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99 1950s Music quizzes and 1,386 1950s Music trivia questions.
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  Name That Tune ("O.G." Rock Version) popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The ten most iconic original 1950s rock songs of all-time are listed. Simply match them with the correct first three lyrics of the song, and you will Name That Tune.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, mj20, Mar 12 22
Very Easy
mj20
Mar 12 22
376 plays
2.
  Hits of the 1950s Hits of the 1950s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A question about a hit from each year of the 1950s.
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 18 18
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 18 18
1276 plays
3.
  1950 to1955 - Music, Music, Music best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
This is volume II of music from the early 1950s, what I like to call the "no era" era. I hope you enjoy the reminiscing and good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
6009 plays
4.
  Memories of Childhood best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many of these songs, from 1958 and 1959, were in my collection of 45s before I was ten, and at least one my mother had on a 78. All you have to do is match the snippet of lyric on the left with the performer(s) on the right.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 16 19
Easier
spanishliz editor
Apr 16 19
491 plays
5.
  Oldies 1150, Big 500 Countdown Part 6 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Every year my local oldies radio station (CKOC in Hamilton, Ontario) compiles a countdown of the top 500 oldies, based on listeners' votes. Here is a sampling of some of the songs from the '50s that made the 2004 list (not counted down in order).
Easier, 10 Qns, skunkee, Mar 17 10
Easier
skunkee editor
5390 plays
6.
  Hits of the late 1950s best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
I will give you the title of a song and you tell me which singer or group sang it. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Apr 06 16
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Velvet_Rain
Apr 06 16
6045 plays
7.
  Lyrics From The 50s - Final Instalment! best quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
I started this series with 20 questions and I'll end the same way. Enjoy the reminiscing!
Average, 20 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
4847 plays
8.
  1950 to 1955 - the "No Era" era best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
The big band era ended in the late 40's. The rock era began in 1955. What filled up the vacuum? Some mighty fine vocals and instrumentals! Let's reminisce a bit and have some fun.
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
4473 plays
9.
  Song Lyrics From The 1950s best quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
You'll be asked to either identify the artist or the song title of these songs back in the days when you could "really" sing along. If this is well received, I'll do more!
Average, 20 Qns, maddogrick16, Apr 09 20
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
Apr 09 20
4429 plays
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  Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
The 1950s produced some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever. It was very hard to select ten songs for this quiz, so I have picked rock and roll songs that I like best. All you need to do is tell me who had these hits. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, wenray, Sep 06 16
Easier
wenray
Sep 06 16
1745 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who were the one hit wonder with "Book of Love" in 1958?

From Quiz "Do you Know your Rock and Roll Era: Part 2"




11.
  Oldies for Oldies: Vol.2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The songs in this quiz are No. 1 hits from the '50s. If you are an oldie like me you may remember them. If you are not an oldie, just guess. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard Top Pop Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Sep 26 19
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Sep 26 19
402 plays
12.
  For Oldies Only great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Remember when you could actually hum tunes? Match the singers to their 1950s' songs.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 16 17
Average
nyirene330
Feb 16 17
450 plays
13.
  Lyrics From the 50s - IV top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
More 50s lyrics.
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
4295 plays
14.
  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1954 - 15 questions - 3 mins
These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1954 according to Billboard Magazine. Match each song with its artist.
Average, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 13 21
Average
jcmttt gold member
Aug 13 21
398 plays
15.
  Pop Music Hits: 1955-1959 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a quiz on some of the early hit songs of rock and roll music. Good luck and have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Sep 01 16
Average
mrgrouchy
Sep 01 16
1711 plays
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  Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll Volume 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Because I love '50s music so much, here is a second helping of the fabulous Rock and Roll music of the '50s. Can you Sing Me '50s Rock and Roll Volume 2? All you need to do is match the songs with the artists. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, wenray, Jul 11 22
Average
wenray
Jul 11 22
1282 plays
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  Lyrics From The 50s - V top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Keep those 45s dust free!
