19 Simpsons Characters Every Fan Can Name And 16 Only Diehards Will Get

The Simpsons is the longest running animated comedy television series. It has been on the air since 1989, and is still going strong. The show tells the comical story of the Simpson family, which consists of five people in the nuclear family. They all have their quirks, and often seem to get themselves into some trouble throughout the show.

Since the show has been on for such a long time, there have been a ton of characters that have come and gone. Some of them are much more memorable, while others may be a little tougher to remember.

This quiz will display 19 characters from The Simpsons that everyone should know, and another 16 characters that only true diehard fans of the show will be able to name. Good luck!

Question 1

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the main character of the show. He is the father of the family, who often is known for his laziness. He may have a lot of flaws, but he is known for caring about those around him. He absolutely loves his wife, and all of his children.

Question 2

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This woman is the full-time mother of the family. She is married to Homer, with whom she has three children. Often, she keeps her children grounded. She also brings some moral compass to the table, not only for her children, but also for her husband that occasionally acts a little immaturely.

Question 3

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This boy is one of the main characters. He is a very mischievous, adventurous, and trouble-making child. At school, he is known as the prankster. He likes to pull pranks on anyone that he can, which often leads him into detention. Aside from school, he spends time skateboarding, or hanging out with his friends.

Question 4

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

She is one of the main characters, and is the middle child of Marge and Homer. Unlike her older brother Bart, she is intelligent and driven. At only 8 years old, she surpasses the regular intelligence level of children her age. She is the absolute moral center for her family, even more than her mother.

Question 5

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This is the baby of the family, and is the youngest child of Homer and Marge. She is only one year old. On the show, she is often displayed sucking on her pacifier, and occasionally walking (but usually tripping over her clothes). She still does not know how to speak.

Question 6

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This dog is a former race dog. He is now the family dog of the Simpson's. He is shown throughout the entire series of the show, rather than other pets or animals that have been shown to lose their lives. He is a smart dog, and is favored by Bart.

Question 7

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is a recurring character on the show. He is from another country, and has a strong accent. He operates the Kwik-E-Mart. While at work, he is polite to his customers. He is a workaholic, who spends more time at the store than at home with his own family.

Question 8

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is the main antagonist of both the series and the movie. He is the owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. In all of Springfield, he is the richest and most powerful citizen. A few times during the series, he had lost his entire fortune, but he ends up getting it back eventually.

Question 9

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is the best friend of Bart. He wears thick glasses because of his extreme nearsightedness. He has average intelligence, but sometimes he has poor social skills. While he can be devious in his own way, he is usually pretty gullible, which leads to people like Bart taking advantage of him.

Question 10

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the neighbor to the Simpsons family. He is extremely religious, and often tries to spread his beliefs. He is known for his catchphrase, "diddly," which he adds to many things he says. Often he is a pushover, and will let people walk over him when they get the chance.

Question 11

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is known as the bartender in Springfield. He is the owner at the tavern, which is named after him. This bar is usually visited by not only Homer, but also his friends. He owns a few other businesses around Springfield. On the show, he is shown to be rude to almost everyone, except towards Homer and his friends.

Question 12

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is the host of a television show, that happens to be the favorite of Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. He is often shown to be burnt out, and completely cynical. While meeting fans, he is not nice and does not even like them. He does not enjoy his job, and would prefer to be doing almost anything else.

Question 13

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This woman was a recurring character on the show. She was the fourth-grade teacher at Springfield Elementary School. She was often shown being friendly with many of the characters on the show, including Principal Skinner, and other Springfieldians. Later in the show, she married Ned Flanders, whose own wife passed away.

Question 14

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This is one of the supporting characters on The Simpsons. He is one of the children in Springfield. He is considered to be the leader of the bullies at the Springfield Elementary School. Often, he is portrayed as the arch-rival of Bart, whom he often picks on and taunts.

Question 15

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is known as the personal assistant to Mr. Burns. He has lived with Burns since he was a child, and was technically partially raised by him. Burns does not feel anything towards him though, nothing warm or caring. This man is very loyal to his villainous boss, despite not being treated well.

Question 16

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is a World War II veteran. He is known for his drawn on, long, rambling stories that are often inaccurate, and show general incompetence. Everything that this man says must be taken with a grain of salt. Later in the series, he is moved to a retirement facility.

Question 17

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is the head of the Springfield Elementary School. He struggles to control the school that is falling apart. At the same time he is dealing with battles from teachers who are complaining about poor resources, and about rowdy students. He is uptight and is a strict person when it comes to his students.

