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  • 1. 

    What decade is the hit single "Not Gon' Cry" from the movie "Waiting to Exhale" by Mary J. Blige from?

    • A.

      Seventies

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      2000's

    • D.

      Sixties

    Correct Answer
    B. Nineties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Not Gon' Cry" by Mary J. Blige is from the nineties.

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  • 2. 

    Mary J. Blige had which hit single in 1996?

    • A.

      How Am I Supposed To Live Without You

    • B.

      Baby, Now That I've Found You

    • C.

      Maniac

    • D.

      Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)

    Correct Answer
    D. Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)
    Explanation
    In 1996, Mary J. Blige had a hit single titled "Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)."

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  • 3. 

    What year did Mary J. Blige have the hit single "Family Affair" on MCA?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001
    Explanation
    In 2001, Mary J. Blige had the hit single "Family Affair" on MCA. This song was released as the lead single from her fifth studio album, "No More Drama." "Family Affair" became a huge success, reaching the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and becoming one of Blige's signature songs. The song's catchy beat and relatable lyrics resonated with audiences, solidifying Blige's status as a prominent R&B artist in the early 2000s.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these was a top single most recently?

    • A.

      "Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)" By Mary J. Blige

    • B.

      "Playboy" By Marvelettes

    • C.

      "In Your Room" By Bangles

    • D.

      "Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly (Medley)" By Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

    Correct Answer
    A. "Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)" By Mary J. Blige
    Explanation
    "Not Gon' Cry (From Waiting To Exhale)" By Mary J. Blige is the most recent top single because it was released for the soundtrack of the film "Waiting to Exhale," which came out in 1995. The other songs listed, "Playboy" by Marvelettes, "In Your Room" by Bangles, and "Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly (Medley)" by Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, were all released in earlier years.

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  • 5. 

    What type of music does Mary J. Blige usually sing?

    • A.

      R & B

    • B.

      Bluegrass

    • C.

      Country

    • D.

      Jazz

    Correct Answer
    A. R & B
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige usually sings R&B music, which stands for rhythm and blues. R&B is a genre that originated in African American communities in the 1940s and combines elements of jazz, blues, and gospel music. Mary J. Blige is known for her soulful vocals and her ability to convey emotions through her music, making her a prominent figure in the R&B genre.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the CD released by Mary J Blige in 2001?

    • A.

      Rainy Dayz

    • B.

      Mary

    • C.

      Love & Life

    • D.

      No More Drama

    Correct Answer
    D. No More Drama
    Explanation
    No More Drama is the correct answer because it is the name of the CD released by Mary J Blige in 2001. This album was highly successful and received critical acclaim, featuring hit singles such as "Family Affair" and "No More Drama." The album showcased Mary J Blige's signature R&B and soul sound, and solidified her status as a prominent artist in the music industry.

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  • 7. 

    Oprah Winfrey invited Mary J Blige to attend what?

    • A.

      NHL Party

    • B.

      WNBA Game

    • C.

      Legends Ball

    • D.

      Super Bowl Party

    Correct Answer
    C. Legends Ball
    Explanation
    Oprah Winfrey invited Mary J Blige to attend the Legends Ball. The Legends Ball is an annual event hosted by Oprah Winfrey to honor and celebrate African-American women who have made significant contributions in various fields. Mary J Blige, a renowned singer and actress, was invited to attend this prestigious event, which recognizes the achievements and impact of influential African-American women.

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  • 8. 

    What decade is the hit single "Real Love" by Mary J. Blige from?

    • A.

      Nineties

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    A. Nineties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Real Love" by Mary J. Blige is from the nineties. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are all different decades, and the correct answer is "Nineties".

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  • 9. 

    Mary J. Blige had which hit single in 2001?

    • A.

      Dawn (Go Away)

    • B.

      Angel Baby

    • C.

      Family Affair

    • D.

      Tell Me What You Want Me To Do

    Correct Answer
    C. Family Affair
    Explanation
    In 2001, Mary J. Blige had a hit single called "Family Affair". This song was a popular track from her fifth studio album, "No More Drama". "Family Affair" was a successful R&B and hip-hop song that topped the charts and received critical acclaim for its catchy melody and relatable lyrics. The song's success solidified Mary J. Blige's status as a prominent artist in the music industry.

