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  • 1. 

    Who was the original drummer for the band Blondie?

    • A.

      Billy Murcia

    • B.

      Gary Valentine

    • C.

      Chris Frantz

    • D.

      Clem Burke

    Correct Answer
    D. Clem Burke
    Explanation
    Clem Burke is the original drummer for the band Blondie. He has been with the band since its formation in 1974 and has played on all of their albums. He is known for his energetic and versatile drumming style, which has contributed to the band's unique sound. Burke's skill and contribution to Blondie's success make him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these songs was not a hit single by the band Blondie?

    • A.

      Rapture

    • B.

      Atomic

    • C.

      The Tide Is High

    • D.

      Walking In L.A.

    Correct Answer
    D. Walking In L.A.
    Explanation
    The question asks for a song that was not a hit single by the band Blondie. Rapture, Atomic, and The Tide Is High were all popular songs released by Blondie that achieved chart success. However, Walking In L.A. was not a hit single by Blondie, making it the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    What is the NYC club where Blondie and the Ramones started?

    • A.

      The Mudd Club

    • B.

      CBGB

    • C.

      Studio 54

    • D.

      The Ritz

    Correct Answer
    B. CBGB
    Explanation
    CBGB is the correct answer because it was a renowned club in New York City where many influential punk and new wave bands, including Blondie and the Ramones, got their start. CBGB was known for its gritty atmosphere and support of underground music, becoming a hub for the punk rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s. It played a crucial role in shaping the music landscape of New York City and the world, making it the most fitting option among the given choices.

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  • 4. 

    What Blondie song is often referred to as the first rap video on MTV?

    • A.

      Rapture

    • B.

      Atomic

    • C.

      One Way Or Another

    • D.

      Call Me

    Correct Answer
    A. Rapture
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rapture." This song by Blondie is often referred to as the first rap video on MTV because it features Debbie Harry rapping in a unique blend of new wave and hip-hop styles. The song's innovative use of rap elements and its accompanying music video helped popularize rap music among mainstream audiences and solidified Blondie's reputation as a pioneering band in the genre.

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  • 5. 

    What year did Blondie have the hit single "Heart Of Glass" on Chrysalis?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    C. 1979
    Explanation
    In 1979, Blondie had the hit single "Heart Of Glass" on Chrysalis. This answer is correct because it accurately identifies the year in which the song was released and became popular.

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  • 6. 

    What was the title of Deborah Harry's debut solo album released before Blondie's last 80's album, "The Hunter"?

    • A.

      Iko Iko

    • B.

      Kokomo

    • C.

      Kon Kan

    • D.

      KooKoo

    Correct Answer
    D. KooKoo
    Explanation
    "KooKoo" was the title of Deborah Harry's debut solo album released before Blondie's last 80's album, "The Hunter".

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  • 7. 

    What was the band Blondie's original name?

    • A.

      The Circle Jerks

    • B.

      The Damned

    • C.

      The Stillettos

    • D.

      Angel And The Snake

    Correct Answer
    D. Angel And The Snake
    Explanation
    Blondie's original name was Angel and the Snake.

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  • 8. 

    Which song did Blondie contribute to the "American Gigolo" soundtrack?

    • A.

      Call Me

    • B.

      Sunday Girl

    • C.

      Atomic

    • D.

      Dreamin

    Correct Answer
    A. Call Me
    Explanation
    Blondie contributed the song "Call Me" to the "American Gigolo" soundtrack.

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  • 9. 

    In what year was Blondie inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    D. 2006
    Explanation
    Blondie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. This means that the band was recognized for their significant contributions to the rock and roll genre and their impact on the music industry. The induction typically takes place several years after an artist's peak success, allowing for a retrospective evaluation of their influence and legacy. In this case, the induction in 2006 suggests that Blondie's music and cultural impact had a lasting significance that merited their inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • 10. 

    What serious illness did Blondie guitarist Chris Stein contract in the 1980's?

    • A.

      H.I.V.

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Sickle Cell Anemia

    • D.

      Pemphigus Vulgaris

    Correct Answer
    D. Pemphigus Vulgaris
    Explanation
    Chris Stein, the guitarist of Blondie, contracted Pemphigus Vulgaris in the 1980s. Pemphigus Vulgaris is a rare autoimmune disease that causes painful blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is a serious illness that can be life-threatening if not properly managed. This explanation provides the necessary information about the illness and its relevance to the question without explicitly stating that it is the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What Blondie song was mashed-up with The Doors' "Riders on the Storm" to create "Rapture Riders"?

