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Trivia Quiz - Merle Haggard- Country Music Outlaw

Mama Tried but i got the Quiz Working Man Blues. How much do you know about one of country music's Hall of Famers?

Quiz Number: 5003
Date Submitted: March 14, 2013
Quiz Categories: Country Music
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 50.6 percent
Times Taken: 267 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Merle Haggard

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Merle Haggard Country Music Outlaw
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1. What was the name of Merle's band?
  A.   The Strangers
  B.   The Wranglers
  C.   The Okies
  D.   The Mountain Boys

2. Where was Merle born in 1937?
  A.   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  B.   Bakersfield, California
  C.   Muskogee, Oklahoma
  D.   Oildale, California

3. Merle spent three years in which U.S. State Prison?
  A.   Folsom State Prison
  B.   Sing Sing Prison
  C.   San Quentin State Prison
  D.   Attica State Prison

4. Merle spent three years in prison for attempting to rob what kind of establishment?
  A.   A Convenience Store
  B.   A Tavern
  C.   A Gas Station
  D.   A Pool Hall

5. What song was Merle's first #1 hit in the United States?
  A.   Branded Man
  B.   Sing Me Back Home
  C.   Mama Tried
  D.   I'm A Lonesome Fugitive

6. What former Governor of California in 1972, gave Merle a full pardon for all of his past crimes?
  A.   Pete Wilson
  B.   Ronald Reagan
  C.   Earl Warren
  D.   Henry Gage

7. Merle wrote and performed the theme song for which U.S. television series
  A.   The Dukes of Hazzard
  B.   Movin' On
  C.   B. J. and the Bear
  D.   The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo

8. Merle appeared on the cover of what magazine on May 6, 1974?
  A.   People
  B.   Country Music
  C.   Time
  D.   Life

9. What is the name of Merle's 1981 autobiography?
  A.   Sing Me Back Home
  B.   Mama Tried
  C.   Okie from Muskogee
  D.   Branded Man

10. What was Merle's nickname?
  A.   The Opossum
  B.   Okie
  C.   The Hag
  D.   Cowboy®   

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