Are You Listener Of Frank Sinatra?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was Frank Sinatra born?

    • A.

      Camden

    • B.

      Newark

    • C.

      Hoboken

    • D.

      New York, New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Hoboken
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken.

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  • 2. 

    How many gold records did Frank Sinatra have before he died?

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      22

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 22
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra had 22 gold records before he died. This means that he had achieved commercial success with 22 of his albums or singles, selling over 500,000 copies each. Gold records are a significant achievement in the music industry and indicate the popularity and sales of an artist's work. Sinatra's 22 gold records demonstrate his immense talent and enduring appeal as a singer.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following was a member of the "Rat Pack" with Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      Don Rickles

    • B.

      Judy Garland

    • C.

      Steve Lawrence

    • D.

      Joey Bishop

    Correct Answer
    D. Joey Bishop
    Explanation
    Joey Bishop was a member of the "Rat Pack" with Frank Sinatra. The Rat Pack was a group of entertainers that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. They were known for their performances and socializing in the 1950s and 1960s. Joey Bishop was a comedian and actor who often performed alongside Sinatra and the other members of the Rat Pack.

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  • 4. 

    When did Frank Sinatra marry Mia Farrow?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    B. 1966
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra married Mia Farrow in 1966.

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  • 5. 

    Of Frank Sinatra's wives, which number was Ava Gardner?

    • A.

      His Third

    • B.

      His First

    • C.

      His Second

    • D.

      They Were Never Actually Married

    Correct Answer
    C. His Second
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra was married to Ava Gardner as his second wife.

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  • 6. 

    Who called Frank Sinatra "the Mozart of pop music"?

    • A.

      Duke Ellington

    • B.

      Bob Hope

    • C.

      Howard Cosell

    • D.

      Luciano Pavarotti

    Correct Answer
    D. Luciano Pavarotti
    Explanation
    Luciano Pavarotti called Frank Sinatra "the Mozart of pop music" because he recognized Sinatra's exceptional talent and influence in the genre. Pavarotti, being a renowned opera singer, likely appreciated Sinatra's vocal abilities, musicality, and his ability to captivate audiences with his performances. Comparing Sinatra to Mozart, one of the greatest composers in history, emphasizes the level of admiration Pavarotti had for Sinatra's contributions to pop music.

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  • 7. 

    Which Frank Sinatra song contains the line "She gets too hungry for dinner at eight"?

    • A.

      I've Got You Under My Skin

    • B.

      It Was A Very Good Year

    • C.

      The Lady Is A Tramp

    • D.

      Strangers In The Night

    Correct Answer
    C. The Lady Is A Tramp
    Explanation
    "The Lady Is A Tramp" is the correct answer because this song by Frank Sinatra contains the line "She gets too hungry for dinner at eight." The lyrics of the song describe a woman who does not conform to societal norms and prefers to live life on her own terms. The line in question highlights her unconventional behavior of being hungry for dinner at an earlier time than usual.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Frank Sinatra make an honorary Rat Pack member?

    • A.

      Lauren Bacall

    • B.

      Judy Garland

    • C.

      Ava Gardner

    • D.

      Shirley MacLaine

    Correct Answer
    D. Shirley MacLaine
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra made Shirley MacLaine an honorary Rat Pack member. The Rat Pack was a group of entertainers in the 1960s that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. They were known for their performances and partying in Las Vegas. Sinatra had a close friendship with Shirley MacLaine and admired her talent, which led him to make her an honorary member of the Rat Pack.

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  • 9. 

    Who were the "Bobby Soxers"?

    • A.

      Las Vegas Showgirls

    • B.

      Young Female Frank Sinatra Fans

    • C.

      Backup Singers

    • D.

      TV Show Hosts

    Correct Answer
    B. Young Female Frank Sinatra Fans
    Explanation
    The "Bobby Soxers" were a group of young female fans who were particularly devoted to Frank Sinatra during the 1940s. They were known for their enthusiasm and adoration of Sinatra, often wearing bobby socks as part of their signature style. These fans played a significant role in Sinatra's rise to fame and his popularity among teenage girls at the time.

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  • 10. 

    Whose Big Band did Frank Sinatra first sing with?

    • A.

      Harry James'

    • B.

      Jimmy Dorsey's

    • C.

      Count Basie's

    • D.

      Tommy Dorsey's

    Correct Answer
    A. Harry James'
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra first sang with Harry James' Big Band.

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  • 11. 

    Who played Frank Sinatra in the TV movie "Sinatra"?

    • A.

      Frank Sinatra Jr.

    • B.

      Philip Casnoff

    • C.

      Harry Connick Jr.

    • D.

      Tommy Heinson

    Correct Answer
    B. Philip Casnoff
    Explanation
    Philip Casnoff played Frank Sinatra in the TV movie "Sinatra".

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  • 12. 

    Who was offered the lead in "The Man with the Golden Arm" before Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      Marlon Brando

    • B.

      Sammy Davis Jr.

    • C.

      Montgomery Clift

    • D.

