No Spin Zone
The Great American News Quiz
August 26, 2015
American Patriot and rock star Bruce Springsteen, whose working class tunes and electric stage presence have made him one of the best-selling musicians of all time, released the album "Born to Run" forty years ago.
1. Why didn't Springsteen serve in the Vietnam War?
   He dodged the draft
   He failed his physical exam
   He got a student deferment
   He got a hardship deferment
2. The "E Street Band" took its name from a street in which New Jersey town?
   Spring Lake
3. Springsteen wrote the song "Cover Me" for which female singer?
   Patti Smith
   Melissa Etheridge
   Stevie Nicks
   Donna Summer
4. Springsteen infamously fell in love with fellow musician Patty Scialfa during the tour for which album?
   Born to Run
   Tunnel of Love
   Darkness on the Edge of Town
   Born in the U.S.A.
5. Which television actress is featured in the music video for "Dancing in the Dark?"
   Courteney Cox
   Julianna Margulies
   Julianne Phillips
   Connie Britton
6. Springsteen won an Academy Award for a song that appeared on the soundtrack of which movie?
   Dead Man Walking
   The Wrestler
   The Heartbreak Kid
7. Which Springsteen album was released in 2002 and was mostly a reflection on the terrorist attacks of 9/11?
   The Rising
   Devils & Dust
   We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
8. In a 2008 playlist of his favorite songs that Barack Obama released to the public, which Springsteen song was included?
   "I'm on Fire"
   "Born in the U.S.A."
9. Springsteen performed the Super Bowl XLIII halftime show in 2009. Which team won that year?
   New England Patriots
   Pittsburgh Steelers
   Arizona Cardinals
   New York Giants
10. What is the first track on Springsteen's greatest hits album?
   "Born to Run"
   "Thunder Road"
   "My Hometown"
   "Hungry Heart"

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