How Well Do You Know Your Music?

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How Well Do You Know Your Music? - Quiz

A quiz on how well you know the musical world. Great variety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What song do these lyrics belong to? "Faded pictures on the wall (It's like they talkin' to me)Disconnectin' on calls (The phone don't even ring) ..."

    • A.

      Far Away

    • B.

      Disturbia

    • C.

      Eyes

    • D.

      All Star

    Correct Answer
    B. Disturbia
    Explanation
    The lyrics "Faded pictures on the wall (It's like they talkin' to me) Disconnectin' on calls (The phone don't even ring)" belong to the song "Disturbia."

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  • 2. 

    Who sings Run?

    • A.

      Nickelback

    • B.

      Taylor Swift

    • C.

      AC/DC

    • D.

      Leona Lewis

    Correct Answer
    D. Leona Lewis
    Explanation
    Leona Lewis sings the song "Run."

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  • 3. 

    The Matches have a music video where everything later gets reversed back to where it was after something happened to it. (Speakers fall off, later they come back on in rewind) What song is it?

    • A.

      Papercut Skin

    • B.

      Borderline Creep

    • C.

      Chain Me Free

    • D.

      More Than Local Boys

    Correct Answer
    C. Chain Me Free
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Chain Me Free." The explanation is that the question mentions a music video where everything gets reversed back to where it was after something happened. This suggests that the video has a theme of reversal or rewind. Out of the given options, "Chain Me Free" is the most fitting as it implies being freed from something that was previously holding them back, which aligns with the idea of reversing or undoing something.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is a Nirvana song?

    • A.

      Rockstar

    • B.

      Smells like a Teen Spirit

    • C.

      Aurora in the Day

    • D.

      Rehab

    Correct Answer
    B. Smells like a Teen Spirit
    Explanation
    "Smells like a Teen Spirit" is a Nirvana song because it is one of the most popular and iconic songs by the band. Released in 1991, it was the lead single from their second studio album, "Nevermind." The song's loud and energetic grunge sound, along with its rebellious lyrics, helped define the alternative rock movement of the 1990s and solidified Nirvana's place in music history.

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  • 5. 

    What is another name for a G flat?

    • A.

      A sharp

    • B.

      E flat

    • C.

      C chord

    • D.

      F sharp

    Correct Answer
    D. F sharp
    Explanation
    F sharp is another name for a G flat because they are enharmonic equivalents. Enharmonic equivalents are two different names for the same musical pitch. In this case, G flat and F sharp represent the same note on a piano keyboard, but they are written differently. The choice of using G flat or F sharp depends on the musical context and key signature.

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  • 6. 

    True or flase? Lil Wayne sings Lollipop.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Lil Wayne is indeed the artist who sings the song "Lollipop." This hit single was released in 2008 and became one of Lil Wayne's most successful songs, reaching the top of the charts and earning him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song. The catchy melody and explicit lyrics made "Lollipop" a popular and memorable track in Lil Wayne's discography.

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  • 7. 

    Viva La Vida is a ______________ phrase.

    • A.

      French

    • B.

      Italian

    • C.

      Spanish

    • D.

      German

    Correct Answer
    C. Spanish
    Explanation
    Viva La Vida is a phrase commonly associated with Spanish language and culture. It translates to "Long live life" in English and is often used to express a celebratory or optimistic sentiment. The phrase gained popularity as the title of a song by the British band Coldplay, which further contributed to its association with Spanish.

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  • 8. 

    Blink 182 sings all of these except

    • A.

      All the Small Things

    • B.

      I Miss You

    • C.

      Not Now

    • D.

      Death and All His Friends

    Correct Answer
    D. Death and All His Friends
    Explanation
    The question asks which song is not sung by Blink 182. "Death and All His Friends" is not a song by Blink 182, whereas "All the Small Things," "I Miss You," and "Not Now" are all songs that the band has performed.

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  • 9. 

    What movie is Paramore most famous for, for using their songs?

