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The Kiss band never went on stage without make up. They are one of the major classic rock bands from the 70s. How familiar are you with their music? Do you know them? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    On the first leg of Kiss' "Crazy Nights" tour, who opened for them?

    • A.

      Def Leppard

    • B.

      Bon Jovi

    • C.

      Aerosmith

    • D.

      Ted Nugent

    Correct Answer
    D. Ted Nugent
    Explanation
    Ted Nugent opened for Kiss on the first leg of their "Crazy Nights" tour.

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  • 2. 

    Which song wasn't on the first edition of Kiss' debut album, but IS on all other editions of it?

    • A.

      Cold Gin

    • B.

      Black Diamond

    • C.

      Kissin' Time

    • D.

      Firehouse

    Correct Answer
    C. Kissin' Time
    Explanation
    "Kissin' Time" is the correct answer because it was not included in the first edition of Kiss' debut album, but it is present in all other editions of the album. This suggests that the song was either added or re-recorded after the initial release of the album.

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  • 3. 

    Kiss' album, "Unmasked", broke sales records in which country?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Australia
    Explanation
    "Unmasked" by Kiss broke sales records in Australia.

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  • 4. 

    "Beth", one of Kiss' most popular songs, was originally called what?

    • A.

      Bev

    • B.

      Bethany Is Calling

    • C.

      Beck

    • D.

      Bea

    Correct Answer
    C. Beck
  • 5. 

    What came with Kiss' "Psycho Circus 3D Video"?

    • A.

      Four Different Shapes

    • B.

      Kiss' Psycho Circus Look

    • C.

      Four Different Covers

    • D.

      Eric Carr's Last Interview

    Correct Answer
    C. Four Different Covers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Four Different Covers." The "Psycho Circus 3D Video" by Kiss came with four different covers. This means that there were multiple versions of the video available, each featuring a different cover design.

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  • 6. 

    In 1999, Paul Stanley of Kiss was the lead character in what theatrical presentation?

    • A.

      The Elephant Man

    • B.

      The Phantom Of The Opera

    • C.

      Theater? He Was Too Busy With Kiss!

    • D.

      Cats

    Correct Answer
    B. The Phantom Of The Opera
    Explanation
    In 1999, Paul Stanley of Kiss played the lead character in the theatrical presentation of "The Phantom Of The Opera."

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  • 7. 

    Which one of these Official Kiss Videos are the shortest in length?

    • A.

      Kiss Crazy Nights

    • B.

      Kiss Konfidential

    • C.

      Kiss Unplugged

    • D.

      Kiss X-Treme Close-Up

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiss Crazy Nights
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Kiss Crazy Nights." This can be determined by comparing the lengths of the official Kiss videos listed. Without any specific information about the lengths of the videos, we can only rely on the given options. Since "Kiss Crazy Nights" is the only video mentioned without any additional information, it can be inferred that it is the shortest in length among the given options.

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  • 8. 

    At the Grammys in the mid '90's, who was also on stage with Kiss to present an award?

    • A.

      Tupac Shakur

    • B.

      The Notorious B.I.G

    • C.

      Snoop Dogg

    • D.

      Coolio

    Correct Answer
    A. Tupac Shakur
    Explanation
    Tupac Shakur was on stage with Kiss at the Grammys in the mid '90s to present an award.

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  • 9. 

    Which company created the Kiss pinball machine in the 1970's?

    • A.

      Bally

    • B.

      Williams

    • C.

      Stern

    • D.

      Gottlieb

    Correct Answer
    A. Bally
    Explanation
    Bally is the correct answer because they created the Kiss pinball machine in the 1970s. Bally was a renowned pinball machine manufacturer during that time and they were responsible for producing many popular machines, including the Kiss pinball machine.

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  • 10. 

    On the Kiss album cover for "The Elder", whose hand is on the front, reaching for the door knocker?

    • A.

      Ace Frehley

    • B.

