120+ Groovy Beatles Trivia Questions and Answers (2023)


The Beatles are undoubtedly one of the greatest bands of all time. So, if you consider yourself a Beatles fan, these Beatles quiz questions will truly put your knowledge to the test! Not many more quizzes address the various avenues of Beatles music and history like this one.

Gather all the biggest Beatles fans in your life and get ready for a trivia night with this fun quiz! No other quizzes compare to how in-depth this one is!

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Here's how you play. First, ensure everybody has a pencil and piece of paper to record their answers. Naturally, for each question a player gets correct, they receive one point.

Next, select one player to be the "game head," who is responsible for asking the questions and providing the answers. The game head can separate the game into rounds of 15-20 questions. The player with the most correct answers at the end of the game is the winner!

Now you're ready for these Beatles quiz questions and an exciting night of trivia!

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General Beatles Quiz Questions

Trivia Question: Who shot John Lennon?

Answer: Mark David Chapman.

Trivia Question: Who was the original bass guitarist for The Beatles?

Answer: Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe.

Trivia Question: Who was The Beatles' manager?

Answer: Brian Epstein.

Trivia Question: Who was the session drummer on the song "Love Me Do"?

Answer: Andrew McLuckie White.

Hard Beatles Trivia Quiz

Trivia Question: What was the last song The Beatles recorded?

Answer: "I Me Mine."

Trivia Question: What is the only song in which no member of The Beatles played an instrument on it?

Answer: "Eleanor Rigby."

Trivia Question: Which members of The Beatles sing the most?

Answer: Lennon and McCartney.

Trivia Question: What year was "Strawberry Fields Forever" released?

Answer: 1967.

Trivia Question: What are the names of the people often considered the "fifth Beatle"?

Answer: Pete Best (drummer), Stuart Sutcliffe (bassist), and Billy Preston (keyboardist).

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John Lennon Beatles Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: The number of songs written by John Lennon was what?

Answer: 61 songs.

Trivia Question: Who was John Lennon's first wife?

Answer: Cynthia Powell.

Trivia Question: What was the name of the first album Lennon released after the band broke up?

Answer: "Plastic Ono Band."

A Song John Lennon Played Trivia

Trivia Question: The song John Lennon played that became his number one solo hit was entitled what?

Answer: "Whatever Gets You Through the Night."

Trivia Question: The song John Lennon starts with "Standing in the dock at Southhampton" is entitled what?

Answer: "The Ballad of John and Yoko."

Paul McCartney Beatles Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What instrument did Paul McCartney play for The Beatles?

Answer: Bass guitar.

Trivia Question: Where was Paul McCartney born?

Answer: Liverpool.

Trivia Question: Why was Paul McCartney deported from Germany?

Answer: He and Pete Best were suspected of arson.

Trivia Question: What was the songwriting partnership between Lennon and McCartney called?

Answer: Lennon-McCartney.

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George Harrison Beatles Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: George Harrison plays which instrument for the band?

Answer: Lead guitar.

Trivia Question: What religion did Harrison practice?

Answer: Hinduism.

Trivia Question: What was the first Beatles track that featured Harrison on the sitar?

Answer: "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)."

Ringo Starr Beatles Quiz Questions

Trivia Question: How many Beatles songs did Ringo Starr write?

Answer: Two.

Trivia Question: Before joining The Beatles, Ringo Starr was a drummer for what band?

Answer: Rory Storm and The Hurricanes.

Trivia Question: How did Ringo Starr get his name?

Answer: Because of his habit of wearing numerous rings.

Trivia Question: Where did Ringo Star first meet the other members of The Beatles?

Answer: The music club Kaiserkeller in Hamburg, Germany.

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Beatles Song Trivia

Trivia Question: What Beatles track was written for Lennon's song initially?

Answer: "Hey Jude."

Trivia Question: What Beatles song was written for Mia Farrow's sister?

Answer: "Dear Prudence."

Trivia Question: What was the first Beatles song to chart in the United States?

Answer: "I Want to Hold Your Hand."

Trivia Question: Who wrote "A Hard Day's Night"?

Answer: John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Trivia Question: Which Beatles song holds the record for most streams on Spotify?

Answer: "Here Comes The Sun."

Trivia Question: What was The Beatles' debut single and first hit?

Answer: "Love Me Do."

Trivia Question: What year was "The Long and Winding Road" released?

Answer: 1970.

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Song Lyrics by The Beatles Quiz Questions

Trivia Question: The opening song lyrics, "Mother Mary comes to me" belongs to what song?

Answer: "Let It Be."

Trivia Question: Which song contains the lyrics, "To make a reservation, roll up for the Mystery Tour"?

Answer: "Magical Mystery Tour."

Trivia Question: What song do the lyrics "I find the things that you do will make me feel alright" belong to?

Answer: "A Hard Day's Night."

Trivia Question: Which Beatles track has the lyrics, "Take a sad song and make it better"?

Answer: "Hey Jude."

