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  Weird Al Lyric Mathematics    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pull out the Weird Al lyric sheets and the Pokemon calculators, this quiz poses math problems from Al's songs. Inspired by the genius of Ken1260.
Difficult, 10 Qns, orangeman, Feb 26 11
1082 plays
  Weird Al Parodies   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I give you some of the weirdest lyrics by the weirdest of the weird, "Weird Al" Yankovic. You tell me the band or artist that originally performed the song that the weird tune parodies. A really weird quiz. Have fun.
Average, 15 Qns, miamisammy29, Nov 25 07
6046 plays
  Weird Al: The Parodies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Half of Weird Al's oeuvre consists of parodies of works by other artists. This quiz is about these songs.
Tough, 25 Qns, asutbone, Feb 20 12
5808 plays
  Matching Weird Al   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you match "Weird Al" Yankovic's songs with the artists he was parodying?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Mar 17 16
CmdrK gold member
721 plays
  Weird Al Yankovic" 'Albuquerque'   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about the longest Weird Al song ever! 'Albuquerque' is on the CD 'Running With Scissors' and is 11 minutes and 22 seconds long. If you are a true Weird Al fan, you should have the whole song memorized!
Easier, 15 Qns, CrazyEwok, Mar 21 06
4753 plays
  The Parody Begins    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the Weird Al Yankovic parody song title to the artist who recorded the original track.
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, Nov 25 16
609 plays
  Anatomy of a Song: "It's All About The Pentiums"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Weird Al's classic "It's All About The Pentiums"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #19 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, May 16 24
FussBudget gold member
May 16 24
1126 plays
  Mandatory Fun   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Weird Al" Yankovic's 2014 album, "Mandatory Fun", was the first U.S. Billboard number one album of his thirty-year career. This quiz covers the album and the videos released with it.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Nov 16 14
PDAZ gold member
275 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These are Weird Al songs that have parodied popular songs. I'll give you the Weird Al song, and you pick the song it parodied.
Easier, 10 Qns, cheshirealice, Feb 06 18
Feb 06 18
4392 plays
  Weird Al Lyric Competition   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You may know the original lyrics, but do you know the parodies? How about the words to some Weird Al originals? Or if given a short lyric, could you come up with the title or the song it parodies? Find out here.
Tough, 10 Qns, Kittiifox, Jan 17 07
2421 plays
trivia question Quick Question
How do the items show up at the house of the narrator of the "Ebay" song?

From Quiz "All About the "Ebay Song""

