The Ultimate "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Quiz!


By: J.P. Naomi

5 Min Quiz

Image: Syndication, CBS

About This Quiz

How well do you remember the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" series? Take this quiz now to test your skills on the turtle team of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo!

The show was originally known as "Teenage Mutant _______ Turtles" in parts of Europe.

Due to a controversy over the word ninjas and certain weapons such as nunchaku - or karate sticks - the show was called "Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles."


Which turtle wore a blue mask on his face?

Leonardo was voiced by Cam Clarke. Clarke was born on November 6, 1957.


Leonardo was known for wielding two _______.

A katana is a Japanese sword used by the samurai of ancient Japan. It has a curved, single-edged blade with guard and grip to accommodate two hands.


Which turtle is remembered for wearing a purple mask?

Donatello was voiced by Barry Gordon in most episodes, though Greg Berg voiced six episodes during Season 3.


Donatello's weapon of choice was the ______.

A bō staff is used in Japanese martial arts. It is a very tall and long staff weapon which is carried with both hands due to its weight and size.


Who was the red-masked turtle?

Raphael was voiced by Rob Paulsen for the majority of the episodes. A few episodes throughout the seasons were voiced by Thom Pinto, Hal Rayle and Michael Gough.


For how many seasons did the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" run?

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" ran from 1987 until November 2, 1996. It had a total of 193 episodes.


Which weapon did red-mask Raphael wield?

A sai is a traditional piercing melee weapon used in Okinawa, Japan. Raphael carried not one, but two of these.


Which color face mask did Michelangelo wear?

Michelangelo was voiced in all 10 seasons by Townsend Coleman.


As his weapon, Michelangelo first carried a pair of nunchakus, which were later changed to a _________.

A grappling hook is also known as claws or flukes. It is attached to rope and then used to catch on various surfaces.


Which turtle was considered the leader and commander of the group?

Leonardo was the most level-headed of the group and took his leadership role very seriously.


What is the name of the turtles' biggest ally and friend who was formerly a sensei?

Splinter is also known as Hamato Yoshi and Hamato Splinter. He was created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird.


Who is "The Fifth Turtle"?

Zach is a 14-year-old teenager who loves the Turtles and is their biggest fan. He is voiced by Rob Paulsen.


In which year did theTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series premiere?

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" was released on December 28, 1987. Each show was 22 minutes long; with commercials, ​it filled a 30-minute timeslot.


Which turtle is the scientist and intellectual of the team?

Donatello is often seen experimenting with science and various technology that helps the crew in their battles.


The ______ Clan are the evil ninjas who serve as the main villains to the Turtles.

The Foot Clan was originally a parody of the criminal ninja clan, the Hand, in the Daredevil comics.


Who is the leader of the Foot Clan?

Shredder was voiced by several different actors including James Avery, Dorian Harewood, Jim Cummings, Townsend Coleman and William E. Martin.


What is Shredder's real name?

Saki was previously a student of Hamato Yoshi, however, he became jealous of him and aimed to take him down.


Who is the African-American male with a mohawk and sunglasses who works as one of Shredder's henchmen?

Bebop was voiced by both Barry Gordon and Greg Berg. He also wore a nose ring.


Which turtle coined the phrase, "Cowabunga!"

Michaelangelo was the goofball of the group. He is considered to be the least intelligent member.


_______ was the very witty comedian of the four Turtles.

Raphael often broke the fourth-wall. In television this means that he spoke directly to the audience.


What is the name of the red-headed TV reporter who discovers and befriends the Turtles?

April O'Neil was voiced by Renae Jacobs. Jacobs was born on February 1, 1957.


Who was April's secretary who also befriended the Turtles?

Irma was voiced by Jennifer Darling. She was clumsy and obsessed with dating.


The ______ Frogs were friends and counterparts of the Turtles.

The Punk Frogs were accidentally mutated by Krang. They were named for Shredder's personal heroes.


The Punk Frogs were Attila, Genghis, Rasputin and ____________.

Napoleon Bonafrog was voiced by Pat Fraley. He was armed with a whip and named after Napoleon Bonaparte.


What is the name of Zach's female friend?

Caitlin is voiced by Maggie Roswell. Rosewell is well known for her voice work on The Simpsons.


Which turtle is obsessed with pizza and loves trying different toppings?

A party animal, Michelangelo loves trying different pizza toppings that the rest of the group thinks are disgusting.


For which news station does April O'Neil work?

April became a freelance reporter in the final two seasons of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." She was often kidnapped by Shredder.


Who were the Neutrinos?

The Neutrinos only goal in life was to have fun. They were a group of teenagers from Dimension X.


The leaders of the Neutrinos were Zenter and __________.

Grizzla was voiced by Jennifer Darling. Zenter was voiced by Rob Paulsen.


What was the name of the brain from Dimension X who commanded the Technodrome?

Krang was voiced by Pat Fraley in most episodes and Townsend Coleman in a few. He aspires to conquer the Earth.


Who are Krang's creation of soldiers?

Krang used mutagen on some rocks and what resulted were the Rock Soldiers. Unfortunately for him, they were dumb as... rocks.


Usagi ______ was the samurai rabbit and master swordsman in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

He is an expert with the katana. He is also highly skilled in Bushido, stealth tactics and leadership.


In which US city did the Turtles live?

The Turtles were residents of the New York City sewer tunnels.


Who is responsible for raising the Turtles and training them in the art of ninjitsu?

Yoshi named the four turtles after his favorite Italian renaissance artists: Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (Donatello), Leonardo da Vinci (Leonardo), Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Michelangelo), and Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (Raphael)


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