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  • 1. 

    What was the first video MTV played?

    • A.

      Video Killed the Radio Star

    • B.

      Money for Nothing

    • C.

      I Wanna Rock

    • D.

      Hungry Like the Wolf

    Correct Answer
    A. Video Killed the Radio Star
    Explanation
    The first video that MTV played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles. This video aired when MTV launched on August 1, 1981, marking a significant moment in the history of music television.

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  • 2. 

    What was the first game show on MTV?

    • A.

      Remote Control

    • B.

      Trashed

    • C.

      The Blame Game

    • D.

      Singled Out

    Correct Answer
    A. Remote Control
    Explanation
    Remote Control was the first game show on MTV. It premiered in 1987 and was hosted by Ken Ober. The show featured contestants answering questions about music videos and pop culture while seated in reclining chairs. It gained popularity for its unique format and humor, and it paved the way for future game shows on MTV. Trashed, The Blame Game, and Singled Out were all game shows that aired on MTV, but they came after Remote Control.

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  • 3. 

    Who hosted the MTV show "Headbanger's Ball" for the majority if the show's run?

    • A.

      Adam Curry

    • B.

      Riki Rachtman

    • C.

      Dee Snider

    • D.

      Kevin Seal

    Correct Answer
    B. Riki Rachtman
    Explanation
    Riki Rachtman hosted the MTV show "Headbanger's Ball" for the majority of the show's run.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the original host of the MTV show "Total Request Live"?

    • A.

      Vanessa Minnillo

    • B.

      Damien Fahey

    • C.

      Lyndsey Rodrigues

    • D.

      Carson Daly

    Correct Answer
    D. Carson Daly
    Explanation
    Carson Daly was the original host of the MTV show "Total Request Live."

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  • 5. 

    Which former "American Idol" judge won four awards at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards?

    • A.

      Ellen DeGeneres

    • B.

      Simon Cowell

    • C.

      Randy Jackson

    • D.

      Paula Abdul

    Correct Answer
    D. Paula Abdul
    Explanation
    Paula Abdul is the correct answer because she won four awards at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards. As a former "American Idol" judge, Abdul is known for her successful music career and choreography skills. In 1989, she won the awards for Best Choreography, Best Female Video, Best Editing, and Best Dance Video for her hit song "Straight Up." This recognition at the MTV Video Music Awards solidified Abdul's talent and contribution to the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    Johnny Knoxville became a celebrity for hosting which MTV reality show?

    • A.

      Jackass

    • B.

      Singled Out

    • C.

      Punk'd

    • D.

      The Real World

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackass
    Explanation
    Johnny Knoxville became a celebrity for hosting the MTV reality show "Jackass." The show gained popularity for its outrageous and dangerous stunts performed by Knoxville and his friends. The show's success led to Knoxville's rise to fame and established him as a well-known figure in the world of entertainment.

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  • 7. 

    Who created the animated MTV show "Beavis and Butthead"?

    • A.

      Mike Judge

    • B.

      Matt Groening

    • C.

      Matt Stone

    • D.

      Trey Parker

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Judge
    Explanation
    Mike Judge is the correct answer because he is the creator of the animated MTV show "Beavis and Butthead." He not only created the show but also provided the voices for the main characters. Mike Judge is well-known for his work in animation, having also created the popular TV show "King of the Hill." His unique style of humor and satire has made him a successful and influential figure in the world of animated television.

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  • 8. 

    Who had a "wardrobe malfunction" at the MTV-produced Superbowl halftime show in 2004?

    • A.

      Madonna

    • B.

      Beyonce

    • C.

      Janet Jackson

    • D.

      Britney Spears

    Correct Answer
    C. Janet Jackson
    Explanation
    Janet Jackson had a "wardrobe malfunction" at the MTV-produced Superbowl halftime show in 2004. This incident occurred when Justin Timberlake accidentally exposed Janet Jackson's breast during their performance. The incident caused a major controversy and led to widespread media coverage and public outrage.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the first reality show shown on MTV?

    • A.

      Road Rules

    • B.

      Becoming

    • C.

      FANatic

    • D.

      The Real World

    Correct Answer
    D. The Real World
    Explanation
    The Real World is the correct answer because it was the first reality show ever aired on MTV. It premiered in 1992 and followed a group of diverse young adults living together in a house, documenting their daily lives and interactions. The Real World paved the way for the reality TV genre and became a cultural phenomenon, influencing numerous shows that followed.

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  • 10. 

    Who interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards?

    • A.

      Jay-Z

    • B.

      Dr. Dre

    • C.

      Kanye West

    • D.

      50 Cent

    Correct Answer
    C. Kanye West
    Explanation
    Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. This incident became infamous and widely discussed in the media. West grabbed the microphone from Swift and declared that Beyoncé should have won the award instead. The incident sparked controversy and backlash against West for his behavior.

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  • 11. 

    What was the name of the VH1 show that featured bubbles of trivia during a music video?

    • A.

      Pop-Up Video

    • B.

      Video Countdown

    • C.

      Behind the Music

    • D.

