Jimi Hendrix: Biography, Songs & Facts


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At what age did did Jimi Hendrix begin playing guitar?

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1. In what festival did Hendrix first gain legendary status, not for the song he played, but for setting his guitar on fire?

2. Jimi Hendrix played for a band with the last name of Brothers. What was the full name of the act he played for?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jimi Hendrix was one of the most important and influential musicians in the history of rock music. The quiz questions will assess you on things such as important moments in Hendrix's career and famous performances of his.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • When Hendrix first started playing guitar
  • The performance in which Hendrix became a legend
  • Bands Hendrix played for early in his career
  • When Hendrix became the highest-paid musician in the world
  • How Hendrix died

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure you can accurately recall the most important information on Jimi Hendrix's biography and musical career
  • Reading comprehension - test your comprehension on how Hendrix rose to fame, the height of his career, and the circumstances of his death
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer questions about Jimi Hendrix's career trajectory and his most famous performances

Additional Learning

To learn more about Jimi Hendrix, review the corresponding lesson called Jimi Hendrix: Biography, Songs & Facts. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Hendrix's life
  • Hendrix's rise to fame
  • Famous songs
  • Musical achievements and influence