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. 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.

2. Parts of which Shakespeare play can be heard on "I am the Walrus"?
King Lear
Taming of the Shrew

3. John and Yoko's "Two Virgins" album was banned by in many places for what reason?
Yoko's singing
Copyright infringement
John and Yoko were pictured naked on the cover
Richard Nixon and Chairman Mao were pictured naked on the cover

4. When did Brian Epstein die?
September 3, 1967
August 29, 1967
August 29, 1966
August 27, 1967

5. What club did The Beatles first play in Hamburg, Germany?
The Indra
The Star-Club
The Top Ten club
The Kaiserkeller

6. What does John appear to "snort" at the beginning of "A Hard Day's Night"?
A Bottle
His Finger
Ringo's shoes

7. What did Aunt Mimi have to say about John's guitar playing during his teen years?
"Keep practicing, you will get the hang of it."
"I wouldn't mind if you knew how to play it."
"You should learn the piano since that is a real instrument."
"The guitar is fine and well, but you will never make a living off of it."

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. Who was the Beatles' first official manager?
Nigel Whalley
Brian Epstein
Allan Williams
Sam Leach

10. Who photographed the cover for The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album?
Michael Cooper
Peter Blake
Linda Eastman
Klaus Voormann

[Hall of Fame]

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