2014 Ukulele Quiz

Time for the annual Uke Hunt Christmas time-waster.

– Grab a pen and paper
– Display knowledge.
– There might be spoilers in the comments.
Check the answers here (no peeking).
– Return in triumph or despair and share you score in the comments.

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Name the Chord

1.
c

2.
c2

3.
c3

4.
c4

5.
c5

Name the K

Which brand, beginning with K, makes these ukes? (Click for a bigger version)

6.
k1
By Ryan Ozawa

7.
k2
By Ryan Ozawa

8.
k3
By Ryan Ozawa

9.
k4
By componentgeek

10.
k5
By philip hay

Name the Cover

Who first released the songs these ukulele orchestras are covering?

11. Durham Ukulele Orchestra

12. Otley Ukulele Orchestra

13. Ukulele Turin Orchestra

14. West Cork Ukulele Orchestra

15. The Ukulele Club

Name the Actor – GIF edition

Which actor is playing/crotch-spinning the ukulele in these gifs

16.
a) Zooey Deschanel
b) Emma Stone
c) Katy Perry
d) Shailene Woodley
celeb1

17.
a) Doris Day
b) Diana Dors
c) Marilyn Monroe
d) Greta Garbo
celeb2

18.
a) Peter Dinklage
b) Alfie Allen
c) Charles Dance
d) Tywin Lannister
celeb3

19.
a) James Franco
b) Ryan Gosling
c) Shia LaBeouf
d) Leonardo di Caprio

celeb4

20.
a) Christopher Walken
b) Christophe Waltz
c) Chris Pratt
d) Christopher Guest
celeb5

Name the Lyric

Which song – oft covered on ukulele – are these lyrics from?

21.

See her walking down the street / Now I ask you very confidentially

22.

Though the days are long / Twilight sings a song / Of a happiness that used to be

23.

Somewhere in her smile she knows / That I don’t need no other lover / Something in her style that shows me

24.

Ukulele small and fierceful / Ukulele brave and peaceful / You can play the ukulele too, it is painfully simple

25.

Yeah it’s pretty clear, I ain’t no size two / But I can shake it, shake it like I’m supposed to do / ‘Cause I got that boom boom that all the boys chase / All the right junk in all the right places

Name the Theme Tune

This is the theme tune to which…

26. …movie franchise?

27. … US sitcom?

28. … pig-killing mobile game?

29. …detective TV show?

30. … animated TV show?

Check the answers here

Past Quizzes

Ukulele Quiz 2013
Ukulele Quiz 2012
Ukulele Quiz 2011
Ukulele Quiz 2010
Ukulele Quiz 2009

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