Consider yourself an expert on all things Central Perk? Know your Ugly Naked Guy from Ursula Buffay? It’s time for the ultimate quiz about Friends, that blockbuster, award-winning show that ran for a decade and ten seasons, as one of the most popular TV shows of all time. We’ve put together 100 of the best Friends quiz questions and answers, for you to run your own epic trivia quiz night!
Whether it’s a real-life quiz or a virtual night done on Zoom, House Party or Skype, gather your friends (your actual ones), family or even colleagues together and test their TV trivia knowledge, all themed around one of the best shows to grace the silver screen: Friends.
Super Easy Friends Quiz Questions and Answers
Kick off your best ever Friends quiz with a super simple round, with ten of the easiest, most straightforward questions about the sitcom, fit for even the most casual of watcher.
1. What is Phoebe’s surname?
2. Which two of the Friends are siblings?
3. In which city is Friends set?
4. What is the name of the café?
5. Which character has a recurring ex-girlfriend called Janice?
6. At the beginning of season one, which character has just jilted their fiancé?
7. Which character has a twin sister called Ursula?
8. Which character shares an apartment with Chandler Bing in season one?
9. Which character was very overweight as a teenager?
10. Which character has an ex-wife called Carol?
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Super Easy Friends Quiz Answers
- Ross and Monica
- New York
- Central Perk
Did you know? The famous fountain that features in the opening credits of Friends isn’t in New York at all. It is actually at the Warner Brothers ranch in California. In fact, this is where most of the show was filmed.
Pretty Easy Friends Trivia Quiz Questions
Continue the easy trivia train, with another epic round of Friends quiz questions that even Joey Tribbiani himself could answer! Give these ten a go:
1. What sort of scientist is Ross?
2. Which two of the Friends got married in season seven?
3. Where does Gunther work?
4. What is the name of Joey’s character in Days of our Lives?
5. What is the name of the character played by Tom Selleck?
6. What is the name of Ross’s second wife?
7. Who are Judy and Jack?
8. What is the name of Ross and Carol’s baby?
9. By what three word phrase is the unabashed occupant of an apartment opposite always referred to?
10. Who is Marcel?
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Pretty Easy Friends Trivia Answers
- A Palaeontologist
- Chandler and Monica
- Central Perk
- Dr Drake Ramoray
- Monica and Ross’s parents
- Ugly Naked Guy
- Ross’s monkey
No way! Gunther’s character wasn’t named until the second season of the show. Actor James Michael Taylor was actually working as a barista when he was on the show as an extra. And as the only one who knew how to work a coffee machine, got the part of Gunther – and as they say, the rest is history!
Slightly Trickier Friends Trivia Questions and Answers
Now this is where the true Friends fan can show their umbrella-wielding trivia prowess. We’ve put together a slightly trickier set of Friends quiz questions, for the more devoted of viewers:
1. Complete this line from Ross and Emily’s wedding: “I, Ross, take thee _____”
2. What is the name of Phoebe’s brother?
3. Who plays the character of Chandler’s father?
4. What three words began the name of most episodes of Friends?
5. Which band sung the show’s theme tune?
6. Which of the Friends turns out to have once mugged Ross before they became friends?
7. Who are Gina, Tina, Dina, Mary-Angela, Mary-Therese, Veronica and Cookie?
8. Marcel the monkey stars in a movie alongside which action hero?
9. Which two pets do Chandler and Joey get in season three?
10. At work, Chandler is preoccupied by the W.E.N.U.S., a weekly report on estimated net usage statistics. How is the equivalent yearly report known?
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Slightly Trickier Friends Trivia Answers
- Kathleen Turner
- The one with
- The Rembrandts
- Joey’s sisters
- Jean-Claude Van Damme
- The Chick and The Duck
- A.N.U.S. (Annual Net Usage Statistics)
Hard Friends Quiz Questions
Was the previous round child’s play for your contestants? Separate the super fans from the spectators, with ten totally fiendish Friends quiz questions and answers, that will test the knowledge of even the most brilliant of Friends trivia buffs:
1. Which part of the world does Chandler board a flight to in order to escape Janice in season 4?
2. What nationality is the girl Chandler and Joey argue over who they meet playing football?
3. Complete this list with either of the missing reasons not to go out with Rachel from a list Ross makes: ditzy, spoilt, too into her looks…
4. What is the line after “Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat, what are they feeding you?” in Phoebe’s song?
