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  • 1. 

    What is the name of the instrumental version of Queen's "Driven By You" that was released as a b-side on one of the Resurrection CD-singles?

    • A.

      Driven By You -Pollared Mix

    • B.

      Driven By You -Guitar Version

    • C.

      Driven By Us

    • D.

      Driven By You Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Driven By You Two
    Explanation
    The instrumental version of Queen's "Driven By You" that was released as a b-side on one of the Resurrection CD-singles is called "Driven By You Two".

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  • 2. 

    What song did Brian May record with the Foo Fighters for the "Mission: Impossible II" soundtrack?

    • A.

      What Are We Made Of?

    • B.

      Learn To Fly

    • C.

      Have A Cigar

    • D.

      Rock It (Prime Jive)

    Correct Answer
    C. Have A Cigar
    Explanation
    "Have A Cigar" is the correct answer because Brian May, the guitarist of Queen, recorded a cover version of the song with the Foo Fighters for the "Mission: Impossible II" soundtrack. This collaboration between Brian May and the Foo Fighters resulted in a new version of the classic song originally performed by Pink Floyd.

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  • 3. 

    Who wrote the song "Ain't Put Nothin' Down" from the "Blue Rock" album by The Cross?

    • A.

      Spike Edney

    • B.

      Roger Taylor

    • C.

      Freddie Mercury

    • D.

      Clayton Moss

    Correct Answer
    D. Clayton Moss
    Explanation
    Clayton Moss wrote the song "Ain't Put Nothin' Down" from the "Blue Rock" album by The Cross.

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  • 4. 

    How did Brian May change Queen's "Hammer To Fall" on his "Another World" tour?

    • A.

      He Did An Instrumental Version

    • B.

      All Of These Choices

    • C.

      He Played It On An Acoustic Guitar

    • D.

      He Slowed It Down

    Correct Answer
    D. He Slowed It Down
    Explanation
    Brian May changed Queen's "Hammer To Fall" on his "Another World" tour by slowing it down. This alteration in tempo gave the song a different feel and allowed for a variation in the overall performance.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these songs was written by Joshua Macrae, drummer of The Cross?

    • A.

      Heartland

    • B.

      Passion For Trash

    • C.

      Shove It

    • D.

      Penetration Guru

    Correct Answer
    B. Passion For Trash
    Explanation
    Passion For Trash was written by Joshua Macrae, the drummer of The Cross.

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  • 6. 

    Who worked with Roger Taylor on a remake of "Final Destination"?

    • A.

      Joshua Macrae

    • B.

      Freddie Mercury

    • C.

      Yoshiki

    • D.

      Brian May

    Correct Answer
    C. Yoshiki
    Explanation
    Yoshiki worked with Roger Taylor on a remake of "Final Destination".

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  • 7. 

    Which of these songs was not part of Brian May's Retro Rock Special?

    • A.

      F.B.I

    • B.

      Maybe Baby

    • C.

      Jailhouse Rock

    • D.

      It's Only Make Believe

    Correct Answer
    C. Jailhouse Rock
    Explanation
    The song "Jailhouse Rock" was not part of Brian May's Retro Rock Special. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the song that was not included in the special. The other three songs, "F.B.I," "Maybe Baby," and "It's Only Make Believe," were part of the special.

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  • 8. 

    Who recorded a charity-cover of "Who Wants To Live Forever" with the help of Queen's Brian, John and Roger?

    • A.

      Jennifer Rush

    • B.

      The Spice Girls

    • C.

      Anita Dobson

    • D.

      Ian & Belinda

    Correct Answer
    D. Ian & Belinda
    Explanation
    Ian & Belinda recorded a charity-cover of "Who Wants To Live Forever" with the help of Queen's Brian, John, and Roger.

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  • 9. 

    What band added Brian May as a guitarist for some recording sessions in 1967?

    • A.

      The Left Handed Marriage

    • B.

      Free

    • C.

      1984

    • D.

      Genesis

    Correct Answer
    A. The Left Handed Marriage
    Explanation
    The Left Handed Marriage is the correct answer because they added Brian May as a guitarist for some recording sessions in 1967.

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  • 10. 

    What song did Queen play as a message to their fans at the 1988 Fan Convention in Southport?

    • A.

      The Invisible Man

    • B.

      Is Everybody Happy?

    • C.

      Yeah!

    • D.

      Dog With A Bone

    Correct Answer
    D. Dog With A Bone
    Explanation
    Queen played the song "Dog With A Bone" as a message to their fans at the 1988 Fan Convention in Southport.

