The Ultimate Big Bang Theory Nerd Quiz

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So you're a fan of The Big Bang Theory, but what kind of fan are you? Are you a casual observer, or do you worship at the altar of 2311 N. Los Robles Avenue?
This is not your typical Big Bang Theory quiz about who lives with who and who is dating who. There are a few "easier" questions for the not-so-devoted, but many of these questions will only be answerable by the truly devoted fan. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the lesser-known details of the show, the ones you really had to Read morebe paying attention as you were watching to get.
Test your knowledge and see what kind of Big Bang Theory nerd you are! Are you the photographic (sorry, eidetic) memory equipped Sheldon who knows every detail of every episode? Or are you the clueless, deer-in-headlights Penny who doesn't know what to think of these weirdo's she just moved next door to? Or are you one of the other characters stuck somewhere in between? Find out now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    During a temporary "break up" with Amy, Sheldon adopted cats in order to fulfill his emotional needs.How many cats did he adopt?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    C. 25
    Explanation
    During a temporary break up with Amy, Sheldon adopted 25 cats to fulfill his emotional needs. This suggests that Sheldon turned to cats as a form of companionship and emotional support during this difficult period.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these women has Leonard not dated during the course of the show?

    • A.

      Joyce Kim

    • B.

      Olivia Geiger

    • C.

      Leslie Winkle

    • D.

      Stephanie Barnette

    Correct Answer
    B. Olivia Geiger
    Explanation
    Leonard has not dated Olivia Geiger during the course of the show.

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  • 3. 

    Sheldon was thrown in jail after insulting a judge in traffic court, which of his personal hero's did he lose the opportunity to meet while in jail?

    • A.

      Stephen Hawking

    • B.

      Leonard Nemoy

    • C.

      Steve Wozniak

    • D.

      Stan Lee

    Correct Answer
    D. Stan Lee
    Explanation
    While in jail, Sheldon lost the opportunity to meet his personal hero, Stan Lee. Stan Lee was a renowned comic book writer and editor, best known for co-creating iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the X-Men. Sheldon, being a huge fan of comic books and superheroes, would have been devastated to miss the chance to meet the legendary creator of some of his favorite characters.

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  • 4. 

    The boys on the show are big fans of the "star" shows and movies, many they talk about frequently, and others not so much.  Which of the following has only ever been mentioned once so far in the entire series?

    • A.

      Stargate

    • B.

      Star Wars

    • C.

      Star Trek

    • D.

      Battlestar Galactica

    Correct Answer
    A. Stargate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Stargate because the boys on the show are big fans of "star" shows and movies, and they frequently talk about many of them. However, Stargate has only been mentioned once so far in the entire series, indicating that it is not as popular or frequently discussed as the other options.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following does not have a restraining order filed against Sheldon?

    • A.

      Leonard Nemoy

    • B.

      George Smoot

    • C.

      Carl Sagan

    • D.

      Stan Lee

    Correct Answer
    B. George Smoot
    Explanation
    The question asks for the person who does not have a restraining order filed against Sheldon. The names listed are Leonard Nemoy, George Smoot, Carl Sagan, and Stan Lee. The correct answer is George Smoot because there is no restraining order filed against him.

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  • 6. 

    How old was Leonard when he received his doctorate?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      21

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    D. 24
    Explanation
    Leonard received his doctorate at the age of 24.

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  • 7. 

    While on his first date with Amy and with Penny as a chaperone, Sheldon calculated how many sexual partners Penny had had up until that point in the show. (start of season 4) How many partners had Penny had by Sheldon's calculation?

    • A.

      31

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      23

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    A. 31
    Explanation
    Sheldon calculated that Penny had 31 sexual partners up until that point in the show.

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  • 8. 

    What was the name of the Hofstadter family cat?

    • A.

      Dr. Oppenheimer Hofstadter

    • B.

      Dr. Zazzles Hofstadter

    • C.

      Dr. Boots Hofstadter

    • D.

      Dr. Fritz Hofstadter

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Boots Hofstadter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dr. Boots Hofstadter.

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  • 9. 

    When Amy accuses Sheldon of being inexperienced at biology, he responds to her that he has had a pet since 1998 and it is still alive!  What kind of pet did he have?

    • A.

      A Pokemon

    • B.

      A Tamagotchi

    • C.

      A Digimon

    • D.

      A Furbie

    Correct Answer
    B. A Tamagotchi
    Explanation
    Sheldon's response to Amy's accusation suggests that he has had a pet since 1998 and it is still alive. Among the given options, a Tamagotchi is the most likely choice. A Tamagotchi is a virtual pet that was popular in the late 1990s, and it requires regular care and attention to keep it alive. This explanation fits with Sheldon's claim of having a pet since 1998 and supports the idea that he is experienced in taking care of a living creature.

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  • 10. 

    What classic TV icon comforted Howard after his father abandoned his family?

    • A.

