Ultimate Country Music Trivia Questions and Answers

From the country capital of the USA to the ballads recorded behind bars, how will you fare against our country music trivia questions?

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The influence country has had on music as a whole is tremendous, with the genre still thriving in its heartlands in the USA.

Country classics have topped the charts for decades, and its popularity isn’t slowing down anytime soon. We’ve put together a series of country music trivia questions for fans and aficionados – have you got the moxie to master this music quiz?

We’ll be looking at country acts past and present, so be prepared. Do you remember who sang the theme song for the Dukes of Hazzard back in the day? Can you remember which television show served as a platform for Carrie Underwood’s rise to the top? We’ll put you to the test!

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How much do you know about country music?

Were you aware that pop sensation Whitney Houston’s biggest hit was first written and recorded by a country star? Did you know Taylor Swift cut her teeth on country, recording three country albums before her rise to pop royalty?

Our country music quiz should really hammer home just how much influence the genre’s had on the face of modern music. Without any further ado, it’s time to walk the line, so grab your Stetson, and let’s see how you fare against our country music questions!

If you finish our country music quiz and feel pretty good about your score, why not try our Ultimate Music Quiz and really put your skills to the test?

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Country Music Trivia Questions

1. 
Which two country singers teamed up on 1983’s hit single ‘Islands in the Stream’?

2. 
Which country star famously sang the theme song for ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’?

3. 
The Dixie Chicks controversially criticized which US President?

4. 
Which country music star died in a plane crash on the 5th of March, 1963?

5. 
Which female country star first recorded ‘I Will Always Love You,’ the song that went on to become one of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits?

6. 
Which artist released a number of albums recorded at prisons such as Folsom and San Quentin?

7. 
Which US city is often considered to be the world’s country music capital?

8. 
How many of Loretta Lynn’s songs were banned by radio stations?

9. 
Which song topped Rolling Stone’s 2014 ‘100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time’ list?

10. 
Which influential singer-songwriter died on the way to a concert in Ohio on New Years Day, 1953?

11. 
Which of the following country singers became the youngest to release a chart-topping song at the age of 14?

12. 
Which family member did Jimmie Rogers share song writing duties with?

13. 
Which of these instruments is NOT commonly associated with country music?

14. 
In which Canadian province was country star Shania Twain born?

15. 
Carrie Underwood rose to fame after her appearance on which TV show?

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