Showing posts with label trivia quiz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label trivia quiz. Show all posts

Oct 7, 2014

You Know Where You Can Go!

Where does the song recommend you go?
1. "When you're alone and life is making you lonely..." Petula Clark
2. "So if your baby's left you..." Elvis
3. "If you're blue and you don't know where to go to..." Young Frankenstein for one
4. "___ ___ is the scene you should make..." The Cowsills
5. "Take your troubles to the ____" Elvis again

Answers:
1. Downtown
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx06XNfDvk0
2. Heartbreak Hotel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PotB76gi2_4
3. (Putting on) the Ritz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1FLZPFI3jc
4. Indian Lake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7ubMgByYQ
5. Chapel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00eUebsh68M

Oct 5, 2014

Listen to Your Mother!

Songs about Mama:
1. "Mama Said There'd Be ___ ___ ___" The Shirelles
2. "Mama Told Me ___ ___ ___" Three Dog Night
3. "___ ___ Mama" Cabaret
4. "Mama's Got a ____" The Who
5. "The Last of the ___ ___ Mamas"  Sophie Tucker







Answers:
1. Days Like This
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQlImg2bm28
2.  Not to Come
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKaQzQAlNn4
3. Don't Tell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhIt69v0yzY
4. Squeeze Box
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXoxH8HI7z8
5. Red Hot 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS-n8_mCuSE

Oct 4, 2014

By Train or By Bus

Here are some songs that are about travel by train or bus, which is how we saw Grand Canyon last week. We took the GC Railway from Williams, AZ, into the park, took a bus tour of the high points, and then had a day to explore on our own before taking the train back to Williams. We highly recommend it!

1. Train: "____ Island Line" (Johnny Cash)
2. Bus "Thank God and ____" (Roy Clark)
3. Train "City of ___ ___" (Arlo Guthrie)
4. Train "The ___ Train" (Duke Ellington)
5. Train "Engine Engine # ___" (Roger Miller)




Answers:
1. Rock
www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBeZPJ03lW0
2. Greyhound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx8x3LCnYZw 
3. New Orleans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMS_ykiLiQ
4. A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb2w2m1JmCY
5. 9
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjQsI8BrTtk

Sep 15, 2014

Water, Water Everywhere...

Songs that mention water or bodies of same.

1. "____ River" Suicide spot?
2. "How High's the Water, ___?" Family discussion
3. "____Lake" The place to be for summer sun
4. "Moonlight ___" Voices singing about sticking around
5. "A Sleepy ___" Night on a tropical island









Answers:
1. Moody
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLMbAq9r8Wk
2. Momma
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLMbAq9r8Wk
3. Indian
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7ubMgByYQ
4. Bay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebuS01qjOas
5. Lagoon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmcWaIbLUMk

Sep 8, 2014

Fill in the titles to songs that ask the burning question: WHY?

1. "Why __  __ __ __ Love?" Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
2. "Why __ __ __ __ You?" Reba
3. "Why __ __ __ You?" Showboat
4. "Why __ __ __...?" My Fair Lady
5. "Why __ __ __ __?" War



Answers:
1. "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=q96ylFiQK_I
2. "Why Haven't I Heard from You?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d7vAbKTmus
3. "Why Do I Love You?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFhAzZv-Dsg
4. "Why Can't the English...?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAYUuspQ6BY
5. "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DmYLrxR0Y8

Sep 1, 2014

Boom!

1. An Irishman with a short temper "...left the barber shop with tonic on his hair..."
2. A chick in a black bikini who "must be a magic genie."
3. A sound effect in a novelty song about a mysterious item nobody wants around.
4. About a girl whose "shoes paddy-whack in the front and the back..."
5. "Hallelujah--the question is peculiar..."





Answers:



1. "Clancy Lowered the Boom"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm3kGJgj6C0
2. "Chick-A-Boom"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPStw1SzcQc    
3. "The Thing"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lcj16EGYYrs
4. "Chicka-Boom"
http://www.allmusic.com/song/chicka-boom-mt0011981794
5. "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor on the Bedpost Overnight?"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6bFTVi0hHs

Aug 31, 2014

Rhymes with 'Remember'

Songs that mention September:

1. "Oh, it's a long, long time, from May to December..."
2. "I'll be alone each and every night, while you're away, don't forget to write."
3. "Do you remember?"
4. "...when you were a tender and callow fellow."
5. "Stay for just a while..."





Answers:
1. "September Song" Frank Sinatra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wte1uk4A5eU
2. "See you in September" The Happenings
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu-7DXBiVsA
3. "September" Earth, Wind & Fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQf9dtrc26A&feature=kp
4. "Try to Remember" Jerry Orbach!!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEW1F9kZ-UE
5. "September Morn" Neil Diamond
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVLonpBtkH0

Aug 29, 2014

Ode to Billy Joel

Fill in the lyrics to Billy's songs. (BTW, it was REALLY hard for me to pick only five!)

