Most of us are a least a bit familiar with SpongeBob. We have heard the theme song, seen some memes on Facebook, and are aware of its popularity. With more than twenty years of episodes in fourteen seasons, and three feature films, plus a 2023 release of Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie, it is almost impossible to not know of SpongeBob and his friends. Our article provides several ways to test your knowledge of this popular show.
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Our section on SpongeBob Trivia Facts provides a list of tidbits of information surrounding the production of this popular cartoon. SpongeBob Trivia Questions serves as a great resource for a trivia game with general SpongeBob trivia questions. Our Hard SpongeBob Trivia concentrates on specific episodes, so you need to be a fan to do well on these trivia questions. We end the article with a SpongeBob Trivia Quiz with questions and answers listed separately for a bit of a challenge and to make it easy to share with family and friends.
SpongeBob Trivia Facts
Just how big a fan of SpongeBob are you? In this section, we challenge you with some lesser-known facts surrounding the production of SpongeBob SquarePants. You really need to be a fan to answer these. See how well you can do and then challenge others.
- What did Stephen Hillenburg wear when he presented the cartoon series to Nickelodeon?
- What is the percentage of adults without children who watch SpongeBob?
- Is there really a Bikini Atoll, the location of the SpongeBob adventures?
- On what date did SpongeBob premiere?
- Where is the finished animation of the SpongeBob episodes created?
- What is the name of the muscular movie star who appeared in the first SpongeBob movie?
- The SpongeBob cartoon was the first cartoon on Nickelodeon to do what?
- Who created SpongeBob after having once worked as a fry cook in a seafood restaurant?
- Who is the voice of SpongeBob?
- What was Stephen Hillenburg’s career before SpongeBob?
- Where do the characters in SpongeBob come from? Stephen Hillenburg’s unpublished comic book
- What was the first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants titled?
- How many times is “SpongeBob SquarePants” repeated in the theme song?
- Who is the voice Squidward?
- Who is the voice of Mermaid Man?
- Who is the voice of Barnacle Boy?
- Who is the voice of Gary the snail?
- In what year did the first movie premier?
- What is considered the most controversial SpongeBob episode?
- What song became popular because of the show?
- In what episode was the song “Sweet Victory” played?
- What was the title of the first show’s soundtrack?
- When was SpongeBob SquarePants: the Yellow Album released?
- What discovery was named after SpongeBob?
- What item did David Hasselhoff keep from The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie?
- What is SpongeBob’s most frequently said line?
- Where did Stephen Hillenburg’s inspiration for Mr. Krabs come from?
SpongeBob Trivia Questions
In this section, we share trivia questions most can answer – the tidbits of character and story information easily remembered. Many viewers of the show will know the answers because they watch the episodes repeatedly or the questions refer to character traits and characteristics seen in many shows. See how well you do in this section.
- What illness does SpongeBob have after leaving his refrigerator open?
- What makes Squidward become more handsome?
- When he laughs, how many upper teeth does Patrick show?
- Which one of Sandy’s pets turns into the “monster” and sends Bikini Bottom into a panic?
- What musical instrument does Squidward enjoy playing in his free time?
- What is the license plate on SpongeBob’s boat mobile?
- What type of place was Krusty Krab before Mr. Krabs acquired it?
- What is Plankton’s first name?
- What does Plankton say F.U.N. stands for?
- for anywhere and anytime at all down here in the deep blue sea![/showhide]
- What is SpongeBob’s favorite sport?
- What is the location of Bikini Bottom?
- What does SpongeBob call the colorful Krabby Patties he sells?
- What is the name of King Neptune’s daughter?
- What is the name of the boy band that Pearl is a fan of?
- Who is Squidward’s arch nemesis from high school?
- What shape is Squidward’s house?
- What kind of sea creature is Squidward?
- What species is Mr. Krabs’ daughter Pearl?
- What is the name of the fish that sends SpongeBob and Patrick on an impossible quest when his crown gets stolen?
- What does Pearl name the Krusty Krab when she takes over?
- What substance do SpongeBob and Patrick claim they can do without when they first meet Sandy?
Hard SpongeBob Trivia
Think you are a SpongeBob expert? Now we have some questions about specific episode content to challenge those of you who believe you know nearly everything about SpongeBob and his friends.
- In the episode “Good Ol’ Whatshisname” who is sentenced to ten years in prison?
- In “Something Smells,” what common ingredient was not an ingredient in SpongeBob’s sundae?
- In “Rule of Dumb,” what character is revealed is somehow related to Patrick?
