Quiz about Iron Maiden Single Covers
Quiz about Iron Maiden Single Covers

Iron Maiden Single Covers Trivia Quiz


Iron Maiden is one of my favorite bands. Each of their singles had very distinct artwork that graced the cover. A quiz on the pictures that featured Eddie, the band's mascot.

A multiple-choice quiz by bigox. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
bigox
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
81,391
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2847
Last 3 plays: Guest 188 (9/10), Guest 98 (10/10), Guest 207 (6/10).
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1. Let's start with a fairly simple one. Which single cover showed Margaret Thatcher lying on the ground while Eddie huddled over with a knife in his hand? Hint

"The Evil That Men Do"
"Killers"
"Sanctuary"
"Running Free"

2. Which single cover shows a young woman seated before a mirror, with a ghostly image of Eddie creeping up behind her? Hint

"Purgatory"
"Women in Uniform"
"Moonchild"
"Twilight Zone"

3. This single cover shows Eddie wrestling with the Devil and preparing to drive a hatchet into the Devil's chest. Which of Iron Maiden's singles does this picture accompany? Hint

"Run to the Hills"
"The Number of the Beast"
"Running Free"
"Purgatory"

4. Which single depicted Eddie as a British soldier stepping through the carnage of the Crimean War?

Answer: (Two Words)
5. Artist Derek Riggs was in true form when he designed the artwork for the "Aces High". The picture shows Eddie as a fighter pilot during which epic battle of World War II? Hint

Battle of Berlin
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Britain
Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)

6. This post-apocalyptic drawing featured Eddie seated on the ruins of the United Nations building as a mushroom cloud exploded in the background. Which Cold War inspired single had the above image as its coverwork? Hint

"The Prisoner"
"Two Minutes to Midnight"
"The Clairvoyant"
"Wasted Years"

7. Here's another one that should be easy. What single featured Eddie in a futuristic saloon, surrounded by various aliens?
Hint

"Wasted Years"
"Deja Vu"
"Somewhere in Time"
"Stranger in a Strange Land"

8. Margaret Thatcher got her revenge on Eddie in a later drawing. What single showed her armed with a rifle and waiting for him in an alleyway?

Answer: (Three Words)
9. What cover featured Eddie atop a stack of burning television sets? Hint

"Wasting Love"
"Fear of the Dark"
"The Apparition"
"Holy Smoke"

10. The single "The Angel and the Gambler" had three separate covers. Which of the following were NOT one of them? Hint

Eddie dealing cards at a Blackjack table
Eddie spinning a large, flaming Roulette wheel
Eddie welcoming people to a riverboat casino
Eddie's hand dealing dice


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Let's start with a fairly simple one. Which single cover showed Margaret Thatcher lying on the ground while Eddie huddled over with a knife in his hand?

Answer: "Sanctuary"

The cover to "Sanctuary" was censored by the British Government. When originally released, Mrs. Thatcher's face was blacked out.
2. Which single cover shows a young woman seated before a mirror, with a ghostly image of Eddie creeping up behind her?

Answer: "Twilight Zone"

She also has a black and white photograph of him on her dresser.
3. This single cover shows Eddie wrestling with the Devil and preparing to drive a hatchet into the Devil's chest. Which of Iron Maiden's singles does this picture accompany?

Answer: "Run to the Hills"

One of the band's most popular tunes, the song tells the story of the conquest of the American Indians. From "The Number of the Beast" album (1982).
4. Which single depicted Eddie as a British soldier stepping through the carnage of the Crimean War?

Answer: The Trooper

From 1983's "Piece of Mind" album.
5. Artist Derek Riggs was in true form when he designed the artwork for the "Aces High". The picture shows Eddie as a fighter pilot during which epic battle of World War II?

Answer: Battle of Britain

"Run...live to fly, fly to live...do or die."
6. This post-apocalyptic drawing featured Eddie seated on the ruins of the United Nations building as a mushroom cloud exploded in the background. Which Cold War inspired single had the above image as its coverwork?

Answer: "Two Minutes to Midnight"

A great song inspired by fears of a nuclear winter.
7. Here's another one that should be easy. What single featured Eddie in a futuristic saloon, surrounded by various aliens?

Answer: "Stranger in a Strange Land"

Very reminiscent of the "mysterious man with no name" that appeared in countless Westerns movies throughout the years.
8. Margaret Thatcher got her revenge on Eddie in a later drawing. What single showed her armed with a rifle and waiting for him in an alleyway?

Answer: Women in Uniform

The band decided to "apologize" to Mrs. Thatcher in their own, unique way.
9. What cover featured Eddie atop a stack of burning television sets?

Answer: "Holy Smoke"

The song spoke out against the hypocrisy of televangelists. From "No Prayer For the Dying" (1990).
10. The single "The Angel and the Gambler" had three separate covers. Which of the following were NOT one of them?

Answer: Eddie spinning a large, flaming Roulette wheel

This single came from the "Virtual XI" album (1998).
Source: Author bigox

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