Quiz about A Who Quiz for Who Fans
Quiz about A Who Quiz for Who Fans

A Who Quiz for Who Fans


10 questions about the loudest rock band of all time.

A multiple-choice quiz by poppersmoke. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
poppersmoke
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
157,533
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
1913
Last 3 plays: Guest 31 (2/10), Guest 207 (7/10), Guest 104 (10/10).
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1. During their prime in the late 1960's and 1970s, The Who consisted of four members: Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Pete Townshend.

True
False

2. Who was the first member of The Who to die?

Answer: (the drummer (two words, or just surname))
3. Who was the second member of The Who to die? Hint

Kenny Jones
Pete Townshend
John Entwistle
Roger Daltrey

4. All of the band members are from Liverpool, England.

True
False

5. How many of The Who's songs reached #1 in the U.S? Hint

0
6
4
9

6. What was Pete Townshend famous for doing to his guitars during live shows? Hint

attacking his bandmates with them
lighting them on fire
smashing them
playing two guitars at once

7. Which of the following does not describe the band, as depicted on album covers? Hint

The band dressed as beefeaters at the Tower of London
The band reflected in the mirrors of a Vespa scooter
The band as a connect-the-dots illustration
The band wearing American football helmets

8. The last studio album The Who recorded with Keith on drums was "It's Hard."

True
False

9. Which member of the Who played the title role in the movie "Tommy"?

Answer: (He sang "Pinball Wizard" on the studio album but not the movie soundtrack (two words, or just surnam)
10. Finish the song title: "Boris the ______."

Answer: ("creepy creepy, crawly crawly")

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. During their prime in the late 1960's and 1970s, The Who consisted of four members: Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Pete Townshend.

Answer: True

Although some of them were capable on multiple instruments, the basic line-up was: Pete Townshend on guitar, John Entwistle on bass, Keith Moon on Drums, and Roger Daltrey on lead vocals. In later years, they appeared on stage with multiple guitarists, percussionists and small orchestras behind them.
2. Who was the first member of The Who to die?

Answer: Keith Moon

He died of an overdose in 1978. Ironically, the drug that killed him was prescribed to help him overcome alcoholism.
3. Who was the second member of The Who to die?

Answer: John Entwistle

He died in 2002, the night before the band was to launch a U.S. tour.
4. All of the band members are from Liverpool, England.

Answer: False

They all hail from London. Liverpool is famous for producing The Beatles.
5. How many of The Who's songs reached #1 in the U.S?

Answer: 0

Amazingly, The Who never reached #1 in the U.S.
6. What was Pete Townshend famous for doing to his guitars during live shows?

Answer: smashing them

As far as I know, Pete only smashed his guitars. Jimi Hendrix lit his guitar on fire at the Monterrey Pop Festival.
7. Which of the following does not describe the band, as depicted on album covers?

Answer: The band dressed as beefeaters at the Tower of London

John Entwhistle illustrated the connect-the-dots cover of "The Who By Numbers"; they donned football helmets for "Odds & Sods"; and they appeared in the mirrors of the scooter on "Quadrophenia".
8. The last studio album The Who recorded with Keith on drums was "It's Hard."

Answer: False

Keith's last album was "Who Are You." Some fans find it poignant that on the album cover, Keith is sitting in a chair marked "NOT TO BE TAKEN AWAY."
9. Which member of the Who played the title role in the movie "Tommy"?

Answer: Roger

Pete, John and Keith appeared as themselves during the pinball scene, playing the band for Elton John who sang "Pinball Wizard". Roger played Tommy. As well, Keith played the part of Uncle Ernie.
10. Finish the song title: "Boris the ______."

Answer: spider

"Boris the Spider" was written by John Entwistle, one of the few hits not by Pete Townshend.
Source: Author poppersmoke

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