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  Backing Bands Have Names Too Backing Bands Have Names Too great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jan 21 17
Easier
EnglishJedi gold member
Jan 21 17
714 plays
2.
  Musicians With Drive Musicians With Drive - 10 questions - 4 mins
Music can move you. So can cars. Seems like a great idea for a quiz to me.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jan 25 21
Average
480154st gold member
Jan 25 21
247 plays
3.
  We've Got Something in Common great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Complete the band names by matching the word that is common to both.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, May 27 17
Very Easy
kino76 gold member
May 27 17
793 plays
4.
  Locomotive Breath popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A random set of albums with the only link between them - the acts all have modes of transport in their names. Please match the album title with the band/act that recorded it.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Jul 17 22
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
Jul 17 22
1370 plays
5.
  Hubba Hubba top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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...
Easier, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Oct 28 19
Easier
1nn1 editor
Oct 28 19
458 plays
6.
  Cheeky Monkey or Meeky Chunky Cheeky Monkey or Meeky Chunky popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
What's in a name; well may we ask? The following questions trace the stories behind some of our well known and, perhaps, not so well known bands.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Aug 26 20
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Aug 26 20
330 plays
7.
  We Built This City On Rock and Roll top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are a fair number of bands with cities, continents or states in their name. How well do you know them?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Oct 19 16
Very Easy
kino76 gold member
Oct 19 16
1059 plays
8.
  Band Names in Haiku popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Ten bands with the source of their name and some other clues in haiku form. What can go wrong?
Easier, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Aug 26 19
Easier
Upstart3 gold member
Aug 26 19
1361 plays
9.
  Im With the New I'm With the New - 10 questions - 4 mins
The New what? See if you can work out which band (all with "New" in their name) that this person could be with, from the clues given.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 06 16
Average
suomy
Jun 06 16
584 plays
10.
  Monkeys On My Shoulders great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you place the correct animal in the band name?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Mar 15 17
Very Easy
kino76 gold member
Mar 15 17
547 plays
trivia question Quick Question
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  Bands and Wildlife Names popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
All these bands have a wildlife name as part of their name. Can you identify them?
Easier, 10 Qns, Jennings, Nov 11 09
Easier
Jennings
1809 plays
12.
  Name-In' the Band popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
It can be tricky to come up with a good band name. These artists took inspiration from names that can be given to people. Some were real people, some were not.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jul 02 22
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Jul 02 22
586 plays
13.
  Strange Names of the Avant-Garde - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, May 09 17
Average
apathy100 gold member
May 09 17
1390 plays
14.
  Music Repeats Itself great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 16 12
Average
rossian editor
1285 plays
15.
Match the merged bands or musical acts to the word that completes both of their names. For example, Simply Hot Chili Peppers matches with Red to make Simply Red and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ClarkyB, Jun 03 18
Very Easy
ClarkyB gold member
Jun 03 18
464 plays
16.
  Where did that band get that name? best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
There are some rumors about how bands got their names. Let's set the record straight
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 05 08
Difficult
shanteyman
2032 plays
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  Band Names and TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, mike32768, Jun 06 16
Average
mike32768 gold member
Jun 06 16
1282 plays
18.
  Picture This  Band Names in Pictures 1 'Picture This' - Band Names in Pictures 1 - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 30 17
Difficult
SisterSeagull gold member
Sep 30 17
278 plays
19.
  Origins of Band Names great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
Wanna know what some of these band names...bizarre in any realm other than music...came from or mean? Find out here.
Tough, 20 Qns, Oddball, Dec 15 09
Tough
Oddball
2672 plays
20.
  Four Letter Bands great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
All the bands or singers in my quiz have only four letters in their name. Feel Free to Muse over your answers and do not Rush Them, and you will finish in the Pink!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 27 20
Average
ozzz2002 gold member
Oct 27 20
1271 plays
21.
  Where Did That Band Get That Name? Part II great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some interesting trivia about names of various bands.
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Aug 06 09
Average
shanteyman
657 plays
22.