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Sep 07 20
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
Sep 07 20
4201 plays
18.
  You Must Remember This popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Surely you must remember the lyrics to these 1950s songs? I do and I wasn't born until 1991.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Nov 15 21
Average
Joepetz gold member
Nov 15 21
1002 plays
19.
  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1952 - 15 questions - 3 mins
These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1952 according to Billboard Magazine. Match each song with its artist.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 13 21
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 13 21
327 plays
20.
  Vintage 1950s Rock and Roll Groups popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
For this easy quiz, you only need to match a rock group from the 1950s with its lead singer.
Easier, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Aug 24 15
Easier
lowtechmaster
1068 plays
21.
  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1953 - 15 questions - 3 mins
These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1953 according to Billboard Magazine. Match each song with its artist.
Average, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 13 21
Average
jcmttt gold member
Aug 13 21
356 plays
22.
  Oldies for Oldies great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The songs in this quiz are No. 1 hits from the '50s. If you are an oldie like me you may remember them. If you are not an oldie, just guess. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard Top Pop Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 16 19
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 16 19
364 plays
23.
  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1950 - 15 questions - 4 mins
These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1950 according to Billboard Magazine (One song has been removed (#7) and replaced by number 16 because it appeared twice in the list). Simply match each song with its artist.
Average, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Sep 05 21
Average
jcmttt gold member
Sep 05 21
379 plays
24.
  Oldies Music for Beginners popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a quiz that deals with some real oldies. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, paulisnotdead, Mar 14 13
Average
paulisnotdead
3832 plays
25.
  Number 1 Billboard Hits 1950 - 1959 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I'll give you lyrics from ten songs that were number one hits according to the US Billboard Hot 100. You do the rest.
Average, 10 Qns, suzi_greer, Jan 24 19
Average
suzi_greer
Jan 24 19
1932 plays
26.
  The '50s: Not All Rock 'n' Roll Vol.2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
From 1955 Rock 'n' Roll started to dominate the music charts but not all was lost by the ballad singers, just yet. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 31 17
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 31 17
432 plays
27.
  Influential 1950s Musicians - 10 questions - 4 mins
These musicians were in on the ground floor of rock and roll. Each of them has had a lasting influence on popular music.
Average, 10 Qns, elmo7, Jul 18 22
Average
elmo7
Jul 18 22
475 plays
28.
  Match Song to Artist - US Top 15 of 1951 - 15 questions - 4 mins
These are the US Top 15 songs in order for 1951 according to Billboard Magazine (One song has been removed (#14) and replaced by number 16 because it appeared twice in the list). Simply match each song with its artist.
Average, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Apr 01 21
Average
jcmttt gold member
Apr 01 21
347 plays
29.
  Oldies but Goodies: The 1950s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the correct song or singer to the information given. If you are too young to remember vinyl, this may not be the quiz for you!
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 24 21
Average
nyirene330
Aug 24 21
1105 plays
30.
  Lyrics From The 50's - II great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A few more '50s lyrics questions - by popular demand!
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 01 15
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
3539 plays
31.
  Number One Hits, 1955-1959 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Between 1955 and 1959, the Billboard Top 40 Pop Singles lists 88 songs that reached Number One. This quiz is about the ONLY Number One songs (ever) for ten artists. How many can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Mar 11 16
Average
lowtechmaster
Mar 11 16
829 plays
32.
  Do you Know your Rock and Roll Era: Part 2 - 10 questions - 2 mins
Have fun with this quiz that turns the clock back to the 50s. I know there are still some teenagers out there from that era who will have some fond memories from this quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, zambesi, Sep 13 19
Easier
zambesi
Sep 13 19
414 plays
33.
  Boomers-The Formative Years 7 (B-TFY 7) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Songs chosen using my filter. Interesting facts are often neither. Trust me. Close your eyes and fall back, I got you. Whoa! I wasn't ready! You OK?
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Feb 04 17
Average
gfitz47
Feb 04 17
251 plays
34.
