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  • 1. 

    According to the Eagles' hit song "Hotel California", what can you always do?

    • A.

      Check Out Anytime You Like

    • B.

      Use The Jacuzzi, With Extra Towels

    • C.

      Stay Till Morning

    • D.

      Get A Room

    Correct Answer
    A. Check Out Anytime You Like
    Explanation
    According to the Eagles' hit song "Hotel California", you can always "Check Out Anytime You Like".

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  • 2. 

    Who was the drummer for the Eagles?

    • A.

      Glen Frey

    • B.

      Don Brewer

    • C.

      Levon Helm

    • D.

      Don Henley

    Correct Answer
    D. Don Henley
    Explanation
    Don Henley was the drummer for the Eagles. He was a founding member of the band and played drums for them from their formation in 1971 until their breakup in 1980. Henley was known for his solid and steady drumming style, which helped to define the Eagles' sound. He also contributed vocals and songwriting to many of the band's biggest hits. After the Eagles disbanded, Henley went on to have a successful solo career.

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  • 3. 

    The Eagles sing about what drink in one of their hit songs?

    • A.

      Sex On A Beach

    • B.

      Screwdriver

    • C.

      Tequila Sunrise

    • D.

      Margaritas

    Correct Answer
    C. Tequila Sunrise
    Explanation
    The Eagles sing about the drink "Tequila Sunrise" in one of their hit songs. The song, also titled "Tequila Sunrise," was released in 1973 and became a popular track for the band. The lyrics of the song describe the emotions and reflections of a person at sunrise after a night of drinking tequila. The song's success helped popularize the drink and cemented its association with the Eagles.

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  • 4. 

    How did the Eagles complete the lyric "You can't hide your..."?

    • A.

      Hotel Key

    • B.

      Worst Side

    • C.

      Sad Disguise

    • D.

      Lyin' Eyes

    Correct Answer
    D. Lyin' Eyes
    Explanation
    The Eagles completed the lyric "You can't hide your..." with "Lyin' Eyes." This answer is correct because "Lyin' Eyes" is a well-known song by the Eagles, released in 1975. The lyrics of the song talk about a woman who is cheating on her partner and trying to hide it, but her eyes give away her deception. Therefore, "Lyin' Eyes" is the correct completion of the given lyric.

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  • 5. 

    Which member of the Eagles had solo hits such as "The Heat Is On" and "Smuggler's Blues"?

    • A.

      Joe Walsh

    • B.

      Glenn Frey

    • C.

      Tom Schmit

    • D.

      Randy Meisner

    Correct Answer
    B. Glenn Frey
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey is the correct answer because he was a member of the Eagles and had solo hits such as "The Heat Is On" and "Smuggler's Blues." Joe Walsh, Tom Schmit, and Randy Meisner were also members of the Eagles, but they did not have solo hits with those titles.

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  • 6. 

    "Boys of Summer" & "Dirty Laundry" were big hits for which Eagles singer and drummer?

    • A.

      Glenn Fry

    • B.

      Frank Beard

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Tom Schmit

    Correct Answer
    C. Don Henley
    Explanation
    Don Henley is the correct answer because he is both a singer and a drummer for the Eagles. "Boys of Summer" and "Dirty Laundry" were popular songs that he performed with the band. Glenn Fry was also a member of the Eagles, but he was primarily a guitarist and vocalist. Frank Beard is the drummer for the band ZZ Top, and Tom Schmit is a bassist who joined the Eagles later in their career.

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  • 7. 

    What decade is the hit single "One of These Nights" by the Eagles from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Eighties

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    B. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "One of These Nights" by the Eagles is from the Seventies. The song was released in 1975 as the title track of their album "One of These Nights." It became a major commercial success and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Eagles were one of the most successful rock bands of the 1970s, and this song is a classic example of their signature sound during that decade.

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  • 8. 

    What decade is the hit single "Take It To the Limit" by the Eagles from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    D. Seventies
    Explanation
    "Take It To the Limit" is a hit single by the Eagles, a popular American rock band. The song was released in 1975 as part of their album "One of These Nights." Therefore, the correct answer is Seventies, as the song belongs to that decade.