      MacGyver

    • B.

      Mork

    • C.

      Alf

    • D.

      Batman

    Correct Answer
    C. Alf
    Explanation
    Alf is the correct answer because he is a classic TV icon known for his role as an alien who crash-lands on Earth and befriends the Tanner family. In the show, Alf often provides comfort and support to the family members, including Howard, after his father abandons them. Therefore, Alf is the TV icon who offers comfort to Howard in this situation.

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  • 11. 

    According to the "Sheldonian Calendar" what night of the week is "Vintage Video Game Night"?

    • A.

      Wednesday

    • B.

      Thursday

    • C.

      Friday

    • D.

      Saturday

    Correct Answer
    C. Friday
    Explanation
    According to the "Sheldonian Calendar," "Vintage Video Game Night" falls on Friday.

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  • 12. 

    What is Penny's Father's name?

    • A.

      Wyatt

    • B.

      Bob

    • C.

      Mike

    • D.

      Luther

    Correct Answer
    A. Wyatt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wyatt.

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  • 13. 

    Who shared a bollywood dance number with Raj?

    • A.

      Penny

    • B.

      Howard

    • C.

      Amy

    • D.

      Bernadette

    Correct Answer
    D. Bernadette
    Explanation
    Bernadette shared a Bollywood dance number with Raj.

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  • 14. 

    Bernadette gets her PHD and gets a job making allot of money at a pharmaceutical company.  What is the first thing she buys Howard after getting the job that challenges his manhood?

    • A.

      Cufflinks

    • B.

      A Belt Buckle

    • C.

      A Car

    • D.

      A Watch

    Correct Answer
    D. A Watch
    Explanation
    Bernadette buys Howard a watch after getting her high-paying job at a pharmaceutical company. This challenges his manhood because traditionally, men are often associated with buying expensive watches as a symbol of status and success. By buying him a watch, Bernadette is reversing the gender roles and asserting her own success, which may make Howard feel emasculated or inferior.

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  • 15. 

    According to Sheldon, by the norms of social convention, what are you supposed to give an upset house guest?

    • A.

      A hot beverage

    • B.

      A comforting hug

    • C.

      An alcoholic beverage

    • D.

      A grilled Cheese sandwich with a happy face carved in it

    Correct Answer
    A. A hot beverage
    Explanation
    According to Sheldon, the norms of social convention dictate that you are supposed to give an upset house guest a hot beverage.

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  • 16. 

    When Howard and Sheldon are fighting over a parking spot, at one point when Howard enters Sheldon's office he is threatened with a weapon, what was the weapon Sheldon threatened him with?

    • A.

      A throwing star

    • B.

      A lightsaber

    • C.

      A phaser

    • D.

      A Klingon bat'leth

    Correct Answer
    A. A throwing star
    Explanation
    In the TV show "The Big Bang Theory," when Howard enters Sheldon's office during their fight over a parking spot, Sheldon threatens him with a throwing star. This weapon is a small, sharp metal object that is typically thrown at a target. Sheldon's use of a throwing star adds humor to the scene and highlights his eccentric and quirky personality.

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  • 17. 

    How many siblings does Raj have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Raj has 5 siblings.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following was not one of Penny's Boyfriends?

    • A.

      Leonard

    • B.

      Kurt

    • C.

      Zach

    • D.

      Cole

    Correct Answer
    D. Cole
    Explanation
    Cole was not one of Penny's boyfriends. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the option that was not one of Penny's boyfriends. Since Leonard, Kurt, and Zach are all mentioned as her boyfriends, it can be concluded that Cole is the correct answer.

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  • 19. 

    Once the guys dressed up as Star Trek characters on their way to Bakersfield for a comic-con, which of the following pairings was not correct?

    • A.

      Raj as Geordi La Forge

    • B.

      Sheldon as Mr. Data

    • C.

      Leonard as Captain Picard

    • D.

      Howard as a Borg Soldier

    Correct Answer
    A. Raj as Geordi La Forge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Howard as a Borg Soldier. The question asks for the pairing that was not correct, and all the other pairings are accurate. Raj dressed up as Geordi La Forge, Sheldon as Mr. Data, and Leonard as Captain Picard, which are all characters from Star Trek. However, Howard dressing up as a Borg Soldier is not a correct pairing because Borg Soldiers are not characters from Star Trek: The Next Generation, which is the series that the other characters are from.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following Star Trek actors has not physically appeared on the show?

    • A.

      Leonard Nimoy

    • B.

      Will Wheaton

    • C.

      LeVar Burton

    • D.

      Brent Spiner

    Correct Answer
    A. Leonard Nimoy
    Explanation
    Leonard Nimoy is the correct answer because he did physically appear on the show. He played the iconic character of Spock in the original Star Trek series. Nimoy's portrayal of Spock is one of the most well-known and beloved characters in the Star Trek franchise. Therefore, he cannot be the correct answer for this question.

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