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Not to be confused with The Garfield Trivia Book.
Garfield Trivia Game Title Card

Garfield Trivia Game is a 1989 computer game released for Apple II computers and IBM PC.[1] It was developed by EIS, Inc. and distributed by Developmental Learning Materials, Inc.

Gameplay

The game can be played by one player or a team. After entering name(s), four of the following seven categories may be selected for the game (each selectable by their corresponding number):

  • 1 Friends
  • 2 TV Shows
  • 3 Dates/Facts
  • 4 Garfield
  • 5 Odds & Ends
  • 6 Wisdom
  • 7 CHANGE DISK

Each turn, a player spins to get a question from any of the four selected categories. If the spin lands in neither of the chosen four categories, the player will be given a "mystery box", which can give multiple prizes, such as extra points for the next question. When a type of question is chosen, the player may play it or pass. Each question is multiple-choice, with four answers available to choose from.

When a player gets a question right, Garfield will be shown dancing. When a wrong answer is given, Garfield will be shown laughing. Points will be added or deducted based on the results.

List of Questions

Friends

Question Choices Answer
What was the name of Jon's pet frog? 1) - Herbie
2) - Legs
3) - Lester
4) - Hopper
1) - Herbie
Why was Pooky kidnapped? 1) - As an April Fools' joke
2) - For a $1,000 ransom
3) - To sew his arm back on
4) - So he could be washed.

TV Shows

Question Choices Answer
What was Garfield's first TV special? 1) - Here Comes Garfield
2) - Garfield the Cat
3) - Hello Garfield
4) - Garfield on the Town
1) - Here Comes Garfield
In Here Comes Garfield, why was Fluffy in the pound? 1) - He ran away
2) - He was old
3) - He got lost
4) - He couldn't be housebroken
4) - He couldn't be housebroken
In "Garfield In Paradise," what was the name of Chief Rama Lama's tribe? 1) - Dumshee Shees
2) - Rama Bamas
3) -
4) -
On what TV show was Jim Davis' first national TV interview? 1) - The Barbara Walters' Special
2) - The Late Show
3) - The Tonight Show
4) - The Today Show
In "Garfield's Halloween Adventure," who did Garfield meet in the haunted house? 1) - Uncle Harriet
2) - The Headless Doorman
3) - Barnacus Crum
4) - The Old Man
What does Garfield think of fish? 1) - Sushi time
2) - Tuna salad
3) - They're cute
4) - They give you bad breath
1) - Sushi time

Dates/Facts

Question Choices Answer
What was the name of Jim Davis' first cartoon character? 1) - Gnorm Gnat
2) - Fish Lips
3) - Rockin' Robin
4) - Paper Boy
1) - Gnorm Gnat
What award did Jim Davis win from the National Cartoonist Society in 1981 and 1986? 1) - Funniest Cartoon
2) - The Flintstone Award
3) - Best Humor Strip Cartoonist
4) - The Segar Award
3) - Best Humor Strip Cartoonist
How many cats did Jim Davis have when he was a kid? 1) - 7
2) - 25
3) - 2
4) - 0
2) - 25

Garfield

Question Choices Answer
Garfield is afraid of what? 1) - Bees
2) - Ladybugs
3) - Flies
4) - Spiders
4) - Spiders
When Garfield drank too much coffee, what song did he sing? 1) - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
2) - Thriller
3) - I Feel Good
4) - Chattanooga Choo Choo
4) - Chattanooga Choo Choo
Why did the owner of Mama Leone's Italian Kitchen sell Garfield? 1) - They moved to Italy
2) - They bought a dog
3) - He ate all a customer's lasagna
4) - He ate all the pasta
4) - He ate all the pasta
What color is Garfield's blanket? 1) - Blue
2) - Purple
3) - White
4) - Pink
1) - Blue

Odds & Ends

Question Choices Answer
Where did the CAPED AVENGER find leftover evil?" 1) - In the refrigerator
2) - In the dirty clothes hamper
3) - In Odie's dog house
4) - In the dictionary
1) - In the refrigerator

Wisdom

Question Choices Answer
Garfield says, "Life if like a hot bath, the longer you stay in it, the more _______ you get." 1) - Wrinkles
2) - Suds
3) - Sleepy
4) - Lazy
1) - Wrinkles
What is a declawed cat? 1) - Incapable of destruction
2) - One pleading for mercy
3) - A dog
4) - In the wrong line of work

Controls

Players get questions by pressing the spacebar.

The number keys are used to make selections.

Characters

References

Garfield Video Games
"Garfield, Eat Your Words" "Garfield Double Dares" "Create With Garfield" "Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal" "Garfield Trivia Game" "A Week of Garfield" "Garfield: Winter's Tail" "Garfield (Tiger Handheld)" "Garfield Labyrinth" "Garfield: Caught in the Act" "Scholastic's Comic Book Maker Featuring Garfield" "Garfield’s Mad About Cats" "Garfield's Typing Pal" "Garfield (2004)" "Garfield: The Search for Pooky" "Garfield: Saving Arlene" "Garfield and His Nine Lives" "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties" "Garfield's Nightmare" "Garfield: Lasagna World Tour" "Garfield's Fun Fest" "Garfield Gets Real" "The Garfield Show: Threat of the Space Lasagna" "Garfield’s Wild Ride" "Garfield Kart" "Garfield Kart - Furious Racing" "Garfield (Cancelled)" "Cancelled Atari 5200 Game"
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