How Big Of A John Lennon Fan Are You?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did John Lennon and Yoko Ono spend their honeymoon?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Madrid

    • C.

      Tokyo

    • D.

      Amsterdam

    Correct Answer
    D. Amsterdam
    Explanation
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent their honeymoon in Amsterdam.

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  • 2. 

    Which John Lennon song says, "I wish I was a baby/I wish I was dead"?

    • A.

      Gimme Some Truth

    • B.

      Instant Karma!

    • C.

      Crippled Inside

    • D.

      Cold Turkey

    Correct Answer
    D. Cold Turkey
    Explanation
    "Cold Turkey" is the correct answer because it is a song written and performed by John Lennon. The lyrics of the song include the lines "I wish I was a baby" and "I wish I was dead," which match the given statement in the question. The song was released as a single in 1969 and reflects Lennon's struggle with drug addiction and withdrawal.

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  • 3. 

    Which John Lennon song says, "I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me"?

    • A.

      Hold On

    • B.

      Mother

    • C.

      God

    • D.

      Look At Me

    Correct Answer
    C. God
    Explanation
    In the song "God," John Lennon expresses his disbelief in various things, including the Beatles. The line "I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me" reflects Lennon's personal growth and disillusionment with the fame and idolization surrounding the Beatles. He emphasizes his individuality and self-belief, rejecting the notion of relying on a band or any external entity for his own identity and beliefs.

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  • 4. 

    What band backed up John Lennon & Yoko Ono on the album "Some Time in New York City"?

    • A.

      The Mothers Of Invention

    • B.

      Elephant's Memory

    • C.

      Uncle Meat

    • D.

      One To One

    Correct Answer
    B. Elephant's Memory
    Explanation
    Elephant's Memory was the band that backed up John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the album "Some Time in New York City". This band was known for their energetic and eclectic style, blending rock, funk, and soul. They had a close association with Lennon and Ono during the early 1970s and collaborated on several projects. Their involvement in this album added a unique musical flavor and energy to the songs, making them an integral part of the recording process.

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  • 5. 

    Which line from "Come Together" did John Lennon take from a Chuck Berry song?

    • A.

      Here Come Old Flattop

    • B.

      Got To Be A Joker

    • C.

      He Got Joo-Eoo Eyeball

    • D.

      He Wear No Shoeshine

    Correct Answer
    A. Here Come Old Flattop
    Explanation
    John Lennon took the line "Here come old flattop" from a Chuck Berry song.

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  • 6. 

    How old was John Lennon at the time of his death?

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      39

    Correct Answer
    C. 40
    Explanation
    John Lennon was 40 years old at the time of his death.

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  • 7. 

    After whom was John Lennon's first son, Julian, named?

    • A.

      His Father

    • B.

      His Aunt

    • C.

      His Cousin

    • D.

      His Mother

    Correct Answer
    D. His Mother
    Explanation
    John Lennon's first son, Julian, was named after his mother.

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  • 8. 

    What was the title of John Lennon's first book?

    • A.

      Yesterday And Today

    • B.

      In His Own Write

    • C.

      The Silver Beetles

    • D.

      How I Won The War

    Correct Answer
    B. In His Own Write
    Explanation
    John Lennon's first book was titled "In His Own Write". This book was a collection of poems and stories written by Lennon, showcasing his unique writing style and creativity. It was published in 1964 and received critical acclaim for its wit and humor. The title "In His Own Write" reflects Lennon's desire to express himself through his own words and writing, rather than relying on others to tell his story.

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  • 9. 

    Which female rocker recorded a live version of John Lennon's "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"?

    • A.

      Rita Coolidge

    • B.

      Melissa Etheridge

    • C.

      Emmylou Harris

    • D.

      Courtney Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Melissa Etheridge
    Explanation
    Melissa Etheridge is a female rocker who recorded a live version of John Lennon's "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)".

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  • 10. 

    Which John Lennon song contains the lyrics, "two spirits dancing so strange"?

    • A.

      #9 Dream

    • B.

      Stand By Me

    • C.

      Cold Turkey

    • D.

