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Led Zeppelin Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Led Zeppelin Trivia Questions with answers

 

Led Zeppelin Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Before changing their name to Led Zeppelin, what was the band called?
A: The New Yardbirds.

Who were the members of the New Yardbirds?
A: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.

Where did the New Yardbirds, play together for the first time in front of a live audience?
A: At Gladsaxe Teen Clubs in Gladsaxe, Denmark, on 7 September 1968.

Later that month, they began recording their what?
A: First album, which was based on their live set.

How long did it take to recorded and mix the album?
A: Nine days, and Page covered the costs.

In November 1968, Grant secured a $143,000 advance contract from what record company?
A:  Atlantic Records.

Record executives signed Led Zeppelin without what?
A: Without ever having seen them.

 

The band began their first tour of the UK on 4 October 1968, still billed as the what?
A: New Yardbirds.

On October 25th, where did they play their first show as Led Zeppelin?
A: At the University of Surrey in Battersea.

The band’s debut album, Led Zeppelin, was released in the US on January 12th 1969, and peaked at what number on the Billboard chart?
A: 10.

 In their first year, Led Zeppelin completed how many U.S. tours?
A: Four.

How many UK concert tours did Led Zeppelin give in their first year?
A: Four.

What was the name of Led Zeppelin’s second album?
A: Led Zeppelin II.

In 1969 an edited version of what song, a track from their second album, was released as a single in the US?
A: "Whole Lotta Love".

 

 Whole Lotta Love reached number in the Billboard chart in January 1970, selling how many copies?
A: Over one million copies and helping to cement the band's popularity.

Led Zeppelin shunned television appearances, citing their preference that their fans what?
A: Hear and see them in live concerts.

Following the release of their second album, Led Zeppelin completed several more what?
A: U.S. tours.

Some early Led Zeppelin concerts lasted more than how long?
A: Four hours.

In 1970 Page and Plant retired to a remote cottage in Wales, to commence work on what?
A: Their third album, Led Zeppelin III.

The band's image also changed as the members began to do what?
A: Wear elaborate, flamboyant clothing.

What was the nickname of Led Zeppelin’s private jet airliner, a Boeing 720?
A: The Starship.

 

Led Zeppelin released their fourth album on what date?
A: November 8th 1971.

With how many copies sold, Led Zeppelin IV is one of the best-selling albums in history?
A: 37 million.

What was the name of Led Zeppelin's next album?
A: Houses of the Holy.

In 1974, Led Zeppelin took a break from touring and launched their own what?
A: Record label, Swan Song.

The label was successful while Led Zeppelin existed, but folded how long after they disbanded?
A: Less than three years.

In 1975, Led Zeppelin's double album Physical Graffiti was their first release on the what?
A: Swan Song label.

In May 1975, where did Led Zeppelin play five sold-out nights, at the time the largest arena in Britain?
A: At the Earls Court Arena in London.

 

In August 1975, Plant and his wife Maureen were involved in a what?
A: A serious car crash while on holiday in Rhodes, Greece.

Plant suffered a broken ankle and Maureen was badly injured, but what saved her life?
A: A blood transfusion.

Page had begun using heroin during recording sessions for the album “Presence”, a habit which may have affected the bands what?
A: Live shows and studio recordings.

In 1977, where did Led Zeppelin embark on another major concert tour?
A: North America.

The band set another attendance record, with an audience of how many at their Silverdome concert on April 30th?
A: 76,229.