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Which one is your favourite singer in Rage Against the Machine Band?


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  • 1. 

    Where was Rage Against The Machine's first public performance?

    • A.

      A Tavern In Connecticut

    • B.

      A Living Room In California

    • C.

      A Night Club In Las Vegas

    • D.

      A Church In Salt Lake City

    Correct Answer
    B. A Living Room In California
    Explanation
    Rage Against The Machine's first public performance took place in a living room in California. This suggests that the band started out playing in small, intimate settings before gaining wider recognition. It also implies that the band's early performances were likely characterized by a DIY, grassroots approach, which aligns with their rebellious and politically charged music style.

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  • 2. 

    Rage Against The Machine released their 1992 self-titled album with what label?

    • A.

      Epic

    • B.

      Sun

    • C.

      Roadrunner

    • D.

      Geffen

    Correct Answer
    A. Epic
    Explanation
    Rage Against The Machine released their 1992 self-titled album with the label Epic.

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  • 3. 

    Which Rage Against The Machine song has the line "And now you do what they told ya" 14 times?

    • A.

      Wake Up

    • B.

      Bulls On Parade

    • C.

      Bullet In The Head

    • D.

      Killing In The Name

    Correct Answer
    D. Killing In The Name
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Killing In The Name." This song by Rage Against The Machine features the line "And now you do what they told ya" repeated 14 times throughout the track. The lyrics of the song criticize conformity and blind obedience to authority, making it a powerful anthem against oppression and social injustice.

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  • 4. 

    What film soundtrack included the Rage Against The Machine song "Wake Up"?

    • A.

      The Matrix

    • B.

      Lost In Space

    • C.

      City Of Angels

    • D.

      The Man In The Iron Mask

    Correct Answer
    A. The Matrix
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Matrix. The film soundtrack for The Matrix included the Rage Against The Machine song "Wake Up".

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  • 5. 

    Why was Rage Against The Machine's Zack de la Rocha an outsider growing up?

    • A.

      He Was Chicano

    • B.

      His Mother Was A Drunk

    • C.

      He Liked To Bully Others

    • D.

      He Was Speeding And Killed A Child

    Correct Answer
    A. He Was Chicano
    Explanation
    Zack de la Rocha was an outsider growing up because he was Chicano. Being Chicano refers to being of Mexican-American descent, which often leads to cultural differences and discrimination in predominantly white communities. This could have resulted in Zack feeling like an outsider and facing challenges and prejudices due to his ethnic background.

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  • 6. 

    What did Rage Against The Machine's Tim Commerford do at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards?

    • A.

      He Climbed The Set

    • B.

      He Announced He Was Leaving

    • C.

      He Cussed Out The Audience

    • D.

      He Punched The Limp Bizkit Drummer

    Correct Answer
    A. He Climbed The Set
    Explanation
    At the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, Tim Commerford from Rage Against The Machine climbed the set. This action became one of the most memorable moments of the event.

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  • 7. 

    What was the title of Rage Against The Machine's third album released in 1999?

    • A.

      Renegades

    • B.

      Evil Empire

    • C.

      The Battle Of Los Angeles

    • D.

      Rage Against The Machine

    Correct Answer
    C. The Battle Of Los Angeles
    Explanation
    "The Battle Of Los Angeles" is the correct answer because it was the title of Rage Against The Machine's third album released in 1999. This album featured politically charged songs and continued the band's tradition of blending rap and rock elements in their music. The title is a reference to the 1992 Los Angeles riots, reflecting the band's ongoing activism and critique of social and political issues.

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  • 8. 

    What is on the cover of the Rage Against The Machine album "Evil Empire"?

    • A.

      A Boy With An E On His Shirt

    • B.

      An Ostrich Eating A Red Tomato

    • C.

      Two Tall Buildings And Storm Clouds

    • D.

      A Man Wearing A Suit In The Rain

    Correct Answer
    A. A Boy With An E On His Shirt
    Explanation
    The cover of the Rage Against The Machine album "Evil Empire" features a boy with an E on his shirt. This image is symbolic of the themes and messages conveyed in the album, which often criticize political and social systems. The boy represents rebellion and resistance against authority, aligning with the band's anti-establishment stance.

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  • 9. 

    How many albums of original material did Rage Against The Machine release?

    • A.

      26

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    Rage Against The Machine released three albums of original material.

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  • 10. 

    Which Rage Against The Machine member is not part of Audioslave?

    • A.

      Tim Commerford

    • B.

      Zack De La Rocha

    • C.

      Brad Wilk

    • D.

      Tom Morello

    Correct Answer
    B. Zack De La Rocha
    Explanation
    Zack De La Rocha is not part of Audioslave. Audioslave was formed by the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine, including Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, and Tom Morello, after Zack De La Rocha left the band.

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  • 11. 

    What did Rage Against The Machine do at the 1999 Woodstock Festival?

