The Beach Boys Trivia Quiz

Answer these questions about the Beach Boys and their music.
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Last updated: September 1, 2017
First submittedSeptember 1, 2017
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Who was the bass guitarist and primary creative mastermind?
Brian Wilson
Who was the lead guitarist? (Died in 1998)
Carl Wilson
Who was the drummer? (Died in 1983)
Dennis Wilson
Who was the frontman and cousin to the above three?
Mike Love
Who was the rhythm guitarist? (Member in 1961-1962, 1963-1998, and 2012)
Al Jardine
What was the name of their debut album?
Surfin' Safari
What was their first number-one hit on Billboard?
I Get Around
Which future country star was briefly a touring replacement for the above-named bass guitarist?
Glen Campbell
What was the name of their landmark 1966 album?
Pet Sounds
What was the name of their famous unreleased album from 1967?
What number-one hit cost around $50,000 to make?
Good Vibrations
What was the 1967 music festival that the band failed to show up at, damaging their popularity?
Monterey Pop Festival
What notorious criminal was briefly associated with the above-named drummer and co-wrote one of their songs?
Charles Manson
What European nation did the band record an album in in 1972?
What was the name of the 1974 compliation album that restored the band's popularity but stereotyped them as a surf, car, and summertime fun band?
Endless Summer
What was the name of their 1976 comeback album that referred to the band's age that year and the number of songs on the album?
15 Big Ones
What Secretary of the Interior (under Ronald Reagan) banned the group from the Fourth of July concert in Washington D.C. in 1983, claiming they attracted "the wrong element"?
James Watt
What was the name of their fourth and final number-one hit that was featured in the movie "Cocktail"?
What was the name of the infamous therapist who took over the life of the above-mentioned bass guitarist?
Eugene Landy
What was their 2012 reunion album called?
That's Why God Made the Radio
Level 44
Oct 27, 2017
Great, well made quiz! Glad to see there's another big fan of the band here. The only one I missed was the Fourth of July concert. I remember hearing about them being cancelled for that but I never knew the name of the person who banned them.