The Ultimate Van Halen Rock Band Trivia

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  • 1. 

    During the 5150 Tour, which of the following David Lee Roth era songs was not sung?

    • A.

      Panama

    • B.

      Jump

    • C.

      You Really Got Me

    • D.

      Runnin' With The Devil

    Correct Answer
    D. Runnin' With The Devil
    Explanation
    During the 5150 Tour, which took place after David Lee Roth left Van Halen and was replaced by Sammy Hagar, the song "Runnin' With The Devil" was not sung. This is because it is a song from the David Lee Roth era, and the tour focused on promoting the album "5150," which featured songs with Sammy Hagar as the lead vocalist.

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  • 2. 

    Who painted the painting used on the Van Halen "Fair Warning" cover?

    • A.

      William Kurelek

    • B.

      Bruce Fairbairn

    • C.

      Hans Hoffman

    • D.

      Vincent Van Gogh

    Correct Answer
    A. William Kurelek
    Explanation
    William Kurelek is the correct answer because he was the artist who painted the painting used on the Van Halen "Fair Warning" cover.

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  • 3. 

    On Van Halen's first album, how does David Lee Roth's name appear?

    • A.

      Dave Roth

    • B.

      David Roth

    • C.

      David L. Roth

    • D.

      David Lee Roth

    Correct Answer
    B. David Roth
    Explanation
    The given question asks how David Lee Roth's name appears on Van Halen's first album. The correct answer is "David Roth" because on their first album, David Lee Roth's name was simplified to just "David Roth" without including his middle name "Lee" or the initial "L."

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  • 4. 

    Noel Monk held what position during his seven year stint (1978-1985) with Van Halen?

    • A.

      Guitar Technician

    • B.

      Drum Kit Set Up

    • C.

      Personal Management

    • D.

      Art Director

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal Management
    Explanation
    During his seven year stint with Van Halen from 1978 to 1985, Noel Monk held the position of Personal Management. This means that he was responsible for managing the band's affairs, including their contracts, finances, and overall career trajectory. As their personal manager, Monk would have played a crucial role in shaping Van Halen's success during this period.

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  • 5. 

    What is the 10th track on the album "Fair Warning?

    • A.

      Sunday Afternoon In The Park

    • B.

      One Foot Out The Door

    • C.

      So This Is Love?

    • D.

      There Is No 10th Track

    Correct Answer
    D. There Is No 10th Track
    Explanation
    The album "Fair Warning" does not have a 10th track.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name of Alex Van Halen's first wife?

    • A.

      Valerie Kendall

    • B.

      Sue Taylor

    • C.

      Kelly Kendall

    • D.

      Elicia Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Valerie Kendall
    Explanation
    Alex Van Halen's first wife was Valerie Kendall.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Eddie Van Halen cite as his first guitar idol?

    • A.

      Eric Clapton

    • B.

      Jimmy Page

    • C.

      Jeff Beck

    • D.

      Jimi Hendrix

    Correct Answer
    A. Eric Clapton
    Explanation
    Eddie Van Halen cites Eric Clapton as his first guitar idol. This means that Clapton was the guitarist who inspired and influenced Van Halen the most when he first started playing the guitar. Van Halen likely admired Clapton's skills and style, and looked up to him as a role model in his own musical journey.

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  • 8. 

    What's the name of the Hammer Man mascot from the 1984 Van Halen Tour?

    • A.

      The Little Man

    • B.

      Shyboy

    • C.

      Inspector Holmes

    • D.

      Kernel Kleenup

    Correct Answer
    A. The Little Man
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Little Man. This mascot was known as The Little Man and was featured during the 1984 Van Halen Tour.

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  • 9. 

    What Van Halen song contains the lyrics "I don't wanna hear that talk, stare at disbelief in me when I just up and walk"?

    • A.

      Outta Love Again

    • B.

      Light Up The Sky

    • C.

      In A Simple Rhyme

    • D.

      Fools

    Correct Answer
    A. Outta Love Again
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Outta Love Again." This song by Van Halen contains the lyrics "I don't wanna hear that talk, stare at disbelief in me when I just up and walk."

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  • 10. 

    Which Van Halen album spent 169 weeks on the charts?

    • A.

      Van Halen

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      OU812

    • D.

      5150

    Correct Answer
    A. Van Halen
    Explanation
    Van Halen is the correct answer because it is the self-titled debut album of the band. It was released in 1978 and achieved great commercial success, spending a total of 169 weeks on the charts. The album featured popular tracks like "Runnin' with the Devil" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love," establishing Van Halen as a prominent rock band in the music industry.

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  • 11. 

    Which Van Halen song features the line "I've seen a lot of people looking for a moonbeam"?

    • A.

      Everybody Wants Some

    • B.

      Me Wise Magic

    • C.

      Could This Be Magic

    • D.

      Somebody Get Me A Doctor

    Correct Answer
    A. Everybody Wants Some
    Explanation
    "Everybody Wants Some" is the correct answer because it is a Van Halen song that features the line "I've seen a lot of people looking for a moonbeam." The other song options do not contain this specific line.

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  • 12. 

    What track is included as a bonus track in Van Halen's "Best of Volume I" in Japan?

    • A.

      Beautiful Girls

    • B.

      (Oh!) Pretty Woman

    • C.

      Hot For Teacher

    • D.

      Feels So Good

    Correct Answer
    C. Hot For Teacher
    Explanation
    In Japan, the bonus track included in Van Halen's "Best of Volume I" is "Hot For Teacher".

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  • 13. 

    Who did the cover photography for the album "Women and Children First"?

    • A.

      Karen Valdez

    • B.

      Susan Schops

    • C.

      Steve Vando

    • D.

      Norman Seeff

    Correct Answer
    D. Norman Seeff
    Explanation
    Norman Seeff is the correct answer because he is a renowned photographer who has worked with many famous musicians. He has done cover photography for various albums, including "Women and Children First."

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  • 14. 

    Which Van Halen CD (insert) features various photos of 5150 studio?

    • A.

      Balance

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

    • D.

      OU812

    Correct Answer
    C. For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge
    Explanation
    "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" is the correct answer because this Van Halen CD features various photos of the 5150 studio. The album cover of "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" prominently displays the 5150 studio, which was the band's private recording studio. This studio was significant in the band's history and was named after Eddie Van Halen's recording equipment brand. Therefore, "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the presence of the 5150 studio in the album's visuals.

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  • 15. 

    Which member of Van Halen was born in Bloomington, Indiana?

    • A.

      Sammy Hagar

    • B.

      Alex Van Halen

    • C.

      David Lee Roth

    • D.

      Mike Anthony

    Correct Answer
    C. David Lee Roth
    Explanation
    David Lee Roth was born in Bloomington, Indiana. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is a well-known fact about the members of Van Halen. Sammy Hagar, Alex Van Halen, and Mike Anthony were not born in Bloomington, Indiana.

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