Radio personality aptitude test

1. Which of these do you consider to be the greatest radio personality of the 20th Century?

  1. Alan Freed
  2. Howard Stern
  3. Paul Harvey
  4. Rush Limbaugh
  5. Big Daddy Tom Donahue
  6. The Real Don Steel
  7. Casey Kasem
  8. Wolfman Jack
2. Which of these phrases should be repeated the most on a radio station?

  1. Who is the radio station playing the hottest music of yesterday, today and beyond?
  2. Free markets, not freeloaders.
  3. Shut up and sing
  4. Give no aid or comfort to the enemy.
  5. The kids in China are doing math in school.
  6. If it is too loud, you are too old.
  7. We're shaking the lakes and rockin the docks with the hottest tracks from our giant stacks of wax.
3. If an old lady calls too complain about too many African-American artist being played on your radio station and she uses the N-word, what should be your response?

  1. Go on-air an apologize immediately.
  2. Remove all African-American artist from the playlist and make a promo toting the fact that you are now an "All White Station."
  3. Open the phone lines for a public discourse on the subject of "Has African-American artist ruined pop music?"
  4. Announce that you are going to play Lil Wayne's latest CD in it's entirety and dedicate it to "The old biddy who just called. I hope she isn't late to her Klan meeting."
4.  Do you feel that entertainers are overpaid?

  1. Yes they are! They do not contribute anything positive to our country. They should not be allowed to express their stupid, leftist political opinions.
  2. It is a non issue.
  3. No, because I am an entertainer just like Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp. I feel they deserve our utmost respect and I expect that from my audience as well. We brighten people's miserable lives and do not get the accolades we are entitled to.
5. Which statement is true about the Founding Fathers?

  1. The Founding Fathers wanted limited federal government.
  2. The Constitution demands strict and literal interpretation of the 2nd Amendment.
  3. The Founding Fathers created a Christian nation founded on Christian principles.
  4. Who cares about the Founding Fathers? I can name all of the Beatles and Rolling Stones number one hits.
6. What group do you believe should have the most influence in America today?

  1. The Tea Party Movement
  2. The U.S. Military
  3. The National Rifle Association
  4. CBS, Warner Brothers, RCA and all the others.
7. Which of these do you carry with you?

  1. The Bible
  2. A copy of the United States Constitution
  3. Webster's Dictionary
  4. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn
  5. The latest issue of Rolling Stone.
8. Which reality TV family do you like the best?

  1. The Osbournes
  2. The Duggars
  3. The Kardashians
  4. The Robertsons of Duck Dynasty

9. Who has the most Billboard Top 10 singles?

  1. Elvis Presley
  2. Madonna
  3. The Beatles
  4. Michael Jackson
  5. Elton John
  6. Who cares!
10. Who has the most Billboard Number 1 singles?

  1. Elvis Presley
  2. Led Zeppelin
  3. The Beatles
  4. Michael Jackson
  5. Mariah Carey
  6. Who cares!
11. Who has had the most Billboard Top 40 singles?

  1. Lil Wayne
  2. Elton John
  3. The Beatles
  4. Elvis Presely
  5. The Glee Cast
  6. Who cares!
12. Which single spent the most weeks at Number 1 on the Billboard chart?
  1. Elvis Presley - "Hound Dog"/"Don't Be Cruel"
  2. Olivia Newton-John - "Physical"
  3. Mariah Carey with Boyz II Men - "One Sweet Day"
  4. Los del Rio - "Macarena"
  5. The Beatles - "Hey Jude"
  6. Who cares!
13. How many Billboard Top 10 hits did The Who have?
  1. Ten
  2. One
  3. Six
  4. Twenty
  5. Who cares!
14. The group to have the most Number 2 hits without ever having a Number 1 hit on the Billboard chart?
  1. Foreigner
  2. Blood, Sweat & Tears
  3. Credence Clearwater Revival
  4. The Sex Pistols
  5. Van Halen
  6. Who cares!
15. Who has had the most Top 10 albums on the Billboard album charts?
  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. The Beatles
  3. The Rolling Stones
  4. Barbara Streisand
  5. Elvis Presely
  6. Who cares!
16. The first female artist to have her first three albums debut on the Billboard album chart at number  1 is _____________.
  1. Barbara Steisand
  2. Adele
  3. Carole King
  4. Britney Spears
  5. Katy Perry
  6. Madonna
  7. Who cares!
17.  Which band is the only act to have four Billboard Number 1 albums in the same year?
  1. Chicago
  2. The Monkees
  3. Led Zeppelin
  4. The Beatles
  5. Van Halen
  6. Who cares!
18. Which artist was the first to have an album debut at Number 1 on the Billboard album chart?
  1. Elton John
  2. Elvis Presely
  3. Michael Jackson
  4. Bob Dylan
  5. Bruce Springstein
  6. Who cares!
19. The album that has spent the most weeks on the Billboard album charts is _______________.
  1. Hotel California - The Eagles
  2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
  3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - the Beatles
  4. Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
  5. Purple Rain - Prince & the Revolution
  6. Who cares!