      Nobody, It Was Written For Him

    Correct Answer
    A. Marlon Brando
    Explanation
    Marlon Brando was offered the lead in "The Man with the Golden Arm" before Frank Sinatra. This suggests that the role was initially intended for Brando, but he declined or was unable to take it, leading to Sinatra eventually being cast in the film.

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  • 13. 

    What relationship did Jilly Rizzo have with Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      Sinatra's Manager In The 60's

    • B.

      Singer That Sinatra Disliked

    • C.

      Sinatra's Musical Arranger

    • D.

      Longtime Sinatra Pal

    Correct Answer
    D. Longtime Sinatra Pal
    Explanation
    Jilly Rizzo had a longtime friendship with Frank Sinatra.

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  • 14. 

    What is Frank Sinatra's "Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back"?

    • A.

      1973 Comeback Album

    • B.

      Bing Crosby's Nickname For Sinatra

    • C.

      Dean Martin's Opening Rat Pack Line

    • D.

      1977 Concert Film

    Correct Answer
    A. 1973 Comeback Album
    Explanation
    "Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back" is Frank Sinatra's 1973 comeback album. This suggests that Frank Sinatra had taken a break from his music career and this album marked his return to the music scene. The title of the album, "Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back," implies that Sinatra is making a comeback and is ready to showcase his talent once again.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following events happened to Frank Sinatra, Jr. in 1963?

    • A.

      He Was Injured In A Car Accident

    • B.

      He Was Kidnapped

    • C.

      He Formed A Duo With His Father

    • D.

      He Was Born

    Correct Answer
    B. He Was Kidnapped
    Explanation
    In 1963, Frank Sinatra, Jr. was kidnapped. This event made headlines and shocked the world. He was taken from his hotel room at gunpoint and held for ransom. The kidnappers demanded a large sum of money for his release. Sinatra, Sr. cooperated with the authorities and paid the ransom, resulting in his son's safe return. This incident had a significant impact on the Sinatra family and the entertainment industry as a whole.

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  • 16. 

    After singing with Harry James, whose band did Frank Sinatra join up with next?

    • A.

      Jimmy Dorsey

    • B.

      Count Basie

    • C.

      He Went Solo

    • D.

      Tommy Dorsey

    Correct Answer
    D. Tommy Dorsey
    Explanation
    After singing with Harry James, Frank Sinatra joined up with Tommy Dorsey's band next.

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  • 17. 

    What did writer Kitty Kelly do to anger Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      Write The Book "His Way"

    • B.

      Divorce Frank Jr.

    • C.

      Insult Sammy Davis Jr.

    • D.

      Publicise His Home Address

    Correct Answer
    A. Write The Book "His Way"
    Explanation
    Kitty Kelly angered Frank Sinatra by writing the book "His Way". This book, published in 1986, was an unauthorized biography that delved into Sinatra's personal life and portrayed him in a negative light. It revealed details about his relationships, alleged ties to organized crime, and his temperamental behavior. Sinatra was known for his private nature and despised any invasion of his personal life. Therefore, the publication of this book, which exposed intimate details about him, would have undoubtedly angered him.

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  • 18. 

    What connection does the name "Tony Rome" have to Frank Sinatra?

    • A.

      The Name Sinatra Used To Fool Fans

    • B.

      A Sinatra Movie Role

    • C.

      Sinatra's Business Partner

    • D.

      Fake Name Used In Rat Pack Sketches

    Correct Answer
    B. A Sinatra Movie Role
    Explanation
    The connection between the name "Tony Rome" and Frank Sinatra is that it was a movie role played by Sinatra.

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  • 19. 

    Frank Sinatra's been quoted as saying he tried to make his voice work like what?

    • A.

      Miles Davis' Trumpet

    • B.

      Tommy Dorsey's Trombone

    • C.

      Life

    • D.

      Piano

    Correct Answer
    B. Tommy Dorsey's Trombone
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's quote suggests that he tried to make his voice work like Tommy Dorsey's trombone. This implies that Sinatra admired the musicality and style of Dorsey's trombone playing and aimed to emulate those qualities in his own singing. By comparing his voice to a musical instrument, Sinatra highlights his intention to create a unique and expressive sound, similar to the way Dorsey played his trombone.

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  • 20. 

    Frank Sinatra's last appearance in a film was in what?

    • A.

      Chaplin

    • B.

      Airplane

    • C.

      Ray Charles:A Man And His Music

    • D.

      Listen Up:The Lives Of Quincy Jones

    Correct Answer
    D. Listen Up:The Lives Of Quincy Jones
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's last appearance in a film was in "Listen Up: The Lives Of Quincy Jones".

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  • 21. 

    Who was Frank Sinatra engaged to in 1962, but didn't marry?

    • A.

      Grace Kelly

    • B.

      Shirley MacLaine

    • C.

      Juliet Prowse

    • D.

      Mia Farrow

    Correct Answer
    C. Juliet Prowse
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra was engaged to Juliet Prowse in 1962 but did not end up marrying her.

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  • 22. 

    How did Frank Sinatra's mother die?

    • A.

      Heart Disease

    • B.

      Plane Crash

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      Fire

    Correct Answer
    B. Plane Crash
  • 23. 

    Who was Frank Sinatra's favorite pianist?

