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Alternative Rock's Timeline Quiz

A number of questions that move through the history of alternative rock, since it began in the 1980s. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which British band who are often credited with giving birth to alternative rock ran from 1983-1987?

  • The Smiths
  • New Order
  • Joy Division
  • The Stone Roses

2

Which influential 80s/90s indie rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, reformed in 2004?

  • The Pixies
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Pearl Jam
  • Cocteau Twins

3

Which lead singer is the godfather of Frances Bean Cobain, Kurt Cobains daughter?

  • Dave Grohl
  • Frank Black
  • Billy Corgan
  • Michael Stipe

4

Which of Oasis album reached number 2 in the billboard 200 charts, the highest peak of any britpop band?

  • Be Here Now
  • (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
  • Stop the Clocks

5

In which music video did Thom Yorke struggle to breathe?

  • Paranoid Android
  • Just
  • No Surprises
  • Karma Police

6

What was the first White Stripes album to reach number one in the UK?

  • The White Stripes
  • White Blood Cells
  • Elephant
  • Get Behind Me Satan

7

Which Interpol music video featured a creepy lifelike puppet?

  • Evil
  • Slow Hands
  • C'Mere
  • NARC

8

From which City do the Yeah Yeah Yeahs originate?

  • Washington DC
  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles

9

Which Coldplay album reached number one in the UK and USA in 2008?

  • X&Y
  • Viva la Vida
  • Mylo Xyloto
  • A Rush of Blood to the Head

10

Who won the album of the year at the 2011 grammy awards?

  • Kings of Leon
  • Arcade Fire
  • The Black Keys
  • Arctic Monkeys

 

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