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  • 9. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1975?

    • A.

      Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely

    • B.

      Devil Or Angel

    • C.

      Head Over Heels

    • D.

      One Of These Nights

    Correct Answer
    D. One Of These Nights
    Explanation
    In 1975, The Eagles had a hit single called "One Of These Nights." This song became very popular and was a significant success for the band. It showcased their signature blend of rock and country elements and featured catchy melodies and harmonies. "One Of These Nights" helped solidify The Eagles' status as one of the leading bands in the music industry during that time.

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  • 10. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1976?

    • A.

      Take It To The Limit

    • B.

      I Got The Feelin'

    • C.

      She's So High

    • D.

      Say You, Say Me (Title Song From "White Nights")

    Correct Answer
    A. Take It To The Limit
    Explanation
    In 1976, the Eagles had a hit single called "Take It To The Limit".

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  • 11. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1977?

    • A.

      November Rain

    • B.

      I'm A Believer

    • C.

      Honey

    • D.

      Hotel California

    Correct Answer
    D. Hotel California
    Explanation
    In 1977, The Eagles had a hit single called "Hotel California." This song became one of their most popular and iconic tracks, known for its memorable guitar solos and haunting lyrics. It has since become a classic rock staple and is often regarded as one of the greatest songs of all time.

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  • 12. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1977?

    • A.

      I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang")

    • B.

      To Be A Lover

    • C.

      New Kid In Town/Victim Of Love

    • D.

      Faithful

    Correct Answer
    C. New Kid In Town/Victim Of Love
    Explanation
    In 1977, The Eagles had the hit single "New Kid In Town/Victim Of Love".

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  • 13. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1980?

    • A.

      She's About A Mover

    • B.

      Speedy Gonzales

    • C.

      Tonight, Tonight, Tonight

    • D.

      Heartache Tonight

    Correct Answer
    D. Heartache Tonight
    Explanation
    "Heartache Tonight" was a hit single by The Eagles in 1980. The song was featured on their album "The Long Run" and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger, and J.D. Souther, and it became one of the band's most popular and enduring songs. The lyrics reflect the theme of heartbreak and longing, which resonated with audiences and contributed to the song's success.

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  • 14. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1980?

    • A.

      Put Your Hand In The Hand

    • B.

      I Can't Tell You Why

    • C.

      I'll Remember (From With Honors)

    • D.

      Jungle Boogie

    Correct Answer
    B. I Can't Tell You Why
    Explanation
    "I Can't Tell You Why" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by The Eagles in 1980. The song was released as part of their album "The Long Run" and reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is a soft rock ballad that showcases the band's harmonies and emotional lyrics. The song became one of their signature hits and continues to be a fan favorite.

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  • 15. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1980?

    • A.

      Something About You

    • B.

      Black Velvet

    • C.

      In The Summertime

    • D.

      The Long Run

    Correct Answer
    D. The Long Run
    Explanation
    In 1980, The Eagles had a hit single called "The Long Run".

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  • 16. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "One of These Nights" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1984

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    A. 1975
    Explanation
    In 1975, the Eagles released their hit single "One of These Nights" on the Asylum label. This song became one of their most successful and popular tracks, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Eagles were known for their smooth harmonies and blend of rock and country elements, and "One of These Nights" showcased their musical talent and songwriting skills. The song's success helped solidify the Eagles' status as one of the most influential and iconic bands of the 1970s.

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  • 17. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "Take It To The Limit" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    D. 1976
    Explanation
    The Eagles had the hit single "Take It To The Limit" on Asylum in 1976.

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  • 18. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "Hotel California" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1984

    Correct Answer
    B. 1977
    Explanation
    In 1977, the Eagles had the hit single "Hotel California" on Asylum. This song became one of their most iconic and successful tracks, reaching the top of the charts and becoming a timeless classic. It is widely recognized for its memorable guitar solos, haunting lyrics, and unique sound. The Eagles' success in the 1970s solidified their status as one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

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  • 19. 

