Do You Know About Whitney Houston?

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  • 1. 

    What decade is the hit single "So Emotional" by Whitney Houston from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Sixties

    Correct Answer
    A. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "So Emotional" by Whitney Houston is from the eighties. This can be inferred from the fact that the song was released as a single in 1987, which falls within the decade of the eighties.

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  • 2. 

    What decade is the hit single "All The Man That I Need" by Whitney Houston from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    D. Nineties
    Explanation
    The hit single "All The Man That I Need" by Whitney Houston is from the nineties.

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  • 3. 

    Whitney Houston's first single was a duet with which R&B/Soul Legend?

    • A.

      Percy Sledge

    • B.

      James Brown

    • C.

      Teddy Pendergrass

    • D.

      Lou Rawls

    Correct Answer
    C. Teddy Pendergrass
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston's first single was a duet with Teddy Pendergrass. Teddy Pendergrass was an R&B/Soul Legend known for his smooth and soulful voice. Collaborating with him for her debut single allowed Whitney Houston to showcase her vocal talent alongside a respected and established artist in the genre.

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  • 4. 

    Whitney Houston signed on with which recording company in 1983?

    • A.

      Virgin

    • B.

      Arista

    • C.

      EMI

    • D.

      BMG

    Correct Answer
    B. Arista
    Explanation
    In 1983, Whitney Houston signed with Arista, a recording company. Arista was known for its strong roster of artists and had a successful track record in the music industry. Signing with Arista was a significant step in Houston's career, as it provided her with the platform and resources to launch her successful music career.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of Whitney Houston's first album of the 21st Century?

    • A.

      The Chronicles Of Bobby And Me

    • B.

      Whitney, With Love

    • C.

      Whitney, My Dear

    • D.

      Just Whitney

    Correct Answer
    D. Just Whitney
    Explanation
    Just Whitney is the correct answer because it is the title of Whitney Houston's first album released in the 21st century. The album was released in 2002 and features a mix of R&B and pop songs. It includes singles such as "Whatchulookinat" and "One of Those Days."

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  • 6. 

    On which magazine did Whitney Houston appear as a fashion model in the early 1980's?

    • A.

      People

    • B.

      Vogue

    • C.

      Billboard & Records

    • D.

      Seventeen

    Correct Answer
    D. Seventeen
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston appeared as a fashion model in the early 1980s in the magazine Seventeen.

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  • 7. 

    Whitney Houston appeared in which made-for-TV movie with Whoopi Goldberg?

    • A.

      Sister Act III

    • B.

      Cinderella

    • C.

      I Married An Axe Murderer

    • D.

      Popeye The Sailor Man

    Correct Answer
    B. Cinderella
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston appeared in the made-for-TV movie "Cinderella" with Whoopi Goldberg. This movie was a musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, and Houston played the role of Fairy Godmother, while Goldberg portrayed the character of Queen Constantina. The film was released in 1997 and received positive reviews for its diverse cast and memorable musical numbers.

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  • 8. 

    Whitney Houston donated proceeds from which single to the American Red Cross?

    • A.

      The Star-Spangled Banner

    • B.

      Didn't We Almost Have It All?

    • C.

      I Wanna Dance With Somebody

    • D.

      One Moment In Time

    Correct Answer
    A. The Star-Spangled Banner
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston donated proceeds from "The Star-Spangled Banner" to the American Red Cross.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following are lyrics to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"?

    • A.

      I Wanna Hold You And Hold You Tight

    • B.

      Love Is Crazy, I Can't Control It

    • C.

      I Can't Control The Feeling Anymore

    • D.

      I need a man who'll take a chance

    Correct Answer
    D. I need a man who'll take a chance
  • 10. 

    Who wrote Whitney Houston's hit "I'm Every Woman"?

    • A.

      Prince

    • B.

      Whitney Houston

    • C.

      Carole King

    • D.

      Ashford And Simpson

    Correct Answer
    D. Ashford And Simpson
    Explanation
    Ashford and Simpson wrote Whitney Houston's hit "I'm Every Woman." This song was originally recorded by Chaka Khan in 1978, but Houston's version became a chart-topping success in 1993. Ashford and Simpson were a renowned songwriting and production duo, known for their work in the R&B and soul genres. They have written numerous hits for various artists, including "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" for Diana Ross. Their collaboration with Whitney Houston on "I'm Every Woman" showcased their talent for creating memorable and timeless songs.

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  • 11. 

