Music Quiz – 50 Band Singers Who Went Solo

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I'm a massive music fan and I like quizzes, so if you're the same then please relax and enjoy the following 50 questions. All questions relate to singers who have recorded material in famous bands and have gone on to enjoy some sort of success as a solo artist. No prizes then for guessing that I've included Michael Jackson in there somewhere.

Some are cryptic, a few are downright tough, and a few or the multiple-choice answers are just plain silly. I've given you 5 choices for each, so you stand to get an average of 20% just by guessing. But if you want to be able to look at yourself in the mirror with a little bit of pride, try aiming a little higher! :)

I've given each set of 5 questions the names of traditional anniversaries. There's no reason why - just go with it. I thought it made the Contents Table more appealing, but it just looks like Ivana Trump's Christmas list!

Enjoy and please feel free to tell us your score. Oh, and you can leave a comment in the Guestbook too if you like.

Paul McCartney Talking About Leaving The Beatles

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1 - 5: Wood

And we're off!

6 - 10: Tin

11 - 15: Crystal

Go for it, you're doing great!

15 - 20: China

21 - 25: Silver

Almost halfway there....

Take a break - You're halfway there!

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26 - 30: Pearl

31 - 35: Coral

Rock on!

36 - 40: Ruby

41 - 45: Sapphire

Is your brain fried yet? :)

46 - 50: Gold

The final hurdle - nice work!

So what was your final score?

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  • RenaissanceWoman2010 Dec 11, 2012 @ 8:27 pm
    I obviously need some work on my band history. Very interesting subject for these quizzes. Thanks!
  • PaulOnBooks Dec 03, 2012 @ 4:35 am
    Excellent set of music quizzes.
  • BaddewFibes Dec 07, 2012 @ 4:48 am
    Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed them!
  • Matt K Nov 28, 2012 @ 6:32 am
    46. Cheers Matt C, quizmaster generalissimo!
  • BaddewFibes Nov 28, 2012 @ 6:57 am
    Only 4 wrong - wonder if anyone's ever likely to beat THAT!!
  • T.HurleyEsq Nov 28, 2012 @ 6:15 am
    45.. Not to bad.
  • BaddewFibes Nov 28, 2012 @ 6:56 am
    You hit the 90% mark....good work!
  • Jody bate. Nov 26, 2012 @ 4:51 pm
    Hi Matt, Good quiz. Xx. 41 points, not bad.
  • BaddewFibes Nov 27, 2012 @ 10:09 am
    Nice work Jody. I think 41 is the best so far!!
  • Mary Donnacxhie Nov 25, 2012 @ 8:41 pm
    Interesting to have a go, but obviously could have done better. Sometimes I made the wrong choice between two otherwise I'd have scored more. Only 2 sets were completely wrong.
  • BaddewFibes Nov 25, 2012 @ 8:44 pm
    Hope you enjoyed it, Mary. Thanks for taking the quiz!
  • JT Nov 25, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
    38. Not too bad, considering the 1/5 round somewhere in the middle... JT
  • BaddewFibes Nov 25, 2012 @ 6:36 pm
    Fantastic score there JT. Nicely done!
  • The Kestrel Nov 25, 2012 @ 6:08 pm
    I think I'm owed a few points there...
  • BaddewFibes Nov 25, 2012 @ 6:36 pm
    Is that points or pints? ;-)

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