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  • 1. 

    Which of these songs is from the Bush album "Razorblade Suitcase"?

    • A.

      Comedown

    • B.

      Everything Zen

    • C.

      Glycerin

    • D.

      Swallowed

    Correct Answer
    D. Swallowed
    Explanation
    "Swallowed" is the correct answer because it is a song from the Bush album "Razorblade Suitcase". The other three songs listed, "Comedown", "Everything Zen", and "Glycerin", are not from that specific album.

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  • 2. 

    What is the title of Bush's debut album?

    • A.

      Golden State

    • B.

      Everything Zen

    • C.

      Sixteen Stone

    • D.

      Deconstructed

    Correct Answer
    C. Sixteen Stone
    Explanation
    "Sixteen Stone" is the correct answer because it is the title of Bush's debut album. This album was released in 1994 and gained significant success, featuring popular songs such as "Everything Zen" and "Comedown." It helped establish Bush as a prominent alternative rock band in the 1990s.

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  • 3. 

    According to the lyrics of Bush's "Glycerine", "when we rise it's like" what?

    • A.

      Strawberry Fields

    • B.

      Someone Who Steals

    • C.

      A Kiss

    • D.

      Everything's Grey

    Correct Answer
    A. Strawberry Fields
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Strawberry Fields". In the lyrics of Bush's song "Glycerine", the phrase "when we rise it's like Strawberry Fields" suggests that when they rise or experience something positive, it feels as dreamy and magical as being in Strawberry Fields. Strawberry Fields is a reference to a song by The Beatles and also a memorial garden in Central Park, New York. The comparison implies a sense of euphoria and bliss when they reach a high point in their lives.

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  • 4. 

    Who produced Bush's album "Razorblade Suitcase"?

    • A.

      Steve Albini

    • B.

      Elvis Costello

    • C.

      Clive Langer

    • D.

      Matthew Wilder

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Albini
    Explanation
    Steve Albini produced Bush's album "Razorblade Suitcase".

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  • 5. 

    The chorus to Bush's song "Swallowed" says "heavy about everything but" what?

    • A.

      My Girlfriend

    • B.

      My Life

    • C.

      My Sorrow

    • D.

      My Love

    Correct Answer
    D. My Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My Love." The chorus to Bush's song "Swallowed" mentions being heavy about everything except for love. This suggests that love is a source of comfort or solace amidst the heaviness and difficulties in life.

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  • 6. 

    Which Bush album featured remixes of some of their hit singles?

    • A.

      Deconstructed

    • B.

      Golden State

    • C.

      The Science Of Things

    • D.

      Razorblade Suitcase

    Correct Answer
    A. Deconstructed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Deconstructed. Deconstructed is an album by the band Bush that features remixes of some of their hit singles. This album was released in 1997 and includes remixes of songs like "Machinehead" and "Swallowed". It offers a fresh and alternative take on their popular tracks, showcasing a different sound and style.

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  • 7. 

    Which Bush song appeared on the soundtrack of "An American Werewolf In Paris"?

    • A.

      Bonedriven

    • B.

      In A Lonely Place

    • C.

      Mouth

    • D.

      Synapse

    Correct Answer
    C. Mouth
    Explanation
    The song "Mouth" by Bush appeared on the soundtrack of "An American Werewolf In Paris".

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  • 8. 

    Which Bush album featured the songs "The Chemicals Between Us" and "Spacetravel"?

    • A.

      Razorblade Suitcase

    • B.

      Deconstructed

    • C.

      The Science Of Things

    • D.

      Sixteen Stone

    Correct Answer
    C. The Science Of Things
    Explanation
    "The Science Of Things" is the correct answer because this album by Bush includes the songs "The Chemicals Between Us" and "Spacetravel".

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  • 9. 

    Which member of Bush quit the band in 2002 to spend more time with his family?

    • A.

      Robin Goodridge

    • B.

      Dave Parsons

    • C.

      Nigel Pulsford

    • D.

      Gavin Rossdale

    Correct Answer
    C. Nigel Pulsford
    Explanation
    Nigel Pulsford is the correct answer because he quit the band in 2002 to spend more time with his family.

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  • 10. 

    Which Bush song begins with the lyrics, "must be your skin that I'm sinking in"?

    • A.

      Bonedriven

    • B.

      X-Girlfriend

    • C.

      Swim

    • D.

      Glycerine

    Correct Answer
    D. Glycerine
    Explanation
    "Glycerine" is the correct answer because it is a song by the band Bush that starts with the lyrics, "must be your skin that I'm sinking in." The song was released in 1995 as a single from their debut album "Sixteen Stone." The lyrics reflect a sense of emotional vulnerability and being deeply connected to someone. The song became one of Bush's biggest hits, reaching high positions on music charts worldwide.

