By Rain Francis of Dance Informa.
Beyoncé just recently finished her “Mrs Carter” tour in the US, before performances in Europe next month, and her new, highly popular self-titled album was released in December. How much do you know about Beyoncé Knowles, the famous singer, song-writer who’s singing talent was discovered by none other than her dance teacher?!
1. Queen Bee shares her middle name with which famous ballet character?
2. What tap dance group recently released a music video cover of Beyoncé’s End of Time?
a) The Jared Grimes Feel
b) Syncopated Ladies
c) Tap Dogs
d) Chicago Human Rhythm Project
3. What Broadway musical, turned film, did Beyoncé’s star in, receiving a Golden Globe nomination?
a) The Fighting Temptations
c) The Producers
4. Which famous singer is Beyoncé depicting in the picture to the left?
5. What is the title of Beyoncé’s 2013 autobiographical documentary?
6. What was Beyoncé’s first solo album post Destiny’s Child?
c) I Am… Sasha Fierce
d) Dangerously in Love
7. How many octaves does Beyoncé’s voice span?
8. True or false: ‘Bootylicious’ is in the Oxford English Dictionary.
9. At the age of seven, Beyoncé beat 15 and 16-year olds in a school talent contest, singing which song?
a) Imagine (John Lennon)
b) Respect (Aretha Franklin)
c) One Fine Day (The Chiffons)
d) Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
10. Which of the following films did Beyoncé not star in?
b) Cadillac Records
c) The Pink Panther
d) Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Answers: 1 – c; 2 – b; 3 – d; 4 – Etta James; 5 – Life is But a Dream; 6 – d; 7 – c; 8 – True; 9 – a; 10 – d
Photo (top): Source: www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/singers/beyonce-knowles-net-worth/
Photo (in text): Source: www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/806199/beyonce-calls-single-ladies-and-etta-james