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The Day The Music Died

written by: suggs
 
This is a quiz about the lives and deaths of 3 Rock and Roll legends.

Question 1:


In what year did the legendary crash that killed The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, and Buddy Holly occur?
1961
1959
1960
1958

Question 2:


In what state did the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper take place?
Iowa
Nevada
Nebraska
Idaho

Question 3:


The name of the ill-fated plane, that crashed on "the day the music died", was "Miss American Pie".
True
False

Question 4:


What country legend was supposed to be on the plane that crashed, but gave up his seat to The Big Bopper?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


Ritchie Valens was not supposed to be on the ill-fated plane that took off from Mason City Municipal Airport, but won a game of "rock/paper/scissors" to get a seat.
Yes
No

Question 6:


What was Ritchie Valens' real name?
Richard Stephen Valens
Richard Steven Valenzuela
Ricardo Stephan Valenzuela
Ritchie Stefano Valensa

Question 7:


What was The Big Bopper's real name?
Jiles Perry Richardson Jr.
Jacob Paul Richardson Jr.
Julius Phillip Richardson Jr.
John Phillip Richardson Jr.

Question 8:


What was The Big Bopper's profession before becoming a musician?
a pastry chef
a radio disc jockey
a physical education teacher
a bus driver

Question 9:


Was an autopsy performed on The Big Bopper?
No
Yes

Question 10:


What was Buddy Holly's real name?
Charles Harold Holly
Charles Howard Holley
Charles Harlan Holly
Charles Hardin Holley

Question 11:


What state was Buddy Holly from?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 12:


Buddy Holly's wife was pregnant at the time of his death.
False
True

Question 13:


Is it true that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper were all married at the time of their deaths?
No
Yes

Question 14:


Who wrote the song "American Pie"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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