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A "foo fighter", upon which the famous 1990's band is named, is a term derived from which line of professionals?

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Answer: Aircraft Pilots
The term foo fighter was actually used to describe unexplained aerial phenomenon, which they sometimes thought were secret Axis weapons, by Allied aircraft pilots during World War II.

Hard

In 2000, which artist(s) tied Michael Jackson's 1984 record of winning eight Grammys in a single year?

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Answer: Santana
Latin supergroup Santana won eight Grammy Awards in 2000, tying the record set by Michael Jackson, which as of 2019 has yet to be broken.

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"Rivers of Babylon" is a hit song sung by which outstanding musical group?

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Answer: Boney M.
Though originally sung by reggae group the Melodians in 1970, it was Boney M.'s rendition of "Rivers of Babylon" which became a hit, especially in the UK where it is one of top-10 selling singles of all-time.

Hard

Legendary rock band AC/DC actually originate from which country?

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Answer: Australia
AC/DC was founded in 1973 in Sydney, Australia by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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International music sensation ABBA originate from which European country?

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Answer: Sweden
ABBA, hailing from Sweden, is one of the most-successful groups in music history.

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Which iconic songstress actually grew up on a Christmas tree farm?

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Answer: Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift spent the early years of her life living on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania which was owned by her father.



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