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  • 1. 

    In the world of comics, who is Cal Rankin?

    • A.

      The Mimic

    • B.

      The Leader

    • C.

      The Changeling

    • D.

      The Parasite

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mimic
    Explanation
    Cal Rankin is known as "The Mimic" in the world of comics. The Mimic is a fictional character who possesses the ability to copy the powers and abilities of other superheroes. He first appeared in X-Men #19 in 1966 and has since been a part of various Marvel comic book storylines. The Mimic's power to mimic the abilities of others makes him a formidable opponent and an interesting character in the world of comics.

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  • 2. 

    In the Marvel Comics version of Godzilla, who was the giant robot created to fight him?

    • A.

      Black Thunder

    • B.

      Red Ronin

    • C.

      Silver Samurai

    • D.

      Blue Blazer

    Correct Answer
    B. Red Ronin
    Explanation
    Red Ronin is the correct answer because in the Marvel Comics version of Godzilla, Red Ronin is a giant robot created specifically to fight against Godzilla. Red Ronin is a powerful and technologically advanced weapon designed to combat the destructive force of Godzilla.

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  • 3. 

    Who is the Avengers' long-suffering butler?

    • A.

      Alfred

    • B.

      Jarvis

    • C.

      Jenkins

    • D.

      Jeeves

    Correct Answer
    B. Jarvis
    Explanation
    Jarvis is the correct answer because he is the long-suffering butler of the Avengers. He is an artificial intelligence system that assists the Avengers with their operations and provides support. Jarvis has been portrayed in various Marvel comics, movies, and TV shows as a loyal and dedicated butler who helps the Avengers in their missions.

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  • 4. 

    Who is The Vision's brain-patterns based on in the comic?

    • A.

      Tony Stark "Iron Man"

    • B.

      Hank Pym "Giant Man"

    • C.

      Simon Williams "Wonder Man"

    • D.

      Jim Hammond, The Original "Human Torch"

    Correct Answer
    C. Simon Williams "Wonder Man"
    Explanation
    The Vision's brain-patterns are based on Simon Williams, also known as Wonder Man, in the comic. This means that the Vision's consciousness and personality are modeled after Wonder Man's, giving him similar traits and abilities. Wonder Man is a superhero with superhuman strength, speed, and durability, making him a suitable choice for the basis of the Vision's brain-patterns.

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  • 5. 

    Who hired Gambit to lead the Marauders to kill all of the Morlocks?

    • A.

      Stryfe

    • B.

      Apocalypse

    • C.

      Magneto

    • D.

      Mr. Sinister

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr. Sinister
    Explanation
    Mr. Sinister hired Gambit to lead the Marauders to kill all of the Morlocks. Mr. Sinister is a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe known for his obsession with genetic manipulation and experimentation. He has frequently used others to carry out his plans, and in this case, he enlisted Gambit to lead the Marauders, a group of mutant assassins, to eliminate the Morlocks, a community of mutants who lived in the sewers of New York City. This event took place in the "Mutant Massacre" storyline, where Mr. Sinister sought to further his genetic research by eliminating the Morlocks.

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  • 6. 

    In Fantastic Four #1, who was the villain who opposed the new team?

    • A.

      The Mole Man

    • B.

      The Thing

    • C.

      The Beatle

    • D.

      Dr. Doom

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mole Man
    Explanation
    In Fantastic Four #1, the villain who opposed the new team was The Mole Man.

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  • 7. 

    Who were the 5 original X-Men?

    • A.

      Cyclops, Beast, Wolverine, Iceman, Storm

    • B.

      Cyclops, Colossos, Storm, Wolverine, Nightcrawler

    • C.

      Cyclops, Beast, Jean Grey, Ice Man, Angel

    • D.

      Cyclops, Jean Grey, Angel, Wolverine, Beast

    Correct Answer
    C. Cyclops, Beast, Jean Grey, Ice Man, Angel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cyclops, Beast, Jean Grey, Ice Man, Angel. These five characters were the original members of the X-Men team when they first appeared in X-Men #1 in 1963. Cyclops, Beast, Jean Grey, and Ice Man have been mainstays of the X-Men comics for decades, while Angel eventually became the hero Archangel. This lineup of characters is often referred to as the "First Class" or the "Original Five" X-Men.

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  • 8. 

    Who is Onslaught a mixture of?

    • A.

      Charles Xavier And Dark Phoenix

    • B.

      Magneto And Charles Xavier

    • C.

      Magneto And Jean Grey

    • D.

      Magneto And Juggernaut

    Correct Answer
    B. Magneto And Charles Xavier
    Explanation
    Onslaught is a powerful supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, created by the merging of two minds - Magneto and Charles Xavier. This fusion occurred when Xavier used his telepathic powers to shut down Magneto's mind, but instead, their consciousnesses combined to form Onslaught. This combination of their powers and personalities resulted in a formidable adversary with a mix of telepathy, telekinesis, and magnetic manipulation abilities.

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  • 9. 

    What is the real name of Nova, the Human Rocket?

    • A.

      Peter Parker

    • B.

      Ben Grim

    • C.

      Richard Rider

    • D.

      Dwayne Taylor

    Correct Answer
    C. Richard Rider
    Explanation
    Richard Rider is the real name of Nova, the Human Rocket. This is the correct answer because Richard Rider is the original character who took on the mantle of Nova in the Marvel Comics. He gained his superpowers when he was chosen by the dying Nova Corps member, Rhomann Dey, to become the new Nova Prime. Richard Rider has been a significant character in various Marvel storylines, showcasing his superhuman abilities and his role as a cosmic hero.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the X-Men has a sister named Shard?

