Test Your Knowledge On Elton John

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Test Your Knowledge On Elton John

This is a question quiz about Elton John. It is multiple choice.


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  • 1. 
    Elton John was born in Pinner, Middlesex, a suburb of what U.K. city?
    • A. 

      Bath

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Manchester

    • D. 

      Liverpool

  • 2. 
    Elton John's father played what instrument in an American-style big band?
    • A. 

      Saxophone

    • B. 

      Trumpet

    • C. 

      Tuba

    • D. 

      Piano

  • 3. 
    Elton John began working as a staff songwriter at what British record label in 1968?
    • A. 

      Chess Records

    • B. 

      Liberty Records

    • C. 

      Ace Records

    • D. 

      DJM Records

  • 4. 
    The pseudonym "Elton John" is an homage to which two musicians?
    • A. 

      Elton Britt and John Lee Hooker

    • B. 

      Elton Heron and John Lennon

    • C. 

      Bobby Elton and Johnny Ace

    • D. 

      Elton Dean and Long John Baldry

  • 5. 
    Elton John's first live performance in the United States was at what venue?
    • A. 

      The Palomino Club in Las Vegas

    • B. 

      The Troubadour in Los Angeles

    • C. 

      CBGB's in New York

    • D. 

      The Fillmore in San Francisco

  • 6. 
    The hit songs "Crocodile Rock" and "Daniel" were featured on which full-length Elton John record?
    • A. 

      Caribou

    • B. 

      Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

    • C. 

      Honky Chateau

    • D. 

      Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

  • 7. 
    Elton John performed two songs with which rock legend at Madison Square Garden?
    • A. 

      Pete Townshend

    • B. 

      John Lennon

    • C. 

      Eric Clapton

    • D. 

      Paul McCartney

  • 8. 
    Which sports team did Elton John purchase in 1977?
    • A. 

      Watford Football Club

    • B. 

      Manchester United Football Club

    • C. 

      Chelsea Football Club

    • D. 

      Bolton Wanderers Football Club

  • 9. 
    "Levon" and "Tiny Dancer" come from what Elton John album?
    • A. 

      Madman Across the Water

    • B. 

      Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    • C. 

      Tumbleweed Connection

    • D. 

      Honky Chateau

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT an original member of the Elton John Band?
    • A. 

      Dee Murray

    • B. 

      Bernie Taupin

    • C. 

      Davey Johnstone

    • D. 

      Nigel Olsson

  • 11. 
    Which singer did Elton John NOT perform a duet with for his 1993 album "Duets"?
    • A. 

      Tammy Wynette

    • B. 

      Bonnie Raitt

    • C. 

      Joni Mitchell

    • D. 

      K.d. Lang

  • 12. 
    Elton John won an Academy Award for which song in 1994?
    • A. 

      I Just Can't Wait to be King

    • B. 

      Circle of Life

    • C. 

      Can You Feel the Love Tonight?

    • D. 

      Hakuna Matata

  • 13. 
    What opera provided the story that won Elton John a Tony Award in 1999?
    • A. 

      Aida

    • B. 

      La Boheme

    • C. 

      Carmen

    • D. 

      La Traviata

  • 14. 
    Elton John co-wrote the song "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" with which rock group?
    • A. 

      Pet Shop Boys

    • B. 

      Oasis

    • C. 

      Three Dollar Bill

    • D. 

      Scissor Sisters

  • 15. 
    What Elton John song begins, "There was a time I was everything and nothing all in one"?
    • A. 

      Your Song

    • B. 

      Something About the Way You Look Tonight

    • C. 

      You Can Make History

    • D. 

      Believe

  • 16. 
    Who helped Elton John remake his single "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" in 2002?
    • A. 

      O-Town

    • B. 

      B2K

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Boyzone

  • 17. 
    What is the name of Elton John's 1976 live album?
    • A. 

      A Single Man

    • B. 

      Here and There

    • C. 

      Honky Chateau

    • D. 

      Caribou

  • 18. 
    In what song does Elton John lament, "I got everything that a man could need, but it still ain't quite enough"?
    • A. 

      Four Moods

    • B. 

      Flinstone Boy

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Friends

  • 19. 
    Which of these songs did Elton John perform on the TV show "Soul Train" in 1975?
    • A. 

      Part Time Love

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Original Sin

    • D. 

      Philadelphia Freedom

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