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  • 1. 

    What band covered The Doors' song "Love Me Two Times" for the soundtrack of 1990's "Air America"?

    • A.

      Guns N' Roses

    • B.

      Kiss

    • C.

      Aerosmith

    • D.

      AC/DC

    Correct Answer
    C. Aerosmith
    Explanation
    Aerosmith covered The Doors' song "Love Me Two Times" for the soundtrack of 1990's "Air America".

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  • 2. 

    Which Finnish band recorded a death metal version of "Light My Fire" by The Doors?

    • A.

      Emperor

    • B.

      Tiamat

    • C.

      Hipocrisy

    • D.

      Amorphis

    Correct Answer
    D. Amorphis
    Explanation
    Amorphis is a Finnish band known for their diverse musical style that combines elements of death metal, progressive metal, and folk metal. While they are primarily known for their original compositions, they have also been known to cover songs from other genres. In this case, they recorded a death metal version of "Light My Fire" by The Doors, showcasing their ability to put their own spin on classic songs.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Doors have the hit single "Light My Fire" on Elektra?

    • A.

      1992

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    D. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, Doors had the hit single "Light My Fire" on Elektra.

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  • 4. 

    What year did Doors have the hit single "Hello, I Love You" on Elektra?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1962

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    B. 1968
    Explanation
    "Hello, I Love You" is a hit single by the band The Doors, released in 1968. This song was featured on their album "Waiting for the Sun" which was released in the same year. Therefore, the correct answer is 1968.

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  • 5. 

    What year did Doors have the hit single "Love Her Madly" on Elektra?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    B. 1971
    Explanation
    In 1971, Doors had the hit single "Love Her Madly" on Elektra.

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  • 6. 

    What year did Doors have the hit single "Riders on the Storm" on Elektra?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1971
    Explanation
    In 1971, Doors had the hit single "Riders on the Storm" on Elektra.

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  • 7. 

    Jim Morrison of The Doors, was arrested for what at a Miami concert?

    • A.

      Allegedly Exposing Himself

    • B.

      Cursing At A Cop

    • C.

      Assault

    • D.

      Allegedly Urinating In Public

    Correct Answer
    A. Allegedly Exposing Himself
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested for allegedly exposing himself at a Miami concert. This means that he was accused of publicly revealing his private parts during the performance. The word "allegedly" indicates that there were claims or accusations made against him, but it does not confirm his guilt. However, this incident led to legal consequences and a tarnished reputation for Morrison.

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  • 8. 

    What Doors song was noted for its thunder and rain sound effects?

    • A.

      Light My Fire

    • B.

      Riders On The Storm

    • C.

      Wishful Sinful

    • D.

      People Are Strange

    Correct Answer
    B. Riders On The Storm
    Explanation
    "Riders On The Storm" is the correct answer because this Doors song is known for its distinctive thunder and rain sound effects. The song starts with the sound of thunder and rain, setting a moody and atmospheric tone. The use of these sound effects adds to the overall ambiance of the song and helps create a sense of darkness and mystery.

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  • 9. 

    The lyrics performed by "The Doors" was written mostly by which musician?

    • A.

      John Densmore

    • B.

      Jim Morrison

    • C.

      Ray Manzarek

    • D.

      Robby Krieger

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Morrison
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison is the correct answer because he was the primary songwriter for the band "The Doors." He wrote the majority of the lyrics for their songs, including their most famous hits. Morrison's poetic and introspective style of writing played a significant role in defining the band's sound and image. His lyrics often explored themes of love, death, and spirituality, making him a crucial creative force within the group.

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  • 10. 

    Jim Morrison was also known as this?

    • A.

      The King

    • B.

      The Scorpion King

    • C.

      The Lizard King

    • D.

      The Aligator King

    Correct Answer
    C. The Lizard King
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison was famously known as "The Lizard King" because of his stage presence and persona. This nickname was given to him due to his fascination with reptiles and his wild, unpredictable behavior on stage. Morrison's lyrics and performances often reflected his rebellious and enigmatic nature, which further solidified his association with the reptilian imagery. Therefore, "The Lizard King" became a fitting moniker for Jim Morrison, capturing his unique and eccentric personality.