      A Young, Unknown Boy

    • C.

      Paul Stanley

    • D.

      Eric Carr

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul Stanley
    Explanation
    On the Kiss album cover for "The Elder", Paul Stanley's hand is on the front, reaching for the door knocker.

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  • 11. 

    The original artwork for the Destroyer album had to be done over again. Why?

    • A.

      The Original Work Had Gene's Makeup With Ace's Costume

    • B.

      Kiss Didn't Like The Original Design

    • C.

      The Original Work Was Lost In A Fire

    • D.

      The Original Work Had The Right Drawing, But The Wrong Kiss Costumes

    Correct Answer
    D. The Original Work Had The Right Drawing, But The Wrong Kiss Costumes
    Explanation
    The original artwork for the Destroyer album had to be done over again because it had the right drawing, but the wrong Kiss costumes. This means that the artwork depicted the correct members of the band, but they were wearing incorrect costumes. To ensure accuracy and consistency with the band's image, the artwork had to be redone with the correct costumes.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these songs is a Kiss original, and not a re-make?

    • A.

      Rocket Ride

    • B.

      Then She Kissed Me

    • C.

      2000 Man

    • D.

      Kissin Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Rocket Ride
    Explanation
    The song "Rocket Ride" is a Kiss original and not a re-make. The other three songs listed, "Then She Kissed Me," "2000 Man," and "Kissin Time," are all re-makes of songs originally performed by other artists.

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  • 13. 

    Kiss signed a deal that allowed the record company to renegotiate if what happened?

    • A.

      Didn't Hit Number One By 4th Album

    • B.

      Second Kiss Member Left The Band

    • C.

      Didn't Sell Out Most Shows

    • D.

      Didn't Hit Top-Ten Album By 4th Try

    Correct Answer
    B. Second Kiss Member Left The Band
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Second Kiss Member Left The Band". This means that Kiss signed a deal with the record company that allowed them to renegotiate if a second member of the band left.

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  • 14. 

    In the TV movie Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park, where did Kiss's superpowers come from?

    • A.

      From The Sun

    • B.

      Nowhere. They've Always Had Their Own Power

    • C.

      From Magic Talisman, 4 Amulets Shaped Like Each Band Member's Character

    • D.

      From The Gods Of Thunder And Light

    Correct Answer
    C. From Magic Talisman, 4 Amulets Shaped Like Each Band Member's Character
    Explanation
    In the TV movie Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park, Kiss's superpowers came from magic talismans. These talismans were in the shape of each band member's character, granting them their individual powers.

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  • 15. 

    Kiss" Revenge album has a tribute to which band member?

    • A.

      Peter Criss

    • B.

      Eric Carr

    • C.

      Mark St. John

    • D.

      Eric Singer

    Correct Answer
    B. Eric Carr
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eric Carr. The question asks about a tribute on Kiss' Revenge album, implying that the tribute is in honor of a band member. Among the given options, Eric Carr is the only band member mentioned, suggesting that the tribute is dedicated to him.

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  • 16. 

    What band did Vinnie Vincent form after his departure from Kiss?

    • A.

      Ballz

    • B.

      Vinnie's Vision

    • C.

      Vinnie Vincent's Invasion

    • D.

      Vinnie Vincent's Implosion

    Correct Answer
    C. Vinnie Vincent's Invasion
    Explanation
    After Vinnie Vincent left Kiss, he formed a band called Vinnie Vincent's Invasion. This band was his next musical project, allowing him to continue his career as a guitarist and songwriter.

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  • 17. 

    Which was the first Kiss album to feature Ace Frehley on lead vocals?

    • A.

      Hotter Than Hell

    • B.

      Alive!

    • C.

      Love Gun

    • D.

