Music Trivia and Answers

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How many years old was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when he wrote his first symphony?

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Answer: 8
The history of classical music is filled with virtuosos and geniuses but none perhaps moreso than Mozart. For instance, he wrote his "Symphony No. 1" at eight years old. Also, during his relatively short life (1756-1791), he composed in excess of 600 pieces - many more than some other great composers who lived much longer.

Medium

Which music group holds the record for the best-selling album in United Kingdom history?

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Answer: Queen
Selling over six-million copies, Queen's 1981 "Greatest Hits" album is the top seller in UK history.

Easy

Renowned contemporary cellist Yo-Yo Ma traces his ancestry to which country?

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Answer: China
Though born in France and raised in the United States, Yo-Yo Ma was actually born to Chinese parents, with both his mother and father having professional music backgrounds.

Easy

Who was the lead singer of the band "Queen"?

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Answer: Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band "Queen".

Hard

Which prominent British singer was declared a baron of an independent state in 2012?

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Answer: Ed Sheeran
The highly-successful Ed Sheeran was declared Baron of Sealand, an independent state comprised of an oil rig off the coast of England, in December of 2012.

Hard

In 2009, which artist set the record for the longest leap to number-one in Billboard Hot 100 history?

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Answer: Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson's 2009 hit "My Life Would Suck Without You" jumped from number-97 to number-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the course of a week and set a record for such in the process. Clarkson also set the record back in 2002 with "A Moment Like This", which jumped from 52nd to 1st place.

VeryHard

In 1981, which British city granted a street name respectively to each of the four classic Beatles?

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Answer: Liverpool
Paul McCartney Way, John Lennon Drive, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive are all streets you will find in Liverpool, England.

Easy

The Grateful Dead's highly-devoted fanbase are known as what?

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Answer: Deadheads
Rock musicians are known for having the most-loyal fanbases of all genres of music, and amongst these none are more distinguishable than the Grateful Dead's Deadheads, who were known to travel from city-to-city following the band.



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