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  • 1. 

    What is the name of the Duffy album from which the single "Mercy" was released?

    • A.

      Rockferry

    • B.

      Serious

    • C.

      Endlessly

    • D.

      Save It

    Correct Answer
    A. Rockferry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rockferry because "Mercy" is a single released from Duffy's album called Rockferry.

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  • 2. 

    What Coldplay song was played to awaken the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis on the second day of its final mission?

    • A.

      White Shadows

    • B.

      Don't Panic

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Viva La Vida

    Correct Answer
    D. Viva La Vida
    Explanation
    "Viva La Vida" was played to awaken the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis on the second day of its final mission.

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  • 3. 

    What is the title of the first chart single from David Jordan's album, "Set The Mood"?

    • A.

      Down

    • B.

      Sun Goes Down

    • C.

      Finest Of Ways

    • D.

      Place In My Heart

    Correct Answer
    B. Sun Goes Down
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sun Goes Down." This is the title of the first chart single from David Jordan's album, "Set The Mood."

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  • 4. 

    From what does Coldplay's "Violet Hill" take its name?

    • A.

      A Perfume

    • B.

      A London Street

    • C.

      A Hill Of Violets

    • D.

      An Old Girlfriend

    Correct Answer
    B. A London Street
    Explanation
    "Coldplay's "Violet Hill" takes its name from a London Street."

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  • 5. 

    What 20th Century Mexican artist inspired Coldplay's "Viva La Vida"?

    • A.

      Pablo Picasso

    • B.

      Frida Kahlo

    • C.

      Edvard Munch

    • D.

      Marc Chagall

    Correct Answer
    B. Frida Kahlo
    Explanation
    Frida Kahlo, the 20th Century Mexican artist, inspired Coldplay's "Viva La Vida." Kahlo was known for her vibrant and surreal self-portraits, and her artwork often explored themes of pain, identity, and Mexican culture. Her unique style and powerful imagery resonated with Coldplay, leading them to draw inspiration from her for their song.

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  • 6. 

    "What song by Cascada includes the lyric: I can take the rain on the roof of this empty house"?

    • A.

      What Hurts The Most

    • B.

      Bad Boy

    • C.

      Everytime We Touch

    • D.

      Evacuate the Dancefloor

    Correct Answer
    A. What Hurts The Most
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What Hurts The Most". This song by Cascada includes the lyric "I can take the rain on the roof of this empty house".

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  • 7. 

    What is the title of the album by Britney Spears that first included "Piece of Me"?

    • A.

      In the Zone

    • B.

      Blackout

    • C.

      Circus

    • D.

      ...Baby One More Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Blackout
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Blackout." This album by Britney Spears was released in 2007 and "Piece of Me" was one of the tracks included in it. The album received critical acclaim and commercial success, marking a significant point in Britney Spears' career.

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  • 8. 

    What hit single by Britney Spears includes the line: "I know I shouldn't have kept you waiting, but I'm here now"?

    • A.

      Break The Ice

    • B.

      Freakshow

    • C.

      Hot

    • D.

      Hot as Ice

    Correct Answer
    A. Break The Ice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Break The Ice" because this hit single by Britney Spears includes the line: "I know I shouldn't have kept you waiting, but I'm here now".

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  • 9. 

    What song by Boyzone includes the lines: "Tell me what you want from me, So I can try to make you see"?

    • A.

      Oh Carol

    • B.

      Love You Anyway

    • C.

      No Matter What

    • D.

      So Good

    Correct Answer
    B. Love You Anyway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Love You Anyway" by Boyzone. The song includes the lines "Tell me what you want from me, So I can try to make you see." This suggests that the singer is asking the person what they want or need from him in order to make them understand or see something. The lyrics imply a desire to fulfill the other person's wishes or needs in order to make the relationship work.

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  • 10. 

    What was the original title of Biffy Clyro's single "Mountains"?

    • A.

      Born

    • B.

      Teeth or Mountains

    • C.

      Captain

    • D.

      Gold

    Correct Answer
    B. Teeth or Mountains
    Explanation
    The original title of Biffy Clyro's single "Mountains" was "Teeth or Mountains."

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  • 11. 

    What song by Basshunter includes the lyric: "You are my light in the dark, You are the beating in my heart"?

    • A.

      Angel in the Night

    • B.

      Can You

    • C.

      When

    • D.

      On Our Side

    Correct Answer
    A. Angel in the Night
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Angel in the Night." This song by Basshunter includes the lyric "You are my light in the dark, You are the beating in my heart."

