41 Big Bang Theory Trivia Questions and Answers 

If you’re missing the updates on Raj’s dating life, the dulcet shrills of Howard’s Mom, or the hilarious bluntness of Sheldon Cooper, then allow our Big Bang Theory trivia to take you back in time, to where it all began…

So, it didn’t all start with a big bang, but it did start with a group of Science geeks and the hot girl across the hall. 

The 12 seasons guided us through the ups and downs of some of our favorite California residents; their mishaps, antics, friendships, and funny moments. 

Each character was likable, humorous, and beautifully unique, and in our Big Bang Theory trivia, we will take a look back on some of the greatest moments of the show. 

Were you paying attention? Let’s find out! 

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General Big Bang Theory Trivia Questions and Answers 

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The hugely popular nerd-culture sitcom, Big Bang Theory, remains one of the most-watched programs worldwide. 

From its amusing encyclopedic factoids to the loveable ragtag group of friendships to the cringe-worthy awkward, geeky gags, there’s no wonder the show is still such a hit. 

The Big Bang Theory resonates with so many people from all walks of life. 

Maybe you were the Science geek, the overprotective Mom, the selective mute with the opposite sex, or the hot girl with dreams of stardom. 

Wherever your place would be in the group, now is a great time to test your knowledge of them all and all they stand for in the opening round of our Big Bang Theory trivia!

Let’s play, 

…and, Bazinga! (well, just because).

1: In what year did the show premiere?
2: At the start of the show, where is Penny waitressing?
The Cheesecake Factory.
3: Which 2 characters live together in the beginning?
Sheldon and Leonard.
4: What is the name of the actress to play Penny?
Kaley Cuoco.
5: What is Raj Koothrappali's occupation?
6: How many times has Jim Parsons won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Sheldon?
4 times.
7: Fill in the blank of the following Sheldon quote: 'I often forget other people have …..…... It's so sad.'
8: Name the series to come after Big Bang that told the story of Sheldon's upbringing.
Young Sheldon.
9: Who created the show alongside Chuck Lorre?
Bill Prady.
10: What is the title of the song Sheldon likes to be sung to him when he needs soothing?
Soft Kitty.
11: During what season did the Big Bang become CBS's highest-rated show?
12: What month has the show always aired in?

Big Bang Theory Characters Trivia Questions and Answers 

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We have already heavily mentioned the show’s stars, but it wouldn’t be a show at all without them! 

In this round of our Big Bang Theory trivia, we will take a more in-depth look at some of the main characters of the series, with a little nod to some of the more notable guest appearances

Most of us have a favorite, so you’re bound to find yours here! 

Ready to take a nostalgic look back at some of the greatest moments of Leonard, Raj, Sheldon, Howard, Penny, Bernadette, Amy, and the rest?

Here we go!

1: What is Leonard's surname?
2: Which member of the group works as an aerospace engineer?
Howard Wolowitz.
3: Who worked as a waitress at the Cheesecake Factory before earning their Ph.D. in microbiology?
Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz.
4: What character does Mayim Bialik play?
Amy Farrah Fowler.
5: What role does American actor and comedian Bob Newhart play?
Professor Proton.
6: The three main couples all go on to marry, but who was the last couple to tie the knot?
Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler.
7: Which character said the following line: 'I do wanna fling my poop at her.'
8: What is the name of the socially awkward comic book store owner?
Stuart Bloom.
9: From 1991 to 1995, which BBT actress played the title character of the NBC sitcom Blossom?
Mayim Bialik.

Big Bang Theory Seasons and Episodes Trivia Questions and Answers 

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Now we have covered the characters, it’s time to look at some of the most stand-out moments throughout the seasons. 

In this round of our Big Bang Theory trivia, we will quiz you on some of the best things we saw on screen. 

The cast had the ability to have you laughing out loud one minute and curling your toes the next, from the very beginning. 

As we watched the dynamics change and friendships transition to something more over the seasons, let’s test your knowledge on the order of events! 

Here we go! 

1: During what season does Penny finally tell Leonard that she loves him?
2: Penny and Leonard begin to get serious after Leonard returns from a three-month expedition to the North Pole. What season was this?
3: Penny throws a party in season one for someone who has never had one and doesn't celebrate their Birthday. Who is this?
4: Which mostly unseen but well-heard character passes away during season 8?
Howards Mom.
5: Whose date does Penny chaperone in season 4s 'The Robotic Manipulation'?
Sheldon and Amy Farrah Fowler.
6: During what season did Dr. Stephen Hawking make his first appearance?6: During what season did Dr. Stephen Hawking make his first appearance?
7: What was the very final episode of the show called?
The Stockholm Syndrome.
8: In the third-season finale, how do Raj and Howard find Sheldon's soon-to-be love interest, Amy Farrah Fowler?
Online dating on his behalf.
9: How many episodes of the show aired?

Fun Facts About Big Bang Theory Trivia Questions and Answers 

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In this part of our Big Bang Theory trivia, we will look at some of the interesting things that happened off-screen. 

The fun back-stage moments and lesser-known facts you’ll love to share with friends. 

As most of this stuff isn’t so well known, it may take a little guesswork to smash this section, but stay with it – we promise it’s worth it! 

Get your notebooks ready to jot some of these down. 

Let’s start!

1: Unlike most TV shows, what is real on the set of the Big Bang Theory?
The food.
2: Laurie Metcalf plays Sheldon's Mom in the show. What relation is she to actress Zoe Parry, who plays his Mom on the spin-off Young Sheldon series?
Her Mom.
3: Who was originally approached to play Sheldon?
Johnny Galecki.
4: Although a firm favorite of Sheldon Cooper, what show has Jim Parsons never seen?
Star Wars.
5: Whose surname is never revealed?
6: Which member of the cast has an actual neuroscience Ph.D. in real life?
Mayim Bialik.

Ultimate Big Bang Theory Trivia Questions and Answers 

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The last section of our Big Bang Theory trivia is the smallest, with just a few questions to finish the challenge off. 

But, by no means does this mean you’ll fly through this round. 

The final part of our trivia challenge is for the true die-hard fans of the show and those keeping a very close eye on events. 

With just 5 questions to answer, it is certainly worth giving it a go! 

Good luck! 

1: Name the Canadian alternative rock band that wrote and recorded the show's theme song.
Barenaked Ladies.
2: What is the name of Raj's Yorkshire Terrier? 
3: What is written on the note in the laundry room?
'Please keep your clothes on while doing laundry.'
4: Who has the highest IQ out of Leonard and Sheldon?
Sheldon with 187. Leonard is 173.
5: In which city does The Big Bang Theory take place?

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Thank you for playing our Big Bang Theory trivia. Hopefully, you’re leaving us with a little more knowledge of the show than you had before. And, if you ever come across a petition to reinstate the show, sign that thing! 

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