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  • 1. 

    They Might Be Giants is usually abbreviated as what?

    • A.

      TMBG

    • B.

      They Might B Giants

    • C.

      The Giants

    • D.

      Might Be Giants

    Correct Answer
    A. TMBG
    Explanation
    The correct answer is TMBG because it is the commonly used abbreviation for the band "They Might Be Giants".

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  • 2. 

    In 2005, They Might Be Giants released a children's music album with what title?

    • A.

      Wordplay

    • B.

      Here Comes The ABCs

    • C.

      They Might Be Giant Kids

    • D.

      Little Giants

    Correct Answer
    B. Here Comes The ABCs
    Explanation
    In 2005, They Might Be Giants released a children's music album titled "Here Comes The ABCs." This album is specifically targeted towards children and aims to teach them the alphabet through catchy and fun songs. The title "Here Comes The ABCs" suggests that the album will introduce and explore the alphabet in an engaging and entertaining way, making it an ideal choice for young listeners.

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  • 3. 

    They Might Be Giants' self-titled debut album is also referred to by what other title?

    • A.

      The Pink Album

    • B.

      Don't Let's Start

    • C.

      32 Footsteps

    • D.

      Rabid Child

    Correct Answer
    A. The Pink Album
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Pink Album" because it is an alternative title for They Might Be Giants' self-titled debut album. This title is often used by fans and critics to refer to the album, which was released in 1986. The term "The Pink Album" is derived from the album cover, which features a pink background.

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  • 4. 

    They Might Be Giants covered what Georgie Fame song on their 2001 album?

    • A.

      Yeh Yeh

    • B.

      Get Away

    • C.

      Sunny

    • D.

      Rosetta

    Correct Answer
    A. Yeh Yeh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yeh Yeh" because They Might Be Giants covered this Georgie Fame song on their 2001 album.

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  • 5. 

    What follows the They Might Be Giants lyrics "Make a hole with a gun perpendicular to"?

    • A.

      The Blue Canary In The Outlet

    • B.

      The Name Of This Town

    • C.

      The Date Stamped On Myself

    • D.

      The Exquisite Dead Guy

    Correct Answer
    B. The Name Of This Town
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Name Of This Town." This is the next line in the lyrics of the song by They Might Be Giants. The lyrics continue with "In a nine mile circle." It is a continuation of the song's narrative and follows the previous line about making a hole with a gun.

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  • 6. 

    The alternative rock band They Might Be Giants originated in what U.S. state?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      New Jersey

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    D. New York
    Explanation
    They Might Be Giants originated in New York. This can be inferred from the question's mention of the band being an alternative rock band and the fact that the question asks for the U.S. state of origin. New York is well-known for its vibrant music scene, particularly in cities like New York City, where many famous bands and artists have emerged. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that They Might Be Giants, as an alternative rock band, originated in New York.

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  • 7. 

    "Boss of Me" by They Might Be Giants was the theme of what Fox television comedy?

    • A.

      American Idol

    • B.

      Malcolm In The Middle

    • C.

      The Simpsons

    • D.

      Til Death

    Correct Answer
    B. Malcolm In The Middle
    Explanation
    "Boss of Me" by They Might Be Giants was the theme song of the Fox television comedy "Malcolm In The Middle". The song perfectly captured the quirky and rebellious nature of the show, which revolved around the daily life and misadventures of Malcolm, a gifted but socially awkward teenager, and his dysfunctional family. The catchy and upbeat tune of "Boss of Me" became synonymous with the show and helped set the tone for each episode.

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  • 8. 

    They Might Be Giants began as a duo between John Linnell and what other member?

    • A.

      Dan Miller

    • B.

      Brian Doherty

    • C.

      John Flansburgh

    • D.

      Marty Beller

    Correct Answer
    C. John Flansburgh
    Explanation
    John Flansburgh is the correct answer because he is the other member who formed the duo with John Linnell to create They Might Be Giants.

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  • 9. 

    What is the title of They Might Be Giants' sophomore album?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Boss Of Me

    • C.

      Lincoln

    • D.

      They Might Be Giants

    Correct Answer
    C. Lincoln
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lincoln" because it is the title of They Might Be Giants' second album. The term "sophomore album" refers to an artist's second studio album, and in this case, "Lincoln" is the appropriate title for that album.

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  • 10. 

    They Might Be Giants' first music video was for what song from their self-titled album?

    • A.

      Ana Ng

    • B.

      Purple Toupee

    • C.

      Put Your Hand Inside Puppet Head

    • D.

      Boss Of Me

    Correct Answer
    C. Put Your Hand Inside Puppet Head
    Explanation
    "Put Your Hand Inside Puppet Head" was the first music video released by They Might Be Giants for their self-titled album. This song showcases the band's unique style and quirky lyrics, which became their trademark. The music video features puppetry and stop-motion animation, adding to the band's eccentric visual aesthetic.

