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Trivia Quiz - John Lennon: Musician, Artist & Peace Activist

What do you know about the amazing John Lennon? Dare I say that the world is still feeling the sting from the loss of this great musician?!

Quiz Number: 3515
Date Submitted: October 29, 2010
Quiz Categories: The Beatles
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 50.5 percent
Times Taken: 175 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11
Quiz is about: John Lennon

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John Lennon Musician Artist  Peace Activist
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1. What was the first instrument John Lennon learned to play?
  A.   piano
  B.   acoustic guitar
  C.   banjo
  D.   harmonica

2. What was the first song written by John Lennon?
  A.   Hello Little Girl
  B.   Thank You Girl
  C.   Please Please Me
  D.   Love Me Do

3. John was pre-occupied with the symbolism of what number?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   7
  D.   9

4. While dating in the 1950s, John's eventual-wife, Cynthia coloured her hair blond when she found out that Lennon was obsessed with whom?
  A.   Brigitte Bardot
  B.   Grace Kelly
  C.   Lana Turner
  D.   Marilyn Monroe

5. On 24 January 1970 John Lennon and Yoko Ono cut their hair short and declared that 1970 would be called what?
  A.   The New Year for Peace
  B.   Year One for Peace
  C.   Peace Now
  D.   Peace In Our Time

6. During the 1960s Lennon attempted to instigate a live action adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord Of The Rings" books, starring himself and his Beatle bandmates. What role did Lennon want to play?
  A.   Gollum
  B.   Gandalf
  C.   Frodo
  D.   Sam

7. Which of the following Beatles' songs was NOT written by John Lennon?
  A.   Ticket to Ride
  B.   The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
  C.   Help!
  D.   Hello, Goodbye

8. Of what animal was John very fond?
  A.   cat
  B.   dog
  C.   parakeet
  D.   hamster

9. Years after his death, Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono signed over the royalties of his song "Imagine", in perpetuity to what world-wide organization?
  A.   International League for Human Rights
  B.   Human Rights Foundation
  C.   Amnesty International
  D.   Defend International

10. Lennon was once quoted as saying, "Without _________ there would be no Beatles." Who was it?
  A.   Elvis Presley
  B.   Bo Diddley
  C.   Chuck Berry
  D.   Muddy Waters®   

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