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Questions about the history of ROCK

  1. When did WWII end?
  2. Did USA win the war?
  3. Identify three typical objects from the 50s.
  4. What are the two types of music that gave birth to Rock’n’roll?
  5. Who played country music?
  6. Who played rhythm and blues?
  7. What types of music were the ancestors of rhythm’n’blues?
  8. What year did radios play the first Rock’n’roll song?
  9. What was its title?
  10. What do “rock” and “roll” mean in Italian?
  11. Who was the first rock’n’roll idol?
  12. Why did US television frame only the upper part of his body?
  13. Was John Lennon a good student?
  14. What is the title of the film that portraits the history of young John Lennon?
  15. Who did John Lennon meet after his first concert?
  16. How old was Paul Mc Cartney when he met John Lennon?
  17. When did the Beatles record their first album?
  18. How many were the members of the Beatles?
  19. What were their names?
  20. What is the title of the most famous Rolling Stones’ song?
  21. What is the topic of the song?
  22. What was the title of the first hit by the “Who”?
  23. What did the “Who” usually do at the end of their performances?
  24. What are the names of the most popular UK groups between the 60s and the 70s?
  25. Can you name their types of music?
  26. What were the most popular US black singers in the same period?
  27. Who was Bob Dylan?
  28. What was “Blowing in the wind”topic?
  29. Who were the most famous rockstars who died for the use of drugs?
  30. Where did the most famous rock festival take place in 1969?
  31. What kind of fashion spread in 1975?
  32. Who were the founders of punk music?
  33. What were the topics of this new kind of music?
  34. What does “Message in a bottle” talk about?
  35. Where do the U2 come from?
  36. What does “Sunday bloody Sunday” describe?
  37. What is the name of the most famous rock festival in the 1980s?
  38. What was the name of the new type of rock music at the beginning of the 1990s?
  39. What was the name of the most famous group?
  40. Can you name any rock groups from the 1990s, the 2000s and the 2010s?

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