120+ Modern Family Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Modern Family is an American sitcom that has been on air for over a decade since 2009. With a total of 11 seasons and 250 episodes, the show follows three individual families all linked to Jay Pritchett. The families are a representation of modern-day blended families.

According to a report by Forbes, it was found that Modern Family became the tenth highest revenue-generating show in 2012 with earnings worth US$2.13 Million per episode.

Modern Family Facts Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Stella the French Bulldog (French dog breed) that won the Golden Collar Awards for Best Dog in a Television Series, passed away shortly after the filming of Season 10 due to complications in surgery.

The most popular season of Modern Family was the third season, it averaged 12.93 million viewers. Whereas the least watched season was the first season which averaged 9.39 million viewers. The show is still one of the 20 most popular television shows on air with an average of 12 million viewers.

Take up the trivia quiz below to see how well you know the series!

1. Where is Modern Family set?

 

2. How many seasons did “Modern Family” air?

11

 

3. Jay owns a business, but what does he sell?

Closets

 

4. In the pilot episode, Phil describes himself as ‘the cool dad’. Which of the following is not one the things he lists as a reason for this title?

He can skate

 

5. What is Gloria’s native country?

Colombia

 

6. What is the name of Cam’s alter-ego clown?

Fizbo

 

7. What is Mitch’s profession?

Lawyer

 

8. What does Dylan give Haley for Valentine’s Day that Phil feels trumps his Valentine’s Day gift to Claire?

A large portrait made from a photograph of the two of them

 

9. Mitch and Cameron have a daughter, but what’s her name?

Lily

 

10. In “Strangers on a Treadmill,” Claire needed a way to tell Phil that he wasn’t funny, so she asked Mitchell to do it for her, and in exchange she agreed to help Mitchell break some sensitive news to Cameron. What did Claire have to tell Cameron?

That he should stop wearing bicycle shorts

 

11. What type of animal has Luke kissed on the mouth, according to Phil?

Pigeon

 

12. Phil Dunphy is a real estate agent, but also owns what kind of shop?

Magic Shop

 

13. Who acts as Manny’s father, Javier Delgado?

Benjamin Bratt

 

14. What was the name of the friend Cam and Mitchell called for a night out?

Sal

 

15. Eldest Dunphy sibling, Alex, studied what in community college?

Photography

 

16. What is the name of Jay’s first wife, who is also Claire and Mitchell’s mom?

DeDe

 

17. Manny has an irrational fear of what?

Butterflies

 

18. What is the name of the woman Claire introduces her husband to?

Desiree

 

19. Cameron excelled in which sport when he was in college?

 

20. What continent did Cam and Mitchell adopt their daughter from?

Asia

 

21. What is the name of Gloria’s ex-husband?

Javier

 

22. What are the names of the two main families?

Pritchett and Dunphy

 

23. What forces Mitchell and Cam from the wedding venue they chose?

Wildfire

 

24. Why does Mitchell say that yellow is not Cameron’s color?

It makes him look like the sun

 

25. What is Claire’s favorite time of the year?

Halloween

 

26. Why does Gloria feel jealous of Maxine, a waitress in a local diner?

Because she has known Jay very well for years

 

27. Which flamboyant friend of Mitch and Cam helped them plan their wedding?

Pepper Saltzman

 

28. What comedian does Jay get Gloria tickets to see on Valentine’s night?

David Brenner

 

29. Gloria and Jay had a baby called Fulgencio, but what nickname was he usually called by?

Joe

 

30. What is the license plate number of the car Claire puts on her sign in order to get the driver to slow down?

2URN801

 

31. Who was on-off boyfriend of Hayley in earlier seasons of the show?

Dylan

 

32. What talent does Phil think his son Luke has in the episode “En Garde”?

Selling houses

 

33. What gift did Phil give Claire for their anniversary?

Phil gave Claire a bracelet.

 

34. Which celebrity cooking star made an appearance on the show?

Nigella Lawson

 

35. Jay and Gloria have a French Bulldog, but what’s her name?

Stella

 

36. Jay had shirts printed that read “Haley’s Comets”. In what event was Haley participating?

5K

 

37. Phil Dunphy uses a parenting method he calls what in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Peerenting

 

38. Where is Jay taking Gloria for a few days?

Napa Valley

 

39. Modern Family is set in which US state?

California

 

40. What’s the name of Jay’s trusty dog butler?

Barkley

 

41. In Season 2 of the show ‘Modern Family’, Claire gets stuck in the bathroom with the plumber when what happens?

Earthquake

 

42. What is the name of Gloria’s ventriloquist’s dummy?

Uncle Grumpy

 

43. In “Halloween”, Mitchell came to work in full costume because he thought it was something that everyone at his office did each year. When he arrived he realized he had made a terrible mistake and knew he wouldn’t have time to go home and change his clothes. What was Mitchell’s costume?

