Sorry Millennials, No One Can Identify 100% Of These Cartoon Characters

Cartoons get a bad rap for being silly or not intelligent, but the truth is they are the first TV most people see. In fact, in many cases, cartoons are the first kids of stories people ever experience. Whether they grew up on Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, or Spongebob Squarepants and Invader Zim, cartoons are how kids learn many lessons about the world and their place in it.

Even once they grow up, most people never grow out of cartoons. Almost everyone can name the main characters in The Simpsons, and shows like Futurama, Family Guy and South Park have been proving that cartoons are not just for kids for decades. In fact, shows like Steven Universe and Adventure Time have gained followings among both kids and adults, proving that some stories are both ageless and timeless!

This quiz is for people who grew up on cartoons, or just found a love for them later in life. In either case, this quiz contains characters from all the popular eras of cartoons, from the very classic to the ultra contemporary. For people who know their Acme from their Adventure Time this quiz should be easy, so if that sounds like a breeze, then begin!

Question 1

Who is this?

This character is a genius kid looking for a way to spend his summer vacation. With an overactive imagination and a desire to not waste a single day of his time off from school, he makes all sorts of incredible inventions, from awesome roller coasters that span the entire city, to time machines, to tree houses that transform into giant robots. He has a big sister who constantly watches him create these inventions and tries to tell their mother about them, but she never believes her, and they always conveniently disappear before she gets home. Who is this?

Question 2

Who is this?

This character starts out as a normal ten-year-old kid, until he finds a watch that is actually a device filled with alien DNA. This alien DNA allows him to transform into a selection of ten different aliens, which he uses both to save people from danger and for his own personal use. Over time, he learns more about the watch, which is called the Omnitrix, and upgrades it - allowing him to turn into even more aliens. He also has a cousin whose grandmother was an alien, allowing her to use extra-terrestrial magic-like powers. Who is he?

Question 3

Who is this?

This character is one of the Powerpuff girls, a trio of superheroes created by the Professor, their father who created them out of "sugar, spice and everything nice". She is the leader of the group, the most mature and level-headed and smart, but she can also be bossy, vain, over-analytical and fussy. She is the one that stops the other two sisters from disagreeing, even though she sometimes gets into arguments with them as well. She has many powers, including being able to sense danger and fire pink lightning bolts, but her most unique ability is ice breath. Who is she?

Question 4

Who is this?

This character is one of the most famous people in cartoon history. He lives in Springfield, and is the father to three kids, as well as living with his blue-haired wife. Often considered to be the least intelligent one in the family, he is constantly getting into trouble or making mistakes, and sometimes acts in a selfish, careless or impulsive way. This leads to his wife having to come to the rescue and cover for him, and she even on occasion considers how much better off she would be without him. Despite this, it's shown over and over again that he loves his family, and would do anything for them. Who is this?

Question 5

Who is this?

This character is an 11-year-old who is the brother of Susan and Mary and the son of Hugh and Lila. His sisters are geniuses who are constantly working on new inventions, and this means that he can sneak into their lab and find a gadget to help him out with whatever problem he is having that day. In the course of the show, he creates a new holiday so he can get free candy during the summer, jumps into and lives within a video game, and even becomes a superhero. Oh, and he has a talking dog. Who is this?

Question 6

Who is this?

This character is a one-year-old baby who is also a genius, with vocabulary, intelligence and mobility way beyond his age. He is the most intelligent one in his family, and initially was obsessed with ruling over them. He can create impossible gadgets, such as time machines, mind control devices, shrinking pods, robots and clones, but he also has some childish tendencies. He genuinely thinks his parents have disappeared when they play peek-a-boo with him for example, and he is entranced by kids' TV programmes. His best friend, aside from his teddy, is the talking dog of the family. Who is this?

Question 7

Who is this?

This character is an alien from Mars, who has an extremely long lifespan and is usually accompanied by his dog K-9. His main mission in life is to get rid of the Earth, as it annoys him by obstructing his view of Venus. Unlike other villains created by the same studio, he is actually competent and intelligent, and even truly mean at points rather than just silly. With that said, he is also a funny character, even if his comedy is the quietest and subtlest out of any of the studio's villains. Who is this?

Question 8

Who is this?

This character is an 8-year-old girl and one of the most famous cartoon characters in history. She is often considered to be the moral and emotional centre of her family: she is intelligent and sensible, and passionate about a variety of different causes. She is a vegetarian, and her main hobbies are reading and playing the saxophone. She has many phases across the show, spending time as both a Buddhist and a Wiccan, and her views often put her at odds with her town and with her family. Despite this, they all love and respect her. Who is this?

Question 9

Who is this?

