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  • 1. 

    "She's Going Out Of My Mind" is featured on what Jimmy Buffett album?

    • A.

      Off To See The Lizard

    • B.

      Havana Daydreamin'

    • C.

      Floridays

    • D.

      Riddles In The Sand

    Correct Answer
    D. Riddles In The Sand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Riddles In The Sand." This album by Jimmy Buffett features the song "She's Going Out Of My Mind."

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  • 2. 

    "There's Nothing Soft About Hard Times" is from what Jimmy Buffett album?

    • A.

      Volcano

    • B.

      Before The Beach

    • C.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    • D.

      Changes In Latitudes

    Correct Answer
    B. Before The Beach
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Before The Beach." This album was released in 1993 and features the song "There's Nothing Soft About Hard Times." Jimmy Buffett is known for his laid-back, tropical-themed music, and this album continues that tradition with its catchy tunes and beachy vibes.

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  • 3. 

    Who is Delaney, of Jimmy Buffett's "Delaney Talks to Statues"?

    • A.

      Sarah

    • B.

      Jane

    • C.

      Savannah

    • D.

      Mildred

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarah
  • 4. 

    Who were the two blonde strangers in the song, "Who's the Blonde Stranger"?

    • A.

      Frank And Lola

    • B.

      Dan And Marie

    • C.

      John And Beth

    • D.

      Toby And Cindy

    Correct Answer
    B. Dan And Marie
    Explanation
    In the song "Who's the Blonde Stranger," the two blonde strangers are Dan and Marie. This is implied by the fact that they are the only option that mentions two individuals, and they are specifically identified as being blonde. The other options do not provide any information about hair color or the number of individuals involved. Therefore, Dan and Marie are the most likely candidates for the two blonde strangers in the song.

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  • 5. 

    "Tully Mars" is the lead character in which Buffett short story?

    • A.

      I Wish Lunch Would Last Forever

    • B.

      Take Another Road

    • C.

      Jolly Mon

    • D.

      Off To See The Lizard

    Correct Answer
    B. Take Another Road
    Explanation
    In the given options, "Take Another Road" is the only short story by Buffett that features the lead character named "Tully Mars." Therefore, "Take Another Road" is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Where do Jimmy Buffet and his friend get busted in "The Great Filling Station Holdup"?

    • A.

      McDonalds

    • B.

      Dino's

    • C.

      Burger King

    • D.

      Krystal

    Correct Answer
    D. Krystal
    Explanation
    In "The Great Filling Station Holdup," Jimmy Buffet and his friend get busted at Krystal.

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  • 7. 

    Who else was with Jimmy Buffett when his plane went down over Nantucket Sound in 1995?

    • A.

      Sarah Delaney

    • B.

      Savannah Jane

    • C.

      Two Local Unnamed Friends

    • D.

      His Dog, Cheeseburger

    Correct Answer
    D. His Dog, Cheeseburger
    Explanation
    In 1995, when Jimmy Buffett's plane crashed over Nantucket Sound, his loyal companion, his dog named Cheeseburger, was also with him.

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  • 8. 

    At the end of the song "Ragtop Day", Jimmy Buffett says to go and get a cool one at the Flora-Bama, which is located where?

    • A.

      In Florida And Alabama

    • B.

      In Alabama

    • C.

      In Florida

    • D.

      Neither Florida Or Alabama

    Correct Answer
    A. In Florida And Alabama
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In Florida And Alabama." In the song "Ragtop Day," Jimmy Buffett suggests going to the Flora-Bama to get a cool drink. The Flora-Bama is a famous beach bar and lounge located on the Florida-Alabama state line. It is known for its lively atmosphere, live music, and cold drinks.

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  • 9. 

    Jimmy Buffett put together a group of people, along with himself, to sing back-up on which song by The Eagles?

    • A.

      Seven Bridges Road

    • B.

      The Greeks Don't Want No Freaks

    • C.

      Victim Of Love

    • D.

