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Trivia Quiz - The Guess Who: Iconic Canadian Rock Band


What do you know about The Guess Who?

Quiz Number: 3326
Date Submitted: February 02, 2010
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Rock Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: tristan
Average Score: 50.4 percent
Times Taken: 79 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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The Guess Who Iconic Canadian Rock Band
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1. The Guess Who, originally known as The Silvertones, was founded in what Canadian city?
  A.   Calgary
  B.   Toronto
  C.   Winnipeg
  D.   Vancouver

2. Which of the following names was NOT one of the original names of the band that later became known as The Guess Who? hint: The band was founded by Chad Allan in 1960.
  A.   Al and the Expressions
  B.   Al and the Reflections
  C.   Al and the Silvertones
  D.   Chad Allan & the Expressions

3. What was the first Guess Who song to reach #1 on the US charts?
  A.   Undun
  B.   These Eyes
  C.   American Woman
  D.   No Time

4. Before the band was known as The Guess Who, a song performed by the band was issued to radio stations in the US on a white label, with the artist listed as "Guess Who?" What song was it?
  A.   These Eyes
  B.   Hurting Each Other
  C.   Tossin' and Turnin'
  D.   Shakin' All Over

5. In 1972, The Guess Who performed a song called "Runnin' Back to..." a certain Canadian city. What was the name of the city? hint: It's in the province of Saskatchewan.
  A.   Regina
  B.   Saskatoon
  C.   Moose Jaw
  D.   Yorkton

6. After Randy Bachman left The Guess Who in 1970, who became the main songwriting collaborator with Burton Cummings?
  A.   Greg Leskiw
  B.   Jim Kale
  C.   Garry Peterson
  D.   Kurt Winter

7. Both Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman had left the band by 1975. Who took control of the band after 1975? hint: he also registered the name of the band.
  A.   Jim Kale
  B.   Garry Peterson
  C.   Donnie McDougall
  D.   Dale Russell

8. In 1999, the Premier of Manitoba asked Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman to join Jim Kale and Garry Peterson to perform some Guess Who favorites at the closing ceremony of what?
  A.   Paralympics
  B.   Canada Games
  C.   Canadian Special Olympics
  D.   Pan American Games

9. In 2001, the members of The Guess Who received honorary doctorates in music. From what Canadian university did they receive their honorary degrees?
  A.   Brandon University
  B.   Montreal Academy of Music
  C.   The Glenn Gould School
  D.   The Royal Conservatory of Music

10. Who covered The Guess Who's classic hit "American Woman" in 1999?
  A.   Dave Matthews
  B.   Lenny Kravitz
  C.   Ben Harper
  D.   Tony Rich


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