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  • 1. 

    Which all female punk/metal band was Joan Jett once part of?

    • A.

      The Cramps

    • B.

      The Runaways

    • C.

      Girlschool

    • D.

      The Slits

    Correct Answer
    B. The Runaways
    Explanation
    Joan Jett was once part of The Runaways, an all-female punk/metal band. The Runaways were formed in the 1970s and gained popularity with their rebellious and energetic sound. Joan Jett played guitar and provided vocals for the band, contributing to their success and influence in the punk and metal genres.

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  • 2. 

    Joan Jett was an original cast member of which Broadway production?

    • A.

      Sweeny Todd

    • B.

      The Rocky Horror Show

    • C.

      Cats

    • D.

      Rent

    Correct Answer
    B. The Rocky Horror Show
    Explanation
    Joan Jett was an original cast member of The Rocky Horror Show. This Broadway production is a cult classic musical that first premiered in 1973. It is known for its unique blend of rock music, comedy, and horror elements. Joan Jett, a renowned rock musician, joined the cast of The Rocky Horror Show, adding her talent and charisma to the production. Her involvement in the show further contributed to its popularity and enduring legacy.

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  • 3. 

    Joan Jett had a top ten hit in 1982 with her cover of which song?

    • A.

      Cherry Bomb

    • B.

      Crimson and Clover

    • C.

      Love Is All Around

    • D.

      The Boots Were Made For Walking

    Correct Answer
    B. Crimson and Clover
    Explanation
    Joan Jett had a top ten hit in 1982 with her cover of "Crimson and Clover." This song, originally recorded by Tommy James and the Shondells in 1968, became a popular hit again when Jett released her version. The song's catchy melody and Jett's energetic performance helped it climb the charts and solidify her place in the music industry. "Crimson and Clover" remains one of Joan Jett's most well-known songs and a fan favorite.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these Joan Jett songs did Weird Al Yankovic parody?

    • A.

      Cherry Bomb

    • B.

      I Hate Myself For Loving You

    • C.

      Crimson and Clover

    • D.

      I Love Rock 'N Roll

    Correct Answer
    D. I Love Rock 'N Roll
    Explanation
    Weird Al Yankovic parodied the song "I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett.

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  • 5. 

    What movie did Joan Jett co-star in with Michael J. Fox?

    • A.

      Casualties of War

    • B.

      The Secret of My Success

    • C.

      Back To The Future Part I

    • D.

      Light Of Day

    Correct Answer
    D. Light Of Day
    Explanation
    Joan Jett co-starred with Michael J. Fox in the movie "Light Of Day."

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  • 6. 

    Joan Jett hit #1 on the singles chart with which song in 1982?

    • A.

      I Hate Myself For Loving You

    • B.

      Crimson and Clover

    • C.

      Light of Day

    • D.

      I Love Rock 'N Roll

    Correct Answer
    D. I Love Rock 'N Roll
    Explanation
    In 1982, Joan Jett achieved a #1 hit on the singles chart with the song "I Love Rock 'N Roll." This song became a massive success and solidified Jett's status as a rock icon. Its catchy melody and rebellious lyrics resonated with audiences, making it a timeless anthem for rock music lovers. "I Love Rock 'N Roll" remains one of Joan Jett's most well-known and beloved songs, showcasing her powerful vocals and fierce attitude.

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  • 7. 

    Joan Jett had a top ten hit in 1988 with which song?

    • A.

      I Hate Myself For Loving You

    • B.

      Little Liar

    • C.

      Light of Day

    • D.

      Good Music

    Correct Answer
    A. I Hate Myself For Loving You
    Explanation
    In 1988, Joan Jett had a top ten hit with the song "I Hate Myself For Loving You." This song became popular and successful, reaching the top charts during that year. The title itself suggests a conflicted feeling of love and hate, which may have resonated with listeners and contributed to its success.

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  • 8. 

    With whom did Joan Jett costar in the film "Light of Day"?

    • A.

      Michael J. Fox

    • B.

      Tony Danza

    • C.

      Michael Douglas

    • D.

      Ted Danson

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael J. Fox
    Explanation
    Joan Jett costarred with Michael J. Fox in the film "Light of Day".

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  • 9. 

    What is Joan Jett's real name?

    • A.

      Marie Jett

    • B.

      Joan Larkin

    • C.

      Jenny Larkin

    • D.

