How Much Do You Know About Bob Dylan?

Bob Dylan will go down as one or history's greatest musicians and writers. Do you think you know this music icon better than most? Take these 12 questions and put your Bob Dylan knowledge to the test!
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In what state was Bob Dylan born?
New York
Minnesota
Ohio
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What is Bob Dylan's real name?
Robert Zimmerman
Robert Dylan Hayes
Robert Guthrie Jr.
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True or false: Bob Dylan's father was a semi-professional baseball player prior to contracting polio.
True
False
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Which actor was Dylan briefly obsessed with?
James Dean
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
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Who was Bob Dylan's idol and the inspiration for his moving to New York City?
Pete Seeger
Dave Von Ronk
Woody Guthrie
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Which record company did Dylan sign with in 1961 after an exceptional New York Times review?
Arista
Columbia
Capital
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What year was the song "Blowin' in the Wind" first released?
1962
1963
1965
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Which folk singer did Dylan famously date for two years?
Joan Baez
Joni Mitchell
Suzanne Winters
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What festival was Dylan famously booed at for going electric in 1965?
The Woodstock Festival
The Coachella Festival
The Newport Folk Festival
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Why did Dylan go into seclusion for a year starting in July of 1966?
He was in a near fatal motorcycle crash
He was diillusioned with fame
He needed to find himself
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What year was Dylan inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame?
1977
1982
1991
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What was the name of Dylan's 2004 novel?
Chronicles Volume 1
Time Gone By
Blood on the Tracks
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit of a Bob Dylan bust! While you may know the music of this influential icon, you're not well versed on his life just yet. Fret not, with a little time, you'll get to know this legend as he deserves to be known.

C+, Bob Dylan Bust

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When it comes to one of rock n' rolls most influential icons, you're truly brainy! You know the life and work of this legend the way few people do. It's clear that Dylan's music has had quite an effect on your life.

B+, Bob Dylan Brainy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're the absolute best when it comes to musician and writer Bob Dylan. There's not much that you don't know about this incredible singer and his full and interesting life.

A+, Bob Dylan Best

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1
In what state was Bob Dylan born?
New York
Minnesota
Ohio
2
What is Bob Dylan's real name?
Robert Zimmerman
Robert Dylan Hayes
Robert Guthrie Jr.
3
True or false: Bob Dylan's father was a semi-professional baseball player prior to contracting polio.
True
False
4
Which actor was Dylan briefly obsessed with?
James Dean
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
5
Who was Bob Dylan's idol and the inspiration for his moving to New York City?
Pete Seeger
Dave Von Ronk
Woody Guthrie
6
Which record company did Dylan sign with in 1961 after an exceptional New York Times review?
Arista
Columbia
Capital
7
What year was the song "Blowin' in the Wind" first released?
1962
1963
1965
8
Which folk singer did Dylan famously date for two years?
Joan Baez
Joni Mitchell
Suzanne Winters
9
What festival was Dylan famously booed at for going electric in 1965?
The Woodstock Festival
The Coachella Festival
The Newport Folk Festival
10
Why did Dylan go into seclusion for a year starting in July of 1966?
He was in a near fatal motorcycle crash
He was diillusioned with fame
He needed to find himself
11
What year was Dylan inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame?
1977
1982
1991
12
What was the name of Dylan's 2004 novel?
Chronicles Volume 1
Time Gone By
Blood on the Tracks