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  • 12. 

    What song by Alicia Keys includes: "You and me together, through the days and nights"?

    • A.

      The Life

    • B.

      Troubles

    • C.

      You

    • D.

      No One

    Correct Answer
    D. No One
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No One." This song by Alicia Keys includes the lyrics "You and me together, through the days and nights."

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  • 13. 

    What was the first single released by Danish pop group Alphabeat?

    • A.

      Hole in My Heart

    • B.

      Till I Get Round

    • C.

      The Spell

    • D.

      Fascination

    Correct Answer
    D. Fascination
    Explanation
    "Fascination" was the first single released by Danish pop group Alphabeat. This song gained significant popularity and became a chart-topping hit in Denmark and several other countries. Its catchy melody, upbeat rhythm, and energetic vocals captured the attention of listeners, establishing Alphabeat as a promising pop group. The success of "Fascination" paved the way for Alphabeat's subsequent releases and helped them gain international recognition in the music industry.

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  • 14. 

    Who teamed up with Jordin Sparks to record "No Air"?

    • A.

      Bruno Mars

    • B.

      Chris Brown

    • C.

      Cee Lo Green

    • D.

      Sting

    Correct Answer
    B. Chris Brown
    Explanation
    Chris Brown teamed up with Jordin Sparks to record "No Air."

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  • 15. 

    From what album did Amy Winehouse release "Love Is A Losing Game"?

    • A.

      Frank

    • B.

      Amy Winehouse

    • C.

      Lioness: Hidden Treasures

    • D.

      Back to Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Back to Black
    Explanation
    "Love Is A Losing Game" is a song by Amy Winehouse that was released as a single from her second studio album, "Back to Black." The album, released in 2006, was a critical and commercial success, showcasing Winehouse's unique blend of soul, jazz, and R&B. "Love Is A Losing Game" is a poignant and introspective track that highlights Winehouse's emotional vulnerability and songwriting prowess. The album received widespread acclaim and went on to win multiple Grammy Awards, solidifying Winehouse's status as a talented and influential artist.

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  • 16. 

    What was the title of Jordin Sparks' debut single?

    • A.

      Tattoo

    • B.

      One Step

    • C.

      No Air

    • D.

      Battlefield

    Correct Answer
    A. Tattoo
    Explanation
    Jordin Sparks' debut single was titled "Tattoo".

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  • 17. 

    Who is the featured performer with Kanye West on "Homecoming"?

    • A.

      Chris Martin

    • B.

      JayZ

    • C.

      Taylor Swift

    • D.

      Jordin Sparks

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Martin
    Explanation
    Chris Martin is the featured performer with Kanye West on "Homecoming." This can be inferred from the given options, where Chris Martin is the only artist mentioned who collaborates with Kanye West on the song "Homecoming." Therefore, Chris Martin is the correct answer.

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  • 18. 

    What song was released as the lead single from the Kaiser Chiefs' third album, "Off With Their Heads"?

    • A.

      You Want History

    • B.

      Half the Truth

    • C.

      Good Days Bad Days

    • D.

      Never Miss A Beat

    Correct Answer
    D. Never Miss A Beat
    Explanation
    "Never Miss A Beat" was released as the lead single from the Kaiser Chiefs' third album, "Off With Their Heads."

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  • 19. 

    What Katy Perry song opens with "This was never the way I planned, Not my intention"?

    • A.

      Waking Up In Vegas

    • B.

      Hot N Cold

    • C.

      I Kissed A Girl

    • D.

      Thinking Of You

    Correct Answer
    C. I Kissed A Girl
    Explanation
    "I Kissed A Girl" is the correct answer because the song opens with the lyrics "This was never the way I planned, Not my intention." This line sets the tone for the song and introduces the theme of unexpected attraction or experimentation. The other options, "Waking Up In Vegas," "Hot N Cold," and "Thinking Of You," do not have lyrics that match the given opening line.

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  • 20. 

    Keane released "Spiralling" as the first single from which of their albums?

    • A.

      Under the Iron Sea

    • B.

      Perfect Symmetry

    • C.

      Night Train

    • D.

      Hopes and Fears

    Correct Answer
    B. Perfect Symmetry
    Explanation
    "Perfect Symmetry" is the correct answer because Keane released their song "Spiralling" as the first single from this album. The other albums listed, "Under the Iron Sea," "Night Train," and "Hopes and Fears," did not have "Spiralling" as their first single.

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  • 21. 

