How Well Do You Know Robin Gibb?

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I am a die-hard Robin Gibb fan and a hardcore Bee Gees fan to boot. Have fun and I hope you learn something new! (;


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According to David English, Robin Gibb was terrified of...

    • A.

      Birds

    • B.

      Flying

    • C.

      Spiders

    • D.

      Heights

    Correct Answer
    B. Flying
    Explanation
    David English stated that Robin Gibb was terrified of flying.

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  • 2. 

    Robin Gibb has three children; Spencer, Robin-John, and...

    • A.

      Michael Gibb

    • B.

      Dwina Gibb

    • C.

      Samantha Gibb

    • D.

      Melissa Gibb

    Correct Answer
    D. Melissa Gibb
    Explanation
    Robin Gibb has three children named Spencer, Robin-John, and Melissa Gibb.

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  • 3. 

    Robin Gibb was born in 1949 on the...

    • A.

      22nd of December

    • B.

      1st of May

    • C.

      29th of August

    • D.

      23rd of January

    Correct Answer
    A. 22nd of December
    Explanation
    Robin Gibb was born on the 22nd of December.

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  • 4. 

    The Bee Gees first broke up in 1969 due to a dispute between Barry and Robin regarding First of May (lead sung by Barry) being used as the A-side over Lamplight (lead sung by Robin). Both of these songs belong to the album...

    • A.

      Horizontal

    • B.

      Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

    • C.

      Odessa

    • D.

      Sing Slowly Sisters

    Correct Answer
    C. Odessa
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Odessa. The Bee Gees first broke up in 1969 due to a dispute between Barry and Robin regarding First of May (lead sung by Barry) being used as the A-side over Lamplight (lead sung by Robin). Odessa is the album to which both of these songs belong.

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  • 5. 

    Robin's 1983 hit single, Juliet, went to #1 in which three countries? 

    • A.

      Germany, Switzerland and Italy

    • B.

      Australia, Sth. Africa, and Malaysia

    • C.

      Poland, Australia and France

    • D.

      The US, Italy and Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Germany, Switzerland and Italy
    Explanation
    "Robin's 1983 hit single, Juliet, went to #1 in Germany, Switzerland, and Italy" means that the song achieved the top position on the music charts in these three countries during that year.

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  • 6. 

    According to David Leaf's 1979 (auto)biography of the Bee Gees, Robin was a child pyromaniac and...

    • A.

      Was sent to reform school

    • B.

      Kleptomaniac

    • C.

      Wanted to be a dancer instead of a singer

    • D.

      Hated school (and dropped out at age 9)

    Correct Answer
    D. Hated school (and dropped out at age 9)
  • 7. 

    Robin's favourite car was his...

    • A.

      Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

    • B.

      Rolls-Royce Corniche

    • C.

      Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

    • D.

      Bentley Continental

    Correct Answer
    B. Rolls-Royce Corniche
    Explanation
    Robin's favorite car was the Rolls-Royce Corniche.

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  • 8. 

    Robin spoke to Leo Sayer in 1983 about his passion for...

    • A.

      Art

    • B.

      Studies of Religion

    • C.

      History

    • D.

      RnB music

    Correct Answer
    C. History
    Explanation
    In 1983, Robin spoke to Leo Sayer about his passion for history. This suggests that Robin has a strong interest in the past, including events, people, and cultures that have shaped the world we live in today. History allows individuals to gain a deeper understanding of the world and its complexities, providing insights into human behavior and societal development. By discussing his passion for history with Leo Sayer, Robin highlights his enthusiasm for learning about the past and its significance in shaping the present and future.

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  • 9. 

    Robin has released a total of seven solo albums and has one unreleased album from the early 70s. This album was...

    • A.

      Give Me A Smile

    • B.

      Robin's Reign

    • C.

      Sing Slowly Sisters

    • D.

      To Whom It May Concern

    Correct Answer
    C. Sing Slowly Sisters
    Explanation
    Sing Slowly Sisters is the correct answer because the question states that Robin has released a total of seven solo albums and has one unreleased album from the early 70s. Out of the given options, Sing Slowly Sisters is the only album that matches the criteria of being unreleased and from the early 70s. Therefore, Sing Slowly Sisters is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    David English has published a book about the Bee Gees, illustrated by Alec Brychta featuring Robin as a ... 

    • A.

      Red Setter

    • B.

      Basset Hound

    • C.

