Pop Music Quiz

So you think you’re a pop music expert, do you? Well then prove it by taking our fantastic free pop music quiz! Be warned though, you’ll need a wide range of knowledge to do well as the questions cover the entire history of pop music! 

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20 Pop Music Quiz Questions

These fun pop music quiz questions will put your knowledge of popular music to the test. Good luck!

1. Which pop singer’s hits include Roar and Teenage Dream?

A. Madonna

B. Britney Spears

C. Katy Perry

D. Ariane Grande

View Answer
C. Katy Perry.

2. The hit singles I Just Can’t Stop Loving You and The Man in the Mirror appeared on which Michael Jackson album?

A. Bad

B. Off The Wall

C. Thriller

D. Dangerous

View Answer
A. Bad.

3. Which single was the first of Madonna’s to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart?

A. Like A Virgin

B. Borderline

C. Holiday

D. Lucky Star

View Answer
C. Holiday.

4. Niall Horan and Liam Payne were members of which boy band?

A. One Direction

B. Backstreet Boys


D. The Wanted

View Answer
A. One Direction.

5. Which rapper featured on the Rihanna hit Umbrella?

A. Drake

B. Kanye West

C. Jay-Z

D. Eminem

View Answer
C. Jay-Z.

6. Which British rock singer wrote the Tina Turner hit single Private Dancer?

A. Mark Knopfler

B. David Gilmour

C. Phil Collins

D. Robert Plant

View Answer
A. Mark Knopfler.

7. Which American singer featured on the Mark Ronson smash hit single Uptown Funk?

A. Pharrell Williams

B. Justin Timberlake

C. Usher

D. Bruno Mars

View Answer
D. Bruno Mars.

8. Which singer’s first U.S. number one single was called Vision of Love?

A. Mariah Carey

B. Whitney Houston

C. Diana Ross

D. Celine Dion

View Answer
A. Mariah Carey.

9. Which artist’s real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly?

A. Ariane Grande

B. Rihanna

C. Beyonce

D. Iggy Azalea

View Answer
D. Iggy Azalea.

10. Which pop group wrote the songs Islands in the Stream, Chain Reaction, Woman In Love and Heartbreaker, all hits for other artists?

A. Bee Gees

B. The Beach Boys

C. The Monkees

D. The Beatles

View Answer
A. Bee Gees.

11. In 2011, Rihanna found love in a …

A. Dangerous Place

B. Hopeless Place

C. Strange Place

D. Unusual Place

View Answer
B. Hopeless Place.

12. Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork were original members of which pop band?

A. The Kinks

B. The Byrds

C. The Beatles

D. The Monkees

View Answer
D. The Monkees.

13. Dangerously in Love was which singer’s debut solo album?

A. Beyonce

B. Nicole Scherzinger

C. Britney Spears

D. Katy Perry

View Answer
A. Beyonce.

14. How is Gordon Sumner better known?

A. Bono

B. Moby

C. Sting

D. Seal

View Answer
C. Sting.

15. Of which group was Gwen Stefani the lead singer?

A. Pussycat Dolls


C. The Bangles

D. No Doubt

View Answer
D. No Doubt.

16. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams teamed up for which 2013 smash hit single?

A. Happy

B. Blurred Lines

C. Give It 2 U

D. Feel Good

View Answer
B. Blurred Lines.

17. According to Cyndi Lauper what do girls just want to do?

A. Settle Down

B. Have Fun

C. Dance

D. Kiss Boys

View Answer
B. Have Fun.

18. Which British pop superstars where “Hungry Like The Wolf” in 1982?

A. Duran Duran


C. The Police

D. Tears for Fears

View Answer
A. Duran Duran.

19. Which of these pop stars was not a Mouseketeer on The All-New Mickey Mouse Club?

A. Ariane Grande

B. Justin Timberlake

C. Britney Spears

D. Christina Aguilera

View Answer
A. Ariane Grande.

20. Of which boy band was Donnie Wahlberg a member?


B. Boyz II Men

C. New Kids on the Block

D. Backstreet Boys

View Answer
C. New Kids on the Block.

Multiple Choice Pop Quiz

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