Music Trivia and Answers

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Medium

How many keys are on most baby grand pianos?

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Answer: 88
The Piano is a stringed musical instrument invented around the year 1700, in which the strings are struck by hammers.

VeryHard

Which Pope granted a juvenile Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart the prestigious Order of the Golden Spur in 1770?

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Answer: Clement XIV
At 14 years of age, Mozart was able to transcribe, completely from memory, a liturgical composition after hearing it just once. For this amazing musical feat, he was knighted and awarded the Order of the Golden Spur by Pope Clement XIV himself.

Hard

Actor Keanu Reeves was a founding member of the band Dogstar. What position did he play in the band?

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Answer: Bassist
Dogstar released albums in 1996 and 2000 with Keanu Reeves serving primarily the role of bassist.

VeryHard

Which band saw its original members reunited for the first time in 24 years during the 2005 Live 8 concert in London?

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Answer: Pink Floyd
Since 1979, Pink Floyd had seen a couple of its original, "classic" members come and go and come again, but it wasn't until the 2005 Live 8 benefit concerts that all four of them had reunited.

Easy

The Band-Aid supergroup was formed in 1984 to raise money for famine relief in what troubled African nation?

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Answer: Ethiopia
Band-Aid consisted of mostly British and Irish acts such as U2, Wham! and Culture Club, who were committed to alleviating poverty in the East African nation of Ethiopia.

Medium

Which music icon began his career as a member of a group called The Wailers?

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Answer: Bob Marley
Few musicians, if any, have had as much of a profound impact on global culture than the late Bob Marley (1945 - 1981). Marley began his musical career with the reggae band, The Wailers.

Medium

Which musician held a benefit concert and helped raise $1 million for the financially-ailing Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2012?

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Answer: Kid Rock
Though Kid Rock is not from Detroit itself but nearby Romeo, Michigan, he cared enough for classical musical to help save the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from extinction when he and his Twisted Brown Trucker band performed alongside the orchestra on 12 May 2012 and helped raise a lot of money on their behalf.

Medium

Which rapper is featured on Fifth Harmony's song "Worth It"?

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Answer: Kid Ink
Kid Ink's real name is Brian Todd Collins and he has actively been rapping since 2005. His first album "Up and Away" debuted in 2012.

Hard

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

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Answer: Aretha Franklin
In 1987, the late Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.



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