1. "You had to be a ___ ___, didn't ya?"
2. "What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing? Can't you tell that your ___ ___ ___?"
3. "We met as soulmates on Parris Island. We left as ___  ___ ___ ___."
4 ."In the middle of the night, I go ___ ___ ___ ___."
5. "If you said goodbye to me tonight, there would still be ___ ___ ___ ___"



Answers:

1. "Big Shot"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEea624OBzM
2. tie's too wide "Still Rock & Roll to Me"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eAQa4MOGkE
3. from an asylum "Goodnight Saigon"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CABCIseO8Zo
4. walking in my sleep "The River of Dreams"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p66Q5btJ9ak
5. music left to write  "The Longest Time"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nR0dkiHEW8

Aug 26, 2014

Polite Songs

These songs have "please" and "thank you" just like your parents taught you!

1. The Beatles: "Why do I always have to say, Love? ___  ___ ___"
2. Jim Croce: "Thank you for your time, Well, you've been so much more than kind." ___
3. The Marvelettes: "Please, ___ ___, look and see."
4. Andrew Gold: "Thank You for ___ ___ ___"
5. Bob Hope: "Thanks for ___ ___"



1. "Please Please Me"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h43nuGSd1m4
2." Operator"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
3. Mr. Postman
www.youtube.com/watch?v=425GpjTSlS4   
4. Being a Friend
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN3E9Yyd1HA
5. The Memory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPu_G-T28iU
 
 

Aug 23, 2014

True Colors

What hair or eye color is mentioned in these songs?

1. "___ Is the Color of My True Love's Hair"
2. "There runs Mary, hair of ___ and lips like cherries..."
3. "___ -Eyed Lady"
4. "Has Anybody Seen My Gal?"
5. "___-Eyed Girl"


Answers:
1. Black
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJRh7PSaOzI
2. gold "The Green, Green Grass of Home"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN3ME-rgpws
3. Green
www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_DydKnpDsk
4. eyes of blue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15b-SqxEabg
5. Brown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfmkgQRmmeE

Aug 22, 2014

Body Parts

Sorry. That's what came to mind. Maybe too many CSI reruns!

1. What do you get from working your fingers to the bone, according to Hoyt Axton?
2. What do the Eagles contend you can't hide?
3. What have no rhythm, according to George Michael?
4. What can't Sir Mix-a-Lot lie about liking?
5. What body part is Little Anthony  apparently leaving behind?



Answers:
1. Bony Fingers
https://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=ytff1-yff29&p=song%20boney%20fingers&type=
2. Lyin' Eyes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-NlR54PqLw
3. guilty feet (from "Careless Whisper")
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izGwDsrQ1eQ
4. big butts (from "Baby Got Back")
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ImZTwYwCug
5.his head ("Going Out of My Head")
https://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIKeZPdT1WsAZFX7w8QF

Aug 20, 2014

When Was That?

1. Anxious girl asks, "Will You ___ ___ ___ Tomorrow?"
2. Depressed Beatle believes in "___"
3. Lots of ticking rhythm in "___ ___ Come Today."
4. Chad & Jeremy lament that "Yesterday's ___"
5. But you should never doubt that "The ___  ___  ___ ___ Tomorrow!"

1. Still Love Me
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnPlJxet_ac
2. Yesterday
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjpzTys0s9g
3. Time Has Come
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHfB63ln1Ig
4. Gone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0ZJTbuFxjk
5. sun will come out
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yop62wQH498

Aug 19, 2014

The Upper Class of Jim

What's the song about Jim or Jimmy...
1. In which the untimely death of an agricultural titan is celebrated by employee misbehavior and lack of concern.
2. In which the speaker wonders about the return of her lover, fearing she'll be distracted by a rival suitor.
3. In which the tragic death of a societal outcast is brought about by parental interference.
4. In which the life of a simply country boy is chronicled by harmonious church instruments.
5. In which a locally-known criminal is brought to justice in a seedy billiards parlor.

1. "Jimmy Crack Corn"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rohh-uZyK3o (Smothers Brothers' version)
2. "Jimmy Mack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=obvSFWvgBhg
3. "Leader of the Pack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTA_7RwPUPA
4. "The Bells"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wtyx8wG8BsI
5. "Don't Mess Around with Jim"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4qUXcXuMSE

Aug 15, 2014

Let's Get This Party STARTed!

