Do You Know About Divas?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Thames
T
Thames
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2572 | Total Attempts: 9,223,794
Questions: 22 | Attempts: 580

SettingsSettingsSettings
Diva Quizzes & Trivia

This is a question quiz about Divas. It is multiple choice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which "Control" singer had five consecutive albums debut at #1 on the "Billboard" charts?

    • A.

      Jennifer Hudson

    • B.

      Tina Turner

    • C.

      Janet Jackson

    • D.

      Miley Cyrus

    Correct Answer
    C. Janet Jackson
    Explanation
    Janet Jackson is the correct answer because she is the "Control" singer who had five consecutive albums debut at #1 on the "Billboard" charts. This achievement showcases her immense popularity and consistent success in the music industry. Jennifer Hudson, Tina Turner, and Miley Cyrus have not achieved this feat of five consecutive #1 album debuts.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Diana Ross began her singing career as a member of which Motown act?

    • A.

      The Pips

    • B.

      The Temptations

    • C.

      The Five Heartbeats

    • D.

      The Supremes

    Correct Answer
    D. The Supremes
    Explanation
    Diana Ross began her singing career as a member of The Supremes. The Supremes were a highly successful Motown act in the 1960s, known for their smooth harmonies and glamorous image. Diana Ross was the lead vocalist of the group and played a significant role in their popularity and success. They achieved numerous chart-topping hits and became one of the most successful girl groups of all time.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which singer released "Genie in a Bottle" and "What a Girl Wants" in 1999?

    • A.

      Christina Aguilera

    • B.

      Jessica Simpson

    • C.

      Shakira

    • D.

      Britney Spears

    Correct Answer
    A. Christina Aguilera
    Explanation
    Christina Aguilera released "Genie in a Bottle" and "What a Girl Wants" in 1999. This information is based on the question which asks for the singer who released these songs in that specific year. The other options, Jessica Simpson, Shakira, and Britney Spears, are not relevant to the given songs and year.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Mystery surrounds the identity of the subject of which 1972 Carly Simon song?

    • A.

      Beautiful

    • B.

      You're So Vain

    • C.

      You Oughta Know

    • D.

      I Will Always Love You

    Correct Answer
    B. You're So Vain
    Explanation
    "You're So Vain" is a 1972 Carly Simon song that has gained popularity due to the mystery surrounding the identity of its subject. The song is believed to be about an egotistical lover, but Simon has never revealed the person's true identity. This has led to speculation and rumors about who the song is referring to, adding to its intrigue and making it a topic of discussion among fans and music enthusiasts.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Which soul diva's French-inspired stage name translates to "the beautiful"?

    • A.

      Christina Aguilera

    • B.

      Celine Dion

    • C.

      Patti LaBelle

    • D.

      Madeleine Peyroux

    Correct Answer
    C. Patti LaBelle
    Explanation
    Patti LaBelle's French-inspired stage name translates to "the beautiful".

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Ann Wilson is the lead singer of which sister-led rock group?

    • A.

      Heart

    • B.

      The Runaways

    • C.

      Fleetwood Mac

    • D.

      Linkin Park

    Correct Answer
    A. Heart
    Explanation
    Ann Wilson is the lead singer of the sister-led rock group Heart. Heart is known for their hits such as "Barracuda" and "Alone." The band consists of sisters Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson, with Ann taking on the role of lead vocalist. Heart has been active since the 1970s and has achieved significant success in the rock music industry.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Which singer originally joined with her brother, sister and two cousins to form The Pips?

    • A.

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B.

      Diana Ross

    • C.

      Tina Turner

    • D.

      Gladys Kinight

    Correct Answer
    D. Gladys Kinight
    Explanation
    Gladys Knight originally joined with her brother, sister, and two cousins to form The Pips.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which 14-time Grammy-winning diva was awarded the National Medal of Freedom in 1992?

    • A.

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B.

      Cher

    • C.

      Kelly Clarkson

    • D.

      Britney Spears

    Correct Answer
    A. Ella Fitzgerald
    Explanation
    Ella Fitzgerald is the correct answer because she is a 14-time Grammy-winning diva and was awarded the National Medal of Freedom in 1992. This prestigious award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the United States, and Fitzgerald's exceptional talent and impact on the music industry made her deserving of this honor.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which jazz diva ended the 1930's touring with Count Basie and Artie Shaw?

    • A.

      Dolly Parton

    • B.

      Billie Holiday

    • C.

      Teena Marie

    • D.

      Natalie Cole

    Correct Answer
    B. Billie Holiday
    Explanation
    Billie Holiday is the correct answer because she was a renowned jazz diva who toured with Count Basie and Artie Shaw in the 1930s. Her unique voice and emotional delivery made her one of the most influential jazz singers of all time. Dolly Parton, Teena Marie, and Natalie Cole are not associated with touring with Count Basie and Artie Shaw during the 1930s.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which female singer's #1 hits include "Music", "Vogue" and "Take a Bow"?

    • A.

      Tina Turner

    • B.

      Cher

    • C.

      Madonna

    • D.

      Aretha Franklin

    Correct Answer
    C. Madonna
    Explanation
    Madonna is the correct answer because she is a female singer who has had #1 hits with the songs "Music", "Vogue", and "Take a Bow". She is known for her successful music career and has had numerous chart-topping hits throughout her career.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Which iconic "Believe" singer has won a Grammy, Oscar and Emmy?

    • A.

      Celine Dion

    • B.

      Diana Ross

    • C.

