Aretha Franklin quiz: celebrating the Queen of Soul


For 76 years, this world and everyone on it was blessed by the presence of Aretha Franklin. She was able to put into song the best and the worst of the feelings we all share. She is one of the most important singers/songwriters/civil rights activists in American history.

How well do you remember the Queen of Soul? Take this handy quiz to find out! Ten questions with ten answers, and then you'll know if you're an Aretha expert. Let us know your feelings and your score in the comments section below! 

  1. Where was the Queen of Soul born?
  2. During which presidency was Aretha Franklin awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
  3. Who played Aretha Franklin in the 2021 biopic "Respect?"
  4. Which of these movies does NOT feature a performance by Aretha Franklin?
  5. How old was Aretha Franklin when she signed her first record deal with Columbia Records?
  6. Finish these lyrics: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T Take care, ________"
  7. Who composed the music for "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman?"
  8. "For five long years, I thought you were my man. But I found out, I'm just a ______________."
  9. "There ain't nothin' you could ask I could answer you with '_______'"
  10. In 1998, Aretha returned to the Top 40 with her song "A Rose Is Still A Rose," produced by which star?

Aretha Franklin quiz: celebrating the Queen of Soul

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Indianagirl1963 1 month ago
What a troubled childhood Aretha Franklin endured. By the time she was 16 she had 2 babies. And she never revealed who the father was. They should have been prosecuted for statutory rape. And Aretha never raised them. They were raised by family members. Awful.
"Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues." -- Albert King in "Adventures in Babysitting", but I'm sure the saying was already in circulation
Moon 1 month ago
I should have got them all right maybe next time
graceful1970 1 month ago
You got 9 out of 10
Way to go! You clearly "respect" the greats!
retro6 1 month ago
8/10 mad fan of this iconic singer, and always learning new nuggets. Thanks for the quiz!
Peter_Falk_Fan 1 month ago
7/10 Not bad for mostly guesses (I only knew 4 answers).
McGillahooala 1 month ago
4/10. Not really a fan. All guesses.
BenjaminMosesCookeIII 1 month ago
I got 8 out of 10 correct. Excellent!!!!!!
Wendy57 1 month ago
Very disappointed with my poor performance on this quiz.
An unforgettable entertainer and one of my favorites.
AllisonWunderland 1 month ago
Seems like we tie scores lots. We must watch the same stuff
We’ll have to compare one of the days 😁
That would be fun. I really believe we are very close in points

Gayleistoons 1 month ago
9/10...the worst picture ever . Great vocalist, superior talent!
Walterine 1 month ago
5/10! I’m so ashamed! Turning in my Soul card! Lol
Ready2go 1 month ago
4/10. I'm more like the Queen of sole!
Sway 1 month ago
6/10… no pink Cadillac for me
CaptainDunsel 1 month ago
Scored with ignorance and much random chance.
bmoore4026 1 month ago
5 out of 10. So I know half about her.
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