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  • 1. 

    What song did the band Orgy cover from New Order?

    • A.

      Blue Monday

    • B.

      Pronter Fonter

    • C.

      Slide

    • D.

      Sex

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue Monday
    Explanation
    Orgy is a band known for their industrial rock sound and they gained popularity with their cover of New Order's "Blue Monday." The original song was released in 1983 and became a hit for New Order. Orgy's version, released in 1998, brought a heavier and more aggressive sound to the song, incorporating elements of industrial and alternative rock. Their cover of "Blue Monday" helped introduce the song to a new generation of listeners and became one of Orgy's most well-known tracks.

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  • 2. 

    New Order's "Blue Monday" was a hit cover for which modern metal band?

    • A.

      Orgy

    • B.

      Deftones

    • C.

      System Of A Down

    • D.

      Gimp Trizkit

    Correct Answer
    A. Orgy
    Explanation
    "Blue Monday" was originally released by the band New Order in 1983. Orgy, a modern metal band, covered the song and had success with their version. Therefore, Orgy is the correct answer for the hit cover of "Blue Monday" by a modern metal band.

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  • 3. 

    After The Smiths split, Johnny Marr joined what singer from New Order to form Electronic?

    • A.

      Bernard Sumner

    • B.

      Jimmy Somerville

    • C.

      Chris Lowe

    • D.

      Marc Almond

    Correct Answer
    A. Bernard Sumner
    Explanation
    After The Smiths split, Johnny Marr joined Bernard Sumner from New Order to form the band Electronic.

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  • 4. 

    What 1983 hit by New Order went to #5 on the U.S. dance chart?

    • A.

      Thank God It's Friday

    • B.

      Bad Wednesday

    • C.

      Blue Monday

    • D.

      Lazy Sunday

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Monday
    Explanation
    "Blue Monday" is the correct answer because it is a well-known hit song by New Order that was released in 1983. The song reached number five on the U.S. dance chart, indicating its popularity and success in that genre. The other options, "Thank God It's Friday," "Bad Wednesday," and "Lazy Sunday," are not associated with New Order or their chart performance.

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  • 5. 

    What was the title of the album released by New Order in March 1983?

    • A.

      Ceremony

    • B.

      Movement

    • C.

      Power, Corruption & Lies

    • D.

      Blue Monday

    Correct Answer
    C. Power, Corruption & Lies
    Explanation
    In March 1983, New Order released an album titled "Power, Corruption & Lies."

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  • 6. 

    What guitar player replaced Gillian Gilbert of New Order in 2005?

    • A.

      Bernard Sumner

    • B.

      Phil Cunningham

    • C.

      Peter Hook

    • D.

      Stephen Morris

    Correct Answer
    B. Phil Cunningham
    Explanation
    Phil Cunningham replaced Gillian Gilbert of New Order in 2005.

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  • 7. 

    When Gillian Gilbert joined New Order, she was whose girlfriend at the time?

    • A.

      Bernard Sumner's

    • B.

      Phil Cunningham's

    • C.

      Ian Curtis'

    • D.

      Stephen Morris'

    Correct Answer
    D. Stephen Morris'
    Explanation
    Gillian Gilbert joined New Order as the girlfriend of Stephen Morris.

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  • 8. 

    What is pictured on the cover of New Order's "Power, Corruption & Lies" album?

    • A.

      Guns

    • B.

      Kittens

    • C.

      Torn Up Parking Tickets

    • D.

      Flowers

    Correct Answer
    D. Flowers
    Explanation
    The cover of New Order's "Power, Corruption & Lies" album features flowers.

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  • 9. 

    New Order's "Shellshock" was featured in what 1986 movie soundtrack?

    • A.

      Pretty In Pink

    • B.

      The Breakfast Club

    • C.

      Animal House

    • D.

      Top Gun

    Correct Answer
    A. Pretty In Pink
    Explanation
    "Shellshock" by New Order was featured in the soundtrack of the 1986 movie "Pretty In Pink."

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  • 10. 

    What New Order video showed a man and woman in business suits flying through the air?

    • A.

      State Of The Nation

    • B.

      Ecstasy

    • C.

      Bizarre Love Triangle

    • D.

      Shellshocked

    Correct Answer
    C. Bizarre Love Triangle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bizarre Love Triangle." The music video for this song by New Order features a man and woman in business suits flying through the air. The video is known for its visually striking and surreal imagery, with the characters floating and spinning in the air as they interact with each other. The flying sequences are symbolic and add to the dreamlike atmosphere of the video.

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  • 11. 

    "Krafty" was the first single released from what New Order album?

    • A.

