Can You Pass This “Gilmore Girls” True or False Quiz?

By: Lauren Lubas
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2 min
Can You Pass This “Gilmore Girls” True or False Quiz?
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About This Quiz

"If you're out on the road ... Feelin' lonely and so cold," all you have to do is take this quiz, and you'll prove you're the ultimate "Gilmore Girls" fan.

When "Gilmore Girls" debuted in 2000, people couldn't wrap their heads around the fast-talking mother-daughter duo that exploded onto their screens. There was nothing like watching hard-headed Lorelai Gilmore get talked off several edges by her even-headed 16-year-old genius of a daughter who could diffuse drama. Not to mention throwing a mother-grandmother figure into the mix, showing perspectives from three generations of Gilmores.

Whether you watched religiously from 2000 to 2007 or you binged it on Netflix (or both; we don't judge), you know this show is all about cultural references from literature, movies, TV and the news of the time. It's also about a small town that is filled with some of the most interesting and accurate small-town characters anywhere on TV. 

If you know all of that, you might have a fighting chance at passing this quiz. It's all about the trues and falses of the show, the characters and the quotes you loved so much throughout the years. Do you think you have what it takes to ace this quiz? Let's find out!

2 - Jess Jess is Luke's son.
True
False
Jess is Luke's nephew. The troubled teen becomes kind of a bad influence on Rory. The bad boy gave fans a reason to take sides as early as season 2. You were either team Dean or team Jess, and no matter what side you were on, you didn't win.

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5 - Sookie never gets married Sookie never gets married.
True
False
When we first meet the clumsy and accident-prone Sookie, we think she is going to be a comedic foil who doesn't do much. But she becomes a big part of the show and even marries her produce guy, Jackson, and the couple have children together.

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3 - Lorelai gives up coffee In season 3, Lorelai gives up coffee for good.
True
False
HAHAHA! Anyone who believes that Lorelai would give up coffee is not a "Gilmore Girls" fan. Remember, Lorelai only drinks coffee when she's having oxygen ... so, every second of every day.

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4 - Lorelai began working as a maid After moving to Stars Hollow when she was 16, Lorelai began working as a maid at the Independence Inn.
True
Those who remember the later seasons might think it was called the Dragonfly Inn. However, that was the name of the inn that Lorelai and Sookie built after the Independence Inn burned down.
False

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7 - Lorelai's dog Paul Anka Lorelai's dog is named Paul Anka.
True
Getting a dog isn't unheard of when one of your children goes off to school. Having a companion is important, so it only makes sense that Lorelai would have a dog and give it a culturally referenced name.
False

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9 - Rory's dad Rory's dad is named Christopher.
True
And, yes, he has a motorcycle. Christopher is a good-intentioned young father, but he still isn't what Rory needs in a male figure. Of course, Rory doesn't technically need a male figure anyway.
False

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1 - Rory Chilton When the series begins, Rory is a student at Chilton.
True
False
When the series begins, Rory is still going to Stars Hollow High School, but she gets into Chilton. Although it's a learning experience for Rory, she ends up clawing her way to the top of the class.

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6 - Rory first attends Chilton When Rory first attends Chilton, the boys call her Mary because she's a goody-goody.
True
Rory doesn't quite get the reference, and Lorelai has to explain it to her. However, when she becomes sick of correcting those who call her Mary, Rory screams at the top of her lungs in Tristan's ear: "It's Rory!"
False

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12 - Emily Emily is Rory's grandmother.
True
When we first meet Emily Gilmore, we think she is uptight and snotty. As the seasons progress, we learn that she really does love her daughter and granddaughter, despite Lorelai's constant pulling away from her.
False

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11 - Lorelai Lorelai is named after her father's mother.
True
While Rory is also named Lorelai, Lorelai is named after someone else. Richard Gilmore's mother was also named Lorelai Gilmore. The family name was very prestigious and showed a respect for the bloodline.
False

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14 - Luke doesn't allow cell phones Luke doesn't allow cell phones in his diner.
True
Even going as far as avoiding to get Wi-Fi for his customers, Luke was old school, even back then. He hated when people spoke on their phones instead of enjoying their meals and talking to each other.
False

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8 - Lorelai dates one of Rory's teachers In season 1, Lorelai dates one of Rory's teachers.
True
Max Medina is played by Scott Cohen. He falls in love with Lorelai, and the two hit it off. They even get engaged ... for a little bit. But Lorelai gets cold feet in a frustrating episode that tears the audience apart.
False

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13 - Rory and Logan Rory and Logan steal a yacht together.
True
Sometimes, you just want to live the life of a spoiled, bored rich kid. When Lorelai goes to pick her up from jail, it's clear that she's worried, but angry at the same time. For a girl who doesn't get into trouble, Rory picks some big ones.
False

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17 - Luke Luke has a child he doesn't know about.
True
"Jumping the shark" is common in later seasons of a show, and sometimes, audiences don't mind. Luke finds out he has a daughter when he meets April Nardini later in the series. She is a bookworm who wants to get to know her dad.
False

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18 - Rory's best friend Rory's best friend is Lina.
True
False
Rory's best friend comes from Stars Hollow, and her name is Lane Kim. Lane's mom is very strict, so Lane hides music and clothing from her in order to express herself.

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23 - Sookie Alex Borstein plays Sookie throughout the show.
True
False
While you can see cameos of Alex Borstein throughout the show (as the harpist and the dress lady for Emily Gilmore), it is Melissa McCarthy who made that role what it was. Though she's a little clumsy, everyone loves her.

