'The Ultimate Pop Quiz Book' Quiz


The quiz below is taken from the 'Ultimate Pop Quiz Book'. Some questions or answers have been changed as they were incorrect.

Published by Parragon books, 1997. Questions compiled by The Puzzle House.

Quiz Answers

1. Who was Queen's lead vocalist?
2. How many people made up Queen?
3. Which 1974 hit had the band's name in the title?
4. Which Rhapsody was at no. 1 for two months when first released?
5. Which Queen song has become a football anthem?
6. Which group of US comedy brothers made films whose titles gave Queen the names of two albums?
7. Which 1977 Queen album shares it's name with a Sunday tabloid newspaper?
8. Which musical instrument is Brian May must famous for?
9. In 1980 Queen became the first rock band to appear in which annual publication as some of Britain's highest paid executives?
10. Where did Bob Geldof say Queen's lead singer could 'ponce about in front of the whole world'?
11. In which London park did Queen give a free concert in 1976?
12. Which soap star's name was linked with Brian May's from the mid-80's?
13. Which Heart Attack gave Queen a no. 2 album in 1974?
14. Which Queen EP shares it's name with a BBC Radio network?
15. Which George joined Queen on a version of These Are The Days Of Our Lives?
16. What is the surname of the Queen drummer Roger?
17. According to it's title, where was their 1995 no. 1 album made?
18. Which city gave their lead singer a hit in 1992?
19. Which Radio gave Queen a hit in 1984?
20. Which David had a no. 1 with Queen in 1981?
21. What was Queen's first hit single?
22. Who was the band's bass player?
23. What was the band's first hit album?
24. What was on the other side of 'Bicycle Race' in 1978?
25. On which record label did they make their early recordings?
26. Which album was Killer Queen on originally?
27. Bohemian Rhapsody lasts for just under how many minutes?
28. Which album followed Sheer Heart Attack?
29. Who was the first member of the band to release a solo disc?
30. Which record tied with Bohemian Rhapsody as the best selling single of the period of the Queen's reign, 1952-77, honouring her Silver Jubilee?
31. Brian May contributed to whose album Puttin' On The Style?
32. Which film soundtrack did they record in 1980?
33. Which continent did they visit on their Gluttons For Punishment tour?
34. Who used their I Want To Break Free for TV commercials?
35. Which South African political group also used I Want To Break Free?
36. What was on the other side of We Will Rock You?
37. What was Freddie Mercury's first solo album called?
38. Which song did he take to no. 5 in March 1987?
39. What was on the other side of Bohemian Rhapsody after it's re-release following Freddie Mercury's death?
40. Which album topped the charts in it's first week in 1995?
41. Which band did Brian May and Roger Taylor form in 1967?
42. How was Freddie Mercury billed on I Can Hear Music in 1973?
43. Which album did Las Palabras De Amor come from?
44. Which song mentions Kruschev and Kennedy?
45. Which organisation owned the record company Queen signed with in 1990?
46. Which band had Freddie Mercury been singing with before he joined May and Taylor in 1970?
47. What did Brian May study at Imperial College London in the 1960's?
48. Where did Freddie Mercury study graphic art and design?
49. Who did Queen support on their first US tour?
50. Who was Bohemian Rhapsody leaked to when EMI were reluctant to release it as it was so long?
51. Which album featured Radio Ga Ga?
52. Which record had been at no. 1 for the longest time before the nine week run of Bohemian Rhapsody?
53. Which Queen film supported The Hustle in UK cinemas?
54. What was Queen's follow up single to Bohemian Rhapsody in 1976?
55. Who supported Queen at their free Hyde Park concert in 1976?
56. Where did Freddie Mercury appear with Wayne Ealing and Derek Dean in July 1979?
57. Who played rhythm guitar on Crazy Little Thing Called Love?
58. Who was Roger Taylor's band on his solo album Shove It?
59. Whose 1985 no. 3 hit was produced by Roger Taylor?
60. Which album featured I Want It All?