Final Exam MUSC 113

George "Boy George" O'Dowd was the lead singer for which British band?

Duran Duran

Eurythmics

A Flock of Seagulls

Culture Club

Culture Club

Which singer had a hit song with a cover of Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"?

George Michael

Michael Bolton

John Oates

Huey Lewis

Michael Bolton

All of the following bands demonstrate a traditionalist style EXCEPT:

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

the Traveling Wilburys

Devo

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Devo

Which singer adopted the "boy toy" image early in her career?

Pat Benatar

Olivia Newton-John

Cyndi Lauper

Madonna

Madonna

How does Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." demonstrate his image of a working-class guy?

The song was used by the Reagan administration to show American pride.

The song supports the small-town values of the Midwest.

The song portrays the decay of American values from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran.

The song projects Springsteen's image of an early '50s rock-and-roll musician.

The song portrays the decay of American values from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran

How is the music of Tears for Fears reminiscent of progressive rock?

The band released concept albums.

The band displayed its virtuosic playing using a synthesizer.

The band's lyrics dealt with serious topics.

The band blended earlier styles of rock music with synthesizer-based dance music.

The band's lyrics dealt with serious topics

U2's most recognizable sonic feature consists of:

repeated-note figures on the guitar, soaked in echo

washes of guitar sound

lengthy guitar solos

disco rhythmic patterns

repeated-note figures on the guitar, soaked in echo

________ is considered one of the most important independent record companies associated with the hard-core rock movement

SST Records

What was the first video to air on MTV?

"Thriller"

"Video Killed the Radio Star"

"Like a Virgin"

"Billie Jean"

Video Killed the Radio Star

_________________________ worked pre-hippie 1960s images to the hilt: the group's Beauty and the Beat cover featured a shot of the women clad in bath towels, seemingly in the middle of a slumber party.

the Go-Go's

Which Huey Lewis and the News song was featured in the film Back to the Future?

"Hip to Be Square"

"The Heat of the Moment"

"Back in Black"

"Power of Love"

...

Which singer from the Go-Go's went on to a successful solo career?

Cyndi Lauper

Debbie Harry

Belinda Carlisle

Annie Lennox

Belinda Carlisle

the moonwalk
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the "Material Girl"
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Jimmy Jam
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the Go-Go's
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Sting
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Angus Young
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Henry Rollins
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Bad Brains
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"Color Me Impressed"
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Tattoo You
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Answer
A.
nickname for Madonna
B.
guitarist for AC/DC
C.
producer-songwriter who worked with Janet Jackson
D.
lead singer of Black Flag
E.
dance step made famous by Michael Jackson
F.
bassist for the Police
G.
hard-core song by the Replacements
H.
first successful all-female new-wave band
I.
a foundational album of the hard-core movement
J.
1980s album by the Rolling Stones

the moonwalk E the "Material Girl" A Jimmy Jam C the Go-Go's H Sting F Angus Young B Henry Rollins D Bad Brains I "Color Me Impressed" G Tattoo You J

The Traveling Wilburys included all of the following musicians EXCEPT:

John Mellencamp

George Harrison

Tom Petty

Jeff Lynne

John Mellencamp

The Edge is the guitarist for which band?

Duran Duran

the Police

the Smiths

U2

U2

How was Phil Collins's solo work a departure from earlier Genesis music?

used sophisticated and clever lyrics

made short, radio-friendly song arrangements

created complex harmonies

wrote lengthy songs

made short, radio-friendly song arrangements

Which Police album is based on the psychological writings of Carl Jung?

Synchronicity

Outlandos d'Amour

The Unforgettable Fire

Ghosts in the Machine

Synchronicity

AC/DC was influenced by which earlier style of music?

rhythm and blues

rockabilly

British blues rock

heavy metal

British blues rock

The song _________________________ by Cyndi Lauper has been viewed as an anthem for female power in rock music

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Which Peter Gabriel song is a tribute to hokum blues?

"Big Time"

"Silent Running"

"Sledgehammer"

"Heat of the Moment"

Sledgehammer

Daryl Hall previously worked with:

George Michael

George Clinton

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

Brian Setzer

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

Who is Quincy Jones?

music producer who worked with Michael Jackson

director of the video for "Thriller"

music producer of Prince's albums

director of Motown Records after Berry Gordy stepped down

music producer who worked with Michael Jackson

Which album by Janet Jackson demonstrated her new image of independence and confidence?