Trivia Question: Which song has the lyrics, "It's getting hard to be someone but it all works out"?

Answer: "Strawberry Fields Forever."

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Beatles Album Covers Trivia

Trivia Question: Which famous album cover features The Beatles walking across the street?

Answer: "Abbey Road."

Trivia Question: Which Beatle crossed Abbey Road without shoes on?

Answer: Paul McCartney.

Trivia Question: Which Beatle is first in line on the "Abbey Road" cover?

Answer: John Lennon.

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Records by The Beatles Trivia

Trivia Question: Which Beatles record sold the most copies?

Answer: "The White Album."

Trivia Question: "A Hard Day's Night" is which number studio album?

Answer: The third studio album.

Trivia Question: How many studio albums did The Beatles release?

Answer: 12 (17 in the United States).

Trivia Question: Which Beatles album version is considered the most rare?

Answer: "Yesterday and Today."

Trivia Question: Which Beatles album released on June 26, 1964?

Answer: "A Hard Day's Night."

Trivia Question: When was the "White Album" released?

Answer: November 22, 1968.

Trivia Question: What is The Beatles' eighth studio album?

Answer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."

Trivia Question: How long did "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" stay at number one on the Billboard Top LPs chart?

Answer: 15 weeks.

Collaborations With The Beatles Quiz Questions

Trivia Question: George Harrison collaborated with what artist for the song "Songs for a Tailor" in 1969?

Answer: Jack Bruce.

Trivia Question: The Lennon-McCartney song written for the Rolling Stones was entitled what?

Answer: "I Wanna Be Your Man."

Trivia Question: For the song "Only One," Paul McCartney collaborated with which pop artist?

Answer: Kanye West.

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Artists Who Have Covered Songs By The Beatles Quiz Questions

Trivia Question: What Beatles love song did Frank Sinatra cover?

Answer: "Something."

Trivia Question: Which famous singer covered two Beatles songs on her album "This Girl's In Love With You"?

Answer: Aretha Franklin.

Influences for The Beatles Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: Lennon said there would be no Beatles without the influence of which musician?

Answer: Elvis Presley.

Trivia Question: Where did The Beatles first meet Bob Dylan?

Answer: At the Delmonico hotel in New York City.

The Beatles Tours Trivia Quiz

Trivia Question: In 1960, the band toured Scotland to back which singer?

Answer: Johnny Gentle.

Trivia Question: How many times did The Beatles tour in North America?

Answer: Three.

Trivia Question: How many concerts did The Beatles perform on their Australian tour?

Answer: 32 concerts in eight cities.

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The Beatles in Other Media

Trivia Question: How many movies have The Beatles been in?

Answer: Five.

Trivia Question: Which George Harrison song contributes to and reflects on the band's embrace of meditation?

Answer: "The Inner Light."

Trivia Question: Where was "The Concert for Bangladesh" performed?

Answer: Madison Square Garden.

Trivia Question: What year did "Magical Mystery Tour" release?

Answer: 1967.

Trivia Question: Which Beatle appeared in films like "Candy," "The Magic Christian," and "Blindman"?

Answer: Ringo Starr.

The Beatles History Trivia

Trivia Question: Where did The Beatles first perform?

Answer: "The Cavern Club" in Liverpool, England.

Trivia Question: What did The Beatles first call themselves?

Answer: "The Silver Beatles."

Yoko Ono Trivia

Trivia Question: What year did Yoko Ono and John Lennon get married?

Answer: 1969.

Trivia Question: What is the fifth studio album Ono and Lennon released together?

Answer: "Double Fantasy."

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More Quizzes on The Beatles

Trivia Question: What song did Frank Sinatra call "the greatest love song ever written"?

Answer: "Something."

Trivia Question: When were The Beatles inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Answer: 1988.

Trivia Question: Who played Foot in the Beatles film "Help!?"?

Answer: Victor Spinetti.

Trivia Question: What photographer is known for her photos of The Beatles in their early days?

Answer: Astrid Kirchherr.

Trivia Question: Who did McCartney cheat on Jane Asher with?

Answer: Francie Schwartz.

Trivia Question: What album did George Harrison consider his favorite?

Answer: "Rubber Soul."

Trivia Question: How long did the album "Please Please Me" take to complete?

Answer: Nine hours.

Trivia Question: Who was George Harrison's first wife?

Answer: Pattie Boyd.

Trivia Question: What song was partially inspired by the death of Tara Browne?

Answer: "A Day in the Life."

Trivia Question: Who was the song "Julia" written for?

Answer: John Lennon's mother.

Trivia Question: Which Beatle was a member of the one-time English supergroup The Dirty Mac?

Answer: Lennon.

Trivia Question: Which of the Beatles tracks included French lyrics?

Answer: "Michelle."

Trivia Question: In 1965, The Beatles received a Grammy Award for what?

Answer: Best New Artist.

Trivia Question: When did The Beatles win their Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award?

Answer: 2014.

Trivia Question: How many Grammys have The Beatles been nominated for?

Answer: 23 nominations.

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