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Lots of really interesting, unusual, imaginative and challenging rounds that don’t fall into a straight forward category

As much a Party game as a music quiz, so it's great for Christmas. There's also an accompanying video with this quiz showing the 'answers'. There are 10 well known dance craze dances to identify…

Can you identify the well known phrase or proverb hidden in the song clues. Take a word from the title of each song in order and make a 11 word well known proverb. If you…

Something you say after a particularly enjoyable party? Or when you pals kidnap you on your stag night? But here we're looking at 10 musical clips of songs with a place name in the song…

What year were all these a hit? Well, obviously you know. You bought the quiz. But can your guests work which year these were all in the charts?

10 winter/cold related musical clips to cheer you all up at this time of year All we want to know is, who are the Performers (3pts) and Song (1pt) Enjoy the music of The Mamas…

One half of a large quiz (but still big enough to be a quiz on its own) to recognise all the great people we have lost in 2016. Listen to music clips, spoken clips and…

Can you identify the performers of these songs. Performers who had only the one chart success during the 60s

10 clips starting "How......" 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right 2 points for the 10 performers Pretty simple really, but an excuse for some great music including Take That, Gerry and the Pacemakers,…

Can you identify the well known phrase or proverb hidden in the song clues. Take a word from the title of each song in order and make a 11 word well known proverb. If you…

This'll test ya! Well, some of them will. 10 national anthems to identify. I've tried to find reasonably stirring, guessable entries but some could be challenging good luck. Right, let's start with an easy one...…

Soul music 1960s - 1980s style Who are the pairs of singers duetting together in these clips? 20 answers from 10 clips Includes gems sung by Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Donna Summer, Lionel Richie and…

Can you identify the well known phrase or proverb hidden in the song clues. Take a word from the title of each song in order and make a 11 word well known phrase. If you…

Thirteen frightening movie sound clips. Can you identify the movie?  Not bad The actors? Pretty good The year? Amazing !! Warning: some of the language may cause offence

A tongue-in-cheek collection of clips that, sometimes loosely, and sometimes explicitly associate with a political party. Can you identify the UK General Election parties (10 of 'em) alluded by the 10 clips (with a generous…

10 audio and music clips that provide the sound of or clues toward well known/famous people called Eric. Just name the Eric for 2 points each Includes clips/music from: Eric Idle, Eric Liddle, Eric Bana,…

Nostalgic and not so nostalgic clips that have a (occasionally tenuous) connection to school days. Enjoy clips from Britney, The Who, Cat Stevens....

11 Clips with 10 connections. Identify what connects each clip with it's previous clip. It could be a word (or part of a word) from the title or something that connects with the performer name.…

10 clips (mostly old, sorry) of twosomes. By this I mean, for example Bill AND Ben, Starksy AND Hutch, Cameron AND Clegg but of the pop and comedy variety 1 point for each individual named…

A large quiz(combining the two quizzes '2016 Famous Deaths Jan-Jun' and '2016 Famous Deaths Jul-Dec') to recognise all the great people we have lost in 2016. Listen to music clips, spoken clips and a couple of clues…

10 Classic 80s Hit Factory tunes but who are the performers, what were the years and which one wasn't produced by Stock Aitken and Waterman? You'll enjoy (or loathe) reliving Kylie, Jason, Sinitta, Rick Astley...and…

"Oooooh dear, matron" Hilarious and familiar clips from 10 Carry On films, but which ones? Can you spot Carry on Henry, Camping, Cleo, Doctor, Matron?and others. Enjoy the smut and temptation of Kenneth Williams, Sid…

10 clips to encourage you to go cruising or to enjoy on your cruis. Whether it's the Queen Elizabeth, Oriana or the Titanic this'll get you in the mood. Clips related to Sea, Boat, Sinking…

20 Great British female performances for you to identify: Who's singing and what are they singing and, if you're good, when did they sing it. Featuring stand out performances from Jamelia, Lily Allen, Petula Clark,…

Lots of clips here and they are all about London. Some have "London" in the title but 10 clips don’t. The challenge is to identify these 10 places, which include roads, stations, areas and hills…

At long last a PROPER tough quiz, combining music and science. Identify the songs and use the initial letter(s) of the TITLE to identify the symbol of a chemical element and, voila, there’s your answer.…

Another Numbers quiz round! All these clips either have a number in the performers name or in the song title, can you spot them all and add them up to the right answer? Be careful…

