10 most difficult music riddles A list of ten (out of 21) music related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Music quiz 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 32% terroriststerrorists13%jet planesjet planes30%kung-fu adeptskung-fu adepts24%UFOsUFOs32%Created by: Masahiro Yako. Statistics based on 4430 answers in 4 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 33% only oneonly one16%fivefive25%around 70around 7023%around 650around 65033%Created by: Pritam Meitei. Statistics based on 5901 answers in 4 languages »musical instruments riddles » Where does English horn (cor anglais) come from?Breslau. The instrument was created by the Weigel family about 1720. Since it resembled the horns played by angels in religious images, it was called engellisches Horn, meaning angelic horn. But engellisch also meant English.very hard 38% LondonLondon19%ExeterExeter27%ParisParis13%BreslauBreslau38%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8841 answers in 2 languages »etymology riddles » What is Bono's (of U2) given name?Paul Hewson. Paul David Hewson was born in 1960 in Dublin. His father was a Roman Catholic, and his mother - Anglican.hard 43% Scott PhillipsScott Phillips15%Paul HewsonPaul Hewson43%Dave Parsons Dave Parsons 23%Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5033 answers in 2 languages »Ireland riddles » What does "FM" found on radio receivers stand for?Frequency Modulation. In telecommunications and signal processing, frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave. hard 48% Amplitude ModulationAmplitude Modulation4%Frequency ModulationFrequency Modulation48%Fast ModulationFast Modulation18%Microwaves Microwaves 29%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 7166 answers in 2 languages »physics riddles » What does the word "karaoke" literally mean?"empty orchestra". In Japan, it has long been common to provide musical entertainment at a dinner or a party. In 1971, Daisoki Inoue, a Japanese drummer musician, made a tape recorder-like machine that played songs for a 100-yen coin each - and leased them out so that the stores did not have to buy new songs on their own. Soon, new businesses called karaoke boxes, with compartmented rooms, became popular.hard 50% "singing way""singing way"22%"one man standing""one man standing"15%"musical spirit""musical spirit"10%"empty orchestra""empty orchestra"50%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10010 answers in 2 languages »singing riddles » Which of the following is not a brass instrument?Saxophone. Although saxophones are usually made with brass, they are actually woodwind instruments. It produces sound by focusing air into a mouthpiece which then causes a wooden reed to vibrate.hard 50% SaxophoneSaxophone50%French hornFrench horn16%SaxhornSaxhorn14%CornetCornet18%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 7520 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » What was the real name of Bob Dylan?Robert Allen Zimmerman. Bob Dylan was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 in a Jewish family in Duluth, Minessota. He adopted the stage name "Bob Dylan" influenced by poems by Dylan Thomas. In August 1962 he legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.hard 50% Robert Michael DylanRobert Michael Dylan27%Robert Allen ZimmermanRobert Allen Zimmerman50%Vaclav KapucekVaclav Kapucek8%Bob HorgroveBob Horgrove13%Created by: Natka555. Statistics based on 9874 answers in 4 languages »singers riddles » How many keys are there in a modern piano?88. A modern piano has 88 keys. This covers wide range of seven octaves plus a minor third. Only one instrument spans more octaves: a pipe organ (up to ten).hard 51% 646417%888851%10210224%1101106%Created by: Kate Pierrick. Statistics based on 12688 answers in 2 languages »classical music riddles » Which string instrument of the violin family is the smallest?Violin. The violin is the smallest and the highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola, cello and doublebass.hard 54% violinviolin54%violaviola42%cellocello1%doublebassdoublebass1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9469 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » Play music quiz and see all the questions.