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  • 1. 

    Who murdered John Lennon?

    • A.

      Lee Harvey Oswald

    • B.

      John Hinkley

    • C.

      Mark David Chapman

    • D.

      Billy Jo Ono

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark David Chapman
    Explanation
    Mark David Chapman is the correct answer because he was the individual who murdered John Lennon. Lee Harvey Oswald is known for assassinating President John F. Kennedy, not John Lennon. John Hinkley attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. Billy Jo Ono is not a known individual involved in the murder of John Lennon. Therefore, Mark David Chapman is the only plausible option.

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  • 2. 

    Where did John Lennon marry Yoko Ono?

    • A.

      Brunei

    • B.

      Gibraltar

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    B. Gibraltar
    Explanation
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono got married in Gibraltar. This location is historically significant as it was chosen for its privacy and simplicity. The couple wanted to avoid the media frenzy that would have surrounded their wedding if it had taken place in a more public location like London or New York. By choosing Gibraltar, they were able to have a quiet and intimate ceremony away from the spotlight.

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  • 3. 

    What are the names of John Lennon's two sons?

    • A.

      Sean And James

    • B.

      John And Sean

    • C.

      Julian And Sean

    • D.

      Julian And John

    Correct Answer
    C. Julian And Sean
    Explanation
    John Lennon had two sons named Julian and Sean. Julian Lennon is his son from his first marriage to Cynthia Lennon, while Sean Lennon is his son from his second marriage to Yoko Ono. Both Julian and Sean have followed in their father's footsteps and pursued careers in music.

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  • 4. 

    What did John Lennon envision when he created "Tomorrow Never Knows"?

    • A.

      A Thousand Fighting Boars

    • B.

      A Thousand Wailing Chinchillas

    • C.

      A Thousand Tibetan Monks

    • D.

      A Thousand Chanting Magicians

    Correct Answer
    C. A Thousand Tibetan Monks
    Explanation
    John Lennon envisioned a sound that resembled the chanting of a thousand Tibetan monks when he created "Tomorrow Never Knows". This suggests that he wanted to create a unique and spiritual atmosphere in the song, incorporating elements of Eastern mysticism and meditation. The choice of Tibetan monks specifically may indicate Lennon's interest in their deep, resonant voices and the transcendent quality of their chants.

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  • 5. 

    When did John Lennon's mother die?

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1890

    Correct Answer
    B. 1958
    Explanation
    John Lennon's mother, Julia Lennon, died in 1958.

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  • 6. 

    On what date did John Lennon die?

    • A.

      31389

    • B.

      34676

    • C.

      28467

    • D.

      29563

    Correct Answer
    D. 29563
  • 7. 

    In the song "Real Love" where are John Lennon's schemes lost?

    • A.

      Where It Obviously Seems

    • B.

      In Some Fruity Creams

    • C.

      In Some Forgotten Dreams

    • D.

      In His Shirt's Button Seams

    Correct Answer
    C. In Some Forgotten Dreams
    Explanation
    In the song "Real Love," John Lennon's schemes are lost in some forgotten dreams.

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  • 8. 

    Which John Lennon song title was also the title of a film released in 1973?

    • A.

      Happiness Is A Warm Gun

    • B.

      Revolution 9

    • C.

      Instant Karma

    • D.

      Imagine

    Correct Answer
    D. Imagine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Imagine." "Imagine" is not only a popular song by John Lennon, but it was also the title of a film released in 1973. The film, directed by John and Yoko Ono, was a documentary that depicted the recording process of the "Imagine" album and showcased the couple's personal and professional lives. The song and the film both became iconic representations of Lennon's vision for peace and unity.

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  • 9. 

    What was the profession of John Lennon's father?

    • A.

      Seaman

    • B.

      Bus Driver

    • C.

      Metal Worker

    • D.

      Grocery Clerk

    Correct Answer
    A. Seaman
    Explanation
    John Lennon's father's profession was a seaman. This means that he worked at sea, likely on a ship or boat.

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  • 10. 

    What is the title of John Lennon's second book?

    • A.

      How I Won The War

    • B.

      In His Own Words

    • C.

      Eight Arms To Hold You

    • D.

      A Spaniard In The Works

    Correct Answer
    D. A Spaniard In The Works
    Explanation
    "A Spaniard In The Works" is the correct answer because it is the title of John Lennon's second book. This book, published in 1965, is a collection of nonsensical stories, poems, and drawings that showcase Lennon's wit and creativity. The title itself is a play on words, combining the phrase "a spanner in the works" (meaning to disrupt or interfere with something) with the word "Spaniard" to create a humorous and catchy title for the book.

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  • 11. 

    How did John Lennon's middle name change after he got married?

