95 EDM Music Trivia Questions For Dance Music Lovers

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Are you a dance music lover looking to put your knowledge of EDM to the test? If so, you’re in no better place than this! Today’s post is a fun one — a trivia quiz all about EDM.

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of EDM trivia questions and answers that only true fans will know. Love music from the late 90s and early 2000s? We’ve got the perfect EDM trivia questions for you. Only listen to the new stuff? We’ve got you too!

From Kaskade to Skrillex, Armin van Buuren to Above and Beyond, we’ve got a variety of questions that cover some of the biggest names in electronic dance music.

Whether you’re a seasoned raver or a casual listener, these trivia questions are sure to challenge and entertain you. So, get ready to test your knowledge and see just how much you know about the world of EDM!

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95 EDM Trivia Questions For Dance Music Lovers

In what year was the first Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) held?

Answer: 1997

Which of these dance music groups is not a duo: Justice, Galantis, Odesza, The New World Punx or Above & Beyond?

Answer: Above & Beyond

What is the name of the company that produces EDC?

Answer: Insomniac Events

EDC - EDM Music Trivia Questions and Answers

Which DJ and producer released the hit single “Levels” in 2011?

Answer: Avicii

What is the name of the EDM duo made up of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall?

Answer: The Chainsmokers

In what year did Tiesto become the first DJ to perform at the Olympics?

Answer: 2004

What is the name of Tiesto’s record label?

Answer: Musical Freedom

What is the name of the side project that Diplo formed with Switch?

Answer: Major Lazer. It was founded in 2008 by Diplo and Switch, with Switch leaving in 2011. He was then replaced by both Jillionaire and Walshy Fire.

What is the name of the Swedish DJ and producer who released the hit single “Don’t You Worry Child” in 2012?

Answer: Swedish House Mafia

What is the name of the Canadian DJ and producer who released the hit single “Strobe” in 2009?

Answer: Deadmau5

Which Dutch DJ and producer released the hit single “Animals” in 2013?

Answer: Martin Garrix

What is the title of Dada Life’s debut album?

Answer: “Just Do The Dada”

What is the name of Above and Beyond’s weekly radio show?

Answer: Group Therapy Radio

“Clarity” is a well-known song by Zedd and features which singer?

Answer: Foxes

What is the name of the Belgian singer who released the hit single “Alors on danse” in 2009?

Answer: Stromae

What is the real name of the American DJ and producer Diplo?

Answer: Thomas Wesley Pentz

Which Canadian DJ and producer released the hit single “Adrenaline” in 2007?

Answer: Zeds Dead

Tomorrowland - EDM Music Trivia Questions and Answers

What is the name of the music festival that takes place in Boom, Belgium every July?

Answer: Tomorrowland

Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Judge Jules, Dash Berlin, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila, and Paul Oakenfold are all DJs under which EDM genre?

Answer: Trance.

What is the name of the American DJ and producer who released the hit single “Silent Shout” in 2011?

Answer: Bassnectar

Which Dutch DJ and producer released the hit single “This Is What It Feels Like” in 2013?

Answer: Armin van Buuren

What is the name of the British DJ and producer who released the hit single “Latch” in 2012?

Answer: Disclosure

Nero, Flux Pavilion, Excision, Datsik, and 12th Planet are all DJs under which EDM genre?

Answer: Dubstep.

Which DJ and producer released the hit single “Satisfaction” in 2002?

Answer: Benny Benassi

What was the title of Afrojack’s 2014 album that featured collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Sting, and Wrabel?

Answer: “Forget the World”

What is the name of Steve Aoki’s record label?

Answer: Dim Mak Records

In what city is the flagship EDC festival held?

Answer: Las Vegas, Nevada

What is the name of the art installation that serves as the centerpiece of EDC?

Answer: The Kinetic Field

In 2012, who released their hit single “Express Yourself” featuring Nicky Da B?

Answer: Diplo

What is the name of Dada Life’s record label?

