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The World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band: The Rolling Stones Quiz
by Staff
The Rolling Stones are the longest-running rock band ever, going on 54 years in 2016. How much do you know about Mick, Keith and the rest of the band?

Where and when did the Rolling Stones form?

  • London, 1962
  • Liverpool, England, 1961
  • Manchester, England, 1963

How did Mick Jagger and Keith Richards know each other?

  • They're cousins.
  • Their parents were friends.
  • They were elementary school classmates.

Where did they meet again?

  • at a coffee shop
  • at a train station
  • at a party

At the station, Jagger was holding records by these two artists.

  • Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley
  • Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Muddy Waters and Chuck Berry

What was the name of Jagger's first band?

  • Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  • the Red Hot Devils
  • Red, Hot and Blue

Where did Jagger attend school while the band was in its early stages?

  • Cambridge
  • London School of Economics
  • Oxford

Where was the band's first official show as the Rolling Stones?

  • the Cromwellian
  • Samantha's
  • the Marquee Club

Who was the first band leader of the Stones?

  • Mick Jagger
  • Brian Jones
  • Dick Taylor

Who was the bassist in the Stones' final lineup?

  • Dick Taylor
  • Ronnie Wood
  • Bill Wyman

What was the Rolling Stones' first single?

  • "Come On"
  • "I Wanna Be Your Man"
  • "Not Fade Away"

Who wrote the Stones' second single, "I Wanna Be Your Man"?

  • Neil Diamond and Glen Campbell
  • George Harrison and Rod Stewart
  • Paul McCartney and John Lennon

What was the pen name for songs written collectively by the band?

  • Nanker Phelge
  • Bludger Creesh
  • Fropton Shlump

What was the Stones' first international No. 1 hit?

  • "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
  • "The Last Time"
  • "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

What was the first Stones album written solely by Jagger and Richards?

  • "Aftermath"
  • "Out of Our Heads"
  • "Let It Bleed"

How did Brian Jones die?

  • drowning
  • drug overdose
  • heart attack

What song did the Stones perform live for the first time at Jones' tribute show?

  • "Ruby Tuesday"
  • "Honky Tonk Women"
  • "You Can't Always Get What You Want"

The Stones documentary "Gimme Shelter" was filmed at this music festival.

  • Woodstock
  • Altamont Free Concert
  • Monterey Pop Festival

What was the first Stones album to feature the lips logo?

  • "Exile on Main St."
  • "Let It Bleed"
  • "Sticky Fingers"

In 1967, the Stones couldn't play in this country because of Jagger and Richards' legal/drug troubles.

  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • United States

Who replaced guitarist Mick Taylor when he quit in 1974?

  • Ian Stewart
  • Ronnie Wood
  • Darryl Jones

Ronnie Wood played for this band before the Stones.

  • Cream
  • Lovin' Spoonful
  • Faces

What was the Stones' biggest hit in the U.S.?

  • "Miss You"
  • "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • "Angie"

How many No. 1 hits have the Stones had in the U.S.?

  • eight
  • 10
  • 12

The Stones were on a trip to this country in 1967 when Keith Richards stole Brian Jones' girlfriend.

  • Morocco
  • Spain
  • India

Who set the Stones up with their first label, Decca Records?

  • John Lennon
  • George Harrison
  • Rod Stewart

On the advice of their financial advisers, the Stones moved to this country in 1971.

  • United States
  • France
  • Spain

Which album did they record in France?

  • "Exile on Main St."
  • "Sticky Fingers"
  • "Goats Head Soup"

When did the Stones win their first Grammy?

  • 1970
  • 1983
  • 1995

How many of the original Rolling Stones remain with the band?

  • two
  • three
  • four

In 2006, the Stones played a free concert for a million people in this city.

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • London
  • Los Angeles