Jinkies!: The Scooby-Doo Quiz

Estimated Completion Time
2 min
Who owns the Mystery Machine van?
Shaggy's uncle
Fred's mother
Daphne's father
We all love the Mystery Machine, the flowery blue and green van that transports the crew from one adventure to the next.

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Who is Norville Rogers in the Scooby-Doo universe?
Fred's uncle
The show's creator
Shaggy's real name
Not many people know this off the top of their head, so don't feel bad if you didn't know Shaggy's real name.

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True or False: The voice of Shaggy, DJ Casey Kasem, insisted that Shaggy become a vegan in recent years.
True
False
Kasem requested that Shaggy become a vegetarian because he himself is one.

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The original incarnation of Scooby-Doo premiered in what year?
1971
1969
It was in 1969 that Hannah-Barbera Productions first created the now famous original cartoon.
1968

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What was Scooby's name in the original concept pitch?
Too Much
Definitely a name inspired by the late 1960s, Scooby was originally named "Too Much."
Scabby
Rolf

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What shows helped inspire the original idea behind Scooby-Doo?
"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis"
"The Archie Show"
Both of the above
Both "Dobie Gillis" and "Archie" were clear influences on the creators of Scooby-Doo.

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True or False: Scooby's original breed was a sheepdog.
True
Scooby was both a German shepherd and a sheepdog at various times before they settled on Great Dane.
False

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What Frank Sinatra song supposedly inspired the theme song from Scooby-Doo?
"That's Life"
"Strangers in the Night"
The "dooby-dooby-doo" at the end of "Strangers in the Night" inspired the famous "Scooby-Doo, where are you?" theme.
"New York, New York"

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What was the name of the first Scooby cartoon?
"Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!"
There have been many versions of Scooby over the years, but the first was called "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!".
"Scooby, Scooby-Doo, Where are You?"
"The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour"

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Shaggy took part in which activity at his high school?
track team
In addition to being a gymnast, Shaggy was also on his high school's track team.
wrestling team
basketball team

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What is Velma's last name?
Dankley
Dinky
Dinkley
Pay attention and you'll know that Velma's last name is Dinkley. She even looks like a Dinkley.

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What is the name of Scooby-Doo's nephew?
Scooby-Dum
Scrappy-Doo
The pint-sized wonder that was Scrappy-Doo was Scooby's nephew and one of the more devisive characters on the show.
Scrappy-Dum

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What kind of animation was the original Scooby-Doo cartoon?
"cut and paste" animation
cell animantion
Like all kinds of early animation, Scooby-Doo was hand drawn on individual sheets of acetate called "cells."
stop-motion animation

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What was the name of the first episode of "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" ?
"Ghost of a Dog"
"Where are You?"
"What a Night for a Knight"
The first case the gang cracked had to do with a spooky knight in shining armor.

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What other iconic cartoon character aside from Scooby-Doo did actor Don Messick voice?
Yogi Bear
Josie of Pussycats fame
Papa Smurf
Messick is a legendary voice actor who also tackled the iconic role of Papa Smurf.

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What version of Scooby-Doo featured such guests as Cher and The Harlem Globetrotters?
"The Scooby-Doo Show"
"The New Scooby-Doo Movies"
Not the best name ever, but "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" was the one with a host of famous guest stars.
"Scooby and Friends"

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What other cartoon character did Scooby-Doo share the spotlight with on a 1980-81 ABC show?
Richie Rich
ABC aired "The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show — and Scrappy Too!" from 1980-81.
Archie
Astro the Dog

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Scooby-Doo had a brother who lived out West and solved crimes with Scrappy-Doo on a spinoff show. What was his name?
Scooby-Dum
Yabba-Doo
It wasn't super popular, but Scooby's brother Yabba-Doo had a short run on TV in which he teamed up with cousin Scrappy-Doo.
Scruffy-Doo

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Which actor did such a fine job as Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo movies that he began to voice the character on the small screen as well?
Casey Kasem
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Matthew Lillard
Matthew Lillard played the part of Shaggy on the big and small screens.

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True or False: The inside joke of Scooby and Shaggy being under the inlfuence of marijuana was created by the orginal writers in the late 1960s.
True
False
While a popular rumor, the creators of Scooby-Doo have always denied that there was any link between the munchie-starved characters and marijuana use. It's a kid's show after all.

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