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All Shook Up: The Ultimate Elvis Quiz
by Staff
Nearly 40 years after his death, Elvis Presley is still the King. See how much you know about this icon of movies, music, pop culture and unusual appetites. (Fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches anyone?)

What's the name of Elvis' home-turned-museum?

  • Wonderland
  • Graceland
  • Music Manor

What Southern city is home to Elvis' mansion?

  • Memphis, Tennessee
  • Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Atlanta, Georgia

How old was Elvis when he bought Graceland?

  • 22 years old
  • 26 years old
  • 24 years old

This room at Graceland is decorated with green shag carpet and carved wood furnishings.

  • the Polynesian room
  • the Hawaiian room
  • the jungle room

What was Elvis' first hit song?

  • "That's All Right"
  • "Heartbreak Hotel"
  • "Love Me Tender"

When was Elvis born?

  • Jan. 15, 1936
  • Jan. 8, 1935
  • Jan. 3, 1937

Not counting the documentaries, how many movies did Elvis make?

  • 31
  • 35
  • 26

When did Elvis enter the Army?

  • March 23, 1964
  • March 5, 1960
  • March 24, 1958

Where did Elvis meet his wife, Priscilla Presley?

  • Las Vegas
  • Germany
  • Tupelo, Mississippi

Where did Priscilla Presley and Elvis marry?

  • Graceland
  • the Beaulieu family home
  • Las Vegas

Who was Col. Tom Parker?

  • Elvis' driver
  • Elvis' drummer
  • Elvis' manager

How many gold and platinum records does Elvis have?

  • 167
  • 116
  • 173

What national TV show did Elvis first appear on?

  • "Stage Show"
  • "The Ed Sullivan Show"
  • "Hee Haw"

Elvis performed concerts in only one country besides the United States. Which country was it?

  • England
  • Germany
  • Canada

What was Elvis' first movie?

  • "Love Me Tender"
  • "King Creole"
  • "Blue Hawaii"

How many Grammys did Elvis win?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 17

When did Elvis get his first guitar?

  • age 6
  • age 11
  • age 13

What was Elvis' last no. 1 hit?

  • "In the Ghetto"
  • "Suspicious Minds"
  • "Gentle On My Mind"

When did Graceland open to the public?

  • 1979
  • 1981
  • 1982

Who was appointed executor of Elvis' estate when he died?

  • his mother, Gladys Presley
  • his father, Vernon Presley
  • his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley

When did Elvis and Priscilla Presley divorce?

  • never
  • 1973
  • 1970

True or false: Elvis is survived by only one child.

  • true
  • false

Who owns the Graceland mansion now?

  • Lisa Marie Presley
  • Priscilla Presley
  • Presley Productions

Elvis may have starred in 31 films, but they weren't generally considered good. Which movie was "The New York Times" critic Howard Thompson referring to when he wrote, "Cut my legs off and call me Shorty! Elvis Presley can act."

  • "Viva Las Vegas"
  • "King Creole"
  • "Jailhouse Rock"

Did Elvis really eat fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches?

  • yes
  • no

What is the best-selling Elvis song of all time?

  • "It's Now or Never"
  • "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
  • "A Little Less Conversation"

Who are the Jordanaires?

  • singers who sued Elvis for stealing their music
  • Elvis' backup singers
  • Elvis' friends, sometimes known as the Memphis Mafia

Where was Elvis' last concert?

  • Madison Square Garden, New York City
  • Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama

When and where did Elvis die?

  • backstage at the Grand Ole Opry in 1975
  • at Graceland in 1977
  • in the backseat of a Cadillac in 1976

Who was Elvis' girlfriend at the time of his death?

  • Linda Thompson
  • Ann-Margaret
  • Ginger Alden