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Check out the ultimate AC/DC quiz for you designed to check what you know about the same. AC/DC is a very popular Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973. It was formed by Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. The music has been described as hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal, but what the band likes to call themselves is "rock and roll." Let's find out what more you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was AC/DC's star lead guitarist Angus Young born?

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1955

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    C. 1955
    Explanation
    Angus Young, the star lead guitarist of AC/DC, was born in 1955. This information can be inferred from the given options, where 1955 is the only year mentioned.

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  • 2. 

    Which AC/DC song tells of the woman who's "working double time on the seduction line"?

    • A.

      You Shook Me All Night Long

    • B.

      For Those About To Rock

    • C.

      Hell's Bells

    • D.

      Back In Black

    Correct Answer
    A. You Shook Me All Night Long
    Explanation
    "You Shook Me All Night Long" is the correct answer because the lyrics of the song mention a woman who is working hard to seduce someone. The line "working double time on the seduction line" specifically describes the woman's efforts.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following never played for AC/DC?

    • A.

      Angus Young

    • B.

      Scott Evans

    • C.

      Bonn Scott

    • D.

      Marty Young

    Correct Answer
    D. Marty Young
    Explanation
    Marty Young is the correct answer because he never played for AC/DC. The other three options, Angus Young, Bonn Scott, and Scott Evans, have all been associated with the band at some point in their careers.

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  • 4. 

    Where was the fly, according to an AC/DC album title and song title?

    • A.

      In Your Eye

    • B.

      On The Wall

    • C.

      In The Soup

    • D.

      In The Ointment

    Correct Answer
    B. On The Wall
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On The Wall." This is because the question asks where the fly was according to an AC/DC album title and song title. AC/DC has a song called "Fly on the Wall" and an album with the same title, suggesting that the fly was on the wall.

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  • 5. 

    Which AC/DC album was the last to feature the late Bon Scott?

    • A.

      For Those About To Rock

    • B.

      High Voltage

    • C.

      Highway To Hell

    • D.

      Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

    Correct Answer
    C. Highway To Hell
    Explanation
    Highway To Hell was the last AC/DC album to feature the late Bon Scott as the lead vocalist. Released in 1979, it was a commercially successful album and is considered one of AC/DC's greatest works. The album's title track became one of their signature songs and solidified their status as one of the biggest rock bands in the world. Sadly, Bon Scott passed away in 1980, making Highway To Hell his final studio album with the band.

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  • 6. 

    Brian Johnson was in which band before he joined AC/DC?

    • A.

      Free

    • B.

      Mountain

    • C.

      Montrose

    • D.

      Geordie

    Correct Answer
    D. Geordie
    Explanation
    Brian Johnson was a member of the band Geordie before he joined AC/DC.

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  • 7. 

    How did AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott Die?

    • A.

      High Alcohol Level

    • B.

      Bus Wreck

    • C.

      Plane Wreck

    • D.

      Overdosed

    Correct Answer
    A. High Alcohol Level
    Explanation
    Bon Scott, the lead singer of AC/DC, died due to a high alcohol level. This means that he consumed an excessive amount of alcohol, leading to alcohol poisoning or alcohol-related complications. This could have resulted in respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, or other health issues associated with alcohol abuse.

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  • 8. 

    Which AC/DC song was only released for "The Last Action Hero" soundtrack?

    • A.

      Who Made Who

    • B.

      Big Gun

    • C.

      Sink The Pink

    • D.

      Gone Shootin'

    Correct Answer
    B. Big Gun
    Explanation
    "Big Gun" is the correct answer because it was the only AC/DC song that was released exclusively for the soundtrack of the film "The Last Action Hero". The song was written specifically for the movie and was not included in any of AC/DC's studio albums.

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  • 9. 

    Who are the founding brothers of AC/DC?

    • A.

      Bucky Young, Zander Young

    • B.

      Angus Young, Bucky Young

    • C.

      Malcolm Young, Angus Young

    • D.

      Malcolm Young, Zander Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Malcolm Young, Angus Young
    Explanation
    Malcolm Young and Angus Young are the founding brothers of AC/DC. They formed the band in 1973 in Sydney, Australia. Malcolm was the rhythm guitarist and Angus was the lead guitarist. Together, they wrote many of the band's iconic songs and created their signature sound. Their partnership and musical talents played a crucial role in the success and longevity of AC/DC.

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  • 10. 

    Which original AC/DC band member died in 1980?

    • A.

      Brian Johnson

    • B.

      Malcolm Young

    • C.

      Bon Scott

    • D.

      Angus Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Bon Scott
    Explanation
    Bon Scott is the correct answer because he was an original member of the band AC/DC and he died in 1980. Scott was the lead vocalist for AC/DC and contributed to their early success with hits like "Highway to Hell" and "Back in Black." His death was a significant loss for the band, but they went on to find continued success with Brian Johnson as their new lead vocalist.

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  • 11. 

    Which AC/DC album was certified 19-times platinum?

    • A.

      Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

    • B.

      High Voltage

    • C.