1. The Stones: "Start ___ ___"
2. Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme: "This Could Be the Start of ___ ___"
3. Billy Joel: "We Didn't Start ___ ___"
4. The Bee Gees: "I Started a ___"
5. John Lennon: "Just Like Starting ___"



Answers:
1. Me Up
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGyOaCXr8Lw
2. Something Big
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHDmkv2gpX0
3. the Fire 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g
4. Joke
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSxuvNGSrmc
5. Over 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HLVXrAErlU


Aug 8, 2014

The World Is Too Much With Us

The title above is a quote from a poem by Wordsworth. If you think the modern world is worse than the world of yesterday, look at the poem and see what he said of his own time, around 1800.

But that's not a quiz. This is a quiz:

1. "Hey, did you happen to see the ___ ___ ___ in the World?" Charlie Rich
2. "Around the world, I ___ ___ ___" Frank Sinatra
3. "Don't they know it's ___ ___ of the world?" Skeeter Davis
4. "He's Got the Whole World ___ ___ ___" Kids' song
5. "My world is ___ ___ ___" The Supremes

Image result for image cartoon earth



Answers:
1. Most Beautiful Girl
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhqbESuc2v8
2. searched for you
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDa3iB43KUk
3. the end
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgcy-V6YIuI
4. in His Hands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TK6gLtDO0E
5. Empty Without You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymT9rQRbbYM

Aug 6, 2014

Hot Shots: Songs About Guns

Songs about Guns

1. "The Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun, the Gun..." from what musical?
2. Who's got a gun, according to Aerosmith?
3. "I Didn't Know the Gun ___  ___"
4. "Big Iron ___  ___  ___" Marty Robbins
5. "Don't Take Your Guns ___   ____, Son" Johnny Cash




1. Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBM82Ju2kJU
2. Janie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqQn2ADZE1A
3. Was Loaded
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGJMtnRMpjM
4. on His Hip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGmUsJvRv7U
5. to Town
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMMp_llzBT4

Aug 1, 2014

Brothers & Sisters & Songs

Brothers & Sisters & Songs

1. Neil Diamond "Brother Love's ___  ___  ___"
2. The Hollies "He ___ ___, He's My Brother
3. America "Sister ___ ____"
4. Train "____,  ____ Sister"
5. Bing Crosby "Brother, Can You ____  ___ ___?"

Answers

1. Traveling Salvation Show
www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhGMmmd9Ixs
2. Ain't Heavy
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5vi9ir49g
3. Golden Hair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIycEe59Auc
4. Hey, Soul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVpv8-5XWOI
5. Spare a Dime
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eih67rlGNhU

Jul 31, 2014

"Say" Something!

Don't just sit there--Say Someone (Who Sang it?)

1. "Say, Say, Say" Two Superstars
2. "Don't Say Goodnight" 1 from above with his own band
3. "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life?" Two classic musical stars
4."What'd I Say?" The MAN
5. "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" a girl with a big voice

Answers:
1. Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLEhh_XpJ-0
2.  Paul McCartney & Wings
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRCgueckAXE
3. Jane Powell & Fred Astaire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q2fTSo8aoY 
4. Ray Charles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIqWwiC1BFI
5. Dusty Springfield
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBwSN0Yw5l0

Jul 29, 2014

Anybody Hungry?

Name the fruit!
1. "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of ____" Danny Kaye
2. "____, ____, _____ ___, who's not ready, holler I." Jay & the Techniques
3. "Drink it right down, pass it all around, ___ ___ ___" Tommy James & the Shondelles
4. "(Trumpets, Drums, Cymbals), ____ Man!" Herbie Hancock
5. "Laaaah, la la, la la la, lahhhh! (Repeat) ____ ____"

1. Coconuts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf670orHKcA
2. Apples/Peaches/Pumpkin Pie
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5njDmUMhfa0
3. Sweet Cherry Wine
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARdlyyP8f4A
4. Watermelon 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjJaH40rArU
5. Juanita Banana
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fubCzOcOrQ

Jul 27, 2014

Tis the Season

Easy one for Sunday: Songs about summer. Just fill in the lyric.

1. "Summertime and the livin' is ____" Billie Holiday
2. "Summer days, driftin' away, but oh! Those Summer ____!" Grease
3. "There ain't no cure for the Summertime ____"  Eddie Cochran
4. "Trees swaying in the summer breeze, showing off their ____ ____" Chad & Jeremy
5. "Roll out those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer, those days of ___ and ___ and ___" Nat King Cole




Answers:
1. easy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8jRgPcO7JQ&list=RDJ8jRgPcO7JQ
2. Nights
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW0DfsCzfq4
3. Blues
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZZD8ckwLJA
4. silver leaves
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D2XD341xHo 
5. soda/pretzels/beer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoLogdbVS3U

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