The Ultimate Ska Test

A true ska fan knows the music, scene, and history of the genre. A true ska fan is unafraid. A true ska fan is a leader. Rude boys and girls, if you know you used to own a two-tone suit in high school...if you know you've skanked at a show...this quiz is for you!

How much do you know about ska? Are you a true rudie? There's only one way to find out. Thanks to my amazing ska quizzing powers, you can find out now. PICK IT UP!

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  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Ever been to a ska show?
  2. Can you skank?
  3. Do you own at least 3 items with the black and white checkerboard pattern?
  4. Have you ever been part of a ska band, or do you know someone who is part of a ska band?
  5. How long have you been a ska fan?
  6. Have you ever worn a black suit and tie, a white shirt, and sunglasses?
  7. Do you get really mad when you hear people say, "Ska is dead"?
  8. Was ska born from reggae?
  9. What does the checkerboard pattern represent?
  10. Are you a rudie?
  11. Do you own a pair of sunglasses with black rims and yellow lenses? A pair of red shoes?
  12. Were you a Mighty Mighty Bosstones fan before 1993, when their first mainstream song appeared in Clueless?
  13. Pick it up, pick it up, pick it up?!
  14. Ska originated in the _______?
  15. Is No Doubt considered a ska band?
  16. We are currently experiencing ______.
  17. In the United States, what is the biggest west-coast 3rd wave ska label?
  18. Any other genres you're a fan of?

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