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Trivia Quiz - Pop Music Tidbits


Quiz Number: 1635
Date Submitted: September 23, 2007
Quiz Categories: Pop Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: ravioli
Average Score: 65.2 percent
Times Taken: 134 times
Taken by Registered Users: 22

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Pop Music Tidbits
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1. In the song, "You're So Vein" by Carley Simon, where is the total eclipse of the sun?
  A.   North Dakota
  B.   South Dakota
  C.   Nova Scotia
  D.   Arcadia

2. In the song "Bad Bad Leroy Brown," by Jim Croce, what two kinds of automobiles does Leroy Brown own?
  A.   Continental and El Dorado
  B.   El Dorado and Thunderbird
  C.   Thunderbird and Continental
  D.   Cadillac and Escort

3. In the song "Sweet Gypsy Rose" by Tony Orlando, what is Gypsy Rose's real name?
  A.   Mary Jo
  B.   Billy Jo
  C.   Sandra Sue
  D.   Thelma Lou

4. The song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," tells of how many sailors being lost in a storm on Lake Superior?
  A.   49
  B.   79
  C.   29
  D.   99

5. Complete the line from the song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: "the searchers all say they'd have made __________ Bay, if they'd fifteen more miles behind her."
  A.   Blue Fish
  B.   Mackinac
  C.   Chippewa
  D.   Whitefish

6. In a popular song recorded in 1964, Petula Clark tells us "when you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go ________"
  A.   the movies
  B.   the drug store
  C.   downtown
  D.   the mall

7. On the day "The Music Died", who did the music world lose?
  A.   Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens
  B.   JP Richards, Bobby Sherman, Alan Freeman
  C.   Buddy Holly, Jim Croce, Bobby Darrin
  D.   Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Dean Martin

8. Who sang about the colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky?
  A.   The Kingsman
  B.   The Kingston Trio
  C.   Louis Armstrong
  D.   Frank Sinatra

9. The Kingston Trio sang "Charlie on the MTA." What does MTA stand for?
  A.   Mississippi Transit Authority
  B.   Metropolitan Transit Authority
  C.   Minnesota Transit Authority
  D.   Maine Transit Authority

10. In the Song "High Hopes" by Frank Sinatra, what kind of plant is the ant supposed to be able to move?
  A.   magnolia tree
  B.   elm tree
  C.   rubber tree
  D.   birch tree®   

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