    • A.

      From Winston To Beatle

    • B.

      From Winston To Jude

    • C.

      From Winston To Ono

    • D.

      From Winston To Peace

    Correct Answer
    C. From Winston To Ono
    Explanation
    After John Lennon got married, his middle name changed from Winston to Ono. This change occurred because he married Yoko Ono, and it was a common practice for individuals to adopt their spouse's last name or incorporate it into their own name. Therefore, John Winston Lennon became John Winston Ono Lennon after his marriage to Yoko Ono.

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  • 12. 

    What year was John Lennon born?

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1943

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    A. 1940
    Explanation
    John Lennon was born in 1940. This is the correct answer because it aligns with historical records and biographical information about John Lennon.

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  • 13. 

    What was the name of John Lennon's alter ego?

    • A.

      Dr. Winston O'Boogie

    • B.

      The Walrus

    • C.

      Ocean Child

    • D.

      Nowhere Man

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. Winston O'Boogie
    Explanation
    John Lennon's alter ego was Dr. Winston O'Boogie. This was a pseudonym that Lennon used during his solo career, particularly in the early 1970s. The name was inspired by his love for the music of Fats Domino, whose real name was Antoine Domino Jr. Lennon combined the title "Doctor" with the nickname "Boogie" to create this alter ego. He used this name on several of his solo albums, including "Mind Games" and "Walls and Bridges."

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  • 14. 

    Where is John Lennon buried?

    • A.

      He Wasn't, He Was Cremated

    • B.

      Where The Cavern Club Used To Be

    • C.

      In NYC, Right Outside Of Central Park

    • D.

      On A Mountain Top In India

    Correct Answer
    A. He Wasn't, He Was Cremated
  • 15. 

    What type of gun was used to shoot John Lennon?

    • A.

      Rifle

    • B.

      Charter Arms .38 Special

    • C.

      Shotgun

    • D.

      Bazooka

    Correct Answer
    B. Charter Arms .38 Special
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Charter Arms .38 Special. This type of gun was used to shoot John Lennon.

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  • 16. 

    Who did John Lennon write the song "Bad To Me" for?

    • A.

      Badfinger

    • B.

      Cilla Black

    • C.

      Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas

    • D.

      Gerry Marsden

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas
    Explanation
    John Lennon wrote the song "Bad To Me" for Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas.

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  • 17. 

    What was the name of the group John Lennon first formed?

    • A.

      The Silver Beatles

    • B.

      The Quarrymen

    • C.

      The Rainbows

    • D.

      The Beatniks

    Correct Answer
    B. The Quarrymen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Quarrymen. John Lennon first formed a group called The Quarrymen before they eventually became The Beatles. The Quarrymen was formed in 1956 and consisted of Lennon and his friends from Quarry Bank High School. They started off playing skiffle and rock and roll music before evolving into one of the most influential bands in history.

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  • 18. 

    The song "Too Late For Goodbyes" was a hit for which son of John Lennon?

    • A.

      Julius Lennon

    • B.

      Sean Lennon

    • C.

      Simon Lennon

    • D.

      Julian Lennon

    Correct Answer
    D. Julian Lennon
    Explanation
    Julian Lennon is the correct answer because he is the son of John Lennon. "Too Late For Goodbyes" was a hit song released in 1984 and was one of Julian Lennon's most successful singles. As the son of the famous Beatles member, Julian Lennon had a successful music career of his own, with several chart-topping songs.

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  • 19. 

    John Lennon had which hit single in 1981?

    • A.

      Brand New Key

    • B.

      No More (Baby I'ma Do Right)

    • C.

      (Just Like) Starting Over

    • D.

      I'm So Into You

    Correct Answer
    C. (Just Like) Starting Over
    Explanation
    "(Just Like) Starting Over" was a hit single by John Lennon in 1981. This song was released as the lead single from his album "Double Fantasy" and became a commercial success, reaching the top of the charts in several countries. The song is known for its catchy melody and optimistic lyrics, which resonated with audiences at the time. It marked Lennon's comeback to the music scene after a five-year hiatus and sadly became his last hit single before his untimely death in December 1980.

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  • 20. 

    John Lennon had which hit single in 1981?

    • A.

      Dre Day

    • B.

      Woman

    • C.

      Real Love

    • D.

      Otil You Do Me Right

    Correct Answer
    B. Woman
    Explanation
    John Lennon had a hit single titled "Woman" in 1981. This song was released posthumously as part of his album "Double Fantasy." "Woman" became a significant success, reaching high positions on music charts worldwide and showcasing Lennon's emotional and heartfelt songwriting style. The song is a tribute to his wife, Yoko Ono, and conveys a message of love and appreciation for women in general.

