What is the Goth Subculture?

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What was the inspirational song that is said to have set off the Gothic movement in England in 1979?

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1. Who of the following was said to have coined the term, 'Gothic,' in reference to the direction that their band was taking?

2. Which of the following was not a known influence of the Goth subculture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The misunderstood Gothic subculture has a rich history with many diverse influences. These questions will ask you about the subculture's history and music, as well as its aesthetic qualities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to answer the following:

  • The song that inspired England's Gothic movement in 1979
  • Who coined the term 'gothic' in terms of a band's musical direction
  • Influences of the Goth subculture
  • Clothing of the Goth subculture
  • Personality characteristics of individuals in the Goth subculture

Skills Practiced

These questions will help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the Goth subculture's influences
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Gothic subculture history to identify the song that is said to have inspired the movement
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to take examples of clothing and determine whether or not they typically belong in the Goth subculture

Additional Learning

To further understand this particular subculture, check out the lesson called What is the Goth Subculture? The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Understand the ways in which the Goth subculture is misunderstood and often stereotyped
  • Identify different generations of gothic bands
  • Learn about the diversity that exists amongst individuals in the Goth subculture
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