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Quiz about The Ultimate Duranie Quiz
Quiz about The Ultimate Duranie Quiz

The Ultimate Duranie Quiz


How much do you think you know about the greatest band in the world? Why don't you put yourself to the test.

A multiple-choice quiz by princesschakra. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
148,971
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
8 / 15
Plays
1460
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Question 1 of 15
1. Duran Duran got their name from the Jane Fonda 1960's cult classic, "Barbarella". What is the correct spelling of the character's name?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 2 of 15
2. John Taylor and Andy Taylor began performing with Power Station in 1984 with Tony Thompson and Robert Palmer. Their biggest hit, "Some Like it Hot", appeared in which 1985 Chevy Chase film? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. When in Australia in 1983, John Taylor was in a car accident on Sydney Harbor Bridge when his car went out of control. What kind of car was he driving? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. What is the name of the book Nick Rhodes released in November 1984, which featured Polaroids he had taken and manipulated on the computer? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. When Simon first asked Yasmin out on their first date, whom did she say, jokingly, that she'd prefer to go out with? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. Which film released in 2001 featured Duran Duran's 1986 hit, "Notorious"? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. Duran Duran approached director Phillip Noyce to do the theme song for which film? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. Which Duran Duran band member approached James Bond producer Albert Broccoli at a party and asked to do a theme song for the upcoming film? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. What is so special about the "Someone Else Not Me" video? Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. What was the name of the show in 1985 that Bass Guitarist John Taylor made his acting debut in? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. Roger Taylor announced he will not return to Duran Duran in December 1985 due to... Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. What was the 1997 tour called? Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. In 1982, which popular fellow new wave group's tour did Duran Duran support? Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. "Yo Bad Azizi" is a remix from a line of which song? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. What has Simon LeBon reportedly worn when he auditioned for the band? Hint



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1. Duran Duran got their name from the Jane Fonda 1960's cult classic, "Barbarella". What is the correct spelling of the character's name?

Answer: Durand Durand

Released in 1968, it was directed by Roger Vadim. It was based on the French comic strip about a 41st Century female Space Traveler.
2. John Taylor and Andy Taylor began performing with Power Station in 1984 with Tony Thompson and Robert Palmer. Their biggest hit, "Some Like it Hot", appeared in which 1985 Chevy Chase film?

Answer: European Vacation

The scene it appeared in was Rusty's fantasy when they were on the plane to England.
3. When in Australia in 1983, John Taylor was in a car accident on Sydney Harbor Bridge when his car went out of control. What kind of car was he driving?

Answer: BMW

They began their "Seven and the Ragged Tiger" tour in Australia after completing the album there.
4. What is the name of the book Nick Rhodes released in November 1984, which featured Polaroids he had taken and manipulated on the computer?

Answer: Interference

5. When Simon first asked Yasmin out on their first date, whom did she say, jokingly, that she'd prefer to go out with?

Answer: Rod Stewart

After Yasmin said this, she says Simon got really angry and she got really embarrassed and apologized. (reference http://yasminlebon.hispeed.com/interviews/intframe.htm?amore.html)
6. Which film released in 2001 featured Duran Duran's 1986 hit, "Notorious"?

Answer: "Donnie Darko"

7. Duran Duran approached director Phillip Noyce to do the theme song for which film?

Answer: "The Saint"

"The Saint" was released in 1997. The song was "Out of My Mind". It debuted at 21 on the UK charts but dropped to 41 the following week.
8. Which Duran Duran band member approached James Bond producer Albert Broccoli at a party and asked to do a theme song for the upcoming film?

Answer: John Taylor

John is a big fan of the James Bond series and has even said that it is a borderline obsession.
9. What is so special about the "Someone Else Not Me" video?

Answer: It was the first video broadcast on MTV using Flash Technology

10. What was the name of the show in 1985 that Bass Guitarist John Taylor made his acting debut in?

Answer: Timeslip

John played 'the Hacker' in the pilot episode. Since then he has stared in such films as "Sugar Town", "Vegas, City of Dreams", and "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas."
11. Roger Taylor announced he will not return to Duran Duran in December 1985 due to...

Answer: Pressures and stress

After leaving, Roger moved to a farm in Gloucestershire with his family.
12. What was the 1997 tour called?

Answer: Ultra Chrome, Latex and Steel tour

"Ultra Chrome, Latex and Steel" was what Electric Barbarella was made out of ("Medazzaland" - their 1997 album release).
13. In 1982, which popular fellow new wave group's tour did Duran Duran support?

Answer: Blondie

14. "Yo Bad Azizi" is a remix from a line of which song?

Answer: Something I Should Know

"Don't tell me you're easy on me/ you're about as easy as a nuclear war." Probably Duran Duran's most controversial and famous lyrics.
15. What has Simon LeBon reportedly worn when he auditioned for the band?

Answer: Shades, 1960's brown suede jacket and pink leopard skin pants

Source: Author princesschakra

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