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  • 1. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "Best of My Love" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    D. 1975
    Explanation
    The Eagles had the hit single "Best of My Love" on Asylum in 1975.

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  • 2. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "Heartache Tonight" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    C. 1980
    Explanation
    In 1980, the Eagles had the hit single "Heartache Tonight" on Asylum.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Eagles have the hit single "I Can't Tell You Why" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    In 1980, the Eagles had a hit single called "I Can't Tell You Why" on the Asylum label. This suggests that the song was released and gained popularity during that year.

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  • 4. 

    Which American President's daughter was credited as one of the songwriters for the Eagles' song "I Wish You Peace"?

    • A.

      Tricia Nixon

    • B.

      Patti Davis

    • C.

      Amy Carter

    • D.

      Caroline Kennedy

    Correct Answer
    B. Patti Davis
    Explanation
    Patti Davis, the daughter of American President Ronald Reagan, was credited as one of the songwriters for the Eagles' song "I Wish You Peace".

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  • 5. 

    Which line is from The Eagles' classic "Hotel California"?

    • A.

      Her Mind Is Definitely Twisted

    • B.

      A Mind Is Tripping Or Twisted

    • C.

      Her Mind Is Typically Twisted

    • D.

      Her Mind Is Tiffany Twisted

    Correct Answer
    D. Her Mind Is Tiffany Twisted
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Her Mind Is Tiffany Twisted." This line is from The Eagles' classic song "Hotel California." It is a memorable line that describes the twisted nature of the woman's mind.

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  • 6. 

    Who co-wrote the Eagles' hit "Take It Easy" with Glenn Frey?

    • A.

      Linda Ronstadt

    • B.

      Joe Walsh

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Jackson Browne

    Correct Answer
    D. Jackson Browne
    Explanation
    Jackson Browne is the correct answer because he co-wrote the Eagles' hit "Take It Easy" with Glenn Frey. Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey collaborated on the songwriting for this iconic Eagles track, which was released in 1972. Browne initially started writing the song but was struggling to complete it, and Frey helped him finish it. The song went on to become one of the Eagles' most popular and enduring hits, showcasing the songwriting talents of both Browne and Frey.

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  • 7. 

    The Eagles were disbanded for a period of how many years?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    The Eagles were disbanded for a period of 14 years. This means that the band was not active and did not release any new music or perform together for a total of 14 years. During this time, the members of the band pursued their own solo careers and other projects before eventually reuniting.

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  • 8. 

    Who was a bass player in The Eagles?

    • A.

      Bernie Leadon

    • B.

      Glenn Frey

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Randy Meisner

    Correct Answer
    D. Randy Meisner
    Explanation
    Randy Meisner was a bass player in The Eagles.

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  • 9. 

    Who is not an original member of The Eagles?

    • A.

      Glenn Frey

    • B.

      Bernie Leadon

    • C.

      Timothy R. Schmidt

    • D.

      Don Henley

    Correct Answer
    C. Timothy R. Schmidt
    Explanation
    Timothy R. Schmidt is not an original member of The Eagles. The original members of the band were Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, and Don Henley. Schmidt joined the band in 1977, after Leadon left. Therefore, he is not considered an original member of the group.

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  • 10. 

    Who is not a member of The Eagles original band?

    • A.

      Bernie Leadon

    • B.

      Don Felder

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Glenn Frey

    Correct Answer
    B. Don Felder
    Explanation
    Don Felder is not a member of The Eagles original band. The original members of The Eagles were Bernie Leadon, Don Henley, and Glenn Frey. Don Felder joined the band later, after their debut album was released.

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  • 11. 

    The Eagles formation began in what city?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      San Francisco

    Correct Answer
    C. Los Angeles
    Explanation
    The Eagles formation began in Los Angeles. This is because the band was formed in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner while they were living in Los Angeles. They started performing together in local clubs and gained popularity in the city's music scene before eventually achieving worldwide success.

