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  • 1. 

    What song from Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra reached #1 in 1974?

    • A.

      My Sweet Summer Suite

    • B.

      Rhapsody In White

    • C.

      Love's Theme

    • D.

      Satin Soul

    Correct Answer
    C. Love's Theme
    Explanation
    "Love's Theme" by Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra reached #1 in 1974. This instrumental song became a huge hit and is often considered one of the most recognizable and influential songs of the disco era. Its lush orchestration, catchy melody, and smooth rhythm made it a favorite among listeners, propelling it to the top of the charts. The song's success helped solidify Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra's status as prominent figures in the music industry during that time.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is considered a pejorative nickname by Barry White fans?

    • A.

      Sultan Of Smooth Soul

    • B.

      The Man With The Velvet Voice

    • C.

      The Walrus Of Love

    • D.

      Maestro

    Correct Answer
    C. The Walrus Of Love
    Explanation
    "The Walrus Of Love" is considered a pejorative nickname by Barry White fans because it is a playful and mocking reference to his large size, comparing him to a walrus. While Barry White was known for his deep, smooth voice and romantic music, this nickname focuses on his physical appearance in a derogatory manner.

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  • 3. 

    Which cartoon show featured Barry White's voice?

    • A.

      King Of The Hill

    • B.

      Family Guy

    • C.

      South Park

    • D.

      The Simpsons

    Correct Answer
    D. The Simpsons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Simpsons. In one episode of The Simpsons titled "Whacking Day," Barry White provided the voice for himself. He appeared as a guest star and played a significant role in the episode, making it memorable for fans of both The Simpsons and Barry White.

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  • 4. 

    What "South Park" character was originally offered to Barry White?

    • A.

      Mr. Garrison

    • B.

      Cartman

    • C.

      Chef

    • D.

      Randy Marsh

    Correct Answer
    C. Chef
    Explanation
    Barry White was originally offered the character of Chef in "South Park."

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  • 5. 

    Who accepted the role on the series "South Park" that Barry White turned down?

    • A.

      Trey Parker

    • B.

      Isaac Hayes

    • C.

      Matt Stone

    • D.

      Al Green

    Correct Answer
    B. Isaac Hayes
    Explanation
    Isaac Hayes accepted the role on the series "South Park" that Barry White turned down.

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  • 6. 

    What Barry White instrumental reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100?

    • A.

      Take It Slow

    • B.

      Love's Theme

    • C.

      Night Jamz

    • D.

      Bring It On Home

    Correct Answer
    B. Love's Theme
    Explanation
    "Love's Theme" is the correct answer because it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This instrumental track was composed by Barry White and performed by his orchestra, The Love Unlimited Orchestra. It was released in 1973 and became a huge hit, topping the charts and becoming one of Barry White's signature songs. The lush and romantic sound of "Love's Theme" resonated with audiences and solidified Barry White's status as a prominent figure in the music industry.

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  • 7. 

    Barry White was born on September 12 of what year?

    • A.

      1924

    • B.

      1955

    • C.

      1944

    • D.

      1934

    Correct Answer
    C. 1944
    Explanation
    Barry White was born on September 12, 1944.

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  • 8. 

    In 2001, Barry White appeared in a TV commercial for which company?

    • A.

      Toshiba

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Sony

    • D.

      Daewoo

    Correct Answer
    B. Apple
    Explanation
    Barry White appeared in a TV commercial for Apple in 2001.

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  • 9. 

    In what year did Barry White pass away?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    Barry White passed away in the year 2003.

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  • 10. 

    What 1990's TV show often featured Barry White's "My First, My Last, My Everything"?

    • A.

      Living Single

    • B.

      Melrose Place

    • C.

      Friends

    • D.

      Ally McBeal

    Correct Answer
    D. Ally McBeal
    Explanation
    "Ally McBeal" is the correct answer because the TV show, which aired in the 1990s, frequently featured Barry White's song "My First, My Last, My Everything." This song was often played during romantic or emotional moments in the show, becoming closely associated with the series.

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  • 11. 

    What animated TV series did Barry White occasionally appear on?

    • A.

      The Ren And Stimpy Show

    • B.

      The Simpsons

    • C.

      Animaniacs

    • D.

