Quiz: How Well Do You ACTUALLY Know American Country Music

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What's your favorite subgenre? The Nashville sound? Outlaw country? Bro country?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about famous songs, artists, and subgenres of American country music.

 Oct 12, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Which country singer recorded 'The Gambler' in 1978 and performed it on 'The Muppet Show'?
Kris Kristofferson
Johnny Cash
Kenny Rogers
2 of 15Pick your answer!
One of the saddest country songs ever, 'Chas' by Dolly Parton, is about a young woman's unrequited love with her _________.
teacher
brother-in-law
neighbor's husband
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which country singer is nicknamed "The Red-Headed Stranger" because of his album of the same name?
Hank Williams
Johnny Cash
Willie Nelson
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following country singers is Canadian?
Shania Twain
Reba McEntire
Olivia Newton John
5 of 15Complete the lyric.
I might have been born just plain white trash but ________ was my name.
Fancy
Jolene
Ruby
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Which poet wrote the lyrics to 'A Boy Named Sue,' famously sung by Johnny Cash?
Dr. Seuss
Shel Silverstein
e e cummings
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which best describes the singing style associated with the "Nashville sound"?
crooning
Sprechgesang (halfway between speaking and singing)
nasal and whiny
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The Grand Ole Opry is in ___________.
Dallas, Texas
Nashville, Tennessee
Omaha, Nebraska
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Which country singer wrote 'I Will Always Love You,' later made famous by Whitney Houston's 1992 cover version?
Dolly Parton
Patsy Cline
Emmylou Harris
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Who recorded 'Friends in Low Places,' an ode to drinking buddies?
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Travis Tritt
11 of 15Pick your answer!
In the South Park episode 'You Got Served,' Stan performs the world's easiest country line dance to ________.
'Trouble' by Travis Tritt
'Achy Breaky Heart' by Billy Ray Cyrus
'Boot Scootin' Boogie' by Brooks and Dunn
12 of 15Pick your answer!
Crystal Gayle is the younger sister or which country singer?
Naomi Judd
Loretta Lynn
Dolly Parton
13 of 15Pick your answer!
_________ are the embroidered rhinestone suits worn by Elvis, Porter Wagoner, Gene Autry, Gram Parsons, and others.
Ten-Gallon suits
Nudie suits
Hillbilly Deluxe suits
14 of 15Pick your answer!
The country artist with the highest selling album of all time is _________.
Garth Brooks
Johnny Cash
Reba McEntire
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. was better known by his stage name ________.
John Denver
Hank Williams
Johnny Cash
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