      Technique

    • B.

      Low-Life

    • C.

      Waiting For The Sirens' Call

    • D.

      Get Ready

    Correct Answer
    C. Waiting For The Sirens' Call
    Explanation
    "Krafty" was the first single released from the album "Waiting For The Sirens' Call" by New Order.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following bands do not contain members of New Order?

    • A.

      Depeche Mode

    • B.

      Revenge

    • C.

      Electronic

    • D.

      The Other Two

    Correct Answer
    A. Depeche Mode
    Explanation
    Depeche Mode is the correct answer because it is the only band listed that does not contain any members of New Order. The other three bands, Revenge, Electronic, and The Other Two, all include at least one member from New Order.

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  • 13. 

    What band were the members of "New Order" first in?

    • A.

      Roxy Music

    • B.

      The Teardrop Explodes

    • C.

      Joy Division

    • D.

      Echo And The Bunnymen

    Correct Answer
    C. Joy Division
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joy Division. Joy Division was a post-punk band formed in Salford, England in 1976. The members of New Order were previously part of Joy Division before the tragic suicide of their lead singer, Ian Curtis, in 1980. After Curtis' death, the remaining members formed a new band called New Order, which went on to achieve great success in the 1980s and beyond.

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  • 14. 

    Which New Order classic single was originally released in 1983 and was a hit again when remixed in '88?

    • A.

      The Perfect Kiss

    • B.

      Bizarre Love Triangle

    • C.

      Blue Monday

    • D.

      True Faith

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Monday
    Explanation
    Blue Monday is the correct answer because it was originally released by New Order in 1983 and became a hit again when it was remixed in 1988. The song is considered a classic single by the band and is known for its innovative use of electronic music and catchy melodies.

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  • 15. 

    Which album from New Order marked their return after an eight year break?

    • A.

      World In Motion

    • B.

      Crystal Days

    • C.

      Get Ready

    • D.

      Heart And Soul

    Correct Answer
    C. Get Ready
    Explanation
    "Get Ready" is the correct answer because it marked New Order's return after an eight year break. This album was released in 2001, following their previous album "Republic" in 1993. During the eight year hiatus, the band members pursued other projects and faced internal conflicts. "Get Ready" received positive reviews and helped revitalize New Order's career, featuring singles like "Crystal" and "60 Miles an Hour".

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  • 16. 

    Which 1981 release was the debut album from New Order?

    • A.

      Movement

    • B.

      Brotherhood

    • C.

      Low-Life

    • D.

      Technique

    Correct Answer
    A. Movement
    Explanation
    Movement is the correct answer because it was indeed the debut album released by New Order in 1981. After the disbandment of Joy Division following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis, the remaining members formed New Order and released Movement as their first album. The album showcased a transition in their sound, moving away from the post-punk sound of Joy Division and incorporating more electronic elements, setting the stage for their future success in the new wave and synth-pop genres.

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  • 17. 

    New Order started out in 1980 with what record label?

    • A.

      Reprise Records

    • B.

      Virgin Records

    • C.

      Factory Records

    • D.

      Warner Bros

    Correct Answer
    C. Factory Records
    Explanation
    New Order started out in 1980 with Factory Records. This record label was founded by Tony Wilson and Alan Erasmus in Manchester, England. Factory Records played a significant role in the development of the post-punk and electronic music scenes, and New Order was one of the label's most successful and influential bands. Factory Records was known for its innovative approach to music production and design, and it became closely associated with the Manchester music and cultural scene of the time.

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  • 18. 

    In 2005, Phil Cunningham replaced what former New Order member?

    • A.

      Bernard Sumner

    • B.

      Gillian Gilbert

    • C.

      Ian Curtis

    • D.

      Peter Hook

    Correct Answer
    B. Gillian Gilbert
    Explanation
    In 2005, Phil Cunningham replaced Gillian Gilbert, a former member of New Order. This suggests that Gillian Gilbert was no longer a part of the band and was replaced by Phil Cunningham.

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  • 19. 

    What single was the first released by New Order?

    • A.

      Closer

    • B.

      Temptation

    • C.

      Ceremony

    • D.

      Everything's Gone Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Ceremony
    Explanation
    "Ceremony" was the first single released by New Order. This song was originally written by the band when they were still known as Joy Division, but it was released under the New Order name after the death of their lead singer Ian Curtis. The song showcases the band's transition from their post-punk roots to a more electronic sound, which would become their signature style. "Ceremony" remains one of their most iconic and influential tracks.

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  • 20. 

    Who filmed the video for New Order's song "The Perfect Kiss"?

    • A.

      Arthur Baker

    • B.

