Do You Know About Phish Rock Band?

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  • 1. 

    In Phish's "Gamehendge", when Jimmy found Harpua had killed Poster Nutbag what pet did he refuse?

    • A.

      Goldfish

    • B.

      Gorilla

    • C.

      Turtle

    • D.

      Dog

    Correct Answer
    A. Goldfish
    Explanation
    In Phish's "Gamehendge" story, when Jimmy discovered that Harpua had killed Poster Nutbag, he refused to have a goldfish as a pet.

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  • 2. 

    In August of 1996, Phish held a festival with what name?

    • A.

      Clifford Ball

    • B.

      The Great Went

    • C.

      Phishstock

    • D.

      Lemonwheel

    Correct Answer
    A. Clifford Ball
    Explanation
    In August of 1996, Phish held a festival called the Clifford Ball. This festival was a significant event in the band's history as it was their first large-scale, multi-day event. The Clifford Ball took place in Plattsburgh, New York, and featured multiple stages, art installations, and a variety of activities. It attracted tens of thousands of fans and showcased Phish's unique blend of improvisational rock music. The festival was highly acclaimed and is still remembered as a landmark moment in Phish's career.

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  • 3. 

    Phish's album with the cover that has an obese man in a couch with dancing noses on the top is known as?

    • A.

      Billy Breathes

    • B.

      Lawn Boy

    • C.

      Faht Man

    • D.

      Junta

    Correct Answer
    D. Junta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Junta. Junta is a Phish album that features a cover with an obese man sitting on a couch, with dancing noses on the top.

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  • 4. 

    Before playing guitar, Trey Anastasio of Phish, played this instrument?

    • A.

      Bass Guitar

    • B.

      Drums

    • C.

      Bongos

    • D.

      Clarinet

    Correct Answer
    B. Drums
    Explanation
    Trey Anastasio of Phish played the drums before he started playing the guitar. This suggests that he had a background in percussion instruments before transitioning to the guitar.

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  • 5. 

    What song was supposed to be on the album "Billy Breathes", but was NOT?

    • A.

      Tube

    • B.

      Bittersweet Motel

    • C.

      Funky Bitch

    • D.

      Strange Design

    Correct Answer
    D. Strange Design
    Explanation
    "Strange Design" was not supposed to be on the album "Billy Breathes".

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  • 6. 

    Which of these albums has Phish not covered at one of their annual Halloween shows?

    • A.

      The Who's "Quadrophenia"

    • B.

      The Beatles "White Album"

    • C.

      Velvet Underground's "Loaded"

    • D.

      Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon"

    Correct Answer
    D. Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon"
    Explanation
    Phish has covered The Who's "Quadrophenia," The Beatles "White Album," and Velvet Underground's "Loaded" at their annual Halloween shows. However, they have not covered Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" at any of their Halloween shows.

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  • 7. 

    In the Phish song "Cavern", the flesh from who's dog will make the rudiments of gruel?

    • A.

      Satans

    • B.

      Treys

    • C.

      Santas

    • D.

      Wilsons

    Correct Answer
    A. Satans
    Explanation
    In the Phish song "Cavern," the lyrics mention that the flesh from Satan's dog will make the rudiments of gruel. This is a playful and imaginative line in the song, suggesting that even the devil's dog can contribute to the creation of a basic and simple meal like gruel. The other options, Treys, Santas, and Wilsons, do not have any reference or connection to the song's lyrics, making Satans the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    What's the name of the pink polka-dotted dress that Jon Fishman of Phish wears in concert?

    • A.

      Pink Lightning

    • B.

      The Henrietta Dress

    • C.

      The Cloak Of The Fish

    • D.

      Mimi

    Correct Answer
    B. The Henrietta Dress
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Henrietta Dress. This dress is named after Jon Fishman's mother, Henrietta. It is a pink polka-dotted dress that he wears during Phish concerts.

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  • 9. 

    Where did Phish perform their cover of The Beatles' popular White Album?

    • A.

      Hershey, Pennsylvania

    • B.

      Glens Falls, New York

    • C.

      Fayston, Vermont

    • D.

      Worcester, Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    B. Glens Falls, New York
    Explanation
    Phish performed their cover of The Beatles' popular White Album in Glens Falls, New York.

