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photo quiz  'Picture This' - Band Names in Pictures 1 new 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 30 17

It is said that a picture paints a thousand words... Well, hopefully it will be just two words in this offering. The aim of this picture quiz is to simply work out the band name from the picture clues provided and the clues in the questions.
Difficult
SisterSeagull gold member
Sep 30 17
141 plays
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trivia quiz  Where did that band get that name? cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jan 22 08

There are some rumors about how bands got their names. Let's set the record straight
Difficult
shanteyman
1962 plays
3.
trivia quiz  The Pop/Rock Food Group cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Alepcot, Jan 19 16

All the questions contain clues to lead you to the name of a pop or rock artist or group with a food related name. Bon appetit!
Very Easy
Alepcot
591 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Band Names and TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mike32768, Nov 13 10

Many bands are also known by their initials. The bands in this quiz all commonly use a TLA (three letter acronym) to identify themselves. See if you can figure them out.
Average
mike32768
1020 plays
5.
trivia quiz  We Built This City On Rock and Roll cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Oct 19 16

There are a fair number of bands with cities, continents or states in their name. How well do you know them?
Easy
kino76
Oct 19 16
714 plays
6.
match quiz  Hubba Hubba cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, May 29 17

The origin of "Hubba Hubba" is unknown. One theory is that it is a form of hübsche, the German word for 'beautiful'. Repetition emphasises. Here's a selection of bands so beautiful, they repeated their names...
Average
1nn1 editor
May 29 17
288 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Where Did That Band Get That Name? Part II cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Aug 05 09

Some interesting trivia about names of various bands.
Tough
shanteyman
603 plays
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trivia quiz  Music Repeats Itself cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 16 12

Some bands give themselves imaginative names and others, well, don't. This quiz is about bands who named themselves by using the same word twice or even more.
Average
rossian editor
912 plays
9.
photo quiz  Edible Musicians cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 30 17

There have been many acts over the years that are named after food. Here are just a few. Some liberties have been taken in spelling. Bon appétit!
Average
ozzz2002 editor
Apr 30 17
588 plays
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trivia quiz  Expand the Band! - Their Acronymic Name, That Is! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Lorvanwa, Nov 27 11

All these bands have acronyms for names. Can you correctly expand their names based on some lyrics and a song title? (Acronyms: words made from first letters of other words, like U.K. To spell-out the acronym is to "expand" it: United Kingdom.)
Average
Lorvanwa
483 plays
11.
trivia quiz  Origins of Band Names 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, Oddball, Aug 20 01

Wanna know what some of these band names...bizarre in any realm other than music...came from or mean? Find out here.
Tough
Oddball
2622 plays
12.
trivia quiz  They're Animals! 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, kreed7167, Jan 27 11

Each question on this quiz will have a fact about a certain band that has a name having to do with animals. It is up to you to guess the band's name. Enjoy!
Average
kreed7167
756 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Bands and Wildlife Names 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jennings, Nov 10 09

All these bands have a wildlife name as part of their name. Can you identify them?
Easy
Jennings
1572 plays
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trivia quiz  Pseudonyms Used By '60s - '70s Bands And Artists 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, feedyourhead, May 26 14

I'll give you a name which an artist/band used, and you tell me who the artist/band is.
Difficult
feedyourhead gold member
366 plays
15.
trivia quiz  Bands With Unusual and Interesting Names 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 21 10

Through the history of Billboard hits there have been some unusual band names represented. This quiz deals with some of them.
Difficult
shanteyman
579 plays
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trivia quiz  Band Names; What Were They Thinking 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, dutch_frank_65, Aug 27 07

They name of a band can be very obvious like the name of the lead singer, but some bands chose a name for a particular reason. Or did they? What were they thinking when they named their band and were they thinking at all?
Tough
dutch_frank_65
1335 plays
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trivia quiz  Where Did The Band Get Its Name? 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, crisw, Apr 25 00

How did these bands get their names? Bands from the 60s through the 90s are included.
Tough
crisw gold member
2862 plays
18.
trivia quiz  What's in a Name? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Loronia, Jul 06 09

I'll give you the story behind the name of the band, and you tell me which band it is! All choices are REAL band names!
Average
Loronia
780 plays
19.
photo quiz  Backing Bands Have Names Too 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jan 21 17

Most performers generally classed as solo artists still have backing bands, and some of them have become well-known in their own right. Can you identify the ones clued here?
Easy
EnglishJedi gold member
Jan 21 17
552 plays
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trivia quiz  Ain't Never Been There, They Tell Me It's Nice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Coonielady, Jun 24 14

Test your knowledge about ten bands that share their names with cities, towns, or countries. Good luck!
Average
Coonielady
462 plays
21.
trivia quiz  Music with Places 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, billscout, Jan 26 01

Some bands are named after places and some albums are too. You tell me the places with the clues I give. Have fun and good luck!
Easy
billscout
4953 plays
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trivia quiz  One Word Name Artists 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jun 09 14

A quiz about artists on the US Top Forty through the years with a single artist name.
Tough
shanteyman
423 plays
23.
match quiz  We've Got Something in Common 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, May 27 17

Complete the band names by matching the word that is common to both.
Very Easy
kino76
May 27 17
669 plays
24.
trivia quiz  Abandon All Hope 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ASA, Mar 16 14

I am buying a cruise ship and calling it the "All Hope". This quiz is about the bands I plan to get for the passengers' entertainment.
Easy
ASA
252 plays
25.
match quiz  Monkeys On My Shoulders 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Mar 15 17

Can you place the correct animal in the band name?
Very Easy
kino76
Mar 15 17
444 plays
26.
trivia quiz  Let's Play 'Name That Band'! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mpkitty, Nov 03 13

Many bands/groups playing with country artists have interesting names, some, not so much. See how many you can identify.
Average
mpkitty gold member
1197 plays
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trivia quiz  Keeping up with the Joneses 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, glenjue, Aug 31 13

All the following are associated with the music industry. In this quiz all the artists have the surname Jones; you decide which answer applies to the question.
Average
glenjue
507 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Band Names Of The 60s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Aug 04 01

See if you can finish off these band names. I'll also tell you what they sang and the year.
Average
mafekinggal
1827 plays
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trivia quiz  Band Names in Haiku 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Upstart3, May 10 17

Ten bands with the source of their name and some other clues in haiku form. What can go wrong?
Easy
Upstart3 gold member
May 10 17
732 plays
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trivia quiz  A Musical Menu 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Feb 20 17

You and a friend visit the Surf & Turf Ptomaine Palace for dinner. To order, you must answer questions on the menu. All correct answers are musical artists, from the names of which you will each order a delicious meal.
Average
lowtechmaster gold member
Feb 20 17
318 plays
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