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  • 1. 

    What year did Styx have the hit single "The Best Of Times" on A&M?

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1981

    Correct Answer
    D. 1981
    Explanation
    In 1981, Styx had the hit single "The Best Of Times" on A&M.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Styx have the hit single "Too Much Time" on My Hands" on A&M?

    • A.

      1963

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    B. 1981
    Explanation
    The hit single "Too Much Time on My Hands" by Styx was released in 1981.

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  • 3. 

    The song "Mr. Roboto" was originally written for what rock opera?

    • A.

      Guitars For Peace

    • B.

      Horizons Of Glory

    • C.

      Techno Thunder

    • D.

      Kilroy Was Here

    Correct Answer
    D. Kilroy Was Here
    Explanation
    "Mr. Roboto" was originally written for the rock opera "Kilroy Was Here." The song is a key part of the concept album and stage production, which tells the story of a futuristic society where rock music is banned. The protagonist, Kilroy, rebels against the oppressive regime and becomes a symbol of freedom. "Mr. Roboto" is a popular track from the rock opera, known for its catchy chorus and futuristic sound.

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  • 4. 

    Who did Tommy Shaw replace in Styx in 1975?

    • A.

      John Curulewski

    • B.

      Chuck Panozzo

    • C.

      John Panozzo

    • D.

      James Young

    Correct Answer
    A. John Curulewski
    Explanation
    Tommy Shaw replaced John Curulewski in Styx in 1975.

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  • 5. 

    Which band member from Styx later played in the rock band Damn Yankees?

    • A.

      Dennis DeYoung

    • B.

      John Panozzo

    • C.

      Tommy Shaw

    • D.

      Chuck Panozzo

    Correct Answer
    C. Tommy Shaw
    Explanation
    Tommy Shaw is the correct answer because he was a member of Styx and later went on to play in the rock band Damn Yankees. This suggests that Tommy Shaw had a successful career in the music industry and was able to transition from one band to another.

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  • 6. 

    In 1995, Styx's Dennis DeYoung played "Pilate" in a Broadway revival of what musical?

    • A.

      Phantom Of The Opera

    • B.

      Rent

    • C.

      Cats

    • D.

      Jesus Christ Superstar

    Correct Answer
    D. Jesus Christ Superstar
    Explanation
    Dennis DeYoung, the lead singer of Styx, played the role of "Pilate" in a Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1995. Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that depicts the last week of Jesus' life, including his trial before Pontius Pilate. DeYoung's involvement in the production showcases his versatility as a performer, as he took on a theatrical role in addition to his work with Styx.

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  • 7. 

    In what U.S. city was the band Styx formed?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Detroit

    • D.

      San Francisco

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago
    Explanation
    Styx, the band, was formed in Chicago.

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  • 8. 

    Which animated series used the Styx song "Come Sail Away"?

    • A.

      South Park

    • B.

      Thunder Cats

    • C.

      Beavis And Butt-Head

    • D.

      Fat Albert

    Correct Answer
    A. South Park
    Explanation
    "Come Sail Away" by Styx was used in an episode of South Park. The song was featured in the episode titled "Raisins," which aired in 2003. In the episode, the character Stan Marsh is heartbroken after his girlfriend breaks up with him, and he finds solace in the song. The iconic scene showcases Stan dramatically singing along to the song while driving in his car. This episode became popular for its humorous take on teenage heartbreak and the use of the Styx song added to its memorable impact.

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  • 9. 

    What decade is the hit single "Too Much Time On My Hands" by Styx from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    B. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Too Much Time On My Hands" by Styx is from the Eighties.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of these albums from STYX's 4 consecutive multi platinum albums was released in the Eighties?

    • A.

      The Grand Illusion

    • B.

      Cornerstone

    • C.

      Pieces Of Eight

    • D.

      Paradise Theatre

    Correct Answer
    D. Paradise Theatre
    Explanation
    Paradise Theatre was released in 1981 and is one of STYX's four consecutive multi-platinum albums. The album features hit songs like "Too Much Time on My Hands" and "The Best of Times." It was a commercial success and solidified STYX's popularity in the 1980s.

