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1990s Music Trivia #2

Can you answer these questions about the music of the 1990s?
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Last updated: December 27, 2019
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What was Geri Halliwell also known as?
Ginger Spice
What was the name of Beyoncé's girl group?
Destiny's Child
Who discovered Snoop Dogg?
Dr. Dre
What song about Marilyn Monroe did Elton John re-dedicate to Princess Diana?
Candle in the Wind
Who were the best-selling boyband of the 1990s?
Backstreet Boys
What word means "ten thousand spoons, when all you need is a knife"?
(according to Alanis Morrissette)
Ironic
What Public Enemy rapper wore a gigantic clock as a necklace?
Flavor Flav
What anniversary rock festival in 1999 was not all about peace, love, and understanding?
Woodstock 1999
Who toured around the world - from London to the Bay?
MC Hammer
What musical duo consisted of lesbian singers Amy Ray and Emily Saliers?
Indigo Girls
Who liked big butts (and could not lie)?
Sir Mix-a-Lot
What singer was miseducated?
Lauryn Hill
What movie featured Whitney Houston's song "I Will Always Love You"?
The Bodyguard
What band got knocked down, but got up again?
Chumbawamba
Who would do anything for love (but not that)?
Meat Loaf
What Madonna song name-dropped Garbo, Monroe, Dietrich and DiMaggio?
Vogue
What city did Boyz II Men come from?
Philadelphia
What band was Robbie Williams a member of?
Take That
What briefly-popular genre of music was exemplefied by KoЯn and Limp Bizkit?
Nu Metal
Who was the best-selling country artist of the decade?
Garth Brooks
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Level 51
Jun 1, 2015
Wow, I've never seen it in writing. I thought it was "flava flav"
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Level 86
Aug 16, 2015
Maybe it's his east coast accent....I also tried Flava Flav.
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Level 38
Aug 17, 2015
I had only seen it as Flava Flav too :)
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Level 56
Aug 17, 2015
I looked it up after because I was sure it was wrong too...nope. It's official: Flavor Flav.
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Level ∞
Jul 6, 2017
Flava Flav will work now. Because why not?
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Level 84
Aug 2, 2018
Yeah, count me in the "always thought it was Flava" crowd.
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Level 49
Aug 2, 2018
"Yeah, boyeee!"
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Level 54
Feb 28, 2021
There is a "Flava Flav", but it is a completely different person according to Flavor Flav himself.
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Level 86
Aug 16, 2015
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Level 67
Dec 4, 2017
Nu metal is probably one of the only music subgenres whose most famous examples are also among its worst.
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Level 84
Aug 2, 2018
I don't know about that. Often the music of any "genre" that becomes popular and mainstream is among the worst examples of that genre. Though I don't know of any "Nu Metal" better than Limp Bizkit or Korn, I can think of examples of what I said that are worse than either of them.
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Level ∞
Nov 20, 2020
The best selling jazz musician of all time is Kenny G.
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Level 83
Feb 28, 2021
HA!
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Level 67
Feb 26, 2021
Last Resort by Papa Roach is pretty much the only good song to come out of that entire genre.
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Level 84
Aug 2, 2018
Personally, I think it's disgraceful that this quiz accepts "Mix-a-Lot" without the "Sir." Give the man his hard-earned title!
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Level 78
Aug 2, 2018
Agreed. After all, he was knighted by the King and Queen of Big Butts. Use the proper title.
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Level 80
Aug 2, 2018
Never heard of the indigo girls
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Level 71
Aug 2, 2018
Ditto, and I was really absorbant during the 90s. Must have been a local thing.
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Level 78
Aug 2, 2018
Give it a listen. Good harmonies. Ghost is a great tune.
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Level 73
Aug 2, 2018
Not that local. They have multiple gold and platinum certified albums. Though they never had any huge number one hits, they got pretty consistent airplay. You might recognize some of their music if you heard it, like Closer to Fine, Galileo, or Hammer and a Nail.
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Level 66
Feb 26, 2021
Yeah, their highest charting single in Europe was #98, unless you count "Dear Mr. President", which I don't because everyone knows it as a Pink song. So maybe a little bit local.
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Level 74
Feb 26, 2021
Very strange entry
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Level 67
Feb 26, 2021
They're not as famous as the rest of the answers, but they're fair game.
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Level 63
Aug 2, 2018
Can "Lauren Hill" work for "Lauryn Hill"? I was so confused as to why it wouldn't work!
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Level 76
Aug 2, 2018
When in doubt always try the surname only.
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Level 84
Aug 2, 2018
Excellent advice. That was how I got this one--was thinking of Faith Hill as a possible answer to the country music question.
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Level 67
Aug 2, 2018
Well, I got 3. Back to geography quizes I go...
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Level 76
Aug 2, 2018
I got seven and should have had another one - somehow skipped the Whitney Houston clue. This was the decade my kids were in high school, but I was surprised that didn't seem to help me on this one except for the boy band.
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Level 83
Feb 26, 2021
Allspice? Old Spice? Dyslexic Metal?
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Level 80
Feb 26, 2021
You should accept douche metal for Limp Bizkit.
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Level 83
Feb 26, 2021
If "Philosopher's Stone" works for the Harry Potter quizzes can we please accept "Sexy Spice" for Geri Halliwell's nickname?
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Level 53
Feb 27, 2021
This is a fair point.
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Level 30
Feb 26, 2021
Am I the only one who tried Spider Man Far From Home in th "I Will Always Love You" Question?
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Level 83
Feb 26, 2021
You don't even remember "This is the End"?
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Level 36
Feb 27, 2021
Wow, my knowledge of 90's is terrible. I only got two!
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Level 57
Mar 2, 2021
She doesn't say the word MEANS "ten thousand spoons..."