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84 Bob Dylan Trivia Questions for Fans of Every Generation

The times they are a-changin’.

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August 25, 2022

Do you know the lyrics to “Like A Rolling Stone” by heart? Do you hum “Blowin’ in the Wind” in your sleep? Is ‘I’m Not There’ your go-to film? If that’s the case, then you might just be perfect for this Bob Dylan trivia quiz.

Bob Dylan is an icon of twentieth- and twenty-first-century music, being not just the creator of numerous unforgettable songs but being the first songwriter to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Appropriately, Dylan has spawned a legion of fanatics that span generations, from those who saw him in the 60s to those who discover his music on streaming platforms each passing day.

If you’re ready to test your knowledge of the master songwriter, take a look at these Bob Dylan trivia questions and answers. Once you’re done with the quiz, check out our trivia on 60s music, Bob Marley, and the Beatles.

1. Which singer is heard just after Bob Dylan in 'We Are The World'?

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2. Before the Flood was released by Bob Dylan in which decade?

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3. Which of these songs was NOT penned by Bob Dylan?

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4. Which way was a hit for Bob Dylan?

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5. Bob Dylan found fame by moving to which city in 1961?

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6. Traveling Wilburys were a late 1980s supergroup consisting of Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and which former member of The Beatles?

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1. What year was Bob Dylan born?

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2. Bob Dylan dedicated the song 'High Water' to which of these?

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3. Who did Bob Dylan marry in 1965?

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4. In which decade of the 20th century was Bob Dylan born?

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5. In what year did Bob Dylan release the album 'Empire Burlesque'?

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6. On whose album did Bob Dylan first receive a musician credit?

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1. During what decade was Bob Dylan born?

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2. Which of these single releases by Bob Dylan did NOT make the UK Top 10?

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3. Who directed the 1967 Bob Dylan documentary film 'Dont Look Back'?

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4. The Big Pink, where Bob Dylan has recorded music, is in which state?

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5. What was Bob Dylan's character called in 'Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid'?

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6. Bob Dylan won the 1996 Grammy for Best Album for 'Time Out of….'?

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1. Which of these Bob Dylan albums was released in the 70s?

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2. What year did Robert Zimmerman legally change his name to Bob Dylan?

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3. Who made the album, Modern Times?

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4. Which band released a cover version of Bob Dylan's 'Mr. Tambourine Man' in the '60s?

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5. What is the name of Bob Dylan's producer pseudonym?

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6. Which song gave Bob Dylan his biggest UK chart success of the 60s?

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1. Outraging fans, which 1964 title track did Bob Dylan license for use in an ad for the Bank of Montreal?

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2. Bob Dylan released the album 'Good As I Been To You' in what year?

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3. The 'Persian Drunkard' appears in which Bob Dylan song?

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4. What is Bob Dylan's star sign?

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5. Bob Dylan is often called which of these?

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6. Bob Dylan released the album 'Down In The Groove' in what year?

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1. Which Bob Dylan song has been covered by over 150 artists?

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2. Bob Dylan's 1978 album was called 'Street'...

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3. Who covered Bob Dylan's 'A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall' for their first solo hit?

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4. Sara Lownds married Bob Dylan in which year?

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5. Manfred Mann hit the charts with a cover of what Bob Dylan song?

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6. When was Bob Dylan born?

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1. Which of these is the name of a '60s song by Bob Dylan?

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2. In which state was Bob Dylan born?

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3. What was the first name of Bob Dylan's father?

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4. In which year did Bob Dylan cause controversy by performing on an electric guitar?

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5. Bob Dylan first introduced electronic instruments on which of his albums?

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6. Which of these is a 1966 album by Bob Dylan? 'Blonde on…'

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1. Which musician wrote 'Like A Rolling Stone'?

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2. Which of these Bob Dylan single releases made the highest chart position in the UK?

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3. Complete the title of this 1969 album by Bob Dylan: '… Skyline'.

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4. Which hip-hop star did Bob Dylan collaborate on the song 'Street Rock'?

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5. How old was Bob Dylan when he went to the top of the album charts in May 09?

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6. At which festival did Bob Dylan play an electric guitar for the first time on stage?

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1. In what year did Bob Dylan release his debut album?

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2. Bringing It All Back Home was released by Bob Dylan in which decade?

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3. Which of these did Bob Dylan claim to be in a 1965 interview?

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4. Which of these Bob Dylan albums did NOT get to No.1 in the UK?

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5. Which of these was a hit for Bob Dylan?

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6. Which Boy Dylan's biggest pop hit was later remade by Jimi Hendrix?

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1. Which Bob Dylan track was a hit for Olivia Newton-John?

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2. Whose 1962 album 'Midnight Special' features the very first official recording of Bob Dylan?

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3. In May 09 Bob Dylan became the oldest album chart-topper, an honour previously held by who?

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4. Hearts of Fire was a film that Bob Dylan starred in. What was his characters name?

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5. Which Bob Dylan song features on the soundtrack for the TV show 'Sons of Anarchy'?

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6. Bob Dylan was called what during a concert at the Manchester Free Trade Hall?

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1. Who made the album: Blonde on Blonde?

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2. Andy Warhol' and 'Somg for Bob Dylan' are tracks from which David Bowie album?

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3. Name the Bob Dylan book published in 1970?

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4. What, according to the Bob Dylan hit of 1965 were 'a-Changing'?

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5. Which Bob Dylan track starts off 'Oh where have you been, my blue-eyed son?'?

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6. Who said in 2010 that Bob Dylan was a 'fake'' and a ''plagiarist''?'

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1. Which university did Bob Dylan attend?

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2. In the Bob Dylan song 'A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall', what does the singer meet 'beside a dead pony'?

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3. Judy Garland and Bob Dylan were both born in the same US state - which one?

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4. In what year did Bob Dylan release the song 'Must be Santa'?

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5. The songwriter Robert Allen Zimmerman is far better known by what name?

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6. Which of these 1968 hit singles was written by Bob Dylan?

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1. When did Bob Dylan first hit the UK singles charts?

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2. Where was folk-rock legend Bob Dylan born?

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3. What Bob Dylan song did Hendrix famously cover?

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4. Which of these Bob Dylan singles reached the highest position in the UK charts?

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5. Which of the following tracks did not appear on the Bob Dylan album 'Blonde on Blonde'?

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6. What is Bob Dylan's actual surname?

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1. Shot of Love was recorded by Bob Dylan in which year?

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2. Tangled Up In Blue' and 'Shelter From the Storm' originally featured on which Bob Dylan album?

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3. What year did Bob Dylan have the hit single 'Lay Lady Lay' on Columbia?

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4. In which year did Bob Dylan release his eponymous first album?

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5. In what year did Bob Dylan release the album 'Knocked Out Loaded'?

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6. Which was Bob Dylan's first album of the 70s?

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