Music Quizzes

Take off the headphones, turn down the radio and put your music trivia knowledge to the test with a music game at Sporcle. Finally you have an opportunity to put that extensive knowledge of John, Paul, George, and Ringo Starr to the test with a Beatles trivia game, without being sunk like a 'Yellow Submarine.' Or maybe you know the lyrics to every Michael Jackson song, so you know that any music quiz you can 'Beat It.' Try our finish the lyric game, and see if you've been singing the right words in the shower. Sporcle offers hundreds of music games and music quizzes so if it's rock trivia, country or the one-hit wonders of the 90's, just be sure you can name that tune.

Today's Featured Game

Rock 'N' Roll Tattoos (Slideshow)
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The needle and the damage done.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Oddly Spelled Song Titles

More Recent Games

'Definitions' In Song Lyrics
Sometimes songs give new meanings to words. Othertimes they confirm what we knew all along.
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Pixelated Album Covers
These album covers are really great, trust us.
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Song Title Endings III
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Every title needs a strong finish.
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'90s Songs by Initials
And to think, this was BEFORE the dawn of instant messaging!
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3 Songs, 1 Band: 80s (Clips)
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Too young for classic rock.
Too old for modern rock.
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50 Songs By Their Guitar Riffs
Get ready to shred on your air guitar.
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ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' Lyrics
Who doesn't secretly love to sing this song?
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Are They Really Brothers?
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And, no, Uncle Kracker is not really your uncle either.
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Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame: First Names
These are some of the biggest names in music.
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Best-Selling Musicians (World)
These musicians probably saw a lot of green paper in their careers.
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Billboard #1 Albums of the 1980s
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Back when #1 albums had a shelf-life of more than a few days.
And actually had shelves for that matter.
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Mis-Matched Bands
Someone dumped out the rock drawer and put the bands back together wrong!
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Last Lines of Songs III
It's all about how you finish.
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Band by Greatest Hits Album Cover
If you're looking for a good karaoke song, these albums are a great place to start.
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'Uptown Funk' Lyrics
Has this song been out long enough that it's cool again?
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3-Word Bands (A-Z)
The longer the band name, the deeper it sounds.
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Clickable Hits of the 1990s
IF you didn't have these on cassette tape (or if you were lucky, CD) then you haven't lived!
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VH1 Top 100 Artists Minefield
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If you don't find at least one outrageously wrong exclusion on this list, shame on you.
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Lyrics: 'Tangled Up in Blue' by Most Any Word
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This song has too many words for an average lyric quiz, so it needs an above-average quiz.
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Band by Setlist III
If anyone requests 'freebird' this quiz is over.
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What's That Band's Greatest Song?
But really, what does it mean to be great?
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Music Artist By Painting
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This is a completely different kind of "art rock".
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What To Eat In Songs
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Sporcle does not recommend you take this quiz on an empty stomach.

Use a laptop instead.
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8 Letter Songs (Clips)
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For those who fondly look back at 8-tracks.
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Billboard #1 Albums of the 1990s
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In every sense, this quiz is a long player.
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#1 Albums of 1975 (clips)
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These tracks are only 40 years old. How hard can they be to identify?
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Billboard Most Common Song Titles
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Including both remakes and different songs with the same title, these are the song titles that have most frequently appeared on the Hot 100.
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Rock Musicals
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It's about time someone came up with a Broadway show based on songs by The Rolling Stones.
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Songs Made Up of Other Songs
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A sequel to Musical Math that was written 4 years ago! I suspect time travel.
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6 Letter Songs (Clips)
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Think fast. Type slow.
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Music Editor: rockgolf

Recent popular comments in Music

  1. Best-Selling Musicians (World)
    43
    Don't most quizzes on here just accept "Elvis" for Elvis Presley?
  2. Pixelated Album Covers
    41
    Some of these I couldn't name even if they weren't pixelated.
  3. Clickable Hits of the 1990s
    38
    I wish I could give this quiz more than 5 globes, because the five minutes of intense nostalgia I just experienced was priceless :D And @bedfordfalls: Not that you're wrong or anything, but come on. People have been saying that since the song debuted; probably time to let it go.
  4. Song Title Endings II
    36
    I'm always played for a fool on quizzes like this, when I pass the ones I don't know, thinking I'll be able to use the process of elimination.
  5. Song Title Endings II
    33
    @Big_E: Yeah, but the decoy answers offer more scope for coming up with things that should be songs ("If I Were a Dinosaur," "Dude (Looks Like a Robot)," "Set Fire to the Goose," etc.).
  6. Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame: First Names
    22
    What? This must be a sick test
    These artists? These are the best?
    It's all so unnerving
    They're all undeserving
    Should be Beyoncé - Kanye West
  7. Robert Smith's Calendar
    22
    What a clever format and idea! You get a five.
  8. What's That Band's Greatest Song?
    19
    Chris968: DSOTM is an album, not a song.
  9. Mis-Matched Bands
    18
    Nine Inch Dan seems like a band that would be popular with a unique type of crowd...
  10. 60 Second Blitz: Bands by Members
    18
    16/20! Wait, you're not supposed to brag about your score on Sporcle? Well how about this then: 16 out of 20 without even looking at the clues. Sheesh - it's the same 30-35 bands over and over again on Sporcle quizzes, and nobody seems to mind.

    As a many-years veteran of Sporcle, and at the risk of being voted down into oblivion: we really need to figure out new styles of trivia quizzes with broader topics and features, because honestly, scoring 16/20 on a blitz quiz "blind", as it were, suggests that we are going to the same wells much too often.