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  • 1. 

    What original Sade drummer left the band in 1984?

    • A.

      John Stanley Marshall

    • B.

      Paul Spencer Denman

    • C.

      Paul Anthony Cook

    • D.

      Clark Tracey

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul Anthony Cook
    Explanation
    Paul Anthony Cook is the correct answer because he was the original drummer for Sade and left the band in 1984.

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  • 2. 

    What was Sade's first album to top the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart?

    • A.

      Stronger Than Pride

    • B.

      Promise

    • C.

      Lovers Rock

    • D.

      Diamond Life

    Correct Answer
    B. Promise
    Explanation
    Sade's first album to top the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart was "Promise". This album was released in 1985 and reached number one on the chart in 1986. It featured popular songs such as "The Sweetest Taboo" and "Never as Good as the First Time". "Promise" solidified Sade's success and established her as a prominent figure in the music industry.

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  • 3. 

    Who directed "Absolute Beginners", a 1986 film that featured Sade Adu as Athene Duncannon?

    • A.

      Julien Temple

    • B.

      Steven Spielberg

    • C.

      William Smith

    • D.

      Cliff Eidelman

    Correct Answer
    A. Julien Temple
    Explanation
    Julien Temple directed "Absolute Beginners", a 1986 film that featured Sade Adu as Athene Duncannon.

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  • 4. 

    In what film was Sade's hit single "No Ordinary Love" featured?

    • A.

      Twilight Zone

    • B.

      Love At First Bite

    • C.

      Haunted Honeymoon

    • D.

      Indecent Proposal

    Correct Answer
    D. Indecent Proposal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indecent Proposal. In the film Indecent Proposal, Sade's hit single "No Ordinary Love" was featured.

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  • 5. 

    What award did Sade receive in 1985 in Britain for Best Album?

    • A.

      Favorite Female Artist

    • B.

      All Time Artist

    • C.

      Favorite Solo Artist

    • D.

      British Phonographic Inst. Prize

    Correct Answer
    D. British Phonographic Inst. Prize
    Explanation
    Sade received the British Phonographic Institute Prize in 1985 in Britain for Best Album.

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  • 6. 

    What Sade album was the single "Kiss of Life" from?

    • A.

      Diamond Life

    • B.

      Love Deluxe

    • C.

      Philadelphia Sound Track

    • D.

      Promise

    Correct Answer
    B. Love Deluxe
    Explanation
    "Kiss of Life" is a single from the album "Love Deluxe" by Sade. This album was released in 1992 and received critical acclaim for its smooth and soulful sound. The song itself is known for its romantic lyrics and Sade's signature smooth vocals. "Love Deluxe" was a commercial success, reaching the top ten in multiple countries and solidifying Sade's status as a prominent figure in contemporary R&B and soul music.

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  • 7. 

    Which song by Sade is on the soundtrack of the 1993 movie "Philadelphia"?

    • A.

      Mermaid

    • B.

      Pearls

    • C.

      Bullet Proof Soul

    • D.

      Please Send Me Someone To Love

    Correct Answer
    D. Please Send Me Someone To Love
    Explanation
    "Please Send Me Someone To Love" is the correct answer because it is a song by Sade that is featured on the soundtrack of the 1993 movie "Philadelphia".

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  • 8. 

    What video was released by Sade in November of 1994?

    • A.

      The Best Of Sade

    • B.

      Love Deluxe

    • C.

      Stronger Than Pride

    • D.

      Sade Live

    Correct Answer
    D. Sade Live
    Explanation
    Sade Live is the correct answer because it is the only option that suggests a video release by Sade. The other options are albums or compilations, not videos.

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  • 9. 

    What American Music Award did Sade win in January 2002?

    • A.

      Favorite Solo Artist

    • B.

      Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

    • C.

      All Time Solo Artist

    • D.

