The Eagles Quiz
by Staff
The Eagles are one of the biggest bands in the world. Their career spans more than 30 years, and they've sold more albums than many bands could dream of. Think you're a super fan? Test your Eagles knowledge by taking this quiz.

True or false: The Eagles' first best-of collection, "Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)," is among the best-selling albums of all time.

  • true
  • false

Which Eagles album was the first album ever to be certified platinum?

  • "On the Border"
  • "Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)"
  • "Hotel California"

Where did the Eagles record their first studio album?

  • England
  • Ireland
  • Scotland

Which band members wrote the iconic Eagles song "Hotel California"?

  • Don Felder, Don Henley and Glenn Frey
  • Glenn Frey
  • Don Henley and Glenn Frey

Which band member was NOT part of the original lineup?

  • Randy Meisner
  • Don Henley
  • Don Felder

True or false: The four original Eagles originally formed as Linda Ronstadt's backup band.

  • true
  • false

Glyn Johns, producer of the Eagles' eponymous debut album, also produced what other band of the era?

  • Rolling Stones
  • Band of Horses
  • The Clash

Which of the following are lyrics from "Life in the Fast Lane"?

  • "Lighten up while you still can. Don't even try to understand."
  • "They knew all the right people; they took all the right pills; they threw outrageous parties; they paid heavenly bills."
  • "You know I've always been a dreamer."

Which Eagles concept album had so much plotline that it hinted rumors of a movie?

  • "Desperado"
  • "On the Border"
  • "Hotel California"

What guitarist joined the band with the album "On the Border"?

  • Don Henley
  • Don Felder
  • Glenn Frey

The Eagles also changed producers with the album "On the Border." Who was their new producer?

  • Bill Szymczyk
  • Glyn Johns
  • Timothy B. Schmit

True or false: Joe Walsh joined the Eagles in 1977.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Glenn Frey appeared in several television series in the 1980s and '90s.

  • true
  • false

This ex-Eagle had the most successful solo career, and his single, "The Boys of Summer," went to No. 5 on the charts.

  • Joe Walsh
  • Glenn Frey
  • Don Henley

What date did The Eagles play their last show before breaking up?

  • July 31, 1980
  • April 13, 1982
  • August 7, 1981

How long was it between The Eagles breakup and their reunion?

  • 10 years
  • 13 years
  • 14 years

What is the name of the Eagles' 1994 reunion album?

  • "Long Road Out of Eden"
  • "Hell Freezes Over"
  • "Eagles Reunion"

True or false: "Hell Freezes Over" debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart.

  • true
  • false

What year were The Eagles inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2005

What year was the Eagles album "Long Road Out of Eden" released?

  • 2007
  • 2009
  • 2010

True or false: "Long Road Out of Eden" earned the Eagles two more Grammy awards.

  • true
  • false

How many Grammy awards have the Eagles won?

  • three
  • five
  • seven

True or false: All of the Eagles' band members were born and raised in California.

  • true
  • false

At which store was the album "Long Road Out of Eden" exclusively available the first year after its release in the U.S.?

  • Wal-Mart
  • Target
  • Best Buy

True or false: Former Eagles member Don Felder gave Tom Petty guitar lessons.

  • true
  • false

In 2015 what prestigious award were the Eagles supposed to receive but had to postpone due to Glenn Frey's deteriorating health?

  • Kennedy Center Award
  • George Peabody Medal
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom

What film by Cameron Crowe is said to be inspired by the 1975 Rolling Stone cover story on the Eagles?

  • "Almost Famous"
  • "American Graffiti"
  • "Velvet Goldmine"

What songs did the Eagles play during their induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame live performance?

  • "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane"
  • "Hotel California" and "Take It Easy"
  • "Desperado" and "One of These Nights"

True or false: In 2012 the band released a critically acclaimed documentary, "History of the Eagles."

  • true
  • false

True or false: Glenn Frey, founding member of the Eagles, died from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia on Jan. 18, 2016.

  • true
  • false