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Trivia Quiz - Genesis: The First Decade

What do you know about the early years of one of the finest progressive rock bands around?

Quiz Number: 2378
Date Submitted: April 13, 2008
Quiz Categories: Pop Music, Progressive Rock
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: catherine
Average Score: 68.3 percent
Times Taken: 639 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16

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Genesis The First Decade
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1. In 1967, Genesis was founded by whom?
  A.   Peter Gabriel and Tony Banks
  B.   Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherford
  C.   Tony Banks and Anthony Phillips
  D.   Phil Collins and Tony Banks

2. What was the name of Genesis' first album?
  A.   Foxtrot
  B.   Nursery Cryme
  C.   Trespass
  D.   From Genesis to Revelation

3. In 1969, John Silver left as the band's drummer. Who replaced him?
  A.   Phil Collins
  B.   John Mayhew
  C.   Chris Stewart
  D.   Bill Bruford

4. In 1970, guitarist Anthony Phillips left the band. Who was his permanent replacement?
  A.   Mick Barnard
  B.   Ray Wilson
  C.   Mike Rutherford
  D.   Steve Hackett

5. The epic Genesis song "The Musical Box" can be found on what album?
  A.   Selling England by the Pound
  B.   Trespass
  C.   Foxtrot
  D.   Nursery Cryme

6. The Genesis album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" contains a series of tracks about the spiritual journey of a Puerto Rican youth living in New York City, and his quest to establish his freedom and identity. What is the boy's name?
  A.   Rael
  B.   Raphael
  C.   Raul
  D.   Raymundo

7. What was the first album released by Genesis after Peter Gabriel's departure?
  A.   …And Then There Were Three…
  B.   The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
  C.   A Trick of the Tail
  D.   Wind & Wuthering

8. After Peter Gabriel's departure, the band considered several singers as replacements as lead vocalist. Which of the following was NOT one of the singers they considered?
  A.   Les Gray
  B.   Peter Frampton
  C.   Jon Anderson
  D.   David Cassidy

9. Who was the first member of Genesis to release his own solo album?
  A.   Mike Rutherford
  B.   Peter Gabriel
  C.   Tony Banks
  D.   Steve Hackett

10. What was the first studio album that featured Phil Collins as full-time lead vocalist?
  A.   Wind & Wuthering
  B.   A Trick of the Tail
  C.   The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
  D.   …And Then There Were Three…®   

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