    • A.

      The Nightmare Before Christmas

    • B.

      Twilight

    • C.

      Scooby Doo

    • D.

      The Wizard of Oz

    Correct Answer
    B. Twilight
    Explanation
    Paramore is most famous for using their songs in the movie Twilight. The band's song "Decode" was featured on the film's soundtrack and became a major hit. Additionally, Paramore's lead singer, Hayley Williams, collaborated with the film's composer, Howard Shore, to write and perform the song "I Caught Myself" specifically for the movie. The Twilight franchise gained immense popularity, and Paramore's songs played a significant role in enhancing its soundtrack and overall appeal.

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  • 10. 

     What is this instrument?

    • A.

      Oboe

    • B.

      Bassoon

    • C.

      Clarinet

    • D.

      I have no idea

    Correct Answer
    B. Bassoon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bassoon. The instrument in question is likely a bassoon, which is a double-reed woodwind instrument. It is characterized by its long, curved shape and deep, rich sound. The oboe and clarinet are also woodwind instruments, but they have different shapes and produce different tones. Without any further information, it is difficult to determine the exact instrument, but based on the options provided, the most likely answer is bassoon.

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  • 11. 

    True or false? The harp is always supposed to be next to the percussion in an orchestra.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is false. The harp is not always supposed to be next to the percussion in an orchestra. The placement of instruments in an orchestra is determined by the composer and the conductor, and it can vary depending on the specific piece being performed. While the harp is often placed near the percussion section due to its large size and ability to produce resonant sounds, it can also be placed in other areas of the orchestra depending on the musical requirements of the composition.

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  • 12. 

    Who sings With You?

    • A.

      Chris Brown

    • B.

      Coldplay

    • C.

      Green Day

    • D.

      Hillary Duff

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Brown
    Explanation
    Chris Brown is the correct answer because he is the artist who sings the song "With You." This information can be verified by checking the song credits, album tracklist, or searching for the song on music streaming platforms or websites.

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  • 13. 

    "Don't tell anyone or you'll be just another regret(Just anothet regret, hope that you can keep it)"   --- These lyrics are sung by whom?

    • A.

      The Matches

    • B.

      Bo Bice

    • C.

      All American Rejects

    • D.

      Nickelback

    Correct Answer
    C. All American Rejects
    Explanation
    The correct answer is All American Rejects. The given lyrics are from the song "Dirty Little Secret" by All American Rejects.

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  • 14. 

    When was Strawberry Fields Forever recorded?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1956

    • E.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1966
    Explanation
    "Strawberry Fields Forever" was recorded in 1966. This answer is based on the fact that the song was released by the Beatles as a single in 1967, and it is well-known that songs are typically recorded before their release. Additionally, the song is often associated with the psychedelic rock era of the mid-1960s, further supporting the accuracy of the answer.

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  • 15. 

    Fill in the blanks. "We all ______ in a yellow ________________________."

    • A.

      Die, somberine

    • B.

      Live, submarine

    • C.

      Live, bus

    • D.

      Love, bumble-bee

    • E.

      Live, bumble-bee

    Correct Answer
    B. Live, submarine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "live, submarine". This is because the sentence is talking about where "we all" live, and a submarine is a type of vehicle or vessel that people can live in. The other options do not make sense in the context of the sentence.

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  • 16. 

    What Bon Jovi song are these lyrics from? "Tommy used to work on the docks, Union's been on strike, he's down on his luck, it's tough..."

    • A.

      Wanted Dead or Alive

    • B.

      Bad Medicine

    • C.

      Livin' On a Prayer

    • D.

      It's My Life

    Correct Answer
    C. Livin' On a Prayer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Livin' On a Prayer". The lyrics mentioned in the question are from the song "Livin' On a Prayer" by Bon Jovi. The lyrics describe the story of Tommy, who used to work on the docks but is now facing tough times due to the union strike. This song is one of Bon Jovi's most popular and iconic hits.

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