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Rolling Stones Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

The Rolling Stones band trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

Rolling Stones Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Where were The Rolling Stones, an English rock band, formed?
A: In Dartford, Kent.

In what year was the band formed?
A: In 1962.

The first settled line-up consisted of what members?
A: Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums).

 Jones left the band less than a month prior to his death in what year?
A: 1969.

Who replaced Jones?
A:  Mick Taylor.

When did Mick leave the band?
A: In 1975.

Who has been on guitar in tandem with Richards?
A: Ronnie Wood.

 

Following Wyman's departure in 1993, who has been the main bassist?
A: Darryl Jones.

 Stewart was removed from the official line-up in what year?
A: 1963.

Stewart continued as an occasional pianist until his death in what year?
A: 1985.

Who was the keyboardist for the band active from 1967 to 1982?
A: Nicky Hopkins.

Who was the keyboardist  through the mid 1970s?
A: Billy Preston .

The band was first led by Jones, but after teaming as the band's songwriters assumed de facto leadership?
A: Jagger and Richards.

The Rolling Stones were first noted for their "what" as much as their music?
A: longish hair.

 

The Stones were instrumental in making "what" a major part of rock and roll?
A: Blues.

What poorly received album did the group release in 1967?
A:  Satanic Majesties Request.

The group returned to their bluesy roots with what album?
A: Beggars' Banquet (1968).

What album did they release in 1969?
A: Let It Bleed.

What album did the Rolling Stones release in 1971?
A: Sticky Fingers.

In 1972 what album did they release?
A: Exile on Main St.

What are the bands two most sold albums?
A:  Some Girls (1978) and Tattoo You (1981).

 

In the 1980s, a feud between Jagger and Richards about the band's musical direction almost caused the band to what?
A: Split but they managed to patch their relationship.

The band had a big comeback with which album?
A: Steel Wheels (1989).

In 2007, the band had made what were then four of the top five what?
A: Highest-grossing concert tours of all time, Voodoo Lounge Tour , Bridges to Babylon Tour, Licks Tour  and A Bigger Bang Tour.

In what year were The Rolling Stones inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
A: In 1989.

When were they inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame?
A: In 2004.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked them where on the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" list?
A: Fourth.

How many studio albums have they released?
A: Twenty-nine.

 

 How many live albums have they released?
A:  Eighteen live albums.

Let It Bleed (1969) was their first of how many consecutive number one studio and Live albums in the UK?
A: Five.

 Sticky Fingers (1971) was the first of how many consecutive number one studio albums in the US?
A: Eight.

In 2008 the band ranked where on the "Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists" chart?
A: 10th.

In 2012, the band celebrated  what anniversary?
A: Their 50th.