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  • 1. 

    In what 1981 comedy did Ringo Starr co-star with his wife-to-be Barbara Bach?

    • A.

      Help

    • B.

      Hard Day's Knight

    • C.

      Caveman

    • D.

      Roadies

    Correct Answer
    C. Caveman
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr co-starred with his wife-to-be Barbara Bach in the 1981 comedy "Caveman." This film follows the misadventures of a prehistoric caveman named Atouk, played by Starr, as he navigates love and survival in a comedic manner. The inclusion of Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach, who eventually married in 1981, adds an interesting dynamic to the film.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of Ringo Starr's backup band?

    • A.

      The Not Paul Or Johns

    • B.

      The Ruttles

    • C.

      The Bach-Up Band

    • D.

      His All-Starr Band

    Correct Answer
    D. His All-Starr Band
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr's backup band is called "His All-Starr Band." This band was formed by Ringo Starr in 1989 and consists of a rotating lineup of musicians, including notable artists such as Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren, and Steve Lukather. The name "His All-Starr Band" reflects the fact that the band is composed of talented musicians who have had successful careers in their own right, coming together to support Ringo Starr during his solo performances.

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  • 3. 

    What was Ringo Starr's role on "Shining Time Station"?

    • A.

      Billy Quicktalk

    • B.

      Train-time Tom

    • C.

      Mr. Conductor

    • D.

      The Engineer

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Conductor
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr's role on "Shining Time Station" was Mr. Conductor.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Ringo Starr born?

    • A.

      Liverpool

    • B.

      Manchester

    • C.

      Dublin

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    A. Liverpool
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr was born in Liverpool.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these songs was written by Ringo Starr?

    • A.

      Back In The USSR

    • B.

      Yellow Submarine

    • C.

      Octopus's Garden

    • D.

      Love Me Do

    Correct Answer
    C. Octopus's Garden
    Explanation
    Octopus's Garden was written by Ringo Starr. Although Ringo Starr is best known as the drummer for The Beatles, he also contributed as a songwriter. Octopus's Garden is one of the few songs in The Beatles' catalog that was written and sung by Ringo Starr. It was released on the album "Abbey Road" in 1969. The song tells a whimsical story about an underwater adventure and features Ringo's distinctive vocals.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following was Ringo Starr's alter-ego?

    • A.

      Sgt. Pepper

    • B.

      Billy Shears

    • C.

      Mean Mr. Mustard

    • D.

      Mr. Kite

    Correct Answer
    B. Billy Shears
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr's alter-ego was Billy Shears. This is a reference to the Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" where Ringo Starr portrayed the character of Billy Shears. The album featured a concept where the Beatles assumed alter-egos, with Ringo Starr taking on the persona of Billy Shears for the fictional band within the album.

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  • 7. 

    Which Hall of Fame inducted Ringo Starr in 2002?

    • A.

      The Percussive Hall Of Fame

    • B.

      The Comic Hall Of Fame

    • C.

      The Drummer Hall Of Fame

    • D.

      Rock's Back-Up Hall Of Fame

    Correct Answer
    A. The Percussive Hall Of Fame
    Explanation
    Ringo Starr was inducted into The Percussive Hall of Fame in 2002 because of his significant contributions as a drummer. As a member of The Beatles, Starr's drumming style and innovative techniques played a crucial role in shaping the band's sound and influencing countless musicians. The Percussive Hall of Fame recognizes and honors individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the world of percussion, making it the appropriate choice for Starr's induction.

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