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Quiz about Ace Of Base
Quiz about Ace Of Base

Tough Music Trivia: Ace Of Base | 10 Questions


This quiz is about the group Ace Of Base, one of the most successful groups to emerge from the Euro/Techno dance craze of the 90s.

A multiple-choice quiz by maddogmaxx. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
maddogmaxx
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
293,407
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
514
Last 3 plays: Guest 196 (3/10), Guest 76 (2/10), Guest 82 (5/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Ace Of Base hails from what country? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which of the following people was never a member of Ace Of Base? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. The group won the "Best New Artist" Grammy in 1994.


Question 4 of 10
4. What was Ace Of Base's only number one single on the "Billboard Magazine" Hot 100 chart? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The group's debut album, "Happy Nation / The Sign" was listed in the 1995 edition of "The Guinness Book Of World Records" as the largest selling debut album of all time.


Question 6 of 10
6. The band's first single, "Don't Turn Around" was recorded by all of the following artists EXCEPT: Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. "Waiting For Magic", which appears on Ace Of Base's debut album, references what fictional character? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Ace Of Base had its first number one single in what country? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which of the following songs was not one of the group's three number one songs on the US Dance chart? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What song was featured in the movies "Night At The Roxbury" and Adam Sandler's "You Don't Mess With Zohan"? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Ace Of Base hails from what country?

Answer: Sweden

The group was formed in Gothenburg, Sweden.
2. Which of the following people was never a member of Ace Of Base?

Answer: Benny Andersson

Benny Andersson was a member of another Swedish group, ABBA. Malin Berggren was the original fourth member of the group, but has since left.
3. The group won the "Best New Artist" Grammy in 1994.

Answer: False

Although nominated for the award, they were beat out by Sheryl Crow.
4. What was Ace Of Base's only number one single on the "Billboard Magazine" Hot 100 chart?

Answer: The Sign

Although each of these songs were certified Gold or Platinum and reached the top ten, only "The Sign" climbed to the top spot in 1994, which it held for six weeks.
5. The group's debut album, "Happy Nation / The Sign" was listed in the 1995 edition of "The Guinness Book Of World Records" as the largest selling debut album of all time.

Answer: True

The album was certified Diamond (10 million sales) within a year of its release and as of 2008 has sold over 23 million copies worldwide.
6. The band's first single, "Don't Turn Around" was recorded by all of the following artists EXCEPT:

Answer: A-ha

The song, a Diane Warren and Albert Hammond composition, was originally written for Tina Turner and appeared on the B-side of her hit "Typical Male". Besides Turner, Ingram and Diamond, Bonnie Tyler and Aswad also charted with the song.
7. "Waiting For Magic", which appears on Ace Of Base's debut album, references what fictional character?

Answer: Snow White

The line goes: "Kiss me baby, I am Snow White sleeping in my coffin waiting for you."
8. Ace Of Base had its first number one single in what country?

Answer: Denmark

Interestingly, the group was not an instant success in its own country or home town, where metal was popular in the early 90's.
9. Which of the following songs was not one of the group's three number one songs on the US Dance chart?

Answer: The Sign

Although it hit number one on the US Hot 100, "The Sign" stalled at number thirteen on the Dance chart.
10. What song was featured in the movies "Night At The Roxbury" and Adam Sandler's "You Don't Mess With Zohan"?

Answer: Beautiful Life

"Beautiful Life" hit number fifteen on both the US and UK pop charts, number one in Canada and topped the US Dance chart. It also has an interesting sports connection: it was played right after the Florida Marlins won the World Series in 1997.
Source: Author maddogmaxx

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