Music Quiz Questions

A collection of music quiz questions in different formats. If you’re looking to test your music trivia knowledge, you can choose from the 4 different music quiz questions rounds: name the band, mixed questions, name the artist and 1970s multiple choice music trivia.

Music Quiz Questions: Name The Band

Can you guess the name of the band based on its line-up?




Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley

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Portishead

Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch

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Boyzone

Michael McCary, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman

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Boyz II Men

Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic

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Nirvana

Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, Mike Dirnt, Jason White

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Green Day

Neil Finn, Paul Hester, Nick Seymour

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Crowded House

Mike Diamond, Adam Horowitz, Adam Yauch (Mike D, Ad-man, MCA)

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Beasties Boys

Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams

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Destiny's Child

Maxi Jazz, Rollo, Sister Bliss

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Faithless

Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, Pras Michel

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Fugees

 

Music Trivia: Mixed Questions

 

A mix of random music quiz questions




Who was the lead man in 1980 band Orange Juice?

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Edwyn Collins

What was Michael Jackson's best-selling single in the UK?

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Earth Song

What, in 1952, became the first weekly newspaper to feature a singles chart?

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New Musical Express

What was Massive Attack's 1991 debut, an album that set a standard for groovy, chilled music that the ensuing decade would struggle to match?

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Blue Lines

Who's first solo album was her 'Miseducation' (1998)?

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Lauryn Hill

At what age did Kurt Kobain, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Amy Winehouse all die, regarded by some people as some sort of divine conspiracy?

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27

With which instrument would you associate Billy Cobham, Hal Blaine and Sly Dunbar?

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Percussion or drums

What were Bruno Mars's first three UK solo singles, all of which went to no. 1?

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Just The Way You Are, Grenade and The Lazy Song

Which two Queens albums took their titles from Marx Brothers movie?

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A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races

Reggae singer Fred Hibbert is better known by what name?

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He is Toots of Toots and the Maytals

Which singer was dating Lance Armstrong from 2003-6?

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Sheryl Crow

Whose debut album 'An Awesome Wave' won the 2012 Mercury Prize?

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Alt-J

Cheryl James and Sandra Denton performed under which tasty pseudonym in the 1980s and 1990s?

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Salt-n-Pepa

What was the 2011 hit for Gotye, the biggest selling single ever by an Australian artist?

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'Somebody that I Used to Know'

'Seasons of My Soul' was the 2010 debut album of which singer?

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Rummer

Which bassist also has a reputation as an English cheesemaker?

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Alex James of Blur

Who, in 1992, broke a longstanding record by topping the US Billboard chart for 13 weeks with their first no. 1 single, 'End of the Road'?

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Boyz II Men

What were the second and third albums from Olly Murs, which both went straight to no. 1 in the UK on realease in 2011 and 2012?

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In Case You Didn't Know (2011) and Right Place, Right Time

Who, in 2012, matched Beyonce's feat of two years previously and won six Grammy awards in one night?

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Adele

'The Healer' (1989) was a welcome return for which blues legend, who had been quiet for two decades?

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John Lee Hooker

Which 1995 single gave Simply Red their only UK no. 1 hit?

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Fairground

If you were listening to Matt Beringer sing live, which band would you be watching?

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The National

Who is the Canadian singer who had a massive 2011 hit with 'Call Me Maybe', reportedly on the back of a Justin Bieber tweet?

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Carly Rae Jepsen

Which left-hander was voted Best British Male Artist as wekk as Best British Breakthrough act at the 2013 Brit Awards?

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Ben Howard

Which producer was famous for the Wall of Sound production on many 1960s hits?

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Phil Spector

'Third Strike' was a 2010 hit album for which British artist?

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Tinchy Stryder

Who comfortably heads the list of multiple Brit Award winners?

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Robbie Williams

What was Plan B's 2012 movie sountrack which became his second UK no. 1 album?

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III Manors

Kele Okereke is the front man on which UK rock band?

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Bloc Party

Whose first UK no. 1 single was a 1982 cover of a Supremes song?

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Phil Collins

'Spectrum (Say My Name)' was a 2012 no. 1 single in the UK, the first for which band?

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Florence and The Machine

Music Quiz Questions: Name the Artist

Here’s a list of 2016 UK hits, can you guess who sings i?t

ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME

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COLDPLAY

LOVE YOURSELF

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JUSTIN BIEBER

PILLOWTALK

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ZAYN

7 YEARS

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LUKAS GRAHAM

ONE DANCE

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DRAKE FT WIZKID & KYLA

FAST CAR

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JONAS BLUE & DAKOTA

CAN'T STOP THE FEELING

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

LUSH LIFE

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ZARA LARSSON

DANCING ON MY OWN

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CALLUM SCOTT

STITCHES

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SHAWN MENDES

Music Quiz Questions: Multiple Choice 1970s Music Trivia

Who sang "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"?

Who first sang with Elton John on "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"?

Which City Rollers had a hit with "Bye Bye Baby"?

Which Gary was Leader of the Gang?

"Bohemian Rhapsody" was recorded by which group?

A "Ballroom Blitz" came from which sugary-sounding group?

Which Brotherhood has a Eurovision winner in 1976?

Which group sang "Weer All Crazee Now"?

Peters and who said 'Welcome Home' in 1973?

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