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  • 1. 

    What college did Trey of Phish attend?

    • A.

      Burlington College Of Music

    • B.

      University Of New Hampshire

    • C.

      University Of Vermont

    • D.

      University Of Connecticut

    Correct Answer
    C. University Of Vermont
    Explanation
    Trey of Phish attended the University of Vermont.

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  • 2. 

    The drummer of Phish is?

    • A.

      John Phishman

    • B.

      John Fishman

    • C.

      Jon Fishman

    • D.

      John Salmon

    Correct Answer
    C. Jon Fishman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jon Fishman. Jon Fishman is the drummer of the band Phish.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the official circulating Phish newsletter?

    • A.

      Phishtory

    • B.

      Le Newsletter De Phish

    • C.

      A Letter From Phish

    • D.

      Doniac Schvice

    Correct Answer
    D. Doniac Schvice
    Explanation
    Doniac Schvice is the correct answer because it is a well-known and official circulating Phish newsletter. It has been around since the 1990s and provides fans with updates, news, and exclusive content related to the band. The other options, Phishtory, Le Newsletter De Phish, and A Letter From Phish, are not recognized as official newsletters and do not have the same level of credibility and history as Doniac Schvice.

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  • 4. 

    Phish signed with what record label in 1991?

    • A.

      Sony Records

    • B.

      Elektra Records

    • C.

      Arista Records

    • D.

      Phish Records

    Correct Answer
    B. Elektra Records
    Explanation
    Phish signed with Elektra Records in 1991. This record label was known for its strong roster of rock bands, and signing with Elektra provided Phish with a larger platform to reach a wider audience. The partnership with Elektra Records likely helped Phish gain more exposure and support for their music, contributing to their success in the music industry.

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  • 5. 

    What did Ben and Jerry's call the ice cream they created for the band Phish?

    • A.

      Vermont's Phinest Vanilla

    • B.

      Phish Food

    • C.

      Phine Phish

    • D.

      Phish Cream

    Correct Answer
    B. Phish Food
    Explanation
    Ben and Jerry's called the ice cream they created for the band Phish "Phish Food".

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  • 6. 

    Which song is not on the Phish album "A Picture of Nectar"?

    • A.

      Magilla

    • B.

      Stash

    • C.

      Manteca

    • D.

      Minkin

    Correct Answer
    D. Minkin
    Explanation
    The song "Minkin" is not on the Phish album "A Picture of Nectar".

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  • 7. 

    Phish became known at what bar in Burlington, Vermont?

    • A.

      Tommy's Pub

    • B.

      Vermont's Finest Ale

    • C.

      Nectar's

    • D.

      Kale's

    Correct Answer
    C. Nectar's
    Explanation
    Nectar's is the correct answer because it is a well-known bar in Burlington, Vermont where the band Phish gained recognition. They frequently performed at Nectar's during their early years, which contributed to their rise in popularity and established their connection with the bar.

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  • 8. 

    In the story of "Gamehenge" by Phish, who is the dog that eventually slays Posternutbag?

    • A.

      Harpua

    • B.

      Ruffles

    • C.

      Tela

    • D.

      Toto

    Correct Answer
    A. Harpua
    Explanation
    In the story of "Gamehenge" by Phish, Harpua is the dog that eventually slays Posternutbag.

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  • 9. 

    What is the recording of Trey Anastasio of Phish's senior thesis called?

    • A.

      The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday

    • B.

      Surrender To The Air

    • C.

      The Gamehendge Saga

    • D.

      The Story Of Gamehendge

    Correct Answer
    A. The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday
    Explanation
    The recording of Trey Anastasio of Phish's senior thesis is called "The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday."

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  • 10. 

    "Wash your face and drive me to Firenze" are lyrics from what Phish song?

    • A.

      Simple

    • B.

      Lawn Boy

    • C.

      Weigh

    • D.

      You Enjoy Myself

    Correct Answer
    D. You Enjoy Myself
    Explanation
    The lyrics "Wash your face and drive me to Firenze" are from the Phish song "You Enjoy Myself".

