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Bob Dylan Quiz, His Life And Work

A brainteaser for Dylan fans about the life and work of the bard. 10 Questions.

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What year was Bob Dylan born?

  • 1950
  • 1942
  • 1945
  • 1941


What is Dylan's real name?

  • Robert Zimmerman
  • Isaac Zimmerman
  • Robert Steinman
  • James Zimmerman


What is the name of the song where Dylan illustrates the lyrics by throwing cue cards on the ground in his video?

  • Like a Rolling Stone
  • Subterranean Homesick Blues
  • All along the Watchtower
  • Mr Tambourine Man


To the annoyance of many fans Dylan went electric in 1965 on which album?

  • All things must pass
  • Highway 61 Revisited
  • Bringing it all back home
  • Nashville Skyline


Who recorded a version of 'Mr Tambourine Man' reaching number 1 in the UK and US charts?

  • Eric Clapton
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Byrds
  • The Band


In the early '60's what folk singer was he most notably romantically and professionally involved with?

  • Joan Baez
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Janis Joplin
  • Marianne Faithful


Dylan played the part of 'Alias' in what 1972 Sam Peckinpah movie?

  • When the deal goes down.
  • Renaldo and Clara
  • Pat Garett and Billy the Kid
  • Don't Look Back


Dylan had a serious, disabling accident in July 1966. Was it?

  • A car crash
  • A fall from the stage
  • Run over crossing the street
  • A motorcycle accident


In the late '70's Bob became a 'born again' Christian releasing the album?

  • Slow Train Coming
  • Blood on the Tracks
  • Street Legal
  • Blonde on Blonde


In 2004 and 2011 Rolling Stone magazine listed which of Dylan's songs as the greatest song of all time?

  • Hurricane
  • Tangled up in Blue
  • Like a Rolling Stone
  • All along the Watchtower