Quiz about Attack of the Parodies
Quiz about Attack of the Parodies

Attack of the Parodies Trivia Quiz

Match the Weird Al Yankovic parody song title to the artist who recorded the original track.

A matching quiz by Shadowmyst2004. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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4 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
8 / 10
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Achy Breaky Song  
Billy Ray Cyrus
2. Addicted to Spuds  
3. Alimony  
4. Another One Rides the Bus  
Green Day
5. Another Tattoo  
Billy Idol
6. The Brady Bunch  
7. Buy Me a Condo  
Avril Lavigne
8. Canadian Idiot  
Bob Marley
9. Cavity Search  
Robert Palmer
10. A Complicated Song  
Men Without Hats

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Achy Breaky Song

Answer: Billy Ray Cyrus

Parody of "Achy Breaky Heart". It was on Weird Al's album "Alapalooza". Years later Al would parody Cyrus' daughter Miley with on his album "Alpocalypse", when he recorded "Party in the CIA".
2. Addicted to Spuds

Answer: Robert Palmer

Parody of "Addicted to Love". From his album "Polka Party." The music video included animated Mr. Potato Head toys singing and dancing.
3. Alimony

Answer: Billy Idol

Parody of "Mony Mony". The song appeared on his album "Even Worse", which itself was a parody of Michael Jackson's album "Bad". The album would become Yankovic's first ever platinum recording. That means it sold over a million copies.
4. Another One Rides the Bus

Answer: Queen

Parody of "Another One Bites the Dust". This was one of Yankovic's earliest hits of his debuted and self titled album. The song was done in the style of polka.
5. Another Tattoo

Answer: B.o.B

Parody of "Nothin on You" by B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars. The song was released in 2011 on the album "Alpocalypse". The album also included a parody of a Miley Cyrus song.
6. The Brady Bunch

Answer: Men Without Hats

Parody of "The Safety Dance". In common Yankovic form, he managed to parody both the song from Men Without Hats and "The Brady Bunch" television show. This was off his second album "in 3-D" which released in 1984.
7. Buy Me a Condo

Answer: Bob Marley

Parody of "Buffalo Soldier". This was off his album "in 3-D". The song, in which Al sings in Marley's style and accent, is literally about buying a condo and all the furnishings.
8. Canadian Idiot

Answer: Green Day

Parody of "American Idiot". This was on his 2006 album "Straight Outta Lynwood". It was the second single off the album after "White & Nerdy."
9. Cavity Search

Answer: U2

Parody of "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me". The song released in 1996 on the album "Bad Hair Day". That album also included a parody of Coolio's "Gansta's Paradise".
10. A Complicated Song

Answer: Avril Lavigne

Parody of "Complicated". This is the rare time when Yankovic parodied a song while using all or part of the original song's title in his remake. The song was on his 2003 album "Poodle Hat".
Source: Author Shadowmyst2004

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