      Watching The Wheels

    Correct Answer
    A. #9 Dream
    Explanation
    The correct answer is #9 Dream. In this song, John Lennon sings the lyrics "two spirits dancing so strange." This line refers to a dream-like state where two entities are engaging in a peculiar and mysterious dance. The song is known for its ethereal and dreamy atmosphere, which is enhanced by Lennon's introspective lyrics and melodic composition.

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  • 11. 

    What decade is the hit single "Watching The Wheels" by John Lennon from?

    • A.

      Sixties

    • B.

      Seventies

    • C.

      Nineties

    • D.

      Eighties

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighties
    Explanation
    "Watching The Wheels" by John Lennon is a hit single from the Eighties. This song was released in 1980 as part of Lennon's album "Double Fantasy." It became a popular track during that time and showcased Lennon's introspective and reflective style. The song reflects Lennon's decision to step back from the music industry and focus on his family, which he did during the latter part of the Seventies and early Eighties.

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  • 12. 

    What was the instrument that John Lennon first learned to play?

    • A.

      Piano

    • B.

      Banjo

    • C.

      Guitar

    • D.

      Harmonica

    Correct Answer
    B. Banjo
    Explanation
    John Lennon first learned to play the banjo.

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  • 13. 

    What John Lennon song was played at Kurt Cobain's funeral?

    • A.

      Working Class Hero

    • B.

      Strawberry Fields Forever

    • C.

      In My Life

    • D.

      Imagine

    Correct Answer
    C. In My Life
    Explanation
    "In My Life" is the correct answer because it is a song by John Lennon that holds sentimental value and reflects on the memories and people in his life. Given that it was played at Kurt Cobain's funeral, it suggests that the song was chosen to honor Cobain's life and the impact he had on those around him. The lyrics of the song also resonate with themes of love, loss, and remembrance, making it a fitting choice for a funeral.

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  • 14. 

    When was John Lennon first inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1988
    Explanation
    John Lennon was first inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

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  • 15. 

    John Lennon lived next door to which two Hollywood starlets in the Dakota apartments?

    • A.

      Jane Wyman and Diane Keaton

    • B.

      Jodie Foster and Susan Saint James

    • C.

      Gloria Swanson and Lauren Bacall

    • D.

      Mia Farrow and Margot Hemingway

    Correct Answer
    C. Gloria Swanson and Lauren Bacall
    Explanation
    John Lennon lived next door to Gloria Swanson and Lauren Bacall in the Dakota apartments.

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  • 16. 

    In 1968, John Lennon pleaded guilty to "possession" of what controlled substance?

    • A.

      Opium

    • B.

      Cocaine

    • C.

      Hashish

    • D.

      Marijuana

    Correct Answer
    C. Hashish
    Explanation
    John Lennon pleaded guilty to "possession" of hashish in 1968. Hashish is a controlled substance derived from the cannabis plant, known for its psychoactive properties. This answer is supported by historical records and accounts of Lennon's drug use during that time.

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  • 17. 

    John Lennon shares a birthday with which other recording artist?

    • A.

      Jackson Browne

    • B.

      Robert Plant

    • C.

      Carole King

    • D.

      Merle Haggard

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackson Browne
    Explanation
    John Lennon shares a birthday with Jackson Browne. This means that both John Lennon and Jackson Browne were born on the same day.

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  • 18. 

    John Lennon modeled "Working Class Hero" after what Bob Dylan song?

    • A.

      Masters Of War

    • B.

      Like A Rolling Stone

    • C.

      Blowin' In The Wind

    • D.

      It Ain't Me Babe

    Correct Answer
    A. Masters Of War
    Explanation
    John Lennon modeled "Working Class Hero" after Bob Dylan's song "Masters of War". This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the Dylan song that "Working Class Hero" was modeled after. Therefore, the correct answer is "Masters of War".

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  • 19. 

    John Lennon said The Beatles were "more popular than Jesus" in which newspaper?

    • A.

      London Chronicle

    • B.

      Liverpool Daily Post And Echo

    • C.

      London Evening Standard

    • D.

      Daily Mail

    Correct Answer
    C. London Evening Standard
    Explanation
    John Lennon made the statement that The Beatles were "more popular than Jesus" in the London Evening Standard newspaper.

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  • 20. 

    When did John Lennon permanently quit The Beatles?

    • A.

      24838

    • B.

      26481

    • C.

      26024

    • D.

