Interesting Quiz On Marvin Gaye

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Interesting Quiz On Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye was an American singer and songwriter, famous for such hits as “I heard it through the Grapevine”, “Ain’t That Peculiar” and “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”. What can you tell us about him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What decade is the hit single "I'll Be Doggone" by Marvin Gaye from?
    • A. 

      Seventies

    • B. 

      Nineties

    • C. 

      2000's

    • D. 

      Sixties

  • 2. 
    What decade is the hit single "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye from?
    • A. 

      Nineties

    • B. 

      Eighties

    • C. 

      Seventies

    • D. 

      Sixties

  • 3. 
    What decade is the hit single "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye from?
    • A. 

      Sixties

    • B. 

      Seventies

    • C. 

      Nineties

    • D. 

      Eighties

  • 4. 
    Marvin Gaye had which of these hit singles in 1963?
    • A. 

      Let Me Clear My Throat

    • B. 

      Pride And Joy

    • C. 

      Strawberry Letter 23

    • D. 

      Something

  • 5. 
    Marvin Gaye had what hit single in 1971?
    • A. 

      I'm A Thug

    • B. 

      Informer

    • C. 

      Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover

    • D. 

      What's Going On

  • 6. 
    Marvin Gaye had which hit single in 1971?
    • A. 

      Celebration

    • B. 

      Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

    • C. 

      Burning Heart

    • D. 

      Native New Yorker

  • 7. 
    What year did Marvin Gaye have the hit single "Pride And Joy" on Tamla?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1983

  • 8. 
    What year did Marvin Gaye have the hit single "That's The Way Love Is" on Tamla?
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1969

  • 9. 
    Who wrote Marvin Gaye's hit "Mercy Mercy Me"?
    • A. 

      George Benson

    • B. 

      Marvin Gaye

    • C. 

      Stevie Wonder

    • D. 

      Sly Stone

  • 10. 
    Who discovered Marvin Gaye for Motown?
    • A. 

      Sam Cooke

    • B. 

      Berry Gordy Jr.

    • C. 

      Diana Ross

    • D. 

      Bo Diddley

  • 11. 
    Who was Marvin Gaye's first wife?
    • A. 

      Diana Ross

    • B. 

      Tammi Terrell

    • C. 

      Valerie Simpson

    • D. 

      Anna Gordy

  • 12. 
    Why was Marvin Gaye living with his parents at the time of his death?
    • A. 

      Writers Block

    • B. 

      Trying To Make Peace With Them

    • C. 

      Privacy From The Media

    • D. 

      Cocaine Addiction

  • 13. 
    What movie did Marvin Gaye record the soundtrack for?
    • A. 

      An Officer And A Gentleman

    • B. 

      Trouble Man

    • C. 

      Brian's Song

    • D. 

      Dreamgirls

  • 14. 
    Which Marvin Gaye song was re-made as a September 11 benefit song?
    • A. 

      Mercy, Mercy Me

    • B. 

      What's Going On

    • C. 

      Inner City Blues

    • D. 

      That's The Way Love Is

  • 15. 
    What Marvin Gaye single was also released by Gladys Knight & the Pips the previous year?
    • A. 

      I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    • B. 

      It Takes Two

    • C. 

      Midnight Train To Georgia

    • D. 

      Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

  • 16. 
    What decade is the hit single "Pride And Joy" by Marvin Gaye from?
    • A. 

      Eighties

    • B. 

      Nineties

    • C. 

      Sixties

    • D. 

      Seventies

  • 17. 
    What year did Marvin Gaye have the hit single "I'll Be Doggone" on Tamla?
    • A. 

      1975

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1971

  • 18. 
    What year did Marvin Gaye have the hit single "Let's Get It" on Tamla?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1983

    • D. 

      1973

  • 19. 
    What year did Marvin Gaye have the hit single "Sexual Healing" on Columbia?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1983

  • 20. 
    What was Marvin Gaye's last album release in 1982, nearly two years before his untimely death?
    • A. 

      In Our Lifetime

    • B. 

      Midnight Love

    • C. 

      Love Starved Heart

    • D. 

      I Want You

  • 21. 
    Which of these soulful 70's songs was part of Marvin Gaye's LP, "Let's Get It On"?
    • A. 

      Superstition

    • B. 

      Brand New Me

    • C. 

      Bird Of Beauty

    • D. 

      Keep Gettin' It On

  • 22. 
    Which of these songs were not on Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" LP?
    • A. 

      Right On

    • B. 

      Inner City Blues

    • C. 

      Save The Children

    • D. 

      Lets Get It On

  • 23. 
    Who shot and killed singer Marvin Gaye?
    • A. 

      His Ex-Girlfriend

    • B. 

      A Crazed Fan

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      His Father

  • 24. 
    In which branch of the military did Motown legend Marvin Gaye serve?
    • A. 

      Army

    • B. 

      Marines

    • C. 

      Navy

    • D. 

      Air Force

  • 25. 
    In the late 1960's, Marvin Gaye had a series of hit duets with what Motown singer?
    • A. 

      Diana Ross

    • B. 

      Mary Wells

    • C. 

      Valerie Simpson

    • D. 

      Tammi Terrell

  • 26. 
    In what way did Marvin Gaye change his name when he started in the music industry?
    • A. 

      Changed Pentz To Gaye

    • B. 

      Changed Nathaniel To Marvin

    • C. 

      Changed Gaylord To Gaye

    • D. 

      Changed Gay To Gaye

  • 27. 
    What classic Marvin Gaye album was almost not released?
    • A. 

      Midnight Love

    • B. 

      I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    • C. 

      Trouble Man

    • D. 

      What's Going On

  • 28. 
    For what unusual reason did Marvin Gaye release his 1978 album "Here, My Dear"?
    • A. 

      Break His Contract With Motown

    • B. 

      Court Ordered Alimony Payments

    • C. 

      Pay His Taxes

    • D. 

      Get A Message To His Children

  • 29. 
    What was Marvin Gaye trying to get away from when he moved to Europe in 1981?
    • A. 

      His Parents

    • B. 

      The Press

    • C. 

      Alimony Payment

    • D. 

      The IRS