      Character from The Simpsons

    • D.

      Daschund

    Correct Answer
    A. Red Setter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Red Setter. This can be inferred from the information given in the question that David English has published a book about the Bee Gees, illustrated by Alec Brychta, featuring Robin as a Red Setter.

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  • 11. 

    In 1967 one of Robin's front teeth is partially covered in Gold. This was due to...

    • A.

      Accidentally falling off the stage while performing

    • B.

      A fistfight with older brother Barry

    • C.

      A shoddy orthodontist

    • D.

      An accident involving a bicycle

    Correct Answer
    D. An accident involving a bicycle
    Explanation
    Robin's front tooth being partially covered in gold in 1967 suggests that the accident involving a bicycle caused the damage. It is possible that Robin fell off the bicycle and hit his front tooth, resulting in the need for a dental procedure that involved covering the damaged tooth with gold.

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  • 12. 

    The Bee Gees 1967 hit single 'Massachusetts' was written, according to Robin 'because too many songs were being written about San Francisco'. Who wrote Massachusetts?

    • A.

      The Mamas and the Papas

    • B.

      Robin wrote the lyrics while Barry wrote the tune

    • C.

      Barry wrote the lyrics while Robin wrote the tune

    • D.

      The song was written entirely by Maurice

    Correct Answer
    B. Robin wrote the lyrics while Barry wrote the tune
  • 13. 

    The late 60s saw the first massive success of the Bee Gees and the beginning of Robin's problem with...

    • A.

      His marriage

    • B.

      His parents

    • C.

      The death of brother Andy

    • D.

      Drug addiction

    Correct Answer
    D. Drug addiction
    Explanation
    In the late 60s, the Bee Gees achieved significant success, but Robin also began to struggle with drug addiction. This suggests that his addiction became a problem during this time, possibly affecting his personal life and career.

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  • 14. 

    According to Robin, he's never weighed more than...

    • A.

      9.5 stone (60kg)

    • B.

      9 stone (57kg)

    • C.

      10 stone (63kg)

    • D.

      10.5 stone (66kg)

    Correct Answer
    A. 9.5 stone (60kg)
    Explanation
    According to Robin, he has never weighed more than 9.5 stone (60kg). This implies that his weight has never exceeded this limit.

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  • 15. 

    Throughout his life, Robin has experimented with many different hair colors. In which decade did he first showcase platinum-blonde curls?

    • A.

      Mid 60s

    • B.

      Early 70s

    • C.

      Early to mid 80s

    • D.

      Late 90s

    Correct Answer
    C. Early to mid 80s
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, it is stated that Robin experimented with many different hair colors throughout his life. This suggests that he had already showcased different hair colors in the mid 60s, early 70s, and late 90s. Therefore, the earliest decade in which he could have showcased platinum-blonde curls would be the early to mid 80s.

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  • 16. 

    According to Robin, he could play the violin and organ however (as incorrectly shown in I've Gotta Get A Message To You) he cannot play the...

    • A.

      Guitar

    • B.

      Piano

    • C.

      Flute

    • D.

      Minimoog

    Correct Answer
    B. Piano
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Piano. This is because Robin stated that he could play the violin and organ, but he specifically mentioned that he cannot play the piano.

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  • 17. 

    Although brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice took up residence in the US, Robin remained in...

    • A.

      Queensland, Australia

    • B.

      Douglas, Isle of Man

    • C.

      Xi'an, China

    • D.

      Thame, Oxfordshire

    Correct Answer
    D. Thame, Oxfordshire
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Thame, Oxfordshire. This is because the question states that Barry, Robin, and Maurice took up residence in the US, but Robin remained in a different location. Therefore, the answer must be the one location listed that is not in the US, which is Thame, Oxfordshire.

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  • 18. 

    Although traditionally the 'low' harmony in the Bee Gees distinctive three-part sound, Robin does experiment with falsetto in several tracks from his most successful album, How Old Are You, such as...

    • A.

      Don't Stop The Night, Juliet, I Believe in Miracles

    • B.

      Juliet, Toys, How Old Are You

    • C.

      Kathy's Gone, Another Lonely Night In New York, Juliet

    • D.

      Night Fever, Stayin' Alive, More Than A Woman

    Correct Answer
    A. Don't Stop The Night, Juliet, I Believe in Miracles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Don't Stop The Night, Juliet, I Believe in Miracles." This is because the question states that Robin experiments with falsetto in several tracks from his most successful album, How Old Are You, and these three songs are listed as examples.

