The Ultimate Bruno Mars Quiz
by Staff
The multitalented Bruno Mars has been a fixture on the pop-music scene since 2010. Find out how well you know the man behind the music by taking this quiz.

Where was Bruno Mars born?

  • Hawaii
  • Puerto Rico
  • Cuba

When was he born?

  • 1983
  • 1985
  • 1987

What's his real name?

  • Daniel Rodriguez
  • Peter Hernandez
  • Bruno Mars

Who started calling him "Bruno"?

  • his agent
  • his best friend
  • his dad

This was the first record label Mars signed with.

  • Motown
  • Def Jam
  • EMI

This is Mars' current label.

  • Virgin Records
  • Atlantic Records
  • Warner Bros. Records

Many of us first heard Bruno Mars on the radio singing the hook from this 2010 hit.

  • "Love the Way You Lie"
  • "Airplanes"
  • "Nothin' on You"

What's the name of Mars' debut album?

  • "Doo-Wops & Hooligans"
  • "Bee-Bop & Shenanigans"
  • "Dew Drops & Delinquents"

What was Mars' first No. 1 solo hit?

  • "Just the Way You Are"
  • "Grenade"
  • "The Lazy Song"

This Bruno Mars song did NOT hit No. 1.

  • "Locked Out of Heaven"
  • "When I Was Your Man"
  • "The Lazy Song"

What was the first single off Mars' second album, "Unorthodox Jukebox"?

  • "When I Was Your Man"
  • "Treasure"
  • "Locked Out of Heaven"

What was the first Bruno Mars single to fail to make the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100?

  • "Treasure"
  • "Gorilla"
  • "Young Girls"

Mars won his first Grammy in this category.

  • Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Best New Artist
  • Best Male Vocal Performance

In what year was Mars named Billboard magazine's Artist of the Year?

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014

What's the name of Mars' band?

  • The Hooligans
  • The Delinquents
  • The Lil' Gangsters

How many siblings does Mars have?

  • none
  • three
  • five

One of Mars' earliest influences was his uncle, who made a living impersonating this singer.

  • Johnny Cash
  • Elvis Presley
  • Paul McCartney

What's the name of Mars' dad's band?

  • the Love Notes
  • the Doo-Wops
  • the Funky Family

Mars had a bit part in this 1992 movie.

  • "Casino"
  • "Leaving Las Vegas"
  • "Honeymoon in Vegas"

What is the name of Mars' writing and production team?

  • the Smeezingtons
  • the Abbadabbas
  • the Brunapaloozas

Bruno Mars did NOT co-write this song.

  • Jay Z and Kanye West's "Lift Off"
  • Adele's "Hello"
  • Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa's "Young, Wild & Free"

On Mars' first big national tour, he opened for this band.

  • Maroon 5
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Fall Out Boy

Mars played the 2014 Super Bowl halftime show in this city.

  • Phoenix
  • East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • San Diego

Who is the only artist who had a bigger halftime-show audience than Bruno Mars?

  • Katy Perry
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Rolling Stones

How tall is Bruno Mars?

  • 5 feet 3 inches
  • 5 feet 5 inches
  • 5 feet 7 inches

Mars sang a song and had a speaking part in this animated feature.

  • "Happy Feet Two"
  • "Rio 2"
  • "How to Train Your Dragon 2"

Which of Mars' songs has had the longest stay at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?

  • "Just the Way You Are"
  • "Locked Out of Heaven"
  • "Uptown Funk"

How many tattoos does Mars have?

  • none
  • two
  • four

Why was Mars arrested in 2010?

  • drug possession
  • assault
  • shoplifting

What's the name of Mars' sisters' band?

  • The Lylas
  • The Lilies
  • The Lyras