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Quiz about Alphabet Aerobics
Quiz about Alphabet Aerobics

Alphabet Aerobics Trivia Quiz


Released in 1999 by American hip-hop duo Blackalicious, "Alphabet Aerobics" is a catchy rap song that has been popularized by Daniel Radcliffe in "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". How much do you know about the alliterative lyrics of this song?

A multiple-choice quiz by Matthew_07. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
Matthew_07
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
401,067
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
22 / 25
Plays
165
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Question 1 of 25
1. "___ amateurs aren't at all amazing; Analytically, I assault, animate things." Which adjective, associated with intelligence, sweetener, and limb, is missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 2 of 25
2. "Broken barriers bounded by the ___ beat; Buildings are broken, basically I'm bombarding." What is the missing explosive weapon in the lyrics? Hint


Question 3 of 25
3. "Casually create catastrophes, casualties; Canceling ___ got their canopies collapsing." What common animals, known for their vibrissae, are missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 4 of 25
4. "___ a dime of dank daily doing dough; Demonstrations, Don Dada on the down low." Which of the following verbs, often associated with explosive materials, is missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 5 of 25
5. "Eating other editors with each and every energetic; ___ episode, elevated etiquette." Which medical adjective, related to neurological disorders, is missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 6 of 25
6. "Furious fat fabulous ___; Flurries of funk felt feeding the fanatics." The missing adjective in the lyrics is also the first word of the title of a movie that was released in 2016. The movie is a prequel to the "Harry Potter" movie series. What word is it? Hint


Question 7 of 25
7. "Gift got great global goods gone glorious; Getting godly in his ___ with the goriest." The missing word in the lyrics can be placed after the words card, board, and video, to form meaningful phrases. What is the missing noun? Hint


Question 8 of 25
8. "Hit 'em high, hella height, ___; Hey holocaust hints hear 'em holler at your homeboy." The missing adjective in the lyrics is a word that one would use to describe the Parthenon. What is the missing word? Hint


Question 9 of 25
9. "Imitators idolize, I intimidate; In an instant, I'll rise in an ___ state." Which adjective, meaning mad and angry, completes the lyrics? Hint


Question 10 of 25
10. "Juiced on my jams like jheri curls jocking joints; Justly, it's just me, writing my ___." Which word, derived from the Old French language meaning daily, completes the lyrics? Hint


Question 11 of 25
11. "Kindly I'm kindling all kinds of ink on; ___ kick type brits in my kingdom." Which Japanese martial art, meaning "empty hand", completes the lyrics? Hint


Question 12 of 25
12. "Let me live a ___ life, lyrically lessons is; Learned lame louses just lose to my livery." The missing adjective in the lyrics is also the last name of an actor who is known for his roles in "Ghost Rider" (2007) and "Sydney White" (2007). What is the missing word? Hint


Question 13 of 25
13. "My mind makes marvelous moves, masses; ___ and move, many mock what I've mastered." The missing word in the lyrics is synonymous with a comic book publisher and a media franchise. What is the missing word? Hint


Question 14 of 25
14. "Nap knowing I'm nice naturally; Knack, never lack, make ___ nationally." Which white item, missing in the lyrics, is a scientific term used in the field of signal processing and acoustical engineering? Hint


Question 15 of 25
15. "___, opposition, off, not optional; Out of sight, out of mind, wide beaming opticals." The missing word in the lyrics is also popular game made by Hasbro. What word is it? Hint


Question 16 of 25
16. "Perfected poem, powerful ___; Pummeling petty powder puffs in my prime." What humorous noun is missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 17 of 25
17. "Quite ___ quotes keep quiet it's Quannum; Quarrelers ain't got a quarter of what we got uh." Which word, meaning unusual and old-fashioned, completes the lyrics? Hint


Question 18 of 25
18. "Really raw raps, rising up rapidly; Riding the rushing ___." Which scientific term, associated with Henri Becquerel and Maria Curie, is missing in the lyrics? Hint