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  • 11. 

    Who played the organ and piano in the classic rock band "The Doors"?

    • A.

      Robby Krieger

    • B.

      John Densmore

    • C.

      Jim Morrison

    • D.

      Ray Manzarek

    Correct Answer
    D. Ray Manzarek
    Explanation
    Ray Manzarek played the organ and piano in the classic rock band "The Doors". He was one of the founding members of the band and his keyboard skills were a key component of their unique sound. Manzarek's organ playing, in particular, added a distinct and haunting quality to many of The Doors' songs. He was known for his improvisational style and his ability to create atmospheric and psychedelic sounds on the keyboard. Manzarek's contributions to The Doors' music played a significant role in shaping their iconic sound and he is widely recognized as one of the greatest keyboardists in rock history.

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  • 12. 

    Who played the guitar in the classic rock band The Doors?

    • A.

      John Densmore

    • B.

      Ray Manzarek

    • C.

      Robby Krieger

    • D.

      Jim Morrison

    Correct Answer
    C. Robby Krieger
    Explanation
    Robby Krieger played the guitar in the classic rock band The Doors. He was one of the founding members of the band and is known for his distinctive guitar style. Krieger's guitar playing contributed to the unique sound and success of The Doors, making him an integral part of the band's legacy.

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  • 13. 

    On what variety show did The Doors perform "Light My Fire"?

    • A.

      The Steve Allen Show

    • B.

      The Ed Sullivan Show

    • C.

      The Carol Burnett Show

    • D.

      The Tonight Show

    Correct Answer
    B. The Ed Sullivan Show
    Explanation
    The Doors performed "Light My Fire" on The Ed Sullivan Show. The Ed Sullivan Show was a popular variety show in the 1960s that featured various musical acts. The Doors' performance on this show helped to increase their popularity and reach a wider audience.

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  • 14. 

    What controversial song by The Doors dealt with oedipal imagery?

    • A.

      Waiting For The Sun

    • B.

      Light My Fire

    • C.

      The End

    • D.

      Riders On The Storm

    Correct Answer
    C. The End
    Explanation
    "The End" by The Doors is a controversial song that deals with oedipal imagery. The lyrics of the song explore themes of sexual desire, violence, and the complex relationship between a mother and son. The song's dark and provocative nature, along with its explicit references to incestuous desires, have made it a subject of controversy and debate. The haunting and intense atmosphere created by the music and Jim Morrison's vocals further contribute to the song's exploration of taboo and psychological themes.

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  • 15. 

    What is the one word epitaph of Doors' lead singer Jim Morrison?

    • A.

      Artist

    • B.

      Rocker

    • C.

      Legend

    • D.

      Poet

    Correct Answer
    D. Poet
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the Doors, is often remembered for his poetic lyrics and unique writing style. His words were thought-provoking, introspective, and often explored themes of life, death, and the human experience. By referring to him as a "poet," it acknowledges his talent for crafting meaningful and evocative verses, which set him apart from other musicians of his time. This epitaph encapsulates his artistic legacy and the impact he had on the world of music and poetry.

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  • 16. 

    At what college did Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek meet?

    • A.

      USC

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Stanford

    • D.

      DePaul

    Correct Answer
    B. UCLA
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek met at UCLA.

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  • 17. 

    In which type of class did Ray Manzarek meet John Densmore and Robby Krieger?

    • A.

      Yoga

    • B.

      Meditation

    • C.

      Pilates

    • D.

      Tae Bo

    Correct Answer
    B. Meditation
    Explanation
    Ray Manzarek met John Densmore and Robby Krieger in a meditation class.

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  • 18. 

    On which TV Show did Jim Morrison defy the host's request to change his lyrics?

    • A.

      The Tom Snyder Show

    • B.

      The Ed Sullivan Show

    • C.

      The Steve Allen Show

    • D.

