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Woodstock Quiz

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Woodstock took place largely around the town of Bethel which was found in what state?
Kansas
Oregon
New York
Illinois

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What was the full official title of the event we know as Woodstock?
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Woodstock Music and Art Fair
The Cultural Expose at Woodstock
The Woodstock World Peace Event
The Woodstock Summit for the Enlightened to Gather

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Woodstock was a central cultural event for what counterculture group of the Sixties and Seventies who promoted peace, recreational drug use, and "free love"?
Hippies
Beatniks
Bobby-Soxers
Luddites

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What is the name of the band who performed at Woodstock known for their pop music like "Dance to the Music," "Thank You," and "Everyday People"?
K. C. and the Sunshine Band
Sly and the Family Stone
Parliament Funkadelic
Grindstone

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What musician at Woodstock performed backed by the Grease Band?
David Bowie
David Essex
Joe Cocker
Billy Squier

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How many official "Days of Peace" long was Woodstock?
2
3
4
5

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What band led by Jerry Garcia performed at Woodstock to a large crowd of their devoted fans, the "deadheads"?
The Zombies
Scary Dead Men
Dead and Loving It
Grateful Dead

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What holy man officially opened the festival and gave its invocation?
Sir Kanesh Montarouk
Kurrh Hezallanas
Swami Satchidananda
Romin Culstevall

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A major event at Woodstock came when what group performed their signature track "The Weight"?
Sing Sing
The Band
The Who
Pink Floyd

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What folk musician and son of Woody Guthrie performed at Woodstock including his hit "City of New Orleans"?
Arlo Guthrie
Thomas Guthrie-Bass
Redleaf Guthrie
Wesley Guthrie

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Historians believe that about how many people attended Woodstock? (Choose the closest answer)
100,000
400,000
750,000
1,000,000

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What folk musician behind hits like "Here's to You," "Farewell Angelina," and "Sweet Sir Galahad" performed at Woodstock while six months pregnant?
Janis Joplin
Missy Turner
Joan Baez
Sharon Shell

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Woodstock was advertised far and wide as an experience relating to what zodiac symbol relating to peace and harmony?
Sagittarius
Aquarius
Capricorn
Cancer

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What band fronted by Carlos Santana performed at Woodstock and is known for their songs like "Oye Como Va" and "Black Magic Woman"?
Bon Jovi
Santana
The Earth Band
Cream

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How many musical acts took the stage at Woodstock?
12
19
27
32

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What artist behind "Brand New Key" was known for her two encores during Woodstock as she performed in place of the Incredible String Band who couldn't play due to rain?
Geraldine
Daisy
Brianna
Melanie

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What Governor of New York at the time of Woodstock (and future 41st Vice President of the U.S.A.) tried to send the National Guard to preserve order at the festival until its promoters declined the assistance?
Malcolm Warner
Carter Darrin
Spiro Agnew
Nelson Rockefeller

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What member of the Chicago 7 infamously stormed the stage during The Who's performance to try and make a political speech before he was chased off by the band?
Lewis Colville
Abbie Hoffman
Newy Eichhart
Oslo Venn

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What folk and soul guitarist was the opening act at Woodstock since the originally scheduled openers were running late?
"Screamin'" Jay Hawkins
Bootsy Collins
Richie Havens
Carter Ferrier

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The Woodstock Festival inspired the naming of a famous yellow cartoon bird that was a recurring character in what comic strip?
Hi and Lois
The Peanuts
Dilbert
Beetle Bailey

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What musical group fronted by John Fogerty and known for their hits like "Bad Moon Rising" and "Fortunate Son" performed a packed evening show at Woodstock?
Creedance Clearwater Revival
Frank Zappa and the Mothers
Climax Blues Band
Front to Back

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What band led by vocalist Grace Slick played their hits "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love" after declaring that their music would begin a "new dawn" for the festival?
Ms. Molly
The Rolling Stones
Jefferson Airplane
Simon and Garfunkel

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Most of Woodstock took place on what man's dairy farm?
Irym Yolliday
Max Yasgur
Wes Yoder
Otto DeClerk

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What founder of The Lovin' Spoonful band was asked impromptu to perform at Woodstock after he was spotted in the crowd?
Jackson Browne
John Sebastian
Jeremiah Dogwood
John Lennon

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What American guitarist behind such hits as "Purple Haze" and "Voodoo Child" is known for performing a guitar solo of the "Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock?
Jimi Hendrix
Gordon
Wallace Leiflik
Arthur White

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What Woodstock performer known for her covers of songs like "Piece of My Heart" and "Me and Bobby McGee" was backed by the Kozmic Blues Band?
Louellen
My Beloved
Janis Joplin
Rayette Beem

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A legendary foursome of musicians performed at Woodstock. The members of this group included David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stepehen Stills and what fourth member?
Herb Goldmayer
Cab Calloway
Rod Stewart
Neil Young

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What band responsible for the hit "Mississippi Queen" performed at Woodstock as only their fourth live gig at that point?
Deep Purple
King Crimson
The Outlaws
Mountain

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In what year did Michael Wadleigh's award-winning documentary film Woodstock release to inform the public of just what happened at Woodstock?
1980
1970
1990
2000

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What rock and roll group performed at Woodstock to great acclaim and are known for their hits like "Who Are You," "Baba O'Riley," and "Bargain"?
Overture
Greenwich
The Who
Kingfisher

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