The Beach Boys Rock Band Trivia Quiz!

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The Beach Boys Rock Band Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Alan Jardine attended which college together?
    • A. 

      Dental School

    • B. 

      California State At Fresno

    • C. 

      UCLA

    • D. 

      El Camino Junior College

  • 2. 
    Before The Beach Boys made it big, Brian Wilson attended college. What was he thinking about majoring in?
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Philosophy

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 3. 
    Who did not tour as a part of The Beach Boys band in the 1970's?
    • A. 

      The Captain & Tennille

    • B. 

      Blondie Chaplin

    • C. 

      Ricky Fataar

    • D. 

      Glen Campbell

  • 4. 
    Which Beach Boy wrote Barry Manilow's hit "I Write the Songs"?
    • A. 

      Bruce Johnston

    • B. 

      Brian Wilson

    • C. 

      David Marks

    • D. 

      Mike Love

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT a song meant to characterize the life of Beach Boy Brian Wilson?
    • A. 

      Brian Wilson

    • B. 

      I Write The Songs

    • C. 

      Brian's Back

    • D. 

      Brian's Song

  • 6. 
    Who was Beach Boy Brian Wilson's idol?
    • A. 

      Singer Runaway Del Shannon

    • B. 

      His Father Murray Wilson

    • C. 

      The Beatles' Producer George Martin

    • D. 

      Record Producer Phil Spector

  • 7. 
    Which non-Beach Boy sang on the recording of the classic hit Barbara Ann?
    • A. 

      Glen Campbell

    • B. 

      Dean Torrence

    • C. 

      Terry Melcher

    • D. 

      Frankie Valli

  • 8. 
    Which song on The Beach Boys album "Surfin' USA" was written by Dick Dale?
    • A. 

      Let's Go Trippin'

    • B. 

      Misirlou

    • C. 

      Summertime Blues

    • D. 

      Honky Tonk

  • 9. 
    Which Beach Boys Smile era song was purported to feature Paul McCartney?
    • A. 

      Mrs. O'leary's Cow

    • B. 

      Holidays

    • C. 

      Been Way Too Long

    • D. 

      Vega-Tables

  • 10. 
    Reggie Dunbar is attributed as co-writer of The Beach Boys song "Break Away". Who IS Reggie Dunbar?
    • A. 

      Brian Wilson's College Roommate Bob Norberg

    • B. 

      Brian Wilson's Father Murray

    • C. 

      Rick Henn Of The Sunrays

    • D. 

      Elton John

  • 11. 
    What was the first Brian Wilson single to be released?
    • A. 

      Love And Mercy

    • B. 

      Caroline, No

    • C. 

      Melt Away

    • D. 

      Night Time

  • 12. 
    Which one of the original Beach Boys was the first to release a solo album?
    • A. 

      Dennis Wilson

    • B. 

      Brian Wilson

    • C. 

      Carl Wilson

    • D. 

      Mike Love

  • 13. 
    Which of The Beach Boys' albums was intended to be Brian Wilson's first solo album?
    • A. 

      15 Big Ones

    • B. 

      Ten Years Of Harmony

    • C. 

      Love You

    • D. 

      Keepin' The Summer Alive

  • 14. 
    What non-Beach Boys song did The Beach Boys rap to in 1987?
    • A. 

      Wipe Out

    • B. 

      The Fat Boy Rap

    • C. 

      Pipeline

    • D. 

      Surfers Stomp

  • 15. 
    Which Beach Boys tune was inspired by The Beatles' song "Ticket to Ride"?
    • A. 

      Help Me, Rhonda

    • B. 

      When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)

    • C. 

      Girl Don't Tell Me

    • D. 

      You're So Good To Me

  • 16. 
    Which Beach Boys tune came first?
    • A. 

      Little Deuce Coupe

    • B. 

      Help Me, Rhonda

    • C. 

      Little Honda

    • D. 

      This Car Of Mine

  • 17. 
    In 1976, what song was released about the death of Beach Boy Brian Wilson's dog?
    • A. 

      Louie

    • B. 

      Timothy

    • C. 

      Me And You And A Dog Named Boo

    • D. 

      Shannon

  • 18. 
    Which Beach Boy regularly played rhythm guitar on concert tours between 1961-1980?
    • A. 

      Al Jardine

    • B. 

      Dennis Wilson

    • C. 

      Carl Wilson

    • D. 

      Brian Wilson

  • 19. 
    Which Beach Boy regularly played bass guitar?
    • A. 

      Al Jardine

    • B. 

      Dennis Wilson

    • C. 

      Carl Wilson

    • D. 

      Brian Wilson

  • 20. 
    Which Beach Boy was forced to surf on national television in 1976?
    • A. 

      Brian Wilson

    • B. 

      Dennis Wilson

    • C. 

      Al Jardine

    • D. 

      Bruce Johnston

  • 21. 
    What song made Beach Boy father Murray Wilson famous?
    • A. 

      Break Away

    • B. 

      Two Step Side Step

    • C. 

      Lazzaloo

    • D. 

      Moody

  • 22. 
    Which song is not included in the 1981 45 RPM single entitled "The Beach Boys Medley"?
    • A. 

      Fun, Fun, Fun

    • B. 

      Good Vibrations

    • C. 

      I Get Around

    • D. 

      409

  • 23. 
    Which two Beach Boys made an appearance in the 1978 movie "Dead Man's Curve -- the story of Jan & Dean"?
    • A. 

      Mike Love & Bruce Johnston

    • B. 

      Mike Love & Carl Wilson

    • C. 

      Mike Love & Brian Wilson

    • D. 

      Carl Wilson & Al Jardine

  • 24. 
    Which recording engineer helped The Beach Boys create their most legendary works?
    • A. 

      Stephen Desper

    • B. 

      Earle Mankey

    • C. 

      Stephen Moffit

    • D. 

      Chuck Britz

  • 25. 
    Which of the following has not played drums on a Beach Boys recording?
    • A. 

      Keith Moon

    • B. 

      John Stamos

    • C. 

      Hal Blaine

    • D. 

      Dennis Wilson

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