    • A.

      Al Viola

    • B.

      Lynn Boris

    • C.

      Nelson Riddle

    • D.

      Bill Miller

    Correct Answer
    D. Bill Miller
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's favorite pianist was Bill Miller.

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  • 24. 

    To prove that Frank Sinatra could make any song sound romantic, John Byner did an impression of Sinatra singing about what?

    • A.

      Hemorrhoids

    • B.

      Nausea

    • C.

      Linoleum

    • D.

      Being Beaten Up

    Correct Answer
    C. Linoleum
    Explanation
    John Byner did an impression of Frank Sinatra singing about linoleum to demonstrate that Frank Sinatra could make any song sound romantic, even when singing about mundane or unromantic topics like linoleum. This showcases Frank Sinatra's unique ability to infuse emotion and charm into his performances, regardless of the subject matter.

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  • 25. 

    Which Frank Sinatra song talks about a "tomboy in lace"?

    • A.

      Bye Bye Baby

    • B.

      Nancy With The Laughing Face

    • C.

      I Will Never Wed

    • D.

      Night And Day

    Correct Answer
    B. Nancy With The Laughing Face
    Explanation
    "Nancy With The Laughing Face" is the correct answer because the song lyrics mention a "tomboy in lace." This suggests that the song is referring to a girl who has a playful and mischievous personality, but also possesses a delicate and feminine side. The title of the song, "Nancy With The Laughing Face," further emphasizes the lighthearted and joyful nature of the character being described.

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  • 26. 

    When did Frank Sinatra die?

    • A.

      35058

    • B.

      He Is Still Alive

    • C.

      35930

    • D.

      35929

    Correct Answer
    D. 35929
  • 27. 

    What strained Frank Sinatra's relationship with Al Martino?

    • A.

      Nothing

    • B.

      Testimony In A Contract Dispute

    • C.

      Martino Was A Democrat

    • D.

      Movie Role

    Correct Answer
    D. Movie Role
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's relationship with Al Martino was strained because of a movie role.

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  • 28. 

    Why did Frank Sinatra make a TV movie called "Contract on Cherry Street"?

    • A.

      Jump Start His Career

    • B.

      Favor To NBC

    • C.

      His Mom Liked The Book

    • D.

      Never Did A TV Flick

    Correct Answer
    C. His Mom Liked The Book
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra made a TV movie called "Contract on Cherry Street" because his mom liked the book. This suggests that Sinatra may have been motivated to please his mother and make a film adaptation of a book she enjoyed. It is possible that Sinatra wanted to make his mother proud and fulfill her wishes, which could have been a driving factor in his decision to produce the TV movie.

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  • 29. 

    Frank Sinatra's attitude toward giving the songwriter and arranger credit was what?

    • A.

      Never For Either

    • B.

      Yes Songwriter, No Arranger

    • C.

      Generally Would Mention Each Prior To Singing

    • D.

      Yes Arranger, No Songwriter

    Correct Answer
    C. Generally Would Mention Each Prior To Singing
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra's attitude toward giving the songwriter and arranger credit was that he generally would mention each prior to singing.

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  • 30. 

    How many of Frank Sinatra's recordings went platinum?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Only One

    • D.

      Twenty

    Correct Answer
    A. Five
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra had five of his recordings go platinum. This means that these five recordings sold over one million copies each.

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  • 31. 

    When and where did Frank Sinatra make his Las Vegas debut?

    • A.

      1951 At The Sands

    • B.

      1952 At Jilly's

    • C.

      1954 At The Tropicana

    • D.

      1951 At The Desert Inn

    Correct Answer
    D. 1951 At The Desert Inn
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra made his Las Vegas debut in 1951 at The Desert Inn.

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  • 32. 

    When did Frank Sinatra surprise everyone with his retirement?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1984

    Correct Answer
    A. 1971
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra surprised everyone with his retirement in 1971.

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  • 33. 

    Who was the politician that gave Frank Sinatra the key to New York City?

    • A.

      Jeff Cunningan

    • B.

      Greg Goldstein

    • C.

      Anthony Maldini

    • D.

      Ronald Reagan

    Correct Answer
    B. Greg Goldstein
    Explanation
    Greg Goldstein is the correct answer because he was the politician who gave Frank Sinatra the key to New York City.

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  • 34. 

    What nickname did Frank Sinatra give his daughter Nancy?

    • A.

      Chicken

    • B.

      Ducky

    • C.

      Kitten

    • D.

      Smiley

    Correct Answer
    A. Chicken
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra gave his daughter Nancy the nickname "Chicken".

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  • 35. 

    What airline is depicted on the cover of Frankie Sinatra's "Come Fly With Me"?

    • A.

      United Airlines

    • B.

      Pan Am

    • C.

      TWA

    • D.

      American Airlines

    Correct Answer
    C. TWA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is TWA. TWA, also known as Trans World Airlines, was depicted on the cover of Frankie Sinatra's "Come Fly With Me" album. TWA was a major American airline that operated from 1930 to 2001. The album cover likely featured TWA to symbolize the glamour and excitement of air travel during that era.

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