How Much Do You Know About David Bowie?

Iconic singer David Bowie will always be remembered for his contributions to music, fashion, and stage performance. Do you think you know all there is to know about this singer? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What is David Bowie's real surname?
Michaels
Jones
Lambert
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What instrument did Bowie become proficient on at age 12?
Clarinet
Trumpet
Saxophone
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When did David Bowie release his first song titled "Liza Jane/Louie Louie Go Home?"
1964
1960
1969
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What year did he release his self titled album "David Bowie?"
1965
1970
1967
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What was Bowie's first hit song in the United Kingdom?
Starman
Space Oddity
Let's Dance
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Who co-wrote "Fame" with David Bowie?
Mick Jagger
Bob Dylan
John Lennon
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How many albums is it estimated that Bowie sold over the course of his career?
140 million
90 million
70 million
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Which Jim Henson film did David Bowie appear in?
The Dark Crystal
Labyrinth
A Muppet's Christmas Carol
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True or false: Bowie formed his own mime troupe in 1969.
True
False
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What two cities did Bowie and his wife Iman primarily reside in?
Manhattan and London
London and Los Angeles
Los Angeles and Manhattan
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On which album does Bowie play primarily every instrument?
Aladdin Sane
Diamond Dogs
Heroes
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What year was David Bowie born?
1947
1950
1956
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Based on the results of your quiz, you are Bowie bright! While you don't know everything there is to know about the Starman himself, it's clear that you love and appreciate the music of David Bowie. In the end, it's the music that counts! Study up by listening to Bowie's best songs and try again soon.

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a Bowie brainiac! It's clear that you know and love David Bowie. Not only are you a fan of his music, but you appreciate all of his artistic endeavors as well. You know way more about this iconic star than most! Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz you are Bowie brilliant! David Bowie's legacy will live on forever thanks to folks like you who keep his music and creative endeavors alive. Your appreciation and knowledge of this amazing musician is truly delightful. Well done!

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1
What is David Bowie's real surname?
Michaels
Jones
Lambert
2
What instrument did Bowie become proficient on at age 12?
Clarinet
Trumpet
Saxophone
3
When did David Bowie release his first song titled "Liza Jane/Louie Louie Go Home?"
1964
1960
1969
4
What year did he release his self titled album "David Bowie?"
1965
1970
1967
5
What was Bowie's first hit song in the United Kingdom?
Starman
Space Oddity
Let's Dance
6
Who co-wrote "Fame" with David Bowie?
Mick Jagger
Bob Dylan
John Lennon
7
How many albums is it estimated that Bowie sold over the course of his career?
140 million
90 million
70 million
8
Which Jim Henson film did David Bowie appear in?
The Dark Crystal
Labyrinth
A Muppet's Christmas Carol
9
True or false: Bowie formed his own mime troupe in 1969.
True
False
10
What two cities did Bowie and his wife Iman primarily reside in?
Manhattan and London
London and Los Angeles
Los Angeles and Manhattan
11
On which album does Bowie play primarily every instrument?
Aladdin Sane
Diamond Dogs
Heroes
12
What year was David Bowie born?
1947
1950
1956