What Nirvana Rock Band Song Are You?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Nirvana's ex-drummer sings lead for which group?

    • A.

      Collective Soul

    • B.

      7 Mary 3

    • C.

      Foo Fighters

    • D.

      Goo Goo Dolls

    Correct Answer
    C. Foo Fighters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Foo Fighters because after Nirvana disbanded following Kurt Cobain's death, their drummer, Dave Grohl, formed his own band called Foo Fighters where he took on the role of lead singer and guitarist.

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  • 2. 

    Which Nirvana song begins "I'm so happy, cause today I found my friends"?

    • A.

      Lounge Act

    • B.

      Smells Like Teen Spirit

    • C.

      Lithium

    • D.

      Rape Me

    Correct Answer
    C. Lithium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lithium". This song by Nirvana starts with the lyrics "I'm so happy, cause today I found my friends". "Lithium" is a popular song from their second studio album, "Nevermind". The lyrics convey a sense of happiness and relief in finding companionship and support.

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  • 3. 

    A member of which band toured with Nirvana on their "In Utero" tour?

    • A.

      Alice In Chains

    • B.

      Pearl Jam

    • C.

      Green Day

    • D.

      Meat Puppets

    Correct Answer
    D. Meat Puppets
    Explanation
    During Nirvana's "In Utero" tour, the band Meat Puppets toured with them. This suggests that a member of Meat Puppets joined Nirvana on their tour.

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  • 4. 

    What was the first company Nirvana released an album with?

    • A.

      Warner Brothers

    • B.

      Dgc

    • C.

      Sub Pop

    • D.

      Capitol

    Correct Answer
    C. Sub Pop
    Explanation
    Nirvana's first album, "Bleach," was released in 1989 by the independent record label Sub Pop. This album gained attention in the underground music scene and laid the foundation for Nirvana's subsequent success. Warner Brothers, DGC, and Capitol were all major labels that Nirvana signed with later in their career.

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  • 5. 

    What was Nirvana's first album?

    • A.

      Bleach

    • B.

      Blew

    • C.

      Incesticide

    • D.

      Nevermind

    Correct Answer
    A. Bleach
    Explanation
    Nirvana's first album was "Bleach".

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the band Krist Novoselic formed after Nirvana?

    • A.

      Garbage

    • B.

      Foo Fighters

    • C.

      Sweet 75

    • D.

      KoRn

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweet 75
    Explanation
    After the disbandment of Nirvana, Krist Novoselic formed a new band called Sweet 75. This band was formed in 1995 and released their self-titled debut album in 1997. Though not as commercially successful as Nirvana, Sweet 75 showcased Novoselic's musical talent and continued his career in the music industry.

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  • 7. 

    Nirvana's "Incesticide" was which of these?

    • A.

      A Album Recorded After In Utero, Produced By Brendan O'Brien

    • B.

      Nirvana's First Album On Dgc

    • C.

      Nirvana's Only Album Without A Parental Advisory Sticker

    • D.

      A Collection Of B-Sides And Rarities Released By Nirvana After Nevermind

    Correct Answer
    D. A Collection Of B-Sides And Rarities Released By Nirvana After Nevermind
    Explanation
    "Incesticide" is a collection of B-sides and rarities released by Nirvana after their album "Nevermind." It is not their first album on DGC, as they had released "Bleach" before signing with DGC. It is also not their only album without a parental advisory sticker, as "Bleach" and "In Utero" also do not have one. Additionally, Brendan O'Brien did not produce "Incesticide," as it was produced by various people including Jack Endino and Steve Albini. Therefore, the correct answer is that "Incesticide" is a collection of B-sides and rarities released by Nirvana after "Nevermind."

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  • 8. 

    From which Nirvana album is the song "Territorial Pissing"?

    • A.

      In Utero

    • B.

      Bleach

    • C.

      New York MTV Unplugged

    • D.

      Nevermind

    Correct Answer
    D. Nevermind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nevermind because "Territorial Pissing" is a song that appears on Nirvana's album Nevermind. This album was released in 1991 and is considered one of the band's most successful and influential albums. It includes other popular songs such as "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Come as You Are".

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  • 9. 

    What band does Krist Novoselic of Nirvana play in now?

    • A.

      The Three Hard Men

    • B.

      Pink Floyd

    • C.

      Eyes Adrift

    • D.

      Foo Fighters

    Correct Answer
    C. Eyes Adrift
    Explanation
    Krist Novoselic, the former bassist of Nirvana, currently plays in a band called Eyes Adrift.

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  • 10. 

    Which ex-member of Nirvana, besides Dave Grohl, was in the band Foo Fighters?

    • A.

      Pat Smear

    • B.

      Krist Novoselic

    • C.

