How Much Do You Know About PC Games?

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How Much Do You Know About PC Games? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the 1998 FPS classic Half Life, what is the name of the facility that Gordon Freeman works in?

    • A.

      Nova Prospekt

    • B.

      Black Mesa

    • C.

      Xen Research Facility

    • D.

      The Citadel

    • E.

      Microsoft

    Correct Answer
    B. Black Mesa
    Explanation
    In the 1998 FPS classic Half Life, the facility that Gordon Freeman works in is called Black Mesa. This is the correct answer because Black Mesa is the name of the research facility where the game is set. It is where the player begins the game and where the incident occurs that sets the events of the game in motion.

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  • 2. 

    In Studio Pixel's 2004 freeware platformer Cave Story, what is the name of the final boss?

    • A.

      Mimiga

    • B.

      Ballos

    • C.

      Ma Pignon

    • D.

      Quote

    • E.

      The Doctor

    Correct Answer
    B. Ballos
    Explanation
    Ballos is the correct answer because in Studio Pixel's 2004 freeware platformer Cave Story, Ballos is the name of the final boss. Ballos is a powerful and ancient being who has been sealed away for centuries and serves as the ultimate challenge for players to overcome in order to complete the game.

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  • 3. 

    In the 1995 LucasArts adventure game The Dig you play as a group of astronauts with the mission of digging down nuclear bombs in an asteroid heading for earth, Armageddon style. When exploring the asteroid further the astronauts discover that the asteroid is in fact...?

    • A.

      A teleport leading to another dimension

    • B.

      The home of an alien civilization

    • C.

      A starship

    • D.

      A time machine

    • E.

      An alien satellite

    Correct Answer
    C. A starship
    Explanation
    In the 1995 LucasArts adventure game The Dig, the astronauts discover that the asteroid they are exploring is actually a starship. This means that it is not just a random celestial object, but a technologically advanced vessel capable of space travel. This revelation adds a new layer of mystery and excitement to the game's storyline, as the astronauts must now navigate and explore the starship to uncover its secrets and fulfill their mission.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of this game?

    Correct Answer
    Rollercoaster Tycoon
    rollercoaster tycoon
    Explanation
    The name of the game is Rollercoaster Tycoon.

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  • 5. 

    In Quake 3 and games alike there is a running technique that makes you go up to 3 times faster than normal. What is this technique usually called?

    Correct Answer
    strafe jumping
    strafing
    strafejumping
    strafe jump
    strafejump
    Explanation
    Strafe jumping is a technique commonly used in games like Quake 3 to increase movement speed. It involves a combination of jumping and strafing (moving sideways) in order to gain momentum and move faster than normal. This technique allows players to navigate the game world more quickly and efficiently.

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  • 6. 

    In the 2005 Blizzard MMORPG World of Warcraft there is an underground/underwater railroad called the Deeprun Tram. Which two cities does this railroad connect?

    • A.

      Stormwind & Ironforge

    • B.

      Hammerfall & Undercity

    • C.

      Undercity & Stormwind

    • D.

      Ironforge & Hammerfall

    • E.

      Thunderbluff & Gadgetzan

    Correct Answer
    A. Stormwind & Ironforge
    Explanation
    The Deeprun Tram in World of Warcraft connects the cities of Stormwind and Ironforge. This underground/underwater railroad provides a convenient and quick means of transportation between these two major cities in the game. Players can use the tram to travel back and forth, saving time and effort compared to traveling on foot or using other forms of transportation.

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  • 7. 

    What company developed this game?

    Correct Answer
    Looking Glass Studios
    looking glass studios
    looking glass
    Looking Glass
    Explanation
    Thief: The Dark Project is a first person sneaker from 1998 developed by Looking Glass Studios.

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  • 8. 

    In the 2004 Troika RPG Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines you meet this vampire lady, Jeanette. What is Jeanette's "twin sister" called?

    • A.

      Daria

    • B.

      Janet

    • C.

      Lisa

    • D.

      Therese

    • E.

      Emily

    Correct Answer
    D. Therese
    Explanation
    In the 2004 Troika RPG Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines, the vampire lady Jeanette has a "twin sister" called Therese. This suggests that Jeanette and Therese are two different personalities inhabiting the same body, often referred to as multiple personalities or dissociative identity disorder. The game explores the complex relationship between Jeanette and Therese, adding depth to the character and storyline.

