How Well Do You Know David Bowie?

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David Bowie Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, you will be tested on your knowledge of random Bowie facts.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What colour are David Bowie's eyes?

    • A.

      Brown

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Hazel

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Brown
    D. Blue
    Explanation
    David Bowie's eyes were two different colors, with his left eye being brown and his right eye being blue. This condition is known as heterochromia, and it made his eyes unique and iconic.

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  • 2. 

    What is the first name of David's first wife?

    • A.

      Iman

    • B.

      Starr

    • C.

      Angie

    • D.

      Amy

    • E.

      Gillian

    Correct Answer
    C. Angie
    Explanation
    The first name of David's first wife is Angie.

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  • 3. 

    At what age was his left eye permanently injured?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      13

    • E.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 13. This suggests that the person's left eye was permanently injured at the age of 13.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of Bowie's first son?

    • A.

      Duncan

    • B.

      William

    • C.

      Zowie

    • D.

      Ziggy

    • E.

      Jonathon

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Duncan
    C. Zowie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Duncan, Zowie. Bowie's first son is named Duncan, but he later changed his name to Zowie.

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  • 5. 

    Why did David ch-ch-ch-change his name?

    • A.

      Because he wrote a song about it

    • B.

      He had a teacher by the same name and he didn't want to be associated with him

    • C.

      Jim Bowie was his hero

    • D.

      He didn't want to be confused with the lead singer of the Monkees

    • E.

      There is no real reason, he just wanted to chang his name

    Correct Answer
    D. He didn't want to be confused with the lead singer of the Monkees
    Explanation
    David changed his name because he didn't want to be confused with the lead singer of the Monkees.

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  • 6. 

    Who died in 1973?

    • A.

      Mick Ronson

    • B.

      David Bowie

    • C.

      Mick Woodmansey

    • D.

      Mike Garson

    • E.

      Ziggy Stardust

    Correct Answer
    E. Ziggy Stardust
    Explanation
    Ziggy Stardust is a fictional character created by David Bowie for his album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars." Ziggy Stardust represents an alter ego of Bowie and is not a real person. Therefore, it is not possible for Ziggy Stardust to have died in 1973.

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  • 7. 

    Where did he die?

    • A.

      Wembley Stadium

    • B.

      Manchester Square

    • C.

      Mars

    • D.

      Hammersmith Odeon

    • E.

      Liverpool

    Correct Answer
    D. Hammersmith Odeon
    Explanation
    The answer "Hammersmith Odeon" suggests that the person in question died at the Hammersmith Odeon. The other options, such as Wembley Stadium, Manchester Square, Mars, and Liverpool, are not relevant to the question and do not provide any indication of where the person died.

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  • 8. 

    What was Bowie's latest album called?

    • A.

      Reality

    • B.

      Aladdin Sane

    • C.

      Young Americans

    • D.

      Space Oddity

    • E.

      Fame

    Correct Answer
    A. Reality
    Explanation
    Bowie's latest album was called "Reality".

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following was not a Bowie personality

    • A.

      Aladdin Sane

    • B.

      Ziggy Stardust

    • C.

      Thin White Duke

    • D.

      Major Tom

    Correct Answer
    D. Major Tom
    Explanation
    Major Tom was not a Bowie personality. Although Major Tom is a character referenced in some of David Bowie's songs, such as "Space Oddity" and "Ashes to Ashes," he is not considered a distinct Bowie personality like Aladdin Sane, Ziggy Stardust, or the Thin White Duke. Major Tom is more of a recurring fictional character in Bowie's music, rather than a specific alter ego or persona that he adopted.

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