This character is a 14-year-old boy who lives with a group of three aliens known as gems. He himself has a human father, but his mother was one of these gems, and was lost when she reincarnated into him - since gems cannot give birth. Since he is part gem, he has certain superpowers, such as healing spit. He can also summon a crystal shield, which he uses to protect his friends. His other interests include the ukulele, playing video games and eating "fry bits". He has a pet pink lion, called Lion. Who is this?

Question 10

Who is this?

This character is an awkward teenager, who is picked on regularly by her father and brother. Most of her time in her show is spent trying to better herself, finally become attractive and popular, and even get a boyfriend. These attempts usually don't work, even though she is a kind and considerate person, because she is also quite insecure. She is the calmest and least eccentric member of the family, and even acts like a pushover, but can have outbursts of anger when pushed too far. It is revealed that secretly her family do care about her, they just don't share it. Who is it?

Question 11

Who is this?

This character is a teen girl with two younger brothers, who is is constantly trying to "bust" for their antics. She is the only one in her family to witness the inventions that her brothers make, and spends every episode trying to show their mother what they get up to. However, all evidence usually before her mother gets home, usually in an unusual and whimsical way. When she is not trying to tell on her brothers, she is spending time with her crush and later boyfriend Jeremy, or hanging out with her best friend Stacy. Who is this?

Question 12

Who is this?

This character is a prehistoric man living in a town called Bedrock, where he lives with his wife and child. His personality is loud and brash, and he's constantly coming up with schemes intended to improve his family's social status and get them more money. However, he is also a kind and friendly person who, despite his short temper, never seems to hold a grudge. Not only that, but is fiercely protective of his family, and always apologises if he takes things too far. His catchphrase is "Yabba Dabba Doo" and his best friend is called Barney. Who is this?

Question 13

Who is this?

This character is an alien from another planet and is one of the Crystal Gems. They are the most level-headed and confident of the group, and while not the leader, are respected as the most serious and powerful. They are actually a fusion of two gems, Ruby and Sapphire, who are so deeply connected that they live together in one body. When they argue and separate, this character no longer exists. Because of their combined abilities, this character has the ability to see into the future, by seeing all the possible alternative pathways created by people's choices. Who is this?

Question 14

Who is this?

This character begins as a third grader in a small town. He is known as a quiet person, since whenever he speaks he says no discernable words. This isn't due to shyness however, it's due to his parker hood muffling his speech. Despite this, this character is one of the main protagonists of the show, and is a best friend and member of the group. For the first few seasons fo the show, his main characteristic was that he would lose his life constantly, usually in absurd and comedic ways. Then he would come back in the next episode, with no explanation given for how he returned. Who is this?

Question 15

Who is this (on the computer)?

This character is a member of the Powerpuff girls, and is known as the cute and sensitive one. Her main personality ingredient is sugar, and she is defined by her sweet and kind personality. She bickers far less than her sisters, but she can have moments of anger, especially in situations where people are being mistreated. Her best friend is a stuffed octopus doll she calls "Octi", and her powers include speaking numerous languages, as well as being able to communicate with animals. Her signature power is her voice, which can emit supersonic waves. Who is this?

Question 16

Who is this?

This character is small male bird, which may surprise some people since, due to the long eyelashes and cute voice, many audiences assumed he was a girl. He is usually portrayed as a baby canary but is sometimes described as another species called a "Tweety Bird", of which he is the only specimen. In the early days of his cartoon, he was mischievous and used to taunt animals into chasing him just to see them struggle. However, over time he switched into more of an observer, and preferred to watch people's own plans unravel by themselves. Who is it?

Question 17

Who is this?

This character is maybe the most famous wife in cartoon history, and also has three children. She is a stay at home mother, but gets involved in many hobbies and events throughout the show, entering baking competitions and trying on many new jobs and identities. She is a caring and attentive mother and a pretty understanding wife, even if at times her husband's impulsive decision making frustrates her. She is often the one tasked with cleaning up everybody else's messes, and even sometimes has to save her family's lives. She loves her family above all else - who is she?

Question 18

Who is this?

This character is a member of the alien race of gems, and is one of the crystal gems who lives on Earth. She is the leader of the group now that the old leader is gone, and is the only one who can keep the other gems in order. She is powerful and intelligent, but also highly strung and emotional, and she can become irrational if things don't go her way. She can also be quite overprotective, even in situations where those she loves can handle themselves. She dresses like a ballerina, and has a history of working as a servant. Who is it?

Question 19

Who is this?

This character is a young kid determined to make the most of his summer vacation. He has a stepbrother who is also his best friend, and a stepsister who is constantly trying to "bust" him for his inventions. He rarely speaks, except to comment on things in a comedic way, and has a crush on the daughter of the show's villain, who is called Vanessa. He designs most of the inventions, and is a master builder. Though he is quiet, he is also a deeply caring person who does his best to help people and make them happy. Who is it?

Question 20

Who is this?

