U2 Rock Band Quiz: Trivia Facts!

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U2 Rock Band Quiz: Trivia Facts!

What do you know about the rock band, U2? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The band is from Dublin, Ireland, and was formed in 1976. The leader of the band is Bono, sings the lead vocals, and plays the rhythm guitar. They were considered post-punk in the beginning. Their lyrics are known to be spiritual and introspective. Take this quiz and see how much you know about U2.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    About how much did the PopMart tour by U2 cost every day around the world?
    • A. 

      100000

    • B. 

      250000

    • C. 

      40000

    • D. 

      500000

  • 2. 
    In the movie "Rattle and Hum", who says, "Music can get so boring and so predictable"?
    • A. 

      The Edge

    • B. 

      Bono

    • C. 

      Larry Mullen, Jr

    • D. 

      Adam Clayton

  • 3. 
    Who did U2 write the song "Love Rescue Me" for?
    • A. 

      Curtis Mayfield

    • B. 

      Bob Dylan

    • C. 

      Jim Morrison

    • D. 

      John Lennon

  • 4. 
    What year was the U2 album "War" released?
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1984

  • 5. 
    Which of these bands did not open for U2 on their 1997 PopMart tour?
    • A. 

      Smash Mouth

    • B. 

      Third Eye Blind

    • C. 

      Oasis

    • D. 

      Radiohead

  • 6. 
    Where did the title for U2's 4th album "The Unforgettable Fire" come from?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      A St. Louis Museum Exhibit

    • C. 

      A Chicago Peace Museum Exhibit

    • D. 

      Future World War Nuclear Bomb Writings

  • 7. 
    Which song does U2's The Edge not sing?
    • A. 

      Tomorrow

    • B. 

      Van Diemen's Land

    • C. 

      Numb

    • D. 

      Seconds

  • 8. 
    Who's talking at the end of U2's "Your Blue Room"?
    • A. 

      Luciano Pavarotti

    • B. 

      Bono

    • C. 

      Brian Eno

    • D. 

      Adam Clayton

  • 9. 
    What year did U2's "Wide Awake in America" EP come out?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1984

  • 10. 
    What is the reason Bono gave for joining and being in the band?
    • A. 

      As A Tribute To A Tribute A Lost Friend

    • B. 

      So He Didn't Have To Get A Real Job

    • C. 

      To Make A Lot Of Noise

    • D. 

      To Influence The Politics Of Northern Ireland

  • 11. 
    What singer/songwriter collaborated with members of U2 and R.E.M. on her 1995 LP "Flyer"?
    • A. 

      Lucinda Williams

    • B. 

      Gillian Welch

    • C. 

      Nanci Griffith

    • D. 

      Patty Griffin

  • 12. 
    Which U2 song supposedly made Axl Rose cry?
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Whose Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses

    • C. 

      With Or Without You

    • D. 

      One

  • 13. 
    Who was the U2 song "Slow Dancing" written for?
    • A. 

      Willie Nelson

    • B. 

      Bono's Wife

    • C. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • D. 

      Ginger Rogers

  • 14. 
    Which band covered U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky"?
    • A. 

      INXS

    • B. 

      Sublime

    • C. 

      P.O.D.

    • D. 

      Incubus

  • 15. 
    U2 covered which Patti Smith classic song featured on the "Threesome" movie soundtrack?
    • A. 

      Dancing Barefoot

    • B. 

      Land Of 1,000 Dances

    • C. 

      Because The Night

    • D. 

      Buttercup

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