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

Maria Trimarchi

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About This Quiz

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

Where does Napoleon Dynamite live?

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

In addition to an eraser, a protractor and three pencils, which drawing was included in the opening titles?

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

Except for the unicorn, who created all the drawings in the movie?

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

How old is Napoleon's brother, Kip?

Kip Dynamite is 32 years old.

What kind of shoes does Napoleon wear?

Napoleon wears moon boots.

What bone did Grandma break while out on the dunes?

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

How far could Uncle Rico throw a football back in '82?

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

Girls only want boyfriends who have what skill?

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

What's Grandma's llama named?

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

What's Kip training to become?

Kip's training to become a cage fighter.

What does Napoleon ask Kip to bring him at school?

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

Rex's advice, from the Rex Kwon Do Self-Defense System, is to break the wrist, and what?

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

What did Napoleon do all last summer?

In Alaska, Napoleon hunted wolverines with his uncle.

What's a liger?

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.

What kind of bike does Pedro ride?

Pedro rides a Sledgehammer. Lucky.

During the Future Farmers of America event, what is the first defect Napoleon finds during milk tasting?

The defect in the first glass of milk is bleach.

What kind of milk does Deb drink?

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

Why did Sir Curt Godfrey of the Nessie Alliance summon the help of local wizards to cast a protection spell on Lake Loch Ness?

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."

For a limited time only, Glamour Shots by Deb are how much off?

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

Why will people vote for Pedro?

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.

What club performs after Summer's speech announcing her class president candidacy?

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

What song does Napoleon dance to during the assembly?

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

Where does Napoleon learn his sweet dance moves?

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

Who isn't someone Jon Heder credits with helping him choreograph his dance for Pedro's "skit"?

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.

Where do LaFawnduh and Kip meet?

LaFawnduh and Kip meet in an online chat room.

What city is LaFawnduh from?

LaFawnduh lives in Detroit.

Who had real braces for the 22-day shoot?

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

Who buys a time machine online?

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

How does Pedro ask Summer Wheatley to the dance?

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

How long does it take Napoleon to shade Trisha's upper lip?

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."

Deb goes to the dance with Pedro, but what song does she dance to with Napoleon?

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

Who drives Napoleon and Trisha to the dance?

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

Which artist used the name Napoleon Dynamite as a pseudonym on his album, "Blood and Chocolate?"

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.

In real life, Jon Heder has a twin brother. Who else in the cast is a twin?

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

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