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  • 9. 

    This game was initially released in 2006. What is the name of the game?

    Correct Answer
    Dwarf Fortress
    dwarf fortress
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dwarf Fortress" or "dwarf fortress". This game was initially released in 2006.

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  • 10. 

    The hugely popular Battlefield game series started with this game, Battlefield 1942. The popular series is developed by DICE (Digital Illusions). In which country was DICE founded and is currently based?

    • A.

      The United Kingdom

    • B.

      Finland

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      The United States

    • E.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweden
    Explanation
    DICE (Digital Illusions) is a Swedish game development company that was founded in Sweden and is currently based in Sweden. This information is supported by the fact that the hugely popular Battlefield game series, which started with Battlefield 1942, was developed by DICE.

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  • 11. 

    Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn. One of the largest games you will ever play. Finding everything in the game is very hard and takes alot of time. In the Athkatla'n sewers you will find a talking sword, what is the name of the sword?

    Correct Answer
    Lilarcor
    lilarcor
    Lilarcor +3
    lilarcor +3
    Explanation
    In the game Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn, players can find a talking sword in the Athkatla'n sewers. The name of this sword is "Lilarcor." It is a unique and powerful weapon that adds an additional +3 bonus to the player's attack and damage rolls.

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  • 12. 

    This grand strategy game is called Europa Universalis and was developed by Paradox Interactive. The Europa Universalis series is one of their most popular game series, what is the name of the other popular game series developed by Paradox focusing on WW2?

    Correct Answer
    Hearts of Iron
    hearts of iron
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hearts of Iron. Hearts of Iron is another popular game series developed by Paradox Interactive, focusing on World War II. It is known for its detailed and immersive gameplay, allowing players to control various nations and navigate the complexities of war and diplomacy during the WW2 era.

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  • 13. 

    In Bohemia Interactive's soldier simulator Operation Flashpoint from 2001, what is the name of the main antagonist(a person)?

    • A.

      Gubar

    • B.

      Guvil

    • C.

      Gubu

    • D.

      Gubol

    • E.

      Guba

    Correct Answer
    E. Guba
    Explanation
    Guba is the correct answer for the name of the main antagonist in Bohemia Interactive's soldier simulator Operation Flashpoint from 2001.

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  • 14. 

    What is the main character called(the one controlled by the player) in Crytek's Crysis from 2007?

    Correct Answer
    Nomad
    nomad
    Jake Dunn
    jake dunn
    Explanation
    The main character controlled by the player in Crytek's Crysis from 2007 is called Nomad or Jake Dunn.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of this game?

    Correct Answer
    Die by the Sword
    die by the sword
    Explanation
    The name of the game is "Die by the Sword" or "die by the sword".

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  • 16. 

    What is the name of the fictional country were this game is taking place?

    Correct Answer
    Arulco
    arulco
    Explanation
    The game is SirTech's tactical RPG Jagged Alliance 2.

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  • 17. 

    Which of these RPG's are played in first person?

    • A.

      Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

    • B.

      The Elder Scrolls I: Arena

    • C.

      Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

    • D.

      Ultima VII: The Black Gate

    • E.

      Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The Elder Scrolls I: Arena
    C. Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss
    E. Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven
  • 18. 

    What is the name of this game?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Startopia
    startopia
    Star Topia
    star topia
    Star topia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is any of the options provided: Startopia, startopia, Star Topia, star topia, or Star topia.

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  • 19. 

    What is the name of this monster from id Software's classic FPS DOOM?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Cyberdemon
    cyber demon
    cyberdemon
    Cyber Demon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cyberdemon." This monster is a well-known enemy in id Software's classic FPS game DOOM. It is a powerful demon-like creature with cybernetic enhancements, hence the name "Cyberdemon." The variations in capitalization do not affect the correctness of the answer.

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  • 20. 

    Hey there, I am a floating skull and I'm going to bite you if you don't know what my name is... So? I'm waiting...

    • A.

      Glottis

    • B.

      The Nameless One

    • C.

      Morte

    • D.

      Vhalior

    • E.

      Murray

    Correct Answer
    C. Morte
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Morte. In the given scenario, the floating skull is challenging the person to guess its name. Among the options provided, Morte is the most likely name for a floating skull. The other options do not fit the description as well.

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