The World's Toughest Disney Quiz Book

Volume 2

by Shaun Finnie | Release Date: January 24, 2016 | Availability: Print, Kindle

Earn Your Ph.D. in Disney

You're the person who knows all there is to know about Disney. You impress your friends with arcane trivia. Your pores leak pixie dust. But now you've met your match. Not even Mickey could ace these quizzes. Devilishly difficult, yes. But oh so addictive!

In this second of five volumes, Shaun Finnie ranges far and wide over decades of Disney history, from the earliest shorts to the current feature films, from the early days of Disneyland to the latest developments at Disney theme parks across the globe.

These 1000 brand-new questions (and answers) are the perfect companion for your next Disney trip, or for whenever you need to mainline a quick burst of the magic. Each quiz takes only a few minutes — perfect for on-the-go (or stuck in a line) Disney fans who crave the sort of knowledge not found in other trivia books.


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1000 Really, Really Hard Disney Trivia Stumpers

Since its original publication in 2012, people around the world have taken the challenge of The World’s Toughest Disney Quiz Book. They learned how much they knew about the theme parks, the films, the television shows, and the people who create them. Above all, they learned many new pieces of trivia about the Walt Disney Company that they didn’t know before.

Now The World’s Toughest Disney Quiz Book is back with a second volume, another thousand questions to test even the most fanatical fan’s Disney knowledge. Who is Ned Needlemeyer? Which movie was about a family building a bird sanctuary to protect wild geese? Which attraction had to be changed as it was attracting bees?

As before, challenge your Disney-loving friends with this ultimate Disney trivia quiz. The World’s Toughest Disney Quiz Book: Volume 2 is, if anything, even tougher than the first.

Could you still be the ultimate Disney mastermind?

Shaun Finnie

Shaun Finnie is an amateur Disney historian from England. In addition to The World’s Toughest Disney Quiz Book series, he is also the author of the Disney Imagineering Unleashed series of novels.

Here's a sample of 10 questions (from the 1000 questions in this book) to test your Disney IQ.

  • If Perry the Platypus is Agent P in the Phineas and Ferb franchise, who is Agent T?
  • When it opened in 1983, what was the third Disney theme park?
  • How many passengers can the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder cruise ships each carry?
  • What Disney movie won the 1953 Best Documentary Feature Oscar, the 1954 Cannes Film Festival International Prize, the 1954 Gold Medal for documentaries and culture films at the Berlin Film Festival, and a special achievement award from the Golden Globes before being selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”?
  • An animatronic version of which character performed and danced on a balcony opposite Toy Story Mania in Disney’s Hollywood Studios during 2009 and 2010?
  • What is the name of Aladdin’s father?
  • Which of Disney’s theme parks is the largest?
  • Which character’s name means “magnolia” in her native language?
  • Which 1943 Disney short film is a chilling piece of propaganda showing a German boy being raised to fight for the Nazis?
  • “Down to Earth”, an Oscar-nominated song by Peter Gabriel, features in which Pixar movie?

Continued in "The World's Toughest Disney Quiz Book: Volume 2"!

Let's find out how you did:

  • Terry the Turtle is Agent T.
  • The third Disney theme park (after Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom) was Tokyo Disneyland.
  • The Disney Magic and Disney Wonder cruise ships can each carry 2,400 passengers.
  • The Living Desert won the 1953 Best Documentary Feature Oscar and many other awards.
  • An animatronic version of the Luxo Jr. lamp—Pixar’s corporate icon—appeared at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during 2009 and 2010.
  • Aladdin’s father, Casim, first appeared in Aladdin and the King of Thieves.
  • At more than 500 acres, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the company’s largest theme park.
  • Mulan literally translates as “wood-orchid”, or “magnolia”.
  • Education for Death: The Making of a Nazi is possibly the strongest propaganda movie to come from the Disney Studio during World War II.
  • Peter Gabriel’s “Down to Earth” appears in WALL-E.

Continued in "The World's Toughest Disney Quiz Book: Volume 2"!

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