Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #6 - 4/4/01

The Land Down Under


1. What was Rick Springfield's only Number 1 hit in the United States?: "Jessie's Girl."
2. One member of Air Supply had this as his first name; the other had this as his last name. What name did they have in common?
: Russell. The band included Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell.
3. Did Andy Gibb and Olivia Newton-John ever record a duet?
: Yes, "I Can't Help It" in 1980. (I don't remember it, either.)
4. What very loud Australian band features a guitarist who dresses like a British schoolboy?
: AC/DC.
5. Classical pianist David Helfgott's story was told in what movie?
: "Shine."
6. Peter Garrett is lead singer of what band, who often records songs about Australian political issues?
: Midnight Oil.
7. Though this act got its start in Australia, the two twins and their older brother were actually born on the Isle of Man. Who are they?
: The Bee Gees.
8. Their hits included "Suicide Blonde" and "Never Tear Us Apart."
9. What kind of sandwich did the man in Brussels give the singer in "Down Under"?
: A vegemite sandwich.
10. Whose 1978 hit "Emotion"? was often mistaken for a Bee Gees record?
: Samantha Sang.
11. This Aussie soap opera actress had a big hit with "The Loco-Motion" in 1988. Who was she?
: Kylie Minogue.
12. Who won the 1982 Best New Artist Grammy Award?
: Men At Work.
13. The music of what group was featured prominently in the movie "Muriel's Wedding?"
14. Who was the first host of "The Midnight Special?"
: Helen Reddy.
15. Their big 1978 hit mentions Glenn Miller and Cole Porter in the lyrics. Who are they and what is the song?
: "Reminiscing" by the Little River Band.
16. Who had a hit with "Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport?"
: Rolf Harris.
17. Their Number 1 hits include "Truly Madly Deeply" and "I Knew I Loved You."
: Savage Garden.

Bonus: Who is the author of the children's book "Baru Bay Australia?"
: Grateful Dead guitarist/singer Bob Weir.

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