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Trivia Quiz - Jethro Tull: Premier Progressive Rock Band

Questions about the musicians, history, songs and albums of the progressive rock band Jethro Tull.

Quiz Number: 5523
Date Submitted: July 14, 2015
Quiz Categories: Progressive Rock
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 86.2 percent
Times Taken: 95 times
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1. Who was the leader and front man of the progressive rock band Jethro Tull?
  A.   Ian Anderson
  B.   Martin Barre
  C.   Doane Perry
  D.   John Evan

2. From what county did the band Jethro Tull originate?
  A.   England
  B.   USA
  C.   Canada
  D.   Germany

3. What was the name of Jethro Tull's first album? Hint: It was released in 1968.
  A.   Stand Up
  B.   This Was
  C.   Thick as a Brick
  D.   Aqualung

4. Through its long history, Jethro Tull had only had three lead guitarists. Which guitarist had by far the longest tenure with the band?
  A.   Mick Abrahams
  B.   Martin Barre
  C.   Tony Iommi
  D.   Steve Howe

5. Which of the following Jethro Tull songs speaks to the issue of global climate change?
  A.   Songs from the Wood
  B.   Quizz Kid
  C.   Aqualung
  D.   Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day

6. Ian Anderson is famously known as a player of what instrument?
  A.   saxaphone
  B.   bass guitar
  C.   drums
  D.   flute

7. Who played drums for Jethro Tull from 1984 until they disbanded in 2011?
  A.   Barriemore Barlow
  B.   Clive Bunker
  C.   Doane Perry
  D.   Mark Craney

8. On what Jethro Tull album will you find the song, "Cross-Eyed Mary"?
  A.   Minstrel in the Gallery
  B.   Heavy Horses
  C.   Aqualung
  D.   Thick as a Brick

9. Complete this lyric from Jethro Tull's "Locomotive Breath": "God He stole the handle and the train won't stop going..."
  A.   going way way down
  B.   no way to slow down
  C.   keep coming all the way down
  D.   grinding all the way around

10. The progressive rock band Jethro Tull is named after a real person. Who was the real Jethro Tull?
  A.   a 17th-18th century English agriculturalist
  B.   the horny oaf on "The Beverly Hillbillies"
  C.   a guy in the Bible
  D.   none of the above®   

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