Liz Phair Music Trivia

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  • 1. 

    In what city and state was Liz Phair born?

    • A.

      Boston, MA

    • B.

      New Haven, CT

    • C.

      Lewiston, ME

    • D.

      Concord, NH

    Correct Answer
    B. New Haven, CT
    Explanation
    Liz Phair was born in New Haven, CT.

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  • 2. 

    Which of Liz Phair's albums was one of "Rolling Stone" magazine's 1983 "500 Greatest Albums of All Time"?

    • A.

      Liz Phair

    • B.

      Exile In Guyville

    • C.

      Whip-Smart

    • D.

      Somebody's Miracle

    Correct Answer
    B. Exile In Guyville
    Explanation
    Exile In Guyville is one of Liz Phair's albums that was recognized as one of "Rolling Stone" magazine's 1983 "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".

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  • 3. 

    What was the first Liz Phair song to become a top-10 modern rock hit?

    • A.

      Supernova

    • B.

      Extraordinary

    • C.

      Why Can't I

    • D.

      Insanity

    Correct Answer
    A. Supernova
    Explanation
    "Supernova" was the first Liz Phair song to become a top-10 modern rock hit. This means that out of all the songs released by Liz Phair, "Supernova" was the first one to achieve significant success on the modern rock charts. It gained popularity and resonated with listeners, leading to its high chart position.

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  • 4. 

    What record company released Liz Phair's self-titled fourth album?

    • A.

      Capitol Records

    • B.

      RCA Records

    • C.

      A&E Records

    • D.

      Tommy Boy Records

    Correct Answer
    A. Capitol Records
    Explanation
    Liz Phair's self-titled fourth album was released by Capitol Records.

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  • 5. 

    Who did Liz Phair marry in 1995?

    • A.

      Dino Meneghin

    • B.

      Jim Staskauskas

    • C.

      John Henderson

    • D.

      Brad Wood

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Staskauskas
    Explanation
    In 1995, Liz Phair married Jim Staskauskas.

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  • 6. 

    In the 2007 movie "Nancy Drew", which song was performed by Liz Phair?

    • A.

      Pretty Much Amazing

    • B.

      Perfect Misfit

    • C.

      Kids In America

    • D.

      Looking For Clues

    Correct Answer
    B. Perfect Misfit
    Explanation
    In the 2007 movie "Nancy Drew", Liz Phair performed the song "Perfect Misfit".

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  • 7. 

    In 1995, Liz Phair was nominated for a Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for which song?

    • A.

      May Queen

    • B.

      Supernova

    • C.

      Chopsticks

    • D.

      Jealousy

    Correct Answer
    B. Supernova
    Explanation
    In 1995, Liz Phair was nominated for a Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for her song "Supernova". This song gained significant popularity and critical acclaim, showcasing Phair's unique blend of alternative rock and pop sensibilities. The nomination for a Grammy in this category further solidified her status as a talented and influential female rock artist during that time.

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  • 8. 

    At the 1996 Grammy Awards, Liz Phair was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for which song?

    • A.

      Nashville

    • B.

      X-Ray Man

    • C.

      Shane

    • D.

      Don't Have Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Don't Have Time
    Explanation
    Liz Phair was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 1996 Grammy Awards for her song "Don't Have Time".

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  • 9. 

    What is the brand name of Liz Phair's signature guitar?

    • A.

      Fender

    • B.

      Klein

    • C.

      Hamer

    • D.

      Gibson

    Correct Answer
    A. Fender
    Explanation
    Liz Phair's signature guitar is branded as Fender.

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  • 10. 

    What name did Liz Phair record homemade demo tapes under in the early 1990's?

    • A.

      Sonic Girls

    • B.

      Girly Sonic

    • C.

      Hot Girls

    • D.

      Girly Sound

    Correct Answer
    D. Girly Sound
    Explanation
    In the early 1990's, Liz Phair recorded homemade demo tapes under the name Girly Sound.

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  • 11. 

    How did Liz Phair support herself early in her singing career?

    • A.

      Working As A Waitress

    • B.

      Selling Beaded Jewelry

    • C.

      Back Up Singer In A Band

    • D.

      Selling Drawings

    Correct Answer
    D. Selling Drawings
    Explanation
    In the early stages of her singing career, Liz Phair supported herself by selling drawings. This means that she used her artistic skills to create and sell artwork as a means of earning income. This could have involved selling her drawings at art shows, galleries, or even directly to individuals. Selling drawings allowed her to financially sustain herself while pursuing her passion for music.

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  • 12. 

    How much was Liz Phair's first advance on her first album?

    • A.

      1500

    • B.

      3000

    • C.

      4800

    • D.

      2400

    Correct Answer
    B. 3000
    Explanation
    Liz Phair's first advance on her first album was $3000.

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  • 13. 

    Who produced Liz Phair's album "Exile in Guyville"?

    • A.

      Gerald Cosloy

    • B.

      Chris Brokaw

    • C.

      John Henderson

    • D.

      Brad Wood

    Correct Answer
    D. Brad Wood
    Explanation
    Brad Wood produced Liz Phair's album "Exile in Guyville".

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  • 14. 

    When Liz Phair first appeared on the cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine, what was the headline?

    • A.

      A Rock Star Is Born

    • B.

      The Star Of The Century

    • C.

      The New Girl On The Block

    • D.

      Who Is Liz Phair?

    Correct Answer
    A. A Rock Star Is Born
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Rock Star Is Born." This headline suggests that Liz Phair's appearance on the cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine marked her rise to stardom in the music industry. It implies that she has achieved a significant level of success and recognition as a rock star.

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  • 15. 

    What record company did Liz Phair sign with in 2008?

    • A.

      Capitol Records

    • B.

      ATO Records

    • C.

      Matador Records

    • D.

      Minty Fresh Records

    Correct Answer
    B. ATO Records
    Explanation
    In 2008, Liz Phair signed with ATO Records.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these tv shows did Liz Phair write the original score for?

    • A.

      Ugly Betty

    • B.

      Saturday Night Live

    • C.

      Swingtown

    • D.

      Life On Mars

    Correct Answer
    C. Swingtown
    Explanation
    Liz Phair wrote the original score for the TV show Swingtown.

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  • 17. 

    What TV show on The CW that premiered in 2008 did Liz Phair compose the original score for?

    • A.

      Gossip Girl

    • B.

      Privileged

    • C.

      90210

    • D.

      Easy Money

    Correct Answer
    C. 90210
    Explanation
    Liz Phair composed the original score for the TV show 90210.

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  • 18. 

    What Sheryl Crow song did Liz Phair sing back up on?

    • A.

      Steven McQueen

    • B.

      Soak Up The Sun

    • C.

      Good Is Good

    • D.

      My Favorite Mistake

    Correct Answer
    B. Soak Up The Sun
    Explanation
    Liz Phair sang back up on the Sheryl Crow song "Soak Up The Sun."

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  • 19. 

    What Ohio college did Liz Phair attend?

    • A.

      Akron Institute

    • B.

      Liberty University

    • C.

      Southwestern College

    • D.

      Oberlin College

    Correct Answer
    D. Oberlin College
    Explanation
    Liz Phair attended Oberlin College.

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  • 20. 

    What decade is the hit single "Your Mama Don't Dance" by Loggins & Messina from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Eighties

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    D. Seventies
    Explanation
    The hit single "Your Mama Don't Dance" by Loggins & Messina is from the seventies.

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