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These quizzes concern anything musical with something in common e.g. song titles, songs themselves, the questions and answers have a common theme or name ... sort of like cousins twice removed.
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A tune about a "missus" that startled a "little" Richard with animated keyboards and a howling sax and became a rock n' roll standard for the ages.




Sub-Categories With More Something in Common Quizzes:
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trivia quiz  Based On A True Story 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Jul 31 21

There have been several popular songs which are based on real events. Here are just ten of them.
Average
480154st gold member
Jul 31 21
234 plays
2.
match quiz  What Four? Musically Speaking 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Jul 06 21

This music quiz is about groups from the '50s to the '90s that have 4 or Four in their names. Match the song to the group known for recording it.
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Jul 06 21
162 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Zooming in on 33 1/3 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Feb 07 21

After completing our 33rd Zoom quiz we felt that it would be a great idea to use the turntable speed as the title for the next quiz and make it a music quiz inspired by the number 3. Best of luck.
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Feb 07 21
432 plays
4.
match quiz  All American 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Apr 14 21

All of these two word song titles start with the word "American" (except one, which has an indefinite article). I will give you the following word and you need to match it to the appropriate artist.
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Apr 14 21
207 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Commonly Misunderstood Songs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jan 02 21

A lot of people think these songs are about one thing, but they're really about another thing. Do you know what these songs are really about?
Average
DrLoveGun
Jan 02 21
318 plays
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trivia quiz  Crash and Burn 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, psnz, Apr 23 21

"Crash and Burn" is a colloquialism meaning to come to grief or to fail spectacularly. It's also a popular idea in music, particularly to describe a relationship that has gone down in flames.
Average
psnz gold member
Apr 23 21
174 plays
7.
match quiz  Ring, Ring, Golden Ring... cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, agony, Feb 07 17

Songs about rings - match the lyric to the title of the song it comes from. These rings are doubly golden, as most of them are golden oldies.
Easy
agony editor
Feb 07 17
1812 plays
8.
match quiz  So Bad It's Good 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, leith90, Oct 13 17

Correctly match the 'Bad' songs with the artist who performed it.
Easy
leith90 gold member
Oct 13 17
1386 plays
9.
match quiz  Songs with "Rock" in the Title 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jan 24 20

Can you match these songs with the artist/s? All of these songs with "Rock" in the title made it to number one on the US Billboard charts.
Easy
zambesi
Jan 24 20
567 plays
10.
trivia quiz  Mistakes in Popular Songs 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Feb 13 21

Many popular songs have things in them that weren't supposed to be in them. That doesn't necessarily stop the song from being a hit. How many of these do you know?
Tough
DrLoveGun
Feb 13 21
228 plays
11.
trivia quiz  City Folk (Part 9): Musical People 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Feb 11 21

Trivia about famous people in music whose first name or last name is also the name of a city.
Average
Billkozy
Feb 11 21
183 plays
12.
trivia quiz  A Machine? Impossible! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, May 11 10

But there you have it; ten instances in the musical world where machines appear in titles and band names. See if you can identify facts about each. Good luck!
Average
kyleisalive editor
3315 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Changing The World, One Note At A Time 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Feb 07 21

Tales of musician's excesses are rife. Not so well reported though are the attempts by many to change the world for the better. This quiz was written for the Heal The World challenge.
Average
480154st gold member
Feb 07 21
174 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Patter Songs - Tongue-twisters Set to Music! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Oct 08 13

The Peerless Peloton bring you a snapshot history of those songs with very fast lyrics that create a wonderful rhythm. Set to music they're brilliant - or perhaps horrid. Let's explore!
Average
MikeMaster99 gold member
2223 plays
15.
trivia quiz  Jailhouse Rock: Musicians Who Served Time cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jun 07 20

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
skylarb gold member
Jun 07 20
276 plays
16.
trivia quiz  Vinyl Revival 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, redwaldo, Jul 12 20

The collecting of vinyl records has become increasingly popular in the twenty-first century. This quiz explores some of the key aspects of this hobby.
Easy
redwaldo gold member
Jul 12 20
279 plays
17.
match quiz  Who Recorded It? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Desimac, Jun 29 17

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".
Easy
Desimac gold member
Jun 29 17
858 plays
18.
trivia quiz  Big Star In The Big House Vol. 3 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, 480154st, Aug 15 18

A look at some musical heroes who have found that playing bars and being behind bars are two completely different things.
Easy
480154st gold member
Aug 15 18
633 plays
19.
trivia quiz  Peace, Joy and Happiness! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, playmate1111, Nov 03 13

All of the following questions have either the word "Peace", "Joy" or "Happiness" in the title or lyrics.
Average
playmate1111 gold member
1485 plays
20.
trivia quiz  Egotistical Songs or Lyrics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tracyb555, Jan 21 11

Enough about you, let's talk about me! Songs in which artists hold themselves in high esteem (70's, 80's, 90's)
Average
tracyb555
3813 plays
21.
trivia quiz   Popular Music Anthems 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 09 20

Popular songs and music often have had a second life when groups adopt the song as an anthem for their cause. How much do you know about some of these songs?
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Jul 09 20
240 plays
22.
trivia quiz  It's Not Only Rock and Roll 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jaknginger, Apr 02 21

Each of the songs or artists have something in common: letters! Specifically, they have initials in their titles or in the artists' names. OK? Well, you will get the picture!
Average
jaknginger gold member
Apr 02 21
1206 plays
23.
match quiz  Bringing Them All Back Home Part 1 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 12 20

On the left are names of four singers from a specific country, city, or location. Match them to their 'home' places.
Easy
darksplash gold member
Apr 12 20
234 plays
24.
photo quiz  Sing-A-Long-A-Nature 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Christinap, Dec 12 13

Some songs inspired by nature. I wouldn't say they are the best in the world, but they're in the top one hundred on my iPod.
Easy
Christinap
1335 plays
25.
match quiz  Bringing Them All Back Home Part 2 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 15 20

On the left are names of four singers from a specific country, city, or location. Match them to their places of birth.
Easy
darksplash gold member
Apr 15 20
225 plays
26.
match quiz  No! Just No! 15 questions
Easy, 15 Qns, workisboring, Sep 07 17

Many popular songs have the word "no" in their title. This is a matching quiz about these songs.
Easy
workisboring gold member
Sep 07 17
624 plays
27.
trivia quiz  Songs That Criticize the Music Industry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, Jul 28 20

Over the years, many musicians have written songs that criticize the industry that they are in. People become professional musicians, then realize it's not what they thought. How many of these songs do you know?
Average
DrLoveGun
Jul 28 20
177 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Delayed Hits 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DrLoveGun, May 16 20

The songs in this quiz weren't hits as soon as they were released, but they eventually became hits. How many do you know?
Tough
DrLoveGun
May 16 20
207 plays
29.
match quiz  A Musical S-Stravaganza 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Feb 05 19

What do the answers have in common? They're all 5 letter words, beginning in S and ending in E. Some are related to names of bands, and others are related to song titles.
Easy
Kankurette gold member
Feb 05 19
390 plays
30.
trivia quiz  Be, Me and We 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zambesi, Feb 08 20

"Be", "Me" and "We" appear in numerous song titles. Taken from the number one hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, can you pick the artist/s and their song from the clue?
Average
zambesi
Feb 08 20
240 plays
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