The Rock N Roll Quiz

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Rock And Roll Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz consisting of random questions about classic (pre-nirvana) rock. This is a long one and the questions have a range of difficulty, some are incredibly easy, some are incredibly hard. Note: spelling counts for the fill in the blanks! Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Richard Starr

    • B. 

      Rick Starrsky

    • C. 

      Ringo Starr

    • D. 

      Richard Stareky

    • E. 

      Bob Mason

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Jimmy Page

    • B. 

      John Entwhistle

    • C. 

      John Paul Jones

    • D. 

      John Bonham

  • 5. 
    Who was the first singer for Pink Floyd?
    • A. 

      Roger Waters

    • B. 

      Syd Barret

    • C. 

      David Gilmour

    • D. 

      Rick Wright

  • 6. 
    Who is famous for burning his guitar?
    • A. 

      Jimi Hendrix

    • B. 

      Pete Townshend

    • C. 

      Jimmy Page

    • D. 

      Keith Richards

  • 7. 
    The song "Dogs" was by which band?
    • A. 

      The Beatles

    • B. 

      Led Zeppelin

    • C. 

      Pink Floyd

    • D. 

      Talking Heads

    • E. 

      Queen

  • 8. 
    How many octaves was Freddie Mercury's vocal range?
  • 9. 
    How many official Beatles were there?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

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  • 10. 
    What two songs by the Who were the only ones the bassist, John Entwhistle, sang?
    • A. 

      My Wife

    • B. 

      Happy Jack

    • C. 

      Pictures of Lily

    • D. 

      Who Are You

    • E. 

      Boris the Spider

  • 11. 
    What song by the Beatles was made into an animated film?
  • 12. 
    What Jimi Hendrix song says " 'Scuse me while I kiss the sky"?
    • A. 

      Foxy Lady

    • B. 

      The Wind Cries Mary

    • C. 

      Purple Haze

    • D. 

      Castles Made of Sand

  • 13. 
    What was the epic, 9 part song featured on the album Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd?
  • 14. 
    Who produced many, many albums with many, many artists including the likes of Pink Floyd, David Bowie, and the Talking Heads?
  • 15. 
    What do Keith Moon and John Bonham NOT have in common?
    • A. 

      They are drummers

    • B. 

      They're great singers

    • C. 

      They died before all other members of their bands

    • D. 

      They're British

  • 16. 
  • 17. 
    What was the name of Led Zeppelin's second album?
    • A. 

      Houses of the Holy

    • B. 

      Whole Lotta Love

    • C. 

      Led Zeppelin II

    • D. 

      Heartbreaker

    • E. 

      Runes

  • 18. 
    Name at least one member of Queen
  • 19. 
    How did Freddie Mercury die?
    • A. 

      AIDS

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Drug Overdose

    • D. 

      Alcohol Poisoning

    • E. 

      Plane Crash

  • 20. 
    Who's guitar looked like a black and white bullseye?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Page

    • B. 

      Slash

    • C. 

      Zakk Wylde

    • D. 

      Tony Iommi

  • 21. 
    Ozzy Osbourne was originally the singer for which band?
  • 22. 
  • 23. 
    How many instruments could David Bowie play?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    Who inspired the name "Led Zeppelin"?
    • A. 

      Keith Moon

    • B. 

      John Bonham

    • C. 

      Nick Mason

    • D. 

      Hindenberg

  • 26. 
    Which American invented the electric guitar approxiamately the same time as a German inventer, but got the credit because he is awesome.
  • 27. 
    Who famously wore a large tophat?
  • 28. 
  • 29. 
    What was Slash's first name before he changed it?
  • 30. 
    Which famous guitarist actually originally played drums before he switched instruments with his brother?
    • A. 

      Eric Clapton

    • B. 

      Jimmy Page

    • C. 

      Jeff Beck

    • D. 

      Eddie Van Halen

    • E. 

      Mick Ronson

  • 31. 
    The singer of "Beth" by Kiss played which instrument?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Guitar

    • D. 

      Bass

    • E. 

      None, he was just the vocalist

  • 32. 
    Who sang "Paradise by the Dashboard Lights"?
  • 33. 
    Which member of Pink Floyd died in 2008?
    • A. 

      Roger Waters

    • B. 

      Rick Wright

    • C. 

      Nick Mason

    • D. 

      David Gilmour

  • 34. 
    Who sang the famous and timeless words "and she's buying the stairway to heaven"
  • 35. 
    Well that's it for the quiz, congrats for making it through! This isn't really a question, "B" is correct. I basically just wanted to thank-you for actually taking this quiz. Who is a wonderfully attractive Glam Rock god?
    • A. 

      David Byrne

    • B. 

      David Bowie

    • C. 

      David Gilmour

    • D. 

      David Gibson