21 ‘Forrest Gump’ Trivia Questions That Prove Stupid is as Stupid Does

Forrest Gump–both the character and the film–holds treasured places in pop culture and our collective memory. For many, he and his loved ones are like extended family members. We’ve all cheered, “Run, Forrest, run” at sprinting friends and can name more than our fair share of shrimp-themed dishes. With so many iconic moments and quotable lines, this Forrest Gump trivia is harder than you might assume.

Let us transport you back to Alabama in the 50s, college sports in the 60s, Vietnam in the 70s, and rural America in the 80s with these Forrest Gump trivia questions and answers. If you can’t answer all our ‘Forrest Gump’ trivia correctly, that’s a good excuse to re-watch this film directed by Robert Zemeckis!

Are you running in pursuit of more trivia? Check out our Karate Kid, Toy Story, and The Godfather trivia to push your brain to the limit. 

In “Forrest Gump”, what was Lieutenant Dan’s last name?





Where is the lead character in Forrest Gump” from?



New Jersey


Who said “Run, Forrest! Run!” in the film “Forrest Gump”?

Forrest Gump

Mrs. Gump

Jenny Curran

Lieutenant Dan

“Forrest Gump” won an Academy Award for best film of the year in which year?





Complete the Forrest Gump line, “Me and Jenny goes together like ____ “.

Mustard And Hot Dogs

Peas And Carrots

Cats And Dogs

Coffee And Biscuits

Who wrote the screenplay for the film “Forrest Gump”?

Jon Alexander

Adrea Bronzo

Doug Chiang

Eric Roth

Complete the Forrest Gump line, “Why don’t you love me Jenny? I may not be a smart man, but I know ____”.

The Price To Pay

What Love Is

What Hurts

How To Add

Who was it that “Forrest Gump” was always looking for when he was in Vietnam?

Lt. Dan

Some Guy Named Charlie



Which President examines Forrest’s wound in “Forrest Gump”?

Bill Clinton

John F. Kennedy

Richard Nixon

Lyndon Johnson

What sport does Forrest the All-American play in college in “Forrest Gump”?


Ice Hockey



Who did Forrest Gump teach to dance?

Fred Astaire

Elvis Presley

Chubby Checker


Who played Forrest Gump’s mother in “Forrest Gump”?

Julia Roberts

Bette Midler

Kim Carnes

Sally Field

Who played Buttercup in “The Princess Bride” and Jenny in “Forrest Gump”?

Jada Pinkett

Scarlett Pomers

Robin Wright

Aidan Quinn

Who plays Forrest Gump Jr. in the film “Forrest Gump”?

Haley Joel Osment

Jonathan Lipnicki

Jaleel White

Macaulay Culkin

What business did Benjamin “Bubba” Bufford-Blue ask Forrest Gump to be his business partner?


Chocolate Candy



What is the runtime for the film “Forrest Gump”?

1 Hour 22 Minutes

2 Hours 22 Minutes

3 Hours 22 Minutes

1 Hour 45 Minutes

What is “Forrest Gump” character Bubba’s last name?





Complete the Forrest Gump line, “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what _____ “.

What Flavor They Are

If It Is Fresh

How It Tastes

You’re Gonna Get

In “Forrest Gump”, what was the name of the school bus driver?

Dorothy Harris

Mary Joe

Ruth Thompson

Emily Meredith

The movie script for “Forrest Gump” was adapted from a novel written by whom?

Jane Austen

Tom Hanks

Winston Groom

Stephen King

The tagline “The Academy Award-winning director of “Forrest Gump” takes you on a journey to the heart of the universe” is from which movie?

White Squall


Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

Cherry 2000

You can do better

Not bad


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