Take a Trip on Route 66 Quiz Time!

Take a Trip on Route 66 Quiz Time!

QUIZ TIME with Randi~~

Route 66″ has become a classic in American music. This quiz involves some song facts about the tune and the state it heralds.”

15 Points Per Correct Answer – No time limit

1. Originally titled “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66″, the song was composed in 1946 by Bobby Troup while he and his wife, Cynthia, drove along the road on the way to California. Which artist was the first to release the song the same year in the US?

Perry Como

Frank Sinatra

Bing Crosby and The Jesters

Nat King Cole

 

2. According to the song where did the highway begin?

Columbus

Detroit

Chicago

Cleveland
3. According to the lyrics what kind of tip was the singer providing?

Kindly

Likely

Friendly

Timely
4. What are the two towns that mentioned in the song while going through Missouri?

Springfield and St. Louis

Jefferson City and Joplin

Joplin and Springfield

St. Louis and Joplin
5. (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66″ mentions the town of Winona. In which state would you be passing through to stop at Winona?

Arizona

California

New Mexico

Texas
6. Which is the only town mentioned while passing through Texas?

Lubbock

Dallas

Amarillo

Fort Worth
7. The producers of the television show, “Route 66″ used “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66″ as the theme song for the first season.

True

False
8. Which actor from the television series “Route 66″ recorded a single of “Route 66″ in 1962?

George Maharis

Glenn Corbett

Martin Milner

David Janssen
9. Which British group recorded a version of “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66″ as “Route 66″ on their 1964 US debut album, “England’s Newest Hit Makers”?

The Animals

The Rolling Stones

Manfred Mann

Herman’s Hermits
10. Which is the only town in New Mexico mentioned in the lyrics to “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66″?

Gallup

Santa Fe

Albuquerque

Clovis