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Trivia Quiz - Eric Clapton, Guitarist Extraordinaire

Nobody plays guitar like Eric Clapton. Have fun!

Quiz Number: 2015
Date Submitted: January 11, 2008
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Singers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: phonerec
Average Score: 61.1 percent
Times Taken: 298 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16
Quiz is about: Eric Clapton

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Eric Clapton Guitarist Extraordinaire
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1. What is Eric's middle name?
  A.   Allen
  B.   Jeffrey
  C.   Patrick
  D.   Mitchell

2. What is Eric's nickname?
  A.   Guitar King
  B.   Mr. Guitar
  C.   Fasthand
  D.   Slowhand

3. Eric grew up believing his mother was of what relation to him?
  A.   his sister
  B.   his cousin
  C.   his Aunt
  D.   his step sister

4. How old was he when he joined his first band?
  A.   14
  B.   17
  C.   12
  D.   20

5. What was the name of his first band?
  A.   The Roosters
  B.   The Generals
  C.   The Crawdads
  D.   The Brits

6. Who succeeded Clapton when he left The Yardbirds?
  A.   Jimmy Page
  B.   Peter Gabriel
  C.   Steve Winwood
  D.   Jeff Beck

7. With which band did Clapton first come to America?
  A.   The Yardbirds
  B.   Bluesbreakers
  C.   Cream
  D.   Blind Faith

8. What band refused his offer to join them?
  A.   The Beatles
  B.   The Band
  C.   The Stones
  D.   Genesis

9. Clapton became infatuated with what famous musician's wife?
  A.   David Bowie
  B.   Paul McCartney
  C.   George Harrison
  D.   Stevie Ray Vaughn

10. In what city was his son tragically killed?
  A.   New York City
  B.   Los Angeles
  C.   London
  D.   San Fransisco®   

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