Rock And Classics Music Quiz

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Classic Rock Music Quizzes & Trivia

A non-complicated quiz based on modern classic rock music.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What sort of tree is mentioned in the Lynyrd Skynyrd song "The Smell"?
    • A. 

      Oak

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Pine

    • D. 

      Maple

  • 2. 
    What was the fifth single from the band Duran Duran?
    • A. 

      Skin Trade

    • B. 

      Hungry Like The Wolf

    • C. 

      Duran Amok

    • D. 

      A View To A Kill

  • 3. 
    What California city is referred to in the song "California Dreaming"?
    • A. 

      Sacramento

    • B. 

      San Andreas

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      San Diego

  • 4. 
    What song by Bobby Pickett hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962?
    • A. 

      Pickett And Grinning

    • B. 

      Monster Mash

    • C. 

      Bird Dog

    • D. 

      Graduation Day

  • 5. 
    What song from Jackson Browne's solo debut hit #8 in 1972?
    • A. 

      Lawyers In Love

    • B. 

      Killer Rodents

    • C. 

      Take It Easy

    • D. 

      Doctor My Eyes

  • 6. 
    What band did Billy Idol co-found in 1976?
    • A. 

      Flamingo 50

    • B. 

      Generation X

    • C. 

      The Clash

    • D. 

      American Idol

  • 7. 
    By what name was musician John Anthony Genzale, Jr. better known?
    • A. 

      Johnny Thunders

    • B. 

      Billy Idol

    • C. 

      John Anthony Smith

    • D. 

      Billy Ocean

  • 8. 
    As whom did Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison release a 1996 album?
    • A. 

      The Matchheads

    • B. 

      The Headless

    • C. 

      The Slow Heads

    • D. 

      The Heads

  • 9. 
    What was Aerosmith's first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100?
    • A. 

      Hey! Where'd My Band Go?

    • B. 

      I Don't Want To Miss A Thing

    • C. 

      Eat The Rich

    • D. 

      Shut Up And Dance

  • 10. 
    In The Doors' song "Riders on the Storm", what is the killer's brain doing?
    • A. 

      Wormin' Like A Code

    • B. 

      Squirmin' Like A Toad

    • C. 

      Movin' In The Mode

    • D. 

      Calculating Derivatives

  • 11. 
    What member of the band Scandal died in 1995?
    • A. 

      Patty Smyth

    • B. 

      Mrs. Grundy

    • C. 

      Ivan Elias

    • D. 

      Keith Mack

  • 12. 
    What song, written by Randy Newman, reached #1 in 1970 in a version by Three Dog Night?
    • A. 

      Living Without You

    • B. 

      Mama Told Me (Not To Come)

    • C. 

      Theme From Toy Story

    • D. 

      Just One Smile

  • 13. 
    What song, written by Bruce Springsteen, was a hit for Natalie Cole in 1988?
    • A. 

      Freeway Of Love

    • B. 

      Pink Cadillac

    • C. 

      My Car's On Fire

    • D. 

      I'm On Fire

  • 14. 
    What album was the 1968 Cream hit "Sunshine of Your Love" from?
    • A. 

      Wheels Of Fire

    • B. 

      Fresh Cream

    • C. 

      Disraeli Gears

    • D. 

      Whipped Cream

  • 15. 
    What Patti Smith single that hit #13 in 1978 was co-written by Bruce Springsteen?
    • A. 

      Frederick

    • B. 

      Summer Cannibals

    • C. 

      Reborn In The USA

    • D. 

      Because The Night

  • 16. 
    What two sisters sang backup for the original Blondie and then opened Manic Panic?
    • A. 

      June And Bonnie Pointer

    • B. 

      Nan And Flossie Bobbsey

    • C. 

      Darla And Debbie Harry

    • D. 

      Snooky And Tish Bellomo

  • 17. 
    Who was a founding member and guitarist for The Cramps?
    • A. 

      Deadly Nightshade

    • B. 

      Poison Ivy

    • C. 

      Daisy Duke

    • D. 

      Amanita Muscaria

  • 18. 
    What stage name was singer James Newell Osterberg, Jr. better known by?
    • A. 

      Ziggy Stardust

    • B. 

      Jimmy Osterberg

    • C. 

      Sting

    • D. 

      Iggy Pop

  • 19. 
    What band was Joan Jett with from 1975-79?
    • A. 

      The Runaways

    • B. 

      Sleater-Kinney

    • C. 

      Fluffy

    • D. 

      Kitten Pants

  • 20. 
    Wake Up Little Susie was a #1 hit for which group in 1957?
    • A. 

      The Everly Brothers

    • B. 

      The Righteous Brothers

    • C. 

      The Smothers Brothers

    • D. 

      The Leyland Brothers

  • 21. 
    What was the first #1 hit for The Lovin' Spoonful?
    • A. 

      Lovin' Forkful

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Summer In The City

    • D. 

      Nashville Cats

  • 22. 
    What member of The Lovin' Spoonful wrote their 1965 hit "Do You Believe in Magic"?
    • A. 

      Joe Butler

    • B. 

      Alex Knife

    • C. 

      Steve Boone

    • D. 

      John Sebastian

  • 23. 
    What singing duo was once known as Caesar and Cleo?
    • A. 

      Anthony & Cleopatra

    • B. 

      The Salads

    • C. 

      Stereolab

    • D. 

      Sonny & Cher

  • 24. 
    Who began singing as Vance Arnold with Vance Arnold and the Avengers in 1961?
    • A. 

      Arnold Vance

    • B. 

      John Lee Hooker

    • C. 

      Brian Johnson

    • D. 

      Joe Cocker

  • 25. 
    What 1967 Country Joe and the Fish song goes "One-two-three, what are we fighting for"?
    • A. 

      Fun With Math

    • B. 

      I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag

    • C. 

      Counting War

    • D. 

      Grace

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