Celebrity Cats - A Trivia Quiz

Cats are very popular pets. My family and I have several, and we spoil them terribly. And it seems you can’t even go to Facebook or your favorite forums without someone posting photos of their own treasured felines. Despite their reputation for independence and finicky ways, cats are great companions - often hailed as superior to dogs (usually by their prejudiced owners, of course!)

The following trivia quiz is all about famous and celebrity felines, from real cats to our favorite fictional ones. If you’d like to play along, the rules are simple: get out a sheet of paper and pencil or pen. Number your paper 1-16. Scroll down to the Questions section and read the first trivia question, and from the choice of four answer choices, select one. Mark this on your paper and proceed to the next question. Below the Questions section is the Answers section, where you’ll check to see how many correct answers you got. Each correct answer 1-15 is worth 10 points, while question #16 (bonus question) is worth 50 points, making for a potential perfect score of 200 points.

Good luck and have fun!

Questions


1. Morris the Cat was the company “spokesperson” for brand of pet food?

a. Little Friskies

b. 9 Lives

c. Sheba

d. Alpo



2. This cat is popularly known by what Meme name?

a. Urban Feline

b. Herk the Snerk

c. Grumpy Cat

d. Bad Luck Brian



3. The genus of feline called Smilodon is commonly known by what name?

a. Saber-toothed Tiger

b. Jaguar

c. common house cat

d. Cheshire Cat




4. Winnie the Pooh’s friend, Tigger, is especially fond of what exercise?

a. tree-climbing

b. bouncing

c. dancing

d. remote control clicking



5. This cute kitten, named Mimsie, was used for the MTM productions logo. What does MTM stand for?

a. Meredith, Todd and Milner

b. Mary Tyler Moore

c. Music Television Movement

d. Myla Twerked Me


6. The popular Japanese good luck charm of a waving cat is called what?

a. Yokai

b. Maneki-neko

c. Sojobo

d. Mean ole Puddy Tat




7. What is the name of the Christ-like lion king in C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (from The Chronicles of Narnia series)?

a. Aslan

b. Theodosus

c. Andrew

d. Uncle Scar


8. This famed Loony Tunes pair has captured the hearts of America for decades. The dog’s name is Marc Anthony; what is the name of his beloved kitten?

a. Muffy

b. Pussyfoot

c. Sweet’ums

d. Dinner


9. The comic strip cat, Garfield, lives in the same house with what dog?

a. Odie

b. Snoopy

c. Pluto

d. Cathy


10. What is the name of this popular Japanese comic/art icon/toy figure?

a. Flair Kat

b. Kyoko

c. Hello Kitty

d. Smelly Cat


11. In the classic Tom & Jerry cartoons, Tom repeatedly had run-ins with what hefty, macho dog?

a. Pete

b. Spike

c. Bruno

d. Prissy


12. U.S. President Bill Clinton adopted this handsome stray while living in the White House. What was the cat’s name?

a. Van Dyke

b. Sascha

c. Socks

d. Beaver Bait


13. What is the name of MGM studio’s famous logo cat?

a. Leo

b. Laslo

c. Leon

d. Fido



14. In the “Austin Powers” film series, what was the name of Dr. Evil’s hairless cat?

a. Cleopatra

b. Princess Primrose

c. Mr. Bigglesworth

d. Mr. Clean




15. In 2013, Opal – a Manitoba house cat- saved her owner’s life by doing what?

a. alerting her owner to a house fire

b. alerting her owner of an armed intruder

c. defending her owner from an attacking bear

d. performing emergency open-heart surgery on the owner



16. *Bonus Question* What Norse deity rides a chariot drawn by two loyal cats?

a. Freyja

b. Thor

c. Idun

d. Odin


Answers


1. b. 9 Lives


2. c. Grumpy Cat


3. a. Saber-toothed Tiger


4. b. bouncing


5. b. Mary Tyler Moore


6. b. Maneki-neko


7. a. Aslan


8. b. Pussyfoot


9. a. Odie


10. c. Hello Kitty


11. b. Spike


12. c. Socks


13. a. Leo


14. c. Mr. Bigglesworth


15. a. alerting her owner to a house fire


16. (Bonus Question) a. Freyja



This Hub ©February 20, 2014 by Beth Perry

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Jodah 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

These quizzes are fun Beth. I had to make quite a few guesses because I had no idea of some, but I thought having four cats of my own may have been some advantage. I managed to get 160 points (aided by guessing number 16 correctly...lol). Keep these quiz hubs coming.


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Hey Jodah, good score! And I will, thank you :)


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My Cook Book 2 years ago from India

So good hub, had a good read. Thank you.


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Alastar Packer 2 years ago from North Carolina

Hey this was fun, Beth. Had to give up though around no. 10 as I only had a couple right for sure. Did a bit better after #10! Grew up around dogs but got turned on to cats later - love 'em both, of course! Most of the time that is lol..


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TarrinLupo 2 years ago from Peterborough NH

I approve of this feline message! Well done.


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Thank you, My Cook Book!


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The Examiner-1 2 years ago

I was guessing most and I got 10 of the 15 correct. Bonus was wrong. I am not a fan of cats or dogs.


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Alastar, I grew up around cats and dogs and love them both, too! Thanks for dropping by and playing my quiz :)


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

TarrinLupo, cool and thanks much :)


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

The Examiner-1, that's not a bad score at all. And I know you're a bird lover, so that's cool :)

By the way, we just got a new finch, a handsome Indian Spice. He's so sweet!


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The Examiner-1 2 years ago

That is not a US finch. Its range is India, Asia, Oceania in general. It was most likely a pet bird which was released.


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Oh, I know. The pet shop got it from India.


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Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

Loved the quiz beth, I got most of them right, but some were too American for me to know! lol! my favorite has to be grumpy cat, the girl who put a photo of him on the internet just did it as a joke as its her cat, and its gone viral! I think he is even going to star in a film now, so meouw! lol!


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Thanks Nell! Maybe I should remember not to over-Americanize my next quiz.

Yeah, ole Grumpy sure has become famous for her angry look. But I read somewhere that her owner says she's far from a real grump. I'd love to see a Grumpy Cat movie!


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Suzanne Day 2 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

I got 50! And I'm not that with it when it comes to cats. Thanks for sharing another great quiz from the Great Beth. Voted interesting.


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bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee Author

Suzanne, thanks much for playing along!

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