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  • 1. 

    Which song by The Cure was played as a "wake up call"?

    • A.

      Dressing Up

    • B.

      Cut Here

    • C.

      Gone

    • D.

      Just Like Heaven

    Correct Answer
    D. Just Like Heaven
    Explanation
    "Just Like Heaven" by The Cure was played as a "wake up call" because it is an upbeat and catchy song that has the ability to energize and motivate listeners. The lyrics and melody of the song are uplifting and positive, making it a perfect choice to start the day and get people moving. Additionally, the song's popularity and recognition make it a great choice for a wake-up call as it is likely to be familiar to many people and create a sense of nostalgia and familiarity.

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  • 2. 

    Who did Robert Smith, of The Cure, write "Lovesong" for?

    • A.

      Grandmother

    • B.

      Mother

    • C.

      Sister

    • D.

      Wife

    Correct Answer
    D. Wife
    Explanation
    Robert Smith of The Cure wrote "Lovesong" for his wife. The song is a heartfelt expression of love and devotion towards his spouse. It was written as a gift and tribute to their relationship, capturing the deep emotions and affection he has for his wife. The lyrics and melody of the song reflect the special bond they share, making it a beautiful and meaningful composition.

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  • 3. 

    Which song by The Cure was played on every tour?

    • A.

      One Hundred Years

    • B.

      Wish

    • C.

      The Top

    • D.

      Pornography

    Correct Answer
    A. One Hundred Years
    Explanation
    "One Hundred Years" is the correct answer because it is a song by The Cure that has been played on every tour. This suggests that it is a popular and well-loved song among fans, making it a staple in their live performances. The other options, "Wish," "The Top," and "Pornography," may have also been played on tours, but "One Hundred Years" is the only song that is specifically mentioned as being played on every tour.

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  • 4. 

    What is The Cures' instrumental track on "Seventeen Seconds"?

    • A.

      Play For Today

    • B.

      Secrets

    • C.

      At Night

    • D.

      A Reflection

    Correct Answer
    D. A Reflection
    Explanation
    "A Reflection" is the correct answer because it is the instrumental track on The Cure's album "Seventeen Seconds". The other options listed are not instrumental tracks on this specific album.

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  • 5. 

    What is the shortest song on The Cures' album "Seventeen Seconds"?

    • A.

      N

    • B.

      M

    • C.

      L

    • D.

      Z

    Correct Answer
    B. M
    Explanation
    The correct answer is M. The question asks for the shortest song on The Cure's album "Seventeen Seconds." Since M is the only option provided in the answer choices, it can be inferred that M is the correct answer. Without further information about the specific song titles or lengths on the album, it is not possible to provide a more detailed explanation.

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  • 6. 

    Robert Smith (from the band The Cure) spent a brief time in which of these bands?

    • A.

      Bauhaus

    • B.

      Siouxsie And The Banshees

    • C.

      The Clash

    • D.

      XTC

    Correct Answer
    B. Siouxsie And The Banshees
    Explanation
    Robert Smith spent a brief time in Siouxsie And The Banshees. Siouxsie And The Banshees were an influential British post-punk band formed in 1976. Smith joined the band as a guitarist in 1979 after their original guitarist, John McKay, left the group. However, Smith's time with Siouxsie And The Banshees was short-lived, as he left the band later that year to focus on his own band, The Cure.

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  • 7. 

    The Cure's 1979 debut album was called?

    • A.

      Two Sides Of Love

    • B.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • C.

      Boys Don't Cry

    • D.

      Seventeen Seconds

    Correct Answer
    B. Three Imaginary Boys
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Three Imaginary Boys." This album was the debut release by The Cure in 1979. It is considered a significant album in the post-punk genre, featuring a mix of punk and new wave influences. The title track, "Three Imaginary Boys," reflects the band's youthful and rebellious spirit, and the album as a whole showcases their unique sound and lyrical themes.

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  • 8. 

    Which album is not by The Cure?

    • A.

      Head On The Door

    • B.

      Mixed Up

    • C.

      Wish

    • D.

      Stranger Than Fiction

    Correct Answer
    D. Stranger Than Fiction
    Explanation
    The album "Stranger Than Fiction" is not by The Cure. The other three albums mentioned, "Head On The Door," "Mixed Up," and "Wish," are all albums by The Cure.

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  • 9. 

    Which band covered The Cure's "Just Like Heaven"?

    • A.

      Dinosaur Jr

    • B.

      Smashing Pumpkins

    • C.

      The Foo Fighters

    • D.

      Eleventh Day Dream

    Correct Answer
    A. Dinosaur Jr
    Explanation
    Dinosaur Jr is the correct answer because they are a band that covered The Cure's song "Just Like Heaven." They released their version of the song in 1989, which gained popularity and critical acclaim. Dinosaur Jr's cover maintains the essence of the original song while adding their own unique rock sound to it.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these men is no longer a member of The Cure?

    • A.

      Lol Tolhurst

    • B.

      Robert Smith

    • C.

      Jason Cooper

    • D.

      Simon Gallup

    Correct Answer
    A. Lol Tolhurst
    Explanation
    Lol Tolhurst is no longer a member of The Cure.

