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  • 1. 

    In what town was Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor born?

    • A.

      Jersey, VA

    • B.

      Shardin, WV

    • C.

      Bellows, PA

    • D.

      Mercer, PA

    Correct Answer
    D. Mercer, PA
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor, the lead vocalist and founder of Nine Inch Nails, was born in Mercer, PA.

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  • 2. 

    Which Nine Inch Nails member was born on 17 May 1965?

    • A.

      Tory Reznor

    • B.

      Bob Reznor

    • C.

      Trent Reznor

    • D.

      Timmy Reznor

    Correct Answer
    C. Trent Reznor
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor is the correct answer because he is a member of the band Nine Inch Nails and was born on 17 May 1965.

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  • 3. 

    What is Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor's first name?

    • A.

      Michael

    • B.

      Robert

    • C.

      Steven

    • D.

      Trent

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael
    Explanation
    The question asks for the first name of Trent Reznor, who is a member of the band Nine Inch Nails. The correct answer is Michael, as stated.

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  • 4. 

    What song did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor have on "Beavis and Butt-head" in 1994?

    • A.

      Drival And Dravel

    • B.

      March Of The Pigs

    • C.

      Down The Drain

    • D.

      Hogs Are Running

    Correct Answer
    B. March Of The Pigs
    Explanation
    In 1994, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails had the song "March Of The Pigs" on "Beavis and Butt-head".

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  • 5. 

    In 2000 the movie "Final Destination" included what Nine Inch Nails tune?

    • A.

      Into The Void

    • B.

      The Final Countdown

    • C.

      Down On Our Luck

    • D.

      Nowhere To Run

    Correct Answer
    A. Into The Void
    Explanation
    "Final Destination" is a horror film that was released in 2000. The question asks about the Nine Inch Nails tune that was included in the movie. The correct answer is "Into The Void." This suggests that the song "Into The Void" by Nine Inch Nails was featured in the film "Final Destination" released in 2000.

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  • 6. 

    What music festival did Nine Inch Nails play in 1994 along with Sheryl Crow, Aerosmith, and others?

    • A.

      React Now

    • B.

      Help For The Hungry

    • C.

      Woodstock '94

    • D.

      Feed The Children

    Correct Answer
    C. Woodstock '94
    Explanation
    In 1994, Nine Inch Nails played at Woodstock '94, a music festival that also featured performances by Sheryl Crow, Aerosmith, and other artists. Woodstock '94 was a historic event that took place in Saugerties, New York, and attracted a massive crowd of music lovers. It was a significant moment in music history and showcased a diverse lineup of talented musicians.

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  • 7. 

    What 1996 id Software hit did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor write the soundtrack for?

    • A.

      Dunes

    • B.

      Destiny Unfolds

    • C.

      Quake

    • D.

      Heathen

    Correct Answer
    C. Quake
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor, the frontman of Nine Inch Nails, wrote the soundtrack for the 1996 id Software hit game, Quake.

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  • 8. 

    Former Nine Inch Nails drummer Chris Vrenna produced the music for what 2003 video game?

    • A.

      Countdown To The End

    • B.

      Destination

    • C.

      Train Lost

    • D.

      Doom 3

    Correct Answer
    D. Doom 3
    Explanation
    Chris Vrenna, the former Nine Inch Nails drummer, produced the music for the 2003 video game Doom 3.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following songs comes from Nine Inch Nails' "With Teeth", 2005?

    • A.

      Hate Is All Around

    • B.

      Get Down Here We Go

    • C.

      All The Love In The World

    • D.

      Stand Alone

    Correct Answer
    C. All The Love In The World
    Explanation
    "All The Love In The World" is the correct answer because it is a song from Nine Inch Nails' album "With Teeth" released in 2005. The other three song options are not from this specific album.

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  • 10. 

    In 1992, what record label did Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails help create?

    • A.

      Reznor Helms Records

    • B.

      NIN Records

    • C.

      Nothing Records

    • D.

