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Trivia Quiz - Herb Alpert: Awesome Music Man!


A quiz on musician Herb Alpert

Quiz Number: 3266
Date Submitted: November 06, 2009
Quiz Categories: Music
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: Secret_Author
Average Score: 57.7 percent
Times Taken: 39 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Herb Alpert

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1. Herb Alpert attended the University of Southern California and was a member of what?
  A.   The Football Team
  B.   The Basketball Team
  C.   The Track team
  D.   The Marching Band

2. In 1960, Herb Alpert began his career as a vocalist under the name Dore Alpert working for what record company?
  A.   Sun Records
  B.   RCA Records
  C.   Columbia Records
  D.   Apple Records

3. Herb Alpert started the A&M record company with whom?
  A.   Jerry Mathers
  B.   John Martin
  C.   John Moore
  D.   Jerry Moss

4. How many players were in the band when Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass' recorded the debut album, "The Lonely Bull"?
  A.   7
  B.   1
  C.   9
  D.   5

5. In the 1960's, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass did TV Specials in a form of early MTV videos. Who sponsored the first special shown on CBS April 24, 1967?
  A.   Ford Motor Company
  B.   Lucky Strikes Cigarettes
  C.   Singer Sewing Machine Company
  D.   Coca-Cola Company

6. The Clark Gum Company used one of Herb Alpert's recordings in a commercial. The song was called The Mexican Shuffle, but was retitled to what for the TV ad?
  A.   The Teaberry Shuffle
  B.   The Clark Gum Shuffle
  C.   The Chewing Gum Shuffle
  D.   Chew Chew Shuffle

7. In 1967, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass did the title song for the first version of what movie?
  A.   Bonnie And Clyde
  B.   The Graduate
  C.   In The Heat Of The Night
  D.   Casino Royale

8. Herb Alpert performed the Star-Spangled Banner prior to Super Bowl XXII in what city?
  A.   Miami, Florida
  B.   New Orleans, Louisiana
  C.   San Diego, California
  D.   Tampa, Florida

9. Herb Alpert had a #1 hit as a solo artist for a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Name the song:
  A.   Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
  B.   This Guy's In Love With You
  C.   I Say A Little Prayer
  D.   To Wait For Love

10. In 2007, Herb Alpert and his wife, Lani Hall donated $30 Million to a university to form and endow the Herb Alpert School of Music. What was the name of the school?
  A.   University of California Los Angeles
  B.   University of Southern California
  C.   Pepperdine University
  D.   Stanford University


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