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  • 1. 

    Roxette had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Mother-In-Law

    • B.

      He's The Greatest Dancer

    • C.

      Joyride

    • D.

      Ferry Cross The Mersey

    Correct Answer
    C. Joyride
    Explanation
    In 1991, Roxette had a hit single called "Joyride".

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  • 2. 

    Wilson Phillips had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      The Other Woman

    • B.

      Bad Time

    • C.

      Ride Wit Me

    • D.

      You're In Love

    Correct Answer
    D. You're In Love
    Explanation
    In 1991, Wilson Phillips had a hit single titled "You're In Love."

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  • 3. 

    Cathy Dennis had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Touch Me (All Night Long)

    • B.

      Greenfields

    • C.

      Puttin' On The Ritz

    • D.

      The Stroke

    Correct Answer
    A. Touch Me (All Night Long)
    Explanation
    In 1991, Cathy Dennis had a hit single called "Touch Me (All Night Long)".

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  • 4. 

    Londonbeat had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      I've Been Thinking About You

    • B.

      I Want A New Drug

    • C.

      Oh Girl

    • D.

      Stairway To Heaven

    Correct Answer
    A. I've Been Thinking About You
    Explanation
    In 1991, Londonbeat had a hit single titled "I've Been Thinking About You".

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  • 5. 

    R.E.M. had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Tracy

    • B.

      Little Children

    • C.

      Heaven Knows

    • D.

      Losing My Religion

    Correct Answer
    D. Losing My Religion
    Explanation
    In 1991, R.E.M. released the hit single "Losing My Religion." This song became one of their most successful and recognizable tracks, reaching high chart positions in multiple countries. Its unique sound, combining elements of alternative rock and folk, along with its introspective lyrics, resonated with audiences and helped solidify R.E.M.'s status as one of the leading bands of the era.

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  • 6. 

    C&C Music Factory had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      You've Really Got A Hold On Me

    • B.

      Here We Go

    • C.

      Raspberry Beret

    • D.

      Goody Two Shoes

    Correct Answer
    B. Here We Go
    Explanation
    In 1991, C&C Music Factory had a hit single called "Here We Go".

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  • 7. 

    Firehouse had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Dramweaver

    • B.

      Da Doo Ron Ron

    • C.

      Feelings

    • D.

      Love Of A Lifetime

    Correct Answer
    D. Love Of A Lifetime
    Explanation
    In 1991, Firehouse had a hit single called "Love Of A Lifetime".

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  • 8. 

    Divinyls had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      I Touch Myself

    • B.

      With Your Love

    • C.

      Let Me Be There

    • D.

      Time Is Time

    Correct Answer
    A. I Touch Myself
    Explanation
    "I Touch Myself" was a hit single by Divinyls in 1991. This song gained significant popularity due to its catchy melody and provocative lyrics. It became an anthem for female empowerment and sexual liberation, resonating with many listeners. The bold and confident nature of the song, along with its memorable chorus, contributed to its success and enduring popularity.

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  • 9. 

    Oleta Adams had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Here Comes The Rain Again

    • B.

      Love Child

    • C.

      Like A Rolling Stone

    • D.

      Get Here

    Correct Answer
    D. Get Here
    Explanation
    "Get Here" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Oleta Adams in 1991. The song gained popularity and reached high positions on various music charts. It is known for its soulful and emotional lyrics, which resonated with listeners at the time. The song's success helped establish Oleta Adams as a prominent artist in the music industry.

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  • 10. 

    Gerardo had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      What's Your Name

    • B.

      Livin' La Vida Loca

    • C.

      I Can't Stand The Rain

    • D.

      Rico Suave

    Correct Answer
    D. Rico Suave
    Explanation
    Gerardo had a hit single titled "Rico Suave" in 1991.

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  • 11. 

    Deee-Lite had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      (You Keep Me) Hangin' On

    • B.

      Ain't Even Done With The Night

    • C.

      Puppy Love

    • D.

      Groove Is In The Heart

    Correct Answer
    D. Groove Is In The Heart
    Explanation
    In 1991, Deee-Lite had a hit single called "Groove Is In The Heart."

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  • 12. 

    George Michael had which hit single in 1991?

    • A.

      Ooh Baby Baby

    • B.