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  • 12. 

    In the late 60's - early 70's Glenn Frey lived above what singer/songwriter in Echo Park?

    • A.

      J.D. Souther

    • B.

      Timothy Schmit

    • C.

      Lionel Richie

    • D.

      Jackson Browne

    Correct Answer
    D. Jackson Browne
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey lived above Jackson Browne in Echo Park in the late 60's - early 70's.

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  • 13. 

    "Lyin' Eyes" was written by which two Eagles while they were roommates?

    • A.

      Timothy Schmit And Don Henley

    • B.

      Glenn Frey And Don Henley

    • C.

      Glenn Frey And Joe Walsh

    • D.

      Joe Walsh And Don Henley

    Correct Answer
    B. Glenn Frey And Don Henley
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey and Don Henley were the two Eagles who wrote "Lyin' Eyes" while they were roommates.

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  • 14. 

    Who were the co-writers of the Eagles' hit "Take it Easy"?

    • A.

      Phil Collins/Randy Meisner

    • B.

      Jackson Browne/Glenn Frey

    • C.

      Joe Walsh/Don Henley

    • D.

      Don Henley/Glenn Frey

    Correct Answer
    B. Jackson Browne/Glenn Frey
    Explanation
    "Take it Easy" was co-written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey. Jackson Browne initially started writing the song but was struggling to finish it. He then shared the unfinished song with Glenn Frey, who added his own contributions to complete the track. The song was eventually recorded by the Eagles and became one of their biggest hits.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following songs did not appear on the Eagles' "Hotel California" album?

    • A.

      New Kid In Town

    • B.

      Pretty Maids All In A Row

    • C.

      Tequila Sunrise

    • D.

      Life In The Fast Lane

    Correct Answer
    C. Tequila Sunrise
    Explanation
    Tequila Sunrise did not appear on the Eagles' "Hotel California" album. The other three songs, New Kid In Town, Pretty Maids All In A Row, and Life In The Fast Lane, were all included on the album.

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  • 16. 

    Before he was famous, the Eagles' Glenn Frey sang backup for which rocker?

    • A.

      Neil Diamond

    • B.

      Bob Seger

    • C.

      John Mellencamp

    • D.

      Ted Nugent

    Correct Answer
    B. Bob Seger
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey, before becoming famous with the Eagles, sang backup for Bob Seger. This suggests that Frey had a musical career before joining the Eagles and that he worked with Seger during that time.

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  • 17. 

    What decade is the hit single "New Kid In Town/Victim of Love" by the Eagles from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    D. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "New Kid In Town/Victim of Love" by the Eagles is from the seventies.

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  • 18. 

    What year did the Eagles have the hit single "The Long Run" on Asylum?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    "The Long Run" is a hit single by the Eagles that was released in 1980. This song was included in the album of the same name, which was the band's sixth studio album. It became a popular song and reached high positions on various music charts. Therefore, the correct answer is 1980.

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  • 19. 

    What album did The Eagles' "Greatest Hits" replace as the top-selling 20th-century album?

    • A.

      Houses Of The Holy

    • B.

      Dark Side Of The Moon

    • C.

      Thriller

    • D.

      Rumours

    Correct Answer
    C. Thriller
    Explanation
    "Thriller" was replaced by The Eagles' "Greatest Hits" as the top-selling 20th-century album. This means that "Greatest Hits" sold more copies than "Thriller" and became the new best-selling album of the 20th century.

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  • 20. 

    Which rock artist sued for unpaid songwriting royalties on songs by The Eagles?

    • A.

      Billy Joel

    • B.

      Jackson Browne

    • C.

      Elton John

    • D.

      Joe Walsh

    Correct Answer
    B. Jackson Browne
    Explanation
    Jackson Browne sued for unpaid songwriting royalties on songs by The Eagles. This suggests that Jackson Browne had written songs for The Eagles that were not properly compensated.

