Rock Music - Quiz 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would be considered a typical structure for a rock song?
    • A. 

      A, A, B, A

    • B. 

      Outro, chorus, B section, intro, chorus

    • C. 

      Intro, Verse 1, Chorus, Verse 2, Chorus, Bridge, Chorus, Outro

    • D. 

      Verse 1, Verse 2, Verse 3, Chorus, Outro

    • E. 

      Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 1', Section 4.

  • 2. 
    Identify 3 of the following who were rock artists in the 1950's.
    • A. 

      Bob Dylan

    • B. 

      Elvis Presley

    • C. 

      Jefferson Airplane

    • D. 

      Chuck Berry

    • E. 

      Bill Haley

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes Bob Dylan?
    • A. 

      A pop musician

    • B. 

      A composer and writer of poetic folk songs and songs of social protest.

    • C. 

      He attempted to connect rock and classical music

    • D. 

      Famous for his sexual ambiguity and outrageous behavior

    • E. 

      An influential drummer

  • 4. 
    Who wrote the rock opera Tommy?
    • A. 

      Elvis Presley

    • B. 

      Dr. Who

    • C. 

      ACDC

    • D. 

      Green Day

    • E. 

      The Who

  • 5. 
    What was the most successful and peaceful rock festival held in N.Y. in August 1969?
    • A. 

      Big Day Out

    • B. 

      Sounds On Sunday

    • C. 

      Sensations

    • D. 

      Woodstock

    • E. 

      Black Stump

  • 6. 
    What genre of rock can be described as a major turning point in rock in the mid 1970's?
    • A. 

      Funk

    • B. 

      Screamo

    • C. 

      Rhythm and Blues

    • D. 

      Heavy Metal

    • E. 

      Punk

  • 7. 
    Which of the following bands do not follow the path of early punk rock by focusing on political themes and celebrating their own lack of technical virtuosity.
    • A. 

      Nirvana

    • B. 

      Pearl Jam

    • C. 

      Green Day

    • D. 

      Grateful Dead

    • E. 

      The Offspring

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the 1955 hit by Bill Haley?
    • A. 

      Rock Around The Clock

    • B. 

      Blackboard Jungle

    • C. 

      Shake, Rattle, and Roll

    • D. 

      Dance Around The Clock

    • E. 

      Hound Dog

  • 9. 
    Who, from the following, are commonly known as pioneers of early rock? (Identify 3)
    • A. 

      Bill Haley

    • B. 

      Buddy Holly

    • C. 

      Elvis Presley

    • D. 

      Little Richard

    • E. 

      Dick Clark

  • 10. 
    Which band is synonymous with 'the surfer sound'?
    • A. 

      The Beatles

    • B. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • C. 

      The Beach Boys

    • D. 

      Surf Rockers

    • E. 

      Sand Suzy

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are current rock bands?
    • A. 

      Incubus

    • B. 

      Grateful Dead

    • C. 

      Green Day

    • D. 

      Metalica

    • E. 

      System of a Down

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