The Police Rock Band Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The subject matter in The Police song "Don't Stand So Close To Me" is inspired by what novel?
    • A. 

      The Thorn Birds

    • B. 

      Delta Of Venus

    • C. 

      Of Mice And Men

    • D. 

      Lolita

  • 2. 
    In what year of the 1970's was "Message in a Bottle" a hit for The Police?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1977

  • 3. 
    In what year of the 1970's were The Police formed?
    • A. 

      1977

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1976

  • 4. 
    The Police were asked to bleach their hair blonde for what brand's commercial ad?
    • A. 

      Wrigley's Spearmint Gum

    • B. 

      Coppertone Suntan Lotion

    • C. 

      Clairol

    • D. 

      Pepsi

  • 5. 
    What song by The Police was a #1 hit in the U.K., but didn't chart in the US?
    • A. 

      So Lonely

    • B. 

      King Of Pain

    • C. 

      Can't Stand Losing You

    • D. 

      Walking On The Moon

  • 6. 
    Stewart Copeland's political reference in The Police's "Bombs Away" comments on what?
    • A. 

      The Bombing Of Hiroshima

    • B. 

      The Nuclear Arms Race

    • C. 

      The Soviet Invasion Of Afghanistan

    • D. 

      Conflict In Israel

  • 7. 
    Where did The Police first perform "Message In A Bottle"?
    • A. 

      Oktoberfest, Munich

    • B. 

      BBC Sounds

    • C. 

      BBC2's Rock Goes To College

    • D. 

      Madison Square Garden

  • 8. 
    The Police's album "Outlandos d'Amour" spent how many weeks on the British charts?
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      96

  • 9. 
    What celebrity became a paid-up member of Sting's fan club?
    • A. 

      Meryl Streep

    • B. 

      Tommy Lee

    • C. 

      Chuck Berry

    • D. 

      Alyssa Milano

  • 10. 
    What was The Police's break through album in North America?
    • A. 

      Synchronicity

    • B. 

      Outlandos D'Amour

    • C. 

      Reggatta De Blanc

    • D. 

      Zenyatta Mondatta

  • 11. 
    What is the longest track on The Police's album "Synchronicity"?
    • A. 

      King Of Pain

    • B. 

      Murder By Numbers

    • C. 

      Synchronicity II

    • D. 

      Wrapped Around Your Finger

  • 12. 
    What is the title of Sting's memoir, published by Simon & Schuster in 2003?
    • A. 

      Broken Music: A Memoir

    • B. 

      A Moment Of Madness

    • C. 

      King Of Pain: A Memoir

    • D. 

      Demolition Man

  • 13. 
    The Police attempted to reunite in 1986, playing at what concert?
    • A. 

      Amnesty International

    • B. 

      Live Aid

    • C. 

      British Punk-Out

    • D. 

      Rock-a-Palooza

  • 14. 
    Which former Police member planned to tour in 2001 in The Doors of the 21st Century?
    • A. 

      Stewart Copeland

    • B. 

      Henri Padovani

    • C. 

      Sting

    • D. 

      Andy Summers

  • 15. 
    The lyrics to "Roxanne" were inspired by prostitutes near Sting's hotel in what city?
    • A. 

      Paris, France

    • B. 

      Amsterdam, Holland

    • C. 

      London, England

    • D. 

      Zurich, Switzerland

  • 16. 
    The Police song "Invisible Sun" is about what?
    • A. 

      The Isolation Of Celebrity

    • B. 

      Tensions In Northern Ireland

    • C. 

      The Effects Of Drug Use

    • D. 

      Global Warming

  • 17. 
    Which Police hit was covered by Pato Banton for "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls"?
    • A. 

      De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da

    • B. 

      Every Breath You Take

    • C. 

      Don't Stand So Close To Me

    • D. 

      Spirits In The Material World

  • 18. 
    What Police hit did Sting write while his marriage to Frances Tomelty collapsed?
    • A. 

      King Of Pain

    • B. 

      Wrapped Around Your Finger

    • C. 

      Every Breath You Take

    • D. 

      Roxanne

  • 19. 
    What song on "Reggatta de Blanc" features a rare lead vocal from Stewart Copeland?
    • A. 

      The Bed's Too Big Without You

    • B. 

      Does Everyone Stare

    • C. 

      On Any Other Day

    • D. 

      Contact

  • 20. 
    Sting praised what singer as walking "the thin line between enchantment and madness"?
    • A. 

      James Taylor

    • B. 

      Elton John

    • C. 

      Bono

    • D. 

      Eric Clapton

  • 21. 
    What was the name of the fan who harassed singer, Sting?
    • A. 

      Lolita Sting

    • B. 

      Roxanne D'Amour

    • C. 

      Truly Scrumptious

    • D. 

      Roxanne Sumner

  • 22. 
    Which member of The Police believed his house was haunted and hired an exorcist?
    • A. 

      Stewart Copeland

    • B. 

      Henri Padovani

    • C. 

      Andy Summers

    • D. 

      Sting

  • 23. 
    Sting and his second wife bought a New York City apartment from what singer?
    • A. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • B. 

      Billy Joel

    • C. 

      Cyndi Lauper

    • D. 

      Neil Sedaka

  • 24. 
    What was the title of the 1983 film portraying the smash success of The Police?
    • A. 

      Every Breath You Take

    • B. 

      The Police Are Coming

    • C. 

      Freeze

    • D. 

      Police Around The World

  • 25. 
    The Police traveled with a crew of how many people during their "Synchronicity" Tour?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      78

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      20

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