Question 19 of 25
19. "___ scientifical sound search sought; Silencing super fire saps that are soft." The missing word in the lyrics might remind one of the name of a superhero character. What word is it? Hint


Question 20 of 25
20. "Tales ten times talented, too tough; ___ , challengers, get a tune up." The two missing words in the lyrics are also the name of an English pop group. Which two words complete the lyrics? Hint


Question 21 of 25
21. "___, unique untouched; Unadulterated, the raw uncut." What missing word in the lyrics links a mathematical concept, a film studio, and an adapter? Hint


Question 22 of 25
22. "Verb vice Lord ___ valid; Violate vibes that are vain make 'em vanished." The missing word in the lyrics is also the name of a an American sitcom TV series, aired from 2010 to 2013. What is the missing word? Hint


Question 23 of 25
23. "While I am all well what a wise wordsmith; Just ___ up words weeded up, I'm a work shift." The missing word in the lyrics is also a method used in textile production. What is the word? Hint


Question 24 of 25
24. "___, my X-radiation holes extra large; X-height letters and xylophone tones." The missing word in the lyrics is also the name of a company that is known for its photocopying products. What word is it? Hint


Question 25 of 25
25. "Yellow back, ___ mouth, young ones yaws; Yesterday's lawn yards sell our yawn." Which organism, commonly sighted in the Himalayan region, completes the lyrics? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "___ amateurs aren't at all amazing; Analytically, I assault, animate things." Which adjective, associated with intelligence, sweetener, and limb, is missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Artificial

"Artificial amateurs aren't at all amazing; Analytically, I assault, animate things."

In the field of computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) refers to intelligence demonstrated by machines, such as computers, as opposed to humans' natural intelligence.

Artificial sweeteners, of lower calorie content, are used to replace real sugar in diet.

In the medical field, artificial limbs are prostheses that are used to replace amputees' missing limbs.

Daniel Radcliffe, who is known for his titular role in the lucrative "Harry Potter" movies, performed the song "Alphabet Aerobics" in "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in 2014.
2. "Broken barriers bounded by the ___ beat; Buildings are broken, basically I'm bombarding." What is the missing explosive weapon in the lyrics?

Answer: Bomb

"Broken barriers bounded by the bomb beat; Buildings are broken, basically I'm bombarding."

The word "bomb" is of Greek origin. In Greek, the onomatopoetic word "bombus", means "booming".

The song "Alphabet Aerobics" is featured in Blackalicious' EP (extended play) entitled "A2G". The EP was released in 1999.
3. "Casually create catastrophes, casualties; Canceling ___ got their canopies collapsing." What common animals, known for their vibrissae, are missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Cats

"Casually create catastrophes, casualties; Canceling cats got their canopies collapsing."

Vibrissae are actually cats' whiskers. They aid in the animals' sensation and navigation.

In addition to "Alphabet Aerobics", Blackalicious' EP entitled "A2G" also includes six other songs - "A to G", "Back to the Essence", "Clockwork", "Deception", "Making Progress", and "Rock the Spot".
4. "___ a dime of dank daily doing dough; Demonstrations, Don Dada on the down low." Which of the following verbs, often associated with explosive materials, is missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Detonate

"Detonate a dime of dank daily doing dough; Demonstrations, Don Dada on the down low."

The word "detonation" is derived from the Latin word "detonare", which means 'to thunder down".

The two founding members of the Blackalicious band are Gift of Gab (real name Timothy Jerome Parker) and Chief Xcel (real name Xavier Mosley).
5. "Eating other editors with each and every energetic; ___ episode, elevated etiquette." Which medical adjective, related to neurological disorders, is missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Epileptic

"Eating other editors with each and every energetic; Epileptic episode, elevated etiquette."

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the abnormal neuronal firing in the brain. The most common symptom exhibited by epileptic patients is the occurrence of seizure.

