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  • 1. 

    No Mercy had a #1 hit on the Billboard dance chart in 1998 with what song?

    • A.

      Eat Your Lunch

    • B.

      Fold Your Nightgown

    • C.

      Tuck You In Bed

    • D.

      Kiss You All Over

    Correct Answer
    D. Kiss You All Over
    Explanation
    In 1998, No Mercy achieved a #1 hit on the Billboard dance chart with their song "Kiss You All Over".

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  • 2. 

    Whose recording of "Never Can Say Goodbye" was the first Billboard dance charts #1 hit?

    • A.

      Cyndi Lauper's

    • B.

      Jackson 5's

    • C.

      Gloria Gaynor's

    • D.

      Pee Wee Herman's

    Correct Answer
    C. Gloria Gaynor's
    Explanation
    Gloria Gaynor's recording of "Never Can Say Goodbye" was the first Billboard dance charts #1 hit because it gained widespread popularity and success within the dance music genre. The song's catchy disco beat and Gaynor's powerful vocals resonated with listeners, propelling it to the top of the charts. Gaynor's version of the song became an iconic disco anthem, solidifying her status as a prominent figure in the disco music scene of the 1970s.

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  • 3. 

    Jessica Simpson sang a version of what Dead or Alive song on her "A Public Affair" album?

    • A.

      You Spin Me Round

    • B.

      My Heart Goes Bang

    • C.

      The Itsy Bitsy Spider

    • D.

      In Too Deep

    Correct Answer
    A. You Spin Me Round
    Explanation
    Jessica Simpson sang a version of the Dead or Alive song "You Spin Me Round" on her "A Public Affair" album.

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  • 4. 

    What Foreigner hit did Wynonna Judd cover on her album "What the World Needs Now Is Love"?

    • A.

      Feels Like The First Time

    • B.

      Fluffy Kittens

    • C.

      Under The Gun

    • D.

      I Want To Know What Love Is

    Correct Answer
    D. I Want To Know What Love Is
    Explanation
    Wynonna Judd covered the Foreigner hit "I Want To Know What Love Is" on her album "What the World Needs Now Is Love".

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  • 5. 

    Besides "Hot Stuff" and "No More Tears", what other #1 hit did Donna Summer have in 1979?

    • A.

      MacArthur Park

    • B.

      Too Much Disco

    • C.

      Dim All The Lights

    • D.

      Bad Girls

    Correct Answer
    D. Bad Girls
    Explanation
    In 1979, Donna Summer had another #1 hit called "Bad Girls". This song became a major success and solidified Summer's status as the Queen of Disco. It showcased her versatile vocal range and showcased her ability to create infectious and catchy dance tracks. "Bad Girls" remains one of Summer's most iconic and well-known songs, and it further cemented her place in music history.

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  • 6. 

    What #6 hit for The Four Tops did Barry White cover on "I've Got So Much To Give"?

    • A.

      Three And A Half Tops

    • B.

      Standing In The Shadows Of Love

    • C.

      I'll Be There

    • D.

      I've Found Someone

    Correct Answer
    B. Standing In The Shadows Of Love
    Explanation
    Barry White covered The Four Tops' hit "Standing In The Shadows Of Love" on his album "I've Got So Much To Give".

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  • 7. 

    What 1970 Stevie Wonder hit did he re-record in 2003 with the band Blue?

    • A.

      Blue Christmas

    • B.

      Isn't She Lovely

    • C.

      Ebony And Ivory

    • D.

      Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours

    Correct Answer
    D. Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours
    Explanation
    In 1970, Stevie Wonder released the hit song "Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours." This song became popular and established Wonder as a talented artist. In 2003, he collaborated with the band Blue to re-record this song, giving it a fresh sound and introducing it to a new generation of listeners.

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  • 8. 

    What Judy Garland standard did The Trammps record in 1972 with a disco feel?

    • A.

      Over The Rainbow

    • B.

      Always Chasing Rainbows

    • C.

