Take a Peek Behind the Magic & Put Yourself to the Test!
In anticipation of Disney’s October 4th release of THE LION KING: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Hi-Def Combo Pack, we present you with “The Ultimate Lion King Quiz” and an embeddable slideshow of Behind-the-Scenes images! How well do your readers know this beloved classic? Just how close did the animators get to a real live lion? Check it out!
Calling all fans of The Lion King! Think you know the Disney classic inside out? Put yourself
to the test with this ultimate quiz on the animated masterpiece…
SECTION ONE: GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
This section includes random questions on the mega movie and all its characters. Put your thinking cap on and get to work!
What is the name of the first song at the beginning of the movie?
Is the sun rising or setting when the movie starts?
Which young character sneezes at the start of the movie?
What is the name of Simba’s father?
Which character steps on a mouse and tries to eat it?
What is the name of Simba’s best friend? HINT: She’s a cub, too!
The graveyard of which animal do the cubs want to visit?
Which character is working on their roar during the song I Just Can’t Wait To Be King?
What kind of animal sits on Zazu as the young cubs escape from his gaze?
What are the names of the trio of villainous hyenas?
Which evil character gives the hyenas a zebra leg to munch on?
What type of animal can be seen grazing in the meadow before running off in a stampede?
Which duo goes ‘bowling for buzzards’?
What does ‘Hakuna Matata’ mean?
What type of animal is Pumbaa?
Who thinks the stars in the night sky are actually fireflies?
What color is Rafiki’s nose?
Which character doesn’t like to be called a pig?
Which of the lions in the movie has green eyes?
Can you name the movie’s two directors? HINT: They are the first names to appear in the end credits!
TWO: WHO SAID WHAT?
Can you match up the movie quotes with the correct characters from The Lion King? You’ll be the pride of your friends if you get it correct!
“He’s as mad as a hippo with a hernia!”
“As far as brains go, I got the lion’s share.”
“A king’s time as ruler rises and falls like the sun.”
“I walk on the wild side, I laugh in the face of danger!”
“Lady, have you got your lions crossed!”
SECTION THREE: NAME THAT TUNE!
Can you match up the lyrics below to songs from the movie’s soundtrack? Get musical, and good luck!
From the day we arrive on the planet
And, blinking, step into the sun
Free to run around all day
Free to do it all my way
It’s clear from your vacant expressions
The lights are not all on upstairs
It means ‘no worries’ for the rest of your days
It’s our problem-free philosophy
It’s enough to make kings and vagabonds
Believe the very best
[NO CHEATING, GANG!]
Circle Of Life
The sun is rising
Shenzi, Banzai and Ed
Pumbaa and Timon
It means, ‘no worries!’
Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff
TWO: WHO SAID WHAT?
QUOTE ONE: Zazu
QUOTE TWO: Scar
QUOTE THREE: Mufasa
QUOTE FOUR: Simba
QUOTE FIVE: Timon
THREE: NAME THAT TUNE!
LYRIC ONE: Circle Of Life
LYRIC TWO: I Just Can’t Wait To Be King
LYRIC THREE: Be Prepared
LYRIC FOUR: Hakuna Matata
LYRIC FIVE: Can You Feel The Love Tonight
DID YOU DO?
If you correctly answered 0-10 questions…
Uh-oh! You’re not the most sharp-eyed viewer of The Lion King – but don’t let that put you off. Why don’t you watch the DVD a few more times and take the test again? We’re sure you’ll beat your old score with ease next time!
If you correctly answered 11-20 questions…
Great work! When it comes to The Lion King, you’re not quite top of the class – but you’re definitely on your way there. Want to be like Simba and earn a little more pride? Take the quiz again and see if you can do better. Go on, you’ll be a roaring success the second time around!
If you correctly answered 21-30 questions…
Congratulations on your purr-fect score! Are you best friends with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa? Well, you should be with all your knowledge of the movie. Super fans like you deserve the best in life, so give yourself a big
pat on the back and as a reward, sit down to watch your favorite film. What’s that? The Lion King, of course!