5. Which British comedian and actress plays the mother of Ross’s British wife Emily?
6. Where does a layer of beef, sautéed with peas and onions appear with custard and whipped cream?
7. What does Ross call his potato satellite Halloween costume?
8. When Ross and Rachel may or may not have been on a break, Ross sleeps with a girl who works where?
9. Who accidentally fall asleep cuddled together and discover that they like it?
10. What is the name of Joey’s TV detective show where he played Mac Machiavelli alongside his robot partner the Computerized Humanoid Electronically Enhanced Secret Enforcer?
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Hard Friends Quiz Answers
- Chubby ankles / Just a Waitress
- Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat, it’s not your fault
- Jennifer Saunders
- In Rachel’s trifle
- The copy store
- Ross and Joey
- Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E
Did you know. All six characters kiss all of the others in one way or another (including some ‘what if…’ scenes) at some point over the course of the show except for the Monica and Phoebe combination.
Expert Level Friends Quiz Questions and Answers
It’s time for ‘The One That No-One Is Able to Answer’, our well-researched trivia episode that only a true Friends expert could even attempt. Let’s see how your players do with this brutal round of Friends trivia.
1. Whose parents are called Theodora and Bitsy?
2. What are the names of Frank and Alice’s triplets?
3. Which song plays when Ross and Rachel first sleep together in the planetarium?
4. How did Rachel escape from her wedding to Barry?
5. Complete this line from Hugh Lawrie’s character, bored of listening to Rachel going on about her history with Ross on the flight do London: “and by the way it seems perfectly clear that…”
6. When watching an old video of her when she was fat, Monica remonstrates that “the camera adds ten pounds”. What does Chandler reply?
7. Chandler falls in love with Joey’s girlfriend Kathy, he gets her a special edition of which children’s book as a present?
8. Whose twin brother is Stryker?
9. To quote Chandler, who gave who a “ridiculously expensive crystal duck” when he was in love with them?
10. Which question loses Rachel and Monica the apartment in Season 4?
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Expert Level Friends Quiz Answers
- Frank Jr, Leslie and Chandler
- Wicked Game (Chris Isaac)
- Through the bathroom window
- You were on a break
- How many cameras were on you?
- The Velveteen Rabbit
- Drake Ramoray
- Ross to Carol
- What is Chandler’s job?
All in the numbers… The apartments were originally numbered 4 and 5 but the producers latterly changed them to 19 and 20 as this made more sense given that they were clearly quite high up.
Friends Season 1 Trivia Questions and Answers
From its season premiere on 22 September 1994, Friends went on to be one of the world’s most loved shows, with international acclaim. But how much do your quizzers remember about that iconic first season? From the Pilot episode all the way to the season’s closing instalment, ‘The One Where Rachel Finds Out’, let’s see how your players fare with quiz questions about the opening season:
1. What is the name of Rachel’s Italian boyfriend in season one?
2. Which of the Friends kisses one of the other’s mothers in season one?
3. In the pilot episode, what problem does Paul the wine guy duplicitously claim to be suffering from?
4. Joey gets a part in an Al Pacino movie. What exactly is his role?
5. Which public health campaign does Joey feature in, with the slogan “What Mario isn’t telling you…”?
6. What does Phoebe find floating in a can of soda, earning her some compensation money?
7. Who inadvertently sleeps with a 17 year old?
8. What is the name of Rachel’s friend who is engaged to her ex-fiancé?
9. Who gets trapped in an ATM vestibule with a supermodel?
10. Monica and Rachel meet two handsome doctors played by actors better known for playing doctors in which other series?
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Friends Season 1 Trivia Answers
- Ross (Chandler’s mum)
- Al Pacino’s butt double
- Venereal Disease
- A human thumb
Boyfriends and Girlfriends in Friends Trivia Questions
While many of the characters found love in each other’s arms, there’s no doubt there was a very long parade of ‘significant others’ that had starring roles in the sitcom.
From Tom Selleck as Monica’s ophthalmologist boyfriend to ‘Bald Bonnie’ played by Christine Taylor, get your contestants to recount some of the most famous love interests, in this round of ‘boyfriends and girlfriends in Friends quiz round!
1. Who plays Rachel’s boyfriend Paul, also the father of Ross’s girlfriend Elizabeth?
2. How did Phoebe’s brother first meet his wife Alice?
3. What is the name by which Monica’s boyfriend, who first turns up in floods of tears after his grandfather has died, always known?
4. Who plays Phoebe’s boyfriend (and eventually husband) Mike?
5. Chandler bought Joey’s girlfriend Kathy a rare copy of her favourite book for her birthday. Joey gave her a coupon for… what?
