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  • 1. 

    After Siouxsie & the Banshees disbanded, Siouxsie concentrated on which band with her husband?

    • A.

      Throbbing Gristle

    • B.

      The Creatures

    • C.

      Glove

    • D.

      The Pogues

    Correct Answer
    B. The Creatures
    Explanation
    After Siouxsie & the Banshees disbanded, Siouxsie formed a new band called The Creatures with her husband. This band allowed Siouxsie to continue her musical career and explore new creative directions. The Creatures released several albums and gained a following in the alternative music scene.

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  • 2. 

    What member of The Cure played guitar for Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1979?

    • A.

      Robert Smith

    • B.

      Jason Cooper

    • C.

      Simon Gallup

    • D.

      Porl Thompson

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Smith
    Explanation
    Robert Smith is the correct answer because he played guitar for Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1979. Robert Smith is a founding member and the lead vocalist of the band The Cure, but he also had a brief stint as a guitarist for Siouxsie and the Banshees during their "Join Hands" tour in 1979. This collaboration between the two bands allowed Smith to showcase his musical versatility and contribute to the unique sound of Siouxsie and the Banshees during that period.

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  • 3. 

    What Beatles song did Siouxsie and the Banshees cover in 1978?

    • A.

      Let It Be

    • B.

      Imagine

    • C.

      Helter Skelter

    • D.

      Old Brown Shoe

    Correct Answer
    C. Helter Skelter
    Explanation
    Siouxsie and the Banshees covered the Beatles song "Helter Skelter" in 1978.

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  • 4. 

    What Sex Pistols manager formed Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1976?

    • A.

      Glen Matlock

    • B.

      Vivienne Westwood

    • C.

      Malcolm McLaren

    • D.

      Bill Grundy

    Correct Answer
    C. Malcolm McLaren
    Explanation
    Malcolm McLaren, the Sex Pistols manager, formed Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1976. McLaren played a significant role in the punk rock movement and was known for his ability to create controversy and generate publicity. Siouxsie and the Banshees became one of the most influential and iconic bands of the post-punk era, blending elements of punk, gothic rock, and new wave. McLaren's involvement in forming the band helped shape their unique sound and image, solidifying their place in music history.

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  • 5. 

    In what city did Siouxsie and the Banshees form in 1976?

    • A.

      Austin

    • B.

      Berlin

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    D. London
    Explanation
    Siouxsie and the Banshees formed in London in 1976. This British band was one of the pioneers of the post-punk and gothic rock genres. They gained popularity for their unique sound and Siouxsie Sioux's distinctive vocals. London was a vibrant hub for the punk and alternative music scene in the 1970s, making it an ideal location for the band to form and thrive.

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  • 6. 

    What is the real name of New Wave singer Siouxsie Sioux?

    • A.

      Sandra James Dalton

    • B.

      Suzette Van Der Beek

    • C.

      Susan Janet Dallion

    • D.

      Saffron Dior

    Correct Answer
    C. Susan Janet Dallion
    Explanation
    The real name of New Wave singer Siouxsie Sioux is Susan Janet Dallion.

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  • 7. 

    What was the only Top 40 U.S. single for Siouxsie & The Banshees?

    • A.

      Kiss Them For Me

    • B.

      Happy House

    • C.

      Cities In Dust

    • D.

      Peek-A-Boo

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiss Them For Me
    Explanation
    "Kiss Them For Me" was the only Top 40 U.S. single for Siouxsie & The Banshees. This means that out of all their songs released in the U.S., "Kiss Them For Me" was the only one that reached the Top 40 chart. It implies that while Siouxsie & The Banshees had other popular songs, none of them achieved the same level of commercial success as "Kiss Them For Me" in the U.S.

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  • 8. 

    What was the first Siouxsie and the Banshees single released in the U.K.?

    • A.

      Candyman

    • B.

      Melt!

    • C.

      Hong Kong Garden

    • D.

      Spellbound

    Correct Answer
    C. Hong Kong Garden
    Explanation
    "Hong Kong Garden" was the first Siouxsie and the Banshees single released in the U.K. This song was released in 1978 and became a hit, reaching the top ten in the U.K. charts. It showcased the band's unique blend of post-punk and new wave sound, with Siouxsie Sioux's distinctive vocals and the band's atmospheric and experimental instrumentation. The song's lyrics and exotic sound were inspired by the Chinese takeaways in the area where Siouxsie Sioux lived.

