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Tom Paxton: Quiz


Question 1: It was here that he first found other enthusiasts of folk music, and discovered the music of Woody Guthrie and ________.
Frank Hamilton (musician)American folk musicPete SeegerThe Weavers

Question 2: Paxton's 1979 album, Up and Up, contains the song "Let the Sunshine", which addresses issues concerning ________ and solar energy.
Environmental historyPollutionNatural environmentEnvironmentalism

Question 3: To All My Friends in Far-Flung Places ________ album (Gazell, 1994)
Tom PaxtonBluesBob DylanDave Van Ronk

Question 4: Upon graduating from the ________ in 1959 with a BFA, Paxton acted in summer stock theatre and briefly tried graduate school before joining the Army.
University of Texas at AustinTexas A&M UniversityTexas Tech UniversityUniversity of Oklahoma

Question 5: It was also here that he was first introduced to ________, though at the time he did not know what it was called.
Pete SeegerElectric folkWoody GuthrieFolk music

Question 6: Tom has also performed at the Clearwater Festival, an annual event, started by Pete Seeger, dedicated to environmentalism and cleaning up the ________.
Hudson RiverNew YorkNew York CityManhattan

Question 7: "On the Road to Srebrenica" is about Bosnian Muslims who were killed in a 1995 massacre in ________.
SerbiaBosnia and HerzegovinaMontenegroSarajevo

Question 8: ________ - 25th Anniversary Album (Silverwolf/IODA, 1998)
Ellis PaulKerrville Folk FestivalJimmy LaFaveTom Paxton

Question 9: In 1969, Tom performed at the ________ and was very well received by the English audience.
Isle of Wight Festival 1970Glastonbury FestivalIsle of Wight FestivalV Festival

Question 10: His father was "a chemist, mostly self-educated"[5], and as his health began to fail him, the family moved to ________.
Wickenburg, ArizonaPeoria, ArizonaLitchfield Park, ArizonaMesa, Arizona


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