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  • 10. 

    In which Phish song can you find the lyrics, "The pressure builds, you buy a gift. . ."?

    • A.

      Fast Enough For You

    • B.

      Sparkle

    • C.

      Tube

    • D.

      Rift

    Correct Answer
    B. Sparkle
    Explanation
    The lyrics "The pressure builds, you buy a gift..." can be found in the Phish song "Sparkle".

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  • 11. 

    In a Phish song, what follows "I think this exact thing happened to me, just"?

    • A.

      The Other Day

    • B.

      Last Year

    • C.

      Yesterday

    • D.

      Before You Got Here

    Correct Answer
    B. Last Year
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Last Year" because it follows the phrase "I think this exact thing happened to me, just." The phrase suggests that the speaker is recalling a past event, and "Last Year" is the most appropriate option among the choices provided.

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  • 12. 

    In what Phish song can you find the phrase, "so throw away stuff you don't need in the end"?

    • A.

      Limb By Limb

    • B.

      Rift

    • C.

      Birds Of A Feather

    • D.

      Theme From The Bottom

    Correct Answer
    D. Theme From The Bottom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Theme From The Bottom" because the lyrics of this Phish song include the phrase "so throw away stuff you don't need in the end."

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  • 13. 

    Who owned the horse that is seen on the album cover of "Hoist" by Phish?

    • A.

      Nectar Rorris

    • B.

      Amy Skeleton

    • C.

      Eliza Anastasio

    • D.

      Tom Marshall

    Correct Answer
    B. Amy Skeleton
  • 14. 

    In what two songs can you find the names of Phish's friend Dave Abrahams' parents?

    • A.

      AC/DC Bag And Lizards

    • B.

      Rift And Suzie Greenburg

    • C.

      Guelah Papyrus And Sample In A Jar

    • D.

      Billy Breathes And Bathtub Gin

    Correct Answer
    C. Guelah Papyrus And Sample In A Jar
    Explanation
    In the songs "Guelah Papyrus" and "Sample In A Jar" by Phish, the names of Dave Abrahams' parents can be found.

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  • 15. 

    Which "Phish" member's father is a doctor who was one of the key players in developing Tylenol?

    • A.

      Trey

    • B.

      Page

    • C.

      Mike

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    B. Page
    Explanation
    Page is the correct answer because his father, Dr. Jack McConnell, was indeed one of the key players in developing Tylenol. Dr. McConnell was a physician and pharmaceutical executive who played a significant role in the development and marketing of Tylenol while working at McNeil Laboratories. This connection to the development of Tylenol sets Page apart from the other Phish band members, making him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 16. 

    Which Phish band member grew up in Princeton, NJ?

    • A.

      Page

    • B.

      Jon

    • C.

      Trey

    • D.

      Mike

    Correct Answer
    C. Trey
    Explanation
    Trey Anastasio, the lead guitarist and vocalist of the band Phish, grew up in Princeton, NJ. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas but moved to Princeton at a young age. Trey attended Princeton Day School and later enrolled at the University of Vermont, where he formed the band Phish with his college friends. He is known for his unique guitar playing style and songwriting contributions to the band.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the special guest performer on 11/16/95 when Phish performed the tune "Brown Eyed Girl"?

    • A.

      Paul McCartney

    • B.

      Dave Matthews

    • C.

      Van Morrison

    • D.

      Jimmy Buffett

    Correct Answer
    D. Jimmy Buffett
    Explanation
    On 11/16/95, Phish performed the tune "Brown Eyed Girl" and the special guest performer was Jimmy Buffett.

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  • 18. 

    The line "I'm melting into nothing" can be found in what Phish song?

    • A.

      If I Could

    • B.

      Lengthwise

    • C.

      Split Open And Melt

    • D.

      Fast Enough For You

    Correct Answer
    A. If I Could
    Explanation
    The line "I'm melting into nothing" can be found in the Phish song "If I Could".

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  • 19. 

    What kind of animal was Floyd in the Phish song "Fee"?

    • A.

      A Mongoose

    • B.

      A Weasel

    • C.

      A Chimpanzee

    • D.

