Easy Answers Trivia

The inaugural Grateful Dead of the Day quiz

1. What member of the band is most likely to wear short-shorts?

A. Jerry

B. Bobby

C. Mickey

D. Brent

2. In what city were the Grateful Dead famously busted for possession in January 1970?

A. San Francisco

B. Los Angeles

C. Dallas

D. New Orleans

3. What was Pigpen’s real name?

A. Ron McKernan

B. Jeremy Irons

C. Laurence Shurtliff

D. Dave Alexander

4. The lyric “the sky was yellow and the sun was blue” comes from what song?

A. China Cat Sunflower

B. The Eleven

C. Scarlet Begonias

D. Sugar Magnolia

5. In what year did the Grateful Dead release Terrapin Station?

A. 1970

B. 1974

C. 1977

D. 1980

6. What lyricist was Bob Weir’s longtime songwriting collaborator?

A. Robert Hunter

B. Phil Lesh

C. David Crosby

D. John Barlow

7. What was the original name of the Grateful Dead?

A. Magoo

B. Skull and Roses

C. The Warlocks

D. Mobius

8. What was the address of the Dead’s communal home in the Haight during the 1960s?

A. 710 Ashbury Street

B. 2400 Fulton Street

C. 731 Buena Vista West

D. 122 Lyon Street

9. Which song usually follows China Cat Sunflower at a show?

A. Fire on the Mountain

B. Supplication

C. St. Stephen

D. I Know You Rider

10. Who were the original members of the Grateful Dead?

A. Jerry

B. Bobby

C. Dana Morgan Jr.

D. Pigpen

E. Mickey

F. and Billy

G. Jerry

H. Bobby

I. Phil

J. Pigpen

K. and Billy

L. Jerry

M. Phil

N. Pigpen

O. and Mickey

P. Jerry

Q. Bobby


S. Pigpen

T. and Phil


1. B; 2. D; 3. A; 4. C; 5. C; 6. D; 7. C; 8. A; 9. D; 10. B


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