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  • 11. 

    They Might Be Giants' "Doctor Evil" opens the second film in what series?

    • A.

      Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants

    • B.

      The Matrix

    • C.

      Austin Powers

    • D.

      Harry Potter

    Correct Answer
    C. Austin Powers
    Explanation
    "Doctor Evil" is a reference to the character Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers series. Therefore, the correct answer is Austin Powers.

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  • 12. 

    They Might Be Giants' first two certified gold albums were "Flood" and what other album?

    • A.

      Here Comes The ABCs

    • B.

      They Might Be Giants

    • C.

      No!

    • D.

      The Spine

    Correct Answer
    A. Here Comes The ABCs
    Explanation
    "Here Comes The ABCs" is the correct answer because it is mentioned in the question that "Flood" was one of They Might Be Giants' first two certified gold albums. Therefore, the other album must be "Here Comes The ABCs" as it is the only option given that has not been mentioned as a certified gold album.

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  • 13. 

    Which 1986 They Might Be Giants song had a music video that was filmed but never released?

    • A.

      Ana Ng

    • B.

      Don't Let's Start

    • C.

      Boss Of Me

    • D.

      Rabid Child

    Correct Answer
    D. Rabid Child
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rabid Child." This song by They Might Be Giants had a music video that was filmed but never released.

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  • 14. 

    "Lincoln", They Might Be Giants' second album, is named for a city in what U.S. state?

    • A.

      New Jersey

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    D. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Massachusetts because "Lincoln" is named after the city of Lincoln, Massachusetts. The question asks for the U.S. state in which the city is located, and Massachusetts is the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    What was the title of They Might Be Giants' 1994 album?

    • A.

      John Henry

    • B.

      They Might Be Giants

    • C.

      Factory Showroom

    • D.

      Apollo 18

    Correct Answer
    A. John Henry
    Explanation
    In 1994, They Might Be Giants released an album titled "John Henry."

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  • 16. 

    Which They Might Be Giants album was unfortunately released on September 11, 2001?

    • A.

      Flood

    • B.

      They Might Be Giants

    • C.

      No!

    • D.

      Mink Car

    Correct Answer
    D. Mink Car
    Explanation
    Mink Car is the correct answer because it was the album released by They Might Be Giants on September 11, 2001. This unfortunate timing coincided with the terrorist attacks in the United States, resulting in less attention and promotion for the album.

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  • 17. 

    Which album does They Might Be Giants describe as their first "for the entire family"?

    • A.

      Flood

    • B.

      No!

    • C.

      They Might Be Giants

    • D.

      Apollo 18

    Correct Answer
    B. No!
    Explanation
    No! is described as They Might Be Giants' first "for the entire family" album because it features catchy and whimsical songs that appeal to both children and adults. The album includes tracks like "Particle Man" and "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" that have become popular among fans of all ages. The band's playful and quirky style is showcased throughout the album, making it a favorite among families looking for music that is fun and enjoyable for everyone.

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  • 18. 

    In what They Might Be Giants song can you find this line: "And I'm three days from you"?

    • A.

      S-E-X-X-Y

    • B.

      Actual Size

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Exquisite Dead Guy

    Correct Answer
    C. New York City
    Explanation
    In the song "New York City" by They Might Be Giants, you can find the line "And I'm three days from you."

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  • 19. 

    The band They Might Be Giants got their name from a movie written by what screenwriter?

    • A.

      Robert Zemeckis

    • B.

      Steven Spielberg

    • C.

      George Lucas

    • D.

      James Goldman

    Correct Answer
    D. James Goldman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is James Goldman. The band They Might Be Giants took their name from a movie titled "They Might Be Giants," which was written by James Goldman.

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  • 20. 

    They Might Be Giants member John Flansburgh grew up in what U.S. state?

    • A.

      Massachusetts

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    A. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    John Flansburgh, a member of the band They Might Be Giants, grew up in Massachusetts.

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  • 21. 

    The cover of the They Might Be Giants album "Apollo 18" depicts a whale and what other animal?

    • A.

      Squid

    • B.

      Clam

    • C.

      Dolphin

    • D.

      Starfish

    Correct Answer
    A. Squid
    Explanation
    The cover of the They Might Be Giants album "Apollo 18" depicts a whale and a squid.

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  • 22. 

    They Might Be Giants' song "Meet James Ensor" refers to a painter from what country?

    • A.

      Belgium

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Belgium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Belgium. The song "Meet James Ensor" by They Might Be Giants references the famous painter James Ensor, who was from Belgium.

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