      The Tonight Show

    Correct Answer
    B. The Ed Sullivan Show
    Explanation
    Jim Morrison defied the host's request to change his lyrics on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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  • 19. 

    What is the title of The Doors' first album?

    • A.

      Electric Four

    • B.

      The Doors

    • C.

      The Lizard King

    • D.

      Break on Through

    Correct Answer
    B. The Doors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Doors" because it is the title of the band's first album. The Doors released their self-titled debut album in 1967, which featured popular songs like "Break on Through" and "Light My Fire". The album was a commercial success and helped establish The Doors as one of the most influential rock bands of the 1960s.

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  • 20. 

    Which Doors album features a group of circus performers on the cover?

    • A.

      L.A. Woman

    • B.

      People Are Strange

    • C.

      Strange Days

    • D.

      Morrison Hotel

    Correct Answer
    C. Strange Days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Strange Days. The Strange Days album cover features a group of circus performers, which is a visual representation of the album's theme of exploring the strange and surreal aspects of life. The image of the circus performers adds to the overall mysterious and unconventional atmosphere of the album.

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  • 21. 

    Who directed the infamous Doors movie?

    • A.

      Oliver Stone

    • B.

      Joe Walsh

    • C.

      Martin Scrosese

    • D.

      Spike Lee

    Correct Answer
    A. Oliver Stone
    Explanation
    Oliver Stone directed the infamous Doors movie. Oliver Stone is a renowned filmmaker known for his distinct style and controversial subject matter. He is particularly recognized for his ability to delve into the darker aspects of society and explore complex characters. Stone's direction of the Doors movie captured the essence of the band's music and the turbulent life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison. His unique vision and storytelling techniques made the movie a memorable and iconic portrayal of the band's history.

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  • 22. 

    Who played Jim Morrison in "The Doors" film?

    • A.

      Val Kilmer

    • B.

      Matt Dillon

    • C.

      Kyle MacLachlan

    • D.

      Brad Pitt

    Correct Answer
    A. Val Kilmer
    Explanation
    Val Kilmer played the role of Jim Morrison in the film "The Doors."

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  • 23. 

    Which Doors song was featured during the climax of the film "Apocalypse Now"?

    • A.

      Break On Through

    • B.

      People Are Strange

    • C.

      The End

    • D.

      Light My Fire

    Correct Answer
    C. The End
    Explanation
    "The End" by The Doors was featured during the climax of the film "Apocalypse Now". This song is a fitting choice for the climax as it has a dark and haunting tone that complements the intense and dramatic scenes of the film's climax. The lyrics of the song also touch upon themes of death and the end of the world, which align with the apocalyptic nature of the film. Overall, the use of "The End" enhances the emotional impact and adds depth to the climactic scenes of the movie.

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  • 24. 

    Which Doors song concludes with a refrain of "Mr. Mojo Risin"?

    • A.

      L.A. Woman

    • B.

      Touch Me

    • C.

      Light My Fire

    • D.

      Break On Through

    Correct Answer
    A. L.A. Woman
    Explanation
    "L.A. Woman" is the correct answer because it is the only Doors song that concludes with a refrain of "Mr. Mojo Risin". This phrase is an anagram of Jim Morrison's name, which he used as a pseudonym. The repetition of this phrase in the song's outro serves as a memorable and iconic conclusion to the track.

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  • 25. 

    Which Doors song was inspired by "Ghostriders in the Sky"?

    • A.

      Ship of Fools

    • B.

      The Unknown Soldier

    • C.

      The Ghost Song

    • D.

      Riders on the Storm

    Correct Answer
    D. Riders on the Storm
    Explanation
    "Riders on the Storm" is the correct answer because it is a song by The Doors that was inspired by "Ghostriders in the Sky." The song's lyrics and musical style are reminiscent of the eerie and haunting atmosphere of the original song. The title "Riders on the Storm" also evokes the image of ghostly figures riding through a storm, further connecting it to the inspiration from "Ghostriders in the Sky."

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