6. Who does Ross break up with when he finds out Rachel has feelings for him?
7. To which far away city does Phoebe’s scientist boyfriend David have to travel, ending their relationship?
8. Tag Jones is Rachel’s assistant when she works at which fashion house?
9. What is the name of Rachel’s high school boyfriend who turns out to be less of a catch in adulthood?
10. What would Joey’s girlfriend Katie do to him every time he said anything?
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends in Friends Trivia Answers
- Bruce Willis
- She was his teacher in high school
- Fun Bobby
- Paul Rudd
- An hour of Joey love
- Ralph Lauren
- Chip Matthews
- Punch him
Guest Stars on Friends Quiz Questions
As the stature of the series grew, so did the star power. With the main six characters becoming global superstars, the sitcom also saw a string of celebrities join the cast for guest appearances. With that in mind, we’ve dedicated this entire round to spotting some of these notable celebs, and remembering their role in the symbolic show:
1. Which actress plays a character who steals Chandler’s clothes at a restaurant?
2. Jon Favreau plays a millionaire and UFC fighter that dates which character?
3. Who do Christina Applegate and Reese Witherspoon play?
4. Which Australian played Joey’s roommate Janine?
5. Which celebrity does Rachel give Ross permission to hit on, even though she isn’t actually on the list they have agreed?
6. Which actor plays the unconventional stripper hired for Phoebe’s bachelorette party?
7. Which actor plays a boyfriend of Phoebe’s who gets chicken pox?
8. In “The One With Ross’s Wedding” features cameos from Brits such as Hugh Lawrie and Richard Branson, but which member of the Royal Family plays herself?
9. Which heartthrob stars as Will, Ross’s previously overweight friend and co-founder of “The I hate Rachel Club” at high school?
10. Susan Sarandon plays Cecilia Monroe who supposedly plays Jessica Lockhart on which show?
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Guest Stars on Friends Quiz Answers
- Julia Roberts
- Rachel’s sisters
- Elle Macpherson
- Isabella Rossellini
- Danny DeVito
- Charlie Sheen
- Sarah Ferguson
- Brad Pitt
- Days of Our Lives
What could have been… Jon Favreau was originally offered the part of Chandler but turned it down to work on other projects
Beyond Friends Quiz Questions
Since Friends launched the careers of the ‘Famous Six’, many of them (and the supporting cast) went on to find stardom not only on the silver screen, but at the box office as they were cast in many top-grossing feature films.
In this penultimate round, let’s look at what they achieved beyond the realm of Friends:
1. Which Jim Carrey film did Courtney Cox star in before Friends?
2. Who played the grown-up version of Zac Efron’s character in 17 Again?
3. Which member of the cast featured in the risqué show The Red Shoes?
4. Which type of animal does David Schwimmer voice in Madagascar?
5. In which 1997 film did Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino embellish their life achievements to impress their old classmates?
6. Who starred in Horrible Bosses, Just Go With It and Office Christmas Party?
7. Who played Josh in Clueless and Paris in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet?
8. Which recurring member of the cast starred in Gone in 60 Seconds, Lost in Translation and Ted?
9. In which series of films did Courteney Cox play Gail Weathers?
10. What was the name of the spin off show that ran from 2004-2006 about the subsequent life of one of the characters?
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Beyond Friends Quiz Answers
- Ace Ventura Pet Detective
- Matthew Perry
- Matt LeBlanc
- Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion
- Jennifer Aniston
- Paul Rudd
- Giovanni Ribisi
Sharing Friends Trivia Questions and Answers
Last, but definitely not least, end your quiz with a bit of a fun Friends round! In this closing round, all the answers share their names with a Friends character.
Let’s see how smart your contestants are with word associations, with this ‘Sharing Friends’ round to top off your ultimate Friends quiz night:
1. Service à la francaise and Smörgåsbord are examples of this type of dining?
2. Which city in California was the original western terminus of route 66?
3. In the bible, who was the sister of Leah and second wife of Jacob?
4. What name can be given to a candle maker, or someone responsible for lighting the candles in a medieval household?
5. Which search engine replaced Microsoft’s Live Search?
6. Which moon of Saturn was discovered in 1899?
7. What nickname is given to a young kangaroo?
8. Which alleged psychic wrote an open letter to Theresa May warning her that he would use his powers to prevent Brexit?
9. What colour traditionally were the cards given to lawful permanent residents of the United States?
10. Who was the lead singer of The Supremes?
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Sharing Friends Trivia Answers
- Buffet (Phoebe Buffay)
- (Santa) Monica
- (Uri) Geller
- Green (Rachel)
- (Diana) Ross
So, as Joey would say: ‘How you (quizzers) doin’? Here’s hoping your Friends trivia night went off without a hitch, as your players were able to guess their Spudniks from their Smelly Cat!
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