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Quiz about Songs With Heaven And Hell In The Title
Quiz about Songs With Heaven And Hell In The Title

Songs With Heaven And Hell In The Title Quiz


Welcome to my quiz on songs containing the word Heaven and Hell. The object of the quiz is to find missing words from the title of the song by selecting the right choices.

A multiple-choice quiz by mcsurfie. Estimated time: 2 mins.
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Author
mcsurfie
Time
2 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
363,925
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
917
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Question 1 of 10
1. According to Bob Dylan's 1973 song, what was he doing on heaven's door? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. According to AC/DC, what type road were they on to hell? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In the song by Belinda Carlisle, "Heaven is a Place on _____? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. According to Meat Loaf, what creature did he sing about coming out of hell?
Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What in Led Zeppelin's song was being brought to heaven? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. According to AC/DC, hell isn't what?
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Question 7 of 10
7. According to Eddie Cochran, how many steps were there to heaven?
Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. As the word hell features in a few songs by AC/DC, what was ringing in this song "_____Bells"?

Answer: (one word, 5 letters no punctuation!)
Question 9 of 10
9. What colour was "heaven" in Fats Domino's hit song? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What was the title of the song released by Avril Lavigne in 2011 from her "Goodbye Lullaby" album? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. According to Bob Dylan's 1973 song, what was he doing on heaven's door?

Answer: Knocking

Released in 1973, "Knocking on Heaven's Door" was written and recorded by Bob Dylan. The song formed part of the soundtrack to the film "Pat Garret and Billy the Kid". The song was a top 20 hit for Dylan, reaching number 12 in the Billboard Charts in America.

A number of other artistes have recorded or performed cover versions of this song, most famously Eric Clapton, Guns N' Roses, The Grateful Dead, Avril Lavigne and Wyclef Jean.
2. According to AC/DC, what type road were they on to hell?

Answer: Highway

Taken from the album of the same name, "Highway to Hell" was released in 1979 by Australian Heavy Metal band AC/DC. The song itself was a reference to the travelling they had to do between various long tours.

Sadly, the song proved to be one of the last recorded by the band's front man, Bon Scott. Six months after the single was released, Scott was found dead in the back of a friend's car, dying from alcoholic poisoning.
3. In the song by Belinda Carlisle, "Heaven is a Place on _____?

Answer: Earth

Released in 1987, "Heaven is a Place on Earth" was the breakthrough solo single for ex-Go Go's lead singer, Belinda Carlisle. The song gave Belinda her first number one hit on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The song itself was taken from the album, "Heaven on Earth", with the music video directed by Oscar winning actress, Diane Keaton.
4. According to Meat Loaf, what creature did he sing about coming out of hell?

Answer: Bat

Written by Jim Steinman, "Bat out of Hell" was released in 1979 two years after the album of the same title was released in 1977.

Recorded by Meat Loaf (real name Marvin Lee Aday), "Bat out of Hell" was inspired by the songs, "Leader of the Pack", and "Tell Laura I Love Her" - both songs in what one of the persons mentioned dies in a motoring accident. The theme for, "Bat out of Hell", was an innocent young girl who meets a local "bad" boy.
5. What in Led Zeppelin's song was being brought to heaven?

Answer: Stairway

Written by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, "Stairway to Heaven" was never officially released as a single due to the length of the song making it too long for that format, though it was later released in EP format. Despite this, the song is still one of the world's most played rock anthems.

In addition, "Stairway to Heaven" is also the world's biggest selling rock song on sheet music, with annual sales of around 15,000 copies a year.
6. According to AC/DC, hell isn't what?

Answer: Hell Ain't A Bad Place to Be

Released by AC/DC as a track on their 1977 album, "Let There Be Rock", "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" was the third track on side two of the original album release. The vinyl version of the album has a slightly longer version of this song by a few seconds.

The, "Let There Be Rock", album had three successful singles released from it entitled, "Dog Eat Dog", "Let There Be Rock", and "A Whole Lotta Rosie".
7. According to Eddie Cochran, how many steps were there to heaven?

Answer: Three

Released in May 1960, "Three Steps to Heaven" gave Eddie Cochran a posthumous number one record in the UK. Cochran died the month before the song's release in a car crash while touring the UK that also involved singer Gene Vincent.

"Three Steps to Heaven" was written by Cochran and brother Bob. It also featured Buddy Holly's former backing band, The Crickets, playing the instrumental sections of the song.
8. As the word hell features in a few songs by AC/DC, what was ringing in this song "_____Bells"?

Answer: Hells

Released in 1980, "Hells Bells" was the first track released from the AC/DC album "Back in Black". This album was the first one released after the death of former front man Bon Scott, and featured new lead singer Brian Johnson on lead vocals. In addition, the song also appeared on the "Maximum Overdrive" soundtrack, a film written and directed by famous horror story novelist, Stephen King. This film in turn was based on King's short story called, "Trucks".
9. What colour was "heaven" in Fats Domino's hit song?

Answer: Blue

Recorded in 1956, Fats Domino's version of "My Blue Heaven" was a cover version of a song written by Walter Donaldson and George A. Whiting in 1924. Fats Domino's version reached number 19 in the US Billboard Hot 100.

Other such famous artistes to cover the song include Duane Eddy, Bing Crosby, Jerry Lee Lewis, Slim Whitman, Cliff Richard and Norah Jones.
10. What was the title of the song released by Avril Lavigne in 2011 from her "Goodbye Lullaby" album?

Answer: What the Hell

Written by Avril Lavigne - along with Max Martin and Shellback, "What the Hell" was the lead track from Lavigne's 2011 album, "Goodbye Lullaby". Although the song did not perform well globally, it gained Lavigne a Song of the Year for MTV Fan Music Video of the Year award in 2011 and a BMI Best Pop Song award in 2012.
Source: Author mcsurfie

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