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Trivia Quizzes in category Band Names
1
Strange Names of the Avant-Garde 10 questions

While many bands achieve success through their music and overall persona, some bands are just plain out strange! Here are ten bands (many of which are of the avante-garde or experimental forms of music) that have "strange" names.
Tough
apathy100
May 08 17
90 plays
2
Where did that band get that name? 10 questions

There are some rumors about how bands got their names. Let's set the record straight
Difficult
shanteyman
1953 plays
3
The Pop/Rock Food Group 10 questions

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
576 plays
4
Band Names and TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) 10 questions

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
1008 plays
5
We Built This City On Rock and Roll 10 questions

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
672 plays
6
Music Repeats Itself 10 questions

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
894 plays
7
Edible Musicians 10 questions

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
Apr 30 17
561 plays
8
Where Did That Band Get That Name? Part II 10 questions

Some interesting trivia about names of various bands.
Tough
shanteyman
600 plays
9
Hubba Hubba 10 questions

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...
Easy
1nn1
May 29 17
243 plays
10
Expand the Band! - Their Acronymic Name, That Is! 10 questions

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
Origins of Band Names 20 questions

Wanna know what some of these band names...bizarre in any realm other than music...came from or mean? Find out here.
Tough
Oddball
2619 plays
12
They're Animals! 15 questions

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
753 plays
13
Bands and Wildlife Names 10 questions

All these bands have a wildlife name as part of their name. Can you identify them?
Easy
Jennings
1566 plays
14
Pseudonyms Used By '60s - '70s Bands And Artists 10 questions

I'll give you a name which an artist/band used, and you tell me who the artist/band is.
Difficult
feedyourhead
363 plays
15
Bands With Unusual and Interesting Names 10 questions

Through the history of Billboard hits there have been some unusual band names represented. This quiz deals with some of them.
Difficult
shanteyman
576 plays
16
Band Names; What Were They Thinking 10 questions

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
17
Where Did The Band Get Its Name? 15 questions

How did these bands get their names? Bands from the 60s through the 90s are included.
Tough
crisw
2862 plays
18
What's in a Name? 10 questions

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
Band Names in Haiku 10 questions

Ten bands with the source of their name and some other clues in haiku form. What can go wrong?
Easy
Upstart3
May 10 17
297 plays
20
Backing Bands Have Names Too 10 questions

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
Jan 21 17
537 plays
21
Ain't Never Been There, They Tell Me It's Nice 10 questions

Test your knowledge about ten bands that share their names with cities, towns, or countries. Good luck!
Average
Coonielady
453 plays
22
One Word Name Artists 10 questions

A quiz about artists on the US Top Forty through the years with a single artist name.
Tough
shanteyman
414 plays
23
We've Got Something in Common 10 questions

Complete the band names by matching the word that is common to both.
Very Easy
kino76
May 27 17
591 plays
24
Music with Places 15 questions

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
4950 plays
25
A Musical Menu 10 questions

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
Feb 20 17
312 plays
26
Monkeys On My Shoulders 10 questions

Can you place the correct animal in the band name?
Very Easy
kino76
Mar 15 17
426 plays
27
Keeping up with the Joneses 10 questions

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
Let's Play 'Name That Band'! 10 questions

Many bands/groups playing with country artists have interesting names, some, not so much. See how many you can identify.
Average
mpkitty
1092 plays
29
Band Names Of The 60s 10 questions

See if you can finish off these band names. I'll also tell you what they sang and the year.
Average
mafekinggal
1827 plays
30
Abandon All Hope 10 questions

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
243 plays
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