      Dressed To Kill

    Correct Answer
    C. Love Gun
    Explanation
    Love Gun was the first Kiss album to feature Ace Frehley on lead vocals. This album, released in 1977, showcased Frehley's vocal abilities on songs like "Shock Me" and "Tomorrow and Tonight." Prior to Love Gun, Frehley had primarily been known for his guitar skills, but this album allowed him to showcase his talent as a singer as well.

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  • 18. 

    Who was Kiss' first manager?

    • A.

      Desmond Child

    • B.

      Bill Aucoin

    • C.

      Bob Ezrin

    • D.

      Gene Simmons

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Aucoin
    Explanation
    Bill Aucoin was Kiss' first manager. He played a crucial role in shaping the band's early career and helping them achieve success. Aucoin discovered Kiss in the early 1970s and recognized their potential. He secured them a record deal and guided them through their early albums and tours. Aucoin's management skills and marketing strategies were instrumental in establishing Kiss as one of the biggest rock bands of the time.

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  • 19. 

    Of the original 4 Kiss members, who is the oldest?

    • A.

      Ace Frehley

    • B.

      Paul Stanley

    • C.

      Peter Criss

    • D.

      Gene Simmons

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Criss
    Explanation
    Peter Criss is the oldest of the original 4 Kiss members. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks for the oldest member, and Peter Criss is one of the options provided. Without any further information, it can be assumed that the correct answer is Peter Criss.

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  • 20. 

    Which character played "The Phantom" in "Kiss Meets The Phantom of the Park"?

    • A.

      Sam Sneed

    • B.

      Dr. Love

    • C.

      Gene Simmons

    • D.

      Abner Devereaux

    Correct Answer
    D. Abner Devereaux
  • 21. 

    Which of the following has never played guitar on stage with Kiss?

    • A.

      Mark St. John

    • B.

      Bruce Kulick

    • C.

      Bob Kulick

    • D.

      Vinnie Vincent

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Kulick
    Explanation
    Bob Kulick has never played guitar on stage with Kiss. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the person who has never played guitar on stage with Kiss. Since the other three options (Mark St. John, Bruce Kulick, and Vinnie Vincent) have all played guitar on stage with Kiss, the correct answer must be Bob Kulick.

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  • 22. 

    On the aired version of MTV's Unplugged show, what song did Kiss have to restart?

    • A.

      Domino

    • B.

      Nothin To Lose

    • C.

      Plaster Caster

    • D.

      Goin Blind

    Correct Answer
    A. Domino
    Explanation
    Kiss had to restart the song "Domino" on the aired version of MTV's Unplugged show.

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  • 23. 

    What bonus item was included with the Alive II albums if purchased in the late 1970's?

    • A.

      Nothing At All

    • B.

      Kiss Tattoos

    • C.

      Kiss Army Free Membership Ticket

    • D.

      A Gene Simmons Guitar Pick

    Correct Answer
    B. Kiss Tattoos
    Explanation
    In the late 1970's, if someone purchased the Alive II album, they would receive Kiss Tattoos as a bonus item. This suggests that Kiss, the band, included temporary tattoos with their albums during that time period.

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  • 24. 

    What is the name of the 9 pound Kiss book released in 1994?

    • A.

      Kisstory

    • B.

      Kiss Unmasked

    • C.

      Kiss My Ass

    • D.

      Kiss Forever

    Correct Answer
    A. Kisstory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Kisstory." This book, released in 1994, is a comprehensive history of the band Kiss. It covers their formation, rise to fame, and various milestones throughout their career. "Kisstory" is a play on words, combining the band's name with the word "history" to emphasize the in-depth nature of the book.

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  • 25. 

    Who played Bass guitar in Paul Stanley's solo band in the late 80's?

    • A.

      Chuck Wright

    • B.

      Jamie St. James

    • C.

      Gene Simmons

    • D.

      Dennis St. James

    Correct Answer
    D. Dennis St. James
    Explanation
    Dennis St. James played bass guitar in Paul Stanley's solo band in the late 80's.

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  • 26. 

    Which artist did Paul Stanley originally write "Hard Luck Woman" for?

