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Michael Jackson's Birthday: Here's A Quiz To Know If You Are A Big Fan Of The "Bad" Singer

Michael Jackson's birthday quiz to help you know more about the late singer and performer and determine if you are a huge fan of him. Read ahead to know more.

Michael Jackson's birthday

Michael Jackson has been one of the most loved artists of all time. His songs are still heard with admiration for his superior talent. His dance moves were something that became iconic and even went on to earn a name for it, the MJ Style. Over the years, fans have showered love for the artist after he passed away. The music and the genius of Michael Jackson live on forever by his work. Thus on the occasion of Michael Jackson's birthday here is a short quiz that will test your ultimate knowledge about the legend that was Michael Jackson.

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How many Grammy Awards did the “Thriller “album receive?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

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What is Michael Jackson’s middle name?

  • Joseph
  • Prince
  • James
  • Charles


The Jackson 5 changed their name in 1975. What was their new name?

  • The Jackson Brothers
  • The Jackson Family
  • The Jacksons
  • The Jackson 4

What was the title of Michael Jackson’s first solo album?

  • Got To Be There
  • Off The Wall
  • Ben
  • Music & Me


What is the name of the 1985 single Michael Jackson co-wrote with Lionel Richie to help raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Africa?

  • Tears Are Not Enough
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas?
  • We Are the World
  • One More Day


What is Michael Jackson’s birthdate?

  • August 29, 1958
  • August 29, 1957
  •  August 29, 1955
  • August 29, 1956


Michael Jackson wrote several songs while sitting on a favourite tree. What name did he give this tree?

  • The Thoughtful Tree
  • The Giving Tree
  • The Inspiration Tree
  • The Epiphany Tree


Michael Jackson suffered from a skin condition known as:

  • Vitiligo
  • Chrysiasis
  • Griscelli Syndrome
  • Leukoderma

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What is the name of the single Michael Jackson wrote for Hurricane Katrina victims?

  • What More Can I Give
  • I Have This Dream
  • Heal The World
  • Man In The Mirror


What was the name of Michael Jackson’s pet chimp?

  • Buster
  • Mr. Chips
  • Bubbles
  • Bilbo


Which famous guitarist played Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”?

  • Steve Stevens
  • Slash
  • Carlos Santana
  • Eddie Van Halen


How much did it cost to make the video for “Scream”?

  • $7 million
  • $5 million
  • $700,000
  • $2.5 million


In what year did Michael Jackson receive his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

  • 1991
  • 1989
  • 1984
  • 1978


In which city was Michael Jackson born?

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Las Angeles, California
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Gary, Indiana


What role did Michael Jackson play in the 1977 musical “The Wiz”?

  • The Lion
  • The Scarecrow
  • The Tin Man
  • The Wiz


Michael Jackson’s oldest son, Prince Michael I, is named after Prince Scruse, who is:

  • Michael’s Grandfather
  • Michael’s Uncle
  • A mythological character
  • A childhood mentor


Michael Jackson contributed a song to the soundtrack of which movie?

  • Poltergeist
  • Superman II
  • ET
  • Romancing the Stone


How many #1 singles did Michael Jackson have throughout his career?

  • 10
  • 13
  • 18
  • 20


Which Michael Jackson video was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Most Successful Music Video of All Time”?

  • Bad
  • Beat It
  • Scream
  • Thriller


 In 1985, how much money did Michael Jackson pay for the publishing rights to the Beatles catalogue?

  • $25 million
  • $35 million
  • $47.5 million
  • $51.5 million


How many tracks were on the U.S. release of the album “Thriller”?

  •  9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 13

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  • 8
  • Joseph
  • The Jacksons
  • Got To Be There
  • We Are The World
  • August 29, 1958
  •  The Giving Tree
  •  Vitiligo
  • I Have This Dream
  • Bubbles
  • Eddie Van Halen
  • $7 million
  • 1984
  • Gary, Indiana
  • The Scarecrow
  • Michael’s Grandfather
  • ET
  • 13
  • Thriller
  • $47.5 million
  • 9

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