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Trivia Quiz - Premature Deaths of Rock Stars: The 1970s

All of these musicians/singers died in the 1970s and they all died way too young. I'll give you the musician and you tell me how they died.

Quiz Number: 2833
Date Submitted: September 10, 2008
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Singers
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 53 percent
Times Taken: 478 times
Taken by Registered Users: 31

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Premature Deaths of Rock Stars The 1970s
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1. How did Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band die in 1971 at the young age of 24?
  A.   murdered
  B.   drug overdose
  C.   motorcycle accident
  D.   car accident

2. How did the talented Tommy Bolin of Deep Purple die in 1976 at the young age of 25?
  A.   drug overdose
  B.   heart failure
  C.   airplane crash
  D.   asthma attack

3. Jim Croce died way too young in 1973 at the age of 30. How?
  A.   alcohol oversdose
  B.   drug overdose
  C.   suicide
  D.   airplane crash

4. The bubbly Cass Elliot was only 32 years when she died in 1974. How?
  A.   heart failure
  B.   fall
  C.   leukemia
  D.   pneumonia

5. John Glascock the bass guitarist for the rock band Jethro Tull passed away at the early age of 28 in 1979. How?
  A.   asthma attack
  B.   heart defect
  C.   helicopter crash
  D.   electrocuted

6. How did Pete Ham of Badfinger die in 1975 at the age of 27?
  A.   hit by train
  B.   cancer
  C.   drug overdose
  D.   suicide

7. The multi-instrumentalist Terry Kath of Chicago died far too young in 1978 at the age of 31. How did he die?
  A.   suicide
  B.   car accident
  C.   gun accident
  D.   shark attack

8. Phil King of Blue Oyster Cult died way too early in life at age 24 in 1972. How did he die?
  A.   car accident
  B.   brain tumor
  C.   murdered
  D.   drug overdose

9. Clarence White of the Byrds died in 1973 at age 29. How did he die?
  A.   car accident
  B.   cancer
  C.   alcohol overdose
  D.   drowned

10. The psychedelic Janis Joplin died far too young at the age of 28 in 1970. How did we lose her?
  A.   suicide
  B.   drowned
  C.   fire
  D.   drug overdose®   

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