Quiz: How Well Do You Remember "Forrest Gump" Starring Tom Hanks?

Forrest Gump via Paramount Pictures

"I'm not the smart man, but I know what love is."

If you love the classic Tom Hanks film Forrest Gump, let's see how much you remember about the film's plot and characters!

 Jul 06, 2019

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Forrest has to wear a neck brace as a child. True or False?
False
True

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Forrest says he and Jenny go together like....
Peas and carrots
Bread and butter
Chicken and noodles

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

When Jenny is a little girl she prays to become what?
A bird
A unicorn
An angel

4 of 20Name The Character!

Paramount Pictures
Mrs. Curran
Mrs. Taylor
Mrs. Gump

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How does Forrest get a spot on the University of Alabama's football team?
He tries out
He tackles a player who is making fun of him and impresses the coach
The coach sees him running away from bullies

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Forrest enlists in the military during which war?
Korean
Vietnam
Desert Storm

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

While recovering from being wounded, Forrest picks up what game?
Darts
Billards
Ping-Pong

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Forrest is awarded the Medal of Honor by President Johnson. True or False?
False
True

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which U.S. President does Forrest NOT meet?
Jimmy Carter
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson

10 of 20Name The Character!

Paramount Pictures
Bubba Blue
Dan Taylor
Dick Cavett

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

When Forrest is on the Dick Cavett show, which one of the Beatles does he get to meet?
Ringo Starr
John Lennon
Paul McCartney

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Inspired by Bubba, Forrest starts a _____ business after returning home from war.
shrimp
oyster
lobster

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does Forrest name his boat?
Jenny
Mama
Bubba

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which of these does Forrest NOT do with his earnings from Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.?
Build a hospital
Renovate a church
Enroll in college

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

After his mother dies, Forrest invests in which future successful company?
Apple
Chiquita
Dole

16 of 20Name The Character!

Paramount Pictures
Dan Taylor
Forrest's Father
Jenny’s Father

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

After being financially set for life, Forrest does what job for free?
Washing cars
Mowing lawns
Coaching football

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Forrest goes out for a run after he discovers Jenny is gone, and he keeps running for _____.
3 years
3 weeks
3 months

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What book do Forrest Jr. and Forrest Sr. both love?
Goodnight Moon
The Giving Tree
Curious George

20 of 20Name The Character!

Paramount Pictures
Jenny Curran
Mrs. Taylor
Louise
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Who doesn't know and love Tom Hanks as an actor? Better yet, who doesn't know and love his most famous role as Forrest Gump? It's hard to believe that Forrest Gump was released in 1994 and that it can have the same emotional impact even if you watch it ten times. The six time Oscar winning film is a fan favorite for a reason. Originally written by Winston Groom, Forrest Gump is an American romantic drama movie directed by Robert Zemeckis, It stars Tom Hanks as a kind-hearted boy with marginal intelligence, often bullied because of his physical disability and low IQ. Encouraged by his mother, Forrest eventually finds his way in life and proves that in spite of what anyone says he is capable of achieving success. The film also stars the talented Gary Sinise and Robin Wright. In the two decades since its opening, the film has tugged at the heartstrings of global audiences with memorable lines, including "Run Forrest, run" and "Forrest, you don't know what love is." But just how well do you really remember the film? Can you really recall every last detail about the main characters and the events that happen to them throughout the movie? It's time to find out! No matter how well you do on this quiz, the film offers all viewers a major life lesson: we can always succeed if we believe in ourselves, but we also need someone to encourage us and not give up on us when we're in doubt. Think you know the Academy Award best picture winner? Test your knowledge and take the quiz now!