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101 The Beatles Trivia Questions That Only A Paperback Writer Can Answer

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October 6, 2022

If you think you know all there is to know, from the Cavern Club in Liverpool to the infamous rooftop concert, you might pass this The Beatles quiz. This iconic band revolutionized the world by delivering some of the greatest rock and roll songs of all time. Modern artists constantly cite The Beatles as an influence on their work, and it’s no surprise with smash albums like Abbey Road in their library.

If you’ve had a 'Hard Day’s Night' and you’ve been working like a dog, let’s take a stroll down Penny Lane and reminisce about the fun we had with Sergeant Pepper and his band. The Beatles trivia questions and answers aren't for the casual fan who knows that Lucy’s in the Sky or how much fun you can have living in a Yellow Submarine. It’s a deep dive into the long and winding road that is The Beatles story. 

Are you looking for more trivia? Check out our boy bands, 60's music, and pop music trivia. For more fun, test your knowledge with some general music trivia questions.

1. Beatles manager Brian Epstein died in which year?

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2. The Beatles got into a legal dispute with iTunes over the use of which word?

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3. What song features the line, 'They have taken her away and she'll never walk down Lime Street anymore'?

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4. Which Asian instrument did George Harrison teach himself to play?

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5. Who sang 'Octopus' Garden'?

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6. Which Sergeant had a lonely hearts club band?

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1. How old was John Lennon when he was shot dead?

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2. What song has the line, 'The wild and windy night that the rain washed away, has left a pool of tears crying for the day'?

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3. In which year did the Beatles record their first album, Please Please Me?

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4. What song was banned by the BBC for lines like 'pornographic priestesses' and 'let your knickers down'?

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5. What song features the line, 'On the corner is a banker with a motorcar, the little children laugh at him behind his back'?

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6. How many days did it take to record the songs on the Please Please Me album?

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1. What song features the line, 'Who finds the money when you pay the rent? Did you think that money was heaven sent?'

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2. What Beatles song was also the title of their famous film?

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3. What song features the line, 'Doesn't have a point of view, knows not where he's going to, isn't he a bit like you and me?'

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4. The double album called The Beatles is more commonly known as which album?

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5. What song features the line, 'Sleeps in a hole in the road, saving up to buy some clothes'?

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6. In 1965, the Beatles held a record-breaking concert in what US stadium?

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1. What was the first name of Sutcliffe, the so-called Fifth Beatle?

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2. In which year did the Beatles launch their record label Apple?

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3. In which German city did the Beatles perform many gigs between 1960 and 1962?

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4. What song features the line, 'Love you ev'ry day, girl, always on my mind. One thing I can say, girl, love you all the time'?

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5. What song features the line, 'You think you lost your love, well I saw her yesterday'?

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6. What song features the line, 'Well, she was just seventeen, you know what I mean and the way she looked was way beyond compare'?

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1. How many UK number 1 albums did the Beatles have?

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2. Abbey Road' was released in which year?

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3. What song features the line, 'She's well acquainted with the touch of the velvet hand like a lizard on a window pane'?

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4. What kind of sea creature's garden was featured on the Abbey Road album?

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5. What song features the line, 'The minute you let her under your skin, then you begin to make it better'?

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6. In which English city did the four Beatles meet and form the band?

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1. What song has the line, 'But if you want money for people with minds that hate all I can tell you is brother you have to wait'?

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2. What song features the line, 'All the lonely people, where do they all come from?'

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3. The Beatles' first UK single, Love Me Do, reached which position in the charts?

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4. What song features the line, 'But when I get home to you, I find the things that you do will make me feel alright'?

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5. What name was given to the music scene in Liverpool in the early 1960s?

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6. What was the name of the Liverpool club most closely associated with the Beatles?

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1. John Lennon went to a Liverpool College to study which subject in 1957?

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2. What wa the Beatles' nickname, referring to the number of people in the group?

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3. The Beatles Story museum opened in which city in 1990?

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4. What was the first name of John Lennon's first wife?

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5. Who sang 'Get Back'?

