Do You Know Phil Collins?

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Do You Know Phil Collins? - Quiz

Phil Collins is a world renowned singer and drummer who got his humble beginnings as a member of Genesis before branching out on his own to become even more famous as a solo act. What do you know about him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins and Tony Banks were in which band together since the 70's?

    • A.

      Journey

    • B.

      Styx

    • C.

      Grand Funk Railroad

    • D.

      Genesis

    Correct Answer
    D. Genesis
    Explanation
    Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins, and Tony Banks were all members of the band Genesis since the 70's. This band was formed in 1967 and became known for their progressive rock sound. Rutherford played bass and guitar, Collins was the drummer and later became the lead vocalist, and Banks played keyboards. Together, they created many successful albums and hits, establishing Genesis as one of the most influential and enduring bands in the history of rock music.

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  • 2. 

    What decade is the hit single "One More Night" by Phil Collins from?

    • A.

      Nineties

    • B.

      2000's

    • C.

      Eighties

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    C. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "One More Night" by Phil Collins is from the Eighties.

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  • 3. 

    What decade is the hit single "Dont Lose My Number" by Phil Collins from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Sixties

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    A. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Don't Lose My Number" by Phil Collins is from the decade known as the Eighties.

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  • 4. 

    What decade is the hit single "Take Me Home" by Phil Collins from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Take Me Home" by Phil Collins is from the eighties. This can be inferred from the fact that the song was released as a single in 1985 and was included in Collins' third solo studio album "No Jacket Required" which was also released in the same year. The eighties was a decade known for its popular music and Phil Collins was a prominent figure in the music industry during that time.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following was a hit for Phil Collins in 1989?

    • A.

      Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport

    • B.

      Two Hearts

    • C.

      Help!

    • D.

      Today

    Correct Answer
    B. Two Hearts
    Explanation
    In 1989, Phil Collins had a hit with the song "Two Hearts". This song was featured as the theme song for the film "Buster", in which Collins also starred. The song became popular and reached high positions on various music charts around the world. Its success contributed to Collins' already successful career as a musician and further solidified his reputation as a talented artist.

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  • 6. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "One More Night" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    C. 1985
    Explanation
    In 1985, Phil Collins had the hit single "One More Night" on Atlantic. This suggests that the song was released and gained popularity in that particular year.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "Sussudio" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    D. 1985
    Explanation
    In 1985, Phil Collins had the hit single "Sussudio" on Atlantic.

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  • 8. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "Take Me Home" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    C. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, Phil Collins had the hit single "Take Me Home" on Atlantic.

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  • 9. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "Two Hearts" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    In 1989, Phil Collins had the hit single "Two Hearts" on Atlantic. This means that the correct answer is 1989.

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  • 10. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "Everyday" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1964

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    Phil Collins had the hit single "Everyday" on Atlantic in 1994.

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  • 11. 

    Phil Collins was chosen to be a drummer for which British rock band in 1970?

    • A.

      Neptunes

    • B.

      Genesis

    • C.

      Brand Y

    • D.

      Rolling Pins

    Correct Answer
    B. Genesis
    Explanation
    In 1970, Phil Collins was chosen to be a drummer for the British rock band Genesis.

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  • 12. 

    Which Phil Collins song is about a man drowning while another watches?

    • A.

      In The Air Tonight

    • B.

      Bystander

    • C.

      Helpless

    • D.

      I Missed Again

    Correct Answer
    A. In The Air Tonight
    Explanation
    "In The Air Tonight" is a Phil Collins song that tells the story of a man drowning while another person watches. The lyrics describe the narrator witnessing the drowning and expressing his frustration and anger towards the bystander who could have helped but chose not to. The song's haunting and atmospheric sound further emphasizes the sense of helplessness and despair in the situation.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following Phil Collins albums peaked at number one on the Billboard 200?

    • A.

      Face Value

    • B.

      No Jacket Required

    • C.

      Hello, I Must Be Going!

    • D.

      A Hot Night In Paris

    Correct Answer
    B. No Jacket Required
    Explanation
    No Jacket Required is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that reached the number one position on the Billboard 200 chart. Face Value peaked at number seven, Hello, I Must Be Going! peaked at number eight, and A Hot Night In Paris did not chart on the Billboard 200. Therefore, No Jacket Required is the only album that reached the top spot on the chart.

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  • 14. 

    Phil Collins is a former member of which group?

    • A.

