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Beethoven - Around 1796, at the age of 26, Beethoven began to lose his hearing. The cause of his hearing loss is unknown.Who was too deaf to hear the applause when he conducted his Choral Symphony's debut in Vienna on May 7, 1824?

       a. Beethoven
       b. Brahms
       c. Bach
       d. Mozart

Andrew Ridgeley - Andrew released a guitar and drum driven solo recording entitled, Son of Albert, in 1990.You may remember that George Michael was in Wham. But who was in it with him, and went on to become as big as a failure as a racecar driver as he was as a solo artist?

       a. Andrew Ridgeley
       b. John Oates
       c. Curt Smith
       d. Dave Stewart

Jello Biafra - In June 1978, Jello responded to an advertisement placed by guitarist East Bay Ray, stating 'Guitarist wants to form punk band', and together they formed the Dead Kennedys.Three of these are real politicians. Which one is a Dead Kennedys singer who ran for mayor of San Francisco in 1979, with a platform requiring all downtown businessmen to wear clown suits?

       a. Dick Armey
       b. Jello Biafra
       c. Canaan Banana
       d. Omar Bongo

Lady - Styx's 'Lady' was written by keyboardist and founding member Dennis DeYoung for his wife, Suzanne Feusi.Kenny Rogers, Styx, the Little River Band and Jack Jones all recorded different songs with what same title?

       a. Grand Illusion
       b. Lady
       c. Reminiscing
       d. Come Sail Away

French horns - Peter and the Wolf was first performed in 1936 in the USSR. In Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf", different instruments represent different characters. The string section represents Peter. What instrument represents the Wolf?

       a. French horns
       b. Flute
       c. Oboe
       d. Clarinet

La Boheme - The world premiere performance of La boheme was performed in Turin on 1 February 1896. Just as Jonathan Larson's death from an aortic aneurysm was announced at the premiere of Rent, Giacomo Puccini's death was announced during a performance of what opera, on which "Rent" was based?

       a. Il Trovatore
       b. Madama Butterfly
       c. La Boheme
       d. La Traviata

Beethoven's Ode to Joy - The Beethoven setting was adopted as the Anthem of Europe by the Council of Europe in 1972.Although it's now the EU anthem, what did Hitler have played at his 1937 and 1942 birthday concerts?

       a. Beethoven's Ode to Joy
       b. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite
       c. Mozart's Eine Klein Nachtmusik
       d. Handel's Messiah

Spider-Man - Moxy Fruvous was a politically satirical pop band from Canada that formed in 1989, and disbanded in 2001.Both Moxy Fruvous and the Ramones have done cover versions of what cartoon superhero's theme song?

       a. Mighty Mouse
       b. Batman
       c. Spider-Man
       d. Underdog

Queen - May was ranked at No. 26 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time'.Brian May used a sixpence coin instead of plectrum to play a homemade guitar called the Red Special for what band?

       a. Queen
       b. Led Zeppelin
       c. Aerosmith
       d. Black Sabbath

Johnny Cash - Cash has been inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame.What former Michigan autoworker's concert in Liverpool managed to break the Beatles' attendance record?

       a. Johnny Cash
       b. Roy Orbison
       c. Eddie Cochran
       d. James Brown

The Monkees - Despite the death of Davy Jones in February 2012, the surviving members have announced that a reunion tour will commence in November 2012.On the album "Headquarters", what band (for the first time) actually played all their own instruments?

       a. The Archies
       b. The Monkees
       c. Milli Vanilli
       d. The Spice Girls

Canada - Elvis once said of Parker, ''I don't think I'd have ever been very big if it wasn't for him. He's a very smart man.''Because Colonel Tom was worried about his immigration status, Elvis only played in one country beside the US. Which one?

       a. Mexico
       b. Cuba
       c. Canada
       d. Bahamas

California - CCR was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 and were ranked at number 82 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest artists of all time.Creedence Clearwater Revival blazed a trail for southern-influenced rock. Which state were they from?

       a. Louisiana
       b. California
       c. New York
       d. Texas

Bathroom - Elvis has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.In what room in his Graceland mansion did Elvis drop dead?

       a. Kitchen
       b. Gymnasium
       c. Bathroom
       d. Bedroom

Beethoven - Beethoven works for symphony orchestra include nine symphonies. The Ninth Symphony includes a chorus.The first CDs were 74 minutes and 33 seconds long, because Sony president Norio Ohga insisted they be long enough to hold whose Ninth Symphony?

       a. Beethoven
       b. Bach
       c. Tchaikovsky
       d. Mozart

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