  USA groups of 50s & 60s starting with "The" - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the many USA "The" groups of the 1950s and 1960s and their number one hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Have fun remembering some of these great groups and hits.
Easier, 10 Qns, zambesi, Oct 27 20
Easier
zambesi
Oct 27 20
364 plays
23.
  Groups with Automobile Names best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some musical groups through the years have had the same names as automobile makes and models. This quiz is about some of them.
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Oct 27 20
Difficult
shanteyman
Oct 27 20
992 plays
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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, 10 Qns, Lorvanwa, Jun 06 16
Average
Lorvanwa
Jun 06 16
526 plays
25.
  Bands With Unusual and Interesting Names popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Through the history of Billboard hits there have been some unusual band names represented. This quiz deals with some of them.
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Apr 18 14
Difficult
shanteyman
616 plays
26.
  One Word Name Artists - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about artists on the US Top Forty through the years with a single artist name.
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jun 09 14
Tough
shanteyman
450 plays
27.
Test your knowledge about ten bands that share their names with cities, towns, or countries. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Coonielady, Jun 24 14
Average
Coonielady
486 plays
28.
  Where Did The Band Get Its Name? popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
How did these bands get their names? Bands from the 60s through the 90s are included.
Tough, 15 Qns, crisw, May 28 17
Tough
crisw gold member
May 28 17
2900 plays
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  Let's Play 'Name That Band'! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many bands/groups playing with country artists have interesting names, some, not so much. See how many you can identify.
Average, 10 Qns, mpkitty, May 19 19
Average
mpkitty
May 19 19
1611 plays
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  Band Names; What Were They Thinking popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, dutch_frank_65, Sep 02 07
Tough
dutch_frank_65
1353 plays
31.
  Abandon All Hope - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, ASA, Jun 18 20
Easier
ASA
Jun 18 20
311 plays
32.
  They're Animals! popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, 15 Qns, kreed7167, Oct 05 17
Average
kreed7167
Oct 05 17
821 plays
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Throughout the fifties and sixties many bands and artists had names that were also the names of automobile models. While many of them were well known, this quiz is about some that were not so famous.
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Oct 27 20
Difficult
shanteyman
Oct 27 20
529 plays
34.
  Songs that Fit the Band's Name - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes a name is just a name. Other times, a name of a band can give you an idea of what to expect from songs. Can you connect these appropriate songs to the band name?
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jul 12 18
Average
DrLoveGun
Jul 12 18
302 plays
35.
Match each band named after a song with the band or artist who made that song.
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Apr 22 19
Average
DrLoveGun
Apr 22 19
138 plays
36.
I'll give you a name which an artist/band used, and you tell me who the artist/band is.
Difficult, 10 Qns, feedyourhead, May 27 14
Difficult
feedyourhead
388 plays
37.
  Bands Named After Lyrics by Other Bands - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match each band or artist named after lyrics or partial song titles with the band that made the lyric or partial song title.
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Apr 24 19
Average
DrLoveGun
Apr 24 19
154 plays
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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, 10 Qns, Loronia, Apr 18 14
Average
Loronia
806 plays
39.
  Animal Bands - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many bands have incorporated animal names into their band names or their own names. I'll give you three songs sung by each band or singer, and you give me their name.
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jun 06 16
Average
illiniman14 gold member
Jun 06 16
1316 plays
40.
  Spot The Artist Name - 10 questions - 3 mins
In this quiz I will give a clue to the name of the classic rock act, you have to decide who it applies to, hopefully my attempt at cryptic will make you think.
Average, 10 Qns, i-a-n, Oct 17 16
Average
i-a-n
Oct 17 16
489 plays
41.
  Finish The Group's Name - FITB - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz gives you part of a group's name and you have to supply the missing word. All fill in the blank. Some are real easy while others are very difficult.
Average, 10 Qns, Ken1260, May 12 18
Average
Ken1260
May 12 18
5968 plays
42.
  Keeping up with the Joneses - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, glenjue, Jun 06 16
Average
glenjue
Jun 06 16
522 plays
43.
