How Well Do You Know Aretha Franklin?

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How Well Do You Know Aretha Franklin?

Within her active years, Aretha had other occupations aside songwriting and singing. She had worked as an actress and an activist. Although she was used to singing pop, soul, gospel, and even dance music, she still retained time to spend doing other things. Aretha was also a mother of four children. Test your knowledge of the queen of soul with this trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of Aretha's first record label? 
    • A. 

      Columbia Records

    • B. 

      J.V.B. Records 

    • C. 

      Atlantic Records

    • D. 

      R.C.A. Records  

  • 2. 
    What is Aretha's birth month?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      February

    • C. 

      March

    • D. 

      April

  • 3. 
    Where was Aretha born?
    • A. 

      Memphis

    • B. 

      Nashville

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Jackson

  • 4. 
    How old was Aretha when she signed her first record deal?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 5. 
    What year did Aretha win her first Grammy?
    • A. 

      1956

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1978

  • 6. 
    What year did Aretha get the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2008

  • 7. 
    Who was Aretha's first husband?
    • A. 

      James Cleveland

    • B. 

      Clarence LaVaughn

    • C. 

      Ted White 

    • D. 

      Glynn Turman

  • 8. 
    How many times did Aretha's singles peak at number one on the R&B chat?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 9. 
    Which year was Aretha inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame? 
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1991

  • 10. 
    Which single is described as Aretha's signature music?
    • A. 

      Respect

    • B. 

      Day Dreaming

    • C. 

      Spanish Harlem

    • D. 

      Freeway of Love