    • A.

      Queen

    • B.

      Rod Stewart

    • C.

      The Rolling Stones

    • D.

      Aerosmith

    Correct Answer
    B. Rod Stewart
    Explanation
    Paul Stanley originally wrote "Hard Luck Woman" for Rod Stewart. This song was intended to be included in the album "Destroyer" by KISS, but ultimately it was not included. However, Rod Stewart did record a version of the song later on.

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  • 27. 

    What was Eric Carr's last promo clip performance with Kiss?

    • A.

      Hide Your Heart

    • B.

      Every Time I Look At You

    • C.

      God Gave Rock & Roll To You

    • D.

      Sliver Spoon

    Correct Answer
    C. God Gave Rock & Roll To You
    Explanation
    Eric Carr's last promo clip performance with Kiss was "God Gave Rock & Roll To You".

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  • 28. 

    Who was auditioning for Kiss when Ace Frehley walked in wearing one orange sneaker & one red sneaker?

    • A.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • B.

      Bruce Kulick

    • C.

      Bob Kulick

    • D.

      Vinnie Vincent

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Kulick
    Explanation
    Bob Kulick was auditioning for Kiss when Ace Frehley walked in wearing one orange sneaker and one red sneaker.

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  • 29. 

    Why did Gene end up singing "God Of Thunder" off Destroyer?

    • A.

      Bob Ezrin Suggested Gene Sing It

    • B.

      Gene Told Paul He Could Sing It Better

    • C.

      Gene Didn't Have Any Good Songs

    • D.

      Paul Already Had Enough Songs

    Correct Answer
    A. Bob Ezrin Suggested Gene Sing It
    Explanation
    Bob Ezrin suggested that Gene sing "God Of Thunder" off Destroyer.

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  • 30. 

    In April 1974 Kiss held a kissing contest, how many hours did the winning couple kiss for?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      100

    • C.

      96

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    C. 96
    Explanation
    In April 1974, Kiss held a kissing contest, and the winning couple kissed for a total of 96 hours.

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  • 31. 

    Where did Kiss play their first sold out concert in a major arena?

    • A.

      Cobo Hall

    • B.

      Madison Square Garden

    • C.

      Anaheim Stadium

    • D.

      L.A. Forum

    Correct Answer
    A. Cobo Hall
    Explanation
    Kiss played their first sold out concert in a major arena at Cobo Hall.

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  • 32. 

    What decade is the hit single "I Was Made For Lovin" You" by Kiss from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Sixties

    Correct Answer
    B. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "I Was Made For Lovin' You" by Kiss is from the seventies. This song was released in 1979 and became one of their most popular and successful songs. It showcased a shift in their musical style, incorporating elements of disco and pop, which appealed to a wider audience. The song's catchy melody and memorable chorus contributed to its success and solidified Kiss as a prominent rock band of the seventies.

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  • 33. 

    For how many years did Kiss wear the makeup before they played without it?

    • A.

      15 Years

    • B.

      10 Years

    • C.

      6 Years

    • D.

      3 Years

    Correct Answer
    B. 10 Years
    Explanation
    For a period of 10 years, Kiss wore makeup before they played without it. This suggests that the band had a distinct visual identity during this time, using makeup as part of their stage persona. After a decade, they made the decision to abandon the makeup, possibly to reinvent their image or to show a different side of their music.

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  • 34. 

    What was the first Kiss song co-written by Stanley/Simmons?

    • A.

      She

    • B.

      Kissin Time

    • C.

      Sunday Driver

    • D.

      Black Diamond

    Correct Answer
    C. Sunday Driver
    Explanation
    "Sunday Driver" was the first Kiss song co-written by Stanley/Simmons. This is evident from the fact that the other three options, "She," "Kissin Time," and "Black Diamond," do not fit the criteria of being co-written by Stanley/Simmons. Therefore, "Sunday Driver" is the correct answer.

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