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Trivia Quiz - Coldplay: Brit Pop Masters

Coldplay is one of the most popular British bands in the world. Let's see how much you know about the multiple Grammy Award winning group.

Quiz Number: 5038
Date Submitted: April 23, 2013
Quiz Categories: Music, Pop Music, Alternative Rock
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 48.9 percent
Times Taken: 19 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. First, the easy question. What film actress did Coldplay singer Chris Martin marry in 2003?
  A.   Anne Hathaway
  B.   Reese Witherspoon
  C.   Gwyneth Paltrow
  D.   Halle Berry

2. What Coldplay song won a Grammy award for Song of the Year?
  A.   "Fix You"
  B.   "Yellow"
  C.   "Clocks"
  D.   "Viva La Vida"

3. Which Coldplay member was fired only to be rehired a few weeks later?
  A.   Chris Martin
  B.   Will Champion
  C.   Jonny Buckland
  D.   Guy Berryman

4. What Coldplay album was named the best album of all time by the listeners of BBC Radio 2 in a 2013 listener's poll?
  A.   Parachutes
  B.   A Rush of Blood to the Head
  C.   Viva La Vida
  D.   X & Y

5. What song did Coldplay perform for the memorial service of late Apple founder/CEO Steve Jobs?
  A.   "Fix You"
  B.   "Paradise"
  C.   "Viva La Vida"
  D.   "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face"

6. Coldplay guitarist Jonny Buckland frequently cites what famous guitar player as his major influence?
  A.   Eric Clapton
  B.   Jeff Beck
  C.   The Edge
  D.   George Harrison

7. Coldplay's first full album, Parachutes, was dedicated to the late mother of which band member?
  A.   Guy Berryman
  B.   Will Champion
  C.   Chris Martin
  D.   Jonny Buckland

8. Chris Martin rides a unicycle while dressed in an elephant costume in the video for which Coldplay song?
  A.   "Hurts Like Heaven"
  B.   "Clocks"
  C.   "Charlile Brown"
  D.   "Paradise"

9. Which Coldplay album has inspired a series of comic books?
  A.   X & Y
  B.   Mylo Xyloto
  C.   Viva La Vida
  D.   LeftRightLeftRightLeft

10. The cover of the Viva La Vida album features a painting depicting what historic event?
  A.   The Last Supper
  B.   The Sinking of the Titanic
  C.   The Battle of Hastings
  D.   The French Revolution®   

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