John Cena is one of the biggest stars in the history of the professional wrestling business. He has achieved a lot in his career and will go down as one of the greatest of all time. We have put together a John Cena quiz for you to test your knowledge of his career. This includes some specific trivia questions about things that have happened in his WWE career so far. As a result, only the biggest WWE fans will be able to get a perfect score.
The Ultimate John Cena Quiz
INSTRUCTIONS: All you have to do is answer the questions below and it will let you know how you did at the end. Use ‘continue’ to move onto the next question.
John Cena won his first WWE Championship in 2005. Who did he defeat?
What promotion did John Cena start his wrestling career with?
John Cena Made His WWE Debut After Answering An Open Challenge From Kurt Angle On Smackdown. What Year Did This Take Place?
John Cena first won the Royal Rumble in 2008. Who did he eliminate last to win the match?
True Or False. John Cena Has Never Won The Intercontinental Championship?
Cena also won the Royal Rumble match in 2013. Who did he last eliminate to win the match?
Who Did John Cena Defeat To Win The United States Championship For The First Time In 2004 (And his first title in the company)?
What Is The Only 5-Star Match Of John Cena's Career? (According to Dave Meltzer's Ratings)
Cena has held the tag team titles 4 times in his career with 4 different partners. With what partner did he have his longest title reign with?
True Or False: None Of John Cena's WWE Title Reigns Have Lasted Longer Than A Year
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John Cena Quiz: Questions & Answers
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1) John Cena won his first WWE Championship in 2005. Who did he defeat?
John Cena won his first WWE Championship in 2005 after he defeated John Bradshaw Layfield. This came after Cena beat JBL at Wrestlemania 21. Cena would subsequently go on to win many more WWE Titles in his career.
2) What promotion did John Cena start his wrestling career with?
John Cena started his wrestling career with Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) along with Samoa Joe. During his time with the promotion, he used a semi-robotic character but he didn’t bring the gimmick with him to WWE.
3) John Cena Made His WWE Debut After Answering An Open Challenge From Kurt Angle On Smackdown. What Year Did This Take Place?
John Cena Made His WWE Debut After Answering An Open Challenge From Kurt Angle in 2002 on Smackdown. Cena subsequently went on to become a staple of WWE television for more than 15 years and one of the greatest of all time.
4) John Cena first won the Royal Rumble in 2008. Who did he eliminate last to win the match?
Cena last eliminated Triple H to win the 2008 Royal Rumble match, which was the first Rumble win of his career. Cena would also win the Royal Rumble match in 2013.
5) True Or False. John Cena Has Never Won The Intercontinental Championship
This is TRUE as John Cena Has Never Won The Intercontinental Title. This is the only belt that Cena has never won with the company.
6) Cena also won the Royal Rumble match in 2013. Who did he last eliminate to win the match?
John Cena last eliminated Ryback to win the 2013 Royal Rumble match. This was the second Royal Rumble victory of his career.
7) Who Did John Cena Defeat To Win The United States Championship For The First Time In 2004 (And his first title in the company)?
John Cena defeated the Big Show To Win The United States Title For The First Time In 2004. This match happened at Wrestlemania 20.
8) What Is The Only 5-Star Match Of John Cena’s Career? (According to Dave Meltzer’s Ratings)
John Cena vs CM Punk at Money in the Bank 2011 is the only 5-star match of Cena’s career. Cena vs AJ Styles and Cena vs Seth Rollins vs Brock Lesnar both received 4.75 stars. Some fans have said that Cena vs Punk is the greatest match in the history of WWE.
9) Cena has held the tag team titles 4 times in his career with 4 different partners. With what partner did he have his longest title reign with?
John Cena’s longest reign with the tag team Championships came with Shawn Michaels as they held the titles together for 63 days. Cena has also won the tag belts with David Otunga, Batista, and The Miz.
10) True Or False: None Of John Cena’s WWE Title Reigns Have Lasted Longer Than A Year
This is true as Cena held the WWE Championship for 380 days, which was the longest reign of his career.
More Facts About Cena
Here are some more tidbits about Cena that we couldn’t find space for on our quiz but found interesting. This includes notes about his family and life before WWE.
More On His Family Life
Here are some more details on John Cena’s family, including some of the people that he is related to and more.
- John Cena was born on April 23rd, 1977 to Carol and John Felix Anthony Cena (Sr).
- John has four brothers, Stephen, Dan, Matt, and Sean. He is the second oldest of the brothers behind Stephen. His brother Dan is a police officer. During an interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show, John got emotional talking about his relationship with his brother Dan. Dan revealed that he was hit by a drunk driver while working as a police officer and was saved by a first responder. Luckily, he only suffered a broken leg in the crash.
- Cena’s grandfather is Tony Lupien, who played in the MLB in the 1940s for the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago White Sox. A random fact is that John and his grandfather share a birthday as they were both were born on April 23rd.
- He is also the cousin of Natalie Enright Jerger, who is a Computer Scientist and Professor.
More On His Life Before WWE
Here are some details about Cena’s life before WWE. This includes his time and college and wrestling career prior to signing with WWE.
- Cena attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. He played on the football team as a Center. He wore #54 and you can find that same number on some of his WWE merchandise.
- Cena graduated from Springfield College in 1998 with a degree in exercise physiology and movement studies.
- After graduating from college, Cena briefly worked as a bodybuilder.
- Cena also worked as a limousine driver in Boston before he started his professional wrestling career. Cena said during an interview that he was terrible at it and he quit after a short period of time.
- Before coming to WWE, Cena’s gimmick was a semi-robotic character that he called ‘The Prototype’.
- Cena started his pro-wrestling career in Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW). Samoa Joe, The Miz, and Christopher Daniels are other names that worked for the promotion at one point. Cena even held the UPW Heavyweight Championship.
More Random Facts About Cena
Here are some other tidbits about Cena, which includes his favorite movies, video games, sports teams, and more.
- In an interview with Men’s Health, Cena said that his favorite movies are all of the Star Wars films and Smokey and the Bandit.
- Cena also revealed that he is a fan of anime and named Fist of the North Star as his favorite animated movie.
- John named the Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New England Patriots, and Boston Celtics as his favorite sports teams. Cena is also a fan of the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
- During an interview, Cena revealed that he is a fan of the game, Command & Conquer.
More On His Personal Life
Here are some more details on John Cena’s dating history and relationships.
- In 2009, John married Elizabeth Huberdeau. The couple ended up divorcing in 2012 after three years of marriage.
- After his divorce, Cena started dating fellow WWE Superstar, Nikki Bella. Their relationship was widely documented on the shows: ‘Total Divas’ and ‘Total Bellas’. He ended up proposing to her in the ring at WrestleMania 33 after their match against The Miz and Maryse. They ended up breaking up a month before they were scheduled to get married.
- John is currently dating Shay Shariatzadeh.
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