Quiz: Before They Were Famous: Can You Name That Idol? (Male Version)

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The idols that we’ve come to love on stage and on screen are without a doubt glamorous and charismatic. It makes one envious of their looks, but what did they look like pre-debut?

Without the help of stylists and make-up artists, they look like any ordinary person – like you and I.

From childhood pictures to graduation photos, there are many pictures of your favourite idol before their debut. Do you think you can recognise these male idols before they became famous? Take the quiz below to find out!

Instructions: Click on the ‘Play Game’ button to start the timer. Scroll down to the pictures, and name the idol in the corresponding number below. Note: Only stage names will be accepted. You have to guess the answer right, in order for it to show up. You can ‘Give Up’ anytime. For some questions (e.g. #18), you need to press the space bar after you type in the name for it to submit. 

How many did you get right?

       1.                                                                        2.

           Sandeul (Copy)                    

.         Hint: Thongs, flip flops, sandals                   Hint: The hottest time of the day

3.                                                                        4.


.        Hint: The coldest time of the day?                               Hint: Anchovy

                5.                                                                6.

                      Seungyub (Copy)                     7 (Copy)

.                                 Hint: DSP                                     Hint: IU, Lee Joon, K.Will

       7.                                                                    8.

           Kwanghee (Copy)                    Ken (Copy)

.                  Hint: Lee Jong Suk                                                 Hint: Barbie

9.                                                                       10.


.                  Hint: “Power Voice”                                           Hint: Sweet Potato

    11.                                                                        12.

           Peniel (Copy)                    Cnu (Copy)

.                          Hint: WOW                                                        Hint: Glasses

13.                                                                     14.


.                      Hint: Starcraft                                        Hint:”You shouldn’t do that”

           15.                                                             16.

                  B Bomb (Copy)                   Ren (Copy)

.               Hint: Mealworms, muskrats                       Hint: Prettier than you

        17.                                                                    18.

              PROPER SEHUN                     V (Copy)

.                            Hint: Yehet                                              Hint: B.A.P, EXO…

        19.                                                               20.

              Kevin (Copy)                    Daesung (Copy)

.                  Hint: In Your Hands                                          Hint: Dumber

                    21.                                                        22.

                         Kangjun (Copy)                    PROPER SUNGYEOL

.                              Hint: Not Alone                                     Hint: Bathrobe

                    23.                                                        24.

                         Insoo (Copy)                    PROPER JUN YOUNG

.                               Hint: Hwanhee                     Hint: Congratulations, Mazeltov!

25.                                                                     26.

  PROPER DONGHYUN     proper chanyeol

.                        Hint: Heechul                                                  Hint: Heavy Noise

            27.                                                              28.

                 PROPER DAEHYUN                    PROPER JACKSON

.                            Hint: Won Bin                                               Hint: Michael

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  1. Jebin

    March 18, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    If you hover over the picture, the picture’s URL shows the name of the person… ><

  2. J Kay

    March 18, 2016 at 2:10 am

    Got 28 correct lmao

  3. jamskiey

    July 29, 2014 at 2:54 am

    OMO!! I really thought Yonghwa was Yongguk!! So thats why it wont accept the answer >0<

  4. sensei

    June 12, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    lol true!!!!! i typed gary! XD

  5. Joy

    June 12, 2014 at 4:20 am

    lol i got 17.. don’t know who the rookies are..

  6. Jessica

    June 12, 2014 at 3:11 am

    15 out of 28 lol and I googled two of them lol but that picture of Jackson is so cute! Also, I could hardly recognize Chanyeol and Kevin!

  7. roro

    June 11, 2014 at 7:45 am

    I got 23 right 😀

  8. RoseLucarina

    June 9, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    Omy daesung looks so much like gary .

  9. Maria

    June 9, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    you must type the name and then ‘space’

  10. fernanda

    June 9, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    omgg mee tooooo!!!!!!!!! wtf is wrong with this

  11. Guest

    June 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    I put in the right answer for #18, but it didn’t submit! 🙁

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