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VeryHard

In 1981, which British city granted a street name respectively to each of the four classic Beatles?

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Answer: Liverpool
Paul McCartney Way, John Lennon Drive, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive are all streets you will find in Liverpool, England.

Medium

True fans of Mozart (and sweets) can enjoy a confectionary named after him called a Mozartkugeln. The city these chocolates were first produced in also happens to be Mozart's hometown. What city is this?

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Answer: Salzburg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Likewise Mozartkugeln were created in Salzburg in 1890, and descendants of its original producer still create handmade versions of the sweets to this day.

Easy

Xzibit's had what show on MTV?

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Answer: "Pimp My Ride"

Medium

Which music group holds the record for the best-selling album in United Kingdom history?

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Answer: Queen
Selling over six-million copies, Queen's 1981 "Greatest Hits" album is the top seller in UK history.

Hard

Antonio Stradivari was a renowned 17th century craftsman of which type of musical instruments?

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Answer: String Instruments
To this day, Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737) is one of the most-respected names in the manufacture of string instruments, especially violins. Many of his violins still exist and are valued at well over $1 million.

Easy

In 2014, music producer Dr. Luke initiated legal action against which pop singer?

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Answer: Kesha
The lawsuit of Kesha v. Dr. Luke began in 2014 with Luke filing charges of defamation and breach of contract against Kesha, and Kesha and her mother countersuing for sexual harassment, emotional distress, etc. As of the beginning of 2019 the case is yet to be resolved.

Easy

Which singer ripped up a photograph of the Pope on international television?

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Answer: Sinead O'Connor
While appearing on sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live in October of 1992, Sinead O'Connor made international headlines after ripping up a picture of Pope John Paul II and other actions to disgrace the global figure.

Hard

Beethoven House, a museum which is now situated at the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, can be found in which German city?

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Answer: Bonn
Beethoven was born in Bonn in 1770. The Beethoven House is centered at Bonngasse 20, the house in which he was born.

Hard

What is the stage name of David Evans, who has been a prominent rock star throughout the last quarter of the 20th century and beyond?

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Answer: The Edge
David Evans is better known by his stage name, the Edge, as he serves as lead guitarist for Irish rock band U2.

Easy

Which singer began her rise to fame as the winner of the inaugural season of reality-based talent show "American Idol"?

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Answer: Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has achieved great success as a professional singer, with her achievements being traced back to winning the first season of "American Idol" back in 2002.



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