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A fun quiz to test your knowledge of rock band Jamiroquai


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  • 1. 

    What is the name of the lead singer of Jamiroquai?

    • A.

      Wallis Buchanan

    • B.

      Stuart Zender

    • C.

      Jason Kay

    • D.

      Toby Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. Jason Kay
    Explanation
    Jason Kay is the correct answer because he is the lead singer of the band Jamiroquai. He is also known by his stage name "Jay Kay." He formed the band in 1992 and has been the frontman and lead vocalist ever since. Kay's distinctive voice and charismatic stage presence have been a key factor in the band's success and popularity.

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  • 2. 

    Which Jamiroquai single did the band win a Grammy for in 1996?

    • A.

      Deeper Underground

    • B.

      When You Gonna Learn

    • C.

      Cosmic Girl

    • D.

      Virtual Insanity

    Correct Answer
    D. Virtual Insanity
    Explanation
    In 1996, Jamiroquai won a Grammy for their single "Virtual Insanity." This song became a huge hit for the band, reaching the top 10 in several countries and earning them critical acclaim. Its innovative music video, featuring lead singer Jay Kay dancing in a room that appears to defy gravity, also garnered attention and further solidified the song's success. The Grammy win for "Virtual Insanity" in 1996 highlighted the band's talent and the impact of this iconic track.

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  • 3. 

    The Jamiroquai single "Canned Heat" was featured in what movie?

    • A.

      Rock Star

    • B.

      Garden State

    • C.

      Zoolander

    • D.

      Napoleon Dynamite

    Correct Answer
    D. Napoleon Dynamite
    Explanation
    "Canned Heat" by Jamiroquai was featured in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.

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  • 4. 

    Jamiroquai combines the name of what with the word "jam"?

    • A.

      A Clothing Maker

    • B.

      A Native American Tribe

    • C.

      An Eastern Instrument

    • D.

      A Food

    Correct Answer
    B. A Native American Tribe
    Explanation
    Jamiroquai combines the name of a Native American Tribe with the word "jam". This suggests that the band drew inspiration from Native American culture or wanted to incorporate elements of it into their music. The combination of the tribe's name and the word "jam" could also imply a fusion of different musical styles, as "jam" often refers to improvisation and collaboration in music.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of the Jamiroquai album that contains the hit "Virtual Insanity"?

    • A.

      Travelling Without Moving

    • B.

      A Funk Odyssey

    • C.

      The Return Of The Space Cowboy

    • D.

      Synkronized

    Correct Answer
    A. Travelling Without Moving
    Explanation
    "Travelling Without Moving" is the correct answer because it is the name of the Jamiroquai album that contains the hit song "Virtual Insanity." This album, released in 1996, became one of their most successful and popular albums, featuring the iconic and Grammy-winning single "Virtual Insanity." The album showcases Jamiroquai's unique blend of funk, acid jazz, and soul, and it solidified their place in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    What musical genre best fits the band Jamiroquai?

    • A.

      Blues

    • B.

      Country

    • C.

      Rock

    • D.

      Funk

    Correct Answer
    D. Funk
    Explanation
    Jamiroquai is best known for their fusion of funk, disco, and acid jazz elements in their music. Their sound is characterized by groovy basslines, funky rhythms, and soulful vocals. This genre best describes their unique style and sets them apart from other bands.

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  • 7. 

    What was the debut single for the band Jamiroquai?

    • A.

      Virtual Insanity

    • B.

      The Return Of The Space Cowboy

    • C.

      Emergency On Planet Earth

    • D.

      When You Gonna Learn

    Correct Answer
    D. When You Gonna Learn
    Explanation
    "When You Gonna Learn" was the debut single for the band Jamiroquai. This song was released in 1992 and set the tone for the band's unique blend of funk, soul, and acid jazz. It showcased their socially conscious lyrics and laid the foundation for their future success. The song received positive reviews and helped establish Jamiroquai as a prominent force in the music industry.

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  • 8. 

    A Jamiroquai performance at what location in January 1997 was aired live on the internet?

    • A.

      The Hollywood Bowl

    • B.

      Los Angeles House Of Blues

    • C.

      Mandalay Bay

    • D.

      Red Rocks

    Correct Answer
    B. Los Angeles House Of Blues
    Explanation
    In January 1997, a Jamiroquai performance was aired live on the internet from the Los Angeles House Of Blues. This means that people from around the world were able to watch the performance in real-time through their computers. The House Of Blues in Los Angeles was chosen as the location for this live broadcast, showcasing the band's talent and reaching a global audience through the power of the internet.

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  • 9. 

    The single "Virtual Insanity" by Jamiroquai won how many honors at the 1997 MTV Awards?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    B. Four
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Four." This means that the single "Virtual Insanity" by Jamiroquai won four honors at the 1997 MTV Awards.

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  • 10. 

    The Jamiroquai single "Deeper Underground" was in the soundtrack of what 1998 movie?

    • A.

      Godzilla

    • B.

      Suicide Kings

    • C.

      The Wedding Singer

    • D.

