The 'Kung Fu Panda' Quiz

By: Laurie L. Dove

The 'Kung Fu Panda' Quiz
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Are you a master at "Kung Fu Panda" trivia? Take our quiz to test your kung fu skills — or beware the skadoosh!
What year was the animated feature "Kung Fu Panda" released?
2008
"Kung Fu Panda" was released in the U.S. on June 6, 2008. The film grossed more than $60 million in the U.S. during its opening weekend.
2009
2010

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Which actor plays the voice of Po in the "Kung Fu Panda" movies?
Dustin Hoffman
Seth Rogen
Jack Black
Black won the Kids' Choice award for favorite voice from an animated movie for his work on "Kung Fu Panda."

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Where does Po work before learning kung fu in the film "Kung Fu Panda"?
fireworks shop
noodle shop
Po works at his father's noodle shop before he is selected to train in kung fu.
rug shop

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Which country is the setting for the animated movie "Kung Fu Panda"?
Korea
Taiwan
China
Filmmakers spent years studying Chinese art, music, culture and kung fu movies to produce an authentic feel for the movie.

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True or false: The movie "Kung Fu Panda" took four years to make.
true
"Kung Fu Panda" took four years to complete. According to visual effects supervisor Markus Manninen, the animation used throughout the movie was more complex than anything DreamWorks had done before.
false

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What is the name of the kung fu group that Po idolizes in the movie "Kung Fu Panda"?
the Fantastic Five
the Furious Five
The fighting styles of the Furious Five members are actual kung fu styles modeled after each animal.
the Fast Five

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How many "Kung Fu Panda" feature length films has the franchise produced?
one
two
three
"Kung Fu Panda 3" was released Jan. 29, 2016, bringing the franchise total to three animated features. The trio of movies has grossed more than $497 million domestically.

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Which "Kung Fu Panda" character does actress Angelina Jolie voice?
Tigress
Jolie reprises her role as Tigress in two full-length sequels to "Kung Fu Panda" and one animated short film.
Viper
Mantis

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Which character is Po's father in the "Kung Fu Panda" movies?
Mr. Lung
Mr. Zeng
Mr. Ping
Actor James Hong plays the voice of Mr. Ping, who is never mentioned by name in the first movie.

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Which actor plays the voice of Master Shifu in the "Kung Fu Panda" movies?
Jackie Chan
Randall Duk Kim
Dustin Hoffman
In 2009 Hoffman won an Annie Award for best voice acting in an animated feature production for his work on "Kung Fu Panda."

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Which "Kung Fu Panda" character chooses Po to be the Dragon Warrior?
Master Oogway
"Oogway," written in its Mandarin form, is "wu-gui," which means tortoise.
Master Shifu
Mr. Ping

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In the "Kung Fu Panda" movies, what is the name of the region where Po lives?
Hill of Destiny
Valley of Peace
Po lives in the Valley of Peace.
Forest of Hope

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Which real-life martial arts star plays the voice of Monkey in the "Kung Fu Panda" movies?
Jet Li
Jackie Chan
Chan recorded his lines for the Mandarin, Cantonese and English versions of the first film in a single session in October 2007.
Chow Yun-fat

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True or false: Zeng and Tai Lung are the only "Kung Fu Panda" characters that do not return in "Kung Fu Panda 2."
true
false
Along with Zeng and Tai Lung, Master Oogway does not appear in "Kung Fu Panda 2."

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What type of animal is the "Kung Fu Panda" villain Tai Lung?
snow leopard
Tai Lung is a snow leopard. British actor Ian McShane voices Tai Lung.
Peacock
Yak

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Which was not a working subtitle of the film "Kung Fu Panda 2"?
"Pandamonium"
"The Kaboom of Doom"
"The Fist of Po"
Both "Pandamonium" and "The Kaboom of Doom" were considered as working subtitles before filmmakers decided on "Kung Fu Panda 2."

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What did Po find on the Dragon Scroll in "Kung Fu Panda"?
the Wuxi finger hold
nothing
Po found absolutely nothing on the Dragon Scroll in "Kung Fu Panda."
an ancient kung fu move

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In "Kung Fu Panda" which character first teaches Po kung fu?
Master Oogway
Mr. Ping
Master Shifu
In Mandarin the word "shi-fu" means teacher-master.

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Which year was the animated sequel "Kung Fu Panda 2" released?
2011
"Kung Fu Panda 2" was released in 2011. The film was directed by Jennifer Yuh and received an Academy Award nomination for best animated feature film of the year.
2012
2013

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Which "Kung Fu Panda 2" character does actor Gary Oldman voice?
Wolf Boss
Lord Shen
The Shen character was originally created to be an evil mayor in the 2008 movie "Kung Fu Panda" but was dropped before production began.
Master Ox

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Which actress plays the character Viper in the "Kung Fu Panda" films?
Lucy Liu
Liu said in a 2008 interview that she was sold on voicing the character after seeing concept art for "Kung Fu Panda."
Kate Hudson
Michelle Yeoh

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Which "Kung Fu Panda" character escapes from Chorh-Gom Prison?
Shen
Kai
Tai Lung
Tai Lung escapes from Chorh-Gom Prison. "Chorh-Gom" means "to sit in prison" in Cantonese.

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Where does Po live and train?
the Jade Palace
The scene when the awe-struck Po enters the Jade Palace was inspired by the director's first experience entering "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch.
the Forbidden City
the Peach Palace

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Which character does martial arts actor Jean-Claude Van Damme provide the voice for in "Kung Fu Panda 2"?
Master Ox
Master Croc
He voices Master Croc in "Kung Fu Panda 2." The film marked the debut of Van Damme as a voice actor in an animated film.
Master Rhino

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What is Shen's mysterious weapon in "Kung Fu Panda 2"?
a fire lance
a sword
a cannon
The Chinese are believed to have invented the first crude cannons around 900 C.E.

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What city do Po and the Furious Five travel to in "Kung Fu Panda 2"?
Beijing
Gongmen City
They travel to Gongmen City to confront Shen. Filmmakers traveled to China and found the inspiration for the fictional Gongmen City in the real walled city of Pingyao.
Shanghai

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Which actor plays the voice of "Kung Fu Panda 2" character Master Thundering Rhino?
Victor Garber
Garber said in a 2011 interview, "I have four lines in 'Kung Fu Panda 2,' but I'd love to do more animated films."
Bryan Cranston
Dennis Haysbert

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What is the secret ingredient in the secret ingredient soup in "Kung Fu Panda"?
shallots
basil
nothing
Mr. Ping reveals to Po that there is no secret ingredient in secret ingredient soup. Mr. Ping adds, "To make something special you just have to believe it's special."

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True or false: Kai is the first "Kung Fu Panda" villain that does not have a British accent.
true
American actor J.K. Simmons voices Kai, while British actors Gary Oldman and Ian McShane voice the villains from the first two films.
false

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Which former "Breaking Bad" actor plays the voice of Po's biological father, Li, in "Kung Fu Panda 3"?
Bryan Cranston
Cranston won multiple Emmys and a Golden Globe for his role as Walter White on the television series "Breaking Bad."
Bob Odenkirk
Dean Norris

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