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  • 1. 

    What was the original name for the band Kiss?

    • A.

      Wooly Mammoth

    • B.

      Lip Service

    • C.

      Dynasty

    • D.

      Wicked Lester

    Correct Answer
    D. Wicked Lester
    Explanation
    Wicked Lester was the original name for the band Kiss. This name was used before they changed it to Kiss.

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  • 2. 

    Kiss formed in which year?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    A. 1973
    Explanation
    Kiss was formed in 1973.

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  • 3. 

    When did the Kiss Army form?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1975

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    B. 1975
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1975. The Kiss Army is the official fan club of the American rock band Kiss. It was formed in 1975, two years after the band's formation. The Kiss Army quickly gained a large following and became known for its dedicated and passionate fans, who often wore the band's iconic makeup and costumes to concerts. The fan club provided exclusive access to merchandise, concert tickets, and other perks for its members, further solidifying Kiss' reputation as one of the biggest rock bands of the 1970s.

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  • 4. 

    "Beth", sung and written by Peter Criss, reached what number on the U.S. charts?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven
    Explanation
    The song "Beth", sung and written by Peter Criss, reached the number seven position on the U.S. charts.

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  • 5. 

    Music from the Elder featured some lyrical help from which rocker?

    • A.

      David Bowie

    • B.

      Lou Reed

    • C.

      Frank Zappa

    • D.

      Iggy Pop

    Correct Answer
    B. Lou Reed
    Explanation
    Music from the Elder, a concept album released by the band Kiss in 1981, featured lyrical help from Lou Reed. Lou Reed was a highly influential rock musician, known for his work as a solo artist and as a member of the Velvet Underground. His collaboration with Kiss on this album added a unique touch to their sound and showcased his lyrical talent.

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  • 6. 

    In 1977, the Kiss song "Beth" beat out what song for Best Song at the People's Choice Awards?

    • A.

      Convoy

    • B.

      You Light Up My Life

    • C.

      Disco Duck

    • D.

      YMCA

    Correct Answer
    C. Disco Duck
    Explanation
    In 1977, the song "Beth" by Kiss won the Best Song award at the People's Choice Awards, defeating other nominated songs such as "Convoy," "You Light Up My Life," and "YMCA." However, "Disco Duck" was not one of the nominated songs for the Best Song category at the People's Choice Awards in 1977.

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  • 7. 

    What band did Peter Criss play in after Kiss?

    • A.

      Firestarter

    • B.

      Babyland

    • C.

      Balls Of Fire

    • D.

      Lips

    Correct Answer
    C. Balls Of Fire
    Explanation
    Peter Criss played in the band Balls Of Fire after Kiss.

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  • 8. 

    Kiss toured here on December 18, 1998 (part of the Psycho Circus tour)?

    • A.

      Hunssington, Virginia

    • B.

      Rockford, Illinois

    • C.

      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    • D.

      Carrie, New Jersey

    Correct Answer
    B. Rockford, Illinois
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rockford, Illinois. This is indicated in the question where it mentions that Kiss toured on December 18, 1998, as part of the Psycho Circus tour. The question does not provide any additional information to support the answer, but based on the given options, Rockford, Illinois is the most likely location for the tour.

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  • 9. 

    On the 1996 Kiss reunion tour, how many drums were in Peter Criss' drums set?

    • A.

      13 PC

    • B.

      10 PC

    • C.

      7 PC

    • D.

      17 PC

    Correct Answer
    A. 13 PC
    Explanation
    Peter Criss' drum set on the 1996 Kiss reunion tour consisted of 13 pieces.

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  • 10. 

    Billboard Magazine reported a Kiss concert costs how much?

    • A.

      1.1 Million Dollars

    • B.

      4 Million Dollars

    • C.

      500,000 Dollars

    • D.

      2.2 Million Dollars

    Correct Answer
    D. 2.2 Million Dollars
    Explanation
    Billboard Magazine reported that a Kiss concert costs 2.2 million dollars.

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  • 11. 

    What was the first Kiss album released without their characters on the cover?

    • A.

      Lick It Up

    • B.

      Creatures Of The Night

    • C.

      The Elder

    • D.

      Double Platinum

    Correct Answer
    D. Double Platinum
    Explanation
    Double Platinum is the correct answer because it was a compilation album released in 1978, featuring hits from their earlier albums. It is the first Kiss album that did not feature their iconic characters on the cover, as it was a compilation album and not a regular studio release. The cover of Double Platinum is a silver background with the Kiss logo in gold, without any images of the band members.

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  • 12. 

    In the 70's, which toy company made the Kiss Your Face makeup kit?

    • A.

