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4 Boyzone quizzes and 55 Boyzone trivia questions.
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Questions on Ireland's boyband Boyzone.
Average, 10 Qns, aoifa, Aug 23 09
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  Boyzone Lyrics    
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This quiz will test if you know you Boyzone lyrics.
Average, 10 Qns, katemol, Aug 13 04
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  Boyzone Trivia 1    
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You need to be a HUGE Boyzone fan to get full marks!
Difficult, 25 Qns, kevinbsb2k, Dec 15 20
Dec 15 20
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  Stephen Patrick David Gately    
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A quiz on my favourite band member of Boyzone - Stephen Gately. This will test your knowledge of his life and his music. RIP Steo.
Average, 10 Qns, McrLove, May 14 13
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Boyzone Trivia Questions

1. When and where was Stephen born?

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Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: 17th March 1976 in Sheriff Street, Dublin

Stephen Patrick David Gately was born on 17th March 1976 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He was the fourth of five children born to Martin and Margaret Gately. Stephen was raised with siblings Anthony, Alan, Mark and Michelle.

2. Which song is this lyric taken from? "Maybe it's the way this love was meant to be."

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: It's Time

The full lyric is, "Maybe it's the way this love was meant to be, and maybe it's the only way for you and me."

3. While with Boyzone, how many albums did he release between 1993 and 2009?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: 4

Boyzone released three albums between 1993 and 2000; "Said and Done", "A Different Beat" and "Where We Belong". A fourth album, "Brother" was released posthumously after Stephen's death in 2009 which featured songs that he had provided vocals for.

4. Can you name the member asked to leave the group at the beginning?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: Richie Rock

Richie Rock, son of Irish country singer Dickie Rock, was replaced after a few weeks (by Mikey Graham) due to his outside work carry on.

5. It was known that Stephen had nicknames for the members in Boyzone that were female versions of their first names. What were their nicknames?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: Rosaleen, Stephanie, Kitty, Michaela and Shanice

Stephen's nicknames were revealed to Boyzone's fans on their Brother tour in 2010 after his death when the surviving members had a section of the show where they would sit down and talk to the audience about the times they spent together with their 'brother'. Keith Duffy was quoted as saying Boyzone were 'the campest straight band in the 90s'. Ronan Keating was named Rosalie, Mikey Graham was Michaela, Shane Lynch named Shanice, Keith Duffy was Kitty and Stephen himself was Stephanie.

6. Complete this lyric: "People told me you were too much to take...".

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: I couldn't see it, I didn't want to know.

This is in the first verse of 'Picture of You', which was on the soundtrack to the 'Mr.Bean' film.

7. What was the name of the Boyzone song which appears in the Mr. Bean film?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: Picture of You

'Mr. Bean' stars Rowan Attkinson of Blackadder fame.

8. How many singles did Stephen release from his 2000 solo album 'New Beginning'?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: 3 - 'Stay', 'New Beginning' and 'I Believe'

Three singles were released from 'New Beginning'; the title track, 'Stay' and 'I Believe' which was used for the soundtrack to the movie 'Billy Elliot'. 'New Beginning' reached Number three in the UK Charts and the two singles that followed charted just outside the UK Top Ten. A fourth song, a cover of Art Garfunkel's 'Bright Eyes' was used as part of the animated film 'Watership Down' and was only released as the B-Side to 'New Beginning'. Stephen was later dropped from Polydor Records whilst 'Stay' was still in the UK Charts.

9. Which single opens with the line, "Sorry, is all that you can't say."?

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: Baby Can I Hold You Tonight

Composed by Tracey Chapman, it is featured on the 'Where we Belong Album'.

10. After his attempt at forging a solo career, what path did Stephen choose to take as a new career?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: West End production roles

Stephen played several roles in stage productions in London's West End as Joseph in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Joseph and the Amazing Tecnicolour Dreamcoat', the Child Catcher in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' and took on two pantomime roles as Dandini in 'Cinderella' and The Scarecrow in 'The Wizard of Oz'.

11. Which song is taken from the Lloyd Webber musical 'Whistle Down The Wind'?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: No Matter What

Boyzone were the run-away winners of the 1998 Record Of The Year for their chart-topping single 'No Matter What' - from the West End musical 'Whistle Down The Wind'. Over one million music fans phoned up the 1998 Record Of The Year television show on Saturday 19 December 1998. Around 25 percent of the votes were for the Boyzone single which ended up 100,000 votes clear of the second placed song, Celine Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On'.

