Rare Entries Quiz VIII

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Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by snudge27 » 08 Sep 2011, 20:08

I guess it's time for the next instalment of the forum's second most argued about quiz!

Seeing as this week marked what would have been the 65th birthday of Freddie Mercury, the topic this time is Queen.

Usual rules apply, yada yada yada...

Any reference to 'Queen' refers to the band in its 1971-1991 composition. Any post 1991 collaborations will be identified as such

DEADLINE IS 2100hrs ON THURSDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 2011

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1. Name a member of the band Queen

2. Name an album released by Queen between 1973 and 1978

3. Name a song performed by Queen at Live Aid

4. Name a single released by Queen that reached the top two of the UK Singles Chart

5. Name a live album released by Queen

6. Name a studio album by Queen that reached number one in the UK Albums Chart

7. Name a song performed by Queen during their 1986 Wembley Stadium concert that was not written by the band

8. Name a studio album released as a solo project by any of Queen's members

9. Name a single by Queen which was released after 1992 and reached the UK Top 40

10. Name a single by Queen that reached a highest position of between 21 and 100 in the UK Singles Chart

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Post by Going Underground » 08 Sep 2011, 23:38

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by snudge27 » 14 Sep 2011, 19:23

24-HOUR(ISH) WARNING. THIS QUIZ CLOSES AT 2100hrs TOMORROW, SO GET YOUR ANSWERS IN!

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Post by tubeguru » 14 Sep 2011, 19:24

Ah yes - I'll look into this tonight.
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Post by tubeguru » 14 Sep 2011, 19:49

OK, submitted. Being a Queen fan from back in the day (before the Paul Rodgers shit), I could pick an answer for most of these before checking they were valid answers!
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by snudge27 » 15 Sep 2011, 22:32

So, here are the answers:

1. Name a member of the band Queen

John Deacon, Brian May, Roger Taylor (2 each)
Freddie Mercury (1)
Deacon John, Barry Mitchell, Mike Grose or Doug Ewood (0)


2. Name an album released by Queen between 1973 and 1978

News of the World (2)
Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night At The Opera, A Day At The Races (1 each)
Queen, Jazz (0)

Incorrect Answers:
We Are The Champions (starkey7)


3. Name a song performed by Queen at Live Aid

Hammer To Fall (3)
Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, Crazy Little Thing Called Love (1)
Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, Is This The World We Created (0)


4. Name a single released by Queen that reached the top two of the UK Singles Chart

Crazy Little Thing Called Love (3)
Somebody To Love (2)
Innuendo, We Are The Champions (1 each)
Killer Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, Under Pressure, Radio Ga Ga, These Are The Days Of Our Lives, Heaven For Everyone (0)


5. Name a live album released by Queen

Live Killers, Live Magic, Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl (2 each)
At The Beeb, Live At Wembley '86, Queen Rock Montreal (0)

Incorrect Answers:
We Are The Champions (starkey7)


6. Name a studio album by Queen that reached number one in the UK Albums Chart

The Game, Innuendo (2 each)
A Night At The Opera, A Day At The Races (1 each)
A Kind Of Magic, The Miracle, Made In Heaven (0)

Incorrect Answers:
We Are The Champions (starkey7)


7. Name a song performed by Queen during their 1986 Wembley Stadium concert that was not written by the band

Tutti Frutti (3)
Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) (2)
(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care, Gimme Some Lovin', Big Spender (0)

Incorrect Answers:
God Save The Queen (greatkingrat) - this was a recording, so technically wasn't performed
We Are The Champions (starkey7)


8. Name a studio album released as a solo project by any of Queen's members

Fun In Space - Roger Taylor (2)
Electric Fire, Strange Frontier, Happiness? - All by Roger Taylor (1 Each)
Mr Bad Guy, Barcelona - Both by Freddie Mercury (0)
Star Fleet Project, Another World, Back To The Light, Furia - All by Brian May (0)

Incorrect Answers:
Blue Rock (stonepony) - this was actually by Roger Taylor's other band, The Cross
We Are The Champions (starkey7)


9. Name a single by Queen which was released after 1992 and reached the UK Top 40

Heaven For Everyone, Too Much Love Will Kill You, Let Me Live, No One But You, Under Pressure (Rah Mix) (1 each)
A Winter Tale, You Don't Fool Me (0)

Incorrect Answers:

Headlong (stonepony) - 1991
We Are The Champions (starkey7) - 1977


10. Name a single by Queen that reached a highest position of between 21 and 100 in the UK Singles Chart

Spread Your Wings (2)
Tie Your Mother Down, Backchat, Body Language (1 each)
Love Of My Life (Live), Thank God It's Christmas, Who Wants To Live Forever, Scandal, The Miracle, I'm Going Slightly Mad (0)

Incorrect Answers:
The Golden Boy (Going Underground) - #86 but this was Freddie Mercury with Montserrat Caballe
We Are The Champions (starkey7) - #2


Final scores to follow!

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by snudge27 » 15 Sep 2011, 22:37

So, without futher ado here are the results:

1st - Tubeguru - 256
2nd - greatkingrat - 288
=3rd - Going Underground, jamesthegill, Sam - 384
6th - StonePony - 576
7th - starkey7 - 12,288

Congratulations to Tubeguru! You are the champions, Neil!

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by tubeguru » 16 Sep 2011, 13:47

You are all losers cos I am the champion ... Of the quiz!!!
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by Starkey7 » 16 Sep 2011, 21:14

You can tell that I don't often listen to Queen, can't you?

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz VIII

Post by tubeguru » 16 Sep 2011, 21:31

Just like Prince Philip ...
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