Music trivia is all the rage these days. From trivia night at your local bar to new phone games like Heardle (a musical spin-off of the ever-popular Wordle), it has never been easier to show off your extensive knowledge of music. Here are ten musical trivia questions to test your skills!
#1 How many instruments did (The Artist formerly known as) Prince know how to play?
#2 Few would be surprised to hear that John Lennon and Paul McCartney take the number one and two spots for writing the most billboard number-one singles of all time, but who is in third place?
#3 What was the famous Punk-rock band Green Day’s original name?
#4 The Sound of Music takes place in Salzburg, Austria, but that’s not the town’s only musical claim to fame. Which famous musician and composer was born there?
#5 What is the oldest surviving musical instrument?
#6 Which Jazz musician was known for playing a bent trumpet?
#7 Which Beatles song did Mick Jagger sing backup vocals for?
#8 Which music group starred in the first music video ever aired on MTV?
#9 Which Pink Floyd album had a prism on the cover?
#10 Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?
How many did you know? Here are the answers!Back To Top