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Trivia Quiz - Rick Wakeman: Legendary Keyboard Player

See what you know about fantasy rocker Rick Wakeman! -bill

Quiz Number: 786
Date Submitted: January 20, 2007
Quiz Categories: Progressive Rock
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 65.6 percent
Times Taken: 169 times
Taken by Registered Users: 16
Quiz is about: Rick Wakeman

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Rick Wakeman Legendary Keyboard Player
(Image Source: Rick Wakemans Communication Centre)

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1. Rick Wakeman is of what nationality?
  A.   Canadian
  B.   German
  C.   American
  D.   British

2. With which of the following musicians/bands did Rick Wakeman NOT play in the 1970s?
  A.   The Strawbs
  B.   David Bowie
  C.   King Crimson
  D.   Yes

3. Rick Wakeman attended which prestigious British music school?
  A.   Leeds College of Music
  B.   Royal College of Music
  C.   Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  D.   Royal Northern College of Music

4. Who did Rick Wakeman replace as keyboardist for Yes in 1971?
  A.   Patrick Moraz
  B.   Geoff Downes
  C.   Igor Khoroshev
  D.   Tony Kaye

5. What was Rick's first solo album, released in 1971?
  A.   "The Six Wives of Henry VIII"
  B.   "Piano Vibrations "
  C.   "Journey to the Centre of the Earth"
  D.   "The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table"

6. In 1993, Rick Wakeman released an album with his son called "Wakeman with Wakeman." Which son worked with him?
  A.   Ben
  B.   Oscar
  C.   Oliver
  D.   Adam

7. Rick Wakeman was married to what former Page 3 model from 1984 to 2004?
  A.   Nicola Tappenden
  B.   Nina Carter
  C.   Stephanie Rahn
  D.   Gail McKenna

8. What was the first album that Yes released after Rick Wakeman returned to the band in 1977?
  A.   "Tales from Topographic Oceans"
  B.   "Relayer"
  C.   "Going for the One"
  D.   "Tormato"

9. In the late 70s, Rick Wakeman was involved with what American soccer club, along with other rock celebrities, Peter Frampton and Paul Simon?
  A.   Baltimore Bays
  B.   New York Generals
  C.   Washington Diplomats
  D.   Philadelphia Fury

10. In 1981, Rick Wakeman released an album whose conceptual purpose was to perpetuate which George Orwell tale?
  A.   "1984"
  B.   "Coming Up for Air"
  C.   "A Clergyman's Daughter"
  D.   "Animal Farm"®   

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