QUIZ: Radio Listeners Will Ace This Music Quiz

Radio listeners and pop music enthusiasts unite because this music quiz is going to be challenging. So, get those brain muscles ready and get those toes tapping because we’ve got some questions about the music industry that span several decades. So, for anyone who thinks they know all there is to know about music, prove it!

Radio listeners and pop music enthusiasts unite because this music quiz is going to be challenging. So, get those brain muscles ready and get those toes tapping because we’ve got some questions about the music industry that span several decades. So, for anyone who thinks they know all there is to know about music, prove it!

Who sang the hit song with these lyrics: "Very superstitious, Writing's on the wall, Very superstitious, Ladders 'bout to fall?"

  • Lionel Richie
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Ray Charles
  • Stevie Wonder

In 1972, Stevie Wonder released the Grammy Hall of Fame hit “Superstition” on his album “Talking Book.” Surprisingly, Stevie's name is just a stage name. His real name is actually Stevland Hardaway Morris which admittedly doesn't have the same pizzazz.

In 1972, Stevie Wonder released the Grammy Hall of Fame hit “Superstition” on his album “Talking Book.” Surprisingly, Stevie's name is just a stage name. His real name is actually Stevland Hardaway Morris which admittedly doesn't have the same pizzazz.

To what hit Pat Benatar song does this line belong to: "Well you're a real tough cookie with a long history of breaking little hearts like the one in me?"

  • All Fired Up
  • Shadows of the Night
  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot
  • Love is a Battlefield

Pat Benatar became a household name the moment “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” was released in 1980. At the time, Benatar was known as a total trail blazer and a rule breaker, which is why fans loved her so much.

Pat Benatar became a household name the moment “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” was released in 1980. At the time, Benatar was known as a total trail blazer and a rule breaker, which is why fans loved her so much.

What is the name of the artist who sung “Do You Believe in Love After Love”? Hint: She was married to Sonny Bono.

  • Madonna
  • Donna Summers
  • Cher
  • Dolly Parton

Cher’s musical career kicked off as an act that she performed with her then husband, Sonny Bono. The musical duo had a TV show that ran from 1971 to 1974. A year later, the couple divorced and Cher pursued a solo musical career.

Cher’s musical career kicked off as an act that she performed with her then husband, Sonny Bono. The musical duo had a TV show that ran from 1971 to 1974. A year later, the couple divorced and Cher pursued a solo musical career.

What American hard rock band sang these lyrics: "And I know, baby, just how you feel. You got to roll with the punches and get to what's real?"

  • Van Halen
  • Def Leppard
  • AC/DC
  • The Beatles

In 1984 Van Halen got everyone on their feet when they released “Jump.” The hit song jumped to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 that same year.

In 1984 Van Halen got everyone on their feet when they released “Jump.” The hit song jumped to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 that same year.

Which band sang the following tunes: “Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive, stayin' alive?"

  • A-ha
  • Bee Gees
  • Styx
  • Hootie & the Blowfish

These lyrics were featured in the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack track “Stayin’ Alive.” But while the song was a disco hit, it actually refers to the challenges people face surviving on the mean streets of New York.

These lyrics were featured in the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack track “Stayin’ Alive.” But while the song was a disco hit, it actually refers to the challenges people face surviving on the mean streets of New York.

What popular band produced the song with the following lyrics: "Just a small town girl. Living in a lonely world. She took the midnight train going anywhere?"

  • AC/DC
  • Journey
  • A-ha
  • Def Leppard

In 1973, the American rock band known as Journey was formed in San Francisco, California, and went on to create and release some amazing hits. One of these hits was the 1981 song “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

In 1973, the American rock band known as Journey was formed in San Francisco, California, and went on to create and release some amazing hits. One of these hits was the 1981 song “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

This Mississippi-born rock ‘n’ roll star released his first number 1 single “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1956. Who was he?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Roy Orbison
  • Elvis Costello
  • Bing Crosby

By 1956, Elvis had a number 1 single, a number 1 album and signed a movie contract with Paramount Pictures. And although he was drafted in 1957, he still made 31 movies between 1956 and 1969.

By 1956, Elvis had a number 1 single, a number 1 album and signed a movie contract with Paramount Pictures. And although he was drafted in 1957, he still made 31 movies between 1956 and 1969.

Toto was an American rock band that was formed in 1977 and they released big hits such as “Africa.” Finish this line: "As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the _____."

  • Victoria
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Mikumi
  • Serengeti

The song “Africa” was so catchy because it incorporated elements from various music styles such as jazz, blues, R&B, progressive rock, funk, soul and rock, which is what made it such a major phenomenon.

The song “Africa” was so catchy because it incorporated elements from various music styles such as jazz, blues, R&B, progressive rock, funk, soul and rock, which is what made it such a major phenomenon.

