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Trivia Quiz - Burton Cummings: Rock's Greatest Voice?

What do you know about the career of Burton Cummings?

Quiz Number: 3282
Date Submitted: December 13, 2009
Quiz Categories: Singers, Rock Music
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 47 percent
Times Taken: 176 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8
Quiz is about: Burton Cummings

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Burton Cummings Rocks Greatest Voice
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1. What Canadian city does Burton Cummings call home?
  A.   Toronto
  B.   Winnipeg
  C.   Montreal
  D.   Calgary

2. Who did Cummings replace when he joined the Canadian rock band The Guess Who, in 1965?
  A.   Terry Hatty
  B.   Carl Dixon
  C.   Chad Allan
  D.   Bob Ashley

3. All of these songs were big hits for The Guess Who. Which one was not written or co-written by Burton Cummings?
  A.   No Sugar Tonight
  B.   American Woman
  C.   No Time
  D.   These Eyes

4. Cummings plays several instruments but is best known for his talents on what instrument?
  A.   bass
  B.   drums
  C.   guitar
  D.   keyboards

5. What was the first song that Burton Cummings wrote for The Guess Who that hit both the American and Canadian charts?
  A.   Guns, Guns, Guns
  B.   These Eyes
  C.   Share the Land
  D.   American Woman

6. On November 4, 2008 Cummings released his first solo album of new studio material in 18 years. What was it called?
  A.   Above the Ground
  B.   Plus Signs
  C.   Up Close and Alone
  D.   Beneath the Noble Bird

7. Cummings plays occasional shows with Randy Bachman. What is the name of their band?
  A.   The Carpet Frogs
  B.   The Bachman-Cummings Band
  C.   Brave Belt
  D.   Triumph

8. In 2001, Cummings and the rest of The Guess Who received honorary doctorates at what Canadian university?
  A.   McGill University
  B.   University of Victoria
  C.   University of Winnipeg
  D.   Brandon University

9. In November 2004, Cummings released a cover of what famous Bob Dylan song?
  A.   Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  B.   With God on Our Side
  C.   Jokerman
  D.   Changing of the Guards

10. Burton Cummings is an avid collector of what?
  A.   comic books
  B.   vinyl albums
  C.   classic cars
  D.   coins®   

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