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Pop Quiz Questions


Pop quiz questions to test your music knowledge across the decades from famous artists to song lyrics, and number one hits!

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Pop music quizzes to add fun and variety to your pub quiz night.

Pop Quiz Questions


  1. Who is known as the Queen of Pop and had a hit song with Material Girl?

  2. In which decade did the iconic Woodstock music festival take place, featuring legendary performances by Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin?

  3. Which 80s rock band had a hit with the song Sweet Child o' Mine?

  4. Which artist won the Album of the Year Grammy in 2020 for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go??

  5. Who sang the theme song from the James Bond film Goldfinger?

  6. The Red Special guitar is an electric guitar designed and built by which famous guitarist and his father?

  7. What song by The Police is about a stalker's obsession with a woman?

  8. Which rapper released the album "The Marshall Mathers LP" in 2000?

  9. Which artist known had a hit song with Can't Stop the Feeling!?

  10. In which year did Michael Jackson's album Thriller become the best-selling album of all time?

  1. Who sang the theme song for the 1997 movie Titanic?

  2. What is the name of the legendary record label founded by Berry Gordy, which was home to artists like Marvin Gaye and The Supremes?

  3. Which country singer owns a theme park called Dollywood?

  4. Which British rock band's 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon, is one of the best-selling albums of all time?

  5. What is Bono's real name?

  6. Which electronic music duo released the album Random Access Memorie in 2013?

  7. What 2000s hip-hop artist had a hit with Hot in Herre and won a Grammy for the album on which it featured?

  8. Which artist, born in Barbados, has her own makeup line called Fenty Beauty?

  9. In which two decades did the iconic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen become a chart-topping hit?

  10. What was the first music video ever played on MTV when the channel launched in 1981?