Spiderman

 

44. In the pilot episode of Modern Family who is adopted by Mitchell and Cameron?

Lily

 

45. Claire was determined to get a stop sign in their neighborhood and since Councilman Duane Bailey refused to do so, she decided to run for town council herself. On top of being a councilman, Duane Bailey also spoke extensively about his side business as what kind of a dog breeder?

Puggle

 

46. Each of the first six series of Modern Family had how many episodes?

24

 

47. Where does it turn out Barry (played by James Marsden) is living?

Lily’s princess castle

 

48. In which year did Ty Burrell receive a Television Critics Association Award for Comedy for the show ‘Modern Family’?

2011

 

49. What movie did Jay watch with his grandchildren?

The Gunfighter

50. Modern Family traditionally has which timeslot?

Wednesday 9 pm (ET)

 

51. What name does Jay call Luke when he sees him on his sister’s old bike?

Sally

 

52. In Season 2 of the show ‘Modern Family’, what is the theme for Lily’s birthday?

Princess

 

53. Julie Bowen plays which character in Modern Family

Claire Dunphy

 

54. Bringing Up Baby was the first episode of which Season of Modern Family?

Four

 

55. What is the name of Mitch and Cam’s new baby?

Rexford

 

56. Haley Dunphy works in which field in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Fashion

 

57. Who was scared of clowns at Luke’s birthday party?

Phil

 

58. Which of the following personas does Phil NOT come up with when Claire suggests meeting at the hotel bar to see if he can pick her up?

Lionel Barfield, a Secret Service Agent doing fieldwork prior to the President’s arrival

 

59. Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays which character in Modern Family?

Lionel Barfield, a Secret Service Agent doing fieldwork prior to the President’s arrival

 

60. In the episode “The Old Wagon”, what piece of furniture does Jay say he once built with Mitchell?

A bookshelf

 

61. In Season 1 of the show ‘Modern Family’, Gloria surprises Jay with a birthday trip to where?

Hawaii

 

62. What musical instrument does Cam play?

Drums

 

63. What is the name of the singing ensemble that Cam once ran?

The Greensleevers

 

64. What was the name of the bike shop that Phil gets Luke’s bike from?

Palms Cycle

 

65. What is the name of the store Brenda works at?

Foto Fun

 

66. Sarah Hyland plays which character in Modern Family?

Haley Dunphy

 

67. Alex’s job is taking her to which country?

Switzerland

 

68. Dude Ranch was the first episode of which Season of Modern Family?

Three

 

69. What is Lily Tucker-Pritchett’s original nationality in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Vietnamese

 

70. Who is Phil’s sexy alter ego for roleplay with Claire?

Clive Bixby

 

71. Poor Gloria doesn’t have much luck at her weddings. What happened to disturb her wedding to her first husband?

Colombian drug dealers broke in and assassinated the judge

 

72. How is Claire Dunphy related to Mitchell Pritchett in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Sister

 

73. Manny writes a poem to Fiona to meet him at his favorite restaurant that he rhymes with a geographic feature in North America. What is this restaurant?

Great Shakes

 

74. In Modern Family Cam and Mitch get married in which season?

Five

 

75. According to Mitchell and Cameron, what does a PB & J stand for in their house?

Pear, brie and jambon

 

76. Phil Dunphy sees himself as what in the show ‘Modern Family’?

A cool dad

 

77. When Cam becomes the working parent and Mitchell stays at home to look after Lily, what job does Cam take up?

Greeting card salesperson

 

78. In Season 1 of the show ‘Modern Family’, Manny takes up which sport?

Fencing

 

79. What kind of animal does Gloria relate Jay and Manny to?

Burro

 

80. Season 9 of Modern Family included an episode called what?

Spanks for the Memories

 

81. What is the name of the guy that hit on Gloria?

Josh

 

82. In which state will Luke be going to college?

Oregon

 

83. Modern Family star Sofia Vergara was born in which decade?

1970s

 

84. How is Manny Delgado related to Claire Dunphy in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Step-brother

 

85. What is Claire’s original anniversary gift for Phil in the episode ‘Great Expectations’?

Coupons for free hugs

 

86. In Season 8 of ‘Modern Family’, who guest-starred as Merv Schechter?

Martin Short

 

87. In “Slow Down Your Neighbors”, Jay (and eventually Luke) taught Gloria how to ride a bike, despite the fact that Gloria had many fears associated with bicycling. Beyond the obvious fears of falling down and looking foolish, what was Gloria’s main reason for fearing riding her bike?