  Attack of the Parodies    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the Weird Al Yankovic parody song title to the artist who recorded the original track.
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, May 08 18
May 08 18
542 plays
  Revenge of the Parodies    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the Weird Al Yankovic parody song title to the artist who recorded the original track.
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, May 22 18
May 22 18
420 plays
  Weird Al Yankovic: Laugh and Learn!    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I loved "Weird Al" Yankovic while growing up, and listening to his older music still makes me smile. This quiz covers his first seven albums -- "Weird Al Yankovic" (1983) through "Off the Deep End" (1992).
Tough, 20 Qns, enfranklopedia, May 27 03
1533 plays
  Are You "Straight Outta Lynwood"?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is all about Weird Al's album, "Straight Outta Lynwood," which features a new polka, parodies, and hilarious original songs by Weird Al. Play it loud, and don't be afraid to sing!
Tough, 15 Qns, celticwoman333, May 16 07
1010 plays
  Polka Power! - "Weird Al" Boils Down the Late 90s    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I love "Weird Al" Yankovic's polka medleys, where he distils the popular music of the day into one song. Rather than parodying these songs he takes a bit of each, and we are left with a "Stars on 45-esque" soundscape. The quiz is about his 1999 medley.
Average, 15 Qns, garymeadows, Nov 16 18
Nov 16 18
132 plays
  Impossible Weird Al    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Well, not impossible if you know your rare Al songs. This quiz is completely about the rare, unreleased and obscure Weird Al Yankovic songs that you may have not heard of before.
Tough, 25 Qns, WeirdAlLover, Sep 06 10
2069 plays
  Confessions Part Three   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Confessions Part Three" is a parody of Usher's "Confessions" by "Weird" Al Yankovic. It appears on 2006's "Straight Outta Lynwood".
Average, 10 Qns, anthonyrappfan, Feb 06 07
750 plays
  For Weird Al fans of all ages!    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
How much do you know about the master of musical parody? Following in the footsteps of the likes of Stan Freburg, this musical and comedic genius has delighted millions all over the world!
Tough, 20 Qns, AISS, Dec 18 15
4068 plays
  Are you an eBay Couch Potato?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is on my two favorite songs from Weird Al's "Poodle Hat" album released in 2003, "eBay" and "Couch Potato".
Average, 10 Qns, lilz26, Jun 16 06
715 plays
  Fill in the Weird Al Lyrics    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know Weird Al? Please note all questions are "Fill in the Blank"
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, Apr 29 17
352 plays
  All About the "Ebay Song"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everybody has listened to it, everybody laughed about it and everybody agrees with it!
Average, 10 Qns, froggyx, Jan 14 13
237 plays
  The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
One of my favorite Weird Al songs, "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota", tells the story of the family that has one goal on their vacation--to see that "glorious sphere" of twine up north. See how well you know the lyrics to the great travel song!
Average, 15 Qns, mrg2379, Feb 09 07
606 plays
  Another One Rides the Bus    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Weird Al Yankovic is arguably the king of the parody song. This quiz mentions THIRTY-NINE of them! How many of them do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, Lil_Miss_Fickle, Mar 07 13
307 plays
  It's Polka Time!    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Polkas are an important part of Al's work, with almost every one of his albums including one. Identify which polka medley of popular songs is referenced in each question. Good luck.
Tough, 20 Qns, asutbone, Dec 05 03
758 plays
  Weird Al Chronicles (Part 1)    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This quiz is about Weird Al's music career from 1980 to the end of the decade.
Average, 20 Qns, aquabomber37, Oct 31 13
831 plays
  Straight Outta Lynwood   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about Weird Al's album in 2006. Grab your lyric books because it will help.
Average, 10 Qns, gungan16, Feb 10 07
641 plays
  Weird Al's "Trapped in the Drive-Thru"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on the song "Trapped in the Drive-Thru" by Weird Al Yankovic, a parody of "Trapped in the Closet" by R. Kelly.
Average, 10 Qns, JsusFreak, Dec 13 17
Dec 13 17
277 plays
  "Skipper Dan" by "Weird Al" Yankovic    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's a quiz on the song "Skipper Dan" by "Weird Al" Yankovic about a displaced actor working as a ride operator at a theme park.
Average, 15 Qns, JsusFreak, Apr 17 10
157 plays
  "Virus Alert" Music Video   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is for "Straight Outta Lynnwood" CD holders only. Watch the video very carefully to answer these questions. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, gungan16, Mar 20 07
489 plays
  Strictly Running With Scissors    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is my 1st quiz done by request. It is strictly 'Running With Scissors' - nothing else. If you know the album, this quiz will be a snap! (No, I will not define 'snap!')
Tough, 15 Qns, orangeman, Oct 09 06
1601 plays
  Weird Al Yankovic - "eBay"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My first quiz! This is on Weird Al Yankovic's song "eBay".
Easier, 10 Qns, bryza, Sep 04 05
1582 plays
  The Palindromes of Weird Al's "Bob"    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Weird Al's "Bob" is composed entirely of palindromes, so you should be able to figure out the answers even if you've never heard the song. Be careful! The lines don't necessarily break in the center of the palindrome.
Average, 15 Qns, ubermom, Jun 27 09
363 plays
  Weird Al's Life and Career    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
