Are You A True Aretha Franklin Fan?

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Are You A True Aretha Franklin Fan? - Quiz

Aretha's friends were not the only set of people who had her back during the years of her career. She had relatives including her two sisters and her brother who had supported her on her way towards the success of her career. Her parents were Barbara Siggers Franklin and Clarence LaVaughn Franklin. Take the quick quiz and test your knowledge of the Queen of Soul.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What rank does Aretha sit on the list of the highest number of Grammys wọn by a woman?

    • A.

      1st

    • B.

      2nd

    • C.

      3rd

    • D.

      4th

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd
    Explanation
    Aretha sits on the 3rd rank on the list of the highest number of Grammys won by a woman.

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  • 2. 

    What is Aretha's most performed song during her tours?

    • A.

      Chain of Fools

    • B.

      Respect

    • C.

      Freeway of Love 

    • D.

      Think 

    Correct Answer
    B. Respect
    Explanation
    "Respect" is Aretha's most performed song during her tours because it became her signature song and one of her biggest hits. The song, released in 1967, quickly became an anthem for the civil rights and feminist movements, resonating with audiences around the world. Aretha's powerful and soulful rendition of "Respect" showcased her incredible vocal range and talent, solidifying it as a fan favorite and a staple in her live performances.

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  • 3. 

    Aretha had how many hits peak at number one on the Billboard's Hot 100?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Aretha had two hits peak at number one on the Billboard's Hot 100.

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  • 4. 

    Aretha had how many hits break into the top 10 of the Billboard's Hot 100?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 17
    Explanation
    Aretha had a total of 17 hits that broke into the top 10 of the Billboard's Hot 100.

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  • 5. 

    Aretha is renowned for playing which of these musical instruments?

    • A.

      Guitar

    • B.

      Piano

    • C.

      Trumpet

    • D.

      Bass Drum

    Correct Answer
    B. Piano
    Explanation
    Aretha is renowned for playing the piano. This is evident from her numerous performances and recordings where she showcases her exceptional piano skills. She has been praised for her soulful and powerful piano playing, which has become a signature element of her musical style. Additionally, Aretha's proficiency on the piano has earned her recognition and respect in the music industry, solidifying her reputation as a talented musician.

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  • 6. 

    Aretha sang under the umbrella of how many record labels?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    Aretha Franklin sang under the umbrella of six record labels. This implies that throughout her career, she signed contracts and released music with a total of six different record labels.

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  • 7. 

    Aretha won her first Grammy for which of these songs?

    • A.

      Respect

    • B.

      Chain of fools

    • C.

      Don't play that song

    • D.

      Daydreaming

    Correct Answer
    A. Respect
    Explanation
    Aretha won her first Grammy for "Respect" because it became one of her most iconic and successful songs. Released in 1967, "Respect" quickly became an anthem for the civil rights and feminist movements, and it showcased Aretha's powerful vocals and soulful delivery. The song topped the charts and became her signature song, earning her widespread recognition and critical acclaim. It was also a groundbreaking moment for Aretha as she became the first female artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.

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  • 8. 

    Aretha won her last Grammy nomination for which of these songs?

    • A.

      A House Is Not a Home

    • B.

      Never Gonna Break My Faith

    • C.

      You've Got a Friend

    • D.

      So Damn Happy

    Correct Answer
    D. So Damn Happy
    Explanation
    Aretha won her last Grammy nomination for the song "So Damn Happy".

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  • 9. 

    Aretha won her last Grammy award for which of these songs? 

    • A.

      A House Is Not a Home

    • B.

      Never Gonna Break My Faith

    • C.

      You've Got a Friend

    • D.

      So Damn Happy

    Correct Answer
    B. Never Gonna Break My Faith
    Explanation
    Aretha won her last Grammy award for the song "Never Gonna Break My Faith."

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  • 10. 

    Which of these music streaming services did Aretha have an endorsement deal with, in 2017?

    • A.

      Spotify

    • B.

      Amazon Prime Music

    • C.

      Apple Music

    • D.

      Tidal

    Correct Answer
    C. Apple Music
    Explanation
    In 2017, Aretha had an endorsement deal with Apple Music.

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