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  The Mighty Manfred Mann   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Manfred Mann was one of the most successful British bands of the nineteen sixties. This quiz is about the band, the members and their music. The quiz is biased toward the UK.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 11 16
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  "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just another of my quizzes and how a song played into my life. I hope you find this one interesting and fun. Kabel This song was written by Bob Dylan.
Average, 10 Qns, kabel, Mar 11 16
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Manfred Mann Trivia Questions

1. The band was named after one of its members. Where was Manfred Mann himself born?

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The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: South Africa

Manfred Mann was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1940 as Manfred Lubowitz. Having moved to the UK in 1961, Mann met up with Mike Hugg to form the Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers. With the addition of vocalist Paul Jones and other members, the band were performing under the name Manfred Mann by the time of their first recording contract in 1963.

2. "Ev'rybody's building the ___ ships and the boats..."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: big

Manfred Mann's real name is Manfred Lubowitz. During football practice a guy asked me if I had heard the song The Mighty Gin!

3. Manfred Mann's first UK hit came in 1964 with '5-4-3-2-1', which was used as the theme music to which television show?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: Ready Steady Go

All of these were tv shows featuring pop music. "Six-Five Special" was the earliest BBC attempt at the genre, but ran only from 1957 -1958. It was eventually succeeded by "Top of the Pops". "Ready Steady Go" was an ITV version, which ran from 1963 - 1966 and "Oh Boy!" was also on ITV from 1958 to 1959.

4. "Some are building _______ others are jotting down notes"

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: monuments

Manfred's birthday is 10-21-40. I told my buddy that the name was Quinn not Gin. Coach caught me talking and he yelled "Kabel!, you know my rule about talking during practice, Now give me 50 laps around the field!"

5. Only one Manfred Mann song reached number one on both the UK singles chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. Which one?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: Do Wah Diddy Diddy

'Do Wah Diddy Diddy' was a number one hit in 1964 in both the UK and USA. 'Come Tomorrow' reached number four in the UK in 1965 and number 50 in the USA. 'Sha La La' was a 1964 hit, reaching numbers three and twelve in the UK and USA respectively. 'Just Like a Woman' managed number ten in 1966 in the UK, but did not break into the Billboard Hot 100.

6. "But when Quinn the ______ gets here..."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: Eskimo

Mike Hugg was the drummer for the group. Ever have a song stick in your head? So off I went to do my 50 laps. I kept singing The Mighty Quinn as I tried to keep count of the laps I had completed.

7. Manfred Mann played which instrument in the band?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: Keyboards

Manfred studied classical music while at university in South Africa, and also played as a jazz pianist. His original band with Mike Hugg was jazz orientated. Hugg was a drummer, Mike Vickers was the band's original guitarist and Paul Jones played harmonica as well as singing.

8. "Ev'rybody's gonna jump for ____..."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: joy

The group started in England in 1962. Because I was paying more attention to getting the words to the song right I completely lost count of what lap I was on. When I looked up the team bus was gone! They left me on the field of practice some six miles from our High School!

9. 'When she walks by, she brightens up the neighbourhood' are lyrics from which Manfred Mann hit?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: Pretty Flamingo

The song reached number one in the UK in 1966, and managed to get into the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA, peaking at number 29. It featured Jack Bruce on bass during his brief period as a member of the band and was the last major hit to feature Paul Jones as lead singer.

10. "I like to do just like rest. I like my _____ sweet."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: sugar

They disbanded in 1971. I bet I looked pretty silly walking down the street in full equiptment on that very hot August day. The janitor of our school finally picked me up about 1/2 a mile from the school. He was mad as _ _ LL at me and refused to let me change clothes or to shower. So I got into my car and put the top down and away I went still wearing that goofy helmet. I figured, if you are going to look silly then you should do it 100%!

11. "But garding fumes and making haste it ain't my cup of ____"

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: meat

Manfred Mann also started the band 'Manfred Mann's Earth Band.' I you would figure the song came on the radio. I turned the volume up all the way and away I went wearing that helmet and singing as loud as I could.

12. "Ev'rybody's 'neath the trees feeding pigeons on a limb. But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here all the pigeons gonna run_____."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: to him

While I was sitting a a red light a police officer I knew walked up to my car and banged on my helmet with his night stick. He said, "Hey Kabel, turn down the music and take off that silly helmet. Have you lost your mind or what!" I told you in my last quiz that everyone knew my car; especially the local police officers. Man did I feel stupid!

13. Reaching number four on the UK singles charts in 1967 was 'Ha! Ha! Said ...' who?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: The Clown

'Ha! Ha! Said the Clown' was also recorded by The Yardbirds, and was written by Tony Hazzard. It describes a man watching a show, laughing at the clown and falling for a dancing girl. When he asks for her telephone number, he discovers she is married to the clown. Tony Hazzard wrote many hit songs, including 'Listen to Me' for The Hollies and 'Maria Elena' for Gene Pitney.

14. "A cat's meow and a cow's moo I can ____ 'em all."

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: recite

Manfred had a solo career by the name of 'Manfred Mann's Plain Music.' I turned down the music and took off my helmet and went on home. My younger brother was sitting on my bed eating crackers when I came in I wanted to pound on him. So what does he ask me? "Hey Kabel, what is a Mighty Quinn"?

15. Guitarist Tom McGuinness went on to form McGuinness Flint with Hughie Flint. What was their biggest hit, reaching number two in the UK and number forty-seven in the USA?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: When I'm Dead and Gone

Hughie Flint had been the drummer for John Mayall, and the band also included Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle, who went on to perform, with some success, as a duo. McGuinness Flint also reached number five in the UK with 'Malt and Barley Blues'. Gallagher and Lyle wrote both of these hit singles and 'Heart on My Sleeve', which they took into the charts under their own name.

16. "Just tell me where it hurts and I can tell you who to _______"

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: call

Well that was the last straw for that day with The Mighty Quinn. I threw him off my bed and onto the floor. He made a lot of noise with his yelling and screaming which brought in my step father to his rescue. The Mighty Quinn got me into trouble once again.

17. After the band broke up in 1969, Manfred Mann himself went on to form another band named bearing his name, which was called Manfred Mann's what?

From Quiz The Mighty Manfred Mann

Answer: Earth Band

Manfred Mann's Earth formed in 1971 and has continued, with various changes of personnel into the twenty-first century. The band had a hit in both UK and on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1977 with a version of 'Blinded by the Light', written by Bruce Springsteen.

18. "But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here ev'rybody's gonna wanna ____"

From Quiz "The Mighty Quinn" by Manfred Mann

Answer: doze

This is truly a great song from the '60's and it brings back a lot of memories every time I hear it played today. I still do not know what a Mighty Quinn is/was. If anyone does please tell me. Oh yeah, by the way, my punishment for 'picking' on my younger brother was to wash, dry and put the dishes away for 30 days! The Mighty Quinn cost me 50 laps, a bop on the head and dish pan hands!

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