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Pop quiz! A ''Jeopardy'' Sampler

Test your knowledge of The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, and the Beach Boys

The Beatles
$100
A: 1969 album recorded after Let It Be but released before it.
$200
A: Color of the cover of the album officially titled The Beatles.
$300
A: The only day of the week not mentioned in ''Lady Madonna''; maybe its three syllables were hard to rhyme.
$400
A: The last name of this ''Fifth Beatle'' was Kaufman.
$500
A: Type of apple in the Apple Records logo.

Frank Sinatra
$100
A: He did his own fight scenes when he appeared on this TV P.I.'s show in February 1987.
$200
A: The Arizona radio station Sinatra bought in 1989 was dubbed KFAS, the FAS standing for this.
$300
A: As Joey Evans in this 1957 film, Sinatra belted out "The Lady Is a Tramp."
$400
A: Sinatra made his first record in July 1939 as a vocalist for this trumpeter's band.
$500
A: Dying in this film, Sinatra warns Prew, "Watch out for Fatso. He'll try to crack you."

The Beach Boys
$100
A: Sport mentioned in the titles of their first three top hits.
$200
A: As lead singer, Al Jardine asked for this girl's "help" to get his old girl out of his heart.
$300
A: When Brian Wilson stopped touring in 1964, he was replaced by this "Rhinestone Cowboy."
$400
A: Cabinet officer summoned on April 7, 1983, to the White House, where he was convinced to un-ban the Beach Boys.
$500
A: One of their two top 10 hits whose titles consisted of one word repeated three times.

Bruce Springsteen
$100
A: Since 1974, they've been the band that backs up the Boss.
$200
A: Though he's never had a No. 1 single, this song boogied on up to No. 2 in 1984.
$300
A: In May 1985, he broke many female hearts by marrying this actress.
$400
A: Bruce was indeed born in the U.S.A.-in this town, in fact.
$500
A: In October 1975, the Boss graced the covers of these two weekly magazines simultaneously.

The Beatles
Q: What is Abbey Road?
Q: What is white?
Q: What is Saturday?
Q: Who was Murray the K?
Q: What is a Granny Smith?

Frank Sinatra
Q: Who is (Thomas) Magnum?
Q: What is Francis (Frank) Albert Sinatra?
Q: What is Pal Joey?
Q: Who was Harry James?
Q: What is From Here to Eternity?

The Beach Boys
Q: What is surfing?
Q: Who is Rhonda?
Q: Who is Glen Campbell?
Q: Who is James Watt?
Q: What is "Fun, Fun, Fun" or "Dance, Dance, Dance"?

Bruce Springsteen
Q: What is the E Street Band?
Q: What is ''Dancing in the Dark"?
Q: Who is Julianne Phillips?
Q: What is Freehold, N.J.?
Q: What are Time and Newsweek?

Originally posted Sep 29, 1990 Published in issue #33 Sep 28, 1990 Order article reprints
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