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Trivia Quizzes in category UK Music
1
Music in the 1960s, UK. 15 questions

Following on from my 1950s UK series of quizzes, we start off with music, artists and events relating to the UK Number One hits in the 1960s.
Tough
Big-Al1st
3159 plays
2
Big 500 Countdown-the British Contributions 2 10 questions

The following songs, by artists with British backgrounds, made the Oldies 1150, Big 500 Countdown for 2004. All you have to do is name that tune!
Easy
skunkee
4716 plays
3
Big 500 Countdown - the British Contributions 10 questions

The following songs, by artists with British backgrounds, made the Oldies 1150 Big 500 Countdown for 2004. All you have to do is name that tune!
Easy
skunkee
4521 plays
4
British Punk & New Wave 25 questions

If, like me, you enjoy British pop and rock music from the late 70s and early 80s, then I'm sure you'll enjoy this quiz. Purists please note: the questions cover a fairly eclectic range of musical styles from this period.
Average
cloudee
3879 plays
5
Most Popular UK No 1 Singles: 51 - 60 10 questions

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the UK singles chart, in 2002 people were asked to vote for their favourite UK No 1 of all time. This is one of a series of quizzes based on the resulting Top 100.
Average
Helmar
1260 plays
6
UK Number One Quirks and Controversies 10 questions

This quiz highlights some of the controversies and quirks that have surrounded the number one position in the UK singles chart.
Tough
Helmar
870 plays
7
The "Brum Beat" 10 questions

The "Brum Beat" was a vibrant music scene in Birmingham UK in the '60s. How many of its major players can you identify from my condensed biographies?
Average
Mutchisman
1128 plays
8
Keep the Faith - Wigan Casino 10 questions

If you remember Northern Soul, Wigan Casino and the famous 'All-Nighters', then this quiz will bring it all back.
Difficult
Jaxtah
303 plays
9
Zero Latitude 10 questions

UK punk rock in the 1970s emulated the minimalism of early 1960s garage rock. There was zero latitude given to long guitar solos or references to a hippy lifestyle.
Average
pollucci19
150 plays
10
Britain's Got Talent 10 questions

This quiz is about British artists who achieved success before or after entering talent shows and musical competitions. Watch out for any answers that may fit more than one clue.
Average
Plodd
237 plays
11
Ten Gruesome Folk Songs 10 questions

My quiz "Ten 'Killer' Songs" had some people calling for more! Unfortunately I can't find many more rock and pop songs about murder, so here are ten grisly tales from British folk songs. I'll give you the story, see if you know the ending.
Difficult
mutchisman
1359 plays
12
And Then Came The Beatles 15 questions

This is about early UK rock and roll between 1957 to 1962 before the "Fab Four" came on the scene and groups held sway for the rest of the 60s.
Tough
baker13
534 plays
13
Left In Liverpool (Groups That Didn't Make It) 10 questions

After The Beatles, agents scoured Liverpool for other groups. Many signed up, some had minor hits, most disappeared. Can you find them? UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Tough
shipyardbernie
267 plays
14
Swinging Sixties Songbirds [1] 10 questions

This is the first of two quizzes looking at the success of female artistes during "The Swinging Sixties" in the UK. Chart positions will refer to the UK charts throughout.
Average
baker13
711 plays
15
UK One Hit Wonders 10 questions

All these singles were one hit wonders in the UK. Most will also be known internationally.
Average
Helmar
1587 plays
16
Not In The U.S.A. 10 questions

All of the UK artists from the '50s and '60s in this quiz never had any hits on the US chart. Can you guess the artist or song. UK:The Guinness book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US:Joel Whitburn book of Top Pop Singles 1955-2002.
Difficult
shipyardbernie
465 plays
17
Where Are They From - '60s Pop Groups In The UK 10 questions

If you were there you will know the groups and their songs. You have to find where in the UK these '60s groups came from. There might be a clue or two in the questions because you get no names in this quiz.
Average
shipyardbernie
585 plays
18
Swinging Sixties Songbirds [2] 10 questions

This quiz is to follow my previous one on the same subject. Again, chart listings are all from the UK unless otherwise stated. Enjoy - good luck!
Average
baker13
516 plays
19
Debut UK Chart Singles (1950s-60s) 10 questions

Match the British artist to their first UK chart single
Average
EnglishJedi
225 plays
20
A Celtic Music Primer 10 questions

I love Celtic music, and am in fact a Celtic musician myself. I have found that there is an under-representation of Celtic trivia and so have decided to create this quiz to remedy that matter.
Average
jacobite1745
492 plays
21
More UK One Hit Wonders 10 questions

All these artists hit the top spot in the UK charts, but failed to reach the top twenty with any other release. I'll name the song, all you have to do is name the artist, good luck!
Average
50ftqueenie
3993 plays
22
British Bands of the 80s 10 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge of British bands that are predominantly associated with the 1980s although some may still be around today in some form or another.
Average
Dazzler101
Aug 31 16
303 plays
23
Jerusalem, England, or "Dark satanic mills" 10 questions

"Jerusalem" is a poem and a song which is immensely popular in England. Because it is a very fine text, a beautiful piece of music and a remarkable cultural phenomenon, I think it merits a quiz.
Average
einhardno
162 plays
24
The OTHER 60s Beat Groups 10 questions

There are lots of quizzes about the Beatles and Rolling Stones but here's one about ten of the less enduring heroes of the UK charts in the mid 60s. Each group is the answer to one question. All of the groups here had at least one BIG hit, some more.
Average
DYVE
1029 plays
25
UK Chart Hits 10 questions

All are number one UK hits by British artists.
Easy
gme24
282 plays
26
British Bands 70s and 80s 10 questions

These British bands from the 70's and early 80's left an impression. Can you answer all the questions?
Average
awkins
3366 plays
27
Name the British Band 10 questions

I will list three songs and you name the band.
Average
hec86
3924 plays
28
Music and Yorkshire 15 questions

England's largest county has a rich and varied music scene. The questions cover various genres, about artists from Yorkshire, or musical history made there. This quiz tests your general knowledge of music, not of Yorkshire.
Difficult
thula2
264 plays
29
Manchester Music late 20th century 20 questions

Test your knowledge of 80's and 90's Manchester music. People, places and events that shaped our northern paradise.If your not from here than that was an example of our 'funny' sense of humour.So give it a go and see if Yer Mad Fer It.
Average
burnagekid
1470 plays
30
More 1960's UK Music 15 questions

Now updated, here's another helping of UK Chart questions and information relating to the singles chart in the 1960s.
Average
pmw
1797 plays
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