      Flaming Youth

    • B.

      X Cetera

    • C.

      Red Flames

    • D.

      Dye Young

    Correct Answer
    A. Flaming Youth
    Explanation
    Phil Collins is a former member of the group Flaming Youth.

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  • 15. 

    What musical did Phil Collins perform in as a child?

    • A.

      Cats

    • B.

      Oliver

    • C.

      Little Orphan Annie

    • D.

      Grease

    Correct Answer
    B. Oliver
    Explanation
    Phil Collins performed in the musical "Oliver" as a child.

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  • 16. 

    Which soundtrack features Phil Collins' music?

    • A.

      Arabian Nights

    • B.

      Tarzan

    • C.

      Stand By Me

    • D.

      Eight Mile

    Correct Answer
    B. Tarzan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tarzan because Phil Collins composed and performed the music for the Disney animated film Tarzan. The soundtrack includes popular songs such as "You'll Be in My Heart" and "Strangers Like Me," which were both written and performed by Phil Collins. The music in Tarzan played a significant role in enhancing the emotional depth and storytelling of the film.

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  • 17. 

    What did Phil Collins' father do for a living?

    • A.

      He Sold Furniture

    • B.

      He Was A Lawyer

    • C.

      He Was A Teacher

    • D.

      He Sold Insurance

    Correct Answer
    D. He Sold Insurance
    Explanation
    Phil Collins' father sold insurance for a living.

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  • 18. 

    Phil Collins guest starred as a game-show host on which TV show?

    • A.

      The A Team

    • B.

      As The World Turns

    • C.

      Jeopardy!

    • D.

      Miami Vice

    Correct Answer
    D. Miami Vice
    Explanation
    Phil Collins guest starred as a game-show host on the TV show "Miami Vice."

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  • 19. 

    Which is the name of a school Phil Collins attended?

    • A.

      Chiswick Grammar

    • B.

      Dodge Elementary

    • C.

      Gator Grammar School

    • D.

      Flip High School

    Correct Answer
    A. Chiswick Grammar
    Explanation
    Phil Collins attended Chiswick Grammar school.

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  • 20. 

    What does "sus-sussudio" mean?

    • A.

      Nothing

    • B.

      It's Another Name For A Horse

    • C.

      A Bandmate

    • D.

      To Be Rejected

    Correct Answer
    A. Nothing
    Explanation
    "Sus-sussudio" is a made-up word coined by Phil Collins in his song "Sussudio". The word does not have a specific meaning and is used purely for its rhythmic and melodic qualities in the song. Therefore, it can be interpreted as having no meaning or representing nothing.

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  • 21. 

    In "Do You Remember", why didn't Phil Collins call up the woman in the song?

    • A.

      She's Married

    • B.

      Thought She Would Hang Up

    • C.

      Too Shy

    • D.

      Didn't Want To Waste Her Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Didn't Want To Waste Her Time
    Explanation
    The reason Phil Collins didn't call up the woman in the song "Do You Remember" is that he didn't want to waste her time. This implies that he may have felt that reaching out to her would have been pointless or unproductive, possibly because he believed she wouldn't be interested or because he didn't want to burden her with his own feelings or intentions.

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  • 22. 

    On which Phil Collins album is the song "Sussudio"?

    • A.

      But Seriously

    • B.

      No Jacket Required

    • C.

      Hello I Must be Going

    • D.

      Testify

    Correct Answer
    B. No Jacket Required
    Explanation
    The song "Sussudio" is featured on Phil Collins' album "No Jacket Required".

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  • 23. 

    Which Phil Collins album includes the song "One More Night"?

    • A.

      But Seriously

    • B.

      Hello I Must be Going

    • C.

      Face Value

    • D.

      No Jacket Required

    Correct Answer
    D. No Jacket Required
    Explanation
    "No Jacket Required" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that includes the song "One More Night". The other albums listed do not feature this particular song.

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  • 24. 

    Which famous guitarist played electric guitar on Phil Collins' "I Wish It Would Rain Down"?

    • A.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • B.

      Brian May

    • C.

      David Gilmour

    • D.

      Eric Clapton

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Clapton
    Explanation
    Eric Clapton is the correct answer because he is a famous guitarist who played electric guitar on Phil Collins' "I Wish It Would Rain Down." Clapton is known for his skill and versatility on the guitar, and his contribution to this song adds to its overall musical quality.

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  • 25. 

