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3 Roger Miller quizzes and 30 Roger Miller trivia questions.
  Roger Miller Lyrics Match Up    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match these Roger Miller lines with the title of the song to which they belong.
Easier, 10 Qns, skylarb, Oct 14 20
Oct 14 20
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  Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Unique and one-of-a-kind have become cliche but are appropriate to one of the most original songwriters of all time, Roger Miller. Enjoy getting these lyrics stuck in your head again but also learning something about this American original.
Tough, 10 Qns, zeb43, Mar 11 16
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  Roger Miller    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on Roger Miller, singer of 'King of the Road' and many others.
Tough, 10 Qns, ressas, Mar 11 16
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Roger Miller Trivia Questions

1. According to one of Roger Miller's strangest song titles, where CAN'T you roller skate?

From Quiz
Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: In a Buffalo Herd

"But you can be happy if you've a mind to. All you gotta do is put your mind to it; knuckle down, buckle down, do it, do it, do it." "You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd" topped out on the U.S. Country charts in 1966 at #35.

2. In 'King of the Road' what did he smoke?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: cigars

In 'King of the Road' he says that he smokes old stogeys (cigars) that he has found, short but not too big around.

3. Which classic Roger Miller song uses this clever rhyme: "A chicken ain't chicken 'til it's lickin' good fried, keep on the sunny side?"

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: My Uncle Used to Love Me but She Died

"Apples are for eatin' and snakes are for hissin', I've heard about huggin' and I've heard about kissin', I read about it free in a 50 cent illustrated guide." Roger Miller was born in Fort Worth, TX in 1936 and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1995.

4. In 'You Can't Roller-Skate in a Buffalo Herd', what couldn't you do with a kid on your back?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: change film

Nope - you can't change film with a kid on your back, according to the funny 'You Can't Rollerskate in A Buffalo Herd'. It might be hard to ride a horse with a kid on your back too! {;)}

5. Can you complete this Roger Miller classic lyric: "Ah but two hours of pushin' broom buys an 8-by-12 four-bit room. I'm a man of means by no means"...

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: King of the Road

The ultimate care-free hobo song, as exemplified by this piece: "Old worn-out suit and shoes, I don't pay no union dues. I smoke old stogies I have found...short, but not too big around." This was a big crossover hit, not only reaching number 1 on the Country Charts but reaching number 4 on Billboard's Top 100 and #1 on the UK Charts in 1965.

6. What famous country singer and songwriter wrote the poignant 'Jody and the Kid'?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson wrote this sweet little song, guaranteed to bring a tear to your eye.

7. Perhaps the ultimate song regarding a young man's first foray into hard liquor, which Roger Miller song includes this lyric: "But with the help of my finaglin' uncle I get snuck in, for my first taste of sin?"

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Chug-A-Lug

"Chug-a-lug chug-a-lug, make you wanna holler hi de ho, burns your tummy don't ya know." In 1964 this song got as high as #9 on the U.S. Hot 100 and #3 on the Country charts. Voted #9 on CMT's "40 Greatest Drinking Songs."

8. Which Roger Miller song title completes this lyric: "I hear tell you're doing well, good things have come to you. I wish I had your happiness and you had a" what?

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Do-Wacka-Do

Written in the form of a letter to an old friend or old flame whose life has turned out better, the term do-wacka-do seems to be Roger's humorous term for wishing the old friend would "do like I do." This song reached #15 on the U.S. Country charts in 1965.

9. In 'Chugalug', what words describe the moonshine still mentioned in the song?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: covered up

The moonshine still in 'Chugalug' was, according to the song, 'covered up, covered up'.

10. Roger Miller's talents were not restricted to writing quirky country songs. He also wrote the lyrics and music for which Broadway play that was based on a Mark Twain novel?

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Big River

"Big River" is the name of the Broadway play that was based on the Twain novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." The play won 7 Tony Awards in 1985, including Best Musical, and Miller won for Best Original Score. He is the only country music artist ever to win a Tony.

11. What - or who - was on bicycles on 'England Swings'?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: bobbies

'Bobbies on bicycles, two by two'...from 'England Swings'.

12. I'll just get you started on this wonderful piece of Americana by Roger Miller and you can sing the rest to yourself: "Trailer for sale or rent, rooms to let 50 cents." What is the destination of this "King of the Road" ?

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Bangor, ME

The second verse starts, "Third boxcar, midnight train...destination Bangor, Maine." Another multiple Grammy winning song from 1965, including Best Country Song, Best Country & Western Album but also won that year for Best Contemporary (Rock & Roll) Single.

13. Roger lent his voice and musical talents to a Disney movie. Which movie was it?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: Robin Hood

In 'Robin Hood', the animated Disney movie, Roger did the voice of the rooster minstrel. Speaking of Robin Hood, I need to watch that again...

14. Roger Miller wrote and sang three songs, as well as provided the voice for a character in which Disney animated movie?

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Robin Hood

"Robin Hood" was released by Disney Studios in 1973. Miller wrote and sang "Not in Nottingham," "Whistle-Stop" and "Oo De Lally." He also provided the voice of the narrating rooster, Alan-A-Dale.

15. On the album '1970' Roger Miller sings 'Tom Green County Fair', a lighthearted look about growing up. Written by a renowned country songwriter, this song is a little gem. Who wrote it?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: Dennis Linde

Dennis Linde has written many, many songs for different artists, like 'Calling Baton Rouge' for Garth Brooks.

16. Can you name the song co-written by Roger Miller and George Jones that many years later became a #1 single for Alan Jackson?

From Quiz Do-Wacka-Do, The Irrepressible Roger Miller

Answer: Tall, Tall Trees

George Jones released his version of the song in 1958 on the album "Long Live King George" and Roger Miller released it on his album "A Trip in the Country" from 1970, but neither artist released it as a single. Alan Jackson's version of the song went to #1 on the Billboard Country Charts in 1995.

17. In 'Dang Me' what was sweet?

From Quiz Roger Miller

Answer: Sugar and Maple Syrple

'Dang Me' is one of my favorite songs by Roger Miller...I like the way that he called it 'maple syrple' instead of 'maple syrup' - it adds some more whimsy to the song. That, and what rhymes with purple?

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