    • A.

      Call Me

    • B.

      One Way Or Another

    • C.

      Atomic

    • D.

      Rapture

    Correct Answer
    D. Rapture
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rapture because "Rapture Riders" is a mash-up of The Doors' "Riders on the Storm" and Blondie's "Rapture".

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  • 12. 

    What Blondie album contains the single "One Way or Another"?

    • A.

      The Hunter

    • B.

      Plastic Letters

    • C.

      Parallel Lines

    • D.

      Blondie

    Correct Answer
    C. Parallel Lines
    Explanation
    "Parallel Lines" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the single "One Way or Another". "The Hunter", "Plastic Letters", and "Blondie" do not include this particular song.

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  • 13. 

    Which Blondie album contains the single "Sunday Girl"?

    • A.

      Blondie

    • B.

      The Hunter

    • C.

      Plastic Letters

    • D.

      Parallel Lines

    Correct Answer
    D. Parallel Lines
    Explanation
    "Parallel Lines" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the single "Sunday Girl". Blondie's self-titled debut album does not include this song, and neither does "The Hunter" or "Plastic Letters". "Parallel Lines" was released in 1978 and is known for its hit singles, including "Heart of Glass" and "One Way or Another".

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  • 14. 

    Which member of Blondie appeared in a Broadway show with Andy Kauffman titled "Teaneck Tanzi"?

    • A.

      Chris Stein

    • B.

      Gary Valentine

    • C.

      Nigel Harrison

    • D.

      Debbie Harry

    Correct Answer
    D. Debbie Harry
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry is the correct answer because she is a member of Blondie and appeared in a Broadway show called "Teaneck Tanzi" with Andy Kauffman. Chris Stein, Gary Valentine, and Nigel Harrison are also members of Blondie, but there is no information suggesting that they appeared in the Broadway show with Andy Kauffman.

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  • 15. 

    What notable occupation did Blondie singer Debbie Harry once hold?

    • A.

      Rodeo Clown

    • B.

      Playboy Bunny

    • C.

      Magician's Assistant

    • D.

      Electrical Engineer

    Correct Answer
    B. Playboy Bunny
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry, the lead singer of Blondie, once held the notable occupation of being a Playboy Bunny. This means that she worked as a waitress at the Playboy Club, which was a popular job for many young women in the 1960s and 1970s. Playboy Bunnies were known for their iconic bunny costumes and were considered symbols of beauty and glamour. Debbie Harry's experience as a Playboy Bunny likely contributed to her unique and edgy persona as a rockstar.

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  • 16. 

    What character did Blondie's Debbie Harry play in John Waters' "Hairspray"?

    • A.

      Divine

    • B.

      Crybaby

    • C.

      Velma Von Tussle

    • D.

      Tracy Turnblad

    Correct Answer
    C. Velma Von Tussle
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry played the character Velma Von Tussle in John Waters' "Hairspray". Velma Von Tussle is the mother of Amber Von Tussle, the main antagonist in the film. She is a former beauty queen and is determined to maintain racial segregation on "The Corny Collins Show".

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  • 17. 

    Which member of Blondie released a solo album titled, "Heart on a Wall"?

    • A.

      Jimmy Destri

    • B.

      Chris Stein

    • C.

      Debbie Harry

    • D.

      Gary Valentine

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimmy Destri
    Explanation
    Jimmy Destri is the correct answer because he is a member of Blondie who released a solo album titled "Heart on a Wall".

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  • 18. 

    Which Blondie album contains the single "Maria"?

    • A.

      Plastic Letters

    • B.

      Paralell Lines

    • C.

      No Exit

    • D.

      Blondie

    Correct Answer
    C. No Exit
    Explanation
    "No Exit" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the single "Maria". The other albums mentioned, "Plastic Letters", "Parallel Lines", and "Blondie", do not feature the song "Maria".

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  • 19. 

    What album did Blondie release in 2003?

    • A.

      The Hunter

    • B.

      The Curse Of Blondie

    • C.

      Paralell Lines

    • D.

      No Exit

    Correct Answer
    B. The Curse Of Blondie
    Explanation
    Blondie released the album "The Curse Of Blondie" in 2003.