      Jonathan Demme

    • C.

      Bernard Sumner

    • D.

      Steven Speilberg

    Correct Answer
    B. Jonathan Demme
    Explanation
    Jonathan Demme is the correct answer because he is a renowned American filmmaker who directed the music video for New Order's song "The Perfect Kiss." Demme is known for his work in the film industry, including directing critically acclaimed movies such as "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia." His collaboration with New Order resulted in a visually captivating and memorable music video for "The Perfect Kiss."

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  • 21. 

    What New Order song was featured on the sound track for the movie "Pretty in Pink"?

    • A.

      Movement

    • B.

      Thieves Like Us

    • C.

      The Perfect Kiss

    • D.

      ShellShock

    Correct Answer
    D. ShellShock
    Explanation
    "ShellShock" is the correct answer because it is a New Order song that was featured on the soundtrack for the movie "Pretty in Pink." The song was released in 1986 and became popular due to its inclusion in the film. It showcases New Order's signature blend of post-punk and electronic music, making it a fitting choice for the movie's soundtrack.

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  • 22. 

    What is the New Order song "All Day Long" about?

    • A.

      Poverty

    • B.

      Writing Songs

    • C.

      Child Abuse

    • D.

      Working

    Correct Answer
    C. Child Abuse
    Explanation
    The New Order song "All Day Long" is about child abuse. The lyrics of the song depict the pain and suffering experienced by a child who is a victim of abuse. The song highlights the importance of raising awareness about this issue and the need to protect and support children who are vulnerable to such abuse.

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  • 23. 

    What was the name of the album released in 1993 by New Order?

    • A.

      Shellshock

    • B.

      Republic

    • C.

      Low-Life

    • D.

      Brotherhood

    Correct Answer
    B. Republic
    Explanation
    In 1993, New Order released an album called "Republic".

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  • 24. 

    On New Order's concert video "Pumped Full of Drugs", they pressed what button and left?

    • A.

      Atom Bomb

    • B.

      Doorbell

    • C.

      Elevator

    • D.

      Synthesizer

    Correct Answer
    D. Synthesizer
    Explanation
    In the concert video "Pumped Full of Drugs" by New Order, they pressed the synthesizer button and left. This suggests that the band members used the synthesizer to create or manipulate electronic sounds during their performance.

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  • 25. 

    In what New Order video do band members walk a wooden plank over a floor painted blue?

    • A.

      We All Stand

    • B.

      Leave Me Alone

    • C.

      Blue Monday '88

    • D.

      Age Of Consent

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Monday '88
    Explanation
    In the music video for "Blue Monday '88" by New Order, band members are seen walking on a wooden plank over a floor painted blue. The video features a minimalist aesthetic and abstract visuals, with the blue floor adding to the overall visual appeal. The song itself is a popular electronic track and the video complements its unique sound with its visually striking imagery.

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  • 26. 

    What was the first New Order album to feature photographs of the band members on its sleeve?

    • A.

      Power, Corruption & Lies

    • B.

      Blue Monday

    • C.

      Low-Life

    • D.

      Brotherhood

    Correct Answer
    C. Low-Life
    Explanation
    Low-Life was the first New Order album to feature photographs of the band members on its sleeve. This album, released in 1985, marked a departure from their previous minimalist album covers and introduced a more personal and visually engaging approach. The inclusion of band member photographs on the sleeve was a significant shift in their branding and reflected a desire to connect with their audience on a more personal level.

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  • 27. 

    What New Order song contains the lyrics "I think you are a pig, you should be in a zoo"?

    • A.

      Shellshock

    • B.

      All Day Long

    • C.

      Every Little Counts

    • D.

      Elegia

    Correct Answer
    C. Every Little Counts
    Explanation
    "Every Little Counts" is the correct answer because it is a New Order song that contains the lyrics "I think you are a pig, you should be in a zoo." This line is a part of the song's lyrics, making it the song that matches the given description.

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  • 28. 

    Billy Corgan played guitar and sang back-up on which New Order track?

    • A.

      True Faith

    • B.

      Turn My Way

    • C.

      Rock The Shack

    • D.

      Crystal

    Correct Answer
    B. Turn My Way
    Explanation
    Billy Corgan played guitar and provided back-up vocals on the New Order track "Turn My Way."

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  • 29. 

    What New Order video featured a Harrier Jump Jet, which is heavily used in combat?

    • A.

      Nineteen63

    • B.

      The Beach

    • C.

      Blue Monday

    • D.

      We All Stand

    Correct Answer
    D. We All Stand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "We All Stand." This New Order video featured a Harrier Jump Jet, which is heavily used in combat.

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