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In the Flesh: The Pink Floyd Quiz
by Staff
So ya. Thought ya. Might be the ultimate Pink Floyd fan. See how well you really know the biggest psychedelic band in the world.

Who did Syd Barrett name the band Pink Floyd for?

  • Pink Anderson and Floyd Council
  • Anderson Pink and Council Floyd
  • Pink Council and Floyd Anderson

Where were original band members Syd Barrett, Roger Waters and David Gilmour from?

  • Cambridge, England
  • London
  • Dublin

Where did Pink Floyd record its first LP, "The Piper At The Gates of Dawn?"

  • De Lane Lea Studios
  • Abbey Road
  • AIR

Which original band member became increasingly withdrawn and erratic, reportedly due to heavy use of the psychedelic drug LSD?

  • David Gilmour
  • Roger Waters
  • Syd Barrett

During his three years with Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett wrote most of the band's lyrics. Who did that job fall to on "Saucerful of Secrets," the band's second album Barrett was working on before his departure?

  • Nick Mason
  • Roger Waters
  • David Gilmour

What Pink Floyd album was the first to hit No. 1 on any chart?

  • "The Dark Side of the Moon"
  • "Atom Heart Mother"
  • "Meddle"

Which Pink Floyd albums have gone on to be two of the best selling of all-time in America?

  • "The Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall"
  • "The Wall" and "A Momentary Lapse of Reason"
  • "The Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Division Bell"

What is the only Pink Floyd album to debut at No. 1?

  • "The Dark Side of the Moon"
  • "The Wall"
  • "The Division Bell"

What songwriter, musician and producer was the audio engineer on "The Dark Side of the Moon?"

  • Alan Parsons
  • Brian Eno
  • Chris Thomas

Pink Floyd headlined the first concert at what famed park?

  • New York's Central Park
  • London's Hyde Park
  • Paris's Champ de Mars

Which band member wrote the screenplay for the film "The Wall?"

  • Roger Waters
  • David Gilmour
  • Nick Mason

What classic film is said to eerily sync up with the Pink Floyd album "The Dark Side of the Moon?"

  • "The Wizard of Oz"
  • "The Sound of Music"
  • "Grease"

During the latter half of the '60s, Pink Floyd was a regular headliner at what legendary U.K. club?

  • The Flamingo
  • Roundhouse
  • UFO Club

What two songs did Pink Floyd write and record in honor of former band member Syd Barrett?

  • "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" and "Wish You Were Here"
  • "Coming Back to Life" and "Wish You Were Here"
  • "Comfortably Numb" and "On the Turning Away"

What was the first Pink Floyd album that sampled British physicist Stephen Hawking's electronic voice?

  • "The Division Bell"
  • "The Endless River"
  • "A Momentary Lapse of Reason"

Which band member is the only one to play on everything Pink Floyd has ever recorded?

  • David Gilmour
  • Nick Mason
  • Roger Waters

What year did Roger Waters leave Pink Floyd?

  • 1988
  • 1985
  • 1987

In 2005, the four original members of Pink Floyd played together for the last time at what special concert?

  • Concert for Diana
  • Tsunami Relief Cardiff Concert
  • Live 8

What song did Pink Floyd conclude its set with at Live 8, hence becoming the last song Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and the now-late Rick Wright would ever play together?

  • "Comfortably Numb"
  • "Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)"
  • "Shine on You Crazy Diamond"

Who played the lead role in "The Wall?"

  • Bob Geldof
  • Bob Ezrin
  • David Gilmour

David Gilmour released his fourth solo album in September 2015. What is it titled?

  • "Rattle That Lock"
  • "Endless River"
  • "On An Island"

What Pink Floyd album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Surround Sound Album in 2014?

  • "The Division Bell"
  • "The Endless River"
  • "The Dark Side of the Moon Digital Remaster"

Which Pink Floyd album holds a Guinness Book World Record for being on the charts longer than any other album in history?

  • "Wish You Were Here"
  • "The Dark Side of the Moon"
  • "The Wall"

Who designed many of Pink Floyd's album covers, including the iconic prism on "The Dark Side of the Moon?"

  • Storm Thorgerson
  • David Anstey
  • Mati Klarwein

Roger Waters' "The Wall Live" tour from 2010 to 2013 is still the highest grossing tour ever by a solo artist. What solo artist previously held this record?

  • Madonna
  • Beyonc√©
  • Bruce Springsteen

With its estimated budget of $60 million, how much did The Wall Live tour reportedly gross for frontman Roger Waters?

  • $458 million
  • $400 million
  • $350 million

How many Grammys has Pink Floyd won?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 1

What magazine issued a 100-page Pink Floyd edition in 2015 celebrating the band's 50th anniversary?

  • Newsweek
  • Rolling Stone
  • Esquire

How many box sets has Pink Floyd released to date?

  • 4
  • 2
  • 3