Pop Heartthrobs: One Direction or Justin Timberlake Quiz

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5 Min Quiz

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A member of One Direction "pulled a Timberlake" by going out on his own, but the similarities don't end there. Test your Justin Timberlake and One Direction knowledge in this boy-band-meets-pop-star quiz.

How many years was Justin Timberlake a member of *NSYNC before going solo?

Justin Timberlake was a member of *NSYNC for eight years before going solo. He released his first solo album, "Justified," in 2002.

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Which One Direction member went solo in 2015?

One Direction member Zayn Malik launched a solo career in 2015 and signed a recording contract with RCA Records.

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What were *NSYNC's worldwide album sales before Justin Timberlake left the group?

*NSYNC, a Grammy Award-winning five-person band, sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.

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Which band performed a song with the lyrics, "Your hand fits in mind like it's made for me"?

"Your hand fits in mind like it's made for me" are lyrics from One Direction's "Little Things."

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Which U.K. "X Factor" judge played a role in forming One Direction?

Simon Cowell, a U.K. "X Factor" judge, was instrumental in the formation of One Direction -- and has been linked to Zayn Malik's solo deal with RCA Records.

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How long was the hiatus between Justin Timberlake's second and third solo albums?

After releasing his second solo album in 2006, Justin Timberlake took a seven-year hiatus before releasing his third album.

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Future One Direction bandmates appeared on the U.K version of which show?

In 2010, before One Direction was formed, the group's future members auditioned on the U.K. version of "X Factor."

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One Direction made a television appearance on which Nickelodeon show?

The 2012 iCarly episode "iGo One Direction" starring Miranda Cosgrove as Carly centered around One Direction's appearance.

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The lyrics, "I'm bringing sexy back," were performed by:

In the 2006 song, "SexyBack" Justin Timberlake sang the promising lyrics, "I'm bringing sexy back."

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Which phrase is tattooed on former One Direction member Zayn Malik's collarbone?

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has a tattoo in Arabic on his collarbone that means, "Be true to who you are."

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Which of these artists has Justin Timberlake collaborated with?

In addition to "4 Minutes," Justin Timberlake's 2008 collaboration with Madonna, he has recorded music with Timbaland, Ciara and 50 Cent.

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Which member of One Direction reportedly came up with the band's name?

One Direction bandmate Harry Styles suggested the name One Direction.

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The lyrics, "Yesterday is history, tomorrow's a mystery," were performed by:

In the 2013 song, "Mirrors," Justin Timberlake sang "Yesterday is history, tomorrow's a mystery."

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Whose leftover breakfast food was sold on eBay for $1,025?

After leaving unfinished French toast in a diner in 2000, the leftovers were sold on eBay and fetched $1,025. An *NSYNC superfan made the purchase.

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Who is the youngest member of One Direction?

One Direction band member Harry Styles was born on Feb. 1, 1994, making him the youngest in the group.

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How many times has Justin Timberlake hosted "Saturday Night Live"?

Justin Timberlake is a member of the Five-Timers Club, having hosted Saturday Night Live five times. Actor Alec Baldwin has been the most prolific host and has performed the opening monologue 16 times.

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Which group sang the lyrics, "I know they'll be coming to find me soon, but my Stockholm Syndrome is in your room?"

One Direction album "Four" included the song "Stockholm Syndrome" with the lyrics, "I know they'll be coming to find me soon, but my Stockholm Syndrome is in your room."

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Which One Direction member has four younger sisters?

Louis Tomlinson of One Direction has four younger sisters.

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Who was named to Teen People magazine's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21?

In 1999, Justin Timberlake was named to Teen People magazine's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21 list.

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What last name did Justin Timberlake use early in his career?

Justin Timberlake used a stage name in 1992, when he was an 11-year-old "Star Search" contestant. He went by his first and middle names—Justin Randall—and sang an Allen Jackson tune.

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Which band performed a song with the lyrics, "Spaces between us hold all our secrets?"

The 2014 One Direction song, "Spaces," included the lyrics "Spaces between us hold all our secrets."

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Justin Timberlake's career began in what famous club?

As a child, Justin Timberlake was a performer in the televised "The New Mickey Mouse Club," along with his future (and former) girlfriend, Britney Spears.

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Justin Timberlake starred in the movie "Friends With Benefits" with which actress?

Mila Kunis co-starred with Justin Timberlake in the 2011 full-length feature, "Friends With Benefits."

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This singer once left a dance rehearsal with a broken left foot:

In 2002, Justin Timberlake broke his left foot at a dance rehearsal, resulting in two weeks' worth of canceled appearances.

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How old was Justin Timberlake when the band *NSYNC was formed?

At age 14, Justin Timberlake was one of the founding members of the boy band *NSYNC. In 1998, the group released a self-titled debut album.

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In 2013, which artist(s) embarked on a two-year world tour?

In 2013, Justin Timberlake embarked on his fifth concert tour. The worldwide tour to promote his third and fourth albums spanned two years and became one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade.

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Which former boy band member wore a lime costume to promote his tequila brand?

To promote his tequila brand, Sauza 901, Justin Timberlake dressed up as a sad lime for a commercial.

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Which One Direction member was born three weeks prematurely?

Liam Payne was born three weeks premature and spent most of the first four years of his life in and out of the hospital.

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The lyrics, "My heart, your heart, sit tight like bookends," were performed by:

The lyrics, "My heart, your heart, sit tight like bookends," were performed by One Direction as part of the song "Strong."

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Justin Timberlake's clothing line is called:

In 2005, Justin Timberlake founded William Rast with his friend Trace Ayala. The clothing line for men and women features edgy, tailored denim apparel.

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