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  • 10. 

    What year did Mary J. Blige have the hit single "Real Love" on Uptown?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige had the hit single "Real Love" on Uptown in 1992.

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  • 11. 

    What year did Mary J. Blige have the hit single "Real Love" on Uptown?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1993
    Explanation
    In 1993, Mary J. Blige had the hit single "Real Love" on Uptown.

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  • 12. 

    What year did Mary J. Blige have the hit single "Not Gon' Cry" from the movie "Waiting To Exhale"?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    D. 1996
    Explanation
    In 1996, Mary J. Blige released the hit single "Not Gon' Cry" which was featured in the movie "Waiting To Exhale".

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  • 13. 

    When did Mary J. Blige first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard Charts?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    D. 1992
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard Charts in 1992.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of the CD released by Mary J Blige in 2005?

    • A.

      The Breakthrough

    • B.

      Mary

    • C.

      No More Drama

    • D.

      Love & Life

    Correct Answer
    A. The Breakthrough
    Explanation
    In 2005, Mary J Blige released a CD called "The Breakthrough".

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  • 15. 

    Who, along with Diddy, did Mary J. Blige ask to appear in her "No More Drama" video?

    • A.

      Mariah Carey

    • B.

      Ellen DeGeneres

    • C.

      Oprah Winfrey

    • D.

      Beyonce

    Correct Answer
    A. Mariah Carey
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige asked Mariah Carey to appear in her "No More Drama" video.

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  • 16. 

    Mary J. Blige is widely known by what royal title?

    • A.

      Queen Of Hip-hop Soul

    • B.

      Queen Of Rap Soul

    • C.

      Queen Of R&B

    • D.

      Queen Of Soul

    Correct Answer
    A. Queen Of Hip-hop Soul
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige is widely known as the Queen of Hip-hop Soul because she has been a prominent figure in both the hip-hop and soul music genres. She has successfully blended elements of hip-hop and soul in her music, creating a unique sound that has resonated with audiences worldwide. Blige's powerful vocals and emotional lyrics have made her a respected and influential artist in the music industry, earning her the title of Queen of Hip-hop Soul.

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  • 17. 

    What vocal range does Mary J. Blige mostly perform in?

    • A.

      Alto

    • B.

      Tenor

    • C.

      Soprano

    • D.

      Mezzo-Soprano

    Correct Answer
    D. Mezzo-Soprano
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige mostly performs in the mezzo-soprano vocal range. Mezzo-soprano is a range between soprano and alto, characterized by a warm and rich tone. This range allows her to sing with power and depth while maintaining a certain level of control and flexibility. Mary J. Blige's vocal style and ability to convey emotions through her singing are well-suited for the mezzo-soprano range, making it her preferred vocal range for performances.

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  • 18. 

    Mary J. Blige was included in whose "100 Most Beautiful People" list in May of 2008?

    • A.

      USA Today

    • B.

      TV Guide

    • C.

      People Magazine

    • D.

      Maxim

    Correct Answer
    C. People Magazine
    Explanation
    In May of 2008, Mary J. Blige was included in People Magazine's "100 Most Beautiful People" list.

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  • 19. 

    Who does Mary J. Blige credit for helping her overcome her addiction to drugs and alcohol?

    • A.

      Aretha Franklin

    • B.

      P. Diddy

    • C.

      Kendu Isaacs

    • D.

      Will Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. Kendu Isaacs
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige credits Kendu Isaacs for helping her overcome her addiction to drugs and alcohol.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following CD's was released by Mary J. Blige?

    • A.

      Garage Inc.

    • B.

      Lovehatetragedy

    • C.

      Thugs Are Us

    • D.

      Dance For Me

    Correct Answer
    D. Dance For Me
  • 21. 

    What movie soundtrack included Mary J. Blige and Eve's "Not Today"?

    • A.

      Barbershop 2

    • B.

