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

Women in Alternative #1s (clips)
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"Alternative women" isn't nearly as creepy as it sounds.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Who Has More #1s?

More Recent Games

2000s Rock Music Slideshow
We thought for sure these musicians would have been playing on hoverboards by the 2000s.
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Songs Absent Anagrams
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A quiz full of an anagram of "THIS".

HITS! I meant HITS! You people are disgusting!
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Blitz: Nirvana or Pearl Jam?
It's a grunge-off! Actually, that sounds pretty disgusting.
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Album Title Slot Machine
There's just something special about a three-word album title.
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Songs That Mention Arizona
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By the time I get to Phoenix... or Tucson, or Flagstaff, or Winslow...
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Tribute Bands (Slideshow)
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Ain't nothing like the real thing?
Even better than the real thing?
You decide.
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3-Member Bands
In all these 3-member bands, don't you find it weird that no one plays the triangle?
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Most Top Tens without a #1
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So close.
So close and yet so far...
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Match the Song Lyrics
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Match the verse with the correct song title.
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Trading Places: Music
We hope this is a quiz about a musical collaboration between Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd.
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One Word Lyric, One Word Song Title
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If these song's lyrics had Venn diagrams, well, it would get pretty ugly.
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Musician by High School Photo
Looking at these pictures, you can tell these musicians had to overcome a lot.
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10 to 1: No. 1 Songs
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Casey Kasem's body may be missing but we're still counting 'em down all the way til we reach number one.
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Missing Word: Artists With Top 10 Hits: B (older)
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"B" is for Blank.
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#5 Hits of the 1980s
Is there a medal for coming in 5th place? It seems like it'd have to be aluminum or something.
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Non-Lyrical Vocal Hooks (Clips)
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Guardians of the Galaxy will have a whole new generation chanting "Hooga Hooga Hooga Chaka".
There's still hope!
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150 Classic Rock Bands
Classic rock seems like it should be a mixture of Beethoven and Chuck Berry, unfortunately it means you hear a lot of Styx.
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Product Placements In Song Lyrics
These artists aren't content to just sell you music and t-shirts.
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Bands in Concert II
All the fun of seeing your favorite band live without all of that silly music.
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Top 100 Bands (1989)
To be a hit band in 1989 you didn't have to sing your own songs.
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50 Songs By Their Guitar Riffs (Clips)
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This quiz is a riff-off!
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1990s Lyric Match
The '90s were a time when it was important to play music and dress as though you'd just woken up from a nap.
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100 Greatest Songs of All Time
This list isn't designed to provoke arguments, nope, not at all...
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Famous Song by Guitar Clip
You've gotta put on your best guitar player face when you play this one.
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Billboard Top 30 Summer Songs of All-Time
No matter when you hear them, these songs will make the day feel just a couple degrees warmer.
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Songs That Get Their Facts Wrong
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Had these lyricists played more Sporcle, they'd probably not have made these mistakes.
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Quick Clips: Led Zeppelin (Clickable Flash)
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When I bought Led Zeppelin's second album, this isn't what I expected.
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Lyrics: 'Saturday in the Park' - Chicago
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Does anybody really know what day it is?
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Similar Song Clips 3
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Hmmmm... I seem to recall 2 similar quizzes.
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One Hit Wonder or No Hit Blunder?
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In this game, saying you've never heard of half of these acts is actually legitimate.
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