20. What was the name of the deep-voiced radio detective that appeared on Firesign Theater LPs?
  1. Fargo North the Decoder
  2. Joe Blimix
  3. Nick Danger
  4. Dick Dagger
  5. Who cares!
21. What does Bob Newhart's PR man tells Abe Lincoln to do this fun fun?
  1. Play checkers
  2. Make out with Mary
  3. Order Pizza
  4. Go see a play
  5. Who cares!
22. Peter Cook's casting director explains to Dudley Moore's one legged actor, "I have nothing against your right leg, ____________________."
  1. "But your left leg doesn't belong to the union."
  2. "The studio doesn't think your left leg will appeal to the ladies."
  3. "Then again, nether do you."
  4. "Your right leg doesn't photograph well."
  5. Who cares!
23. In Flip Wilson's version of the Christopher Columbus story, Columbus tells Queen Isabella that he must discover America to find what singer?
  1. James Brown
  2. Ray Charles
  3. Marvin Gaye
  4. Jackie Wilson
  5. Jimi Hendrix
  6. Who cares!
24. Why did Tommy Smother yell fire when he fell into a vat of chocolate?
  1. It was HOT chocolate.
  2. He couldn't think of the right word.
  3. Because he saw a fire nearby.
  4. Nobody would have come to rescue him if he had yelled "Chocolate!"
  5. Who cares!
25. When a mugger asked Jack Benny "What will it be, your money or your life?" Benny replied ___.
  1. "How about a bullet from my gun, punk!"
  2. "Money? What is that?"
  3. "Couldn't you take somebody else's life?"
  4. "I'm thinking it over."
  5. Who cares!
26. Where did the pilot in Lenny Bruce's Non Skeddo Airline learn to operate the controls of the plane?
  1. The U.S. Air Force
  2. Reading Smilin Jack in the Sunday Funnies
  3. A flight school
  4. Summer camp
  5. Who cares!
27. What vegetable did Robin Williams say was a cross between "green beans and cotton" and "cook it long enough it turns into nylon"?
  1. Peas
  2. Artechoke
  3. Okra
  4. Asparagus
  5. Who cares!
28. According to Bill Cosby, how long did it take for his families Philco radio to come on?
  1. Eight days
  2. 30 seconds
  3. 15 minutes
  4. One hour
  5. Who cares!
29.  David Letterman said that New Yorkers believe traffic signals ___________.
  1. Are important to their safety.
  2. Are not working right.
  3. Are just rough guidelines.
  4. Are equipped with cameras to record violations.
30. Ellen De Generes said she was once horrified to see a moose head with a party hat and large sunglasses on it, mounted on a barroom wall because _______________.
  1. She is against killing moose.
  2. It was disrespectful to dress up a dead animal in silly clothes.
  3. It looked like it was probably killed while attending a really great party.
  4. The taxidermy work was very poor.
  5. Who cares!
31. George Carlin said that only one time in his life was he both of these at the same time:
  1. Happy & healthy
  2. Handsome & sexy
  3. Wild & crazy
  4. Fine & dandy
  5. Who cares!
32. Jerry Seinfeld said that Superman should have said this to Lois Lane & Jimmy Olsen:
  1. "You are my two best friends in the whole world."
  2. "Please, don't leave the Daily Planet building."
  3. "You two are better reporters than Clark Kent."
  4. "You need to ask Perry White for a raise."
  5. Who cares!
33. When Homer Simpson called a missing child hotline, the on-hold music was:
  1. "Pacabelle's Canon"
  2. "The Girl From Ipanema"
  3. "Baby Come Back"
  4. "Lady of Spain"
  5. Who cares!
34. On Spitting Image, a reporter ask President Reagan, after his colon rectal surgery, "How is your arsehole?" President Reagan replied_________.
  1. That is a personal question and none of your business.
  2. It is healing slowly.
  3. Much better. How's yours?
  4. Casper Wineburger is just fine.
  5. Who cares!
35. Finish this famous line from the Monty Python's Flying Circus. "Nobody expects ___________."
  1. "The unexpected."
  2. "An unplanned pregnancy."
  3. "The Spanish Inquisition."
  4. "Extra Innings"
  5. Who cares!
36. In the Marx Brothers movie Animal Crackers, Groucho says "I was outside my cabin smoking some meat." Why?
  1. "There wasn't a cigar store in the neighborhood."
  2. "It was an elephant I shot and wouldn't fit in the kitchen."
  3. "I was tired of smoked fish."
  4. "The cabin was non-smoking."
  5. Who cares!

