The Vampire Diaries Quiz


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5 Min Quiz

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Swoon! Relive the passion and the pain of one of the CW's most popular dramas. Test your Vampire Diaries fandom with this quiz!

What does Caroline’s mom do for a living?

Sheriff Forbes is played by Marguerite MacIntyre, who is originally from Detroit, Michigan.


Who are the Salvatore brothers?

Stefan became a vampire first and convinced Damon to join him for an eternal life.


What is Elena’s last name?

Nina Dobrev, who plays Elena, was born in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Why do vampires hate the herb Vervain?

Vervain, a real herb, is a common ingredient in love mixtures and protective spells. Rich in lore, both magical and religious, it is even said to have been used to stem the flow of Christ's crucifixion wounds.


Who is Elena’s brother?

Jeremy is the adoptive brother and biological cousin of Elena.


What is the only way Elena can wake up from her coma?

Bonnie Bennett is played by Kat Graham, who is in the movie All Eyez on Me with Jada Pinkett.


Who did Elena date first in Mystic Falls?

Elena dates Matt through most of high school until she breaks up with him following the death of her parents.


What are the names of Stefan’s doppelgangers?

When Silas was a warlock, he was engaged to a powerful witch, Qetsiyah, but was in love with her handmaiden Amara.


What college do Elena, Bonnie, and Caroline attend?

Oxford College of Emory University in Georgia is the on-location set for Whitmore College.


Whose blood can help Klaus create vampire/werewolf hybrids?

Klaus devotes his life to protecting Elena once he realizes he can use her blood to make hybrids.


What activates the werewolf curse?

Lon Chaney, Jr. played the lead in the first talkie werewolf film, The Wolf Man (1941).


The Gilbert ring protects the wearer from what impending doom?

Emily Bennett enchanted the Gilbert ring to help Johnathan Gilbert fight Mystic Falls’ vampires.


In what state is Mystic Falls located?

Virginia is the oldest of the original 13 colonies.


Jeremy Gilbert is what type of supernatural being?

Jeremy is played by Steven R. McQueen, who is the grandson of screen legend Steve McQueen.


Who is the father of Jo’s twins that Caroline births?

Alaric first came to Mystic Falls to find the vampire that killed his wife.


Why is Kai trapped on the Other Side with Damon and Bonnie?

Kai is the one who places the sleeping curse on Elena, who sleeps in a mystical slumber until Bonnie dies.


What actor plays Klaus, the original vampire/werewolf hybrid?

Joseph Morgan’s nickname is JoMo.


Whose blood is in Caroline when she turns into a vampire?

Caroline suffers internal bleeding after a car accident, and Damon uses his blood to save her.


What is “The Five”?

The Brotherhood of the Five originated in 1110 AD and were all killed by Klaus in 1114 AD.


Who is the first immortal being in the world?

Silas’s true love and soul mate is Amara, is the oldest known ancestor of the Petrova bloodline.


Which Salvatore does Elena meet first?

Damon’s sole purpose in coming back to Mystic Falls is to free Katherine Pierce.


Why does Elena burn down her house?

Jeremy’s death, at the hands of Silas, also causes Elena to turn off her humanity.


What’s so special about Elena’s necklace?

It also contains Vervain so Elena cannot be compelled. After creating the necklace, Ester gives it to her daughter Rebekah for safe-keeping.


Paul Wesley originally auditioned for what role?

Paul Wesley got his first big break playing Sean McKinnon on the daytime soap opera, Another World.


Who is Jeremy's great love?

Kat Graham's first acting gig was in 1998’s The Parent Trap.


What date do Bonnie and Damon keep repeating on the Other Side?

An actual solar eclipse occurred on May 10, 1994.


In what year did Damon and Stefan turn into vampires?

Ulysses Grant was named Commander of the Union Armies in 1864.


Who among these characters keeps dodging the “supernatural” bullet?

Matt Donovan is played by Zach Roerig, who played Cash in the TV show Friday Night Lights.


Who are Elena’s adoptive parents?

Miranda is Jeremy’s biological mother.


Who turns Caroline into a vampire?

Katherine Pierce is Damon’s first true love and Elena’s doppelganger.


In what season does Damon finally kiss Elena?

Off screen, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev), dated for three years before splitting up in May 2013.


During which episode of what season does Elena turn into a vampire?

Nina Dobrev was on the popular TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation before The Vampire Diaries.


The Vampire Diaries TV series is based on the same-named book series written by what author?

When J.L. Smith started to write the book series, it was a “work for hire” contract, meaning Alloy Entertainment owns the copyright to the book series.


At what event does Tyler finally tell Caroline that he loves her?

Caroline’s birthday party occurs in the episode "Our Town."


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