Quiz On Musician Paul Simon

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Quiz On Musician Paul Simon

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many albums did Paul Simon release in the 1980's?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Six

  • 2. 
    What name did singer Paul Simon use early in his career?
    • A. 

      John Simon

    • B. 

      Jerry Landis

    • C. 

      Paul Butterfield

    • D. 

      Simon Sez

  • 3. 
    In what state was Paul Simon raised?
    • A. 

      New Jersey

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Connecticut

  • 4. 
    In what decade did Paul Simon record his first hit song?
    • A. 

      Seventies

    • B. 

      Fifties

    • C. 

      Eighties

    • D. 

      Sixties

  • 5. 
    Where was Paul Simon born?
    • A. 

      Baltimore, MD

    • B. 

      Queens, NY

    • C. 

      San Francisco, CA

    • D. 

      Newark Heights, NJ

  • 6. 
    Where did Paul Simon begin singing with Art Garfunkel?
    • A. 

      Central Park

    • B. 

      Forest Hills High School

    • C. 

      Introduced By Their Record Company

    • D. 

      Queens College

  • 7. 
    What did Paul Simon study at college?
    • A. 

      Music History

    • B. 

      Political Science

    • C. 

      English Literature

    • D. 

      Art Composition

  • 8. 
    When Paul Simon was in college & soon after, what is unusual about the music he made?
    • A. 

      Used Several Different Pseudonyms

    • B. 

      All Instrumental

    • C. 

      All The Recordings Were Lost

    • D. 

      Lyrics In Spanish

  • 9. 
    What fellow folk singer did Paul Simon record with before working with Art Garfunkel?
    • A. 

      Stevie Nicks

    • B. 

      James Taylor

    • C. 

      Carly Simon

    • D. 

      Carole King

  • 10. 
    For work on what children's movie did Paul Simon receive an Oscar?
    • A. 

      Stuart Little

    • B. 

      The Muppet Movie

    • C. 

      The Wild Thornberrys Movie

    • D. 

      Finding Nemo

  • 11. 
    What was special about Paul Simon's guest spot on The Muppet Show?
    • A. 

      He Did Not Sing

    • B. 

      It Never Aired

    • C. 

      He Was A Muppet

    • D. 

      Only Episode To Use One Songwriter

  • 12. 
    How long were Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher married?
    • A. 

      2 Years

    • B. 

      10 Years

    • C. 

      11 Months

    • D. 

      1 Month

  • 13. 
    Where did Paul Simon propose to Carrie Fisher?
    • A. 

      On A Plane

    • B. 

      Star Wars Premier

    • C. 

      Yankee Stadium

    • D. 

      Central Park

  • 14. 
    What Brat Pack actress co-starred in Paul Simon's film "One Trick Pony"?
    • A. 

      Ally Sheedy

    • B. 

      Molly Ringwald

    • C. 

      Demi Moore

    • D. 

      Mare Winningham

  • 15. 
    What was Paul Simon's first solo #1 hit?
    • A. 

      Slip Slidin' Away

    • B. 

      Hearts And Bones

    • C. 

      Mother And Child Reunion

    • D. 

      50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

  • 16. 
    Who was Paul Simon's Broadway musical "The Capeman" about?
    • A. 

      Himself

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      A Puerto Rican Gang Member

    • D. 

      ATribal Chief

  • 17. 
    What fellow folk-pop singer did Paul Simon tour with in 1999?
    • A. 

      Carly Simon

    • B. 

      Bob Dylan

    • C. 

      Carole King

    • D. 

      James Taylor

  • 18. 
    What occupation did Paul Simon's character have in his movie "One Trick Pony"?
    • A. 

      Writer

    • B. 

      Professor

    • C. 

      Rock Star

    • D. 

      Stockbroker

  • 19. 
    What was the 1st album Paul Simon released under his own name?
    • A. 

      Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    • B. 

      Paul Simon

    • C. 

      The Paul Simon Songbook

    • D. 

      You're The One

  • 20. 
    What was Paul Simon's most successful single on the pop charts?
    • A. 

      Slip Slidin' Away

    • B. 

      You Can Call Me Al

    • C. 

      Mother And Child Reunion

    • D. 

      50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

  • 21. 
    What Paul Simon album was supposed to be a Simon & Garfunkel reunion album?
    • A. 

      The Rhythm Of The Saints

    • B. 

      You're The One

    • C. 

      Hearts And Bones

    • D. 

      Still Crazy After All These Years

  • 22. 
    Who was Paul Simon's presenter at his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction?
    • A. 

      Marc Anthony

    • B. 

      Bob Dylan

    • C. 

      Art Garfunkel

    • D. 

      Carrie Fisher

  • 23. 
    What professional vocation did Paul Simon consider?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Accounting

    • D. 

      Teaching

  • 24. 
    What singer other than Art Garfunkel did Paul Simon score a top 50 hit with?
    • A. 

      Bob Dylan

    • B. 

      Phoebe Snow

    • C. 

      Carole King

    • D. 

      Sting

  • 25. 
    What charitable organization did Paul Simon co-found?
    • A. 

      The Musician's Guild

    • B. 

      USA For Africa

    • C. 

      Children's Health Fund

    • D. 

      NY Harvest