Hip Hop Heroes Quiz: Trivia Facts!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Hip-Hop's birth date?

    • A.

      July 4, 1776

    • B.

      August 11, 1973

    • C.

      August 9, 1989

    • D.

      February 14, 1983

    Correct Answer
    B. August 11, 1973
    Explanation
    Hip-Hop was born at a birthday party on August 11, 1973, at 1520 Sedgwick Ave, Bronx, NY

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  • 2. 

    What invention gave birth to the DJ?

    • A.

      The microphone

    • B.

      Flat discs

    • C.

      The Phonograph

    • D.

      The Breakbeat

    Correct Answer
    C. The Phonograph
    Explanation
    The phonograph birthed the record player which in turn birthed the DJ.

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  • 3. 

    Headphones allow a DJ to cue up and preview a song before the audience hears it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Headphones are an essential tool for DJs as they enable them to listen to a song privately before playing it for the audience. This allows the DJ to preview the track, check for any issues or errors, and ensure that it fits well with the current set or the desired mood. By using headphones, the DJ can make adjustments, such as setting the cue points or beatmatching, without interrupting the ongoing performance. Therefore, the statement "Headphones allow a DJ to cue up and preview a song before the audience hears it" is true.

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  • 4. 

    Who is considered the Father of Hip-Hop?

    • A.

      Clive Owens

    • B.

      Thomas Edison

    • C.

      Grandmaster Flash

    • D.

      Clive Campbell

    Correct Answer
    D. Clive Campbell
    Explanation
    Clive Campbell aka DJ Kool Herc is considered the Father of Hip-Hop.

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  • 5. 

    The phonograph was invented by ________ in ________.

    Correct Answer
    thomas edison
    1877
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Thomas Edison, 1877. Thomas Edison is credited with inventing the phonograph in 1877. The phonograph was the first device capable of recording and playing back sound, revolutionizing the way music and other audio recordings were experienced. Edison's invention paved the way for the development of modern audio technology and the music industry as we know it today.

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  • 6. 

    To this day, what is the most popular analog DJ turntable?

    • A.

      Technics SL1200

    • B.

      Pioneer CDJ 1000

    • C.

      Numark Mixtrack Pro

    • D.

      Gemini Slate

    Correct Answer
    A. Technics SL1200
    Explanation
    The Technics SL1200 is considered the most popular analog DJ turntable because of its long-standing reputation and widespread use among professional DJs. It is known for its high-quality build, precise pitch control, and durability. The SL1200 has been a staple in the DJ industry for decades and is often seen as the gold standard for turntables. Its popularity is also due to its versatility, as it can be used for various genres of music and is favored by both beginner and experienced DJs.

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  • 7. 

    To this day, what is the most popular digital DJ turntable?

    • A.

      Technics SL1200

    • B.

      Numark Mixtrack Pro

    • C.

      Pioneer CDJ 1000

    • D.

      Gemini Slate

    Correct Answer
    C. Pioneer CDJ 1000
    Explanation
    The Pioneer CDJ 1000 is considered the most popular digital DJ turntable because of its advanced features and widespread use in professional DJ setups. It was one of the first CDJ models to offer vinyl emulation, allowing DJs to scratch and manipulate digital audio files with the same feel as vinyl records. The CDJ 1000 also introduced features like hot cues, looping, and a large jog wheel, making it a favorite among DJs for its versatility and reliability. Its popularity has made it a standard choice for many professional DJs around the world.

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  • 8. 

    What are the Five Elements of Hip-Hop?

    • A.

      Graffiti Writer, Bboy/Bgirl, The Emcee, Knowledge, The DJ

    • B.

      The Turntable, The Mixer, Headphones, Speakers, Music

    • C.

      Radio, Mobile, Club, Bar, Turntablist

    • D.

      Graffiti, Fashion, Music, Culture, Respect

    Correct Answer
    A. Graffiti Writer, Bboy/Bgirl, The Emcee, Knowledge, The DJ
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Graffiti Writer, Bboy/Bgirl, The Emcee, Knowledge, The DJ. These five elements represent the different aspects of hip-hop culture. Graffiti writers express themselves through visual art, Bboys/Bgirls showcase their skills through dance, Emcees are the rappers who provide the lyrical content, Knowledge refers to the awareness and understanding of hip-hop history and culture, and the DJ controls the music and creates beats. Together, these elements contribute to the overall essence and identity of hip-hop.

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  • 9. 

    What are the Five Elements of DJing?

    • A.

      Graffiti Writer, Bboy/Bgirl, The Emcee, Knowledge, The DJ

    • B.

      The Turntable, The Mixer, Headphones, Speakers, Music

    • C.

      Radio, Mobile, Club, Bar, Turntablist

    • D.

      Graffiti, Fashion, Music, Culture, Respect

    Correct Answer
    B. The Turntable, The Mixer, Headphones, Speakers, Music
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Turntable, The Mixer, Headphones, Speakers, Music." These are the five essential elements of DJing. The turntable is the main tool used to play and manipulate music, while the mixer allows for seamless transitions and blending of tracks. Headphones are necessary for cueing and monitoring the next track, and speakers are used to amplify the sound for the audience. Lastly, music is the foundation of DJing, as it is the material that DJs work with to create their mixes and performances.

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