The Ultimate Beatles Quiz

  • Who was the original drummer of the Beatles, from 1960 to 1962?

    • Ringo Starr

      Ringo Starr

    • Pete Best

      Pete Best

    • John Bonham

      John Bonham

    • Keith Moon

      Keith Moon

  • "Hey Jude", written by Paul McCartney, was about whom?

    Paul McCartney
    • Yoko Ono
    • Judas Iscariot
    • Julian Lennon
    • Linda McCartney
  • True or false: The Beatles' first appearance on Ed Sullivan on February 7, 1964, received at the time the largest audience ever recorded for an American TV program

    The Beatles on Ed Sullivan
    • True
    • False
  • Which Beatle once claimed that the group was "more popular than Jesus", setting off a major controversy in the United States?

    • John Lennon

      John Lennon

    • Paul McCartney

      Paul McCartney

    • George Harrison

      George Harrison

    • Ringo Starr

      Ringo Starr

  • Who is this man, who led a famous Transcendental Meditation course that the Beatles attended in India in early 1968?

    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
    • Ravi Shankar
    • Narendra Modi
    • Rajinikanth
    • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • True or false: The Beatles auditioned for EMI Records in 1962 but were rejected

    The Beatles? 'They have no future in show business'
    • True
    • False
  • In which of these Beatles songs did none of the Fab Four play any instruments?

    Paul McCartney
    • "Strawberry Fields Forever"
    • "Yesterday"
    • "She Loves You"
    • "Eleanor Rigby"
  • True or false: Only one George Harrison composition for the Beatles was released as an A-side of a single

    George Harrison
    • False
    • True
  • Who did Paul McCartney say was most deserving of the title 'Fifth Beatle', and who produced all of the group's albums except Let It Be?

    • Phil Spector

      Phil Spector

    • Quincy Jones

      Quincy Jones

    • George Martin

      George Martin

    • Brian Wilson

      Brian Wilson

  • What was the name of the famous club in which the Beatles first rose to prominence in Liverpool?

    • Crickets Club
    • Casbah Club
    • Coronation Club
    • Cavern Club