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Beatles "Death Clues"

written by: denmother
Do you remember the "Paul Is Dead" rumors that were said to reveal the secret that the Beatles' Paul McCartney had died? Take this quiz to see how much you know about the so-called death clues.

Question 1:

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According to the "Paul is dead" rumors of the late 1960s, how did Beatles member Paul McCartney die?
Drug overdose
Car accident
Snake bite

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Question 2:

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What Beatles song, from the "White Album", includes a segment that sounds like "Turn me on, dead man" when played backward?
Helter Skelter
Revolution 9
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Good Night

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Question 3:

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On the album cover of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", what clue about Paul McCartney's supposed 'death' is found in the floral bass guitar?
The guitar is made of yellow flowers, an Indian symbol of mourning.
The guitar has only three strings, symbolizing the three surviving Beatles.
The flowers appear to spell P-A-U-L.
The sticks representing the guitar strings point at Paul.

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Question 4:

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What clue on the front cover of "Abbey Road" supposedly suggests that the man who looks like Paul McCartney is an impostor?
His hair looks like a wig.
He holds a cigarette in his right hand.
He is staring straight ahead.
He is taller than the real Paul.

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Question 5:

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The song "Glass Onion", from the so-called "White Album", contains the line, "Well here's another clue for you all/The walrus was Paul." Why was this believed to be a Paul McCartney death clue?
Some Scandinavian cultures believe the walrus to be a harbinger of death.
Paul once said he would rather die than eat walrus meat.
"Walrus" sounds like a Greek word for "corpse".
The Beatles were photographed on a beach with a dead walrus.

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Question 6:

The song "A Day in the Life", from the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's" album, contains a Paul McCartney death clue that supposedly reveals what?
Paul's age when he died
The manner of Paul's death
Who took Paul's place in the band
Why Paul's death was kept a secret

Question 7:

Who took Paul McCartney's place in the Beatles, according to a death clue in the song "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" on the album of the same name?
Sgt. Pepper
Mr. Kite
An unnamed replacement
Billy Shears

Question 8:

The "Paul is dead" myth holds that Paul McCartney died on November 9, 1966. Which of the following is not a clue suggesting that date?
The repetition of "number nine" in the song "Revolution 9" means "November nine".
The bass drum on the "Sgt. Pepper's" album cover has a hidden message, visible by holding a mirror through the middle of the drum, indicating 11/9.
The lyrics of "She's Leaving Home" include the line, "Wednesday morning at five o'clock", and November 9, 1966, was a Wednesday.
The Beatles had released nine albums by the time Paul supposedly died.

Question 9:

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The cover of the Beatles album "Yesterday and Today" was pasted over with a replacement cover because the original was considered too graphic. The original cover, believed to be a Paul McCartney death clue, became known by what name?
Baby cover
Body parts cover
Bloody cover
Butcher cover

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Question 10:

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The cover of which Beatles album shows Paul McCartney against a red background, supposedly suggesting his bloody death?
Let It Be
Yellow Submarine
Magical Mystery Tour

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