Quiz about Bon Jovi for Backstagers
Quiz about Bon Jovi for Backstagers

Bon Jovi for Backstagers! Trivia Quiz


This is a general knowledge trivia game about Bon Jovi and its members. I am going to try to make it fun...not too challenging but not too easy, either. Thanks to everyone who contributed questions! Hope you enjoy it!

A multiple-choice quiz by 20yrsofJBJ. Estimated time: 8 mins.
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Author
20yrsofJBJ
Time
8 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
50,888
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
13 / 25
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2567
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1. On July 13, 2001, in which city did Bon Jovi do a show? Hint

Chicago
East Rutherford
Minneapolis
Las Vegas

2. Who produced Bon Jovi's second album, in 1985? Hint

Bob Rock
Lance Quinn
Bruce Fairbairn
Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora

3. What was Jon's character's name in 'The Leading Man'?

Answer: (Two Words)
4. What is the real last name of the keyboard player for Bon Jovi? Hint

Rashbaum
McDonald
Bumrush
Torres

5. Jon played a character in 'Moonlight and Valentino' that worked in what profession? Hint

Vampire slayer
Submarine officer
House painting
Acting

6. Which Bon Jovi video was banned by MTV? Hint

'Lay Your Hands on Me'
'Wild in the Streets'
'Let's Make It Baby'
'Living In Sin'

7. Bon Jovi's first number one hit in the USA was originally written for what band or artist?

Answer: (One Word)
8. Name the number one song described in question 7.

Answer: (6 Words)
9. The 1988 song 'Blood on Blood' from the New Jersey album was inspired by what movie?

Answer: (Three Words)
10. Complete this lyric: 'I could get so close it's true, If I was your ________'

Answer: (One Word)
11. On the first two DVDs of live concerts ('Live from London' and 'The Crush Tour')that Bon Jovi has released, the concerts were recorded from London, England, and what other non-USA city? Hint

Cardiff, Wales
Milton Keynes, England
Paris, France
Zurich, Switzerland

12. Name the hit sitcom that stars Richie Sambora's lovely wife.

Answer: (Two Words)
13. According to the 'New Jersey Videos' tape, what was the name Jon thought was hilarious for the band now named 'Skid Row?' Hint

Sebastian
Jump Ship
Bach Jovi
Skip Rope

14. Who is Jon's co-star in the short film 'Destination Anywhere' in 1997? Hint

Elizabeth Perkins
Andie McDowell
Demi Moore
Sandra Bullock

15. What is the name of the first track on 'One Wild Night Live: 1985-2001'?

Answer: (Three Words)
16. Which song on 'New Jersey' was recorded in mono? Hint

'Blood on Blood'
'Stick to Your Guns'
'Ride Cowboy Ride'
'Little Bit of Soul'

17. Which band member's birthday is July 11? Hint

David
Richie
Tico
Jon

18. Who is the founder of and also runs the only official Jon Bon Jovi fan club? Hint

Tony Bongiovi
Carol Bongiovi ('Mrs. B.')
Carson Daly LOL!
Matt Bongiovi

19. Jon and his wife's firstborn child was born on what month? Hint

May
October
April
February

20. What CD is the demo song 'Let's Make It Baby' officially released on? Hint

'These Days' (Japan)
'These Days' (France)
'These Days (US)'
'These Days (Australia)'

21. When the guys each pursued separate interests during the period between 'These Days' and 'Crush', what was Tico's main interest? Hint

Art
Music
Acting
Hangin' out on the BSWJBJ board!

22. Finish the lyric: 'Until I'm six feet under, baby, I don't need a _____'

Answer: (One Word)
23. Finish this lyric: 'I might not send you _______, baby, or buy you diamond rings.'

Answer: (One Word)
24. Name the song that EVERY FEMALE BON JOVI FAN would love to be on stage for because Jon picks one girl to dance with during Richie's solo...HINT: Put the answers for questions number 22 and 23 together!

Answer: (Three Words)
25. Where were Jon and Dorothea married? Hint

Perth Amboy, NJ
London, England
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sayreville, NJ


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. On July 13, 2001, in which city did Bon Jovi do a show?

Answer: Chicago

Bon Jovi played 'One Wild Night' at the Tweeter Center in Chicago on July 13, 2001!
2. Who produced Bon Jovi's second album, in 1985?

Answer: Lance Quinn

Lance Quinn produced the first two Bon Jovi albums, 'Bon Jovi' and '7800 Degrees Fahrenheit'. 'Bon Jovi' was co-produced with Tony Bongiovi.
3. What was Jon's character's name in 'The Leading Man'?

Answer: Robin Grange

Jon played Robin Grange in this 1996 release about a popular-movie-star turned theater-star.
4. What is the real last name of the keyboard player for Bon Jovi?

