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  • 1. 

    What country did the band Alien Sex Fiend originate in?

    • A.

      Sweden

    • B.

      U.K.

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    B. U.K.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is U.K. The band Alien Sex Fiend originated in the United Kingdom. This information can be inferred from the question, which asks for the country of origin of the band.

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  • 2. 

    What band was founded by Mark Eitzel in 1982?

    • A.

      Bad Brains

    • B.

      Aztec Camera

    • C.

      Beat Happening

    • D.

      American Music Club

    Correct Answer
    D. American Music Club
    Explanation
    Mark Eitzel founded American Music Club in 1982. American Music Club is an indie rock band known for their introspective and emotionally charged music. Mark Eitzel's distinctive songwriting and heartfelt vocals have been a defining feature of the band's sound. American Music Club achieved critical acclaim and a dedicated cult following throughout their career, releasing influential albums such as "California" and "Everclear."

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  • 3. 

    What group had the 2005 hit "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor"?

    • A.

      The Killers

    • B.

      The Vines

    • C.

      Kaiser Chiefs

    • D.

      Arctic Monkeys

    Correct Answer
    D. Arctic Monkeys
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Arctic Monkeys. In 2005, Arctic Monkeys released their debut single "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor," which became a hit and gained them significant popularity. The song's catchy guitar riffs and energetic vocals contributed to its success, and it helped establish Arctic Monkeys as one of the leading bands in the indie rock scene at that time.

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  • 4. 

    Whose debut album was "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not"?

    • A.

      Bloc Party

    • B.

      Arctic Monkeys

    • C.

      Dirty Pretty Things

    • D.

      The Raconteurs

    Correct Answer
    B. Arctic Monkeys
    Explanation
    "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" is the debut album of Arctic Monkeys. This album was released in 2006 and became an instant success, receiving critical acclaim and commercial success. It showcased the band's unique indie rock sound and established them as one of the leading bands of the 2000s. The album features popular tracks like "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor" and "When the Sun Goes Down." Arctic Monkeys' debut album remains highly influential in the indie rock genre.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these bands originated in Sweden?

    • A.

      The Cribs

    • B.

      The Raconteurs

    • C.

      Kings Of Leon

    • D.

      The Hives

    Correct Answer
    D. The Hives
    Explanation
    The Hives originated in Sweden.

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  • 6. 

    Whose 2008 release is titled "Only by the Night"?

    • A.

      Porcupine Tree

    • B.

      Kings Of Leon

    • C.

      The Wombats

    • D.

      The Mars Volta

    Correct Answer
    B. Kings Of Leon
    Explanation
    "Only by the Night" is the title of the 2008 release by Kings Of Leon.

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  • 7. 

    What band was first founded as a jazz-fusion ensemble called Mind Power?

    • A.

      Gang Of Four

    • B.

      Disturbed

    • C.

      Bad Brains

    • D.

      Cracker

    Correct Answer
    C. Bad Brains
    Explanation
    Bad Brains was first founded as a jazz-fusion ensemble called Mind Power. This band, known for their fusion of punk, reggae, and metal, initially started out with a different name before adopting the name Bad Brains. They are widely recognized as one of the pioneers of hardcore punk and have had a significant influence on the punk and alternative music scenes.

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  • 8. 

    What Danish duo consists of Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo?

    • A.

      Bauhaus

    • B.

      The Raveonettes

    • C.

      The Sugarcubes

    • D.

      Candy Flip

    Correct Answer
    B. The Raveonettes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Raveonettes. The Danish duo consists of Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo.

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  • 9. 

    Who released the 2005 single "Love in a Trashcan"?

    • A.

      The Raveonettes

    • B.

      Peter Gabriel

    • C.

      Bikini Kill

    • D.

      Billy Bragg

    Correct Answer
    A. The Raveonettes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Raveonettes. The Raveonettes released the 2005 single "Love in a Trashcan".

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  • 10. 

    Bob Mould was a member of which band?

    • A.

      Sugar

    • B.

      Silos

    • C.

      Cracker

    • D.

      Velvet Underground

    Correct Answer
    A. Sugar
    Explanation
    Bob Mould was a member of the band Sugar.

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  • 11. 