    • A.

      Burned An American Flag

    • B.

      Caught The Set On Fire

    • C.

      Appeared Naked On Stage

    • D.

      Raised A Nazi Flag

    Correct Answer
    A. Burned An American Flag
    Explanation
    At the 1999 Woodstock Festival, Rage Against The Machine burned an American flag. This action was a form of protest against the government and the state of the nation. Rage Against The Machine was known for their politically charged lyrics and activism, and burning the American flag was seen as a symbol of their dissatisfaction and rebellion against the establishment.

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  • 12. 

    What was the title of the Rage Against The Machine bootleg album released in 1997?

    • A.

      Best & Worst

    • B.

      Then & Again

    • C.

      Live & Rare

    • D.

      Old & New

    Correct Answer
    C. Live & Rare
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Live & Rare." This bootleg album by Rage Against The Machine was released in 1997 and features live performances as well as rare tracks.

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  • 13. 

    What does Zack de la Rocha say at the beginning of the Rage Against The Machine song "Calm Like A Bomb"?

    • A.

      Follow The Anti-Mith Rhythm

    • B.

      Kill In The Name Of

    • C.

      Hear The Rock Shocker

    • D.

      Feel The Funk Blast

    Correct Answer
    D. Feel The Funk Blast
  • 14. 

    Where did Rage Against The Machine get the title for the album "Evil Empire"?

    • A.

      A Ronald Reagan Speech

    • B.

      From George W. Bush

    • C.

      Listening To Guys Talk In A Bar

    • D.

      Out Of A History Book

    Correct Answer
    A. A Ronald Reagan Speech
    Explanation
    The title for the album "Evil Empire" by Rage Against The Machine was derived from a Ronald Reagan speech. This suggests that the band found inspiration in the political rhetoric of Reagan, who famously referred to the Soviet Union as the "evil empire" during the Cold War. By using this title, Rage Against The Machine likely aimed to convey their own political message and critique of the establishment, aligning themselves with the rebellious spirit of their music.

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  • 15. 

    In what city's Golden Gate Park did Rage Against The Machine play the Tibetan Freedom Concert?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      San Francisco

    • D.

      New Orleans

    Correct Answer
    C. San Francisco
    Explanation
    Rage Against The Machine played the Tibetan Freedom Concert in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

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  • 16. 

    What did Rage Against The Machine do with the money raised from its 1997 series of stadium concerts?

    • A.

      Bought All New Equipment

    • B.

      Gave It Away

    • C.

      Used The Money To Pay Fines

    • D.

      Bought 4 New Harleys

    Correct Answer
    B. Gave It Away
    Explanation
    Rage Against The Machine gave away the money raised from its 1997 series of stadium concerts.

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  • 17. 

    Which Rage Against The Machine album consists entirely of covers?

    • A.

      Renegades

    • B.

      Evil Empire

    • C.

      The Battle Of Los Angeles

    • D.

      Rage Against The Machine

    Correct Answer
    A. Renegades
    Explanation
    Renegades is the correct answer because it is the only album among the options that consists entirely of covers. This album, released in 2000, features the band's interpretations of songs originally performed by various artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, and Cypress Hill. It showcases Rage Against The Machine's ability to infuse their signature sound into diverse musical styles while paying homage to their influences.

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  • 18. 

    Why was Rage Against The Machine's "Saturday Night Live" performance cut to one song?

    • A.

      Brad Wilk Made An Obscene Remark

    • B.

      They Wore Anti-Steve Forbes Shirts

    • C.

      A Member Mooned The Camera

    • D.

      They Hung Upside-Down Flags On Amps

    Correct Answer
    D. They Hung Upside-Down Flags On Amps
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They Hung Upside-Down Flags On Amps." This action by Rage Against The Machine during their "Saturday Night Live" performance was seen as a political statement and a form of protest. The upside-down flags were a symbol of distress and were used to convey their opposition to various political issues. This act likely caused controversy and discomfort for the show's producers, leading to their decision to cut the performance to one song.

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  • 19. 

    What material was the Rage Against The Machine debut album created from?

    • A.

      A Self-Released Cassette

    • B.

      A Video Filmed By Stevie Nicks

    • C.

      A Studio Tape

    • D.

      A Private Vocal Session

    Correct Answer
    A. A Self-Released Cassette
    Explanation
    The debut album of Rage Against The Machine was created from a self-released cassette. This means that the band independently produced and distributed their album on cassette tapes without the involvement of a record label. This method allowed them to have full control over their music and reach their audience directly.

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  • 20. 

    What happened to a young Zack de la Rocha when he visited his divorced father?

    • A.

      He Joined His Dad Doing Drugs

    • B.

      He Helped His Dad Work On Cars

    • C.

      He Was Given Music Lessons

    • D.

      He Had To Destroy His Dad's Art

    Correct Answer
    D. He Had To Destroy His Dad's Art

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