croce's career.

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  • 12. 

    With whom did Jim Croce team to achieve great success?

    • A.

      Maury Muehleisen

    • B.

      Martin Mallaby

    • C.

      Harry Chapin

    • D.

      John Denver

    Correct Answer
    A. Maury Muehleisen
    Explanation
    Jim Croce teamed up with Maury Muehleisen to achieve great success. Maury Muehleisen was a talented guitarist and songwriter who collaborated with Croce on several of his hit songs. Together, they created a unique sound and their partnership played a significant role in Croce's success in the music industry.

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  • 13. 

    What was Jim Croce's biggest selling single?

    • A.

      Time in a Bottle

    • B.

      I Got a Name

    • C.

      Bad Bad Leroy Brown

    • D.

      Don't Mess Around with Jim

    Correct Answer
    C. Bad Bad Leroy Brown
    Explanation
    "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" was Jim Croce's biggest selling single because it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1973. The song's catchy melody and storytelling lyrics resonated with audiences, making it a commercial success. Croce's tragic death shortly after the song's release also contributed to its popularity, as it became a tribute to his musical legacy.

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  • 14. 

    Which Jim Croce album contains the hits "Time in a Bottle" and "Operator"?

    • A.

      Life & Times

    • B.

      Jim & Ingrid Croce

    • C.

      I Got A Name

    • D.

      You Don't Mess Around with Jim

    Correct Answer
    D. You Don't Mess Around with Jim
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You Don't Mess Around with Jim." This album by Jim Croce includes the popular songs "Time in a Bottle" and "Operator."

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  • 15. 

    What was the name of Jim Croce's last studio album?

    • A.

      Life &Times

    • B.

      Leroy Brown

    • C.

      I Got a Name

    • D.

      Travel Down the Road

    Correct Answer
    C. I Got a Name
    Explanation
    Jim Croce's last studio album was titled "I Got a Name." This album was released in 1973, shortly before Croce's untimely death in a plane crash. The title track, "I Got a Name," became one of Croce's most popular and enduring songs. The album also featured other hits such as "Workin' at the Car Wash Blues" and "Alabama Rain." "I Got a Name" showcased Croce's signature folk-rock sound and heartfelt storytelling, solidifying his legacy as a talented singer-songwriter.

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  • 16. 

    What honor did Jim Croce receive in 1990?

    • A.

      Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    • B.

      Lifetime Achievement Grammy

    • C.

      Induction into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame

    • D.

      Induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    Correct Answer
    C. Induction into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame
    Explanation
    Jim Croce received the honor of being inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 1990. This recognition highlights his exceptional talent and contribution to the field of songwriting. It acknowledges his ability to craft meaningful and memorable songs that have stood the test of time. Being inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame is a prestigious accolade that solidifies Croce's legacy as a highly respected and influential songwriter.

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  • 17. 

    Where is "Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar"?

    • A.

      San Diego

    • B.

      Houston

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    A. San Diego
    Explanation
    "Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar" is located in San Diego.

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  • 18. 

    In what state did Jim Croce's plane crash?

    • A.

      Arkansas

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Louisiana

    • D.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    C. Louisiana
    Explanation
    Jim Croce's plane crash occurred in Louisiana.

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  • 19. 

    For whom did Jim Croce write "Time in a Bottle"?

    • A.

      His Mother

    • B.

      His Wife

    • C.

      His Father

    • D.

      His Son

    Correct Answer
    D. His Son
    Explanation
    Jim Croce wrote "Time in a Bottle" for his son. This can be inferred from the question, which asks who the song was written for. The other options, such as his mother, wife, or father, are not mentioned in the question and therefore can be eliminated as possible answers.

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  • 20. 

    What is the name of Jim Jones' 2004 CD release?

    • A.

      Goin' To Church

    • B.

      On My Way To Church

    • C.

      Harlem

    • D.

      Hustlers

    Correct Answer
    B. On My Way To Church
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On My Way To Church". This CD release by Jim Jones was titled "On My Way To Church".

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  • 21. 

    Jim Jones' "Certified Gangstas" features which artist on the single release?

    • A.

      The Game

    • B.

      Lil Flip

    • C.

      Cam'ron

    • D.

      Bezel

    Correct Answer
    A. The Game
    Explanation
    "Certified Gangstas" is a song by Jim Jones, and the correct answer is The Game. This means that The Game is the artist featured on the single release of the song.

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