Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Elvis - Presliad (Comprising sections Elvis Moves Out through Finale).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote "obviously, it is easier to kill than to create" (95)?
(a) Sly Stone.
(b) Nietszche.
(c) Greil Marcus.
(d) Josef von Sternberg.

2. What was Elvis called in the beginning of his career?
(a) Hillbilly Cat.
(b) The King.
(c) Bilbo.
(d) A good 'ole boy.

3. What is the last number on The Band album?
(a) "King Harvest."
(b) "Whispering Pines."
(c) "Crossing the Great Divide."
(d) "Dixie."

4. What is Sly Stone's given name?
(a) Sly Stone.
(b) Sylvester Stewart.
(c) Stanley Stewart.
(d) Sylvester Stone.

5. What book is being discussed on the television show sketch used in the Prologue?
(a) Of Mice and Men.
(b) The Notebook.
(c) Rich Man, Poor Man.
(d) Love Story.

Short Answer Questions

1. What magazine had an article "measuring Richard Manuel for a straight-jacket" (62)?

2. Who wrote "We needed . . . to be violently stirred into life . . . intolerable social constraints grew daily upon us"?

3. Who wrote "There's a mickie in the tastin' of disaster" (90)?

4. What does Marcus say each performer he will discuss in the book attempts to do?

5. What song does Marcus claim is Robert Johnson's most terrifying song?

(see the answer key)

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