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Hipster (contemporary subculture): Quiz


Question 1: In a ________ article entitled "Who's a Hipster?", Julia Plevin argues that the "definition of 'hipster' remains opaque to anyone outside this self-proclaiming, highly-selective circle".
The Huffington PostFox News ChannelDaily KosDrudge Report

Question 2: Christian Lorentzen of Time Out New York claims that ________ is the hipster appropriation of gay culture, as a trait carried over from their "Emo" phase.
MetrosexualButch and femmePomosexualHomosexuality

Question 3: Kerouac described 1940s hipsters as "rising and roaming America, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere [as] characters of a special spirituality."[6] However, it was ________ who gave the movement definition.
Norman MailerJohn F. KennedyGore VidalHunter S. Thompson

Question 4: In 2008, Damian Joseph's article "Indie Music's Hipster Heaven" in BusinessWeek described ________ as "hipsterdom's musical tastemaker".
Don't Look Back (concert series)Pitchfork MediaThe Pitchfork 500Pitchfork Music Festival

Question 5: mop-top haircuts, swinging retro pocketbooks, talking on ________, smoking European cigarettes...
Universal Mobile Telecommunications SystemSmartphone4GMobile phone

Question 6: Joseph states that when the website was first developed in 2004, it "...gained credibility by focusing on independent music ignored by traditional media outlets—bands such as ________ and Spoon".
Arcade FireFuneral (album)Neon BibleRégine Chassagne

Question 7: [4] Jack Kerouac and poet ________ were early hipsters who made up the majority of the Beat Generation.
Joseph BrodskyHowlW. H. AudenAllen Ginsberg

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