      25447

    Correct Answer
    D. 25447
    Explanation
    John Lennon permanently quit The Beatles in 1970. This marked the end of the iconic band, as Lennon decided to pursue a solo career and focus on his personal life. The year 1970 is significant in Beatles history as it also saw the release of their final album, "Let It Be," and the dissolution of the group.

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  • 21. 

    Which magazine conducted the last major interview with John Lennon before his death?

    • A.

      Playboy

    • B.

      Rolling Stone

    • C.

      Newsweek

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Playboy
    Explanation
    Playboy conducted the last major interview with John Lennon before his death.

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  • 22. 

    What was John Lennon and Yoko Ono's band in "The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus"?

    • A.

      The Dirty Mac

    • B.

      Bed Peace

    • C.

      The Quarrymen

    • D.

      Oxford Street

    Correct Answer
    A. The Dirty Mac
    Explanation
    In "The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus," John Lennon and Yoko Ono's band was called The Dirty Mac.

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  • 23. 

    What album had a back cover photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono at a police station?

    • A.

      Imagine

    • B.

      Wedding Album

    • C.

      Finished Music No.2

    • D.

      Unfinished Music No.2

    Correct Answer
    D. Unfinished Music No.2
    Explanation
    Unfinished Music No.2 is the correct answer because it is the only album listed that features a back cover photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono at a police station. The other albums listed do not have this specific photo on their back covers.

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  • 24. 

    What John Lennon and Yoko Ono album has the songs "Radio Play" and "Cambridge 1969"?

    • A.

      Wedding Album

    • B.

      John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

    • C.

      Unfinished Music No.1

    • D.

      Unfinished Music No.2

    Correct Answer
    D. Unfinished Music No.2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Unfinished Music No.2." This album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono features the songs "Radio Play" and "Cambridge 1969." The "Unfinished Music" series was known for its experimental and avant-garde style, and this particular album was released in 1969.

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  • 25. 

    What John Lennon and Yoko Ono song features sounds recorded during their "Bed-In"?

    • A.

      Listen, The Snow Is Falling

    • B.

      Amsterdam

    • C.

      John & Yoko

    • D.

      Who Has Seen The Wind?

    Correct Answer
    B. Amsterdam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Amsterdam". This song features sounds recorded during John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Bed-In" event. The "Bed-In" was a peaceful protest against the Vietnam War, where Lennon and Ono stayed in bed for a week in Amsterdam's Hilton Hotel, inviting the media to cover their message of peace. The sounds recorded during this event were incorporated into the song "Amsterdam".

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  • 26. 

    On which of these singles did John Lennon collaborate with George Harrison?

    • A.

      Give Peace A Chance

    • B.

      Instant Karma!

    • C.

      Cold Turkey

    • D.

      Imagine

    Correct Answer
    B. Instant Karma!
    Explanation
    John Lennon collaborated with George Harrison on the single "Instant Karma!". This song was written and recorded by Lennon in one day, and Harrison played electric guitar on the track. The collaboration between the two Beatles showcased their musical chemistry and friendship. "Instant Karma!" was a successful and influential song, known for its catchy melody and uplifting message.

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  • 27. 

    Which John Lennon album features the songs "Jealous Guy" and "Crippled Inside"?

    • A.

      Some Time In New York City

    • B.

      Imagine

    • C.

      Mind Games

    • D.

      John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

    Correct Answer
    B. Imagine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Imagine. Imagine is the album by John Lennon that features the songs "Jealous Guy" and "Crippled Inside". This album was released in 1971 and is considered one of Lennon's most iconic and influential works. The title track, "Imagine," has become one of his signature songs and has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

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  • 28. 

    John Lennon was invited to the Inaugural Ball of which U.S. President?

    • A.

      Gerald Ford

    • B.

      Ronald Reagan

    • C.

      Jimmy Carter

    • D.

      Richard Nixon

    Correct Answer
    C. Jimmy Carter
    Explanation
    John Lennon was invited to the Inaugural Ball of Jimmy Carter because Carter was known for his support of the arts and music. Lennon, as a prominent musician and activist, was likely seen as a fitting guest for the event. Additionally, Carter's presidency was characterized by a focus on human rights and peace, which aligns with Lennon's own beliefs and activism.

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  • 29. 

    What inspired the title of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's album "Double Fantasy"?