She was afraid someone was going to grab her

 

88. Season 9 of Modern Family included an episode called what?

Wine Weekend

 

89. Who does the man Phil sprayed with cologne turn out to be?

Longines

 

90. Lake Life is the first episode of which Season of Modern Family?

Nine

 

91. Manny lost his valentine because his poem was stolen by another kid. What was the name of this kid?

Ted Durkas

 

92. Modern Family star Nolan Gould was born in which year?

1998

 

93. What movie made Cam upset in this episode?

“Sophie’s Choice”

 

94. Phil Dunphy has a fear of what in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Clowns

 

95. On “Leap Day”, we found out that Cameron was a leap day baby and was officially turning 10 (or 40, if you asked Mitchell). In honor of his birthday, Mitchell had organized a fantastic theme party focused around Cameron’s favorite film. While he ended up having to cancel and rework everything on short notice, what movie provided the original party theme?

Wizard of Oz

 

96. What is the name of the film Claire and Phil want to see in the episode “Our Children Ourselves”?

Croctopus in 3D

 

97. Modern Family won a Golden Globe Award in which year?

2012

 

98. What job will Cam be taking?

Football coach

 

99. In Season 8 of ‘Modern Family’, who guest-starred as Barb Tucker?

Celia Weston

100. In Season 1 of ‘Modern Family’, Jay want to do what on his birthday?

Go fishing

 

101. In Season 6 of ‘Modern Family’, who guest-starred as Mrs Plank?

Tyne Daly

 

102. What sport did Mitchell and Claire perform together as kids?

 

103. In “Good Cop Bad Dog”, Cameron was extremely sick and needed Mitchell to take care of him, even though it was on the same day they were supposed to see what famous singer?

 

104. In the episode ‘A Tale of Three Cities’ the Dunphy family are on vacation in which city in the show ‘Modern Family’?

New York

 

105. Season 1 of Modern Family included an episode called what?

 

106. What is the name of the gay couple Cam and Mitchell meet at the day care center?

Anton and Scott

 

107. Alex Dunphy was accepted into which University in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Caltech

 

108. When Luke’s friend, Walt, passed away, it became Claire and Phil’s responsibility to tell him and help him cope with the loss. While Claire was profoundly upset by Luke’s lack of response to Walt’s death, Phil was completely freaked out by Claire’s “bad news” defense mechanism. What does Claire do when she gives people very bad news?

She smiles

 

109. Season 1 of Modern Family included an episode called what?

Fifteen Percent

 

110. What is the name of the restaurant Mitchell and Cameron go to in “Caught in the Act”?

Shawarma City

 

111. Emmy Awards: Steve Levitan & Christopher Lloyd first won for Outstanding Writing for Comedy Series for ‘Modern Family’ in which year?

2010

 

112. What was Jay doing when he caught Haley trying to sneak out?

Jay was changing a light bulb.

 

113. Season 1 of Modern Family included an episode called what?

The Bicycle Thief

 

114. Who paints the mural of Cameron and Mitchell in Lily’s room?

Andre

 

115. How is Luke Dunphy related to Jay Prichett in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Grandson

 

116. In the end, who saves the day for Claire and her dilemma with the escalator?

Gloria

 

117. Luke Dunphy’s birthday often coincides with what in the show ‘Modern Family’?

Thanksgiving

 

118. The only thing that Jay wanted to do when the family visited Disneyland was see the robotic U.S. President presentation. What was the name of the robotic president they saw at the end of their trip to the park?

 

119. The Long Honeymoon was the first episode of which Season of Modern Family?

Six

 

120. Star of ‘Modern Family’, Ariel Winter was born in which year?

1998

 

121. What was the name of the record the singer mentioned to Phil?

Millennium Sunrise

 

122. What super hero does Cam think Meryl Streep could play?

Batman

 

123. At his own birthday party, which injury did Luke Dunphy suffer?

Broken arm

 

124. What do Claire and Phil bring to Mitchell and Cameron’s dinner party?

Cake and a bottle of wine

 

125. Who created the TV show Modern Family?

Christopher Lloyd

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