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Who doesn't love some good computer games? Videogames were once thought to be a lazy person pastime, but over the years, many people make a living by merely playing video games. How many video games do you have under your belt? This quiz will help you see whether you are a videogame geek and can remember the storylines or need to try out some new games.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What type of creatures do not appear in "Shadowrun"?

    • A.

      Bandersnatches

    • B.

      Hinkypuffs

    • C.

      Nosferatus

    • D.

      Banshees

    Correct Answer
    B. Hinkypuffs
    Explanation
    Hinkypuffs do not appear in "Shadowrun". This can be inferred from the fact that the other three options, Bandersnatches, Nosferatus, and Banshees, are all creatures commonly found in fantasy and horror literature, while Hinkypuffs are not as well-known or commonly depicted. Therefore, it can be concluded that Hinkypuffs are not part of the "Shadowrun" universe.

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  • 2. 

    On what planet do the events of "Dawn of War: Dark Crusade" take place?

    • A.

      Kronus

    • B.

      Jupiter

    • C.

      Tartarus

    • D.

      Cyrene

    Correct Answer
    A. Kronus
    Explanation
    The events of "Dawn of War: Dark Crusade" take place on the planet Kronus.

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  • 3. 

    In the video game "F.E.A.R.", Alma takes what form when she is watching or helping the Point Man?

    • A.

      An 8-Year-Old Girl

    • B.

      An Elderly Man

    • C.

      A 6-Year-Old Boy

    • D.

      A Young Woman

    Correct Answer
    A. An 8-Year-Old Girl
    Explanation
    In the video game "F.E.A.R.", Alma takes the form of an 8-year-old girl when she is watching or helping the Point Man. This form is significant as it represents Alma's innocence and vulnerability, contrasting with her dark and sinister nature. The choice of an 8-year-old girl form also adds to the eerie and unsettling atmosphere of the game, as it creates a sense of unease and unpredictability.

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  • 4. 

    On which planet do players first land in "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic"?

    • A.

      Permia

    • B.

      Taris

    • C.

      Dantooine

    • D.

      Yavin

    Correct Answer
    B. Taris
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic," players first land on the planet Taris. This is where the game begins and players are introduced to the main storyline. Taris is a city-covered planet located in the Outer Rim Territories and serves as a major hub for various characters and quests in the game. It is an important location in the game's narrative and sets the stage for the player's journey throughout the rest of the game.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of the game world in the PC game "Creatures"?

    • A.

      Shee

    • B.

      Ettin

    • C.

      Earth

    • D.

      Albia

    Correct Answer
    D. Albia
    Explanation
    The game world in the PC game "Creatures" is called Albia.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not a destination in "Oregon Trail II"?

    • A.

      Jacksonville, Oregon

    • B.

      Sacramento, California

    • C.

      San Diego, California

    • D.

      Great Salt Lake City, Utah

    Correct Answer
    C. San Diego, California
    Explanation
    In the game "Oregon Trail II," players embark on a journey along the historic Oregon Trail. They encounter various destinations along the way, such as Jacksonville, Oregon; Sacramento, California; and Great Salt Lake City, Utah. However, San Diego, California is not one of the destinations in the game.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is not an item type in "NetHack"?

    • A.

      Gem

    • B.

      Trinket

    • C.

      Ring

    • D.

      Potion

    Correct Answer
    B. Trinket
    Explanation
    In the game "NetHack," the player can encounter various items that can be collected or used. These items include gems, rings, and potions. However, "trinket" is not listed as an item type in the game. This suggests that trinkets are not part of the inventory or gameplay mechanics in "NetHack."

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  • 8. 

    Which character races in "World of Warcraft" require the "Burning Crusade" expansion pack to exist?

    • A.

      Night Elves And Undead

    • B.

      Draenei And Blood Elves

    • C.

      Humans And Orcs

    • D.

      Trolls And Dwarves

    Correct Answer
    B. Draenei And Blood Elves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Draenei And Blood Elves. In the "World of Warcraft" game, the Draenei and Blood Elves are two playable character races that were introduced in the "Burning Crusade" expansion pack. This means that in order to play as a Draenei or Blood Elf character, the player must have the "Burning Crusade" expansion pack installed.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is a planet in "World of Warcraft"?