    What decade is the hit single "One Moment In Time" by Whitney Houston from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    The hit single "One Moment In Time" by Whitney Houston is from the eighties.

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  • 12. 

    What decade is the hit single "My Love Is Your Love" by Whitney Houston from?

    • A.

      Nineties

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    C. 2000's
    Explanation
    The hit single "My Love Is Your Love" by Whitney Houston is from the 2000's.

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  • 13. 

    Whitney Houston Featuring Faith Evans & Kelly Price had which of these hit singles in 1999?

    • A.

      I Never Cry

    • B.

      You Got Lucky

    • C.

      Papa's Got A Brand New Bag

    • D.

      Heartbreak Hotel

    Correct Answer
    D. Heartbreak Hotel
    Explanation
    In 1999, Whitney Houston Featuring Faith Evans & Kelly Price had a hit single called "Heartbreak Hotel".

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  • 14. 

    Who did Whitney Houston sing back-up for before going out on her own?

    • A.

      Marvin Gaye

    • B.

      The Rolling Stones

    • C.

      Lou Rawls And Chaka Khan

    • D.

      Thelma Houston And Gloria Gaynor

    Correct Answer
    C. Lou Rawls And Chaka Khan
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston sang back-up for Lou Rawls and Chaka Khan before pursuing her own solo career.

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  • 15. 

    "People" magazine chose Whitney Houston in their beautiful people list in which year?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    C. 1991
    Explanation
    In 1991, Whitney Houston was chosen by "People" magazine for their beautiful people list.

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  • 16. 

    In which year did the movie "The Preacher's Wife" release?

    • A.

      1998

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    D. 1996
    Explanation
    "The Preacher's Wife" released in 1996.

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  • 17. 

    What group named Whitney Houston the most awarded female artist of all time in 2006?

    • A.

      The Grammy Awards Foundation

    • B.

      Guiness World Records Foundation

    • C.

      The Bill Gates Foundation

    • D.

      The Academy Of Motion Pictures

    Correct Answer
    B. Guiness World Records Foundation
    Explanation
    The Guiness World Records Foundation named Whitney Houston the most awarded female artist of all time in 2006. This recognition is based on the number of awards she has received throughout her career, indicating that she has achieved a remarkable level of success and recognition in the music industry. The Grammy Awards Foundation, The Bill Gates Foundation, and The Academy Of Motion Pictures are not relevant to this specific recognition.

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  • 18. 

    In which band was Whitney Houston the lead singer in 1977?

    • A.

      The Electric Sunshine Band

    • B.

      The Simple Gurus

    • C.

      The Go-Gos

    • D.

      Michael Zager Band

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Zager Band
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston was the lead singer in the Michael Zager Band in 1977.

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  • 19. 

    What was the name of Whitney Houston's second album, released in 1987?

    • A.

      Dance, Dance, Dance

    • B.

      Hot Dancing

    • C.

      Whitney

    • D.

      I Wanna Dance With Somebody

    Correct Answer
    C. Whitney
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston's second album, released in 1987, was titled "Whitney."

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  • 20. 

    How many American Music Awards has Whitney Houston won?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      45

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    B. 21
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston has won a total of 21 American Music Awards.

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  • 21. 

    Whitney Houston acted on episodes of which TV show during the 1980's?

    • A.

      Cheers

    • B.

      One Day At A Time

    • C.

      Gimme A Break

    • D.

      The Cosby Show

    Correct Answer
    C. Gimme A Break
    Explanation
    During the 1980s, Whitney Houston appeared on episodes of the TV show "Gimme A Break".

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  • 22. 

    Whitney Houston's single "All The Man That I Need" is from which album?

    • A.

      How Will I Know

    • B.

      Just Whitney

    • C.

      I'm Your Baby Tonight

    • D.

      The Bodyguard

    Correct Answer
    C. I'm Your Baby Tonight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I'm Your Baby Tonight" because "All The Man That I Need" is a single from Whitney Houston's third studio album with the same name. The song was released in 1990 and became a major hit, reaching the top 10 on various music charts.

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  • 23. 

    Which Whitney Houston single helped push her "Whitney" album to 12 million sales?

    • A.

      Waiting To Exhale

    • B.

      One Moment In Time

    • C.

      Didn't We Almost Have It All?

    • D.

      The Bodyguard

    Correct Answer
    C. Didn't We Almost Have It All?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Didn't We Almost Have It All?" This single helped push Whitney Houston's "Whitney" album to 12 million sales.

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