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The Country Music Stars Quiz
by Staff
Country music is more than just steel guitars and twang. Now more than ever, it's a genre filled with plenty of star power and singers who are larger than life. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the biggest stars in country music.

Which legend released the song "Coal Miner's Daughter" in 1960?

  • Patsy Cline
  • Loretta Lynn
  • June Carter

True or false: Merle Haggard spent time in San Quentin State Prison before becoming one of the most famous country stars of all time.

  • true
  • false

Which country signer wrote the song "Crazy" for Patsy Cline?

  • Willie Nelson
  • Hank Williams
  • Johnny Cash

What reality show gave Carrie Underwood her big break?

  • "Nashville Star"
  • "The Voice"
  • "American Idol"

What sport is Carrie Underwood's husband known for?

  • hockey
  • baseball
  • football

What singer called his first album "Who Needs Pictures"?

  • Toby Keith
  • Brad Paisley
  • Alan Jackson

Who did Brad Paisley duet with in 2003 on the song "Whiskey Lullaby"?

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Alison Krauss
  • Martina McBride

What band did Jennifer Nettles form with two fellow performers in 2003?

  • Lady Antebellum
  • The Band Perry
  • Sugarland

Who did Jennifer Nettles famously join forces with in 2006 for a nostalgia-soaked duet?

  • Darius Rucker
  • Bono
  • Jon Bon Jovi

True or false: Eric Church was once fired as Rascal Flatts' opening act.

  • true
  • false

Where was country crooner Keith Urban born?

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Nashville

Which actress did Keith Urban marry in 2006?

  • Charlize Theron
  • Renee Zellweger
  • Nicole Kidman

What is Garth Brooks' real first name?

  • Garth
  • Hank
  • Troyal

What alter ego did Garth Brooks take on in 1999?

  • Michael Paine
  • Chris Gaines
  • Steve Haines

What was the name of the album that Garth Brooks released in 2014?

  • "In the Life of Chris Gaines"
  • "Scarecrow"
  • "Man Against Machine"

True or false: Tim McGraw married Martina McBride in 1996.

  • true
  • false

Whose self-titled 2002 album featured the hit "Ol' Red?"

  • Blake Shelton
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church

What year did Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert tie the knot?

  • 2006
  • 2008
  • 2011

In 2003, what show did Miranda Lambert take part in?

  • "Nashville Star"
  • "American Idol"
  • "The Voice"

What was the title of Miranda Lambert's 2005 album?

  • "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
  • "Kerosene"
  • "Revolution"

What future country star released the hit pop album "Cracked Rear View" in 1994?

  • Brantley Gilbert
  • Blake Shelton
  • Darius Rucker

Whose first No. 1 song was "White Lightning," released in 1959?

  • George Jones
  • George Strait
  • Johnny Cash

Who released "The Road Less Traveled" in 2001?

  • George Strait
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brooks & Dunn

Who paid tribute to 9/11 with "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)?"

  • Jason Aldean
  • Toby Keith
  • Alan Jackson

Which country star opened a theme park in 1986?

  • Dolly Parton
  • Shania Twain
  • LeAnn Rimes

Which country star is known as "The Man in Black"?

  • George Strait
  • Dwight Yoakum
  • Johnny Cash

Which reality show did Trace Adkins win in 2013?

  • "The X Factor"
  • "Celebrity Apprentice"
  • "Big Brother"

Which artist performed a duet with Willie Nelson on his 2002 album "Unleashed"?

  • Vince Gill
  • Randy Travis
  • Toby Keith

What was the name of Reba McEntire's TV show on the WB Network?

  • "Two of a Kind"
  • "Reba"
  • "Country Living"

Whose 2010 album was called "Hemingway's Whiskey"?

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Zac Brown Band