The two founding members of the Blackalicious band, Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel, first met in 1987 in Sacramento, California.
6. "Furious fat fabulous ___; Flurries of funk felt feeding the fanatics." The missing adjective in the lyrics is also the first word of the title of a movie that was released in 2016. The movie is a prequel to the "Harry Potter" movie series. What word is it?

Answer: Fantastic

"Furious fat fabulous fantastic; Flurries of funk felt feeding the fanatics."

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (2016) was written and produced by J. K. Rowling, who authored the popular "Harry Potter" book series. In the movie, British wizard Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) arrived in New York with a magical suitcase. He embarked on an adventure where he met several other interesting characters - Tina, Queenie, and Jacob.

Blackalicious' songs are notable for their tongue-twisting and multi-syllabic lyrics. In particular, the song "Alphabet Aerobics" features alliterative lyrics.
7. "Gift got great global goods gone glorious; Getting godly in his ___ with the goriest." The missing word in the lyrics can be placed after the words card, board, and video, to form meaningful phrases. What is the missing noun?

Answer: Game

"Gift got great global goods gone glorious; Getting godly in his game with the goriest."

Some popular card games include poker and uno. Some examples of board games are monopoly, scrabble, and risk. "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate", released by Nintendo in 2016, is one of the best-selling fighting video games.

In addition to the EP "A2G", Blacklicious has also released four albums. They are "Nia" (1999), "Blazing Arrow" (2002), "The Craft" (2005) and "Imani Vol. 1" (2015).
8. "Hit 'em high, hella height, ___; Hey holocaust hints hear 'em holler at your homeboy." The missing adjective in the lyrics is a word that one would use to describe the Parthenon. What is the missing word?

Answer: Historical

"Hit 'em high, hella height, historical; Hey holocaust hints hear 'em holler at your homeboy."

Located in Athens, Greece, the Parthenon is a historical building that was built in 447 BC. It was dedicated to the goddess Athena.

The EP "A2G" that includes the song "Alphabet Aerobics", was released as part of the collective Quannum Projects.
9. "Imitators idolize, I intimidate; In an instant, I'll rise in an ___ state." Which adjective, meaning mad and angry, completes the lyrics?

Answer: Irate

"Imitators idolize, I intimidate; In an instant, I'll rise in an irate state."

The word "irate" is borrowed from the Latin word, "iratus", which means angry.

The host Jimmy Fallon described the song "Alphabet Aerobics" as "one of the trickiest, fastest songs I know". The song was featured in an episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" that was aired on October 28, 2014.
10. "Juiced on my jams like jheri curls jocking joints; Justly, it's just me, writing my ___." Which word, derived from the Old French language meaning daily, completes the lyrics?

Answer: Journals

"Juiced on my jams like jheri curls jocking joints; Justly, it's just me, writing my journals."

The Old French language was spoken in the northern region of France from the 8th - 14th century. The word "journal" is also spelled the same in Old French.

Kim Powell, a local reporter in Odessa, Texas, has also recited the song "Alphabet Aerobics".
11. "Kindly I'm kindling all kinds of ink on; ___ kick type brits in my kingdom." Which Japanese martial art, meaning "empty hand", completes the lyrics?

Answer: Karate

"Kindly I'm kindling all kinds of ink on; Karate kick type brits in my kingdom."

Both karate and kendo are Japanese martial arts. Swords and armors are used in kendo. Kajukenbo is a martial art founded in Oahu, Hawaii in 1947.

The lyrics of the song "Alphabet Aerobics" are co-written by Lucas Christian MacFadden and Timothy Jerome Parker.
12. "Let me live a ___ life, lyrically lessons is; Learned lame louses just lose to my livery." The missing adjective in the lyrics is also the last name of an actor who is known for his roles in "Ghost Rider" (2007) and "Sydney White" (2007). What is the missing word?

Answer: Long

"Let me live a long life, lyrically lessons is; Learned lame louses just lose to my livery."