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  • 20. 

    Which guitarist worked with David Bowie, Blondie and Talking Heads?

    • A.

      Brian Eno

    • B.

      Tom Verlaine

    • C.

      Johnny Marr

    • D.

      Adrian Belew

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian Eno
    Explanation
    Brian Eno is the correct answer because he is a renowned musician, producer, and composer who has collaborated with David Bowie, Blondie, and Talking Heads. Eno's innovative and experimental approach to music has made him a sought-after collaborator for many artists. He has contributed to the sound and success of these iconic bands and has left a lasting impact on the music industry.

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  • 21. 

    What year did Blondie have the hit single "The Tide Is High" on Chrysalis?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    B. 1981
    Explanation
    Blondie had the hit single "The Tide Is High" on Chrysalis in 1981. This answer can be determined by knowing the release year of the song and the record label it was released under.

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  • 22. 

    Who was Blondie's original bassist?

    • A.

      Chris Stein

    • B.

      Leigh Fox

    • C.

      Gary Valentine

    • D.

      Frank Infante

    Correct Answer
    C. Gary Valentine
    Explanation
    Gary Valentine was the original bassist for Blondie. He was a founding member of the band and played with them during their early years. Valentine's bass playing contributed to the distinctive sound of Blondie's music, particularly in their punk and new wave era. Although he left the band in 1977, his contributions to their early success cannot be overlooked.

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  • 23. 

    What folk-rock band was Debbie Harry a member of in the 1960's?

    • A.

      Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

    • B.

      Tyrannosaurus Rex

    • C.

      The Wind In The Willows

    • D.

      MiddleEarth

    Correct Answer
    C. The Wind In The Willows
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry was a member of The Wind In The Willows, a folk-rock band in the 1960's.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following Blondie songs contains a verse in French?

    • A.

      Call Me

    • B.

      Sunday Girl

    • C.

      Atomic

    • D.

      Dreamin'

    Correct Answer
    B. Sunday Girl
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sunday Girl." This Blondie song contains a verse in French.

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  • 25. 

    Which Blondie album featured the hit single "Heart of Glass"?

    • A.

      Blondie

    • B.

      The Hunter

    • C.

      Parallel Lines

    • D.

      Plastic Letters

    Correct Answer
    C. Parallel Lines
    Explanation
    "Parallel Lines" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that features the hit single "Heart of Glass." Blondie's self-titled album, "Blondie," does not include this song, and neither does "The Hunter" or "Plastic Letters." Therefore, "Parallel Lines" is the album that fans should look for if they want to listen to "Heart of Glass."

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  • 26. 

    Which Blondie album contains the single "I am Always Touched by Your Presence Dear"?

    • A.

      The Hunter

    • B.

      Plastic Letters

    • C.

      Parallel Lines

    • D.

      Blondie

    Correct Answer
    B. Plastic Letters
    Explanation
    "Plastic Letters" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the single "I am Always Touched by Your Presence Dear". The other albums listed do not include this particular song.

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  • 27. 

    Where was Debbie Harry born?

    • A.

      Miami, Florida

    • B.

      Scranton, Pennsylvania

    • C.

      Canton, Ohio

    • D.

      New York, New York

    Correct Answer
    A. Miami, Florida
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry was born in Miami, Florida.

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  • 28. 

    What well known artist appeared alongside Blondie's Debbie Harry in the art film "Downtown '81"?

    • A.

      Julian Schnabel

    • B.

      David Bowie

    • C.

      Andy Warhol

    • D.

      Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Correct Answer
    D. Jean-Michel Basquiat
    Explanation
    Jean-Michel Basquiat is the correct answer because he appeared alongside Blondie's Debbie Harry in the art film "Downtown '81". Basquiat was a well-known artist in the 1980s New York City art scene and had a close relationship with Harry. He was known for his graffiti-style paintings and his collaborations with other artists and musicians. Basquiat's appearance in "Downtown '81" further solidified his status as a prominent figure in the art world.

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  • 29. 

    Which album featured a reunited Blondie after a sixteen year hiatus?

    • A.

      The Hunter

    • B.

      Plastic Letters

    • C.

      Parallel Lines

    • D.