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  • 11. 

    Which song did Bush cover for the soundtrack of "The Crow: City of Angels"?

    • A.

      I Wanna Be Your Dog

    • B.

      Teething

    • C.

      In A Lonely Place

    • D.

      Gold Dust Woman

    Correct Answer
    C. In A Lonely Place
    Explanation
    Bush covered the song "In A Lonely Place" for the soundtrack of "The Crow: City of Angels".

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  • 12. 

    Where did the band Bush get their name?

    • A.

      A Shrub

    • B.

      A Belgian Beer

    • C.

      George Bush

    • D.

      A District In London

    Correct Answer
    D. A District In London
    Explanation
    The band Bush got their name from a district in London. This suggests that the band members might have been inspired by the district and its significance to choose it as their band name.

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  • 13. 

    What is the middle name of Bush's Gavin Rossdale?

    • A.

      Ian

    • B.

      Joseph

    • C.

      McGregor

    • D.

      Winston

    Correct Answer
    C. McGregor
    Explanation
    The middle name of Bush's Gavin Rossdale is McGregor.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these Bush songs reached the highest position on the Billboard Hot 100?

    • A.

      Comedown

    • B.

      Little Things

    • C.

      The Chemicals Between Us

    • D.

      Glycerine

    Correct Answer
    D. Glycerine
    Explanation
    "Glycerine" reached the highest position on the Billboard Hot 100 among the given Bush songs.

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  • 15. 

    Which Bush song begins with the lyrics, "warm sun feed me up"?

    • A.

      Insect Kin

    • B.

      Straight No Chaser

    • C.

      Swallowed

    • D.

      A Tendency To Start Fires

    Correct Answer
    C. Swallowed
    Explanation
    "Swallowed" is the correct answer because it is a Bush song that begins with the lyrics "warm sun feed me up."

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  • 16. 

    Which Bush song contains the lyrics "All your mental armor drags me down"?

    • A.

      Solutions

    • B.

      Mouth

    • C.

      Reasons

    • D.

      Mindchanger

    Correct Answer
    B. Mouth
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mouth" because the lyrics "All your mental armor drags me down" are from the song "Mouth" by Bush. This song is known for its introspective and emotional lyrics, and the mentioned line reflects the feeling of being weighed down by someone else's emotional baggage.

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  • 17. 

    Which Bush song begins with the lyrics "Love and hate get it wrong"?

    • A.

      Monkey

    • B.

      Comedown

    • C.

      X-Girlfriend

    • D.

      Body

    Correct Answer
    B. Comedown
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Comedown". The song "Comedown" by Bush begins with the lyrics "Love and hate get it wrong". This song is from their debut album "Sixteen Stone" released in 1994. "Comedown" became one of Bush's most successful singles, reaching the top of the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart in the United States. The lyrics explore themes of love, confusion, and the ups and downs of relationships.

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  • 18. 

    Which two Bush songs were included on the soundtrack for the movie "Fear"?

    • A.

      Swim and Bomb

    • B.

      Monkey and Testosterone

    • C.

      Glycerine and X-Girlfriend

    • D.

      Machinehead and Comedown

    Correct Answer
    D. Machinehead and Comedown
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Machinehead and Comedown. These two songs by the band Bush were included on the soundtrack for the movie "Fear".

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  • 19. 

    What does the title of Bush's album "Sixteen Stone" refer to?

    • A.

      A Unit Of Weight

    • B.

      A Style Of Jazz Music

    • C.

      A Ring With 16 Diamonds

    • D.

      A Stone Wall

    Correct Answer
    A. A Unit Of Weight
    Explanation
    The title of Bush's album "Sixteen Stone" refers to a unit of weight. This suggests that the album may have themes or concepts related to weight or heaviness. It is likely that the title is metaphorical and symbolizes the emotional or psychological weight that the songs on the album explore.

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  • 20. 

    What song by Bush has the line, "I don't believe Elvis is dead"?

    • A.

      Swallowed

    • B.

      Glycerin

    • C.

      Comedown

    • D.

      Everything Zen

    Correct Answer
    D. Everything Zen
    Explanation
    The song "Everything Zen" by Bush contains the line, "I don't believe Elvis is dead."

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  • 21. 

    Besides Gavin Rossdale, who is the other guitarist in the band Bush?

    • A.

      Jimmy Chamberlain

    • B.

      Nigel Pulsford

    • C.

      Robin Goodridge

    • D.

