Can You Answer These 1960s Music Questions?

The 1960's might be THE most iconic era for music in history. How much do you know about this infamous era? Take our quiz to find out!
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Which of the following hit 1960's songs was recorded by The Monkees as a cover of a Neil Diamond song?
Abbey Road
I'm A Believer
Last Train to Clarksville
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Which band performed "You Really Got Me"?
The Kinks
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
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Which of the following songs was NOT recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival?
Proud Mary
Bad Moon Rising
Black Dog
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Which band was led by vocalist Jim Morrison?
Pink Floyd
The Doors
Led Zeppelin
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"I look inside myself and see my heart is black" is a line from which popular song?
Paint it Black
Back in Black
Darkness, Darkness
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At age 16, this artist achieved #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1960 with "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini." Who were they?
Patti Page
Brian Hyland
Cyndi Lauper
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Which band, that would become one of the most well-known acts of the early 1970's, released their first studio album in 1967?
Led Zeppelin
The Doors
Pink Floyd
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What color was the haze that Jimi Hendrix sung about?
black
purple
red
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Which band, formed in the 1960's, use bears as their mascots?
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Grateful Dead
Led Zeppelin
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Which single from The Beatles kicked off the British Invasion in January 1964, and was their first Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper?
Hey Jude
Yellow Submarine
I Want To Hold Your Hand
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Which of the following musicians left The Yardbirds in the 1960's, and had a far more successful solo career?
Eric Clapton
Bob Dylan
Paul McCartney
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Who infamously recorded a live album in a prison in 1968?
Elvis Presley
Bob Marley
Johnny Cash
Result
Well, don't beat yourself up too bad over this score - the 1960's were decades ago, and the music of this era spanned tons of different genres. At least you got some of the easier ones, and you can easily study up and improve your knowledge of this pivotal era!

C+, Sixties Sidekick

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You're a real sixties superstar! You missed some of the tougher ones, but that's understandable because this quiz encompassed a wide variety of different 1960's musical genres. Not everyone is well-versed in every genre, but the ones you do know, you're quite proficient in!

B+, Sixties Superstar

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Wow! You sure know your stuff when it comes to the popular music of the 1960's. And not just one genre either - this quiz encompassed a broad variety of genres from this iconic era in music. That's quite an impressive feat, and you should be proud of your showing here!

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1
Which of the following hit 1960's songs was recorded by The Monkees as a cover of a Neil Diamond song?
Abbey Road
I'm A Believer
Last Train to Clarksville
2
Which band performed "You Really Got Me"?
The Kinks
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
3
Which of the following songs was NOT recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival?
Proud Mary
Bad Moon Rising
Black Dog
4
Which band was led by vocalist Jim Morrison?
Pink Floyd
The Doors
Led Zeppelin
5
"I look inside myself and see my heart is black" is a line from which popular song?
Paint it Black
Back in Black
Darkness, Darkness
6
At age 16, this artist achieved #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1960 with "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini." Who were they?
Patti Page
Brian Hyland
Cyndi Lauper
7
Which band, that would become one of the most well-known acts of the early 1970's, released their first studio album in 1967?
Led Zeppelin
The Doors
Pink Floyd
8
What color was the haze that Jimi Hendrix sung about?
black
purple
red
9
Which band, formed in the 1960's, use bears as their mascots?
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Grateful Dead
Led Zeppelin
10
Which single from The Beatles kicked off the British Invasion in January 1964, and was their first Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper?
Hey Jude
Yellow Submarine
I Want To Hold Your Hand
11
Which of the following musicians left The Yardbirds in the 1960's, and had a far more successful solo career?
Eric Clapton
Bob Dylan
Paul McCartney
12
Who infamously recorded a live album in a prison in 1968?
Elvis Presley
Bob Marley
Johnny Cash