      Artisty Records

    Correct Answer
    C. Nothing Records
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails helped create Nothing Records in 1992.

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  • 11. 

    Nine Inch Nails' song "The Frail" comes from what album released in September of 1999?

    • A.

      NIN Greatest Hits

    • B.

      The Fragile

    • C.

      Broke

    • D.

      What Could Have Been

    Correct Answer
    B. The Fragile
    Explanation
    "The Frail" is a song by Nine Inch Nails that was released in September of 1999. This song is from the album "The Fragile," which was also released in the same month and year. "The Fragile" is a critically acclaimed album by Nine Inch Nails, known for its atmospheric and introspective sound. It features a mix of electronic and rock elements, showcasing the band's signature style. Therefore, the correct answer is "The Fragile."

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  • 12. 

    Which Nine Inch Nails song comes from the album "The Fragile" released in 1999?

    • A.

      Where Did You Go

    • B.

      Please Come Back

    • C.

      Leaving And Don't Look Back

    • D.

      The Big Come Down

    Correct Answer
    D. The Big Come Down
    Explanation
    "The Big Come Down" is the correct answer because it is a Nine Inch Nails song that comes from the album "The Fragile" released in 1999. The song is known for its dark and atmospheric sound, which is characteristic of the album.

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  • 13. 

    What Nine Inch Nails album debuted at #2 in 1994?

    • A.

      Crazy

    • B.

      The Downward Spiral

    • C.

      Spinning Out Of Control

    • D.

      No Control

    Correct Answer
    B. The Downward Spiral
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Downward Spiral." In 1994, this Nine Inch Nails album debuted at #2 on the charts.

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  • 14. 

    Nine Inch Nails toured with what famous musician in 1995?

    • A.

      Sammy Hagar

    • B.

      John Donson

    • C.

      David Bowie

    • D.

      Elvis Presley

    Correct Answer
    C. David Bowie
    Explanation
    In 1995, Nine Inch Nails toured with David Bowie. This collaboration between two iconic musicians was a significant event in the music industry. Both Nine Inch Nails and David Bowie have had a profound impact on the alternative rock and industrial genres, making their joint tour highly anticipated and memorable for fans. The combination of their unique styles and performances likely created an unforgettable concert experience for attendees.

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  • 15. 

    What 1989 Nine Inch Nails album does their song "Down In It" appear on?

    • A.

      Ugly Duckling

    • B.

      Boy Next Door

    • C.

      Pretty Hate Machine

    • D.

      Goodbye Forever

    Correct Answer
    C. Pretty Hate Machine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pretty Hate Machine." "Down In It" is a song by Nine Inch Nails that appears on their 1989 album, Pretty Hate Machine.

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  • 16. 

    The line "I'd rather die than give you control" comes from what Nine Inch Nails song?

    • A.

      Three Blind Mice

    • B.

      It Isn't A Sin

    • C.

      Down Below

    • D.

      Head Like A Hole

    Correct Answer
    D. Head Like A Hole
    Explanation
    The line "I'd rather die than give you control" is from the Nine Inch Nails song "Head Like A Hole." This song, released in 1989, is known for its aggressive industrial rock sound and its lyrics that express resistance against authority and control. The line in question reflects the rebellious and defiant attitude of the song, emphasizing the refusal to be manipulated or dominated by someone else.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following is from the Nine Inch Nails song "Kinda I want to"?

    • A.

      There's A Devil Sleeping In My Bed

    • B.

      I Want You To Want Me

    • C.

      I Wanted To Be Loved By You

    • D.

      The Devil Is Here In The Room

    Correct Answer
    A. There's A Devil Sleeping In My Bed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There's A Devil Sleeping In My Bed." This is the line from the Nine Inch Nails song "Kinda I want to."

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  • 18. 

    The song "Pinion" is on which Nine Inch Nails album?

    • A.

      Outback

    • B.

      Loner

    • C.

      Back Again

    • D.

      Broken

    Correct Answer
    D. Broken
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Broken" because "Pinion" is a song that appears on the Nine Inch Nails album titled "Broken".

