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  • 1. 

    Which Boston song featured Kimberley Dahme as the lead singer?

    • A.

      With You

    • B.

      More Than A Feeling

    • C.

      Don't Look Back

    • D.

      Peace Of Mind

    Correct Answer
    A. With You
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "With You." This song by Boston featured Kimberley Dahme as the lead singer.

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  • 2. 

    Radio stations and MTV wouldn't play cuts from which Boston album because it was a flop?

    • A.

      Walk On

    • B.

      Don't Look Back

    • C.

      Corporate America

    • D.

      Boston

    Correct Answer
    A. Walk On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Walk On" because it was a flop. This suggests that radio stations and MTV did not play songs from this album because it was not successful or popular among listeners.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is the rock group Boston most noted for?

    • A.

      Lengthy Jam Sessions

    • B.

      Long Gaps Between Albums

    • C.

      Causing Trouble

    • D.

      Drug Usage

    Correct Answer
    B. Long Gaps Between Albums
    Explanation
    Boston is most noted for the long gaps between their albums. This means that the band would take extended periods of time between releasing new albums, which created anticipation and excitement among their fans. This characteristic became a defining trait of Boston's career and contributed to their reputation as a highly successful and influential rock group.

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  • 4. 

    Which character on "That '70's Show" was shown wearing a Boston t-shirt?

    • A.

      Fez

    • B.

      Randy

    • C.

      Donna

    • D.

      Jackie

    Correct Answer
    C. Donna
    Explanation
    Donna is the correct answer because throughout the series, Donna is often seen wearing various t-shirts that represent different cities or bands. In one episode, she is shown wearing a Boston t-shirt, indicating her support for the city or possibly her interest in the band Boston.

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  • 5. 

    Boston's lead singer, Brad Delp, has been which of the following for the last 37 years?

    • A.

      A Boy Scout Leader

    • B.

      A Math Teacher

    • C.

      A Vegetarian

    • D.

      A Mormon

    Correct Answer
    C. A Vegetarian
    Explanation
    Brad Delp, the lead singer of Boston, has been a vegetarian for the last 37 years. This means that he has chosen not to consume meat or animal products in his diet during this time period. Being a vegetarian is a personal choice based on ethical, health, or environmental reasons. It is not stated in the question why Brad Delp became a vegetarian, but it is clear that he has maintained this dietary preference for a significant period of time.

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  • 6. 

    What girl is Boston singing of in the lyric, "a bluejean lady so eager to be free"?

    • A.

      Alexis

    • B.

      Elizabeth

    • C.

      Hollyann

    • D.

      Shannon

    Correct Answer
    C. Hollyann
    Explanation
    In the lyric, "a bluejean lady so eager to be free," Boston is singing about Hollyann.

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  • 7. 

    Which Boston album was remastered and re-released in June of 2006?

    • A.

      Don't Look Back

    • B.

      Walk On

    • C.

      Third Stage

    • D.

      Corporate America

    Correct Answer
    A. Don't Look Back
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Don't Look Back. This album by Boston was remastered and re-released in June of 2006.

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  • 8. 

    What was the title of the album Boston released in 2002?

    • A.

      Walk On

    • B.

      Corporate America

    • C.

      Greatest Hits

    • D.

      Boston

    Correct Answer
    B. Corporate America
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Corporate America." This is the title of the album released by the band Boston in 2002.

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  • 9. 

    What Boston album did Tom Scholz release a single from to www.MP3.com in 2002?

    • A.

      Don't Look Back

    • B.

      Corporate America

    • C.

      Boston

    • D.

      Walk On

    Correct Answer
    B. Corporate America
    Explanation
    Tom Scholz released a single from the Boston album "Corporate America" to www.MP3.com in 2002.

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  • 10. 

    Which member of The Beatles has Boston singer Brad Delp worked with on stage?

    • A.

      George Harrison

    • B.

      John Lennon

    • C.

