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Bands ... these mixed quizzes cover band names, their members, drummers, and lead singers. Quizzes which are specific to a single band are located in the six alphabet categories Music A-Z on the main page.
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Once again I reached into my vast collection of CDs and pulled 10 from random. There will be one question about or derived from each CD. Good luck and have fun.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ralzzz, Mar 13 20
ralzzz gold member
Mar 13 20
690 plays
  I'll Play For You editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the instrument with the artist who is best known for their distinctive talent/performances when playing it. Many artist are multi-talented but one instrument - from the list - sets each apart. Several decades and genres are featured.
Easier, 10 Qns, cowboybluedog, Apr 02 21
Apr 02 21
1571 plays
  On The Road Again editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 10 mins
"The Road" is a dangerous place. Bands go on the road and then disappear, many never to be seen again. A few have managed to resurface... years later. I need your help as a witness to identify the bands in question.
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Nov 24 19
reedy gold member
Nov 24 19
4072 plays
  Not Much To Say popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A friend of mine wrote a quiz where his answer options averaged only four letters. He subtly challenged me to do less. These musical acts only have three letters in their names.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, May 24 17
pollucci19 gold member
May 24 17
1520 plays
  Are You Smarter than a Rock Star? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Actually not just rock stars -- these are popular musicians from different genres who are over-educated for their chosen profession.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jul 04 22
PDAZ gold member
Jul 04 22
5903 plays
  Match The Musical Nicknames - Coda great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
As a sequel to the quiz 'Match The Musical Nicknames', here are 10 more artists to match to their musicological title.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jan 02 18
Very Easy
darksplash gold member
Jan 02 18
686 plays
  Who Recorded It? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
For this quiz I shall give you a hit song title, you match it with another hit song from the same artist. e.g. "Heartbreak Hotel" goes with "All Shook Up".
Easier, 10 Qns, Desimac, Feb 27 22
Desimac gold member
Feb 27 22
928 plays
  Jailhouse Rock: Musicians Who Served Time great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
More than a few musicians have landed themselves in jail over the years. Can you identify this eclectic selection of ten music makers who have served time?
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
322 plays
Several actors decided to take a break from their chosen profession to record a music album. For this quiz, match the actor to the album they recorded.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, workisboring, Jul 20 22
Very Easy
workisboring gold member
Jul 20 22
624 plays
  Whose Instrument Is it Anyway? - 20 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these classic rock musicians to their main musical instrument?
Average, 20 Qns, bigsouthern, Aug 24 18
Aug 24 18
5652 plays
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With which Houston, Texas girl group did multi-platinum diva Beyonce Knowles first find fame?

From Quiz "Hey... I Used To Be In That Band!"

  Musicians Born in 1960 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz concerning musicians who reach their fiftieth birthday in 2010.
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
737 plays
  Vocal Group Hall of Fame top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame is located in Sharon, Pennsylvania. This quiz deals with some of the many groups that have been inducted since it was formed in 1998.
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jan 24 09
1247 plays
  Hey! They're Not in This Band! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some bands are named after people who were not members of these group. This quiz celebrates these groups.
Easier, 10 Qns, workisboring, Nov 02 19
workisboring gold member
Nov 02 19
521 plays
  The Belles Dames Jump on the Band Wagon - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here are ten questions about some of the Belles Dames' favorite bands. Because of their differences in ages and interests, it is a varied mix.
Average, 10 Qns, kaddarsgirl, Oct 13 13
1668 plays
  City Folk (Part 9): Musical People - 10 questions - 4 mins
Trivia about famous people in music whose first name or last name is also the name of a city.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
298 plays
  Young Artists on the US Charts great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about artists on the US charts who probably needed their parents' permission to go on tour.
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
336 plays
  Water Music - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Four Winds are off to see some musical performers with a watery connection...
Average, 10 Qns, lones78, Feb 23 14
lones78 gold member
1839 plays
  People born in 1943 - 10 questions - 6 mins
Upon searching for others who made their appearance in the year of my birth 1943, I was amazed to find so many well-known people so I am able to categorise these starting with singers.
Average, 10 Qns, muffin1708, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
382 plays
  Seniors on the US Charts top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Louis Armstrong had a US Number One hit while in his sixties. Several other artists over the age of fifty have placed songs on the US charts. This quiz is about some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
707 plays
  Play It Again, Sam popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you the musician; you match up the musical instrument he is known for. This quiz is not pop oriented.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Nov 19 16
Nov 19 16
382 plays
  A Little Knight Music - 10 questions - 4 mins
I will give you a song title and you slide over the Knight of the Realm who sang it. UK chart: The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles. US chart: Joel Whitburn's book of Billboard Top Pop Singles.