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  • 11. 

    Where did the rock band Queen have their first gig outside the U.K.?

    • A.

      Luxemburg

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    D. Germany
    Explanation
    Queen had their first gig outside the U.K. in Germany.

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  • 12. 

    Who played keyboards in the Brian May Band on the "Back To The Light" tour?

    • A.

      Spike Edney

    • B.

      Morgan Fisher

    • C.

      Fred Mandell

    • D.

      Mike Moran

    Correct Answer
    A. Spike Edney
    Explanation
    Spike Edney played keyboards in the Brian May Band on the "Back To The Light" tour.

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  • 13. 

    On which tour of the Brian May Band did Steve Ferrone play drums?

    • A.

      Another World Promotional Tour

    • B.

      Back To The Light World Tour

    • C.

      Another World Tour

    • D.

      Back To The Light South America

    Correct Answer
    A. Another World Promotional Tour
    Explanation
    Steve Ferrone played drums on the Another World Promotional Tour for the Brian May Band.

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  • 14. 

    On which Queen song did Ken Taylor, the famous session bass player, play?

    • A.

      Another World

    • B.

      Nothin' But Blue

    • C.

      The Business

    • D.

      Star Fleet

    Correct Answer
    A. Another World
    Explanation
    Ken Taylor, the famous session bass player, played on the Queen song "Another World."

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  • 15. 

    Which single from "Mad, Bad, And Dangerous To Know" by The Cross was also released outside Germany?

    • A.

      On Top Of The World Ma

    • B.

      Final Destination

    • C.

      Liar

    • D.

      Power To Love

    Correct Answer
    D. Power To Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Power To Love." This single from "Mad, Bad, And Dangerous To Know" by The Cross was also released outside Germany.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these songs did George Michael sing at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert For AIDS Awareness?

    • A.

      39

    • B.

      Killer

    • C.

      Papa Was A Rolling Stone

    • D.

      Dear Friends

    Correct Answer
    A. 39
    Explanation
    George Michael sang the song "39" at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert For AIDS Awareness.

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  • 17. 

    Who conducted and arranged the orchestra parts on Queen's soundtrack for "Flash Gordon"?

    • A.

      Florian Stern

    • B.

      Howard Blake

    • C.

      Howard Stern

    • D.

      Gerhard Senz

    Correct Answer
    B. Howard Blake
    Explanation
    Howard Blake conducted and arranged the orchestra parts on Queen's soundtrack for "Flash Gordon".

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  • 18. 

    What member of Queen played electric piano (Fender Rhodes) on "You're My Best Friend"?

    • A.

      Freddie Mercury

    • B.

      John Deacon

    • C.

      Mike Moran

    • D.

      Florian Stern

    Correct Answer
    B. John Deacon
    Explanation
    John Deacon is the correct answer because he was the member of Queen who played the electric piano (Fender Rhodes) on the song "You're My Best Friend". Deacon was the bassist of Queen and also contributed as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His skills on the electric piano can be heard on this particular track, showcasing his musical versatility within the band.

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  • 19. 

    Who was co-producer and engineer on "Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know" from The Cross?

    • A.

      David Richards

    • B.

      Florian Stern

    • C.

      Justin Sherley-Smith

    • D.

      Joshua J. Macrae

    Correct Answer
    C. Justin Sherley-Smith
    Explanation
    Justin Sherley-Smith was the co-producer and engineer on "Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know" from The Cross.

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  • 20. 

    Besides drums and keyboards, what instrument does Roger Taylor play on a Queen album?

    • A.

      Saxophone

    • B.

      Xylophone

    • C.

      Bass Guitar

    • D.

      Violin

    Correct Answer
    C. Bass Guitar
    Explanation
    Roger Taylor, the drummer and occasional vocalist of Queen, is also known for his skills on the bass guitar. He has played bass on several Queen albums, showcasing his versatility as a musician. This additional talent allows him to contribute to the band's sound and adds another layer of depth to their music.

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  • 21. 

    Which Queen release was sold in a gold box?

    • A.

      Greatest Hits I & II (1992)

    • B.

      The Queen Collection

    • C.

      Greatest Hits (USA)

    • D.

      Greatest Hits/Greatest Hits II (1994)

    Correct Answer
    D. Greatest Hits/Greatest Hits II (1994)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Greatest Hits/Greatest Hits II (1994). This release was sold in a gold box.

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  • 22. 

    Which 7-inch single by Queen member Roger Taylor was released as an orange vinyl limited edition?

    • A.

      Foreign Sand

    • B.

