Quiz On Simon And Garfunkel

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  • 1. 

    What decade is the hit single "Cecelia" by Simon & Garfunkel from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    A. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "Cecelia" by Simon & Garfunkel is from the Seventies.

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  • 2. 

    What hit single did Simon & Garfunkel have in 1966?

    • A.

      He'll Have To Go

    • B.

      This Kiss

    • C.

      I Am A Rock

    • D.

      Burning Bridges

    Correct Answer
    C. I Am A Rock
    Explanation
    "I Am A Rock" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Simon & Garfunkel in 1966. The song was released as part of their fourth studio album, "Sounds of Silence." It became a popular and successful song for the duo, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The lyrics of the song reflect themes of isolation and emotional detachment, which resonated with audiences at the time.

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  • 3. 

    What hit single did Simon & Garfunkel have in 1966?

    • A.

      Boogie On Reggae Woman

    • B.

      My Heart Can't Tell You No

    • C.

      Homeward Bound

    • D.

      Put It On Me

    Correct Answer
    C. Homeward Bound
    Explanation
    "Homeward Bound" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Simon & Garfunkel in 1966. The song, written by Paul Simon, tells the story of a weary traveler longing to return home. It became one of their most popular and enduring songs, showcasing their signature harmonies and introspective lyrics.

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  • 4. 

    Simon & Garfunkel had which hit single in 1968?

    • A.

      Rico Suave

    • B.

      We've Got Tonight

    • C.

      Mrs. Robinson

    • D.

      Are You Jimmy Ray?

    Correct Answer
    C. Mrs. Robinson
    Explanation
    "Mrs. Robinson" was a hit single by Simon & Garfunkel in 1968. It was featured in the film "The Graduate" and became one of the duo's most popular songs. The song's lyrics and melody captured the spirit of the era and resonated with listeners, earning it critical acclaim and commercial success. Its timeless appeal has ensured its continued popularity over the years.

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  • 5. 

    Simon & Garfunkel had which hit single in 1968?

    • A.

      Don't Turn Around

    • B.

      You Got It All

    • C.

      Armageddon It

    • D.

      Scarborough Fair/Canticle

    Correct Answer
    D. Scarborough Fair/Canticle
    Explanation
    In 1968, Simon & Garfunkel had a hit single titled "Scarborough Fair/Canticle". This song is a combination of the traditional English ballad "Scarborough Fair" and an original composition by Paul Simon called "Canticle". The song became popular for its haunting melody and poetic lyrics, and it remains one of Simon & Garfunkel's most well-known and beloved songs.

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  • 6. 

    What hit single did Simon & Garfunkel have in 1970?

    • A.

      Do You Remember

    • B.

      Hole Hearted

    • C.

      Don't Rush Me

    • D.

      Bridge Over Troubled Water

    Correct Answer
    D. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    Explanation
    In 1970, Simon & Garfunkel had a hit single called "Bridge Over Troubled Water".

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  • 7. 

    What hit single did Simon & Garfunkel have in 1970?

    • A.

      Never Gonna Give You Up

    • B.

      Good Luck Charm

    • C.

      Cecelia

    • D.

      Shut Down

    Correct Answer
    C. Cecelia
    Explanation
    In 1970, Simon & Garfunkel had a hit single called "Cecelia." This song was released as a single from their album "Bridge over Troubled Water." It became a popular track, reaching high positions on music charts around the world. "Cecelia" is known for its catchy melody and upbeat rhythm, showcasing Simon & Garfunkel's signature harmonies and folk-rock sound.

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  • 8. 

    What year did Simon & Garfunkel have the hit single "Cecelia" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1963

    Correct Answer
    A. 1970
    Explanation
    Simon & Garfunkel had the hit single "Cecelia" on Columbia in 1970. This information indicates that the song was released and popular during that specific year.

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  • 9. 

    What is Garfunkel's (of Simon and Garfunkel) first name?

    • A.

      Carl

    • B.

      Joseph

    • C.

      Arthur

    • D.

      Marty

    Correct Answer
    C. Arthur
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Arthur. Garfunkel's first name is Arthur.

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  • 10. 

    In what year did Simon and Garfunkel split as a duo?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    B. 1970
    Explanation
    Simon and Garfunkel split as a duo in 1970. This means that they stopped performing and working together as a musical duo in that year.

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  • 11. 

    What year did Simon & Garfunkel have the hit single "Mrs. Robinson" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    D. 1968
    Explanation
    In 1968, Simon & Garfunkel had the hit single "Mrs. Robinson" on Columbia.

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  • 12. 

    What would be Simon & Garfunkel's last album of new material?

    • A.

      Parsley Sage Rosemary & Thyme

    • B.

      Bookends

    • C.

      Bridge Over Troubled Water

    • D.

      Greatest Hits

    Correct Answer
    C. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    Explanation
    Simon & Garfunkel's last album of new material was "Bridge Over Troubled Water." This album, released in 1970, included iconic songs such as the title track "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "The Boxer." It was a commercial success and became one of their most popular and critically acclaimed albums. After its release, Simon & Garfunkel decided to pursue solo careers, making "Bridge Over Troubled Water" their final collaborative album.

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  • 13. 

    What year did Simon & Garfunkel have the hit single "I Am A Rock" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1973

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    D. 1966
    Explanation
    In 1966, Simon & Garfunkel had the hit single "I Am A Rock" on Columbia.

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  • 14. 

    Which Simon and Garfunkel album contained the songs "Scarborough Fair" and "Homeward Bound"?

    • A.

      Sounds Of Silence

    • B.

      Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme

    • C.

      Bridge Over Troubled Water

    • D.

      Bookends

    Correct Answer
    B. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme
    Explanation
    "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme" is the correct answer because this album by Simon and Garfunkel contains the songs "Scarborough Fair" and "Homeward Bound". This album was released in 1966 and is known for its folk rock sound and poetic lyrics. The title of the album is a reference to the traditional English ballad "Scarborough Fair" which is one of the songs included in this album. "Homeward Bound" is another popular song from this album that showcases the duo's harmonies and storytelling abilities.

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