Showing posts with label trivia quiz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label trivia quiz. Show all posts

Jul 26, 2014

Lucky 7?

These songs all have 7 in their titles.

1. "77 _____  ____ (snap, snap)" old TV show
2. "Seven _____   ____" the Eagles
3. "The Seven Deadly ____" Camelot song
4. "The Seventh ____" Johnny Rivers
5. "At Seven____" Janis Ian

1. Sunset Strip
2. Bridges Road
3. Virtues
4. Son
5. teen

Jul 25, 2014

Taking Your Measure

These songs have measurements in the titles.

1. "I Love You a ____ & a ____" Doris Day
2. "60 ____ Man" Billy Ward & the Dominoes
3. "Eight ____ High" The Byrds
4. "____ in a Bottle" Jim Croce
5. "The ___ of the Cat" Al Stewart

1. Bushel/Peck
2. Minute
3. Miles
4. Time
5. Year

Jul 24, 2014

Where Do You Live?

Songs About Home

1. "___ ___'s Not My Home" Jim Croce
2. "Home on ___ ___" cowboy song
3. "Homeward ____" Simon & Garfunkel
4. "When ____ Comes Marching Home" Civil War song
5. "Sweet Home ____" Lynyrd Skynyrd

1. New York
2. the Range
3. Bound
4. Johnny
5. Alabama

Jul 23, 2014

Work on This

What work is being done in the songs below?

1. "Workin' My Way ___  ___  ___" The Four Seasons
2. "Workin' in a ___  ___" Lee Dorsey
3. "She Works Hard ___ ___ ___" Donna Summer
4. "(Steadily depressing, low-down, mind-messing) Working at the ___ ___ ___" Jim Croce
5. "Workin' for a ____" Huey Lewis & the News

1. Back to You
2. Coal Mine
3. for the Money
4. Car Wash Blues
5. Living

Jul 22, 2014

Today's Quiz: Bells

1. What kind of blues does Bill give the 5th Dimension's Marilyn McCoo?
2. Who stole the wedding bell, according to Eartha Kitt?
3. In Guys & Dolls how does Sarah feel?
4. What goes along with "one less egg to fry" for the 5th Dimension?
5.Where did AC/DC go to hear bells?

1. "Wedding Bell Blues"
2. Somebody bad
3. "If I Were a Bell I'd Be Ringing"
4. "One Less Bell to Answer"
5. Hell

Jul 20, 2014

Today's Quiz: Waterways

Easy one! Name the waterway.

1. "You always know your neighbor...if you ever navigated on the ____  _____."
2. "There's Cleo and me-o and the baby crocodile, we live on the ____  ____..."
3. "____ ____ is in my blood, the place I love."
4. "Oh, Shenandoah, I long to see you, Across the Wide ___"
5. "You were sixteen, my village queen, down by the old ____  ____"

1. Eric Canal    "Low Bridge" (aka "The Erie Canal Song")
2. Allegheny River    "Cleo and Me-o"
3. "Yellow River" by Christie
4. Missouri 
5. Mill Stream

Jul 17, 2014

Quiz: Say "Ah!"

The song lyrics below hint at names that end in the "ah" sound.
1. "She take-a my money and run Venezuala."
2. "I never understood a single word he said..."
3. "I felt the knife in my hand, and she laughed no more."
4. "I'm so young and you're so old..."
5. "___ makes the mountains sound like folks were up there dying."

1. Matilda
2. Jeremiah
3. Delilah
4. Diana
5. Mariah

Jul 16, 2014

It's All Nonsense!

Give the title of the song that contains these nonsense syllables.

1. Shoop shoop
2. Bomp ba ma bomp, Ba bomp ma bomp bomp
3. Oo ee oo ah ah
4.Sha-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na, just hold on tight
5. Chang chang, changity chang cha-sha-bop

1. "It's in His Kiss"
2. "Blue Moon"
3. "The Witch Doctor"
4. "Rock & Roll Lullaby"
5. "We Go Together"

Jul 15, 2014

I Ain't 'Fraid of No Ghost!

How about some songs about ghosts?

1. Kingston Trio tells about Ghost Anne Boleyn
2. Johnny Cash. Dead Cowboys--need I say more?
3. A ghost's warning to Jerry Lee Lewis
4. Guy plans to propose on Halloween-Classics IV
5. Dickey Lee's date turns into an eerie experience

1. "With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm"
2. "Ghost Riders in the Sky"
3. "Haunted House"
4. "Spooky"
5. "Laurie"

Jul 13, 2014

Today's Quiz: Angels Among Us

Title the Songs
1. She died in a car/train accident
2. She looks like an angel but she's...
3. It made his blood run cold. His angel is a ______!
4. She's attractive, especially her visual organs.
5. He's on his way to heaven.

1. "Teen Angel"
2. "The Devil in Disguise"
3. "Centerfold"
4. "Pretty Little Angel Eyes"
5. "Got a Date with an Angel"

Jul 12, 2014

Mary Who?

Mary seems to be a popular name in song titles. Which Mary song title goes with the line below? (Extra credit if you can name the artist!)

1. "...goodbye, heart!"
2. "Every now and then I spend my time at rhyme and verse..."
3. "For miles around they're waitin' to start the celebratin'..."
4. "People on the river are happy to give..."
5. "A man with money said, 'Come on, honey...'"