      No Exit

    Correct Answer
    D. No Exit
    Explanation
    "No Exit" is the correct answer because it is the album that featured a reunited Blondie after a sixteen year hiatus. This album, released in 1999, marked the return of the band after their breakup in 1982. It featured the original members of Blondie, including lead singer Debbie Harry, and received positive reviews for its blend of pop, rock, and electronic sounds.

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  • 30. 

    Where was Blondie guitarist Chris Stein born?

    • A.

      Canton, Ohio

    • B.

      Scranton, Pennsylvania

    • C.

      Patterson, New Jersey

    • D.

      Brooklyn, New York

    Correct Answer
    D. Brooklyn, New York
    Explanation
    Chris Stein, the guitarist of Blondie, was born in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • 31. 

    Whom did Blondie guitarist Chris Stein marry in 1999?

    • A.

      Chrissie Hynde

    • B.

      Debbie Harry

    • C.

      Barbara Sicuranza

    • D.

      Joan Jett

    Correct Answer
    C. Barbara Sicuranza
    Explanation
    Chris Stein married Barbara Sicuranza in 1999.

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  • 32. 

    Which Nerves song did Blondie cover on "Parallel Lines"?

    • A.

      Hanging On The Telephone

    • B.

      One Way Or Another

    • C.

      Rapture

    • D.

      Call Me

    Correct Answer
    A. Hanging On The Telephone
    Explanation
    Blondie covered the Nerves song "Hanging On The Telephone" on their album "Parallel Lines".

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  • 33. 

    During which decades has Blondie had a number one single in the U.K.?

    • A.

      Never Had One

    • B.

      70's, 80's, 90's

    • C.

      Just the 80's

    • D.

      60's, 70's, 80's

    Correct Answer
    B. 70's, 80's, 90's
    Explanation
    Blondie had a number one single in the U.K. during the 70's, 80's, and 90's.

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  • 34. 

    Which Blondie single topped the U.K. charts exactly twenty years after "Heart of Glass"?

    • A.

      Maria

    • B.

      Island Of Lost Souls

    • C.

      Call Me

    • D.

      Hanging On The Telephone

    Correct Answer
    A. Maria
    Explanation
    "Maria" is the correct answer because it topped the U.K. charts exactly twenty years after "Heart of Glass," as stated in the question.

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  • 35. 

    Who wrote Blondie's hit "Atomic"?

    • A.

      Debbie Harry And Chris Stein

    • B.

      Chris Stein And Jimmy Destri

    • C.

      Debbie Harry And Clem Burke

    • D.

      Debbie Harry And Jimmy Destri

    Correct Answer
    D. Debbie Harry And Jimmy Destri
    Explanation
    Debbie Harry and Jimmy Destri wrote Blondie's hit "Atomic".

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  • 36. 

    Which Blondie album contains the single "The Tide is High"?

    • A.

      The Hunter

    • B.

      Plastic Letters

    • C.

      AutoAmerican

    • D.

      Parallel Lines

    Correct Answer
    C. AutoAmerican
    Explanation
    "The Tide is High" is a single from Blondie's album AutoAmerican. This album was released in 1980 and features a mix of different musical styles, including reggae, funk, and disco influences. The song became a major hit for Blondie, reaching the top of the charts in several countries.

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  • 37. 

    What Blondie album was released in 1982?

    • A.

      Paralell Lines

    • B.

      The Hunter

    • C.

      No Exit

    • D.

      AutoAmerican

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hunter
    Explanation
    The question asks for the Blondie album that was released in 1982. Among the given options, "The Hunter" is the only album that was released in that year. Therefore, "The Hunter" is the correct answer.

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  • 38. 

    What Blondie album contains the single "In The Flesh"?

    • A.

      Blondie

    • B.

      AutoAmerican

    • C.

      Plastic Letters

    • D.

      Paralell Lines

    Correct Answer
    A. Blondie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Blondie" because the question is asking for the album that contains the single "In The Flesh" by Blondie. Since the single is by Blondie, it makes sense that it would be included in one of their albums, and the album titled "Blondie" is the most likely candidate.

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  • 39. 

    Which Blondie album contained the single "Denis"?

    • A.

      AutoAmerican

    • B.

      The Hunter

    • C.

      Blondie

    • D.

      Plastic Letters

    Correct Answer
    D. Plastic Letters
    Explanation
    Plastic Letters is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that contains the single "Denis". The other albums listed do not include this specific single.

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