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  • 19. 

    At his full-grown height, Robin stands at...

    • A.

      6'0

    • B.

      5'11

    • C.

      5'10

    • D.

      5'9

    Correct Answer
    D. 5'9
    Explanation
    Robin's full-grown height is 5'9".

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  • 20. 

    Robin and his first wife, Molly, divorced in 1981 due to...

    • A.

      Robin's alcoholism

    • B.

      The birth of Robin-John

    • C.

      Molly's affair

    • D.

      The death of Robin's father

    Correct Answer
    C. Molly's affair
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Molly's affair. This means that Robin and Molly divorced in 1981 because Molly had an affair.

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  • 21. 

    Robin, the older twin by 35 minutes, was the third of...

    • A.

      3 siblings

    • B.

      4 siblings

    • C.

      5 siblings

    • D.

      6 siblings

    Correct Answer
    C. 5 siblings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 siblings because if Robin is the older twin by 35 minutes, it means there is another twin sibling. So, including Robin and the other twin, there are already 2 siblings. Since the question states that Robin is the third of the siblings, it means there are two more siblings after Robin, making a total of 5 siblings.

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  • 22. 

    In 1997 the Bee Gees were interviewed by Chris Evans, who bought all three spice girl t-shirts on the condition they give themselves spice-girl themed titles. Maurice was deemed 'Baldy Bee Gee', Barry 'Beardy Bee Gee', while Robin was called...

    • A.

      Breathy Bee Gee

    • B.

      Badass Bee Gee

    • C.

      Beauty Bee Gee

    • D.

      Toothy Bee Gee

    Correct Answer
    D. Toothy Bee Gee
  • 23. 

    SNL has a Bee Gees based skit called 'The Barry Gibb Talk Show', in which Robin is played by...

    • A.

      Justin Timberlake

    • B.

      Wayne Gladstone

    • C.

      David Beckham

    • D.

      Jimmy Fallon

    Correct Answer
    A. Justin Timberlake
    Explanation
    In the SNL skit "The Barry Gibb Talk Show," Justin Timberlake plays the role of Robin. This skit is a parody of a talk show hosted by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, and Timberlake portrays Robin, one of the members of the Bee Gees. Timberlake's portrayal of Robin in the skit is well-known and has been well-received by audiences.

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  • 24. 

    Robin Gibb's last words were,

    • A.

      'Hello RJ'

    • B.

      'I want to go home'

    • C.

      'I love you'

    • D.

      'I cannot believe he [Mo] is gone'

    Correct Answer
    B. 'I want to go home'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 'I want to go home'. This is because it is stated in the given information that Robin Gibb's last words were "I want to go home".

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  • 25. 

    According to Robin, his first girlfriend was named 'Margaret' and hailed from...

    • A.

      Dubbo, NSW

    • B.

      Alice Springs, NT

    • C.

      Lidcombe, Sydney

    • D.

      Newcastle, Sydney

    Correct Answer
    C. Lidcombe, Sydney
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lidcombe, Sydney. This is based on the information given in the question that Robin's first girlfriend was named 'Margaret'. The question does not provide any additional information about her place of origin, so we can only rely on the given answer choices. Among the options, Lidcombe, Sydney is the most plausible location for Margaret's origin.

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  • 26. 

    Robin Gibb's 2003 album, Magnet, is unique in the fact that...

    • A.

      It is the only album he released after Walls Have Eyes (1985)

    • B.

      Maurice does not contribute to any of the tracks

    • C.

      Robin does not use a falsetto in any of the reacks

    • D.

      None of the new material (i.e. excluding covers) was written by a Gibb brother

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the new material (i.e. excluding covers) was written by a Gibb brother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that none of the new material on Robin Gibb's 2003 album, Magnet, was written by a Gibb brother. This means that all the original songs on the album were not written by Robin or Maurice Gibb, making it unique compared to their previous albums where they contributed to the songwriting.

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  • 27. 

    During one song, Robin briefly sings in French. This song is...

    • A.

      Lamplight

    • B.

      In And Out Of Love

    • C.

      Massachusetts

    • D.

      Saved By The Bell

    Correct Answer
    A. Lamplight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lamplight because it is the only song out of the given options where Robin briefly sings in French.

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