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Quiz about Elvis The King Of Rock And Roll
Quiz about Elvis The King Of Rock And Roll

Elvis The King Of Rock And Roll Quiz


This is a quiz on one of the most famous singers of all time. He sang everything from rock and roll to gospel. He captivated audiences all over the world, from his soothing ballads to his more upbeat songs such as "Jailhouse Rock".

A multiple-choice quiz by lteresa. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
lteresa
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
87,230
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
4242
Last 3 plays: Guest 136 (8/10), violinsoldier (9/10), Guest 172 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In what year was Elvis born? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Elvis had a twin brother?


Question 3 of 10
3. What was Elvis' mother's name? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What was Elvis' father's name? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Did Elvis' father ever spend time in jail?


Question 6 of 10
6. In what year was "Blue Moon of Kentucky" released? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Elvis was only shown on TV from the waist up.


Question 8 of 10
8. In what year did Elvis enter the Army? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What was Elvis' favorite fried sandwich? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. When did Elvis die? Hint



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Jul 17 2024 : Guest 136: 8/10
Jul 15 2024 : violinsoldier: 9/10
Jul 10 2024 : Guest 172: 4/10
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Jun 01 2024 : Guest 172: 8/10
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In what year was Elvis born?

Answer: 1935

Elvis was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
2. Elvis had a twin brother?

Answer: True

His name was Jesse Garon Presley. He was stillborn. Elvis was born a half hour after Jesse. Due to the death of his brother, Elvis had a strong relationship with his mother.
3. What was Elvis' mother's name?

Answer: Gladys

Elvis was Gladys' baby. She died of a heart attack when she was only 42 years old. She was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1977, her body was moved to Graceland where it lies beside Elvis.
4. What was Elvis' father's name?

Answer: Vernon

Vernon built the house where Elvis was born, out of wood that cost $180.00.
5. Did Elvis' father ever spend time in jail?

Answer: Yes

He altered a $4.00 check to read $40.00. His family was in desperate need of money for food. He thought no one would notice what he had done.
6. In what year was "Blue Moon of Kentucky" released?

Answer: 1954

This song was originally recorded by Bill Monroe in 1947.
7. Elvis was only shown on TV from the waist up.

Answer: False

After his first TV appearance adult viewers were upset by the way he would shake his hips while singing "Hound Dog". They thought it was too sexual.
8. In what year did Elvis enter the Army?

Answer: 1958

March 24, 1958. The press labeled this day "Black Monday". Many of his fans went to the Greyhound Bus Depot to see him off. He was stationed in West Germany for 18 months.
9. What was Elvis' favorite fried sandwich?

Answer: fried peanut butter and banana sandwich

This sandwich is made just like a grilled cheese sandwich.
10. When did Elvis die?

Answer: August 16, 1977

Some people believe he died of a drug overdose, but the medical examiner said the cause of death was cardiac arrhythmia.
Source: Author lteresa

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