How Many Seattle Bands Do You Know?

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How Many Seattle Bands Do You Know? - Quiz

Seattle has been the home of some of the best American Rock bands of the 90's. There's no way you cannot remember bands such as Nirvana or Soundgarden. They not only sold millions of albums, but they've also had several modern artists cover their songs. Do you think you can remember them all? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which famous Seattle band had as lead singer Kurt Cobain?

    • A.

      Nirvana

    • B.

      Soundgarden

    • C.

      AC DC

    • D.

      Axle Roses

    Correct Answer
    A. Nirvana
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain was the lead singer of Nirvana, a famous Seattle band. They were known for their grunge sound and became one of the most influential bands of the 1990s. Cobain's unique voice and songwriting style contributed to the success of Nirvana, making them a significant part of Seattle's music scene and the wider rock music landscape. Soundgarden, AC/DC, and Axle Roses are not associated with Kurt Cobain or Nirvana.

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  • 2. 

    Who sang the famous song "black Hole sun"?

    • A.

      U2

    • B.

      Soundgarden

    • C.

      Acid

    • D.

      The Beatles

    Correct Answer
    B. Soundgarden
    Explanation
    Soundgarden is the correct answer because they are the band that sang the famous song "Black Hole Sun". U2, Acid, and The Beatles are not associated with this song.

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  • 3. 

    Which Seattle band had Mark Arm as the lead singer?

    • A.

      Nirvana

    • B.

      Metallica

    • C.

      Mike and the mechanics

    • D.

      Green River

    Correct Answer
    D. Green River
    Explanation
    Green River is the correct answer because Mark Arm was indeed the lead singer of this Seattle band. Green River was a pioneering band in the grunge movement and had a significant influence on the development of the Seattle sound. Mark Arm's distinctive vocals and the band's raw and energetic sound helped shape the grunge genre, paving the way for other influential bands like Nirvana.

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  • 4. 

    Which Seatle band is considered as an early pioneer of the alternative metal genre?

    • A.

      Lady lovely locks

    • B.

      Mother Goose

    • C.

      Mother Love Bone

    • D.

      Option4

    Correct Answer
    C. Mother Love Bone
    Explanation
    Mother Love Bone is considered as an early pioneer of the alternative metal genre. They were a Seattle band that formed in the late 1980s and had a significant impact on the development of alternative metal. Their unique blend of heavy metal, glam rock, and alternative rock helped to shape the sound of the genre and influence many bands that followed. Unfortunately, their career was cut short due to the tragic death of their lead singer, Andrew Wood, but their influence on alternative metal can still be felt today.

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  • 5. 

    Which Seattle band sold over 20 million albums in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Alice in Chains

    • B.

      Alice in Gold

    • C.

      Alice Cooper

    • D.

      Alice and the Wonderlands

    Correct Answer
    A. Alice in Chains
    Explanation
    Alice in Chains is the correct answer because they were a popular Seattle band in the 1990s and sold over 20 million albums during that time. The other options, Alice in Gold, Alice Cooper, and Alice and the Wonderlands, are not relevant to the question and do not fit the criteria of being a Seattle band that sold over 20 million albums in the 1990s.

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  • 6. 

    Which band is considered as the "Hip-Hop duo" of Seattle?

    • A.

      G-Unit

    • B.

      Milli Vanilli

    • C.

      Shabazz Palaces

    • D.

      Jim Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Shabazz Palaces
    Explanation
    Shabazz Palaces is considered as the "Hip-Hop duo" of Seattle because they are a musical group from Seattle that specializes in hip-hop music. They have gained recognition for their unique and experimental sound, blending elements of hip-hop, jazz, and electronic music. Shabazz Palaces has been praised for their innovative approach to the genre and their contributions to the Seattle hip-hop scene.

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  • 7. 

    Which band was formed by the late Chris Cornell?

    • A.

      Cult of Pan

    • B.

      Temple of gods

    • C.

      Temple of the dog

    • D.

      House of dogs

    Correct Answer
    C. Temple of the dog
  • 8. 

    Which Seattle band was very popular for its indie-folk genre?

    • A.

      Feet Foxes

    • B.

      Fleet Foxes

    • C.

      Field Foxes

    • D.

      Feel Foxes

    Correct Answer
    B. Fleet Foxes
    Explanation
    Fleet Foxes is the correct answer to the question. Fleet Foxes is a Seattle band that gained popularity for their indie-folk genre. They are known for their harmonies, intricate compositions, and poetic lyrics. Their music has resonated with a wide audience and they have been praised for their unique sound and style.

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  • 9. 

    Which Seattle band is considered as one of the early "emo bands"?

    • A.

      Americana

    • B.

      Mad house

    • C.

      Happy Charlotte

    • D.

      Sunny Day Real Estate

    Correct Answer
    D. Sunny Day Real Estate
    Explanation
    Sunny Day Real Estate is considered one of the early "emo bands" from Seattle. They were active in the 1990s and are known for their emotional and introspective lyrics, as well as their blend of punk and alternative rock. The band's influential sound and heartfelt performances have had a lasting impact on the emo genre.

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  • 10. 

    Which band formed by 3 Seattle bands, namely Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, and Screaming Trees?

    • A.

      Mad season.

    • B.

      Bad Reason

    • C.

      Mad Reason

    • D.

      Sad Season

    Correct Answer
    A. Mad season.
    Explanation
    Mad Season is the correct answer because it was a band formed by members of Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, and Screaming Trees. The band was active in the mid-1990s and released one album titled "Above" in 1995. Mad Season was known for their unique blend of alternative rock and bluesy elements, and their music received critical acclaim during their brief existence.

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