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  • 11. 

    "It doesn't matter if we all die" is the first line of which song by The Cure?

    • A.

      100 Years

    • B.

      The Figurehead

    • C.

      Lament

    • D.

      Holy Hour

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 Years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "100 Years." The first line of the song is "It doesn't matter if we all die." This line sets a dark and introspective tone, suggesting a sense of nihilism or apathy towards mortality. The song explores themes of time, mortality, and the fleeting nature of life.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these is not a title of a song by the Cure?

    • A.

      Just Like Hell

    • B.

      Throw Your Foot

    • C.

      Shake Dog Shake

    • D.

      Man Inside My Mouth

    Correct Answer
    A. Just Like Hell
    Explanation
    The title "Just Like Hell" is not a song by the Cure.

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  • 13. 

    What Cure album did the song "Cold" appear on?

    • A.

      Pornography

    • B.

      Seventeen Seconds

    • C.

      Disintegration

    • D.

      Mixed Up

    Correct Answer
    A. Pornography
    Explanation
    "Cold" is a song by The Cure that appears on their album "Pornography". This album, released in 1982, is known for its dark and atmospheric sound, which perfectly matches the melancholic tone of the song "Cold". The album is considered one of The Cure's most influential and critically acclaimed works, exploring themes of depression, isolation, and existentialism. "Cold" is a standout track on the album, showcasing the band's signature gloomy lyrics and haunting melodies.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these movie soundtracks did not feature a song by The Cure?

    • A.

      Edward Scissorhands

    • B.

      The Crow

    • C.

      The X-Files

    • D.

      Judge Dredd

    Correct Answer
    A. Edward Scissorhands
    Explanation
    Edward Scissorhands is the correct answer because the movie soundtrack for Edward Scissorhands did not feature a song by The Cure. The other three soundtracks, The Crow, The X-Files, and Judge Dredd, all included songs by The Cure.

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  • 15. 

    Which The Cure tune was recorded for the 1998 "X-Files" original movie soundtrack?

    • A.

      Satellite Of Love

    • B.

      Never Enough

    • C.

      More Than This

    • D.

      Wrong Number

    Correct Answer
    C. More Than This
    Explanation
    "More Than This" is the correct answer because it was recorded by The Cure for the 1998 "X-Files" original movie soundtrack.

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  • 16. 

    On which Cure album did Robert Smith record in a dark bathroom?

    • A.

      Wish

    • B.

      Pornography

    • C.

      Disintegration

    • D.

      Head On The Door

    Correct Answer
    B. Pornography
    Explanation
    Robert Smith recorded in a dark bathroom for the album "Pornography". This album, released in 1982, is known for its dark and atmospheric sound. The band wanted to create a bleak and claustrophobic atmosphere, so Smith decided to record his vocals in a small, dark bathroom to achieve the desired effect. This unconventional recording location added to the overall mood and intensity of the album.

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  • 17. 

    How old was Robert Smith, of The Cure, when he started playing guitar?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
    Explanation
    Robert Smith of The Cure started playing guitar at the age of 12.

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  • 18. 

    What is The Cure's Porl Thompsons' birth name?

    • A.

      Richard Paul Thompson

    • B.

      Stephen Porl Thompson

    • C.

      Paul Stephen Thompson

    • D.

      Porl Richard Thompson

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul Stephen Thompson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Paul Stephen Thompson. This is because the question is asking for Porl Thompson's birth name, and out of the given options, Paul Stephen Thompson is the closest match.

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  • 19. 

    Who was The Cure's Porl Thompson's sister married to?

    • A.

      Robert Smith

    • B.

      Richie Rich

    • C.

      Simon Gallup

    • D.

      Jason Cooper

    Correct Answer
    C. Simon Gallup
    Explanation
    Porl Thompson's sister is married to Simon Gallup.

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  • 20. 

    What is The Cure's Simon Gallups' birth name?

    • A.

      Jonathan Simon Gallup

    • B.

      Simon James Gallup

    • C.

      Simon Johnathon Gallup

    • D.

      James Simon Gallup

    Correct Answer
    C. Simon Johnathon Gallup
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Simon Johnathon Gallup. This is the birth name of The Cure's bassist, Simon Gallup.

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  • 21. 

    What is The Cure's Jason Coopers' birth name?

    • A.

      Jason Lee Cooper

    • B.

      Jason Toop Cooper

    • C.

      Tooper Jason Cooper

    • D.

      Lee Jason Cooper

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason Toop Cooper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jason Toop Cooper. This is likely his birth name as it is the only option that follows the typical format of a first name followed by a last name. The other options either have the last name listed first or have a different last name altogether. Therefore, Jason Toop Cooper is the most plausible birth name for The Cure's Jason Cooper.

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  • 22. 

    What was The Cure's first #1 single?

    • A.

      The Lovecats

    • B.

      Close To Me

    • C.

      Boys Don't Cry

    • D.

      Fascination Street

    Correct Answer
    D. Fascination Street
    Explanation
    "Fascination Street" was not The Cure's first #1 single. The correct answer is "Boys Don't Cry." This song was released in 1979 and reached the top spot on the UK Singles Chart in 1986 when it was re-released. It remains one of the band's most popular and well-known songs.

