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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the main writer of the early days of Depeche Mode and on their first LP?

    • A.

      Andrew Fletcher

    • B.

      Martin L. Gore

    • C.

      David Gahan

    • D.

      Vince Clarke

    Correct Answer
    D. Vince Clarke
    Explanation
    Vince Clarke was the main writer of the early days of Depeche Mode and on their first LP. He was a founding member of the band and played a significant role in shaping their sound and style. Clarke's songwriting contributions were instrumental in establishing Depeche Mode's early success and laying the foundation for their future musical direction.

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  • 2. 

    What was the name of the project Alan Wilder was permanently focusing on after he left Depeche Mode?

    • A.

      Bloodline

    • B.

      Recoil

    • C.

      Freez

    • D.

      Voodoo Children

    Correct Answer
    B. Recoil
    Explanation
    After Alan Wilder left Depeche Mode, he started focusing on a project called Recoil. This project allowed him to explore his own musical style and create music independently. Recoil became Wilder's main focus and he released several albums under this name, showcasing his talent and creativity outside of Depeche Mode.

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  • 3. 

    Which Depeche Mode single was their first major U.S. chart hit?

    • A.

      Just Can't Get Enough

    • B.

      Dreaming Of Me

    • C.

      See You

    • D.

      New Life

    Correct Answer
    A. Just Can't Get Enough
    Explanation
    "Just Can't Get Enough" was Depeche Mode's first major U.S. chart hit because it was released as a single in 1981 and reached number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This song helped to introduce the band to a wider audience in the United States and paved the way for their future success in the country.

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  • 4. 

    The Smashing Pumpkins covered which Depeche Mode song for the "For The Masses" tribute album?

    • A.

      Waiting For The Night

    • B.

      Everything Counts

    • C.

      Policy Of Truth

    • D.

      Never Let Me Down Again

    Correct Answer
    D. Never Let Me Down Again
    Explanation
    The Smashing Pumpkins covered the Depeche Mode song "Never Let Me Down Again" for the "For The Masses" tribute album.

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  • 5. 

    Which Depeche Mode song was their very first U.S. chart hit?

    • A.

      See You

    • B.

      Personal Jesus

    • C.

      People Are People

    • D.

      Strangelove

    Correct Answer
    C. People Are People
    Explanation
    "People Are People" was Depeche Mode's very first U.S. chart hit. The song was released in 1984 and became a popular anthem, reaching number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Its success helped to introduce Depeche Mode to a wider audience in the United States and solidify their place in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    What decade is the hit single "Enjoy The Silence" by Depeche Mode from?

    • A.

      Eighties

    • B.

      Sixties

    • C.

      Seventies

    • D.

      Nineties

    Correct Answer
    D. Nineties
    Explanation
    The hit single "Enjoy The Silence" by Depeche Mode is from the nineties.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Depeche Mode have the hit single "Enjoy The Silence" on Sire?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1962

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    Depeche Mode released their hit single "Enjoy The Silence" on Sire in the year 1990.

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  • 8. 

    What Depeche Mode album featured the song "Strangelove"?

    • A.

      Songs Of Faith And Devotion

    • B.

      Violator

    • C.

      Playing The Angel

    • D.

      Music For The Masses

    Correct Answer
    D. Music For The Masses
    Explanation
    "Strangelove" is a song by Depeche Mode that was featured on their album "Music For The Masses." This album, released in 1987, was a critical and commercial success for the band and is considered one of their best works. The album's themes of social and political commentary, combined with its electronic sound and catchy melodies, helped solidify Depeche Mode's status as pioneers of synth-pop and alternative music. "Strangelove" itself became a popular single and remains a fan favorite.

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  • 9. 

    What Depeche Mode album featured the song "Policy of Truth"?

    • A.

      Ultra

    • B.

      101

    • C.

      Violator

    • D.

      Exciter

    Correct Answer
    C. Violator
    Explanation
    "Violator" is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that features the song "Policy of Truth" by Depeche Mode. The song was released as a single in 1990 and became one of the band's most successful hits. "Ultra," "101," and "Exciter" are also Depeche Mode albums, but they do not include the song "Policy of Truth."

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  • 10. 

    What type of flower is featured on the cover of Depeche Mode's album "Violator"?

    • A.

      Daisy

    • B.

      Pansy

    • C.

      Carnation

    • D.

      Rose

    Correct Answer
    D. Rose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rose. The album "Violator" by Depeche Mode features a rose on its cover. Roses are often associated with love and passion, and their inclusion on the album cover may symbolize the emotional themes explored in the music.

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  • 11. 

    The band Depeche Mode was formed in 1981 in what country?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    D. England
    Explanation
    Depeche Mode was formed in 1981 in England. This British band is known for their electronic music and has had a significant influence on the genre. They have achieved worldwide success and have a large and dedicated fan base.

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  • 12. 

    According to Concrete Blonde everybody knows the what are loaded?

    • A.

      Dice

    • B.

      Headlines

    • C.

      Jails

    • D.

      Guns

    Correct Answer
    A. Dice
    Explanation
    Concrete Blonde is a band known for their song "Joey," which includes the lyrics "But everybody knows you love me, baby. Everybody knows that you really do." This suggests that the phrase "everybody knows" is a recurring theme in their music. Therefore, when the question asks what everybody knows, the answer "Dice" is likely a reference to the band's song "Everybody Knows."

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  • 13. 

    What was the name of the solo EP from Depeche Mode's Martin L. Gore?

    • A.

      Anything

    • B.

      Belief

    • C.

      Counterfeit

    • D.

      Voices & Images

    Correct Answer
    C. Counterfeit
    Explanation
    Counterfeit is the correct answer because it is the name of the solo EP released by Martin L. Gore, a member of the band Depeche Mode. The EP was released in 1989 and features six tracks, including the popular song "Compulsion."

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  • 14. 

    Which of these singles is a Depeche Mode concert staple, and was not released on any studio album?

    • A.

      Blasphemous Rumours

    • B.

      Shake The Disease

    • C.

      Little 15

    • D.

      A Question Of Lust

    Correct Answer
    B. Shake The Disease
    Explanation
    "Shake The Disease" is a Depeche Mode concert staple that was not released on any studio album. This song is often performed live by the band and has become a fan favorite over the years. Despite its popularity, it was never included on any of their official studio albums, making it a unique addition to their live performances.

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