10 great songs from 10 great albums 5 pts for each Album Title (the original album the song was one) and a point for the performer and 2 for the year of release. You'll love…

10 Capital cities and their countries to find, all from these musical clues - some easy and some devilish and some britally edited. Enjoy 2 points for the city, 2 points for the country, 2…

10 great musical clips. Some have a number in the song title and others in the Band name. Can you get them all, add them up and come to the correct total

10 wonderful music clips with 11 Famous People in the titles I'll give you the points if you get 10, but a bonus for an eleventh

Can you identify the 10 jobs (in the loosest sense) identified in these 10 clips? Enjoy an eclectic mix of music: Ellie Goulding, Charles Penrose, Emeli Sande, Thompson Twins, Glen Campbell, Bob Marley, Lady Gaga,…

One half of a large quiz (but still big enough to be a quiz on its own) to recognise all the great people we have lost in 2016. Listen to music clips, spoken clips and…

10 Songs that were at number one the fist week in August for the Olympics opening week (from 1980 - 2016). You have to get the year, the song, the performer. 2 points for each.…

10 Clips, 10 girls, 10 names Name them. And, if possible the performers and year Includes clips from David Bowie, The Beatles, Cliff Richard, Pink Floyd, Leonard Cohen, Helen Reddy, Status Quo, Four Tops, The…

Let's have a laugh. Comedy songs from Billy Connolly, Goons, Victoria Wood, The Goodies, Morecombe and Wise and many many more A lot of fun whether you can get the answers or not

No singing, no lyrics, no song Who are the performers (band or individual) performing these classic instrumentals. Includes clips from Kenny Ball, Harold Faltemeyer, Jan Hammer, Average White Band

10 Song clips with drinks in the title - Name that Drink. Hear clips from Simon & Garfunkel,Robin Gibb,Rupert Holmes,Sailor,Dr Feelgood,Chris Brown,The Eagles,Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Thin Lizzy,Osibisa

11 of the funkiest tracks to listen to. But while you're listening, take the first letter of each song to spell out the name of a funk classic. AND can you identify who performed it?…

The genius of Hal David (often with Burt Bacharach) created many classic pop songs. But which of these are his? And which other great songwriters wrote the other clips?

10 more tunes we all know from radio, tv, adverts, movies, the classics or ... somewhere. But what are they? Can you name them?  

10 fabulous clips from the 60s to the noughties (2 of each), all credited with performers in the format of 'Performer and the Band' The quiz task is to get the backing band or supporting…

Can you identify who's doing the different versions of these great songs? Who is performing? Which is the original version and which is the cover or are they both covers? Huh!! Great music from White…

10 clips of songs with a number in the title. All you have to do is add them up....pass the calculator anyone? Includes clips from Madness, Pulp, Queen and more

In the run-up to June 2017's snap election, here are 10 songs that were at number one on the previous 10 UK General Election nights but in random order Just give me the years (2pts)…

10 spoken clips from a variety (well, mostly comedians and actors) of well known Irish voices. WARNING: Includes some colourful language Just name the voice....with Pierce Brosnan, Bob Geldoff, Colin Farrell, Spike Milligan, Aisling Bea,…

Tough round with10 solos from performances from the 50s to the 70s. Hear clips including Barbara Ann, Brown Sugar, Can't Buy Me Love, Charlie Brown, Daydream, Do You Want To Dance, Hotel California, I Can…

(what band/group were they once in?) 10 great clips from fantastic artists, all of whom reached the top of the charts in bands before they went solo Who are they 2pts; What band/group were they…

Can you identify the classic Showtunes/songs from Musicals and the song titles from these spoken lyrics? Includes clips from Calamity Jane, South Pacific, Bugsy Malone, Evita?.

Classic duets from the 60s and 50s. Who's singing? 20 answers from 10 questions Includes Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Little Eva, Tammi Terrell and more

10 wonderful clips spanning a huge range of decades and styles. Can you identify the Instrument in the title of each clip. Enjoy T. Rex, Meghan Trainor, Rizzle Kicks, The Beatles, Billy Joel and 5…

Happy Easter. Now follow those eggs around the world using songs as clues. It's a cicular trip so you should end back where you started. (you can play this as simply 'Spot the Places' or make…

10 clips from the 1960s -1990s. Connect each song with the one before by a word in the title, a name in the performer or something a little more complex...includes Oasis, Maria McKee, Pink Floyd...…

Songs with Night or songs with Time Which are night? Which are time? Which are neither? Listen to Bob Seger, Commodores, Billy Joel, Murray Head and many more

10 Fab songs from the 60s and the 70s so we'll all know these? But did they reach number one in the charts or not. It's up to you spot the number ones And the not…

10 musical clips 10 performers All of different nationalities but which nationality is each? Including clips by Olivia Newton-John, Shania Twain amongst others

..did they win or come second; which show were they on and which year..? But mostly, who the ____  were they? Hear winners and competitors from X Factor, Pop Idol, Britain's Got Talent...

