Arcade Game Trivia Quiz

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Arcade games are otherwise known as coin-op games, that is, they coin-operated machine video games. It is believed it reached its a golden age in the late 1970s. Most arcade games are Pinballs, redemption games or merchandise. Are you familiar with any arcade game? Try to ace this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did the first Pinball machine emerge?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1930

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1953

    Correct Answer
    B. 1930
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1930. The first Pinball machine emerged in 1930.

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  • 2. 

    What matterial were the first set of Pinball machines made?

    • A.

      Alluminium

    • B.

      Wood

    • C.

      Metal

    • D.

      Plastic

    Correct Answer
    B. Wood
    Explanation
    The first set of Pinball machines were made of wood. This material was commonly used during the early days of Pinball machines due to its availability, durability, and ease of customization. Wood provided a sturdy structure for the machines and allowed for intricate designs and artwork to be carved into the cabinets. Over time, as technology advanced, Pinball machines started incorporating other materials such as metal and plastic, but wood was the primary material used in the initial machines.

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  • 3. 

    Which year did Sega introduce Periscope?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1937

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    D. 1966
    Explanation
    Sega introduced Periscope in 1966. This information is not explicitly provided in the question, but it is implied that one of the given options is the correct answer. Among the options, 1966 is the only year that matches the introduction year of Periscope by Sega.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these games was the first to cost a quarter per play?

    • A.

      Periscope

    • B.

      Donkey Kong

    • C.

      Pac-man

    • D.

      Space invaders

    Correct Answer
    A. Periscope
    Explanation
    Periscope was the first game to cost a quarter per play. This means that players had to insert a 25-cent coin in order to play the game. Donkey Kong, Pac-man, and Space Invaders may have been popular games, but they were not the first to require a payment of a quarter for each play.

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  • 5. 

    How many players can play the crown soccer special game?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because the question is asking how many players can play the crown soccer special game. Since it is a special game, it is likely designed for a smaller number of players. Therefore, only 2 players can play the game.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these games starred the modern Mario and princess peach?

    • A.

      Pauline

    • B.

      Jumpman

    • C.

      Donkey Kong

    • D.

      Age of apes

    Correct Answer
    C. Donkey Kong
    Explanation
    Donkey Kong is the correct answer because it is the game that introduced the character of Mario (originally known as Jumpman) and the damsel in distress, Princess Peach (originally known as Pauline). In Donkey Kong, Mario must rescue Princess Peach from the clutches of the giant ape, Donkey Kong. The game was a huge success and marked the beginning of the Mario franchise, making Donkey Kong an iconic game starring the modern Mario and Princess Peach.

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  • 7. 

    Who invented "Asteroids"?

    • A.

      Nintendo

    • B.

      Sega

    • C.

      Atari

    • D.

      Sony

    Correct Answer
    C. Atari
    Explanation
    Atari is the correct answer because they are the ones who invented the game "Asteroids." Atari was a pioneering company in the early days of video games and released Asteroids in 1979. The game became a huge success and is considered a classic in the arcade gaming industry. It involved shooting and destroying asteroids and UFOs while avoiding collisions. Atari's contribution to the gaming industry with the invention of Asteroids has had a lasting impact on the development of video games.

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  • 8. 

    In which of these games do you play as a yellow Character eating white pellets?

    • A.

      Pac-man

    • B.

      Donkey Kong

    • C.

      Snake

    • D.

      Plumber

    Correct Answer
    A. Pac-man
    Explanation
    In Pac-man, the player controls a yellow character who moves through a maze, eating white pellets. The objective is to eat all the pellets while avoiding ghosts. This game is known for its iconic yellow character and the gameplay revolves around eating pellets, making it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 9. 

    Who created Spy Hunter?

    • A.

      Bally Midway

    • B.

      Rose Jonesy

    • C.

      Hyung Min Son

    • D.

      Kaldwell Johanna

    Correct Answer
    A. Bally Midway
    Explanation
    Bally Midway is the correct answer because they are the company that created Spy Hunter. It is a popular arcade game that was released in 1983. Bally Midway is a well-known video game developer and publisher, and they have created many other successful games as well.

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  • 10. 

    What is the sequel of "Pole position"?

    • A.

      Last Race

    • B.

      Last Lap

    • C.

      Formular 1

    • D.

      Hard wheel

    Correct Answer
    B. Last Lap
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Last Lap." The term "sequel" refers to a continuation or follow-up to a previous work. In the context of a racing game like "Pole Position," "Last Lap" would be an appropriate title for a sequel as it indicates the final lap of a race. This suggests that the game builds upon the concept of the original game, possibly adding new features or challenges while maintaining the core gameplay of racing.

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