      Figaro

    • D.

      Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart

    Correct Answer
    D. Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
    Explanation
    The Trammps recorded "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart" in 1972 with a disco feel. This song, originally a Judy Garland standard, was given a disco makeover by The Trammps, incorporating the popular musical style of the time into their rendition.

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  • 9. 

    Donna Summer appeared in the film "Thank God It's Friday" singing which dance-music hit?

    • A.

      Donna Winter

    • B.

      There Goes My Baby

    • C.

      Stamp Your Feet

    • D.

      Last Dance

    Correct Answer
    D. Last Dance
    Explanation
    Donna Summer appeared in the film "Thank God It's Friday" singing the dance-music hit "Last Dance". This song became one of her most popular and iconic hits, winning her an Academy Award for Best Original Song. "Last Dance" is a disco anthem that showcases Summer's powerful vocals and became a staple in the disco era. The song's inclusion in the film helped to further solidify its popularity and cemented Donna Summer as the "Queen of Disco".

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  • 10. 

    With what female singer did Marvin Gaye record "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" in 1967?

    • A.

      Donna Summer

    • B.

      Matta Horn

    • C.

      Diana Ross

    • D.

      Tammi Terrell

    Correct Answer
    D. Tammi Terrell
    Explanation
    Marvin Gaye recorded "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" in 1967 with Tammi Terrell. They were a popular duo at the time and their collaboration on this song became a hit. Donna Summer, Matta Horn, and Diana Ross were not the female singers Marvin Gaye recorded this song with, making Tammi Terrell the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What top Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes R&B song was a Hot 100 #1 for Simply Red in 1989?

    • A.

      If You Don't Know Me By Now

    • B.

      Tonight's The Night

    • C.

      Don't Leave Me This Way

    • D.

      Melvin Spelvin

    Correct Answer
    A. If You Don't Know Me By Now
    Explanation
    "If You Don't Know Me By Now" is the correct answer because it was a top R&B song by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. Simply Red released a cover of this song in 1989, which became a #1 hit on the Hot 100 chart.

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  • 12. 

    Who's the first actress mentioned in the Madonna dance hit "Vogue"?

    • A.

      Bette Davis

    • B.

      Grace Kelly

    • C.

      Greta Garbo

    • D.

      Astaris Bourne

    Correct Answer
    C. Greta Garbo
    Explanation
    In the Madonna dance hit "Vogue," the first actress mentioned is Greta Garbo. Madonna references Garbo in the lyrics of the song to pay homage to her iconic beauty and style. Greta Garbo was a Swedish actress who achieved international fame during the silent film era and went on to have a successful career in the early days of sound films. She was known for her enigmatic and captivating presence on screen, making her a fitting choice to be mentioned in a song about glamour and fashion.

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  • 13. 

    What disco/funk group was originally known as the Salty Peppers?

    • A.

      The Pointer Sisters

    • B.

      The Pacesetters

    • C.

      The Dr Peppers

    • D.

      Earth, Wind & Fire

    Correct Answer
    D. Earth, Wind & Fire
    Explanation
    Earth, Wind & Fire was originally known as the Salty Peppers. This disco/funk group changed their name before achieving mainstream success.

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  • 14. 

    What collaboration of A.R. Kane and Colourbox led to a 1987 single "Pump Up the Volume"?

    • A.

      SATURNN

    • B.

      VENNUS

    • C.

      MARRS

    • D.

      SKYLABB

    Correct Answer
    C. MARRS
    Explanation
    The collaboration of A.R. Kane and Colourbox led to the creation of the 1987 single "Pump Up the Volume".

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  • 15. 

    What was the third Cher hit to reach the top of the U.S. dance chart in 1999?

    • A.

      Strong Enough

    • B.

      Cherry Ripe

    • C.

      Bang Bang

    • D.

      All Or Nothing

    Correct Answer
    D. All Or Nothing
    Explanation
    In 1999, Cher had three hits that reached the top of the U.S. dance chart: "Strong Enough," "Bang Bang," and "All Or Nothing." Out of these three, "All Or Nothing" was the third hit to reach the top of the chart.

