Nirvana {the Test Made For Die-hard Nirvana Fans"

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  • 1. 

    What are Nirvana's album's order according to release date? {not including greatest hits}

    • A.

      Bleach, From the muddy banks of Wishkah, In your Utero, Incesticide, Nevermind, and MTV Unplugged in New York.

    • B.

      Bleach, Nevermind, Incesticide, In your Utero, MTV Unplugged in New York, and From the muddy banks of Wishkah,

    • C.

      Bleach, Nevermind, In your Utero, Incesticide, MTV Unplugged in New York, and From the muddy banks of Wishkah.

    • D.

      Bleach, In your Utero, Incesticide, From the muddy banks of Wishkah, Nevermind, and MTV Unplugged in New York.

    • E.

      Bleach, In your Utero, Incesticide, From the muddy banks of Wishkah, MTV Unplugged in New York, and Nevermind.

    Correct Answer
    B. Bleach, Nevermind, Incesticide, In your Utero, MTV Unplugged in New York, and From the muddy banks of Wishkah,
    Explanation
    The correct order of Nirvana's albums according to release date, not including greatest hits, is Bleach, Nevermind, Incesticide, In Utero, MTV Unplugged in New York, and From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah.

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  • 2. 

    What was Dave Grohl's original instrument in Nirvana?

    • A.

      Guitar.

    • B.

      Drums.

    • C.

      Base.

    • D.

      Vocals.

    • E.

      Groupy.

    Correct Answer
    B. Drums.
    Explanation
    Dave Grohl was the drummer for Nirvana. He joined the band in 1990 and played drums for the duration of his time with the group until Kurt Cobain's death in 1994, which marked the end of Nirvana. After Nirvana disbanded, Dave Grohl went on to become the frontman and guitarist for the Foo Fighters, where he showcased his vocal and guitar skills. However, in Nirvana, his primary role was that of a drummer, contributing to the band's distinctive sound.

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of the parody song that Wierd Al Yankovic did on Nirvana.

    Correct Answer
    Smells Like Nirvana.
    Explanation
    Wierd Al Yankovic did a parody song on Nirvana called "Smells Like Nirvana." This parody song is a play on Nirvana's hit song "Smells Like Teen Spirit," with humorous lyrics that poke fun at the original song and its lyrics. Wierd Al Yankovic is known for his comedic parodies of popular songs, and "Smells Like Nirvana" is one of his well-known parodies.

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  • 4. 

    Which nick name did Kurt Cobain go by in the early 90s, because it "distinguished him."

    • A.

      "Kurt Cobain"

    • B.

      "Krazy Kurt"

    • C.

      "Kurdt Kobain"

    • D.

      "Kocky Kurt"

    • E.

      "Mr. Cobain"

    Correct Answer
    C. "Kurdt Kobain"
    Explanation
    In the early 90s, Kurt Cobain went by the nickname "Kurdt Kobain" because it "distinguished him." This alternative spelling of his name added a unique and distinctive touch, reflecting his individuality and perhaps his desire to stand out from the crowd.

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  • 5. 

    How many singles were released off their second album?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4. This suggests that four singles were released off their second album.

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  • 6. 

    What day did they find Kurt's dead body?

    • A.

      April13.

    • B.

      April2.

    • C.

      April7.

    • D.

      April24.

    • E.

      April8.

    Correct Answer
    E. April8.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is April 8.

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  • 7. 

    Who did Nirvana play for at the Unplugged gig?

    • A.

      Scream.

    • B.

      The Aquabats.

    • C.

      The Meat Puppets

    • D.

      311.

    • E.

      Pearl Jam.

    Correct Answer
    C. The Meat Puppets
    Explanation
    Nirvana played for The Meat Puppets at the Unplugged gig.

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  • 8. 

    What city did Nirvana form?

    • A.

      Detroit.

    • B.

      Seattle.

    • C.

      Phoenix.

    • D.

      Sacramento.

    • E.

      Houston.

    Correct Answer
    B. Seattle.
    Explanation
    Nirvana formed in Seattle. This city is widely recognized as the birthplace of the influential grunge music scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s, of which Nirvana was a key player. The band's members, Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and eventually Dave Grohl, all hailed from the Seattle area and began their musical journey in this city. Their breakthrough album "Nevermind" was recorded in Seattle and helped propel them to international fame, solidifying the city's association with the band.

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  • 9. 

    What fast-food restaurant did Krist Novoselic meet Buzz Osbourne?

    • A.

      Mcdonalds.

    • B.

      Burger King.

    • C.

      Subway.

    • D.

      Taco Bell.

    • E.

      Dennys.

    Correct Answer
    D. Taco Bell.
    Explanation
    Krist Novoselic, the bassist of the band Nirvana, met Buzz Osbourne, the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Melvins, at Taco Bell. This suggests that the correct answer is Taco Bell.

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  • 10. 

    What guitar did Kurt play for the encore of "Rock in Rio" in 1993?

    Correct Answer
    Univox Hi-flier
    Explanation
    Kurt played the Univox Hi-flier guitar for the encore of "Rock in Rio" in 1993.

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  • 11. 

    What is Krist Novoselic's nationality?

    • A.

      Croatian.

    • B.

      American.

    • C.

      Irish.

    • D.

      British.

    • E.

      Australian.

    Correct Answer
    A. Croatian.
    Explanation
    Krist Novoselic's nationality is Croatian because he was born in Compton, California, to Croatian immigrant parents.

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  • 12. 

    What is Kurt Cobain's middle name?

    Correct Answer
    Donald
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain's middle name is Donald.

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  • 13. 

    What band was  Dave Grohl in right before he joined Nirvana?

    • A.

      "Tenacious D"

    • B.

      "Scream"

    • C.

      No band.

    • D.

      "Foo Fighters"

    • E.

      None of the Above.

    Correct Answer
    B. "Scream"
    Explanation
    Before joining Nirvana, Dave Grohl was in the band "Scream".

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  • 14. 

    Who was the original drummer for Nirvana?

    Correct Answer
    Aaron Burckhard
    Explanation
    Aaron Burckhard was the original drummer for Nirvana. He played with the band during their early years and was part of their first recording sessions. However, he left the band before they achieved mainstream success. Burckhard's contribution to Nirvana's early sound and his involvement in their formative years make him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 15. 

    What was Nirvana's first single release?

    • A.

      "About A Girl"

    • B.

      "Downer"

    • C.

      "Big Cheese"

    • D.

      "Negative Creep"

    • E.

      "Love Buzz"

    Correct Answer
    E. "Love Buzz"
    Explanation
    Nirvana's first single release was "Love Buzz."

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  • 16. 

    How did Kurt Cobain intend to spell Nirvana?

    Correct Answer
    NIRVANA
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain intended to spell Nirvana as "NIRVANA".

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