Answer: Rashbaum

David Bryan went by his real name, David Rashbaum, for the first album only.
5. Jon played a character in 'Moonlight and Valentino' that worked in what profession?

Answer: House painting

Jon was 'the Painter' in 'Moonlight and Valentino'...we were never let in on what his character's real name was.
6. Which Bon Jovi video was banned by MTV?

Answer: 'Living In Sin'

The video for 'Living in Sin' was deemed too 'racy' for MTV back in 1988-89. Boy, can't say that about MTV now, can you?
7. Bon Jovi's first number one hit in the USA was originally written for what band or artist?

Answer: Loverboy

See question number 8 for song title! This song was originally written for Loverboy, but they decided that it shouldn't be given away!
8. Name the number one song described in question 7.

Answer: You Give Love a Bad Name

'You Give Love a Bad Name' was the first number one hit (that almost got away) for Bon Jovi in 1986.
9. The 1988 song 'Blood on Blood' from the New Jersey album was inspired by what movie?

Answer: Stand by Me

The 1986 film 'Stand By Me', written by Stephen King and focusing on the friendship of four young boys, was the inspiration for 'Blood on Blood.'
10. Complete this lyric: 'I could get so close it's true, If I was your ________'

Answer: mother

'If I Was Your Mother' is an awesome song off the 1992 CD 'Keep the Faith.'
11. On the first two DVDs of live concerts ('Live from London' and 'The Crush Tour')that Bon Jovi has released, the concerts were recorded from London, England, and what other non-USA city?

Answer: Zurich, Switzerland

'The Crush Tour' was recorded in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 30, 2000.
12. Name the hit sitcom that stars Richie Sambora's lovely wife.

Answer: Spin City

Heather Locklear, married to Richie since 1994, is currently starring in the smash sitcom 'Spin City.'
13. According to the 'New Jersey Videos' tape, what was the name Jon thought was hilarious for the band now named 'Skid Row?'

Answer: Skip Rope

Jon joked with fellow musician David Sabo about naming Skid Row 'Skip Rope.'
14. Who is Jon's co-star in the short film 'Destination Anywhere' in 1997?

Answer: Demi Moore

Friends Demi Moore and Kevin Bacon were happy to join in on the film made to accompany Jon's second solo album.
15. What is the name of the first track on 'One Wild Night Live: 1985-2001'?

Answer: It's My Life

'It's My Life' is the first track on both 'One Wild Night Live: 1985-2001' and on the 2000 album 'Crush'.
16. Which song on 'New Jersey' was recorded in mono?

Answer: 'Ride Cowboy Ride'

The incredible 'introduction' to 'Stick To Your Guns', 'Ride, Cowboy, Ride' was recorded in mono and sounds SOOO cool!
17. Which band member's birthday is July 11?

Answer: Richie

Guitarist Richie Sambora was born on July 11, 1959.
18. Who is the founder of and also runs the only official Jon Bon Jovi fan club?

Answer: Carol Bongiovi ('Mrs. B.')

Jon's wonderful mom, Carol, has been the incredible woman behind the fan club ever since the very beginning!
19. Jon and his wife's firstborn child was born on what month?

Answer: May

Stephanie Rose was born in May, 1993, followed by brother Jesse James in February, 1995.
20. What CD is the demo song 'Let's Make It Baby' officially released on?

Answer: 'These Days' (France)

This HOT song was released in France on the 'These Days' set. It was a 2CD set that included the 14-song 'These Days' CD plus a bonus 8-song CD of demos and live songs! Awesome!
21. When the guys each pursued separate interests during the period between 'These Days' and 'Crush', what was Tico's main interest?

Answer: Art

Tico concentrated on his great artistic talent during the band's 'rest' period. He has an art gallery in Florida called 'Art De Tico.' He also is working now on a line of clothes for children called RockStarBaby.
22. Finish the lyric: 'Until I'm six feet under, baby, I don't need a _____'

Answer: Bed

'Bed' is the correct word to complete this lyric from 'I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.'
23. Finish this lyric: 'I might not send you _______, baby, or buy you diamond rings.'

Answer: roses

In 'I'd Die For You' from the 'Slippery When Wet' album, Jon sings 'I might not give you roses...'
24. Name the song that EVERY FEMALE BON JOVI FAN would love to be on stage for because Jon picks one girl to dance with during Richie's solo...HINT: Put the answers for questions number 22 and 23 together!

Answer: Bed of Roses

'Bed of Roses'! (Sigh, one day)
25. Where were Jon and Dorothea married?

Answer: Las Vegas, Nevada

OK, here's an easy one! They were married in Las Vegas on April 29, 1989.
Source: Author 20yrsofJBJ

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