      Mr. Jealousy

    Correct Answer
    A. Godzilla
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Godzilla because "Deeper Underground" by Jamiroquai was featured in the soundtrack of the 1998 movie Godzilla.

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  • 11. 

    In the 1990's Jamiroquai signed a deal with Sony BMG to record how many albums?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    B. Eight
    Explanation
    Jamiroquai signed a deal with Sony BMG in the 1990's to record eight albums.

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  • 12. 

    Jamiroquai's single "Use the Force" is featured in what movie soundtrack?

    • A.

      Practical Magic

    • B.

      Palmetto

    • C.

      Sliding Doors

    • D.

      Kissing A Fool

    Correct Answer
    C. Sliding Doors
    Explanation
    "Use the Force" by Jamiroquai is featured in the movie soundtrack of "Sliding Doors".

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  • 13. 

    What Jamiroquai song is featured in the Xbox game "Dance, Dance Revolution Ultramix 3"?

    • A.

      Space Cowboy

    • B.

      Feels Just Like It Should

    • C.

      Cosmic Girl

    • D.

      Virtual Insanity

    Correct Answer
    D. Virtual Insanity
    Explanation
    "Virtual Insanity" is the correct answer because it is a Jamiroquai song that is featured in the Xbox game "Dance, Dance Revolution Ultramix 3". This song is known for its funky and catchy melody, making it a popular choice for rhythm-based games like Dance, Dance Revolution. It was released in 1996 and became one of Jamiroquai's biggest hits, winning multiple awards and earning critical acclaim for its unique blend of funk, pop, and electronic music.

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  • 14. 

    Who has the credit for the Jamiroquai song "Canned Heat"?

    • A.

      Jay Kay/Toby Smith

    • B.

      Jay Kay

    • C.

      Jamiroquai

    • D.

      Jay Kay/Toby Smith/Derrick McKenzie

    Correct Answer
    B. Jay Kay
    Explanation
    Jay Kay is the correct answer because he is the lead vocalist and frontman of the band Jamiroquai. He is known for his distinctive vocals and charismatic stage presence. While Toby Smith and Derrick McKenzie are also members of the band, Jay Kay is the primary songwriter and the face of Jamiroquai. Therefore, he deserves the credit for the song "Canned Heat".

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  • 15. 

    Jamiroquai won four MTV Video Awards for what video from 1996's "Travelling Without Moving"?

    • A.

      Cosmic Girl

    • B.

      Didjital Vibrations

    • C.

      Virtual Insanity

    • D.

      Drifting Along

    Correct Answer
    C. Virtual Insanity
    Explanation
    Jamiroquai won four MTV Video Awards for the video "Virtual Insanity" from their album "Travelling Without Moving" in 1996. The video is known for its innovative and visually striking use of a moving room, creating the illusion of gravity-defying movements. The song and video gained significant popularity and critical acclaim, showcasing Jamiroquai's unique blend of funk, soul, and electronic music.

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  • 16. 

    Jason Kay of Jamiroquai was kicked out of his home by his mom at what age?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    Jason Kay of Jamiroquai was kicked out of his home by his mom at the age of 15.

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  • 17. 

    Jay Kay of Jamiroquai was born in what English city?

    • A.

      Ipswich, Suffolk

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Langdon Hills, Essex

    • D.

      Stretford, Manchester

    Correct Answer
    D. Stretford, Manchester
    Explanation
    Jay Kay, the lead singer of the band Jamiroquai, was born in Stretford, Manchester. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is a well-known fact about Jay Kay's birthplace.

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  • 18. 

    Which Jamiroquai album received a Guinness World Record as the best-selling funk album in history?  

    • A.

      Emergency on Planet Earth (1993)

    • B.

      The Return of the Space Cowboy (1994)

    • C.

      Travelling Without Moving (1996)

    • D.

      Synkronized (1999)

    Correct Answer
    C. Travelling Without Moving (1996)
    Explanation
    Travelling Without Moving, released in 1996, received a Guinness World Record as the best-selling funk album in history. This recognition contributed significantly to Jamiroquai's success, along with the accolades garnered by the album's second single, "Virtual Insanity".

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  • 19. 

    Rob Harris of Jamiroquai plays which instrument?

    • A.

      Guitar

    • B.

      Bass

    • C.

      Drums

    • D.

      Piano

    Correct Answer
    A. Guitar
    Explanation
    Rob Harris is the lead guitarist for the British band Jamiroquai. As a guitarist, his role in the band involves playing the guitar parts for their songs, contributing to the overall sound and musical arrangements. The guitar is a versatile instrument, and in the context of a band like Jamiroquai, it is a crucial element in creating the band's distinctive funk, acid jazz, and dance music fusion. Harris's guitar work is an integral part of Jamiroquai's sound, and he has been recognized for his contributions to the band's musical style.

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  • 20. 

    Jamiroquai performed at the 2008 Wianki Festival in what country?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Hungary

    • C.

      Poland

    • D.

      Austria

    Correct Answer
    C. Poland
    Explanation
    Jamiroquai performed at the 2008 Wianki Festival in Poland.

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