How Much Do You Know About TOTO Rock Band? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What year did Toto have the hit single "Hold The Line" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    D. 1979
    Explanation
    In 1979, Toto released their hit single "Hold The Line" on Columbia Records. This song became a major success for the band, reaching the top 10 on various music charts around the world. It is known for its catchy melody, energetic guitar riffs, and powerful vocals. The song helped Toto gain widespread recognition and solidify their place in the music industry.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Toto have the hit single "I Won't Hold You Back" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    B. 1983
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1983. This is the year when Toto had the hit single "I Won't Hold You Back" on Columbia.

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  • 3. 

    Which TV show's "Wizard of Oz" episode replaced Dorothy's dog with an iPod playing music from Toto?

    • A.

      Cheers

    • B.

      Scrubs

    • C.

      Grey's Anatomy

    • D.

      All In The Family

    Correct Answer
    B. Scrubs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Scrubs. In one of the episodes of Scrubs, they did a parody of "The Wizard of Oz" where they replaced Dorothy's dog with an iPod playing music from the band Toto. This was a humorous twist on the classic story and a clever reference to the band's famous song "Africa."

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  • 4. 

    Who sang Toto's song "Rosanna"?

    • A.

      Actress Rosanna Arquette

    • B.

      One Of The Band Members Wives

    • C.

      Rosanne Arnold

    • D.

      Childhood Girlfriend Of The Lead Singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Actress Rosanna Arquette
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Actress Rosanna Arquette. She is the one who sang Toto's song "Rosanna".

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  • 5. 

    Who was the drummer for L.A. based group Toto?

    • A.

      Steve Gadd

    • B.

      Steve Porcaro

    • C.

      Jeffrey Porcaro

    • D.

      Carlos Vega

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeffrey Porcaro
    Explanation
    Jeffrey Porcaro was the drummer for L.A. based group Toto. He was a highly skilled and respected musician known for his precise and versatile drumming style. Porcaro played a crucial role in shaping Toto's sound, contributing to their success and popularity. His untimely death in 1992 was a great loss to the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    What band were Jeff Porcaro and David Paich in before Toto?

    • A.

      Fleetwood Mac

    • B.

      The Doobie Brothers

    • C.

      The Tubes

    • D.

      Steely Dan

    Correct Answer
    D. Steely Dan
    Explanation
    Jeff Porcaro and David Paich were both members of the band Steely Dan before forming Toto. Steely Dan is an American rock band known for their fusion of jazz, rock, and R&B styles. Porcaro played drums for the band, while Paich played keyboards and provided vocals. They were part of Steely Dan's lineup during the recording of their critically acclaimed albums such as "Aja" and "Gaucho." After leaving Steely Dan, Porcaro and Paich went on to form Toto, a successful rock band known for hits like "Africa" and "Rosanna."

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  • 7. 

    What was the first single from Toto's self-titled album?

    • A.

      I'll Supply The Love

    • B.

      Georgy Porgy

    • C.

      Hold The Line

    • D.

      Girl Goodbye

    Correct Answer
    C. Hold The Line
    Explanation
    "Hold The Line" was the first single from Toto's self-titled album. This song was released in 1978 and became a major hit for the band, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is known for its catchy guitar riff and energetic sound, which helped to establish Toto's reputation as a rock band. The success of "Hold The Line" helped to launch Toto's career and set the stage for their future success in the music industry.

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  • 8. 

    Which Toto song was inspired by the George Lucas movie "THX-1138"?

    • A.

      All Us Boys

    • B.

      Hydra

    • C.

      St. George And The Dragon

    • D.

      99

    Correct Answer
    D. 99
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "99". The song "99" by Toto was inspired by the George Lucas movie "THX-1138".

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  • 9. 

    Which Toto album was the first to hit Platinum?

    • A.

      Turn Back

    • B.

      Toto IV

    • C.

      Hydra

    • D.

      Toto

    Correct Answer
    B. Toto IV
    Explanation
    Toto IV was the first Toto album to hit Platinum. This album, released in 1982, achieved great commercial success and is considered one of the band's most popular albums. It includes hit songs such as "Rosanna" and "Africa," which helped propel the album to Platinum status. The success of Toto IV solidified the band's place in the music industry and established them as one of the leading rock bands of the 1980s.

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  • 10. 

    What 1984 movie was Toto brought in to produce a score for?

