Statistics for Bands by Name Origin (#, A-C)

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  • This quiz has been taken 28 times
  • The average score is 4 of 16

Answer Stats

Band Name Origin Band % Correct
A palindromic acronym from the initials of the first names of the band membersABBA
80%
Boys Entering Anarchistic States Towards Inner ExcellenceBeastie Boys
60%
The Crickets were cited as one inspiration for the name.The Beatles
52%
If a white flag means surrender, then this means anarchy.Black Flag
48%
From the name of a beehive hairstyle, itself named for the Stratofortress.The B-52s
44%
Nickname given to frontwoman by catcalling truck drivers.Blondie
32%
Name derives from an event celebrated on the lead singer's birthday, July 14Bastille
28%
An Omaha, Nebraska, police code for indecent exposure.311
28%
Changed the "u" to a "v" to make it easier to find in internet searchesChvrches
16%
Derived from "masters of the basement"Ace of Base
12%
Named after the 1930 William Faulkner novelAs I Lay Dying
12%
"We were going to have this band that dressed up in drag and played heavy metal as a joke."Alice in Chains
8%
The name of a children's book by French writer C├ęcile Aubry.Belle & Sebastian
8%
A character from The NeverEnding StoryAtreyu
8%
Friend's first name + quote from beer commercial + word for members' renewed commitmentCreedence Clearwater Revival
8%
A combination of band members' last names and the name of a magazineBachman-Turner Overdrive
4%

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