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Feb 27 22
shipyardbernie gold member
Feb 27 22
228 plays
  Bands Not Named After the Vocalist - 10 questions - 4 mins
Not every person whose name heads the name of a band is the lead vocalist. Match these instrumentalists with the musical instrument they played with the band.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 24 18
bernie73 gold member
Aug 24 18
279 plays
  Rock Trios from the Oz Trio - 10 questions - 5 mins
The usual requirement for a rock band are a guitarist, a bass player and a drummer. If one of them could sing, you didn't need a fourth. Otherwise just be a great three part harmonizing trio. This is an Oz trio's favourite three piece rock bands quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Nov 16 13
ClaudiaCat gold member
1408 plays
  Bands Founded During the 1970s - 10 questions - 7 mins
Rake a trip down memory lane as you try to identify one band formed in each year of the 1970s from a handful of clues.
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Feb 22 22
EnglishJedi gold member
Feb 22 22
656 plays
  Artists With Vocal and Instrumental Hits popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Various artists have recorded both instrumental and vocal songs. This quiz involves some of the songs and artists.
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
420 plays
  Hey! We Opened for The Beatles in the USA popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
During the early days of The Beatles' career they toured frequently in America. Many acts had the opportunity to open for them. This quiz is about some of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
290 plays
  Who Recorded It? Part 3 - 10 questions - 4 mins
For this quiz I shall give you a hit song title, you match it with another hit song from the same artist. e.g. "Heartbreak Hotel" goes with "All Shook Up". All songs listed made the Billboard Hot 100 between 1958 and 1985.
Average, 10 Qns, Desimac, Feb 27 22
Desimac gold member
Feb 27 22
203 plays
  My Life In Bands popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is dedicated to the many part-time singers and musicians who, like me, have spent more than their share of nights playing music for love and nowhere near enough money.
Tough, 10 Qns, gretas, Jun 05 20
Jun 05 20
557 plays
  Common Threads in Music - 15 questions - 6 mins
What do these people have in common with each other. Most of these are older groups that some of the younger generation may not recognize. Hope you have a lot of fun with this.
Tough, 15 Qns, malizma, Jul 20 22
Jul 20 22
1240 plays
  Who Am I? - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give a description of a band or singer using their song titles and you tell me who it is. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Swiftclaw, Sep 24 17
Sep 24 17
1508 plays
  Schools of Rock, Jazz, and Country Artists - 25 questions - 8 mins
There are many paths that musicians have taken to achieve stardom. For each of the following artists select the correct level of formal educational achievement.
Tough, 25 Qns, Akhnaten, Jul 20 22
Jul 20 22
925 plays
  (Power?) Trios - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here's the first of what might be two or three quizzes focusing on bands that were trios either throughout or at some point in their careers and were rock music based. So go and make yourself an Irish Carbomb and hop on it for the ride.
Tough, 10 Qns, UglyPancake, Feb 23 19
Feb 23 19
167 plays
  Musicians And Their Instruments - 10 questions - 5 mins
A short quiz about musicians who are either known for playing a particular instrument or an instrument that has a name or nickname attached to it.
Tough, 10 Qns, EddieDrums, Nov 06 12
343 plays
  The Musical Frost Dragons - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here at The Frost Dragons, we're a very musical bunch. Can you identify some of our favourite songs and musicians?
Average, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Sep 05 14
303 plays
  Rock and Roll's Godparents - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of us have Godparents. So, it seems, do musical genres. Co-authored with AlbionErin
Average, 10 Qns, Baby_Bebe, Jan 23 23
Baby_Bebe gold member
Jan 23 23
340 plays
  Songs not Sung by the Lead Singer - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most bands have one lead singer. Some have more. Some bands have songs that aren't sung by the lead singer(s). How many do you know?
Tough, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Aug 09 19
Aug 09 19
188 plays
  Random Band Knowledge Part 1 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a random quiz about ten great artists/bands and their histories. If you don't have a CD by any of these bands, go out and buy one.
Average, 10 Qns, cityrocker, Oct 12 03
1771 plays
  What Do They Have in Common? - 10 questions - 5 mins
I'll name some rock musicians or bands and you have to tell me what they have in common.
Tough, 10 Qns, camlou, Jul 20 22
Jul 20 22
660 plays
  Rock Stars and Their Alma Maters - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most people would consider rock stars to be arrogant, self-absorbed know-it-alls who would never sit in a college classroom. However, some rocks stars did go to college--a couple received PhDs. Can you guess who went where to study what?
