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Classical Music Quiz For Virtuosos Only!

Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, Britten! Big names and even bigger composers, but how much do YOU know about classical music?!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  June 2nd 2023

Classical music is a huge genre of music, there are so many styles, composers and brilliant performers that knowing everything about all of them is almost impossible, but that’s not going to stop you right?! So what are you waiting for, let’s get those classical vibes flowing! There’s no going Bach now, you’re already here!

1/10 A chimp conductor

Which one of these is NOT a composer?

2/10 A monkey counting its toes

How many people play in a quartet?

3/10 A dog on the piano

Prokofiev wrote a piece of music about a boy called Peter and what animal?

4/10 A hamster and a piano

What type of instrument is a piano?

5/10 A gorilla and a saxophone and a selection of sheet music

What type of instrument is a saxophone?

6/10 A woman studying a world map

If you answered Wolf to question 3, well done! But where was Prokofiev from?

7/10 A conductor who is also a cat

What is an etude?

8/10 A composer looking puzzled

What is a 'Stradivarius'?

9/10 A composer
Barbara Krafft | 1819

Name this composer!

10/10 A goat in Australia

How many people are in a symphony orchestra?

Result: Oh dear

Oh dear! Looks like you've fallen a little A Flat Minor on this one! But don’t worry, a lot of classical music was written literally hundreds of years ago so we’d be super impressed if you were able to get all of these correct - but that doesn’t mean you can’t improve! Why not have another go and see if you can do any better?

Result: not bad

Nice! You clearly know a thing or two about classical music, well done. You must have made a little Liszt before you started right? But we still think that you can do better, so why not have another crack at the quiz and see if you can prove that you’re the real quiz virtuoso!? Think of all those composers from hundreds of years ago and channel their energy - you’ve got this!

Result: Great score

Awesome! Wow, OK, this is epic. It’s definitely very impressive that you know this much about classical music, this hasn’t been an easy quiz but you’ve shown that with a bit of commitment, research and a love of music you can go far in the quiz world! Nice one! Why not check out some of the other quizzes on the site and see if you can smash them too! Be bold, the orchestra has your back!

Result: 100 per cent epic

Pow! How on earth!? We’re stunned, how did you manage to orchestrate such an incredible display of classical music knowledge? Are you secretly a music teacher? We might never know - but what we do know is that you’re at the top of your game, the best of the best and the greatest in the world! Brilliant stuff, why not see if you can learn about jazz next?