Grunge Quiz

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Are you ready to dive into the raw, unapologetic world of grunge music?

Welcome to our Grunge Quiz, where you can test your knowledge of the iconic music genre that defined a generation. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just curious to learn more, this interactive quiz is designed to challenge and entertain you.

Discover fascinating facts, identify famous grunge bands, and uncover the history behind the movement that changed the face of music forever. Get ready to rock out with our Grunge Quiz and prove your expertise in all things grunge!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to show off your grunge knowledge. Let’s rock and roll!

Disclaimer: The hard questions in the Grunge Quiz are challenging. To finish the game and reaching the master level typically requires a significant amount of grit, determination and perseverance. I you want to learn more about grunge check out our article about Grunge as a passion.

Question 1:

Which rock band is known for the hit song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'?

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This band was a leading figure in the grunge movement.
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Nirvana - Nirvana was a prominent rock band in the 1990s and 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' is one of their most iconic songs, often considered an anthem for Generation X.

Question 2:

Which rock band's album 'Ten' featured the hit singles 'Alive' and 'Jeremy'?

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This band's lead vocalist is Eddie Vedder.
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Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam's 'Ten' is considered one of the greatest grunge albums of all time, and the band achieved widespread popularity with its release.

Question 3:

Which fashion trend is characterized by oversized, baggy clothing and is popular in boys' fashion?

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This trend emerged from the alternative music scene in the 1990s.
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Grunge - The grunge fashion trend, originating from the music scene, is characterized by loose-fitting, oversized clothing, making it a prominent style in boys' fashion.

Question 4:

Which city is considered the birthplace of the grunge music movement?

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Think about the origins of famous grunge bands.
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Seattle - Seattle is known for its role in the development of grunge music, with bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden emerging from the city.

Question 5:

Which band is known for the album 'Dirt' and the song 'Rooster'?

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Consider the band known for its raw and intense sound.
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Alice in Chains - Alice in Chains released the album 'Dirt' and the song 'Rooster' as part of their significant contributions to the grunge music genre.

Question 6:

Which rock band is known for the hit song 'Black' from the album 'Ten'?

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Consider the band closely associated with the album 'Ten'.
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Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam gained significant popularity with their song 'Black' from the album 'Ten', contributing to the grunge music movement.

Question 7:

Which grunge band's lead singer was Kurt Cobain?

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Think about the band associated with the song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'.
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Nirvana - Kurt Cobain was the iconic frontman of the influential grunge band Nirvana, known for their impact on the music scene in the early 1990s.

Question 8:

Which grunge band released the album 'Superunknown' featuring the hit song 'Black Hole Sun'?

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Consider the band known for its distinctive sound and powerful vocals.
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Soundgarden - Soundgarden released the album 'Superunknown' and the hit song 'Black Hole Sun', contributing to their significant impact on the grunge music scene.

Question 9:

Which grunge band released the album 'Bleach' in 1989?

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This band's frontman was Kurt Cobain.
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Nirvana - Nirvana released their debut album 'Bleach' on June 15, 1989, which features a raw grunge sound.

Question 10:

Which grunge band released the album 'Temple of the Dog' as a tribute to a late singer?

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This band's frontman was Chris Cornell.
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Soundgarden - Soundgarden released the album 'Temple of the Dog' in 1991 as a tribute to Andrew Wood, the late singer of Mother Love Bone.

Question 11:

Which grunge band's lead singer was Layne Staley?

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This band is known for hits like 'Man in the Box' and 'Rooster'.
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Alice in Chains - Layne Staley was the lead vocalist of Alice in Chains, known for his distinctive vocal style.

Question 12:

Which grunge band released the album 'Vs.' in 1993?

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This band's debut album was 'Ten'.
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Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam released their second studio album 'Vs.' on October 19, 1993, which showcased a heavier sound compared to their debut.

Question 13:

Which grunge band's album 'Superunknown' featured the hit song 'Spoonman'?

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This band's lead vocalist was Chris Cornell.
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Soundgarden - Soundgarden's album 'Superunknown', released in 1994, included the popular song 'Spoonman' and achieved critical acclaim.

Question 14:

Which grunge band's album 'In Utero' featured the hit song 'Heart-Shaped Box'?

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This band was fronted by Kurt Cobain.
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Nirvana - Nirvana's album 'In Utero' was a critical and commercial success, featuring 'Heart-Shaped Box' as one of its hit songs.

Question 15:

Which grunge band's lead singer was Chris Cornell?

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This band released the album 'Superunknown'.
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Soundgarden - Chris Cornell was a prominent figure in the grunge movement and achieved great success with Soundgarden.

Question 16:

Which grunge band's album 'Dirt' featured the song 'Would'?

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This band's lead singer was Layne Staley.
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Alice in Chains - Alice in Chains' album 'Dirt' is considered one of the landmark albums in the grunge genre.

Question 17:

Which grunge band's song 'Lithium' is from the album 'Nevermind'?

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This band's lead singer was Kurt Cobain.
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Nirvana - Nirvana's 'Nevermind' is one of the best-selling albums of all time and 'Lithium' is one of its notable tracks.

Question 18:

Which grunge band's album 'Badmotorfinger' featured the hit song 'Outshined'?

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This band was known for its distinctive sound and Chris Cornell's vocals.
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Soundgarden - Soundgarden's 'Badmotorfinger' is a classic grunge album, and 'Outshined' is one of its standout tracks.