Classic Rock Trivia Questions #4Printable Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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The songs "I Surrender" and "All Night Long" were chart hits for which rock band?
c. Led Zeppelin
Rainbow - Featuring guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, Rainbow were active from 1975 to 1984 and returned from 1993 to 1997.
Brian Connolly and Mick Turner founded which band in London in 1968?
c. The Damned
Sweet - Formed in England, Sweet was a glam rock band that was popular during the seventies.
Complete the name for the following classic rock band - "Bruce Springsteen and the ___ Street Band"?
E - According to Bruce, he was inspired to take up music at a young age after seeing Elvis Presley on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956.
Lead singer Reg Presley was a member of which band?
a. The Troggs
b. The Jam
d. Thin Lizzy
The Troggs - Reg died in 2013 at the age of 71.
Which band had a U.S. Top 5 and worldwide Number 1 with the song "Winds of Change" in 1991?
Scorpions - The single can be found on their album 'Crazy World'.
Which of the following artists was not once a member of "The Faces"?
a. Kenney Jones
b. Rod Stewart
c. Ron Wood
d. Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton - Still active as of 2015, their current lineup consists of Kenney Jones, Ronnie Wood, Mick Hucknall and Glen Matlock.
Known for his Bat Out of Hell trilogy, Marvin Lee Aday is the real name of which rock artist?
b. Ozzy Osborne
d. Gene Simmons
Meatloaf - Also an actor, Meatloaf has made an appearance in over 50 movies and television shows.
Which band did "David Coverdale" form after he left Deep Purple?
a. Iron Maiden
c. Led Zeppelin
Whitesnake - David Coverdale was a member of Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976.
What song gave Black Sabbath their highest charting hit in the UK?
a. War Pigs
c. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
d. Iron Man
Paranoid - Paranoid hit number 4 on the UK Singles Chart and number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Which band started their career as "The New Yardbirds"?
a. Led Zeppelin
c. Deep Purple
d. Golden Earring
Led Zeppelin - One of the best-known classic rock bands of all time, Led Zeppelin was active from 1968 to 1980.
Which rock band released the albums "Look into the Future" and "Trial by Fire"?
Journey - Featured in 2005, a USA Today reader poll named Journey the fifth best American rock band in history.
Famed eternally for his unique drumming style and his eccentric behavior, Keith Moon played drums in which band?
b. Led Zeppelin
c. The Who
d. Pink Floyd
The Who - Unfortunately, Moon's drumming career was cut short when he died of a clomethiazole pill overdose at the age of 32.
Widely successful during the eighties, from what country are the band "Simple Minds"?
Scotland - Simple Minds formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1977.
"Keep the Faith" was a 1992 release by which band?
a. Bon Jovi
b. Black Sabbath
Bon Jovi - Keep the Faith is Bon Jovi's fifth studio album release.
A Fender Stratocaster, what was the name Stevie Ray Vaughan gave to his guitar?
Lenny - Stevie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on December 16, 2014.
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