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40+ Quiz on Kpop | Are You a True Kpop Fan | 2024 Reveals


Astrid Tran 22 April, 2024 9 min read

Looking for quiz on Kpop? From catchy songs to coordinated dances, the K-pop industry has been taking the world by storm over the past few decades. Short for “Korean pop”, Kpop refers to the popular music scene in South Korea, which consists of highly-produced bands, duos, and solo artists managed by large entertainment companies. 

The slick performances, colorful fashions, and infectious melodies have helped bands like BTS, BLACKPINK, and PSY gain millions of international fans. Many are fascinated by the culture behind K-pop – the years of intense training, synchronized choreography, popular fan forums, and more. 

If you think you’re a seasoned K-pop fan, now is your chance to prove it with the ultimate “Quiz on Kpop”. This quiz only focuses on those who have made the biggest splash domestically and abroad. Get ready to test your knowledge across five categories spotlighting the songs, artists, media, and culture behind Kpop mania!

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Quiz on Kpop General

1) What year did the quintessential K-pop idol group H.O.T. debut? 

a) 1992 

b) 1996 ✅

c) 2000

2) Psy’s “Gangnam Style” music video broke records when it was the first on YouTube to hit how many views?  

a) 500 million  

b) 1 billion ✅

c) 2 billion

3) What year did the first K-pop girl group, S.E.S, debut?

a) 1996

b) 1997 ✅

c) 1998

4) Before Psy, which K-pop solo rapper became the first Korean artist to make the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2010? 

a) G-Dragon  

b) CL

c) Rain ✅

5) How many total members make up the hit group Seventeen? 

a) 7 

b) 13 ✅

c) 17

6) Which solo female artist is known for hits like “Good Girl, Bad Girl” and “Maria”?

a) Sunmi ✅

b) Chungha  

c) Hyuna

7) Which member of the Girls Generation is known as the main dancer?

a) Hyoyeon ✅  

b) Yoona

c) Yuri

8) Super Junior is credited for popularizing what style of songs?

a) Hip hop

b) Dubstep 

c) Kpop anthems with synchronized dances ✅

9) Which K-pop music video is widely considered the first to reach 100 million YouTube Views?

a) BIGBANG – Fantastic Baby 

b) PSY – Gangnam Style  

c) Girls Generation – Gee ✅

10) Which viral-swiveling routine did PSY popularize in 2012?

a) Pony Dance 

b) Gangnam Style Dance ✅

c) Equus Dance

11) Who sings the line “Shawty Imma party till the sundown?”

a) 2NE1

b) CL ✅

c) BigBang

12) Complete the hook “Cuz when we’re jumping and popping we _

a) Jopping ✅

b) Bopping 

c) Twerking  

13) “Touch My Body” was a big hit for which solo K-pop artist?

   a) Sunmi

   b) Chungha ✅

   c) Hyuna

14) Red Velvet’s viral “Zimzalabim” dance move is inspired by:

a) Swirling ice cream 

b) Opening a magical spellbook ✅

c) Sprinkling pixie dust

15) Which paintings are featured in IU’s artistic music video for “Palette”

a) Vincent Van Gogh 

b) Claude Monet ✅

c) Pablo Picasso  

16) TWICE paid homage to movies like The Shining in the music video for which song?

a) “TT” 

b) “Cheer Up”

c) “Likey” ✅

17) The “Ayo ladies!” hook in “Alcohol-Free” by TWICE is accompanied by which move?

a) Finger hearts 

b) Mixing cocktails ✅

c) Lighting a match

18) Check off all the 2023 K-pop songs!

a) “God of Music” — Seventeen ✅

b) “MANIAC”— Stray Kids

c) “Perfect Night” — Le Sserafim ✅

d) “Shutdown” — Blackpink

e) “Sweet Venom” — Enhypen✅

f) “I Love My Body” — Hwasa✅

g) “Slow Mo” — Bambam

h) “Baddie” — IVE✅

19) Can you name the Kpop artist in this picture quiz

a) Jungkook

b) PSY ✅ 

c) Bambam

20) Which song is it?

