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Quiz about Styx Trivia
Quiz about Styx Trivia

'Styx' Trivia Trivia Quiz


One of the most talented bands of the 70s and 80s. For those who remember and still enjoy their music.

A multiple-choice quiz by jennyjenjen31. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
51,431
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1514
Last 3 plays: Guest 166 (7/10), Guest 166 (7/10), Guest 50 (7/10).
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. 'Styx' was founded in what city? Hint

Phoenix
Miami
Chicago
New York

2. Lead singer Dennis DeYoung starred in what road show production? Hint

Jesus Christ Superstar
West Side Story
Jekyl and Hyde
Phantom of the Opera

3. The name 'Styx' stems from what? Hint

The river
A popular bar
A mountain range in Tibet
Drum sticks

4. Who wrote and sang the song 'Crystal Ball'? Hint

Chuck Panozzo
Dennis DeYoung
Tommy Shaw
James Young

5. The first radio station in their hometown to play the song 'Lady' was? Hint

WROC
KLPX
WLS
KUPD

6. Styx recorded two 'conceptual' albums, what were they named? Hint

'Equinox' and 'Pieces of Eight'
'Grand Illusion' and 'Crystal Ball'
'Man of Miracles' and 'Cornerstone'
'Paradise Theatre' and 'Kilroy Was Here'

7. The first album that Glen Burtnik played guitar on was _____________?

Answer: (Four Words)
8. Tommy Shaw replaced _______________ who was the original guitarist along with James Young.

Answer: (Two Words)
9. The members of Styx could not work out personal problems with this founding member and asked him to leave the band. Hint

Dennis DeYoung
Tommy Shaw
James Young
Glen Burtnik

10. Who performed lead vocals on the song 'Ms. America'? Hint

Dennis DeYoung
James Young
Tommy Shaw
John Panozzo


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 'Styx' was founded in what city?

Answer: Chicago

2. Lead singer Dennis DeYoung starred in what road show production?

Answer: Jesus Christ Superstar

Dennis played Pontius Pilate.
3. The name 'Styx' stems from what?

Answer: The river

The name 'Styx' stems from the River Styx.
4. Who wrote and sang the song 'Crystal Ball'?

Answer: Tommy Shaw

That song was the first one Tommy penned when he joined the group.
5. The first radio station in their hometown to play the song 'Lady' was?

Answer: WLS

When WLS played 'Lady' the switchboards lit up with more requests for the song. That provided them with the exposure they longed for.
6. Styx recorded two 'conceptual' albums, what were they named?

Answer: 'Paradise Theatre' and 'Kilroy Was Here'

'Paradise Theatre' was based on an old theatre in Chicago that was built to last forever, but was eventually torn down. 'Kilroy Was Here' told the dramatic story of the earth's last rock and roll hero, who was imprisoned for his music in the future where rock is banned and replaced with techno style music.
7. The first album that Glen Burtnik played guitar on was _____________?

Answer: Edge of the Century

Burtnik also recorded for the album 'Cyclorama.' He replaced Tommy Shaw who left to record with the 'Damn Yankees.'
8. Tommy Shaw replaced _______________ who was the original guitarist along with James Young.

Answer: John Curulewski

9. The members of Styx could not work out personal problems with this founding member and asked him to leave the band.

Answer: Dennis DeYoung

The band continues to tour, but Dennis DeYoung was asked to leave. Many fans believe that Styx is just not Styx without him!
10. Who performed lead vocals on the song 'Ms. America'?

Answer: James Young

All three individuals who sing vocals for Styx have very distinct voices and are easy to tell apart.
Source: Author jennyjenjen31

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Most Recent Scores
May 29 2023 : Guest 166: 7/10
May 22 2023 : Guest 166: 7/10
May 01 2023 : Guest 50: 7/10
Apr 05 2023 : twez: 6/10
Apr 05 2023 : Guest 173: 6/10

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