      Dave Parsons

    Correct Answer
    B. Nigel Pulsford
    Explanation
    Nigel Pulsford is the other guitarist in the band Bush. Gavin Rossdale is one of the guitarists in the band, and Nigel Pulsford is the other guitarist.

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  • 22. 

    Which Bush album features the songs "Little Things" and "Monkey"?

    • A.

      Sixteen Stone

    • B.

      Razorblade Suitcase

    • C.

      The Science Of Things

    • D.

      Deconstructed

    Correct Answer
    A. Sixteen Stone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sixteen Stone. This album by Bush includes the songs "Little Things" and "Monkey". It was released in 1994 and became a commercial success, establishing Bush as one of the leading bands in the alternative rock genre. The album features a mix of grunge and post-grunge influences, with catchy melodies and powerful guitar riffs. "Little Things" and "Monkey" are two of the standout tracks from the album, showcasing the band's signature sound and lyrical themes.

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  • 23. 

    Which Bush album features the songs "Insect Kin" and "Straight No Chaser"?

    • A.

      The Science Of Things

    • B.

      Deconstructed

    • C.

      Razorblade Suitcase

    • D.

      Sixteen Stone

    Correct Answer
    C. Razorblade Suitcase
    Explanation
    Razorblade Suitcase is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that features the songs "Insect Kin" and "Straight No Chaser". The Science Of Things, Deconstructed, and Sixteen Stone do not include these songs.

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  • 24. 

    What was the title of the 1997 video that traced the history of Bush's career?

    • A.

      Stingray

    • B.

      Alleys And Motorways

    • C.

      Deconstructed

    • D.

      Everything Zen

    Correct Answer
    B. Alleys And Motorways
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Alleys And Motorways." This title suggests that the video explores the various paths and routes that Bush took in their career, symbolized by alleys and motorways. It implies that the video provides a comprehensive overview of Bush's career history, highlighting the different aspects and milestones along the way.

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  • 25. 

    Which Bush song contains the lyrics, "Minnie Mouse has grown up a cow"?

    • A.

      Comedown

    • B.

      Everything Zen

    • C.

      Bomb

    • D.

      Swallowed

    Correct Answer
    B. Everything Zen
    Explanation
    "Everything Zen" is the correct answer because it is a song by the band Bush that contains the lyrics, "Minnie Mouse has grown up a cow." The lyrics are a metaphorical expression about the loss of innocence and the transformation of someone from being innocent and carefree (Minnie Mouse) to becoming jaded and disillusioned (grown up a cow).

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  • 26. 

    Which R.E.M. song did Bush perform at Woodstock '99?

    • A.

      Losing My Religion

    • B.

      The One I Love

    • C.

      Radio Free Europe

    • D.

      Fall On Me

    Correct Answer
    B. The One I Love
    Explanation
    Bush performed "The One I Love" at Woodstock '99.

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  • 27. 

    Which is the only one of these Bush albums with a picture of the band on the cover?

    • A.

      Razorblade Suitcase

    • B.

      The Best Of '94 - '99

    • C.

      The Science of Things

    • D.

      Golden State

    Correct Answer
    B. The Best Of '94 - '99
    Explanation
    The Best Of '94 - '99 is the only one of these Bush albums with a picture of the band on the cover. This can be inferred from the fact that the other three albums listed do not mention anything about having a picture of the band on their covers.

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  • 28. 

    Which Bush song contains the lyrics, "deaf and dumb with the lights on"?

    • A.

      Cold Contagious

    • B.

      Synapse

    • C.

      Personal Holloway

    • D.

      Communicator

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal Holloway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Personal Holloway." This song by Bush contains the lyrics "deaf and dumb with the lights on."

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  • 29. 

    Which Bush song begins with the lyrics "You in the dark you in the pain"?

    • A.

      Spacetravel

    • B.

      Warm Machine

    • C.

      Altered States

    • D.

      Letting The Cables Sleep

    Correct Answer
    D. Letting The Cables Sleep
    Explanation
    "Letting The Cables Sleep" is the correct answer because it is a song by the band Bush that begins with the lyrics "You in the dark you in the pain." The other options, "Spacetravel," "Warm Machine," and "Altered States," are not songs by Bush or do not have lyrics that match the given phrase.

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  • 30. 

    According to the lyrics of the Bush song "The People That We Love", what kills?

    • A.

      Hate

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Drugs

    • D.

      Speed

    Correct Answer
    D. Speed
    Explanation
    In the lyrics of the Bush song "The People That We Love", it is implied that speed kills. This suggests that the fast-paced and reckless lifestyle depicted in the song leads to negative consequences and potentially fatal outcomes. The theme of speed as a destructive force aligns with the overall message of the song, highlighting the dangers of certain lifestyles and choices.

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