This is about Weird Al's life and career. Hopefully you will be stumped on a couple of these answers. This is a quiz for the hardcore fan or a beginner who would like to learn more. Enjoy!
Average, 25 Qns, Alinite1, Jun 27 10
556 plays
  Poodle Hat    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Here is a quiz on what in my opinion is the best Weird Al album, "Poodle Hat". I will be making a quiz for each CD that Al releases.
Average, 25 Qns, Barney Slayer, Jul 16 17
Barney Slayer
1051 plays
  The Wacky World of Weird Al    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Weird Al" Yankovic's lyrics are both extremely clever and side-splittingly funny. How well do you know his songs?
Tough, 10 Qns, sarrie22, Apr 01 07
562 plays
  Put On Your Poodle Hat    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"Poodle Hat" is Weird Al Yankovic's 11th studio album. These are all questions about the album.
Average, 15 Qns, aquabomber37, Sep 11 21
Sep 11 21
787 plays
  Weird Al Chronicles (Part 2)    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is the second part to my Weird Al Chronicles quiz. This quiz spans from where the first quiz left off to 2003.
Average, 20 Qns, aquabomber37, Jul 24 05
536 plays
  Are you "White and Nerdy"?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is on the Weird Al music video "White and Nerdy". Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, agumon173, Apr 19 08
647 plays
  Another "Straight Outta Lynwood" Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
My FAVORITE album of "Weird Al's". Enjoy, PLEASE!
Difficult, 15 Qns, I_Am_Random_92, Aug 05 17
486 plays
  'Weird Al' Yankovic    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on Al Yankovic's songs!
Average, 10 Qns, Auhsoj100, Nov 12 07
835 plays
  "Weird Al's" "Fat" video    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is probably my FAVORITE music video. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, I_Am_Random_92, Feb 20 07
685 plays
  White and Nerdy: Music and Video by Weird Al    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a brief quiz on the lyrics and video of Weird Al's highest ranked single ever.
Average, 10 Qns, sotier_ny, May 08 09
1305 plays
  Weird Al's Own Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess what? I created this quiz on Weird Al's Birthday, 15 minutes after. Hope you know his birthday for question 1.
Average, 10 Qns, Devro, Nov 02 07
1180 plays
  Weird Al: "Internet Leaks"    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This quiz is based on Al's digital EP "Internet Leaks". Let's see if you've been paying attention since "Straight Outta Lynwood".
Average, 20 Qns, gotenks6, Nov 06 09
162 plays
  "Weird Al" Yankovic - "Poodle Hat"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A short quiz on Al's 2003 album.
Tough, 10 Qns, uofmrules1, Oct 29 03
1320 plays
  The Life and Music of "Weird Al " Yankovic   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the very famous comedian, parodist and satirist, Weird Al.
Tough, 10 Qns, dukerox_32, Apr 22 07
1391 plays
  Weird Al: General Knowledge    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Weird Al is probably the greatest parody artist alive. Let's see how much you know about him.
Average, 15 Qns, Skyrod5150, Sep 03 05
594 plays
  "Bad Hair Day" Lyrics For Maniacs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do know all the lyrics to "Bad Hair Day"? Guess again.
Average, 10 Qns, lpfan99, Feb 09 07
1556 plays
  Weird Al's Life    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I didn't think that there were enough quizzes on Weird Al, so I came up with a new one! Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beath2002, Jul 24 05
1525 plays
  Are You a "Genius In France"?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Weird Al's "Genius in France" song.
Average, 10 Qns, I_Am_Random_92, Mar 30 07
575 plays
  Weird Al Lyrics And Titles    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give lyrics leading up to the title, you give the title. All Fill-in-the-Blanks. Spelling counts! Do not use punctuation - just letters and spaces. Spotting the secret pattern might help. NOTE: Title of Question 6 was too long. I started it for you.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Orangeman, Dec 15 07
1779 plays
  Weird Al Yankovic: "Poodle Hat"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hi, this quiz is about Weird Al's 2003 CD, "Poodle Hat".
Average, 10 Qns, Strwrsfan28, Jan 28 06
1135 plays
  Your Horoscope For Today    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
In this quiz, you have to guess which horoscope goes with which astrological sign (as used in Weird Al's song, "Your Horoscope For Today.") You also need to know the dates for each astrological sign. Good luck!
Average, 25 Qns, asutbone, Sep 09 13
1219 plays
  Weird Al For Experts    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I am a HUGE Weird Al fan, and have every single release Al has ever.... um... released. This is a quiz for experts, like me. It's got a few easy questions - and a few REALLY REALLY REALLY hard questions.
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, iluvsurvivor, Feb 09 07
Very Difficult
1699 plays
  Cool quiz on "Weird Al"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a pretty hard quiz on Al. A few of the questions are on numbers on the album "Poodle Hat", so you might have to listen to a few of the songs while working on this quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Barney Slayer, Oct 05 04
Barney Slayer
587 plays
  Top Five Lists A La Yankovic    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
From which Weird Al album has each of the following '5 Top' lists been ripped off?
Average, 5 Qns, Orangeman, Feb 09 07
1475 plays
  The Music of Weird Al    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a short quiz that I have created to honour the greatest parody musician of all time, Weird Al Yankovic.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, coutzy, May 03 09
Very Difficult
920 plays
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Weird Al Yankovic Trivia Questions

