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WATCH: Pop Music Quiz - Singer-Songwriters

08/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

I caught up with Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller at the record release party for his new self-titled album. And while everyone else was kissing his butt and fawning over his good looks, I had a more serious agenda -- although, I gotta say the album is good. Is that ass-kissing? I met with Rhett to test this guy's Pop Culture I.Q. Here's the test I gave him -- five questions about singer-songwriters.

I'll give you 10. If you pass them all, you can go through the rest of your day confident in the knowledge that you're smarter than Rhett Miller.

HONOR SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Click on question for correct answer

2. Keep your own score

3. No checking Wikipedia or other reference sources

4. Answers are also at the bottom

a. Neil Young

b. Neil Sedaka

c. Neil Diamond

a. Richie Havens

b. Joni Mitchell

c. Robert Plant & Jimmy Page

a. Stevie Wonder

b. The Hooters

c. Janis Joplin

a. "The Capeman"

b. "Me & Julio Down by the Schoolyard"

c. "Asinamali!"

a. Damien Rice

b. David Gray

c. James Blunt

a. "Watching the Detectives"

b. "My Aim Is True"

c. "This Year's Model"

a. Son Volt

b. Whiskeytown

c. Superchunk

a. "Back to Earth"

b. "Buddha and the Chocolate Box"

c. "Izitso"

a. "Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)"

b. "You Don't Mess Around with Jim"

c. "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

a. Waylon Jennings

b. Kris Kristofferson

c. Johnny Cash

ANSWERS:

1. c  2. b  3. c  4. a  5. c  6. b  7. b  8. a  9. c  10. b 

0 CORRECT

You are Profoundly Challenged.

1-2 CORRECT

You are Challenged.

3-5 CORRECT

You are Bright.

6-7 CORRECT

You are Gifted.

8-9 CORRECT

You are Exceptionally Gifted.

10 CORRECT

You're a Pop Culture Genius!