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You Probably Won't Pass This ’90s Music Test If You're A Millennial

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  1. What's the correct sequential order of Pearl Jam's first five albums?
    Epic
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ten, Vs., No Code, Yield, Vitalogy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ten, Vitalogy, Vs., Yield, No Code
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ten, Vs., Vitalogy, No Code, Yield
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ten, Vs., Vitalogy, Yield, No Code
  2. Which 2Pac hit didn't come out until after he died in 1996?
    Interscope
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Dear Mama"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "California Love"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Changes"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Keep Ya Head Up"
  3. Which of these hit songs is not actually <br>by TLC?
    Arista
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Creep"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Red Light Special"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Weak"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Weak" was a hit by SWV, not TLC.

  4. Which singer created the Lilith Fair?
    Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sheryl Crow
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tori Amos
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sarah McLachlan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Natalie Merchant
  5. Which of these alt-rock hits was by Stone Temple Pilots?
    Atlantic
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Tomorrow"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Glycerine"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Plush"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Cumbersome"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Tomorrow" was by Silverchair, "Glycerine" was by Bush, and "Cumbersome" was by Seven Mary Three.

  6. What came first: Dr. Dre's <i>The Chronic</i>&nbsp;or Wu-Tang Clan's <i>Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)</i>?
    Loud
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Chronic
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Chronic came out on Dec. 15, 1992, and Enter the Wu-Tang came out on Nov. 3, 1993.

  7. Which classic Britpop band existed the longest before the Britpop era in the mid-’90s?
    Sony
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Blur
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oasis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pulp
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Suede
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pulp's first album came out in 1983; the other bands did not release their first records until the 1990s.

  8. Which of these Mariah Carey hits never hit No. 1 on the US Hot 100?
    Sony
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Emotions"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Fantasy"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Love Takes Time"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "All I Want for Christmas Is You" peaked at No. 11.

  9. Which electronica act had a hit song with Noel Gallagher from Oasis?
    Maverick
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Underworld
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Prodigy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Chemical Brothers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fatboy Slim
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Chemical Brothers actually had two hits with Gallagher: "Setting Sun" and "Let Forever Be." They both rule.

  10. Which band was not part of the original Lollapalooza festival tour?
    Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jane's Addiction
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nine Inch Nails
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ministry
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rollins Band
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ministry was part of the second Lollapalooza tour, not the first.

  11. Which of these songs was by Dave Matthews Band?
    RCA
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "So Much to Say"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Round Here"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Roll to Me"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Run-Around"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Round Here" was by Counting Crows, "Roll to Me" was by Del Amitri, and "Run-Around" was by Blues Traveler.

  12. Which of these indie bands was signed to Sub Pop, and not to Matador Records?
    Sub Pop
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sebadoh
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pavement
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Guided by Voices
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Yo La Tengo
  13. Which of these songs was by Travis Tritt, and not Garth Brooks?
    Capitol
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Friends in Low Places"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Can I Trust You With My Heart"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "American Honky-Tonk Bar Association"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Can I Trust You With My Heart" was a major hit for Travis Tritt in 1992.

  14. Which of these songs was not produced by Diddy?
    Bad Boy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Notorious B.I.G., "Juicy"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mary J. Blige, "I'm Goin' Down"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jay Z, "Can't Knock the Hustle"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mariah Carey, "Honey"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Can't Knock the Hustle" was produced by Knobody. Jay Z and Diddy didn't work together until Jay's second album.

  15. Which of these Smashing Pumpkins songs was not on <i>Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness</i>?
    Virgin
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Thru the Eyes of Ruby"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Medellia of the Gray Skies"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Porcelina of the Vast Oceans"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Where Boys Fear to Tread"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Medellia of the Gray Skies" was written for Mellon Collie, but was released as a B-side and featured in the Aeroplane Flies High box set.

 
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