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Ogres and Donkeys and Dragons, Oh My!: A 'Shrek' Quiz
by Staff
The "Shrek" franchise is one of the highest-grossing animated movie series ever, with the films raking in $3.5 billion worldwide. Find out how much you know about the big green ogre with a heart of gold and his friends.

Mike Myers, with his adopted Scottish accent, made the world fall in love with Shrek. But who was first cast as the big green ogre?

  • Nicolas Cage
  • Chris Farley
  • Tom Cruise

Where did the inspiration for "Shrek" the movie come from?

  • a book
  • a true-life event
  • Swiss fairy tales

What blockbuster titan was determined to bring Shrek and his swamp to the big screen?

  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Steven Spielberg
  • George Lucas

How many feature-length films are in the franchise?

  • three
  • five
  • seven

This "Shrek" movie is the highest-grossing animated movie of the series.

  • "Shrek"
  • "Shrek 2"
  • "Puss in Boots"

This film won the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

  • "Shrek"
  • "Shrek 2"
  • "Puss in Boots"

This movie introduced Puss in Boots, an adorable assassin who went on to star in his own film.

  • "Shrek"
  • "Shrek 2"
  • "Shrek Forever After"

Which Monty Python regular played King Harold, Fiona's dad, in "Shrek 2"?

  • Eric Idle
  • Michael Palin
  • John Cleese

This self-absorbed character was supposed to rescue Fiona from the castle and become her husband.

  • Lord Farquaad
  • Prince Charming
  • Rumpelstiltskin

At the end of "Shrek 2," we learn that Donkey is a daddy. What species are his offspring?

  • mules
  • burros
  • dronkeys

This reality TV star appears at the end of the "Shrek 2" DVD as the judge of Far Far Away Idol.

  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Simon Cowell
  • Jennifer Lopez

In "Shrek 2" Donkey and Shrek steal a potion from the Fairy Godmother that they believe will let them live in what way?

  • happily ever after
  • forever alone, naturally
  • like a rock star

In "Shrek," once upon a time Princess Fiona had an enchantment on her that could only be broken this way.

  • by love's first kiss
  • by a kiss from a frog
  • by a proposal from an ogre

Who voices Shrek's best friend Donkey?

  • Will Ferrell
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Dave Chappelle

Where does Shrek live?

  • forest
  • swamp
  • desert

In "Shrek," Shrek agrees to rescue Fiona in order to:

  • get his swamp back
  • share true love's first kiss
  • marry her

In "Shrek," Fiona is under what horrible enchantment?

  • She turns into a frog like her father.
  • She's in an enchanted sleep.
  • She's half-ogress and half-human.

Shrek loves the peace and quiet of his lonely swamp. Who ruins it for him in "Shrek"?

  • Donkey
  • Lord Farquaad
  • Magic Mirror

In "Shrek," how are onions like ogres?

  • They both make you cry.
  • They both stink.
  • They both have layers.

Why does Shrek think he's better off alone?

  • People judge him before they even know him.
  • He can't be trusted not to kill people
  • He can't help farting and belching.

After Shrek and Donkey save Fiona, she's so happy she sings with a bluebird. What does her song do to the bird?

  • makes it lay more eggs
  • turns it back into a prince
  • makes the bird explode

Fiona shows she's not a typical princess when she beats up this gang after Shrek rescues her.

  • the seven dwarfs
  • Robin Hood and his merry men
  • the three blind mice

How does evil Lord Farquaad die at the end of "Shrek"?

  • Shrek stabs him.
  • Dragon eats him.
  • Donkey kicks him.

Shrek and Fiona step in as the rulers of Far Far Away after what happens in "Shrek the Third"?

  • Shrek kills King Harold.
  • King Harold falls ill.
  • Dragon and Donkey injure King Harold.

Who voiced Fiona's mother, the queen of Far Far Away?

  • Judi Dench
  • Maggie Smith
  • Julie Andrews

Fiona opens a box at her baby shower in "Shrek the Third" to find a real, live babysitter inside. Who is it?

  • one of the ugly stepsisters
  • one of the three little pigs
  • one of the seven dwarfs

This character kills Prince Charming in "Shrek the Third."

  • Artie
  • Dragon
  • Merlin

Is "Puss in Boots" a prequel or sequel to the "Shrek" franchise?

  • prequel
  • sequel

"Shrek Forever After" borrows heavily from which classic film?

  • "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
  • "It's a Wonderful Life"
  • "Bringing Up Baby"

Who erases Shrek's life in "Shrek Forever After"?

  • the Pied Piper
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • Puss in Boots