    What song by Kate Nash features the chorus, "I just want your kiss, boy, I just want your kiss"?

    • A.

      Since Then

    • B.

      Pumpkin Soup

    • C.

      Sycamore Street

    • D.

      Paranoia

    Correct Answer
    B. Pumpkin Soup
    Explanation
    "Pumpkin Soup" is the correct answer because it is a song by Kate Nash that features the chorus, "I just want your kiss, boy, I just want your kiss."

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  • 22. 

    What did Kate Nash report that her record company wanted to name her song "Pumpkin Soup"?

    • A.

      Say Why

    • B.

      December

    • C.

      Go There

    • D.

      I Just Want Your Kiss

    Correct Answer
    D. I Just Want Your Kiss
    Explanation
    Kate Nash reported that her record company wanted to name her song "Pumpkin Soup" as "I Just Want Your Kiss".

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  • 23. 

    What song by Jennifer Hudson opens with "Are you a man who loves and cherishes and cares for me"?

    • A.

      If This Isn't Love

    • B.

      My Heart

    • C.

      Giving Myself

    • D.

      Spotlight

    Correct Answer
    D. Spotlight
    Explanation
    "Spotlight" by Jennifer Hudson opens with the lyrics "Are you a man who loves and cherishes and cares for me." This line sets the tone for the song, as it talks about wanting someone who will give her attention and prioritize her in a relationship. The song then goes on to explore themes of love and desire.

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  • 24. 

    What was the first single released from James Morrison's "Songs for You, Truths for Me"

    • A.

      You Make It Real

    • B.

      Broken Strings

    • C.

      Nothing Ever Hurt Like You

    • D.

      One Last Chance

    Correct Answer
    A. You Make It Real
    Explanation
    "You Make It Real" was the first single released from James Morrison's album "Songs for You, Truths for Me". This song was chosen as the lead single because it showcases Morrison's soulful and heartfelt vocals, which are a trademark of his music. The song received positive reviews from critics and was well-received by fans, helping to generate buzz and anticipation for the album's release. Its lyrics, which speak about the power of love and its ability to make life more meaningful, also resonated with listeners. Overall, "You Make It Real" was a strong choice for the first single and set the tone for the rest of the album.

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  • 25. 

    What British electronic-pop group released "Ready for the Floor" in January 2008?

    • A.

      The Human League

    • B.

      Postal Service

    • C.

      La Roux

    • D.

      Hot Chip

    Correct Answer
    D. Hot Chip
    Explanation
    Hot Chip is the correct answer because they are a British electronic-pop group that released the song "Ready for the Floor" in January 2008. The other options, The Human League, Postal Service, and La Roux, are not the correct answer as they did not release this specific song in that year.

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  • 26. 

    What is the title of the Jonas Brother album that released "S.O.S."?

    • A.

      Lines, Vines and Trying Times

    • B.

      A Little Bit Longer

    • C.

      It's About Time

    • D.

      Jonas Brothers

    Correct Answer
    D. Jonas Brothers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jonas Brothers" because the question is asking for the title of the album that released the song "S.O.S." Since "S.O.S." is a song by the Jonas Brothers, the album that released it would also be titled "Jonas Brothers".

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  • 27. 

    What Jonas Brother hit includes the lyric: "Told you I made dinner plans, for you and me and no one else"?

    • A.

      Date Night

    • B.

      Saturday

    • C.

      S.O.S.

    • D.

      You And Me And No One Else

    Correct Answer
    C. S.O.S.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "S.O.S." This song by the Jonas Brothers includes the lyric "Told you I made dinner plans, for you and me and no one else." This lyric suggests that the singer has made special plans for a romantic evening with their partner, emphasizing the exclusivity of their time together.

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  • 28. 

    From what album did Iglu & Hartly release "In This City" in 2008?

    • A.

      Iglu & Hartly

    • B.

      & Then Boom

    • C.

      Cityscape

    • D.

      Violent And Young

    Correct Answer
    B. & Then Boom
    Explanation
    Iglu & Hartly released their song "In This City" in 2008 as part of their album "& Then Boom".

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  • 29. 

    What vocal group is featured on H 'Two' O's "What's It Gonna Be"?

    • A.

      T2

    • B.

      Wideboys

    • C.

      Agado

    • D.

      Platnum

    Correct Answer
    D. Platnum
    Explanation
    Platnum is the correct answer because they are the vocal group featured on H 'Two' O's song "What's It Gonna Be". The other options, T2, Wideboys, and Agado, are not the vocal group featured on this song.

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