Matthew Clayton Long played the role of the young Johnny Blaze in "Ghost Rider" (2007). He portrayed the character of Tyler Prince in the teen romantic comedy movie "Sydney White" (2007).

Blackalicious has modified the lyrics of the song "Alphabet Aerobics" with sports-themed elements for the sports website Bleacher Report.
13. "My mind makes marvelous moves, masses; ___ and move, many mock what I've mastered." The missing word in the lyrics is synonymous with a comic book publisher and a media franchise. What is the missing word?

Answer: Marvel

"My mind makes marvelous moves, masses; Marvel and move, many mock what I've mastered."

Superheroes characters who are featured in Marvel Comics have been adapted and featured in various TV series and movies. These characters have also inspired the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) media franchise. The first MCU movie, entitled "Iron Man", was released in 2008.

The song "Alphabet Aerobics" that is included in Blackalicious' EP entitled "A2G" (1999), is two minutes and 14 seconds in length.
14. "Nap knowing I'm nice naturally; Knack, never lack, make ___ nationally." Which white item, missing in the lyrics, is a scientific term used in the field of signal processing and acoustical engineering?

Answer: Noise

"Nap knowing I'm nice naturally; Knack, never lack, make noise nationally."

White noise refers to the noise that is produced when one mixes signals from different frequencies. The adjective "white" is used, just like how white light works - white light is made up of the combination of all the different colors / wavelengths in the visible spectrum.

The first two words in the "N" verse of the song "Alphabet Aerobics" are censored by DanceDanceRevolution, a Japanese music video game developer.
15. "___, opposition, off, not optional; Out of sight, out of mind, wide beaming opticals." The missing word in the lyrics is also popular game made by Hasbro. What word is it?

Answer: Operation

"Operation, opposition, off, not optional; Out of sight, out of mind, wide beaming opticals."

The game Operation was invented by John Spinello in 1964. He was a university student enrolled in the course of industrial design in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The BPM (beats per minute) of the song "Alphabet Aerobics" ranges from 76 to 139.
16. "Perfected poem, powerful ___; Pummeling petty powder puffs in my prime." What humorous noun is missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Punchlines

"Perfected poem, powerful punchlines; Pummeling petty powder puffs in my prime."

"The Ultimate Driving Machine" has been used as the punchline or slogan for the Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) company.

Following the success of Radcliffe's rap, Gwyneth Paltrow and Natalie Portman have also attempted to recite "Alphabet Aerobics".
17. "Quite ___ quotes keep quiet it's Quannum; Quarrelers ain't got a quarter of what we got uh." Which word, meaning unusual and old-fashioned, completes the lyrics?

Answer: Quaint

"Quite quaint quotes keep quiet it's Quannum; Quarrelers ain't got a quarter of what we got uh."

Some quaint villages located in the countryside of the UK are Bibury, Castle Combe, and Arundel. These villages are home to old cottages.

In addition to "Alphabet Aerobics", another song that also features alliteration in part of its lyrics is the song "Let It Be" (1970) by The Beatles. A line of its lyrics reads, "Whisper words of wisdom, let it be."
18. "Really raw raps, rising up rapidly; Riding the rushing ___." Which scientific term, associated with Henri Becquerel and Maria Curie, is missing in the lyrics?

Answer: Radioactivity

"Really raw raps, rising up rapidly; Riding the rushing radioactivity."

Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity in 1896. Together with Becquerel, Marie Curie and Pierre Curie won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903.

In addition to song lyrics, alliteration is also featured prominently in some popular tongue-twisters. A famous example would be the nursery rhyme "Peter Piper". Its first line reads, "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
19. "___ scientifical sound search sought; Silencing super fire saps that are soft." The missing word in the lyrics might remind one of the name of a superhero character. What word is it?

Answer: Super

"Super scientifical sound search sought; Silencing super fire saps that are soft."

The character of Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The beloved character made its first appearance in the comic book "Action Comics #1", published in 1938.

