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Music Quiz I

  1. Which Russian punk band appeared at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival?
  2. Which British novelty pop group had the most weeks in the charts in 1974?




  3. Which composer and pianist, who died in 1917, was known as the 'King of Ragtime Writers'?
  4. Who replaced Kerry Katona in the chart-topping band Atomic Kitten in 2001?
  5. Whose debut studio album Spirit has sold more than 3 million copies?
  6. Which American rock band features three brothers with the last name Followill and their cousin Jared Followill?
  7. Released as a single in June 1977, Angelo is a song by which pop group?
  8. Two songs have reached number one in the UK charts four times by different artists, Do They Know It's Christmas? is one, can you name the other?
  9. Georgy Girl is the 1966 song performed for the film of the same name by which group?
  10. Which 1980s new wave band was created by Malcolm McLaren to promote his (and Vivienne Westwood's) New Romantic fashion lines?

Answers:

  1. Pussy Riot
  2. The Wombles
  3. Scott Joplin
  4. Jenny Frost
  5. Leona Lewis
  6. Kings of Leon
  7. Brotherhood of Man
  8. Unchained Melody (Jimmy Young (1955), The Righteous Brothers (1990), Robson & Jerome (1995) and Gareth Gates (2002))
  9. The Seekers
  10. Bow Wow Wow



Music Quiz II

  1. Which singer-songwriter played Andrea in the 2007 British comedy film St. Trinians?
  2. Mariachi is a form of folk music from which country?




  3. 'Fly' is a 2009 song by which Brazilian recording artist?
  4. Which singer-songwriter wrote and played songs for the children's TV programmes Alphabet Zoo and Tickle on the Tum?
  5. Marc Bolan is best known as the frontman of which glam rock group?
  6. Marshall Bruce Mathers III is better known by what stage name?
  7. 'Jennifer Eccles had terrible freckles' is a line from which late sixties hit song?
  8. 'Be Without You' was rated the top R&B song of the 2000s by Billboard magazine for which singer?
  9. Who was the original lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses?
  10. Later referred to as a 'wardrobe malfunction', who exposed Janet Jackson's breast for about half a second during Super Bowl 2004?

Answers:

  1. Paloma Faith
  2. Mexico
  3. Wanessa
  4. Ralph McTell
  5. T.Rex
  6. Eminem
  7. Lily the Pink
  8. Mary J. Blige
  9. Slash (Saul Hudson)
  10. Justin Timberlake



Music Quiz III

  1. Park Jae-sang, born in 1977, is better known by what stage name?
  2. 'Moves like Jagger', featuring Christina Aguilera, is a song by which American band?
  3. Who composed the Pomp and Circumstance Marches?
  4. 'Evergreen/Anything Is Possible' was the biggest selling single of the 2000s until June 2015, when it was overtaken by which song?
  5. Who performed 'I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)' as a duet with George Michael in 1987?
  6. Who had hit singles in the seventies with 'Atomic' and 'Heart of Glass'?
  7. 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair' and 'Some Enchanted Evening' are songs from which musical?
  8. Which composer was ordained in 1703 and soon nicknamed 'The Red Priest'?
  9. Which instrument similar to the Tanpura was used in the Beatles 'Love You To' and the Rolling Stones 'Paint It Black'?
  10. Who was The Velvet Underground's famous manager in the mid sixties?


Answers:

  1. Psy




  2. Marooon 5
  3. Sir Edward Elgar
  4. Happy (by Pharrell Williams)
  5. Aretha Franklin
  6. Blondie
  7. South Pacific
  8. Antonio Vivaldi
  9. Sitar
  10. Andy Warhol




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