      Paul McCartney

    • D.

      Ringo Starr

    Correct Answer
    D. Ringo Starr
    Explanation
    Brad Delp, the Boston singer, has worked with Ringo Starr on stage.

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  • 11. 

    Why was Doug Huffman fired from Boston?

    • A.

      He Was Messed Up On Drugs

    • B.

      He Stole From Band Members

    • C.

      He Broke Confidentiality

    • D.

      He Was A Poor Musician

    Correct Answer
    C. He Broke Confidentiality
    Explanation
    Doug Huffman was fired from Boston because he broke confidentiality. This suggests that he violated the trust and privacy of the band members or the organization by sharing confidential information without authorization. Breaking confidentiality is a serious breach of professional ethics and can lead to severe consequences, including termination of employment.

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  • 12. 

    What decades were the original Boston band members born in?

    • A.

      1930's & 1940's

    • B.

      1950's & 1960's

    • C.

      1960's & 1970's

    • D.

      1940s & 1950s

    Correct Answer
    D. 1940s & 1950s
    Explanation
    The original Boston band members were born in the 1940s and 1950s. This suggests that they were likely in their 20s or 30s when the band was formed, which aligns with the typical age range for musicians starting their careers.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following Boston singles was made into a rock video?

    • A.

      I Need Your Love

    • B.

      Peace Of Mind

    • C.

      More Than A Feeling

    • D.

      Feelin' Satisfied

    Correct Answer
    C. More Than A Feeling
    Explanation
    "More Than A Feeling" is the correct answer because it is a well-known Boston single that was indeed made into a rock video. The song was released in 1976 and became one of Boston's biggest hits, reaching number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The music video for "More Than A Feeling" features the band performing the song in a live concert setting, showcasing their energetic and engaging stage presence.

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  • 14. 

    "Walk On" is the only Boston album that does not have vocals by which band member?

    • A.

      Gary Pihl

    • B.

      Brad Delp

    • C.

      Kimberley Dahme

    • D.

      Fran Cosmo

    Correct Answer
    B. Brad Delp
    Explanation
    Brad Delp is the correct answer because "Walk On" is the only Boston album where he did not provide vocals. The other band members mentioned in the options (Gary Pihl, Kimberley Dahme, and Fran Cosmo) have all contributed vocals to various Boston albums.

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  • 15. 

    What was the most popular single from Boston's "Don't Look Back" album hitting charts at #4?

    • A.

      Don't Be Afraid

    • B.

      A Man I'll Never Be

    • C.

      Feelin' Satisfied

    • D.

      Don't Look Back

    Correct Answer
    D. Don't Look Back
    Explanation
    The most popular single from Boston's "Don't Look Back" album that hit the charts at #4 was "Don't Look Back."

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  • 16. 

    In November 2006 Boston played at a celebration honoring what football player?

    • A.

      Jerry Rice

    • B.

      Drew Bledsoe

    • C.

      Peyton Manning

    • D.

      Doug Flutie

    Correct Answer
    D. Doug Flutie
    Explanation
    In November 2006, Boston played at a celebration honoring Doug Flutie. This suggests that Doug Flutie is a significant football player who was being recognized and celebrated during that time.

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  • 17. 

    What Boston song begins "Who can stop de-evolution of the human race"?

    • A.

      Turn It Off

    • B.

      Someone

    • C.

      With You

    • D.

      Corporate America

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporate America
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Corporate America." This song by Boston starts with the lyrics "Who can stop de-evolution of the human race." The song criticizes the negative impact of corporate greed and the dehumanizing effects it can have on society. It highlights the need for individuals to take a stand against the de-evolution of humanity caused by the pursuit of corporate interests.

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  • 18. 

    During Boston's 1995 "Livin' For You" tour, who helped Brad Delp sing the high notes?

    • A.

      Gary Pihl

    • B.

      Tom Scholz

    • C.

      Kimberley Dahme

    • D.

