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Trivia Quiz - Syd Barrett: Pink Floyd Founder


Take this easy quiz about one of rock's forgotten titans. Great trivia and facts about Syd Barrett!

Quiz Number: 3197
Date Submitted: September 12, 2009
Quiz Categories: Psychedelic Rock
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: trickymutha
Average Score: 62.4 percent
Times Taken: 78 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Syd Barrett

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Syd Barrett Pink Floyd Founder
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1. Syd Barrett's real first name was:
  A.   Roger
  B.   John
  C.   Syd
  D.   Paul

2. Which of the following schools did Syd NEVER attend?
  A.   Lambeth School of Art
  B.   Cambridgeshire High School for Boys
  C.   Cambridge College of Arts and Technology
  D.   Camberwell Art School

3. What instrument did Barrett play for Pink Floyd?
  A.   drums
  B.   guitar
  C.   bass
  D.   keyboards

4. Pink Floyd was known by many names, one of them being:
  A.   The Pink Floyd Sound
  B.   The Ravens
  C.   The Birds
  D.   The Trees

5. Which of the following early Barrett/Floyd hits was written in 1967?
  A.   Dark Side of the Moon
  B.   The Wall
  C.   See Emily Play
  D.   Animals

6. In 1972, Barrett formed a short-lived band called:
  A.   Stars
  B.   Cinema
  C.   Circa
  D.   The Syd

7. Syd went solo in what year?
  A.   1969
  B.   1970
  C.   1968
  D.   1967

8. Syd's first solo album was called:
  A.   Cars
  B.   LSD
  C.   The Madcap Laughs
  D.   Mr. Mushroom

9. What 1975 Pink Floyd song is about Barrett?
  A.   Money
  B.   Dogs
  C.   Shine on you Crazy Diamond
  D.   The Wall

10. Syd Barrett passed away in 2006. A series of events were held in Cambridge, UK in October 2008 to celebrate Syd's life, art and music. What were they called?
  A.   A Tribute to Syd
  B.   The City Wakes
  C.   Syd Still With Us
  D.   Music for Pleasure


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