a) Wolf — EXOs ✅

b) Mama — BTS

c) Sorry — Super Junior

Quiz on Kpop Terms

21) Annual K-pop conventions held around the world where fans gather to celebrate their favorite acts are known as…?

a) KCON ✅ 



22) Popular online K-pop forums for fan discussions include which platforms? Choose all that apply. 

a) MySpace

b) Reddit ✅

c) Quora ✅ 

d) Weibo ✅

23) When a K-pop act goes on tour, a retail selling artist merchandise is called…?  

a) Tour markets 

b) Xtores

c) Pop-up shop ✅

24) If your “bias” graduated or left a K-pop group, who would then become your “wreckers”?

a) The next most senior member

b) The group leader 

c) Your second favorite members ✅

25) What does Maknae mean?

a) The youngest member ✅

b) The oldest member

c) The most beautiful member

Quiz on Kpop BTS

26) When did BTS make history by winning Top Social Artist at the Billboard Music Awards in 2017? 

a) 2015

b) 2016

c) 2017 ✅

27) In their video for “Blood, Sweat, and Tears”, which famous sculpture does BTS reference with wings behind their backs? 

a) The Winged Victory of Samothrace 

b) Nike of Samothrace ✅

c) Angel of the North

28) In the video for “I Need U” by BTS, which color smoke can be seen?

a) Red

b) Purple ✅ 

c) Green

29) What is the name of the global fan collective supporting BTS?  

a) BTS Nation

b) ARMY ✅ 

c) Bangtan Boys  

30) BTS’s “ON” contains dance breaks inspired by what traditional Korean dance? 

a) Buchaechum ✅

b) Salpuri

c) Talchum 

Quiz on Kpop Gen 4

How much do you know about Kpop Gen 4? Test your knowledge with this picture quiz Kpop Gen 4.

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Quiz Kpop Gen 4

✅ Answers:

31. NewJeans

32. Aespa

33. Stray Kids


35. (G)I-DLE

Quiz on Kpop Blackpink

36) Matching quiz. Look at the following question answer:

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Quiz Kpop Blackpink

✅ Answers:

Rose: On the ground

Lisa: Money

Jisoo: Flower

Jennie: Solo

37) Fill in the missing lyric: “You can’t stop me lovin’ myself” is sung by __ in the song “Boombayah”.  

a) Lisa ✅ 

b) Jennie

c) Rose

38) Famous moves in BLACKPINK’s “As If It’s Your Last” choreography include…

a) Dabbing

b) Flossing 

c) Shooting an arrow ✅ 

39) Who is the lead rapper on the song “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” by BLACKPINK?

a) Lisa ✅

b) Jennie

c) Rosé

40) What is the name of Blackpink’s record label? 

a) SM Entertainment 

b) JYP Entertainment  

c) YG Entertainment ✅

41) What is the solo song of Jisoo?

a) Flower ✅

b) Money

c) Solo

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kpop Still a Thing? 

Indeed, the Hallyu wave is still going strong! Though the genre has its roots in the 90s, the past decade ushered in new acts like EXO, Red Velvet, Stray Kids, and more to join senior groups like BIGBANG and Girls Generation on the global music charts and in the hearts of fans everywhere. 2022 alone brought long-awaited comebacks from legends like BTS, BLACKPINK, and SEVENTEEN, whose albums immediately topped both Korean and US/UK charts. 

How Much Do You Know About BLACKPINK?

As the queens of global domination with chart-topping hits like “How You Like That” and “Pink Venom,” BLACKPINK was surely one of the most successful Korean girl groups in both domestic and international market. Did you already know they were the highest-charting female Korean act on the Billboard Hot 100? Or that member Lisa broke YouTube records for the fastest solo debut dance video to reach 100 million views? 

How Many K-pop Groups Are There in South Korea?

With new idol groups consistently introduced by powerhouse labels like JYP, YG, and SM plus smaller companies, an exact count is tough. Some estimate there are over 100 currently promoting K-pop bands just on the male side alone, with another 100 girl groups and plenty of soloists! Across over six decades since the dawn of K-pop, it comes to gen 4, and some sources pin the total groups trained for debut anywhere from 800 to 1,000+ active groups. 

Ref: Buzzfeed