An INXS Quiz For Fans!

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50th Birthday Quizzes & Trivia

An INXS-related quiz to commemorate what would have been Michael Hutchence's 50th birthday on January 22, 2010.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the only single from the “Elegantly Wasted” CD that was released in the same format and arrangement as it appeared on the album?
    • A. 

      "Everything"

    • B. 

      "Elegantly Wasted"

    • C. 

      "Don't Lose Your Head"

    • D. 

      "Searching"

  • 2. 
    Which is NOT an INXS song?
    • A. 

      "Shine"

    • B. 

      "Shine Like It Does"

    • C. 

      "Shine On"

    • D. 

      "Shining Star"

  • 3. 
    What is the last song heard on the audio recording “Live Baby Live”?
    • A. 

      "What You Need”

    • B. 

      "Star-Spangled Banner”

    • C. 

      “It’s Not Unusual"

    • D. 

      “Shining Star”

  • 4. 
    Which of the following singles was not attributed as the artist(s) being “vs.” INXS?
    • A. 

      Mellow Trax

    • B. 

      Par-T-One

    • C. 

      Kash

    • D. 

      Tall Paul

    • E. 

      Rogue Traders

  • 5. 
    Which of the following words has never appeared in an INXS song title?
    • A. 

      "gun"

    • B. 

      "bullet"

    • C. 

      "trigger"

    • D. 

      "fire"

  • 6. 
    With his 1989 side project, Michael Hutchence recorded some songs that would also eventually share titles of INXS songs, albeit with different melodies and lyrics altogether. Which of the following does NOT belong?
    • A. 

      "Everything"

    • B. 

      "Concrete"

    • C. 

      "Tight"

  • 7. 
    Which word is NOT misspelled in the “Mediate” video?
    • A. 

      "fate"

    • B. 

      "fascinate"

    • C. 

      "weight"

    • D. 

      "devastate"

    • E. 

      "hallucinate"

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT the final lyric of an INXS album?
    • A. 

      “… the end of rock and roll.”

    • B. 

      “... when does the strip begin?”

    • C. 

      "... giving me the sham."

    • D. 

      "... but not just yet."

  • 9. 
    The video for "All the Voices" references a film. Name its title.
    • A. 

      "Southward"

    • B. 

      "Strikebound"

    • C. 

      "Strikeward"

    • D. 

      "Southbound"

  • 10. 
    What type of family member is NOT made reference to in the INXS song "I'm Just a Man"?
    • A. 

      "brother"

    • B. 

      "mother"

    • C. 

      "sister"

    • D. 

      "daughter"

    • E. 

      "father"

  • 11. 
    Which is NOT an INXS cover?
    • A. 

      "Silent Night"

    • B. 

      "Born to Be Wild"

    • C. 

      "You Really Got Me"

    • D. 

      "The Loved One"

  • 12. 
    Which is NOT a repetitive, impromptu refrain that randomly appears on the CD “Live Baby Live?”
    • A. 

      “He’s got no pants on”

    • B. 

      "Where'd everyone go?"

    • C. 

      “Flowers, not finance”

  • 13. 
    Which of the following INXS singles did NOT have two different videos made for it?
    • A. 

      "Taste It"

    • B. 

      "Please (You Got That)"

    • C. 

      "The Gift"

    • D. 

      "Listen Like Thieves"

  • 14. 
     “The Indian Song” is a fusion of which two songs from the CD "Welcome to Wherever You Are"? 
    • A. 

      “Questions” and “Not Enough Time”

    • B. 

      "Heaven Sent" and "Questions"

    • C. 

      “The Answer” and “Not Enough Time”

    • D. 

      "Heaven Sent" and "Not Enough Time"

  • 15. 
    Which of the following foods do NOT appear in an INXS song title?
    • A. 

      "juice"

    • B. 

      "vegetable"

    • C. 

      "cherry"

    • D. 

      "fruit"

    • E. 

      "pretzel"

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was NOT recorded as a solo cover by Michael Hutchence?
    • A. 

      "Even Better Than the Real Thing"

    • B. 

      "Spill the Wine"

    • C. 

      "Jackson"

    • D. 

      "Baby Let's Play House"

    • E. 

      "The Passenger"

  • 17. 
    Which INXS video does NOT feature a child or children? 
    • A. 

      "Taste It"

    • B. 

      “Stay Young"

    • C. 

      "Kill the Pain"

    • D. 

      “Melting in the Sun”

  • 18. 
    In addition to “Guns in the Sky,” what samples can be heard overlapping on “Guns In the Sky: the Kick Ass Mix”?
    • A. 

      "New Sensation"

    • B. 

      "Devil Inside"

    • C. 

      "Need You Tonight"

    • D. 

      "Monty Python's Flying Circus"

  • 19. 
      “Lacavocal” sounds similar to an instrumental version of which early INXS track? 
    • A. 

      "Just Keep Walking"

    • B. 

      "Stay Young"

    • C. 

      "The Loved One"

    • D. 

      "Simple Simon"

  • 20. 
    What is the last song heard on the film “Live Baby Live”?
    • A. 

      "What You Need"

    • B. 

      "Star-Spangled Banner"

    • C. 

      "It's Not Unusual"

    • D. 

      "Shining Star"

  • 21. 
    A rodent scuttles about Michael Hutchence in the video for “Need You Tonight.” Name the critter.
    • A. 

      Plague

    • B. 

      Vermin

    • C. 

      Runt

    • D. 

      Mr. Bojangles

  • 22. 
    Which of the following song titles is spelled incorrectly?
    • A. 

      "Johnson's Aeroplane"

    • B. 

      "Telefone"

    • C. 

      "Do Wot You Do"

    • D. 

      "Wishie Washie"

  • 23. 
    Which of the following songs does NOT belong?
    • A. 

      "Prehistoric"

    • B. 

      "Scratch"

    • C. 

      "Mechanical"

    • D. 

      "Three Sisters"

    • E. 

      "The Unloved One"

  • 24. 
    You will find INXS on all but one of these soundtracks. Which one? 
    • A. 

      Frankenstein Unbound

    • B. 

      Wizards of the Water

    • C. 

      Reckless Kelly

    • D. 

      Coyote Ugly

  • 25. 
    How many songs from the CD "the Swing" were made into videos?
    • A. 

      All of them.

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      3

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