      Frances Bean Cobain

    • D.

      Kurt Cobain

    Correct Answer
    A. Pat Smear
    Explanation
    Pat Smear is the correct answer because he was a member of Nirvana before joining the band Foo Fighters. While Dave Grohl is the most well-known ex-member of Nirvana to join Foo Fighters, Pat Smear also played with Nirvana as a touring guitarist during their final years. After Kurt Cobain's death, Smear continued to work with Dave Grohl and joined Foo Fighters as a full-time member, contributing to their albums and live performances.

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  • 11. 

    Who was Nirvana's 2nd guitarist during the "In Utero" Tour?

    • A.

      Pat Smear

    • B.

      Eddie Vedder

    • C.

      Slash

    • D.

      Bob Dylan

    Correct Answer
    A. Pat Smear
    Explanation
    During the "In Utero" Tour, Nirvana's second guitarist was Pat Smear. Pat Smear joined the band in 1993 as a touring guitarist and played a crucial role in their live performances during that period. He was known for his energetic and dynamic guitar playing, adding depth and texture to Nirvana's sound. Pat Smear's contribution to the "In Utero" Tour was significant and helped enhance the band's live performances.

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  • 12. 

    The song "Breed" was first going to be called "Imodium"; what is Imodium?

    • A.

      It's A Flower

    • B.

      It's A Disease

    • C.

      It's A Medicine

    • D.

      It's A Drink

    Correct Answer
    C. It's A Medicine
    Explanation
    Imodium is a medication used to treat diarrhea. The question is asking what Imodium is, and the correct answer is that it is a medicine.

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  • 13. 

    What is the name of Michael Azeraad's biography of Nirvana?

    • A.

      Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

    • B.

      Grunge Masters

    • C.

      Come As You Are

    • D.

      Corporate Rock

    Correct Answer
    C. Come As You Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Come As You Are." This is the name of Michael Azeraad's biography of Nirvana.

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  • 14. 

    What does the word Nirvana mean?

    • A.

      Spirit

    • B.

      City In India

    • C.

      Time Of Peace And Joy

    • D.

      Long Rest

    Correct Answer
    C. Time Of Peace And Joy
    Explanation
    The word Nirvana refers to a state of peace and joy. It is often associated with Buddhism and represents the ultimate goal of enlightenment and liberation from suffering. In this state, one is free from desires and attachments, experiencing a sense of tranquility and contentment. The concept of Nirvana emphasizes the cessation of suffering and the attainment of inner peace, leading to a state of eternal bliss.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the drummer for Nirvana?

    • A.

      Chris Noveselic

    • B.

      Ted Quinn

    • C.

      Ginger Baker

    • D.

      Dave Grohl

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Grohl
    Explanation
    Dave Grohl was the drummer for Nirvana. He joined the band in 1990 after their previous drummer, Chad Channing, left. Grohl's energetic and powerful drumming style became a defining element of Nirvana's sound. He played on their breakthrough album "Nevermind" and their final studio album "In Utero." After the death of Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain, in 1994, Grohl went on to form his own band, the Foo Fighters, where he became a successful frontman and guitarist while still occasionally playing the drums.

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  • 16. 

    Why did Kurt Cobain begin steadily taking heroin?

    • A.

      Because He Wanted To Be A Junkie

    • B.

      It Was The Only Thing That Numbed His Horrible Stomach Pains

    • C.

      Because He Loved The Feel Of It

    • D.

      Because Everyone Pressured Him To Do It

    Correct Answer
    B. It Was The Only Thing That Numbed His Horrible Stomach Pains
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain began steadily taking heroin because it was the only thing that numbed his horrible stomach pains.

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  • 17. 

    What lyrics did Kurt Cobain open "Smells Like Teen Spirit" with?

    • A.

      I'm Worst At What I Do Best

    • B.

      Load Up On Guns, And Bring Your Friends

    • C.

      With The Lights Out Its Less Dangerous

    • D.

      She's Overboard, Self Assured

    Correct Answer
    B. Load Up On Guns, And Bring Your Friends
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain opened "Smells Like Teen Spirit" with the lyrics "Load Up On Guns, And Bring Your Friends." This line sets the tone for the song, expressing a rebellious and energetic attitude. It suggests a desire to challenge the status quo and gather a group of like-minded individuals. This opening line also captures the raw and grunge sound that Nirvana was known for, making it a memorable and iconic start to the song.

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  • 18. 

    How did Chris Novoselic get injured during the "MTV Music Awards"?

    • A.

      Hit Himself With His Own Bass

    • B.

      He Cut Himself While Stringing His Base

    • C.

      During The Famous Axl Rose And Kurt Conflict

    • D.

