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  • 1. 

    Who was the female vocalist for the Scotland-based band Cocteau Twins?

    • A.

      Elizabeth Fraser

    • B.

      Robin Guthrie

    • C.

      Rindy Ross

    • D.

      Harriet Wheeler

    Correct Answer
    A. Elizabeth Fraser
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Fraser was the female vocalist for the Scotland-based band Cocteau Twins. She is known for her ethereal and distinctive vocal style, which became a signature sound for the band. Fraser's unique voice and poetic lyrics contributed to the band's dreamy and atmospheric sound, making them influential in the alternative and shoegaze genres. Her talent and contributions to Cocteau Twins have earned her recognition as one of the most influential female vocalists in the history of alternative music.

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  • 2. 

    In 1990, what noted Japanese guitarist joined the Cocteau Twins?

    • A.

      Ben Blakeman

    • B.

      Obasan Iotu

    • C.

      Mitsuo Tate

    • D.

      Hashimi Kim

    Correct Answer
    C. Mitsuo Tate
    Explanation
    Mitsuo Tate is the correct answer because he is a noted Japanese guitarist who joined the Cocteau Twins in 1990.

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  • 3. 

    What color is the funk in a Cocteau Twins' song title on "Heaven or Las Vegas"?

    • A.

      Ultraviolet Green

    • B.

      Sky Blue

    • C.

      Peppermint Pink

    • D.

      Cherry-colored

    Correct Answer
    D. Cherry-colored
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cherry-colored" because the question is asking about the color of the funk in a Cocteau Twins' song title on "Heaven or Las Vegas". Out of the given options, "Cherry-colored" is the only one that represents a color, while the other options represent different shades or combinations of colors.

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  • 4. 

    What Cocteau Twins song is about the beginning of the South Polar winter?

    • A.

      Feet-like Fins

    • B.

      The Moon And Melodies

    • C.

      Throughout The Dark Months Of April And May

    • D.

      The Pink Opaque

    Correct Answer
    C. Throughout The Dark Months Of April And May
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Throughout The Dark Months Of April And May." This song title suggests that it is about the period of time when the South Polar winter begins, which is typically during the months of April and May.

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  • 5. 

    What Cocteau Twins' song title is an Inuit name for the musk ox?

    • A.

      The Pink Opaque

    • B.

      Oomingmak

    • C.

      Fluffy Tufts

    • D.

      Feet-like Fins

    Correct Answer
    B. Oomingmak
    Explanation
    Oomingmak is the correct answer because it is an Inuit name for the musk ox. The other song titles, The Pink Opaque, Fluffy Tufts, and Feet-like Fins, do not have any connection to the musk ox or Inuit culture.

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  • 6. 

    What is the background color on the Cocteau Twins' "Four-Calendar Cafe" album cover?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Pink

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    D. Blue
    Explanation
    The background color on the Cocteau Twins' "Four-Calendar Cafe" album cover is blue.

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  • 7. 

    What 3-color song is included on the Cocteau Twins' EP "Twinlights"?

    • A.

      Pink Purple Puce

    • B.

      Pink Orange Red

    • C.

      Yellow Green Orange

    • D.

      Red White Blue

    Correct Answer
    B. Pink Orange Red
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pink Orange Red." This song is included on the Cocteau Twins' EP "Twinlights."

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  • 8. 

    What Cocteau Twins album is the only one with original bassist Will Heggie?

    • A.

      Head Over Heels

    • B.

      Heaven Or Las Vegas

    • C.

      Milk And Kisses

    • D.

      Garlands

    Correct Answer
    D. Garlands
    Explanation
    Garlands is the correct answer because it is the only Cocteau Twins album that features the original bassist Will Heggie. The other albums mentioned, Head Over Heels, Heaven Or Las Vegas, and Milk And Kisses, do not include Heggie as a member of the band.

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  • 9. 

    The Cocteau Twins titled a song after what pirate?

    • A.

      Bluebeard

    • B.

      Captain Hook

    • C.

      Greybeard

    • D.

      Ichabod

    Correct Answer
    A. Bluebeard
    Explanation
    The Cocteau Twins titled a song after the pirate Bluebeard. Bluebeard is a famous pirate character from folklore and literature, known for his blue beard and his habit of marrying and murdering multiple wives. The Cocteau Twins likely found inspiration in this intriguing and dark character, choosing to name one of their songs after him.

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  • 10. 

    The Cocteau Twins were named for a song by what fellow Scotsmen?

    • A.

      Billy Connolly

    • B.

      The Garlands

    • C.

      Johnny And The Self-Abusers

    • D.

      The Cranberries

    Correct Answer
    C. Johnny And The Self-Abusers
    Explanation
    The Cocteau Twins were named after a song by Johnny And The Self-Abusers.

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  • 11. 

    What was the last Cocteau Twins' song ever released?

    • A.

      Sunburst And Snowblind

    • B.

      Love's Easy Tears

    • C.

      Peppermint Pig

    • D.

      Touch Upon Touch

    Correct Answer
    D. Touch Upon Touch
    Explanation
    "Touch Upon Touch" was the last Cocteau Twins' song ever released. This song was included in their final studio album "Milk and Kisses," which was released in 1996. After this album, the band disbanded, making "Touch Upon Touch" their last official release.

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  • 12. 

    The Cocteau Twins' "Victorialand" album takes its name from a place in what area?

    • A.

      British Columbia

    • B.

      Antarctica

    • C.

      Holland

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    B. Antarctica
    Explanation
    The Cocteau Twins' "Victorialand" album takes its name from a place in Antarctica. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are different geographical locations, and the correct answer is Antarctica. Victorialand is a region in Antarctica named after Queen Victoria, and it is likely that the album drew inspiration from the beauty and remoteness of this icy landscape.

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  • 13. 

    What Cocteau Twins' song is named for a common Asian butterfly?

    • A.

      Pink Orange Red

    • B.

      Oomingmak

    • C.

      Plain Tiger

    • D.

      Fluffy Tufts

    Correct Answer
    C. Plain Tiger
    Explanation
    Plain Tiger is a correct answer for this question because it is the name of a common Asian butterfly. The song by Cocteau Twins is named after this butterfly, possibly drawing inspiration from its vibrant colors or delicate nature.

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  • 14. 

    What dance background did Colin Farrell have before going into theater?

    • A.

      Ballet

    • B.

      Hip-Hop

    • C.

      Tap Dancing

    • D.

      Line Dancing

    Correct Answer
    D. Line Dancing
    Explanation
    Colin Farrell had a background in line dancing before going into theater. Line dancing is a form of dance in which individuals perform a sequence of steps in unison, typically in a straight line or in a synchronized pattern. This style of dance often incorporates country or western music and is characterized by its repetitive and rhythmic movements.

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