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Classic Rock Trivia Quiz

1

"Pleased to meet you/ Hope you guess my name/ But what's puzzling you/ Is the nature of my game"

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Ram Jam
The Rolling Stones
Gold Earring
2

When Jimi Hendrix moved to England, which guitarist took him in and watched as he became famous within a week ?

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Eric Clapton
Paul McCartney
Jimmy Paige
3

Which member of Queen was the first to release a solo record?

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Roger Taylor
Freddie Mercury
Brian May
4

Name the band

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The Smith
The Doors
The Rolling Stones
5

Which band hits include "The Big Money", "Red Sector A", "Show Dont Tell" and "2112 Overture" ?

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Rush
The Rolling Stones
Fleetwood Mac
6

What band sings "It's a Long Way to the Top"?

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AC/DC
Queen
Bon Jovi
7

Who sings "I Want to Know What love is"?

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Chicago
Foreigner
Boston
Men at Work
8

Where did Aerosmith make their live debut?

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Boston Tennis and Racquet Club
Nipmuc High School
The Club of Odd Volumes
9

At which venue did Pete Townshend first smash his guitar?

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The Railway Hotel
Madison Sq Garden
The Marquee Club
10

Before forming Motley Crue, Tommy Lee had worked previously with which band?

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Suite 19
Room No.9
The Keyholes
11

Which beach did Pink Floyd use for the photo shoot of 800 beds for their 'A Momentary Lapse Of Reason' album cover?

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Blackpool Beach
Saunton Sands
Venice Beach
12

"You'd have me down, down, down to my knees/ Wouldn't you, Barracuda?"

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Jethro Tull
ELO
Heart
13

What nickname was given to the Continental Hyatt House hotel in Los Angeles, due to a string on 1960s band naughtiness?

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The Paradise Hotel
The Riot House
Jonathan's Disco
14

Before joining Black Sabbath, Geezer Butler and Ozzy Osbourne played together in a band called...?

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Rare Breed
Rare Earth
Rare Steak
15

What was the name of the band both Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley were members of before forming Kiss?

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Wet Willie
Wicked Lester
Wild Horses
16

Which band has the single most sold album of all time ?

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The Eagles
Pink Floyd
Michael Jackson

The Eagles Greatest Hits went 29 times platinum (29 million)

17

In which year were Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines killed in a plane crash in South Carolina?

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1975
1977
1973
18

Which guitarist once won a National Squirrel-shooting contest?

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Slash
Ted Nugent
Joe Walsh
19

Which of these famous rockers did not die in 1970?

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John Lennon
Jimi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
20

Which member of Pink Floyd released the album On A Island?

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Syd Barrett
David Gilmour
Nick Mason
21

Which member of Led Zeppelin arranged the strings on The Rolling Stones’ "She's A Rainbow"?

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John Paul Jones
Jimmy Page
Robert Plant
22

Of Pink Floyd's four most popular albums, which one came out first?

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Dark Side of the Moon
Animals
The Wall
Wish You Were Here
23

Which band had a greatest hits album called "10 from 6" ?

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Journey
Boston
Bad Company
24

Who appeared as a hillbilly band in the wild-west dance scene in the 1990 movie Back to the Future Part III?

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ZZ Top
Van Halen
Guns N' Roses
25

Which famous rock star was killed in New York City on December 8, 1980?

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Buddy Holly
John Lennon
Elvis Presley
26

In which country was Metallica bassist Cliff Burton killed?

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Sweden
Norway
Denmark
27

Which member of Cream wrote the lyrics for "Sunshine of Your Love"?

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Ringo Starr
Eric Clapton
Ginger Baker
28

Name the band

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Led Zeppelin
AC/DC
Pink Floyd
29

From where did Deep Purple take their name?

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Ritchie Blackmore's grandmother's favourite song
The colour of Jon Lord's Hammond organ
Ian Gillian's jacket
30

Who was Yoko Ono's first child?

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Toshiba
Yamizori
Kyoko
31

Where was AC/DC singer Bon Scott born?

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Hull, England
Forfar, Scotland
Fremantle, Western Australia
32

Where was Jimi Hendrix found dead in 1970?

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New York City
London, England
Seattle, Washington
33

Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart have been what band for over 20 years?

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Rush
Pink Floyd
Thin Lizzy
34

In 1969, Doors singer Jim Morrison was arrested for....

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Indecent exposure
Assaulting a police officer
Drink driving
35

Which keyboard player provided synthesizer backing on "Space Oddity" by David Bowie?

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Rick Wakeman
Rick Wright
Jon Lord
36

The movie "The Song Remains The Same" featured which artists?

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Led Zeppelin
The Who
The Band
37

Which Beatles' song contains the lyric, "When I was young, so much younger than today"?

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Help
All You Need Is Love
Blackbird
38

"I love rock 'n' roll/ So put another dime in the jukebox, baby/ I love rock 'n' roll/ So come an' take your time an' dance with me"

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Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Ram Jam
Jefferson Airplane
39

Who set the all time sales record for a live album in the 1970's?

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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Peter Frampton
Ted Nugent
40

What was The Rolling Stones' first album without long-time bassist Bill Wyman?

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Voodoo Lounge
Dirty Work
A Bigger Bang
41

What kind of apple is on The Beatles own Apple logo?

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Granny Smith
Golden Delicious
No Apple In The Logo
42

What band recorded the rock classic "Walk This Way"?

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AC/DC
Aerosmith
Led Zeppelin
43

Name the band

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Sublime
AC/DC
Black Sabbath
44

Who was the lead singer of the eighties pop band the Go-Go's?

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Belinda Carlisle
Lita Ford
Susanna Hoffs
45

What was the name of Keith Moon's only solo album?

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Two Sides Of The Moon
Hang A Moon
Moon The Loon

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