The Beat Band Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Ex-English Beat members Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger formed which short lived group?
    • A. 

      General Public

    • B. 

      Proclaimers

    • C. 

      The Fall

    • D. 

      Style Council

  • 2. 
    In the U.S. they're known as The English Beat, but in England what name do they go by?
    • A. 

      London Beat

    • B. 

      Ska

    • C. 

      The Blokes

    • D. 

      The Beat

  • 3. 
    Ranking Roger and Saxa infused The English Beat's sound with what ethnic influence?
    • A. 

      Polish

    • B. 

      Mexican

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Jamaican

  • 4. 
    The English Beat promoted what album by touring with The Pretenders and Talking Heads?
    • A. 

      Tears Of A Clown

    • B. 

      Wha'ppen?

    • C. 

      The Platinum Collection

    • D. 

      What Is Beat?

  • 5. 
    The English Beat's "March of the Swivelheads" was used in the chase scene of what film?
    • A. 

      After Hours

    • B. 

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    • C. 

      Fast & The Furious

    • D. 

      Thelma & Louise

  • 6. 
    What son of a member of The English Beat later became a member of The Beat in the U.K.?
    • A. 

      Ranking Roger

    • B. 

      Dave Blockhead

    • C. 

      Everett Morton

    • D. 

      Dave Wakeling

  • 7. 
    After Dave Blockhead left The English Beat, he was replaced on keyboards by whom?
    • A. 

      Greg Dulli

    • B. 

      Adrian Sherwood

    • C. 

      Dave Wakeling

    • D. 

      Mickey Billingham

  • 8. 
    What is the predominant color used on the cover of The English Beat's "I Just Can't Stop It"?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Pink

    • C. 

      Pale Green

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 9. 
    What is the seccond half of The English Beat's song title that begins with "Whine & Grine"?
    • A. 

      Stand Down Margaret

    • B. 

      Rough Rider

    • C. 

      Twist & Crawl

    • D. 

      My Head Is Spinning

  • 10. 
    What murders are mentioned in a song title by The English Beat on "Wha'ppen?"?
    • A. 

      Scarsdale

    • B. 

      Kindergarten

    • C. 

      Monkey

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 11. 
    What greatest hits album did The English Beat release in 1983?
    • A. 

      What Is Beat?

    • B. 

      Tears Of A Clown

    • C. 

      Two More Beats

    • D. 

      The Beat Goes On

  • 12. 
    What group does "the kid" belong to in The English Beat's "Two Swords"?
    • A. 

      PETA

    • B. 

      Nazis

    • C. 

      Sharks

    • D. 

      Young Rebels

  • 13. 
    What do The English Beat pair sugar with in a song title from the album "Special Beat Service"?
    • A. 

      Cavities

    • B. 

      Spite

    • C. 

      Pepper

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 14. 
    What was the name of the sophomore album from the British ska band The English Beat?
    • A. 

      The Kids Are The Same

    • B. 

      Special Beat Service

    • C. 

      Wha 'Appen?

    • D. 

      What Is Beat?

  • 15. 
    British ska/New Wave band English Beat, formerly The Beat, split up after which 1982 LP?
    • A. 

      Special Beat Service

    • B. 

      The Beat Goes On

    • C. 

      Beat On The Brat

    • D. 

      Hit That Perfect Beat

  • 16. 
    Exposure on Triple J and the TV show "Countdown" made The English Beat popular where?
    • A. 

      Haiti

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 17. 
    The English Beat ask "What Is Beat?" in an album title; what answer is on the back cover?
    • A. 

      Everything

    • B. 

      Ska-Skiddly-Ra

    • C. 

      If You Don't Know, Don't Ask

    • D. 

      This Is Beat!

  • 18. 
    What word do The English Beat rhyme with "kitchenette" and "luncheonette" in "Jeanette"?
    • A. 

      Puppeteerette

    • B. 

      Musketeerette

    • C. 

      Maudlinette

    • D. 

      Hamburgerette

  • 19. 
    Where will someone's head come off in "I Am Your Flag" by The English Beat?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Inside Their Kitchen

    • C. 

      Wisconsin

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 20. 
    What new dance is mentioned in The English Beat's "Sole Salvation"?
    • A. 

      The Hustle

    • B. 

      The Tolerance

    • C. 

      Texas Two-step

    • D. 

      Moon Walk

  • 21. 
    In "I Confess", The English Beat claim that how many lives were ruined?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      100

  • 22. 
    According to The English Beat, monkey murders come with what?
    • A. 

      Dollars

    • B. 

      Bananas

    • C. 

      Passion

    • D. 

      Dogs

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