1. His first band, The Quarrymen, were named after what?

a. His favourite book as a child, Stig of the Dump
b. His love of Portland stone quarried on the Isle of Portland, where he used to holiday as a child
c. The TV show, The Flintstones
d. His secondary school, Quarry Bank High School

2. What musical instrument did his mother Julia teach him to play?

a. Saxophone
b. Banjo
c. Drums
d. Recorder

3. A 2002 BBC poll placed him where on a list of the 100 Greatest Britons?

a. 2nd
b. 8th
c. 13th
d. 99th

4. What was the name of the character Lennon portrayed in the cult anti-war film, How I Won The War?

a. Lieutenant Earnest Goodbody
b. Musketeer Gripweed
c. Sergeant Transom
d. Musketeer Juniper

5. What book was Lennon reading when he wrote the lyrics for Tomorrow Never Knows?

a. The Bible
b. The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead
c. Mein Kampf
d. The Catcher in the Rye

6. Lennon was the first cover star of which iconic music magazine?

a. Rolling Stone
b. NME
c. Melody Maker
d. Smash Hits

7. What number was he fascinated by?

a. 1
b. 9
c. 13
d. 72

8. In protest at his single Cold Turkey ‘slipping down the charts’, and other things, what did he do?

a. Stage a protest outside the American Embassy in London
b. Move to New York
c. Send his MBE back to the Queen
d. Initiate a Bed-In in Liverpool

9. His second book of experimental prose was called what?

a. A Spaniard in the Works
b. My Sham Friends
c. Me Deep in Conversation
d. Try a Little Ardour

10. What was the name of the state he founded after he was initially denied permanent residence in America?

a. Peacetown
b. Hollyland
c. Nutopia
d. Maccaunia

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