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Only 15% Of Millennials Can Pass This Music Test. Wanna Try?

Let's see if you can get at least 7 out of 13 correct.

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  1. Which Michael Jackson album includes "Man in the Mirror"?
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    <i>Thriller</i>
    Thriller
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    <i>Bad</i>
    Bad
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    <i>Dangerous</i>
    Dangerous
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    Wrong!

    "Man in the Mirror" was a major hit from the 1987 album Bad.

  2. Which of these bands has a one-armed drummer?
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    Aerosmith
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    Aerosmith
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    Iron Maiden
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    Iron Maiden
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    Def Leppard
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    Def Leppard
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    Rush
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    Rush
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    Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen had his arm amputated in 1985 after being seriously wounded in a car accident. He adjusted his playing style and has remained with the band ever since.

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  3. Which band scored a hit featuring the notorious lyric "I want to fuck you like an animal"?
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    Marilyn Manson
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    Marilyn Manson
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    The Smashing Pumpkins
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    The Smashing Pumpkins
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    Nine Inch Nails
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    Nine Inch Nails
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    Garbage
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    Garbage
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    That boundary-pushing lyric is in Nine Inch Nails' unlikely smash hit "Closer" from 1994.

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  4. Which of these artists made the album <i>August and Everything After</i>?
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    Everclear
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    Everclear
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    Natalie Merchant
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    Natalie Merchant
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    Tori Amos
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    Tori Amos
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    Counting Crows
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    Counting Crows
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    Wrong!

    August and Everything After is the breakthrough debut album by Counting Crows. It features the hits "Mr. Jones" and "Round Here."

  5. Which rapper wrote the line "I never sleep, 'cause sleep is the cousin of death"?
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    Snoop Dogg
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    Snoop Dogg
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    Nas
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    Nas
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    LL Cool J
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    LL Cool J
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    Coolio
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    Coolio
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    The line comes from Nas' "NY State of Mind," from his iconic debut album Illmatic.

  6. Which of these hit songs was by performed by Mary J. Blige?
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    "Un-break My Heart"
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    "One Sweet Day"
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    "Not Gon' Cry"
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    "Red Light Special"
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    "Not Gon' Cry" is an iconic hit by Mary J. Blige. "Un-break My Heart" is by Toni Braxton, "One Sweet Day" is by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men, and "Red Light Special" is by TLC.

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  7. Which of these lyrics is from a Nirvana song?
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    "I feel bad and I've felt worse / I'm a creep, yeah, I'm a jerk"
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    "She's eating her fingers like they're just another meal"
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    "Spring is here again / Reproductive glands"
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    "I've been around the world a million times and all you men are slime"
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    Wrong!

    "Spring is here again / Reproductive glands" is a line from Nirvana's hit song "In Bloom." The "I feel bad" line is from Mudhoney's "Touch Me I'm Sick," the "eating her fingers" line is from Pavement's "Summer Babe (Winter Version)," and the "all you men are slime" line is from Sonic Youth's "100%."

  8. Which of these artists performed the hit song "Never Tear Us Apart"?
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    Whitney Houston
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    Whitney Houston
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    INXS
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    INXS
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    George Michael
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    George Michael
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    Sinead O'Connor
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    Sinead O'Connor
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    Wrong!

    "Never Tear Us Apart" was a major hit from INXS's blockbuster album Kick.

  9. Which of these songs is not by Madonna?
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    "Crazy for You"
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    "Miss You Much"
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    "Open Your Heart"
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    "Express Yourself"
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    "Miss You Much" was a hit for Janet Jackson.

  10. Which of these artists made the album <i>Automatic for the People?</i>
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    R.E.M.
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    R.E.M.
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    The Police
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    The Police
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    Depeche Mode
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    Depeche Mode
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    U2
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    U2
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    Wrong!

    Automatic for the People is one of R.E.M.'s most successful albums and features the songs "Man on the Moon," "Everybody Hurts," and "Nightswimming."

  11. Which rocker sang "it's better to burn out than to fade away"?
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    Bruce Springsteen
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    Bruce Springsteen
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    Bob Dylan
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    Bob Dylan
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    Tom Petty
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    Tom Petty
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    Neil Young
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    Neil Young
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    Neil Young sings the classic lyric in his 1979 song "Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)."

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  12. Which of these lyrics is from the chorus of a Pearl Jam hit?
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    "Runaway train, never coming back / Wrong way on a one-way track"
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    "The day I tried to live I wallowed in the blood and mud with all the other pigs"
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    "Time to take her home, her dizzy head is conscience laden"
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    "And now my bitter hands cradle broken glass of what was everything"
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    Wrong!

    The "my bitter hands" line is from Pearl Jam's enormously popular ballad "Black." The first option is the chorus of Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train," the second option is from Soundgarden's "The Day I Tried to Live," and the third option is from "Big Empty" by Stone Temple Pilots.

  13. Which of these guys is not a member of the Wu-Tang Clan?
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    Inspectah Deck
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    Inspectah Deck
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    Masta Killa
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    Masta Killa
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    Redman
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    Redman
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    Method Man
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    Method Man
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    Wrong!

    Redman is known for collaborating with Wu-Tang lynchpin Method Man, and has appeared on Wu-Tang Clan songs, but is not a member of the group.

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