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This quiz tests your comprehension on the Stone Roses classic band. How much do you know about them? Have you heard their music? Do you like their music? Gauge and expand you knowledge on the band below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Alan Wren, an original member of The Stone Roses, goes by what nickname?

    • A.

      Reni

    • B.

      Alli

    • C.

      Al

    • D.

      A.W.

    Correct Answer
    A. Reni
    Explanation
    Alan Wren, an original member of The Stone Roses, is commonly known by the nickname "Reni". This nickname has been widely used throughout his career and is recognized by fans and the music industry.

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  • 2. 

    The Stone Roses is originally from what European country?

    • A.

      Ireland

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      The Netherlands

    Correct Answer
    B. England
    Explanation
    The correct answer is England. The Stone Roses is a famous British rock band formed in Manchester, England in 1983. They are known for their influential sound that combined elements of indie rock, alternative rock, and psychedelic rock. Their self-titled debut album, released in 1989, is considered a classic of the genre and helped shape the British music scene of the 1990s. The band's members, including Ian Brown and John Squire, are all from England.

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  • 3. 

    What English city are The Stone Roses originally from?

    • A.

      Liverpool

    • B.

      Bristol

    • C.

      Manchester

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    C. Manchester
    Explanation
    The Stone Roses are originally from Manchester.

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  • 4. 

    What was the title of The Stone Roses' debut album?

    • A.

      Turns Into Stone

    • B.

      The Stone Roses

    • C.

      Second Coming

    • D.

      The Complete Stone Roses

    Correct Answer
    B. The Stone Roses
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Stone Roses" because it is the title of the band's debut album. The Stone Roses released their self-titled album in 1989, which is considered one of the most influential and iconic albums in the history of British rock music. The album features popular songs like "I Wanna Be Adored" and "She Bangs the Drums" and helped establish The Stone Roses as one of the key bands of the "Madchester" movement in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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  • 5. 

    What record label released The Stone Roses' first full album?

    • A.

      Silvertone Records

    • B.

      Universal Music

    • C.

      Geffen Records

    • D.

      FM Revolver

    Correct Answer
    A. Silvertone Records
    Explanation
    The Stone Roses' first full album was released by Silvertone Records.

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  • 6. 

    "Madchester", a style of music played by The Stone Roses, started in which English city?

    • A.

      Chester

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Manchester

    • D.

      Liverpool

    Correct Answer
    C. Manchester
    Explanation
    Madchester, a style of music played by The Stone Roses, started in the city of Manchester. The term "Madchester" was coined to describe the fusion of alternative rock, indie pop, and dance music that emerged in Manchester during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The Stone Roses, along with other bands like Happy Mondays and Inspiral Carpets, were at the forefront of this musical movement, which became synonymous with the city of Manchester.

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  • 7. 

    Which member of The Stone Roses started the side project called The Seahorses?

    • A.

      Ian Brown

    • B.

      Reni

    • C.

      John Squire

    • D.

      Mani

    Correct Answer
    C. John Squire
    Explanation
    John Squire is the correct answer because he is the member of The Stone Roses who started the side project called The Seahorses. The Seahorses was a band formed by Squire in 1996 after the breakup of The Stone Roses. Squire served as the guitarist and main songwriter for both bands.

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  • 8. 

    Which member of The Stone Roses released a solo album titled "Time Changes Everything"?

    • A.

      Mani

    • B.

      Ian Brown

    • C.

      Reni

    • D.

      John Squire

    Correct Answer
    D. John Squire
    Explanation
    John Squire is the correct answer because he released a solo album titled "Time Changes Everything". Mani, Ian Brown, and Reni were also members of The Stone Roses, but they did not release solo albums with this title.

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  • 9. 

    Which of The Stone Roses' singles was originally titled "Misery Dictionary"?

    • A.

      So Young

    • B.

      Made Of Stone

    • C.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • D.

      Sally Cinnamon

    Correct Answer
    A. So Young
    Explanation
    The correct answer is So Young. This single by The Stone Roses was originally titled "Misery Dictionary".

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  • 10. 

    Irish musician Rob Smith often covers which of The Stone Roses' singles?

    • A.

      Elephant Stone

    • B.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • C.

      Sally Cinnamon

    • D.

      Made Of Stone

    Correct Answer
    A. Elephant Stone
    Explanation
    Rob Smith often covers The Stone Roses' single "Elephant Stone."

