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Points Awarded 20.00
100% 1. Which of the following events did NOT happen during 1968?
A) The assassination of President John F. Kennedy
B) The assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy
C) The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King
D) The Vietnam War
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 2. “Honey Pie” is an example of:
A) an American ragtime song
B) a Scottish folk ballad
C) a 1940s sentimental big band song
D) a 1920s British Music Hall song
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 3.
How is Chuck Berry’s influence seen in “Back in the USSR”?
A) It is modeled on Berry’s song “Back in the USA,” which is a travelogue about places in the
B) Its use of falsetto backing harmonies
C) It isn’t
D) Its use of only three chords, indicative of a I-bIII-iv7 harmonic progression
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 4.
Which of the following American singer/songwriters is suggested by the inclusion of a lyrical reference
to “Georgia’s always on my mind” in the bridge of “Back in the USSR”?
A) Carl Perkins
B) Stevie Wonder
C) Chuck Berry
D) Ray Charles
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 5.
“Blackbird” was influenced by:
A) a story of a Southern black woman (“bird” was British slang for a woman) and the escalating
struggles in 1968 for civil rights
B) a bird that the composer saw flying while walking in the countryside
C) the music of Mozart
D) none of the choices
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 6. What is the actual title of the album more commonly known as the White Album?
A) Apple Tunes
B) Transcendental Meditations
C) The Beatles Redux
D) The Beatles Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 7. Who is the real subject of the song, “Sexy Sadie”?
A) Maggie Thatcher
B) Sadie Hawkins
D) the Maharishi
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 8. Which song on the White Album did John Lennon openly detest?
A) “Martha My Dear”
B) “Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?”
C) “Honey Pie”
D) “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 9. What factors led up to the fractured nature of the White Album?
A) Open personality conflicts made recording together difficult
B) The Beatles were no longer functioning as a group but rather as solo artists who used the
others as studio musicians
C) John Lennon was obsessed with Yoko Ono and didn’t want to be there
D) All of the choices
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 10. On what TV show did the Beatles appear in May 1968?
A) Ready, Steady, Go!
B) The Ed Sullivan Show (again)
C) The Tonight Show
D) Late Night with David Letterman
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 11. What about “Back in the USSR” shows the influence of the Beach Boys?
A) A recording of a jet engine at the beginning and end
B) A 1959 “travel” song called “Back in the USA”
C) A text saying “That Georgia’s always on my mind”
D) The song’s falsetto backing vocal harmonies
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 12. The musical style of “Honey Pie” is characterized by all BUT one of the following:
A) an attempt to recapture the sound of the 1820s
B) an old 78-rpm “shellac” effect
C) lyrics that exhibit a fascination for the Hollywood of the 1920s
D) a dance band instrumentation of clarinets, alto, tenor, and baritone saxes
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 13. African and Jamaican aspects of “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” include:
A) it is in a clipped backbeat ska Jamaican style
B) the words are Ghanaian and mean “Life goes on”
C) All of the choices
D) George Harrison played an African drum on it Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 14.
Which of the following songs was NOT influenced by the Beatles’ time spent in Rishikesh, India?
A) “Dear Prudence”
B) “Hey Jude”
C) “Sexy Sadie”
D) “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 15. Why did the Beatles become interested in Eastern philosophy?
A) They vacationed in India
B) George Harrison had become interested in Indian music and culture
C) They traveled to Scotland to hear the Dalai Lama
D) They met a young woman who introduced them to it
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 16. The Johnny and the Moondogs team regarded Sgt. Pepper as:
A) overrated, not as good as Michael Jackson’s Thriller
B) culturally significant, remarking about the LP's status as a concept album
C) the weakest album produced by the Beatles
D) dated, hippie nonsense Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 17. Name the title of this song: A) “Back in the USSR”
B) “Back in the USA”
C) “Back to the Egg”
D) “Get Back”
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 18.
The harmonic progression found in the verses of this song, which can be represented by Roman
numerals I–bIII–IV, is reminiscent of what earlier Beatle song? A) “Hello Goodbye”
C) “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 19. Name the title of this song: A) “Michelle”
B) “I Will”
D) “Back in the USSR”
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 20. According to the song’s composer, the guitar accompaniment was based on: A) the Fifth Symphony of Beethoven
B) the Bourrée in E minor for lute by J. S. Bach
C) A Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky
D) Eine k leine Nachtmusik by Mozart
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