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  • 1. 

    What was Kool & The Gang's only #1 Billboard Hot 100 hit?

    • A.

      Get Down On It

    • B.

      Jungle Boogie

    • C.

      Celebration

    • D.

      Ladies' Night

    Correct Answer
    C. Celebration
    Explanation
    "Celebration" was Kool & The Gang's only #1 Billboard Hot 100 hit. This song, released in 1980, became a worldwide success and remains one of their most popular and recognizable songs. Its catchy melody, upbeat tempo, and joyful lyrics about celebrating good times made it a chart-topping hit and a staple at parties and events. The song's enduring popularity has solidified its place as Kool & The Gang's most successful and well-known track.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the lead singer for Kool & The Gang?

    • A.

      Ronald Bell

    • B.

      Robert Bell

    • C.

      James "J.T." Taylor

    • D.

      George Brown

    Correct Answer
    C. James "J.T." Taylor
    Explanation
    James "J.T." Taylor was the lead singer for Kool & The Gang. He joined the band in 1979 and remained their lead vocalist until 1988. During his time with the band, Kool & The Gang achieved great success with hits like "Ladies' Night," "Celebration," and "Joanna." Taylor's soulful and charismatic voice became synonymous with the band's sound during this period. His departure from the group marked a significant change in their musical direction.

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  • 3. 

    "Let's take a walk together near the ocean shore" begins what Kool & The Gang song?

    • A.

      Stone Love

    • B.

      Joanna

    • C.

      Tonight

    • D.

      Cherish

    Correct Answer
    D. Cherish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cherish." The question is asking for the Kool & The Gang song that begins with the lyrics "Let's take a walk together near the ocean shore." The only option that matches this description is "Cherish."

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  • 4. 

    What Kool & The Gang song repeatedly says "Get down, get down"?

    • A.

      Hollywood Swinging

    • B.

      Funky Stuff

    • C.

      Jungle Boogie

    • D.

      Funky Man

    Correct Answer
    C. Jungle Boogie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jungle Boogie. This song by Kool & The Gang features the repeated phrase "Get down, get down" in its lyrics. It is a popular funk track known for its infectious groove and energetic vibe.

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  • 5. 

    "If you hear any noise, it ain't the boys" is from what Kool & The Gang song?

    • A.

      Big Fun

    • B.

      Hangin' Out

    • C.

      Ladies' Night

    • D.

      Steppin' Out

    Correct Answer
    C. Ladies' Night
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ladies' Night". The given phrase, "If you hear any noise, it ain't the boys", is a line from the song "Ladies' Night" by Kool & The Gang. This song was released in 1979 and became a hit, celebrating a night out for the ladies. The line suggests that if there is any noise or excitement happening, it is not caused by the boys, but rather by the ladies enjoying their night.

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  • 6. 

    "I always wanted to fit into a band" is from what Kool & The Gang song?

    • A.

      Caribbean Festival

    • B.

      Hollywood Swinging

    • C.

      Rhyme Time People

    • D.

      Hangin' Out

    Correct Answer
    B. Hollywood Swinging
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hollywood Swinging." The lyrics "I always wanted to fit into a band" are from this Kool & The Gang song.

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  • 7. 

    Prior to 2006, how many Grammy Awards did Kool & The Gang win?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Kool & The Gang won two Grammy Awards prior to 2006.

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  • 8. 

    What was Kool & The Gang's first platinum-selling album?

    • A.

      Everybody's Dancin'

    • B.

      Something Special

    • C.

      Emergency

    • D.

      Ladies' Night

    Correct Answer
    D. Ladies' Night
    Explanation
    "Ladies' Night" was Kool & The Gang's first platinum-selling album because it was released in 1979 and became a commercial success, reaching number eight on the Billboard 200 chart. The album's title track, "Ladies' Night," was a major hit and reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album also included other popular songs like "Too Hot" and "Hangin' Out." The success of "Ladies' Night" marked a turning point in Kool & The Gang's career and solidified their status as one of the leading funk and R&B bands of the time.

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  • 9. 

    Which Kool & The Gang album cover features their name carved from ice?