      Best Female Solo Artist

    Correct Answer
    B. Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
    Explanation
    Sade won the American Music Award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist in January 2002. This award category recognizes artists who excel in the adult contemporary genre, which typically includes soft rock, pop, and easy listening music. Sade's smooth and soulful sound, characterized by her distinctive vocals and jazz influences, made her a popular choice among adult contemporary music fans. Winning this award highlights Sade's success and popularity in this specific genre during that time.

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  • 10. 

    Where was Sade's first U.S. show?

    • A.

      Red Cat Jazz Cafe Houston

    • B.

      Andy's Jazz Club In Chicago

    • C.

      Dancetaria Club In New York City

    • D.

      Howlin' Wolf New Orleans

    Correct Answer
    C. Dancetaria Club In New York City
    Explanation
    Sade's first U.S. show was held at the Dancetaria Club in New York City.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these pseudonyms has Stuart Matthewman of Sade used?

    • A.

      Saxman

    • B.

      Cottonbelly

    • C.

      Stretch

    • D.

      Cook

    Correct Answer
    B. Cottonbelly
    Explanation
    Stuart Matthewman of Sade has used the pseudonym "Cottonbelly".

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  • 12. 

    In what year was Sade's band member Andrew Hale born?

    • A.

      1958

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1961

    Correct Answer
    B. 1962
    Explanation
    Andrew Hale, a member of Sade's band, was born in 1962.

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  • 13. 

    What year did keyboardist Andrew Hale join Sade?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    D. 1983
    Explanation
    Andrew Hale joined Sade in 1983. This means that he became a keyboardist for the band in that year.

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  • 14. 

    Which eight-piece funk band featured the singer Sade as a background vocalist?

    • A.

      Diamonds

    • B.

      Operator

    • C.

      Smooth

    • D.

      Pride

    Correct Answer
    D. Pride
    Explanation
    Pride is the correct answer because they were an eight-piece funk band that featured the singer Sade as a background vocalist.

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  • 15. 

    "No Ordinary Love" appears on what 1992 Sade album?

    • A.

      Diamond Life

    • B.

      Smooth Operator

    • C.

      Promise

    • D.

      Love Deluxe

    Correct Answer
    D. Love Deluxe
    Explanation
    "No Ordinary Love" is a song that appears on the 1992 Sade album called Love Deluxe.

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  • 16. 

    In July 1996, what event took place in Sade's life?

    • A.

      She Had A Car Accident

    • B.

      She Gave Birth To A Daughter

    • C.

      She Won A Grammy

    • D.

      She Fell Off A Horse

    Correct Answer
    B. She Gave Birth To A Daughter
    Explanation
    In July 1996, Sade gave birth to a daughter.

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  • 17. 

    What was Sade's album released in 2000?

    • A.

      Diamond Life

    • B.

      Lovers Rock

    • C.

      Mermaid

    • D.

      Promise

    Correct Answer
    B. Lovers Rock
    Explanation
    Sade's album released in 2000 was "Lovers Rock."

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  • 18. 

    In Sade's "The Sweetest Taboo", what are "every day" and "every night" respectively?

    • A.

      Sunny And Dark

    • B.

      Christmas And New Year's Eve

    • C.

      Special And Fun

    • D.

      Bright And Deep

    Correct Answer
    B. Christmas And New Year's Eve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Christmas and New Year's Eve. This can be inferred from the lyrics of the song "The Sweetest Taboo" by Sade, where she sings about a love that is "every day" and "every night" like Christmas and New Year's Eve. These two occasions are known for being special and festive, which aligns with the idea of a love that is extraordinary and cherished.

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  • 19. 

    Sade originally formed under which name?

    • A.

      The Blokes

    • B.

      Fashion

    • C.

      The Designs

    • D.

      Pride

    Correct Answer
    D. Pride
    Explanation
    Sade originally formed under the name "Pride."

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  • 20. 

    In 1988, Sade had a Top 20 hit on the U.S. charts with which song?

    • A.

      Love Is Stronger Than Pride

    • B.

      Turn My Back On You

    • C.

      Paradise

    • D.