Can you finish these lyrics to Steve Winwood’s hit “Higher Love?" “I could light the night up with my soul on fire. I could make the sun shine from pure...”

  • Rage
  • Hatred
  • Disgust
  • Desire

English singer Steve Winwood released his hit song “Higher Love” in 1986. He also released the hit song “Back in the High Life Again” that same year. His musical genres include progressive rock, rhythm and blues, pop rock and jazz.

English singer Steve Winwood released his hit song “Higher Love” in 1986. He also released the hit song “Back in the High Life Again” that same year. His musical genres include progressive rock, rhythm and blues, pop rock and jazz.

What is the name of the 1970s song written about Rod Stewart’s romantic encounter with a woman?

  • Maggie May
  • The First Cut is the Deepest
  • The Killing of Georgie
  • Reason to Believe

“Maggie May” was specifically written about Rod Stewart’s 16-year-old self and his personal encounter with a woman. The song was co-written by Martin Quittenton and performed by Stewart himself.

“Maggie May” was specifically written about Rod Stewart’s 16-year-old self and his personal encounter with a woman. The song was co-written by Martin Quittenton and performed by Stewart himself.

Fill in the lyrics to Jon Bon Jovi’s hit song “Livin’ on a Prayer.” “Tommy used to work on the _______, union’s been on strike. He’s down on his luck, it’s tough, so tough.”

  • Blocks
  • Docks
  • Boats
  • Cars

“Livin’ on a Prayer” was released on Halloween of 1986 and it’s Bon Jovi’s 2nd chart-topping single from his 3rd album “Slippery When Wet.” Bon Jovi is also the founder and front man of his rock band, appropriately named Bon Jovi.

“Livin’ on a Prayer” was released on Halloween of 1986 and it’s Bon Jovi’s 2nd chart-topping single from his 3rd album “Slippery When Wet.” Bon Jovi is also the founder and front man of his rock band, appropriately named Bon Jovi.

In this 1977 song, who was it that responded “Yes, I feel wonderful tonight” when asked if they felt alright?

  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Billy Joel
  • Elton John
  • Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is a major rock and blues singer, songwriter and guitarist whose songs continue to make waves on the radio. But the lyrics “Yes, I feel wonderful tonight” are from his song ”Wonderful Tonight.”

Eric Clapton is a major rock and blues singer, songwriter and guitarist whose songs continue to make waves on the radio. But the lyrics “Yes, I feel wonderful tonight” are from his song ”Wonderful Tonight.”

What is the name of the beloved pop musician who sang “When you gonna live your life right? Oh mother dear we're not the fortunate ones?"

  • Tina Turner
  • Pat Benatar
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Madonna

Cyndi Lauper is a singer, an activist and an actress who has graced us with her talents for over 4 decades. And while her hit song “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” was released in 1983, it has continued to resonate with women for many years.

Cyndi Lauper is a singer, an activist and an actress who has graced us with her talents for over 4 decades. And while her hit song “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” was released in 1983, it has continued to resonate with women for many years.

What 1980s band sang the lyrics "Burning the ground I break from the crowd. I'm on the hunt down I'm after you?"

  • Duran Duran
  • The Police
  • Wham!
  • A-ha

In 1982, the band released the song “Hungry Like the Wolf” which has been featured in films like “Shrek,” “Big Fat Liar,” and TV shows like MTV’s “Teen Wolf.”

In 1982, the band released the song “Hungry Like the Wolf” which has been featured in films like “Shrek,” “Big Fat Liar,” and TV shows like MTV’s “Teen Wolf.”

Complete the lyrics to this 1983 hit song by British music duo Eurythmics. “Sweet dreams are made of this. Who am I to _________?”

  • Wake up
  • Never be
  • Disapprove
  • Disagree

The song “Sweet Dreams” was released in 1983 and the British music duo, Eurythmics, consisting of members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, earned Best New Artist during the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards.

The song “Sweet Dreams” was released in 1983 and the British music duo, Eurythmics, consisting of members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, earned Best New Artist during the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards.

What was the name of the Foo Fighters’ debut album?

  • Foo Fighters
  • There’s Nothing Left to Lose
  • The Color and the Shape
  • Sprinkles and Dirt

The Foo Fighters are an American rock band that was founded in 1994 in Seattle, Washington. The band was formed by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after Kurt Cobain’s passing and the disbandment of Nirvana.

The Foo Fighters are an American rock band that was founded in 1994 in Seattle, Washington. The band was formed by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after Kurt Cobain’s passing and the disbandment of Nirvana.

This 1990s rapper released the hit “Ice Ice Baby.” Who is he?