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  • 16. 

    A remix of what Roberta Flack hit made the top of the U.S. dance chart in 1996?

    • A.

      Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

    • B.

      Killing Me Softly With His Song

    • C.

      Actually, You Don't Have A Friend

    • D.

      Feel Like Makin' Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Killing Me Softly With His Song
    Explanation
    In 1996, a remix of Roberta Flack's hit "Killing Me Softly With His Song" reached the top of the U.S. dance chart. This indicates that the song was popular and well-received in the dance music genre at that time.

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  • 17. 

    Who recorded a disco version of "High Heel Sneakers" in 1978?

    • A.

      Ronnie Milsap

    • B.

      Tina Turner

    • C.

      Johnny Cash

    • D.

      Hank Williams

    Correct Answer
    A. Ronnie Milsap
    Explanation
    Ronnie Milsap recorded a disco version of "High Heel Sneakers" in 1978.

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  • 18. 

    What numerical alias did techno composer Richard Davis use in the 1980's?

    • A.

      3.14159

    • B.

      3070

    • C.

      42

    • D.

      668

    Correct Answer
    B. 3070
    Explanation
    In the 1980's, techno composer Richard Davis used the numerical alias "3070".

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  • 19. 

    What Boomkat hit went to #1 on the Billboard dance chart in 2003?

    • A.

      Wasting My Time

    • B.

      Fizzlekat

    • C.

      Run Boy

    • D.

      The Wreckoning

    Correct Answer
    D. The Wreckoning
    Explanation
    "The Wreckoning" is the correct answer because it reached the number one position on the Billboard dance chart in 2003. This indicates that the song was highly popular and well-received within the dance music community during that year.

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  • 20. 

    What group sang "Do It Till You're Satisfied" which reached #1 on the dance chart in 1974?

    • A.

      B.T. Express

    • B.

      The Unsatisfied

    • C.

      The Rivingtons

    • D.

      The Shandelles

    Correct Answer
    A. B.T. Express
    Explanation
    B.T. Express is the correct answer because they were the group that sang "Do It Till You're Satisfied" which reached #1 on the dance chart in 1974.

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  • 21. 

    What 1965 Junior Walker & the All Stars song hit #1 on R&B and #4 on the pop chart?

    • A.

      Shotgun

    • B.

      Do The Boomerang

    • C.

      Shake And Fingerpop

    • D.

      Refuse To Move

    Correct Answer
    A. Shotgun
    Explanation
    "Shotgun" by Junior Walker & the All Stars hit #1 on the R&B chart and #4 on the pop chart in 1965.

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  • 22. 

    Who wrote the popular dance tune "Come Baby Come"?

    • A.

      K7

    • B.

      ZZ Top

    • C.

      B-I-N-G-O

    • D.

      E3

    Correct Answer
    A. K7
    Explanation
    K7 is the correct answer because K7 is the artist who wrote the popular dance tune "Come Baby Come".

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  • 23. 

    Who had a 1995 hit with the well-known dance tune "This Is How We Do It"?

    • A.

      Montell Jordan

    • B.

      Bananarama

    • C.

      Human Being

    • D.

      Incompetent

    Correct Answer
    A. Montell Jordan
    Explanation
    Montell Jordan had a 1995 hit with the well-known dance tune "This Is How We Do It".

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  • 24. 

    What dance song by The Ohio Players is named for a carnival attraction?

    • A.

      Merrygoround With You

    • B.

      Dunk Tank Darling

    • C.

      Love Rollercoaster

    • D.

      Tunnel Of Love

    Correct Answer
    C. Love Rollercoaster
    Explanation
    Love Rollercoaster is the correct answer because it is a dance song by The Ohio Players that is named after a carnival attraction. The song's title suggests a thrilling and exciting experience, similar to riding a rollercoaster at a carnival.

