Quiz: How Well Do You Know These 18 Grey’s Character's Backstories?

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Do you know where every Grey's character came from?

Fun trivia quiz on the characters of Shonda Rhimes' Grey's Anatomy, with Meredith Grey, Jackson Avery, Jo Wilson, Derek Shepherd.

 Jul 05, 2017

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor had a famed general surgeon as a parent?
Meredith Grey
Jo Wilson
Derek Shepherd

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor raised in Beverly Hills by their mother and step-father?
Jackson Avery
Cristina Yang
April Kepner

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor watched their father get shot?
Derek Shepherd
Lexie Grey
Arizona Robbins

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor had a drunk father and schizophrenic mother?
Miranda Bailey
Mark Sloan
Alex Karev

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor was significantly different from their father and two brothers?
George O'Malley
Alex Karev
Charles Percy

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Who is the grandson of the man who created a prestigious medical award?
Richard Webber
Ben Warren
Jackson Avery

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor worked in Maryland before enlisting in the army to become an army trauma surgeon?
Maggie Pierce
Owen Hunt
Nathan Riggs

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor was raised on a corn farm in Ohio?
Lexie Grey
Jackson Avery
April Kepner

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor was born with Sickle-Cell Disease?
Penny Blake
Izzie Stevens
Stephanie Edwards

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor fell apart after her father died and later became a drug addict?
Arizona Robbins
Amelia Shepherd
Meredith Grey

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor has a ridiculously rich family?
Callie Torres
Preston Burke
Jo Wilson

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor modeled to pay for medical school?
Teddy Altman
Izzie Stevens
April Kepner

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor was named after a battleship?
Penny Blake
Arizona Robbins
Mark Sloan

14 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor lived in their car for a period of time?
Meredith Grey
Amelia Shepherd
Jo Wilson

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor skipped third grade?
Stephanie Edwards
Derek Shepherd
Lexie Grey

16 of 18Pick your answer!

Who was basically a brother to Derek Shepherd growing up?
Mark Sloan
Richard Webber
Ben Warren

17 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor was born in Italy?
Owen Hunt
Mark Sloan
Andrew DeLuca

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Which doctor DIDN'T serve in the military?
Owen
Teddy
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