1. "Hello, Mary Lou" Ricky Nelson
2. "Along Comes Mary" The Association
(This video is a hoot--They got old!)
3. "Mary Lou" Bing Crosby
(No video available)
4. "Proud Mary" CCR
5. "Cherry Hill Park (Mary Hill) Billy Joe Royal

Jul 11, 2014

Today's Quiz: What Color Is It?
1. "A ____ Sport Coat & a ____Carnation" Marty Robbins
2. "____ Beret" Prince
3. "____ Velvet" Bobby Vinton
4. "Paint It ____" The Rolling Stones
5. "Jeremiah Peabody's (Polyunsaturated, Quick Dissolving, Fast Acting, Pleasant Tasting ) ____ & ____ Pills" Ray Stevens

1. White/Pink
2. Raspberry (no YouTube version)
3. Blue Velvet
4. Black
5. Green/Purple

Jul 10, 2014

Today's Quiz: Soft Stuff

Name the artist most associated with these "soft" songs

1. "Killing Me Softly
2. "Softly, I Will Leave You"
3. "Soft Kitty"
4. "Come Softly to Me"
5. "Speak Softly, Love"

1. Roberta Flack
2. Frank Sinatra (version here is Matt Munro)
3. Sheldon Cooper (or Penny!) 4. The Fleetwoods
5. Andy Williams (Godfather theme)

Jul 9, 2014

Lika a Wheel

 Today's Quiz: Wheels
If you aren't lucky enough to be from Onaway, Michigan, you might need to know that each year our local metalworking company surprises the community with an amazing sculpture for the Fourth of July parade. (For more examples, look at
The surprise for 2014 was a huge steering wheel, since Onaway was once the home of a large steering wheel factory and its slogan was "Onaway Steers the World." The wheel is currently on display at Moran's new educational facility just past the blinker light where M33 connects with M68.

So the quiz: What Song about wheels is associated with the singers below?
1. Perry Como
2. Blood, Sweat, & Tears
3. Kay Starr
4. Tina Turner
5. any preschooler on a day trip

1."Round and Round (Find a Wheel)"
2. "Spinning Wheel"
3. "The Wheel of Fortune"
4. "Proud Mary (Big wheels keep on rolling)"
5. "The Wheels on the Bus"

Jul 6, 2014

How About a Date? (No Weirdness!)

Name the song/artist

1. "It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day..."
2. "Do you remember the twenty-first night of September?"
3. "I think it was the fourth of July"
4. "It's December the twenty-fourth, and I'm longing to be up north."
5. "It was the third of September/The day I'll always remember."

1. "Ode to Billy Jo" Bobbi Gentry
2. "September" Earth, Wind & Fire
3. "Saturday in the Park" Chicago
4. "White Christmas" The Carpenters (& many more)
5. "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" The Temptations

Jul 5, 2014

How Long Does It Last?

Name the song where the singer mentions
this time span.

1. "I'll just lay me down and cry for a hundred years."
2. "You ask how long I'll love you/ I'll tell you true/ Until..."
3. "I'd...walk a million miles, cry a million tears"
4. "Long as stars are in the blue...I'll go on loving you"
5. "Yours until the rivers all run dry/ In other words, until the day I die."

1. "Don't Pull Your Love" Hamilton, Joe Frank, & Reynolds
2. "The Twelfth of Never" Johnny Mathis
3. "I'd Wait a Million Years" The Grass Roots
4. "Till the End of Time" Perry Como
5. "Baby, I'm Yours" Barbara Lewis

Jun 14, 2014

Clothes Named For People

1. A British waterproof overcoat
2. A unisex skin-tight one-piece garment that covers the torso but leaves the legs free
3. A swimsuit that generally consists of a tank-style torso top with high-cut legs
4. A knitted jacket or button-front sweater created to keep British soldiers warm in Russian winters
5. A hat with a wide brim to shield the wearer from the sun's rays

1. The Mackintosh is named after its Scottish inventor Charles Macintosh.
2. A leotard is a unisex skin-tight one-piece garment that covers the torso but leaves the legs free. It was made famous by the French acrobatic performer Jules LĂ©otard (1838–1870).
3. Maillot is the fashion designer's name for a woman's one-piece swimsuit, also called a tank suit.
4. The cardigan, named for James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, who led the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War (1854).
5. The Stetson hat is named after the founder of the John B. Stetson Company.

Jun 13, 2014

Today's Quiz: Waiting...and Waiting

 Since I haven't even got a release date for Killing Despair, I'm waiting. I thought you might guess some songs about the process while we wait...and wait.

1. " ___ of Waiting" by the Kinks
2. "Slow-___" by Pee Wee King 
3. "I'd Wait A ____ Years" by the Grass Roots
4. "___ Won't Let Me" by the Outsiders
5. "It Must Be ___" by Vikki Carr

1. Tired
2. Poke
3. Million
4. Time 
5. Him 

Jun 10, 2014

A "Take a Break" Quiz

Let's go for artists today: Who's most associated with this song?

1. "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"
2. "Break My Stride"
3. "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do"
4. "Don't Break the Heart That Loves You"
5. "Break on Through (to the Other Side)"

1. Elton John & KiKi Dee
2. Matthew Wilder
3. Neil Sedaka
4. Connie Francis
5. The Doors

Jun 5, 2014

Dust! Dirt! Beep-Beep-Beep!

In honor of the road work being done outside my window:
1. Dust: an easy one: Queen
2. Dust: should be just as easy: Kansas
3. Beep: an oldie by The Playmates
4. Detour: another oldie by Hank Thompson
5. Dirt: Sesame Street Gang


1. "Another One Bites the Dust"
2. "Dust in the Wind"
3. "Beep, Beep"
4. "Detour: There's a Muddy Road Ahead"
4. "Dirt, Dirt, Dirt"

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