Rockstars: Rock To 'stock Quiz 3

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So you think you know a little something about rock? Well it's a long way to the top. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The world's best-selling album ever is Michael Jackson's Thriller. What is number two?

    • A.

      Back in Black, AC/DC

    • B.

      The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd

    • C.

      Bat out of Hell, Meat Loaf

    • D.

      Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), The Eagles

    Correct Answer
    A. Back in Black, AC/DC
    Explanation
    Actually these four albums, along with Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard, round out the second to the sixth best-selling albums ever.

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  • 2. 

    The 1968 title track of the album "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" was a hit for which band?

    • A.

      Joan Baez

    • B.

      Iron Butterfly

    • C.

      Santana

    • D.

      Grateful Dead

    Correct Answer
    B. Iron Butterfly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Iron Butterfly. In 1968, the band released their album "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" which featured the title track of the same name. The song became a hit and is known for its extended instrumental sections and psychedelic sound. Iron Butterfly is credited with popularizing the emerging genre of heavy metal and their success with this album solidified their place in music history.

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  • 3. 

    The Rhythm and Vines music festival is held near which city? 

    • A.

      Palmerston North

    • B.

      Gisborne

    • C.

      Nelson

    • D.

      New Plymouth

    Correct Answer
    B. Gisborne
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gisborne. The Rhythm and Vines music festival is held near Gisborne.

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  • 4. 

    The tribute band 'No Way Sis' had a top 40 single in 1996. Which band do they cover?

    • A.

      Twisted Sister

    • B.

      System of a down

    • C.

      INXS

    • D.

      Oasis

    Correct Answer
    D. Oasis
    Explanation
    No Way Sis is a tribute band that covers the music of Oasis. In 1996, they had a top 40 single, which suggests that their rendition of Oasis songs was well-received and popular among listeners.

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  • 5. 

    Pearl Jam's drummer, Matt Cameron, was also drummer for which band?

    • A.

      Stone Temple Pilots

    • B.

      Red Hot Chili Peppers

    • C.

      Alice in Chains

    • D.

      Sound Garden

    Correct Answer
    D. Sound Garden
    Explanation
    Matt Cameron, the drummer of Pearl Jam, was also a drummer for the band Soundgarden. Soundgarden was a Seattle-based rock band that gained significant popularity in the 1990s. Cameron joined Soundgarden in 1986 and played with them until their breakup in 1997. He then joined Pearl Jam in 1998 and has been their drummer ever since. Cameron's involvement with both bands showcases his talent and contribution to the grunge rock scene of the 90s.

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