Stuff You Should Know's Muppet Quiz
It's time to put on makeup; it's time to dress up right. It's time to raise the curtain on the Muppet quiz tonight!
It's generally believed that the name "Muppet" comes from a combination of what two words?
- "miniature" and "puppet"
- "multi-use" and "puppet"
- "marionette" and "puppet"
What did Jim Henson use for Kermit's green outer layer on the first prototype?
- a tapestry from his dorm room wall
- his sister's sweater
- his mother's coat
True or False: Muppets are now made from foam rubber.
Within the Henson Company, the antron fleece used to make Muppet skin is called what?
- Muppet fleece
Which Muppet is the only one that utilizes actual human hands?
- Swedish Chef
- Big Bird
The special seamless stitch that Muppet designer Don Sahlin perfected was known as what?
- the secret stitch
- the Henson stitch
- the Sahlin stitch
True or false: The Muppet's hands and arms are considered by Muppeteers to be their most important feature.
Which feature helps to distinguish the age of a Muppet?
- its nose
- its pupils
- its mouth shape
The shape formed by the eyes and nose of a Muppet is known as what?
- Magic Triangle
- The Triumvirate
What feature has always been optional for Muppets?
What was the original name of the Muppet workshop?
- Magic Factory
- Creature Shop
- Muppet Workshop
Grover is a classic example of what kind of puppet?
- hand puppet
- hand and rod puppet
- rod modified puppet
Burt's buddy Ernie is known as what kind of puppet?
- hand-fed puppet
- live-hand puppet
- hand-to-elbow puppet
What is the smallest of all the Muppets?
- Maggie the Maggot
- Rizzo the Rat
- Slimey the Worm
What kind of Muppet is Big Bird?
- two-story Muppet
- full-bodied Muppet
"The Muppet Show" skit that featured an astronaut Miss Piggy was called what?
- "Pigs in Space"
- "The Adventures of Piggy-Naut"
"The Muppet Show," which ran for five seasons beginning in 1976, was produced in what country?
- The United States
What was the name of the piano playing Muppet dog?
- Ralph the Dog
- Rowlf the Dog
- Rolph the Dog
Everyone remembers lab assistant Beaker, but what was the name of the head scientist at Muppet Labs?
- Dr. Bill
- Dr. Barker von Hammersmock
- Dr. Bunson Honeydew
True or false: The name of the Muppet rock band from "The Muppet Show" was The Eclectic Mayhem.
Which Muppet plays bass alongside Dr. Teeth in The Electric Mayhem?
- Sgt. Floyd Pepper
- Zoot the Bassman
Statler and Waldorf were known for sitting in the Muppet theater's box seats and doing what?
- cheering on the show
- ignoring the show
- complaining about the show
The extra Muppets that aren't identified by name, but populate the background, are known as what?
- Unsung heroes
Which movie director got his start as Jim Henson's right hand man?
- John Hughes
- John Landis
- Frank Oz
Who was the Muppet monster who would eat other Muppets on "The Muppet Show"?
- Gorgon Heap
- Crazy Harry
"The Muppet Movie" garnered two Academy Award nominations in 1979. What were they?
- Art Direction and Original Song
- Score and Original Song
- Art Direction and Sound Editing
Of the five theatrical release Muppet films, which one grossed the most money?
- "Muppet Christmas Carol"
- "Muppets Take Manhattan"
- "The Muppet Movie"
What HBO show in the early 1980s featured Muppets of three different "races"?
- Land of Gorch
- Sam and Friends
- Fraggle Rock
What Christmas special for HBO featured Jim Henson's furry creatures from Frogtown Hollow?
- "Kermit's Kristmas"
- "The Muppet Christmas Carol"
- "Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas"
What did no guest star of "The Muppet Show" ever do?
- appear more than once
- touch a Muppet
- sing on the show