Marc Bolan Quiz (Written In 1972)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 188

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Marc Bolan Quizzes & Trivia

What're the real facts behind that Magic Man standing at the very top of the pop pile whose very fame stretches reality to myth? "Born to Boogie" he may have been, but a lot happened to Marc Bolan before he plunged onto the scene - you might think you know - well, prove it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    First of all, where was Marc born?
    • A. 

      Wandsworth

    • B. 

      Hackney

    • C. 

      Stepney

  • 2. 
    Which famous girl singer was a childhood mate of our Marc?
    • A. 

      Lulu

    • B. 

      Mary Hopkin

    • C. 

      Helen Shapiro

  • 3. 
    After Marc's second TV appearance, a black guy met Marc and predicted: "One day you're gonna be very big" - who was this prophet?
  • 4. 
    Which Radio 1 DJ helped Marc most in the foothills of fame?
    • A. 

      David Lee Travis

    • B. 

      John Peel

    • C. 

      Ed Stewart

  • 5. 
    Which group has Marc never appeared with?
    • A. 

      John's Children

    • B. 

      Incredible String Band

    • C. 

      Suzy and the Hoola Hoops

  • 6. 
    Marc is Britain's second best selling poet (behind Harold Wilson's wife). Which of his collection has sold over 20,000 copies?
  • 7. 
    Which famous guitarist influenced Marc's style in the summer of 1970?
    • A. 

      Jimi Hendrix

    • B. 

      Eric Clapton

    • C. 

      George Harrison

  • 8. 
    Marc's first LP with Mickey shows how his playing altered - what was it called?
    • A. 

      Prophets, Seers and Sages

    • B. 

      Unicorn

    • C. 

      Beard Of Stars

  • 9. 
    Which of these creatures took Marc and Mickey to the top of the chart for the first time?
    • A. 

      Pink Elephant

    • B. 

      Black Cat

    • C. 

      White Swan

  • 10. 
    Where did Marc first come across Mickey Finn?
    • A. 

      Tate Gallery

    • B. 

      A vegetarian restaurant

    • C. 

      Hyde Park

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