The Ultimate 'Modern Family' Quiz

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The Ultimate 'Modern Family' Quiz
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About This Quiz

"Modern Family" has been a comedy hit since it premiered in 2009. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the extended Pritchett/Dunphy/Tucker clan.
Where is Gloria from?
Colombia
Portugal
Argentina
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Gloria grew up in a small village whose claim to fame is being the murder capital of Colombia.

As of 2015, how many "Modern Family" cast members have won acting Emmys?
0
3
5
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Eric Stonestreet (Cameron) and Ty Burrell (Phil) have each won two Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and Julie Bowen (Claire) has won once, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

What's the name of Gloria and Jay's son?
Manny
Joe
Jose
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Jay insisted that Fulgencio Joseph Pritchett should be called "Joe."

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Which comedy legend has a recurring role as Frank Dunphy, Phil's dad?
John Cleese
Christopher Guest
Fred Willard
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Fred Willard was nominated for an Emmy for his work as Frank.

This "Cheers" veteran appears from time to time as DeDe Pritchett, Claire and Mitchell's mom.
Shelley Long
Kirstie Alley
Rhea Perlman
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Shelley Long, aka Diane Chambers, plays the unpredictable DeDe.

What kind of company does Jay own?
sports betting
closets
school textbooks
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Jay made his fortune in closets. He started out as the co-owner of Closet Fornia. When that went sour he started Pritchett's Closets and Blinds.

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In an early episode, Mitchell takes his first trip to this big-box store.
Walmart
Costco
Target
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Mitchell is pretty snobby about Costco -- until he sees the prices.

What's the name of Cam's clown alter ego?
Fizbo
Shakes
Georgie
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We get our first glimpse of Fizbo in Season 1, with Cam's disastrous attempt to liven up Luke's birthday party.

Phil and Claire often role-play as this couple for Valentine's Day.
Roland and Isabelle McSweeney
Hugh and Olivia Foreman
Clive and Julianna Bixby
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The sophisticated and mysterious Clive Bixby is always ready to seduce Julianna on Feb. 14.

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What do Phil and Claire offer Luke as a prize for staying away from electronics for a week?
a clip-on tie
chicken pot pie
ham on rye
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Luke is baited with the promise of chicken pot pie. It doesn't work.

Claire is ecstatic when Phil's birthday coincides with this event.
iPad release day
a magic convention
Comic Con
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Claire never gets the right birthday present for Phil, so she offers to wait in line for an iPad. But she doesn't go early enough.

Where did Phil and Claire meet?
at a nightclub
at a gas station
in college
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Claire was dating a professor and ditched him for Phil.

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Where did Jay and Gloria meet?
in a diner
on the beach
at a roller rink
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In a diner, Jay sends a piece of pie to Gloria's sister, but Gloria thinks it's for her and strikes up a conversation with him.

Where did Mitchell and Cameron meet?
at a tennis match
at a party
at work
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Mitchell and Cam met at a charades party.

Where did Cameron grow up?
on a farm
in inner-city Detroit
in the mountains
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Cam doesn't miss a chance to talk about farm life.

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This is one spot where the entire family has NOT vacationed.
New York City
Hawaii
Australia
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So far, the family has not hit the Big Apple.

What is Mitchell wearing when he and Claire get trapped in the backyard of their childhood home?
nothing
a swimsuit
a sailor suit
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Mitchell and Claire try to sneak into their old house to re-create a photo in which Mitchell is wearing a sailor suit.

What forces Mitchell and Cam's wedding from the venue they chose?
a flood
a wildfire
a tornado
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The wedding is canceled just a few hours ahead of time because of an approaching wildfire.

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Where do they end up getting married?
their house
a gas station
Jay's country club
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It turns out Jay booked his country club in case of disaster, so the festivities are moved there.

What's the name of the self-published book Phil gives Haley when she goes to college?
"Phil's-osophy":
"Dunphy Dreams"
"Hopes for Haley"
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A sample quote from "Phil's-osophy": "Always look people in the eye, even if they're blind."

What was Phil's sport in college?
badminton
golf
cheerleading
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Phil was a proud member of the cheerleading squad.

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What was Cameron's college sport?
football
cheerleading
gymnastics
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Cam was an offensive lineman for the University of Illinois.

Who chaperones the secret party that Haley throws at Jay and Gloria's house?
Phil
Mitchell
Manny
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Haley correctly claims that her uncle is to be a chaperone, but she fails to mention which uncle.

Who are the Dunphys' obnoxious next-door neighbors?
Jerry and Kimberly
Tony and Teresa
Ronnie and Amber
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Ronnie and Amber La Fontaine have caused the Dunphys much stress, not least by having sex at the open house Phil organizes.

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What was the name of Claire and Mitchell's childhood ice-skating duo?
Fire and Nice
Claire's Pair
Bro and Sissy
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They were known as "Fire and Nice," apparently for Mitchell's hair and Claire's … lack of niceness.

What's Claire's favorite holiday?
Halloween
Christmas
Valentine's Day
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Halloween is a huge deal in the Dunphy household.

The year Phil takes over Halloween, what costume does Jay reject in favor of Prince Charming?
Shrek
Batman
Goofy
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Tired of always being the ugly guy, Jay decides to be Prince Charming.

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On the family trip to Australia, this is one animal that does NOT attack Phil.
kangaroo
koala
jellyfish
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Phil gets stung by a jellyfish and punched in the face by a kangaroo, but koalas do him no harm.

What does Claire give Phil for their 20th anniversary?
a day off
a trip to Vegas to see Siegfried & Roy
a Chinese acrobat show
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Because the traditional 20th anniversary gift is china, Claire presents him with a show by Chinese acrobats.

Cam partners with Gloria to start a business selling her family's __________.
hot sauce
tamales
coffee
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Cam and Gloria's partnership is uneasy at best, especially when he puts his own face on the labels.

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