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Question 1:
Which of the following instruments does Hank Marvin play?
Guitarist
Bass Guitar
Guitar, banjo, piano
Keyboards, vocals, guitar, bass, drums

Question 2:
On what date was Rory Gallagher born?
1893-02-21
1948-03-02
1884-02-13
1929-03-16

Question 3:
Who of the following is a current member of The Quarrymen?

Question 4:
On what date was Jimmy Page born?
1949-03-07
Heston, Middlesex, England
1931-12-16
Tu00E4by, Sweden

Question 5: Skiffle is often said to have developed from ________ jazz, but this has been disputed.
New OrleansBaton Rouge, LouisianaNew Orleans metropolitan areaLouisiana

Question 6: British skiffle grew out of the developing post-war ________ scene, which saw a move away from swing music and towards authentic trad Jazz.
British jazzBritish soulBritish popular musicBritish rock

Question 7: Most often it was used to describe ________ music records, which included the compilation "Hometown Skiffle" (1929), and "Skiffle Blues" (1946) by Dan Burley & His Skiffle Boys.
Country bluesRobert Johnson (musician)Piedmont bluesDelta blues

Question 8: A relatively obscure genre, skiffle might have been largely forgotten if not for its revival in the United Kingdom in the 1950s and the success of its main proponent, ________.
EMILonnie DoneganThe BeatlesUK Singles Chart

Question 9: Skiffle is a type of popular music with ________, blues, folk, roots and country influences, usually using homemade or improvised instruments.
Big bandDixielandAmerican popular musicJazz

Question 10: These were listed on posters as "skiffle" breaks, a name suggested by Ken Colyer's brother Bill after recalling the ________ Skiffle Group.
ChicagoDan BurleyIllinoisMalcolm X







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