Are you a true K-pop music fan? Do you know the names of all the members of your favorite bands? Can you sing along to every hit single?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’re in for a treat. We’ve put together a list of our favorite K-pop trivia questions that will put your knowledge to the test.
From BTS to TWICE, NCT Dream, and beyond, we’ve got questions that will challenge even the most dedicated fans. So, get ready to show off your K-pop expertise and see how many of these questions you can get right!
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85 K-Pop Trivia Questions For True K-Pop Music Fans
Can you name all the members of BLACKPINK?
Answer: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa
This girl group made their debut on March 18, 2022, with the release of the digital single “Tippy Toes”. Can you name the group?
This musical group debuted in 2015 with a five-member lineup of Seunghee, Yujin, Seungyeon, Sorn, and Yeeun. What K-pop group is it?
What is the name of the K-pop group that debuted with the single “Chewing Gum” in 2016?
Answer: NCT Dream
What is the name of BTS’s debut single?
Answer: “No More Dream”
In what year did BTS debut?
In which country did K-pop originate?
Answer: South Korea.
What is the name of the K-pop group that debuted with the single “La Vie en Rose” in 2018?
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook?
What is the name of the K-pop group that debuted with the single “LATATA” in 2018?
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun?
Answer: Girls’ Generation
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai, Sehun, Lay, and Xiumin?
What is the name of BTS’s record label?
Answer: Big Hit Entertainment
What is the name of BTS’s first English-language single?
Agust D is better known by what name?
Answer: SUGA (BTS)
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu?
BLACKPINK’s Jisoo released her first debut solo single named what?
What is the name of the K-pop group that debuted with the single “Crown” in 2019?
This K-pop group consists of “extraordinary” Japanese girls based in South Korea. One of their singles is “Left Right”. Can you name the group?
Answer: XG (which stands for Xtraordinary Girls).
What year did the girl group New Jeans debut?
New Jeans’ music video for “Super Shy” was filmed in what European city?
Answer: Lisbon, Portugal
Fatou (파투) is a leader, rapper, and dancer of which K-pop group?
K-pop fans know that Jimin and Ha Sung Woon have been best friends for years, and 2022 saw the K-pop stars finally create a song together for a K-drama. What is the song called?
Answer: “With You”, which is the official soundtrack for the Korean TV drama “Our Blues”, which is on Netflix in most countries.
What song featuring both Suga and PSY returned PSY to the Hot 100 for the first time in seven years after “Gangnam Style”?
Answer: “That That”
“Daechwitya” is a digital single released by which member of which K-pop group?
Answer: SUGA of BTS
Which K-pop group has an album titled “Formula of Love: O+T=<3”?
Answer: TWICE. It is their third Korean studio album (sixth overall)
What is the name of the K-pop group that debuted with the single “DALLA DALLA” in 2019?
In what year did BLACKPINK debut?
What is the name of BLACKPINK’s record label?
Answer: YG Entertainment
What is the name of EXO’s debut single?
Answer: “Mama”. Available in both Korean and Mandarin, the song was released digitally on April 8, 2012
What is the name of EXO’s first sub-unit?
Answer: EXO-CBX (also known as Chen-Baek-Xi)
What is the name of Twice’s debut single?
Answer: “Like Ooh-Ahh”
K-pop is part of ____, meaning ‘Korean wave’, used to refer to the colossal impact of South Korean culture, shown in the popularity of everything from K-dramas on streaming networks to the ever-growing market of K-beauty.
What is the name of the Korean variety show that features celebrities competing in various physical challenges?
Answer: “Running Man”
What do BTS fans call themselves?
Answer: BTS fans call themselves the ARMY. This is an acronym that stands for Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth.
What is the name of the Korean reality show that follows the lives of K-pop idols?
Answer: There are a few, including “Idol Room” or “Weekly Idol”
Which of the following group is NOT signed with YG Entertainment: BIGBANG, BLACKPINK, iKon, AKMU or Red Velvet?
Answer: Red Velvet
What is the name of TWICE’s first full-length album?
What is the name of TWICE’s first Japanese single?
Answer: “One More Time”
SuperM’s members are from what other K-pop boy bands?
Answer: EXO, WayV, NCT 127 and SHINee.
What is the name of the American female artist who sang “Ice Cream” with BLACKPINK?
Answer: Selena Gomez
What is the name of the female artist who sang “Boy With Luv” with BTS?
Is G-Dragon a lead singer, rapper, or dancer?
What is the name of the Korean reality show that follows the lives of K-pop trainees?
Answer: “Produce 101”
Which BIGBANG member announced his retirement from the music industry in 2019 due to sex scandals surrounding the Burning Sun nightclub?
What is the name of EXO’s record label?
Answer: SM Entertainment
Debuting in 1999, the members of this group are an R&B duo consisting of Brian Joo and Hwanhee. Who are they?
Answer: Fly to the Sky
Which of these is NOT a Korean boy band: SHINee, MONSTA X, NMIXX, or ATEEZ?
Answer: NMIXX. They are a South Korean girl group formed by SQU4D, a sub-label of JYP Entertainment. The group is composed of six members and they debuted in February 2022.