1. The song starts with Al telling us "I wanna ha I wanna ha I wanna ha, I wanna really wanna really really wanna ziggy ziggy ah!" Which Spice Girls song is he singing here?

From Quiz
Polka Power! - "Weird Al" Boils Down the Late 90s

Answer: Wannabe

"Wannabe" was the Spice Girls' debut single. Recorded in less than an hour, the song topped the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks and the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks. It would go on to be the number one song in 37 countries and in 2014 a study conducted by the University of Amsterdam with more than 12,000 participants chose the song as the most easily recognisable pop song of the previous 60 years.

2. "'Cause I'm the king of cellulite. Ham on, ham on, ham on whole wheat, all _____"

From Quiz Fill in the Weird Al Lyrics

Answer: Right

The lyrics are from the song "Fat". The song was first released in 1988 on the album "Even Worse". The lyric is from the first stanza of the song.

3. In the weeks prior to the release of "Mandatory Fun", "Weird Al" Yankovic shared costumed photos of himself on his Facebook and Twitter feeds. What theme was used for the photos and the album design?

From Quiz Mandatory Fun

Answer: Communist Propaganda

"Mandatory Fun" was the last album to be released on Al's contract with RCA Records. Al indicated that he wasn't planning to stop recording however; he believed his craft was better suited to quick releases on the Internet. Al had occasionally remarked about the "obligations" of recording contracts, and perhaps the "Mandatory Fun" title was a swipe at them. The album art featured a Soviet-style propaganda theme with pictures of Al posed like Che Guevara and Mao Zedong.

4. A lot of Weird Al's parody songs have a 'foody' theme. Which of them has the following lyrics? "Never gonna stop, eat it up, such a tasty snack, I always eat too much, then throw up"

From Quiz Another One Rides the Bus

Answer: My Bologna

"My Bologna" is a parody of "My Sharona" by The Knack, from the album "Weird Al Yankovic" (1983). "Livin' In The Fridge" is a parody of "Livin' on the Edge" by Aerosmith from the album "Alapalooza" (1993). "Lasagne" is a parody of "La Bamba" by Los Lobos/Ritchie Valens, from the album "Even Worse" (1988). "Addicted To Spuds" is a parody of "Addicted to Love" by Robert Palmer, from the album "Polka Party" (1986).

5. "Weird Al" Yankovic performed the "Ebay" song. However, who wrote the lyrics and also produced this song?

From Quiz All About the "Ebay Song"

Answer: Weird Al

Of course Weird Al can take all the credit for this song.

6. What school did Skipper Dan graduate from?

From Quiz "Skipper Dan" by "Weird Al" Yankovic

Answer: Julliard

According to the song, he was first in his class at Julliard. "Skipper Dan" is an original Weird Al song, not a parody. The song appeared on "Internet Leaks" (2009).

7. What was Weird Al's parody of "Mistake #3", sung only in a few 1985 concerts?

From Quiz Impossible Weird Al

Answer: Make Me Steak #3

In the 1985 "Food Medley" (where Al would sing assorted songs about food), it would be preceded by "Doctor Doctor" and followed by "Burger King", both unreleased songs.