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  • 19. 

    What Nine Inch Nails song from 1992 "Broken" won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance?

    • A.

      Sad

    • B.

      Forever Gone

    • C.

      Wish

    • D.

      Bad Boys

    Correct Answer
    C. Wish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Wish." This song from Nine Inch Nails' 1992 album "Broken" won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance.

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  • 20. 

    What Nine Inch Nails video was investigated by the FBI in the early 90's?

    • A.

      Leaving Now

    • B.

      Sinister

    • C.

      Help I Am Falling

    • D.

      Down In It

    Correct Answer
    D. Down In It
    Explanation
    In the early 90's, the FBI investigated the Nine Inch Nails video "Down In It." The video depicted a man falling from a building and raised concerns about its authenticity. The FBI looked into whether the incident was real or staged, as it potentially violated laws regarding public safety and endangerment. This investigation reflects the impact and controversy surrounding Nine Inch Nails' music and visuals during that time.

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  • 21. 

    What was the first Top 40 single for Nine Inch Nails?

    • A.

      Goodbye Again

    • B.

      The Day The World Went Away

    • C.

      Waiting For You

    • D.

      Overdown Again

    Correct Answer
    B. The Day The World Went Away
    Explanation
    "The Day The World Went Away" was the first Top 40 single for Nine Inch Nails because it was the first song by the band to reach the Top 40 chart position. This indicates that it gained significant popularity and commercial success, making it a milestone in their career.

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  • 22. 

    The Nine Inch Nails album "Pretty Hate Machine" was recorded where?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      England And U.S.

    Correct Answer
    D. England And U.S.
    Explanation
    The Nine Inch Nails album "Pretty Hate Machine" was recorded in both England and the U.S. This suggests that the recording process took place in multiple locations, possibly indicating that different tracks or parts of the album were recorded in different studios or countries.

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  • 23. 

    What group did Nine Inch Nails open for in January of 1990?

    • A.

      The Pirates

    • B.

      The Eagles

    • C.

      The Jesus And Mary Chain

    • D.

      The Beach Boys

    Correct Answer
    C. The Jesus And Mary Chain
    Explanation
    In January of 1990, Nine Inch Nails opened for The Jesus And Mary Chain. This means that Nine Inch Nails performed as the opening act for The Jesus And Mary Chain during that specific time period.

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  • 24. 

    Which release from Nine Inch Nails first included the song "Heresy"?

    • A.

      March Of The Hogs

    • B.

      Scatter

    • C.

      The Downward Spiral

    • D.

      Closer To God

    Correct Answer
    C. The Downward Spiral
    Explanation
    "The Downward Spiral" is the correct answer because it is the only release listed that includes the song "Heresy". "March Of The Hogs", "Scatter", and "Closer To God" do not include this song.

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  • 25. 

    In which year did Trent Reznor form Nine Inch Nails?

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    C. 1988
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor formed Nine Inch Nails in 1988. This information can be inferred from the options provided, where the year 1988 is listed as one of the choices.

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  • 26. 

    When did "Time" magazine name Trent Reznor one of the Year's 25 Most Influential People?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    B. 1997
    Explanation
    In 1997, "Time" magazine named Trent Reznor one of the Year's 25 Most Influential People.

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  • 27. 

    Who named Nine Inch Nails "immortals"?

    • A.

      David Bowie

    • B.

      Anthony Kiedis

    • C.

      Richard Patrick

    • D.

      Marilyn Manson

    Correct Answer
    A. David Bowie
    Explanation
    David Bowie named Nine Inch Nails "immortals" because he recognized their unique and influential sound that would stand the test of time. Bowie, being a legendary musician himself, had a keen eye for talent and saw the potential in Nine Inch Nails to leave a lasting impact on the music industry. By referring to them as "immortals," Bowie acknowledged their ability to create music that would continue to resonate with audiences long after its release.

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  • 28. 

    In 1985 what band did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor play keyboards for?

    • A.

      The Innocent

    • B.