    • A.

      Stormwind

    • B.

      Terra

    • C.

      Azeroth

    • D.

      Mulgore

    Correct Answer
    C. Azeroth
    Explanation
    Azeroth is a planet in the fictional universe of "World of Warcraft". It is the main setting for the game and serves as the home world for the various races and factions within the game. Players explore different regions and continents of Azeroth, completing quests and engaging in battles with other players and non-player characters. Azeroth is a vast and diverse world, with various landscapes, cities, and dungeons for players to explore and interact with.

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  • 10. 

    "Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory" is the stand-alone sequel to which game?

    • A.

      Wolfenstein

    • B.

      Return To Castle Wolfenstein

    • C.

      Wolfenstein: The Beginning

    • D.

      Enemy Territory

    Correct Answer
    B. Return To Castle Wolfenstein
    Explanation
    "Return To Castle Wolfenstein" is the correct answer because "Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory" is the stand-alone sequel to this game. This means that "Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory" continues the story or gameplay of "Return To Castle Wolfenstein" without requiring the original game to be played.

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  • 11. 

    Which game of the Middle Ages has the following races: Albion, Hibernia, and Midgard?

    • A.

      World Of Warcraft

    • B.

      Maplestory

    • C.

      Robin Hood's Revenge

    • D.

      Dark Age Of Camelot

    Correct Answer
    D. Dark Age Of Camelot
    Explanation
    Dark Age Of Camelot is the correct answer because it is a game set in the Middle Ages that features the races Albion, Hibernia, and Midgard. World Of Warcraft is a fantasy game set in a different fictional world, Maplestory is a 2D side-scrolling game, and Robin Hood's Revenge is a game based on the legend of Robin Hood. Therefore, Dark Age Of Camelot is the only game that fits the given criteria.

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  • 12. 

    Besides Paladin and Warrior, what classes are available to the human race in "World of Warcraft"?

    • A.

      Warlock, Druid, Priest, Hunter

    • B.

      Hunter, Warlock, Priest, Mage

    • C.

      Mage, Priest, Hunter, Druid

    • D.

      Priest, Mage, Warlock, Rogue

    Correct Answer
    D. Priest, Mage, Warlock, Rogue
    Explanation
    In "World of Warcraft," the human race has access to the classes of Priest, Mage, Warlock, and Rogue.

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  • 13. 

    In the PC game "The Sims 2", what are Sims?

    • A.

      Robotic Sheep

    • B.

      Alien Invaders

    • C.

      Large Dogs

    • D.

      Autonomous Human Characters

    Correct Answer
    D. Autonomous Human Characters
    Explanation
    In the PC game "The Sims 2", Sims are autonomous human characters. They are virtual individuals that players can control and interact with in the game. Sims have their own personalities, needs, and desires, and players can guide them in various activities such as building relationships, pursuing careers, and managing their daily lives. Sims are not robotic sheep, alien invaders, or large dogs, but rather virtual representations of human beings.

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  • 14. 

    In the PC game "Tomb Raider: Anniversary", what new ability does Lara Croft possess?

    • A.

      Super Somersault

    • B.

      Twin Gun Blast

    • C.

      Power Kick

    • D.

      Adrenaline Dodge

    Correct Answer
    D. Adrenaline Dodge
    Explanation
    In the PC game "Tomb Raider: Anniversary", Lara Croft possesses the new ability of Adrenaline Dodge. This ability allows her to perform quick dodges and evade enemy attacks with enhanced speed and agility. It gives her an advantage in combat situations and helps her navigate through challenging obstacles more effectively.

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  • 15. 

    In the PC game "Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars", on what planet do the battles take place?

    • A.

      Earth

    • B.

      Pluto

    • C.

      Mars

    • D.

      Tiberius Prime

    Correct Answer
    A. Earth
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Earth because the question specifically asks about the planet where the battles take place in the game "Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars." Since the game is set on Earth, it is the correct answer.

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