Rhythm Nation 1814

Control

Good Times

janet

Control

_________________________ was the lead singer of the Eurythmics

Annie Lennox

"The Reflex" was a groundbreaking video by:

Duran Duran

Bow Wow Wow

A Flock of Seagulls

ABC

Duran Duran

Dire Straits is led by which singer-songwriter-guitarist?

Sting

Mark Knopfler

Huey Lewis

Brian Setzer

Mark Knopfler

Initially, why were most videos on MTV mainstream rock?

Mainstream rock videos were the only videos available to be aired on the network.

Mainstream rock was the style of music that dominated the music charts.

Mainstream rock appealed to MTV's target audience of white teenagers from the Midwest.

Mainstream rock allowed the acceptance of other styles of pop and rock.

mainstream rock appealed to MTV's target audience of white teenagers from the midwest

All of the following elements were found in the '80s hard-core rock scene EXCEPT:

airplay on college radio stations

reliance on major label contracts

live performances at clubs on the college circuit

release of albums on independent labels

...

Prince's musical roots are in what style of music?

'60s-style Motown

southern soul

'70s black pop and funk

disco

'70s black pop and funk

Surfer Rosa and Doolittle were wildly successful albums in England and became landmarks of the American indie scene in the late 1980s for which band?

Pixies

"Master of the record" was a nickname for:

Grandmaster Flash

Kool Herc

Afrika Bambaataa

KRS-One

Afrika Bambaata

_________________________ was the bassist for the Hollywood band The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Flea

The Sugar Hill Gang became popular for recording which song?

"Rapper's Delight"

"The Message"

"I Need Love"

"Walk This Way"

Rapper's Delight

All of the following are considered "thrash metal" artists EXCEPT:

Slayer

Anthrax

Mötley Crüe

Metallica

Motley Crue

Lemmy Kilmister formed which band?

Metallica

Mötley Crüe

Megadeth

Motörhead

Motorhead

Which band did Layne Staley form?

Soundgarden

Alice in Chains

Pearl Jam

Faith No More

Alice in Chains

Which rap record was the first to hit number one on the pop album chart?

Raising Hell

Fear of a Black Planet

Criminal Minded

Licensed to Ill

Licensed to Ill

power ballads
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speed metal
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Zulu Nation
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scratching
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"I Need Love"
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the Beastie Boys
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Fear of a Black Planet
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Queen Latifah
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Eddie Vedder
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Freaky Styley

A.
a rap ballad by LL Cool J
B.
lead singer of Pearl Jam
C.
among the first to use digital sampling
D.
a style of song where a singer demonstrates his sensitive side
E.
album by Public Enemy
F.
community organization created by Afrika Bambaataa
G.
Red Hot Chili Peppers album produced by George Clinton
H.
rotating a record in reverse and forward directions
I.
named female rapper of the year by Rolling Stone in 1990
J.
style of music known for fast tempos and virtuosic guitar solos

DJFHACEIBG

Which album did Faith No More release when singer Mike Patton joined the band?

Epic

The Real Thing

Angel Dust

Mr. Bungle

The Real Thing

All of the following are bands from Seattle EXCEPT:

Nirvana

Soundgarden

Pearl Jam

Sonic Youth

Sonic Youth

Why was Bon Jovi NOT considered a heavy metal band by some?

It had too much of a country music influence.

It did not write its own songs.

Heavy metal fans considered the band's sound too pop-oriented.

Its albums and hit songs were on top of the charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

heavy metal fans considered the band's sound too pop-oriented

The origins of rap music are considered to have developed:

in Southern California

in black communities in Detroit

in New York City's urban black communities

on Chicago's South Side

in New York City's urban black communities

Quiet Riot had a successful hit with which cover song?

"Cum On Feel the Noize"

"Every Rose Has Its Thorn"

"Photograph"

"Shout at the Devil"

Cum On Feel the Noize

What was the aesthetic of alternative bands?

virtuoso guitar playing

return to simplicity and directness of expression

complex rhythmic layering

rapid-fire improvisation

B. return to simplicity and directness of expression

Megadeth is an example of:

hair metal

thrash metal

speed metal

blues metal

thrash metal

The Guns n' Roses album featuring Sweet Child 'O Mine

Appetite for Destruction

Iron Butterfly's song _________________________ is often viewed as a precursor to later heavy metal music.

In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida

Which R.E.M. album reached number one on both sides of the Atlantic?

Document

Radio Free Europe

Out of Time

Green

Out of Time

Which band wore makeup, outrageous clothes, and heavily teased hair?

