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7 Stevie Wonder quizzes and 75 Stevie Wonder trivia questions.
  Song by Song: "Superstition"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dig into this number one hit song by Stevie Wonder.
Easier, 10 Qns, skylarb, Nov 18 21
Nov 18 21
217 plays
  Stevie Wonder Album Match    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Stevie Wonder has had a long and successful career in the music industry. Can you match each of these songs of his with the studio album it first appeared on?
Easier, 10 Qns, Dizart, Aug 16 18
Dizart gold member
Aug 16 18
224 plays
  The Genius of Stevie Wonder    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Stevie Wonder is by far my favorite musician, and a blessing to music fans everywhere for the past 40 years. This quiz is dedicated to him. Most of the questions deal with his lyrics from the 70's.
Difficult, 15 Qns, prologic, May 14 10
768 plays
  Stevie Wonder's Life   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Stevie Wonder is a great celebrity who sings, plays instruments, and does many other things. Hope you like this quiz!
Tough, 10 Qns, abercrombie1, Aug 01 19
Aug 01 19
660 plays
  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Stevie Wonder is a true American icon who has been an inspiration to so many since his beginnings in the early 1960s. This quiz will honor the career of this Hall of Famer.
Tough, 10 Qns, ralzzz, May 14 19
ralzzz gold member
May 14 19
285 plays
  Stevie Wonder Lyrics II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my second mix of Stevie Wonder music. It should be easier due to the fact that the music is from his middle years. I will give you the first 2 or 3 lines of a song and you name it. Good luck and have a good
Average, 10 Qns, TWRGOD, Aug 11 19
Aug 11 19
1282 plays
  Stevie Wonder Lyrics I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a mixture of Stevie Wonder's early music, it might be a little difficult to the average fan.Enjoy and have a good time.I'll give you the first 2 of 3 lines and you name the song.
Tough, 10 Qns, TWRGOD, Apr 15 05
795 plays

Stevie Wonder Trivia Questions

1. When was Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" released?

From Quiz
Song by Song: "Superstition"

Answer: 1972

Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song number 74 on its 2004 list and number 12 on its 2021 list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." The single was released on October 24, 1972 from the album "Talking Book" with "You've Got it Bad Girl" on the B-Side.

2. Little Stevie Wonder, as he was originally known when he signed with Motown, was given a rather interesting first name at birth. What was it?

From Quiz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder

Answer: Steveland

Stevie Wonder was born Steveland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Michigan on May 13, 1950. Stevie showed musical promise as a young child when he first began playing the piano. He also excelled at the harmonica and percussion instruments. He learned he had a gifted voice when he began singing in his church choir. After auditioning for Berry Gordy at Motown at the age of 12, Wonder was signed to the label where he has remained for over 40 years.

3. In which year was Stevie Wonder born?

From Quiz Stevie Wonder's Life

Answer: 1950

Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan, but born with the name Steveland Hardaway Judkins. He was premature and put in an incubator.

4. What was Stevie Wonder's name at birth?

From Quiz The Genius of Stevie Wonder

Answer: Steveland Judkins

Stevie was born on May 13 1950 in Saginaw, MI; his given name is Steveland, and at birth his last name was Judkins (his father's last name). Before taking on his more famous stage name, he took on his mother's last name when she re-married, and was henceforth known as Steveland Morris (he considers this his true last name to this day). If your answer above was Steveland Morris, it's still technically wrong here, because that wasn't his birth name.

5. "I can hear you sighin'. Sayin' you'll stay beside me."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics II

Answer: "Creepin"

Minnie Ripperton joined Stevie on this classic ballad from the album "Fulfillingness First Finale". "Why must it be that you always creep into my dreams, in my dreams."

6. "Isolated junkyard, letting out the garbage. Eating through the core of life."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics I

Answer: "Do Yourself a Favor"

Stevie was actually born Steveland Hardaway Judkins.His mother re-married and he took the name Steveland Morris.

7. Little Stevie Wonder's first hit song was titled "Fingertips (Pt. 2)", a song recorded live featuring Wonder on vocals, harmonica and even the bongos. Which young man, who would later become a Motown artist, played the drums on this live track?