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  • 9. 

    Which member of Siouxsie and the Banshees did Siouxsie marry?

    • A.

      Marco Pirroni

    • B.

      Budgie

    • C.

      Sid Vicious

    • D.

      Robert Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Budgie
    Explanation
    Siouxsie Sioux, the lead singer of Siouxsie and the Banshees, married Budgie. Budgie, whose real name is Peter Edward Clarke, was the drummer for the band. They were married from 1991 until their separation in 2007.

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  • 10. 

    What product did Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees help sell in an ad in 2007?

    • A.

      Clothing

    • B.

      False Eyelashes

    • C.

      Beer

    • D.

      An Airline

    Correct Answer
    B. False Eyelashes
    Explanation
    In 2007, Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees helped sell false eyelashes in an advertisement. False eyelashes are a cosmetic product that enhance the appearance of the eyelashes, making them longer, fuller, and more voluminous. Siouxsie's involvement in the ad suggests that she was promoting and endorsing the use of false eyelashes as a beauty accessory.

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  • 11. 

    What is the original name of Siouxsie and the Banshees drummer Budgie?

    • A.

      Sid Vicious

    • B.

      Steve Severin

    • C.

      Peter Clarke

    • D.

      Marco Pirroni

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Clarke
    Explanation
    Peter Clarke is the original name of Siouxsie and the Banshees drummer Budgie. This information is given in the question itself. The other options, Sid Vicious, Steve Severin, and Marco Pirroni, are not the original names of Budgie.

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  • 12. 

    What early member of Siouxsie and the Banshees became a member of Adam and the Ants?

    • A.

      Siouxsie Sioux

    • B.

      Budgie

    • C.

      Marco Pirroni

    • D.

      Steve Severin

    Correct Answer
    C. Marco Pirroni
    Explanation
    Marco Pirroni is the correct answer because he was an early member of Siouxsie and the Banshees before becoming a member of Adam and the Ants. This suggests that he left Siouxsie and the Banshees to join Adam and the Ants at some point in his career.

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  • 13. 

    What was the first Siouxsie and the Banshees album?

    • A.

      The Scream

    • B.

      Hyaena

    • C.

      The Rapture

    • D.

      Superstition

    Correct Answer
    A. The Scream
    Explanation
    The first Siouxsie and the Banshees album was titled "The Scream". This album was released in 1978 and is considered a pioneering work in the post-punk and gothic rock genres. It features songs like "Hong Kong Garden" and "Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)". "The Scream" showcases the band's unique sound and Siouxsie Sioux's distinctive vocals, establishing them as influential figures in the alternative music scene.

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  • 14. 

    Who sang a duet with Siouxsie and the Banshees' Siouxsie on the song "Interlude"?

    • A.

      Budgie

    • B.

      Morrissey

    • C.

      Robert Smith

    • D.

      Sid Vicious

    Correct Answer
    B. Morrissey
    Explanation
    Morrissey sang a duet with Siouxsie on the song "Interlude". This collaboration between the two artists resulted in a unique and memorable track that showcased their distinct vocal styles. Morrissey, known for his work as the lead singer of The Smiths, brought his emotive and melancholic tone to the song, complementing Siouxsie's powerful and haunting vocals. The combination of their voices created a captivating and atmospheric duet that resonated with fans of both artists.

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  • 15. 

    Who played drums for a short time for Siouxsie and the Banshees?

    • A.

      Porl Thompson

    • B.

      Sid Vicious

    • C.

      Keith Moon

    • D.

      John Lydon

    Correct Answer
    B. Sid Vicious
    Explanation
    Sid Vicious played drums for a short time for Siouxsie and the Banshees. Sid Vicious was primarily known as the bassist for the punk band Sex Pistols, but he briefly filled in on drums for Siouxsie and the Banshees before they found a permanent drummer. This temporary collaboration between Sid Vicious and Siouxsie and the Banshees is a notable moment in punk rock history.

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  • 16. 

    Which was the first song ever performed by Siouxsie & the Banshees?

    • A.

      Nightshift

    • B.

      The Battle Hymn Of The Republic

    • C.

      Happy House

    • D.