    • A.

      His Sons

    • B.

      A Flower

    • C.

      A Book

    • D.

      A Dream

    Correct Answer
    B. A Flower
    Explanation
    The title of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's album "Double Fantasy" was inspired by a flower. This suggests that the album's title was derived from the beauty and symbolism associated with a particular flower. The specific flower that inspired the title is not mentioned, but it can be inferred that the choice of this title was meant to convey a sense of beauty, harmony, and perhaps a touch of whimsy, reflecting the themes and emotions explored in the album's music.

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  • 30. 

    Which of these albums did John Lennon produce entirely on his own?

    • A.

      Mind Games

    • B.

      Some Time In New York City

    • C.

      John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

    • D.

      Imagine

    Correct Answer
    A. Mind Games
    Explanation
    John Lennon produced the album "Mind Games" entirely on his own. This means that he was solely responsible for overseeing and managing the production process, including arranging the music, recording the songs, and making creative decisions. The other albums listed may have involved collaboration with other musicians or producers, but "Mind Games" was a project where Lennon had full control and autonomy.

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  • 31. 

    Which John Lennon album contains the songs "Intuition" and "Only People"?

    • A.

      Walls And Bridges

    • B.

      Some Time In New York City

    • C.

      Mind Games

    • D.

      Double Fantasy

    Correct Answer
    C. Mind Games
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mind Games." This album by John Lennon includes the songs "Intuition" and "Only People."

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  • 32. 

    Which of John Lennon's books was published after his death?

    • A.

      In His Own Write

    • B.

      A Spaniard In The Works

    • C.

      Skywriting By Word Of Mouth

    • D.

      None Of These

    Correct Answer
    C. Skywriting By Word Of Mouth
    Explanation
    Skywriting By Word Of Mouth was the only book written by John Lennon that was published after his death. Both In His Own Write and A Spaniard In The Works were published during his lifetime. Therefore, the correct answer is Skywriting By Word Of Mouth.

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  • 33. 

    What item that belonged to a 12-year-old John Lennon sold for 126,500 pounds in 2006?

    • A.

      Schoolbook

    • B.

      School Uniform

    • C.

      Glasses

    • D.

      Guitar

    Correct Answer
    A. Schoolbook
    Explanation
    A schoolbook that belonged to a 12-year-old John Lennon sold for 126,500 pounds in 2006. This item holds significant historical value as it provides insight into Lennon's early education and interests. It could potentially contain handwritten notes or doodles that offer a glimpse into his early creative mind. The high price it fetched at auction reflects the enduring fascination and admiration for the legendary musician and his formative years.

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  • 34. 

    What is the name of the Irish island purchased by John Lennon in 1967?

    • A.

      Clare Island

    • B.

      Dornish

    • C.

      Lecanvey

    • D.

      Mulranny

    Correct Answer
    B. Dornish
  • 35. 

    What was John Lennon's first number one single in the United States?

    • A.

      Power To The People

    • B.

      Imagine

    • C.

      Whatever Gets You Thru The Night

    • D.

      Give Peace A Chance

    Correct Answer
    C. Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
    Explanation
    "Whatever Gets You Thru The Night" was John Lennon's first number one single in the United States. This song was released in 1974 and featured Elton John on piano and backing vocals. It became a commercial success, reaching the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song's upbeat and catchy nature resonated with audiences, and it showcased Lennon's versatility as a musician. It marked a significant milestone in Lennon's solo career and solidified his success as a solo artist in the American music industry.

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  • 36. 

    What John Lennon song was written for Ringo Starr's "Stop and Smell the Roses" album?

    • A.

      I'm Stepping Out

    • B.

      Nobody Told Me

    • C.

      I Don't Wanna Face It

    • D.

      Borrowed Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Nobody Told Me
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nobody Told Me." This song was written by John Lennon and was included in Ringo Starr's album "Stop and Smell the Roses." It was one of the last songs Lennon recorded before his death in 1980 and was released posthumously in 1984. The song reflects Lennon's signature style and features his distinctive vocals and lyrics.

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  • 37. 

    What was the year John Malkovich was born?

    • A.

      1944

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1953

    • D.

      1938

    Correct Answer
    C. 1953
    Explanation
    John Malkovich was born in the year 1953.

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