      Freedom

    • C.

      Let Me In

    • D.

      Color Him Father

    Correct Answer
    B. Freedom
    Explanation
    In 1991, George Michael had a hit single called "Freedom." This song was released as the second single from his album "Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1" and became a huge success, reaching the top of the charts in multiple countries. "Freedom" is a catchy and upbeat track that showcases George Michael's vocal prowess and songwriting skills. It remains one of his most popular and iconic songs to this day.

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  • 13. 

    Sir Mix A-Lot had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      Disco Nights

    • B.

      Cover Me

    • C.

      Union Of The Snake

    • D.

      Baby Got Back

    Correct Answer
    D. Baby Got Back
    Explanation
    "Baby Got Back" was a hit single by Sir Mix A-Lot in 1992. The song gained immense popularity for its catchy lyrics and memorable melody. It celebrates and embraces curvy women, challenging societal beauty standards. The song's humorous and provocative nature, along with its catchy beat, made it a chart-topping success and a cultural phenomenon in the 90s.

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  • 14. 

    Kris Kross had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      Ships

    • B.

      Hooray For Hazel

    • C.

      Bristol Stomp

    • D.

      Jump

    Correct Answer
    D. Jump
    Explanation
    In 1992, Kris Kross had a hit single called "Jump." This song became incredibly popular and was a major success for the duo. It featured catchy lyrics and an upbeat, energetic sound that appealed to a wide audience. "Jump" helped solidify Kris Kross as a prominent act in the early 90s and remains one of their most well-known songs.

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  • 15. 

    Color Me Badd had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      All 4 Love

    • B.

      Bye Bye Bye

    • C.

      Through The Years

    • D.

      Weld One

    Correct Answer
    A. All 4 Love
    Explanation
    In 1992, Color Me Badd released the hit single "All 4 Love". This song became popular and achieved success, making it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 16. 

    Right Said Fred had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      Born To Be Wild

    • B.

      I'm Too Sexy

    • C.

      Julie, Do Ya Love Me

    • D.

      Twistin' The Night Away

    Correct Answer
    B. I'm Too Sexy
    Explanation
    In 1992, Right Said Fred had a hit single called "I'm Too Sexy." This song became extremely popular and was known for its catchy tune and humorous lyrics. It quickly climbed the charts and became a worldwide success for the band. The song's playful and confident attitude resonated with audiences, making it a memorable hit from that year.

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  • 17. 

    Celine Dion had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      Think

    • B.

      If You Asked Me To

    • C.

      Yellow Bird

    • D.

      Did It In A Minute

    Correct Answer
    B. If You Asked Me To
    Explanation
    In 1992, Celine Dion had a hit single called "If You Asked Me To".

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  • 18. 

    Bobby Brown had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      In The Ghetto

    • B.

      Kung Fu Fighting

    • C.

      Humpin' Around

    • D.

      Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

    Correct Answer
    C. Humpin' Around
    Explanation
    In 1992, Bobby Brown had a hit single titled "Humpin' Around."

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  • 19. 

    Calms Dion and Peabo Bryson had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      The Shelter Of Your Arms

    • B.

      Beauty And The Beast

    • C.

      Why Can't We Live Together

    • D.

      The Logical Song

    Correct Answer
    B. Beauty And The Beast
    Explanation
    In 1992, Calms Dion and Peabo Bryson had a hit single called "Beauty And The Beast".

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  • 20. 

    Ugly Kid Joe had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      (Just Like) Starting Over

    • B.

      Everything About You

    • C.

      Last Dance

    • D.

      The Heart Of Rock 'N' Roll

    Correct Answer
    B. Everything About You
    Explanation
    "Everything About You" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Ugly Kid Joe in 1992. The song gained popularity for its catchy melody and relatable lyrics that express frustration and anger towards a person or situation. The song's success helped Ugly Kid Joe establish themselves as a prominent band in the early 1990s alternative rock scene.

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  • 21. 

    Michael Bolton had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      Kids In America

    • B.

      Are You Jimmy Ray?

    • C.

      Nasty

    • D.

      Missing You Now

    Correct Answer
    D. Missing You Now
    Explanation
    "Missing You Now" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Michael Bolton in 1992. The song was a collaboration with singer-songwriter Kenny G and featured vocals from Bolton and R&B singer Cherrelle. The emotional ballad became a popular love song and reached high positions on various music charts, solidifying its status as one of Bolton's successful singles in the early 1990s.

