Dire Straits Rock Band Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which decade is the hit single "Walk Of Life" by Dire Straits from?
    • A. 

      2000's

    • B. 

      Eighties

    • C. 

      Sixties

    • D. 

      Nineties

  • 2. 
    Dire Straits had which of these hit singles in 1979?
    • A. 

      Come On Down To My Boat

    • B. 

      Sultans Of Swing

    • C. 

      Tonite's Tha Night

    • D. 

      Seasons Change

  • 3. 
    Dire Straits had which hit single in 1985?
    • A. 

      Too Much Heaven

    • B. 

      Money For Nothing

    • C. 

      Take Me There

    • D. 

      You're My World

  • 4. 
    Dire Straits had which hit single in 1986?
    • A. 

      Walk Of Life

    • B. 

      Ferry Cross The Mersey

    • C. 

      Shannon

    • D. 

      Change The World (From Phenomenon)

  • 5. 
    What year did Dire Straits have the hit single "Walk Of Life" on Warner Bros.?
    • A. 

      1961

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1986

  • 6. 
    "Release" was the first solo album release for which ex-Dire Straits member?
    • A. 

      Pick Withers

    • B. 

      David Knopfler

    • C. 

      Tommy Mandel

    • D. 

      Hal Lindes

  • 7. 
    Which song on Dire Straits' debut album made the Top Ten in both Britain and America?
    • A. 

      Walk Of Life

    • B. 

      Tunnel Of Love

    • C. 

      Sultans Of Swing

    • D. 

      Lady Writer

  • 8. 
    Which Dire Straits' album went gold based on hits "Romeo and Juliet" and "Skateaway"?
    • A. 

      Brothers In Arms

    • B. 

      Love Over Gold

    • C. 

      Making Movies

    • D. 

      Dire Straits

  • 9. 
    Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler was involved in which 1998 movie soundtrack?
    • A. 

      Wag The Dog

    • B. 

      Gladiator

    • C. 

      Terminator

    • D. 

      Sixth Sense

  • 10. 
    What did Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" mock?
    • A. 

      Marriage

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Music Videos

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 11. 
    What was the album a reconvened Dire Straits released in 1991?
    • A. 

      Money For Nothing

    • B. 

      Dire Straits

    • C. 

      On Every Street

    • D. 

      Making Movies

  • 12. 
    What instrument does Mark Knopfler play in Dire Straits?
    • A. 

      Banjo

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Guitar

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 13. 
    Who was Dire Straits' bassist?
    • A. 

      Hal Lindes

    • B. 

      John Illsley

    • C. 

      Mark Knopfler

    • D. 

      David Knopfler

  • 14. 
    How long was Dire Straits' residency at Wembley Arena during its 1985-86 world tour?
    • A. 

      One Day

    • B. 

      13 Nights

    • C. 

      One Week

    • D. 

      Three Weeks

  • 15. 
    Who was the original drummer for Dire Straits?
    • A. 

      Terry Williams

    • B. 

      Cozy Powell

    • C. 

      Carmine Appice

    • D. 

      Pick Withers

  • 16. 
    What decade is the hit single "Sultans Of Swing" by Dire Straits from?
    • A. 

      Sixties

    • B. 

      Eighties

    • C. 

      Nineties

    • D. 

      Seventies

  • 17. 
    Which decade is the hit single "Money For Nothing" by Dire Straits from?
    • A. 

      Nineties

    • B. 

      Eighties

    • C. 

      2000's

    • D. 

      Sixties

  • 18. 
    Which line is not in the Dire Straits hit "Money For Nothing"?
    • A. 

      The Yo-Yo Plays Guitar

    • B. 

      Custom Kitchen Deliveries

    • C. 

      Get Your Chicks For Free

    • D. 

      I Want My MTV

  • 19. 
    Which of Dire Straits' Knopfler brothers is the eldest?
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      They Were Twins

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      Noddy

  • 20. 
    What was the name of Dire Straits' sixth album, released in 1985?
    • A. 

      Dire Straits

    • B. 

      Money For Nothing

    • C. 

      On Every Street

    • D. 

      Brothers In Arms

  • 21. 
    Where did Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler study English Lit before forming the band?
    • A. 

      Princeton

    • B. 

      Harvard University

    • C. 

      Leeds University

    • D. 

      Rhodes University

  • 22. 
    Which Dire Straits' guitarist/vocalist was born August 12, 1949?
    • A. 

      Mark Knopfler

    • B. 

      John Illsley

    • C. 

      David Knopfler

    • D. 

      Hal Lindes

  • 23. 
    Which song on Dire Straits' album "Love Over Gold" hit the #2 spot in the U.K.?
    • A. 

      Calling Elvis

    • B. 

      One World

    • C. 

      Private Investigations

    • D. 

      Down To The Water Line

  • 24. 
    After Dire Straits released "Love Over Gold", who replaced drummer Pick Withers?
    • A. 

      David Knopfler

    • B. 

      Mark Knopfler

    • C. 

      John Illsley

    • D. 

      Terry Williams

  • 25. 
    Which Dire Straits member wrote "Private Dancer" for Tina Turner?
    • A. 

      Pick Withers

    • B. 

      Mark Knopfler

    • C. 

      David Knopfler

    • D. 

      John Illsley

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