From Quiz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder

Answer: Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye went on to have quite a successful career at Motown, but at one time he was just a session musician for the label, which is how he ended up playing on the first major hit for Little Stevie Wonder. The song "Fingertips (Pt. 2)" appeared on the album "Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius" in 1963.

8. What caused Stevie Wonder's blindness?

From Quiz Stevie Wonder's Life

Answer: Damage from being placed in an incubator

The incubator contained too much oxygen which caused cataracts to grow behind each eye, leaving Stevie blind. He thought he was very lucky to have lived.

9. What is Stevie's middle name?

From Quiz The Genius of Stevie Wonder

Answer: Hardaway

I have no idea where it's from. I just know he was born with it.

10. "A boy is born in hardtime Mississippi. Surrounded by four walls that ain't so pretty".

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics II

Answer: "Living for the City"

A song with a clear message of racism made clear through the eyes of a blind, black man; quite insightful. This album "Innervisions" as in most of Stevie's 1970s music, spoke his political views though his beautiful music.

11. "Where has my love gone? How can I go on? It seems dear love has gone away."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics I

Answer: "Blame it on the Sun"

Stevie was not born blind, contrary to belief, but was a premature baby that was given to much oxygen in his incubator which is believed to cause Retinopathy of Prematurity(blindness).

12. "Superstition" peaked at number one on what U.S. Billboard chart?

From Quiz Song by Song: "Superstition"

Answer: R&B

The song peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and the U.S. Billboard R&B charts. It peaked at number 38 on the U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The song reached number 11 on the UK singles chart and number six on the Canadian RPM. The record was certified two times platinum in the UK by BPI.

13. When Stevie was four years old, his family moved to which large city, a move that steered Stevie into music?

From Quiz Stevie Wonder's Life

Answer: Detroit

During that time, he was part of a church where he sang and played many instruments. The instruments he played were the harmonica, the congas, and the piano.

14. What was the name of Stevie's personal recording studio?

From Quiz The Genius of Stevie Wonder

Answer: Taurus Productions

Stevie really took his career in his own hands when he turned 21. This marked the end of his Motown contract, and he used the royalties he had gathered up until then (which he couldn't touch until he was 21) to start up Taurus Productions (presumably named after his Zodiac sign) as well as his own publishing company, Black Bull Music. This gave him the kind of leverage and creative freedom he couldn't have enjoyed earlier with Motown, and from then on he went to set new standards in music. He eventually returned to Motown under new terms, including full creative control and sole ownership of his master tapes.

15. "He's a man, with a plan. He's got a counterfeit dollar in his hand."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics II

Answer: "He's Misstra Know-It-All"

This song was written about Richard Nixon, and how he made a mockery of the most powerful position in the world.

16. "People keep on learnin'.Soldiers keep on warrin'."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics I

Answer: "Higher Ground"

Stevie also wrote songs for other major Motown artists in his late teens, including "It's a Shame" by the Spinners and he co-wrote "Tears of a Clown" with Smokey Robinson.

17. What instrument, invented by Ernst Zacharias and manufactured in West Germany from 1964 to 1982, did Stevie Wonder play on "Superstition"?

From Quiz Song by Song: "Superstition"

Answer: Hohner Clavinet

The Clavinet is an electrically amplified clavichord (a keyboard instrument) that was manufactured by the Hohner company of Trossingen, West Germany. The instrument can create electric guitar sounds and was popular in funk music of the 70s. Stevie Wonder also played Moog bass and drums and sang the lead vocals on this song. Trevor Lawrence was on tenor saxophone, while Steve Madaio played trumpet.

18. Which song did Stevie Wonder receive writing credits for which was performed by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles?

From Quiz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder

Answer: The Tears of a Clown

Stevie Wonder co-wrote the song "The Tears of a Clown" along with Smokey Robinson and Hank Cosby. The song was quite popular in the US and UK where it reached number one in both countries. The song was released with the song "Promise Me" as its B-side.

