Do You Actually Know Bob Seger?

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following bands did Bob Seger belong to before forming the Silver Bullet Band?

    • A.

      Vanilla Fudge

    • B.

      Derek And The Dominos

    • C.

      Procol Harum

    • D.

      Slade

    Correct Answer
    A. Vanilla Fudge
    Explanation
    Bob Seger belonged to the band Vanilla Fudge before forming the Silver Bullet Band.

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  • 2. 

    In 1968 what major label did Bob Seger sign with?

    • A.

      Warner Bros.

    • B.

      Columbia

    • C.

      Capitol

    • D.

      Geffen

    Correct Answer
    C. Capitol
    Explanation
    Bob Seger signed with Capitol in 1968. Capitol Records is a major record label that has been home to many successful artists throughout the years. Signing with Capitol would have provided Seger with a larger platform to release his music and potentially reach a wider audience.

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  • 3. 

    During his early years, Bob Seger was friends with which member of the Eagles?

    • A.

      Don Henley

    • B.

      Joe Walsh

    • C.

      Timothy B. Schmit

    • D.

      Glenn Frey

    Correct Answer
    D. Glenn Frey
    Explanation
    Bob Seger was friends with Glenn Frey during his early years.

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  • 4. 

    Which album of Bob Seger's began to get him attention in other parts of the country?

    • A.

      Beautiful Loser

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Noah

    • D.

      Live Bullet

    Correct Answer
    D. Live Bullet
    Explanation
    Live Bullet is the correct answer because it was a live album released by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in 1976. The album was recorded during their 1975 tour and showcased their energetic live performances. Live Bullet received critical acclaim and helped to expand Seger's fanbase beyond his native Michigan, gaining him attention in other parts of the country. The album featured popular songs like "Turn the Page" and "Katmandu" which became hits and further contributed to Seger's growing success.

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  • 5. 

    What was Bob Seger's first album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200?

    • A.

      Against The Wind

    • B.

      Stranger In Town

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Live Bullet

    Correct Answer
    A. Against The Wind
    Explanation
    "Against The Wind" was Bob Seger's first album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200. This album, released in 1980, was a commercial success and featured popular songs such as the title track "Against The Wind" and "Fire Lake". It received critical acclaim for its blend of rock and folk influences, and its introspective lyrics. The album's success solidified Bob Seger's position as a prominent artist in the music industry and marked a significant milestone in his career.

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  • 6. 

    What song from Bob Seger's "Against The Wind" album reached #5 on the charts?

    • A.

      Against The Wind

    • B.

      Good For Me

    • C.

      Her Strut

    • D.

      Fire Lake

    Correct Answer
    A. Against The Wind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Against The Wind." This is because the question specifically asks for a song from Bob Seger's "Against The Wind" album that reached #5 on the charts. Since "Against The Wind" is the title track of the album, it is the most likely answer.

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  • 7. 

    What album in 2006 was Bob Seger's first album in ten years?

    • A.

      The Fire Inside

    • B.

      Face the Promise

    • C.

      Like A Rock

    • D.

      It's A Mystery

    Correct Answer
    B. Face the Promise
    Explanation
    "Face the Promise" is the correct answer because it was Bob Seger's first album in ten years in 2006. This album marked his return to the music scene after a decade-long hiatus, making it a significant release for his fans and the industry. It showcased Seger's signature rock sound and received positive reviews, solidifying his status as a legendary artist.

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  • 8. 

    What song on Bob Seger's "Face the Promise" album featured Kid Rock?

    • A.

      Simplicity

    • B.

      Are You

    • C.

      The Long Goodbye

    • D.

      Real Mean Bottle

    Correct Answer
    D. Real Mean Bottle
    Explanation
    "Real Mean Bottle" is the correct answer because it is the only song on Bob Seger's "Face the Promise" album that features Kid Rock.

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  • 9. 

    What Bob Seger song from his "Beautiful Loser" album was first sung by Tina Turner?

    • A.

      Nutbush City Limits

    • B.