    • A.

      Spirit Of The Boogie

    • B.

      Music Is The Message

    • C.

      Wild And Peaceful

    • D.

      Light Of Worlds

    Correct Answer
    B. Music Is The Message
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Music Is The Message." This album cover features the name of the band, Kool & The Gang, carved from ice.

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  • 10. 

    Which Kool & The Gang album cover features a rainbow going through a heart?

    • A.

      In The Heart

    • B.

      Unite

    • C.

      As One

    • D.

      Forever

    Correct Answer
    A. In The Heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In The Heart". This album cover features a rainbow going through a heart.

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  • 11. 

    What television series did Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" appear on in 1999?

    • A.

      Felicity

    • B.

      Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    • C.

      Dawson's Creek

    • D.

      Charmed

    Correct Answer
    B. Buffy The Vampire Slayer
    Explanation
    In 1999, Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" appeared on the television series Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

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  • 12. 

    What name did Kool & The Gang originally go by?

    • A.

      Kool Jazz

    • B.

      Bell Brothers Gang

    • C.

      Jazziacs

    • D.

      Jazz Gang

    Correct Answer
    C. Jazziacs
    Explanation
    Kool & The Gang originally went by the name Jazziacs.

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  • 13. 

    What Kool & The Gang song was used in the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever"?

    • A.

      Caribbean Festival

    • B.

      Hangin' Out

    • C.

      Too Hot

    • D.

      Open Sesame

    Correct Answer
    D. Open Sesame
    Explanation
    "Open Sesame" by Kool & The Gang was used in the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever".

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  • 14. 

    "Someone's playing in the garden so enticing" is from what Kool & The Gang song?

    • A.

      Fresh

    • B.

      Tonight

    • C.

      Misled

    • D.

      Big Fun

    Correct Answer
    C. Misled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Misled" because the lyrics "Someone's playing in the garden so enticing" are from the song "Misled" by Kool & The Gang.

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  • 15. 

    What Kool & The Gang song was in the 2004 movie "You Got Served"?

    • A.

      Higher Plane

    • B.

      Funky Stuff

    • C.

      Funky Man

    • D.

      Summer Madness

    Correct Answer
    D. Summer Madness
    Explanation
    "Summer Madness" is the correct answer because it was a song by Kool & The Gang that was featured in the 2004 movie "You Got Served".

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  • 16. 

    "If you want your body to move, tell me, baby" is from what Kool & The Gang song?

    • A.

      Big Fun

    • B.

      Take It To The Top

    • C.

      Fresh

    • D.

      Get Down On It

    Correct Answer
    D. Get Down On It
    Explanation
    The lyrics "If you want your body to move, tell me, baby" are from the song "Get Down On It" by Kool & The Gang. This song is known for its catchy rhythm and upbeat disco-funk sound. It encourages listeners to let loose and dance, emphasizing the importance of movement and enjoying oneself on the dance floor.

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  • 17. 

    What Kool & The Gang song was in the 1986 movie "Ruthless People"?

    • A.

      Summer Madness

    • B.

      Ladies' Night

    • C.

      Dance Champion

    • D.

      Get Down On It

    Correct Answer
    C. Dance Champion
    Explanation
    "Dance Champion" is the correct answer because it is the only Kool & The Gang song listed that was featured in the 1986 movie "Ruthless People". This song was included in the film's soundtrack and played during a scene in the movie. "Summer Madness", "Ladies' Night", and "Get Down On It" are all popular Kool & The Gang songs, but they were not specifically featured in the movie "Ruthless People".

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  • 18. 

    What Kool & The Gang song was sampled by DJ Kool?

    • A.

      Rhyme Time People

    • B.

      Jungle Boogie

    • C.

      Hollywood Swinging

    • D.

      Funky Stuff

    Correct Answer
    C. Hollywood Swinging
    Explanation
    DJ Kool sampled the song "Hollywood Swinging" by Kool & The Gang.

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  • 19. 

    What Kool & The Gang song was used in the 1982 movie "The Pirate Movie"?

    • A.

