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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is singer Beck's given last name?

    • A.

      He Doesn't Have One

    • B.

      Beck

    • C.

      Hanson

    • D.

      Campbell

    Correct Answer
    D. Campbell
    Explanation
    Singer Beck's given last name is Campbell.

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  • 2. 

    Who recorded the hit single "Loser" in 1994?

    • A.

      Beck

    • B.

      John Cougar Mellencamp

    • C.

      Herman's Hermits

    • D.

      Wilson Pickett

    Correct Answer
    A. Beck
    Explanation
    Beck recorded the hit single "Loser" in 1994. This song became one of his most popular and successful tracks, launching his career and establishing him as a unique and influential artist. Beck's fusion of alternative rock, hip hop, and folk elements in "Loser" created a distinctive sound that resonated with audiences and helped define the 1990s music scene.

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  • 3. 

    When did Beck first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1983

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    D. 1994
    Explanation
    Beck first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts in 1994.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these was a top single the most recent?

    • A.

      "Loser" By Beck

    • B.

      "Take Your Time" By S.O.S. Band

    • C.

      "Cherry, Cherry" By Neil Diamond

    • D.

      "Caribbean Queen" By Billy Ocean

    Correct Answer
    A. "Loser" By Beck
    Explanation
    "Loser" by Beck was the most recent top single among the given options. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the most recent top single, and the fact that "Loser" by Beck is listed as one of the options.

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  • 5. 

    How does the quote "In the time of chimpanzees, I was a..." from Beck's "Loser" end?

    • A.

      Monkey

    • B.

      Donkey

    • C.

      Human

    • D.

      Ape

    Correct Answer
    A. Monkey
    Explanation
    The quote "In the time of chimpanzees, I was a monkey" from Beck's "Loser" ends with the word "monkey." This quote suggests that the speaker, in the past, was considered inferior or less evolved compared to chimpanzees. The use of the word "monkey" implies a sense of self-deprecating humor and a feeling of being out of place or not fitting in with the rest of the world.

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  • 6. 

    Which Beck song contains the lyric "I got two turntables and a microphone"?

    • A.

      Loser

    • B.

      Where It's At

    • C.

      Devil's Haircut

    • D.

      The New Pollution

    Correct Answer
    B. Where It's At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Where It's At". This song by Beck contains the lyric "I got two turntables and a microphone."

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  • 7. 

    Which Beck album features a dog jumping over a hurdle?

    • A.

      Midnite Vultures

    • B.

      Mellow Gold

    • C.

      Odelay

    • D.

      Sea Change

    Correct Answer
    C. Odelay
    Explanation
    The album cover for Beck's "Odelay" features a photograph of a dog jumping over a hurdle. This image represents the playful and energetic nature of the album, which is known for its eclectic mix of genres and innovative production. The dog jumping over a hurdle symbolizes the album's ability to break through barriers and expectations, just like Beck's music itself.

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  • 8. 

    Which is the first Beck album to feature the singer on its cover?

    • A.

      Mellow Gold

    • B.

      Mutations

    • C.

      Odelay

    • D.

      Sea Change

    Correct Answer
    B. Mutations
    Explanation
    Mutations is the correct answer because it is the first Beck album to feature the singer on its cover. The album cover of Mutations prominently displays a close-up photograph of Beck's face, making it the first time he was featured on the cover of one of his own albums. This marks a significant shift in his artistic direction, as previous albums did not showcase him on the cover.

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  • 9. 

    Beck achieved notices for his performances on which 1995 package tour?

    • A.

      Lollapalooza

    • B.

      Ozzfest

    • C.

      Hullabalooza

    • D.

      Warped Tour

    Correct Answer
    A. Lollapalooza
    Explanation
    Beck achieved notices for his performances on the 1995 package tour called Lollapalooza.

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  • 10. 

    What kind of haircut is mentioned in the title of a 1996 Beck single?

    • A.

      Devils Haircut

    • B.

      Mohawk

    • C.

      Bowl Cut

    • D.

      Mullet

    Correct Answer
    A. Devils Haircut
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Devils Haircut." In 1996, Beck released a single titled "Devils Haircut." This answer is supported by the information provided in the question.

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  • 11. 

    Who sings about having "Two turn tables and a microphone"?

    • A.

      Fugees

    • B.

      Aerosmith

    • C.

      Red Hot Chili Peppers

    • D.

      Beck

    Correct Answer
    D. Beck
    Explanation
    Beck sings about having "Two turn tables and a microphone" in his song "Where It's At". The lyrics are a reference to his love for DJing and his passion for music. The line has become iconic and is often associated with Beck's unique style and fusion of genres in his music.

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  • 12. 