      Beautiful Loser

    • C.

      Fine Memory

    • D.

      Momma

    Correct Answer
    A. Nutbush City Limits
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nutbush City Limits." This song was originally written and recorded by Tina Turner in 1973 for her album "Nutbush City Limits." However, Bob Seger also recorded a version of this song for his "Beautiful Loser" album, which was released in 1975. So, while both artists have sung this song, Tina Turner's version came first.

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  • 10. 

    What Bob Seger song starts "Went Out In Norfolk Hung On A Short Short"?

    • A.

      Hollywood Nights

    • B.

      Main Street

    • C.

      Back In '72

    • D.

      Follow The Children

    Correct Answer
    C. Back In '72
    Explanation
    "Back In '72" is the correct answer because the lyrics "Went Out In Norfolk Hung On A Short Short" are from the opening line of the song. This suggests that the song is about a past event that occurred in 1972, as indicated by the title. The other options, "Hollywood Nights," "Main Street," and "Follow The Children," do not match the given lyrics and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What Bob Seger song starts "he wants to dream like a young man"?

    • A.

      Take A Chance

    • B.

      Somewhere Tonight

    • C.

      Highway Child

    • D.

      Beautiful Loser

    Correct Answer
    D. Beautiful Loser
    Explanation
    "Beautiful Loser" is the correct answer because this song by Bob Seger starts with the lyrics "He wants to dream like a young man." The song reflects on the struggles and dreams of youth, emphasizing the theme of not conforming to societal expectations and embracing individuality.

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  • 12. 

    In what song does Bob Seger sing "If you need a pacifier call me anytime"?

    • A.

      I Wonder

    • B.

      Come To Papa

    • C.

      Katmandu

    • D.

      2 + 2 =?

    Correct Answer
    B. Come To Papa
    Explanation
    "Come To Papa" is the correct answer because in this song, Bob Seger sings the lyrics "If you need a pacifier call me anytime." This line suggests that the speaker is offering comfort and support to someone who may be in need of emotional soothing, symbolized by a pacifier. The song's title, "Come To Papa," further reinforces this idea of seeking solace and protection from the speaker.

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  • 13. 

    What Bob Seger song starts "Who's gonna ride that chrome three wheeler"?

    • A.

      By The River

    • B.

      Neon Sky

    • C.

      Fire Down Below

    • D.

      Fire Lake

    Correct Answer
    D. Fire Lake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fire Lake." This song by Bob Seger begins with the lyrics "Who's gonna ride that chrome three wheeler?" The song is about a place called Fire Lake, where people go to escape their troubles and have a good time. The lyrics paint a vivid picture of the atmosphere and the freedom that can be found at Fire Lake.

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  • 14. 

    What Bob Seger song says "and through it all we dance and starve and burn and clear"?

    • A.

      Lucifer

    • B.

      It's A Mystery

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      I Wonder

    Correct Answer
    B. It's A Mystery
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's A Mystery." This song by Bob Seger includes the lyrics "and through it all we dance and starve and burn and clear." The song expresses the idea that life is full of uncertainty and challenges, and despite these difficulties, we continue to persevere and find ways to enjoy ourselves.

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  • 15. 

    What song from Bob Seger's "The Distance" did moderately as a country song?

    • A.

      Roll Me Away

    • B.

      Even Now

    • C.

      Shame On The Moon

    • D.

      House Behind A House

    Correct Answer
    C. Shame On The Moon
    Explanation
    "Shame On The Moon" from Bob Seger's "The Distance" moderately performed as a country song.

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  • 16. 

    In what song did Bob Seger take "a look down a westbound road"?

    • A.

      Roll Me Away

    • B.

      Mainstreet

    • C.

      Turn The Page

    • D.

      Like A Rock

    Correct Answer
    A. Roll Me Away
    Explanation
    "Roll Me Away" is the correct answer because in the song, Bob Seger sings about taking a look down a westbound road. The lyrics describe his desire to escape and find freedom on the open road, which aligns with the idea of looking down a westbound road.

