History of the Punk Rock Subculture


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What New York City club was important for the development of punk?

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1. What movement rejected the commercialism of bands like the Sex Pistols and expressed a DIY ethos?

2. What super-fast form of punk came about in the 1980s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate what you know about the punk subculture and its characteristics by using this worksheet and corresponding quiz. Using these assets, you can review different bands that have made an impact on the punk scene.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can help you gauge your knowledge of:

  • Commune in which some punks live
  • Popular form of punk that appeared most recently
  • Super-fast form of punk
  • Movement that rejected the commercialism of punk

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the different types of punk
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to examine how punk has grown over the years
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related US history lesson

Additional Learning

The lesson called History of the Punk Rock Subculture can help you cover these objectives:

  • Review characteristics of punk music
  • Identify popular punk bands
  • Learn why punk fragmented into different genres