50 90s Music Quiz Questions and Answers

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There’s no denying the 90s were a special time for music. Grunge music went mainstream and Britpop swept through the UK. Hip-Hop music dominated across the pond whilst boy bands, girl groups and mega-popstars like Britney and Christina sold out stadiums everywhere.

In these 90s music quiz questions and answers we’ll revisit some of the era’s best artists, albums and songs.

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90s Music Quiz Questions and Answers


Questions

  1. ‘Make it last forever, friendship never ends’ is a lyric from which 90s song?
  2. Who was the lead singer of No Doubt?
  3. ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ was a song from which album by The Verve?
  4. ‘As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death’ is an opening line from which artist?
  5. In what year did Bryan Adams have a hit with ‘Everything I Do, I Do It For You’?
  6. Where was the music video for Britney Spears’ ‘Baby One More Time’ set?
  7. RZA, Method Man and Ghostface Killah were all members of which hip hop group?
  8. ‘Definitely Maybe’, ‘Monster’ and ‘The Division Bell’ were all albums released in what year?
  9. Who did Lou Bega need a little bit of in his life?
  10. Nirvana’s final performance in the UK was at which music festival?
  11. Which singer is also known as Mr. Boombastic?
  12. According to Chumbawamba’s ‘Tubthumping’, what is the first drink he drinks?
  13. What is Vanilla Ice’s real name?
  14. ‘Stay Another Day’ was a UK Christmas number one for which boyband?
  15. Who released ‘Baby Got Back’ in 1992?
  16. What was Radiohead’s debut album called?
  17. OMC were a music group from which country?
  18. What does ‘Livin’ La Vida Loca’ translate to in English?
  19. ‘November Rain’ was a single by which rock band?
  20. According to Blink-182, nobody likes you when you’re how old?
  21. Which boyband had a hit with ‘I Want It That Way’?
  22. Atomic Kitten formed in which English city in 1998?
  23. What are the first names of the Gallagher brothers from Oasis?
  24. Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo are better known as which electronic duo?
  25. In what year was the boyband Five formed?
  26. Which member of Take That had a 1997 solo hit with ‘Clementine’?
  27. The Rembrandts are best known for the theme song to which US sitcom?
  28. Westlife & Boyzone were both created by which music manager and TV personality?
  29. Which girl band had the slogan ‘Girl Power’?
  30. What is Eminem’s real name?
  31. ‘Disco 2000’ was a song by which English band?
  32. What was the name of Destiny’s Child’s second album released in 1999?
  33. The Notorious B.I.G. was born and raised in which New York borough?
  34. In the music video for ‘Let Me Entertain You’, The Robbie Williams Band are dressed up as members of which rock band?
  35. Which 1998 Madonna album featured the hit single ‘Frozen’?
  36. Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ was featured in which Hollywood film?
  37. How many members were in the Backstreet Boys?
  38. Which female band had hits with ‘No Scrubs,’ ‘Unpretty,’ and ‘Waterfalls’?
  39. Who is the lead singer for Red Hot Chili Peppers?
  40. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel were all members of which hip hop group?
  41. Who never meant to make Ms. Jackson’s daughter cry?
  42. Which band covered David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ for their MTV Unplugged concert?
  43. Björk hails from which country?
  44. What type of dog features on the cover for Blur’s third studio album ‘Parklife’?
  45. ‘Bed of Roses’ was a 1993 single by which American rock band?
  46. Who was the lead singer of R.E.M.?
  47. ‘Nuthin’ But a G Thang’ was a collaboration between which 2 West Coast rappers?
  48. In what year did The Prodigy release ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Breathe’?
  49. What song did Elton John perform at Princess Diana’s funeral?
  50. According to Sinead O’Connor, nothing compares to who?

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Answers

  1. Wannabe – Spice Girls
  2. Gwen Stefani
  3. Urban Hymns
  4. Coolio
  5. 1991
  6. In a school
  7. Wu-Tang Clan
  8. 1994
  9. Monica
  10. Reading Festival
  11. Shaggy
  12. A whiskey drink
  13. Robert Matthew Van Winkle
  14. East 17
  15. Sir Mix-A-Lot
  16. Pablo Honey
  17. New Zealand
  18. Living the crazy life
  19. Guns N’ Roses
  20. 23
  21. Backstreet Boys
  22. Liverpool
  23. Liam & Noel
  24. Daft Punk
  25. 1997
  26. Mark Owen
  27. Friends
  28. Louis Walsh
  29. Spice Girls
  30. Marshall Mathers
  31. Pulp
  32. The Writing’s on the Wall
  33. Brooklyn
  34. KISS
  35. Ray of Light
  36. The Bodyguard
  37. 5
  38. TLC
  39. Anthony Kiedis
  40. The Fugees
  41. Outkast
  42. Nirvana
  43. Iceland
  44. Greyhounds
  45. Bon Jovi
  46. Michael Stipe
  47. Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
  48. 1996
  49. Candle in the Wind
  50. You

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