American Music Trivia Quiz

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American Music Trivia Quiz

American music is a combination of all the musical influences that have constituted American culture during the past 2 or 3 Centuries (or more). Overall, it reflects the multicultural background of this country and mostly the diverse array of styles that have emerged from it, namely West African, Irish, Scottish and Mainland Europe. So, what do you know about this very influential aspect of American culture? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are examples of the different musical genres found in American music?
    • A. 

      Musicals

    • B. 

      Classical music and opera

    • C. 

      Jazz and Rock

    • D. 

      Drum beating and piano playing

  • 2. 
    How many main musical genres are there in America? 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      8

  • 3. 
    What types of religious music are made in America?
    • A. 

      Protestant chants

    • B. 

      Church music

    • C. 

      Gospel music and Christian pop

    • D. 

      Catholic music

  • 4. 
    How many types of music awards are there in America?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 5. 
    What are a few examples of music awards?
    • A. 

      Country music awards + Grammy awards

    • B. 

      Variety music awards

    • C. 

      Old music awards + Emmy awards

    • D. 

      The Toni awards + The Emmy awards

  • 6. 
    What's the name of the National Anthem?
    • A. 

      The Banner

    • B. 

      The Spangled Banner

    • C. 

      The Star Banner

    • D. 

      The Star spangled Banner

  • 7. 
    What's the other term for Tejano music?
    • A. 

      Tex Mex music

    • B. 

      Texas music

    • C. 

      Tax Mec Music

    • D. 

      Tex Music

  • 8. 
    What is considered Hawaiian music?
    • A. 

      It's imported Portuguese music + Pop music

    • B. 

      It's traditional Hawaiian music mixed with Elvis Presley's music

    • C. 

      It's an array of traditional and popular styles ranging from native Hawaiian folk music to modern rock and Hip Hop

    • D. 

      It's imported Portuguese music

  • 9. 
    What's considered blue-eyed soul?
    • A. 

      It's rhythm and blues and soul music performed by white artists

    • B. 

      It's gospel performed by white artists

    • C. 

      It's pop music performed by white artists

    • D. 

      It's white rap

  • 10. 
    What are spirituals?
    • A. 

      They are expressions of suffering sung by slaves on Southern plantations.

    • B. 

      They are expressions of religious faith sung by workers on Southern plantations.

    • C. 

      They are expressions of religious faith sung by slaves on Southern plantations.

    • D. 

      They are expressions of religious faith sung by slaves on railways.