  Beastly Pop Music - 10 questions - 6 mins
The artists performing the following U.S. number one hits-- mostly classic rock-- are all named after (or have names that make mention of) animals. And no, before you wonder, I don't count a 'Beatle' as an animal!
Average, 10 Qns, RaySizemore, Feb 22 22
Average
RaySizemore
Feb 22 22
1945 plays
44.
  UK groups of 60s & 70s starting with "The". - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about the many British Isles "The" groups of the 1960s and 1970s and their number one hits on the UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart). Have fun remembering some of these great hits.
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Oct 27 20
Average
zambesi
Oct 27 20
330 plays
45.
  "The" Bands - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ever been music shopping and can't find the band you are looking for because the first word of their name is "The"? Well, let's dispense with the formalities and talk about some of my favorite bands like these.
Tough, 10 Qns, mos623, Jun 06 16
Tough
mos623
Jun 06 16
917 plays
46.
  We Sing, But We Can't Spell! - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz dedicated to those bands who were famous not only because of their music, but because of the unique ways in which they spelled their names! Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jun 06 16
Tough
apathy100 gold member
Jun 06 16
1240 plays
47.
  Duos And Trios Of The 60s - 10 questions - 5 mins
Supply the name of the missing partner in these duos and trios. I'll tell you one song they sang and the year. Enjoy!!!!
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Sep 25 01
Average
mafekinggal
1877 plays
48.
  Band Names Of The 60s - 10 questions - 5 mins
See if you can finish off these band names. I'll also tell you what they sang and the year.
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Apr 30 22
Average
mafekinggal
Apr 30 22
1992 plays
49.
  More Band Names Of The 60s - 10 questions - 5 mins
See if you can recall the missing band in these names from the 60s.
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Feb 09 13
Average
mafekinggal
2162 plays
50.
  Keeping up with the Jones's - 10 questions - 4 mins
Identify the artists who sang the following lyrics.
Tough, 10 Qns, JellyTrollMorton, Jun 06 16
Tough
JellyTrollMorton
Jun 06 16
715 plays
51.
  Even More Band Names Of The 60s - 10 questions - 6 mins
By popular demand! Finish the band name and I'll tell you what they sang and the year.
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Feb 22 15
Average
mafekinggal
1414 plays
52.
  50s and 60s Band Names - 20 questions - 7 mins
This quiz deals with music groups from the 1950s ans 60s. See how many you can answer correctly. Good luck!
Difficult, 20 Qns, musicworks, Jul 27 14
Difficult
musicworks
808 plays
53.
  Is it a real band? - 10 questions - 4 mins
For the first five questions I will give you four band names tell me which one is real. For the next five tell me which one isn't real.
Tough, 10 Qns, spartucus, Sep 25 01
Tough
spartucus
2060 plays
54.
  Band Names As Defined By Longman - 20 questions - 12 mins
I give you a dictionary definition, you give me the name. Easy, huh?
Difficult, 20 Qns, Funky_Nickie, Feb 11 02
Difficult
Funky_Nickie
505 plays
55.
  'Exceptional' Bands - 10 questions - 4 mins
Thinking of some really great and some not so great bands, and came up with some fictional ones... Good Luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Ikabud, Feb 01 22
Difficult
Ikabud
Feb 01 22
778 plays
56.
  One Word Band Names - 20 questions - 10 mins
Name the artist who performed the song. All names have just one word titles. Fill-in-the-blank format. Good luck and enjoy!
Difficult, 20 Qns, verycheri, Jun 06 16
Difficult
verycheri
Jun 06 16
909 plays
57.
  Opposite Names of Bands - 10 questions - 7 mins
This is a quiz on the Opposite names of some bands or artists. Eg: Blue = Pink
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ozyboy, Feb 21 05
Very Difficult
ozyboy
952 plays
58.
  Today's Bands - 5 questions - 4 mins
This is just some easy trivia about rock bands. I made it because I was bored...so enjoy.
Tough, 5 Qns, s-rebel, Jul 04 03
Tough
s-rebel
1260 plays
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