      The Rockers

    • C.

      The Knacks

    • D.

      The Shinestones

    Correct Answer
    A. The Innocent
    Explanation
    In 1985, Trent Reznor, the frontman of Nine Inch Nails, played keyboards for the band called The Innocent.

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  • 29. 

    In 2003 what TV show did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor have a song on?

    • A.

      I Love Lucy

    • B.

      C.S.I.

    • C.

      The Simpson's

    • D.

      Law And Order

    Correct Answer
    B. C.S.I.
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor, the lead vocalist of Nine Inch Nails, had a song featured on the TV show C.S.I. in 2003. This indicates that his song was used as part of the show's soundtrack or in a specific episode. The other options, I Love Lucy, The Simpson's, and Law And Order, are not relevant to Trent Reznor's involvement in 2003.

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  • 30. 

    What 2005 movie based on a video game included a song by Nine Inch Nails?

    • A.

      Resident Evil

    • B.

      Dunes

    • C.

      Final Countdown

    • D.

      Doom

    Correct Answer
    D. Doom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Doom. The 2005 movie adaptation of the video game Doom included a song by Nine Inch Nails. This song, titled "You Know What You Are?", was featured in the film's soundtrack.

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  • 31. 

    Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails appeared on what show in 2005?

    • A.

      Cooking With Emeril

    • B.

      React Now: Music & Relief

    • C.

      Grey's Anatomy

    • D.

      Feed The Children

    Correct Answer
    B. React Now: Music & Relief
    Explanation
    In 2005, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails appeared on the show "React Now: Music & Relief".

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  • 32. 

    What all night music video show from Australia did Nine Inch Nails appear on in 2000?

    • A.

      Music Live

    • B.

      Rage

    • C.

      Down Under

    • D.

      In The Outback

    Correct Answer
    B. Rage
    Explanation
    Nine Inch Nails appeared on the Australian music video show "Rage" in 2000.

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  • 33. 

    What tribute album to Nine Inch Nails was released in 2000 by Vitamin Records?

    • A.

      Best Of NIN

    • B.

      NIN We Love You

    • C.

      NIN Goes Country

    • D.

      Radiant Decay

    Correct Answer
    D. Radiant Decay
    Explanation
    Radiant Decay is the correct answer because it is the only option that mentions a tribute album to Nine Inch Nails released in 2000 by Vitamin Records. The other options do not provide any information about a tribute album or the specific year and record label mentioned in the question.

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  • 34. 

    Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor filed a cease-and-desist order in 2006 against whom?

    • A.

      VH1

    • B.

      MTV

    • C.

      Fox News

    • D.

      Today Show

    Correct Answer
    C. Fox News
    Explanation
    In 2006, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails filed a cease-and-desist order against Fox News. The reason behind this action is not specified in the question, but it could be assumed that Reznor took issue with something Fox News did or said that he found objectionable or harmful to his reputation or interests. Without further information, the exact details of the situation remain unknown.

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  • 35. 

    What did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor say about politics in a 1996 interview?

    • A.

      I Would Like To Be A Senator

    • B.

      Someday I Will Run For President

    • C.

      Politics, What Is That

    • D.

      Politics Is Just So Uninteresting

    Correct Answer
    D. Politics Is Just So Uninteresting
    Explanation
    In a 1996 interview, Trent Reznor, the frontman of Nine Inch Nails, expressed his lack of interest in politics by stating that it is just uninteresting to him.

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  • 36. 

    The line "Sometimes I forget I'm alive" comes from which Nine Inch Nails song?

    • A.

      Out On The Clothesline

    • B.

      Lines Blurring

    • C.

      Sunspots

    • D.

      The Feeding Hand

    Correct Answer
    C. Sunspots
    Explanation
    "Sunspots" is the correct answer because this line is a lyric from the song. The line suggests a sense of detachment or disconnection from one's own existence, which is a recurring theme in Nine Inch Nails' music. The song explores feelings of numbness and a lack of awareness, reflecting a state where one forgets their own existence.