  • Vanilla Ice
  • Marshmallow Ice
  • Flavor Flav
  • 98 Degrees

It turns out that Vanilla Ice was reportedly sampling the bass line from the Queen classic, “Under Pressure.” Although he denied it, he ultimately ended up settling out of court and giving members of Queen songwriting credits.

It turns out that Vanilla Ice was reportedly sampling the bass line from the Queen classic, “Under Pressure.” Although he denied it, he ultimately ended up settling out of court and giving members of Queen songwriting credits.

Which of the following pop stars has a song named “Treat You Better?"

  • Miley Cyrus
  • Stormzy
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Shawn Mendes

The Canadian singer and songwriter started posting song covers on Vine, a video-sharing app, in 2013. Since then, he has released lots of hit songs such as 2016’s “Treat You Better.”

The Canadian singer and songwriter started posting song covers on Vine, a video-sharing app, in 2013. Since then, he has released lots of hit songs such as 2016’s “Treat You Better.”

This English singer said “no, no, no” to rehab back in 2006. Who was she?

  • Britney Spears
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Adele
  • Lily Allen

The singer/songwriter released a hit song called “Rehab” on October 23, 2006. She was known for her various musical genres which included jazz, rhythm and blues and soul. Sadly, she passed away on July 23, 2011.

The singer/songwriter released a hit song called “Rehab” on October 23, 2006. She was known for her various musical genres which included jazz, rhythm and blues and soul. Sadly, she passed away on July 23, 2011.

Which of these singers landed in the top spot in the 2001 Hottest 100?

  • Seal
  • Kanye West
  • Alex Lloyd
  • George Michael

Australian singer Alex Lloyd took the number one spot and beat out Something For Kate, Basement Jaxx and System of a Down. He’s also known for his four top ten albums, “Black the Sun,” “Watching Angels Mend,” "Distant Light” and “Alex Lloyd.”

Australian singer Alex Lloyd took the number one spot and beat out Something For Kate, Basement Jaxx and System of a Down. He’s also known for his four top ten albums, “Black the Sun,” “Watching Angels Mend,” "Distant Light” and “Alex Lloyd.”

What song won the 1994 Grammy Award for Record of the Year?

  • "The River of Dreams" by Billy Joel
  • "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle
  • "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" by Sting
  • "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

Although the song was originally written in 1973 by country music star Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston sang the song for the 1992 film “The Bodyguard” and it became one of the bestselling singles in music history.

Although the song was originally written in 1973 by country music star Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston sang the song for the 1992 film “The Bodyguard” and it became one of the bestselling singles in music history.

Who song the following lyrics: "Baby, I'm hot just like an oven. I need some lovin'. And baby, I can't hold it much longer. It's getting stronger and stronger?"

  • Marvin Gaye
  • Diana Ross
  • James Brown
  • Stevie Wonder

Marvin Gaye is an American singer and songwriter who shaped the sound of Motown in the 1960s. These lyrics are from the 1982 album “Midnight Love” and the song called “Sexual Healing” has remained one of the most soulful songs in decades.

Marvin Gaye is an American singer and songwriter who shaped the sound of Motown in the 1960s. These lyrics are from the 1982 album “Midnight Love” and the song called “Sexual Healing” has remained one of the most soulful songs in decades.

Who sang these classic lyrics: "If you'll be my bodyguard, I can be your long lost pal. I can call you Betty, and Betty, when you call me, you can call me Al?"

  • Duran Duran
  • Paul Simon
  • James Taylor
  • Peter Gabriel

Paul Simon’s “You can Call Me Al” was released way back in 1986 and Chevy Chase, one of America’s most beloved comedic actors, appeared in the music video, too.

Paul Simon’s “You can Call Me Al” was released way back in 1986 and Chevy Chase, one of America’s most beloved comedic actors, appeared in the music video, too.

Which famous singer and actress has a poker face that can’t be read?

  • Lady Gaga
  • Katy Perry
  • Lil’ Kim
  • Madonna

Gaga released her hit song “Poker Face” in 2008. Of course, the singer herself often has a stoic expression that isn’t always easy to read when she’s on stage but her voice and her ability to constantly reinvent her image is one of the reasons her fans love her.

Gaga released her hit song “Poker Face” in 2008. Of course, the singer herself often has a stoic expression that isn’t always easy to read when she’s on stage but her voice and her ability to constantly reinvent her image is one of the reasons her fans love her.

Name the 1997 winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

  • "Go the Distance" from "Hercules"
  • "Miss Misery" from "Good Will Hunting"
  • "My Heart Will Go On" from "Titanic"
  • "Journey to the Past" from "Anastasia"

The hit song was written by James Horner and Will Jennings but it was Celine Dion’s magical voice that made the "Titanic" theme song such a major hit.

The hit song was written by James Horner and Will Jennings but it was Celine Dion’s magical voice that made the "Titanic" theme song such a major hit.

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