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  • 23. 

    What was The Cure's first #1 album in the U.K.?

    • A.

      The Head On The Door

    • B.

      Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

    • C.

      Wish

    • D.

      The Top

    Correct Answer
    C. Wish
    Explanation
    Wish was The Cure's first #1 album in the U.K. This album, released in 1992, achieved great success and topped the charts in the U.K. It featured popular songs like "Friday I'm in Love" and "High." The album showcased the band's signature sound, blending alternative rock with elements of pop and gothic rock. Wish marked a significant milestone in The Cure's career, solidifying their popularity and cementing their status as one of the most influential bands in the U.K.

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  • 24. 

    What was the lowest ranked album released by The Cure?

    • A.

      Pornography

    • B.

      The Top

    • C.

      Faith

    • D.

      Wish

    Correct Answer
    B. The Top
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Top." This album, released in 1984, was the lowest ranked album by The Cure in terms of commercial success and chart performance. Despite receiving positive reviews from critics, it did not achieve the same level of commercial success as some of their other albums.

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  • 25. 

    Which album cover by The Cure has a lamp on it?

    • A.

      Wish

    • B.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • C.

      The Top

    • D.

      Seventeen Seconds

    Correct Answer
    B. Three Imaginary Boys
    Explanation
    The album cover for Three Imaginary Boys by The Cure features a lamp on it.

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  • 26. 

    Which record label was The Cure's third album released on?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      A&M

    • C.

      Capitol

    • D.

      Giant

    Correct Answer
    B. A&M
    Explanation
    The Cure's third album was released on the A&M record label.

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  • 27. 

    Which The Cure album was the last to feature Laurence Tolhurst?

    • A.

      The Lovecats

    • B.

      The Top

    • C.

      Pornography

    • D.

      Faith

    Correct Answer
    C. Pornography
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pornography." Laurence Tolhurst was a member of The Cure until 1989, and "Pornography" was released in 1982. Therefore, it was the last album to feature him before he left the band.

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  • 28. 

    Which album by The Cure was the first to feature Jason Cooper?

    • A.

      Pornography

    • B.

      The Top

    • C.

      Three Imaginary Boys

    • D.

      Wild Mood Swings

    Correct Answer
    D. Wild Mood Swings
    Explanation
    "Wild Mood Swings" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that was released after Jason Cooper joined The Cure as their drummer. The other albums listed were released before Cooper joined the band, making "Wild Mood Swings" the first album to feature him.

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  • 29. 

    What is The Cure's first live album called?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Concert

    • C.

      Show

    • D.

      The Cure

    Correct Answer
    B. Concert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Concert." This is because "Concert" is the title of The Cure's first live album.

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  • 30. 

    Which The Cure album cover shows cherubs?

    • A.

      Faith

    • B.

      Japanese Whispers

    • C.

      The Top

    • D.

      Pornography

    Correct Answer
    B. Japanese Whispers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Japanese Whispers. This album cover features cherubs, which are depicted as small, winged angels. The cherubs can be seen floating in the background of the cover image, adding a touch of whimsy and innocence to the overall design.

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  • 31. 

    The Cure's "Close to Me" was used in what?

    • A.

      Sitcom

    • B.

      Bar

    • C.

      Cartoon

    • D.

      Movie

    Correct Answer
    A. Sitcom
    Explanation
    "Close to Me" by The Cure was used in a sitcom.

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  • 32. 

    Which The Cure song is featured a commercial?

    • A.

      A Letter To Elise

    • B.

      I Dig You

    • C.

      I'm A Cult Hero

    • D.

      December

    Correct Answer
    B. I Dig You
    Explanation
    "I Dig You" by The Cure is featured in a commercial.

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  • 33. 

    What is the song "Pictures of You", by The Cure, about?

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Marriage

    • D.

      Fire

    Correct Answer
    D. Fire
  • 34. 

    What was the first single from The Cure's album "Faith"?

    • A.

      Descent

    • B.

      Primary

    • C.

      Gone

    • D.

      Love Me

    Correct Answer
    B. Primary
    Explanation
    "Primary" was the first single from The Cure's album "Faith". This song was released in 1981 and it showcases the band's signature post-punk sound with its driving bassline and atmospheric guitar work. The lyrics of "Primary" explore themes of isolation and the search for meaning. It became a fan favorite and remains one of the standout tracks from the album.

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  • 35. 

    What is the first song by The Cure that Robert Smith's mother liked?

    • A.

      Prayer

    • B.

      Gone!

    • C.

      Leave Me Alone

    • D.

      The Walk

    Correct Answer
    D. The Walk
  • 36. 

    Which one of The Cure's songs was used on TV?

    • A.

      M

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      In Your House

    • D.

      Seventeen Seconds

    Correct Answer
    D. Seventeen Seconds
    Explanation
    "Seventeen Seconds" is the correct answer because it is a song by The Cure that was used on TV. The question is asking which song by The Cure was used on TV, and the correct answer is "Seventeen Seconds".

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