Music quiz questions and answers

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And one of the most popular quiz rounds in any quiz is the music round, and that’s why we’ve pulled together some brilliant questions to test your grey matter when it comes to all things musical.

So do you know your Oasis from your Otis Redding and your Stormzy from your S Club 7 – well it’s time to prove it as we take the ultimate pop music challenge.

If you are sitting comfortably, let the quizzing begin…

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Music quiz questions and answers

Music quiz questions

  1. What is the name of the first Oasis studio album?
  2. Who was the lead singer of grunge band Nirvana?
  3. Complete the song title by the band Wheatus. “Teenage…”
  4. Which band had a hit with the song Common People?
  5. Which band did Boy George come to prominence in pop music fronting?
  6. In what year was Live Aid held at Wembley Stadium?
  7. What is Sting’s real name?
  8. Wings was a band formed by which member of The Beatles?
  9. What was Elvis Presley’s house called?
  10. From which country does music known as K-Pop originate?
  11. What was the first number one single in the UK for Take That?
  12. Name the original drummer of The Beatles before Ringo Starr
  13. Guy Berryman is a member of which hugely successful British band?
  14. Which DJ and producer was responsible for the 1996 international hit Children?
  15. Whose first solo song was Faith?
  16. Which reggae artist had a band called The Wailers?
  17. Who sang the song Hotel California?
  18. Flea plays bass with which band?
  19. Love Story and Bad Blood were hits for which female American artist?
  20. Which hip-hop duo had a 1996 international chart hit with the song Push It?

Music quiz answers

  1. Definitely, Maybe
  2. Kurt Cobain
  3. Dirtbag
  4. Pulp
  5. Culture Club
  6. 1985
  7. Gordon Sumner
  8. Paul McCartney
  9. Graceland
  10. Korea
  11. Pray
  12. Pete Best
  13. Coldplay
  14. Robert Miles
  15. George Michael
  16. Bob Marley
  17. The Eagles
  18. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  19. Taylor Swift
  20. Salt-n-Pepa

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