Can You Answer 12 Grateful Dead Questions?

Do you remember enough about the classic born-in-the-1960s rock band that took over California, then the entire U. S. of A.? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

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Between 1965 and 1995, how many shows did the Grateful Dead play?
1,467
2,318
3,560
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Question 2/12

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Jerry Garcia was missing two-thirds of which finger?
Left Ring Finger
Right Pinky Finger
Right Middle Finger
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Question 3/12

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After Jerry Garcia's death, what did the band rename themselves as?
The Other Ones
The Lost Ones
The Ones Left Behind
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Question 4/12

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In their song 'Brown-Eyed Woman,' how many boys does the Grateful Dead say Delilah Jones raised?
6
8
10
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Question 5/12

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Before taking their 20-month break in 1974, what was the last song that the Grateful Dead played?
'Throwing Stones'
'We Bid You Goodnight'
'Rolling Thunder'
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Question 6/12

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After their break, what was the first song the Grateful Dead played?
'I Know You Rider'
'Fire on the Mountain'
'Might As Well'
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Question 7/12

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What type of cat is mentioned in the song 'Sampson and Delilah?'
Lion
Tiger
Calico
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Question 8/12

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The Grateful Dead played on free show during their Europe tour in 1972. Where was this show located?
Paris, France
Lille, France
The Vatican City
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Question 9/12

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What famous person was a longtime and well-known Dead admirer, even sporting Garica-designed ties?
George H.W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Sonny Bono
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Question 10/12

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True or False: The Grateful Dead was the longest-running American rock act that began in the 1960s.
True
False
I don't know.
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Question 11/12

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What is blues vocalist and harmonica player Pigpen's real name?
Ron McKernan
Bob Weir
Keith Godchaux
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Question 12/12

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What did the band call themselves before composer Phil Lesh discovered that another band was already using that name?
Hot Peppers
The Doors
Warlocks
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1
Between 1965 and 1995, how many shows did the Grateful Dead play?
1,467
2,318
3,560
2
Jerry Garcia was missing two-thirds of which finger?
Left Ring Finger
Right Pinky Finger
Right Middle Finger
3
After Jerry Garcia's death, what did the band rename themselves as?
The Other Ones
The Lost Ones
The Ones Left Behind
4
In their song 'Brown-Eyed Woman,' how many boys does the Grateful Dead say Delilah Jones raised?
6
8
10
5
Before taking their 20-month break in 1974, what was the last song that the Grateful Dead played?
'Throwing Stones'
'We Bid You Goodnight'
'Rolling Thunder'
6
After their break, what was the first song the Grateful Dead played?
'I Know You Rider'
'Fire on the Mountain'
'Might As Well'
7
What type of cat is mentioned in the song 'Sampson and Delilah?'
Lion
Tiger
Calico
8
The Grateful Dead played on free show during their Europe tour in 1972. Where was this show located?
Paris, France
Lille, France
The Vatican City
9
What famous person was a longtime and well-known Dead admirer, even sporting Garica-designed ties?
George H.W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Sonny Bono
10
True or False: The Grateful Dead was the longest-running American rock act that began in the 1960s.
True
False
I don't know.
11
What is blues vocalist and harmonica player Pigpen's real name?
Ron McKernan
Bob Weir
Keith Godchaux
12
What did the band call themselves before composer Phil Lesh discovered that another band was already using that name?
Hot Peppers
The Doors
Warlocks