Give me some of your tots! How well do you know Napoleon Dynamite?

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Give me some of your tots! How well do you know Napoleon Dynamite?
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Did you know Jon Heder, who plays Napoleon, was paid only $1,000 for the role? Or that the film started as a short called "Paluca?" See how much you know about the cult-classic, "Napoleon Dynamite."
Which food is not included in the opening credits?
a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
a slice of pepperoni pizza
sliced peaches
steak
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

A lot of food is featured in the opening titles, but pizza isn't one of them.

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Where does Napoleon Dynamite live?
Pocatello, Idaho
Preston, Idaho
Pleasantview, Idaho
Pingree, Idaho
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon Dynamite and his brother Kip live with their grandma in Preston, Idaho.

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In addition to an eraser, a protractor and three pencils, which drawing was included in the opening titles?
a drawing of a spaceship
a drawing of a warrior holding a flag
a drawing of a female centaur fighting an eagle
all of these drawings appear in the opening credits
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

In addition to an eraser, a protractor and three pencils, all three of these drawings are included in the opening credits.

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Except for the unicorn, who created all the drawings in the movie?
James Hess
Jared Hess
Jerusha Hess
Jon Heder
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

With the exception of the unicorn piece, those are Jon Heder's drawings.

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How old is Napoleon's brother, Kip?
12
18
22
32
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Kip Dynamite is 32 years old.

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What kind of shoes does Napoleon wear?
cowboy boots
duck boots
moon boots
motorcycle boots
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon wears moon boots.

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What bone did Grandma break while out on the dunes?
clavicle ("collarbone")
coccyx ("tailbone")
mandible ("jawbone")
tibia ("shin bone")
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Grandma breaks her coccyx (her tailbone) while riding quad bikes on the dunes.

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How far could Uncle Rico throw a football back in '82?
1/8 mile
1/4 mile
1/2 mile
1 mile
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Back in '82, Rico could "throw a pigskin a quarter mile."

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Girls only want boyfriends who have what skill?
computer hacking skills
bow hunting skills
nunchuck skills
all of these great skills
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills, like nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills and computer hacking skills.

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What's Grandma's llama named?
Dolly
Lama glama
Llama del Rey
Tina
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon's grandmother's llama was named Tina. In real life, Tina's name was Dolly.

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What's Kip training to become?
a cage fighter
a hip-hop artist
a llama handler
a time traveler
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Kip's training to become a cage fighter.

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What does Napoleon ask Kip to bring him at school?
his ChapStick
his gym clothes
his notebook
his nunchucks
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

His ChapStick. Because his "lips hurt real bad."

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Rex's advice, from the Rex Kwon Do Self-Defense System, is to break the wrist, and what?
bow to your sensei
forget about it
make yourself a dang quesadilla
walk away
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

As Rex says, "Just break the wrist, and walk away."

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What did Napoleon do all last summer?
hunted wolverines in Alaska
scout camp
taming a wild stallion
whatever he felt like he wanted to do, gosh!
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

In Alaska, Napoleon hunted wolverines with his uncle.

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What's a liger?
a lemur-tiger hybrid
a leopard-tiger hybrid
a lion-tiger hybrid
a lynx-tiger hybrid
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

A liger is a lion-tiger hybrid. While the liger is real (the result of a male lion and a female tiger), it's not, as Napoleon believes, bred for its skills in magic.

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What kind of bike does Pedro ride?
a Huffy
a Kestrel
a Sledgehammer
a Trek
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Pedro rides a Sledgehammer. Lucky.

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During the Future Farmers of America event, what is the first defect Napoleon finds during milk tasting?
a faint hint of bleach
a slight curdled flavor
the cows got into a clover patch
the cows got into an onion patch
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The defect in the first glass of milk is bleach.

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What kind of milk does Deb drink?
chocolate
1%
2%
whole
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Deb's choice of 1% milk prompts Napoleon to tell her, "You could be drinking whole if you wanted to."

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Why did Sir Curt Godfrey of the Nessie Alliance summon the help of local wizards to cast a protection spell on Lake Loch Ness?
to encourage peaceful existence with the Loch Ness Monster
to stop Nessie from being blown out of the water
to stop Nessie from being kidnapped
to stop Nessie from feeding on the local villagers
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

According to Napoleon's current event report, the Nessie Alliance summoned the help of local Scottish wizards because Japanese scientists had placed explosive detonators at the bottom of Lake Loch Ness in an effort to "blow Nessie out of the water."

