Quiz On The Sugarcubes

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes later moved on to start the One Little Indian record label?

    • A.

      Bjork

    • B.

      Margret Ornolfsdottir

    • C.

      Bragi Olafsson

    • D.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    Correct Answer
    A. Bjork
    Explanation
    Bjork is the correct answer because she is the member of The Sugarcubes who later moved on to start the One Little Indian record label. This indicates that Bjork had a significant role in the music industry beyond her time with The Sugarcubes and took on the responsibility of starting her own record label.

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  • 2. 

    What instrument did The Sugarcubes vocalist Einar Orn play?

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Guitar

    • C.

      Drums

    • D.

      Trumpet

    Correct Answer
    D. Trumpet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Trumpet. Einar Orn, the vocalist of The Sugarcubes, played the trumpet. This instrument is a brass instrument known for its distinctive sound and is commonly used in jazz, classical, and popular music genres. Einar Orn's trumpet playing likely added a unique and memorable element to the band's music.

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  • 3. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes was on MTV's list of the "22 Greatest Voices in Music"?

    • A.

      Bragi Olafsson

    • B.

      Margret Ornolfsdottir

    • C.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    • D.

      Bjork

    Correct Answer
    D. Bjork
    Explanation
    Bjork was on MTV's list of the "22 Greatest Voices in Music". This recognition suggests that Bjork's vocal abilities and unique singing style have made a significant impact in the music industry. Her distinctive voice and experimental approach to music have garnered critical acclaim and a devoted fan base.

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  • 4. 

    What is the title of the first album Bjork released after The Sugarcubes split up?

    • A.

      Bjork

    • B.

      Debut

    • C.

      Post

    • D.

      One Little Indian

    Correct Answer
    B. Debut
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Debut". This is Bjork's first album released as a solo artist after The Sugarcubes disbanded. It was released in 1993 and marked a significant shift in Bjork's musical style, showcasing her unique blend of electronic, pop, and experimental sounds. The album received critical acclaim and established Bjork as a successful solo artist.

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  • 5. 

    What Icelandic city are The Sugarcubes from?

    • A.

      Reykjavik

    • B.

      Akureyi

    • C.

      Akranes

    • D.

      Vestmannaeyjar

    Correct Answer
    A. Reykjavik
    Explanation
    The Sugarcubes are from Reykjavik, which is the capital city of Iceland. This information can be inferred from the question, as it asks for the Icelandic city that the band is from. Reykjavik is the most well-known and populous city in Iceland, making it the most likely answer.

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  • 6. 

    Where does the band The Sugarcubes come from?

    • A.

      Greece

    • B.

      Greenland

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    C. Iceland
    Explanation
    The band The Sugarcubes comes from Iceland.

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  • 7. 

    What member of the Sugarcubes went on to a successful solo career?

    • A.

      Alanis Morissette

    • B.

      Jewel

    • C.

      Britney Spears

    • D.

      Bjork

    Correct Answer
    D. Bjork
    Explanation
    Bjork is the correct answer because she was a member of the Sugarcubes, an Icelandic alternative rock band, before pursuing a successful solo career. She gained international recognition for her unique and experimental music style, incorporating elements of electronic, pop, and avant-garde genres. Bjork's solo career has been critically acclaimed, earning her numerous awards and nominations, and establishing her as a prominent figure in the music industry.

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  • 8. 

    What Sugarcubes hits collection was released in 1998, 6 years after their break-up in 1992?

    • A.

      Natural History

    • B.

      Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week

    • C.

      For Your Amusement

    • D.

      The Great Crossover Potential

    Correct Answer
    D. The Great Crossover Potential
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Great Crossover Potential." This hits collection was released in 1998, which was 6 years after the break-up of the Sugarcubes in 1992.

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  • 9. 

    Which Sugarcubes LP included the singles "Birthday" and "Motorcrash"?

    • A.

      Here Today,Tomorrow

    • B.

      It's-It

    • C.

      Telegram

    • D.

      Life's Too Good

    Correct Answer
    D. Life's Too Good
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Life's Too Good because this album by the Sugarcubes featured the singles "Birthday" and "Motorcrash".

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  • 10. 

    What was the title of The Sugarcubes' first album?

    • A.

      Life's Too Good

    • B.

      The Great Crossover Potential

    • C.

      Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week!

    • D.

      Stick Around For Joy

    Correct Answer
    A. Life's Too Good
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Life's Too Good." This album was the debut studio album by the Icelandic alternative rock band The Sugarcubes. It was released in 1988 and received critical acclaim for its unique blend of post-punk, pop, and alternative rock. The album featured the hit single "Birthday" and helped to establish The Sugarcubes as an influential band in the alternative music scene.

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  • 11. 

    Mr. Toad from "The Wind in the Willows" inspired which of The Sugarcubes' album titles?

    • A.

      The Great Crossover Potential

    • B.

      Stick Around For Joy

    • C.

      Life's Too Good

    • D.

      Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week!

    Correct Answer
    D. Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week!
  • 12. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes was critized for his screaming in their second album?

    • A.

      Bragi Olafsson

    • B.