Mötley Crüe

Nirvana

Pixies

Alice in Chains

Motley Crue

Which Ice-T song samples Curtis Mayfield's "Pusherman"?

"I'm Your Pusher"

"Don't Believe the Hype"

"O.G. Original Gangsta"

"**** Tha Police"

I'm Your Pusher

Red Hot Chili Peppers covered which Stevie Wonder song?

"Living for the City"

"Fingertips, Pt. 2"

"Higher Ground"

"Epic"

Higher Ground

All of the following are critiques about rap music EXCEPT:

it is viewed as "not music" because rappers do not play instruments

the music industry worried about it outselling rock records

it is often thought of as incorporating offensive and vulgar words

it is viewed as misogynistic and violent

the music industry worried about it outselling rock records

After leaving Black Sabbath, _________________________ went on to a successful solo career working with guitarist Randy Rhoads

Ozzy Osbourne

All of the following were part of the "new wave of British heavy metal" EXCEPT:

Iron Maiden

Def Leppard

Judas Priest

Mötley Crüe

Motley Crue

"Break spinning" is a technique that involves:

incorporating little-known music

using catchy instrumental passages and extending the music between two turntables

rotating a record in reverse and then forward

commenting on music and encouraging listener participation

using catchy instrumental passages and extending the music between two turntables

All of the following are considered the early roots of the heavy metal style of music EXCEPT the:

showmanship of Alice Cooper

heavy Gothic quality of Black Sabbath

progressive rock use of synthesizers by groups such as Yes

heavier musical side of Led Zeppelin's songs

progressive use of synthesizers by groups such as Yes

Def Jam Records was created by:

Joe and Sylvia Robinson

Kurtis Blow and Russell Simmons

Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons

Darryl McDaniels and Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin and Russel Simmons

The negative stereotypes of heavy metal fans include:

laziness, vulgarity, and simplemindedness

loyalty and dedication

sensitivity, faithfulness to bands

rejection of the status quo

laziness, vulgarity, and simplemindedness

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George "Boy George" O’Dowd was the lead singer for which British band?

Duran Duran

Eurythmics

A Flock of Seagulls

Culture Club

Culture Club

Which singer had a hit song with a cover of Otis Redding’s "(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay"?

George Michael

Michael Bolton

John Oates

Huey Lewis

Michael Bolton

All of the following bands demonstrate a traditionalist style EXCEPT:

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

the Traveling Wilburys

Devo

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Devo

Which singer adopted the "boy toy" image early in her career?

Pat Benatar

Olivia Newton-John

Cyndi Lauper

Madonna

Madonna

How does Bruce Springsteen’s "Born in the U.S.A." demonstrate his image of a working-class guy?

The song was used by the Reagan administration to show American pride.

The song supports the small-town values of the Midwest.

The song portrays the decay of American values from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran.

The song projects Springsteen’s image of an early ’50s rock-and-roll musician.

The song portrays the decay of American values from the perspective of a Vietnam veteran

How is the music of Tears for Fears reminiscent of progressive rock?

The band released concept albums.

The band displayed its virtuosic playing using a synthesizer.

The band’s lyrics dealt with serious topics.

The band blended earlier styles of rock music with synthesizer-based dance music.

The band’s lyrics dealt with serious topics

U2’s most recognizable sonic feature consists of:

repeated-note figures on the guitar, soaked in echo

washes of guitar sound

lengthy guitar solos

disco rhythmic patterns

repeated-note figures on the guitar, soaked in echo

________ is considered one of the most important independent record companies associated with the hard-core rock movement

SST Records

What was the first video to air on MTV?

"Thriller"

"Video Killed the Radio Star"

"Like a Virgin"

"Billie Jean"

Video Killed the Radio Star

_________________________ worked pre-hippie 1960s images to the hilt: the group’s Beauty and the Beat cover featured a shot of the women clad in bath towels, seemingly in the middle of a slumber party.

the Go-Go’s

Which Huey Lewis and the News song was featured in the film Back to the Future?

"Hip to Be Square"

"The Heat of the Moment"

"Back in Black"

"Power of Love"

Which singer from the Go-Go’s went on to a successful solo career?

