The Melodic Quiz: Testing Your Knowledge of the Music Industry

Are you a music enthusiast who thinks they know everything about the music industry? Test your knowledge with this melodic quiz that covers everything from famous musicians to record labels. Get ready to show off your knowledge and learn some new facts along the way!

Round 1: Name That Musician

In this round, we’ll give you a description of a famous musician, and you have to guess who it is. Ready? Let’s go!

  1. This musician is known for their iconic hairstyle and superhuman guitar skills.
  2. This artist is known for their smooth voice and songs about love and heartbreak.
  3. This musician is known for their flamboyant costumes and catchy pop hits.
  4. This musician is known for their raspy voice and songs about social justice.
  5. This musician is known for their unique sound and eccentric personality.


  1. Jimi Hendrix
  2. Adele
  3. Lady Gaga
  4. Bob Marley
  5. Prince

Round 2: Music Industry Trivia

Are you ready to put your knowledge of the music industry to the test? Here are some questions to get you started:

  1. Who is the founder of Motown Records?
  2. Who is the best-selling female artist of all time?
  3. Which artist’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta?
  4. Who won the first American Idol competition?
  5. What was the first music video to air on MTV?


  1. Berry Gordy
  2. Madonna
  3. Lady Gaga
  4. Kelly Clarkson
  5. “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles

Round 3: Song Lyric Challenge

How well do you know the lyrics of some of the most popular songs in music history? Let’s find out:

  1. “It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do. Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you.”
  2. “Sittin’ in the morning sun, I’ll be sittin’ when the evening comes. Watching the ships roll in, then I watch ’em roll away again.”
  3. “I took a pill in Ibiza, to show Avicii I was cool.”
  4. “I got my first real six-string, bought it at the five-and-dime. Played it ’til my fingers bled, was the summer of ’69.”
  5. “She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene. I said don’t mind, but what do you mean, I am the one who will dance on the floor in the round?”


  1. “Marry You” by Bruno Mars
  2. “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding
  3. “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” by Mike Posner
  4. “Summer of ’69” by Bryan Adams
  5. “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson

Round 4: Music Videos

Music videos have become a staple in the music industry, often turning a good song into a great song and a great song into a hit. Can you guess the artist and song based on the music video description?

  1. This music video features the artist performing on a treadmill while the background changes behind them.
  2. This music video features the artist dressed as a futuristic robot, dancing in an empty warehouse.
  3. This music video features the artist dancing on a floating barge in the middle of a lake.
  4. This music video features the artist singing in front of a red screen while people dance behind them.
  5. This music video features the artist walking through a city, with the lyrics of the song appearing around them.


  1. “Here It Goes Again” by OK Go
  2. “All Is Full of Love” by Björk
  3. “I’m On a Boat” by The Lonely Island ft. T-Pain
  4. “Losing My Religion” by R.E.M.
  5. “Around the World” by Daft Punk

Round 5: Name That Album

In this final round, we’ll give you the name of a famous album, and you have to guess the artist. Good luck!

  1. Thriller
  2. The Dark Side of the Moon
  3. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  4. The Chronic
  5. Nevermind


  1. Michael Jackson
  2. Pink Floyd
  3. The Beatles
  4. Dr. Dre
  5. Nirvana


Congratulations on finishing The Melodic Quiz! How did you do? Did you learn anything new about the music industry? Whether you’re a music fanatic or just an occasional listener, there’s always something new to discover in the world of music. Keep on jamming!

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