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  • 1. 

    What year did Asia have the hit single "Heat Of The Moment" on Geffen?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1982

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1963

    Correct Answer
    B. 1982
    Explanation
    "Heat Of The Moment" was a hit single by the band Asia, released in 1982. This song was featured on their debut album, also titled "Asia," which was released in the same year. The song gained significant popularity and charted well in various countries, becoming one of Asia's most successful songs. Therefore, the correct answer is 1982.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following bands did not contribute to Asia's lineup?

    • A.

      The Police

    • B.

      King Crimson

    • C.

      Emerson, Lake, And Palmer

    • D.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    A. The Police
    Explanation
    The Police did not contribute to Asia's lineup. Asia was a supergroup formed in 1981 by members of progressive rock bands such as King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Yes. While The Police was a popular band during the same time period, they were not involved in the formation or lineup of Asia.

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  • 3. 

    Who produced Asia's first album?

    • A.

      Mike Stone

    • B.

      Geoff Downes

    • C.

      Greg Lake

    • D.

      King Crimson

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Stone
    Explanation
    Mike Stone is the correct answer because he produced Asia's first album. He was responsible for overseeing the recording process, mixing the tracks, and ensuring the overall sound quality of the album. His expertise and contributions played a crucial role in the success of Asia's debut release.

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  • 4. 

    Who designed the cover for Asia's first album?

    • A.

      Geoff Downes

    • B.

      Steve Howe

    • C.

      Jeff Lynne

    • D.

      Roger Dean

    Correct Answer
    D. Roger Dean
    Explanation
    Roger Dean is the correct answer because he is a renowned British artist and designer who is well-known for his work on album covers, especially for progressive rock bands. He has designed album covers for several famous bands, including Asia. His distinctive style, which often features intricate landscapes and fantasy elements, perfectly captures the essence of Asia's music and aesthetic. Therefore, it is highly likely that Roger Dean designed the cover for Asia's first album.

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  • 5. 

    What band was Steve Howe in prior to Asia?

    • A.

      Creedence Clearwater Revival

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      Electric Light Orchestra

    • D.

      Crowded House

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes
  • 6. 

    Which song did Asia score a hit with in 1982?

    • A.

      Heaven

    • B.

      Don't Cry

    • C.

      Heat Of The Moment

    • D.

      Are You Big Enough

    Correct Answer
    C. Heat Of The Moment
    Explanation
    In 1982, Asia scored a hit with the song "Heat Of The Moment."

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  • 7. 

    Who replaced John Wetton as lead vocalist in Asia for a short period of time in the 1980's?

    • A.

      Geoff Tate

    • B.

      Ant Glynne

    • C.

      Greg Lake

    • D.

      John Payne

    Correct Answer
    C. Greg Lake
    Explanation
    Greg Lake replaced John Wetton as lead vocalist in Asia for a short period of time in the 1980s.

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  • 8. 

    What song did John Wetton of Asia write for a 1987 Sylvester Stallone movie?

    • A.

      Gypsy Soul

    • B.

      Kari-Anne

    • C.

      Only Time Will Tell

    • D.

      Lying To Yourself

    Correct Answer
    A. Gypsy Soul
    Explanation
    John Wetton of Asia wrote the song "Gypsy Soul" for a 1987 Sylvester Stallone movie.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these Asia songs was kept off the 1985 "Astra" album and released later on "Then & Now"?

    • A.

      Am I In Love?

    • B.

      Too Late

    • C.

      After The War

    • D.

      Go

    Correct Answer
    A. Am I In Love?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Am I In Love?" This song was initially kept off the 1985 "Astra" album and was later released on the compilation album "Then & Now."

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  • 10. 

    Before Asia, what band did drummer Carl Palmer play in?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Emerson, Lake & Palmer

    • C.

      He Started With Asia

    • D.

      The Carl Palmer Band

    Correct Answer
    B. Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Carl Palmer was a drummer for the band Emerson, Lake & Palmer before joining Asia.

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  • 11. 

    How many weeks did Asia's debut album spend at the top of the U. S. charts?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    Asia's debut album spent 9 weeks at the top of the U.S. charts. This means that for a period of 9 consecutive weeks, Asia's album was the best-selling and most popular album in the United States. This indicates that the album was highly successful and resonated with a large audience during that time.

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  • 12. 

    Which Sylvester Stallone film had an Asia song on the soundtrack?

    • A.

      Cobra

    • B.

      Rocky 3

    • C.

      Over The Top

    • D.

      Tango And Cash

    Correct Answer
    C. Over The Top
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Over The Top." This film had an Asia song on the soundtrack.

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  • 13. 

    Prior to joining Asia, what other bands did keyboardist Geoff Downes work with?

    • A.

      Yes And King Crimson

    • B.

      King Crimson And Uriah Heep

    • C.

      Yes And The Buggles

    • D.

      The Buggles And Uriah Heep

    Correct Answer
    C. Yes And The Buggles
    Explanation
    Geoff Downes, prior to joining Asia, worked with the bands Yes and The Buggles. This means that he was a member of both bands before becoming a member of Asia.

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  • 14. 

    Before he was part of Asia, which of these bands was John Wetton not a member of?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Uriah Heep

    • C.

      Crimson King

    • D.

      U.K.

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
  • 15. 

    From the 1985 Asia album "Astra", what was the only video released?

    • A.

      Hard On Me

    • B.

      Go

    • C.

      Rock And Roll Dream

    • D.

      Voice Of America

    Correct Answer
    B. Go
    Explanation
    The only video released from the 1985 Asia album "Astra" was "Go".

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