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  • 1. 

    Smashing Pumpkins "Vieuphoria" released in 1994 is what?

    • A.

      Book

    • B.

      Music Video

    • C.

      Rockumentary

    • D.

      TV Show

    Correct Answer
    C. Rockumentary
    Explanation
    "Vieuphoria" is a music video compilation released by the band Smashing Pumpkins in 1994. It features live performances, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews, making it a rockumentary.

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  • 2. 

    What TV cartoon, in 1996, was Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan in?

    • A.

      The Simpsons

    • B.

      Batman And Robin

    • C.

      Man On The Town

    • D.

      Over The Hill

    Correct Answer
    A. The Simpsons
    Explanation
    In 1996, Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan made a guest appearance on the TV cartoon show "The Simpsons." This popular animated series is known for featuring various celebrity guest stars, and Corgan was one of them.

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  • 3. 

    The line "Your blue and hopeless life" is from what Smashing Pumpkins song?

    • A.

      Nightmare

    • B.

      Daydream

    • C.

      So Alive

    • D.

      Stand Down

    Correct Answer
    B. Daydream
    Explanation
    The line "Your blue and hopeless life" is from the Smashing Pumpkins song "Daydream."

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is the name of a Smashing Pumpkins song released in 1994?

    • A.

      Bad To The Bone

    • B.

      Frail And Bedazzled

    • C.

      Heaven

    • D.

      Freebird

    Correct Answer
    B. Frail And Bedazzled
    Explanation
    Frail And Bedazzled is the name of a Smashing Pumpkins song released in 1994.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is from the Smashing Pumpkins album "Pisces Iscariot" released 10/94?

    • A.

      Dine And Run

    • B.

      Rock Lives On

    • C.

      Hello Kitty Kat

    • D.

      Goodbye Doggy

    Correct Answer
    C. Hello Kitty Kat
    Explanation
    "Hello Kitty Kat" is from the Smashing Pumpkins album "Pisces Iscariot" released in October 1994.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is a song from the Smashing Pumpkins album "Machina", released in February of 2000?

    • A.

      Raindrops Are Falling On My Head

    • B.

      Going South For The Winter

    • C.

      Leaving On A Jet

    • D.

      Raindrops + Sunshowers

    Correct Answer
    D. Raindrops + Sunshowers
    Explanation
    "Raindrops + Sunshowers" is a song from the Smashing Pumpkins album "Machina", released in February of 2000. This is evident from the fact that it is listed as one of the options and is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 7. 

    What Smashing Pumpkins album was released November 26, 1996?

    • A.

      Dream Twins

    • B.

      The Aeroplane Flies High

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Going Away

    Correct Answer
    B. The Aeroplane Flies High
    Explanation
    "The Aeroplane Flies High" is the correct answer because it is the only option that is an album by the Smashing Pumpkins. The other options, "Dream Twins," "Fish," and "Going Away," are not albums by the band. Therefore, "The Aeroplane Flies High" is the only album released on November 26, 1996, by the Smashing Pumpkins.

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  • 8. 

    Which Smashing Pumpkins album contained only three songs released in 1992?

    • A.

      Rock On

    • B.

      Airplanes

    • C.

      Peel Sessions

    • D.

      Siamese Triplets

    Correct Answer
    C. Peel Sessions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peel Sessions." The Peel Sessions album by Smashing Pumpkins contained only three songs and was released in 1992. This album was a collection of live recordings from the band's performance on John Peel's radio show. It featured the songs "Siva," "Girl Named Sandoz," and "Smiley."

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  • 9. 

    Which Smashing Pumpkins import album, released January 2002 contained the song "Try"?

    • A.

      We Are Lonely

    • B.

      Untitled

    • C.

      Moonscapes

    • D.

      We Are Trying

    Correct Answer
    B. Untitled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Untitled" because it is the only option that could potentially contain the song "Try." The other options do not mention the song or suggest that it might be included on the album. Therefore, "Untitled" is the most likely choice for the album that contains the song "Try."

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  • 10. 

    What Smashing Pumpkins album, released in 1994, contained "I Am One" live?

    • A.

      Smashing Pumpkins Live

    • B.

      Earphoria Live

    • C.

      Live At The Improv

    • D.

      We Are Live

    Correct Answer
    B. Earphoria Live
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Earphoria Live." This album, released in 1994, contains the live version of the song "I Am One" by the Smashing Pumpkins.

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  • 11. 

    What is on the cover of the Smashing Pumpkins CD "1979" released January 22, 1996?

    • A.

      Newspaper From 1979

    • B.

      Four People Outside A Game Room

    • C.

      Cartoon Characters

    • D.