      Pressure On

    • C.

      Nazis 1994

    • D.

      Happiness?

    Correct Answer
    B. Pressure On
    Explanation
    "Pressure On" is the correct answer because it is a 7-inch single released by Queen member Roger Taylor as an orange vinyl limited edition. The other options mentioned, "Foreign Sand," "Nazis 1994," and "Happiness?" are not the correct answers as they do not match the given criteria of being a 7-inch single released by Roger Taylor on orange vinyl.

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  • 23. 

    Which of these songs is not on Queen's "The 12 Inch Collection"?

    • A.

      The Show Must Go On

    • B.

      Back Chat

    • C.

      A Kind Of Magic

    • D.

      Man On The Prowl

    Correct Answer
    B. Back Chat
    Explanation
    Back Chat is not on Queen's "The 12 Inch Collection" because it was released as a single in 1982 and included on their album "Hot Space." "The 12 Inch Collection" is a compilation album released in 1992, featuring extended versions of Queen's songs, but Back Chat is not included in this collection.

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  • 24. 

    Who edited the tracks on Queen's "Greatest Hits II" to make them fit on the CD?

    • A.

      Joshua J. Macrae

    • B.

      David Richards

    • C.

      Justin Sherley-Smith

    • D.

      Mack

    Correct Answer
    B. David Richards
    Explanation
    David Richards edited the tracks on Queen's "Greatest Hits II" to make them fit on the CD.

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  • 25. 

    What was the first Queen-album to be recorded in Los Angeles?

    • A.

      The Works

    • B.

      Hot Space

    • C.

      Complete Vision

    • D.

      A Kind Of Magic

    Correct Answer
    A. The Works
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Works." This album was recorded in Los Angeles, marking the first time that Queen had recorded an album outside of the UK. The band decided to record in LA to take advantage of the city's vibrant music scene and state-of-the-art recording studios. "The Works" was released in 1984 and includes hits such as "Radio Ga Ga" and "I Want to Break Free."

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  • 26. 

    On what Queen music video does Roger Taylor use a drum kit with a double bass drum?

    • A.

      I Want It All

    • B.

      Radio Ga Ga

    • C.

      Hammer To Fall

    • D.

      He Never Used Such A Kit

    Correct Answer
    A. I Want It All
    Explanation
    In the music video for "I Want It All," Roger Taylor is seen using a drum kit with a double bass drum. This means that he has two bass drums instead of the usual single bass drum. The use of a double bass drum allows for more complex and powerful drumming patterns, adding a heavy and energetic sound to the music. It is a common choice for rock and metal drummers who want to create a more intense and aggressive sound.

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  • 27. 

    The single version of which Queen song is longer than its album version?

    • A.

      I Want It All

    • B.

      One Vision

    • C.

      Hammer To Fall

    • D.

      I Want To Break Free

    Correct Answer
    D. I Want To Break Free
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I Want To Break Free." The album version of this Queen song is shorter than the single version.

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  • 28. 

    Which single gave Queen their longest reign in the U.K.-charts of the 80's?

    • A.

      Another One Bites The Dust

    • B.

      Radio Ga Ga

    • C.

      Breakthrough

    • D.

      I Want To Break Free

    Correct Answer
    D. I Want To Break Free
    Explanation
    "I Want To Break Free" gave Queen their longest reign in the U.K. charts of the 80's. This song was released in 1984 and reached number three on the U.K. singles chart. It remained in the charts for a total of 15 weeks, making it their longest-running single of the decade. The song's catchy melody and memorable music video contributed to its popularity and success during that time.

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  • 29. 

    What was Queen's first release in the 90's?

    • A.

      Innuendo (Album)

    • B.

      Greatest Hits II (Album)

    • C.

      Innuendo (Single)

    • D.

      The Miracle (Album)

    Correct Answer
    C. Innuendo (Single)
    Explanation
    In the 90's, Queen's first release was the single "Innuendo". This means that it was the first song they released during that decade. The other options listed are albums, not singles, so they cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    Which Queen single was the first to appear as a 12-inch picture disc?

    • A.

      It's A Hard Life

    • B.

      Hammer To Fall

    • C.

      I Want To Break Free

    • D.

      The Miracle

    Correct Answer
    A. It's A Hard Life
    Explanation
    "It's A Hard Life" was the first Queen single to appear as a 12-inch picture disc. This means that the single was released in a format where the vinyl record itself had a picture printed on it, instead of just a plain label. This was a unique and visually appealing way to release the single, making it stand out from other releases.

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  • 31. 