Cyndi Lauper

Debbie Harry

Belinda Carlisle

Annie Lennox

Belinda Carlisle

the moonwalk
Read Answer Items for Question 13

the "Material Girl"
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Jimmy Jam
Read Answer Items for Question 13

the Go-Go’s
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Sting
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Angus Young
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Henry Rollins
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Bad Brains
Read Answer Items for Question 13

"Color Me Impressed"
Read Answer Items for Question 13

Tattoo You
Read Answer Items for Question 13
Answer
A.
nickname for Madonna
B.
guitarist for AC/DC
C.
producer-songwriter who worked with Janet Jackson
D.
lead singer of Black Flag
E.
dance step made famous by Michael Jackson
F.
bassist for the Police
G.
hard-core song by the Replacements
H.
first successful all-female new-wave band
I.
a foundational album of the hard-core movement
J.
1980s album by the Rolling Stones

the moonwalk E the "Material Girl" A Jimmy Jam C the Go-Go’s H Sting F Angus Young B Henry Rollins D Bad Brains I "Color Me Impressed" G Tattoo You J

The Traveling Wilburys included all of the following musicians EXCEPT:

John Mellencamp

George Harrison

Tom Petty

Jeff Lynne

John Mellencamp

The Edge is the guitarist for which band?

Duran Duran

the Police

the Smiths

U2

U2

How was Phil Collins’s solo work a departure from earlier Genesis music?

used sophisticated and clever lyrics

made short, radio-friendly song arrangements

created complex harmonies

wrote lengthy songs

made short, radio-friendly song arrangements

Which Police album is based on the psychological writings of Carl Jung?

Synchronicity

Outlandos d’Amour

The Unforgettable Fire

Ghosts in the Machine

Synchronicity

AC/DC was influenced by which earlier style of music?

rhythm and blues

rockabilly

British blues rock

heavy metal

British blues rock

The song _________________________ by Cyndi Lauper has been viewed as an anthem for female power in rock music

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Which Peter Gabriel song is a tribute to hokum blues?

"Big Time"

"Silent Running"

"Sledgehammer"

"Heat of the Moment"

Sledgehammer

Daryl Hall previously worked with:

George Michael

George Clinton

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

Brian Setzer

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

Who is Quincy Jones?

music producer who worked with Michael Jackson

director of the video for "Thriller"

music producer of Prince’s albums

director of Motown Records after Berry Gordy stepped down

music producer who worked with Michael Jackson

Which album by Janet Jackson demonstrated her new image of independence and confidence?

Rhythm Nation 1814

Control

Good Times

janet

Control

_________________________ was the lead singer of the Eurythmics

Annie Lennox

"The Reflex" was a groundbreaking video by:

Duran Duran

Bow Wow Wow

A Flock of Seagulls

ABC

Duran Duran

Dire Straits is led by which singer-songwriter-guitarist?

Sting

Mark Knopfler

Huey Lewis

Brian Setzer

Mark Knopfler

Initially, why were most videos on MTV mainstream rock?

Mainstream rock videos were the only videos available to be aired on the network.

Mainstream rock was the style of music that dominated the music charts.

Mainstream rock appealed to MTV’s target audience of white teenagers from the Midwest.

Mainstream rock allowed the acceptance of other styles of pop and rock.

mainstream rock appealed to MTV’s target audience of white teenagers from the midwest

All of the following elements were found in the ’80s hard-core rock scene EXCEPT:

airplay on college radio stations

reliance on major label contracts

live performances at clubs on the college circuit

release of albums on independent labels

Prince’s musical roots are in what style of music?

’60s-style Motown

southern soul

’70s black pop and funk

disco

’70s black pop and funk

Surfer Rosa and Doolittle were wildly successful albums in England and became landmarks of the American indie scene in the late 1980s for which band?

Pixies

"Master of the record" was a nickname for:

Grandmaster Flash

Kool Herc

Afrika Bambaataa

KRS-One

Afrika Bambaata

_________________________ was the bassist for the Hollywood band The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Flea

The Sugar Hill Gang became popular for recording which song?

"Rapper’s Delight"

"The Message"

"I Need Love"

"Walk This Way"

Rapper’s Delight

All of the following are considered "thrash metal" artists EXCEPT:

Slayer

Anthrax

Mötley Crüe

Metallica

Motley Crue

Lemmy Kilmister formed which band?

Metallica

Mötley Crüe

Megadeth

Motörhead

Motorhead

Which band did Layne Staley form?

Soundgarden

Alice in Chains

Pearl Jam

Faith No More

Alice in Chains

Which rap record was the first to hit number one on the pop album chart?