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  • 21. 

    The album "Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975", was topped by which artist?

    • A.

      Prince

    • B.

      Stevie Wonder

    • C.

      Phil Collins

    • D.

      Michael Jackson

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Jackson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Michael Jackson because he is the artist who topped the album "Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975".

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  • 22. 

    The Eagles have had how many number one singles?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    The Eagles have had a total of 5 number one singles.

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  • 23. 

    The album cover of Hotel California features which hotel?

    • A.

      Monarch Hotel

    • B.

      Palace Hotel

    • C.

      Monticello Inn

    • D.

      Beverly Hills Hotel

    Correct Answer
    D. Beverly Hills Hotel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Beverly Hills Hotel. The album cover of Hotel California features the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, known for its glamorous and luxurious reputation. The image on the album cover depicts a vintage shot of the hotel's entrance, which has become synonymous with the classic rock song. The choice of the Beverly Hills Hotel for the album cover is likely due to its association with the decadence and allure of the California lifestyle, which is a theme explored in the song.

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  • 24. 

    Which album by The Eagles featured the hit "Lyin' Eyes"?

    • A.

      The Eagles

    • B.

      Desperado

    • C.

      Hotel California

    • D.

      One Of These Nights

    Correct Answer
    D. One Of These Nights
    Explanation
    "Lyin' Eyes" is a hit song by The Eagles, but it is not featured on their self-titled album "The Eagles," nor on their albums "Desperado" or "Hotel California." The correct answer is "One Of These Nights," as this album includes the popular song "Lyin' Eyes."

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  • 25. 

    In what year were The Eagles inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1998
    Explanation
    The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

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  • 26. 

    In what year were The Eagles inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    A. 2001
    Explanation
    The Eagles were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001. This means that in that year, the group was recognized for their contributions to vocal group music and honored with this prestigious induction.

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  • 27. 

    The Eagles first recorded on what label?

    • A.

      Geffen Records

    • B.

      Arista

    • C.

      Asylum

    • D.

      RCA

    Correct Answer
    C. Asylum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Asylum. The Eagles first recorded on the Asylum label.

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  • 28. 

    Which Eagle was given the nickname "The Lone Arranger"?

    • A.

      Timothy Schmit

    • B.

      Glenn Frey

    • C.

      Joe Walsh

    • D.

      Don Henley

    Correct Answer
    B. Glenn Frey
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey was given the nickname "The Lone Arranger" because he was known for his ability to arrange and produce music on his own. As a member of the Eagles, he often took charge of arranging their songs and was known for his meticulous attention to detail. This nickname highlights his talent and contribution to the band's sound.

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  • 29. 

    What was the name of the friend the song "Desperado" was originally written about?

    • A.

      Leo

    • B.

      George

    • C.

      Jackson

    • D.

      Bob

    Correct Answer
    A. Leo
  • 30. 

    Glenn Frey lived at 1740 La Fontaine Ct, originally owned by a brother of what actor?

    • A.

      James Earl Jones

    • B.

      John Wayne

    • C.

      Robert Redford

    • D.

      James Cagney

    Correct Answer
    D. James Cagney
    Explanation
    Glenn Frey lived at 1740 La Fontaine Ct, which was originally owned by James Cagney's brother.

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  • 31. 

    To whom did The Eagles once dedicate the song "Peaceful Easy Feeling"?

    • A.

      Bill Clinton

    • B.

      Richard Nixon

    • C.

      George Bush

    • D.

      Saddam Hussein

    Correct Answer
    D. Saddam Hussein
    Explanation
    The Eagles once dedicated the song "Peaceful Easy Feeling" to Saddam Hussein. This dedication could be seen as a form of political commentary or satire, as Saddam Hussein was a controversial figure known for his oppressive regime in Iraq. The dedication may have been a way for the band to express their views on the political climate at the time, or to make a statement about the peaceful and easy feelings that were lacking in Hussein's rule.

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