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  • 22. 

    Keith Sweat had which hit single in 1992?

    • A.

      What's Loys Sot To Do With It

    • B.

      Misty Blue

    • C.

      Keep It Comin'

    • D.

      Double Vision

    Correct Answer
    C. Keep It Comin'
    Explanation
    In 1992, Keith Sweat had a hit single called "Keep It Comin'".

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  • 23. 

    Tag Team had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Whoomp! (There It Is)

    • B.

      Doctor My Eyes

    • C.

      Hey Paula

    • D.

      Percolator (Twist)

    Correct Answer
    A. Whoomp! (There It Is)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whoomp! (There It Is)". In 1993, Tag Team released this hit single which became a popular anthem and reached the top of the charts. The song's catchy hook and energetic beat made it a favorite among listeners, and it continues to be recognized as one of the iconic songs of the 90s.

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  • 24. 

    Snow had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Summer In The City

    • B.

      Tubular Bells

    • C.

      Our House

    • D.

      Informer

    Correct Answer
    D. Informer
    Explanation
    "Informer" is the correct answer because it was a hit single in 1993. The song was performed by Snow, a Canadian reggae artist. It gained widespread popularity and topped the charts in several countries. The catchy melody and unique rap style of Snow contributed to the success of "Informer" in 1993.

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  • 25. 

    Duran Duran had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Vincent/Castles In The Air

    • B.

      The Cover Of Rolling Stone

    • C.

      Ordinary World

    • D.

      When Will I Be Loved

    Correct Answer
    C. Ordinary World
    Explanation
    In 1993, Duran Duran had a hit single called "Ordinary World." This song became popular and received significant radio airplay, reaching high positions on music charts around the world. The song is known for its melodic sound and introspective lyrics, which resonated with audiences at the time. "Ordinary World" remains one of Duran Duran's most successful and well-known songs.

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  • 26. 

    Inner Circle had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Unpretty

    • B.

      Bad Boys (Theme From "Cops")

    • C.

      Say Say Say

    • D.

      Adult Education

    Correct Answer
    B. Bad Boys (Theme From "Cops")
    Explanation
    "Bad Boys (Theme From "Cops")" was a hit single by the group Inner Circle in 1993. The song gained popularity as it served as the theme song for the television show "Cops". The catchy reggae tune and memorable lyrics contributed to its success, making it a well-known and recognizable song from that year.

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  • 27. 

    Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Boom! Shake The Room

    • B.

      Cherry Pie

    • C.

      Travelin' Man

    • D.

      The Mountain's High

    Correct Answer
    A. Boom! Shake The Room
    Explanation
    "Boom! Shake The Room" was a hit single by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince in 1993. This song gained popularity for its energetic and catchy beats, making it a chart-topping success. The track's lively and upbeat nature resonated with audiences, making it a memorable hit from that year.

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  • 28. 

    Michael Bolton had which hit single in 1993?

    • A.

      Tell It Like It Is

    • B.

      To Love Somebody

    • C.

      Your Precious Love

    • D.

      Bottle Of Wine

    Correct Answer
    B. To Love Somebody
    Explanation
    "To Love Somebody" is the correct answer because it was a hit single by Michael Bolton in 1993. The song was originally written and recorded by the Bee Gees in 1967, but Bolton released his own version as a single in 1993. The song became popular and achieved success on the charts, making it one of Bolton's notable hits during that year.

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  • 29. 

    Babyface had which of these hit singles in 1994?

    • A.

      Endless Love

    • B.

      9 To 5

    • C.

      And Our Feelings

    • D.

      Do You Believe In Magic

    Correct Answer
    C. And Our Feelings
    Explanation
    In 1994, Babyface had a hit single titled "And Our Feelings".

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  • 30. 

    Des'ree had which of these hit singles in 1995?

    • A.

      You Gotta Be

    • B.

      Out Of The Blue

    • C.

      Knock Three Times

    • D.

      Long Train Running

    Correct Answer
    A. You Gotta Be
    Explanation
    In 1995, Des'ree had a hit single called "You Gotta Be".

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