Raising Hell

Fear of a Black Planet

Criminal Minded

Licensed to Ill

Licensed to Ill

power ballads
Read Answer Items for Question 10

speed metal
Read Answer Items for Question 10

Zulu Nation
Read Answer Items for Question 10

scratching
Read Answer Items for Question 10

"I Need Love"
Read Answer Items for Question 10

the Beastie Boys
Read Answer Items for Question 10

Fear of a Black Planet
Read Answer Items for Question 10

Queen Latifah
Read Answer Items for Question 10

Eddie Vedder
Read Answer Items for Question 10

Freaky Styley

A.
a rap ballad by LL Cool J
B.
lead singer of Pearl Jam
C.
among the first to use digital sampling
D.
a style of song where a singer demonstrates his sensitive side
E.
album by Public Enemy
F.
community organization created by Afrika Bambaataa
G.
Red Hot Chili Peppers album produced by George Clinton
H.
rotating a record in reverse and forward directions
I.
named female rapper of the year by Rolling Stone in 1990
J.
style of music known for fast tempos and virtuosic guitar solos

DJFHACEIBG

Which album did Faith No More release when singer Mike Patton joined the band?

Epic

The Real Thing

Angel Dust

Mr. Bungle

The Real Thing

All of the following are bands from Seattle EXCEPT:

Nirvana

Soundgarden

Pearl Jam

Sonic Youth

Sonic Youth

Why was Bon Jovi NOT considered a heavy metal band by some?

It had too much of a country music influence.

It did not write its own songs.

Heavy metal fans considered the band’s sound too pop-oriented.

Its albums and hit songs were on top of the charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

heavy metal fans considered the band’s sound too pop-oriented

The origins of rap music are considered to have developed:

in Southern California

in black communities in Detroit

in New York City’s urban black communities

on Chicago’s South Side

in New York City’s urban black communities

Quiet Riot had a successful hit with which cover song?

"Cum On Feel the Noize"

"Every Rose Has Its Thorn"

"Photograph"

"Shout at the Devil"

Cum On Feel the Noize

What was the aesthetic of alternative bands?

virtuoso guitar playing

return to simplicity and directness of expression

complex rhythmic layering

rapid-fire improvisation

B. return to simplicity and directness of expression

Megadeth is an example of:

hair metal

thrash metal

speed metal

blues metal

thrash metal

The Guns n’ Roses album featuring Sweet Child ‘O Mine

Appetite for Destruction

Iron Butterfly’s song _________________________ is often viewed as a precursor to later heavy metal music.

In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida

Which R.E.M. album reached number one on both sides of the Atlantic?

Document

Radio Free Europe

Out of Time

Green

Out of Time

Which band wore makeup, outrageous clothes, and heavily teased hair?

Mötley Crüe

Nirvana

Pixies

Alice in Chains

Motley Crue

Which Ice-T song samples Curtis Mayfield’s "Pusherman"?

"I’m Your Pusher"

"Don’t Believe the Hype"

"O.G. Original Gangsta"

"**** Tha Police"

I’m Your Pusher

Red Hot Chili Peppers covered which Stevie Wonder song?

"Living for the City"

"Fingertips, Pt. 2"

"Higher Ground"

"Epic"

Higher Ground

All of the following are critiques about rap music EXCEPT:

it is viewed as "not music" because rappers do not play instruments

the music industry worried about it outselling rock records

it is often thought of as incorporating offensive and vulgar words

it is viewed as misogynistic and violent

the music industry worried about it outselling rock records

After leaving Black Sabbath, _________________________ went on to a successful solo career working with guitarist Randy Rhoads

Ozzy Osbourne

All of the following were part of the "new wave of British heavy metal" EXCEPT:

Iron Maiden

Def Leppard

Judas Priest

Mötley Crüe

Motley Crue

"Break spinning" is a technique that involves:

incorporating little-known music

using catchy instrumental passages and extending the music between two turntables

rotating a record in reverse and then forward

commenting on music and encouraging listener participation

using catchy instrumental passages and extending the music between two turntables

All of the following are considered the early roots of the heavy metal style of music EXCEPT the:

showmanship of Alice Cooper

heavy Gothic quality of Black Sabbath

progressive rock use of synthesizers by groups such as Yes

heavier musical side of Led Zeppelin’s songs

progressive use of synthesizers by groups such as Yes

Def Jam Records was created by:

Joe and Sylvia Robinson

Kurtis Blow and Russell Simmons

Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons

Darryl McDaniels and Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin and Russel Simmons

The negative stereotypes of heavy metal fans include:

laziness, vulgarity, and simplemindedness

loyalty and dedication

sensitivity, faithfulness to bands

rejection of the status quo

laziness, vulgarity, and simplemindedness

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