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Trivia Quiz - Mike Nesmith: More Than Just a Monkee!

Michael Nesmith is much more than just a Monkee! He's a very well-rounded man, musician, writer and humanitarian. The ultimate Mike Nesmith trivia quiz!

Quiz Number: 2535
Date Submitted: May 10, 2008
Quiz Categories: Rock -n- Roll, Country Music, The Monkees
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: madman
Average Score: 62.9 percent
Times Taken: 323 times
Taken by Registered Users: 18
Quiz is about: Michael Nesmith

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1. Michael's mother, Bette Nesmith Graham, became a multi-millionaire by inventing what office supply product?
  A.   post-it notes
  B.   staple remover
  C.   fax machine
  D.   liquid paper

2. Michael's first born child's name is:
  A.   Jessica
  B.   Jonathan
  C.   Christian
  D.   Jason

3. What song, written by Michael Nesmith, was recorded by Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys?
  A.   Back Home
  B.   Just a Little Bit of Rain
  C.   Mary, Mary
  D.   Different Drum

4. Nesmith recorded a few of his early songs as a solo artist under the name of:
  A.   Michael Blessing
  B.   Michael Benson
  C.   Michael Bedazzle
  D.   Michael Burning

5. As a member of the Monkees, Nesmith was famous for sporting what type of hat?
  A.   cowboy hat
  B.   wool hat
  C.   top hat
  D.   baseball cap

6. As a member of the Monkees, Nesmith was permitted to write and produce how many songs per album?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

7. In the early 1970s, Nesmith teamed up with noted pedal steel player Orville "Red" Rhodes to form what band?
  A.   First National Band
  B.   Flying Burrito Brothers
  C.   Poco and New Riders of the Purple Sag
  D.   Desert Rose Band

8. Nesmith is credited with being the creator of the music video. His Nickelodeon television show was sold to Time/Warner and eventually became MTV. What was the name of Nesmith's early music show?
  A.   Sing and Show
  B.   Pop Clips
  C.   Video Hits
  D.   Sight, Song and Sound

9. For which of the following movies was Nesmith NOT the executive producer?
  A.   Repo Man
  B.   Tapeheads
  C.   Timeride
  D.   Napolean Dynamite

10. Starting in 1990, Nesmith hosted a gathering of intellectuals from different fields who are asked to brainstorm for solutions about the world problems. What is the name of this council?
  A.   Council on Ideas
  B.   Council of Help
  C.   Council of Efficiencies
  D.   Council of Answers®   

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