    • A.

      Angel

    • B.

      Bishop

    • C.

      Jean Grey

    • D.

      Polaris

    Correct Answer
    B. Bishop
    Explanation
    Bishop is the correct answer because he is the only X-Men character listed who has a sister named Shard. Shard is a mutant with the ability to generate and project energy blasts. She is a member of the XSE (Xavier's Security Enforcers) and has appeared in various X-Men comic book storylines.

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  • 11. 

    After leaving Marvel, what comic book character did Sam Kieth introduce with Image?

    • A.

      Savage Dragon

    • B.

      Shadow Hawk

    • C.

      The Maxx

    • D.

      Pitt

    Correct Answer
    C. The Maxx
    Explanation
    After leaving Marvel, Sam Kieth introduced the comic book character The Maxx with Image.

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  • 12. 

    What branch of the armed forces did Frank Castle belong to?

    • A.

      Air Force

    • B.

      Navy

    • C.

      Army

    • D.

      Marines

    Correct Answer
    D. Marines
    Explanation
    Frank Castle, also known as "The Punisher," belonged to the Marines. This can be inferred from his military background and the fact that he is often depicted as a former Marine in the Marvel comics and adaptations. The Marines are a branch of the United States armed forces known for their specialized training and combat skills.

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  • 13. 

    In the world of comics, what is Captain Britain's real name?

    • A.

      Nigel Thorn

    • B.

      James Braddock

    • C.

      Kurt Wagner

    • D.

      Brian Braddock

    Correct Answer
    D. Brian Braddock
    Explanation
    Captain Britain's real name is Brian Braddock. This is the correct answer because Brian Braddock is the alter ego of Captain Britain in the world of comics. The other options, Nigel Thorn, James Braddock, and Kurt Wagner, are not associated with the character Captain Britain.

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  • 14. 

    Which superhero team included the members Skin and Chamber?

    • A.

      Generation X

    • B.

      The Externals

    • C.

      The Youngbloods

    • D.

      New Mutants

    Correct Answer
    A. Generation X
    Explanation
    Generation X is the correct answer because it is a superhero team in the Marvel Comics universe that includes the members Skin and Chamber. The other options, Externals, Youngbloods, and New Mutants, do not include these specific characters.

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  • 15. 

    Tank Girl's sidekick Booga is what kind of creature?

    • A.

      A Monkey

    • B.

      A Kangaroo

    • C.

      A Cat

    • D.

      A Dog

    Correct Answer
    B. A Kangaroo
    Explanation
    Booga, Tank Girl's sidekick, is a kangaroo. This can be inferred from the fact that kangaroos are often depicted as sidekicks or companions in various forms of media, and Tank Girl's sidekick is specifically mentioned as Booga.

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  • 16. 

    What is the name of the superhero insurance/construction company in the Marvel Universe?

    • A.

      Heroes For Hire

    • B.

      Power Pack

    • C.

      Steel Grip Starkey

    • D.

      Damage Control

    Correct Answer
    D. Damage Control
    Explanation
    Damage Control is the correct answer because it is the name of the superhero insurance/construction company in the Marvel Universe. Damage Control is a fictional organization that specializes in repairing and rebuilding areas affected by superhero battles and other catastrophic events. They are responsible for cleaning up the messes left behind by superheroes and supervillains, ensuring that the city is restored to its former state.

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  • 17. 

    During his gray-skinned faze the Hulk worked in Vegas as an enforcer - what was his name?

    • A.

      Mr. Fixit

    • B.

      The Enforcer

    • C.

      The Gray Man

    • D.

      The Big Guy

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Fixit
    Explanation
    During his gray-skinned phase, the Hulk took on the name "Mr. Fixit" while working in Vegas as an enforcer. This name suggests that he had a knack for solving problems or "fixing" things, which aligns with his role as an enforcer. The other options, "The Enforcer," "The Gray Man," and "The Big Guy," do not specifically refer to this particular phase or job of the Hulk.

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  • 18. 

    The first appearance of Alpha Flight was in which comic series?

    • A.

      Alpha Flight

    • B.

      Avengers

    • C.

      Fantastic Four

    • D.

      Uncanny X-Men

    Correct Answer
    D. Uncanny X-Men
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Uncanny X-Men because the first appearance of Alpha Flight was in Uncanny X-Men #120, which was published in 1979. Alpha Flight was initially introduced as a superhero team from Canada in the pages of Uncanny X-Men before getting their own standalone series.

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  • 19. 

    What was Joe Fixit's job in Las Vegas?

    • A.

      Mob Enforcer

    • B.

      Card Dealer

    • C.

      Circus Clown

    • D.

      Flower Arranger

    Correct Answer
    A. Mob Enforcer
    Explanation
    Joe Fixit's job in Las Vegas was as a Mob Enforcer. This means that he worked for a criminal organization, using his physical strength and intimidation tactics to enforce their rules and carry out illegal activities. As a Mob Enforcer, Joe Fixit would have been involved in tasks such as collecting debts, providing protection, and carrying out acts of violence on behalf of the mob.

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  • 20. 

    What was the superhero alter-ego of Don Hall who died in the last issue of Crisis on Infinite Earths?

    • A.

      Merryman

    • B.

      Anthro

    • C.

      Superboy

    • D.

      Dove

    Correct Answer
    D. Dove
    Explanation
    Dove was the superhero alter-ego of Don Hall who died in the last issue of Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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