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  • 17. 

    What decade is the hit single "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" by Bob Seger System from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    A. Sixties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" by Bob Seger System is from the sixties.

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  • 18. 

    When did Bob Seger first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    A. 1987
    Explanation
    Bob Seger first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts in 1987.

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  • 19. 

    Where was Bob Seger living when he started his singing career?

    • A.

      Ann Arbor, Michigan

    • B.

      Detroit, Michigan

    • C.

      Lansing, Michigan

    • D.

      Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Correct Answer
    A. Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Explanation
    Bob Seger was living in Ann Arbor, Michigan when he started his singing career.

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  • 20. 

    What was the name of Bob Seger's first band?

    • A.

      Bob Seger System

    • B.

      Bob Seger And The Last Herd

    • C.

      Silver Bullet Band

    • D.

      Bob Seger And The Pips

    Correct Answer
    B. Bob Seger And The Last Herd
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bob Seger And The Last Herd". This was Bob Seger's first band before he formed the Silver Bullet Band.

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  • 21. 

    What was the name of Bob Seger's first big Detroit hit?

    • A.

      North Side Story

    • B.

      West Side Story

    • C.

      South Side Story

    • D.

      East Side Story

    Correct Answer
    D. East Side Story
    Explanation
    East Side Story was the name of Bob Seger's first big Detroit hit. This explanation provides the name of the hit song that Bob Seger had in Detroit.

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  • 22. 

    What was the name of the second band Bob Seger led?

    • A.

      Silver Bullet Band

    • B.

      Bob Seger And The Funky Bunch

    • C.

      Bob Seger And The Last Heard

    • D.

      The Bob Seger System

    Correct Answer
    D. The Bob Seger System
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Bob Seger System.

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  • 23. 

    What song from Bob Seger's "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" hit #17 on the Billboard charts?

    • A.

      Doctor Fine

    • B.

      Ramblin' Gamblin' Man

    • C.

      2+2=?

    • D.

      Train Man

    Correct Answer
    B. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man." This song from Bob Seger's album of the same name reached the position of #17 on the Billboard charts.

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  • 24. 

    After Bob Seger's second album failed, what did he decide to do?

    • A.

      Get A Job

    • B.

      Go To College

    • C.

      Go On Vacation

    • D.

      Join The Army

    Correct Answer
    B. Go To College
    Explanation
    After Bob Seger's second album failed, he decided to go to college. This suggests that he recognized the importance of furthering his education and exploring other opportunities outside of his music career. Going to college could have provided him with new knowledge, skills, and experiences that could have potentially helped him in his future endeavors.

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  • 25. 

    In 1973 where was Bob Seger's strongest following other than his hometown Detroit?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida
    Explanation
    During 1973, Bob Seger had a strong following in Florida, apart from his hometown of Detroit. This suggests that his music resonated well with the audience in Florida, leading to a dedicated fan base in the state. The specific reasons behind this strong following could include factors such as radio airplay, successful concerts or tours in Florida, and the popularity of his music within the local music scene at that time.

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  • 26. 

    In 1976 80,000 fans showed up to watch Bob Seger at what stadium?

    • A.

      Astrodome

    • B.

      Pontiac Silverdome

    • C.

      Madison Square Garden

    • D.

      Boston Garden

    Correct Answer
    B. Pontiac Silverdome
    Explanation
    In 1976, 80,000 fans showed up to watch Bob Seger at the Pontiac Silverdome. This suggests that the Pontiac Silverdome was a popular venue for concerts and had a large seating capacity to accommodate such a large number of fans. The other options, Astrodome, Madison Square Garden, and Boston Garden, were not the correct answers because they were not the stadium where Bob Seger performed in 1976.

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  • 27. 

    Which single from Bob Seger's "Stranger in Town" was the least successful?

    • A.

      Old Time Rock & Roll

    • B.

      Still The Same

    • C.

      Hollywood Nights

    • D.