      Joan Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Joan Larkin
    Explanation
    Joan Jett's real name is Joan Larkin. This is the correct answer because it accurately identifies her birth name. Joan Jett is a famous rock musician known for her hit songs like "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and "Bad Reputation". She adopted the stage name Joan Jett early in her career and has been known by that name ever since.

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  • 10. 

    Joan Jett's band The Runaways featured what other female rock star?

    • A.

      Belinda Carlisle

    • B.

      Sheryl Crow

    • C.

      Pat Benatar

    • D.

      Lita Ford

    Correct Answer
    D. Lita Ford
    Explanation
    Lita Ford was a member of Joan Jett's band, The Runaways. The Runaways were an all-female rock band in the 1970s, and Lita Ford played guitar for the group. She later went on to have a successful solo career in the 1980s.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of Joan Jett's backing group?

    • A.

      The Blackhearts

    • B.

      The Runaways

    • C.

      The Wild Ones

    • D.

      The Wild Hearts

    Correct Answer
    A. The Blackhearts
    Explanation
    Joan Jett's backing group is called The Blackhearts. This is evident from the question itself which asks for the name of her backing group, and the given answer option "The Blackhearts" matches this information. The other options, "The Runaways," "The Wild Ones," and "The Wild Hearts," are not the correct names of Joan Jett's backing group.

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  • 12. 

    What unit of currency does Joan Jett instruct us to put in the jukebox?

    • A.

      Penny

    • B.

      Dime

    • C.

      Nickel

    • D.

      Quarter

    Correct Answer
    B. Dime
    Explanation
    Joan Jett instructs us to put a dime in the jukebox. This implies that the cost to play a song on the jukebox is a dime.

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  • 13. 

    What is Joan Jett's best selling album?

    • A.

      Joan Jett

    • B.

      Good Music

    • C.

      I Love Rock 'N Roll

    • D.

      Bad Reputation

    Correct Answer
    C. I Love Rock 'N Roll
    Explanation
    "I Love Rock 'N Roll" is Joan Jett's best selling album because it contains her biggest hit of the same name, which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1982. The album also features other popular tracks like "Crimson and Clover" and "Nag". Its commercial success and cultural impact solidified Joan Jett's status as a rock icon and helped propel the album to become her best selling record.

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  • 14. 

    In the early 80's, Joan Jett toured in support of which pop band?

    • A.

      Duran Duran

    • B.

      Journey

    • C.

      The Police

    • D.

      U2

    Correct Answer
    C. The Police
    Explanation
    Joan Jett toured in support of The Police in the early 80's. This means that she joined The Police on their tour as an opening act or a supporting act. This collaboration between Joan Jett and The Police allowed her to gain exposure and reach a wider audience, as The Police were a popular pop band during that time.

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  • 15. 

    In which syndicated action/fantasy TV show did Joan Jett guest star?

    • A.

      Xena

    • B.

      Highlander

    • C.

      Stargate

    • D.

      The Adventures of Hercules

    Correct Answer
    B. Highlander
    Explanation
    Joan Jett guest starred in the syndicated action/fantasy TV show "Highlander."

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  • 16. 

    After The Runaways split up, Joan Jett was rejected by how many record labels?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      28

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    B. 28
    Explanation
    After The Runaways split up, Joan Jett faced rejection from a significant number of record labels. Specifically, she was rejected by 28 record labels. This suggests that despite her previous success with The Runaways, Joan Jett encountered considerable difficulties in finding a new record label to support her solo career. The high number of rejections highlights the challenges and obstacles she faced in the music industry during that period.

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  • 17. 

    In which city was Joan Jett born?

    • A.

      Philadelphia

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      Pittsburgh

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    A. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Joan Jett was born in Philadelphia.

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  • 18. 

    Joan Jett produced the debut album for which legendary punk rock band?

    • A.

      The Stooges

    • B.

      The New York Dolls

    • C.

      The Cramps

    • D.

      The Germs

    Correct Answer
    D. The Germs
    Explanation
    Joan Jett produced the debut album for The Germs, a legendary punk rock band. This suggests that Joan Jett played a significant role in the creation and development of the band's first album.

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  • 19. 

    With what punk rocker did Joan Jett record demos after the Runaways broke up?

    • A.

      Joey Ramone

    • B.

      Joe Strummer

    • C.

      Iggy Pop

    • D.

