Pop - Rock Music Trivia and Answers

At TriviaQN we have a sweet spot for music in general. The pop and rock music we have all lived through has expressed the signs o' the times and we have loved it for it. We'll always love it for providing the soundtrack of our day to day. But, in addition to the soundtrack this music has also provided a huge amount of its back stages as trivia for us to marvel and to sometimes be shocked at. We are confident you know all of it. Or at least most of it. Don't you?

Challenge yourself with a Pop - Rock Music Trivia Quiz!

Hard

Legendary rock band AC/DC actually originate from which country?

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Answer: Australia
AC/DC was founded in 1973 in Sydney, Australia by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

Medium

The musical group 3T are all relatives of which legendary pop musician?

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Answer: Michael Jackson
Though never reaching lasting superstardom themselves, 3T peaked in fame with their 1995 duet "Why" alongside their uncle, Michael Jackson.

Medium

In 1989, which pop group was formed consisting of members from the 1980's boy band New Edition?

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Answer: BBD
New Edition backup vocalists Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe went on to form BBD and achieve headline fame in their own right.

Hard

What is the stage name of David Evans, who has been a prominent rock star throughout the last quarter of the 20th century and beyond?

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Answer: The Edge
David Evans is better known by his stage name, the Edge, as he serves as lead guitarist for Irish rock band U2.

Medium

Which famous contemporary pop singer has a tattoo of Jesus Christ on one of his calves?

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Answer: Justin Bieber
Amongst Justin Bieber's numerous tattoos is a pretty-large depiction of Jesus' face on his left calve.

Hard

The first commercial music compact disc to be sold in the United States was an album by which artist?

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Answer: Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen's 1984 classic Born in the U.S.A. was the first music CD sold commercially in American history.

Medium

Who is the first artist known for utilizing the infamous Auto-Tune vocal distortion technique?

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Answer: Cher
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" was the first song to use Antares Audio Technologies' Auto-Tune technology.

Medium

Which heavy metalist is reputed to have bitten the head off of a dove?

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Answer: Ozzy Osbourne
Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne did so in 1981, reportedly in intoxicated celebration of signing his first solo deal.

VeryHard

Tamla Records is the former name of which well-established record label?

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Answer: Motown Records
Motown Records, founded in 1959 by Berry Gordy as Tamla Records, is still very influential in the American music scene after over half a century of operation.

Medium

Entertainment icon Elvis Presley passed away in which year?

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Answer: 1977
Mr. Presley passed away at the premature age of 42 from a heart attack on 16 August 1977, with his death having such a profound impact that he was even memorialized by the US President Jimmy Carter.



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