8. What is the significance of the EP "Internet Leaks?"

From Quiz Weird Al: "Internet Leaks"

Answer: It's Al's first EP where all the songs were available exclusively as downloads

Al said that he released each song independently as a download because he wanted to have his music available to the public and make "each release sort of a mini-event". Thus, he took advantage of companies like iTunes to make his songs available for download. Source:, 11/02/2008.

9. What album is the song "Trapped in the Drive-Thru" from?

From Quiz Weird Al's "Trapped in the Drive-Thru"

Answer: Straight Outta Lynwood

Other songs from this album include "Confessions, Part III" and "White and Nerdy". The album "Straight Outta Lynwood" was released in 2006.

10. Finish this palindromic line: "I, man, am regal; _____________."

From Quiz The Palindromes of Weird Al's "Bob"

Answer: a German am I

The L at the end of "regal" is the center of the palindrome. An artist named Scott Chaseling designed a vase named after this palindrome. The Scott Jacobson Gallery described it thus: "Blown vessel with yellow interior layered with clear glass, then layered with red and finished off with brown, sand blasted cameo exposing all the colors." It's quite a vibrant piece.

11. What are the numbers on the two 20-sided dice?

From Quiz Are you "White and Nerdy"?

Answer: 10,5

You have to pause the video to see this. When he throws the dice in the video, pause it, and you can make out 10 and 5 as the numbers shown on the dice.

12. How far is it from the state line to the Twine Ball Exit?

From Quiz The Music of Weird Al

Answer: 50 miles

He crossed the state line at about 6:39 and saw a big sign that said 'Twine Ball Exit 50 miles.'

13. In which song on "Straight Outta Lynwood" is the number 27 mentioned?

From Quiz Another "Straight Outta Lynwood" Quiz

Answer: Confessions Part III

27 is Al's number, mentioned on every album he has, whether on the cover, in a song, or both. Another song he has mentioned it in is "Hardware Store" on "Poodle Hat". He also had it on the cover of his "Running With Scissors" album, where he is pretending to be a track runner with scissors in his hand with the number "27" on his chest.

14. Close to the beginning of the video, a man holds up a note pad with writing on it. What does the note pad say?

From Quiz "Virus Alert" Music Video

Answer: Does he work here?

A guy leans over from the other cubicle and shows the guy on the other side. Once the other guy had read it, he shrugged and the video continued.

15. What is Weird Al's real last name?

From Quiz The Life and Music of "Weird Al " Yankovic

Answer: Yankovic

Weird Al's full name is Alfred Matthew Yankovic. He was raised in Lynnwood, California.

16. In addition to trying out his lover's chapstick, what else did the singer experiment with?

From Quiz Confessions Part Three

Answer: Her nosehair trimmer

"I borrowed your chapstick from you I tried out your nose hair trimmer too."

17. From "Callin' In Sick", what is the missing lyric? "Maybe I'll spend all day staring at the sun and trying not to squint. Maybe I'll make a huge ____________ from my belly button lint."

From Quiz The Wacky World of Weird Al

Answer: colored tapestry

From the 1996 "Bad Hair Day" album, this is my theme song on days where I just don't feel like going to work. Other lyrics from the song include: "When I'm sick of taking abuse, I just think up some lame excuse. Freedom is just seven digits away." and "I could sit and count my hair. I could burp my Tupperware. I'm not busy now anyway."

18. To begin, where do the fat guys say Al hasn't been around lately?

From Quiz "Weird Al's" "Fat" video

Answer: Burger World

Al says he's been "oh, you know,... around".

19. Complete the lyric: "I still don't know what I'm singin' We're so loud and incoherent..."

From Quiz Weird Al Lyric Competition

Answer: "Boy, this oughta bug your parents"

The video has the same atmosphere as the original, with added humor: like the janitor finding a tutu in his bucket, and dancing around in it. There are also a couple of farm animals thrown in. Name of song: "Smells Like Nirvana" Parody of: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Original By: Nirvana Found on CDs: Off The Deep End, Greatest Hits 2, & Al-In-The-Box

20. In the song "Virus Alert", what will the virus do to your poodle?

From Quiz Straight Outta Lynwood

Answer: Give it a hickey

In "Virus Alert", Weird Al tells of a computer virus. You can get this virus by answering an e-mail with the subject "Stinky Cheese".