      The Lord's Prayer

    Correct Answer
    D. The Lord's Prayer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Lord's Prayer." This was the first song ever performed by Siouxsie & the Banshees.

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  • 17. 

    Which Siouxsie and the Banshees' song was released Live from the Lollapalooza tour 1992 on their "Twice Upon A Time - the singles"?

    • A.

      Last Beat Of My Heart

    • B.

      Cities In Dust

    • C.

      Kiss Them For Me

    • D.

      Belladonna

    Correct Answer
    C. Kiss Them For Me
    Explanation
    "Kiss Them For Me" is the correct answer because it was released live from the Lollapalooza tour in 1992 on Siouxsie and the Banshees' album "Twice Upon A Time - the singles". This song was a popular single for the band and it showcases their unique sound and style. The Lollapalooza tour was a significant event in the music industry, and the fact that this song was released from that tour adds to its significance and appeal.

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  • 18. 

    What member of Siouxsie and the Banshees collapsed on stage during a Madrid concert?

    • A.

      Robert Smith

    • B.

      Martin McCarrick

    • C.

      John McGeoch

    • D.

      John Valentine Carruthers

    Correct Answer
    C. John McGeoch
    Explanation
    John McGeoch collapsed on stage during a Madrid concert.

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  • 19. 

    What color is Siouxsie's dress on Siouxsie and the Banshees' album "Superstition"?

    • A.

      Pink

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    B. Yellow
    Explanation
    Siouxsie's dress on Siouxsie and the Banshees' album "Superstition" is yellow.

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  • 20. 

    Why did an Arab man punch Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees in France in 1976?

    • A.

      She Screamed In His Face

    • B.

      She Robbed Him

    • C.

      She Wore A Swastika

    • D.

      She Refused To Have Sex With Him

    Correct Answer
    C. She Wore A Swastika
    Explanation
    Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees was punched by an Arab man in France in 1976 because she wore a swastika. Wearing a swastika, a symbol associated with Nazi ideology and hatred, could have provoked strong negative reactions from people, especially considering the historical context and the sensitivity surrounding the symbol. The Arab man might have been offended or angered by her choice of attire, leading to the altercation.

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  • 21. 

    What band did Dave Navarro call the male version of Siouxsie and the Banshees?

    • A.

      The Sex Pistols

    • B.

      Garbage

    • C.

      The Cure

    • D.

      Jane's Addiction

    Correct Answer
    D. Jane's Addiction
    Explanation
    Dave Navarro, a musician and guitarist, referred to the band Jane's Addiction as the male version of Siouxsie and the Banshees. This comparison suggests that both bands share similar musical styles, aesthetics, or themes. Jane's Addiction is known for their alternative rock sound and provocative lyrics, much like Siouxsie and the Banshees, who were influential in the post-punk and gothic rock genres.

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  • 22. 

    What Siouxsie and the Banshees song was featured in the movie "Grosse Point Blank"?

    • A.

      The Passenger

    • B.

      Slowdive

    • C.

      O Baby

    • D.

      Cities In Dust

    Correct Answer
    D. Cities In Dust
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cities In Dust." This song by Siouxsie and the Banshees was featured in the movie "Grosse Point Blank." The song's dark and atmospheric sound perfectly captures the tone of the movie, which is a black comedy about a hitman attending his high school reunion. "Cities In Dust" adds to the overall mood and enhances the film's soundtrack.

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  • 23. 

    What Siouxsie and the Banshees guitarist replaced Jon Klein on "The Rapture" album tour?

    • A.

      John Valentine Carruthers

    • B.

      Budgie

    • C.

      Robert Smith

    • D.

      Knox Chandler

    Correct Answer
    D. Knox Chandler
    Explanation
    Knox Chandler replaced Jon Klein on "The Rapture" album tour.

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  • 24. 

    What did Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees' father die from when she was 14?

    • A.

      A Plane Accident

    • B.

      Alcoholism

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      A Car Accident

    Correct Answer
    B. Alcoholism
    Explanation
    Siouxsie of Siouxsie and the Banshees' father died from alcoholism when she was 14. This suggests that her father had a long-standing struggle with alcohol addiction, which ultimately led to his death. It highlights the devastating impact that alcoholism can have on individuals and their families, and the lasting effects it can have on loved ones.

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