Music Quiz & Trivia Questions

Free to download and easy-to-use, put your family and friends’ music knowledge to the test. So throw on another record and turn the volume up because it’s time to get quizzing.

Music Quiz
Music Quiz 1

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Music Quiz 2

From debut albums to tours and stardom

So how well do you really know your favorite artists? Can you remember their real names? Recall songs off their debut album? Or does your music knowledge extend beyond just a few top artists? Perhaps you see yourself as a real music aficionado and can recite the full Billboard Hot 100. Find out who comes out on top of the charts with this fun and interactive Music Quiz template. 

There isn’t one of us that doesn’t tap, hum or sing along with our favourite songs. No matter if it’s concert tours, album titles, cover art, or just one-hit wonders we all love to show off what we know about music. A go to category for all quizmasters, this is guaranteed to entertain and delight everyone involved. 

Music Quiz Questions

While we would be more than happy to make an endless series of MLB templates, we thought we would change things up. So in saying all that, here are plenty more trivia questions to keep you entertained. 

Easy - Like a Sunday morning

  1. What Swedish band is famous for winning the 1974 Eurovision with Waterloo?
  2. Who was known as ‘The King of Pop’?
  3. What band released the 1969 album Abbey Road? 
  4. What is the best selling album of all time?
  5. True or False: DJ Clavin Harris is Scottish?
  6. What name do the home of Elvis Presley and Paul Simon album share?
  7. What band that had a hit with Feel Good Inc. is made up of entirely virtual members?
  8. What Killers song has been in the U|K charts for over 260 weeks since its release back in 2004?
  9. What is the name of the world’s largest music streaming service?
  10. Who recorded the Christmas hit ‘Last Christmas’?

Intermediate - It ain’t easy

  1. What is Eminem’s real name?
  2. What English rock band were infamous for smashing up hotel rooms and musical equipment?
  3. What is the name of the festival held yearly in Chicago’s Grant Park?
  4. Identify the band from its members - Mick, Christine, John, Stevie, and Lindsey?
  5. Red Hot Chilli Peppers bass guitarist flea originally began playing what orchestral instrument?
  6. Who performed the title song for the James Bond movie Skyfall?
  7. Nirvana’s former drummer went on to found what band?
  8. Made famous by Whitney Houston in the movie The Bodyguard, who originally recorded ‘I Will Always Love You’?
  9. What is the title of Rupert Holmes’ hit about liking Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain?
  10. What icon famously turned down the chance to perform at Live Aid?

Advanced - When the going gets tough

  1. What type of guitar was used by Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendricks, Nile Rodgers, and Jeff Beck? 
  2. Where is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame located?
  3. Identify the band from its members - Starchild, Demon, Spaceman & Catman?
  4. What was the title of the Annie Lennox song that won an Oscar for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King?
  5. What is U2 lead singer Bono’s real name?
  6. Identify the band from its members  - Barry, Robin, Maurice?
  7. In what country was Freddie Mercury born?
  8. What caused Axl Rose to rush into the crowd and spark a riot at a Guns N’ Roses concert in 1991?
  9. Who is known as ‘The Forgotten Beatle’?
  10. Who is the only person to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3 times (hint - once as a solo artist and twice in bands)?

Answers 

Simple

  1. Abba
  2. Michael Jackson
  3. The Beatles
  4. Thriller
  5. True
  6. Graceland
  7. Gorillaz
  8. Mr. Brightside
  9. Spotify
  10. Wham!

Intermediate

  1. Marshall Mathers
  2. The Who
  3. Lollapalooza
  4. Fleetwood Mac
  5. Trumpet
  6. Adele
  7. Foo Fighters
  8. Dolly Parton
  9. Escape
  10. Prince

Advanced

  1. Fender Stratocaster
  2. Cleveland, Ohio
  3. KISS
  4. Into the West
  5. Paul Hewson 
  6. The Bee Gees
  7. Tanzania / Zanzibar
  8. Someone in the audience taking a photo
  9. Pete Best
  10. Eric Clapton

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