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  • 37. 

    Trent Reznor calls what city and state his hometown?

    • A.

      Toledo, Ohio

    • B.

      New Orleans, Louisiana

    • C.

      Keokuk, Iowa

    • D.

      Cleveland, Ohio

    Correct Answer
    D. Cleveland, Ohio
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor calls Cleveland, Ohio his hometown.

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  • 38. 

    What college did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor drop out of in the 80's?

    • A.

      Ithaca College

    • B.

      Allegheny College

    • C.

      Brycetown College

    • D.

      Howard College

    Correct Answer
    B. Allegheny College
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor, the frontman of Nine Inch Nails, dropped out of Allegheny College in the 80's.

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  • 39. 

    In which years did Nine Inch Nails win Grammys?

    • A.

      1995 And 1999

    • B.

      1994 And 1998

    • C.

      1992 And 1995

    • D.

      1992 And 1997

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992 And 1995
    Explanation
    Nine Inch Nails won Grammys in 1992 and 1995.

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  • 40. 

    To whom did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor's piano teacher compare him in the 70's?

    • A.

      Beethoven

    • B.

      Harry Connick Jr.

    • C.

      Frank Sinatra

    • D.

      Richard Wagner

    Correct Answer
    B. Harry Connick Jr.
    Explanation
    In the 70's, Trent Reznor's piano teacher compared him to Harry Connick Jr. This suggests that Reznor showed similar musical talent and potential as Connick Jr., possibly in terms of playing the piano or overall musical abilities. Connick Jr. is known for his skills as a pianist and vocalist, so being compared to him implies that Reznor had a similar level of talent and may have been influenced by Connick Jr.'s style or music.

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  • 41. 

    In high school in the 80's what instruments did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor play?

    • A.

      Saxophone And Tuba

    • B.

      Piccolo And Flute

    • C.

      Trombone And Trumpet

    • D.

      Trumpet And Cello

    Correct Answer
    A. Saxophone And Tuba
    Explanation
    During his high school years in the 80's, Trent Reznor, the frontman of Nine Inch Nails, played the saxophone and tuba. These instruments are commonly associated with marching bands and concert bands, which suggests that Reznor may have been involved in these musical groups during his time in high school.

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  • 42. 

    What did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor do at Right Track Studio in the 80's?

    • A.

      He Cleaned Their Windows

    • B.

      He Made Albums There

    • C.

      Nothing; He Was Never There

    • D.

      He Was Their Handyman

    Correct Answer
    D. He Was Their Handyman
    Explanation
    In the 80's, Trent Reznor, the lead vocalist of Nine Inch Nails, worked as a handyman at Right Track Studio. This means that he was responsible for performing various maintenance and repair tasks at the studio. It is interesting to note that before gaining recognition as a musician, Reznor had to take on odd jobs to support himself, and his time as a handyman at Right Track Studio was one of those jobs.

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  • 43. 

    What 1996 movie included Nine Inch Nails' "Closer"?

    • A.

      The Fan

    • B.

      Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    • C.

      Christine

    • D.

      Blackhawk Down

    Correct Answer
    A. The Fan
    Explanation
    The 1996 movie "The Fan" included Nine Inch Nails' "Closer" in its soundtrack.

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  • 44. 

    What 2004 movie did Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor serve as music consultant for?

    • A.

      Under Siege

    • B.

      Man On Fire

    • C.

      Half Past Dead

    • D.

      Alien Attack

    Correct Answer
    B. Man On Fire
    Explanation
    Trent Reznor served as a music consultant for the 2004 movie "Man On Fire".

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  • 45. 

    How long did it take Nine Inch Nails to sell 228,000 copies of "The Fragile"?

    • A.

      1 Hour

    • B.

      1 Week

    • C.

      1 Month

    • D.

      1 Day

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 Week
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 Week. This suggests that it took Nine Inch Nails a week to sell 228,000 copies of "The Fragile". This indicates that the album had a strong sales performance, as selling such a large number of copies in just one week is considered impressive.

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