Rockin' and A-rollin': The 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Quiz
by Staff
Unpack your adjectives, and have a go at what you know about Saturday morning's "Schoolhouse Rock!" — beyond the words to "Conjunction Junction," that is.

Which is a magic number?

  • one
  • two
  • three

Which is a lyric in the opening theme song?

  • 'cause knowledge is power
  • Let's make contact!
  • You may just learn something!

What was the original name of the series?

  • "Education Rocks"
  • "Scholastic Rock"
  • "School of Rock"

If you look hard enough, you'll see a naked woman at the end of which episode?

  • "Interplanet Janet"
  • "Little Twelvetoes"
  • "The Shot Heard 'Round the World"

True or false: Each episode of the series was reviewed by an educational consultant.

  • true
  • false

Name the three conjunction boxcars.

  • and, but, or
  • by, for, from
  • across, beyond, over

"Schoolhouse Rock" premiered on Saturday, January 6, of what year?

  • 1969
  • 1972
  • 1973

Come on down to Lolly's and get your what?

  • adjectives
  • adverbs
  • nouns

What was the first song recorded for the series?

  • "Elementary, My Dear"
  • "I Got Six"
  • "Three is a Magic Number"

Which number is NOT included in the multiplication series?

  • one
  • two
  • four

Which song is NOT from "Science Rock"?

  • "Do the Circulation"
  • "Elbow Room"
  • "Electricity, Electricity"

Turn the eight on its side and it’s a symbol for what?

  • infinity
  • peace
  • Tao

True or false: The preamble to the U.S. Constitution reads, "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union ..."

  • true
  • false

What genre of music is used to explain the laws of gravity?

  • country
  • doo-wop
  • folk

Which is NOT about "Intergalactic Janet"?

  • "No, there's never been a planet Janet hasn't seen."
  • "She's been to the sun; it's lots of fun."
  • "There's a fire in my heart and you fan it."

When did the musical theater adaptation "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" premiere?

  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2000

What shows was "Schoolhouse Rock!" up against when the series won its first Emmy?

  • "Captain Kangaroo" and "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids"
  • "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and "Sesame Street"
  • "The Big Blue Marble" and "Make a Wish"
  • "Sesame Street" and "The Electric Company"

Who sang "The Energy Blues" on the 1996 "Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks" covers album?

  • Biz Markie
  • The Lemonheads
  • Moby

Who is my funny little hero?

  • Lucky Seven Sampson
  • Pluto
  • Zero

Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla is what kind of noun?

  • common noun
  • pronoun
  • proper noun

How long were the Saturday morning shorts?

  • one minute
  • three minutes
  • five minutes

Which short was NOT included in the series premiere?

  • "Elementary, My Dear"
  • "Ready or Not, Here I Come"
  • "Three Is a Magic Number"
  • "The Four-legged Zoo"

In which short does co-creator Tom Yohe appear as a red bow tie-wearing cartoon version of himself?

  • "Don't Be a Carbon Sasquatch"
  • "Lucky Seven Sampson"
  • "The Good Eleven"

True or false: The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the University of Michigan Medical School requested "Telegraph Line."

  • true
  • false

Which topic was NOT part of the original series?

  • civics
  • Earth
  • economics
  • history

What was Disney accused of when it released "Schoolhouse Rock! Earth"?

  • fraud
  • libel
  • plagiarism
  • propaganda

Which song was rejected as part of the original shorts?

  • "Do Your Sevenses"
  • "Playin' Hooky"
  • "The New Math"

Who created the series?

  • Bob Dorough
  • David McCall
  • George Newall
  • Lynn Ahrens

Which song was produced for the series' 30th anniversary?

  • "I'm Gonna Send Your Vote to College"
  • "Presidential Minute"
  • "This for That"
  • "Walkin' on Wall Street"

Who sang "Sufferin' Till Suffrage" on the 1998 "Schoolhouse Rocks the Vote" album?

  • Aretha Franklin
  • Etta James
  • Tina Turner