The Beatles Themed Trivia Quiz

1. Who played drums on the song “Lady Madonna”?
a. Ringo Starr
b. Paul McCartney
c. John Lennon
d. George Harrison

2. What song did Ringo sing on the album “Please Please Me”?
a. Baby It’s You
b. Ask Me Why
c. Boys
d. Cahins

3. What album was released between “Beatles for Sale” and “Rubber Soul”?
a. Revolver
b. A Hard Day’s Night
c. With the Beatles
d. Help!

4. Who is the oldest Beatle?
a. Ringo Starr
b. Paul McCartney
c. John Lennon
d. George Harrison

5. When did Paul McCartney sing “Back in the U.S.S.R.” live in the USSR?
a. 1969
b. 1976
c. 1989
d. 2003

6. Which of the following is NOT a line from “I Am the Walrus”?
a. “Expert textpert, pigs in a sty”
b. “Crabalocker fishwife, pornographic priestess”
c. “Corporation tee-shirt, stupid bloody Tuesday”
d. “Elementary penguin singing Hari Krishna”

7. Who is NOT on the cover of the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”?
a. Karl Marx
b. Bob Dylan
c. Mahatma Gandhi
d. James Dean

8. The Beatles have the longest consecutive streak for albums at the number 1 spot on the UK charts, for how many weeks?
a. 29
b. 35
c. 51
d. 74

9. Which song is the following lyric from: “Working for peanuts is all very fine”?
a. A Hard Day’s Night
b. Can’t Buy Me Love
c. Taxman
d. Drive My Car

10. Which of the following songs was not written by Lennon/McCartney?
a. Twist and Shout
b. A World Without Love
c. I Wanna Be Your Man
d. In My Life

11. Which Beatle appears barefoot on the cover of the album “Abbey Road”?
a. Ringo Starr
b. Paul McCartney
c. John Lennon
d. George Harrison

12. In the song “Taxman”, it’s “one for you” and how many “for me”?
a. 15
b. 18
c. 19
d. 20

13. What is the only Beatles released as a single not credited to Lennon/McCartney?
a. Here Comes the Sun
b. Yellow Submarine
c. Something
d. If I Needed Someone

14. What is the longest song released by the Beatles?
a. Hey Jude
b. Tomorrow Never Knows
c. I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
d. Revolution 9

15. Which Beatles song had the working title “It’s not too bad”?
a. Hey Jude
b. Strawberry Fields Forever
c. We Can Work it Out
d. Hard Day’s Night

16. Ringo Starr has released how many solo albums?
a. 6
b. 8
c. 11
d. 16

17. About how many concert appearances had the Beatles made in the four years up until they stopped touring?
a. 900
b. 600
c. 1400
d. 1800

18. Which Beatles album did Rolling Stone magazine name #1 in their 2003 poll of the 500 greatest albums of all time?
a. Rubber Soul
b. Revolver
c. The White Album
d. Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

19. Which Beatle was the first to announce publicly that they were leaving the band?
a. Paul McCartney
b. Ringo Starr
c. John Lennon
d. George Harrison

20. Which song draws lyrics from Timothy Leary’s “The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead”?
a. I Am the Walrus
b. Tomorrow Never Knows
c. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
d. Glass Onion