How Well Do You Know Chuck Berry?

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How Well Do You Know Chuck Berry? - Quiz

Chuck Berry was a singer from the United States. He was a phenomenal songwriter and musician who released astonishing records throughout his career. However, most of his fame came from being one of the pioneers of a musical genre.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When he was a teen, Chuck Berry was convicted of which crime?

    • A.

      Theft

    • B.

      Armed robbery

    • C.

      Breaking and entering

    • D.

      Vandalism

    Correct Answer
    B. Armed robbery
    Explanation
    Chuck Berry was convicted of armed robbery when he was a teen. This crime involves the use of a weapon or threat of violence during the act of stealing. It is a serious offense and can result in severe consequences.

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  • 2. 

    Berry's "Maybellene" is an adaptation of which country song?

    • A.

      Indigo Blues

    • B.

      Ida Red

    • C.

      Oh Mary

    • D.

      Bad

    Correct Answer
    C. Oh Mary
    Explanation
    Berry's "Maybellene" is not an adaptation of any country song. The correct answer, "Oh Mary," is not a country song either. Therefore, the question is incorrect or misleading as it suggests that "Maybellene" is an adaptation of a country song, which is not the case.

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  • 3. 

    Which of his songs is the only rock-and-roll song included on the Voyager Golden Record?

    • A.

      Johnny B. Goode

    • B.

      Love Is

    • C.

      Maybellene

    • D.

      Nadine

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnny B. Goode
    Explanation
    "Johnny B. Goode" is the correct answer because it is the only rock-and-roll song included on the Voyager Golden Record. The Voyager Golden Record was a phonograph record that was sent into space on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. It was intended to represent the diversity of life and culture on Earth, and included a selection of music from different genres. Among the songs chosen was "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry, which is widely regarded as one of the most iconic rock-and-roll songs of all time.

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  • 4. 

    He was sentenced to a four-month jail sentence alongside community service in 1979 for which crime?

    • A.

      Robbery

    • B.

      Tax evasion

    • C.

      Violence

    • D.

      Drunk driving

    Correct Answer
    B. Tax evasion
    Explanation
    In 1979, the individual mentioned in the question was sentenced to a four-month jail sentence alongside community service for tax evasion. This means that the person was found guilty of intentionally evading or avoiding payment of taxes that they were legally obligated to pay. Tax evasion is considered a serious crime as it undermines the integrity of the tax system and deprives the government of necessary funds for public services.

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  • 5. 

    What is his established nightclub in St Louis called?

    • A.

      The Band

    • B.

      Berry's Place

    • C.

      Berry's Club Bandstand

    • D.

      Berry's Band

    Correct Answer
    C. Berry's Club Bandstand
    Explanation
    Berry's Club Bandstand is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that the person in question has an established nightclub in St Louis. The name "Berry's Club Bandstand" implies that it is Berry's establishment and it is a nightclub with a bandstand, which aligns with the given information. The other options do not include the word "club" or "bandstand," making them less likely to be the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is a title of one of his songs?

    • A.

      Happy Place

    • B.

      Wings

    • C.

      Tell No One

    • D.

      You Never Can Tell

    Correct Answer
    D. You Never Can Tell
    Explanation
    "You Never Can Tell" is a title of one of his songs.

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  • 7. 

    How many years imprisonment was he sentenced to for transporting a 14-year-old girl across state lines?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3. This implies that he was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for transporting a 14-year-old girl across state lines.

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  • 8. 

    In 1957, who did Berry tour the United States with?

    • A.

      Everly Brothers

    • B.

      The Beatles

    • C.

      Jim Morrison

    • D.

      Prince

    Correct Answer
    A. Everly Brothers
    Explanation
    In 1957, Berry toured the United States with the Everly Brothers.

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  • 9. 

    Which of his songs did he perform at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958?

    • A.

      Nadine

    • B.

      Happydale

    • C.

      Sweet Little Sixteen

    • D.

      Purple Rain

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweet Little Sixteen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sweet Little Sixteen" because the question asks which song the artist performed at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958. Out of the given options, "Sweet Little Sixteen" is the only song mentioned that could have been performed at the festival. The other options, Nadine, Happydale, and Purple Rain, are not relevant to the given context of the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958.

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  • 10. 

     Which of these is a title of one of his songs?

    • A.

      Roll Over Beethoven

    • B.

      Surfin' USA

    • C.

      Purple Rain

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    A. Roll Over Beethoven
    Explanation
    "Roll Over Beethoven" is a title of one of his songs.

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