    What year did Phil Collins have the hit single "Do You Remember" on Atlantic?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    A. 1990
    Explanation
    In 1990, Phil Collins had the hit single "Do You Remember" on Atlantic.

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  • 26. 

    Phil Collins was a member of which jazz band early in his career?

    • A.

      Brand X

    • B.

      Smooth Harmony

    • C.

      Kool Katz

    • D.

      X Cetera

    Correct Answer
    A. Brand X
    Explanation
    Phil Collins was a member of the jazz band Brand X early in his career.

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  • 27. 

    Which of the following albums won Phil Collins a Grammy Awardfor Album of the year?

    • A.

      Against All Odds

    • B.

      No Jacket Required

    • C.

      Face Value

    • D.

      But Seriously

    Correct Answer
    B. No Jacket Required
    Explanation
    No Jacket Required is the correct answer because it is the only album on the list that won Phil Collins a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The album was released in 1985 and achieved commercial success, reaching number one on the charts in both the UK and the US. It featured hit singles such as "Sussudio" and "One More Night" and solidified Collins' status as a successful solo artist. The album's critical acclaim and commercial success led to its recognition and Grammy win in the Album of the Year category.

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  • 28. 

    What did "Rolling Stone" call Phil Collins?

    • A.

      Softie

    • B.

      Balding Star - In More Than One Way

    • C.

      Doormat

    • D.

      Cabbage Patch Kid

    Correct Answer
    D. Cabbage Patch Kid
    Explanation
    The correct answer, "Cabbage Patch Kid," suggests that "Rolling Stone" called Phil Collins this name. This nickname could be attributed to his appearance or possibly his perceived innocence or vulnerability.

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  • 29. 

    After a "Rolling Stone" interview, what did Phil Collins fans start tossing on stage?

    • A.

      Cabbage Patch Kids

    • B.

      Magazines

    • C.

      Tulips

    • D.

      Condoms

    Correct Answer
    A. Cabbage Patch Kids
    Explanation
    After a "Rolling Stone" interview, Phil Collins fans started tossing Cabbage Patch Kids on stage. This suggests that the fans were expressing their adoration and excitement for Phil Collins by throwing these popular dolls onto the stage during his performances.

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  • 30. 

    What was the name of Genesis' second album?

    • A.

      No Jacket Required

    • B.

      Burning Leaves

    • C.

      Supper's Ready

    • D.

      Trespass

    Correct Answer
    D. Trespass
    Explanation
    Trespass is the correct answer because it is the name of Genesis' second album. The other options, "No Jacket Required," "Burning Leaves," and "Supper's Ready" are not the names of Genesis' second album.

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  • 31. 

    On what holiday did Phil Collins find out his father died?

    • A.

      Christmas

    • B.

      Thanksgiving

    • C.

      New Year's Day

    • D.

      Labor Day

    Correct Answer
    A. Christmas
    Explanation
    Phil Collins found out his father died on Christmas.

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  • 32. 

    What is the name of Phil Collins' third wife?

    • A.

      Jean

    • B.

      Beth Ann

    • C.

      Malagria

    • D.

      Orianne

    Correct Answer
    D. Orianne
    Explanation
    Orianne is the correct answer because she is indeed Phil Collins' third wife. Phil Collins has been married three times, and Orianne is his third and current wife.

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  • 33. 

    What is the Phil Collins song "For a Friend" about?

    • A.

      His Dog

    • B.

      His Father

    • C.

      His First Wife

    • D.

      A Person He Knew Who Died Of AIDS

    Correct Answer
    D. A Person He Knew Who Died Of AIDS
    Explanation
    The Phil Collins song "For a Friend" is about a person he knew who died of AIDS. The lyrics of the song express Collins' sorrow and tribute to his friend who lost their life to the disease. The emotional depth of the song and its themes of loss and remembrance make it a poignant tribute to those affected by AIDS.

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  • 34. 

    What is the name of the foundation created by Orianne and Phil Collins?

    • A.

      Little Dreams Foundation

    • B.

      12 Worlds

    • C.

      A Whole New World

    • D.

      Dream Big!

    Correct Answer
    A. Little Dreams Foundation
    Explanation
    The foundation created by Orianne and Phil Collins is called the Little Dreams Foundation.

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  • 35. 

    On the album "But Seriously" what color is Phil Collins' shirt?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Gray

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    A. Black
    Explanation
    In the album "But Seriously," Phil Collins is seen wearing a black shirt.

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