10 most difficult music riddles A list of ten (out of 20) 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 31% terroriststerrorists13%jet planesjet planes30%kung-fu adeptskung-fu adepts24%UFOsUFOs31%Created by: Masahiro Yako. Statistics based on 4111 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 32% only oneonly one17%fivefive26%around 70around 7023%around 650around 65032%Created by: Pritam Meitei. Statistics based on 5358 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 37% LondonLondon20%ExeterExeter28%ParisParis14%BreslauBreslau37%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8365 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 4134 answers in 2 languages »Ireland 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 47% SaxophoneSaxophone47%French hornFrench horn17%SaxhornSaxhorn15%CornetCornet19%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 6137 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments 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 47% Amplitude ModulationAmplitude Modulation3%Frequency ModulationFrequency Modulation47%Fast ModulationFast Modulation18%Microwaves Microwaves 29%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 6080 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 49% "singing way""singing way"23%"one man standing""one man standing"16%"musical spirit""musical spirit"10%"empty orchestra""empty orchestra"49%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9129 answers in 2 languages »singing 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 50% 646417%888850%10210225%1101106%Created by: Kate Pierrick. Statistics based on 11889 answers in 2 languages »classical music riddles » Which rock band took its name from a plane?U2. The Lockheed U-2 is an american ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. It was used for spying mission during the Cold War, flying above the maximum altitude of contemporary Soviet figther planes.hard 53% AerosmithAerosmith25%U2U253%Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin16%AC/DCAC/DC4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8807 answers in 2 languages »planes 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 8767 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » Play music quiz and see all the questions.