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1. George Beverly Shea was born in 1909 in Winchester, a small town in the same province that is home of the world's biggest nickel, the world's largest freshwater island and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Can you name the province?
2. After secondary school, George Beverly Shea attended Annesley College in Canada's capital. In what city was Annesley College?
3. From 1938 to 1944, George Beverly Shea worked as announcer and staff soloist at WMBI, a radio station in Chicago, where he met up with a young pastor who would become known internationally. What was the pastor's name?
4. The Guinness Book of Records reports George Beverly Shea holds the record for singing to more people than any other musician in history.
5. George Beverly Shea was nominated for a whopping ten Grammy Awards and in 1966 he was the winner. In what category did Shea win a Grammy?
6. George Beverly Shea was a prolific recording artist and composer, recording more than 70 albums of sacred music. At age 23 he wrote the music to one of his best-known solos with the words provided by Rhea F. Miller. What is the title of the hymn?
7. George Beverly Shea also wrote a number of hymns. Below are the titles of four immensely popular Gospel hymns. Which one did Shea write and record in 1956?
8. Out of the four hymns below, which one is George Beverly Shea perhaps best known for belting out in his rich baritone voice at Christian crusades around the world?
9. According to the Website Georgebeverlysheamusic.com, Shea had a motto for himself taken directly from the Bible. His motto states:
"The LORD is my strength and my shield;
my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart greatly rejoices,
And with my song I will praise Him."
In what book in the Bible do you find this passage?
10. A bit of a mathematics question to finish things off. George Beverly Shea was born in Canada in 1909 and he died 2013 in North Carolina. How old was he at death?
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