      Three People On A Plane

    Correct Answer
    B. Four People Outside A Game Room
    Explanation
    The cover of the Smashing Pumpkins CD "1979" released on January 22, 1996 features four people standing outside a game room. This suggests that the cover art depicts a scene related to the song or the theme of the album.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the lead singer of Smashing Pumpkins?

    • A.

      Billy Corgan

    • B.

      Dave Corgan

    • C.

      Jerry Vedders

    • D.

      Steve Swenson

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy Corgan
    Explanation
    Billy Corgan is the correct answer because he is widely known as the lead singer of the band Smashing Pumpkins. He formed the band in 1988 and has been the primary songwriter and vocalist throughout their career. Corgan's distinctive voice and songwriting style have been integral to the band's success, making him a recognizable figure in the alternative rock genre.

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  • 13. 

    What Smashing Pumpkins song was originally done by Fleetwood Mac?

    • A.

      Quiet

    • B.

      Landslide

    • C.

      Bullet With Butterfly Wings

    • D.

      Siva

    Correct Answer
    B. Landslide
    Explanation
    "Landslide" is the correct answer because it was originally performed by Fleetwood Mac. The song was written by Stevie Nicks and released in 1975 as a part of their self-titled album. The Smashing Pumpkins also covered this song, but it was originally done by Fleetwood Mac.

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  • 14. 

    How does the Smashing Pumpkins song "Muzzle" begin?

    • A.

      How Can I Be Like Anyone Else?

    • B.

      When The Lights Out, It's Less Dangerous

    • C.

      I Fear That I Am Ordinary, Just Like Everyone

    • D.

      Another Mother's Breaking Heart Is Taking Over

    Correct Answer
    C. I Fear That I Am Ordinary, Just Like Everyone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I Fear That I Am Ordinary, Just Like Everyone." This is the beginning of the Smashing Pumpkins song "Muzzle."

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  • 15. 

    What video did the Smashing Pumpkins win most of their MTV Video Music Awards for in 1996?

    • A.

      Tonight, Tonight

    • B.

      Bullet With Butterfly Wings

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      Thirty-Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Tonight, Tonight
    Explanation
    The Smashing Pumpkins won most of their MTV Video Music Awards in 1996 for the video "Tonight, Tonight".

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  • 16. 

    Which bass player replaced Darcy in Smashing Pumpkins?

    • A.

      Melissa Auf Der Mer

    • B.

      Gene Simmons

    • C.

      James Iha (The Band's Guitarist)

    • D.

      Darcy Never Left The Band

    Correct Answer
    A. Melissa Auf Der Mer
    Explanation
    Melissa Auf Der Mer is the correct answer because she replaced Darcy in Smashing Pumpkins.

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  • 17. 

    Who produced "Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness"?

    • A.

      Bob Rock

    • B.

      Butch Vig And Alan Moulder

    • C.

      Flood, Alan Moulder And Billy Corgan

    • D.

      Billy Corgan, Alan Moulder And Butch Vig

    Correct Answer
    C. Flood, Alan Moulder And Billy Corgan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Flood, Alan Moulder, and Billy Corgan. This answer is supported by the fact that "Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness" is a studio album by the band The Smashing Pumpkins, and these three individuals are credited as the producers of the album.

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  • 18. 

    Matt Walker, the drummer on the "End Is The Beginning Is The End" used to drum for which band?

    • A.

      Filter

    • B.

      Dinosaur Jnr.

    • C.

      New Order

    • D.

      Linkin Park

    Correct Answer
    A. Filter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Filter because Matt Walker, the drummer, was a member of the band Filter.

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  • 19. 

    Which Smashing Pumpkins song contains the line "as I play the part of a saint on my knees"?

    • A.

      In The Arms Of Sleep

    • B.

      Behold! The Nightmare

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      Spaceboy

    Correct Answer
    A. In The Arms Of Sleep
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In The Arms Of Sleep." This song by the Smashing Pumpkins contains the line "as I play the part of a saint on my knees."

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  • 20. 

    What are the singles - in order of release - off Smashing Pumpkins' "Siamese Dream"?

    • A.

      Today, Cherub Rock, Disarm, Mayonnaise

    • B.

      Disarm, Today, Rocket, Cherub Rock

    • C.

      I Want To Hold Your Hand, I Am The Walrus, Hard Days Night, Hey Jude

    • D.

      Cherub Rock, Today, Disarm, Rocket

    Correct Answer
    D. Cherub Rock, Today, Disarm, Rocket
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cherub Rock, Today, Disarm, Rocket. This is the correct order of the singles released from Smashing Pumpkins' album "Siamese Dream". "Cherub Rock" was the first single released, followed by "Today", "Disarm", and finally "Rocket".