      Fran Cosmo

    Correct Answer
    D. Fran Cosmo
    Explanation
    Fran Cosmo helped Brad Delp sing the high notes during Boston's 1995 "Livin' For You" tour.

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  • 19. 

    What band was Anthony Cosmo with when he was recruited by Tom Scholz to join Boston?

    • A.

      Red Hot Chili Peppers

    • B.

      SuperCell

    • C.

      Nirvana

    • D.

      Trademark

    Correct Answer
    B. SuperCell
  • 20. 

    Which of these songs on the Boston "Corporate America" album was by Anthony Cosmo?

    • A.

      I Had A Good Time

    • B.

      Someone

    • C.

      Livin' For You

    • D.

      Cryin'

    Correct Answer
    D. Cryin'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cryin'". This song on the Boston "Corporate America" album was performed by Anthony Cosmo.

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  • 21. 

    What Boston rapper also worked at Boston Financial?

    • A.

      Indian Black

    • B.

      T. Keo

    • C.

      Stevie Vegas

    • D.

      John O'Connor

    Correct Answer
    A. Indian Black
    Explanation
    Indian Black is the correct answer because the question asks for a Boston rapper who also worked at Boston Financial, and Indian Black fits this description.

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  • 22. 

    What was the 1986 debut album from Boston's own boy band New Kids on the Block?

    • A.

      Step By Step

    • B.

      Face The Music

    • C.

      New Kids On The Block

    • D.

      Hangin' Tough

    Correct Answer
    C. New Kids On The Block
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "New Kids On The Block." This debut album was released in 1986 by the Boston boy band of the same name. The album featured popular hits such as "Please Don't Go Girl" and "You Got It (The Right Stuff)." It marked the beginning of the band's successful career in the music industry.

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  • 23. 

    What original Boston band member was booted out before the 1st album was recorded?

    • A.

      Drummer Jim Masdea

    • B.

      Guitarist Barry Goudreau

    • C.

      Drummer Sib Hasbian

    • D.

      Bassist Fran Sheehan

    Correct Answer
    A. Drummer Jim Masdea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Drummer Jim Masdea. He was booted out before the 1st album was recorded.

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  • 24. 

    Why didn't Boston produce a new album right after the 2004 tour?

    • A.

      Tom Scholz Took Time Off

    • B.

      Tom Scholz' Back Injury

    • C.

      Tom Scholz' Bad Finances

    • D.

      Tom Scholz' Mental Block

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Scholz' Back Injury
    Explanation
    After the 2004 tour, Boston did not produce a new album because Tom Scholz suffered a back injury. This injury likely prevented him from being able to work on new music and perform the necessary tasks involved in producing an album.

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  • 25. 

    After receiving his master's degree from MIT, where did Tom Scholz find a job?

    • A.

      IBM

    • B.

      John Deere

    • C.

      Polaroid

    • D.

      Kodak

    Correct Answer
    C. Polaroid
    Explanation
    After completing his master's degree from MIT, Tom Scholz found a job at Polaroid.

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  • 26. 

    How tall is Tom Scholz of the rock band Boston?

    • A.

      5' 9"

    • B.

      6' 2"

    • C.

      6' 0"

    • D.

      6' 5"

    Correct Answer
    D. 6' 5"
  • 27. 

    What product did the company Boston's Tom Scholz started in 1980 manufacture?

    • A.

      Guitar & Amp Connections

    • B.

      Metal Mounting Hardware

    • C.

      Signal Processing Devices

    • D.

      Video Games

    Correct Answer
    C. Signal Processing Devices
    Explanation
    In 1980, the company Boston's Tom Scholz started manufacturing signal processing devices. These devices are electronic devices used to modify or enhance audio signals. They can be used in various audio equipment such as amplifiers, mixers, and recording devices. Signal processing devices are essential in the music industry as they help in achieving desired sound effects and improving audio quality.

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