      Bad Boys II

    • C.

      Johnson Family Vacation

    • D.

      Barbershop

    Correct Answer
    A. Barbershop 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Barbershop 2. This movie soundtrack included Mary J. Blige and Eve's "Not Today".

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  • 22. 

    What was Mary J Blige's first #1 R&B single?

    • A.

      You Remind Me

    • B.

      Real Love

    • C.

      Family Affair

    • D.

      You Bring Me Joy

    Correct Answer
    A. You Remind Me
    Explanation
    "You Remind Me" was not Mary J Blige's first #1 R&B single.

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  • 23. 

    What did Mary J. Blige give to Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show?

    • A.

      Shoes

    • B.

      Earrings

    • C.

      Necklace

    • D.

      Watch

    Correct Answer
    D. Watch
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige gave a watch to Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show.

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  • 24. 

    Which soap opera did Mary J Blige appear on in July 2006?

    • A.

      All My Children

    • B.

      Young And The Restless

    • C.

      One Life To Live

    • D.

      Days Of Our Lives

    Correct Answer
    C. One Life To Live
    Explanation
    Mary J Blige appeared on the soap opera "One Life To Live" in July 2006.

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  • 25. 

    What is the name of the record label that Mary J Blige owns?

    • A.

      Blige's Heaven

    • B.

      Roundabout

    • C.

      Hog Crawl

    • D.

      Matriarch

    Correct Answer
    D. Matriarch
    Explanation
    Matriarch is the correct answer because it is the name of the record label that Mary J Blige owns.

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  • 26. 

    What late night TV show did Mary J Blige appear on twice in 2006?

    • A.

      Jay Leno

    • B.

      Craig Ferguson

    • C.

      David Letterman

    • D.

      Saturday Night Live

    Correct Answer
    D. Saturday Night Live
    Explanation
    Mary J Blige appeared on Saturday Night Live twice in 2006.

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  • 27. 

    Mary J. Blige appears and lip-syncs, without vocals, for the video "One More Chance" by whom?

    • A.

      Jay-Z

    • B.

      Notorious BIG

    • C.

      Ludacris

    • D.

      Lil' Kim

    Correct Answer
    B. Notorious BIG
    Explanation
    In the video "One More Chance," Mary J. Blige appears and lip-syncs without vocals for the song. The correct answer is Notorious BIG.

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  • 28. 

    With whom did Mary J. Blige win a 2008 Grammy Award for the duet "Disrespectful"?

    • A.

      Lauryn Hill

    • B.

      Chaka Khan

    • C.

      Aretha Franklin

    • D.

      Babyface

    Correct Answer
    B. Chaka Khan
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige won a 2008 Grammy Award for the duet "Disrespectful" with Chaka Khan.

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  • 29. 

    In February 2007, Mary J. Blige guest-starred on what series as a cheerleading coach?

    • A.

      Smallville

    • B.

      CSI Miami

    • C.

      Ghost Whisperer

    • D.

      90210

    Correct Answer
    C. Ghost Whisperer
    Explanation
    In February 2007, Mary J. Blige guest-starred on the series "Ghost Whisperer" as a cheerleading coach. This means that the correct answer is "Ghost Whisperer".

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  • 30. 

    What foundation did Mary J. Blige co-found in 2008 for the advancement of women now?

    • A.

      FAT

    • B.

      FFAWN

    • C.

      WAN

    • D.

      WANT

    Correct Answer
    B. FFAWN
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige co-founded FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now) in 2008. This foundation was established to support and empower women by providing them with educational opportunities, scholarships, and mentorship programs. FFAWN aims to uplift and inspire women to achieve their full potential and overcome barriers in their personal and professional lives.

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  • 31. 

    Mary J. Blige and NickelBack were both spokespersons for whose 2008 holiday promotion?

    • A.

      American Express

    • B.

      Toys R Us

    • C.

      ITunes

    • D.

      CitiBank

    Correct Answer
    D. CitiBank
    Explanation
    Mary J. Blige and NickelBack were both spokespersons for CitiBank's 2008 holiday promotion.

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