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  • 1. 

    Which song contributed to the success of Bachman Turner Overdrive's second album?

    • A.

      Takin' Care Of Business

    • B.

      Second Hand

    • C.

      Not Fragile

    • D.

      Sledgehammer

    Correct Answer
    A. Takin' Care Of Business
    Explanation
    "Takin' Care Of Business" contributed to the success of Bachman Turner Overdrive's second album. This song became one of their most popular and recognizable hits, reaching high positions on the charts and receiving significant radio airplay. Its catchy melody, energetic rhythm, and relatable lyrics about the daily grind and the desire for success resonated with audiences, helping to propel the album to commercial success. The song's enduring popularity and continued airplay have also contributed to its lasting impact on the band's career.

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  • 2. 

    What instrument does Randy Bachman of Bachman Turner Overdrive play in the band?

    • A.

      Harp

    • B.

      Flute

    • C.

      Guitar

    • D.

      Oboe

    Correct Answer
    C. Guitar
    Explanation
    Randy Bachman of Bachman Turner Overdrive plays the guitar in the band. This is evident from his role as the lead guitarist and songwriter in the band. The guitar is a prominent instrument in their music, and Bachman's skills on the instrument have been widely recognized and praised.

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  • 3. 

    Which music award did Bachman Turner Overdrive win in 1973 for most promising group?

    • A.

      Juno Award

    • B.

      Oscar

    • C.

      MTV Moon Man Award

    • D.

      Emmy Award

    Correct Answer
    A. Juno Award
    Explanation
    Bachman Turner Overdrive won the Juno Award in 1973 for most promising group. The Juno Award is a prestigious Canadian music award that recognizes outstanding achievements in the Canadian music industry. Winning this award in the most promising group category indicates that Bachman Turner Overdrive showed great potential and promise in their music career at that time.

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  • 4. 

    What number one song came from Bachman Turner Overdrive's 1974 album "Not Fragile"?

    • A.

      Just For You

    • B.

      Easy Groove

    • C.

      Down, Down

    • D.

      You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

    Correct Answer
    D. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet." This song was a major hit for Bachman Turner Overdrive and became their only number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was released as a single in 1974 and quickly gained popularity, reaching the top of the charts in both the United States and Canada. The song's catchy melody and relatable lyrics about love and relationships resonated with audiences, making it a standout track from the album "Not Fragile."

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  • 5. 

    What popular animated series has Bachman Turner Overdrive been featured on?

    • A.

      The Powerpuff Girls

    • B.

      The Simpsons

    • C.

      Law And Order

    • D.

      Looney Tunes

    Correct Answer
    B. The Simpsons
    Explanation
    Bachman Turner Overdrive has been featured on The Simpsons.

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  • 6. 

    You take what into the city in Bachman Turner Overdrive's "Taking Care Of Business"?

    • A.

      A Corvette

    • B.

      A Limo

    • C.

      The 8:15

    • D.

      A Girl

    Correct Answer
    C. The 8:15
    Explanation
    In Bachman Turner Overdrive's song "Taking Care Of Business," the lyrics mention taking the 8:15 into the city. This implies that the correct answer is "The 8:15." The 8:15 refers to a train or a specific mode of transportation that the singer uses to travel into the city.

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  • 7. 

    Before forming Bachman Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman was in which group?

    • A.

      Steppenwolf

    • B.

      The Doobie Brothers

    • C.

      The Guess Who

    • D.

      Moody Blues

    Correct Answer
    C. The Guess Who
    Explanation
    Randy Bachman was in The Guess Who before forming Bachman Turner Overdrive.

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  • 8. 

    What was the title of Randy Bachman's first solo album after he left The Guess Who?

    • A.

      Takin' Care Of Business

    • B.

      Axe

    • C.

      You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

    • D.

      Brave Belt

    Correct Answer
    B. Axe
    Explanation
    Randy Bachman's first solo album after leaving The Guess Who was titled "Axe".

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  • 9. 

    How many Bachmans were on Bachman Turner Overdrive's "Takin' Care of Business"?

    • A.

      Just Randy

    • B.

      Four: Randy, Tim, Tal And Rob

    • C.

      Two: Randy And Rob

    • D.

      Three: Randy, Tim And Rob

    Correct Answer
    D. Three: Randy, Tim And Rob
    Explanation
    The correct answer is three: Randy, Tim, and Rob. This can be inferred from the given options where it is mentioned that Randy, Tim, and Rob were all part of Bachman Turner Overdrive's "Takin' Care of Business".

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  • 10. 

    What North American country does Bachman Turner Overdrive hail from?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    C. Canada
    Explanation
    Bachman Turner Overdrive is a rock band that originated from Canada. They gained popularity in the 1970s with hits like "Takin' Care of Business" and "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet." The band members, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, are both Canadian musicians. Therefore, the correct answer is Canada.

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  • 11. 

    Which Bachman Turner Overdrive member left in 1977 to pursue a solo career?

    • A.

      Chad Allen

    • B.

      Randy Bachman

    • C.