- In “Plankton’s Army,” Squidward says that Mr. Krabs keeps the secret formula for the Krabby Patty where?
- In the episode “Dumped,” which character is it that follows Patrick around?
- In “Plankton’s Pet,” what name does Plankton gIve his pet green amoeba?
- In “To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants,” what is the name of the magazine Squidward reads?
- In “Life of Crime,” what is it that Patrick and SpongeBob think they steal which makes them criminals?
- In “Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V,” what does E.V.I.L stand for?
- In the episode, “Procrastination,” what was the one word SpongeBob was able to get down after hours of procrastinating while working on an essay about what not to do at a stoplight?
- In “Something Smells,” why is everyone in Bikini Bottom revolted by SpongeBob?
- In the “Pizza Delivery” episode, what is SpongeBob referring to when he says, “The pioneers used to ride these babies around for miles”?
- In The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, what is the name of the peanut shaped mascot for SpongeBob and Patrick’s favorite ice cream bar?
- In The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, who becomes the manager at the Krusty Krab 2?
- What famous line Patrick yells in “The Fry Cook Games” turned into a famous internet meme?
- What is the color of the underwear SpongeBob wears in “The Fry Cook Games”?
- What is the name of the magazine that wrote an article saying sea bears and fairy tales are real?
- In the episode “The Great Snail Race,” what is the name of the snail Squidward buys?
- What is the name of the snail who won the race in “The Fry Cook Games”?
- What is the name of the episode where Larry the Lobster is called “Big Larry”?
- In the episode, “Squidville” where did Squidward move to?
- What is the name of the main antagonist of the episode “I’m Your Biggest Fanatic” and also the leader of the Jellyspotters?
- What happened to the twelve-foot replica of David Hasselhoff from The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie?
- In The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, what do SpongeBob and Patrick use to drown their sorrows?
Time to test your knowledge of all things SpongeBob. We have listed the questions and answers separately to make this a challenging, fun experience. After you quiz yourself, test your family and friends and see who is the SpongeBob SquarePants expert.
- What greeting does Sandy usually say?
- According to SpongeBob’s song, what is the best time to wear a striped sweater?
- Was Rocky really a snail?
- What talent does Patrick have with his tummy?
- What is the color of SpongeBob’s eyes?
- What notable item does SpongeBob wear while he works at Krusty Krab?
- Which episode is considered by many to be the best in the series?
- What is Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy’s secret hideout named?
- What is the name of SpongeBob’s pet snail?
- What is the name of the giant creature that eats Sandy’s tail?
- What is the name of Plankton’s computer wife?
- What is the signature dish at the Krusty Krab?
- What is the name of SpongeBob’s blue jellyfish?
- What color is the shirt SpongeBob usually wears?
- Krabs’ daughter, Pearl, is what kind of animal?
- What is the name of the US state Sandy comes from?
- What was the name of the first SpongeBob movie?
- What was the name of the former fry cook at Krusty Krab before SpongeBob worked there?
- When Patrick answers the phone at Krusty Krab and a customer asks, “Is this the Krusty Krab?” how does Patrick respond?
- Where does Patrick work?
- Where in Bikini Bottom does Sandy Cheeks live?
- Where does SpongeBob live?
- Where does SpongeBob work?
- Where is SpongeBob’s favorite amusement park?
- What is the name of the character who is a fellow Magic Conch believer?
- What is the name of the character who thinks that everybody is an idiot, except him?
- What is the name of Bikini Bottom’s favorite superhero?
- Who is the only land animal in Bikini Bottom?
- What is the name of SpongeBob’s best friend?
- What is the name of Chum Bucket’s owner and the show’s main villain?
- What is the name of the person who runs the boating school that SpongeBob attends?
- Who steals King Neptune’s crown?
- Who is the voice of SpongeBob in the TV series?
- Who is the winner of the snail race?
- Kevin C. Cucumber is the leader of what club?
- While Plankton and Mr. Krabs are enemies, but what is the one thing they have in common?
- What are two things that SpongeBob is afraid of?
We hope you have enjoyed exploring our SpongeBob SquarePants trivia article. Use the content for a party game, local pub trivia night, or an evening with family or friends. Remember, as SpongeBob says, “F is for friends who do stuff together!” So, have fun!
Susan majored in English with a double minor in Humanities and Business at Arizona State University and earned a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Liberty University. She taught grades four through twelve in both public and private schools. Subjects included English, U.S. and world history and geography, math, earth and physical science, Bible, information technologies, and creative writing.
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