Jackson 5 Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Where were the Jackson 5 from?
A: Gary, Indiana.
When did the group form?
A: It was formed in 1964.
What name was the group formed under?
A: The Jackson Brothers.
Who were the founding members?
A: Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Michael.
The group entered the professional music scene in
signing with what record company?
A: Steeltown Records.
They released two singles before signing with who?
A: Motown in 1969.
In 1964, Joe Jackson caught his son Tito playing with his
A: Guitar after a string broke.
Tito's dad had him play, and was so impressed that he did
A: Bought Tito his own guitar.
Tito, Jermaine and Jackie showed an interest in what?
A: Singing and formed their own group.
After several more talent show wins, Joe booked his sons to
perform at several respected music venues of what circuit?
In 1967, at what two venues did they win the talent
A: Chicago's Regal Theater and Harlem's Apollo Theater.
After they won the Apollo contest on August 13, 1967,
singer Gladys Knight sent a tape of the boys' demo to what record company?
A: Motown Records, who rejected the tape.
In November of 1967, the group signed a deal with Steeltown
Records, where they recorded and released what two singles?
A: "(I'm A) Big Boy" and "We Don't Have to Be Over 21".
During early 1968, the brothers also performed at what, on
Joe's behest, to earn extra income?
A: Strip clubs.
Starting in August, they performed as the opening act for
A: The Supremes.
In October, their first single, "I Want You Back" was
released and the group promoted it while performing where?
A: At the Hollywood Palace with Diana Ross hosting.
In December, the brothers made their first appearance on
what TV show?
A: The Ed Sullivan Show.
In January 1970, "I Want You Back" topped the what?
A: Billboard Hot 100.
That made them the first recording group to what?
A: Have their first four singles reach the top of the Hot 100.
Releasing a succession of four albums in one year, the
Jackson 5 replaced what act as Motown's best-selling group?
A: The Supremes.
They continued their success with singles such as "Mama's
Pearl", "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Sugar Daddy", giving them a total of how
many top ten singles within a two-year period?
Later that September, they starred on what Motown-oriented
A: Goin' Back to Indiana.
Their second TV special, The Jackson 5 Show, debuted when?
A: In November of 1972.
Motown launched Michael Jackson's solo career in 1971, with
A: "Got to Be There," released in November of that year.