    According to the song "Where It's At" by Beck, what does Beck "got"?

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      A Good Wife And A Hot Girlfriend

    • C.

      Two Turntables And A Microphone

    • D.

      Bills To Pay

    Correct Answer
    C. Two Turntables And A Microphone
    Explanation
    In the song "Where It's At" by Beck, he mentions that he "got" two turntables and a microphone. This line refers to his passion for music and his skills as a DJ. The combination of two turntables and a microphone is commonly associated with DJing, as the turntables are used to mix and play music, while the microphone is used for announcements or vocal performances. Therefore, this answer accurately reflects the lyrics of the song.

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  • 13. 

    What Spanish words are in Beck's song "Loser"?

    • A.

      Soy Un Perdedor

    • B.

      Soy Un Perro

    • C.

      Soy En Rededor

    • D.

      Loco En La Cabeza

    Correct Answer
    A. Soy Un Perdedor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Soy Un Perdedor" which translates to "I'm a loser" in English. This phrase is a prominent line in Beck's song "Loser".

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  • 14. 

    Who does Beck team up with on the 2005 CD "Guero"?

    • A.

      Ja Rule

    • B.

      The Dust Brothers

    • C.

      Dr. Dre

    • D.

      Steven Tyler

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dust Brothers
    Explanation
    On the 2005 CD "Guero," Beck teams up with The Dust Brothers. The Dust Brothers is a production duo consisting of Michael Simpson and John King. They have worked with Beck on several of his albums, including his breakthrough album "Odelay." Their collaboration on "Guero" resulted in a fusion of Beck's eclectic style with the Dust Brothers' production expertise, creating a unique and innovative sound.

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  • 15. 

    What is the musician Beck's full name?

    • A.

      Beck Tyler Smith

    • B.

      Joe Beck

    • C.

      David Beckowitz

    • D.

      Beck David Campbell

    Correct Answer
    D. Beck David Campbell
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Beck David Campbell. This is the musician Beck's full name.

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  • 16. 

    In which state was Beck born?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Oregon

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    D. California
    Explanation
    Beck was born in California.

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  • 17. 

    Beck's parents practiced which religion?

    • A.

      Judaism

    • B.

      Catholicism

    • C.

      Scientology

    • D.

      Wicca

    Correct Answer
    C. Scientology
    Explanation
    The question asks about Beck's parents' religion, and the correct answer is Scientology. This suggests that Beck's parents follow the teachings and practices of the religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard.

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  • 18. 

    What was Beck's only top ten entry on the Billboard Hot 100 in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Where It's At

    • B.

      Loser

    • C.

      New Pollution

    • D.

      Devil's Haircut

    Correct Answer
    B. Loser
    Explanation
    "Loser" was Beck's only top ten entry on the Billboard Hot 100 in the 1990s. This song, released in 1994, became a breakthrough hit for Beck and helped establish his unique blend of alternative rock, hip hop, and folk. Its catchy chorus and distinctive lyrics resonated with audiences, propelling it to the top of the charts and solidifying Beck's status as a prominent artist in the 90s music scene.

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  • 19. 

    What was Beck's first #1 modern rock single of the 21st century?

    • A.

      Nausea

    • B.

      E-Pro

    • C.

      Girl

    • D.

      Mixed Bizness

    Correct Answer
    B. E-Pro
    Explanation
    "E-Pro" was Beck's first #1 modern rock single of the 21st century. This song, released in 2005, became a major hit and topped the modern rock charts. Its catchy and energetic sound, combined with Beck's unique blend of alternative rock and electronic elements, resonated with audiences and propelled it to the number one spot. The success of "E-Pro" marked a significant milestone in Beck's career and solidified his status as a prominent artist in the modern rock genre.

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  • 20. 

    Which Beck single begins with the sound of a needle touching vinyl?

    • A.

      Beercan

    • B.

      Loser

    • C.

      The New Pollution

    • D.

      Where It's At

    Correct Answer
    D. Where It's At
    Explanation
    "Where It's At" is the correct answer because the song begins with the sound of a needle touching vinyl. This sound is a nod to the old-fashioned method of playing music on vinyl records, which adds a nostalgic and unique element to the song.

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  • 21. 

    Which Beck song contains the lyric "Soy un Perdedor"?

    • A.

      Loser

    • B.

      Sexx Laws

    • C.

      The New Pollution

    • D.

      Where It's At

    Correct Answer
    A. Loser
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Loser" because this song by Beck contains the specific lyric "Soy un Perdedor," which means "I'm a loser" in Spanish.

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  • 22. 

    Beck appeared in what 1998 animated film?

    • A.

      Toy Story 2

    • B.