Tough, 10 Qns, DonTozzi, Dec 30 14
201 plays
  Who Recorded It - Part 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Similar to my earlier quiz. I give you a hit song title, you match it with another hit song from the same artist. e.g. "Heartbreak Hotel" goes with "All Shook Up". This time they are more obscure. All titles listed charted on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Desimac, Feb 27 22
Desimac gold member
Feb 27 22
218 plays
  Not Just a Pretty Face - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are a lot of all-around performers out there but my music collection also includes a number of songs from actors and actresses who are not usually known for their musical performances so I thought I'd base a quiz on those.
Tough, 10 Qns, DragonLadyBlue, Jul 20 22
Jul 20 22
213 plays
  Random Band Knowlege Part 2 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is another quiz about ten great bands and artists. I highly recommend each and every one. This quiz might be slightly harder than the first one.
Average, 10 Qns, cityrocker, Aug 12 16
Aug 12 16
871 plays
  Disney Stars Lyrics! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Raven Symone oh my! Those are some of the people who have released solo albums, and are acting on Disney Channel.
Tough, 10 Qns, Lissa12325, Feb 27 22
Feb 27 22
384 plays
  What Band Is Not Like The Others? - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz looks at the musical history shared by three out of the four bands in question. Do you know which band doesn't quite fit in with the others? A hint: the questions have nothing to do with lyrical content or musical arrangements.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bigsouthern, Dec 27 22
Dec 27 22
586 plays
  Bands from the 70s, 80s and 90s - 10 questions - 4 mins
This will be an easy quiz for you if you know the hard rock and metal bands of the 80s and 90s. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, bettyboop211, Sep 14 10
4615 plays
  Name That Trio - 10 questions - 5 mins
I describe the band, you name the group. Only acts that are officially a 3 piece or more popularly known as a 3 piece will be listed.
Tough, 10 Qns, EddieDrums, Oct 05 11
476 plays
  Styx and REO Speedwagon - 10 questions - 5 mins
If you know anything about these two bands, you should get at least a four. If you are a fanatic like me, this should be an easy 100. Miss you John!
Tough, 10 Qns, styxman, Aug 26 19
Aug 26 19
982 plays
  Which Pop Group Sang This? - 25 questions - 4 mins
All you have to do is select the group which sang the song. Good luck!
Tough, 25 Qns, Bronte, Sep 19 05
2972 plays
  Beatles, Rolling Stones, & Beach Boys - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a ten-question quiz about ties between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Joko24, May 24 03
1067 plays
  Royalty Titles - 10 questions - 4 mins
Fans, peers, critics and journalists have affectionately crowned or given nicknames to accomplished singing artists. Agree or disagree but don't shoot the messenger.
Tough, 10 Qns, researcher53, Oct 07 16
Oct 07 16
290 plays
  Tough Music - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll name the name the band.
Average, 10 Qns, 1lilkittykat, Feb 18 20
Feb 18 20
872 plays
  Synthpop Challenge - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about synthesizer-based pop acts - e.g. Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode, Erasure.
Difficult, 10 Qns, sandcat, Mar 08 16
567 plays
  Which Band Sings This - 25 questions - 8 mins
Here I will either give you the name of the song or some lyrics to a song and you give me the band or artist who sang that song. This can be anything from 80's to country, so you better know your music. Good Luck to all that play :)
Difficult, 25 Qns, Lacey1969, Apr 03 14
777 plays
  TV Bands Making The Band - 5 questions - 3 mins
Do you like the Friday night show 'Making The Band', well try this trivia.
Average, 5 Qns, FlyGirl08629, May 27 10
605 plays
  Name That Band! II: The Album Theory - 15 questions - 4 mins
This is another general music quiz. I will give you the name of an album, and you must tell me which band recorded that album.
Tough, 15 Qns, EndlessDark, Feb 04 07
598 plays
  Bands That Need Coverage - 25 questions - 7 mins
This is a quiz about some of my favorite bands. I don't think the have gotten the coverage they deserve. Some may have but not nearly enough in my eyes. Enjoy!
Difficult, 25 Qns, AmandaLG, Jun 21 03
459 plays
  Musical images - 10 questions - 5 mins
Logos, album covers, mascots and some random drawings. I'll describe the image and you supply the band.
Tough, 10 Qns, cheeseboy, Jun 03 01
595 plays
  Random Band Facts - 20 questions - 8 mins
Do you spend hours at home studying your favorite band members or band? If you do, would you care to test your knowledge on them? If so, take my quiz!
Difficult, 20 Qns, Lifeispeachy08, Jul 09 14
344 plays
  Mixed Pop Bands - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are the boy bands, then there are the girl bands, but what about the mixed bands? How well do you know them? Take this quiz to find out.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, uptown_girl, Feb 23 08
Very Difficult
477 plays
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