R2ok Quiz No.1 - The 1970s

Answer these questions, and check your score .....
1. In 1976, the Beach Boys made a major "comeback" with which Chuck Berry classic?
  Sweet Little Sixteen   Roll Over Beethoven   Rock & Roll Music   Reelin' & Rockin
2. Who played slide guitar on the Derek & The Dominos hit "Layla"?
  Duane Allman   Eric Clapton   George Harrison   Jimmy Page
3. Which Linda Ronstadt album contains her No 1 single "You're No Good"?
  Heart Like A Wheel   Hasten Down The Wind    Different Drum   Prisoner In Disguise
4. Before fronting Blondie, Deborah Harry had a job as a ..............
  waitress   store guide   Playboy bunnygirl   go-go dancer (remember them?)
5. From which album did The Doors' hit "Light My Fire" come from?
  The Doors   Break On Through   People Are Strange   Waiting For The Sun
6. Guitarist Brian May of Queen fame studied for a PhD in .................
  English Literature   Astronomy   Music   Physics
7. Who wrote Eric Clapton's No 1 hit "I Shot The Sheriff?
  Stevie Wonder   Doc Holliday   Bob Marley   Rod Stewart
8. What Queen song was the B-side to the single hit "We Are The Champions"?
  Bohemian Rhapsody   We Will Rock You   Somebody To Love   Fat Bottomed Girls
9. Who wrote Rod Stewart's hit "The First Cut Is The Deepest"?
  Bob Dylan   Curtis Mayfield   Cat Stevens   Tom Waits
10. Who wrote "All The Young Dudes" for Mott the Hoople?
  Ian Hunter   David Bowie   Mick Ralphs   Mick Ronson
11. In which James Bond movie was Carly Simon's hit "Nobody Does It Better" featured?
  Moonraker   The Spy Who Loved Me   Octopussy   Live and Let Die
12. Who wrote Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 1970 hit "Woodstock"?
  Graham Nash   Judy Collins   Melanie   Joni Mitchell
13. What 1970's R&B artiste wrote Talking Heads' hit "Take Me To The River"?
  Luther Ingram   Booker T. Jones   Isaac Hayes   Al Green
14. Which of the following songs was featured in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' ?
  Day By Day   Spirit In The Sky   I Don't Know How To Love Him   See Me, Feel Me
15. Who produced "Day After Day" for Badfinger in 1971?
  Todd Rundgren   George Harrison   Paul McCartney   Eric Clapton
16. Which Philadelphia group performed the vocals on the hit single "TSOP"?
  The Spinners   McFadden & Whitehead   First Choice   The Three Degrees
17. Who produced Meatloaf's 'Bat Out of Hell' album released in 1979?
  Todd Rundgren   Jim Steinman   Ted Nugent   Edgar Winter
18. What was Elton John's biggest-selling album?
  Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   Captain Fantastic   Greatest Hits, Vol. 1   Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
19. Who recorded the first digitally-produced album in 1979?
  The Police   Ry Cooder   Supertramp   Herb Alpert
20. Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song" was inspired by ..............
  Don McLean   Barry Manilow   Dan Fogelberg   Van Morrison

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this page first published by John Wright, 2 Jan 2007

last update 2 Jan 2007