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Eurovision Song Contest Quiz


Quiz I

  1. Duncan Laurence won the 2019 event with the song "Arcade" for which country?




  2. Who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980, with the song "What's Another Year"?
  3. Which British entry came second to Irish singer Dana in 1970? Can you remember the title of the song Dana sung?
  4. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 in which British city?
  5. Which song won it for the UK in 1967?
  6. What was the name of the hard rock band that won the contest in 2006 for Finland?
  7. Which country won Eurovision in 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996?
  8. Canadian singer Celine Dion won the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest for which country?
  9. As of 2019, which country has won the competition five times, however four of these entries were French and one was Greek?
  10. In which decade was this first competition?

Answers:

  1. Netherlands (or Holland)





  2. Johnny Logan (also known as "Mr. Eurovision")
  3. Mary Hopkin. "All Kinds of Everything" was the song by Dana
  4. Brighton (Brighton and Hove)
  5. Puppet on a String (sung by Sandie Shaw in Vienna)
  6. Lordi
  7. Ireland
  8. Switzerland
  9. Luxembourg
  10. 1950s (1956 - the Eurovision Song Contest started in Switzerland with just 7 participating countries)



Quiz II

  1. Which country made its debut entry in the contest in 2015?
  2. Conchita, a female character with a beard, won the contest in 2014 for which country?
  3. Who represented Spain in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in fourth place?
  4. Who won the contest for the United Kingdom with the song "Love Shine a Light" in 1997?
  5. By what name is Sharon Cohen professionally known?
  6. There is a time-limit all Eurovision song entries must not be longer than - how many minutes? (note: it's a whole number)
  7. Which country participated as an independent country for the first time in 2007 and won the contest?
  8. Who won the contest in 1969 with the winning entry "Boom Bang-a-Bang"?
  9. Which British spa town hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1982?
  10. What did the following winners all have in common? Sandie Shaw (1967), Sertab Erener (2003), Dima Bilan (2008), Loreen (2012) and Emmelie De Forest (2013)?

Answers:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Julio Iglesias
  4. Katrina and the Waves
  5. Dana International (won the competition in 1998)
  6. 3 minutes
  7. Serbia
  8. Lulu
  9. Harrogate
  10. Barefeet - they all won the competition barefoot



Quiz III

  1. Who represented the United Kingdom in 1974 with the song "Long Live Love"?
  2. What is special about the song "De vogels van Holland"?




  3. In which year did Bucks Fizz win the competition?
  4. In the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, who finished second with the song "Better the Devil You Know?
  5. Which Eastenders actress represented the UK in 1991?
  6. The largest city in the Caucasus was the host in 2012 - can you name this city?
  7. In 2005, who was runner-up in the search for the UK's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest?
  8. Which country ended last in 1963, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1990, 1997 and 2001?
  9. The Man with the Golden Voice came second for the UK in 1964 singing "I Love the Little Things" - can you name him?
  10. Which African country participated in the competition in 1980?
  11. Which city outside of Europe was the first to host the competition?
  12. Which song is the highest selling Eurovision winner ever? It eventually sold six million copies.

Answers:

  1. Olivia Newton-John





  2. The first song ever sung in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956
  3. 1981
  4. Sonia
  5. Samantha Janus (now, Samantha Womack)
  6. Baku (Azerbaijan won the Eurovision in 2011)
  7. Katie Price (or Jordan)
  8. Norway
  9. Matt Monro (Monro was known as The Man with the Golden Voice)
  10. Morocco
  11. Jerusalem
  12. Save Your Kisses for Me (with 6 million sales - ABBA's "Waterloo" has sold 5 million)



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