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Trivia Quiz - Ringo Starr: His Early Life and The Beatles

Ringo has been a face on the music scene for many decades. What do you know about those early years?

Quiz Number: 2299
Date Submitted: March 16, 2008
Quiz Categories: The Beatles
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: lmcubs
Average Score: 66.2 percent
Times Taken: 229 times
Taken by Registered Users: 12
Quiz is about: Ringo Starr

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Ringo Starr His Early Life and The Beatles
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1. In 1940, Ringo was born in:
  A.   London, England
  B.   Dublin, Ireland
  C.   Liverpool, England
  D.   Edinburgh, Scotland

2. Ringo was a sickly child. From which of the following conditions did he NOT suffer?
  A.   food allergies
  B.   diabetes
  C.   pleurisy
  D.   appendicitis-caused coma

3. Ringo was a member of all these bands, except:
  A.   Eddie Miles Band
  B.   Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
  C.   Mersey Men
  D.   Raving Texans

4. Whom did Ringo replace in The Beatles?
  A.   George Martin
  B.   Pete Best
  C.   Liberty DeVito
  D.   Ed Clayton

5. What was the primary instrument Ringo played with The Beatles?
  A.   bass guitar
  B.   lead guitar
  C.   trumpet
  D.   drums

6. What song did Ringo write while on a yacht with Peter Sellers?
  A.   "Please, Please Me"
  B.   "Octopus' Garden"
  C.   "Yellow Submarine"
  D.   "Dear Prudence"

7. What common original Ringo expression became the title to a Beatles' hit?
  A.   "A Hard Day's Night"
  B.   "Eight Days a Week"
  C.   "Let it Be"
  D.   "PS I Love You"

8. On which of the following original recordings did Ringo NOT appear?
  A.   "Back in the USSR"
  B.   "The Ballad of John and Yoko"
  C.   "Dear Prudence"
  D.   all of the above

9. Ringo shared songwriting credit with the other 3 Beatles on which song?
  A.   "Christmas Time (Is Here Again)"
  B.   "Yesterday"
  C.   "Hey Jude"
  D.   "Hey, Mr. Postman"

10. In which song did Ringo feel his musical talent was best showcased?
  A.   "Magical Mystery Tour"
  B.   "Let it Be"
  C.   "Rain"
  D.   "Love Me Do"®   

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