Bagism: Quiz

Test your knowledge of John Lennon and Beatles trivia by answering the following 10 questions selected at random from a database of 314 questions.

1. What was John's mother's maiden name?

2. John Lennon's middle name (at birth) was inspired by which person?
George Formby
Sir Walter Raleigh
Winston Churchill
Wilson Heath

3. How was Pete Shotton released from his obligation as The Quarry Men's washboard player?
John broke the washboard over Pete's head.
Pete was arrested and jailed for 30 days.
Pete's mother forced him to quit the band and go to the police academy.
Pete punched Paul on stage. Paul threatened to quit if Pete wasn't fired.

4. Which *other* Beatle wife did John have a slight crush on (before she was married)?
Pattie Harrison
Linda McCartney
Maureen Starkey

5. In which song did many people believe they heard John mutter the phrase "I buried Paul"?
"Revolution 9"
"I'm So Tired"
"Strawberry Fields Forever"
"How Do You Sleep?"

6. Where was the song "Give Peace a Chance" recorded?
On the roof of the Apple Building
A room at Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal
Abbey Road Studios
A room at the Amsterdam Hilton

7. When Paul McCartney chose his favourite records on the BBC Radio Show "Desert Island Discs," which John Lennon song did he choose?
Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
#9 Dream

8. Which song was partly-inspired by Paul McCartney's English Sheepdog?
"Why don't We do it in the road"
"Martha My Dear"
"Savoy Truffle"

9. What Paul McCartney song does John refer to in the song "How Do You Sleep", as "the only thing you done was..."?
"Eleanor Rigby"
"Here, There, and Everywhere"
"Let it Be"

10. While in Hamburg, Germany, what did Paul, George, and Pete dare John to do, which he did?
Wear a dress around Hamburg
Read a newspaper, in the cold, wearing only his long underwear
Perform on stage wearing a bathing suit
Urinate on the audience

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