Ultimate Golden Girls Trivia Quiz

So you think you know everything there is to know about the four ladies from Miami? Think again! This quiz sorts out the pussycats from the botchagaloops.

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What was the original name of the series?
  • Miami Nice
  • Friends
  • What Grandmas Do Next
  • The Golden Years
  • 2
    Where did the Golden Girls live?
  • 698 Candlewood Lane
  • 704 Hauser Street
  • 6151 Richmond Street
  • 1630 Revello Drive
  • 3
    "Thank You for Being a Friend" was written and originally recorded by Andrew Gold but who covered it for the Golden Girls theme?
  • Rue McClanahan
  • Cynthia Fee
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Alison Moyet
  • 4
    How many of its seven seasons did The Golden Girls spend in the ratings top ten?
  • All
  • Three
  • Six
  • None
  • 5
    Which of the following did NOT make a guest star appearance in the series?
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Jerry Lewis
  • George Clooney
  • Julio Iglesias
  • 6
    Estelle Getty unsuccessfully lobbied the show's writers to change her character's ethnicity from Sicilian to what?
  • Jewish
  • Irish
  • Polish
  • Armenian
  • 7
    Rose once joked that the girls had eaten their way through almost 500 cheesecakes together -- but which actress actually hated cheesecake?
  • Betty White
  • Estelle Getty
  • Bea Arthur
  • Rue McClanahan
  • 8
    Why was Blanche's choice of date to the senior prom scandalous?
  • He was her history teacher
  • He was African-American
  • He was her sister's boyfriend
  • He was a Yankee
  • 9
    Why did Rose's family convert to Lutheranism?
  • They left the Baptist church when the minister refused to baptise Olga, their prize hog
  • Their minister was shot dead by the husband of the woman he was having an affair with
  • Their priest was trampled to death by a stampede of angry chickens
  • They had to after Luther Vandross was declared the official religion of St. Olaf
  • 10
    Rose worked as a production assistant to a local TV consumer affairs reporter. What was his name?
  • Escobar Manuel
  • Enrique Mas
  • Emilio Marcos
  • Geraldo Rivera
  • 11
    Which character had "a Dukakis bumper sticker covering her Mondale bumper sticker"?
  • Rose
  • Blanche
  • Sophia
  • Dorothy
  • 12
    Which fictional character's 18-inch waistline does Blanche want to emulate?
  • Elizabeth Bennett, from Pride and Prejudice
  • Meg March, from Little Women
  • Edna Pontellier, from The Awakening
  • Scarlet O'Hara, from Gone with the Wind
  • 13
    In the season one finale, which horror movie keeps the girls up all night?
  • Halloween
  • Psycho
  • The Exorcist
  • The Omen
  • 14
    Rose writes a letter to which world leader?
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Menachem Begin
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • 15
    Which of the following did Sophia NOT claim to have had an affair with?
  • Bennito Mussolini
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Pablo Picasso
  • 16
    All four main actresses won an Emmy for their performance on the series. But who was first to pick up an award?
  • Betty White
  • Rue McClanahan
  • Bea Arthur
  • Estelle Getty
  • 17
    And can you name the only other two sitcoms for which all the main actors won an Emmy?
  • Cheers and Frasier
  • Roseanne and Friends
  • All in the Family and Will & Grace
  • M*A*S*H and the Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • 18
    What is "GoogenSpritzer"?
  • St Olaf's inactive volcano
  • Rose's favourite snack
  • A slang term for a woman of loose morals
  • The St Olaf version of Monopoly
  • 19
    Which of the following did Sophia NOT claim to have placed a Sicilian curse on?
  • Shelley Long
  • The Baltimore Colts
  • The New York Jets
  • Angela Lansbury
  • 20
    Who were Dominic and Philomena Bosco?
  • A husband-and-wife mafia hit squad from Sicily
  • A couple who claimed to be Dorothy's natural parents
  • The girls' next-door neighbours in season one
  • The original owners of the Golden Palace
  • 21
    Where did Blanche work?
  • Museum
  • The Rusty Anchor bar
  • Dating service
  • Miami Police Department
  • 22
    Sophia claimed to have sailed to the New World with "her good friend" and future Israeli leader...
  • Levi Eshkol
  • Yitzhak Rabin
  • Golda Meir
  • Moshe Dayan
  • 23
    When her grandmother's plantation was being demolished, what did Blanche take as a souvenir?
  • Windchimes
  • Rocking chair
  • A boot belonging to Robert E. Lee
  • Hairbrush
  • 24
    What do the girls sing as a lullaby to soothe a baby to sleep in the season five episode “Not Another Monday”?
  • Mrs Robinson
  • Mr Bojangles
  • Mr Sandman
  • Mr Postman
  • 25
    Dorothy had sex with Stan in high school after he told her he was being shipped out to which war?
  • World War II
  • Vietnam
  • Korea
  • Suez
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