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The Ultimate "TRL" Quiz

How well do you know the shenanigans that went down at 1515 Broadway?

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  1. 1. What was the name of the show hosted by Carson Daly, Ananda Lewis and Toby Amies, that was the precursor to TRL?

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    MTV Afternoon Video Block
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    Incorrect
    Connect With MTV
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    Incorrect
    MTV Live
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    Incorrect
    MTV Now!
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  2. 2. What was the voting hotline number?

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    1-800-VOTE-MTV
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    1-800-MTV-4-TRL
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    1-800-CALL-MTV
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    1-800-DIAL-MTV
  3. 3. Who was the first guest artist ever on TRL?

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    Marilyn Manson
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    The Goo Goo Dolls
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    Backstreet Boys
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    Incorrect
    Monica
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    Incorrect
    Beastie Boys
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Note: This photo was not from that episode.

  4. 4. Who was the first artist to ever perform on TRL?

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    NSYNC performing "Tearin' Up My Heart"
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    Garbage performing "Special"
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    Usher performing "My Way"
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    Aaliyah performing "Are You That Somebody?"
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    Backstreet Boys performing "I'll Never Break Your Heart"
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  5. 5. What was the first video ever retired?

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    Aerosmith, "I Don't Want to Miss A Thing"
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    Will Smith, "Just the Two of Us"
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    Incorrect
    Five, "When The Lights Go Out"
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    Incorrect
    The Goo Goo Dolls, "Iris"
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    Incorrect
    Korn, "Got the Life"
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  6. 6. Britney Spears had the most videos at No. 1, with 15, which artist comes in second?

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    Eminem
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    Incorrect
    Christina Aguilera
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    NSYNC
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Backstreet Boys
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    Destiny's Child
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    NYSNC comes in second with 11 videos at No. 1.

    NYSNC comes in second with 11 videos at No. 1.
  7. 7. Who was the first ever guest host?

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    Britney Spears
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    Hanson
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    Incorrect
    Brandy
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    Incorrect
    Barenaked Ladies
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    Incorrect
    TLC
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hanson guest hosted on November 11th, 1998.

    Hanson guest hosted on November 11th, 1998.
  8. 8. What video spent the most consecutive days at No. 1?

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    Backstreet Boys, "I Want It That Way"
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    Kylie Minogue, "Can't Get You Out Of My Head"
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    Incorrect
    NSYNC, "I Drive Myself Crazy"
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    Incorrect
    Eminem, "The Real Slim Shady"
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    Incorrect
    Nelly, "Dilemma" ft. Kelly Rowland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "I Drive Myself Crazy" spent 26 consecutive days at No. 1.

    "I Drive Myself Crazy" spent 26 consecutive days at No. 1.
  9. 9. "Bye Bye Bye" was the No. 1 video of 2000, but which of the following videos NEVER reached No. 1 that year?

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    Backstreet Boys, "Shape Of My Heart"
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    Britney Spears, "Oops!... I Did It Again"
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    Incorrect
    Sisqo, "Thong Song"
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    Incorrect
    Destiny's Child, "Jumpin' Jumpin"
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    Ricky Martin, "She Bangs"
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  10. 10. Which of the following Britney Spears' videos did NOT reach No. 1?

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    "I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman"
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    "Me Against The Music"
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    "My Prerogative"
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    "Lucky"
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    "Everytime"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The video peaked at number two.

    The video peaked at number two.
  11. 11. In 2001 Destiny's Child was part of the "TRL" tour, which of the following artists was also part of the tour?

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    O-Town
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    Alicia Keys
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    Incorrect
    Craig David
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    Incorrect
    Willa Ford
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    Eve
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    And she seemed a little indifferent to the whole thing.

    And she seemed a little indifferent to the whole thing.
  12. 12. Which of the late '90s boy band members was the first to have a top ten solo video?

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    Nick Carter
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    Incorrect
    Justin Timberlake
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    Incorrect
    Nick Lachey
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    JC Chasez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Justin beat Nick Carter by less than a week with his solo debut video "Like I Love You."

    Justin beat Nick Carter by less than a week with his solo debut video "Like I Love You."
  13. 13. Which one of the following Eminem videos spent the most days at No. 1?

    Via Getty
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    "Cleanin Out My Closet"
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    "Just Lose It"
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    "Lose Yourself"
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    Incorrect
    "The Real Slim Shady"
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    "Like Toy Soldiers"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The video spent 29 days at No. 1.

    The video spent 29 days at No. 1.
  14. 14. Damien Fahey was one of the official hosts of TRL post Carson Daly. Which one of the following VJs was NEVER a permanent TRL host?

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    Hilarie Burton
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    La La Vasquez
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    Vanessa Minnillo
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    Quddus
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    Incorrect
    Stephen Colletti
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  15. 15. When TRL ended in 2008, it countdown it's top ten most iconic videos, with "...Baby One More Time" coming in at No. 1. Which one of the following videos was NOT on that list?

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    Christina Aguilera, "Dirrty"
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    Kid Rock, "Bawitdaba"
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    Incorrect
    Blink-182, "What's My Age Again"
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    Incorrect
    Outkast, "Hey Ya!"
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    Incorrect
    Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River"
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    Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z, "Crazy in Love"
    Correct!
    Wrong!
 
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