Pop Music Icons Quiz

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Pop Music Quizzes & Trivia

Brush your knowledge on Pop Music Icons with these quiz questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What 1950s pop music icon was known for his trademark black eyeglass frames?
    • A. 

      Buddy Holly

    • B. 

      Ritchie Valens

    • C. 

      Johnny Cash

    • D. 

      Elvis Presley

  • 2. 
    What childhood experience do Britney Spears and Christine Aguilera have in common?
    • A. 

      Both are only children

    • B. 

      They were both Mouseketeers

    • C. 

      Both were born in Indiana

    • D. 

      Both spoke Spanish at home

  • 3. 
    What iconic group of the 60s is said to have changed popular music forever?
    • A. 

      Herman's Hermits

    • B. 

      The Beatles

    • C. 

      The Hollies

    • D. 

      Derek And The Dominoes

  • 4. 
    Who became a pop music icon with his hit "Can't Touch This"?
    • A. 

      MC Hammer

    • B. 

      Michael Jackson

    • C. 

      Beyonce

    • D. 

      Chubby Checker

  • 5. 
    What pop music icon got her start with "Destiny's Child"?
    • A. 

      Carrie Underwood

    • B. 

      Diana Ross

    • C. 

      Madonna

    • D. 

      Beyonce

  • 6. 
    What is pop icon Madonna's given, legal first name?
    • A. 

      MaryDonna

    • B. 

      Martha

    • C. 

      Madonna

    • D. 

      Donna

  • 7. 
    What pop music icon caught his hair on fire while filming a soft drink commercial in 1984?
    • A. 

      Mick Jagger

    • B. 

      Gene Simmons

    • C. 

      Justin Timberlake

    • D. 

      Michael Jackson

  • 8. 
    What pop music icon told us in 1984 that "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"?
    • A. 

      Madonna

    • B. 

      Cyndi Lauper

    • C. 

      Britney Spears

    • D. 

      Annie Lennox

  • 9. 
    What pop icon is among the "Single Ladies" no more, now that she is married to rapper JayZ?
    • A. 

      Gwen Stefani

    • B. 

      Madonna

    • C. 

      Beyonce

    • D. 

      Christine Aguilera

  • 10. 
    What pop music icon was known for a single glove, white socks, and "The Moonwalk"?
    • A. 

      Michael Jackson

    • B. 

      Buddy Holly

    • C. 

      Justin Timberlake

    • D. 

      Roy Orbison

  • 11. 
    What pop music icon was briefly married to Sean Penn?
    • A. 

      Christine Aguilera

    • B. 

      Cheryl Crow

    • C. 

      Madonna

    • D. 

      Britney Spears

  • 12. 
    Pop music icons Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins were both members of what band?
    • A. 

      Journey

    • B. 

      Pink Floyd

    • C. 

      Genesis

    • D. 

      The Police

  • 13. 
    What is pop music icon Sting's real name?
    • A. 

      Wesley Stingham

    • B. 

      Elwin Stingman

    • C. 

      Lesley Snooter

    • D. 

      Gordon Sumner

  • 14. 
    When did Sting make his first live solo appearance?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1966

  • 15. 
    What was the name of pop icon Boy George's band?
    • A. 

      Culture Club

    • B. 

      Boy George

    • C. 

      Boy George Revue

    • D. 

      George

  • 16. 
    Justin Timberlake first found fame on what talent show?
    • A. 

      So You Think You Can Sing?

    • B. 

      Star Search

    • C. 

      America's Got Talent

    • D. 

      American Idol

  • 17. 
    What pop music icon was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou?
    • A. 

      Boy George

    • B. 

      Sting

    • C. 

      George Harrison

    • D. 

      George Michael

  • 18. 
    To whom is pop icon David Bowie married?
    • A. 

      Kate Moss

    • B. 

      Iman

    • C. 

      Tyra Banks

    • D. 

      Naomi Campbell

  • 19. 
    What iconic band of the 1980s was headed by Colin Hay?
    • A. 

      Foreigner

    • B. 

      The Cars

    • C. 

      Men At Work

    • D. 

      Journey

  • 20. 
    What band did pop icon David Byrne leave to launch his solo career?
    • A. 

      The Police

    • B. 

      Talking Heads

    • C. 

      The Who

    • D. 

      The Cars

  • 21. 
    By the end of 2009, how many times had Britney Spears been married and divorced?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 22. 
    Before becoming a pop music icon, what did Cheryl Crow do for a living?
    • A. 

      Account Executive

    • B. 

      Veterinarian Technician

    • C. 

      Nurse

    • D. 

      Music teacher