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Space rock: Quiz


Question 1: [9] The Rolling Stones' song "2000 Light Years from Home" (1967), which drew heavily on some of the aforementioned ________ songs, is another early form of space rock.
Pink Floyd live performancesBlackhill EnterprisesPink FloydDavid Gilmour

Question 2: ________ is also an early innovator of the genre, with such tracks as "Third Stone from the Sun", "1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)" and "The Stars That Play with Laughing Sam's Dice".
Jimi HendrixHey JoeHistoric Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop FestivalThe Jimi Hendrix Experience

Question 3: In early 1971, Pink Floyd began writing the song that would become known as Echoes, from the 1971 album ________.
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd album)MeddleAnimals (album)Atom Heart Mother

Question 4: ________'s "Space Oddity" (1969) is probably the best example of a space rock song achieving mainstream recognition.
David BowieRebel RebelChanges (David Bowie song)David Bowie discography

Question 5: The album was inspired by the ________ and concerned man's first close encounter with alien life forms.
Human spaceflightNASASpace RaceSpace exploration

Question 6: During the middle of the second set of a ________ concert throughout the late 1970’s to 1990’s, the band would go into a drum solo to a space rock section.
Grateful DeadAmerican Beauty (album)Bruce HornsbyJerry Garcia

Question 7: In the USA, Brave Saint Saturn, ________, Mugstar, The Boxing Lesson, and Eleventyseven's newest album Galactic Conquest also show an interest in galactic themes.
The Mars VoltaOmar Rodríguez-LópezAmputechtureFrances the Mute

Question 8: The ________' song "Flying" (1967), originally titled "Aerial Tour Instrumental", was a psychedelic instrumental about the sensation of flying, whether in a craft or in your own head space.
George HarrisonI Want to Hold Your HandThe BeatlesStrawberry Fields Forever

Question 9: By the early 1990s, the term "space rock" came to be used when describing numerous American and British ________ bands of the time.
Punk rockAlternative rockGrungeRock music

Question 10: The science fiction author ________ collaborated with Hawkwind on many occasions: for example, he wrote the lyrics for many of the spoken-word sections on Space Ritual.
Jerry CorneliusMichael Moorcock bibliographyNeil GaimanMichael Moorcock


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