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19 - Rory Chilton Rory broke into the headmaster's office at Chilton to join a secret club.
True
Rory sits at a lunch table, not knowing it is full of members of a secret society, the Puffs. She is invited to join, and as her initiation, she has to break into the headmaster's office.
False

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20 - Luke's sister Liz Luke's sister's name is Lana.
True
False
We first meet Luke's sister later in the series, but when we do meet her, we realize why Jess is staying with Luke. Liz (not Lana) is a free spirit who likes to travel around and live off what is provided for her step by step.

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25 - Luke Luke's last name is Wayans.
True
False
Diner owner Luke Danes is Lorelai Gilmore's No. 1 love interest. While Lorelai is smart enough to see Luke nervously attempting to ask her out, she doesn't act upon it, and the two don't date until season 4.

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29 - Taylor Doose Stars Hollow's most active citizen is Taylor Doose.
True
Taylor Doose runs the town's meetings, is always on Luke to get involved and wants nothing more than for Stars Hollow to be a huge tourist attraction. He also owns the grocery store and ice cream shop in town.
False

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31 - Luke and Lorelai kiss Luke and Lorelai first kiss at Yale.
True
False
Lorelai and Luke's first kiss takes place at the Dragonfly Inn. During the soft opening, they kiss near the front door, making audiences cheer that it finally happened!

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27 - Paris Geller's parents During season 1, Paris Geller's parents are in the middle of a divorce.
True
Paris Geller is constantly a nervous wreck. At first, she is portrayed as a mean girl at Chilton, but when we learn that her parents are going through a messy and publicized divorce, we start to realize she is being a bully so that she can stop being bullied.
False

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33 - Lane's band Lane's band was called "She's Got Punk."
True
False
Mrs. Kim didn't necessarily approve of Lane's band, Hep Alien, but Lane was happy and didn't mind living the garage life, as long as she got to live her dream. That is, until she was married and had children.

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34 - Luke's Before it was a diner, Luke's used to be a gas station.
True
False
Luke's Diner wasn't always a diner, but it was never a gas station. When Luke's father owned the place, it was a hardware store. After his father's death, Luke turned it into a small diner ... where cell phones weren't allowed.

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35 - Richard Gilmore Richard Gilmore had annual lunches with his ex-girlfriend, and Emily didn't know about it.
True
Pennilyn Lott sounds like an appropriate name for a high-class woman, but what she did was quite inappropriate. After learning about the secret lunches, Emily was ready to divorce Richard.
False

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28 - Rory golf Michel Gerard teaches Rory how to play golf.
True
False
Richard Gilmore, Rory's grandfather, is the one who teaches Rory to play golf. He doesn't want to bring the teen to the club but ends up having an exceptionally good time hanging out with her.

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32 - Lorelai tells Max Lorelai tells Max that the way to impress her is 10,000 purple tulips.
True
False
It's actually 1,000 yellow daisies, and Max delivers. However, we soon learn that any man who gives Lorelai exactly what she asks will be dumped shortly after. It may be frustrating for audiences, but it's also relatable.

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21 - Dean Dean ends up marrying Sherry Tinsdale.
True
False
Dean actually ends up marrying Lindsay Lister. Lindsay does her best to be the perfect housewife, but Dean just cannot be pleased. He ends up cheating on her with Rory, causing a rift between Lorelai and Rory.

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16 - Emily Gilmore Emily Gilmore buys Rory beaded bracelets for her 16th birthday.
True
Emily Gilmore is all about extravagance and making sure everything she says and does is socially acceptable. She offers to buy Rory a car for her 16th birthday, but Lorelai turns it down, and instead, Emily buys bracelets for the teen.
False

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24 - Rory Rory receives two dozen sunflowers during the Small Business Celebration in Stars Hollow.
True
False
There is no such thing as the Small Business Celebration in Stars Hollow. Although the town has a lot of small events, celebrations and memorials, it does not recognize small businesses that way.

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30 - Jess book Jess writes and self-publishes a book titled "Why The East Was Worse."
True
False
His book was titled "The Subsect," and Rory is incredibly impressed with Jess' accomplishments. Although Jess has a pretty rocky start on the show, he ends up getting ahead in life, as we all wanted him to do.

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10 - Paris and Rory Paris and Rory become roommates at Harvard.
True
False
Paris and Rory both dream of Harvard, but things change. Rory ends up wanting to go to Yale, and Paris doesn't even get into Harvard. When she moves into Yale, Rory learns that one of her suitemates is Paris Geller.

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26 - Rory meets Logan Huntzberger Rory meets Logan Huntzberger in a journalism class at Yale.
True
False
Rory first encounters Logan while she's getting coffee with Marty in the courtyard at Yale. Logan comes off as rich and assuming but not necessarily as a jerk. In fact, he tells his friend Colin not to be mean to Marty.

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15 - Kirk's girlfriend Kirk's girlfriend is named Lula.
True
False
Kirk becomes a recurring character on the show we all love to watch because we never know what's going to be up to next. Kirk works about 25 jobs, and saves his money. He begins dating a girl, not named Lula, but Lulu.

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22 - Lane's band Vince Neil of Motley Crue plays a member of Lane's band.
True
False
The guitarist named Gil is actually played by Sebastian Bach. He was the lead singer of '80s rock band Skid Row. Though his acting skills leave a little to be desired, it was nice to see him jamming with the kids.

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