  1950s: Giants of Popular Music popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Enjoy this journey back to the iconic music days of the 1950s!
Average, 10 Qns, BenTNickel, Sep 29 19
Average
BenTNickel
Sep 29 19
573 plays
35.
  Jukebox Hits 1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are songs from the 50s and 60s. See if you can match them to the artist who performed them. Put a quarter in...and let the fun begin! (Let me know if you like this quiz - there could be more!)
Average, 10 Qns, Mimi_S, Sep 19 19
Average
Mimi_S
Sep 19 19
3707 plays
36.
  The '50s: Not All Rock 'n' Roll Vol.1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
From 1955 Rock 'n' Roll started to dominate the music charts but not all was lost by the ballad singers, just yet. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 31 17
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 31 17
408 plays
37.
  Boomers-The Formative Years (B-TFY) 4 - 10 questions - 6 mins
Yes, it's the 50s again and "twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe." The quiz that follows is more slithy than brillig, but I think you can enjoy it anyway. Suspend your intellect.
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Nov 05 16
Average
gfitz47
Nov 05 16
313 plays
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  Boomers-The Formative Years (B-TFY) 2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
So it's the same drill as the first B-TFY, songs either written or recorded in the Boomer years, concentrating on the fifties and not restricted to a specific genre. So return with me now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. (yawn)
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Sep 28 16
Average
gfitz47
Sep 28 16
230 plays
39.
  Boomers-The Formative Years (B-TFY) 3 - 10 questions - 6 mins
In the 50s while you listened to the radio to real music, lurking in the background were your parents' songs, songs from other parts of the country or world and unique genres that you completely missed. Too bad, you can't go home again.
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Oct 24 16
Average
gfitz47
Oct 24 16
478 plays
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  Voices from the 50s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a look at some songs and singers from the fifties. Some rock, some not.
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, May 24 10
Average
robert362
3697 plays
41.
  Lyrics From The 50s - III popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sing along with me... more lyrics from the 1950's!
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Oct 11 21
Average
maddogrick16 gold member
Oct 11 21
2506 plays
42.
Have fun with this quiz that turns the clock back to the 50s. I know there are still some teenagers out there from that era who will have some fond memories from this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Oct 25 22
Average
zambesi
Oct 25 22
479 plays
43.
  The Sheet Music Chart great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Before November 1952 Britain did not have a record sales chart. The hit parade was based on a sheet music sales chart broadcast by Radio Luxembourg.
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Nov 10 11
Average
Christinap
370 plays
44.
  Memories great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Memories of singers and songs from the '50's.
Average, 10 Qns, silver951, Sep 10 15
Average
silver951
5274 plays
45.
  Boomers-The Formative Years (B-TFY)5 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here are more inspirational songs and little known facts from the 1950s. Disclaimer: These facts may not inspire you nor have any relation to your interpretation of reality, but hey, it's not about you.
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Dec 23 16
Average
gfitz47
Dec 23 16
294 plays
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  Boomers-The Formative Years (B-TFY) 6 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Same as previous quizzes save we had to cut back on the humor. Writers from China are getting paid more per joke. Some non mainstream songs. Hope you still enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, gfitz47, Jan 12 17
Average
gfitz47
Jan 12 17
184 plays
47.
  Number One Hits, 1955-1959, Part II - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Billboard Top 100, renamed Hot 100, had over 85 songs reach Number One from 1955-1959. Which of these songs, artists, and years can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Dec 23 16
Average
lowtechmaster
Dec 23 16
545 plays
48.
  Torch Songs popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A torch song is a sentimental love song, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited or lost love. These torch songs are from the 1950s and 60s - can you identify the singer of these torch songs?
Tough, 10 Qns, flossy50, Nov 16 12
Tough
flossy50
874 plays
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  More Fifties Tunes - 15 questions - 4 mins
Here's another fifties music quiz. Hope you enjoy it!
Average, 15 Qns, Dorfette, Apr 16 13
Average
Dorfette
3536 plays
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