    What is the full name of the English band, Pop Will Eat ...?

    • A.

      Anything

    • B.

      It All

    • C.

      Love

    • D.

      Itself

    Correct Answer
    D. Itself
    Explanation
    The full name of the English band is "Pop Will Eat Itself."

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  • 12. 

    What group did the song "E.S.T. (Trip To The Moon)"?

    • A.

      Alphaville

    • B.

      Fahrenheit 451

    • C.

      Alien Sex Fiend

    • D.

      Bikini Kill

    Correct Answer
    C. Alien Sex Fiend
    Explanation
    The song "E.S.T. (Trip To The Moon)" was performed by Alien Sex Fiend.

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  • 13. 

    What band released the 1991 album "Everclear"?

    • A.

      R.E.M.

    • B.

      American Music Club

    • C.

      Bad Brains

    • D.

      Dinosaur Jr.

    Correct Answer
    B. American Music Club
    Explanation
    American Music Club released the 1991 album "Everclear".

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  • 14. 

    "The Golden Age" is a 2008 release from what band?

    • A.

      The Cure

    • B.

      Counting Crows

    • C.

      American Music Club

    • D.

      The Smiths

    Correct Answer
    C. American Music Club
    Explanation
    "The Golden Age" is a 2008 release from the band American Music Club.

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  • 15. 

    What band released the 1990's LPs called "Icky Mettle" and "White Trash Heroes"?

    • A.

      Flesh For Lulu

    • B.

      Archers Of Loaf

    • C.

      10,000 Maniacs

    • D.

      Babes In Toyland

    Correct Answer
    B. Archers Of Loaf
    Explanation
    Archers Of Loaf released the 1990's LPs called "Icky Mettle" and "White Trash Heroes".

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  • 16. 

    What year was the U.K. band Arctic Monkeys formed?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    B. 2002
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2002. This is the year when the U.K. band Arctic Monkeys was formed.

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  • 17. 

    Which English band includes twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and brother Ross?

    • A.

      The Cribs

    • B.

      Muse

    • C.

      The Strokes

    • D.

      The White Stripes

    Correct Answer
    A. The Cribs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Cribs. The band includes twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their brother Ross.

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  • 18. 

    Whose self-titled debut album was released on ROIR Records in January 1982?

    • A.

      Gang Of Four

    • B.

      The Damned

    • C.

      Bad Brains

    • D.

      The Sisters Of Mercy

    Correct Answer
    C. Bad Brains
    Explanation
    Bad Brains' self-titled debut album was released on ROIR Records in January 1982. This album is considered a classic in the punk and hardcore genre, showcasing the band's unique fusion of punk, reggae, and metal influences. With its fast-paced and aggressive sound, the album gained a cult following and solidified Bad Brains' reputation as one of the pioneers of hardcore punk.

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  • 19. 

    What band is led by singer H.R.?

    • A.

      Beastie Boys

    • B.

      Ramones

    • C.

      Black Flag

    • D.

      Bad Brains

    Correct Answer
    D. Bad Brains
    Explanation
    Bad Brains is the correct answer because they are a band led by singer H.R. The other options, Beastie Boys, Ramones, and Black Flag, do not have H.R. as their lead singer.

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  • 20. 

    What is the name of the 2007 LP released by the Bad Brains?

    • A.

      Build A Nation

    • B.

      Check Your Head

    • C.

      Icky Thump

    • D.

      Ill Communication

    Correct Answer
    A. Build A Nation
    Explanation
    "Build A Nation" is the correct answer because it is the name of the 2007 LP released by the Bad Brains.

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  • 21. 

    The Raveonettes' "Pretty in Black" included what guest artist?

    • A.

      Paula Abdul

    • B.

      Iggy Pop

    • C.

      Lou Reed

    • D.

      Ronnie Spector

    Correct Answer
    D. Ronnie Spector
    Explanation
    The Raveonettes' album "Pretty in Black" featured Ronnie Spector as a guest artist.

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  • 22. 

    Whose debut single "Dress" was released on Too Pure in October 1991?

    • A.

      Drowning Pool's

    • B.

      PJ Harvey's

    • C.

      Bob Mould's

    • D.