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  • 21. 

    What year did John Lennon have the hit single "(Just Like) Starting Over" on Geffen?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      1961

    Correct Answer
    A. 1981
    Explanation
    John Lennon had the hit single "(Just Like) Starting Over" on Geffen in 1981.

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  • 22. 

    Where are John Lennon's ashes?

    • A.

      The Rock of Gibraltar

    • B.

      Liverpool, England

    • C.

      Undisclosed location

    • D.

      Hamburg, Germany

    Correct Answer
    C. Undisclosed location
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Undisclosed location" because the whereabouts of John Lennon's ashes have never been publicly revealed. After his death in 1980, Lennon's ashes were reportedly scattered in a private ceremony, and the exact location has remained undisclosed to respect his privacy and the wishes of his family.

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  • 23. 

    To whom did John Lennon's mother turn over his care as a child?

    • A.

      Her Mother

    • B.

      Her Brother

    • C.

      Her Sister

    • D.

      Her Aunt

    Correct Answer
    C. Her Sister
    Explanation
    John Lennon's mother turned over his care as a child to her sister.

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  • 24. 

    Where did John Lennon attend college?

    • A.

      University Of Liverpool

    • B.

      Liverpool John Moores University

    • C.

      Liverpool College Of Art

    • D.

      Liverpool Hope University

    Correct Answer
    C. Liverpool College Of Art
    Explanation
    John Lennon attended Liverpool College of Art.

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  • 25. 

    Where did John Lennon and Yoko Ono record the single "Give Peace A Chance"?

    • A.

      Outside The White House

    • B.

      In Bed

    • C.

      On A Train

    • D.

      In A Park

    Correct Answer
    B. In Bed
    Explanation
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded the single "Give Peace A Chance" in bed. This unconventional recording location symbolized their peaceful protest against war and their belief in the power of love and unity. By choosing to record in such an intimate and personal space, Lennon and Ono aimed to convey a message of peace and togetherness to the world. This unique approach garnered attention and became an iconic moment in music history.

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  • 26. 

    On which song did John Lennon collaborate with Elton John?

    • A.

      Steel And Glass

    • B.

      Old Dirt Road

    • C.

      Whatever Gets You Thru The Night

    • D.

      Beef Jerky

    Correct Answer
    C. Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
    Explanation
    John Lennon collaborated with Elton John on the song "Whatever Gets You Thru The Night." This collaboration took place in 1974 and the song was featured on Lennon's album "Walls and Bridges." It became Lennon's first and only solo number-one single in the United States. The collaboration came about after a bet between Lennon and Elton John, where Lennon promised to perform live with Elton if the song reached number one. True to his word, Lennon made a surprise appearance on stage with Elton John at Madison Square Garden in November 1974 to perform the song.

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  • 27. 

    What is the name of the Central Park memorial to John Lennon?

    • A.

      #9 Dream

    • B.

      Double Fantasy

    • C.

      Strawberry Fields

    • D.

      The Dakota

    Correct Answer
    C. Strawberry Fields
    Explanation
    Strawberry Fields is the name of the Central Park memorial to John Lennon. The memorial is located in Central Park, New York City, and was dedicated to the memory of the iconic musician and peace activist. The name "Strawberry Fields" was inspired by the Beatles song "Strawberry Fields Forever," which was written by Lennon. The memorial features a mosaic with the word "Imagine" in the center, paying tribute to Lennon's famous song. It has become a popular spot for fans to gather and remember the influential artist.

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  • 28. 

    What book did Mark David Chapman have when he was arrested for shooting John Lennon?

    • A.

      Lolita

    • B.

      On The Road

    • C.

      War And Peace

    • D.

      The Catcher In The Rye

    Correct Answer
    D. The Catcher In The Rye
    Explanation
    Mark David Chapman had a copy of "The Catcher in the Rye" when he was arrested for shooting John Lennon. This book is significant because Chapman believed that the protagonist, Holden Caulfield, shared his feelings of alienation and disillusionment with the world. Chapman identified strongly with the character and saw himself as carrying out a mission similar to Holden's desire to protect children from the corrupting influence of society. The book became associated with the crime and has since sparked debates about its influence on individuals with unstable mental states.

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  • 29. 

    Which John Lennon song begins, "Our life together is so precious together"?

    • A.

      Imagine

    • B.

      Give Peace A Chance

    • C.

      Woman

    • D.

      (Just Like) Starting Over

    Correct Answer
    D. (Just Like) Starting Over
    Explanation
    "(Just Like) Starting Over" is the correct answer because it is the only song among the options that begins with the lyrics "Our life together is so precious together." This line is unique to this song and can be used to identify it.

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