Requested by the fabulous, amazing, multi talented, award winning*  Ria Lina, (yes, she is paying me) this is more an activity than a quiz (but can be run as a quiz). It's a Video and a…

Part one of a tough 25 clip quiz round featuring classic songs and more than one version to identify. There's 12 clips in part one performed by over 24 performers Song clips include Money, Mad…

A double length (21 clip) round all based on 'School'. Perfect for that old school (or is it 'skool') reunion Can you name the performers and song titles? Quite a range of artists here from…

10 great clips to enjoy but can you spot the colour in the title or performer. Eclectic mix of sounds from Coldplay, Amy Winehouse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, DJ Quicksilver, Lana Del Rey, The White…

Some of the best songs have been written by the best songwriters. You'll probably recognise all these performers and all these songs but who wrote these classic clips.

10 Forms of transportation: from ferries to corvettes, from elevators to air balloons. Hear clips from Aerosmith, Lily Allen, The Who, Madness, Katie Melua and more...

School based quiz time again Can you recognise all these songs and performers with a common theme - school. Includes clips from Beastie Boys, Police, Red Hot Chilli peppers, Busted, Wheatus?..

Ten songs with a food or foodstuffs in the song title - name that food!!! Makes you almost feel hungry Featuring clips by Prince, LaBelle, The Move, Fats Domino, The Beatles

Money themed round Hope I'm not being too demanding but all I want you to do is Identify the songs Identify the performers Put them in chronological order AND identify the one song without 'money'…

10 clips from very well known & popular performers For each performer I'm looking for as many Top 20 hits that only had 2 words in the title as possible. In the time available. Up to…

A very difficult quiz round for Motown fans only. Five clips of three simultaneous motown tracks by one artist. Can you distinguish the three songs amongst the audio melee Who's singing? Easy. What are they…

In the run up to the UK 2015 General Election, the music quiz presents the major players for you to decide who to vote for. As ever I've tried to be impartial but I have…

10 clips starting "What......" 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right 2 points for the 10 performers Pretty simple really, but an excuse for some great music including Howard Jones, Emile Ford and the…

10 clips with a connection to the most fashionable colour in the world. The songs are easy but who's performing them? And which clips contain an added colour in the song title? And what is…

Can you work out the classic TV show that ran from 1964-1988, by unscrambling an anagram Take the first letter of each of these performers (ignore 'The' at the front of band names, for example…

A proper audio/music quiz at last. 10 clips each featuring a different instrumental solo. 3 points for each instrument and a bonus 1 for performer/composer and 1 for title Great stuff from:  Acker Bilk, Gerry…

10 clips of duets between team ups that you might not expect. You can hear Freddie Mercury, Eminem, Lady Ga Ga, Elton John Robbie Williams, Run DMC, Pet Shop Boys, Cilla Black, Marc Bolan and…

We Are The World was the song performed by USA for Africa song written and performed by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie to raise money for the famine in Ethiopia - just like Band Aid…

Getting into the Euro Referendum spirit, here's a quiz that uses songs that represent indecision, ifs, buts, maybes - i.e. haven't made their mind up yet. So, here are the songs for the "Undecided" voters.…

Can your contestants/guests/victims work out which very popular tv show is hidden in the anagram constructed by using the first letter of all these songs 10 clips to make a 10 letter tv show, featuring…

A requested quiz round and not one I would have thought of Each  of the 12 performances are delivered by a SMITH or a JONES So, all you have todo is work out how many…

Ten audio clips - some music and some spoken - for you to recognise the person speaking/singing. It's a Who Are You round with a difference. All you have to do is identify which ones…

10 Clips, 10 guys, 10 names Name them. And, if possible the performers and year Includes clips from Sister Sledge, Twinkle, Pink Floyd, Lightning Seeds, Don Mclean, Paul Simon and others..