      Mego

    • B.

      Mattel

    • C.

      Tyco

    • D.

      Remco

    Correct Answer
    D. Remco
    Explanation
    In the 70's, Remco was the toy company that made the Kiss Your Face makeup kit.

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  • 13. 

    Which trading card company marketed two series of Kiss cards in the late '70's?

    • A.

      Donruss

    • B.

      Swell

    • C.

      Topps

    • D.

      Fleer

    Correct Answer
    A. Donruss
    Explanation
    Donruss is the correct answer because they were the trading card company that marketed two series of Kiss cards in the late '70s. Donruss released the first series of Kiss trading cards in 1978, featuring images of the band members and other merchandise. They followed it up with a second series in 1979, which included more photos and information about the band. Donruss's Kiss cards were popular among fans and collectors during that time.

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  • 14. 

    A set of Kiss dolls were made in the late 70's by which company?

    • A.

      Remco

    • B.

      Mattel

    • C.

      Tyco

    • D.

      Mego

    Correct Answer
    D. Mego
    Explanation
    Mego is the correct answer because they were the company that produced a set of Kiss dolls in the late 70's. Remco, Mattel, and Tyco did not manufacture these dolls during that time period.

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  • 15. 

    During the late 70's, Kiss was proven to be bigger than The Beatles by outselling them in which venue?

    • A.

      The L.A. Coliseum

    • B.

      The Budokan

    • C.

      Wembley Stadium

    • D.

      Madison Square Garden

    Correct Answer
    B. The Budokan
    Explanation
    During the late 70's, Kiss outsold The Beatles at The Budokan. This venue, located in Tokyo, Japan, became a significant milestone for Kiss as they were the first non-Japanese band to perform there. The band's popularity and commercial success during this time period were undeniable, surpassing even the legendary Beatles in terms of sales at this particular venue.

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  • 16. 

    What piece of advice does Gene Simmons most often give?

    • A.

      Don't Do My Fire-Breathing Trick

    • B.

      Don't Do Drugs

    • C.

      Always Practice Safe Sex

    • D.

      School Is Important

    Correct Answer
    A. Don't Do My Fire-Breathing Trick
    Explanation
    Gene Simmons, a famous rock musician known for his performances with the band KISS, often advises against attempting his fire-breathing trick. This is likely because fire-breathing can be extremely dangerous and should only be done by professionals who have proper training and safety measures in place. Simmons may have had personal experiences or witnessed accidents related to this trick, leading him to emphasize the importance of avoiding it.

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  • 17. 

    What was the name of Kiss member Gene Simmons' dog who was killed by a mountain lion?

    • A.

      Demon

    • B.

      Lugosi

    • C.

      Flanken

    • D.

      Spot

    Correct Answer
    C. Flanken
    Explanation
    Flanken is the correct answer because it is the name of Kiss member Gene Simmons' dog who was killed by a mountain lion.

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  • 18. 

    Which U.S. high school produced and staged a full length stage play around the story of The Elder?

    • A.

      Hollywood High

    • B.

      Woodland Hills High

    • C.

      Forest Park High

    • D.

      Athens Wisconsin High

    Correct Answer
    D. Athens Wisconsin High
    Explanation
    Athens Wisconsin High is the correct answer because it is the only option that is a U.S. high school and it is the only option that produced and staged a full length stage play around the story of The Elder. The other options, Hollywood High, Woodland Hills High, and Forest Park High, do not have any connection to The Elder or staging a play based on its story.

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  • 19. 

    Which former member of Kiss did Gene refer to as "The Pimp"?

    • A.

      Mark St. John

    • B.

      Eric Carr

    • C.

      Bruce Kulick

    • D.

      Eric Singer

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Singer
    Explanation
    Gene referred to Eric Singer as "The Pimp" because Singer wore flashy and extravagant outfits on stage, resembling the style of a pimp. This nickname was given to him due to his flamboyant and showy stage presence, which was reminiscent of the stereotypical image of a pimp.

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  • 20. 

    At the photo shoot for the Reunion Tour, what animal did Peter Criss decline to pose with?

    • A.

      Leopard

    • B.

      Lion

    • C.

      Black Panther

    • D.

      Tiger

    Correct Answer
    D. Tiger
    Explanation
    Peter Criss declined to pose with a tiger at the photo shoot for the Reunion Tour.

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  • 21. 

    Which Tour Book had only one edition, due to lack of interest in tour?

    • A.

      Creatures Of The Night

    • B.

      Dynasty

    • C.

      Revenge

    • D.