This character is a prehistoric woman living in the town of Bedrock. She originally works as a clown, and later becomes a homemaker, but works again as a reporter once her daughter grows up. Her best friend is her next-door neighbour Betty, and the two of them do everything together, volunteering for various charities and causes, going shopping, and even meeting celebrities. She is also an amazing cook, who sells her "Gravelberry Pie" recipe to a chain of prehistoric supermarkets. Unlike her husband, who is always scheming and quick to anger, she is the levelheaded one of the family. Who is it?

Question 21

Who is this?

This character is one of the most famous sons in cartoon history. He lives with his mother and father, as well as his two younger sisters. He is considered a trouble maker, as he is constantly pulling pranks and going places that he is not supposed to. This means he is always getting into trouble at school, and even sometimes with the criminals of his town. However, he is also responsible for solving crimes and mysteries that happen in the town, sometimes even saving people in the process, because he is always sneaking around. He's also usually seen with his skateboard. Who is it?

Question 22

Who is this?

This character is one of the mystery-solving group Mystery Inc. She is the smartest one in the group, and is often responsible for putting together the clues, coming up with theories and solving the mystery. She is also super nearsighted, and struggles to see anything without her glasses. In early seasons of her show, this led to her often interacting with the monsters without realising, with them even handing her glasses back to her. She is kind and sensible, but can also be strict, usually coaxing other members of the group into participating with Scooby Snacks. Who is it?

Question 23

Who is this?

This character is a member of the Powerpuff girls, and is thought of as the toughest member of the group. She is less girly than the other two, and her main personality ingredient is "spice". She is the toughest character both physically and emotionally and is the only Powerpuff girl without a signature power unique to just her. She often bickers with the other two and does not like her name, which she doesn't think suits her. She doesn't like spiders and dislikes being called "princess", but she loves sports and maths. Who is it?

Question 24

Who is this?

This character is a member of the fireside girls, a girl-scout like group, and is friends with Phineas and Ferb. She has a crush on Phineas that he is completely oblivious too, although he slowly develops feelings for her in return. She shows up in his back garden most days to help with and watch his inventions, and often recruits the other Fireside girls to help him when he needs it. In return, when she is recovering after getting her tonsils taken out, he builds a giant ice-cream machine to make her feel better. Hey, catchphrase is "Whatcha doing?". Who is it?

Question 25

Who is this (on the left)?

This character is part of an alien race called "gems", and is a member of the Crystal Gems group. She is the youngest, having been born much later than anyone else in the group, and was born on Earth in a gem colony rather than on the gem homeworld. She is much more aware of Earth culture because of this, and unlike the other gems loves to eat human food and play video games. She is the loudest and most childish of the gems, but also the most fun-loving and adventurous. Who is it?

Question 26

Who is this?

This character is a duck-billed platypus, who seems at first to be an ordinary pet. However, he also leads a secret life as a spy, where he works at an agency for secret agents. When in "spy mode", he wears a detective hat and walks on two legs, although he still can't talk. He knows many martial arts and is very intelligent, which helps him to keep his identity a secret from his family. In one episode they discover that he is a spy, but choose to forget so he can continue to live with them as a pet. Who is it?

Question 27

Who is this?

This character is a mouse, and one half of what could be the most famous duo in cartoon history. He is an intelligent and mischievous house mouse who is often chased by a cat, but usually beats him using his superior agility and intelligence. On some occasions, he even antagonises the cat when it is completely unnecessary to do so. In later cartoons, the mouse appeared in a spinoff series in France, where he was a musketeer. He even appeared in a live-action musical called Anchors Aweigh, where he acted as a king who didn't allow music in his kingdom (Wikipedia). Who is it?

Question 28

Who is this?

This character is one of the Mystery Incorporated group, and is one of the best friends who help to solve the mystery. In early seasons, she was mostly taken by the monster and had to be rescued, and usually found some sort of important clue along the way. However, in later adaptations she was made smarter and more cunning, even acting as bait to lure the villains into being caught. She is often assumed to be dating the group's leader, but in fact only became involved with him after many seasons and versions of the show. Who is it?

Question 29

Who is this?

This character is one half of an iconic cartoon duo. In their show, they are always being pursued by a coyote, who tries to trap them in whimsical and elaborate ways. These plans normally either backfire or fall apart completely, both due to the gadgets the coyote uses or due to his own incompetence. While this is happening, this character usually seems completely unaware and is just getting on with their day, but always avoids peril at the very last minute with complete ease. If they stop to confront the coyote, it's normally to say their signature "beep beep", and then they zoom away with a puff of smoke.

Question 30

Who is this?

This character is one of the main villains in the show The Powerpuff Girls. He is a mysterious and supernatural demon, who feeds off the negative emotions of humans. His plans are normally completely psychological, with the aim of turning the girls against each other, giving them nightmares, or otherwise throwing their emotions out of whack. With that said, he is still capable of comedic moments, both because of his eccentric outfit and his voice, which goes from a booming deep bass to a squealing falsetto. According to Wikipedia, this villain is the show's creator's favourite villain. Who is it

Question 31

Who is this?

