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  There are 32 quizzes and 330 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 330 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
Looking for Clues at Mythical Music Murder Scenes

Joe "I'm Just Looking for Clues at the Scene of the Crime" Walsh left music to join MUSIC - Murders Unsolved Special Investigation Corps. Ten of his most famous cases; could you have solved them?
Average (10 qns)
25248 plays
Bad Blood

You're hoppin' n a-boppin' and you're singing it proud but did you know you were singing about... murder? For your penance you must match the heinous act with the artist who delivered it.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 11 17
204 plays
They 2 Died in the Lyrics

This is a sequel to my first quiz about people who "die, have died or are about to die" in the lyrics of a song. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
1620 plays
They Died in the Lyrics

Tearjerkers have always been a great way for artists to force their way into the public's record collections. This is a quiz about songs in which people die. Or have just died. Or are about to die.
Average (10 qns)
2406 plays
Sad Songs Say So Much

Selections are mostly classic rock with a few pop songs mixed in, spanning four decades. All songs enjoyed some measure of success and most are radio favourites within their respective genres of music.
Average (15 qns)
2694 plays
Dead? It's OK It's Only A Song

Songs about death had their heyday in the '50s & '60s. Can you remember any of them or who sang them, it would help. US chart:Joel Whitburn's book of Billboard Top Pop Singles. UK chart:The Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average (10 qns)
480 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 7: Criminals and Prison

"I fought the law, and the law won." --Sonny Curtis. Can you answer these questions about crime, outlaws, and prison?
Tough (10 qns)
543 plays
Sing Me To Death

In all of the songs in this quiz, the hero, heroine (or it could even be somebody else), dies. All you need to do is match the songs with the singers. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
735 plays
I'm Dying To Be Heard

Popular songs about death? Death is one of the eternal human themes. Try to identify these songs from the information provided. The choices range from late 1950s to the 1990s.
Average (10 qns)
372 plays
Shooting up the Charts

This quiz deals with US pop and rock songs that involved shooting in the title or lyrics.
Tough (10 qns)
501 plays
War in Music

"Mother, Mother, there's too many of you crying. Brother, brother, brother there's far too many of you dying." Some of the songs on this quiz helped to stop a war.
Difficult (10 qns)
708 plays
They 3 Died in the Lyrics

This is the third in a trilogy of quizzes on those who "die, have died or are about to die" in the lyrics of a song.
Average (10 qns)
798 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 3: Coal Miners

Ever hear a cheerful song about mining? Can you identify these songs about mine collapses, black lung, and environmental damage?
Tough (10 qns)
1146 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 5: Gunfights and Shootings

A Smith and Wesson beats four aces every time. Can you name these songs about being at the wrong end of a gun?
Average (10 qns)
1284 plays
Ten 'Killer' Songs

Ten songs about murder! A mixture of questions, name the act, who wrote it etc. Most were hit singles in the UK plus some famous album tracks. Not sure if 'enjoy' is appropriate. Not for the squeamish.
Tough (10 qns)
1812 plays
FT Detectives: The Case of the Radio Rampage

Welcome, Detectives! Authorities worldwide need your help in solving a number of cases. Please help us solve this backlog of musical mayhem.
Average (10 qns)
252 plays
Musical Mayhem

Top 40 music wasn't all malt shops and dreamy eyes. Here we have questions about songs with violence, crime and punishment, and a few selected neer-do-wells! But they're easy to dance to. Any chart info is Billboard U.S. Enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
486 plays
Until Death Do Us Part

They say that death is a part of life. It has also served as the inspiration for many songs and songwriters alike. Here are ten questions to test your knowledge. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Nov 13 16
405 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 1: Fatal Car Wrecks

Can you identify these songs where someone dies in a vehicle accident?
Tough (10 qns)
2910 plays
Tragedy In Songs 6: The Futility of War

"Boys keep marching off to war," sayeth Sonny and Cher. Can you name these songs about the futility and general hopelessness of war?
Difficult (10 qns)
498 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 4: Shipwrecks and Drownings

Avast, ye scurvy dogs! Can you name these fun songs where someone ends up sleeping with the fishes?
Tough (10 qns)
738 plays
Memorial Days / Death in Lyrics

Sometimes it's really hard to say good-bye to someone or something you've cared about. May this quiz share your emotions on these special days.
Average (10 qns)
315 plays
Tragedy in Songs Part 8: Random Tragedy

Can you recognize these sad, tragic songs by their descriptions?
Average (10 qns)
288 plays
Depressing Lyrics

This quiz is on the lyrics of ten really depressing songs. Good luck and try to keep your chin up.
Difficult (10 qns)
999 plays
Tragedy in Songs, Part 2: Hangings

Grandpa used to say there's nothing like a song about a hangin'. Can you identify these songs about gallows, lynchings, and executions?
Difficult (10 qns)
708 plays
Disastrous Music

Each question in the quiz is about music that mentions a form of natural disaster. There is nothing obscure, so while the music is flirting with disaster you won't be.
Tough (10 qns)
642 plays
Homicidal Rock

I was listening to the radio one morning and I started thinking about how many rock songs involve murder. I was surprised how many songs are out there. This is my first quiz. I had fun writing it. I hope you enjoy it too.
Tough (10 qns)
549 plays
Sad Songs

Music often sums up what you can't quite say on your own. For the rough spots in life, sometimes only the real tearjerkers will do. Here's a quiz about some of my favorites.
Tough (10 qns)
624 plays
Substance Abuse in Popular Music

Sadly, there is a lot of popular music that deals with substance abuse. See how much you know about this subject (it may make you think!)
Tough (10 qns)
873 plays
Child Abuse in Popular Music

Another sad subject that is touched on frequently in popular music. See if you can identify these songs and/or artists.
Tough (10 qns)
738 plays
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