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Motown Quiz Trivia

10 on the classic Detroit sound 10 Questions.

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In January 1967 Marvin Gaye duetted with which female singer on the classic 'It Takes Two'?

  • Diana Ross
  • Kim Weston
  • Mary Wells
  • Martha Reeves

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And also in 1967 which singer had his first UK top ten hit with 'I Was Made To Love Her'?

  • David Ruffin
  • Marv Johnson
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Eddie Kendricks

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Levi Stubbs [what a voice] was the lead singer with which Motown group?

  • Isley Brothers
  • Four Tops
  • Commodores
  • The Miracles

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What was the name of the band of session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings between 1959 & 1972?

  • Funk Brothers
  • Soul Brothers
  • Gordettes
  • Berrys Band


Can you match these classic Motown tracks with the artists that recorded them?

Drag items from right column to match with left column


  • Behind A Painted Smile
  • My Cherie Amour
  • I Can't Help Myself
  • The Happening


  • Stevie Wonder
  • Four Tops
  • The Supremes
  • Isley Brothers

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'Now if there's a smile on my face' is the opening line to which 1970 Motown song?

  • Reach Out And Touch
  • Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours
  • It's All In The Game
  • Tears Of A Clown

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The Isley Brothers first UK hit in 1963 was a song also recorded by the Beatles, what was it?

  • Please Mr Postman
  • Twist And Shout
  • You Really Got A Hold On Me
  • Money

Question 8 Photo

Which of these is not a Stevie Wonder album?

  • Songs In The Key Of Life
  • Talking Book
  • M.P.G
  • Innervisions

Question 9 Photo

Who weren't 'too proud to beg' in 1966?

  • Supremes
  • Four Tops
  • Martha Reeves And The Vandellas
  • The Temptations

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What was the Jacksons 5's first single, a No2 in the UK and No1 in the US?

  • I Want You Back
  • Lookin' Through The Windows
  • Skywriter
  • I'll Be There