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Trivia Quiz - Black Sabbath: The Early Years

What do you know about Black Sabbath, one of the greatest heavy metal bands of all time?

Quiz Number: 4159
Date Submitted: November 24, 2011
Quiz Categories: Heavy Metal
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 64.3 percent
Times Taken: 56 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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1. Black Sabbath was formed in 1969 but the band was playing together as a unit before that. By what name was the band originally known?
  A.   Hand of Doom
  B.   Wizard
  C.   Heaven and Hell
  D.   Earth

2. What original member of Black Sabbath has been the only constant presence in the band through the years?
  A.   Ozzy Osbourne
  B.   Tony Iommi
  C.   Bill Ward
  D.   Geezer Butler

3. In 1970, Black Sabbath released the album that was to become the band's best most popular album of all-time and first album to reach #1 on the UK Charts. What was the name of it?
  A.   Black Sabbath
  B.   Paranoid
  C.   Master of Reality
  D.   Black Sabbath Vol. 4

4. How did the band get the name "Black Sabbath"?
  A.   from a book title
  B.   from a movie title
  C.   from a verse in a poem
  D.   from The Bible

5. Which Black Sabbath album was the first to feature acoustic songs?
  A.   Master of Reality
  B.   Paranoid
  C.   Sabotage
  D.   Technical Ecstasy

6. What was the original name of the "Paranoid" album?
  A.   Planet Caravan
  B.   Fairies Wear Boots
  C.   War Pigs
  D.   Iron Man

7. Who provided the keyboards on the 1973 album, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath"?
  A.   Tony Kaye
  B.   Keith Emerson
  C.   Rick Wakeman
  D.   Tony Banks

8. What was the first Black Sabbath album to feature images of all four band members on the front cover?
  A.   Black Sabbath
  B.   Technical Ecstasy
  C.   Sabatoge
  D.   Never Say Die!

9. What original Black Sabbath player coined the term "downer rock"?
  A.   Bill Ward
  B.   Tony Iommi
  C.   Ozzy Osbourne
  D.   Geezer Butler

10. Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne's heavy alcohol and cocaine usage led to his being fired from the band in April 1979. Who replaced him?
  A.   Greg Lake
  B.   Sammy Hagar
  C.   Ronnie James Dio
  D.   Richie Blackmore®   

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