    • A.

      Dune

    • B.

      Gremlins

    • C.

      Purple Rain

    • D.

      Ghost Busters

    Correct Answer
    A. Dune
    Explanation
    Toto was brought in to produce a score for the 1984 movie "Dune".

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  • 11. 

    Who took Jeff Porcaro's place in the band Toto?

    • A.

      Simon Phillips

    • B.

      Fergie Frederiksen

    • C.

      David Paich

    • D.

      Jean-Michel Byron

    Correct Answer
    A. Simon Phillips
    Explanation
    Simon Phillips took Jeff Porcaro's place in the band Toto.

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  • 12. 

    What member of Van Halen participated in Toto's 1992 tribute show to Jeff Porcaro?

    • A.

      David Lee Roth

    • B.

      Alex Van Halen

    • C.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • D.

      Sammy Hagar

    Correct Answer
    C. Eddie Van Halen
    Explanation
    Eddie Van Halen participated in Toto's 1992 tribute show to Jeff Porcaro.

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  • 13. 

    What decade is the hit single "I Won't Hold You Back" by Toto from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "I Won't Hold You Back" by Toto is from the Eighties.

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  • 14. 

    What year did Toto have the hit single "I'll Be Over You" on Columbia?

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    D. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, Toto released their hit single "I'll Be Over You" on Columbia. This song became popular and achieved commercial success during that year.

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  • 15. 

    Which two members started Toto?

    • A.

      Jeff Porcaro And David Paich

    • B.

      Steve Lukather And Bobby Kimball

    • C.

      David Paich And Bobby Kimball

    • D.

      Jeff Porcaro And Steve Lukather

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeff Porcaro And David Paich
    Explanation
    Jeff Porcaro and David Paich are the correct answer because they were the founding members of the band Toto. They both played significant roles in the formation and success of the band. Jeff Porcaro was the drummer and David Paich was the keyboardist and vocalist. Together, they helped create Toto's signature sound and were instrumental in the band's early success.

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  • 16. 

    How many Grammy Awards did Toto win in 1983?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    A. Six
    Explanation
    Toto won six Grammy Awards in 1983.

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  • 17. 

    What was the reason that David Hungate left Toto?

    • A.

      Drug Problems

    • B.

      Fatherhood

    • C.

      Illness

    • D.

      Argument with the band

    Correct Answer
    B. Fatherhood
    Explanation
    David Hungate left Toto because of fatherhood. This suggests that he made the decision to prioritize his role as a father and chose to leave the band in order to focus on his family responsibilities.

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  • 18. 

    Who replaced David Hungate in Toto?

    • A.

      Jeff Porcaro

    • B.

      Mike Porcaro

    • C.

      Simon Phillips

    • D.

      Steve Lukather

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Porcaro
    Explanation
    Mike Porcaro replaced David Hungate in Toto.

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  • 19. 

    What member of Toto left during the pre-production of their fifth album?

    • A.

      Bobby Kimball

    • B.

      Jeff Porcaro

    • C.

      Mike Porcaro

    • D.

      Steve Lukather

    Correct Answer
    A. Bobby Kimball
    Explanation
    Bobby Kimball left during the pre-production of Toto's fifth album.

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  • 20. 

    Who replaced Fergie Frederiksenl, of Toto, after the "Isolation" tour?

    • A.

      David Hungate

    • B.

      Simon Phillips

    • C.

      Steve Porcaro

    • D.

      Joseph Williams

    Correct Answer
    D. Joseph Williams
    Explanation
    Joseph Williams replaced Fergie Frederiksen after the "Isolation" tour.

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  • 21. 

    Who did Simon Phillips play the drums for before Toto?

    • A.

      Tina Turner

    • B.

      David Bowie

    • C.

      Keith Richards

    • D.

      Mick Jagger

    Correct Answer
    D. Mick Jagger
    Explanation
    Simon Phillips played the drums for Mick Jagger before joining Toto.

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  • 22. 

    What former Toto member returned to record songs for the greatest hits album?

    • A.

      Joseph Williams

    • B.

      Steve Porcaro

    • C.

      Bobby Kimball

    • D.

      Fergie Frederiksen

    Correct Answer
    C. Bobby Kimball
    Explanation
    Bobby Kimball is the correct answer because he is a former member of the band Toto who returned to record songs for their greatest hits album.

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