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  • 21. 

    What is James Iha's dog called?

    • A.

      Bugg

    • B.

      Billy

    • C.

      Fido

    • D.

      Starr

    Correct Answer
    A. Bugg
    Explanation
    James Iha's dog is called Bugg.

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  • 22. 

    The last member to join the original Smashing Pumpkins line up was who?

    • A.

      Billy Corgan

    • B.

      D'Arcy

    • C.

      Jimmy Chamberlin

    • D.

      James Iha

    Correct Answer
    C. Jimmy Chamberlin
    Explanation
    Jimmy Chamberlin is the correct answer because he was the last member to join the original Smashing Pumpkins lineup. Billy Corgan, D'Arcy, and James Iha were already part of the band when Chamberlin joined as the drummer in 1988.

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  • 23. 

    What song on the Smashing Pumpkins' "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" was penned entirely by James Iha?

    • A.

      By Starlight

    • B.

      Starla

    • C.

      Take Me Down

    • D.

      Bodies

    Correct Answer
    C. Take Me Down
    Explanation
    "Take Me Down" is the correct answer because it is the only song on the album "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" that was written entirely by James Iha. The other songs listed were either written by Billy Corgan or co-written by Corgan and Iha.

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  • 24. 

    "Got me a ran gun, got me an altitude" is the opening line from which Smashing Pumpkin's song?

    • A.

      Pissant

    • B.

      Hello Kitty Kat

    • C.

      Blew

    • D.

      Behold! The Nightmare

    Correct Answer
    A. Pissant
    Explanation
    The opening line "Got me a ran gun, got me an altitude" is from the Smashing Pumpkins song "Pissant".

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  • 25. 

    The Smashing Pumpkins' song, "Spaceboy" is about what?

    • A.

      Himself On Drugs

    • B.

      His Younger Brother

    • C.

      His Dead Best Friend

    • D.

      The Time He Went To Space And Saw A Baby Floating Around

    Correct Answer
    B. His Younger Brother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "His Younger Brother." This suggests that the song "Spaceboy" by The Smashing Pumpkins is about the artist's younger brother.

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  • 26. 

    What was the name of the American leg of the Smashing Pumpkin's "Machina" tour?

    • A.

      Glass' Theme

    • B.

      Rock America

    • C.

      Sacred And Profane

    • D.

      Et In Arcadio Ego

    Correct Answer
    C. Sacred And Profane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sacred And Profane. This was the name of the American leg of the Smashing Pumpkin's "Machina" tour.

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  • 27. 

    After the Smashing Pumpkins broke up in 2000, what member helped Billy Corgan form the band Zwan?

    • A.

      Jimmy Chamberlin

    • B.

      Boba Fett

    • C.

      James Iha

    • D.

      D'arcy Wretzky

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimmy Chamberlin
    Explanation
    After the Smashing Pumpkins broke up in 2000, Jimmy Chamberlin, who was the drummer for the band, helped Billy Corgan form the band Zwan. Chamberlin and Corgan had a close musical partnership in the Smashing Pumpkins, and they continued their collaboration in Zwan, along with other members. Chamberlin's drumming skills and musical contributions were instrumental in the formation and success of Zwan as a band.

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  • 28. 

    Where does the band Smashing Pumpkins hail from?

    • A.

      Chicago, IL

    • B.

      Memphis, TN

    • C.

      Jacksonville, FL

    • D.

      San Diego, CA

    Correct Answer
    A. Chicago, IL
    Explanation
    The band Smashing Pumpkins hails from Chicago, IL.

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  • 29. 

    In March of 1991 Smashing Pumpkins signed a 7 album deal with who?

    • A.

      Apple Records

    • B.

      Virgin/Caroline Records

    • C.

      Atlantic Records

    • D.

      New Records

    Correct Answer
    B. Virgin/Caroline Records
    Explanation
    In March of 1991, Smashing Pumpkins signed a 7 album deal with Virgin/Caroline Records. This means that the band agreed to release a total of 7 albums under the Virgin/Caroline Records label. This deal would have given the band the opportunity to work closely with the record label to produce and distribute their music, as well as benefit from the resources and support that the label could provide.

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  • 30. 

    Where did the Smashing Pumpkins duo first perform in 1988?

    • A.

      Flint Bar And Grill

    • B.

      Avalon Club

    • C.

      London Astoria

    • D.

      Freebird Live

    Correct Answer
    B. Avalon Club
    Explanation
    In 1988, the Smashing Pumpkins duo first performed at the Avalon Club.

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