Leo Fender Trivia Quiz: An American Inventor

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Leo Fender was an American inventor and musician who founded the Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, creating some of the most iconic and influential guitars and amplifiers in music history.

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What was Leo Fender best known for designing?

  • The first mass-produced solid-body electric guitar

  • The first electric bass guitar

  • The first electric amplifier

  • The first acoustic guitar

When was Leo Fender inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • 1990

  • 1991

  • 1992

  • 1993

Leo Fender's Bassman amplifier became the basis for later amplifiers made by which companies?

  • Gibson and Fender

  • Epiphone and Vox

  • Gretsch and Rickenbacker

  • Marshall and Mesa Boogie

What was the name of the company Leo Fender founded that he later sold to CBS?

  • G&L Musical Products

  • Gibson

  • Music Man

  • Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Who did Leo Fender start G&L Musical Products with?

  • George Fullerton and Dale Hyatt

  • Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck

  • Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • Keith Richards and Mick Jagger

Which instrument did Leo Fender design that set the standard for electric basses?

  • The Fender Telecaster

  • The Fender Precision Bass

  • The Fender Jazz Bass

  • The Fender Mustang Bass

Which famous guitar was Leo Fender responsible for designing?

  • The Gibson Les Paul

  • The Fender Stratocaster

  • The Gretsch Country Gentleman

  • The Rickenbacker 360

Which of the following did G&L guitar designs incorporate?

  • Innovative body shapes

  • Revolutionary new materials

  • Enhanced tremolo systems and electronics

  • All of the above

Which new company did Leo Fender start in 1979?

  • Music Man

  • Gibson

  • G&L Musical Products

  • Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Which famous guitarists did NOT play instruments designed by Leo Fender?

  • Jimi Hendrix

  • Eric Clapton

  • B.B. King

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan


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