2015 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

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Name the Brand

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By The Donotron

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By LazyLibrarian

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By FolsomNatural

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By Kyle Nishioka

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By NGdesigner

Name the Cover

Who first released the songs these ukulele orchestras are covering?

11. Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

12. Exeter Ukulele Club

13. Tickhill Ukulele Group

14. Jerome Ukulele Orchestra

15. Grand Old Uke of York

Name the Celeb

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a) Patti Labelle
b) Maya Angelou
c) Michelle Obama
d) Oprah Winfrey

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a) Dolly Parton
b) Madonna
c) Cyndi Lauper
d) Cameron Diaz

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a) Shailene Woodley
b) Cara Delevingne
c) Margo Roth Spiegelman
d) Jennifer Lawrence

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a) The Kardashians
b) The Real Housewives
c) America’s Next Top Models
d) The Osbournes

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a) Nerd³
b) Jacksepticeye
c) PewDiePie
d) Markiplier

Name the Lyric

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

21. I see trees of green/Red roses too.

22. I look at the world and I notice it’s turning.

23. Magic, madness, heaven, sin/Saw you there and I thought/Oh my God, look at that face.

24. I’m laughing at clouds/So dark up above.

25. Your lipstick stains on the front lobe of my left side brains.

Name the Theme Tune

This is a uked version of the theme tune to which…

26. …recently revived 80s supernatural movie.

27. …90s sitcom.

28. …TV medical drama.

29. …animated series.

30. …blockbuster podcast.

Check the answers here

Past Quizzes
Ukulele Quiz 2014
Ukulele Quiz 2013
Ukulele Quiz 2012
Ukulele Quiz 2011
Ukulele Quiz 2010
Ukulele Quiz 2009

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16 Comments

  1. Rodney December 16th, 2015 6:18 pm

    Got the chords, the covers, the lyrics, the theme tunes, and the Kala, the Oprah and the Madonna.

  2. Woodshed December 16th, 2015 7:37 pm

    Rodney: Congrats!

  3. Dan December 16th, 2015 9:15 pm

    Big Mama Thornton would not be happy with you!

  4. Woodshed December 16th, 2015 9:18 pm

    Dan: Good point! I’ll add that as an option!

  5. Glenn December 17th, 2015 5:32 am

    Thanks to 3 lucky multiple choice guesses I got 20. Can’t believe I missed #28 – I watched a few seasons of that show. Fun quiz. Thanks.

  6. Woodshed December 17th, 2015 7:05 am

    Glenn: Glad you liked it! I was working on that song for ages before I remembered it was the House theme.

  7. Ukulylee December 17th, 2015 8:34 am

    Scored 17 so have some way to go before I’m uke savvy. A fun thing to do and first time I’ve had a go. Ta muchly.

  8. Mark December 17th, 2015 10:09 am

    20 – let down by song lyrics (still trying to get my uke group out of the 1930s) and my failure to engage with popular screen culture. But thanks. Fun as always.

  9. Jonny December 17th, 2015 12:09 pm

    14! Lowest score yet!

  10. Woodshed December 18th, 2015 8:16 am

    Ukulylee: Glad you enjoyed it!

    Mark: There are worse decades to be stuck in!

    Jonny: That’s still good going!

  11. Jeanette December 19th, 2015 2:33 pm

    Great fun, as always! Got 20 – let down not knowing most of the brands/celebs & by those theme tunes that were things I’ve never watched.

  12. Woodshed December 20th, 2015 11:23 am

    Jeanette: Thanks! Those are definitely the least important sections.

  13. s2art December 21st, 2015 12:16 am

    18 again (same as 2013, think I was too ashamed to post my score last year;-) )

  14. Woodshed December 21st, 2015 7:48 am

    s2art: Glad you’re back in form!

  15. Jules December 26th, 2015 10:23 am

    A measly 19!
    Again, I know no lyrics, or famous people! Just relieved I got the chords right, oh and the makes! Thanks again though Al, really enjoyed it!

  16. Woodshed January 4th, 2016 7:37 pm

    Jules: That’s good going! I’m glad you enjoyed it.

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