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For a limited time only, Glamour Shots by Deb are how much off?
10 percent
25 percent
50 percent
75 percent
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

For a limited time only, Glamour Shots by Deb are 75 percent off.

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Why will people vote for Pedro?
good at hookin' up with chicks
only guy at school with a mustache
sweet bike
all of the above
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon, giving Pedro a pep talk, lists his skills: 1. He has a sweet bike; 2. He's really good at hookin' up with chicks, and 3. He's the only guy at school who has a mustache.

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What club performs after Summer's speech announcing her class president candidacy?
the First Robotics club
the Handbells club
the Happy Hands club
the Thespian Society
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The Happy Hands club performs after Summer's candidacy annoucement at the school assembly.

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What song does Napoleon dance to during the assembly?
Jamiroquai's "Virtual Insanity"
Jamiroquai's "Planet Home"
Jamiroquai's "Just Dance"
Jamiroquai's "Canned Heat"
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon busts out his best moves to Jamiroquai's "Canned Heat."

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Where does Napoleon learn his sweet dance moves?
the African Anteater Ritual on African Cultural Hour
from "American Bandstand"
from D-Qwon's "Dance Grooves" tape
from "Dance Fever"
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Napoleon practices his moves with the D-Qwon's "Dance Grooves" tape.

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Who isn't someone Jon Heder credits with helping him choreograph his dance for Pedro's "skit"?
Michael Jackson
Tina Majorino
Justin Timberlake
John Travolta
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

In addition to his own moves, Jon Heder has credited Tina Majorino (the actress who plays Deb). (With, he also has said, a lot of inspiration from Michael Jackson, the Backstreet Boys, John Travolta and '70s Soul Train.) But he's never mentioned Justin Timberlake.

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Where do LaFawnduh and Kip meet?
in an online chat room
on his container sales route
on a matchmaking site
on Twitter
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

LaFawnduh and Kip meet in an online chat room.

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What city is LaFawnduh from?
Chicago
Cleveland
Detroit
New York City
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

LaFawnduh lives in Detroit.

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Who had real braces for the 22-day shoot?
Jon Gries (as Uncle Rico)
Jon Heder (as Napoleon)
Efren Ramirez (as Pedro)
Aaron Ruell (as Kip)
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The character of Kip wears braces, and so did Aaron Ruell during the shoot.

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Who buys a time machine online?
Napoleon
Pedro
Rex
Uncle Rico
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Uncle Rico, with advice from Kip, purchases a time machine online.

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How does Pedro ask Summer Wheatley to the dance?
asks while offering his tots to her
bakes her a cake
draws her picture
makes her a pinata
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Pedro bakes a cake for Summer to ask her to the dance.

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How long does it take Napoleon to shade Trisha's upper lip?
3 minutes
30 minutes
3 hours
3 days
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

It took Napoleon three hours to finish the shading on Trisha's upper lip. He feels, "it's probably the best drawing I've ever done."

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Deb goes to the dance with Pedro, but what song does she dance to with Napoleon?
Alphaville's "Forever Young"
Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time"
Darci Monet's "The Rose"
When in Rome's "The Promise"
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Deb and Napoleon dance to "Forever Young," performed by Alphaville.

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Who drives Napoleon and Trisha to the dance?
Deb's mom, with Pedro and Deb
Kip
Pedro's cousins with all the sweet hook-ups
Uncle Rico
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Pedro's cousins with all the sweet hook-ups are Napoleon and Trisha's ride to the dance.

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Which artist used the name Napoleon Dynamite as a pseudonym on his album, "Blood and Chocolate?"
David Bowie
Elvis Costello
Joe Jackson
Nick Lowe
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Elvis Costello used the name Napoleon Dynamite as a pseudonym in 1986, on the album "Blood and Chocolate," and four years earlier on a single he released.

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In real life, Jon Heder has a twin brother. Who else in the cast is a twin?
Shondrella Avery
Haylie Duff
Tina Majorino
Efren Ramirez
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Efren Ramirez, who plays Pedro, has a twin brother, Carlos.

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