10 most difficult music riddles A list of ten (out of 68) music related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Music quiz What is the name of this African musical instrument?Imzad is a single-string bowed instrument used by the Tuareg people in Africa. The imzad is only played by the women for example to accompany songs, often during an evening ceremony called takket. However, there are modern attempts to promote the instrument as inherent to Tuareg culture.very hard 28% balafonbalafon18%dunundunun33%imzadimzad28%vuvuzelavuvuzela19%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 621 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » What is the origin of the dance name "Foxtrot"?It originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name. Harry Fox has indeed introduced trotting steps to this dance never before seen in ballet. In assumption, foxtrot was supposed to be a simple, smooth and relaxation giving dance. In its way of evolution it has become very technical and is called today "the world's hardest stroll".very hard 28% it resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-fit resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-f36%it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox 23%it originates from the actor's Harry Fox last nameit originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name28%it introduced trotting stepsit introduced trotting steps11%Created by: Rafał. Statistics based on 6094 answers in 3 languages »dance riddles » Who composed the music for David Lynch's TV series Twin Peaks?Angelo Badalamenti is an American composer of Italian descent, best known for his work scoring films for director David Lynch, notably Blue Velvet, the Twin Peaks saga , The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive.very hard 28% Hans ZimmerHans Zimmer30%Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone27%Angelo BadalamentiAngelo Badalamenti28%Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder13%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2300 answers in 3 languages »composers riddles » Foo Fighters is a well known rock band. What does "Foo Fighters" mean?UFOs. The group took its name from the unidentified aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as foo fighters (the term "UFO" was not used yet). Witnesses often assumed that the foo fighters were secret weapons employed by the enemy.very hard 30% terroriststerrorists12%jet planesjet planes30%kung-fu adeptskung-fu adepts26%UFOsUFOs30%Created by: Masahiro Yako. Statistics based on 5806 answers in 5 languages »culture riddles » How many instruments made by Antonio Stradivari still survive?Around 650. Antonio Stradivari continued to work until his death, in 1737, at the age of 93. He made over 1,000 instruments, of which around 650 still exist, including around 500 violins. very hard 32% only oneonly one16%fivefive26%around 70around 7023%around 650around 65032%Created by: Pritam Meitei. Statistics based on 8652 answers in 4 languages »musical instruments riddles » What is the name of an analog synthesizer often used by electronic music producers?Moog. The name comes from its inventor Robert Moog. It was first presented at the Audio Engineering Society conference in October 1964. Although nowadays the digital ones are mostly in use, the name has stayed in electronic music community.very hard 32% correctorcorrector12%samplersampler40%moogmoog32%synketsynket14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 707 answers in 3 languages »technology riddles » Who directed the music video for Michael Jackson's song "Bad"?Martin Scorsese. The full version of the music video for "Bad" was released in August 1987. It was directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starred Wesley Snipes in one of his first appearances. The video, inspired in part by the film West Side Story, shows Jackson and a group of dancers portraying a street gang dancing in a subway station.very hard 32% John LandisJohn Landis14%Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese32%Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg34%Tim BurtonTim Burton19%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2261 answers in 3 languages »musicians riddles » What is the name of that musical instrument, widely used in Hindustani classical music?Sarangi is a short-necked fiddle used throughout South Asia, particularly for folk and classical Hindustani music. It has a roughly rectangular body and broad fretless neck, generally carved from a single piece of wood. It has three main melody strings made of gut, and up to 37 sympathetically vibrating metal strings.very hard 32% mridangammridangam10%bansuribansuri25%sitarsitar32%sarangisarangi32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 112 answers in 3 languages »India riddles » What was the initial name of the British rock band Queen?Smile. Before forming Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in Smile. Freddie Mercury joined them in 1970 and suggested the name "Queen". The last member, John Deacon was recruited before the band recorded their eponymous debut album in 1973.very hard 33% May !May !9%SmileSmile33%MercuryMercury17%it was always Queenit was always Queen39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1967 answers in 2 languages »rock riddles » Which of these operas was not composed by Mozart?The Barber of Seville is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini. Rossini's Barber has proven to be one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music, and has been described as the opera buffa of all "opere buffe". Even after two hundred years, it remains a popular work.very hard 35% The Marriage of FigaroThe Marriage of Figaro12%The Abduction from the SeraglioThe Abduction from the Seraglio27%The Barber of SevilleThe Barber of Seville35%The Magic FluteThe Magic Flute23%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7853 answers in 3 languages »opera riddles » Play music quiz and see all the questions.