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  • 11. 

    After the breakup of Styx, what solo hit did Dennis DeYoung have the most success with?

    • A.

      Desert Moon

    • B.

      Call Me

    • C.

      Gravity

    • D.

      This Is The Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Desert Moon
    Explanation
    Dennis DeYoung had the most success with his solo hit "Desert Moon."

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  • 12. 

    Which Styx video appeared during the first hour MTV was on the air?

    • A.

      Too Much Time On My Hands

    • B.

      Mr. Roboto

    • C.

      Babe

    • D.

      Renegade

    Correct Answer
    A. Too Much Time On My Hands
    Explanation
    During the first hour that MTV was on the air, the Styx video that appeared was "Too Much Time On My Hands."

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  • 13. 

    Which Styx band member passed away in 1996?

    • A.

      John Panozzo

    • B.

      Chuck Panozzo

    • C.

      Tommy Shaw

    • D.

      Dennis DeYoung

    Correct Answer
    A. John Panozzo
    Explanation
    John Panozzo passed away in 1996. He was a founding member and drummer of the band Styx. His death was a significant loss for the band and the music industry as a whole.

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  • 14. 

    Which drummer replaced John Panozzo in 1996?

    • A.

      Phil Rudd

    • B.

      Roger Taylor

    • C.

      Todd Sucherman

    • D.

      Stewart Copeland

    Correct Answer
    C. Todd Sucherman
    Explanation
    Todd Sucherman replaced John Panozzo in 1996.

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  • 15. 

    The Styx album "The Grand Illusion" had which Top 10 song?

    • A.

      Lady

    • B.

      Too Much Time On My Hands

    • C.

      Come Sail Away

    • D.

      Renegade

    Correct Answer
    C. Come Sail Away
    Explanation
    "Come Sail Away" is the correct answer because it was a Top 10 song from the Styx album "The Grand Illusion". The song was released in 1977 and became one of the band's most popular and enduring hits. It features a combination of progressive rock and pop elements, with its catchy melodies, epic instrumental sections, and introspective lyrics. The song's success helped propel the album to great commercial success, solidifying Styx's status as one of the leading rock bands of the time.

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  • 16. 

    What singer replaced Dennis DeYoung for the Styx tour in 1999?

    • A.

      Lawrence Gowan

    • B.

      Billy Murphy

    • C.

      Sammy Hagar

    • D.

      James Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawrence Gowan
    Explanation
    Lawrence Gowan replaced Dennis DeYoung for the Styx tour in 1999.

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  • 17. 

    What was the name of the band Styx before it was called Styx?

    • A.

      Hades

    • B.

      US5

    • C.

      River

    • D.

      TW4

    Correct Answer
    D. TW4
  • 18. 

    Who replaced the Styx bassist Chuck Panozzo in 1999?

    • A.

      Glen Burtnik

    • B.

      Andy Fraser

    • C.

      B.B. Dickerson

    • D.

      John Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Glen Burtnik
    Explanation
    In 1999, Glen Burtnik replaced the Styx bassist Chuck Panozzo.

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  • 19. 

    Who did Dennis DeYoung team with in the band Styx to write the song "Lorelei"?

    • A.

      Chuck Panozzo

    • B.

      Lawrence Gowan

    • C.

      James Young

    • D.

      Tommy Shaw

    Correct Answer
    C. James Young
    Explanation
    James Young is the correct answer because he was a member of the band Styx and collaborated with Dennis DeYoung to write the song "Lorelei".

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  • 20. 

    Which country is Styx keyboardist Lawrence Gowan from?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      The Netherlands

    Correct Answer
    C. Canada
    Explanation
    Lawrence Gowan, the keyboardist of the band Styx, is from Canada. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is a well-known fact among fans and followers of the band.

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  • 21. 

    Which Styx song is not usually performed live?

    • A.

      Mr. Roboto

    • B.

      Lies

    • C.

      Half-Penny, Two-Penny

    • D.

