The Dire Straits-Quiz

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Question 1:   Warm up: Who's the frontman of Dire Straits?
Mark Knopfler
David Knopfler
Eric Clapton
Popa Chubby
Sting

Question 2:   What was the name of the band before they've been called "Dire Straits"?
Spooky Tooth
Them
Cream
Café Racers
Sex Pistols

Question 3:   What's the name of their first album?
Communiqué
Making Movies
Love Over Gold
On Every Street
Dire Straits

Question 4:   Dire Straits' first smash-hit is called...
Romeo & Juliet
Money For Nothing
Sultans Of Swing
Walk Of Life
Calling Elvis

Question 5:   Who was the second rhythm guitarist who joined Dire Straits after David Knopfler left the band?
Jack Sonni
Phil Palmer
Richard Bennett
Robbie McIntosh
Hal Lindes

Question 6:   The longest song of the "Love Over Gold" album is called...
Private Investigations
Industrial Disease
Telegraph Road
Love Over Gold
It Never Rains

Question 7:   What's the name of the song Mark Knopfler wrote for Tina Turner's comeback?
Private Dancer
Follow Me Home
Les Boys
Your Latest Trick
How Long

Question 8:   Mark Knopfler's first film-soundtrack album is called...
Local Hero
CAL
Comfort & Joy
The Princess Bride
Last Exit To Brooklyn

Question 9:   After the "Love Over Gold"-tour, a live-album was released which is called...
Live At The BBC
Live In Concert
Love Over The World
Live In England
aLCHEMY

Question 10:   Dire Straits' most-sold album is called...
aLCHEMY
Love Over Gold
Money For Nothing
Brothers In Arms
On Every Street

Question 11:   Who was the superstar who recorded the hit "Money For Nothing" with Dire Straits?
Eric Clapton
Gary Moore
Van Morrison
Sting
Joe Cocker

Question 12:   In 1990 there was a big festival at Knebworth with many bands and musicians. Who didn't play there that day?
Status Quo
Deep Purple
Pink Floyd
Paul McCartney
Robert Plant

Question 13:   Dire Straits' sixth album is called...
On Every Street
Brothers In Arms
Money For Nothing
On The Night
Sultans Of Swing

Question 14:   After the worldtour in 1991 and 1992, Dire Straits released another live-album. What's it's name?
Live At The BBC
The World Tour 1992
Live In Concert
Live On Stage
On The Night

Question 15:   Who has played with Dire Straits since the beginning of the band? Mark Knopfler and ...
Guy Fletcher
Pick Withers
Alan Clark
John Illsley
Chris White

Question 16:   In 1996 Mark Knopfler released his first solo album which is called...
Metroland
Wag The Dog
Golden Heart
Screenplaying
Sailing To Philadelphia

Question 17:   Who played with Dire Straits and plays also in Mark's solo band?
Jack Sonni
John Illsley
Alan Clark
Guy Fletcher
Chris White

Question 18:   A live-video was released in 1996, too. What's it's name?
A Night In Dublin Long Ago
Live In 1996
A Night In London
Mark Live
The First Solo-Tour

Question 19:   In 1998 a completion-CD of Dire Straits was released. It's name is: ... - The Very Best Of Dire Straits
Money For Nothing
Telegraph Road
One World
Calling Elvis
Sultans Of Swing

Question 20:   In 2002 Mark released his third solo album which is called...
Sailing To Philadelphia
A Shot At Glory
The Ragpicker's Dream
Why Aye Man
Blues Attack

This Quiz has been designed by Jan P..