Getting into the Euro Referendum spirit, here's a quiz that uses the rather flimsy link - songs that contain "In". So, here are the songs for the "Better In" Campaign. All your contestants have to…

10 Songs that you've probably heard far too much of. All of these stayed at number for more than 8 weeks in a single chart visit. This doesn't include re-releases. 2 points for each performer:…

10 great musical clips. Some have a number in the song title and others in the Band name. Can you get them all, add them up and come to the correct total

10 audio clips of historic moments: sports commentaries, election victories, a famous fictional character, a new presenter. And they are prefixed with a the year and role they played. But I don't care who they…

10 clips starting "Who/Who'll/Who's..."etc 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right 2 points for the 10 performers Pretty simple really, but an excuse for some great music including Spice Girls, Barry Mann, Baha Men,…

10 clips starting "Where..." 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right 2 points each for the 10 performers Pretty interesting this one really, but an excuse for some great music from Diana Ross &…

Happy Easter. Now follow those eggs around the UK using songs as clues. It's a return trip so you should end back where you started. (you can play this as simply 'Spot the Places' or…

Can you identify who these songs are about or for. They may be famous or not. For some of them there may be more than one potential answer - either or both will do. For…

Can identify these famous voices from politics, movies and light entertainment. Includes, Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, John Cleese, George Bush, Graham Norton and more

Clips we all know and love from the 60s to 80s? But who did the original version and, for a bonus, which year? Aretha Franklin, Kim Wilde, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Beatles

Can you identify the anagram of the TV show. Take the first character of each performer's name and then unjumble them into the correct order to find the name of a current tv show that…

10 well known songs originally by The Beatles, but performed here - by whom? Some familiar voices and some very tricky ones to identify. There's 2 actors among the answers. 3 points for each right…

Just for fun, 10 clips about having or wanting to have a party. Any excuse to play some fun clips, huh? Just identify the performers - way too easy; but, hey sometimes it's nice to…

10 clips with the voices of famous people - one of the clips features 4 people   Spoken clips from famous people and clips are either factual announcements, interview answers or the an extract from…

What method of transport is being used in each of these great clips. Clips include Status Quo, Aerosmith, Hues Corporation, The Beatles?.

10 clips from Sam (or people whose name's start Sam) Who are they? Hear Sam Smith,Samantha Mumba,Sam & Dave,Samantha Barks,Samuel L Jackson,Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs,Sammy Davis Jnr,Sam Brown,Sam Cooke,Samantha Fox

10 audio and music clips that provide the sound of performers or actors called Linda. Just name the Linda for 2 points each Includes clips/music from: Linda Ronstadt, Linda Blair, Linda Lewis, Linda Evans, Linda…

Can you identify the well known phrase or proverb hidden in the song clues. Take a word from the title of each song in order and make a 11 word well known proverb. If you…

Can you name these 10 soulful cities and towns? Who's singing about them and what year were they released? AND which one is not about a real town? Includes clips from Ike and Tina Turner,…

10 clips (mostly old, sorry) of twosomes. By this I mean, for example Bill AND Ben, Starksy AND Hutch, Cameron AND Clegg but of the pop and comedy variety 1 point for each individual named…

As its time to say goodbye from the BBC to Bake Off, here are 12 sweet, well-baked, perfectly designed GBBO related clips to provide you with your technical challenge and, hopefully your scores will be…

10 clips, 10 relatives (well, sort of). Can you identify them all and enjoy Glynis Johns, Meghan Trainor, Iron Maiden, Chicory Tip, Pixie Lott, The Undertones, Cat Stevens, Nino Rota, Avicii, Madness

10 well known songs originally by The Beatles, but performed here - by whom? Some familiar voices and some very tricky ones to identify. There's 2 actors among the answers. 3 points for each right…

Part two of a tough 25 clip quiz round featuring classic songs with more than one vers ion of each to identify. It works ok as a single tough quiz round and, with at least…

A tricky test of tumultuous translations 10 familiar song clips from songs with a non-English title. I want the actual title (1 point) and the translation into English (1 point). You can be a little…

Ten clips of Elton John performing duets with .... ? Enjoy music from Elton and....Billy Joel, Blue, Eminem, Lady Ga Ga, Leon Russell, George Michael, Rod Stewart, Mary J Blige, Kiki Dee, Axl Rose (&…

Getting into the Euro Referendum spirit, here's a quiz that uses the rather flimsy link - songs that contain "Out". So, here are the songs for the Leave Campaign. All your contestants have to do…