      Unmasked

    Correct Answer
    C. Revenge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Revenge. This is because the question asks for a tour book that had only one edition, indicating that it was not popular enough to have subsequent editions. Out of the given options, Revenge is the only album that fits this criteria. Creatures of the Night, Dynasty, and Unmasked all had multiple editions of their tour books, suggesting that there was enough interest in those tours to warrant additional editions.

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  • 22. 

    Where was Kiss performing when in 1976 Ace was electrocuted during the concert?

    • A.

      Detroit, MI

    • B.

      New York, NY

    • C.

      Lakeland, FL

    • D.

      Springfield, MO

    Correct Answer
    C. Lakeland, FL
    Explanation
    In 1976, Kiss was performing in Lakeland, FL when Ace was electrocuted during the concert.

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  • 23. 

    What was the first year in Kisstory that there was no new Kiss album released?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1981

    Correct Answer
    A. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, there was no new Kiss album released, making it the first year in Kisstory without a new album. This suggests that the band took a break from releasing new music during that year.

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  • 24. 

    What was the first album Eric Carr recorded with Kiss?

    • A.

      The Elder

    • B.

      Creatures Of The Night

    • C.

      Kiss Killers

    • D.

      Unmasked

    Correct Answer
    A. The Elder
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Elder. The Elder was the first album that Eric Carr recorded with Kiss. Released in 1981, it was a concept album that received mixed reviews and was not as commercially successful as their previous albums. However, it showcased Carr's drumming skills and introduced a more experimental sound for the band.

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  • 25. 

    What lead guitarist for Kiss played the solo on the 1977 demo of "Christine Sixteen"?

    • A.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • B.

      Jimmy Page

    • C.

      Paul Stanley

    • D.

      Ace Frehley

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Van Halen
    Explanation
    Eddie Van Halen is known for his exceptional guitar skills and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Although he is not a member of the band Kiss, he was invited to play the solo on the 1977 demo of "Christine Sixteen". This collaboration showcased Van Halen's talent and added a unique touch to the song.

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  • 26. 

    Bruce Kulick played guitar on what song from Kiss' 1984 "Animalize" album?

    • A.

      Heaven's On Fire

    • B.

      Burn Bitch Burn

    • C.

      Lonely Is The Hunter

    • D.

      Get All You Can Take

    Correct Answer
    C. Lonely Is The Hunter
    Explanation
    Bruce Kulick played guitar on the song "Lonely Is The Hunter" from Kiss' 1984 "Animalize" album.

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  • 27. 

    What was the original title of "Love Theme From Kiss"?

    • A.

      Love Theme From Gene

    • B.

      Simple Type

    • C.

      Acrobat

    • D.

      Detroit Rock City

    Correct Answer
    C. Acrobat
    Explanation
    The original title of "Love Theme From Kiss" was "Acrobat".

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  • 28. 

    Who choreographed the famous moves by Gene, Paul and Ace of Kiss during the song "Deuce"?

    • A.

      Gene Simmons

    • B.

      Bill Aucoin

    • C.

      Howard Marks

    • D.

      Sean Delaney

    Correct Answer
    D. Sean Delaney
    Explanation
    Sean Delaney choreographed the famous moves by Gene, Paul, and Ace of Kiss during the song "Deuce."

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  • 29. 

    Bryan Adams helped co-write what two songs on "Creatures Of The Night"?

    • A.

      Creatures Of The Night & Danger

    • B.

      War Machine & Rock And Roll Hell

    • C.

      Rock And Roll Hell & I Still Love You

    • D.

      Creatures Of The Night & War Machine

    Correct Answer
    B. War Machine & Rock And Roll Hell
    Explanation
    Bryan Adams co-wrote the songs "War Machine" and "Rock And Roll Hell" on "Creatures Of The Night".

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  • 30. 

    Who Suggested Paul Stanley wear the Bandit makeup instead of the star?

    • A.

      Bill Aucoin

    • B.

      Neil Bogart

    • C.

      Sean Delaney

    • D.

      Gene Simmons

    Correct Answer
    B. Neil Bogart
    Explanation
    Neil Bogart suggested that Paul Stanley wear the Bandit makeup instead of the star.

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  • 31. 

    What was the only song Paul Stanley wrote by himself during the unmasked years?

    • A.

      Tears Are Falling

    • B.

      Every Time I Look At You

    • C.

      Crazy, Crazy Nights

    • D.

      Lick It Up

    Correct Answer
    A. Tears Are Falling
    Explanation
    During the unmasked years, Paul Stanley wrote "Tears Are Falling" by himself. This song was released in 1985 as the lead single from the album "Asylum." It showcases Stanley's songwriting abilities and his ability to create catchy, melodic rock songs. "Tears Are Falling" became a successful hit for the band, reaching number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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  • 32. 