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  • 11. 

    Which Phish album has a horse hung up in the air on the front cover?

    • A.

      Lawn Boy

    • B.

      Junta

    • C.

      Hoist

    • D.

      A Picture Of Nectar

    Correct Answer
    C. Hoist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hoist because the album cover of Hoist features a horse suspended in mid-air. This image is visually striking and memorable, making it easy to identify the correct album.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the lead guitarist of Phish?

    • A.

      Jerry Garcia

    • B.

      Trent Gaynor

    • C.

      Trey Anastasio

    • D.

      Trey Fishman

    Correct Answer
    C. Trey Anastasio
    Explanation
    Trey Anastasio is the lead guitarist of Phish. He is known for his exceptional guitar skills and has been a founding member of the band since its formation in 1983. Anastasio's unique playing style and improvisational abilities have contributed to Phish's distinct sound and their success as a jam band. His talent and contributions to the band have solidified his position as the lead guitarist of Phish.

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  • 13. 

    Phish is from what town in Vermont?

    • A.

      Readiey

    • B.

      Farmington

    • C.

      Manitoba

    • D.

      Burlington

    Correct Answer
    D. Burlington
    Explanation
    Burlington is the correct answer because Phish, an American rock band, was formed in Burlington, Vermont. The band members met and started playing together while attending the University of Vermont in Burlington. Burlington is well-known for its vibrant music scene, and Phish played a significant role in shaping the town's musical identity.

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  • 14. 

    In Phish's Gamehendge, what is the name of Jimmy's cat?

    • A.

      Harpua

    • B.

      Firenze

    • C.

      Poster Nut Bag

    • D.

      Sprach

    Correct Answer
    C. Poster Nut Bag
    Explanation
    In Phish's Gamehendge, Jimmy's cat is named Poster Nut Bag.

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  • 15. 

    On "Junta" by Phish, what is the name of the first track on the album?

    • A.

      You Enjoy Myself

    • B.

      Fee

    • C.

      David Bowie

    • D.

      Junta

    Correct Answer
    B. Fee
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fee". This is the name of the first track on the album "Junta" by Phish.

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  • 16. 

    What is Phish guitarist Trey's real name?

    • A.

      Franklin Walter Anastasio III

    • B.

      Ernest Giuseppie Anastasio III

    • C.

      Jerome Travis Anastasio III

    • D.

      Arles Norman Anastasio III

    Correct Answer
    B. Ernest Giuseppie Anastasio III
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ernest Giuseppie Anastasio III. This can be inferred from the question which asks for Phish guitarist Trey's real name. Among the given options, Ernest Giuseppie Anastasio III is the only name that matches the description.

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  • 17. 

    Trey Anastasio of Phish had a pet dog with what name?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Suzie

    • C.

      Jet

    • D.

      Sadie

    Correct Answer
    D. Sadie
    Explanation
    Trey Anastasio of Phish had a pet dog named Sadie.

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  • 18. 

    From what song can you find the lyrics "I shuffled by alert but numb to all the glances and the glares"?

    • A.

      Bathtub Gin

    • B.

      Free

    • C.

      My Sweet One

    • D.

      Sample In A Jar

    Correct Answer
    D. Sample In A Jar
    Explanation
    The lyrics "I shuffled by alert but numb to all the glances and the glares" can be found in the song "Sample In A Jar".

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  • 19. 

    During what Phish concert dance would you sing "Oh, shock my brain"?

    • A.

      The Big Ball Jam

    • B.

      The Mamma Dance

    • C.

      Mike's Groove

    • D.

      The Meatstick Dance

    Correct Answer
    D. The Meatstick Dance
    Explanation
    During the Phish concert, if you are participating in The Meatstick Dance, you would sing "Oh, shock my brain." The Meatstick Dance is a popular song by Phish, known for its catchy lyrics and energetic dance moves. The lyrics of the song include the line "Oh, shock my brain," which is sung by the audience while dancing to the music. Therefore, if you are at a Phish concert and engaging in The Meatstick Dance, you would be singing "Oh, shock my brain."