      King Of The Hill

    Correct Answer
    B. The Simpsons
    Explanation
    Barry White occasionally appeared on The Simpsons.

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  • 12. 

    What city did producer and songwriter Barry White die in?

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Galveston

    • D.

      Scranton

    Correct Answer
    A. Los Angeles
    Explanation
    Barry White, the producer and songwriter, died in Los Angeles.

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  • 13. 

    Which sitcom of the 1990's did Barry White make two appearances on?

    • A.

      Seinfeld

    • B.

      Friends

    • C.

      Frasier

    • D.

      Ally McBeal

    Correct Answer
    D. Ally McBeal
    Explanation
    Barry White made two appearances on the sitcom Ally McBeal.

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  • 14. 

    Producing what girl group got Barry White his big break?

    • A.

      Love Unlimited

    • B.

      The Chi-Lites

    • C.

      The Supremes

    • D.

      The Crystals

    Correct Answer
    A. Love Unlimited
    Explanation
    Barry White got his big break by producing Love Unlimited, a girl group.

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  • 15. 

    Which Barry White album reached number one in 1974?

    • A.

      I've Got So Much To Give

    • B.

      Let The Music Play

    • C.

      Can't Get Enough

    • D.

      Stone Gon'

    Correct Answer
    C. Can't Get Enough
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Can't Get Enough." In 1974, Barry White released the album "Can't Get Enough," which became a huge success and reached number one on the charts. This album featured popular songs like "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" and solidified Barry White's status as a prominent figure in the music industry.

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  • 16. 

    What career did Barry White almost choose over becoming a recording artist?

    • A.

      Chef

    • B.

      Game Show Announcer

    • C.

      A&R Rep

    • D.

      Pro Football Player

    Correct Answer
    C. A&R Rep
    Explanation
    Barry White almost chose a career as an A&R Rep over becoming a recording artist. This suggests that he had a passion for discovering and nurturing talent in the music industry. A&R Reps are responsible for scouting and signing new artists, as well as overseeing the artistic development and career progression of signed artists. Barry White's interest in this role indicates his deep understanding and appreciation for the music industry beyond just being a performer.

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  • 17. 

    How high on the Billboard Hot 100 did Barry White's first single go?

    • A.

      #1

    • B.

      #10

    • C.

      #3

    • D.

      #7

    Correct Answer
    C. #3
    Explanation
    Barry White's first single reached the number 3 position on the Billboard Hot 100. This means that the song was highly popular and received significant radio airplay and sales during its release. It was able to achieve a relatively high position on the chart, but it did not reach the top spot.

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  • 18. 

    What nickname was Barry White commonly referred to as?

    • A.

      The Big Kahuna

    • B.

      The Walrus Of Love

    • C.

      The Velvet Fog

    • D.

      The King Of Romance

    Correct Answer
    B. The Walrus Of Love
    Explanation
    Barry White was commonly referred to as "The Walrus Of Love" because of his deep, smooth voice and his romantic style of music. This nickname highlights his ability to serenade and captivate audiences with his soulful and passionate performances.

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  • 19. 

    In what girl group did Barry White get his break as a backup singer?

    • A.

      The McGuire Sisters

    • B.

      The Supremes

    • C.

      Love Unlimited

    • D.

      Sister Sledge

    Correct Answer
    C. Love Unlimited
    Explanation
    Barry White got his break as a backup singer in the girl group Love Unlimited.

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  • 20. 

    What is the title of soul singer Barry White's autobiography?

    • A.

      Barry White: Love Unlimited

    • B.

      Barry White: Walrus Of Love

    • C.

      The Man With The Velvet Voice

    • D.

      Barry White: Maestro

    Correct Answer
    A. Barry White: Love Unlimited
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Barry White: Love Unlimited." This title accurately reflects Barry White's persona as a soul singer known for his romantic and passionate music. "Love Unlimited" also refers to White's backing vocal group, further emphasizing his association with love and romance in his autobiography.

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  • 21. 

    What Billy Joel song did Barry White record in 1978?

    • A.

      I've Loved These Days

    • B.

      Just The Way You Are

    • C.

      She's Always A Woman

    • D.

      Summer, Highland Falls

    Correct Answer
    B. Just The Way You Are
    Explanation
    Barry White recorded the song "Just The Way You Are" in 1978.

