Quiz about Nine Inch Nails  The Broken Interim
Quiz about Nine Inch Nails  The Broken Interim

Nine Inch Nails -- The "Broken" Interim Quiz


This quiz concerns songs from the "Broken" interim. All questions are song lyrics.

A multiple-choice quiz by Dejera/Squall. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
117,404
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
557
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. "After everything I've done, I hate myself for what I've become." Hint

"Wish"
"Gave Up"
"Last"
"Hate"

2. "Dress up this rotten carcass just to make it look alive." Hint

"Wish"
"Last"
"Gave Up"
"Alive"

3. "I wanna say all those things that would be better unsaid."

Answer: (One Word (Trent covers Adam Ant))
4. "A thousand lips, a thousand tongues, a thousand throats, a thousand lungs, a thousand ways to make it true: I want to do terrible things to you."

Answer: (One Word (pigface))
5. "I don't know what I am, I don't know where I've been. Human junk: just words and so much skin. Stick my hands through the cage of this endless routine. Just some flesh caught in this big broken machine." Hint

"Slaves in Happiness"
"Happiness in America"
"Happiness in Slavery"
"Slaves in America"

6. "I am so dirty on the inside." Hint

"Pinion"
"Screaming Slave"
"Throw This Away"
"Help Me I Am In Hell"

7. "Don't think you're having all the fun. You know me; I hate everyone." Hint

"Hate"
"Last"
"Wish"
"Gave Up"

8. "I know what's coming to me is never going to arrive." Hint

"Gave Up"
"Last"
"Wish"
"Suck"

9. "This is the first day of my last days."

Answer: (One Word)
10. Finally, which of these is an instrumental? Hint

Neither of these
"Throw This Away"
"Help Me I Am In Hell"
Both of these


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "After everything I've done, I hate myself for what I've become."

Answer: "Gave Up"

There is a video for "Gave Up" which features Marilyn Manson playing a guitar.
2. "Dress up this rotten carcass just to make it look alive."

Answer: "Last"

"Last" was remixed into the very interesting "Throw This Away" on the "Fixed" Single.
3. "I wanna say all those things that would be better unsaid."

Answer: Physical

"Physical" is hidden track 98 on the "Broken" EP and embodies Trent's homage to Adam Ant.
4. "A thousand lips, a thousand tongues, a thousand throats, a thousand lungs, a thousand ways to make it true: I want to do terrible things to you."

Answer: Suck

Trent originally helped Pigface write and sing this song for their album, "Gub".
5. "I don't know what I am, I don't know where I've been. Human junk: just words and so much skin. Stick my hands through the cage of this endless routine. Just some flesh caught in this big broken machine."

Answer: "Happiness in Slavery"

"Happiness in Slavery" seems to be Trent's view on the United States of America; the "machine," as he calls it, is very likely representative of "America."
6. "I am so dirty on the inside."

Answer: "Throw This Away"

This soundbite from "Throw This Away" is oftentimes used by Trent in his live performances when he sings the original, "Last".
7. "Don't think you're having all the fun. You know me; I hate everyone."

Answer: "Wish"

"Wish" spurned at least two different music videos.
8. "I know what's coming to me is never going to arrive."

Answer: "Last"

"Last" seems to be Trent's intrepretation of a one-way relationship in which he is still waiting for his love to be returned to him.
9. "This is the first day of my last days."

Answer: wish

"Wish" was originally released -- cleaned up a little bit -- on an old release titled "Purest Feeling II".
10. Finally, which of these is an instrumental?

Answer: "Help Me I Am In Hell"

"Pinion" and "Help Me I Am In Hell", both found on "Broken", were the first two instrumental tracks released by Trent. On "Fixed", you could find the instrumental "Screaming Slave".
Source: Author Dejera/Squall

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