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  • 1. 

    Michael Crawford's award-winning duet of "Music of the Night" with Barbra Streisand brought the two performers together for the first time since what movie?

    • A.

      Hello, Dolly!

    • B.

      Phantom Of The Opera

    • C.

      A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

    • D.

      Alice In Wonderland

    Correct Answer
    A. Hello, Dolly!
    Explanation
    Michael Crawford's award-winning duet of "Music of the Night" with Barbra Streisand brought the two performers together for the first time since the movie "Hello, Dolly!".

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  • 2. 

    Which song on the Doobie Brothers' "Livin' on the Fault Line" was written by the successful Motown writing team, Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian Holland and Edward Holland?

    • A.

      Little Darling (I Need You)

    • B.

      It Keeps You Runnin'

    • C.

      Listen To The Music

    • D.

      Jesus Is Just Alright

    Correct Answer
    A. Little Darling (I Need You)
  • 3. 

    Which of the following Guns N' Roses songs appeared on the 1987 album "Appetite For Destruction" and as an acoustic version on 1988's "G N' R Lies" EP?

    • A.

      You Could Be Mine

    • B.

      Yesterdays

    • C.

      You Ain't The First

    • D.

      You're Crazy

    Correct Answer
    D. You're Crazy
    Explanation
    "You're Crazy" is the correct answer because it is the only song out of the given options that appeared on both the 1987 album "Appetite For Destruction" and the 1988 "G N' R Lies" EP. This means that the song was originally released in its original rock version on the album and then later appeared as an acoustic version on the EP. The other songs listed, "You Could Be Mine," "Yesterdays," and "You Ain't The First," did not have this dual appearance on both albums.

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  • 4. 

    Which song by Jake Owen follows the perspective of the singer when he views a girl and realizes that some things in life are meant to be a mystery?

    • A.

      Places To Run

    • B.

      Hard Not To Love You

    • C.

      Long Night With You

    • D.

      Something About A Woman

    Correct Answer
    D. Something About A Woman
    Explanation
    "Something About A Woman" by Jake Owen follows the perspective of the singer when he views a girl and realizes that some things in life are meant to be a mystery. The song suggests that there is an unexplainable and captivating quality about this particular woman that the singer cannot fully comprehend. It implies that there is something enchanting and intriguing about her that draws him in, despite not being able to fully understand or explain it.

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  • 5. 

    On Shania Twain's debut album, released before she met future husband and producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, which song was written by Dodson, Graham and Laney?

    • A.

      That Don't Impress Me Much

    • B.

      There Goes The Neighborhood

    • C.

      Still Under The Weather

    • D.

      She's Not Just A Pretty Face

    Correct Answer
    B. There Goes The Neighborhood
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There Goes The Neighborhood." This song was written by Dodson, Graham, and Laney and is featured on Shania Twain's debut album. It was released before she met her future husband and producer, Robert "Mutt" Lange.

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  • 6. 

    Which Simple Minds' song was on the album that supposedly copied the U2 sound and that was produced by Steve Lillywhite who also produced U2's first three records?

    • A.

      Don't You Forget About Me

    • B.

      Banging Ont He Door

    • C.

      East At Easter

    • D.

      Big Sleep

    Correct Answer
    C. East At Easter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "East At Easter." This song was on the album "Sparkle in the Rain" by Simple Minds, which was criticized for supposedly copying the sound of U2. The album was produced by Steve Lillywhite, who also produced U2's first three records.

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  • 7. 

    What song was on the B-side of the bonus 7" single included with the first 2000 copies of the U.S. vinyl release of The Smashing Pumpkins' "Pisces Iscariot", pressed on amber vinyl?

    • A.

      Not Worth Asking

    • B.

      My Blue Heaven

    • C.

      Never Let Me Down Again

    • D.

      Muzzle

    Correct Answer
    A. Not Worth Asking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Not Worth Asking." This song was on the B-side of the bonus 7" single that came with the first 2000 copies of the U.S. vinyl release of "Pisces Iscariot" by The Smashing Pumpkins. The vinyl was pressed on amber vinyl, and "Not Worth Asking" was included as an extra track on this limited edition release.

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  • 8. 

    Steve Winwood's first album in the 1980's to feature outside session musicians included which song about living while he can, because he'll have his ever after?

    • A.

      The Finer Things

    • B.

      Still In The Game

    • C.

      Take It As It Comes

    • D.

      Talking Back To The Night

    Correct Answer
    A. The Finer Things
    Explanation
    Steve Winwood's first album in the 1980's to feature outside session musicians was "Talking Back To The Night." However, "The Finer Things" is a song from Steve Winwood's album "Back in the High Life," which was released in 1986. This album did include outside session musicians and "The Finer Things" is a song about living life to the fullest.

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  • 9. 

    Which song did Oscar-winner Carmine Coppola, grandfather of Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola, cowrite with Stevie Wonder on the 1995 double album "Natural Wonder"?

    • A.

      Stay Gold

    • B.

      Spiritual Walkers

    • C.

      Someday At Christmas

    • D.

