How well do you know the Britpop Movement?

Britpop was the musical movement of the decade in the UK in the 1990s. Its bands were superstars in their homeland, and some were able to spread their success overseas too.

How much do you know about Britpop? Are you an expert like me (I like to think, anyway), or do you know less than you think? Take this quiz and find out!

Created by: Obby
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. Which of these bands were the "holy triumvirate" of Britpop?
Blur, Oasis, Pulp
Suede, Elastica, Supergrass
Menswe@r, Shed Seven, Dodgy
Lush, James, The Charlatans
Gene, Ash, The Verve
Cast, Sleeper, Kula Shaker
4. What other 90s musical movement did Britpop present itself as an alternative to?
Grunge
Shoegazing
Electronic/dance
All of these
None of these
5. What year did Britpop come into existence?
1989
1991
1992
1994
1997
1999
6. The "single that invented Britpop" was:
"The Drowners" by Suede
"Popscene" by Blur
"Supersonic" by Oasis
"My Legendary Girlfriend" by Pulp
1 & 2
7. The only Britpop band who really had transatlantic success was Oasis, right?
Yes
No
8. Which albums are generally regarded as the most essential in Britpop?
Parklife, (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, Different Class
Nuisance, I Should Coco, Urban Hymns
Homegrown, The It Girl, Elastica
Wake Up!, Suede, Moseley Shoals
9. What does "The Battle of Britpop" refer to?
Pulp and Elastica let their fans slug it out over which band was better
Blur and Oasis each released a single on the same day to see which would hit #1
Supergrass and Suede tried to electrocute each other with amps
10. Pulp's principal influences were:
The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Saint Etienne
The Beatles, The Kinks, The Cure, David Bowie
T.Rex, The Who, The Jam
The Buzzcocks, The Sex Pistols, Talking Heads
11. Blur's lead singer is named:
Jarvis Cocker
Damon Albarn
Crispian Mills
Liam Gallagher
Brett Anderson
12. The main influence behind Britpop as a whole was what?
Punk
Glam rock
Madchester
British Invasion
3 & 4
13. Are you a fan of Britpop or any Britpop bands?
Yes
No
Ehh..
Maybe

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