      Einar Orn

    • C.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    • D.

      Margret Ornolfsdottir

    Correct Answer
    B. Einar Orn
    Explanation
    Einar Orn was criticized for his screaming in The Sugarcubes' second album.

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  • 13. 

    Which of The Sugarcubes' albums includes the songs "Hit" and "Vitamin"?

    • A.

      Stick Around For Joy

    • B.

      Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week!

    • C.

      Life's Too Good

    • D.

      The Great Crossover Potential

    Correct Answer
    A. Stick Around For Joy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stick Around For Joy. This album by The Sugarcubes includes the songs "Hit" and "Vitamin".

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  • 14. 

    What Icelandic record label is closely affliated with The Sugarcubes?

    • A.

      Bad Taste

    • B.

      World Champion Records

    • C.

      Kitchen Motors

    • D.

      Esquimaux Management

    Correct Answer
    A. Bad Taste
    Explanation
    Bad Taste is the correct answer because it is the Icelandic record label that is closely affiliated with The Sugarcubes. The Sugarcubes, an Icelandic alternative rock band, were signed to Bad Taste Records during their active years. This label played a significant role in promoting and distributing The Sugarcubes' music, making Bad Taste the correct choice in this context.

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  • 15. 

    The Sugarcubes disbanded after the release of their late 1992 album titled what?

    • A.

      Stick Around For Joy

    • B.

      The Great Crossover Potential

    • C.

      Life's Too Good

    • D.

      It's-It

    Correct Answer
    D. It's-It
    Explanation
    The Sugarcubes disbanded after the release of their late 1992 album titled "It's-It".

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  • 16. 

    How many years were The Sugarcubes active?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    The Sugarcubes were a popular Icelandic alternative rock band formed in 1986 and disbanded in 1992. Therefore, they were active for a total of six years.

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  • 17. 

    What record label was co-founded by The Sugarcubes member Einar Benediktsson?

    • A.

      World Champion Records

    • B.

      Gramm

    • C.

      Bad Taste

    • D.

      Victory Records

    Correct Answer
    C. Bad Taste
    Explanation
    Bad Taste is the correct answer because Einar Benediktsson, a member of The Sugarcubes, co-founded the record label.

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  • 18. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes formed the band Ghostigital after The Sugarcubes broke up?

    • A.

      Bragi Olafsson

    • B.

      Bjork

    • C.

      Margret Ornolfsdottir

    • D.

      Einar Orn

    Correct Answer
    D. Einar Orn
    Explanation
    Einar Orn is the correct answer because he formed the band Ghostigital after The Sugarcubes broke up.

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  • 19. 

    Where did Bjork move to pursue a solo career after The Sugarcubes split up?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Reykjavik

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    B. London
    Explanation
    Bjork moved to London to pursue a solo career after The Sugarcubes split up. London is known for its vibrant music scene and is home to many record labels and opportunities for musicians. It would have provided Bjork with a larger platform and more resources to establish herself as a solo artist.

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  • 20. 

    Which of The Sugarcubes' albums is the only one not included in their 1998 hits CD?

    • A.

      Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week!

    • B.

      Life's Too Good

    • C.

      Stick Around For Joy

    • D.

      It's-It

    Correct Answer
    D. It's-It
    Explanation
    The correct answer is It's-It. The question asks for the album that is not included in the 1998 hits CD by The Sugarcubes. Since It's-It is the only option that is not included in the given list of albums, it must be the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Which of The Sugarcubes' singles was the first to reach a #1 spot on a music chart?

    • A.

      Regina

    • B.

      Coldsweat

    • C.

      Hit

    • D.

      Vitamin

    Correct Answer
    C. Hit
    Explanation
    "Hit" was the first single by The Sugarcubes to reach the number one spot on a music chart.

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  • 22. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes was said to have a relationship with bandmate Bragi Olafsson?

    • A.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    • B.

      Bjork

    • C.

      Eldon Jonsson

    • D.

      Einar Orn

    Correct Answer
    D. Einar Orn
    Explanation
    Einar Orn was the member of The Sugarcubes who was said to have a relationship with bandmate Bragi Olafsson.

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  • 23. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes wrote a newspaper column after the band's breakup?

    • A.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    • B.

      Bragi Olafsson

    • C.

      Einar Orn

    • D.

      Bjork

    Correct Answer
    C. Einar Orn
    Explanation
    Einar Orn is the correct answer because he wrote a newspaper column after The Sugarcubes disbanded. This suggests that he continued to pursue his passion for writing and possibly shared his thoughts or experiences in the column.

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  • 24. 

    Which member of The Sugarcubes moved on to become a successful poet, novelist and playwright?

    • A.

      Sigtryggur Baldursson

    • B.

      Bjork

    • C.

      Margret Ornolfsdottir

    • D.

      Bragi Olafsson

    Correct Answer
    D. Bragi Olafsson
    Explanation
    Bragi Olafsson is the correct answer because he is a member of The Sugarcubes who later became a successful poet, novelist, and playwright. The other options, Sigtryggur Baldursson, Bjork, and Margret Ornolfsdottir, did not pursue careers in these fields.

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