      Something To Say

    Correct Answer
    A. Stay Gold
    Explanation
    Carmine Coppola, the Oscar-winner and grandfather of Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola, cowrote the song "Stay Gold" with Stevie Wonder on the 1995 double album "Natural Wonder".

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  • 10. 

    Which 1985 Supertramp song is also the title of songs by Brian McKnight (1995), Lionel Richie (1996), 112 (2001), and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (2003)?

    • A.

      School

    • B.

      Put On Your Old Brown Shoes

    • C.

      Still In Love

    • D.

      Rudy

    Correct Answer
    C. Still In Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Still In Love". This song by Supertramp was released in 1985 and has since been covered by various artists including Brian McKnight, Lionel Richie, 112, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

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  • 11. 

    Place these Cher songs in chronological order of release?

    • A.

      Turn Back Time

    • B.

      I Got You Babe

    • C.

      Believe

    • D.

      Shoop Shoop Song

    Correct Answer
    B. I Got You Babe
    Explanation
    "I Got You Babe" was released in 1965, while "Turn Back Time" was released in 1989. "Believe" was released in 1998, and "Shoop Shoop Song" was released in 1990. Therefore, the correct chronological order of release for these Cher songs is "I Got You Babe," "Shoop Shoop Song," "Turn Back Time," and "Believe."

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  • 12. 

    Put these Elvis songs in chronological order based on their release date?

    • A.

      Blue Moon

    • B.

      Blue Suede Shoes

    • C.

      Hound Dog

    • D.

      Heartbreak Hotel

    Correct Answer
    D. Heartbreak Hotel
    Explanation
    "Heartbreak Hotel" was released on January 27, 1956, making it the oldest song among the given options. "Blue Suede Shoes" was released on January 1, 1956, followed by "Hound Dog" on July 13, 1956. "Blue Moon" was released much later on August 19, 1956. Therefore, the correct chronological order of the songs based on their release date is: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Blue Moon".

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  • 13. 

    Who wrote the poem recited in the Marilyn Manson song Prelude (The Family Trip)?

    • A.

      Dr. Seuss

    • B.

      Roald Dahl

    • C.

      Twiggy Ramirez

    • D.

      William Burroughs

    Correct Answer
    B. Roald Dahl
    Explanation
    Roald Dahl is the correct answer because he wrote the poem recited in the Marilyn Manson song Prelude (The Family Trip). Dahl, known for his children's books, also wrote darker and more adult-oriented works, making him a fitting choice for the lyrical content of the song.

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  • 14. 

    Which musician is featured in the 1967 documentary Don't Look Back?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      Jim Morrison

    • C.

      Elvis Presley

    • D.

      Bob Marley

    Correct Answer
    A. Bob Dylan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bob Dylan. In the 1967 documentary Don't Look Back, Bob Dylan is featured. The documentary follows Dylan during his 1965 concert tour in the United Kingdom and provides an intimate look into his life as a musician and songwriter. It captures his performances, interactions with fans and the media, and offers insights into his creative process. Bob Dylan's involvement in the documentary makes him the musician featured in Don't Look Back.

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  • 15. 

    What band is featured in the 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense?

    • A.

      The Talking Heads

    • B.

      Blondie

    • C.

      The New York Dolls

    • D.

      The Ramones

    Correct Answer
    A. The Talking Heads
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Talking Heads. The 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense features the band The Talking Heads.

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  • 16. 

    Who plays drums on the Miles Davis album In A Silent Way?

    • A.

      Miles Davis

    • B.

      Herbie Hancock

    • C.

      Philly Joe Jones

    • D.

      Tony Williams

    Correct Answer
    D. Tony Williams
    Explanation
    Tony Williams plays drums on the Miles Davis album In A Silent Way.

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  • 17. 

    What is the name of Alexis Jordan's album that features the single "Happiness"?

    • A.

      All Yours

    • B.

      For You

    • C.

      Alexis Jordan

    • D.

      Happiness

    Correct Answer
    C. Alexis Jordan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alexis Jordan because the question asks for the name of Alexis Jordan's album that features the single "Happiness". Since Alexis Jordan is the name of the artist, it is logical to assume that her self-titled album would include her hit single "Happiness".

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  • 18. 

    What is the lead single from Avril Lavigne's fourth studio album?

    • A.

      I Wanna Know

    • B.

      What The Hell

    • C.

      In The End

    • D.

      What's Up

    Correct Answer
    B. What The Hell
    Explanation
    The lead single from Avril Lavigne's fourth studio album is "What The Hell". This song was released in 2011 and became a commercial success, reaching the top ten in several countries. It is a pop-rock anthem with catchy hooks and lyrics about embracing freedom and living life to the fullest. The song showcases Lavigne's signature punk-pop sound and marked her return to the music scene after a brief hiatus.

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  • 19. 

    Who co-wrote "When You're Gone" with Butch Walker?

    • A.

      Avril Lavigne

    • B.

      Jason Mraz

    • C.

      JayZ

    • D.

      Beyonce

    Correct Answer
    A. Avril Lavigne
    Explanation
    Avril Lavigne is the correct answer because she co-wrote "When You're Gone" with Butch Walker.

