Can You Answer These 12 Questions About The Muppets?

We've all grown up with The Muppets. They are as much a part of American culture as Apple Pie. Think you know all about this beloved show? Take these 12 questions to find out!
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What year did Jim Henson first create The Muppets?
1955`
1960
1971
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How did Jim Henson create the word Muppet?
He blended marionette with puppet
He combined puppet and made up
He thought of the word and liked it
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True or false: Kermit was originally intended to be a lizard like creature rather than a frog.
True
False
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On what show did The Muppets make their first television appearance?
Sesame Street
The Mickey Mouse Club
Sam and Friends
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What year did The Muppets finally rise to fame?
1969
1980
1975
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What year did Disney purchase the rights to The Muppets?
2004
2005
2006
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True or False: The first Kermit puppet was made from Jim Henson's mothers old coat and two ping pong balls.
True
False
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Who was the first Muppet to achieve national stardom?
Kermit the Frog
Miss Piggy
Rowlf the Dog
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What year did Miss Piggy make her first television appearance?
1974
1980
1975
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True or False: Statler and Waldorf are named after New York City hotels.
True
False
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Who was the inspiration for the Muppet named Animal?
Keith Moon of The Who
Neil Peart of Rush
Phil Collins of Genesis
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True or False: Almost all of The Muppets are left handed.
True
False
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Uh-oh, while you surely know and love these beloved American icons, you may need to study up on their history a bit.

C+, Muppet Mundane

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Good job! You know The Muppets and their creator Jim Henson well. Even though you missed a few questions, you still know more than the average Muppet fan.

B+, Muppet Maniac

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Congratulations! You are a true Muppet maven. You know and love these beloved characters well. Not only do you know the history of Jim Henson's iconic creations, but you know facts about Henson as well. Good work!

A+, Muppet Maven

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1
What year did Jim Henson first create The Muppets?
1955`
1960
1971
2
How did Jim Henson create the word Muppet?
He blended marionette with puppet
He combined puppet and made up
He thought of the word and liked it
3
True or false: Kermit was originally intended to be a lizard like creature rather than a frog.
True
False
4
On what show did The Muppets make their first television appearance?
Sesame Street
The Mickey Mouse Club
Sam and Friends
5
What year did The Muppets finally rise to fame?
1969
1980
1975
6
What year did Disney purchase the rights to The Muppets?
2004
2005
2006
7
True or False: The first Kermit puppet was made from Jim Henson's mothers old coat and two ping pong balls.
True
False
8
Who was the first Muppet to achieve national stardom?
Kermit the Frog
Miss Piggy
Rowlf the Dog
9
What year did Miss Piggy make her first television appearance?
1974
1980
1975
10
True or False: Statler and Waldorf are named after New York City hotels.
True
False
11
Who was the inspiration for the Muppet named Animal?
Keith Moon of The Who
Neil Peart of Rush
Phil Collins of Genesis
12
True or False: Almost all of The Muppets are left handed.
True
False