Before They Were Rock Stars: Queen Quiz

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  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Future Rock God Freddie Mercury"]Guess who this future rockstar is?[/caption]

Are the following statements true or false? Leave your answers in the comments below! We'll put up the answers at the end of the week.

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  1. Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara on the island of Zanzibar.
  2. When he was ten, Freddie became a table tennis champion at his boarding school.

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="171" caption="Young Freddie at School"]Young Freddie Mercury[/caption]

  3. Freddie, an art school grad, designed Queen's logo based on the band's zodiac signs-- fairies to represent himself, a Virgo, two lions for Leos Roger and John, and a crab for Brian, a Cancer.
  4. Brian May's signature guitar, called "Red Special," was hand built by the young guitarist and his engineer father in 1963.  
  5. Brian May, who'd abandoned his doctoral thesis in astrophysics to become a guitarist, finally earned his PhD in 2007, 36 years after he'd started his thesis. In 2008 Dr. May was named Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.
  6. Roger Taylor's first band was called the "Bubblingover Boys." [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="76" caption="Roger Taylor as a Young Lad"]Roger Taylor as a Young Lad[/caption]
  7. John Deacon hoped to work in electronics when he grew up.
 
 

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