      Steve Jones

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Jones
    Explanation
    After the Runaways disbanded, Joan Jett recorded demos with Steve Jones. Steve Jones is a renowned punk rocker and the guitarist for the influential punk rock band, Sex Pistols. Collaborating with Jones allowed Jett to continue her musical career and explore new creative avenues after the breakup of her previous band.

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  • 20. 

    Which glam rocker wrote Joan Jett's hit "Do You Wanna Touch Me"?

    • A.

      Gary Glitter

    • B.

      David Bowie

    • C.

      Freddie Mercury

    • D.

      Buster Poindexter

    Correct Answer
    A. Gary Glitter
    Explanation
    Gary Glitter is the correct answer because he is the glam rocker who wrote Joan Jett's hit song "Do You Wanna Touch Me". Gary Glitter, also known as Paul Francis Gadd, was a popular glam rock musician in the 1970s and 1980s known for his energetic performances and catchy songs. He wrote and released "Do You Wanna Touch Me" in 1973, and it later became a hit when Joan Jett covered it in 1982.

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  • 21. 

    Before Joan Jett, which band performed "I Love Rock 'N Roll"?

    • A.

      The Kinks

    • B.

      The Zombies

    • C.

      The Arrows

    • D.

      The Jam

    Correct Answer
    C. The Arrows
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Arrows. Before Joan Jett, The Arrows performed "I Love Rock 'N Roll". This song was originally written and recorded by The Arrows in 1975, but it gained widespread popularity when Joan Jett covered it in 1981. The Arrows' version of the song was a hit in the UK, and Joan Jett's cover became an international success, reaching the top of the charts in several countries.

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  • 22. 

    Joan Jett had a hit with her cover of the theme song for which TV show?

    • A.

      The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    • B.

      Greatest American Hero

    • C.

      WKRP in Cincinnati

    • D.

      Laverne and Shirley

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    Explanation
    Joan Jett had a hit with her cover of the theme song for The Mary Tyler Moore Show. This iconic TV show, which aired from 1970 to 1977, featured Mary Tyler Moore as a single woman working in a newsroom. The theme song, titled "Love Is All Around," was originally performed by Sonny Curtis, but Joan Jett's cover version became popular and well-known.

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  • 23. 

    Joan Jett recorded which Everly Brothers song in 1990?

    • A.

      Bye Bye Love

    • B.

      Wake Up Little Susie

    • C.

      Love Hurts

    • D.

      All I Have I to Do is Dream

    Correct Answer
    C. Love Hurts
    Explanation
    Joan Jett recorded the Everly Brothers song "Love Hurts" in 1990. This song is a well-known ballad that explores the pain and heartbreak of love. Jett's rendition of the song showcases her unique rock and roll style, giving it a fresh and edgy sound. Her cover of "Love Hurts" became a hit and showcased her versatility as an artist, as she successfully put her own spin on a classic song.

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  • 24. 

    The cover of which Joan Jett album features her with a baseball bat?

    • A.

      Up Your Alley

    • B.

      Good Music

    • C.

      The Hit List

    • D.

      Unfinished Business

    Correct Answer
    D. Unfinished Business
  • 25. 

    Joan Jett's 1991 album "Notorious" was recorded with the lead singer of which band?

    • A.

      Metal Church

    • B.

      Anthrax

    • C.

      The Replacements

    • D.

      Bikini Kill

    Correct Answer
    C. The Replacements
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Replacements. Joan Jett's 1991 album "Notorious" was recorded with the lead singer of The Replacements.

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  • 26. 

    Joan Jett appeared on which 2006 package tour?

    • A.

      Lollapalooza

    • B.

      Family Values Tour

    • C.

      Warped Tour

    • D.

      Lilith Fair

    Correct Answer
    C. Warped Tour
    Explanation
    Joan Jett appeared on the 2006 Warped Tour. The Warped Tour is a popular annual touring music festival that features punk, rock, and alternative bands. Joan Jett, known for her punk rock sound, was a fitting addition to the lineup. The Warped Tour is known for showcasing a diverse range of artists and genres, making it a great platform for Joan Jett to connect with her fans and reach new audiences.

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  • 27. 

    In the 1990's, Joan Jett worked with which Seattle band?

    • A.

      Snot

    • B.

      Nirvana

    • C.

      The Gits

    • D.

      Blind Mellon

    Correct Answer
    C. The Gits
    Explanation
    Joan Jett worked with the Seattle band The Gits in the 1990s.

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