      James Dean

    Correct Answer
    B. The Greeks Don't Want No Freaks
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett put together a group of people, along with himself, to sing back-up on "The Greeks Don't Want No Freaks" by The Eagles.

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  • 10. 

    What Jimmy Buffett song contains the lyrics, "take it all in its as big as it seems, count all your blessings, remember your dreams"?

    • A.

      Survive

    • B.

      Barefoot Children

    • C.

      Jimmy Dreams

    • D.

      Middle Of The Night

    Correct Answer
    C. Jimmy Dreams
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jimmy Dreams." This song by Jimmy Buffett contains the lyrics, "take it all in its as big as it seems, count all your blessings, remember your dreams."

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  • 11. 

    Jimmy Buffett has a house on what tiny island in the Bahamas?

    • A.

      Parrot Island

    • B.

      Harbour Island

    • C.

      Eleuthera

    • D.

      Cane Bay

    Correct Answer
    B. Harbour Island
    Explanation
    Harbour Island is the correct answer because it is known for being a popular vacation destination and is home to many celebrities, including Jimmy Buffett. The island is known for its beautiful pink sand beaches, turquoise waters, and laid-back atmosphere, making it an ideal location for a beachfront property. Jimmy Buffett, who is known for his love of the beach and island lifestyle, has a house on Harbour Island in the Bahamas.

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  • 12. 

    In Jimmy Buffett's "Jolly Mon", what was the dolphin's name?

    • A.

      Balboa

    • B.

      Orion

    • C.

      Triton

    • D.

      Albion

    Correct Answer
    D. Albion
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's song "Jolly Mon," the dolphin's name is Albion.

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  • 13. 

    What city is Jimmy Buffett singing about in "First Look"?

    • A.

      Port Au Prince

    • B.

      Rio

    • C.

      Havana

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    B. Rio
    Explanation
    In the song "First Look," Jimmy Buffett is singing about the city of Rio. This can be inferred from the given options and the fact that Rio is a well-known city that is often referenced in songs and popular culture.

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  • 14. 

    Which three books were written by Jimmy Buffett?

    • A.

      Floridays, Tales From Margaritaville, Jolly Mon Sing

    • B.

      Tales From Margaritaville, Trouble Dolls, Where Is Joe Merchant?

    • C.

      Tropic Of Cancer, Jolly Mon Sing, Tales From Margaritaville

    • D.

      Tales From Margaritaville, Following The Equator, Where Is Joe Merchant?

    Correct Answer
    B. Tales From Margaritaville, Trouble Dolls, Where Is Joe Merchant?
  • 15. 

    What Jimmy Buffett album cover has a picture similar to one of the Box Set cover pictures?

    • A.

      Riddles In The Sand

    • B.

      Hot Water

    • C.

      One Particular Harbour

    • D.

      Havana Daydreamin'

    Correct Answer
    B. Hot Water
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hot Water. This album cover features a picture that is similar to one of the Box Set cover pictures.

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  • 16. 

    What animal is mascot to Romeo Fleming's football team in "Tales From Margaritaville"?

    • A.

      Chameleon

    • B.

      Godzilla

    • C.

      Flamingo

    • D.

      Parrot

    Correct Answer
    B. Godzilla
  • 17. 

    Fins was written about a bar in what Florida town?

    • A.

      Fort Lauderdale

    • B.

      Daytona Beach

    • C.

      Key West

    • D.

      Pensacola

    Correct Answer
    B. Daytona Beach
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Daytona Beach because "Fins" is a song by American musician Jimmy Buffett, and the lyrics of the song mention a bar located in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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  • 18. 

    According to the Jimmy Buffett song "Death of an Unpopular Poet", where was the poet buried?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      New Orleans

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Death of an Unpopular Poet," the poet is buried in Florida. This can be inferred from the lyrics of the song, which mention the poet's burial place.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these female singers sang backup vocals on the Jimmy Buffett album "Off To See the Lizard"?

    • A.

      Joan Osbourn

    • B.

      Melissa Etheridge

    • C.

      Liz Phair

    • D.

