What Do You Know About John Lennon?

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What Do You Know About John Lennon? - Quiz

Let's see how much you know about this man of peace and love. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    'You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.' is a line from which song?

    • A.

      Fantasy

    • B.

      Imagine

    • C.

      Someday

    • D.

      Wishing

    Correct Answer
    B. Imagine
    Explanation
    The given line, "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one," is from the song "Imagine." This song was written and performed by John Lennon, and it was released in 1971. "Imagine" is a powerful and iconic song that encourages listeners to envision a world without divisions, where people live in peace and harmony. The line in question reflects Lennon's belief in the power of imagination and the possibility of a better future.

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  • 2. 

    What was John Lennon's first non-Beatles single?

    • A.

      Mother

    • B.

      Give Peace A Chance

    • C.

      Instant Karma

    • D.

      Happy X-Mas (War Is Over)

    Correct Answer
    B. Give Peace A Chance
    Explanation
    John Lennon's first non-Beatles single was "Give Peace A Chance." This song was released in 1969 and became an anthem for the anti-war movement. It was recorded during Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Bed-In" protest and featured a simple and repetitive chorus that encouraged peace and unity. The song's message resonated with many people at the time and has continued to be a powerful symbol of peace and activism.

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  • 3. 

    What was John Lennon's first solo album to be released?

    • A.

      Imagine

    • B.

      John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

    • C.

      Some Time in New York City

    • D.

      Mind Games

    Correct Answer
    B. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
    Explanation
    John Lennon's first solo album to be released was "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band".

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  • 4. 

    In what year was John Lennon inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    In 1994, John Lennon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • 5. 

    What war did John and Yoko protest against?

    • A.

      The Persian Gulf War

    • B.

      The Cold War

    • C.

      The Vietnam War

    • D.

      World War II

    Correct Answer
    C. The Vietnam War
    Explanation
    John and Yoko protested against the Vietnam War. This war took place from 1955 to 1975 and involved the communist forces of North Vietnam and the anti-communist forces of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other countries. John Lennon and Yoko Ono were vocal activists during this time, using their platform to promote peace and protest against the war. They organized events such as the Bed-In for Peace, where they stayed in bed for a week to raise awareness and advocate for non-violence.

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  • 6. 

    "Sometime in New York City" was a double album that highlighted a range of social justice issues. This song's lyrics includes " Well we did the Staten Island ferry". It was the city Lennon made his home in the USA. Which city is it?

    • A.

      Attica State

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      The Luck of the Irish

    • D.

      Los Angeles

    Correct Answer
    B. New York City
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New York City. The song "Sometime in New York City" was a double album by John Lennon that addressed various social justice issues. In the lyrics of one of the songs, it mentions "Well we did the Staten Island ferry," indicating that the city Lennon made his home in the USA is New York City.

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  • 7. 

    "For black and for white, for yellow and red ones, let's stop all the fight." This is one of many Lennon tunes that spoke out against the Vietnam War; which one is it?

    • A.

      Instant Karma!

    • B.

      Happy Xmas (War is Over)

    • C.

      Give Peace A Chance

    • D.

      I Don't Want to be a Soldier

    Correct Answer
    B. Happy Xmas (War is Over)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Happy Xmas (War is Over)". This song by John Lennon is known for its anti-war message and calls for peace and unity among people of different races and backgrounds. The lyrics "For black and for white, for yellow and red ones, let's stop all the fight" emphasize the need to end conflicts and promote harmony.

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  • 8. 

    In what city was John Lennon murdered?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Liverpool

    Correct Answer
    C. New York City
    Explanation
    John Lennon was murdered in New York City.

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  • 9. 

    Who murdered John Lennon?

    • A.

      John Hinckley Jr

    • B.

      Charles Manson

    • C.

      Mark David Chapman

    • D.

      Ted Bundy

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark David Chapman
    Explanation
    Mark David Chapman is the correct answer because he is the individual who murdered John Lennon. He shot Lennon outside of his apartment building in New York City on December 8, 1980. Chapman had a personal obsession with Lennon and his music, and he carried out the act as a result of his delusional beliefs. He was arrested at the scene and later pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, receiving a prison sentence of 20 years to life.

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  • 10. 

    What were John's last word(s)?

    • A.

      Who are you?

    • B.

      Where's Yoko?

    • C.

      I'm shot.

    • D.

      Sean...?

    Correct Answer
    C. I'm shot.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I'm shot." This is because the question asks for John's last words, and out of the given options, "I'm shot" is the only one that can be interpreted as John's final words before his death. The other options are unrelated phrases and do not indicate that they were his last words.

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