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6. What genre of music did the band play before they hit it big?

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1. What song features the line, 'Jo Jo left his home in Tucson Arizona for some California grass'?

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2. What song features the line, 'We talked until two and then she said, 'It's time for bed''?

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3. What song features the line, 'And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me'?

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4. Which Beatle had to deny rumours of his own death in 1966?

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5. Strawberry Fields' was a double A side single with which other song?

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6. What song features the line, 'She's a big teaser, she took me half the way there'?

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1. Who sang 'A Hard Day's Night'?

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2. Which Beatles song is partly sung in French?

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3. Who sang 'Let It Be'?

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4. Who wrote the song 'Don't Bother Me'?

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5. Known by his middle name, what is Paul McCartney's real first name?

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6. What label did the band sign with in 1962?

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1. What was a former name used by the Beatles?

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2. What singles is the band's longest at over 7 minutes?

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3. Which Beatles song spent the most number of weeks in the charts?

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4. Which Beatle has a fashion designing daughter called Stella?

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5. What song features the line, 'Well on the way, head in a cloud, the man of a thousand voices talking perfectly loud'?

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6. What song features the line, 'Working for peanuts is all very fine, but I can show you a better time'?

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1. What song features the line, 'We take a walk the sun is shining down, burns my feet as they touch the ground'?

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2. Who is often referred to as the 'Fifth Beatle'?

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3. What song was the only one sung by Paul without any help from his band mates?

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4. How many people were in the Beatles?

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5. What was the name of the first Beatles' movie?

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6. In which US city did the Beatles play their last concert in August 1966?

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1. Paul McCartney has followed which sort of diet since 1975?

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2. What song features the line, 'I say high, you say low, you say why, and I say I don't know'?

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3. In which year did Yellow Submarine hit UK cinemas?

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4. Lennon and McCartney first perfomed together in which year?

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5. What was the Beatles' first big UK hit?

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6. What was the first name of the American who married Paul McCartney in 1969?

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1. What song features the line, 'Been away so long I hardly knew the place, gee it's good to be back home'?

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2. In which year did the Beatles have their first US number 1 single?

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3. What song features the line, 'No one I think is in my tree, I mean, it must be high or low'?

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4. What song features the line, 'Joan was quizzical, studied pataphysical science in the home'?

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5. What was the Beatles' first Number 1 single in the US?

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6. What song features the line, 'It's a dirty story of a dirty man, and his clinging wife doesn't understand'?

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1. What was the first name of Mr Epstein, the Beatles' manager?

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2. What was the name of the group Paul McCartney formed after the Beatles?

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3. What song features the line, 'I'll give you all I've got to give if you say you love me too'?

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4. What health condition caused George Harrison's death in 2001?

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5. Although the Beatles split in 1970, it took until which year to legally dissolve the band?

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6. What song has the line, 'The way things are going, they're going to crucify me'?

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1. What was the name given to the public hysteria around the Beatles?

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2. What song features the line, 'We would be warm below the storm in our little hide-a-way beneath the waves'?

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3. How many people are on the cover of the Sergeant Pepper album?

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4. What nationality was John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono?

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5. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine named which Beatles album as the best ever?

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6. What song features the line, 'I think I'm gonna be sad, I think it's today, yeah!'?

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1. What was the name of the animated Beatles movie?

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2. What song features the line, 'Little darling, it's been a long, cold, lonely winter'?

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3. Which 80s megastar bought the rights to 250 Beatles' songs in 1985?

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4. Stuart Sutcliffe was the original player of which instrument in the Beatles?

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5. What was the name of the Beatles' third, and last, film?

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6. The Beatles sang about a 'long and winding' what on the 'Let it Be' album?

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1. What was the name of the second Beatles film, released in 1965?

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2. What kind of hammer did Maxwell have on the Abbey Road album?

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3. Which of the Beatles albums was the first to have lyrics printed on the back?

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4. What song features the line, 'You don't need me to show the way love, why do I always have to say love'?

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5. On which Beatles album would you find the song Eleanor Rigby?

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