    Which two Kiss songs have Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley co-written together?

    • A.

      Strutter & 100,000 Years

    • B.

      Rock Bottom & Comin Home

    • C.

      C'mon And Love Me & Comin Home

    • D.

      Rock Bottom & Firehouse

    Correct Answer
    B. Rock Bottom & Comin Home
    Explanation
    Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley have co-written the songs "Rock Bottom" and "Comin Home".

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  • 33. 

    On the Psycho Circus tour Paul Stanley used guitars made by what company?

    • A.

      B.C. Rich

    • B.

      Washburn

    • C.

      Ibanez

    • D.

      Gibson

    Correct Answer
    B. Washburn
    Explanation
    On the Psycho Circus tour, Paul Stanley used guitars made by Washburn.

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  • 34. 

    Who photographed the cover for Kiss first album?

    • A.

      James Brodsky

    • B.

      Sean Delaney

    • C.

      Joel Brodsky

    • D.

      Neil Bogart

    Correct Answer
    C. Joel Brodsky
    Explanation
    Joel Brodsky is the correct answer because he was the photographer who captured the cover for Kiss' first album.

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  • 35. 

    What band refused Kiss to be their opening act in 1974?

    • A.

      Blue Oyster Cult

    • B.

      Johnny Winter

    • C.

      Mott The Hoople

    • D.

      Ted Nugent

    Correct Answer
    C. Mott The Hoople
    Explanation
    In 1974, Mott The Hoople refused Kiss to be their opening act.

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  • 36. 

    What date did Kiss' release Dressed To Kill?

    • A.

      February 18th, 1975

    • B.

      January 7th, 1975

    • C.

      June 19th, 1975

    • D.

      March 19th, 1975

    Correct Answer
    D. March 19th, 1975
    Explanation
    Kiss released their album "Dressed To Kill" on March 19th, 1975.

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  • 37. 

    Where was the first ever meeting of the Kiss Army held?

    • A.

      Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    • B.

      Terre Haute, Indiana

    • C.

      Detroit, Michigan

    • D.

      New York City

    Correct Answer
    B. Terre Haute, Indiana
  • 38. 

    Mark St. John debuted on what Kiss album?

    • A.

      Animalize

    • B.

      Paul's Solo Album

    • C.

      Crazy Nights

    • D.

      Asylum

    Correct Answer
    A. Animalize
    Explanation
    Mark St. John debuted on the Kiss album "Animalize".

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  • 39. 

    What year were Kiss costumes first featured in the Hollywood Wax Museum?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    B. 1977
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1977. This suggests that Kiss costumes were first featured in the Hollywood Wax Museum in that year.

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  • 40. 

    What was infamous about a show Kiss played in Largo on the Dynasty tour in 1979?

    • A.

      Paul Smashed 2 Guitars

    • B.

      Peter Messed Up The Words To A Song

    • C.

      Ace Fell Off The Stage

    • D.

      Gene Set His Hair On Fire

    Correct Answer
    B. Peter Messed Up The Words To A Song
    Explanation
    During a show Kiss played in Largo on the Dynasty tour in 1979, Peter messed up the words to a song. This incident is infamous because it is a mistake made by one of the band members during a live performance. It might have been embarrassing for Peter and affected the overall quality of the performance.

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  • 41. 

    Which of the following bands opened for Kiss on the Animalize European Tour in 1984?

    • A.

      Ted Nugent

    • B.

      Ratt

    • C.

      Motley Crue

    • D.

      Bon Jovi

    Correct Answer
    D. Bon Jovi
    Explanation
    Bon Jovi opened for Kiss on the Animalize European Tour in 1984.

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  • 42. 

    In the song, "C'mon And Love Me" by Kiss, Paul Stanley says what his zodiac sign is?

    • A.

      Cancer

    • B.

      Capricorn

    • C.

      Gemini

    • D.

      Leo

    Correct Answer
    B. Capricorn
    Explanation
    In the song "C'mon And Love Me" by Kiss, Paul Stanley reveals his zodiac sign by stating "Capricorn." This means that Paul Stanley, the singer of Kiss, identifies himself as a Capricorn.

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  • 43. 

    What soundtrack did Poison cover the Kiss song "Rock and Roll All Nite" for?

    • A.

      Detroit Rock City

    • B.

      Dazed & Confused

    • C.

      Less Than Zero

    • D.

      Wayne's World

    Correct Answer
    C. Less Than Zero
    Explanation
    Poison covered the Kiss song "Rock and Roll All Nite" for the movie soundtrack of "Less Than Zero".

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