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  • 22. 

    "Hey, babe, your foreplay just blows my mind" comes from what Barry White song?

    • A.

      I Only Want To Be With You

    • B.

      Practice What You Preach

    • C.

      What Am I Gonna Do With You

    • D.

      Love Is The Icon

    Correct Answer
    B. Practice What You Preach
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Practice What You Preach." This song by Barry White includes the line "Hey, babe, your foreplay just blows my mind," which suggests that the lyrics are from this particular song.

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  • 23. 

    Singer Barry White provided the voice for Sampson/Brother Bear in what animated film?

    • A.

      Brother Bear

    • B.

      Coonskin

    • C.

      The Fox And The Hound

    • D.

      Song Of The South

    Correct Answer
    B. Coonskin
    Explanation
    Barry White provided the voice for Sampson/Brother Bear in the animated film "Coonskin."

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  • 24. 

    Which Barry White album features a necklace on the cover?

    • A.

      Soul Seduction

    • B.

      Just Another Way To Say I Love You

    • C.

      Sings For Someone You Love

    • D.

      I Love To Sing The Songs I Sing

    Correct Answer
    C. Sings For Someone You Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sings For Someone You Love." This album features a necklace on the cover.

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  • 25. 

    How old was Barry White when he made his recording debut?

    • A.

      Thirteen

    • B.

      Twenty-three

    • C.

      Eighteen

    • D.

      Eleven

    Correct Answer
    D. Eleven
    Explanation
    Barry White made his recording debut at the age of eleven.

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  • 26. 

    For what was singer/producer Barry White arrested when he was 17?

    • A.

      Theft

    • B.

      Homicide

    • C.

      Assault

    • D.

      Indecent Exposure

    Correct Answer
    A. Theft
    Explanation
    Barry White was arrested for theft when he was 17. This means that he was caught stealing something, although the specific details of the incident are not provided.

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  • 27. 

    What was producer Barry White's birth name?

    • A.

      Barrence Eugene Carter

    • B.

      Jim Brown

    • C.

      Barack Obama

    • D.

      Barrance George Thompson

    Correct Answer
    A. Barrence Eugene Carter
    Explanation
    Barrence Eugene Carter is the correct answer for producer Barry White's birth name. This name is commonly associated with Barry White, who was born with this name before changing it.

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  • 28. 

    On what U.S. holiday did Barry White die?

    • A.

      Thanksgiving

    • B.

      Martin Luther King Day

    • C.

      Independence Day

    • D.

      Veteran's Day

    Correct Answer
    C. Independence Day
    Explanation
    Barry White died on Independence Day. This holiday, celebrated on July 4th, commemorates the United States' declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Barry White, a renowned American singer, songwriter, and producer, passed away on July 4, 2003. His death coincided with this national holiday, making it a significant date in his life and career.

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  • 29. 

    Where was singer and producer Barry White born?

    • A.

      Scranton, Pennsylvania

    • B.

      Galveston, Texas

    • C.

      Los Angeles, California

    • D.

      New York, New York

    Correct Answer
    B. Galveston, Texas
    Explanation
    Barry White was born in Galveston, Texas.

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  • 30. 

    Who did songwriter/producer Barry White marry in 1974?

    • A.

      Gloria Gaynor

    • B.

      Glodean James

    • C.

      Diana Ross

    • D.

      Donna Summer

    Correct Answer
    B. Glodean James
    Explanation
    Barry White married Glodean James in 1974.

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  • 31. 

    What was the cause of singer/songwriter Barry White's death?

    • A.

      Heart Attack

    • B.

      Renal Failure

    • C.

      Prostate Cancer

    • D.

      Colon Cancer

    Correct Answer
    B. Renal Failure
    Explanation
    Barry White's cause of death was renal failure. Renal failure occurs when the kidneys are unable to properly filter waste and toxins from the blood. This can lead to a buildup of harmful substances in the body, causing various complications and ultimately leading to death. In Barry White's case, his kidneys were not functioning properly, resulting in renal failure as the cause of his death.

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  • 32. 

    What chart position did Barry White's album "Stone Gon'" achieve in 1973?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    A. 20
    Explanation
    Barry White's album "Stone Gon'" achieved a chart position of 20 in 1973.

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