90s Music Question

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90s Music Question

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  • 1. 
    Ray of Light was the title track of what singer's 1998 CD, her first studio album in four years?
    • A. 

      Annie Lennox

    • B. 

      Cher

    • C. 

      Madonna

    • D. 

      Aretha Franklin

  • 2. 
    Jay-Z's 1998 hit "Hard Knock Life" took its title from a song from which Broadway musical?
    • A. 

      Annie Get Your Gun

    • B. 

      The Music Man

    • C. 

      Rent

    • D. 

      Annie

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the Nirvana song Weird Al Yankovic parodied with "Smells Like Nirvana"?
    • A. 

      Smells Like Teen Spirit

    • B. 

      Who's Got Teen Spirit?

    • C. 

      I Love Teen Spirit

    • D. 

      Smells Like A Secret

  • 4. 
    Former Menudo star Ricky Martin released what chart-topping English-language hit in 1999?
    • A. 

      Livin' La Vida Loca

    • B. 

      I Need To Know

    • C. 

      Shake Your Bon-Bon

    • D. 

      Everybody

  • 5. 
    Arrested Development's debut 1992 single shared its name with what Southern state?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 6. 
    Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" was also known as the theme from what 1997 film?
    • A. 

      Shakespeare In Love

    • B. 

      Titanic

    • C. 

      The Bodyguard

    • D. 

      You've Got Mail

  • 7. 
    Boyz II Men sang the praises of what city, their hometown, in their debut 1991 single?
    • A. 

      Philadelphia

    • B. 

      Omaha

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 8. 
    What 1990 M.C. Hammer hit featured a sample from Rick James' "Super Freak"?
    • A. 

      2 Legit 2 Quit

    • B. 

      Dancing Machine

    • C. 

      They Put Me In The Mix

    • D. 

      U Can't Touch This

  • 9. 
    Which 1990 rap hit featured a sample of "Under Pressure" from Queen and David Bowie?
    • A. 

      Play That Funky Music

    • B. 

      Cool As Ice

    • C. 

      Ice Ice Baby

    • D. 

      Fight The Power

  • 10. 
    Janet Jackson's "Escapade" was taken from what 1990 concept album?
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Rhythm Nation: 1814

    • C. 

      The Pleasure Principle

    • D. 

      All For You

  • 11. 
    Which Civil Rights icon sued Outkast over a 1998 single that bore her name?
    • A. 

      Fannie Lou Hamer

    • B. 

      Myrlie Evers

    • C. 

      Rosa Parks

    • D. 

      Coretta Scott King

  • 12. 
    Ironic was one of five hit singles from which artist's "Jagged Little Pill" album?
    • A. 

      Martha Wash

    • B. 

      Celine Dion

    • C. 

      Alanis Morissette

    • D. 

      Mariah Carey

  • 13. 
    Which band's debut single, "Hold My Hand", featured backing vocals by David Crosby?
    • A. 

      Nickleback

    • B. 

      Creed

    • C. 

      Hootie & The Blowfish

    • D. 

      The Dave Matthews Band

  • 14. 
    Dr. Dre's "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang" featured an appearance by what up-and-coming rapper?
    • A. 

      Tupac Shakur

    • B. 

      Jay-Z

    • C. 

      Nas

    • D. 

      Snoop Doggy Dogg

  • 15. 
    Which nine-minute, 1991 Guns N' Roses hit was based on a short story by Del James?
    • A. 

      November Rain

    • B. 

      Welcome To The Jungle

    • C. 

      Sweet Child O' Mine

    • D. 

      Patience

  • 16. 
    What rocker won an Oscar for Best Song from a Motion Picture for 1994's "Streets of Philadelphia"?
    • A. 

      Billy Joel

    • B. 

      Bruce Springsteen

    • C. 

      Elton John

    • D. 

      Rick Springfield

  • 17. 
    The chorus of what 1991 Metallica hit includes the line, "We're off to Never Never Land"?
    • A. 

      Nothing Else Matters

    • B. 

      Enter Sandman

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Master Of Puppets

  • 18. 
    The Latin duo Los Del Rio popularized what dance craze with a 1996 Spanish-language hit?
    • A. 

      The Achy Breaky

    • B. 

      The Macarena

    • C. 

      The Cha-Cha Slide

    • D. 

      The Chicken Dance

  • 19. 
    Some Gave All from Billy Ray Cyrus topped the charts for 17 weeks on the success of what single?
    • A. 

      Achy Breaky Heart

    • B. 

      Boot Scootin' Boogie

    • C. 

      Dance With Me

    • D. 

      Friends In Low Places

  • 20. 
    I Want It That Way was a hit single from what 1999 Backstreet Boys album?
    • A. 

      Unbreakable

    • B. 

      Millennium

    • C. 

      Never Gone

    • D. 

      Black & Blue

  • 21. 
    Elton John released his "Candle In The Wind 1997" as a tribute to whom?
    • A. 

      Freddie Mercury

    • B. 

      Marlene Dietrich

    • C. 

      Dinah Shore

    • D. 

      Princess Diana

  • 22. 
    Bootsy Collins, Maceo Parker and rapper Q-Tip all appeared on what 1990 Deee-Lite hit?
    • A. 

      Tubthumping

    • B. 

      Groove Is In The Heart

    • C. 

      Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

    • D. 

      Interstate Love Song

  • 23. 
    R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly" was featured in what live-action/animated film?
    • A. 

      Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    • B. 

      Space Jam

    • C. 

      Cool World

    • D. 

      Waking Life

  • 24. 
    Puff Daddy's "I'll Be Missing You" features a sample of what 1990's Police hit?
    • A. 

      Every Breath You Take

    • B. 

      Synchronicity

    • C. 

      Don't Stand So Close To Me

    • D. 

      King Of Pain

  • 25. 
    In VH1's "Songs of the 90's", which song was voted #1?
    • A. 

      Oasis' "Wonderwall"

    • B. 

      Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

    • C. 

      Tupac's "I Ain't Mad At Cha"

    • D. 

      Beck's "I'm A Loser"

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