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Trivia Quiz - The Police: Blonde Rock Ambition!


What do you know about this punky, rocky, reggae threesome?

Quiz Number: 2298
Date Submitted: March 18, 2008
Quiz Categories: Rock Music
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 57 percent
Times Taken: 70 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8

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1. Who founded The Police?
  A.   Sting
  B.   Andy Summers
  C.   Henry Padovani
  D.   Stewart Copeland

2. Who was the original guitarist for The Police?
  A.   Joe Strummer
  B.   Andy Summers
  C.   Henry Padovani
  D.   Mike Howlett

3. Which member of The Police proved to be the most capable songwriter?
  A.   Sting
  B.   Andy Summers
  C.   Stewart Copeland
  D.   Henry Padovani

4. The bleached blonde hair that would become a trademark of the band started in 1978 when the band, desperate for money, contracted to do a commercial for:
  A.   Australian Gold suntan lotion
  B.   Wrigley's Spearmint chewing gum
  C.   Schneider Surfboards
  D.   Aqua Velva after-shave lotion

5. After The Police released "Outlandos d'Amour," the band's first album in 1978, the band embarked on their first tour of the U.S. What type of vehicle did they use to transport themselves and their equipment across the country?
  A.   International Club Cab truck and UHaul trailer
  B.   Ford Econoline van
  C.   Volkswagen van
  D.   Ranchero Wagon and metal trailer

6. What was the name of The Police's second studio album, which they released in 1979?
  A.   Reggatta de Blanc
  B.   Zenyatta Mondatta
  C.   Ghost in the Machine
  D.   Synchronicity

7. What song from the Zenyatta Mondatta album, written by Andy Summers, won the band a Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1980?
  A.   Behind My Camel
  B.   Bombs Away
  C.   Reggatta de Blanc
  D.   Contact

8. What was the first Police album to hit #1 on BOTH the UK and US charts?
  A.   Reggatta de Blanc
  B.   Zenyatta Mondatta
  C.   Ghost in the Machine
  D.   Synchronicity

9. On March 10, 2003, the Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. At their induction ceremony, they played all these songs except:
  A.   Roxanne
  B.   Message in a Bottle
  C.   Invisible Sun
  D.   Every Breath You Take

10. In 2006, Stewart Copeland made a rockumentary about the band called:
  A.   Walking With You Two: The Police Up-Close
  B.   Messages from My Bottle
  C.   Don't Stand So Close to the Stage
  D.   Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out


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