The adjective "scientifical" used in the lyrics of the song "Alphabet Aerobics" is a more obscure version of the word "scientific".
20. "Tales ten times talented, too tough; ___ , challengers, get a tune up." The two missing words in the lyrics are also the name of an English pop group. Which two words complete the lyrics?

Answer: Take That

"Tales ten times talented, too tough; Take that, challengers, get a tune up."

The boy band Take That is formed in 1989. The group is noted for its song "Rule the World", which is included in the soundtrack of the movie "Stardust" (2007).

In addition to song lyrics, alliteration has also been used in book titles, to capture readers' attention. With the exception of the final book entitled "The End", all the remaining 12 books in the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" book series, written by Lemony Snicket (real name Daniel Handler), feature alliterative titles. They are "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room", "The Wide Window", "The Miserable Mill", "The Austere Academy", "The Ersatz Elevator", "The Vile Village", "The Hostile Hospital", "The Carnivorous Carnival", "The Slippery Slope", "The Grim Grotto", and "The Penultimate Peril".
21. "___, unique untouched; Unadulterated, the raw uncut." What missing word in the lyrics links a mathematical concept, a film studio, and an adapter?

Answer: Universal

"Universal, unique untouched; Unadulterated, the raw uncut."

In discrete mathematical, a universal set is a set that contains all the elements. Universal Pictures is an American film studio. Some notable movies produced by the studio include "Jurassic World" (2015), "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982), and "Jaws" (1975). Universal power adapters would come in handy for those who travel a lot.

Some popular movies that have alliterative titles include "La La Land" (2016), "Suicide Squad" (2016), "Gone Girl" (2014), and "Batman Begins" (2005).
22. "Verb vice Lord ___ valid; Violate vibes that are vain make 'em vanished." The missing word in the lyrics is also the name of a an American sitcom TV series, aired from 2010 to 2013. What is the missing word?

Answer: Victorious

"Verb vice Lord victorious valid; Violate vibes that are vain make 'em vanished."

"Victorious" (2010-2013) premiered on March 27, 2010 on the Nickelodeon channel. The cast of the show include Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III, and Matt Bennett.

Some popular TV series that have alliterative titles include "Breaking Bad" (2008-2013), "Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007), and "Mad Men" (2007-2015).
23. "While I am all well what a wise wordsmith; Just ___ up words weeded up, I'm a work shift." The missing word in the lyrics is also a method used in textile production. What is the word?

Answer: Weaving

"While I am all well what a wise wordsmith; Just weaving up words weeded up, I'm a work shift."

Though labor-intensive, lotus silk weaving provides good income to families living in the rural areas in Myanmar.

Before the first alliterative verse, the song "Alphabet Aerobics" begins with the following sentences, "Now it's time for our wrap up. Let's give it everything we've got, Ready? Begin."
24. "___, my X-radiation holes extra large; X-height letters and xylophone tones." The missing word in the lyrics is also the name of a company that is known for its photocopying products. What word is it?

Answer: Xerox

"Xerox, my X-radiation holes extra large; X-height letters and xylophone tones."

Xerox was founded in 1904. Its headquarter is located in Norwalk, Connecticut, US.

In addition to the 26 verses, the sentence "Good....can you say it faster?" appears at the end of the "Alphabet Aerobics" song.
25. "Yellow back, ___ mouth, young ones yaws; Yesterday's lawn yards sell our yawn." Which organism, commonly sighted in the Himalayan region, completes the lyrics?

Answer: Yak

"Yellow back, yak mouth, young ones yaws; Yesterday's lawn yards sell our yawn."

Domesticated yaks are raised for their milk and meat. They provide valuable protein sources to people living in the Himalayan region.

Since the quiz only has room for 25 questions, I will leave the final "Z" verse here. The lyrics go, "Zig zag zombies, zoom in to the zenith; Zero in zen thoughts, over zealous rhyme Zealots."
Source: Author Matthew_07

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