Music Trivia Questions VIIIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Who was too deaf to hear the applause when he conducted his Choral
Symphony's debut in Vienna on May 7, 1824?
You may remember that George Michael was in Wham. But who was in it
with him, and went on to become as big as a failure as a racecar driver as he was as a solo artist?
a. Andrew Ridgeley
b. John Oates
c. Curt Smith
d. Dave Stewart
Three of these are real politicians. Which one is a Dead Kennedys
singer who ran for mayor of San Francisco in 1979, with a platform requiring all downtown businessmen to wear
a. Dick Armey
b. Jello Biafra
c. Canaan Banana
d. Omar Bongo
Kenny Rogers, Styx, the Little River Band and Jack Jones all
recorded different songs with what same title?
a. Grand Illusion
d. Come Sail Away
In Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf", different instruments
represent different characters. The string section represents Peter. What instrument represents the Wolf?
a. French horns
Just as Jonathan Larson's death from an aortic aneurysm was
announced at the premiere of Rent, Giacomo Puccini's death was announced during a performance of what opera,
on which "Rent" was based?
a. Il Trovatore
b. Madama Butterfly
c. La Boheme
d. La Traviata
Although it's now the EU anthem, what did Hitler have played at his
1937 and 1942 birthday concerts?
a. Beethoven's Ode to Joy
b. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite
c. Mozart's Eine Klein Nachtmusik
d. Handel's Messiah
Both Moxy Fruvous and the Ramones have done cover versions of what
cartoon superhero's theme song?
a. Mighty Mouse
Brian May used a sixpence coin instead of plectrum to play a
homemade guitar called the Red Special for what band?
b. Led Zeppelin
d. Black Sabbath
What former Michigan autoworker's concert in Liverpool managed to
break the Beatles' attendance record?
a. Johnny Cash
b. Roy Orbison
c. Eddie Cochran
d. James Brown
On the album "Headquarters", what band (for the first time)
actually played all their own instruments?
a. The Archies
b. The Monkees
c. Milli Vanilli
d. The Spice Girls
Because Colonel Tom was worried about his immigration status, Elvis
only played in one country beside the US. Which one?
Creedence Clearwater Revival blazed a trail for southern-influenced
rock. Which state were they from?
c. New York
In what room in his Graceland mansion did Elvis drop dead?
The first CDs were 74 minutes and 33 seconds long, because Sony
president Norio Ohga insisted they be long enough to hold whose Ninth Symphony?
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