The Sesame Street Characters Quiz
Sunny day! Sweepin' the clouds away. It's time to take a stroll down "Sesame Street" and see what you know about some of your favorite TV characters — both human and otherwise.
What show name was nixed by "Sesame Street" creators for being too New York-specific?
- "123 Avenue B"
- "Alphabet City"
- "Central Park Place"
Where is "Sesame Street" supposedly located?
- a mix of streets in Harlem, the Bronx, the Upper West Side and where "West Side Story" was set.
- Alphabet City
- the Bronx and Harlem
What is the address of Luis and Maria's iconic brownstone?
- ABC Sesame Street
- 123 Sesame Street
- 1 Sesame Street
What Sesame Street character(s) live in the garden apartment below Luis and Maria at 123 Sesame Street?
- Olivia Robinson
- Gordon Robinson
- Bert and Ernie
What characters were NOT part of "Sesame Street" on its debut on November 10, 1969?
- Kermit, Grover and Cookie Monster
- Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and Oscar
- Snuffleupagus, The Count, Elmo
What "Sesame Street" character was the first to be a balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
- Cookie Monster
During a Thanksgiving Day episode in 1983, who did adult characters on "Sesame Street" explain had died to Big Bird?
- Mr. Hooper
- Mr. Robinson
- Linda the librarian
In 2002, what new "Takalani Sesame" ("Sesame Street's" South African edition) puppet created controversy?
What president appeared in a PSA with Kami?
- Bill Clinton
- George H. Bush
- George H.W. Bush
What "Sesame Street" character, which appeared from 1970 to 1975, was eventually retired because viewers complained he portrayed a negative stereotype of African-American children?
- Harvey Kneeslapper
- Roosevelt Franklin
- Frank Oz
Who was the first celebrity to make a guest appearance on "Sesame Street?"
- James Earl Jones
- Michael Landon
- Diana Ross
Which "Sesame Street "character's first words were “Don’t bang on my can! Go away”?
- The Lecture Lady
What female "Sesame Street" character was added in 2006, the first new female lead in 13 years?
- Abby Cadabby
What "Sesame Street" puppet is the only character to have testified before Congress?
What character's favorite thing are triangles and playing with his best friend Baby Bear?
- Telly Monster
- Super Grover
- Big Bird
Who is Big Bird's best friend?
"Sesame Street's" 46th season includes a new cast member. What is her name?
What "Sesame Street' character teaches children about vocabulary and introduces them to letters and numbers?
- Count Von Count
Which character did Jim Henson originally create for a cracker commercial three years before "Sesame Street" debuted?
- Cookie Monster
How tall is Big Bird?
- 8 feet 2 inches
- 7 feet 9 inches
- 7 feet 11 inches
Oscar the Grouch wasn't always green. What color was he originally?
In 1980, what famed characters from "Star Wars" visited "Sesame Street?"
- C-3PO and R2-D2
- Chewbacca and Han Solo
- Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker
What actor retired in 2015, after spending 44 years on "Sesame Street" as a writer and the character Maria?
- Gabriela Rose Reagan
- Sonia Manzano
- Sara Compton
Which "Sesame Street" character is the only one with a single to make it on the Billboard charts?
What does Super Grover sell for Acme, Inc.?
Who gave Big Bird his teddy bear Radar?
- Mr. Hooper
What is Mr. Hooper's first name?
Guy Smiley is a recurring character on "Sesame Street." What is his job?
- game show host
- news reporter
What are the small creatures who live in Ernie's window box with his flowers?