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The 'How I Met Your Mother' Quiz
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How well do you know Barney, Lily, Marshall, Ted and Robin? If you think you could be part of the "How I Met Your Mother" gang, this quiz should be a breeze.

What college did Ted, Lily and Marshall all attend?

  • New York University
  • Wesleyan University
  • Kenyon College

True or false: MacLaren's Pub is the name of the bar where the five friends always hung out.

  • true
  • false

What year is it supposed to be when Ted is telling his two kids about how he met their mom?

  • 2020
  • 2015
  • 2030

True or false: All of Lyndsy Fonseca and David Henrie's scenes as Ted's future children were filmed during season one.

  • true
  • false

How many women did Ted date that were NOT "the mother?"

  • 12
  • 24
  • 29

Robin Scherbatsky was a famous Canadian teen pop star in the 1990s. What was the name of her character on the Canadian kids' show?

  • Robin Glitter
  • Robin Sparkles
  • Jessica Glitter

What was the name of the Canadian kids' show Robin Sparkles starred on?

  • "Space Teens"
  • "Teen Glow"
  • "Speak Up Kids!"

Neil Patrick Harris played the role of Barney Stinson. What other actor auditioned for the role of Barney?

  • Justin Long
  • Jim Parsons
  • Sean Hayes

What is the name of Ted and Barney's legendary bar?

  • Puzzles
  • Chips
  • Pieces

Where does Robin move at the beginning of season four?

  • France
  • Japan
  • Canada

After dating Marshall for nine years and being engaged for a year, Lily breaks up with him and moves where?

  • Paris
  • San Francisco
  • Rome

True or false: Barney went to San Francisco to convince Lily to get back together with Marshall.

  • true
  • false

True or false: The "naked man maneuver" works three out of five times.

  • true
  • false

Who did Barney think was his father?

  • Bob Barker
  • Regis Philbin
  • He never knew.

What is one of Marshall's nicknames?

  • Big Fudge
  • MarshMarsh
  • The Marsh

Viewers never know until the final season why Marshall got the name Big Fudge. What is the story behind the name?

  • He won a chocolate pie-eating contest as a kid.
  • He ate an 8-pound (4-kilogram) block of fudge in 12 minutes after getting accepted to Columbia University.
  • He had a secret fascination with the book "Superfudge" by Judy Blume.

How many kids did Lily and Marshall end up having?

  • three
  • two
  • four

True or false: Ted ended up meeting "the mother" at Barney's wedding.

  • true
  • false

Who did Barney end up marrying?

  • Robin
  • Victoria
  • Ashley

Which character had a stripper doppelganger?

  • Lily
  • Barney
  • Ted

Barney dressed up in disguise several times to trick the gang into thinking they spotted his doppelganger. Which one was the actual Barney doppelganger?

  • Dr. John Stangel
  • a cab driver
  • Kristoff the Estonian street performer

Why do Robin and Barney divorce?

  • They can't have children.
  • Robin travels too much for her job.
  • Barney cheated.

True or false: The Bro Code is a set of rules (i.e., male etiquette) established by Barney.

  • true
  • false

What are the names of Ted's children?

  • Luke and Penny
  • Tracy and Will
  • Iain and Sarah

What did Ted want to name his kids?

  • Luke and Leia
  • Lily and Marshall
  • Tracy and Robin

In "Last Forever: Part Two," Ted finally finishes telling the kids the story of how he met their mother. What else does his daughter Penny figure out?

  • He loves Robin.
  • Their mom was Lily's sister.
  • Ted wanted to divorce their mom.

True or false: Tracy Mosby died from an unknown disease in the series finale.

  • true
  • false

True or false: The scene with Tracy's funeral was cut from the series finale.

  • true
  • false

How many seasons did "How I Met Your Mother" air on television?

  • nine
  • seven
  • five

How many awards was "How I Met Your Mother" nominated for during its time on air?

  • 74
  • 52
  • 39