      He Tripped Over His Cord On Stage

    Correct Answer
    A. Hit Himself With His Own Bass
    Explanation
    Chris Novoselic got injured during the "MTV Music Awards" by hitting himself with his own bass.

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  • 19. 

    On the cover of Nirvana's "Nevermind", what amount of money is the baby chasing?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      50

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because on the cover of Nirvana's "Nevermind" album, the baby is depicted swimming underwater and reaching towards a dollar bill that is suspended on a fishing hook. The image has become iconic and represents themes of innocence, desire, and the pursuit of material wealth.

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  • 20. 

    What ethnicity is Nirvana's Krist Novoselic?

    • A.

      Croatian

    • B.

      German

    • C.

      Spanish

    • D.

      French

    Correct Answer
    A. Croatian
    Explanation
    Krist Novoselic, the bassist of the band Nirvana, is of Croatian ethnicity. This means that his family background and heritage can be traced back to Croatia, a country located in Southeast Europe. Novoselic's Croatian ethnicity is an important aspect of his cultural identity and may have influenced his music and artistic style.

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  • 21. 

    Which member of Nirvana was injured during the 1992 "MTV Video Music Awards"?

    • A.

      Dave Grohl

    • B.

      Pat Smear

    • C.

      Krist Novoselic

    • D.

      Kurt Cobain

    Correct Answer
    C. Krist Novoselic
    Explanation
    During the 1992 "MTV Video Music Awards," Krist Novoselic, the bassist of Nirvana, was injured.

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  • 22. 

    Which of these is not the first name of a Nirvana member?

    • A.

      Krist

    • B.

      David

    • C.

      Kenneth

    • D.

      Kurt

    Correct Answer
    C. Kenneth
    Explanation
    Kenneth is not the first name of a Nirvana member. The other options, Krist, David, and Kurt, are all the first names of members of the band.

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  • 23. 

    What is the name of Dave Grohl's (Ex-Nirvana) heavy metal project?

    • A.

      Probot

    • B.

      Team Sleep

    • C.

      Swarm

    • D.

      Tomahawk

    Correct Answer
    A. Probot
    Explanation
    Probot is the correct answer because it is the name of Dave Grohl's heavy metal project. Dave Grohl, who was previously a member of the band Nirvana, formed Probot as a side project in 2003. Probot released a self-titled album featuring collaborations with various heavy metal vocalists, making it a notable project in Grohl's musical career.

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  • 24. 

    What decade is the hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Nineties

    • C.

      Sixties

    • D.

      Seventies

    Correct Answer
    B. Nineties
    Explanation
    "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana is from the nineties. This song was released in 1991 and is considered one of the most iconic and influential songs of the grunge movement. It played a significant role in shaping the alternative rock genre during the early nineties and became an anthem for the youth of that decade.

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  • 25. 

    What year did Nirvana have the hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on DGC?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    D. 1992
    Explanation
    Nirvana had their hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on DGC in 1992. This song, released as the lead single from their second studio album "Nevermind," became a massive success and is often credited with popularizing alternative rock and grunge music. The song's catchy melody, raw energy, and rebellious lyrics struck a chord with the youth of the time and catapulted Nirvana to mainstream success.

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  • 26. 

    When did Nirvana first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    D. 1992
    Explanation
    In 1992, Nirvana first had a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts. This suggests that their music gained significant popularity and recognition during that year, possibly due to the release of their iconic album "Nevermind" in 1991, which included the hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit". The success of this single and album catapulted Nirvana into the mainstream music scene and solidified their status as one of the most influential bands of the 1990s.

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  • 27. 

    A box of what shape features in the title of a Nirvana song?

    • A.

      Circle

    • B.

      Heart

    • C.

      Square

    • D.

      Octagonal

    Correct Answer
    B. Heart
    Explanation
    In the title of a Nirvana song, the shape that is featured is a heart. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the shape in the title of the song, and the correct answer being "Heart".

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  • 28. 

    What did Krist Novoselic play in the band Nirvana?

    • A.

      Guitar

    • B.

      Bass

    • C.

      Drums

    • D.

      Wasn't In The Band

    Correct Answer
    B. Bass
    Explanation
    Krist Novoselic played bass in the band Nirvana.

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  • 29. 

    Who handled lead vocals and guitar for Nirvana?

    • A.

      Nic Cester

    • B.

      Kurt Cobain

    • C.

      Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman

    • D.

      Scott Stapp

    Correct Answer
    B. Kurt Cobain
    Explanation
    Kurt Cobain is the correct answer because he was the frontman and primary songwriter of the band Nirvana. He not only handled lead vocals but also played guitar for the band. Cobain's distinctive voice and raw guitar playing were integral to Nirvana's sound and success.

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