      Stand Up And Sing

    • B.

      Pass It On

    • C.

      No Show

    • D.

      Be My Lady

    Correct Answer
    A. Stand Up And Sing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Stand Up And Sing." This song by Kool & The Gang was used in the 1982 movie "The Pirate Movie."

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  • 20. 

    Which Kool & The Gang member is known as "Kool"?

    • A.

      Robert Mickens

    • B.

      Robert Bell

    • C.

      George Brown

    • D.

      Leon Thomas

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Bell
    Explanation
    Robert Bell is known as "Kool" in the group Kool & The Gang.

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  • 21. 

    Which Kool & The Gang member is known by the Muslim name Khalis Bayyan?

    • A.

      Ronald Bell

    • B.

      Claydes Charles Smith

    • C.

      Clifford Adams

    • D.

      James "J.T." Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Ronald Bell
    Explanation
    Ronald Bell is the correct answer because he is the Kool & The Gang member who is known by the Muslim name Khalis Bayyan. This suggests that Ronald Bell changed his name to Khalis Bayyan after converting to Islam.

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  • 22. 

    What Kool & The Gang member wrote the songs "Take My Heart" and "Joanna"?

    • A.

      Claydes Charles Smith

    • B.

      Ronald Bell

    • C.

      George Brown

    • D.

      Rick Westfield

    Correct Answer
    A. Claydes Charles Smith
    Explanation
    Claydes Charles Smith is the correct answer because he was a member of Kool & The Gang and he wrote the songs "Take My Heart" and "Joanna".

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  • 23. 

    In their early years, what club did Kool & The Gang perform at for sandwiches?

    • A.

      Irving Plaza

    • B.

      The Gaslight Cafe

    • C.

      Cafe Wha?

    • D.

      Studio 54

    Correct Answer
    C. Cafe Wha?
    Explanation
    In their early years, Kool & The Gang performed at Cafe Wha? for sandwiches.

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  • 24. 

    What was Kool & The Gang's second album called?

    • A.

      Music Is The Message

    • B.

      Live At The Sex Machine

    • C.

      Wild And Peaceful

    • D.

      Kool And The Gang

    Correct Answer
    B. Live At The Sex Machine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Live At The Sex Machine." This album was the second release by Kool & The Gang. It was recorded live at a club called The Sex Machine in New York City. The album showcased the band's energetic and captivating live performances, and helped to solidify their reputation as a dynamic and talented group in the music industry.

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  • 25. 

    What band member left Kool & The Gang in 1976?

    • A.

      Ricky Westfield

    • B.

      George Brown

    • C.

      Robert Bell

    • D.

      Robert Mickens

    Correct Answer
    A. Ricky Westfield
    Explanation
    Ricky Westfield left Kool & The Gang in 1976.

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  • 26. 

    What Kool & The Gang album features the hits "Cherish" and "Misled"?

    • A.

      Love & Understanding

    • B.

      Forever

    • C.

      Something Special

    • D.

      Emergency

    Correct Answer
    D. Emergency
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Emergency." The album "Emergency" by Kool & The Gang features the popular hits "Cherish" and "Misled."

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  • 27. 

    What Kool & The Gang album had the songs "Friends" and "Reunited" on it?

    • A.

      Gangland

    • B.

      Sweat

    • C.

      State Of Affairs

    • D.

      Unite

    Correct Answer
    C. State Of Affairs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "State Of Affairs." This album by Kool & The Gang features the songs "Friends" and "Reunited."

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  • 28. 

    What is the name of Kool & The Gang's own music label?

    • A.

      KTFA Entertainment, Inc.

    • B.

      Kool Recordings

    • C.

      Jazziac Records

    • D.

      Kool Jazz, Inc.

    Correct Answer
    A. KTFA Entertainment, Inc.
    Explanation
    KTFA Entertainment, Inc. is the correct answer because it is stated as the name of Kool & The Gang's own music label. This indicates that the band has their own record label called KTFA Entertainment, Inc. The other options, Kool Recordings, Jazziac Records, and Kool Jazz, Inc., are not mentioned as the band's own music label.

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