Mother’s Day Quiz

From the history of Mothers day to the modern-day trends. Think famous mothers, films and gifts for inspiration to ace our free Mother’s Day Quiz.

You’ll find 100 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather your family or friends for the Mother of all quizzes.

Round 1

1 – Who is Homer Simpson’s estranged mum – Mandy, Mona or Myrtle?

2 – In Greek mythology who was the mother of the gods?

3 – Which flower is traditionally given the most at Mother’s Day?

4 – What date was the first ever test tube baby born – 1968, 1978 or 1988?

5 – What was the name of the first ever baby born via test tube – Laura, Lana or Louise?

6 – Which president established mother’s day?

7 – Mother’s Day started as an anti-war movement – True or false?

8 – In 1972, Who had a hit with Sylvia’s Mother?

9 – Who was the lead actor in the TV series ‘Some Mother’s Do ‘Ave ‘Em’?

10 – According to the proverb, what is “the mother of invention”?

11 – Nacre is more commonly known as what?

12 – What do Tibetans refer to as ‘The goddess mother’?

13 – In Pantomimes, who is Aladdin’s mother?

14 – Who is Pebble’s mother in the Flintstones?

15 – Which mother knows best?

16 – Whose mother has ‘got it goin on’?

17 – What was the name of Harry Potters’s mother?

18 – In the UK, which month is statistically the most popular for having a baby?

19 – Which actress is the step mom in the film ‘stepmom?

20 – Who is the mother of dragons?

21 – Which almond cake is traditionally made for Mothering Sunday?

22 -In the children’s nursery rhyme, who had no food for her dog?

23 – Who is actress Kate Hudson’s famous mother?

24 – Which alcoholic spirit is known as mother’s ruin?

25 – What Beatles song was inspired by Paul’s mum Mary?

Round 2

1- Who was the leader of the 60s group The Mothers of Invention?

2 – In which film is there a computer called ‘Mother’?

3 – Who played Forrest Gump’s mother in the film “Forrest Gump”?

4 – ‘Mother’s not quite herself today!’ is a line from which film?

5 –  Who was the mother of Liza Minelli?

6 – What is the name of Saffron’s mother in the TV series ‘Absolutely Fabulous’?

7 – Who is the lead actress in the film ‘Mother’?

8 – Which TV mother has a bright blue beehive and yellow skin?

9 – Which TV mother has a bright blue beehive and yellow skin?

10 – What year was the film Mamma Mia released – 2006, 2008 or 2010?

11 -What did Old Mother Hubbard find in her cupboard?

12 – What is the name of Prince William & Prince Harry’s mother?

13 – What day of the week is Mother’s day always celebrated on?

14 – What age was the oldest known woman to give birth – 66, 69 or 71?

15 – Which Swedish pop group sang the song “Mamma Mia”?

16 – In which language does Fête des Mères mean Mother’s Day?

17 – What group of animals have young that are carried in their mother’s pouch?

18 – What is the highest documented number of children born to one mother – 49, 59 or 69?

19 – Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon – True or false?

20 – What is the superhero name of the mum in The Incredibles?

21 – Mater is the Latin word for Mother – True or false?

22 – In the Terminator films, what is the name of John Connor’s mother?

23 – Who had a number 2 hit in June 1977 with “Ma Baker”?

24 – The youngest recorded mother to give birth was age – 5, 6 or 7?

25 – In the bible, who is credited with being “Mother of All the Living”?


1 – What was the name of the Greek King of Thebes who fell in love with his mother?

2 – Ma Larkin featured in which popular TV Series?

3 – Which actress played Ma Larkin?

4 – Diwrnod Mamau means Mother’s Day in which language?

5 – In the TV series, what is the name of Norman Bates’ mother?

6 – What mother would you find in an oyster?

7 – In the children’s nursery rhyme, who had no food for her dog?

8 – Which cartoon mother has a bright blue beehive?

9 – Who was the mother in the book Mommie Dearest?

10 – Which Hollywood actress named her daughter Apple?

11 – What’s the name of Jim’s long suffering wife in the TV series ‘The Royle Family’?

12 – In the TV series ‘Bread’ what was the name of the matriarch and mother of the Boswell family?

13 – Which mother was famous for taking care of the poor in India?

14 – What is the name of Cinderella’s wicked stepmother?

15 – Baby Elephants have 20/20 vision when they’re born – True or False?

16 – What do red carnations symbolise on Mother’s Day?

17 – What do white carnations symbolise on Mother’s Day?

18 – In India, people celebrate Durga-puja, how many days does the event last?

19 – Which rapper wrote and performed the song ‘Dear Mama’?

20 – What is the name of Megan Markle’s mother?

21 – What is the name of the matriarch in the TV series ‘Married with Children’?

22 – Which TV witch hates that her daughter has married a mortal?

23 – Which TV mum is creepy and kooky, and somewhat mysterious and spooky?

24 – A mother cheetah finds a hiding place for its cubs before she goes hunting – True or False?

25 – Muttertag means Mother’s Day in which language?

Round 4

1 – Which Hollywood actress starred in 1994 cult classic “Serial Mom”?

2 – What did Denise name her first born child in the TV series ‘The Royle Family’?

3 – Mother Teresa had 5 children – True or False?

4 – Which artist painted a famous painting of his mother?

5 – What was President W Bush’s mother’s name?

6 – Which girl band sang the song ‘Mama’?

7 – Marie Curie and her daughter Irene-Joliot Curie both won Nobel Prizes for their work in Biology – True or false?

8 – ‘Buona Festa della mamma’ means Mother’s Day in which language?

9 – Which celebrity mum has children named Jack, Aimee, and Kelly?

10 – Barack Obama was raised by a single mother – True or False?

11 – Which woman was known as the ‘Mother of Modern Physics’?

12 – Which actress adopted a son called Maddox, from Cambodia?

13 – In which Indian city did Mother Teresa found her missionary?

14 – Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I?

15 – What is the name of Simbas mum in the film ‘The Lion king’?

16 – Mother Meerkats get babysitters for their cubs whilst they go out hunting – True or False?

17 – Mother’s Day is always on the same date each year – True or False?

18 – How old was Jack Nicholson found out that his “sister”, June, was actually his mother – 18, 29 or 37?

19 – How many weeks does the average pregnancy last?

20 – A mother hippopotamus gives birth to her baby on land – True or False?

21 – Which furry pets are notorious baby eaters?

22 – What year did Mother’s day become an official holiday – 1914, 1924 or 1934?

23 – Polar bears cubs stay with their mom for at least two years – True or False?

24 – What is the name of the mother dog in the film ‘101 Dalmations’?

25 – ‘Día de la Madre’ means Mother’s Day in which language?



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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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