The Progressive Rock Query

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15 Questions - Developed by: Benjamin Ray - Developed on: - 12.103 taken

This is a short quiz to test your progressive rock knowledge. The questions range from 60s prog to 90s bands, so think carefully and have fun!

  • 1
    Thijs Van Leer and Jan Akkerman led this Dutch group, whose top hits were "Sylvia" and "Hocus Pocus."
  • 2
    Formed in Aylesbury, England, this modern progressive group took their name from the shortened title of a J.R.R. Tolkein work.
  • 3
    King Crimson has produced some famous alumni, rockers who went on to form or join bands that became million sellers. Name three of these alumni.
  • 4
    While not considered progressive, this eclectic modern-day band opened for the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2003 for the release of their 2002 EP "Tremulant."
  • 5
    Not only is this Zappa album considered one of the first rock operas, it's also considered one of the first progressive rock albums.
  • 6
    Nearly 30 members have passed through this progressive hard rock group, whose album highlights include "Demons and Wizards" and "The Magician's Birthday."
  • 7
    Patrick Moraz played with Yes for one album before joining this band for their reunion album "Octave."
  • 8
    This man engineered Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" album, three years after Floyd wrote a song about him eating breakfast and five years before his LP "I Robot" hit the charts.
  • 9
    What Genesis album marked the debut of Phil Collins on drums and Steve Hackett on guitar?
  • 10
    This band debuted with "The Light" in 1994, which featured a whopping four songs.
  • 11
    The only Yes album without Jon Anderson (Rick Wakeman wasn't around either).
  • 12
    What two Pink Floyd albums are film soundtracks?
  • 13
    John Petrucci plays guitar for this heavy metal prog band, which scored a 1992 MTV hit with "Pull Me Under."
  • 14
    The lineup of this Canadian power trio has remained unchanged since 1974.
  • 15
    Prog rock's first supergroup, this band has adoption works by Alberto Ginastera, Mussorgsky and Scott Joplin, though their adaption of an Aaron Copland piece is one of their best-known works.

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