      Highway To Hell

    • D.

      Back In Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Back In Black
    Explanation
    "Back In Black" is the correct answer because it is the only AC/DC album that has been certified 19-times platinum. This certification is awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to albums that have sold over 19 million copies in the United States. It is a significant achievement and demonstrates the immense popularity and commercial success of the album.

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  • 12. 

    AC/DC won an award for selling 10 million copies of which album?

    • A.

      Back In Black

    • B.

      Highway To Hell

    • C.

      Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

    • D.

      Who Made Who

    Correct Answer
    A. Back In Black
    Explanation
    AC/DC won an award for selling 10 million copies of "Back In Black". This album, released in 1980, is considered one of the greatest rock albums of all time. It features iconic songs such as "Hells Bells" and "You Shook Me All Night Long". The album's success not only solidified AC/DC's place in rock history but also helped redefine the genre with its hard-hitting sound and memorable riffs.

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  • 13. 

    What was listed on the death certificate as the cause of death of AC/DC's Bon Scott?

    • A.

      Heart Attack

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Acute Alcoholic Poisoning

    • D.

      Strangulation

    Correct Answer
    C. Acute Alcoholic Poisoning
    Explanation
    Bon Scott, the lead singer of AC/DC, passed away due to acute alcoholic poisoning. This means that his death was a result of consuming a toxic amount of alcohol, which led to severe health complications. Acute alcoholic poisoning occurs when an individual consumes excessive amounts of alcohol within a short period, causing their body to be unable to process and detoxify the alcohol effectively. In Bon Scott's case, this excessive alcohol consumption proved fatal and resulted in his untimely death.

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  • 14. 

    What did Angus Young of AC/DC receive in 2006?

    • A.

      Grammy Award

    • B.

      Emmy Award

    • C.

      Legend Award

    • D.

      CMA Award

    Correct Answer
    C. Legend Award
    Explanation
    In 2006, Angus Young of AC/DC received the Legend Award. This award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the music industry and have achieved legendary status in their career. Angus Young's talent, influence, and success as a guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC have earned him this prestigious recognition.

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  • 15. 

    Which album by AC/DC was Brian Johnson's first with the group?

    • A.

      Back In Black

    • B.

      The Razors Edge

    • C.

      Highway To Hell

    • D.

      Who Made Who

    Correct Answer
    A. Back In Black
    Explanation
    Brian Johnson's first album with AC/DC was "Back In Black." This album was released in 1980 and became one of the band's most successful albums. It was a tribute to their former lead singer, Bon Scott, who had passed away earlier that year. "Back In Black" featured iconic songs like "Hells Bells," "You Shook Me All Night Long," and the title track, solidifying Johnson's place as the new frontman of AC/DC.

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  • 16. 

    42-39-56 were whose measurements according to a 1977 AC/DC tune?

    • A.

      Carnie

    • B.

      Rosie

    • C.

      Angus' Wife

    • D.

      Betsy

    Correct Answer
    B. Rosie
    Explanation
    The measurements 42-39-56 were mentioned in a 1977 AC/DC tune, referring to Rosie.

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  • 17. 

    What does the number of bells in AC/DC's "Hell's Bells" signify?

    • A.

      The Number Of Months Since A Band Member's Death

    • B.

      The Number Of Years Since The Group's Formation

    • C.

      The Number Of Years Until Armageddon

    • D.

      The Number Of Band Members

    Correct Answer
    A. The Number Of Months Since A Band Member's Death
    Explanation
    The number of bells in AC/DC's "Hell's Bells" signifies the number of months since a band member's death.

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  • 18. 

    Who was the bass player on the AC/DC album "High Voltage"?

    • A.

      Cliff Williams

    • B.

      Malcolm Young

    • C.

      Mark Evans

    • D.

      George Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Evans
    Explanation
    Mark Evans was the bass player on the AC/DC album "High Voltage." This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks specifically for the bass player on that album. The other options, Cliff Williams, Malcolm Young, and George Young, were not the bass players on "High Voltage."

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  • 19. 

    In the AC/DC song "Touch Too Much," what is it that "this damn woman's gonna drive me"?

    • A.

      Too Far

    • B.

      To Drink

    • C.

      Insane

    • D.

      Away

    Correct Answer
    C. Insane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Insane." In the AC/DC song "Touch Too Much," the lyrics mention that "this damn woman's gonna drive me insane." This suggests that the speaker is feeling overwhelmed or frustrated by the actions or behavior of the woman in question. The word "insane" here is used figuratively to express the intensity of the speaker's emotions.

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  • 20. 

    What did Brian Johnson tell Nikki Sixx (of Motley Crue) that the tattoos on his arms looked like?

    • A.

      They Looked Stupid

    • B.

      They Looked Evil

    • C.

      Someone Had Threw Up On Them

    • D.

      They Looked Neat

    Correct Answer
    C. Someone Had Threw Up On Them
    Explanation
    Brian Johnson told Nikki Sixx that the tattoos on his arms looked like someone had thrown up on them.

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