Are you the King of the Pride land? Try out our Lion King Quiz

With less than eight weeks left of  The Lion King’s season in Perth, we thought a quiz to test your knowledge of the musical might be in order before it leaves the West Coast.

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The Lion King is currently playing at the Crown Theatre, Burswood until 28th February.

Tickets through Ticketmaster.

Q 1. The musical score for the stage show of The Lion King was created by

Hans Zimmer

Irene Mecchi

Elton John

Tim Rice

Q 2. In September 2014, The Lion King became the top-earning title in box-office history for both stage productions and films, surpassing the record previously held by

Phantom of the Opera

Jersey Boys

Cats

Les Miserables

Q 3. The Lion King first premiered in Sydney, Australia in which year?

2001

2005

2003

1999

Q 4. The Broadway production of The Lion King is currently the

third longest running show in Broadway history

longest running show in Broadway history

fourth longest running show in Broadway history

eighth longest running show in Broadway history

Q 5. Which song was cut from the production on June 27, 2010?

Shadow Land

The Circle of Life

Chow Down

The Morning Report

Q 6. Which Play School presenter originated the role of Mufasa in the original Australian production?

Teo Gerbert

Andrew McFarlane

Jay Laga'aia

Alex Papps

Q 7. The production first premiered on

The West End in 1993

Boradway in 1982

Broadway in 1997

The West End in 1995

The Lion King - Nathaniel Stampley (Mufasa), Tshidi Manye (Rafiki) and Jean Michelle Greier (Sarabi), New York Production; Photo: Joan Marcus; ©Disney

Q 8. Complete the next line from 'The Circle of Life'. “From the day we arrive on the planet …"

and blinking, step into the sun

there's more to see than can ever be done

through the sapphire sky

but the sun rolling high

Q 9. The Lion King was Disney’s second Broadway theatrical production. What was the first?

Tarzan

Beauty and the Beast

Mary Poppins

Jungle Book

Q 10. Which character ‘Just can’t wait to be King?’

Scar

Simba

Zazu

Mufasa

Q 11. In which of the following cermonies has The Lion King not won the "Best Musical" or "Outstanding Musical" gong?

Tony Award

Helpmann Award

Moliere Award

Drama Desk Award

Q 12. Which song ends act one?

Hakuna Matata

Circle of Life

The Madness of King Scar

One by One

Q 13. Which Lion King character presents the new born cubs to the African wildlife and audience?

Pumbaa

Rafiki

Sarabi

Nala

Q 14. What does Scar promises his army of hyenas if they "stick with" him?

That they will never go hungry again

Half of the Pride Land

Simba

Control of the Elephant Graveyard

Q 15. Hakuna Matata means

Bless you

No worries

Look to the stars

She'll be right

King of Pride Rock

With this many answers correct, maybe you should be King of Pride Rock. (Just watch out for manipulative uncles named Scar!)

They Live in You

You are a fan who proably knows all the tunes and sings along. A few more correct and you'll be King.

Shadowland

You currently are in the shadowlands, but follow the advice of the tune Hakuna Matata ("no worries") and you'll soon be out of the shadowlands and on your way to becoming a King!

You just can't wait to be King

Just like Simba you're going to have to experience a little more of The Lion King before you are ready to look after the kingdom!

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