HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
'The Good Wife' Quiz
by Staff
Did you always wonder if Peter and Alicia would end up together? Or would it be Alicia and Jason? Or Alicia and someone else? See how much you know about "The Good Wife" with this quiz.

Who played the lead character in the series "The Good Wife"?

  • Christine Baranski
  • Julianna Margulies
  • Mamie Gummer

Who else was considered for the lead role?

  • Christine Baranski
  • Ashley Judd
  • Sarah Jessica Parker

Before starring on "The Good Wife", what show did Julianna Margulies appear on?

  • "Law & Order"
  • "ER"
  • "St. Elsewhere"

What inspired the premise of "The Good Wife"?

  • the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal
  • the John Edwards/Reille Hunter saga
  • both of these plus a whole lot of other scandals

What is Alicia Florrick's maiden name?

  • McGregor
  • Cavanaugh
  • Stivic

What's the name of the law firm where she worked?

  • Stern, Lockhart and Gardner
  • Boggis, Bunce and Bean
  • Robert Donnell & Associates

What is investigator Kalinda Sharma's signature fashion item?

  • a leather jacket
  • knee-high boots
  • red mini-skirt

What political office did "The Good Wife" character Peter Florrick hold before going to prison?

  • state attorney
  • governor
  • mayor

Which city is the setting for the series?

  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Chicago

Before playing Peter Florrick, what show was actor Chris Noth on?

  • "Two Broke Girls"
  • "Sex and the City"
  • "Blue Bloods"

Who was Eli Gold, Peter Florrick's chief of staff, loosely based on?

  • Rahm Emmanuel
  • Robert Gibbs
  • David Axelrod

What job did Diane Lockhart's husband Kurt McVeigh hold?

  • doctor
  • ballistics expert
  • police detective

Which actress portrayed the character Diane Lockhart?

  • Mary Beth Peil
  • Sarah Steele
  • Christine Baranski

Which city was the series "The Good Wife" filmed in?

  • New York City
  • Chicago
  • Vancouver

What was the name of the drug dealer whom the firm represented numerous times?

  • Lemond Bishop
  • Lamont Dozier
  • Larry McGinnis

Which character said, "I am the smartest person I know"?

  • Will Gardner
  • David Lee
  • Eli Gold

True or false: The creators of "The Good Wife" are brother and sister

  • true
  • false

Why did Will and Alicia break up?

  • Her daughter Grace went missing.
  • Alicia felt guilty cheating on her husband.
  • Will started having feelings for someone else.

Which guest star was injured on the set of "The Good Wife" by falling lighting equipment?

  • Martha Plimpton
  • Stockard Channing
  • Kristin Chenoweth

Who played the role of conniving lawyer Louis Canning?

  • John Stamos
  • Michael J. Fox
  • Zach Grenier

During which televised sporting event did CBS announce the final season of the series?

  • The Super Bowl
  • The World Series
  • The NBA Playoffs

Which actor played the role of Will Gardner?

  • Alan Cumming
  • Josh Charles
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan

How did Will Gardner die in season five of "The Good Wife"?

  • shooting
  • car crash
  • cancer

What was the name of Alicia's love interest in the final season?

  • Jason Crouse
  • Jason Blair
  • Finn Polmar

Who played Cary Agos?

  • Michael Ely
  • Dylan Baxker
  • Matt Czuchry

What were names of Peter and Alicia's kids?

  • Zach and Grace
  • Mike and Lisa
  • Jeff, Grace and Megan

How many episodes of the series "The Good Wife" were produced?

  • 116
  • 136
  • 156

"The Good Wife" was praised for what in particular:

  • strong roles for women
  • its incorporation of technological issues
  • screenplays ripped from today's headlines

How many seasons did "The Good Wife" run for?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

"The Good Wife" ended on a very shocking note. What happened?

  • Peter and Alicia reconciled and jetted off to Paris for a romantic second honeymoon.
  • Will came back from the dead to be with Alicia.
  • Diane slapped Alicia in the face.