Which of these is NOT a K-pop girl group: IZ*ONE, KARA, 2PM, or Loona?
Answer: 2PM (They are a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment composed of six members: Jun. K, Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho and Chansung.)
Despite what the group’s name suggests, Seventeen consists of 13 members who are each assigned to a specific sub-unit: ‘Hip-Hop Unit’, ‘Vocal Unit’, and ‘Performance Unit’. They have seen success in the US, appearing on the Late Late Show with James Corden. Who are they?
Which guy group has been making waves with English-language tracks such as ‘Someone’s Someone’ and ‘Who Do U Love’?
Answer: MONSTA X
What is the name of EXO’s first full-length album?
What is the name of BLACKPINK’s first full-length album?
Answer: “The Album”
What is the name of BLACKPINK’s first documentary film?
Answer: “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky”
Jackie Chan manages a K-pop boy band under the Jackie Chan Group South Korea. Who is the musical group?
Answer: JJCC, a six-member South Korean boy band group.
What is the name of the Korean boy band that sang “Love Scenario”?
What is the name of the Korean girl group that sang “Gee”?
Answer: Girls’ Generation
What is the shape of BIGBANG’s light sticks?
Answer: BIGBANG’s light is shaped like a B with a crown.
True or false: There are special taxi services in South Korea to help fans follow their favorite K-pop idols.
Answer: True. The “sasaeng taxi” is a way for obsessed fans to follow idols to their scheduled activities or personal appointments. These taxis charge ~$600 a day and will follow an artist or group for the entire day!
What is the name of BTS’s first Korean-language album to reach number one on the Billboard 200?
Answer: “Love Yourself: Tear”
What is the name of the BLACKPINK member who released the solo single “Gone” in 2021?
This group debuted on August 1, 2014, with the digital single “Happiness” and four group members: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy. Who are they?
Answer: Red Velvet
This four-member girl group debuted with the single “Fire” in 2009. Who are they?
This girl group had 4 other possible group names: Bellybutton, 160, Gaonnuri or WaWa Girls. What is their actual group name?
Which co-ed group had a comeback in 2022 with their song ‘Ring the Alarm’?
What is the name of the EXO member who released the solo single “Delight” in 2020?
What is the name of the EXO member who released the solo single “Self-Portrait” in 2020?
“Tonight”, “Close to Me”, and “Karma” are singles of which girl K-pop group?
Jungkook, the youngest member of the world-famous K-pop group BTS, released his official solo debut single in July 2023. What was the name of the song?
What is the name of BLACKPINK’s first music video to reach one billion views on YouTube?
Answer: “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du”
What is the name of the EXO sub-unit that features members Baekhyun, Chen, and Xiumin?
What is the name of the EXO member who starred in the Korean drama “100 Days My Prince”?
What is the name of the TWICE member who was featured in the Korean drama “Hospital Playlist”?
Who is the maknae of ATEEZ?
Answer: The youngest member (maknae) is Choi Jongho.
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members Eunwoo, Sanha, MJ, Moonbin, Jinjin, and Rocky?
What is the name of the K-pop group that has members Hyebin, Yeonwoo, Jane, Nayun, JooE, Ahin, and Nancy?
Formed in 2012, this group performed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Who are they?
What is a TWICE fan called?
Answer: A TWICE fan is called a ‘once’. The name originated when the group told fans on Twitter, “If you love us even once, we will repay your love with twice of our love.”
Who was the first K-pop girl group to headline at Coachella Arts & Music Festival?
Answer: BLACKPINK was the first K-Pop girl group to headline at Coachella in 2023.
“Cheshire”, “Swipe”, and “Sneakers” are all songs by which girl group?
Why are TXT fans called M.O.A. — what does it stand for?
Answer: M.O.A. stands for “moments of alwaysness,” because they believe they’ll be with fans “always and forever.
What are members of the MONSTA X fandom called?
Answer: Monbebe. In French, Monbebe is the equivalent of “my baby,” “my darling,” “my lover,” or “my soulmate.”
What are members of the SEVENTEEN fandom called?
Answer: Carat. Before SEVENTEEN’s debut in 2015, they performed a song called “Shining Diamonds,” so to honor their early days, they dubbed their fans carats!
What are members of the ITZY fandom called?
Answer: MIDZY. Not only does it rhyme with “ITZY”, but it also references the Korean word for trust, 믿지 (midji).
Which K-pop idol sang the solo debut song titled “SOLO”?
Answer: Jennie from BLACKPINK
What American TV show (on HBO) was Jennie featured in where she dances and sings the song “World Class Sinner / I’m A Freak”?
Answer: The Idol
In 2022, which K-pop song was Snoop Dogg featured in?
Answer: Bad Decisions (BTS, Benny Blanco, and Snoop Dogg)
The Chainsmokers released an EDM track collaboration with the seven members of BTS. What is the song called?
Answer: “Best Of Me”
True or false: BIGBANG members were supposed to go by the stage names “Mark (T.O.P), G-Dragon, Sonic (Seungri), Big Castle (Daesung) and Taekwon (Taeyang).
In 2016, _____ took just 13 days to win their first trophy at SBS Inkigayo with “Whistle”, making them the ultimate overnight success story in K-Pop industry.
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