VIBE Quiz Time! Starring: THE ROOTS

Constructed by Bonsu Thompson



  1. 1. At which Philadelphia high school did the Roots originate?


A. Pennsylvania Achievement and Art School

B. Philadelphia High

C. The Julliard School

D. Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts


  1. 2. Which artist hasn’t Questlove drummed for?


A. Fiona Apple

B. Christina Aguilera

C. Akon

D. Al Green


  1. 3. The title of their live album was The Roots


A. Get Live

B. Come Alive

C. In Stereo

D. In The Flesh


  1. 4. Which female vocalist wrote “You Got Me”?


  1. Erykah Badu
  2. Alicia Keys
  3. Jaguar Wright
  4. Jill Scott


  1. 5. Which rapper convinced Questlove to bring The Roots to Def Jam?


A. Ghostface

B. Nas

C. Jay-Z

D. Ludacris



  1. 6. Including How I Got Over, how many studio albums do the Roots have?


A. 11

B. 12

C. 10

D. 13


  1. 7. Which superstar producer is a founding member of The Roots?


  1. A.Pete Rock
  2. B. Dilla
  3. C. Salaam Remi
  4. D. Scott Storch


  1. 8. What does Questlove call the musical shorts he and The Roots do between segments on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Show?


  1. A. Snacks
  2. B. Sandwiches
  3. C. Nibbles
  4. D. Munchies


  1. 9. “The Notic” featured which two artists?


  1. A. Bilal and Common
  2. B. D’Angelo and Erykah Badu
  3. C. Eve and Beanie Sigel
  4. D. Jay-Z and Memphis Bleek


  1. 10. The Roots album titles are inspired by…


  1. A. Movie titles
  2. B. Paintings
  3. C. African proverbs
  4. D. Book titles


  1. 11. Questlove is currently working with which male singer?


  1. A. John Legend
  2. B. Maxwell
  3. C. Trey Songz
  4. D. Raheem DeVaughn


  1. 12. Which is NOT a Roots song?


  1. A. Distortion of Static
  2. B. Pussy Galore
  3. C. The Tipping Point
  4. D. Game Theory


  1. 13. The first letters for Black Thought and Questlove’s government last names make what letter combo?


A. T&T

B. T&A

C. A&E

D. E&J


  1. 14. Questlove has worn his Afro for how many years?


A. 15

B. 30

C. 25

D. 21


15. Before they were The Roots they called themselves…


A. Illadelphs

B. The Rubix

C. Squared Roots

D. Roots & Culture

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