Pop Divas: The Madonna vs. Lady Gaga Quiz

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Do you love pop divas? Take our Madonna and Lady Gaga quiz and find out if you’re a material girl at heart -- or a little monster.

"The Fame" was the debut album by which artist?

Lady Gaga released her debut album "The Fame" in 2008. Before recording her own album, Lady Gaga worked as a songwriter for Interscope Records.

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Where was Madonna born?

Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan, on Aug. 16, 1958. Madonna's parents were living in Pontiac, Michigan, and were visiting family in Bay City at the time of her birth.

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What was Madonna's first single to be released?

Madonna's first single "Everybody" hit No. 1 on the dance charts in 1982. Madonna used the success of her first single to convince Sire Records to produce a full-length album.

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Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.

Gaga actually is named Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She says her stage name was inspired by the Queen song "Radio Ga Ga."

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Who wrote the children's book "The English Rose?"

Madonna's first children's book "The English Rose" was published in 2003. The pop star has written a total of 10 books.

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Who plays The Countess in the FX thriller "American Horror Story"?

Lady Gaga landed the role of The Countess for the fifth season of "American Horror Story." Gaga is slated to appear in 13 episodes.

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What did Lady Gaga nickname her hardcore fans?

Lady Gaga named her most devoted fans Little Monsters. The fan group has their own social network online built by Backplane, a company in which Lady Gaga is a major investor.

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Which star said, "You don't want to be the smartest person in the room; you want to be the dumbest in the room?"

During a December 2014 interview for Interview magazine Madonna said, "You don't want to be the smartest person in the room; you want to be the dumbest in the room."

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Who released a duet jazz album named "Cheek To Cheek" with veteran performer Tony Bennett?

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett released their duet album "Cheek To Cheek" in September 2014. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200.

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Which performer lost her mother to cancer when she was just 5 years old?

Madonna's mother died of complications from breast cancer in 1963 at the age of 30. Madonna was 5 years old.

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Which singer has the most Grammy Award wins?

Madonna has received seven Grammy Awards while Lady Gaga has taken home five.

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Madonna made her movie debut in "Shanghai Surprise."

Madonna's starred in her first feature film "Desperately Seeking Susan" in 1985. "Shanghai Surprise" also starring Madonna was released the following year.

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At age 17, which artist was granted early admission to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts?

At the time, Lady Gaga was one of only 20 people in the world to be granted early admission to the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.

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Which artist plays the character La Camaleon in the movie "Machete Kills?"

Lady Gaga makes her film debut as La Camaleon in the 2013 film "Machete Kills." Lady Gaga also appears in the 2014 Robert Rodriguez sequel "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."

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Who said, "I was a strange, loud little kid who could sit at the piano and kill a Beethoven piece?"

During a 2011 interview with Vogue magazine Lady Gaga said, "I was a strange, loud little kid who could sit at the piano and kill a Beethoven piece." Gaga began playing piano at the age of 4 and wrote a piano ballad at 13.

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Madonna and former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson were bandmates in what New York pop band?

Madonna and Randy Jackson played together in a band named the Breakfast Club. Madonna's ex-boyfriends Stephen Bray and Dan Gilroy were also members.

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Before becoming famous, which future star worked in a New York City Dunkin' Donuts?

Madonna worked at a Dunkin' Donuts in New York City while struggling to be discovered as an artist. Madonna moved to New York City in 1978 to further her dance career.

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Which fashion-minded performer wore a dress made of raw meat?

Lady Gaga wore the infamous meat dress to the 2010 "MTV Video Music Awards" show. In an interview following the show, Lady Gaga told interviewer Ellen DeGeneres the dress was tied to her protest of the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy."

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What R&B performer and producer first discovered Lady Gaga and signed her to his label?

Lady Gaga was discovered in 2007 by Akon when he saw her performing her burlesque show "Lady Gaga and the Starlight Revue." Gaga was working as a songwriter for Interscope Records but was moved to Akon's label -- Kon Live -- under the Interscope umbrella.

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What was the title of Madonna's debut album?

The title of Madonna's debut album is "Madonna." The album was released in July 1983 and has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.

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Where did Lady Gaga attend high school?

Lady Gaga attended Sacred Heart School in New York City. Gaga's classmates at the private Catholic school included Paris and Nicky Hilton.

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How many siblings does Madonna have?

Madonna has seven siblings, including a half-brother and half-sister born to her father's second wife.

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Which record label was Lady Gaga with for only three months?

Lady Gaga signed with Def Jam records in 2006 and was unceremoniously dropped after three months.

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How many studio albums has Madonna released?

Madonna has released 13 studio albums along with more than a dozen soundtrack, compilation and live albums. Eight of Madonna's 13 albums have reached No. 1 on U.S. charts.

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Which Lady Gaga album has sold the most copies?

Lady Gaga's debut album "The Fame" remains her best-selling album to date. The album has sold more than 12.5 million copies worldwide.

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What band was the opening act for Madonna's first tour?

The Beastie Boys were the supporting act of Madonna's first tour. The Virgin Tour sold 600,000 tickets for 40 shows in 1985.

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Which star said, "Family is everything. Family comes first. It's not what I expected it to be, but nothing ever is"?

During an interview Madonna was asked about her role as a mother and responded, "Family is everything. Family comes first. It's not what I expected it to be, but nothing ever is." Madonna is the mother of four children.

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Lady Gaga was born after the release of Madonna's debut album.

Lady Gaga was born March 28, 1986, in Yonkers, New York. Madonna's debut album "Madonna" was released July 27, 1983.

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Both VH1 and MTV banned which Madonna music video?

MTV and VH1 banned the music video "What It Feels Like For a Girl" in 2001. The video depicted the star driving a car around, running over men and starting fires.

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Which Lady Gaga single has sold the most copies?

"Poker Face" was the second single released from Gaga's debut album "The Fame." The 2008 song has sold 9.8 million copies.

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