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Hootys G.K. Music Quiz

A dozen on odd bits of trivia about music makers. Here's wishing you the best of luck! 12 Questions.

 
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What former Nirvana drummer formed the "Foo Fighters"?

  • Carter Beauford
  • Dave Grohl
  • Eric Kretz
  • Chad Channing

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What is Billy Joel's song "Piano Man" based on?

  • His father
  • His relationship with ex-wife Christie Brinkley
  • His experience as a lounge singer
  • Liberace

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Rock group Audioslave was formed primarily from former members of what band?

  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Blink 182
  • Alice In Chains
  • Smashing Pumpkins

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What event inspired the Mary J. Blige song "No More Drama"?

  • The death of her brother
  • The September 11th attacks
  • Criticism about her stance on Pro-Choice
  • The deaths of Tupac and Biggie Smalls

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What type of music was made popular by groups such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice In Chains?

  • Acid Rock
  • Crunk
  • Thrash Punk
  • Grunge

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Who holds the record for "most gold albums" by an American group?

  • Aerosmith
  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  • The Commodores
  • The Jackson 5

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The Symphonic Suite Op. 35 "Scheherazade" was written by what composer?

  • Ivan Barbotin
  • Franz Liszt
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff

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In 1985, who asked "How Soon Is Now"?

  • The Police
  • The Commodores
  • The Pet Shop Boys
  • The Smiths

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Who had a 1973 hit with the instrumental, "Loves Theme"?

  • The Hughes Corporation
  • Love Unlimited Orchestra
  • Alan Parson's Project
  • Issac Hayes

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Who covered Tommy James & the Shondells '68 single "Mony Mony"?

  • Robbie Robertson
  • Little Richard
  • Billy Idol
  • Bruce Springsteen

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Who wrote the Jimmi Hendrix hit "Hey Joe"?

  • Bob Dylan
  • Eric Clapton
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • It's not clear who wrote it

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Who wrote the famous song "Fur Elise"?

  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Chopin
  • Mozart

 

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