      A Gnu

    Correct Answer
    C. A Chimpanzee
    Explanation
    In the Phish song "Fee," Floyd is referred to as a chimpanzee. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the kind of animal Floyd was in the song. Since the correct answer is "A Chimpanzee," it can be concluded that Floyd is portrayed as a chimpanzee in the song.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following songs does not appear on the Phish album "Rift"?

    • A.

      Mound

    • B.

      Glide

    • C.

      Maze

    • D.

      It's Ice

    Correct Answer
    B. Glide
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Glide because it is the only song listed that does not appear on the Phish album "Rift". The other three songs, Mound, Maze, and It's Ice, are all tracks on the album.

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  • 21. 

    Which famous "Phish" song was originally titled "Microdot"?

    • A.

      Maze

    • B.

      Fluffhead

    • C.

      Manteca

    • D.

      Mike's Song

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike's Song
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mike's Song." The song was originally titled "Microdot" before it was officially released as "Mike's Song" by the band Phish.

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  • 22. 

    Who gave Steve Pollak, "The Dude of Life", his nickname?

    • A.

      Trey

    • B.

      Page

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Mike

    Correct Answer
    A. Trey
    Explanation
    Trey gave Steve Pollak his nickname "The Dude of Life".

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  • 23. 

    What was the name of Phish's first 4 day concert in Plattsburgh?

    • A.

      The Clifford Ball

    • B.

      The Divided Sky

    • C.

      The Lemon Wheel

    • D.

      The Great Went

    Correct Answer
    A. The Clifford Ball
    Explanation
    The Clifford Ball was Phish's first 4-day concert in Plattsburgh. This event, held in 1996, was a landmark moment for the band and their fans. It featured a diverse setlist and memorable performances, solidifying Phish's reputation as a live music powerhouse. The Clifford Ball is often regarded as one of the band's most iconic and influential concerts, making it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 24. 

    What was Trey's message of Peace to the World on the ABC telecast on New Years 99?

    • A.

      Hug A Cop

    • B.

      Don't Piss In The Woods

    • C.

      4:20 Am Is Only 3 Hours Away

    • D.

      The Left Side Of The Road Is For Passing

    Correct Answer
    D. The Left Side Of The Road Is For Passing
    Explanation
    Trey's message of peace to the world on the ABC telecast on New Years 99 was "The Left Side Of The Road Is For Passing". This message suggests the importance of following traffic rules and promoting safe driving practices. It encourages people to use the left side of the road for passing other vehicles, which can help prevent accidents and maintain a peaceful and orderly traffic flow.

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  • 25. 

    When Phish performed "Brown-Eyed Girl" in the fall of 1995, who sat in with the band?

    • A.

      Warren Haynes & Michael Ray

    • B.

      Derek Trucks & Karl Perazzo

    • C.

      Warren Haynes & Jaimoe

    • D.

      Jimmy Buffett & Butch Trucks

    Correct Answer
    D. Jimmy Buffett & Butch Trucks
    Explanation
    During the fall of 1995, when Phish performed "Brown-Eyed Girl," Jimmy Buffett and Butch Trucks sat in with the band.

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  • 26. 

    Who originally performed the popular Phish cover song "Sneakin Sally Through the Alley"?

    • A.

      Robert Palmer

    • B.

      Michael Jackson

    • C.

      Stevie Winwood

    • D.

      David Bowie

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Palmer
    Explanation
    Robert Palmer originally performed the popular Phish cover song "Sneakin Sally Through the Alley."

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  • 27. 

    The Phish song, "Riker's Mailbox" is rumored to be about a character from which popular television show?

    • A.

      Hogan's Heroes

    • B.

      Temptation Island

    • C.

      Star Trek:The Next Generation

    • D.

      Saturday Night Live

    Correct Answer
    C. Star Trek:The Next Generation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Star Trek: The Next Generation. The song title, "Riker's Mailbox," refers to the character William Riker, who is a main character in the show. Phish is known for incorporating references to popular culture in their songs, and this is likely a tribute to the beloved sci-fi series.

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  • 28. 

    In which Phish song would you hear about a truncated sleigh?

    • A.

      Nicu

    • B.

      Demand

    • C.

      The Sloth

    • D.

      In A Hole

    Correct Answer
    A. Nicu
    Explanation
    In the Phish song "Nicu," you would hear about a truncated sleigh.

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