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Music Quiz Questions I


  1. Which music festival that takes place annually in Suffolk was founded in 1948 by the composer Benjamin Britten?
  2. Which English conductor is best known for his association with the Proms?
  3. Who composed the 1964 Petula Clark hit 'Downtown'?
  4. Who wrote the musical score for the 1966 British film 'Born Free'?
  5. 'I was dreaming when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray' is the first line of which well known pop song?
  6. Which British-American supergroup consisted of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty?
  7. Which Queen of Country Pop said the 2015 'The Rock This Country Tour' would be her last ever tour?
  8. By what name is Curtis James Jackson III better known?
  9. Who was the co-founder and lead vocalist of the band 'No Doubt'?




  10. Who is the oldest of the Spice Girls?
  11. Which Dave Clark Five single knocked the Beatles' 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' off the top of the UK Singles Chart in 1964?
  12. Which popular British music hall song, written in 1907 by John A. Glover-Kind, has been sung by Doctor Who, Mr. Bean, and the Vicar of Dibley?
  13. 'Up All Night' was the debut studio album of which pop group?

Answers:

  1. Aldeburgh Festival
  2. Sir Henry Wood
  3. Tony Hatch
  4. John Barry
  5. 1999 (by Prince)
  6. The Traveling Wilburys
  7. 50 Cent
  8. Gwen Stefani
  9. Geri Horner (was Halliwell)
  10. Glad All Over
  11. I Do Like To be Beside the Seaside
  12. One Direction



Music Quiz Questions II

  1. Which soul band's hits included 'Emma', 'So You Win Again' and 'Brother Louie'?
  2. In which American state was Madonna born?
  3. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Davy Jones, whose missing?
  4. In 2013, who resumed his career with his third and fourth albums The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, exploring new soul styles with 1960s and 1970s rock?
  5. In May 2015, who dressesd up as George Michael to celebrate their 27th birthday and posted the snaps on Twitter?
  6. Actor Rhys Ifans is a former member of which Welsh rock band?
  7. Dolly Parton had a 1981 hit with which song from the film of the same name?
  8. Whose debut single, 'Swagger Jagger', was released in July 2011?
  9. Which group had a 1980s hit with the song Ghost Town?
  10. Which Little Mix singer dated former One Direction member Zayn Malik?

Answers:

  1. Hot Chocolate
  2. Michigan
  3. Peter Tork (all members of the Monkees)
  4. Justin Timberlake
  5. Adele
  6. Super Furry Animals (also accept The Peth)
  7. 9 to 5
  8. Cher Lloyd
  9. The Specials
  10. Perrie Edwards



Music Quiz Questions III

  1. Jimmy Page is an English musician who formed which rock band in 1968?
  2. How many strings does a violin usually have?
  3. Which English rock band, formed in London in 1969, takes its name from a fictional character in David Copperfield?
  4. In which American city was Elvis discovered dead in 1977?
  5. Which singer starred as Petty Officer Cora Raikes in the film Battleship?
  6. Who was Dionne Warwick's most famous cousin?
  7. In which European city was Swedish pop group ABBA formed in 1972?
  8. American musician Michael Lee Aday is better known by what stage name?
  9. Which X-Factor winner released the winner's single When We Collide?
  10. Who rose to fame in 2008 with the release of the single I Kissed a Girl?

Answers:

  1. Led Zeppelin





  2. Four
  3. Uriah Heep
  4. Memphis
  5. Rihanna
  6. Whitney Houston
  7. Stockholm
  8. Meatloaf
  9. Matt Cardle
  10. Katy Perry








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