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The 40 Question Music Quiz!

Do you know absolutely everything about people singing and making pleasant noises with their instruments? Take the test and find out!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 13th 2022

Whether you like pop, rock, rap or blues, are a massive Stormzy, Lady Gaga or Ed Sheeran fan this online music quiz has something for everyone! If you like this quiz then take the 80s music quiz or the 90s music quiz. Oh, go one, while we're here why not take the 2010's music quiz!


Which Queen song has the lyrics “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?”

2/40 PSY
PSY | YouTube

Which country is Gangnam Style singer PSY from?

3/40 Bruno Mars
@brunomars | Instagram

In which year was Bruno Mars born?

4/40 A scene from Labyrinth
Labyrinth | Jim Henson | Eric Rattray | Henson Associates, Inc., Lucasfilm Ltd.

Which legendary musician starred in the movie Labyrinth?

5/40 A pop singer

Which pop star's real name is Stefani Joanne Germanotta?

6/40 Some members from Twice
@twicetagram | Instagram

How many members are in the K-Pop group Twice?

7/40 ABBA
@abba | Instagram

ABBA are a world-famous pop group from Sweden. Which member of the group is from Norway?

8/40 Part of Lizzo's album artwork for Special
Lizzo | Nice Life | Atlantic

Which of the following instruments is Lizzo known for playing?

9/40 Joey from Friends looking surprised
Friends | Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions Warner Bros. Television | NBC

BTS member RM learned to speak English by watching the show Friends. Is this true or false?

10/40 DJ Marshmello

What is DJ Marshmello's real name?

11/40 Singing sausage rolls

Who released a song called We Built This City... On Sausage Rolls?

12/40 George Ezra enjoying a break in the sunshine
@george_ezra | instagram

George Ezra's full name is actually George Ezra Enfield. True or false?

13/40 A scene from Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed

What's the name of this band featured in Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed?

14/40 Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift | Facebook

Taylor Swift released two albums in 2020. What were they called?

15/40 Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa | Facebook

Dua Lipa also released an album in 2020. What was it called?

16/40 Miley Cyrus
@mileycyrus | Giphy

What's the name of Miley Cyrus' dad?

17/40 An old photo of Take That
@takethat | Instagram

Who was the first member of Take That to leave the group?

18/40 Tones and I
@tonesandi | Instagram

What's Tones and I's real name?

19/40 Billie Eilish
Interscope Records | Giphy

Billie Eilish released her first album in 2019. What is it called?

20/40 One Direction

Which member of One Direction left the group in 2015?

21/40 Playmobil: The Movie
Playmobil: The Movie | Giphy

Which member of Queen appears on the Playmobil movie soundtrack?

22/40 Stormzy

Where did Stormzy work before becoming a famous musician?

23/40 Lewis Capaldi at Glastonbury
bbcglastonbury | Giphy

Which Scottish city does Lewis Capaldi come from?

24/40 Cardi B
Jora Frantzis |

What is Cardi B's real name?

25/40 Little Mix
Little Mix | Giphy

In which year did Little Mix win The X Factor?

26/40 Anne-Marie
annemarie | Instagram

Which West End musical did Anne-Marie appear in aged 6?

27/40 twenty one pilots
Recording Academy / GRAMMYs | Giphy

Twenty One Pilots' two members are qualified pilots. True or false?

28/40 Rita Ora
ritaora | Facebook

What country is Rita Ora from?

29/40 Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X | Giphy

What is Lil Nas X's real name?

30/40 Blackpink
ygofficial | Twitter

Which country are Blackpink from?

31/40 Shawn Mendez
AMAs | Giphy

Which insect does Shawn Mendes not like?

32/40 Ariana Grande

What are Ariana Grande's fans called?

33/40 Katy Perry in Swish Swish
Katy Perry | Giphy

What's the name of one of Katy Perry's cats?

34/40 Jessie J
jessiej | Instagram

What's the name of Jessie J's first album?

35/40 Foo Fighters
@foofighters | Twitter

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was the drummer for which famous rock band?

36/40 Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran

What did Ed Sheeran buy when he earned a Number One with is album, +?

37/40 Justin Bieber and Bill Hader in Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live | Giphy

How was Justin Bieber discovered by his mentor, Usher?

38/40 Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | NBC

In 1991, Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff won a Grammy Award for which song?


What is the name of Drake's 2021 album?

40/40 Green Day

Green Day invented punk rock. True or false?

Result: Oh dear

Oh dear! Better luck next time!

Result: Good try!

Good try! Why not have another go and see if you can get an even better score?

Result: Great work!

Great work! You know your stuff when it comes to music!

Result: Genius

Genius! You got a perfect score!