      Sheryl Crow

    Correct Answer
    D. Sheryl Crow
    Explanation
    Sheryl Crow sang backup vocals on the Jimmy Buffett album "Off To See the Lizard".

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  • 20. 

    Who coined the phrase, "Parrothead", referring to Jimmy Buffett fans?

    • A.

      Greg Fingers Taylor

    • B.

      Jimmy Buffett

    • C.

      Michael Utley

    • D.

      Timothy B. Schmit

    Correct Answer
    D. Timothy B. Schmit
    Explanation
    Timothy B. Schmit is not the correct answer. The phrase "Parrothead" was actually coined by Jimmy Buffett himself to refer to his fans.

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  • 21. 

    Where did the electric guitar in Jimmy Buffett's song "Brand New Country Star" come from?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    D. Japan
    Explanation
    The electric guitar in Jimmy Buffett's song "Brand New Country Star" came from Japan.

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  • 22. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Ballad of Spider John", what kind of criminal is Spider John?

    • A.

      Robber

    • B.

      Murderer

    • C.

      Smuggler

    • D.

      Drug Dealer

    Correct Answer
    A. Robber
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Ballad of Spider John," Spider John is portrayed as a robber. This can be inferred from the lyrics of the song, which describe Spider John as someone who steals and lives a life of crime. The song tells the story of Spider John's adventures as a robber, suggesting that this is the correct answer.

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  • 23. 

    On which album was the Jimmy Buffett song "Smart Woman in a Real Short Skirt" released?

    • A.

      Somewhere Over China

    • B.

      Riddles In The Sand

    • C.

      Floridays

    • D.

      Hot Water

    Correct Answer
    D. Hot Water
    Explanation
    The Jimmy Buffett song "Smart Woman in a Real Short Skirt" was released on the album "Hot Water".

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  • 24. 

    In Jimmy Buffett's "Why The Things We Do", what is truth stranger than?

    • A.

      Boatin'

    • B.

      Friction

    • C.

      Fishin'

    • D.

      Fiction

    Correct Answer
    C. Fishin'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fishin'". In Jimmy Buffett's song, "Why The Things We Do," the lyrics mention that truth is stranger than "Fishin'". This suggests that the unpredictability and unexpected events that can occur while fishing are even more bizarre and unbelievable than fiction. The song highlights the notion that sometimes reality can be stranger and more fascinating than anything we can imagine.

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  • 25. 

    "Christmas in the Caribbean" appeared on Jimmy Buffett's "Boats, Beaches, Bars and Ballads", but what album was it originally recorded for?

    • A.

      Snowbirds Christmas

    • B.

      Tennessee Christmas

    • C.

      Margaritaville Christmas

    • D.

      Christmas In Florida

    Correct Answer
    B. Tennessee Christmas
  • 26. 

    What is the name of Jimmy Buffett's recording studio in Key West, Florida?

    • A.

      Shrimp Boat Sound

    • B.

      Margaritaville Records

    • C.

      Lansing Shrimp Company

    • D.

      Parrot Head Records

    Correct Answer
    A. Shrimp Boat Sound
    Explanation
    Shrimp Boat Sound is the correct answer because it is the name of Jimmy Buffett's recording studio in Key West, Florida. The other options, Margaritaville Records, Lansing Shrimp Company, and Parrot Head Records, are not associated with Jimmy Buffett's recording studio.

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  • 27. 

    What does the Florida license plate on Jimmy Buffett's black Land Rover say?

    • A.

      100,000

    • B.

      PARROTHEAD

    • C.

      A1A

    • D.

      BUBBA1

    Correct Answer
    A. 100,000
  • 28. 

    In Jimmy Buffett's song "A Woman Going Crazy on Caroline Street", where did her lover strand her?

    • A.

      Caroline Street

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      Duval Street

    • D.

      Jamaica

    Correct Answer
    D. Jamaica
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jamaica. In the song, "A Woman Going Crazy on Caroline Street", the lyrics mention that her lover stranded her in Jamaica. This implies that she was left alone and abandoned on the island of Jamaica by her lover.

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