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They say no one can sing the Blues like the great Lady Day. The Billie Holiday Quiz is an interactive way to test your knowledge of one of the most acclaimed Jazz vocalist in American history. Check out the Billie Holiday Quiz and see if you can hit the high notes.
1. What 1972 film starred Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, and Billy Dee Williams in a biopic of Billie Holiday's life?
a.Heart Like A Wheel
b.Coal Miners Daughter
c.Lady Sings the Blues
d.Mahogany
2. What jazz guitarist who played with Fletcher Henderson is believed to have been Billie Holiday's father?
a.Louis Armstrong
b.Clarence Holiday
c.Chick Webb
d.Roy Eldridge
3. Billie Holiday drew the first name of her stage name from an admired actress Billie Dove.
a.True
b.False
4. What section of Baltimore, Maryland was Billie raised in:
a.Howard Park
b.Reistertown Station
c.Lake Walker
d.Fells Point
5. Billie reported being the victim of rape at what age?
a.8
b.10
c.12
d.14
6. What U2 single was recorded as a tribute to Billie Holiday?
a.Angel of Harlem
b.Hawkmoon
c.Love Rescue Me
d.Bullet In the Blue Sky
7. Billie's mother, Sadie, witnessed her second rape by Wilbert Rich. Who was he?
a.Billie's Uncle
b.A Local Business Owner
c.A Neighbor
d.Sadie's Husband
8. Billie's singing career began in what borough of New York City?
a.Brooklyn
b.Harlem
c.Queens
d.The Bronx
9. Billie Holiday was the first Black woman to work with an all-White orchestra.
a.True
b.False
10. Billie's single "Strange Fruit" was based on a poem about lynching by what Bronx writer and teacher?
a.Alan Frank
b.Owen Frank
c.Lewis Allen
d.Christopher Atticus
11. In 1952, Billie Holiday married what Mafia enforcer?
a.Sammy Garvino
b.Paul Castellano
c.John Gotti
d.Louis McKay
12. In 1947, was banned from performing in New York City for the remainder of her life. Billie's New York City Cabaret Card was revoked for:
a.Prostitution
b.An arrest on drug charges
c.An arrest on assault charges
d.Canceling a performance at Carnegie Hall
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