The Ultimate 70s Music Quiz

Think you know your stuff when it comes to the music of the 70s music era? Think Bands, Artists, and Hit 70s bangers for inspiration to ace our free 70s Music quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some musical quizzing.

Round 1

1 – What year was Funkadelic’s album “one nation under a groove” released?

2 – “Get up (i feel like being a sex machine)” was released by whom in 1970?

3 – “No Woman, No Cry” was recorded in 1974 by whom?

4 – Which song by Kate Bush was based on an Emily Bronte novel?

5 – Who is nicknamed “Rocket Man” after his 1972 single?

6 – “One Step Beyond” was the debut album for which British group in 1979?

7 – Ray Davies wrote the song “Lola” in 1970 for which group?

8 – “Bridge over troubled water” won how many awards at the 13th Annual Grammy Awards in 1971?

9 – “Chelsea Hotel No 2” was from which Leonard Cohen album?

10 – In 1974 Joni Mitchell won a Grammy for which song?

Round 2

1 – From which country did the duo Althea and Donna who formed in 1977 originate?

2 – Giorgio Moroder’s “Chase (Instrumental)” was the single from which Academy award-winning soundtrack in 1978?

3 – “Le Freak” was a 1978 funk/disco song by which band?

4 – Who originally sang “One Way or Another” in 1978?

5 – In which year did The Jam form?

6 – On 27th January 1970 John Lenon wrote which song?

7 – On August 31, 1970, Neil Young released which solo album?

8 – Which rock act to play at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on their Tommy tour?

9 – “Ghost Rider” is a song by Suicide, but what is it based on?

10 – “This Town Aint Big Enough for Both of Us” is a song from which band in 1974?

Round 3

1 – In 1972 “Long Haired Lover from Liverpool” spent how many weeks at No1 on the UK Charts?

2 – Who originally sings “I’m the Leader of the Gang”?

3 – How many songs did Prince release in the ’70s?

4 – George Harrison wrote “My Sweet Lord” in praise of whom?

5 – In 1974 “September Gurls” was released by?

6 – What is the name of the 3rd and final album by Nick Drake in 1972?

7 – Who wrote, “Because the Night” in 1978?

8 – Elvis Costello began his career in 1970 but what was his birth name?

9 – What year did Curtis Mayfield leave Impressions to begin his solo career?

10 – What was the best selling single of 1970?

Round 4

1 – How many weeks did “Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) spend as the UK no1 in 1971?

2 – In which year did Rod Stewart release “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?

3 – “Rock N Roll” by The Velvet Underground was on which of the album in 1970?

4 – ABBA’s “Waterloo” spent how many weeks at no1 in the UK charts?

5 – Who wrote and released “Kung Fo Fighting” in 1974?

6 – Which song by Queen became the UK’s third best-selling single of all time?

7 – In which year was the “Fleetwood Mac Tour”?

8 – D.I.V.O.R.C.E was a 1975 song by which Scottish comedian?

9 – What was the debut single from “The Knack” in 1979?

10 – “What’s going on” was an album released in 1971 by which American Soul Singer?

Round 5

1 – “I’m begging of you please don’t take my man” is from which 1973 song?

2 – “I’m a woman’s man, no time to talk” is from which 1977 song?

3 – The line “Young and Sweet, only Seventeen” is from which 1976 song?

4 – “Whether times are good or bad, happy or sad” is a line from which 1972 song?

5 – “Baby you’re not that kind” was from which 1976 song?

6 – “We were at the beach, Everybody had matching towels” is from which 1978 song?

7 – “A love like ours is love that’s hard to find” is from which 1976 song?

8 – “Season ticket on a one-way ride” is from which 1979 song?

9 – “Yes Sir I Can Boogie” was a 1977 song by which Spanish Duo?

10 – “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” was originally sung by whom?




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