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  • 20. 

    In the Phish song "Wading in the Velvet Sea", what will someone else set?

    • A.

      Your Calendar

    • B.

      Your Match

    • C.

      Your Clocks

    • D.

      The Sun

    Correct Answer
    C. Your Clocks
    Explanation
    In the Phish song "Wading in the Velvet Sea," the lyrics suggest that someone else will set "Your Clocks." This implies that someone else will have control over the passage of time in the narrator's life. It could symbolize a loss of control or a reliance on others for guidance and direction.

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  • 21. 

    What is Phish member Trey Anastasio's first name?

    • A.

      Trey

    • B.

      Ernesto

    • C.

      Nester

    • D.

      Wilson

    Correct Answer
    B. Ernesto
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ernesto. This is because the question is asking for Trey Anastasio's first name, and out of the given options, Ernesto is the only one that matches.

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  • 22. 

    In the song "Waste", which of the following does he NOT mention as something he does not want to be?

    • A.

      Actor

    • B.

      Police Officer

    • C.

      Writer

    • D.

      Outlaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Police Officer
    Explanation
    In the song "Waste," the artist mentions various roles he does not want to be, such as an actor, writer, and outlaw. However, he does not mention a police officer as something he does not want to be.

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  • 23. 

    Which of these Phish songs is not found on their 1989 "Junta" album with the others?

    • A.

      Fluffhead

    • B.

      Lawn Boy

    • C.

      Golgi Apparatus

    • D.

      David Bowie

    Correct Answer
    B. Lawn Boy
    Explanation
    The song "Lawn Boy" is not found on Phish's 1989 "Junta" album. The other three songs, "Fluffhead," "Golgi Apparatus," and "David Bowie," are all included on the album.

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  • 24. 

    Who is Phish's "Dude of Life"?

    • A.

      Tom Marshall

    • B.

      Brad Sands

    • C.

      Steve Pollack

    • D.

      Mike Gordon

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Pollack
    Explanation
    Steve Pollack is Phish's "Dude of Life". He is a close friend and collaborator of the band, known for his lyrical contributions to their songs. Pollack has co-written several songs with Phish's lead vocalist and guitarist, Trey Anastasio. He has also performed as a guest vocalist during Phish's live shows. Pollack's association with the band has spanned several decades, making him a significant figure in their music and creative process.

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  • 25. 

    On 3/14/92 which special Phish guest broke right through a trampoline during a jam?

    • A.

      Dave Matthews

    • B.

      Bela Fleck

    • C.

      John Popper

    • D.

      Roger Waters

    Correct Answer
    C. John Popper
    Explanation
    John Popper is the correct answer because he is known for playing the harmonica and was a special guest during a Phish concert on 3/14/92. The question specifically mentions that the guest broke right through a trampoline during a jam, which suggests a unique and memorable incident that is associated with John Popper.

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  • 26. 

    Who wrote the song, "Peaches En Regalia", first performed by Phish in the 80's?

    • A.

      Frank Zappa

    • B.

      Bob Marley

    • C.

      The Rolling Stones

    • D.

      Dizzy Gillespie

    Correct Answer
    A. Frank Zappa
    Explanation
    Frank Zappa is the correct answer because he is the known composer and performer of the song "Peaches En Regalia". It was first performed by Phish in the 80's, indicating that Zappa wrote the song prior to that time. The other options, Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, and Dizzy Gillespie, are not associated with this specific song.

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  • 27. 

    Who does Phish ask "Where do you go when the lights go out?" in their song "Harry Hood"?

    • A.

      Harry

    • B.

      Reba

    • C.

      Suzie

    • D.

      Wilson

    Correct Answer
    A. Harry
    Explanation
    In the song "Harry Hood" by Phish, the band asks the character named Harry, "Where do you go when the lights go out?" This suggests that the lyrics are directed towards Harry, indicating that he is the one being asked this question.

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