21. "White and Nerdy" got all the way to Number nine on Billboard's Top 100, a new high for a Weird Al single. Which of his songs garnered Weird Al's previous high on the chart?

From Quiz White and Nerdy: Music and Video by Weird Al

Answer: Eat It

"White and Nerdy" reached Number nine on Billboard's Top 100, but the video did even better, reaching Number one on VH1's Top 20 video countdown.

22. What is the name of the first Unites States single from "Straight Outta Lynwood" and what is it a parody of?

From Quiz Are You "Straight Outta Lynwood"?

Answer: "White and Nerdy"; "Ridin' Dirty" by Chamillionaire

"I've been browsin', inspectin' X-Men comics, you know I collect 'em; the pens in my pocket, I must protect 'em; my ergonomic keyboard never leaves me bored..."

23. What two Flintstones characters are mentioned in the first verse of "Couch Potato"?

From Quiz Are you an eBay Couch Potato?

Answer: Wilma and Betty

The Flintstones is the first of many TV shows that are mentioned in the song. "Poodle Hat" was the winner of the Grammy for Best Comedy Album of 2003! This was Al's third Grammy win (the others being Best Comedy Recording in 1984 for "Eat It" and Best Concept Video in 1988 for "Fat").

24. When was Al born?

From Quiz Weird Al: General Knowledge

Answer: October 23, 1959

We wouldn't have any of his great songs if he wasn't born then.

25. "A used pink" what?

From Quiz Weird Al Yankovic - "eBay"

Answer: bathrobe

This can be found in the first line of the song.

26. This parody was based on the song "It's All About The Benjamins". Who was the original artist of that song?

From Quiz Anatomy of a Song: "It's All About The Pentiums"

Answer: Puff Daddy

Released in 1997 on the album "No Way Out", "It's All About The Benjamins" was credited to Puff Daddy & The Family. A movie of the same title starring Ice Cube was released in 2002. The song title refers to money. Specifically, "Benjamins" refers to U.S. $100 notes, which carry an image of Benjamin Franklin. Interestingly, according to, "Scientists concede that particles in $100 bills are present in everything in the universe. These particles are now tentatively being called "Puffitrons" - after Puff Daddy".

27. When Weird Al asked Kurt Cobain if he could do a parody on "Smells Like Teen Spirit", Kurt thought it was a great idea. What did Kurt think the song was going to be about?

From Quiz Weird Al Chronicles (Part 2)

Answer: food

In 1991, Al was trying to come up with a song to parody in order to market his album. He heard that Michael Jackson was coming out with a new album, but then he thought, "No, I can't do that again." But then he saw Nirvana perform on "Saturday Night Live", and this inspired him to make "Smells Like Nirvana". Kurt Cobain thought the song was going to be about food, but actually, it's about how no one can understand someone's lyrics.

28. What song that topped the Billboard charts in 1979 inspired Al to make his first parody?

From Quiz Weird Al Chronicles (Part 1)

Answer: My Sharona

Originally, Al could not do a studio recording of this song, so he recorded it in the bathroom across from the studio. A remake of "My Bologna" was made for Al's 1983 debut album. The original recording of "My Bologna" can be found on Al's "Permanent Record" box set.

29. The following lyrics can be found in which polka?
"In a gadda da vida, honey
Don'tcha know that I love you?
In a gadda da vida, baby
Don'tcha know that I'll always be true."

From Quiz It's Polka Time!

Answer: Polkas On 45

"In A Gadda Da Vida," by Iron Butterfly, was included in Al's first polka effort, "Polkas on 45," off his "In 3-D" album.

30. How many items are mentioned in the part of "Hardware Store" where Al sings lots of items really fast?

From Quiz Cool quiz on "Weird Al"

Answer: 62

Yes it's true. I counted them myself. Some of them include Toilet Seats and Electric Heaters.

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