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Quiz: How well do you know David Bowie?

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TOMORROW MARKS FIVE years since the untimely passing of rock icon David Bowie,  leaving behind a cultural legacy matched only in his era by The Beatles, Elvis, and Bob Dylan.

Test your Bowie knowledge here as we separate the Super Creeps from the Spiders From Mars.

Born David Robert Jones in 1947, Bowie changed his name so he wouldn't be confused with a member from what famous band?
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The Who
The Monkees

The Stooges
The Rolling Stones
What single launched his career in the UK?
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Space Oddity
Moonage Daydream

Fame
Changes
Why are Bowie's eyes different colours?
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Genetic trait
He had a glass eye collection

Coloured contact lenses
They're not, one of his pupils is permanently dilated after a childhood injury.
Which of the following is NOT one of Bowies's alter egos?
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Ziggy Stardust
Aladdin Sane

Andrew Ogyny
The Thin White Duke
What was Bowie's best-selling album?
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Let's Dance
Ziggy Stardust

Blackstar
Tonight
Which song did Bowie originally offer to Elvis, who turned it down?
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Life on Mars
Young Americans

Sound and Vision
Golden Years
Bowie had to pull out of headling Oxegen in 2004 after undergoing heart surgery. Who replaced him?
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The Darkness
The Blizzards

The Saw Doctors
The Black Eyed Peas
Jareth the Goblin King in Labyrinth is often Bowie's best-remembered acting role...True or False: He recorded the baby’s gurgles during Magic Dance because the baby wouldn’t perform.
True
False
What character did he voice in US cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants?
The Moth
David Hasselhoff

Don Grouper
Lord Royal Highnes
A few months after the singer's passing in 2016, a lock of his hair sold at auction for how much?
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$100,000
$55,550

$18,750
$10,500
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Ziggy Stardust
You're a star, man.
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Thin White Duke
Truly in your golden years
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Hunky Dory
Nice try
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The spiders from Mars
What planet are you on?
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