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How Big Of A Beatles Fan Are You?

This quiz is not for teenyboppers. This is advanced-level Beatles trivia.

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  1. 1. What was was the only song written by George Harrison to be released as a single?

    United Artists / Via images4.fanpop.com
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    "Taxman"
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    "Something"
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    "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
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    "I'm Happy Just to Dance with You"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Something"

    Those jerks wouldn't let poor George have a single until their last album. Real generous.

    "Something"
    BMI / Via wordpress.com
  2. 2. What year did John say the Beatles were more popular than Jesus?

    VARA / Via Wikipedia
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    1966
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    1967
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    1964
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    1965
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    1966

    1966
    thelennonprophecy.com / Via leftbrainmarketing.net
  3. 3. Which song was not musically referenced in "All You Need Is Love"?

    Capital / Via Wikipedia
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    "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller
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    "La Marseillaise", the French National Anthem
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    "Love Me" by Elvis Presley
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    "She Loves You" by The Beatles
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Love Me" by Elvis Presley

    "Love Me" by Elvis Presley
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. / Via Wikipedia
  4. 4. Who of the following was never a member of the Beatles?

    Caricato da Alonsonico / Via it.wikipedia.org
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    Stuart Sutcliffe
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    Tommy Moore
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    Jimmie Nicoll
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    Arthur Mack
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Arthur Mack

    Arthur Mack was a member of the Pacemakers, another Liverpool band managed by Brian Epstein.

    Arthur Mack
    Paul Schumach / Via commons.wikimedia.org
  5. 5. What song was the B-side to "Lady Madonna"

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    "Rain"
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    "Revolution"
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    "The Inner Light"
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    "I Am The Walrus"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "The Inner Light"

    "The Inner Light"
    Capitol / Via Wikipedia
  6. 6. Where was the last Beatles stadium concert performed?

    Nationaal Archief, Den Haag / Via Wikipedia
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    London
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    San Francisco
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    Manila
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    Liverpool
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    San Francisco

    San Francisco
    KYA Radio 1260 / Via 991.com
  7. 7. Who drew the cover art for the album "Revolver"?

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    Klaus Voormann
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    Peter Max
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    Alan Aldridge
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    Heinz Edelmann
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Klaus Voorman

    Voorman was a friend of the Beatles from their days in Hamburg. Aside from being a graphic artist, he was a musician and record producer and remained friends with the Beatles throughout their career.

  8. 8. What is the only Beatles single in which they don't play any instruments?

    Auréola / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    "Revolution 9"
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    "Because"
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    "She's Leaving Home"
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    "Eleanor Rigby"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Eleanor Rigby"

    None of the Beatles play any instruments on this song. They didn't on "She's Leaving Home" either, but that was never released as a single.

    "Eleanor Rigby"
    Capitol / Via Wikipedia
  9. 9. Who never performed on a Beatles record?

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    Eric Clapton
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    Marianne Faithfull
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    Yoko Ono
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    Eric Burdon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Eric Burdon

    Eric Burdon
    Columbia / Via quotessays.com
  10. 10. Which Beatles song is considered the first song to ever utilize guitar amplifier feedback?

    Feliciano Guimarães / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    "Day Tripper"
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    "I Feel Fine"
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    "Can't Buy Me Love"
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    "Ticket To Ride"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "I Feel Fine"

    "I Feel Fine"
    Capitol Records / Via museumofplay.org
  11. 11. Which song does not have the title in its lyrics?

    VARA / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    "Tomorrow Never Knows"
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    "Savoy Truffle"
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    "Blue Jay Way"
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    "Dig A Pony"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Tomorrow Never Knows"

    "Tomorrow Never Knows"
    Capital / Via thebeatles-collection.com
  12. 12. On the cover of "Abbey Road", what order are the Beatles walking in from left to right?

    Apple / Via Wikipedia
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    George, Ringo, Paul, John
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    George, Paul, Ringo, John
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    Ringo, Paul, George, John
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    Ringo, George, Paul, John
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George, Paul, Ringo, John

    George, Paul, Ringo, John
    Apple / Via Wikipedia
  13. 13. What is the last song recorded collectively by all four Beatles?

    Apple / Via blogger.com
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    "Get Back"
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    "Let It Be"
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    "The End"
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    "I Me Mine"
    Correct!
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    "The End"

    "I Me Mine" was recorded afterwards, but John Lennon was absent at that session.

    "The End"
    Andreas Thum / Via en.wikipedia.org
  14. 14. What was Paul McCartney's working title for "Yesterday"?

    Capitol / Via Wikipedia
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    "Peppermint"
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    "Every Girl"
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    "Scrambled Eggs"
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    "Silly Boy"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Scrambled Eggs"

    "Scrambled Eggs"
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  15. 15. Which Beatle was born first?

    Parlophone / Via Wikipedia
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    George
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    Paul
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    John
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    Ringo
    UPI Telephoto / Via Wikipedia
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    Ringo

    Ringo
    UPI Telephoto / Via Wikipedia
  16. 16. Which Beatle song is about a dog?

    Solipsist / Via Wikipedia
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    "I'm So Tired"
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    "Martha My Dear"
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    "Julia"
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    "Why Don't We Do It In The Road"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Martha My Dear"

    Martha was Paul's sheepdog.

    "Martha My Dear"
    Parlophone / Via Wikipedia
  17. 17. Which ex-Beatle was the first to have a #1 solo hit in the US?

    EMI / Via wordpress.com
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    John
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    Ringo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    George
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    Paul
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George

    George's song "My Sweet Lord" hit #1 in December 1970.

    George
    EMI / Via Wikipedia
  18. 18. "I Am The Walrus" contains dialogue from what Shakespeare play?

    Martin Droeshout / Via Wikipedia
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    Hamlet
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    Macbeth
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    Richard III
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    King Lear
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    King Lear

    John Lennon fiddled with an AM radio into the microphone and happened to catch a BBC radio play of "King Lear"

    King Lear
    Granada Television / Via imdb.com
  19. 19. What was the first Beatle song recorded in stereo?

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    "I Saw Her Standing There"
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    "Hold Me Tight"
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    "Eight Days a Week"
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    "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "I Want to Hold Your Hand"

    "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
    Capitol / Via Wikipedia
  20. 20. What is the last cover song the Beatles ever recorded?

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    "Dizzy Miss Lizzy"
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    "Maggie Mae"
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    "Act Naturally"
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    "Sun King"
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    Wrong!

    "Maggie Mae"

    "Maggie Mae" is a traditional Liverpool folk song dating back to the 1800's. It became popular again during the skiffle craze that the young Beatles were part of. They recorded it in 1968 for the album, "Let It Be"

    "Maggie Mae"
    EMI / Via allmusic.com

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