      Legends

    Correct Answer
    A. Pop-Up Video
    Explanation
    Pop-Up Video is the correct answer because it was a VH1 show that featured bubbles of trivia during a music video. The show provided interesting and often humorous facts and tidbits about the music videos, enhancing the viewer's experience and knowledge. This format became popular and made Pop-Up Video a successful and well-loved show on VH1.

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  • 12. 

    Which VH1 show was lampooned on Saturday Night Live during the famous "cowbell" sketch?

    • A.

      Legends

    • B.

      I Love the 70's

    • C.

      Behind the Music

    • D.

      Video Countdown

    Correct Answer
    C. Behind the Music
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Behind the Music." This VH1 show was famously lampooned on Saturday Night Live in a sketch that featured Christopher Walken and Will Ferrell. The sketch revolves around a fictional recording of Blue Öyster Cult's song "Don't Fear the Reaper," with Walken playing the producer who insists on adding more cowbell to the track. The sketch became a cultural phenomenon and is often referenced in popular culture.

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  • 13. 

    The VH1 show "Rock of Love" featured which rocker searching for love?

    • A.

      Vince Neil

    • B.

      Ozzy Osbourne

    • C.

      Bret Michaels

    • D.

      Tommy Lee

    Correct Answer
    C. Bret Michaels
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bret Michaels. Bret Michaels was the rocker who searched for love on the VH1 show "Rock of Love." The show followed Michaels as he dated multiple women in an attempt to find a romantic connection. Michaels is best known as the lead vocalist of the band Poison and has also had a successful solo career in the music industry.

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  • 14. 

    Which act was the VH1 Rock Honors 2008 sole inductee?

    • A.

      The Who

    • B.

      Queen

    • C.

      KISS

    • D.

      Heart

    Correct Answer
    A. The Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Who. The VH1 Rock Honors 2008 sole inductee was The Who. This means that they were the only act to be inducted into the Rock Honors in that year.

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  • 15. 

    Tiffany Pollard, star of the VH1 show "I Love New York", was first featured on which show?

    • A.

      I Love Money

    • B.

      Flavor of Love

    • C.

      Daisy of Love

    • D.

      Rock of Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Flavor of Love
    Explanation
    Tiffany Pollard, also known as "New York," gained fame through her appearance on the VH1 show "Flavor of Love." This dating reality series featured rapper Flavor Flav as the bachelor, and Tiffany quickly became a memorable and controversial contestant. Her strong personality and entertaining antics on the show led to her own spin-off series, "I Love New York," where she continued her quest for love.

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  • 16. 

    The VH1 show "My Fair Brady" followed the life of which former "Brady Bunch" star"?

    • A.

      Barry Williams

    • B.

      Robert Reed

    • C.

      Mike Lookinland

    • D.

      Christopher Knight

    Correct Answer
    D. Christopher Knight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christopher Knight. "My Fair Brady" was a VH1 show that followed the life of Christopher Knight, who was a former "Brady Bunch" star. This show documented his relationship with Adrianne Curry, winner of "America's Next Top Model," and their journey as a couple. Christopher Knight played the character of Peter Brady in the original "Brady Bunch" series.

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  • 17. 

    The VH1 founded Save The Music Foundation was created for which cause?

    • A.

      Apartheid

    • B.

      World Hunger

    • C.

      Music Education

    • D.

      Voter Registration

    Correct Answer
    C. Music Education
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Music Education. The VH1 founded Save The Music Foundation was created to support and restore music education programs in schools. The foundation aims to ensure that every child has access to a comprehensive and high-quality music education, as it believes that music education is essential for the development of creativity, critical thinking, and overall academic success. By providing resources, instruments, and support to schools, the foundation strives to keep music alive in education and empower students through the power of music.

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  • 18. 

    Which artist organized the concert "Live Aid", the 16-hour event that MTV aired in 1985?

    • A.

      Bono

    • B.

      John Mellencamp

    • C.

      Bob Geldof

    • D.

      Paul McCartney

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Geldof
    Explanation
    Bob Geldof organized the concert "Live Aid", the 16-hour event that MTV aired in 1985. Bono, John Mellencamp, and Paul McCartney are all respected artists in their own right, but they were not the ones responsible for organizing this particular concert. Bob Geldof took the initiative to bring together various musicians and bands to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia, making Live Aid one of the most iconic benefit concerts in history.

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  • 19. 

    Which artist, featured on MTV's "Unplugged", won three Grammys for "Tears in Heaven"?

    • A.

      Eric Clapton

    • B.

      Bob Dylan

    • C.

      Mariah Carey

    • D.

      Paul McCartney

    Correct Answer
    A. Eric Clapton
    Explanation
    Eric Clapton is the correct answer because he is the artist who was featured on MTV's "Unplugged" and won three Grammys for his song "Tears in Heaven." This song was written by Clapton as a tribute to his late son and became a huge success, earning him several awards and critical acclaim. Clapton's performance on "Unplugged" showcased his talent as a guitarist and singer, further solidifying his status as a legendary artist in the music industry.

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