      Rob Bachman

    • D.

      Jim Clench

    Correct Answer
    B. Randy Bachman
    Explanation
    Randy Bachman left Bachman Turner Overdrive in 1977 to pursue a solo career.

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  • 12. 

    What acronym did Bachman Turner Overdrive officially adopt in 1978?

    • A.

      BOT

    • B.

      BTO

    • C.

      OTB

    • D.

      ROBOT

    Correct Answer
    B. BTO
    Explanation
    In 1978, Bachman Turner Overdrive officially adopted the acronym BTO. This abbreviation became their official name and was used to represent the band.

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  • 13. 

    What is the opening track of Bachman Turner Overdrive's 1975 album "Head On"?

    • A.

      Blue Mornin'

    • B.

      Find Out About Love

    • C.

      Free Wheelin'

    • D.

      Away From Home

    Correct Answer
    B. Find Out About Love
    Explanation
    The opening track of Bachman Turner Overdrive's 1975 album "Head On" is "Find Out About Love".

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  • 14. 

    Which was Bachman Turner Overdrive's fourth studio album?

    • A.

      Freeways

    • B.

      Bachman-Turner Overdrive

    • C.

      Japan Tour Live

    • D.

      Four Wheel Drive

    Correct Answer
    D. Four Wheel Drive
    Explanation
    Four Wheel Drive is Bachman Turner Overdrive's fourth studio album.

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  • 15. 

    In Bachman Turner Overdrive's "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet", who does the singer meet?

    • A.

      A Devil Woman

    • B.

      His Uncle

    • C.

      A Gambler

    • D.

      No One

    Correct Answer
    A. A Devil Woman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Devil Woman". In the song "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet" by Bachman Turner Overdrive, the singer meets a devil woman. This can be inferred from the given options and the lyrics of the song.

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  • 16. 

    Which Bachman Turner Overdrive album cover features a wood box marked "Not Fragile"?

    • A.

      Head On

    • B.

      Not Fragile

    • C.

      Freeways

    • D.

      Four Wheel Drive

    Correct Answer
    B. Not Fragile
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Not Fragile" because this album cover features a wood box marked with the words "Not Fragile."

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  • 17. 

    In 1973 and 1984, Bachman Turner Overdrive released two albums with what same name?

    • A.

      Bachman Turner Overdrive

    • B.

      BTO's Greatest

    • C.

      Japan Tour Live

    • D.

      Not Fragile

    Correct Answer
    A. Bachman Turner Overdrive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bachman Turner Overdrive". This is because the question is asking for the name of the albums released by Bachman Turner Overdrive in 1973 and 1984. Since the band's name is "Bachman Turner Overdrive", it makes sense that the albums would have the same name.

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  • 18. 

    What city is Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive from originally?

    • A.

      Buffalo, New York, USA

    • B.

      Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    • C.

      Los Angeles, California, USA

    • D.

      Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Correct Answer
    B. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Explanation
    Randy Bachman, a member of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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  • 19. 

    What was the original name of Bachman Turner Overdrive?

    • A.

      The Who

    • B.

      Black Belt

    • C.

      Brave Belt

    • D.

      Guess Who

    Correct Answer
    C. Brave Belt
    Explanation
    Brave Belt was the original name of Bachman Turner Overdrive.

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  • 20. 

    Who replaced Bachman Turner Overdrive's Tim Bachman when he left in the mid 1970's?

    • A.

      Rob Bachman

    • B.

      C.F. Turner

    • C.

      Chad Allen

    • D.

      Blair Thornton

    Correct Answer
    D. Blair Thornton
    Explanation
    Blair Thornton replaced Tim Bachman when he left Bachman Turner Overdrive in the mid 1970's.

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  • 21. 

    How many albums did Bachman Turner Overdrive release in 1975?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    In 1975, Bachman Turner Overdrive released two albums.

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  • 22. 

    Which 1973 Bachman Turner Overdrive album cover features a cube and the band's faces?

    • A.

      Not Fragile

    • B.

      Bachman Turner Overdrive II

    • C.

      Street Action

    • D.

      Four Wheel Drive

    Correct Answer
    B. Bachman Turner Overdrive II
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bachman Turner Overdrive II. This album cover features a cube and the band's faces.

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  • 23. 

    In Bachman Turner Overdrive's "Jamaica", what follows "Jamaica"?

    • A.

      Take Me Away

    • B.

      The Green Island

    • C.

      Come Home To Jamaica

    • D.

      Land That I Love

    Correct Answer
    A. Take Me Away
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Take Me Away". In the song "Jamaica" by Bachman Turner Overdrive, the line "Take me away" follows the word "Jamaica". This suggests that the singer wants to be taken away to Jamaica, possibly indicating a desire for escape or a longing for the beauty and tranquility of the island.

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  • 24. 

    "For Love" appears on which 1978 Bachman Turner Overdrive album?

    • A.

      Street Action

    • B.

      Freeways

    • C.

      Head On

    • D.

      Not Fragile

    Correct Answer
    A. Street Action

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