Weird Al Yankovic Trivia Quiz – 15 Questions And Answers

Get ready to embrace the zany world of musical parody with our mind-boggling Weird Al Yankovic Trivia Quiz! Prepare to have your funny bone tickled and your knowledge tested as we dive into the wild and wacky career of the one and only “Weird Al.”

With 15 uproarious questions and answers, we’ll delve into the clever wordplay, infectious melodies, and hilarious parodies that have made Weird Al a beloved figure in the world of entertainment. From his iconic hits to his lesser-known gems, this quiz will challenge even the most dedicated fans to prove their expertise.

So, strap on your accordion, don your polka dots, and let’s dive into the world of Weird Al Yankovic for a truly unique and side-splitting trivia experience!

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  1. What is Weird Al’s full name?
    • Albert Matthew Yankovic
    • Alfred Matthew Yankovic
    • Alfred Michael Yankovic
    • Albert Michael Yankovic
    The correct answer is Alfred Matthew Yankovic.
    Weird Al’s full name is Alfred Matthew Yankovic, born on October 23, 1959.
  2. What instrument did Weird Al learn to play at age six?
    • Guitar
    • Drums
    • Piano
    • Accordion
    The correct answer is Accordion.
    Weird Al’s parents decided he should take accordion lessons when he was just six years old, which later became his signature instrument.
  3. Which Michael Jackson song did Weird Al parody with “Eat It”?
    • Beat It
    • Thriller
    • Bad
    • Billie Jean
    The correct answer is Beat It.
    Weird Al’s “Eat It” is a parody of Michael Jackson’s hit song “Beat It,” and it became one of his most famous songs.
  4. What is the name of Weird Al’s first album?
    • “Weird Al” Yankovic
    • Polka Party!
    • In 3-D
    • Dare to Be Stupid
    The correct answer is “Weird Al” Yankovic.
    Weird Al’s self-titled debut album, “Weird Al” Yankovic, was released in 1983.

  1. Which 1984 movie featured Weird Al’s song “Theme from Rocky XIII (The Rye or the Kaiser)”?
    • Repo Man
    • Johnny Dangerously
    • This Is Spinal Tap
    • Top Secret!
    The correct answer is Johnny Dangerously.
    Weird Al’s song “Theme from Rocky XIII (The Rye or the Kaiser)” appeared in the 1984 comedy film Johnny Dangerously, starring Michael Keaton.
  2. What was Weird Al’s first top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100?
    • Amish Paradise
    • Smells Like Nirvana
    • Like a Surgeon
    • White & Nerdy
    The correct answer is White & Nerdy.
    Weird Al’s first top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 was “White & Nerdy,” a parody of Chamillionaire’s “Ridin’.”
  3. Which Star Wars-themed song did Weird Al release in 1999?
    • Darth Vader’s Lament
    • The Saga Begins
    • Wookie Boogie
    • Yoda
    The correct answer is The Saga Begins.
    Weird Al’s Star Wars-themed song “The Saga Begins” is a parody of Don McLean’s “American Pie” and was released in 1999.
  4. In which 1989 film did Weird Al make his feature acting debut?
    • UHF
    • The Naked Gun
    • The ‘Burbs
    • Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
    The correct answer is UHF.
    Weird Al made his feature acting debut in the 1989 film UHF, which he also co-wrote and directed.
  5. What is the name of Weird Al’s children’s book released in 2011?
    • The Weird Al Story
    • My New Teacher and Me!
    • When I Grow Up
    • Alphabet Soup
    The correct answer is When I Grow Up.
    Weird Al’s children’s book, “When I Grow Up,” was released in 2011 and tells the story of a young boy’s wild career aspirations.
  6. Which song did Weird Al parody with “Another One Rides the Bus”?
    • Bohemian Rhapsody
    • We Will Rock You
    • Another One Bites the Dust
    • Radio Ga Ga
    The correct answer is Another One Bites the Dust.
    Weird Al’s “Another One Rides the Bus” is a parody of Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust.”
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  1. What is the name of Weird Al’s band’s drummer?
    • Jim West
    • Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz
    • Steve Jay
    • RubeĢn Valtierra
    The correct answer is Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz.
    Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz has been Weird Al’s drummer since 1980.
  2. Which song did Weird Al parody with “I Lost on Jeopardy”?
    • Jeopardy
    • Family Feud
    • The Price Is Right
    • Wheel of Fortune
    The correct answer is Jeopardy.
    Weird Al’s “I Lost on Jeopardy” is a parody of Greg Kihn’s “Jeopardy,” with lyrics about losing on the game show.
  3. What is the name of Weird Al’s 2014 album?
    • Poodle Hat
    • Mandatory Fun
    • Alpocalypse
    • Straight Outta Lynwood
    The correct answer is Mandatory Fun.
    Weird Al’s 2014 album is called “Mandatory Fun” and features parodies of songs by Pharrell Williams, Lorde, and Iggy Azalea, among others.
  4. Which song did Weird Al parody with “Gump”?
    • Kitty
    • Dune Buggy
    • Peaches
    • Lump
    The correct answer is Lump.
    Weird Al’s “Gump” is a parody of The Presidents of the United States of America’s “Lump,” with lyrics about the character Forrest Gump.

  1. In which animated TV show did Weird Al voice a character named Cheese Sandwich?
    • The Simpsons
    • Adventure Time
    • Gravity Falls
    • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
    The correct answer is My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
    Weird Al voiced the character Cheese Sandwich in the animated TV show “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.”
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