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Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

THE BEATLES DRUMMER Ringo Starr turned 80 years old yesterday.

The Liverpudlian is perhaps the most famous exponent of his craft alive today, but how much do you know about these famous drummers?

First up one, one about Starr himself. Who did he replace in The Beatles?
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George Best
Pete Best

Pete Townshend
Brian Epstein
Who is this?
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Alex Van Halen
Phil Rudd

Mick Fleetwood
Steve Gadd
Phil Collins won an Oscar for Best Original Song. What Disney film was the song from?
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Mulan
Tarzan

Hercules
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Dave Grohl was the drummer for which band before founding Foo Fighters?
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Nirvana
Pearl Jam

Soundgarden
Stone Temple Pilots
Upon their death in 2014, who did the New York Times say 'gave punk rock its pulse'?
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Marky Ramone
Dee Dee Ramone

Joey Ramone
Tommy Ramone
This hotel room-smashing Muppet is inspired by the antics of rock skinsmen, but what is the character called?
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Wilder
Fuzzy

Animal
Headbanger
Keith Moon was the drummer for which English band?
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The Who
The Sex Pistols

Pink Floyd
Cream
Former White Stripes drummer Meg White was what relation to Jack White, the other half of the rock duo?
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Wife
Sister

Sister-in-law
They were no relation
Who was Led Zepplin's drummer?
Jimmy Page
John Bonham

John Paul Jones
Robert Plant
True or false, U2's Larry Mullen Jr. was a member of the Artane Boys Band?
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False
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