19. When Stevie was only 13 years old he had a major hit. What was it called?

From Quiz Stevie Wonder's Life

Answer: Fingertips Part 2

"Fingertips Part 2" was a single in 1963 that was recorded in Motor Town Revue. Not only did Stevie sing the song but he also played the harmonica and some percussion instruments.

20. What was Stevie's last album in his original contract with Motown?

From Quiz The Genius of Stevie Wonder

Answer: Where I'm Coming From

Some people seem to forget about this one in their Stevie discographies, skipping from "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" right to "Music Of My Mind". "Where I'm Coming From" actually came in between, and was his first entirely self-produced album, co-written with his one-time wife Rita Wright (nee Syreeta), who passed away in 2004.

21. "Everybody's got a thing, but some don't know how to handle it. Always reaching out in vain, accepting the things not worth having."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics II

Answer: "Don't You Worry Bout a Thing"

At the ripe age of 17, Stevie performed with The Jimi Hendrix Experience, playing the drums at the BBC.

22. "Hey, you were good at being the fox girl.When I was good you threw me a bone."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics I

Answer: "You Met Your Match"

Stevie started to learn the piano at the age of 7, and despite his handicap, mastered both the drums and the Harmonica by age 9.

23. Stevie Wonder performed a live-in-the-studio version of this song for what popular children's show?

From Quiz Song by Song: "Superstition"

Answer: Sesame Street

He performed the song for episode 514, and it was later included on the album "Songs from the Street: 35 Years in Music," which was released in 2004. Stevie Wonder won a Grammy at the 16th Grammy Awards as a songwriter for Best Rhythm & Blues song for "Superstition."

24. Which American singer performed a duet of the song "For Once in My Life" with Stevie Wonder in 2006?

From Quiz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder

Answer: Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett teamed up with some of the most popular artists of the day on his record "Duets: An American Classic". In addition to the song with Wonder, the album also featured Bennett paired with Sting, Tim McGraw, Barbara Streisand, Bono and George Michael. The song with Wonder won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

25. What song did Stevie NOT record in the 1970s?

From Quiz Stevie Wonder's Life

Answer: I Just Called to say I Love You

The song "I Just Called to say I Love You" was recorded for the soundtrack for the Gene Wilder comedy "The Woman in Red" in 1984. All the other selections were recorded during the 1970s.

26. In 1980, Stevie led a major campaign to do what?

From Quiz The Genius of Stevie Wonder

Answer: establish Martin Luther King day

His immense admiration for the late Dr. King and his accomplishments led Stevie to start a campaign to have his birthday recognized as a national holiday. Of course, any current calendar can tell you the campaign was successful. Stevie also wrote a tribute song to King on the album "Hotter Than July", entitled "Happy Birthday".

27. "Your precious sweetheart, she's so faithful, she's so true,oh yeah. Her dreams are tumblin', her world is crumblin', because of you".

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics II

Answer: "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day"

This song reached number 9 on the pop charts and number 1 on the Rhythm and Blues chart.

28. "We are idle strangers .Married to our dangers .Into space we go to change our ways."

From Quiz Stevie Wonder Lyrics I

Answer: "Look Around"

At the age of 21, Stevie took time off from his musical career to build his own recording studio.He also enrolled at the University of Southern California,where he studied music theory to improve his compositional skills.

29. "Very superstitious, writing's on the wall" and what's about "to fall"?

From Quiz Song by Song: "Superstition"

Answer: the ladder

"Very superstitious, Writing's on the wall, Very superstitious, Ladder's 'bout to fall." This is an allusion to the superstition that it is bad luck to walk under a ladder. Quincy Jones covered the song on his 1976 album "I Heard That."

30. Which album, one of Stevie Wonder's most popular, featured the songs "I Wish", "Sir Duke" and "As"?

From Quiz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Wonder

Answer: Songs in the Key of Life

"Songs in the Key of Life" was yet another number one album on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was released in 1976. The album featured several prominent jazz artists including Herbie Hancock, Minnie Ripperton and George Benson.

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