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  There are 39 quizzes and 405 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: People in Songs - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 405 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
A Grunge Man Remembered

Some loved him, some hated him - but you can't deny he was influential. Like most real geniuses, he left our world too soon. Here are ten songs that remember the late, great Kurt Cobain.
Tough (10 qns)
guitargoddess
2457 plays
2
Songs About Movie Stars

All of these songs contain references to famous movie stars; I will give you a mixture of name the song, name the artist and identify the lyrics. Most were hit singles in the UK plus a couple of well-known album tracks.
Average (10 qns)
Mutchisman
3321 plays
3
Immortalised in Song

A quiz about famous and not-so-famous people who have had songs written about them. Some of the songs may be more familiar to UK quizzers than to US quizzers.
Average (10 qns)
Supersal1
1653 plays
4
You're the Inspiration

Some musical works - including pop and classical - that were inspired by real people.
Average (10 qns)
Upstart3
378 plays
5
Teacher Feature - Educators in Song

Hands up if you've ever had a crush on a teacher...right, now hands down or you won't be able to take this quiz! Not all of these songs are about drooling over Sir or Miss, but they do all involve teachers in some way. Pencils ready? Good, we'll begin!
Average (10 qns)
ing
513 plays
6
Historical Figures on the Charts

This quiz is about some of the famous rock and songs and artists that have had references to well known historical figures.
Tough (10 qns)
shanteyman
681 plays
7
The Singer, Not the Song

All of the songs in this quiz reference a singer in the lyrics. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find them. UK chart: Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Average (10 qns)
shipyardbernie
360 plays
8
His and Hers Songs

Many songs have the words "man" or "woman" (or sometimes both) in their title. See how many of them you know.
Tough (20 qns)
bullymom
3492 plays
9
Who's Singing About Me?

These songs are kind of unusual in that the names of other artists are included in the lyrics. See if you can figure out what you know about the following songs. All songs are from the U.S. Billboard charts and range fromthe 60s through 80s.
Tough (10 qns)
fredsixties
903 plays
10
Historical Figures in Songs

Do you know which historical figures are mentioned in these songs?
Average (10 qns)
AlonsoKing
780 plays
11
Rock Songs About Famous People

The following are rock songs that were written about famous people. Name the correct famous person for each song.
Average (10 qns)
beavisbeatle
5319 plays
12
Sappy Songs: Name the Character

Name the characters from these songs based on the story synopsis and a line from the lyrics. These songs are from the 1950s up to the early 1970s, and all tell stories, mostly of heartache and tragedy, that classifies them as sappy songs.
Tough (10 qns)
cruskit50
858 plays
13
He Was A Friend of Mine: JFK in music

Although his reign lasted fewer than 1,000 days, few US Presidents have had as much said or written about them than John F. Kennedy. Here are questions about songs referencing his death.
Tough (10 qns)
darksplash
429 plays
14
Who's That Song About ?

All the questions in the quiz refer to songs written about, or for people. Have fun guessing the answers, it's not too hard!
Difficult (15 qns)
tedbhoy
1059 plays
15
Songs About Singers and Musicians

Many songwriters tip their hat at a fellow musician in their songs. Some of these references are direct, and others are more oblique. Most of the references are from the sixties and seventies.
Average (10 qns)
janetgool
1089 plays
16
Unnamed Title Characters

These songs have titles that refer to people, but they are never named. See if you remember these anonymous title characters.
Average (10 qns)
merylfederman
1557 plays
17
Sing Me Someone Famous

The lyrics to all these songs name famous people. Just pick the song, the singer or the famous person. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
wenray
549 plays
18
Celebrities Mentioned in Classic Rock 'n Roll

This quiz deals with notable people (celebs, authors, politicians, etc.) who are referred to in, or are somehow related to rock'n'roll songs from the 60s to the present.
Average (10 qns)
twinflame
2718 plays
19
Dedicated To The One I Love...

We all think of certain tunes as 'our song'...here's a quiz on who and what these hits were REALLY meant for.
Tough (15 qns)
Oddball
1707 plays
20
The Famous Sing The Famous

They are all famous names, but which songs were they mentioned in?? From a whole range of genres, over four decades!
Average (10 qns)
PooDog
4560 plays
21
Who's that song about, again?

A quiz about songs, and who they are written for or dedicated to. This is a follow up to my previous quiz.
Difficult (10 qns)
tedbhoy
618 plays
22
Characters of Classic Rock

Rock music is full of fun characters. See if you can answer the questions below about some of my favorites.
Average (10 qns)
dan2626
1353 plays
23
Songs Written About Real People

This quiz, 9 MC Questions, 1 Fill in the Blank (an easy one), is about Songs that were written with a real person in mind. Good Luck.
Average (10 qns)
Ken1260
5412 plays
24
Classic Rock Characters II

The second of several quizzes about characters that appear in classic rock songs.
Average (10 qns)
oofahlandian
1059 plays
25
Oldies Song People

What artists have songs that mention the following people?
Average (10 qns)
robert362
3441 plays
26
Classic Rock Characters III

The third of a series of quizzes about characters thought up by classic rock artists. These are all from the 1960s and 70s.
Average (10 qns)
oofahlandian
711 plays
27
Famous People or Groups in Songs

Hi there! All of these songs contain famous people or groups within the lyrics. How many do you know?
Difficult (10 qns)
FussBudget
1941 plays
28
Classic Rock Characters I

The first of several quizzes about characters that appear in classic rock songs.
Average (10 qns)
oofahlandian
924 plays
29
Popular Personalities Of The Past Memorized In Pop

Who said Pop Stars are not interested in history? Here are some songs about V.I.P's who already rest in peace. The songs were released between 1971 and 1988. I'll give you some text and a hint about the person. Good fun!
Average (10 qns)
Heidi66
678 plays
30
I Sang About You

This quiz is in first person. I'll describe "myself" and "my country music song" and you choose who I am singing about.
Difficult (10 qns)
zil_ennov
387 plays
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