      Cher

    • D.

      Barbra Streisand

    Correct Answer
    C. Cher
    Explanation
    Cher is the correct answer because she is the iconic "Believe" singer who has won a Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy. She has had a successful career in both music and acting, earning recognition and accolades in both fields. Cher's talent and versatility have allowed her to excel in various aspects of the entertainment industry, making her a highly respected and celebrated artist.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Tina Turner turned down which role in 1985's "The Color Purple"?

    • A.

      Shug Avery

    • B.

      Miss Millie

    • C.

      Nettie Harris

    • D.

      Sophia

    Correct Answer
    A. Shug Avery
    Explanation
    Tina Turner turned down the role of Shug Avery in 1985's "The Color Purple".

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    In which country was signer Celine Dion born?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      The United States

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Canada
    Explanation
    Celine Dion was born in Canada.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    Whose "Starchild" album featured the hit single "Lovergirl"?

    • A.

      Paula Abdul

    • B.

      Sheila E

    • C.

      Teena Marie

    • D.

      Sheena Easton

    Correct Answer
    C. Teena Marie
    Explanation
    Teena Marie's "Starchild" album featured the hit single "Lovergirl".

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Which diva was the sixth runner-up in the third season of TV's "American Idol"?

    • A.

      Kelly Clarkson

    • B.

      Taylor Swift

    • C.

      Jordin Sparks

    • D.

      Jennifer Hudson

    Correct Answer
    D. Jennifer Hudson
    Explanation
    Jennifer Hudson was the sixth runner-up in the third season of TV's "American Idol". Despite not winning the competition, she went on to have a successful career in the music industry and became an Academy Award-winning actress. Hudson's powerful vocals and soulful performances gained her recognition and acclaim, proving that even without winning the show, she was able to establish herself as a talented and respected artist.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    Who did "Rolling Stone" name the "Queen of Rock" in 1981?

    • A.

      Debbie Harry

    • B.

      Joan Jett

    • C.

      Stevie Nicks

    • D.

      Annie Lennox

    Correct Answer
    C. Stevie Nicks
    Explanation
    In 1981, "Rolling Stone" named Stevie Nicks the "Queen of Rock." Stevie Nicks is a renowned American singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of Fleetwood Mac. Throughout her career, she has been recognized for her unique voice, captivating stage presence, and her contributions to the rock genre. With her powerful and emotive performances, Nicks has earned her title as the "Queen of Rock" and has left a lasting impact on the music industry.

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

    Which singer was the first female to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Aretha Franklin

    • B.

      Barbra Streisand

    • C.

      Tina Turner

    • D.

      Janis Joplin

    Correct Answer
    A. Aretha Franklin
    Explanation
    Aretha Franklin was the first female singer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She was known as the "Queen of Soul" and had a powerful and soulful voice that made her one of the greatest singers of all time. Her contributions to the music industry and her impact on rock and roll made her a deserving candidate for this honor.

    Rate this question:

  • 18. 

    Which diva was the first artist to release seven consecutive #1 singles?

    • A.

      Cher

    • B.

      Janet Jackson

    • C.

      Tina Turner

    • D.

      Whitney Houston

    Correct Answer
    D. Whitney Houston
    Explanation
    Whitney Houston was the first artist to release seven consecutive #1 singles. This means that she had seven songs in a row that reached the top position on the charts. This achievement is a testament to her immense popularity and talent as a singer. It is a remarkable feat that showcases her ability to consistently produce hit songs that resonated with audiences.

    Rate this question:

  • 19. 

    Which diva was the first female artist to have 29 top 10 albums?

    • A.

      Barbra Streisand

    • B.

      Cher

    • C.

      Diana Ross

    • D.

      Tina Turner

    Correct Answer
    A. Barbra Streisand
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand was the first female artist to have 29 top 10 albums. This means that she has achieved a significant milestone in her career by having a large number of successful albums that reached the top 10 on the charts. This accomplishment showcases her popularity and talent as a singer and performer.

    Rate this question:

  • 20. 

    Which diva once dated California governor Jerry Brown?

    • A.

      Tina Turner

    • B.

      Joan Jett

    • C.

      Linda Ronstadt

    • D.

      Olivia Newton-John

    Correct Answer
    C. Linda Ronstadt
    Explanation
    Linda Ronstadt once dated California governor Jerry Brown.

    Rate this question:

  • 21. 

    Which disco diva was the first artist to have three consecutive #1 double albums?

    • A.

      Donna Summer

    • B.

      Olivia Newton-John

    • C.

      Diana Ross

    • D.

      Cher

    Correct Answer
    A. Donna Summer
    Explanation
    Donna Summer was the first artist to have three consecutive #1 double albums. This means that she achieved the feat of having three albums in a row that reached number one on the charts and were certified as double platinum. This is a significant accomplishment in the music industry, as it demonstrates the popularity and commercial success of her music during that time period.

    Rate this question:

  • 22. 

    Which disco and soul diva was born Yvette Marie Stevens?

    • A.

      Chaka Khan

    • B.

      Donna Summer

    • C.

      Linda Ronstadt

    • D.

      Patti LaBelle

    Correct Answer
    A. Chaka Khan
    Explanation
    Yvette Marie Stevens is the birth name of Chaka Khan, the disco and soul diva. She is known for her powerful vocals and iconic songs such as "I'm Every Woman" and "Ain't Nobody." Chaka Khan's unique voice and energetic performances have made her a legend in the music industry.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 15, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Feb 04, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Thames
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.