What’s Your Rock IQ? 60s & 70s Music Trivia Quiz

Frank Mastropolo
The Riff
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1 min readJun 1, 2024

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1. Meat Loaf’s “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” included a call by baseball broadcaster

A. Harry Caray

B. Phil Rizzuto

C. Charley Steiner

D. Jack Buck

2. Eddie Holman’s 1970 hit “Hey There Lonely Girl” was originally recorded as “Hey There Lonely Boy” by

A. The Shirelles

B. Martha & the Vandellas

C. Ruby & the Romantics

D. Gladys Knight & the Pips

3. In “Across the Universe” by the Beatles, the phrase “Jai guru deva om” means

A. “Glory to the shining remover of darkness”

B. “May the divine one bring peace to earth”

C. “The mind and body are one”

D. “We are our own teachers”

4. Supertramp took its name from

A. An American comic book

B. A Welsh novel

C. “Aqualung” by Jethro Tull

D. Merchant ships that delivered cargo

Answers

  1. B
  2. C
  3. A
  4. B

Frank Mastropolo is the author of the What’s Your Rock IQ? series and the 200 Greatest Rock Songs series.

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Frank Mastropolo
The Riff

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