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Quiz: How much do you know about Brian May?

It’s his birthday today.

bushfire-relief-concert Brian May performing during the Fire Fight Australia bushfire relief concert at ANZ Stadium in Sydney in February 2020. Source: AAP/PA Images

TODAY IS BRIAN May’s birthday.

The Queen star is widely considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time, but how much do you know about him?

Go on, test yourself.

What year was he born?
1945
1947

1950
2005
Where is he from?
Hampton
Luton 

Reading 
Leitrim
Name the guitar he built with his dad.
Red Special
Grey Special 

Blue Special
House Special 
What film did he write Who Wants to Live Forever for?
Highlander
Braveheart

Chariots of Fire
Clueless
Complete the lyrics in We Will Rock You: You got blood on your face, you big disgrace...
Waving your hands all over the place
Waving your banner all over the place

Waving your hair all over the place
Playing in the street, gonna be a big man someday
What subject does he have a PhD in?
Chemistry
Astrophysics

Botany
Guitar 
From which institution?
Imperial College London
City College London

King's College London
Carlow IT
What is the name of his first solo album?
Back to the Light
Back to the Studio

Back to Planet Earth
Back in Black
What is the name of the wildlife trust he co-founded?
Save Me
Save Them

Save Nature
God Save the Animals 
When did he receive a CBE from Queen Elizabeth II?
2000
2005

2010
He doesn't have one 
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
You nailed it, well done!
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Clever cat
Almost purrfect!
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Fintastic dolphin
Good job!
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You scored out of !
Ewe must be joking
Baaaaaad!
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You scored out of !
Turtley awful
A shell of a bad effort!
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