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The Hardest Taylor Swift Music Trivia Quiz You'll Ever Take

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  1. What's the name of the first song Taylor ever wrote?
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    "Tim McGraw"
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    "Our Song"
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    "Lucky You"
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    "Picture to Burn"
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    Taylor wrote "Lucky You" aged 12, after a computer repairman who came to her house taught her three chords on her guitar.

  2. Which album did Taylor write entirely on her own?
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    "1989"
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    "Fearless"
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    "Speak Now"
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    "Reputation"
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    Following the success of her first two albums, some critics questioned how much song-writing Taylor was actually responsible for. So, she decided to write her third album, Speak Now, entirely by herself.

  3. What was the album, "Speak Now" originally called?
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    "Forever Hold Your Peace"
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    "Fairytales"
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    "Sparks Fly"
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    "Enchanted"
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    The album was originally going to be called Enchanted, however the title was switched at the last minute after the president of her record label decided the themes of the songs were less about fairy tales, and more about real-life experiences.

  4. How long was the original version of "All Too Well?"
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    Six and a half minutes
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    12 minutes
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    10 minutes
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    Seven minutes
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    The original version of "All Too Well" was a full 10 minutes long, and the decision was made to filter it down to a more conventional length for the album.

  5. On how many songs does the time "2 a.m." feature?
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    Five
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    Ten
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    Three
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    Six
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    The reference to things happening “at 2 a.m” is a recurring theme in her songs. It’s featured as a lyric on “Breathe”, “The Way I Love You”, "Mine", “Mary’s Song”, “Enchanted”, and “I Wish You Would.”

  6. Which is the only Taylor Swift song to contain a swear word?
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    "So It Goes"
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    "End Game"
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    "I Did Something Bad"
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    "Don't Blame Me"
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    "I Did Something Bad" from the album Reputation contains the lyric: "If a man talks shit then I owe him nothing" – the first and only instance of a swear word in her entire discography.

  7. How many of Taylor's songs reference necklaces?
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    Five
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    Ten
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    Seven
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    Three
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    There are references to necklaces on five of Taylor's songs – "Out of the Woods," "You Are In Love," "Call It What You Want," "Dancing With Our Hands Tied" and "So It Goes..."

  8. Which song features Taylor's own heartbeat?
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    "Clean"
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    "Wildest Dreams"
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    "I Know Places"
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    "Enchanted"
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    Taylor's own heartbeat is listed as an instrument on 1989's "Wildest Dreams," and can be clearly heard throughout.

  9. Which song from "1989" was only played four times during the world tour?
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    "Wonderland"
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    "Love Story"
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    "You Are In Love"
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    "I Knew You Were Trouble"
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    Despite being a fan favourite, "Wonderland" was only performed four times across the entire 1989 world tour.

  10. Which celebrity baby features on "Reputation?"
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    North West
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    Dixie Followill
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    James Reynolds
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    Blue Ivy
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    Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively's daughter, James, is the baby who says the word "Gorgeous" at the start of the track of the same name on Reputation.

  11. Which chart-topping song did Taylor write under a pseudonym?
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    "Castle On The Hill"
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    "This Is What You Came For"
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    "What About Us"
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    "Better Man"
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    Taylor wrote the track "This Is What You Came For" for Calvin Harris and Rihanna using the pseudonym Nils Sjoberg. The whole thing only came out after she and Calvin split.

  12. How many songs has Taylor ~allegedly~ written about Kanye West?
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    One
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    Two
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    Five
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    Three
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    Taylor allegedly wrote "Innocent" about the MTV VMAs incident in 2010, and "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" about their falling out over "Famous."

  13. Which song did Taylor write as an ode to her mother?
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    "The Best Day"
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    "Forever And Always"
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    "Breathe"
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    "The Lucky One"
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    Taylor wrote "The Best Day" about her mother and gave her the recording of it as a Christmas present.

  14. Which "1989" track was inspired by a dream Taylor had?
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    "Style"
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    "Out Of The Woods"
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    "All You Had To Do Was Stay"
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    "I Know Places"
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    After dreaming about her ex turning up on her doorstep and begging to take her back, Taylor woke up hearing the operatic "Stay!" that came to be used in "All You Had To Do Was Stay."

  15. And which "Reputation" track was also inspired by a dream?
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    "King Of My Heart"
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    "I Did Something Bad"
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    "Look What You Made Me Do"
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    "Call It What You Want"
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    The sound effect after the chorus that goes: "Duhhhlatatatata duh duh" was actually a noise Taylor heard in a dream. When she woke up, she decided the sound was so "hooky and catchy" that it had to be included in a song.

  16. Who did Taylor collaborate with on "Clean?"
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    Ed Sheeran
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    Colbie Caillat
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    Jack Antonoff
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    Imogen Heap
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    Taylor wrote, recorded and co-produced "Clean" – the final track on 1989 – with Imogen Heap.

  17. How many times has Taylor won "Album Of The Year" at the Grammys?
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    Once
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    Twice
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    Three times
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    She hasn't ever won this award
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    Taylor won the Grammy for "Album of the Year" in 2010 for Fearless, and then a second time with 1989 in 2014. She's the only woman to have won the award twice.

  18. Which single has sold the most copies?
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    "Shake It Off"
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    "Love Story"
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    "I Knew You Were Trouble"
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    "Look What You Made Me Do"
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    "Love Story" is Taylor's best-selling single to date, having shifted over 6 million copies. "I Knew You Were Trouble" comes in second position, having sold 5.3 million copies.

  19. And, finally, which album did NOT sell 1 million copies in its first week?
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    "Reputation"
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    "1989"
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    "Fearless"
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    "Red"
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    Reputation, 1989, Red and Speak Now all sold over one million copies in their first week of release. Fearless and the eponymous Taylor Swift, however, did not.

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