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The Accordion Quiz
Can you name the correct answers to these ten trivia questions about accordions?
Updated Oct 7, 2011
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The State Musical Instrument of Louisiana, the diatonic accordion was nicknamed this after the region's style of music and cuisine.
This player of ''champagne music'' was a bandleader and host of a long-running eponymous variety show; he was given his first accordion by his father.
Nearly 25 years after releasing ''Another One Rides the Bus'', this parodist's ''White & Nerdy'' was his first song to be certified platinum by the RIAA.
There's a few famous ones mentioned throughout this quiz, but this is the specific term for any person who plays the instrument. (Hint: It's not ''lonely''.)
Winning many awards for ''Leaving Las Vegas'' (yet none for ''National Treasure''), this actor once proclaimed, ''I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion.''
The National Hall of Fame for the ''Cleveland-Style'' of this music genre can be found in the city of Euclid, Ohio.
Also found in harmonicas and some organs, these strips made from metal make different pitches when air is blown across them.
Supernerd Steve Urkel, portrayed by actor Jaleel White, annoyed everyone when he brought out his accordion on this TV sitcom.
''To turn on your boyfriend, get naked and strap on an accordion,'' says this accordion-playing singer of ''All I Wanna Do'' and ''The First Cut Is the Deepest''.
Repairman Wolfgang Fachmann can easily fix your accordion if you bring it to Bienenbüttel in this country, whose language is where the word ''accordion'' derives.
That's a lie and you know it.
That answer makes me sadder than the noise that comes from someone's accordion!
Now what did I just get done telling you? Given your ability to follow instructions, I'd say you would be the one of the lonely sort. Try again!
Did I do that? Wait, YOU did that. Laura isn't going to date anyone who doesn't read a question properly!
I just wanted to point out that you spelled ''weird'' weird.
I'm gonna need you to be a little more specific than that.
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