      Nothing Can Come Between Us

    Correct Answer
    C. Paradise
    Explanation
    In 1988, Sade had a Top 20 hit on the U.S. charts with the song "Paradise".

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  • 21. 

    Which song did Sade record for the "Voices of Darfur" DVD?

    • A.

      Flow

    • B.

      Every Word

    • C.

      Mum

    • D.

      Slave Song

    Correct Answer
    C. Mum
    Explanation
    Sade recorded the song "Mum" for the "Voices of Darfur" DVD.

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  • 22. 

    What is the meaning of "Folasade", originally the middle name of singer Sade Adu?

    • A.

      Honor Earns A Crown

    • B.

      Pleasant Meeting

    • C.

      Blessing

    • D.

      Patience Was Rewarded

    Correct Answer
    A. Honor Earns A Crown
    Explanation
    The name "Folasade" originally means "Honor Earns A Crown". This suggests that the name carries a significant meaning of achieving honor or respect, which is symbolized by the crown. The name may imply that the person named Folasade is deserving of recognition and admiration due to their honorable qualities or actions.

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  • 23. 

    What Sade song was featured in the 1986 movie "Absolute Beginners"?

    • A.

      Hang On To Your Love

    • B.

      The Sweetest Taboo

    • C.

      Killer Blow

    • D.

      Smooth Operator

    Correct Answer
    C. Killer Blow
    Explanation
    "Killer Blow" is the correct answer because it is the only Sade song that was featured in the 1986 movie "Absolute Beginners."

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  • 24. 

    Which British band did Sade design clothes for?

    • A.

      The Monkeys

    • B.

      Kraftwerk

    • C.

      Spandau Ballet

    • D.

      Telex

    Correct Answer
    C. Spandau Ballet
    Explanation
    Sade, the British singer-songwriter, designed clothes for the British band Spandau Ballet. This collaboration allowed her to showcase her fashion design skills and create unique looks for the band members.

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  • 25. 

    In which of these years did Sade win a Grammy for Best New Artist?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1982

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    A. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, Sade won a Grammy for Best New Artist.

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  • 26. 

    What magazine sponsored Sade's 1983 concert at The Institute of Contemporary Arts?

    • A.

      The Face

    • B.

      Elle

    • C.

      Womens Wear Daily

    • D.

      Rolling Stone

    Correct Answer
    A. The Face
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Face. The Face magazine sponsored Sade's 1983 concert at The Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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  • 27. 

    In what month and year was the 2002 Sade album "Lovers Live" certified gold?

    • A.

      37316

    • B.

      37073

    • C.

      36251

    • D.

      36647

    Correct Answer
    A. 37316
  • 28. 

    When was Sade's video "Sade: Lover Live" released?

    • A.

      37288

    • B.

      36647

    • C.

      36161

    • D.

      37104

    Correct Answer
    A. 37288
  • 29. 

    What company released the 1986 movie "Absolute Beginners", starring Sade Adu?

    • A.

      Pixar

    • B.

      United Artist

    • C.

      Orion

    • D.

      Lions Gate Films

    Correct Answer
    C. Orion
    Explanation
    Orion is the correct answer because Orion Pictures Corporation, also known as Orion, released the 1986 movie "Absolute Beginners" starring Sade Adu. Orion was a major film production company during the 1980s and 1990s, known for producing and distributing various successful films.

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  • 30. 

    What was Sade's ranking on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists in September of 2002?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      34

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    C. 34
    Explanation
    In September of 2002, Sade was ranked 34th on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists list.

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  • 31. 

    At what age did Paul Spencer Denman of Sade begin playing bass?

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    Paul Spencer Denman of Sade began playing bass at the age of 13.

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  • 32. 

    What indie movie did Stuart Matthewman of Sade compose and record?

    • A.

      THX1138

    • B.

      Taxi Driver

    • C.

      American Grafitti

    • D.

      Twin Falls Idaho

    Correct Answer
    D. Twin Falls Idaho
    Explanation
    Stuart Matthewman of Sade composed and recorded the music for the indie movie "Twin Falls Idaho."

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