Answer: So Much Dada

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    Which Scottish DJ and producer released the hit single “I Need Your Love” in 2012?

    Answer: Calvin Harris

    Which of these music groups does not include siblings: Orbital, Disclosure, The Chainsmokers, Krewella, or Nervo?

    Answer: The Chainsmokers

    Which of these is not an EDM subgenre: Grime, Dreampunk, Breakbeak, Funk carioca, or Drumstep?

    Answer: Funk carioca (also known as favela funk, baile funk and Brazilian funk, is a hip hop-influenced style from Rio de Janeiro, blending funk with rap subgenres Miami bass and rap.)

    According to Forbes, the world’s highest-paid DJ of 2013 was which of these: Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia, or David Guetta?

    Answer: Calvin Harris

    Adam Richard Wiles is better known for his DJ name of what?

    Answer: Calvin Harris

    Sonny John Moore is better known for his DJ name of what?

    Answer: Skrillex

    “Good Things Fall Apart” (with Jon Bellion), “Take You Down”, and “Fractures” (feat. Nevve) are all songs by which American EDM artist?

    Answer: Illenium

    “Stars Come Out”, “Awooga”, “Flashback” and “Thinking About You” are lesser-known songs by which DJ/producer?

    Answer: Calvin Harris

    Which Dutch DJ and producer released the hit single “Toulouse” in 2012?

    Answer: Nicky Romero

    What is the name of the French DJ and producer who released the hit single “Titanium”? Which singer is featured in this song?

    Answer: David Guetta with Sia featured.

    What was the title of Tiesto’s 2014 album that featured the hit single “Red Lights”?

    Answer: “A Town Called Paradise”

    What is the name of Above and Beyond’s side project that focuses on ambient and downtempo music?

    Answer: OceanLab

    Many years after Deadmau5 and Kaskade collaborated on the hit single “I Remember”, they came back together and produced the 2023 album named what?

    Answer: Kx5

    Which Swedish supergroup released the hit single “One (Your Name)” in 2010?

    Answer: Swedish House Mafia

    Liquid Funk, Techstep, Neurofunk, and Jump-Up are all subgenres of which EDM genre?

    Answer: Drum & Bass

    3LAU’s real first name is Justin. What is his last name?

    Answer: Blau

    What is the name of the American DJ and producer who released the hit single “Bangarang” in 2011?

    Answer: Skrillex

    In what year did Tomorrowland expand to the United States with the launch of TomorrowWorld?

    Answer: 2013

    What is the name of the Tomorrowland stage that features a giant book as its centerpiece?

    Answer: The Book of Wisdom

    Carnage, Mayhem, UZ, Flosstradamus, Baauer, RL Grime, Branchez, and Brillz are all groups of which EDM genre?

    Answer: Trap

    Which genre of EDM is classified by tracks around 150BPM that are heavy on distorted kicks thrown under catchy melodies?

    Answer: Hardstyle

    Which female pop music legend performed with Avicii at the Ultra Music Festival 2012?

    Answer: Madonna

    What was the title of Steve Aoki’s 2014 album that featured collaborations with Fall Out Boy, Waka Flocka Flame, and will.i.am?

    Answer: “Neon Future I”

    What is Marshmello’s real name?

    Answer: Christopher Comstock

    “San Frandisco”, “Take It”, and “Define” are top songs by which Australian house music producer?

    Answer: Dom Dolla

    In 1995, who released their debut album “Exit Planet Dust”?

    Answer: The Chemical Brothers

    What is the name of Above and Beyond’s record label?

    Answer: Anjunabeats

    What is the name of the English DJ who released the hit single “The Rockafeller Skank” in 1998?

    Answer: Fatboy Slim

    In what year did Daft Punk release their studio debut album “Homework”?

    Answer: 1997

    Fun EDM Music Trivia Questions and Answers

    Which DJ was voted the world’s number one DJ by DJ Mag in 2013 and again in 2014, with the hit single “Spaceman”?

    Answer: Hardwell

    Armin van Buuren’s trance side project called GAIA is a collaboration between he and which other Dutch DJ?

