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Short Eclectic Music Quiz

4.6
(10 votes)
10 questions
English
Mixed genres
1

How many symphonies did Ludwig van Beethoven compose?

9

4

6

7

41% got this right

Beethoven's date of birth is not known.
2

Put these Beatles albums in order, starting with the earliest (oldest).

1.

A Hard Day's Night

2.

Help!

3.

Revolver

4.

Yellow Submarine

Easy  87% got this right

The Beatles recorded most of their debut album in less than 13 hours, on February 11th, 1963 from 10am to 10.45pm
3

Where was the musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and photographer Bryan Adams born?

40% got this right

Bryan Adams bought his first electric guitar aged 12 in Reading; an Italian brand based on a Fender Stratocaster.
4

What year was the jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald born?

1865
1917
1925

Hard  27% got this right

In 1958 Fitzgerald became the first African American woman to win a Grammy Award. She won her 2nd the same night!
5

How many past members do the band Queens of the Stone Age have?

8

2

4

6

Hard  17% got this right

One of the past members of QOTSA is Dave Grohl; Foo Fighters founder and lead, and drummer for Nirvana from '90 to '94
6

What year was Lady Gaga's debut album, The Fame, released?

2008

2007

2009

2011

Hard  31% got this right

Lady Gaga's debut acting credit was in an episode of the Sopranos at age 15.
7

Which borough of New York City do hip-hop band A Tribe Called Quest come from?

Queens

Brooklyn

Staten Island

The Bronx

38% got this right

Critic John Bush called ATCQ "without question the most intelligent, artistic rap group during the 1990s"
8

Put these Queen albums in order, starting with the earliest (oldest).

1.

A Night at the Opera

2.

A Day at the Races

3.

News of the World

4.

A Kind of Magic

Easy  83% got this right

For their 1975 world tour, the band wore outfits designed by British designer Zandra Rhodes.
9

Where was the composer and pianist, Edvarg Grieg born?

53% got this right

Grieg's Scottish great-grandfather emigrated to Scandinavia after the Battle of Culloden.
10

In which year was the song 'Hotel California' released by rock band The Eagles?

1964
1977
1982

Easy  86% got this right

They split 1980: Henley said they would only reunite "when hell freezes over." Their next album was Hell Freezes Over