Taking the Woodstock quiz

Taking the Woodstock quiz

by: mb_scott

It's been 40 years since America turned on, tuned in and dropped out at Woodstock. With Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock" hitting theaters, we can't help but wonder: How well do you remember it? Take our 10-point quiz -- one point per question -- then score yourself on the grading scale that follows.

  1. 1

    1. What Oscar-winning director earned his stripes as a film editor for the 1970 documentary "Woodstock"?

  2. 2

    Which one of the following acts did NOT play at the concert?

  3. 3

    What was the face value, on-site ticket price to Woodstock?

  4. 4

    Woodstock promoter Michael Lang helped with another, less peaceful concert in 1969 -- hinted at in "Taking Woodstock" -- which included a famous stabbing. Name the documentary about it.

  5. 5

    Some 60,000 people were expected to attend Woodstock. About how many showed up?

  6. 6

    What musical act, famous for its stamina, had its set cut short on the fifth song, when the stage amps overloaded?

  7. 7

    What performer famously informed the crowd that "the New York State Throughway is closed, man. Isn't that far out?"

  8. 8

    Which came first: Woodstock the concert or Woodstock the "Peanuts" character?

  9. 9

    What historic event was playing out on the Gulf Coast on Woodstock weekend?

  10. 10

    What protest-song lyric from Country Joe McDonald and the Fish comes after, "1-2-3 / What are we fighting for?"

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