    According to the lyrics of "Hotel California", what can you never do?

    • A.

      Stay

    • B.

      Leave

    • C.

      Win

    • D.

      Go

    Correct Answer
    B. Leave
    Explanation
    In the lyrics of "Hotel California", it is mentioned that "you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave." This implies that once you enter the Hotel California, you are trapped and can never escape. Therefore, the correct answer is "Leave."

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  • 20. 

    What album did The Eagles produce shortly after they reunited?

    • A.

      The Eagles

    • B.

      Desperado

    • C.

      Hotel California

    • D.

      Hell Freezes Over

    Correct Answer
    D. Hell Freezes Over
    Explanation
    After reuniting, The Eagles produced the album "Hell Freezes Over." This album was released in 1994 and featured live recordings of their greatest hits, as well as four new studio tracks. The title "Hell Freezes Over" was a playful reference to a statement made by Don Henley in the past, saying that the band would only reunite "when hell freezes over." The album was a commercial success, reaching number one on the charts and further solidifying The Eagles' status as one of the most influential rock bands of all time.

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  • 21. 

    Which singer's back-up group formed the basis of The Eagles?

    • A.

      James Taylor

    • B.

      Linda Ronstadt

    • C.

      Carly Simon

    • D.

      Carole King

    Correct Answer
    B. Linda Ronstadt
    Explanation
    Linda Ronstadt's back-up group formed the basis of The Eagles. This suggests that members of Linda Ronstadt's backing band went on to form The Eagles.

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  • 22. 

    On which Eagles' LP did Joe Walsh make his debut?

    • A.

      The Long Run

    • B.

      Desperado

    • C.

      Hotel California

    • D.

      Eagles

    Correct Answer
    C. Hotel California
    Explanation
    Joe Walsh made his debut with the Eagles on their LP "Hotel California". This album, released in 1976, featured Walsh's guitar skills prominently, especially on the title track "Hotel California". Walsh joined the band in 1975, bringing a fresh sound and contributing to the band's evolution. The album was a huge success, becoming one of the Eagles' most iconic and best-selling records.

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  • 23. 

    Who was not an original member of the Eagles?

    • A.

      Glenn Frey

    • B.

      Joe Walsh

    • C.

      Randy Meisner

    • D.

      Don Henley

    Correct Answer
    B. Joe Walsh
    Explanation
    Joe Walsh was not an original member of the Eagles. The original members of the Eagles were Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Randy Meisner, and Bernie Leadon. Joe Walsh joined the band in 1975, after Bernie Leadon left. Walsh's addition brought a new sound and energy to the Eagles, and he became a key member of the band, contributing to their success with hits like "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane."

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  • 24. 

    Which band did Joe Walsh belong to before joining the Eagles?

    • A.

      Amboy Dukes

    • B.

      The Voxpoppers

    • C.

      REO Speedwagon

    • D.

      The James Gang

    Correct Answer
    D. The James Gang
    Explanation
    Joe Walsh belonged to The James Gang before joining the Eagles. This band was formed in 1966 and gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Walsh was the guitarist and vocalist for The James Gang, and his time with the band helped establish his reputation as a talented musician. He later left the band and went on to join the Eagles, where he played a crucial role in their success.

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  • 25. 

    What decade is the hit single "I Can't Tell You Why" by the Eagles from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "I Can't Tell You Why" by the Eagles is from the Eighties.

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  • 26. 

    The Eagles had which hit single in 1975?

    • A.

      When You Believe

    • B.

      Best Of My Love

    • C.

      Let's Live For Today

    • D.

      Cab Driver

    Correct Answer
    B. Best Of My Love
    Explanation
    In 1975, The Eagles had a hit single called "Best Of My Love." This song was released as a single from their album "On the Border" and became a major success, reaching the top of the charts. "Best Of My Love" is a classic rock song that showcases The Eagles' harmonies and melodic sound, making it one of their most popular and enduring songs.

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