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With a bit of rock music, everything is fine, and you're in the mood for a dance. And when you get the chance, you'll be digging this quiz. Test your ABBA knowledge!

What was the group known as before it was called ABBA?

  • Dear
  • Festfolket
  • Tonix

True or false: ABBA is an acronym.

  • true
  • false

What do the two "A"s stand for in ABBA?

  • Agnetha and Anni-Frid
  • Agda and Anni-Frid
  • Agnetha and Agja-Freja

What do the two "B"s stand for in ABBA?

  • Benny and Bjorn
  • Benny and Bengt
  • Barry and Bjorn

Which member of the group is NOT Swedish?

  • Agnetha Faltskog
  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus

Match the couples: Which bandmates were married?

  • Bjorn and Agnetha; Benny and Frida
  • Bjorn and Frida; Benny and Agnetha

Benny was keyboardist with which band before ABBA formed?

  • Bjorn and Benny
  • Hep Stars
  • Hootenanny Singers

In what band did Bjorn play guitar before ABBA?

  • Bjorn and Benny
  • Hootenanny Singers
  • Hep Stars

Did Agnetha or Frida play Mary Magdalene in the Swedish production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" before ABBA formed?

  • Agnetha
  • Frida

In what order were the group's first three albums released?

  • "ABBA," "Ring Ring" and "Waterloo"
  • "Ring Ring," "Waterloo" and "ABBA"
  • "Ring Ring," "ABBA" and "Waterloo"

True or false: According to the copyrighted logo, the first "B" in ABBA is backward.

  • true
  • false

Who was the foursome's first song, "People Need Love," credited to?

  • Agnetha and Anni-Frid
  • Bjorn and Benny
  • Bjorn and Benny, Agnetha and Anni-Frid

Which was ABBA's breakthrough song?

  • "Dancing Queen"
  • "Honey, Honey"
  • "Waterloo"

What city kicked off ABBA's premiere North American tour?

  • Anaheim, California
  • Edmonton, Alberta
  • New York City

What was the first U.S. city ABBA played on its 1979 North American tour?

  • Anaheim, California
  • Boston
  • Seattle

How does ABBA explain the often-called outrageous costumes the group wore during performances?

  • They didn't consider them outrageous.
  • Stage clothes were tax deductible.
  • Hey, it was the '70s.

Which member was an avid runner?

  • Benny
  • Bjorn
  • Frida

True or false: Bjorn credits his running with the writing of "Take a Chance on Me."

  • true
  • false

Which Academy Award-winning director directed the majority of ABBA's videos?

  • Ingmar Bergman
  • Lasse Hallstrom
  • Roy Andersson

Who was sued for using an unauthorized sample of "Dancing Queen"?

  • the KLF
  • Fugees
  • Madonna

In 1973 Bjorn and Agnetha appeared with their daughter Linda in ad promoting what?

  • baby food
  • baby shampoo
  • diapers

Where is ABBA: The Museum located?

  • Stockholm
  • Malmo, Sweden
  • Lund, Sweden

Which single was released on red vinyl?

  • "Lay All Your Love on Me"
  • "Super Trouper"
  • "Slipping Through My Fingers"

True or false: ABBA only topped the American album and singles charts one time.

  • true
  • false

Which member of the group worked on the orchestration for "Mamma Mia!" the musical?

  • Agnetha
  • Frida
  • Benny
  • Bjorn

When did "Mamma Mia!" the musical premiere?

  • 1989
  • 1999
  • 2009

When was "Mamma Mia!" brought to the big screen?

  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010

True or false: Divorce broke up both couples before the group broke up.

  • true
  • false

When did the group stop performing together?

  • 1978
  • 1981
  • 1982

What year was ABBA inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • 1994
  • 2002
  • 2010