37.  The Eagles "Already Gone"
  1. Desperado
  2. On The Boarder
  3. One of These Nights
  4. Hotel California
  5. Long Run
  6. Who cares!
38. Blue Oyster Cult "Don't Fear The Reaper"
  1. Spectres
  2. Tyranny & Mutation
  3. Agents of Fortune
  4. Fire of an Unknown Origin
  5. Club Ninja
  6. Who Cares!
39.  Queen "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  1. Sheer Heart Attack
  2. A Day at the Races
  3. News of the World
  4. Night at the Opera
  5. Jazz
  6. Who cares!
40. The Beatles "Come Together"
  1. Abbey Road
  2. Rubber Soul
  3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  4. The White Album
  5. Revolver
  6. Who cares!
41. Sheryl Crow "Soak Up The Sun"
  1. Tuesday Night Music Club
  2. Wildflower
  3. 100 Miles from Memphis
  4. C'mon C'mon
  5. Detours
  6. Who cares!
42. Pink Floyd "Money"
  1. Dark Side of the Moon
  2. Piper at the Gates of Dawn
  3. Wish You Were Here
  4. The Wall
  5. Atomic Heart Mother
  6. Who cares!
43. Stevie Wonder "Superstition"
  1. Songs in the Key of Life
  2. Innervisions
  3. Talking Book
  4. Fulfillingness First Finale
  5. Hotter Than July
  6. Who cares!
44. Prince & the Revolution "Raspberry Beret"
  1. Parade
  2. Around the World in a Day
  3. Purple Rain
  4. 1999
  5. Sign "O" The Times
  6. Who cares!
45. Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone"
  1. Blood On The Tracks
  2. Blond On Blonde
  3. Bringing It All Back Home
  4. Highway 61 Revisited
  5. Desire
  6. Who cares!
46. Grateful Dead "Truckin"
  1. Workingman's Dead
  2. Aoxmoxa
  3. In the Dark
  4. From the Mars Hotel
  5. American Beauty
  6. Who cares!
47. The Ramones "Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio?"
  1. Rocket To Russia
  2. End of the Century
  3. Road To Ruin
  4. Leave Home
  5. Subterranean Jungle
  6. Who cares!
48. Led Zeppelin "Stairway to Heaven"
  1. Physical Graffiti
  2. Led Zeppelin II
  3. Led Zeppelin IV - "Symbols"
  4. Houses of the Holy
  5. In Through the Out Door
  6. Who Cares!
49. Michael Jackson "Smooth Criminal"
  1. Off the Wall
  2. Bad
  3. Thriller
  4. Dangerous
  5. Invincible
  6. Who cares!
50. Beach Boys "Sloop John B"
  1. Wild Honey
  2. Little Deuce Coupe
  3. Smiley Smile
  4. Pet Sounds
  5. Shut Down Vol 2
  6. Who cares!
51. The Monkees "I'm a Believer"
  1. More of the Monkees
  2. Pool It!
  3. Headquarters
  4. Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones LTD
  5. The Birds, The Bees, & The Monkees
  6. Who cares!
52. The Who "I Can See For Miles"
  1. Tommy
  2. Who's Next
  3. Sell Out
  4. Quadrophenia
  5. Who Are You
  6. Who cares!


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