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Trivia Quiz - Yes: Classic Lineup Years (1970-74)


The classic lineup years from 1970 to 1974 - awesome! -bill

Quiz Number: 1212
Date Submitted: May 15, 2007
Quiz Categories: Yes
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 84.9 percent
Times Taken: 122 times
Taken by Registered Users: 12

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1. Peter Banks was fired in 1970 and replaced by whom?
  A.   Rick Wakeman
  B.   Steve Howe
  C.   Chris Squire
  D.   Trevor Robin

2. What was the first album released by Yes without Peter Banks on guitar?
  A.   "Close to the Edge"
  B.   "Fragile"
  C.   "The Yes Album"
  D.   "Time and a Word"

3. Which of the following albums was recorded live?
  A.   "Fragile"
  B.   "The Yes Album"
  C.   "Yessongs"
  D.   "Close to the Edge"

4. Which of the following albums has an abstract painting of the planet earth on the front cover?
  A.   "Fragile"
  B.   "The Yes Album"
  C.   "Tales from Topographic Oceans"
  D.   "Relayer"

5. What's the longest-running song on the album, "Close to the Edge?" hint: it runs a stunning 18:42!
  A.   "Siberian Khatru"
  B.   "And You and I: Cord of Life/Eclipse/The Preacher the Teacher/Apocalypse"
  C.   "Close to the Edge: The Solid Time of Change/Total Mass Retain/I Get Up"
  D.   a and b are the same length

6. Who left Yes in 1971?
  A.   Jon Andersen
  B.   Tony Kaye
  C.   Rick Wakeman
  D.   Peter Banks

7. What Yes player is well-known for wearing flowing sequined capes on stage?
  A.   Rick Wakeman
  B.   Steve Howe
  C.   Jon Andersen
  D.   Chris Squire

8. Before the release of "Close to the Edge," and at the height of the band's success, Bill Bruford quit the band to join:
  A.   Pink Floyd
  B.   Genesis
  C.   King Crimson
  D.   The Moody Blues

9. What artist has designed the majority of Yes' surrealistic and colorful album covers, beginning with "Fragile" (1972 - US)?
  A.   Paul Whitehead
  B.   Ernst Fuchs
  C.   Roger Dean
  D.   Sean Hopp

10. What album, seen as a let down by many fans and critics, caused Jon Andersen to call the release, "the meeting point of high ideals and low energy"? hint: it was released in the US in 1974.
  A.   "Yessongs"
  B.   "Tales from Topographic Oceans"
  C.   "Relayer"
  D.   "Close to the Edge"


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