10 music clips of songs that all contain a number in the title Just add them all up to get the right answer Includes clips from Sinead O'Connor, Nena, Bryan Adams and more

The best of bubblegum music...the style of music that all 'serious' music fans were scathing about; but for everyone else it was fun,completely unpretentitious, frothy, disposable and,well  ...er..., bubblegum. Can you remember the bands/artists who…

It's hot. So.. 10 hot clips from 10 HOT tracks all about HOT Easy peasy, just tell us the 10 performers Put the fan on and enjoy Ella Fitzgerald, Donna Summer, Rod Stewart, The Power…

Tough round with 15 solos from performances from the 50s to the 70s. Hear clips including Light My Fire, Part of The Union, Rave On, Reelin' In The Years, Rock Around The Clock, Rockin' All…

20 Great British female performances for you to identify: Who's singing and what are they singing and, if you're good, when did they sing it? Featuring stand out performances from Adele, Alexandra Burke, Amy Winehouse,…

Some of the world's top singers have sung the theme for a James Bond movie. 10 clips here...who are these performers and which Bond film did they sing the theme for? Includes clips from Adele,…

Enough of this pop rubbish. Time for something cultural. This'll test ya! Well, some of them will. 10 national anthems to identify. I've tried to find reasonably stirring, guessable entries but some could be challenging…

10 great songs from 10 great albums 5 pts for each Album Title (the original album the song was one) and a point for the performer and 2 for the year of release. The Verve,…

10 pre-1990s song clips which each contain the name of something or someone you'd mostly find on a cruise ship - if you could afford to go. (Suggested by Dean Martin, Thames Radio) 3 points…

10 tunes we all know from radio, tv, adverts, movies or ... somewhere. But what are they? Can you name them? If your contestants get any of the answers below they've probably done quite well…

Dance music Well....sort of. This quiz round is all about types of dances Can you recognise the dances we (well, not me. And probably not you, either) were doing to these? Look out for the…

Can you identify these tunes that were the themes of video/computer games from day one up to early 2014. Some are the original synthesised single note tunes, some big orchestral arrangements and others well known…

10 clips starting "Why..." 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right (if, indeed, it needs finishing) 2 points for the 10 performers Pretty tough this one really, but an excuse for some great music…

10 more tunes we all know from radio, tv, adverts, movies or ... somewhere. But what are they? Can you name them and their composers?

A 10 clip round and all you have to do is identify if the singer is a Smith or a Jones (be warned two of the clips are bands so you'll need the lead singer's…

10 clips starting "When......" 3 points for finishing the question/title exactly right 2 points for the 10 performers Pretty simple really, but an excuse for some great music including ABC, McGuinness Flint, Billy Ocean, George…

Great songs from the 70s re-recorded in later decades,  but who did the originals (get a bonus if you know both sets of performers) Enjoy Stairway to Heaven, Venus, Baker Street, Cats In The Cradle,…

10 Song clips with drinks in the title - Name that Drink. Hear clips from Flanders and Swann,Oasis,Kellis,Jack Buchanan,The Champs,Neil Diamond,Status Quo,Splodgenessabounds,Inna,All Saints

Can you identify the relationships of the performers of these clips, i.e. brothers, sisters etc. And can you spot the performer/band that sounds like it is but it's NOT related? Including The Bee Gees,Sister Sledge,Scissor…

10 Songs or Performers containing a link to seafaring Who are the performers; a bonus of 2pts for each year of charting you get right Enjoy Anita Ward, Reparata & The Delrons, Bobby Darin, Captain…

Famous songs and famous artists but who were the backing band. Mostly soul and funk from Martha Reeves, KC, Smokey Robinson.and more

10 great music clips all containing, in the title or performer GOOD, BAD or UGLY. 3 pts for identifying which is which and an additional 1pt for naming the performer and the song - so…

In the aftermath to November 2016's ugly election, here are 10 songs that were at number one on that night and the previous 9 Presidential Election nights but in random order Just give me the…

A huge dollop of nostalgia as we listen to the voices of people who we rarely saw except on TOTP. The clips come from a variety of sources but the voices remain the same I'm…

40 Clips of songs covering the years 1985 to 2013 (but mostly covering 2000 - 2013). These clips are short, so be on your toes to identify the song and performers. Includes Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am,…

A simple quiz really. Lots of songs about ma, mama or mamma (but no momma and definitely no mother). Who's singing them? Which two potential odd ones out are there? Includes clips from Elvis, Spice…

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