How much do you know about AC/DC?

By: Brandy
Image: Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group via youtube

About This Quiz

Take a trip back in time and revisit the iconic music of one of the biggest bands in the world.

Who started the band?

Malcolm and Angus started the band in 1973.

Where did the name AC/DC come from?

The Young brother's sister noticed the abbreviation on her sewing machine. This is where the band name came from.

What is the name of the longest running vocalist in the band?

Brian Johnson is the longest running vocalist for the band although he recently made his exit due to health problems.

What is the name of AC/DC's first album?

AC/DC's first album was called "High Voltage".

After Bon Scott's death, who replaced him?

Brian Johnson replaced Bon. The band briefly considered quitting, but they were urged to continue by Bon Scott's parents.

What is the name of the band's most recent tour?

The band's most recent tour is called the "Rock or Bust World Tour".

Who is the lead vocalist for the 2016 tour after Brian Johnson's exit?

The lead vocalist for the 2016 tour is Axl Rose.

What is the name of the band's drummer?

Chris is the band's drummer. He was only supposed to be temporary at first, but Angus and Malcolm eventually asked him to join the band.

Which AC/DC music video shows a large bell hanging above the stage?

The music video for Hells Bells has a large bell that hangs over the stage as the band performs.

What is the name of the band's bass guitarist?

Cliff is the bass guitarist for the band.

Which member has been in the band the longest?

Angus has been in the band for their entire run.

What song came about after Angus' plane was hit by lightning?

Thunderstruck was recorded after Angus' plane was struck by lightning.

What band did Angus and Malcolm's brother George belong to?

George Young belonged to The Easybeats, also an Australian rock band.

Which band member is known for wearing many different costumes on stage?

Angus is known for wearing costumes on stage. Some costumes include Zorro, Spider-man and his most notable, his school uniform.

Which AC/DC album is the second highest selling album in history?

Back in Black is the second highest selling album in history.

What band has AC/DC opened for?

AC/DC has opened for Black Sabbath.

Who appeared in the video for "Big Gun"?

Arnold Schwarzenegger was in the music video for "Big Gun".

What does the band have named after them in Australia?

The band has a street in Melbourne named after them. It's called ACDC Lane.

What was the first song released after Bon Scott's death?

The first song released after Bon Scott's death was "You Shook Me All Night Long".

What band did Brian Johnson previously belong to?

Brian Johnson previously belonged to Geordie, where he was also the lead vocalist.

What genre does the band always classify themselves as?

They are often referred to by others as the pioneers of heavy metal, but they say that their genre is hard rock.

What rockstar presented AC/DC during their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Steven Tyler presented AC/DC at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

What music video includes an inflatable woman behind the band?

The music video for Whole Lotta Rosie includes an inflatable women behind the band as they perform on stage.

What is a common theme in AC/DC's music videos?

A common theme in AC/DC music videos is that they take place on stage.

Where are the Young brothers from?

The Young brother's are from Scotland.

What is shown on the cover of the AC/DC album "Fly on the Wall"?

A fly on the wall is shown on the cover of the album.

What is shown on the album cover for "For Those About to Rock We Salute You"?

There is a cannon on the album cover.

Which member left the band in 2014 due to health problems?

Malcolm left the band due to his diagnosis of dementia.

What was the first album released after Bon Scott's death?

The first album to be released after Bon Scott's death was Back in Black, which was a tribute to him.

In what country is AC/DC known as "Acca Dacca"?

Australia often calls AC/DC "Acca Dacca".

What symbol is in the AC/DC logo?

The symbol in AC/DC's logo is a lightning bolt.

What album is the song "Mistress for Christmas" on?

"Mistress for Christmas" is on the album "The Razors Edge".

Who was the original singer for AC/DC?

Dave Evans was the original singer for AC/DC.

Why did Brian Johnson leave the band?

Brian Johnson left the band after warnings from his doctor that he could potentially go deaf.

"Big Gun" was on the soundtrack for which movie?

"Big Gun" was on the soundtrack for Last Action Hero.

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