Love Him, Feed Him, Never Leave Him: A Garfield Day Quiz
Image Credit: Garfield was created in 1976 for the comic strip titled 'Jon'

GARFIELD, the lasagna-loving, Monday-hating orange tabby cat created by Jim Davis, has been a beloved comic strip character since his debut on June 19, 1978. His insatiable appetite and dry wit have made him a timeless favourite among fans. While other cartoon characters like Yogi Bear and Scooby-Doo are also known for their love of food, Garfield stands out for his unique blend of sarcasm and charm. To celebrate Garfield Day, we're presenting a fun quiz to test your knowledge of Garfield's culinary preferences. Are you a Jon – the Garfield food expert, or an Odie – blissfully unaware? Let's find out!


1. What is Garfield's favourite food?

A. Caesar Salad
B. Lasagna
C. Tacos
D. Burgers

2. Which of the following foods does Garfield dislike?

A. Fish
B. Lasagna
C. Broccoli
D. Ice cream

3. What phrase best describes Garfield's opinion about diets?

A. Diets are essential.
B. Diets are a necessary evil.
C. Diets are a waste of time.
D. Diets are great for health.

4. Garfield once said, "Never trust a cat who doesn't __." Fill in the blank.

A. Eat fish
B. Eat lasagna
C. Like food
D. Drink milk

5. What has Garfield never said about food?

A. "I live for lasagna."
B. "I hate Mondays more than I love food."
C. "I'm not overweight, I'm undertall."
D. "Diet is 'die' with a 't'."

6. What description has Garfield never used for lasagna?

A. "It's heaven on a plate."
B. "It's my one true love."
C. "It's the best thing since sliced bread."
D. "It's the reason I wake up."

7. How does Garfield feel about Mondays?

A. He loves them.
B. He tolerates them.
C. He hates them.
D. He's indifferent to them.

8. Which of these is NOT a food item Garfield has been seen eating?

A. Spaghetti
B. Ice Cream
C. Brussels Sprouts
D. Pizza

9. Who usually prepares Garfield's meals?

A. Jon
B. Odie
C. Liz
D. Nermal

10. What is Garfield's favourite beverage?

A. Coffee
B. Milk
C. Water
D. Soda

11. Garfield's favourite place to eat is?

A. The kitchen
B. The living room
C. Jon's bed
D. The dining room

12. What does Garfield think of Odie's eating habits?

A. He admires them.
B. He thinks they're gross.
C. He is indifferent.
D. He wants to copy them.

13. Which of these foods has Garfield expressed a fondness for?

A. Salad
B. Steak
C. Cake
D. Vegetables

14. What unusual food does Garfield once attempt to eat?

A. A cactus
B. A shoe
C. A book
D. A lamp

15. Garfield's love of lasagna is attributed to which of the following?

A. Its taste
B. Its smell
C. Its texture
D. All of the above


Answer Key: 1-B, 2-C, 3-C, 4-B, 5-B, 6-C, 7-C, 8-C, 9-A, 10-B, 11-A, 12-B, 13-B, 14-A, 15-D

Interpretation of Scores:

13-15 correct answers: You're a Jon! You're a true Garfield food expert, and nothing about his culinary adventures escapes you.

8-12 correct answers: You're a Liz! You have a good grasp of Garfield's food love, but there's still more to learn.

0-7 correct answers: You're an Odie! You might be blissfully unaware, but that just means there's more fun ahead as you discover Garfield's food preferences.

Conclusion: As Garfield wisely said, "Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter." Happy Garfield Day!