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1970s in music: Quiz


Question 1: Punk music has also been heavily associated with a certain ________ and absurdist humor which exemplified a genuine suspicion of mainstream culture and values.
PsychobillyPunk fashionPunk subculturePunk rock

Question 2: Also the start of Hard rock in many forms began with the British bands Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Led Zeppelin and ________.
Cozy PowellBlack SabbathOzzy OsbourneTony Iommi

Question 3: It was during the '70s the ________ became widely popular outside Colombia.
BhangraTango (dance)PolkaCumbia

Question 4: Arena rock grew in popularity through progressive bands like Styx ("Come Sail Away"), and hard rock bands like Boston ("________").
Boston (album)Foreplay/Long TimeGreatest Hits (Boston album)More Than a Feeling

Question 5: One of the most successful European groups of the decade was the quartet ________.
ABBABenny AnderssonAgnetha FältskogAnni-Frid Lyngstad

Question 6: The ________ experienced during the late '70s a golden age of productivity characterized by the rise of a new generation of musicians.
Merengue musicHaitiDominican RepublicLatin America

Question 7: These included the increasingly popular Kung-fu movies in far East Asia and ________ movies from India.
Bengali cinemaSouth Asian cinemaAsian cinemaBollywood

Question 8: By the mid-1970s, Ronstadt, along with other newer artists such as ________ and The Eagles, were enjoying mainstream success and popularity that continues to this day.
Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten GemsEmmylou Harris discographyEmmylou Harris appearancesEmmylou Harris

Question 9: The Swedish group, who are still the most successful group from their country, first found fame when they won the ________.
Eurovision Song Contest 1990Eurovision Song Contest 1975Eurovision Song Contest 1974Eurovision Song Contest 1976

Question 10: The Ramones, Blondie, ________, the Sex Pistols, and The Clash were some of the earliest acts to make it big in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
Easter (album)Patti SmithHorses (album)Land (1975–2002)


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