12. What was the name of the movie in which Stephen made his debut and only cinematic performance?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: Credo

Stephen starred in 'Credo' which was released in 2008. The film title was changed for the North American release to 'The Devil's Curse' and was direct-to-DVD. The film's plot involves a group of college students who, after playing with a Ouija board and forming and breaking a pentagram which was binding a demon, release it and become trapped in an abandoned seminary. The students start to be killed one by one in an illusion created by the demon but actually take their own lives. The film received mixed reviews on its UK release. During filming, cast and crew members became aware of strange occurrences. These included a search for an unknown person watching the crew which found no such person.

13. "Just like a flower needs rain," is a lyric from which song from the 'Where We Belong' album?

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: All That I Need

Full lyric, "Just like a flower needs rain, I will stand by your side through the joy and the pain.".

14. A later-to-be-famous actor auditioned for the band, but was not taken on. Who was that?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: Colin Farrell

However, Colin was not picked to be one of the seven original members. The other answer choices are all just a little old for the job.

15. What charity was Stephen an ambassador for which was based in Stoke-On-Trent? He raised thousands of pounds by giving a private performance for the charity.

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: Cauldwell Children Charity

Stephen became ambassador for the Cauldwell Children Charity based in Stoke-On-Trent, England. He raised thousands of pounds one Christmas after giving a special performance for the charity. While visiting one of the hospices, a young girl fell in love with the jacket Stephen was wearing. After giving it to her as a gift, the girl died within an hour of receiving the jacket.

16. Which album track is this lyric taken from? "Who are you holding now? Oh, I hope that you are happy now and someday I know I will be."

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: I'm Learning, Part 2

Part 1 and 2 are both on the 'Where We Belong' album. The verses are different but the chorus is the same on both tracks. There are no Part 3 and 4!

17. In 1997 they released a cover version of 'Baby Can I Hold You'. Who originally released the song?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: Tracy Chapman

'Baby Can I Hold You' was written by Tracy Chapman and appears on her 'Debut Album'.

18. What was the last video with Boyzone in which Stephen appeared physically before his death?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: Better

The video for better was noted for its dark grey tone and it was the first and only video where Stephen featured with a man while the other members of Boyzone were with girls which caused uproar from members of the Catholic Church. The video was to be Stephen's last physical appearance in a Boyzone music video as he was only featured in the video for 'Gave It All Away' through film clips and photographs.

19. Name the first ever release from Boyzone, which features this lyric: "I used to love to make you cry,it made me feel like a man inside.".

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: Working My Way Back To You

This is the complete lyric. "I used to love to make you cry, it made me feel like a man inside. If I had been a man in reality, then you'd be here baby loving me." The song was never put on an album and was only released in Ireland, so is now extremely hard to get hold of.

20. Which pop group did Ronan temporarily 'ghost manage'?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: Westlife

Ronan was named as a co-manager with Louis Walsh for a few months to help promote Westlife's career; once he had done a bit of publicity for them it then reverted back to Louis Walsh as the manager.

21. When and where did Stephen die from an undiagnosed heart condition which caused a pulmonary edema and caused fluid to build up in his lungs?

From Quiz Stephen Patrick David Gately

Answer: 10th October 2009 in Majorca, Spain

Stephen died from a pulmonary edema which caused a build up of fluid in his lungs brought on by an undiagnosed heart condition which was genetically passed down to him from his father. Stephen died in the early hours of 10th October 2009 in the flat he shared with his husband Andrew Cowles and his body was discovered later that morning. Toxicology reports confirmed he had been smoking cannabis the evening before his death. His funeral was attended by thousands of fans and garnered mass outpouring of grief on social networking sites.

22. On the track 'When All Is Said and Done', which member of the band sings the line, "Now I'm a man, time has gone fast."?

From Quiz Boyzone Lyrics

Answer: Shane

All five members sing individual parts on this track.

23. Who did Boyzone accompany on 'The Sweetest Thing' single?

From Quiz Boyzone

Answer: U2

The song was written by Bono as an apology to his wife Ali. The video features U2 in a horsedrawn carrige in Dublin City Center with Boyzone in the background.

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