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Boris Grebenshchikov: Quiz


Question 1: 1999's Psi switches from detailed references to ________ culture to mentions of a certain carpenter's son to data storage on hard drives, all the while maintaining tight lyrical cohesion.
JapanEdo periodMiyamoto MusashiSamurai

Question 2: The band's underground profile, however, had continued to rise sharply over the next 7 years, post-________ KGB-fueled reactionism and Gorbachev's perestroika notwithstanding.
Mikhail GorbachevYuri AndropovJoseph StalinLeonid Brezhnev

Question 3: BG's came from Dave Stewart (of ________ fame).
In the Garden (album)EurythmicsWho's That Girl? (Eurythmics song)Annie Lennox

Question 4: Navigator especially is widely recognized as a classic example of Russian songwriting, albeit with notable touches of ________ and French chanson.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)JazzBluesAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954)

Question 5: Which left him time to be credited on records by big-in-Russia bands Nautilus Pompilius, ________ and Kino, as well as the UK acts Shakespears Sister and Kate St. John.
Mashinalno (album)Russian rockMashina VremeniBoris Grebenshchikov

Question 6: Boris Grebenshchikov at the ________
CDNOWAmazon.comInternet Movie DatabaseBox Office Mojo

Question 7: ________, Billy MacKenzie and Chrissie Hynde helped out, as did several of BG's bandmates from Aquarium.
Peace (album)EurythmicsAnnie LennoxDavid A. Stewart

Question 8: It featured a laundered line-up of government-approved rock bands, but also ________, whose performance was accompanied by frisbees being launched into the public.
Trans-Europe Express (album)Autobahn (album)KraftwerkRadio-Activity

Question 9: The first song he managed to play on guitar was The Beatles' Ticket to Ride; his first public performance, in 1973, featured him performing songs by ________.
Tea for the TillermanMona Bone JakonCat StevensTeaser and the Firecat

Question 10: The Katha Upanishad, ________ belonging to the Yajur Veda, in 2005.
VedasRigvedaBhagavad GitaUpanishads


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