Impossible Beatles Quiz: How Well Do You Know Beatles Music Band?

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Are you ready for this Impossible Beatles Quiz? How well do you know the Beatles music band? This amazing quiz will help you test your knowledge. The Beatles, an English rock band, came together in Liverpool in 1960. The group is considered the most influential singing group of all time. Their sound consisted of elements of classical music and traditional pop. There was also something called “Beatlemania,” which exemplifies their influence on music and pop culture, as they were everywhere. This quiz hits every note regarding brushing up on your Beatles trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the original bassist (bass guitarist) in The Beatles?

    • A.

      Paul McCartney

    • B.

      Jimmy Nicol

    • C.

      Keith Richards

    • D.

      John Lennon

    • E.

      Stuart Sutcliffe

    Correct Answer
    E. Stuart Sutcliffe
    Explanation
    Stuart Sutcliffe was the original bassist in The Beatles. He joined the band in 1960 but left in 1961 to pursue his career as a painter. Although he was not a highly skilled musician, Sutcliffe played a crucial role in the early development of the band. His artistic influence and close friendship with John Lennon helped shape the band's image and style during their formative years in Hamburg, Germany. Unfortunately, Sutcliffe passed away at a young age in 1962, before The Beatles achieved worldwide fame.

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  • 2. 

    What was the name of the drummer that replaced Pete Best?

    • A.

      Mick Jagger

    • B.

      Brian Jones

    • C.

      Paul McCartney

    • D.

      George Harrison

    • E.

      Ringo Starr

    Correct Answer
    E. Ringo Starr
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr is the correct answer because he replaced Pete Best as the drummer for The Beatles. After Pete Best was dismissed from the band in 1962, Ringo Starr joined and became an integral member of the group. Ringo's distinctive drumming style and personality contributed greatly to The Beatles' success, and he remained with the band until their breakup in 1970.

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  • 3. 

    Who directed the two Beatles films "A Hard Day's Night" and "Help!"?

    • A.

      Steven Spielberg

    • B.

      Elvis Presley

    • C.

      Richard Lester

    • D.

      Allen Klein

    • E.

      Yoko Ono

    Correct Answer
    C. Richard Lester
    Explanation
    Richard Lester is the correct answer because he directed the two Beatles films "A Hard Day's Night" and "Help!". Steven Spielberg, Elvis Presley, Allen Klein, and Yoko Ono were not involved in directing these films.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the lead vocals (or lead singing) on the Beatles song, "I need you"?

    • A.

      Ringo Starr

    • B.

      Pete Best

    • C.

      Paul McCartney

    • D.

      George Harrison

    • E.

      John Lennon

    Correct Answer
    D. George Harrison
    Explanation
    George Harrison did the lead vocals on the Beatles song, "I need you."

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  • 5. 

    Who was George Harrison's first wife?

    • A.

      Yoko Ono

    • B.

      Pattie Boyd

    • C.

      Cynthia Powell

    • D.

      Madonna

    • E.

      Jane Asher

    Correct Answer
    B. Pattie Boyd
    Explanation
    George Harrison's first wife was Pattie Boyd.

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  • 6. 

    Who wrote most of the Beatles songs?

    • A.

      John Lennon

    • B.

      Paul McCartney

    • C.

      Ringo Starr

    • D.

      George Harrison

    • E.

      John Lennon/Paul McCartney

    Correct Answer
    E. John Lennon/Paul McCartney
    Explanation
    John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote most of the Beatles songs. They formed a songwriting partnership and collaborated on the majority of the band's iconic hits. Together, they created a vast catalog of timeless music that defined the Beatles' sound and influenced generations of musicians. Their songwriting skills and creative synergy were instrumental in the success and enduring legacy of the Beatles.

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  • 7. 

    Who wrote The Beatles song, "Octopus's Garden"?

    • A.

      George Harrison

    • B.

      John Lennon

    • C.

      Ringo Starr

    • D.

      Paul McCartney

    • E.

      George Martin

    Correct Answer
    C. Ringo Starr
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr wrote the song "Octopus's Garden."

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  • 8. 

    The Beatles gave this song to The Rolling Stones.

    • A.

      I wanna hold your hand

    • B.

      Hey Jude

    • C.

      I Wanna Be Your Man

    • D.

      Yellow Submarine

    • E.

