How Much You Know About Music History?

Here are the questions to test your knowledge about music history!

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  • Question of

    What is the oldest musical instrument we know about?

    • Trumpets
    • Drums
    • Flutes
    • Lyres
  • Question of

    True or False: Music has been found to be a universal human trait shared by all cultures

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Which of these is NOT one of the six musical periods in history?

    • Renaissance
    • Medieval
    • Romantic
    • Classical
    • Modern (Post WW1)
    • Victorian
  • Question of

    Choose the correct chronological order of the six periods of music.

    • Baroque, Medieval, Classical, Renaissance, Romantic, Modern
    • Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Modern
    • Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern
    • Medieval, Renaissance, Classical, Baroque, Romantic, Modern
  • Question of

    In which decade was Punk music first created?

    • 1990s
    • 1980s
    • 1970s
    • 1960s
  • Question of

    What American city is credited as being the birth place of Jazz music?

    • Atlanta, Georgia
    • New York City, New York
    • New Orleans, Louisiana
    • San Francisco, California
  • Question of

    True or False: The first recordings of blues music were mostly made by women.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    When did rap music start up as a music genre?

    • 1980s
    • 1970s
    • 1960s
    • 1950s
  • Question of

    What city has been officially recognized as the birthplace of Country Music?

    • Charleston, South Carolina
    • Bristol, Tennessee
    • Louisville, Kentucky
    • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Question of

    Which of these classic British rock bands formed first?

    • Black Sabbath
    • The Clash
    • Led Zeppelin
    • The Kinks
  • Question of

    Complete the sentence: The first electric guitar was invented in _________ but became a huge part of popular music during the ________.

    • 1932, 1950s
    • 1963, 1990s
    • 1947, 1970s
    • 1895, 1960s
  • Question of

    Which of these famous classical composers died at an early age?

    • Chopin
    • Beethoven
    • Mozart
    • Wagner
  • Question of

    What Is the most popular instrument played today?

    • Drums
    • Violin
    • Guitar
    • Piano
  • Question of

    Who is/are the best selling music artist or artists of all time?

    • The Beatles
    • Garth Brooks
    • Elvis Presley
    • Michael Jackson