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Trivia Quiz - Jefferson Airplane

What do you know about Jefferson Airplane, one of the most influential bands of the 1960s?

Quiz Number: 4035
Date Submitted: September 02, 2011
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Psychedelic Rock
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: madman
Average Score: 58.3 percent
Times Taken: 103 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band formed in 1965. In what California city were they founded?
  A.   Sacramento
  B.   San Diego
  C.   Los Angeles
  D.   San Francisco

2. Which member of Jefferson Airplane got into a fist fight with a member of the Hell's Angels at the Altamont Free Concert in California?
  A.   Jack Casady
  B.   Skip Spence
  C.   Paul Kantner
  D.   Marty Balin

3. What 1967 Jefferson Airplane album is regarded as one of the key recordings of the so-called "Summer of Love"?
  A.   After Bathing at Baxter's
  B.   Jefferson Airplane Takes Off
  C.   Surrealistic Pillow
  D.   Crown of Creation

4. Band member Jorma Kaukonen claimed that he suggested the name for the band. From where did he say it originated?
  A.   it's slang for a makeshift roach-clip - two match sticks
  B.   his friend Steve Talbot enjoyed making up parodies of blues names and Jefferson Airplane was born from this
  C.   Kaukonen had a high school teacher named Jefferson who loved antique airplanes
  D.   Kaukonen's father, whose first name was Jefferson, was a pilot

5. Who was the longest-standing drummer for Jefferson Airplane?
  A.   Spencer Dryden
  B.   Skip Spence
  C.   Joey Covington
  D.   John Barbata

6. According to the song, "Somebody to Love," how do your friends treat you?
  A.   like a guest
  B.   like a tramp
  C.   like a cheat
  D.   like a champ

7. In 1967, Jefferson Airplane headlined the famous all-day "happening" staged in Golden Gate Park, one of the key events leading up to the "Summer of Love". What was it called?
  A.   Love In
  B.   Human Be-In
  C.   Day 1
  D.   Love Fest

8. What instrument did Papa John Creach play?
  A.   bass guitar
  B.   keyboards
  C.   violin
  D.   guitar

9. Who was not invited to participate in the band's 1989 reunion album entitled, "Jefferson Airplane"?
  A.   Jorma Kaukonen
  B.   Grace Slick
  C.   Spencer Dryden
  D.   Jack Casady

10. According to Grace Slick's autobiography, with which member of Jefferson Airplane did she not have an affair?
  A.   Marty Balin
  B.   Paul Kantner
  C.   Jorma Kaukonen
  D.   Jack Casady®   

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