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Question 1: [26] However, by the end of the 1970s almost all of these performers had either disbanded or moved, like Gentle Giant and Gryphon, into the developing area of ________.
Music industryProgressive rockRock musicRecord producer

Question 2: [13] At the same time, in Brittany, ________ began to mix his Breton, Irish, and Scottish roots with rock music.
Breton peopleCeltic rockCeltic musicAlan Stivell

Question 3: [11] This jangly guitar sound was derived from the music of The Searchers and from ________'s use of a Rickenbacker 12-string on The Beatles' recordings during 1964 and 1965.
Ringo StarrPattie BoydEric ClaptonGeorge Harrison

Question 4: The first of the urban folk vocal groups was the ________, whose shifting membership during the late 1930s and early 1940s included Guthrie and Lee Hays.
People's SongsDear Mr. President (album)Woody GuthrieAlmanac Singers

Question 5: The Australian indigenous tradition brought to this mix novel elements, including new instruments, some of which are now internationally familiar, such as the ________ of Northern Australia.
Indigenous AustraliansDidgeridooGuamIndigenous Australian music

Question 6: The Australian tradition is, in this sense, related to the traditions of other countries with similar ethnic, historical and political origins, such as New Zealand, ________, and the USA.
United StatesUnited KingdomBarbadosCanada

Question 7: The violin, the harp, the sitar, the ________ and the lute are accompanied by electric bass and drums.
Bluegrass musicBanjoCountry musicOld-time music

Question 8: In Italy many songwriters imported American models, such as Folk beat n. 1 by ________ or to Edoardo Bennato, who mixes country, rock and tarantella.
Luciano LigabueFranco BonviciniFrancesco GucciniBologna

Question 9: Celtic, English, ________ and Scandinavian folk traditions predominated in this first wave of European immigrant music.
GermansGermanyAustriaEthnic Germans

Question 10: [20] It was most significant in the 1970s, when it was also taken up by groups such as Pentangle, Steeleye Span and the ________.
Kellie WhileMaddy PriorThe Albion Country BandAshley Hutchings


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