London Calling Quiz: Can You Handle This Clash Challenge?

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London Calling Quiz: Can You Handle This Clash Challenge?

The Clash are one of the most important and influential bands of the punk rock era, known for their political activism, rebellious spirit, and innovative sound. From the raw energy of London Calling to the reggae-influenced The Magnificent Seven, The Clash's music continues to be beloved by fans and played on alternative rock radio stations around the world. In this quiz, you'll get to test your knowledge of The Clash, their music, and their place in the history of punk rock.

What was the name of The Clash's debut album?

a) London Calling

b) Sandinista!

c) The Clash

d) Combat Rock

Which member of The Clash was known for his distinctive style and wearing a pork pie hat?

a) Mick Jones

b) Joe Strummer

c) Topper Headon

d) Paul Simonon

What was the name of The Clash's famous single released in 1977, which criticized the government's lack of support for struggling communities?

a) Should I Stay or Should I Go

b) London Calling

c) White Riot

d) Rock the Casbah

What song features a memorable opening line, "He went to fight wars for his country and his king"?

a) Police on My Back

b) The Guns of Brixton

c) Safe European Home

d) Spanish Bombs

Which of the following was not a member of The Clash?

a) Terry Chimes

b) Mick Jones

c) Brian Jones

d) Paul Simonon

Which song from their album "Sandinista!" includes reggae influences and features an anti-apartheid message?

a) Charlie Don't Surf

b) The Magnificent Seven

c) Something About England

d) Washington Bullets

Which member of The Clash wrote the majority of the songs on their album "Combat Rock"?

a) Mick Jones

b) Joe Strummer

c) Topper Headon

d) Paul Simonon

Which album did The Clash release in 1982, which was criticized for being too commercial and lacking the punk edge of their earlier work?

a) London Calling

b) Combat Rock

c) Sandinista!

d) Give 'Em Enough Rope

Which song features the lyrics, "London calling to the faraway towns, now war is declared and battle come down"?

a) Police and Thieves

b) I'm So Bored with the USA

c) London Calling

d) Brand New Cadillac

Which album features the track "Rock the Casbah", which became one of their most commercially successful songs?

a) Sandinista!

b) Combat Rock

c) The Clash

d) Give 'Em Enough Rope

Which song features the lyrics, "The ice age is coming, the sun's zooming in"?

a) White Riot

b) The Guns of Brixton

c) Safe European Home

d) London Calling

Which member of The Clash was dismissed from the band in 1983 due to his drug addiction?

a) Mick Jones

b) Joe Strummer

c) Topper Headon

d) Paul Simonon

What was the name of The Clash's bassist who famously smashed his instrument during the band's performance on the American TV show "Saturday Night Live" in 1980?

a) Mick Jones

b) Joe Strummer

c) Topper Headon

d) Paul Simonon

Very impressive!

Congratulations on your amazing score in the Clash quiz! Your love and passion for this legendary punk rock band shines through in your fantastic performance. The Clash's innovative approach to punk rock and their classic tunes continue to inspire fans, and it's great to see that you're a fan. Keep on enjoying the music of the Clash!

There is still room for improvement!

It's okay if you didn't do as well as you hoped on this quiz. It's important to remember that everyone has room for improvement and it's a great opportunity to learn something new.  Take some time to study the material and try again. With practice and dedication, you'll be able to do better next time. Don't give up!

What was the name of The Clash's debut album?
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Which member of The Clash was known for his distinctive style and wearing a pork pie hat?
2 / 13
What was the name of The Clash's famous single released in 1977, which criticized the government's lack of support for struggling communities?
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What song features a memorable opening line, "He went to fight wars for his country and his king"?
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Which of the following was not a member of The Clash?
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Which song from their album "Sandinista!" includes reggae influences and features an anti-apartheid message?
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Which member of The Clash wrote the majority of the songs on their album "Combat Rock"?
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Which album did The Clash release in 1982, which was criticized for being too commercial and lacking the punk edge of their earlier work?
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Which song features the lyrics, "London calling to the faraway towns, now war is declared and battle come down"?
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Which album features the track "Rock the Casbah", which became one of their most commercially successful songs?
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Which song features the lyrics, "The ice age is coming, the sun's zooming in"?
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Which member of The Clash was dismissed from the band in 1983 due to his drug addiction?
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What was the name of The Clash's bassist who famously smashed his instrument during the band's performance on the American TV show "Saturday Night Live" in 1980?
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