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Music: Nicknames and Band Names

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Odd, eccentric, funny - whatever the name of the band or performer, it always has a special meaning. Find out some interesting facts about the origin of the names of some popular musicians.

Question 1:


The name of Australian singing trio Bee Gees appeared in which of these ways?
It is a reference to their mutual penchant for bees.
It comes from their relation.
They named themselves after their favourite car brand name.
It was made up by Bill Gates.

Question 2:


Which of these is a British electronic music band named after a French fashion magazine?
Tephra
Depeche Mode
Thin Lizzy
Dewa

Question 3:


The name of hip hop band N.E.R.D is loosely based on a reference to a law in which of these scientific fields?
Mathematics
Sociology
Thermodynamics
Psychology

Question 4:


The name of post-grunge rock band Nickelback is related to which of these aspects of its bass guitarist's life?
Work
An accident
Family
Hobby

Question 5:


Australian pop duo Savage Garden owe their name to what work of art?
A painting
A movie
A song
A novel

Question 6:


American electronic musician Moby owes his name to his great-great-granduncle whose profession was what?
Diplomat
Artist
Scientist
Writer

Question 7:


The members of rock duo The White Stripes, Jack and Meg White, wanted their band name to symbolize childhood and innocence. To which of these is the band's name related?
A candy
A children's song
A toy
A Ferris wheel

Question 8:


American hip hop performer James Todd Smith III is better known by his stage name, LL Cool J, which stands for what?
Lemons Lay in Cool Jars
Lovers Lack Cool Jobs
Ladies Love Cool James
Little Less Cool James

Question 9:


Foo Fighters derived their name from a term used by pilots from the Allied forces during World War II to describe what?
Hostile aircrafts
The German Secret Services
Unidentified Flying Objects
Storm-clouds

Question 10:


English heavy metal band Iron Maiden is named after a historic female character from the medieval European witchcraft folklore.
True
False

 


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