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  • 25. 

    The Gap Band had what top-five single in 1979?

    • A.

      Shake

    • B.

      Hopscotch

    • C.

      You Dropped A Bomb On Me

    • D.

      Fiddlesticks

    Correct Answer
    A. Shake
    Explanation
    In 1979, The Gap Band had a top-five single called "Shake." This suggests that the song was popular and well-received by listeners during that time.

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  • 26. 

    What Thelma Houston song topped the Billboard dance chart to end 1976 and start 1977?

    • A.

      Saturday Night, Sunday Morning

    • B.

      Houston, Texas

    • C.

      Don't Leave Me This Way

    • D.

      Whistler

    Correct Answer
    C. Don't Leave Me This Way
    Explanation
    "Don't Leave Me This Way" is the correct answer because it topped the Billboard dance chart to end 1976 and start 1977. This song by Thelma Houston was a massive hit and became one of her signature songs. It reached number one on the dance chart and also achieved significant success on the pop and R&B charts. The song's infectious disco sound and Houston's powerful vocals made it a favorite among audiences during that time period.

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  • 27. 

    What Tavares hit spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard dance chart in 1976?

    • A.

      Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel

    • B.

      Loneliness

    • C.

      Low Self-Esteem

    • D.

      Bad Times

    Correct Answer
    A. Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel
    Explanation
    "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" is the correct answer because it spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard dance chart in 1976. This indicates that the song was extremely popular and well-received by the audience during that time.

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  • 28. 

    What 1970's Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes hit spent 11 weeks at #1 on the dance chart?

    • A.

      Hang On In There

    • B.

      The Love I Lost

    • C.

      Depressed Band

    • D.

      Bad Luck

    Correct Answer
    D. Bad Luck
    Explanation
    "Bad Luck" by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes spent 11 weeks at #1 on the dance chart in the 1970s. This disco hit became a popular dance anthem during that time and resonated with audiences. The song's catchy rhythm and lyrics about experiencing bad luck in love likely contributed to its success on the dance chart.

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  • 29. 

    What song first topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart when it began in 1974?

    • A.

      Never Can Say Goodbye

    • B.

      I'm A Little Teapot

    • C.

      Thriller

    • D.

      Express

    Correct Answer
    A. Never Can Say Goodbye
    Explanation
    "Never Can Say Goodbye" is the correct answer because it was the first song to top the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart when it began in 1974. This song, performed by the Jackson 5, became a disco hit and paved the way for future dance club chart-toppers. It showcases the popularity and influence of disco music during that time period.

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  • 30. 

    What Mighty Clouds of Joy hit made it to #1 on the Billboard dance chart in 1976?

    • A.

      Mighty Nice

    • B.

      Mighty Low

    • C.

      Mighty High

    • D.

      Mighty Mighty Fast And Flighty

    Correct Answer
    C. Mighty High
    Explanation
    "Mighty High" by Mighty Clouds of Joy made it to #1 on the Billboard dance chart in 1976.

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  • 31. 

    Which two Sheila E. songs were #1 Billboard dance chart hits in the 1980's?

    • A.

      Lemon Custard, Meringue

    • B.

      Sister Fate, A Love Bizarre

    • C.

      The Glamorous Life, A Love Bizarre

    • D.

      Hold Me, Koo Koo

    Correct Answer
    C. The Glamorous Life, A Love Bizarre
    Explanation
    In the 1980s, Sheila E. had two songs that reached #1 on the Billboard dance chart: "The Glamorous Life" and "A Love Bizarre". These songs were popular and successful, gaining significant airplay and topping the dance chart during that decade.

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  • 32. 

    What song by Company B topped the Billboard dance chart in 1987?

    • A.

      Fascinated

    • B.

      Perfect Lover

    • C.

      Not Quite Company A

    • D.

      Full Circle

    Correct Answer
    A. Fascinated
    Explanation
    In 1987, the song "Fascinated" by Company B topped the Billboard dance chart.

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