    What was the 30th (official) Queen-single release in the U.K.?

    • A.

      A Kind Of Magic

    • B.

      Friends Will Be Friends

    • C.

      Who Wants To Live Forever?

    • D.

      I Want It All

    Correct Answer
    B. Friends Will Be Friends
    Explanation
    The 30th (official) Queen-single release in the U.K. was "Friends Will Be Friends".

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  • 32. 

    Which single was Queen's 40th single released in the U.K.?

    • A.

      Heaven For Everyone

    • B.

      Headlong

    • C.

      The Show Must Go On

    • D.

      Innuendo

    Correct Answer
    C. The Show Must Go On
    Explanation
    "The Show Must Go On" is the correct answer because it was Queen's 40th single released in the U.K. This song was released in 1991 and was the last single released during Freddie Mercury's lifetime. It became a huge hit and is considered one of Queen's most iconic songs. The lyrics reflect Mercury's determination to continue performing despite his declining health, making it a powerful and emotional track.

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  • 33. 

    What was the very first Queen-related release in the 90ies?

    • A.

      Innuendo

    • B.

      Power To Love (Single)

    • C.

      Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know

    • D.

      Queen At The Beep

    Correct Answer
    C. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
    Explanation
    Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know was the first Queen-related release in the 90s. The other options mentioned, Innuendo, Power To Love (Single), and Queen At The Beep, were not released in the 90s.

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  • 34. 

    How many albums did Queen have in the U.K. top 100 in December 1991?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    In December 1991, Queen had 10 albums in the U.K. top 100. This indicates their significant popularity and success during that time.

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  • 35. 

    At the Freddy Mercury tribute concert Guns N' Roses sang "Bohemian Rhapsody" with which legendary singer?

    • A.

      Elton John

    • B.

      Kurt Cobain

    • C.

      Tina Turner

    • D.

      George Michael

    Correct Answer
    A. Elton John
    Explanation
    At the Freddy Mercury tribute concert, Guns N' Roses sang "Bohemian Rhapsody" with Elton John. This collaboration between two legendary singers was a memorable moment in the concert. Elton John's powerful vocals and stage presence added a unique touch to the performance, making it a standout moment for fans of both artists.

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  • 36. 

    What career did Queen's Freddie Mercury say he would have chosen if he had not been successful in music?

    • A.

      Strip Artist

    • B.

      Painter

    • C.

      Actor

    • D.

      Fireman

    Correct Answer
    A. Strip Artist
    Explanation
    Freddie Mercury, the lead vocalist of Queen, stated that if he had not achieved success in music, he would have chosen a career as a strip artist. This suggests that he had an interest in performing and entertaining, and perhaps he had a playful and flamboyant personality that would have suited such a profession. It also reflects his bold and unconventional nature, as he was known for his extravagant stage presence and unique style. Overall, this answer provides insight into Freddie Mercury's personality and his alternative career aspirations.

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  • 37. 

    Who credited Queen as Pure Champions?

    • A.

      Axl Rose

    • B.

      Fred Durst

    • C.

      Robert Plant

    • D.

      Rick Savage

    Correct Answer
    A. Axl Rose
    Explanation
    Axl Rose credited Queen as Pure Champions.

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  • 38. 

    What Queen 80's release included the big hit "I Want It All"?

    • A.

      Made In Heaven

    • B.

      Innuendo

    • C.

      Hot Space

    • D.

      The Miracle

    Correct Answer
    D. The Miracle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Miracle." "I Want It All" was a big hit from Queen's album "The Miracle" released in the 80s.

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  • 39. 

    Which Queen video was videotaped in Roger Taylor's backyard?

    • A.

      Breakthrough

    • B.

      Fat Bottomed Girls

    • C.

      We Will Rock You

    • D.

      These Are The Days Of Our Lives

    Correct Answer
    C. We Will Rock You
    Explanation
    "We Will Rock You" is the correct answer because it was the Queen video that was videotaped in Roger Taylor's backyard. The song and video were released in 1977 and became one of Queen's most iconic and popular songs. The video features the band performing the song in a garden setting, which happens to be Roger Taylor's backyard. The video's simplicity and powerful message have made it a timeless classic in rock music.

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  • 40. 

    Under what name did Freddy Mercury record several songs before joining Queen?

    • A.

      Larry Lurex

    • B.

      Larry Holmes

    • C.

      Larry Lurix

    • D.

      Larry Luroux

    Correct Answer
    A. Larry Lurex
    Explanation
    Freddy Mercury recorded several songs before joining Queen under the name Larry Lurex.

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