40 Cartoon Trivia Questions

Are you a fan of cartoons? 

Whether you grew up watching classic animated shows or you’re still enjoying the latest cartoons, testing your knowledge with some trivia questions can be a fun way to reminisce and challenge yourself. 

So, grab a pen and paper or gather your friends and family for a friendly competition. 

Here are some entertaining cartoon trivia questions to get you started. 

Cartoon Trivia Questions

  1. What was the first cartoon character to appear on a postage stamp in the United States, and in what year?

  2. Which cartoon series features a character that is a parody of Donald Trump, depicted as a wealthy, corrupt business tycoon with a skyscraper named after him?

  3. In the animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” what is the name of the technique Aang uses to defeat Fire Lord Ozai without taking his life?

  4. What was the original name of the cartoon character Popeye before he was featured in his own comic strip and cartoons?

  5. In the 1980s animated series “ThunderCats,” what is the source of power for Lion-O’s Sword of Omens?

  6. Which animated movie was the first to receive a Special Achievement Academy Award, and in what year?

  7. What is the name of the fictional city where the cartoon “The Powerpuff Girls” is set?

  8. In the “SpongeBob SquarePants” series, what is the name of the episode where SpongeBob and Patrick care for a baby scallop?

  9. What is the full name of the supervillain in “The Incredibles” who initially appears as Mr. Incredible’s biggest fan?

  10. In “Adventure Time,” what is the name of the dimension that is the home of the Lich, and what is its primary characteristic?

  11. What is the name of the fictional newspaper where Peter Parker works as a photographer in the “Spider-Man” animated series?

  12. In “Rick and Morty,” what is the name of Morty’s high school crush?

  13. Which classic cartoon character was originally designed as a French poodle before becoming a skunk?

  14. In the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” series, what are the names of the four turtles, and who is their rat sensei?

  15. What animated series features a group of anthropomorphic vehicles known as the “Rescue Bots”?

  16. Who composed the iconic theme music for “SpongeBob SquarePants”?

  17. In “Gravity Falls,” what is the name of the mysterious book Dipper finds in the forest?

  18. What is the name of the villain in “The Smurfs” who is constantly trying to capture them?

  19. In “Futurama,” what is the name of the delivery company where the main characters work?

  20. What is the real name of the character known as “The Brain” in “Pinky and The Brain”?

  21. Which cartoon character is known for the catchphrase “I tawt I taw a puddy tat”?

  22. In “Steven Universe,” what are the names of the four original Crystal Gems?

  23. What is the name of the superhero group in “Big Hero 6: The Series”?

  24. In “Adventure Time,” who is Finn’s most trusted companion and adoptive brother?

  25. What is the title of the “Rick and Morty” episode that first introduced the concept of “Mr. Meeseeks”?

  26. In “The Flintstones,” what is the name of Fred and Wilma’s daughter?

  27. What is the secret identity of the superhero known as “Darkwing Duck”?

  28. In “Kim Possible,” what are the names of Kim’s sidekick and his pet mole rat?

  29. Which character in “The Fairly OddParents” is famous for saying, “Dinkleberg…” whenever something goes wrong?

  30. In “Dexter’s Laboratory,” Dexter has a secret laboratory. Through what in his house does he access it?

  31. What is the name of the magical land where “The Care Bears” live?
  32. Who is the arch-nemesis of Inspector Gadget?

  33. In “Samurai Jack,” what is the name of the demon who sends Jack into the future?

  34. What is the name of the primary setting in “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic”?

  35. In “Danny Phantom,” what event causes Danny Fenton to become Danny Phantom?

  36. Which animated series features a time-traveling dog named Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman?

  37. What is the name of the talking dog in “The Jetsons”?

  38. In “Regular Show,” what are the names of the two main characters, a blue jay and a raccoon?

  39. What is the name of the kingdom where “Adventure Time” is set?

  40. In the “Looney Tunes” universe, who is the famous adversary of Bugs Bunny, known for his speech impediment?


  1. Bugs Bunny, 1997.

  2. “The Simpsons,” with the character being Montgomery Burns.

  3. Energybending.

  4. Ham Gravy.

  5. The Eye of Thundera.

  6. Toy Story,” 1995.

  7. Townsville.

  8. “Rock-a-Bye Bivalve.”

  9. Buddy Pine, aka Syndrome.

  10. The Nightosphere, known for its chaotic and hellish landscape.

  11. The Daily Bugle.

  12. Jessica.

  13. Pepe Le Pew.

  14. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, and their sensei, Splinter.

  15. “Transformers: Rescue Bots.”

  16. Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, and Blaise Smith.

  17. Journal #3.

  18. Gargamel.

  19. Planet Express.

  20. The Brain’s real name is never officially revealed in the series.

  21. Tweety Bird.

  22. Garnet, Amethyst, Pearl, and Rose Quartz.

  23. Big Hero 6.

  24. Jake the Dog.

  25. “Meeseeks and Destroy.”

  26. Pebbles Flintstone.

  27. Drake Mallard.

  28. Ron Stoppable and Rufus.

  29. Timmy’s father, Mr. Turner.

  30. A bookshelf that slides away to reveal the entrance.

  31. Care-a-Lot.

  32. Dr. Claw.

  33. Aku.

  34. Equestria.

  35. He accidentally activates a ghost portal that his parents built, becoming half-ghost.

  36. “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends” (specifically in the “Peabody’s Improbable History” segments).

  37. Astro.

  38. Mordecai and Rigby.

  39. The Land of Ooo.

  40. Elmer Fudd.

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