National Video Games Day Quiz: How Well Do You Know?

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Video games are an essential part of childhood. Incredible gameplay & excellent storyline draws in millions of people. Play this quiz on the occasion of national video games day to see how well do you know the history and nitty-gritty details of some fun video games. Think you are an actual video game fanatic? If yes, why don't you give this super cool quiz a try? We challenge you to get all the questions correct. Can you do it? Prove yourself worthy and take this quiz. Ready? Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which game is the best-selling game so far? 

    • A.

      Super mario bros

    • B.

      Resident evil

    • C.

      Pubg

    • D.

      Minecraft

    Correct Answer
    D. Minecraft
    Explanation
    Minecraft is the best-selling game so far because it has sold over 200 million copies across various platforms. Its popularity can be attributed to its open-ended gameplay, allowing players to create and explore their own virtual worlds. Additionally, Minecraft has a dedicated and passionate community that continuously creates and shares new content, ensuring its longevity and appeal to players of all ages.

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  • 2. 

    What is the best-selling gaming console of all time?

    • A.

      PlayStation2

    • B.

      Xbox 360

    • C.

      Wii

    • D.

      PlayStation

    Correct Answer
    A. PlayStation2
    Explanation
    The PlayStation2 is the best-selling gaming console of all time because it had a wide range of games, backward compatibility with PlayStation games, and a DVD player, making it a versatile entertainment system. It also had a strong marketing campaign and was released at a time when gaming was becoming more mainstream, allowing it to reach a larger audience. Additionally, the console had a long lifespan, with production continuing for over a decade, which further contributed to its high sales numbers.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following was the first gaming console to be ever played in space?

    • A.

      PlayStation

    • B.

      Wii

    • C.

      Gameboy

    • D.

      Xbox 360

    Correct Answer
    A. PlayStation
    Explanation
    The PlayStation was the first gaming console to be ever played in space. This means that it was the first console to be used by astronauts while in space. The other options, Wii, Gameboy, and Xbox 360, were not the first consoles to be used in space.

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  • 4. 

    According to Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition,  which game holds the worst video game dialogue record?

    • A.

      League of legends

    • B.

      The legend of zelda

    • C.

      Resident Evil

    • D.

      Fortnite

    • E.

      Grand theft auto

    Correct Answer
    A. League of legends
    Explanation
    League of Legends holds the worst video game dialogue record according to Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition.

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  • 5. 

    Which video game is the longest supported online game, ever

    • A.

      Diablo

    • B.

      Overwatch

    • C.

      Red Dead Redemption 2

    • D.

      Minecraft

    Correct Answer
    A. Diablo
    Explanation
    Diablo is considered the longest supported online game ever because it was released in 1996 and still receives regular updates and content expansions to this day. The game has a dedicated fan base that continues to play and support it, making it one of the most enduring online games in history.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is the worst video game ever created? 

    • A.

      Pacman

    • B.

      Atari ET game

    • C.

      Minecraft

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Atari ET game
    Explanation
    The Atari ET game is widely regarded as the worst video game ever created. It was rushed to meet the deadline and suffered from numerous technical issues and poor gameplay. The game was so poorly received that it is often blamed for the video game industry crash of 1983. Its failure led to the burial of thousands of unsold copies in a landfill.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first female fighting game character?

    • A.

      Chun - Li

    • B.

      Kitana

    • C.

      Cammy White

    • D.

      Ivy Valentine

    Correct Answer
    A. Chun - Li
    Explanation
    Chun-Li is considered the first female fighting game character because she made her debut in the game "Street Fighter II" in 1991, predating the other options listed. She is a skilled martial artist and an iconic character in the fighting game genre. Her popularity and significance in the gaming industry have solidified her position as the first notable female character in fighting games.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is the longest-running video game in the industry?

    • A.

      Pacman

    • B.

      Monster hunter 3

    • C.

      The world of warcraft

    • D.

      Fortnite

    Correct Answer
    A. Pacman
    Explanation
    Pacman is considered the longest-running video game in the industry because it was first released in 1980 and has since become an iconic and enduring game that is still enjoyed by players today. It revolutionized the gaming industry and popularized the maze chase genre, influencing many subsequent video games. Its simple yet addictive gameplay, memorable characters, and cultural impact have contributed to its longevity and status as a classic video game.

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  • 9. 

    When was the first-ever Esports tournament held? 

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    C. 1970
    Explanation
    The first-ever Esports tournament was held in 1970. This marked the beginning of competitive gaming as we know it today. It was a significant milestone in the history of Esports, paving the way for the growth and popularity of professional gaming competitions.

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  • 10. 

    How long was the world's longest gaming session?

    • A.

      120 hours

    • B.

      138 hours

    • C.

      340 hours

    • D.

      500 hours

    Correct Answer
    B. 138 hours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 138 hours. This is the length of the world's longest gaming session. It is a significant amount of time to continuously play games without any breaks. This record demonstrates the extreme dedication and endurance of the person who achieved it.

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