      Billy Bragg's

    Correct Answer
    B. PJ Harvey's
    Explanation
    PJ Harvey's debut single "Dress" was released on Too Pure in October 1991.

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  • 23. 

    Who wrote the song used as the theme song for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"?

    • A.

      Elvis Costello

    • B.

      Jack White

    • C.

      Bob Mould

    • D.

      Jerry Cantrell

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Mould
    Explanation
    Bob Mould wrote the song used as the theme song for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart".

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  • 24. 

    Who released their solo debut, "Black Snake Diamond Role", in 1981?

    • A.

      Kirsty MacColl

    • B.

      Bob Mould

    • C.

      PJ Harvey

    • D.

      Robyn Hitchcock

    Correct Answer
    D. Robyn Hitchcock
    Explanation
    Robyn Hitchcock released his solo debut, "Black Snake Diamond Role", in 1981. This album marked the beginning of his solo career after leaving his band The Soft Boys. Hitchcock is known for his distinctive songwriting style and psychedelic folk sound. "Black Snake Diamond Role" received critical acclaim and established Hitchcock as a unique and talented artist in the music industry.

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  • 25. 

    Whose 1990's EP was titled "Space Age Batchelor Pad Music"?

    • A.

      Stereolab's

    • B.

      The Feelies'

    • C.

      Stone Temple Pilots'

    • D.

      Sneaker Pimps'

    Correct Answer
    A. Stereolab's
    Explanation
    Stereolab's 1990's EP was titled "Space Age Batchelor Pad Music". This suggests that Stereolab, a band from the 1990s, released an EP with this specific title.

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  • 26. 

    What band formed in 1982 and was fronted by Shane MacGowan?

    • A.

      Meat Puppets

    • B.

      The Damned

    • C.

      The Clash

    • D.

      The Pogues

    Correct Answer
    D. The Pogues
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Pogues. The Pogues were a band formed in 1982 and were fronted by Shane MacGowan. They were known for their unique blend of Celtic folk, punk rock, and traditional Irish music. MacGowan's distinctive vocals and the band's energetic performances contributed to their success and popularity in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  • 27. 

    Which of these is not an Alien Sex Fiend studio-album title?

    • A.

      Open Head Surgery

    • B.

      Information Overload

    • C.

      Maximum Overkill

    • D.

      Nocturnal Emissions

    Correct Answer
    C. Maximum Overkill
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Maximum Overkill" because it is not an Alien Sex Fiend studio-album title. The other options, "Open Head Surgery," "Information Overload," and "Nocturnal Emissions," are all album titles by Alien Sex Fiend.

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  • 28. 

    Sharin Foo of The Raveonettes gave birth to a girl in 2008, and named her what?

    • A.

      Foo Foo Edwards

    • B.

      Francis Foo Edwards

    • C.

      Holly Foo Edwards

    • D.

      Molly Foo Edwards

    Correct Answer
    D. Molly Foo Edwards
    Explanation
    In 2008, Sharin Foo of The Raveonettes gave birth to a girl and named her Molly Foo Edwards.

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  • 29. 

    What does "PJ" stand for in PJ Harvey's name?

    • A.

      Pea Jam

    • B.

      Pam Jay

    • C.

      Polly Jean

    • D.

      Paula Jennifer

    Correct Answer
    C. Polly Jean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Polly Jean." PJ Harvey's name is an abbreviation of her birth name, which is Polly Jean Harvey.

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  • 30. 

    The guitarist sometimes known as "King Buzzo" is from what band?

    • A.

      Green Day

    • B.

      Hoodoo Gurus

    • C.

      The Dead Milkmen

    • D.

      Melvins

    Correct Answer
    D. Melvins
    Explanation
    The guitarist sometimes known as "King Buzzo" is from the band Melvins.

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  • 31. 

    Whose songs include "Madonna of the Wasps" and "Balloon Man"?

    • A.

      Robyn Hitchcock's

    • B.

      Oasis'

    • C.

      PJ Harvey's

    • D.

      Radiohead's

    Correct Answer
    A. Robyn Hitchcock's
    Explanation
    Robyn Hitchcock's songs include "Madonna of the Wasps" and "Balloon Man".

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