How Well Do You Know Bruce Springsteen?

Bruce Springsteen is widely regarded as one of the best musicians in history - but how well do you know this music icon? Take our quiz to find out!
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When was Springsteen born?
1949
1956
1960
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In what state was he born and raised?
Massachusetts
New Jersey
New York
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What was the name of the very first band Springsteen was a part of?
The Zephyrs
The Loners
The Castiles
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What is Springsteen's nickname, acquired in the 1960's?
The Legend
The Boss
The Man
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What was the name of Springsteen's first album in 1973?
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
Born to Run
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Who was Springsteen often compared to during the early years of his career?
Elvis Presley
Robert Plant
Bob Dylan
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On August 13, 1975, Springsteen and the E Street Band began a five-night, 10-show stand that was broadcast live on the radio (it gained national media attention and Rolling Stone called it one of the 50 moments that changed Rock and Roll). Where was this held?
New York's The Bottom Line club
The Asbury Park Civic Center
a small unnamed club in Cambridge, MA
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One of Springsteen's most famous albums, Born to Run, was released in summer 1975. What was his follow-up album?
No Nukes
Born in the U.S.A.
Darkness on the Edge of Town
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What was Springsteen addressing with the track "Born in the U.S.A."?
treatment of Vietnam veterans in the U.S.
acceptance of both legal and illegal immigration
the decreased media focus on "the American Dream"
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What is the name of the long-standing collaborator of Springsteen, and a guitar player in the E Street Band?
Steven Van Zandt
Vini Lopez
Tom Morello
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What is the name of Springsteen's current wife?
Julianne Phillips
Patti Scialfa
Anne Marsh
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How many children does Springsteen have?
1
3
5
Result
Well, where was knowing THAT much about Bruce Springsteen really going to get you, anyways? It'd be cool to brag about a good score here, but you shouldn't beat yourself up too hard over this one. Maybe next time!

C+, Stuck On Springsteen

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While some of the tougher questions on this quiz might have tripped you up, you proved you definitely know Bruce Springsteen better than a good amount of people would. Great work!

B+, Springsteen Star

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You're a real Springsteen superfan all right! You could probably school anyone when it comes to trivia on the Boss, and all you'd have to do to prove it is show them your score here. Great work!

A+, Springsteen Superstar

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1
When was Springsteen born?
1949
1956
1960
2
In what state was he born and raised?
Massachusetts
New Jersey
New York
3
What was the name of the very first band Springsteen was a part of?
The Zephyrs
The Loners
The Castiles
4
What is Springsteen's nickname, acquired in the 1960's?
The Legend
The Boss
The Man
5
What was the name of Springsteen's first album in 1973?
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
Born to Run
6
Who was Springsteen often compared to during the early years of his career?
Elvis Presley
Robert Plant
Bob Dylan
7
On August 13, 1975, Springsteen and the E Street Band began a five-night, 10-show stand that was broadcast live on the radio (it gained national media attention and Rolling Stone called it one of the 50 moments that changed Rock and Roll). Where was this held?
New York's The Bottom Line club
The Asbury Park Civic Center
a small unnamed club in Cambridge, MA
8
One of Springsteen's most famous albums, Born to Run, was released in summer 1975. What was his follow-up album?
No Nukes
Born in the U.S.A.
Darkness on the Edge of Town
9
What was Springsteen addressing with the track "Born in the U.S.A."?
treatment of Vietnam veterans in the U.S.
acceptance of both legal and illegal immigration
the decreased media focus on "the American Dream"
10
What is the name of the long-standing collaborator of Springsteen, and a guitar player in the E Street Band?
Steven Van Zandt
Vini Lopez
Tom Morello
11
What is the name of Springsteen's current wife?
Julianne Phillips
Patti Scialfa
Anne Marsh
12
How many children does Springsteen have?
1
3
5