Music trivia is a collection of trivia questions that are made to teach you more about music and to also test what knowledge about music you have. Music is the most universal thing we have on the planet that is easily understood, irrespective of what language the music being played was made in. These music trivia would definitely expose you to some of the interesting music trivia questions you’ve ever seen and at the same time teach you more about music, we already do have an article on the coolest music facts, that did not cover any aspect of music trivia and music trivia questions as we’ll do in this compilation of music trivia you are reading right now.
For lovers of music, best and most trusted method to improve your knowledge on your favorite musical genre, artiste and music generally is by reading some music trivia questions and their answers, because these music trivia are put together for the the primary purpose of expanding your knowledge with respect to music and also help with understanding them.
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The trivia questions are arranged in the manner; music trivia question comes first then the answer to the specific music trivia question comes below it.
Music Trivia Questions
- When was music invented?
Music is dated to have been invented about 40,000 years ago, there are other reports that record much older period.
- What is the oldest(from ancient times) musical instrument ever found?
- What is the meaning of the musical term ‘Allergo’?
To play lively and fast.
- Who plays drum in the group T-Rex?
- What was the first rock song to hit Number 1 on the charts?
Rock Around The Clock, by Haley and His Comets.
- Wo released the country album Rearview Town?
- Who’s country album is titled ‘Hallelujah Nights’?
- What US president was criticized by the Dixie Chicks?
George W. Bush.
- What year did Bruno Mars release the hit Lazy Song?
- How much pressure does a string in a grand piano exert on the frame?
A string exerts between 160 to 200lbs on the frame.
- How many pieces of wood are used in making the modern violin?
77 pieces of wood.
- How long should a piece of wood be dried/seasoned for before being used in making a violin?
At least 10 years.
- How many notes of an octave are included in a chromatic scale?
- When was the first Grammy Awards held?
4th of May 1959.
- Which singer is known as The Material Girl?
- Complete the following song lyrics; ‘Can you take me higher to the…‘
‘..Place where blind men see’
- Complete the following song lyrics: ‘I’m showing you the door, Cause I…‘
‘..Gotta have faith‘.
- What Britney Spears single is credited with shooting her to stardom?
baby One More Time.
- In which US state is the Firefly music festival held?
- In what Calvin Harris song did the actor Jason Statham make an appearance?
- In what Guns N’ Roses’ music video did the actor Arnold Schwarzenegger make an appearance?
You Could Be Mine.
- What rapper holds the record for the most words in a single?
- Elvis Presley holds the record for the most top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart with how many songs?
- Who was the female singer featured on both of Eminem’s ‘Nice guy’ and ‘Good guy’ tracks?
- Which female rapper is also known as Cookie, Harajuku Barbie and Roman Zolanski?
- The movie The Wedding Night featured which Maroon 5 song?
- What is the singer Bessie Smith also known as?
Empress of The Blues.
- What music group catalog did Michael Jackson purchase the publishing rights to?
- What movie did Breaking Benjamin’s So Cold feature scenes from?
- Where did Johnny Cash record two of his best selling Albums?
- Whose album is named ‘Songs In A Minor‘?
- Who recorded the hit Some Nights in 2013?
- What was the Stone Temple Pilots’ previous name?
Might Joe Young.
- What was the previous name of the band Linkin Park?
- What city was the rapper Kanye West from?
- How many participants did the largest game of musical chairs begin with?
- What is the shortest song ever?
You Suffer by Napalm Death.
- What was the length of the shortest song ever?
- What were the previous names of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers?
Miraculously Majestic Masters and Tony Flow were their previous names.
- ‘I wanna bump into you spill some coffer on your shirt‘ is the beginning of what song?
‘I need a love story’ by Marta released in the year 2018.
- The 2013 hit Best Song Ever was recorded by which band?
- All members of ZZ Top have beards except?
- What was Bob Marley’s popular song I shot the sheriff all about?
Birth Control Pills.
- ‘We only come out at night’ was written by who?
- Who did the popular 2013 hit ‘Stay’?
- From what Jay Z’s song is this line ‘..so when you get to hell you tell ’em Blanco sent you‘?
Bam released 2017.
- What is Yo Gotti’s real name?
- Who released the song ‘Walk’?
- What song did Ed Sheeran and Beyonce released together?
That’s for our list of music trivia that you might want to read, some of these trivia questions are totally unknown by most music lovers while others are purely surprising. In all, the music trivia questions and their answers are fun and interesting to read and share with friends.