Prog Rock Trivia Questions And Answers

How could you dislike progressive rock with its fantastic costumes and stage sets, its musical mastery and its strange lyrics?! Test your knowledge of this marvellous music genre with our fun free prog rock trivia questions (with answers, of course).

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Prog Rock Trivia Questions

1. Which member of Emerson, Lake and Palmer was previously a member of King Crimson?

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Greg Lake.

2. Who was lead singer of Genesis before Phil Collins took over following his departure?

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Peter Gabriel.

3. Which prog rock bands 11th studio album was called “90125”?

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Yes.

4. Which Dutch band had a huge worldwide hit in 1973 with the song “Radar Love”?

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Golden Earring.

5. Which prog rock band had a 1970 UK hit with “The Witch’s Promise”?

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Jethro Tull.

6. In what year did Pink Floyd release the album “Dark Side of the Moon”?

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1973.

7. “Tubular Bells” was the debut album by which English composer and songwriter?

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Mike Oldfield.

8. Which King Crimson guitarist worked with David Bowie on his album “Heroes”?

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Robert Fripp.

9. Which prog rock band was formed in 1967 by Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith and became the first act to be signed by Charisma records?

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Van der Graaf Generator.

10. Which band’s album “Days of Future Passed” was released in 1967 and became one of the first successful concept albums?

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The Moody Blues.

11. “A Whiter Shade of Pale” was a hugely successful single in 1967 for which band?

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Procol Harum.

12. Which prog rock band’s studio albums include “Pictures at an Exhibition” and “Brain Salad Surgery”?

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Emerson, Lake and Palmer.

13. Which Dutch prog rock band gained international recognition with their 1971 single “Hocus Pocus”?

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Focus.

14. Which band’s debut album was called “The Piper at the Gates of Dawn”?

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Pink Floyd.

15. Neal Peart was drummer with which Canadian band?

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Rush.

16. Which prog rock singer had a salmon farm on his estate on the island of Skye, Scotland?

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Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.

17. Which member of the band Yes played the Mellotron on David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”?

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Rick Wakeman.

18. Which neo-progressive rock band are best known for their 1985 single “Kayleigh”?

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Marillion.

19. Side 2 of which band’s album “In the Land of Grey and Pink” consists of a 22-minute suite of songs called “Nine Feet Underground”?

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Caravan.

20. Peter Banks was the original guitarist in which prog rock band?

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Yes.

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