Test Your Grey's Anatomy Knowledge

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About This Quiz

"Grey's Anatomy" is an American medical television series which was produced by Shonda Rhimes and has been airing on America Broadcasting Company (ABC) since 2005. The show's name is a play on an old English human anatomy textbook, called "Gray's Anatomy," which was written by Henry Gray. Throughout its run, the show has won Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actor's Guild Awards, and it was the network's highest-rated and highest-revenue-earning drama show. 

The show is centered around an intern doctor named Dr. Meredith Grey, who wants to step out from under the shadow of her mother's success and make a name for herself in the medical field. It also focuses on the lives of the other interns, residents and attending physicians at the hospital, who try to manage their careers while trying to find balance in their personal lives. 

How much do you really know about "Grey's Anatomy"? Did you just hop on the bandwagon, or were you one of their original fans? Do you remember how Dr. Derek Shepherd died or who left Dr. Christina Yang at the alter?  Lets see how well you know one of the most popular series on television by taking this quiz!

Who is Meredith’s “person” after Cristina leaves the show?

Alex’s middle name is Michael.

Who is hit by the bus in the episode, “Now or Never?”

George was on his way to spend time with his mother before he left to be an Army trauma surgeon.

Who leaves Cristina at the altar?

Burke decided not to marry Cristina because he realized he was trying to make Cristina into the woman he wanted.

Grey’s Anatomy was created by _________?

Before getting her big break, Shonda worked a variety of odd jobs including as an office administrator.

Who garners the nickname “The Nazi?”

Bailey earns that nickname from her colleagues because of her fierce personality and blunt attitude.

Where did Meredith meet Derek for the first time?

Joe is the owner of the bar, across from the hospital where doctors go grab a drink after work.

What show is a spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy?

Private Practice ran on ABC from 2007 – 2013.

What country is Zola Grey Shepherd from?

Located in southeast Africa, Malawi is one of the smallest countries in Africa.

Who are Meredith’s three half-sisters?

Thatcher Grey is the father of Meredith, Lexie, and Molly.

How many episodes are in Season One?

Grey’s Anatomy was a mid-season replacement that is why there are only nine episodes.

Dr. Addison is board certified in ______ and ______?

Maternal–fetal medicine is also known as perinatology.

What is the adoptive name of Izzie’s daughter?

11-year old Hannah suffers from leukemia in Season Two.

Who elopes to Las Vegas in Season Three?

Callie started the show in Season Two.

Who dies as a result of the plane crash at the end of Season Eight?

Mark Sloan dies from his injuries after the rescue.

Who is Maggie Pierce’s biological father?

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, James Pickens, Jr. plays Dr. Richard Webber.

Who does Jackson leave for April?

Stephanie was born with Sickle-Cell Disease.

How did Dr. Heather Brooks die?

Dr. Brooks dies before she finished her internship.

What secret does April keep from Jackson when they sign the divorce papers?

April’s first baby, Samuel, is born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type II and dies shortly after birth.

Who purchases Derek’s Airstream?

Owen sells the Airstream in Season 12 Episode 23.

Which doctor does Meredith blame for Derek’s death?

Previously, Penny was a resident at Dillard Medical Center before she arrives at Grey Sloan Memorial.

Why do Callie and Arizona go to court after their divorce?

Sophia’s full name is Sophia Robbin Sloan Torres.

What is the name of the fictional hospital before its name-change to Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital?

Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is a teaching hospital owned and run by doctors.

Who guest stars as a surgeon looking to recruit Arizona for her fellowship?

Geena played Thelma in the 90s cult classic “Thelma and Louise.”

Who does Cristina give her board shares to?

Alex is an attending peds surgeon.

What is Amelia Sheppard addicted to?

Abuse of alcohol is the second most costly addiction annually, beat only by tobacco.

Which surgical intern does Dr. Pierce have an affair?

Working as an EMT is what lead to DeLuca attending medical school.

Why does Dr. Blake move to NYC?

Dr. Blake moves to NYC on her own leaving Callie in Seattle.

Why doesn’t Jo accept Alex’s marriage proposal?

Jo is drunk when she reveals her secret to DeLuca.

Before Ben Warren is a surgical resident, he is a _________?

The average attending anesthesiologist makes a salary of $217,500/yr in the US.

When Amelia, Meredith, and Maggie leave the church, what do they do?

Slushies are made by a mixture of sugar and water.

Who delivers April’s second baby?

He does an emergency C-section at Meredith’s house.

Who does Edwards fall in love with that dies during brain surgery?

Kyle Diaz is played by Wilmer Valderrama, who landed his big break from ‘That 70s Show.’

Who does Meredith hook up with at the end of Season 12?

Nathan Riggs is a cardiothoracic surgeon who worked with April during her time in Jordan.

Why does Owen hate Riggs?

It is Owen who told his sister to get on the helicopter that crashed and killed her.

Who are Sofia’s biological parents?

Callie and Mark hooked up after Arizona left Callie to work in Malawi.

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