      We've Got Tonight

    Correct Answer
    A. Old Time Rock & Roll
    Explanation
    "Old Time Rock & Roll" was the least successful single from Bob Seger's "Stranger in Town" album. This can be inferred by comparing the chart performance and overall popularity of the other three songs mentioned. "Still The Same," "Hollywood Nights," and "We've Got Tonight" were all more successful in terms of chart positions, radio airplay, and overall recognition. Therefore, "Old Time Rock & Roll" stands out as the least successful single from the album.

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  • 28. 

    What single on Bob Seger's "Against the Wind" album featured members of the Eagles?

    • A.

      Against The Wind

    • B.

      Good For Me

    • C.

      Fire Lake

    • D.

      No Man's Land

    Correct Answer
    C. Fire Lake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fire Lake. Fire Lake is a single on Bob Seger's "Against the Wind" album that featured members of the Eagles. This song was released in 1980 and reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It features background vocals by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, and Timothy B. Schmit from the Eagles, which adds to the overall sound and appeal of the song.

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  • 29. 

    When inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bob Seger was introduced by whom?

    • A.

      Ted Nugent

    • B.

      Kid Rock

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Glenn Frey

    Correct Answer
    B. Kid Rock
    Explanation
    Bob Seger was introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Kid Rock.

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  • 30. 

    What sporting event did Bob Seger sing at in 2006?

    • A.

      NCAA Tournament

    • B.

      World Series

    • C.

      Super Bowl

    • D.

      Kentucky Derby

    Correct Answer
    B. World Series
    Explanation
    In 2006, Bob Seger sang at the World Series.

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  • 31. 

    Which musician was not one of the original members of the Silver Bullet Band?

    • A.

      Charlie Allen Martin

    • B.

      Drew Abbott

    • C.

      Alto Reed

    • D.

      Dawayne Bailey

    Correct Answer
    D. Dawayne Bailey
    Explanation
    Dawayne Bailey was not one of the original members of the Silver Bullet Band. The question asks for the musician who was not part of the original lineup, and Dawayne Bailey's name is the only one listed who was not part of the original band.

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  • 32. 

    Which musician was one of the original members of the Silver Bullet Band?

    • A.

      Rick Mannassa

    • B.

      Dawayne Bailey

    • C.

      Craig Frost

    • D.

      Dave Teegarden

    Correct Answer
    A. Rick Mannassa
    Explanation
    Rick Mannassa was one of the original members of the Silver Bullet Band.

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  • 33. 

    What Bob Seger album won 2 Grammys at the 1981 Grammys?

    • A.

      Like A Rock

    • B.

      Against The Wind

    • C.

      Stranger In Town

    • D.

      Night Moves

    Correct Answer
    B. Against The Wind
    Explanation
    "Against The Wind" is the correct answer because it won 2 Grammys at the 1981 Grammys. The album was released in 1980 and achieved commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It won the Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Recording Package, showcasing the recognition and acclaim it received in the music industry.

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  • 34. 

    What was the original title of Bob Seger's debut album?

    • A.

      2+2=?

    • B.

      Black Eyed Girl

    • C.

      Doctor Fine

    • D.

      Tales Of Lucy Blue

    Correct Answer
    D. Tales Of Lucy Blue
  • 35. 

    Where was Bob Seger's "Live Bullet" album recorded?

    • A.

      Auburn Hills

    • B.

      Cobo Hall

    • C.

      Pontiac Silverdome

    • D.

      Tiger Stadium

    Correct Answer
    B. Cobo Hall
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cobo Hall. "Live Bullet" album by Bob Seger was recorded at Cobo Hall.

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  • 36. 

    What album did Bob Seger's "Against The Wind" knock out of the #1 spot?

    • A.

      Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

    • B.

      Neil Diamond's "Jazz Singer"

    • C.

      AC/DC's "Back In Black"

    • D.

      David Bowie's "Let's Dance"

    Correct Answer
    A. Pink Floyd's "The Wall"
    Explanation
    Bob Seger's album "Against The Wind" replaced Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" in the #1 spot.

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