Illustration by Michael Weldon
1 Which of the following bands has sold more albums worldwide than AC/DC?
b The Rolling Stones
d Pink Floyd
e All of the above
f None of the above
2 George Young, older brother of Malcolm and Angus, was a guitarist in which famous Australian group?
b The Masters Apprentices
c The Easybeats
d Daddy Cool
3 Which of the following is not the name of an AC/DC song?
a ‘Big Balls’
b ‘Balls to the Wall’
c ‘She’s Got Balls’
d ‘Got You By the Balls’
4 For what reason were AC/DC songs banned from radio play in the USSR in 1985?
a Religious mysticism and sadism
b Eroticism and cult of personality
c Sex and religious obscurantism
d Neo-fascism and violence
5 Angus Young performed as Zorro, Spiderman and a gorilla before adopting his signature schoolboy outfit.
6 What was the name of the album released by Australian punk rockers Frenzal Rhomb in 2006?
a Malcolm Young Americans
b Too Much Too Malcolm Young
c Forever Malcolm Young
d Malcolm Young and the Restless
7 What was the official cause of death listed on Bon Scott’s death certificate?
a Acute alcohol poisoning
b Pulmonary aspiration of vomit
8 What was the former name of ACDC Lane in Melbourne?
a Crombie Lane
b Caledonian Lane
c Celestial Lane
d Corporation Lane
9 In 2002, Mariah Carey performed AC/DC’s classic ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ at a Las Vegas concert, a performance placed by US cable channel VH1 at number three on its ‘List of Least Metal Moments’.
ANSWERS — 1 d, 2 c, 3 b, 4 d, 5 a, 6 c, 7 c, 8 d, 9 b (it was Celine Dion).
Quizmaster: Pete Cruttenden
Illustrator: Michael Weldon