We Will Rock You: The Queen Quiz
by Staff
Know more about Queen than just the chorus of "We Are the Champions" and that one scene from "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure?" Test your knowledge with this quiz.

Who are the original band members of Queen?

  • Brian May, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon and Roger Taylor
  • Freddie Mercury and John Deacon
  • Freddie Mercury, Brian May and John Deacon

What hit single did Queen release in 1975 on the album "A Night at the Opera?"

  • "Bohemian Rhapsody" was released on "A Night at the Opera" and remains one of the best singles of all time.
  • "God Save the Queen"
  • "You're My Best Friend"

What double A side single did Queen release in 1976?

  • "Spread Your Wings" and "It's Late"
  • "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions"
  • "I Want to Break Free" and "Radio GaGa"

What 1980 movie did Queen write and perform the soundtrack for?

  • "Urban Cowboy"
  • "Fame"
  • "Flash Gordon"

By the end of 1980, how many albums worldwide had Queen sold?

  • 20 million
  • 45 million
  • 35 million

Why did Queen's video for "I Want to Break Free" become one of the band's most famous?

  • It was one of the first videos played on MTV.
  • It featured all of the band members dressed in drag
  • It was the directorial debut for Freddie Mercury."

What soft drink company used "I Want to Break Free" in an advertising campaign in 2004?

  • Coca-Cola
  • Pepsi
  • Dr. Pepper

What is the name of Brian May's guitar?

  • May Day
  • Steel String
  • Red Special

Which Queen song begins with the lyrics "I've paid my dues, Time after time; I've done my sentence, But committed no crime?"

  • "We Are the Champions"
  • "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • "We Will Rock You"

What was the name of the small guitar amp John Deacy built and John May used with his Red Special on many Queen albums?

  • Deacy Amp
  • Red Special Amp
  • Red Amp

What is Freddie Mercury's birth name?

  • Farookh Bulsara
  • Jer Bulsara
  • Bomi Bulsara

What legendary singer did Freddie Mercury perform the duet "Under Pressure" with?

  • David Bowie
  • Rod Stewart
  • Tina Turner

After hearing the song "Another One Bites the Dust" live in Los Angeles, who convinced Queen to release the song as a single on the album "The Game?"

  • Mick Jagger
  • David Bowie
  • Michael Jackson

In 2011, Rolling Stone readers ranked the best lead singers of all time. Where did Freddie Mercury land?

  • No. 2
  • No. 5
  • No. 3

Besides being Queen's guitarist, Brian May also has a degree in what?

  • astrophysics
  • engineering
  • classical music

Which album was Queen's last to tour?

  • "The Works"
  • "A Kind Of Magic"
  • "The Miracle"

When did Freddie Mercury publicly announce he had AIDS?

  • November 23, 1991
  • November 24, 1991
  • November 24, 1992

In 2002, what honor did Queen receive in the United States?

  • its 10th Grammy
  • inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

What is the final track on Freddie Mercury's final album recorded with the band Queen?

  • "The Show Must Go On"
  • "Ride the Wild Wind"
  • "These Are the Days of Our Lives"

How many gold and platinum records did Queen have?

  • eight gold and six platinum
  • 10 gold and five platinum
  • 12 gold and six platinum

On April 20, 1992, the surviving members of Queen were joined by Elton John, Axl Rose, David Bowie, Def Leppard and many other stars for a memorial concert at Wembley Stadium that was broadcast to a worldwide audience of more than one billion. What did the concert benefit?

  • Mercury Phoenix Trust
  • Elton John AIDS Foundation

What 1992 movie helped a re-released "Bohemian Rhapsody" single reach No. 2 on the Billboard chart?

  • "Wayne's World"
  • "Singles"
  • "My Cousin Vinny"

When was Queen inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002

Which band member designed Queen's logo?

  • Freddie Mercury
  • Brian May
  • Roger Taylor

What former "American Idol" runner-up has been touring as the frontman for Queen?

  • Adam Lambert
  • Justin Guarini
  • Bo Bice

What does Brian May prefer to play his guitar with over a standard guitar pick?

  • a sixpence
  • his fingernails
  • scrap metal he forms into picks

Which of Queen's albums was the first to hit No. 1?

  • "A Day at the Races"
  • "Queen"
  • "A Night at the Opera"

What was Queen's first live album?

  • "Live Killers"
  • "Hot Space"
  • "Live Magic"

What Queen album was the band's first to be recorded in the United States?

  • "The Works"
  • "The Miracle"
  • "A Kind of Magic"