The Dark Side of the Moon by DixonD

Champion(s):

Vicun-YAH


Runner(s)-Up:

claysonh
Alpaca, the other white meat


Quiz Description

Questions related to the classic Pink Floyd album

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 18 87 74 66 05 48 48 05 92 44 92 35
1 Vicun-YAH 550 97 15
15
87
15
15
66
15
15
15
48
15
15
92
15
15
92
00
2 claysonh 465 93 15
00
15
74
15
66
15
15
48
15
15
15
92
15
00
15
35
3 helitzur 370 89 15
00
15
74
00
15
05
00
15
15
00
15
44
15
92
15
35
4 VenguswamyK 339 84 15
15
87
00
00
15
05
15
15
48
15
00
15
44
00
15
35
5 HomerS 311 80 15
00
00
00
15
66
15
15
48
15
48
15
00
15
44
00
00
6 BarthR 305 76 15
15
87
00
15
15
15
15
48
15
00
00
15
00
00
15
35
7 HowellT3 288 71 15
18
00
00
15
66
15
05
15
15
15
00
15
44
00
15
35
8 BradburnA 284 67 15
00
15
74
15
66
15
05
00
00
15
05
00
15
44
00
00
9 Halll 239 63 00
00
00
00
15
66
15
15
15
48
15
00
00
00
00
15
35
10 DreyfusB 231 58 15
00
00
00
15
05
15
48
15
48
15
05
00
00
00
15
35
11 BillPennington 228 54 15
00
15
74
00
00
15
05
15
00
15
00
15
44
00
00
15
12 bmrafferty 227 50 15
00
00
00
15
05
00
15
48
15
05
00
15
44
00
15
35
13 RautY 221 45 15
18
00
15
74
00
15
05
00
00
15
05
00
15
44
00
00
14 BoyerA 210 41 15
00
00
00
15
66
15
05
00
00
15
05
00
15
44
00
15
15 BringMoreLegos 186 36 15
18
00
00
00
15
05
15
48
00
15
05
00
00
00
15
35
16 BClemens 138 32 15
18
00
00
00
00
15
05
15
00
15
05
00
00
00
15
35
17 MoyseyC 132 28 15
18
00
00
00
00
15
05
00
00
15
05
00
15
44
00
00
18 StevenC 118 23 15
18
00
00
00
00
15
05
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
35
19 MatthewsP 105 19 15
00
00
00
00
15
05
00
00
00
15
05
00
00
00
15
35
20 LiptonM 103 13 15
18
00
00
00
00
15
05
15
15
15
05
00
00
00
00
00
20 AdamKing 103 13 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
05
00
15
48
15
05
00
00
00
00
22 JonesRW 90 6 00
00
00
00
00
15
05
00
00
15
05
00
00
00
00
15
35
23 Tablesaw 0 2 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

The album was recorded at what famous studio, formerly called "EMI Studios", but renamed after a certain album was released in 1969?

Click to Reveal Answer
Abbey Road Studios

The iconic cover art, designed by Hipgnosis, depicts what optical phenomenon, where the index of refraction of a transparent material varies with the wavelength of the light?

Click to Reveal Answer
dispersion

The instrumental part of the song "Us and Them" was originally written for what explosive Michaelangelo Antonioni film, but was rejected for being "too sad"?

Click for additional information

Click to Reveal Answer
Zabriskie Point

Name the singer featured on "The Great Gig in the Sky", who was initially paid only £30 for her work, but in 2004 successfully sued for songwriting credit and royalties.

Click to Reveal Answer
Clare Torry

Name the studio whiz who won a Grammy for his engineering work on the album, and soon embarked on his own Project.

Click to Reveal Answer
Alan Parsons

Dick Parry played saxophone on two of the album's tracks. Name both.

Click to Reveal Answer
Money, Us and Them

Name the band who covered the entire album in a 1998 concert, continuing an annual tradition of performing in "musical costume" around Halloween.

Click for additional information

Click to Reveal Answer
Phish

Sometime in the mid-1990's, the Usenet discussion group alt.music.pink-floyd noticed that the album synced up eerily well with what 1939 film?

Click to Reveal Answer
The Wizard of Oz

Although it was #1 for only one week (April 28, 1973), the album remained on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart every week until what year?

Click to Reveal Answer
1988

The maniacal laughter heard in various places on the album was done by Pink Floyd's road manager, the father of what English actress, nominated for Academy Awards for her work in the films 21 Grams and The Impossible?

Click to Reveal Answer
Naomi Watts

Before it was recorded, Pink Floyd performed Dark Side of the Moon for the musical press at what London landmark, also the site of Jimi Hendrix's first guitar-burning and an incident where a jealous audience member pushed Frank Zappa off the stage, breaking his leg?

Click to Reveal Answer
Rainbow Theatre

Since the band Medicine Head had already released an album called Dark Side of the Moon in 1972, the album's title was temporarily changed. Name this working title, also the name of the album's closing track.

Click to Reveal Answer
Eclipse (A Piece for Assorted Lunatics)