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  • 20. 

    Which of Avril Lavigne's albums first included "When You're Gone"?

    • A.

      The Best Damn Thing

    • B.

      Goodbye Lullaby

    • C.

      Let Go

    • D.

      Under My Skin

    Correct Answer
    A. The Best Damn Thing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Best Damn Thing." This album, released in 2007, was Avril Lavigne's third studio album and included the hit single "When You're Gone." It was a commercial success, reaching the top of the charts in several countries and solidifying Lavigne's position as a pop-rock artist.

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  • 21. 

    What rapper is featured on Cee Lo Green's "Bright Lights Bigger City"?

    • A.

      Nelly Furtado

    • B.

      Liam Bailey

    • C.

      Wiz Khalifa

    • D.

      JayZ

    Correct Answer
    C. Wiz Khalifa
    Explanation
    Wiz Khalifa is the correct answer because he is the rapper featured on Cee Lo Green's "Bright Lights Bigger City".

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  • 22. 

    Who co-wrote "Rolling in the Deep" with Paul Epworth?

    • A.

      JayZ

    • B.

      Amy Winehouse

    • C.

      Adele

    • D.

      Katy Perry

    Correct Answer
    C. Adele
    Explanation
    Adele co-wrote "Rolling in the Deep" with Paul Epworth.

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  • 23. 

    Who is the featured artist on Katy Perry's "E.T."?

    • A.

      Pink

    • B.

      Kanye West

    • C.

      Avril Lavigne

    • D.

      Beyonce

    Correct Answer
    B. Kanye West
    Explanation
    Kanye West is the featured artist on Katy Perry's "E.T." The song was released in 2011 as a single from Perry's album "Teenage Dream." Kanye West's rap verse adds a unique and distinctive element to the song, enhancing its overall appeal and popularity.

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  • 24. 

    What song by Chris Brown says "move your body out on the floor"?

    • A.

      Forever

    • B.

      Dance On

    • C.

      Yeah 3X

    • D.

      Collide

    Correct Answer
    C. Yeah 3X
    Explanation
    The song "Yeah 3X" by Chris Brown contains the lyrics "move your body out on the floor."

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  • 25. 

    What song by Katy Perry says "you're from a whole other world, a different dimension"?

    • A.

      Lights On

    • B.

      Firework

    • C.

      E. T.

    • D.

      California Gurls

    Correct Answer
    C. E. T.
    Explanation
    The song "E.T." by Katy Perry contains the lyrics "you're from a whole other world, a different dimension." This line refers to the idea that the person she is singing about is unique and unlike anyone else, coming from a different realm or reality. The song overall explores themes of otherness and feeling a deep connection with someone who is different.

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  • 26. 

    What song by Amy Winehouse says "we only said goodbye with words"?

    • A.

      Back To Black

    • B.

      Tears Dry On Their Own

    • C.

      Rehab

    • D.

      Love Is A Losing Game

    Correct Answer
    A. Back To Black
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Back To Black." In this song, Amy Winehouse sings about a breakup and reflects on the final moments of the relationship, where they only said goodbye with words. The lyrics convey a sense of loss and longing, capturing the emotions associated with the end of a love affair.

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  • 27. 

    What song was Amy Winehouse's 4th consecutive single to chart in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart?

    • A.

      Tears Dry On Their Own

    • B.

      Rehab

    • C.

      Back To Black

    • D.

      Valerie

    Correct Answer
    A. Tears Dry On Their Own
    Explanation
    Amy Winehouse's 4th consecutive single to chart in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart was "Tears Dry On Their Own."

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  • 28. 

    What song from Jessie J's album "Who You Are" won the 2011 MOBO Award for Best Song?

    • A.

      Do It Like A Dude

    • B.

      Lights On

    • C.

      Grenade

    • D.

      Rude Boy

    Correct Answer
    A. Do It Like A Dude
    Explanation
    The song "Do It Like A Dude" from Jessie J's album "Who You Are" won the 2011 MOBO Award for Best Song.

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  • 29. 

    Who is the featured performer on FloRida's "Who Dat Girl"?

    • A.

      Ludacris

    • B.

      Akon

    • C.

      Chris Brown

    • D.

      DJ Frank E

    Correct Answer
    B. Akon
    Explanation
    Akon is the featured performer on FloRida's "Who Dat Girl".

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  • 30. 

    What is the title of Ellie Goulding's album that includes her cover of "Your Song"?

    • A.

      Pilot

    • B.

      Lights

    • C.

      Runaway

    • D.

      Now

    Correct Answer
    B. Lights
    Explanation
    Ellie Goulding's album that includes her cover of "Your Song" is titled "Lights."

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  • 31. 

    What song did Ellie Goulding sing for the couple's first dance at the 2011 Royal Wedding?

    • A.

      Forever

    • B.

      Your Song

    • C.

      It's You

    • D.

      Lights

    Correct Answer
    B. Your Song
    Explanation
    Ellie Goulding sang "Your Song" for the couple's first dance at the 2011 Royal Wedding.

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