Question 18

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the best friend of Homer Simpson. He is frequently a customer at Moe's Tavern. While Homer is his best friend, he considers Moe to be his second-best friend. When he was in high school, he was a straight-A student. He lost everything when he began to drink more.

Question 19

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This boy is the son of the Police Chief of Springfield. He is often goodhearted, and means well. His mentality is often kept pretty ambiguous, but he is known as the oddball of the town. Anything he says seems to either make absolutely no sense, or are some random interpretation of whatever is occurring at the moment.

Question 20

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the head of the Springfield Police Department. He is the stereotype of a lazy police officer. He is often incompetent, and does not really want to do any work. Often, he is uninformed about what is going on in the world. Despite all of this, he usually has good intentions.

Question 21

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the janitor of Springfield Elementary School. He is originally from Scotland. While at work, he supervises the children during recess. He also cleans the hallways. His character is known for his red hair, and his thick accent. Depending on the episode, he is either the ally to Bart and Lisa, or the enemy.

Question 22

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man has bad luck. He is known for his height, which is only 4 feet 4 inches. Across the entire series, there is a running gag of him losing his life through various kinds of accidents. Despite this, he is returned into the show in later episodes, without any harm.

Question 23

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is a B-movie actor from the Simpsons universe. He has not been able to get a good job, and has fallen into hard times. On the show, he is seen accepting questionable roles and hosting weird things. He only appeared for a few seasons, between two and ten.

Question 24

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is one of the close friends of Bart. He is very intelligent, and often competes with Lisa for being the smartest person. Because he is so smart, he is the teacher's pet in most of his school experiences. He is often targeted by bullies, as a stereotypical nerd.

Question 25

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is recurring on the show. He is the absolute best friend of Carl, and is also friends with Homer. He works at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, and has a master's degree in nuclear physics. Despite this, he is shown being a simple, naive, and blue-collar working man.

Question 26

Which character from The Simpsons is on the left?

This man is in charge of the city of Springfield. He is a slick politician, that will work slide into any opportunities that arise. His priorities are not really well intended. He is driven towards keeping himself in office, corruption, embezzling tax money, and taking bribes from people in the local Mafia.

Question 27

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This woman is one of the pair of twin sisters of Marge. Her twin is named Selma. This woman works at the DMV, and greatly dislikes her brother-in-law, Homer. She is slightly more jaded than her sisters, but she is just as cynical as her twin, Selma. The two often have a negative view of the world.

Question 28

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This is the oldest son of Ned. He is often shown t be praying, which is the first thing he does in the morning, and the last thing he will do before he goes to bed. He prays for a lot of things. He is often dealing with Bart and his negative attitudes about him and his family.

Question 29

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This woman is the mother of Seymour, who is the principal of the Springfield Elementary School. She has a negative attitude, and is strict and bitter. While talking to Seymour, she is controlling, and she treats him like he is a child. She has been married a few times, but none of them really worked out.

Question 30

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is the owner of The Android's Dungeon and Baseball Card Shop, in Springfield. He is kind of geeky to an almost unrealistic degree, but is also shown to be sarcastic, surly, and sometimes insulting to some people. He has a master's degree, in folklore and mythology, which involved a thesis on The Lord of the Rings.

Question 31

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man was known as the Springfield mob boss. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, he is the puppeteer behind many of the criminal enterprises that take place in Springfield. Some of his businesses involve gambling, smuggling, bootlegging, fraud, selling fake IDs, and bribing the mayor, Mayor Quimby. Later in the show, he loses his life.

Question 32

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is a sergeant with the Springfield Police Department. He is absolutely the most intelligent, and competent officer that works for the Springfield Police. He works below Clancy Wiggum, and will often point out the mistakes that are made by his superiors. This may seem good, but he will let it distract him from the crime occurring.

Question 33

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This character is a cartoon character from a popular show within The Simpsons. On the show, he spends all of his time going after his arch enemy. He almost always succeeds at taking the life of his enemy, and there was actually only one episode where this character did not survive.

Question 34

Which character from The Simpsons is on the right?

This character is a cartoon cat from a show within The Simpsons. His enemy is a blue mouse, that plots to take his life. This cat is completely helpless, and does not want to harm the mouse. In almost every episode of the show, he loses his life to the mouse.

Question 35

Which character from The Simpsons is this?

This man is one of the two officers that help out Chief Wiggum, on almost every patrol. This man is less intelligent than his partner, but he is still smarter than his boss. He is often pretty quiet, but is always there working hard when his coworkers and boss are around.

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