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  • 11. 

    Which of The Stone Roses' singles is included in the video game "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock"?

    • A.

      Elephant Stone

    • B.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • C.

      Made Of Stone

    • D.

      Sally Cinnamon

    Correct Answer
    B. She Bangs The Drums
    Explanation
    "She Bangs The Drums" is the correct answer because it is the only single from The Stone Roses that is included in the video game "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock". The other options, "Elephant Stone", "Made Of Stone", and "Sally Cinnamon", were not featured in the game.

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  • 12. 

    Which 1997 movie features The Stone Roses' "I Wanna Be Adored"?

    • A.

      Men In Black

    • B.

      Titanic

    • C.

      Welcome To Sarajevo

    • D.

      Liar Liar

    Correct Answer
    C. Welcome To Sarajevo
    Explanation
    "Welcome To Sarajevo" is the correct answer because this 1997 movie features The Stone Roses' song "I Wanna Be Adored" in its soundtrack. The song adds to the overall atmosphere and tone of the film, enhancing the storytelling and creating a memorable cinematic experience.

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  • 13. 

    The Stone Roses once trashed the studio of which small record label?

    • A.

      Universal Music

    • B.

      Silvertone Records

    • C.

      FM Revolver

    • D.

      Creation Records

    Correct Answer
    C. FM Revolver
    Explanation
    The Stone Roses once trashed the studio of FM Revolver, a small record label.

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  • 14. 

    Which of The Stone Roses' singles mentions American painter Jackson Pollock?

    • A.

      Sally Cinnamon

    • B.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • C.

      Made Of Stone

    • D.

      Turns Into Stone

    Correct Answer
    C. Made Of Stone
    Explanation
    "Made Of Stone" is the correct answer because the song references American painter Jackson Pollock.

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  • 15. 

    The Stone Roses made their British television debut on what show?

    • A.

      This Week

    • B.

      The Late Show

    • C.

      The Daily Politics

    • D.

      Saturday Night Live

    Correct Answer
    B. The Late Show
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Late Show. The Stone Roses made their British television debut on The Late Show.

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  • 16. 

    Which of The Stone Roses' singles was their first Top 40 Hit?

    • A.

      Sally Cinnamon

    • B.

      Made Of Stone

    • C.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • D.

      Fools Gold

    Correct Answer
    C. She Bangs The Drums
    Explanation
    "She Bangs The Drums" was The Stone Roses' first Top 40 Hit because it was released as a single in 1989 and reached number 34 on the UK Singles Chart. The song became popular for its catchy guitar riffs, energetic drumming, and Ian Brown's distinctive vocals. Its success helped to establish The Stone Roses as one of the leading bands of the Madchester scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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  • 17. 

    Which of The Stone Roses' singles was the first to reach the Top 10 of the U.K. Singles Chart?

    • A.

      She Bangs The Drums

    • B.

      Sally Cinnamon

    • C.

      Fools Gold

    • D.

      Made Of Stone

    Correct Answer
    C. Fools Gold
    Explanation
    "Fools Gold" was the first single by The Stone Roses to reach the Top 10 of the U.K. Singles Chart. This song was released in 1989 and became a major hit for the band, reaching number eight on the chart. It is known for its infectious grooves, psychedelic sound, and memorable guitar riffs. The success of "Fools Gold" helped solidify The Stone Roses' popularity and establish them as one of the leading bands of the Madchester music scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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  • 18. 

    Frank Gallagher dances to which of The Stone Roses' singles on the U.K. show "Shameless"?

    • A.

      Made Of Stone

    • B.

      Elephant Stone

    • C.

      Sally Cinnamon

    • D.

      One Love

    Correct Answer
    D. One Love
    Explanation
    Frank Gallagher dances to The Stone Roses' single "One Love" on the U.K. show "Shameless".

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  • 19. 

    What 2005 U.K. movie features The Stone Roses singles "Waterfall" and "I Wanna Be Adored"?

    • A.

      The 40 Year Old Virgin

    • B.

      Batman Begins

    • C.

      Green Street

    • D.

      Jarhead

    Correct Answer
    C. Green Street
    Explanation
    Green Street is the correct answer because it is a 2005 U.K. movie that features The Stone Roses singles "Waterfall" and "I Wanna Be Adored".

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