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ROUND ONE 1. What landmark rock n' roll album celebrated it's 20th anniversary on September 24th?

Nevermind by Nirvana

2. What is the name of the record label to first release records by Nirvana, Mudhoney, and Soundgarden?
Sub Pop

3. Where was Kurt Cobain born? a. Seattle, Washington b. Anacortes, Washington c. Aberdeen, Washington d. Portland, Oregon 4. What Seattle-based company brewed up an international storm in the 1990s?
Starbucks Coffee.

5. On the cover of Nirvana's “Nevermind”, what is the baby reaching for?
A dollar bill.

6. The Space Needle is an iconic symbol of the Seattle skyline. What year was it built, and for what purpose?
1962 World's Fair

7. What band featured members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, and was formed in 1990 as a tribute to a recently deceased friend and musician? a. Lovegarden b. Temple of The Dog c. The People's Temple d. Audioslave 8. What is the full name of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's only child?
Francis Bean Cobain

9. Henry Rollins appeared on the first Lollapalooza tour in 1991 with his band The Rollins Band. What colorful punk rock band was he the singer for?
Black Flag

10. Who was the first drummer to appear on a full-length Nirvana album?
Chad Channing

ROUND TWO 1. What Canadian rock n' roller is considered to be the “Godfather of Grunge”?
Neil Young

2. Which of the following is NOT a Nirvana lyric? a. Sell the kids for food / weather changes moods b. The finest day that I've ever had / was when I learned to cry on command c. Hangin' round downtown by myself / and I had so much time to sit and think about myself d. I'm so lonely but that's okay I shaved my head / and I'm not sad 3. What popular grunge band was originally named after former Atlanta Hawks player Mookie Blaylock?
Pearl Jam

4. Dave Grohl formed what band after Nirvana ended? a. Stone Temple Pilots b. Candlebox c. Foo Fighters d. Fugazi 5. What writer and poet, chiefly associated with the “Beat” movement, released an album of spoken word, with Kurt Cobain providing background music?
William S Burroughs

6. Nirvana's 1994 album, MTV Unplugged In New York, features six cover songs. Name three of them:
The Man Who Sold The World, David Bowie Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam, The Vaselines Plateau, The Meat Puppets Lake of Fire, The Meat Puppets Oh Me, The Meat Puppets Where'd You Sleep Last Night (In The Pines), Leadbelly

7. What former Seattle sports team shared it's name with an influential Northwest garage rock band?
The Sonics

8. By dying when he did, what infamous club is Kurt Cobain a member of? Jimi Hendrix and Amy Winehouse are also members of this club.
The 27 Club, or Rock Stars who have died at age 27.

9. Nirvana played in Georgia a total of four times during their career, the last show happening at the Omni Coliseum in 1993. Where was the site of Nirvana's first concert in Georgia? a. The 40 Watt Club in Athens b. Under The Couch, on the campus of Georgia Tech c. The Masquerade in Atlanta d. The Cotton Club in Atlanta 10. The movie “Singles”, released in 1992, featured Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda, and a cast of now-famous Seattle grunge musicians. Name the films almost famous director.
Cameron Crowe

ROUND THREE 1. What popular female pianist released a cover of Nirvana's “Smells Like Teen Spirit”?
Tori Amos

2. Name the total amount of studio albums released by Nirvana. a. 4 b. 3 (Bleach 1989, Nevermind 1991, In Utero 1993) c. 6 d. 5 3. The Pacif ic Northwest has had a long history of supporting local music. What song, written by Richard Berry, is considered Washington State's unofficial “state song”?
Louie Louie

4. Nirvana's album In Utero, was banned from what chain store, until the cover art was changed? a. Tower Records b. FYE c. Wal-Mart d. Music Mart 5. What 1960's British band sued Nirvana in 1992, and why did they sue them?
Nirvana; because they shared the same name.

6. Name the first grunge band to sign to a major record label: a. Soundgarden b. Alice In Chains c. Mudhoney d. Nirvana 7. What did Nirvana do to each other during the credits at the end of their first appearance on Saturday Night Live?
They french-kissed each other.

8. Pat Smear, played guitar with Nirvana, but got his start with what LA punk rock band? a. Black Flag b. Bad Religion c. The Germs d. The Gun Club 9. What Seattle grunge band's original bass player quit the band to finish a Master's degree in Physical Chemistry? a. Nirvana b. Soundgarden c. Screaming Trees d. Mudhoney 10. What pop artist did Nirvana knock off the Billboard charts to claim number one status in January 1992?
Michael Jackson

BONUS QUESTION/SUDDEN DEATH ] What grunge band featured a 300 lb former butcher from Boise, Idaho?

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