      Miracle Man

    Correct Answer
    C. Half-Penny, Two-Penny
    Explanation
    Half-Penny, Two-Penny is not usually performed live by Styx.

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  • 22. 

    Styx drummer Todd Sucherman has also toured with this lead singer of The Beach Boys?

    • A.

      Brian Wilson

    • B.

      Dennis Wilson

    • C.

      Carl Wilson

    • D.

      Mike Love

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian Wilson
    Explanation
    Todd Sucherman, the drummer of Styx, has toured with Brian Wilson, the lead singer of The Beach Boys. This suggests that Brian Wilson and Todd Sucherman have collaborated and performed together in live concerts or tours.

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  • 23. 

    Who did Dennis DeYoung of Styx write the song "Lady" for?

    • A.

      James Young's Wife

    • B.

      His Ex-girlfriend

    • C.

      His Dog

    • D.

      His Wife

    Correct Answer
    D. His Wife
    Explanation
    Dennis DeYoung of Styx wrote the song "Lady" for his wife.

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  • 24. 

    Which Styx album was released on the seventh day of the seventh month in 1977?

    • A.

      Cornerstone

    • B.

      Equinox

    • C.

      Kilroy Was Here

    • D.

      The Grand Illusion

    Correct Answer
    D. The Grand Illusion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Grand Illusion. This album was released on the seventh day of the seventh month in 1977.

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  • 25. 

    Which Styx album followed "The Grand Illusion" and also had songs in the Top 40?

    • A.

      Paradise Theatre

    • B.

      Pieces Of Eight

    • C.

      Caught In The Act

    • D.

      Kilroy Was Here

    Correct Answer
    B. Pieces Of Eight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pieces Of Eight". This album was released in 1978 and followed "The Grand Illusion". It had songs that made it into the Top 40, including the hit single "Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)". "Pieces Of Eight" continued Styx's success and solidified their position in the rock music scene of the time.

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  • 26. 

    Which Styx song from the album "Pieces of Eight" made it to the Top 40 chart?

    • A.

      Lady

    • B.

      Fooling Yourself

    • C.

      Blue Collar Man

    • D.

      Come Sail Away

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Collar Man
    Explanation
    "Blue Collar Man" from the album "Pieces of Eight" made it to the Top 40 chart.

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  • 27. 

    What was the name of Styx's first rock opera on LP?

    • A.

      Kilroy Was Here

    • B.

      Don't Let It End

    • C.

      Mr. Roboto

    • D.

      The Henchmen

    Correct Answer
    A. Kilroy Was Here
    Explanation
    "Kilroy Was Here" was the name of Styx's first rock opera on LP. This album, released in 1983, tells the story of a futuristic society controlled by a totalitarian regime. The protagonist, Kilroy, rebels against this regime and becomes a symbol of resistance. The album features the popular hit "Mr. Roboto," which became one of Styx's signature songs.

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  • 28. 

    Who was Kilroy up against in the Styx rock opera "Kilroy Was Here"?

    • A.

      Dr. Frightwig

    • B.

      Dr. Righteous

    • C.

      Dr. Techno

    • D.

      Dr. Android

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Righteous
    Explanation
    In the Styx rock opera "Kilroy Was Here," Kilroy was up against Dr. Righteous.

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  • 29. 

    What was the title of the live Styx album released after Tommy Shaw left the band?

    • A.

      Caught In The Act

    • B.

      Rock Opera Blues

    • C.

      Live And Dangerous

    • D.

      The Next Stage

    Correct Answer
    A. Caught In The Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Caught In The Act." This live album was released after Tommy Shaw left the band Styx. It captures the band's energetic and powerful performances during their tour without Shaw, showcasing their ability to adapt and continue creating great music even after a significant lineup change.

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  • 30. 

    What was the most popular release from the Styx album "Edge of the Century"?

    • A.

      Never Wrong

    • B.

      Show Me The Way

    • C.

      Patriots Unite

    • D.

      High Enough

    Correct Answer
    B. Show Me The Way
    Explanation
    "Show Me The Way" was the most popular release from the Styx album "Edge of the Century".

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