Aretha Franklin: The Musical Legend Trivia!

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Aretha Franklin: The Musical Legend Trivia! - Quiz

Aretha was a songwriter, a pianist, and most of all, a unique singer. Although she had started her career out as a child by singing gospel at a church in Detroit, it was not until she was 18 before she embarked on a secular musical career as a recording artist. Fans of the iconic singer should find out how much they know about her with this trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was Aretha born?

    • A.

      1923

    • B.

      1942

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1971 

    Correct Answer
    B. 1942
    Explanation
    Aretha was born in 1942, as indicated by the given answer.

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  • 2. 

    Aretha had how many siblings? 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The question asks about the number of siblings Aretha had. The correct answer is 3, which means that Aretha had three siblings.

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  • 3. 

    What year did Aretha's name appear on the Hollywood walk of fame?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1979
    Explanation
    Aretha's name appeared on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1979.

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  • 4. 

    What was Aretha's star sign?

    • A.

      Aries

    • B.

      Scorpio 

    • C.

      Leo

    • D.

      Capricorn 

    Correct Answer
    A. Aries
    Explanation
    Aretha's star sign is Aries. Aries is the first astrological sign in the zodiac, representing those born between March 21 and April 19. Aries individuals are known for their assertiveness, determination, and leadership qualities. They are often confident, energetic, and passionate, which aligns with Aretha's strong and powerful personality as a renowned singer and performer.

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  • 5. 

    How many children did Aretha have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    Aretha had four children.

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  • 6. 

      Which year did Aretha pass away?

    • A.

      2016

    • B.

      2017

    • C.

      2018

    • D.

      2019

    Correct Answer
    A. 2016
    Explanation
    Aretha passed away in the year 2018.

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  • 7. 

    How many of Aretha's singles charted on the Billboard?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      89

    • C.

      96

    • D.

      117

    Correct Answer
    D. 117
    Explanation
    Aretha had a total of 117 singles that charted on the Billboard.

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  • 8. 

    How many of Aretha's duet songs topped the Billboard's Hot 100?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Aretha only had one duet song that topped the Billboard's Hot 100.

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  • 9. 

    How many Grammys did Aretha win during her career?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    D. 18
    Explanation
    Aretha won a total of 18 Grammys during her career. This indicates that she was highly recognized and celebrated for her musical talent and contributions. Winning such a significant number of Grammys is a testament to her exceptional skills and the impact she had on the music industry.

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  • 10. 

    How many of Aretha's solo songs topped the Billboard's Hot 100?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Aretha only had one solo song that reached the top of the Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

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