This character is one half of an iconic cartoon duo. He is obsessed with catching one particular Road Runner, and dedicates his time to building more and more elaborate traps. When the ones he builds himself prove useless, he orders more and more gadgets from a mail order company called Acme. Sometimes these gadgets go off without a hitch, but sometimes they backfire, and in every case he struggles to catch the roadrunner. His most popular recurring gag is him running off a cliff without realising the ground has gone out from under him. Who is it?

Question 32

Who is this?

This character is a pet snail owned by Spongebob Squarepants. He makes cat noises which are incomprehensible to the audience, but which can be understood by all the other characters. Likewise, this character can understand what is being said to him, and he even gives his opinion on problems and events happening in each episode. According to the other characters, he is rational, intelligent and level-headed, and can even solve problems that Spongebob cannot. He is a voice of reason, and has a pink shell which is spacious and furnished on the inside. Who is it?

Question 33

Who is this?

This character is a Great Dane dog, who is both the pet of and a friend too the Mystery Incorporated gang. He can talk, although usually not in full sentences, and he has a speech impediment that involves him putting the letter "R" in front of many of his words. Personality wise, he is silly and always hungry, and often is too scared to split up and look for clues, or to take part in the plan. With that said, he is also fiercely loyal and protective of his friends, and can usually be persuaded to take part using a Scooby Snack.

Question 34

Who is this?

This character is a villainous scientist who is intent on taking over the Tri-State Area. He does this with inventions that are nearly always called something "-inators", and help him to accomplish his plans in non-direct and illogical ways. He has a tragic backstory which he often uses to explain his actions, since he is usually trying to get revenge for something in his past. However, he has great respect for his enemies, and even more for his daughter Vanessa, as well as his ex-wife. When he is not coming up with villainous schemes, he is trying to make them happy. Who is it?

Question 35

Who is this?

This character is a pink cat who stars in a series of cartoon shorts. According to Wikipedia, the character is named after a famous diamond, which contained a flaw that looked like a springing panther when held up to the light. In his cartoon series (which shares his name) he is seen pranking a white mustachioed man called "The Little Man". These episodes usually revolve around him attempting to paint the man's belongings, which are always blue, his signature shade of pink. He always wins, and is seen to be quietly mischievous, since he rarely speaks at all. Who is it?

Question 36

Who is this (in the middle)?

This character is a yellow cat who lives on the street, and is responsible for a group of other cats who live with him. These cats are his friends and adopted family, but they also work for him, taking part in his schemes and tricks to improve the group's quality of life. The character's main antagonist is a police officer called Officer Dibble, who is always trying to get the cat off the street and out of trouble. However, the character always gets out of consequences, either by tricking the officer or by flattering him. Who is it?

Question 37

Who is this?

This character is a sentient sea sponge, who works as a fry cook at an undersea fast food restaurant. He loves his job, and is happy and innocent, almost to the point of being annoying. He is also sometimes too good-natured for his own good, which can lead him to make dumb or naive decisions, including accidentally helping the villains of the series. He is best friends with a starfish and has a pet snail, and has a rival called Squidward who he also cares about deeply. His hobbies including catching jellyfish and practising karate - who is it?

Question 38

Who is this?

This character is a large orange tabby cat, who is most famous for loving lasagne. He lives with his owner Jon and Jon's other pet Odie, a young dog puppy. This character is characterised as being lazy and sarcastic, often making jabs at Jon's appearance and dating life, as well as the clothes he chooses to wear. He also teases Odie for being less intelligent and enjoys making jokes that he doesn't understand, as well as tricking him into unfortunate situations. However, he is shown to love both his owner and fellow pet, even if he loves his teddy bear Pookie more. Who is it?

Question 39

Who is this?

This character is an early cartoon icon most famous for her black and white shorts. She is inspired by the flapper girls of the 1920s and 1930s, as shown by her short hair and dress. Her catchphrase is "boop-boop-a-doop!", which she says at the end of each short, usually to signify that everything worked out okay in the end. She has a boyfriend called Bimbo, with whom she ran away from home in the first episode, but she decided to go back after encountering ghosts and other monsters. The question is, who is it?

Question 40

Who is this?

This character is the best friend of Spongebob Squarepants, and is an unemployed pink starfish. He lives under a rock near Spongebob's house, and spends his time doing as little as possible. Though super friendly, loyal and kind, this character is not super smart, and he has practically no common sense. This often gets him into trouble, and often Spongebob is drawn into the trouble as well. Spongebob is shown to be the only character not annoyed by this character's silliness although other characters, like Sandy, are still friends with him. Who is it?

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