    Answer: Beno De Goeij

    Which French DJ and producer released the hit single “One More Time” in 2000?

    Answer: Daft Punk

    Which Dutch DJ and producer released the hit single “Adagio for Strings” in 2005?

    Answer: Tiësto

    Major Lazer’s #1 song, “Lean On”, features which singer and which other DJ?

    Answer: MØ, DJ Snake

    Who was crowned The World’s No. 1 DJ in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs 2022?

    Answer: Martin Garrix

    What is the name of the Norwegian music producer who released the hit single “Faded” in 2015?

    Answer: Alan Walker

    What is Swedish House Mafia’s most listened-to song?

    Answer: ‘Don’t You Worry Child’ – Swedish House Mafia ft John Martin

    What is the real name of the French DJ and producer David Guetta?

    Answer: Pierre David Guetta

    What is the real name of the Swedish DJ and producer Avicii?

    Answer: Tim Bergling

    Which French DJ and producer released the hit single “Turn Down for What” in 2013?

    Answer: DJ Snake

    What is the name of the American DJ and producer who released the hit single “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” in 2010?

    Answer: Skrillex

    Which British electronic duo released the hit single “Latch” in 2012?

    Answer: Disclosure

    What is Kaskade’s real name?

    Answer: Ryan Raddon

    What was the title of Kaskade’s debut album?

    Answer: “It’s You, It’s Me”

    In what year did Marshmello release his hit single “Alone”?

    Answer: 2016

    Which of these dance music groups is not a trio: The Glitch Mob, Dog Blood, Major Lazer, Magnetic Man, or Above & Beyond?

    Answer: Dog Blood (members: Skrillex and Boys Noize)

    What is the name of Marshmello’s record label?

    Answer: Joytime Collective

    Which DJ won a 2011 Grammy Award for his remix of Madonna’s “Revolver”?

    Answer: Afrojack

    In what year did Steve Aoki collaborate with BTS on the hit single “Waste It On Me”?

    Answer: 2018

    In 2011, which DJ group released their hit remix of “Crave You” by Flight Facilities?

    Answer: Adventure Club

    Ultra Music Festival EDM Music Trivia Questions and Answers

    In what city was the first Ultra Music Festival held?

    Answer: Miami

    What is the name of Illenium’s record label?

    Answer: Kasaya Recordings

    Tracks like “Barbara Streisand” and “Big Bad Wolf” became some of the most heard tracks in 2012 by which EDM group? (Bonus points if you can name at least one of the members of this group!)

    Answer: Duck Sauce (comprised of A-Trak and Armand Van Helden)

    In what year did Kaskade release his hit single “4 AM”?

    Answer: 2008

    In 2013, Skrillex and Diplo form the side project named what?

    Answer: Jack Ü

    What was the title of Swedish House Mafia’s debut compilation album that was released in 2010?

    Answer: “Until One”

    What was the title of Deadmau5’s hit single that was released in 2008?

    Answer: “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff”

    What is the name of Kaskade’s record label?

    Answer: Arkade

    What is the name of the singer who collaborated with Avicii on the hit single “Wake Me Up”?

    Answer: Aloe Blacc

    What was the title of Alesso’s 2015 album that featured collaborations with Tove Lo, Ryan Tedder, and Sirena?

    Answer: “Forever”

    In what year did Illenium win the award for Best Remix at the International Dance Music Awards for his remix of Flume’s “Say It”?

    Answer: 2017

    Anton Zaslavski is better known by his DJ name of what?

    Answer: Zedd

    Can you name the individual members of Swedish House Mafia?

    Answer: Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Axwell

    In deadmau5’s “Strobe”, there is the sound of an animal that is sampled. What is the animal?

    Answer: Rattlesnake

    David Guetta, Avicii, Swedish House Mafia, Frankie Knuckles, Afrojack, Claude Von Stroke, Benny Benassi, and Hardwell are all examples of what EDM genre?

    Answer: House


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