      Rugrats Movie

    • C.

      A Bug's Life

    • D.

      Antz

    Correct Answer
    B. Rugrats Movie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rugrats Movie" because it is the only option listed that was released in 1998. "Toy Story 2" was released in 1999, "A Bug's Life" was released in 1998, and "Antz" was also released in 1998. Therefore, the only film that Beck appeared in during 1998 was "Rugrats Movie".

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  • 23. 

    Which Beck song was ranked #200 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs" list in 2004?

    • A.

      Loser

    • B.

      Sexx Laws

    • C.

      Where's It At?

    • D.

      The New Pollution

    Correct Answer
    A. Loser
    Explanation
    "Loser" by Beck was ranked #200 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs" list in 2004. This song gained significant popularity upon its release in 1994 and became a breakthrough hit for Beck. Its inclusion on the prestigious list is a testament to its cultural impact and enduring appeal.

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  • 24. 

    Beck's "Deadweight" was recorded for the soundtrack of which film?

    • A.

      Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    • B.

      Moulin Rouge

    • C.

      A Life Less Ordinary

    • D.

      Trainspotting

    Correct Answer
    C. A Life Less Ordinary
    Explanation
    "Deadweight" by Beck was recorded for the soundtrack of the film "A Life Less Ordinary".

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  • 25. 

    The Beck song "Satan Gave Me a Taco" can be found on which album?

    • A.

      Stereopathetic Soulmanure

    • B.

      Mellow Gold

    • C.

      Odelay

    • D.

      That's Not A Beck Song

    Correct Answer
    A. Stereopathetic Soulmanure
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stereopathetic Soulmanure. This album was released by Beck in 1994 and "Satan Gave Me a Taco" is one of the tracks on it. The album is known for its experimental and lo-fi sound, featuring a mix of folk, rock, and spoken word pieces.

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  • 26. 

    What was the first video ever played on M2 (MTV's all music station)?

    • A.

      "Jeremy" - Pearl Jam

    • B.

      "Where It's At" - Beck

    • C.

      "Vogue" - Madonna

    • D.

      "In Bloom" - Nirvana

    Correct Answer
    B. "Where It's At" - Beck
    Explanation
    "Where It's At" by Beck was the first video ever played on M2, MTV's all music station. This answer is supported by the information given in the question.

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  • 27. 

    What was the name of Beck's first independent recording?

    • A.

      Banjo Story

    • B.

      Introducing

    • C.

      Mellow Gold

    • D.

      Beck

    Correct Answer
    A. Banjo Story
    Explanation
    Banjo Story is the correct answer because it was Beck's first independent recording. This implies that it was the first recording that Beck released independently, without the support or backing of a major record label. Therefore, Banjo Story is the correct option.

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  • 28. 

    While living in Germany, Beck learned what aspect of music from his grandfather?

    • A.

      Busking

    • B.

      Record Producing

    • C.

      Guitar Playing

    • D.

      Song Writing

    Correct Answer
    A. Busking
    Explanation
    Beck learned the aspect of busking from his grandfather while living in Germany. Busking refers to the act of performing music in public places for voluntary donations. This suggests that Beck's grandfather may have been a street musician or had experience in performing music in public spaces. This experience likely influenced Beck's own musical style and approach to performing.

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  • 29. 

    Beck's song "The New Pollution" was heavily influenced by what Beatles' song?

    • A.

      Tomorrow Never Knows

    • B.

      I Am The Walrus

    • C.

      Strawberry Fields Forever

    • D.

      A Day In The Life

    Correct Answer
    A. Tomorrow Never Knows
    Explanation
    "The New Pollution" by Beck was heavily influenced by the Beatles' song "Tomorrow Never Knows". This can be inferred from the question which asks for the Beatles' song that influenced Beck's song. Therefore, "Tomorrow Never Knows" is the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    Which Beck song has a Glasgow night club named for it?

    • A.

      Mixed Bizness

    • B.

      Where It's At

    • C.

      Tropicalia

    • D.

      Devil's Haircut

    Correct Answer
    A. Mixed Bizness
    Explanation
    Mixed Bizness is the correct answer because there is a Glasgow night club named after this Beck song. The club took its name from the song, indicating that it was inspired by or related to the song in some way. This suggests that the song has had a significant impact or popularity in Glasgow, leading to the naming of the club after it.

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  • 31. 

    At what 2003 concert did Beck injure himself?

    • A.

      Field Day Festival

    • B.

      Isle Of Wight Festival

    • C.

      Lollapalooza

    • D.

      Big Day Out

    Correct Answer
    A. Field Day Festival
    Explanation
    Beck injured himself at the Field Day Festival in 2003.

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