David Bowie Trivia Question

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David Bowie Trivia Question

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  • 1. 
    Which Rolling Stones song was a hit single for David Bowie when he covered it?
    • A. 

      Angie

    • B. 

      Let's Spend The Night Together

    • C. 

      Brown Sugar

    • D. 

      Satisfaction

  • 2. 
    In what David Bowie song is "The Thin White Duke" talked about?
    • A. 

      The Thin White Duke

    • B. 

      TVC 15

    • C. 

      Station To Station

    • D. 

      Golden Years

  • 3. 
    Where did David Bowie's "Diamond Dogs" take place?
    • A. 

      Bloodville

    • B. 

      Dog Town

    • C. 

      Transylvania

    • D. 

      Hunger City

  • 4. 
    In which year did David Bowie release his first album?
    • A. 

      1967

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1974

  • 5. 
    Which of these guitarists never played for David Bowie?
    • A. 

      Lenny Kravitz

    • B. 

      Jimmy Page

    • C. 

      Robert Fripp

    • D. 

      Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • 6. 
    Which of these producers never worked on a David Bowie album?
    • A. 

      Brian Eno

    • B. 

      Stephen Street

    • C. 

      Tony Visconti

    • D. 

      Hugh Padgham

  • 7. 
    In which of the following movies did David Bowie appear?
    • A. 

      Aliens

    • B. 

      Goldfinger

    • C. 

      Dune

    • D. 

      The Last Temptation Of Christ

  • 8. 
    Who has the same birthday as David Bowie?
    • A. 

      John Denver

    • B. 

      Rod Stewart

    • C. 

      Elvis Presley

    • D. 

      Linda Ronstadt

  • 9. 
    What David Bowie song includes the line "With your long blond hair and your eyes of blue"?
    • A. 

      The Jean Genie

    • B. 

      Young Americans

    • C. 

      Sorrow

    • D. 

      Jump They Say

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sang backing vocals on David Bowie's 1975 album "Young Americans"?
    • A. 

      Whitney Houston

    • B. 

      Michael Jackson

    • C. 

      Mick Jagger

    • D. 

      Luther Vandross

  • 11. 
    What book did David Bowie try to make into a musical and write several songs about?
    • A. 

      A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court

    • B. 

      A Clockwork Orange

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      Gulliver's Travels

  • 12. 
    Which group recorded a song called "David Bowie"?
    • A. 

      Bauhaus

    • B. 

      Grateful Dead

    • C. 

      Queen

    • D. 

      Phish

  • 13. 
    In what part of London was David Bowie born?
    • A. 

      Blackheath

    • B. 

      Brixton

    • C. 

      Bromley

    • D. 

      Barnet

  • 14. 
    What was the name of the imaginary band that David Bowie created?
    • A. 

      Arnold Smith

    • B. 

      Arnold Williams

    • C. 

      Arnold Corns

    • D. 

      Arnold Layne

  • 15. 
    Who wrote the David Bowie hit "China Girl"?
    • A. 

      Iggy Pop And David Bowie

    • B. 

      David Sylvian

    • C. 

      Nile Rodgers

    • D. 

      David Bowie

  • 16. 
    What film featured David Bowie co-starring with Rosanna Arquette?
    • A. 

      The Linguini Incident

    • B. 

      The Hunger

    • C. 

      Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

    • D. 

      The Man Who Fell To Earth

  • 17. 
    Who did David Bowie write the song "Kooks" for?
    • A. 

      Angie, His First Wife

    • B. 

      Zowie, His Son

    • C. 

      Mick Jagger

    • D. 

      His Friend Iggy Pop

  • 18. 
    Who co-wrote the hit song "Fame" with David Bowie?
    • A. 

      John Lennon

    • B. 

      Mick Jagger

    • C. 

      Iggy Pop

    • D. 

      Marc Bolan

  • 19. 
    What famous comedian fathered both the bassist and drummer for David Bowie's band Tin Machine?
    • A. 

      Redd Foxx

    • B. 

      Soupy Sales

    • C. 

      Jerry Lewis

    • D. 

      Shecky Greene

  • 20. 
    Which David Bowie album cover features a detail from a poster for "The Man Who Fell To Earth"?
    • A. 

      Scary Monsters

    • B. 

      Pin-Ups

    • C. 

      Lodger

    • D. 

      Low

  • 21. 
    Which of these guitarists has David Bowie not worked with?
    • A. 

      Adrian Belew

    • B. 

      Robert Fripp

    • C. 

      Stevie Ray Vaughn

    • D. 

      Robin Trower

  • 22. 
    With whom did David Bowie sing the duet "Pretty Pink Rose"?
    • A. 

      Adrian Belew

    • B. 

      John Lennon

    • C. 

      Tina Turner

    • D. 

      Al B. Sure

  • 23. 
    What was the name of David Bowie's first band?
    • A. 

      Thrush

    • B. 

      The King Bees

    • C. 

      The Spiders From Mars

    • D. 

      Tin Machine

  • 24. 
    What Ralph Bakshi film did David write the title song for?
    • A. 

      Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat

    • B. 

      Heavy Traffic

    • C. 

      Absolute Beginners

    • D. 

      Cool World

  • 25. 
    What film features the David Bowie song "This Is Not America"?
    • A. 

      Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

    • B. 

      Falcon And The Snowman

    • C. 

      Labyrinth

    • D. 

      Absolute Beginners

  • 26. 
    What David Bowie song contains the lyric "Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow"?
    • A. 

      Quicksand

    • B. 

      Kooks

    • C. 

      Andy Warhol

    • D. 

      Life On Mars

  • 27. 
    Who played bass for David Bowie's "Spiders from Mars"?
    • A. 

      Mick Woodmansey

    • B. 

      Nick Cave

    • C. 

      Trevor Bolder

    • D. 

      Mike Garson

  • 28. 
    Lyrics to a David Bowie song are used to introduce which John Hughes film?
    • A. 

      The Breakfast Club

    • B. 

      Weird Science

    • C. 

      Sixteen Candles

    • D. 

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • 29. 
    Who was on the cover of "Pinups" with David Bowie?
    • A. 

      Twiggy

    • B. 

      Goldie Hawn

    • C. 

      Angela

    • D. 

      Grace Slick

  • 30. 
    David Bowie was the second choice for which role in the film "Tommy"?
    • A. 

      Tommy

    • B. 

      Uncle Ernie

    • C. 

      Cousin Kevin

    • D. 

      The Acid Queen