Famous Singers Trivia: How Well You Know? Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who sang "Beat It"?

    • A.

      Peter Gabriel

    • B.

      Peter Frampton

    • C.

      Phil Collins

    • D.

      Michael Jackson

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Jackson
    Explanation
    "Beat It" was sung by Michael Jackson. He released the song in 1982 as a single from his album "Thriller." The song became a massive hit and is considered one of Jackson's signature songs. It features his iconic vocals and incorporates elements of rock and pop. The song's success helped solidify Jackson's status as a global superstar and further established his influence on the music industry.

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  • 2. 

    Who made "What A Wonderful World" a hit?

    • A.

      Lady Gaga

    • B.

      Paul McCartney

    • C.

      Louis Armstrong

    • D.

      Mick Jagger

    Correct Answer
    C. Louis Armstrong
    Explanation
    Louis Armstrong made "What A Wonderful World" a hit. He recorded the song in 1967 and it became one of his most iconic and beloved songs. Armstrong's unique and soulful voice, combined with the uplifting lyrics and melody of the song, resonated with audiences around the world. His rendition of "What A Wonderful World" continues to be celebrated and recognized as a timeless classic.

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  • 3. 

    Who performed the rock opera "Tommy"?

    • A.

      Led Zeppelin

    • B.

      U2

    • C.

      The Who

    • D.

      The Beatles

    Correct Answer
    C. The Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Who. The rock opera "Tommy" was performed by The Who. "Tommy" is a concept album released in 1969, which tells the story of a deaf, dumb, and blind boy who becomes a pinball champion and a spiritual leader. The Who, an English rock band formed in 1964, is known for their energetic performances and influential contributions to the development of rock music. They are widely recognized for their hits such as "My Generation," "Baba O'Riley," and "Pinball Wizard," which is a popular song from the rock opera "Tommy."

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  • 4. 

    Who sings the uke-inspired "I'm Yours"?

    • A.

      Elvis Presley

    • B.

      Jason Mraz

    • C.

      Mick Jagger

    • D.

      Don Ho

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason Mraz
    Explanation
    Jason Mraz sings the uke-inspired "I'm Yours." This song became one of his most popular hits and is known for its catchy melody and feel-good lyrics. Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, and Don Ho are all talented musicians, but they are not the artists behind "I'm Yours."

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  • 5. 

    What singer/songwriter's early work includes "Sam Stone" and "Angel From Montgomery"?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      Steve Goodman

    • C.

      John Prine

    • D.

      Kris Kristofferson

    Correct Answer
    C. John Prine
    Explanation
    John Prine is the correct answer because he is a singer/songwriter known for his early work that includes songs like "Sam Stone" and "Angel From Montgomery." These songs are considered to be some of Prine's most popular and influential works, showcasing his storytelling abilities and unique songwriting style. Prine's early work established him as a talented and respected artist in the folk and country music genres.

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  • 6. 

    What singer/songwriter is best known for "Baby, I Love Your Way"?

    • A.

      Peter Gabriel

    • B.

      Pete Townshend

    • C.

      Peter Asher

    • D.

      Peter Frampton

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Frampton
    Explanation
    Peter Frampton is best known for the song "Baby, I Love Your Way." He is a singer/songwriter who gained popularity in the 1970s with his album "Frampton Comes Alive!" which featured the hit song. The song became one of his signature songs and remains one of his most well-known and beloved tracks. Peter Gabriel, Pete Townshend, and Peter Asher are all notable musicians in their own right, but they are not primarily associated with this particular song.

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  • 7. 

    What is singer/songwriter Beyonce's last name?

    • A.

      Devry

    • B.

      Knowles

    • C.

      Devereaux

    • D.

      Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Knowles
    Explanation
    Beyonce's last name is Knowles. This is a well-known fact as she has been referred to as Beyonce Knowles throughout her career.

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  • 8. 

    Who wrote, and sang with Jennifer Warnes, "Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong"?

    • A.

      Leo Kottke

    • B.

      Bill Medley

    • C.

      Joe Cocker

    • D.

      Richard Thompson

    Correct Answer
    C. Joe Cocker
    Explanation
    Joe Cocker is the correct answer because he is the one who wrote and sang "Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong" with Jennifer Warnes. Leo Kottke, Bill Medley, and Richard Thompson are not associated with this song.

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