      Can't Buy Me Love

    Correct Answer
    C. I Wanna Be Your Man
    Explanation
    The Beatles gave the song "I Wanna Be Your Man" to The Rolling Stones.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the band that Ringo Starr was part of before he joined The Beatles?

    • A.

      The Pete Best Band

    • B.

      The Rolling Stones

    • C.

      Ringo Starr and his All-Star Band

    • D.

      Rory Storm and The Hurricanes

    • E.

      Wings

    Correct Answer
    D. Rory Storm and The Hurricanes
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr was part of the band Rory Storm and The Hurricanes before he joined The Beatles.

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  • 10. 

    Who is referred to as "The fifth Beatle"?  (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Stuart Sutcliffe

    • B.

      Brian Epstein

    • C.

      George Martin

    • D.

      Yoko Ono

    • E.

      Andy White

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Stuart Sutcliffe
    B. Brian Epstein
    C. George Martin
    E. Andy White
    Explanation
    The term "The fifth Beatle" refers to individuals who had a significant influence on the Beatles' success and musical career, despite not being official members of the band. Stuart Sutcliffe was an early member of the band and played bass guitar. Brian Epstein was their manager and played a crucial role in shaping their image and securing their record deals. George Martin was the band's producer and played a pivotal role in their sound and creative direction. Andy White was a session drummer who played on some of their recordings.

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  • 11. 

    Which Beatle was talented most in art?

    • A.

      John

    • B.

      George

    • C.

      Paul

    • D.

      Ringo

    Correct Answer
    A. John
    Explanation
    John Lennon was considered the most talented in art among the Beatles. He was not only a talented musician but also a skilled artist. Lennon's artwork included drawings, paintings, and sketches, showcasing his creativity and artistic abilities. Throughout his career, he expressed his artistic talent through various mediums, making him widely recognized for his artistic contributions alongside his musical achievements.

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  • 12. 

    Who were the primary songwriters of The Beatles?

    • A.

      John Lennon and George Harrison

    • B.

      Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

    • C.

      John Lennon and Paul McCartney

    • D.

      George Harrison and Ringo Starr

    Correct Answer
    C. John Lennon and Paul McCartney
    Explanation
    The Beatles were led by primary songwriters John Lennon and Paul McCartney. They were responsible for many of the band's most famous and influential songs.

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  • 13. 

    In 'A Hard Day's Night', what does George say his hairstyle would be called?

    • A.

      George Jnr.

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Arthur

    • D.

      Nicholas

    • E.

      Stuart

    Correct Answer
    C. Arthur
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Hard Day's Night," George says his hairstyle would be called "Arthur."

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  • 14. 

    Which Beatle wrote "I need you"?

    • A.

      George

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Ringo

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    A. George
    Explanation
    George Harrison wrote the song "I Need You" for the Beatles. He wrote it during the filming of their second film, "Help!" and it was included in the soundtrack. The song is a love ballad and was one of the few songs written by Harrison that made it onto a Beatles album. It showcases Harrison's songwriting abilities and his contribution to the band's musical catalog.

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  • 15. 

    _______ sings the lead vocals in 'The Night Before'.

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      John

    • C.

      George

    • D.

      Ringo

    • E.

      They all sing together

    Correct Answer
    A. Paul
    Explanation
    In the song 'The Night Before', Paul sings the lead vocals. This means that he is the main singer and takes the lead in delivering the song's melody and lyrics. The other options, John, George, and Ringo, may also contribute vocals to the song, but Paul is the one who takes the lead. The last option, "They all sing together," is incorrect because it implies that all four members of the band sing the lead vocals, which is not the case in this particular song.

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  • 16. 

    Which Beatle later co-founded 'The Travelling Wilburys'?

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      George

    • C.

      John

    • D.

      Ringo

    • E.

      None of them joined

    Correct Answer
    B. George
    Explanation
    George Harrison later co-founded 'The Travelling Wilburys'. The Travelling Wilburys was a supergroup formed in 1988, consisting of George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, and Jeff Lynne. George Harrison's involvement in the band added to its success and contributed to their unique sound.

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  • 17. 

    Paul McCartney was left-handed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Paul McCartney, the famous musician and member of The Beatles, is indeed left-handed. He is known for playing the guitar and bass guitar left-handed, which is a distinctive characteristic of his musical style.

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  • 18. 

    At what  age did Ringo Starr nearly die?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      22

    • E.

      11

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr nearly died at the age of 3.

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