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  • 1. 

    In the Peanuts comic strip, who is Lucy's brother?

    • A.

      Pig Pen

    • B.

      Schroeder

    • C.

      Linus

    • D.

      Franklin

    Correct Answer
    C. Linus
    Explanation
    In the Peanuts comic strip, Lucy's brother is Linus. Linus is known for carrying a security blanket and often engages in philosophical discussions with his friend Charlie Brown. He is a central character in the strip and is frequently seen interacting with other members of the Peanuts gang.

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  • 2. 

    What is the superhero alter ego of Dr. Bruce Banner?

    • A.

      Mr. Fantastic

    • B.

      Dr. Strange

    • C.

      Captain America

    • D.

      The Incredible Hulk

    Correct Answer
    D. The Incredible Hulk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Incredible Hulk because Dr. Bruce Banner transforms into a green, superhuman creature known as the Hulk when he gets angry or experiences intense emotions. The Hulk possesses immense strength and invulnerability, making him a formidable superhero.

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  • 3. 

    What is Aquaman's real identity?

    • A.

      Bruce Wayne

    • B.

      Clark Kent

    • C.

      Peter Parker

    • D.

      Arthur Curry

    Correct Answer
    D. Arthur Curry
    Explanation
    Aquaman's real identity is Arthur Curry. He is a fictional superhero character from DC Comics. He is the half-human, half-Atlantean king of Atlantis. Aquaman possesses superhuman strength, the ability to breathe underwater, and communicate with marine life. His real name, Arthur Curry, is the identity he assumes when not in his superhero persona.

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  • 4. 

    In which comic did Dazzler first make her appearance?

    • A.

      Generation X

    • B.

      X-Factor

    • C.

      X-Men

    • D.

      X-Force

    Correct Answer
    C. X-Men
    Explanation
    Dazzler first made her appearance in the comic X-Men.

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  • 5. 

    In what month was the first issue of "Superman" published?

    • A.

      October

    • B.

      June

    • C.

      August

    • D.

      July

    Correct Answer
    B. June
    Explanation
    The correct answer is June because it is the month in which the first issue of "Superman" was published.

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  • 6. 

    What is the superhero alter ego of Reed Richards?

    • A.

      Captain Marvel

    • B.

      Mr. Fantastic

    • C.

      Dr. Doom

    • D.

      Hawkeye

    Correct Answer
    B. Mr. Fantastic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mr. Fantastic because Reed Richards is the alter ego of this superhero. Mr. Fantastic is a member of the Fantastic Four and possesses the ability to stretch his body to incredible lengths, making him highly flexible and elastic. He is known for his intelligence and scientific expertise, often using his knowledge to solve problems and invent new technologies.

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  • 7. 

    What was Wally West's first superhero name when he appeared in the DC universe?

    • A.

      Bucky

    • B.

      Kid Flash

    • C.

      Robin

    • D.

      Speedy

    Correct Answer
    B. Kid Flash
    Explanation
    Wally West's first superhero name when he appeared in the DC universe was Kid Flash. This name was given to him when he became the sidekick of the Flash, Barry Allen. As Kid Flash, Wally West possessed superhuman speed and became a member of the Teen Titans. Eventually, he took on the mantle of the Flash himself, but Kid Flash was his initial superhero identity.

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  • 8. 

    Which comic featured the first appearance of Batman?

    • A.

      Batman #1

    • B.

      Amazing Fantasy #30

    • C.

      DC Comics #14

    • D.

      Detective Comics #27

    Correct Answer
    D. Detective Comics #27
    Explanation
    Detective Comics #27 is the correct answer because it is the comic that featured the first appearance of Batman. This issue, published in 1939, introduced the iconic character to the world and marked the beginning of his long-running series. Batman's debut in Detective Comics #27 is a significant milestone in comic book history, as it paved the way for the beloved superhero's enduring popularity and success.

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  • 9. 

    For which comic strip is Gary Larson best known?

    • A.

      Cathy

    • B.

      Doonesbury

    • C.

      The Far Side

    • D.

      Garfield

    Correct Answer
    C. The Far Side
    Explanation
    Gary Larson is best known for "The Far Side" comic strip. This comic strip, created by Larson, was known for its unique and offbeat humor, often featuring anthropomorphic animals, aliens, and bizarre situations. "The Far Side" gained a large and devoted following during its run from 1980 to 1995, and Larson's distinctive style and humor have made it a beloved and influential comic strip in the world of comics.

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  • 10. 

    Of which planet is Ming the Merciless emperor?

    • A.

      Mungo

    • B.

      Mundungo

    • C.

      Mongo

    • D.

      Nacho

    Correct Answer
    C. Mongo
    Explanation
    Ming the Merciless is the emperor of the planet Mongo.

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  • 11. 

    What superhero uses his Penance Stare causing sinners to feel all the pain they have ever inflicted on others?

    • A.

      Ghost Rider

    • B.

      Blade

    • C.

      Superman

    • D.

      Spider-man

    Correct Answer
    A. Ghost Rider
    Explanation
    Ghost Rider is the correct answer because he is the superhero who possesses the ability to use his Penance Stare. This power allows him to make sinners experience all the pain and suffering that they have caused others throughout their lives. Ghost Rider's Penance Stare is a unique ability that serves as a form of punishment for those who have committed heinous acts, making him a formidable superhero in the Marvel universe.

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  • 12. 

    Who appeared in a Marvel comic first?

    • A.

      Kiss

    • B.

      The Beatles

    • C.

      None Of Them Have Ever Appeared

    • D.

      Alice Cooper

    Correct Answer
    B. The Beatles
    Explanation
    The Beatles appeared in a Marvel comic first. This is because Marvel released a comic book titled "The Beatles" in 1968, featuring the band members as superheroes. The comic book was a collaboration between Marvel and the Beatles' company, Apple Corps Ltd. It depicted the band members using their musical talents to fight against evil forces. This marked the first appearance of the Beatles in a Marvel comic.

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  • 13. 

    In which issue did Superman die?

    • A.

      Man Of Steel #25

    • B.

      Adventure Comics #500

    • C.

      Superman #75

    • D.

      Action Comics #741

    Correct Answer
    C. Superman #75
    Explanation
    Superman died in issue #75 of the comic book series titled "Superman." This issue is known for the iconic storyline called "The Death of Superman," where Superman battles the villain Doomsday and ultimately sacrifices himself to save Metropolis. The issue gained significant media attention and became a landmark moment in comic book history.

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  • 14. 

    What was the name of the first published comic book in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Superman

    • B.

      The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck

    • C.

      Wild West Adventures

    • D.

      Action Comics

    Correct Answer
    B. The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck
    Explanation
    "The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck" is the correct answer because it was indeed the first published comic book in the U.S. It was written and illustrated by Rodolphe Töpffer, a Swiss artist, and was published in 1842. The comic book follows the adventures of the main character, Obadiah Oldbuck, and is considered a pioneer in the comic book industry. "Superman" and "Action Comics" are incorrect answers because they were not the first published comic books in the U.S., although they are well-known and significant in the history of comic books. "Wild West Adventures" is not a historically significant comic book, making it an incorrect answer as well.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following heroes was never a member of the Justice League?

    • A.

      Amazing Man

    • B.

      Aztek

    • C.

      The Scarlet Skier

    • D.

      El Diablo

    Correct Answer
    D. El Diablo
    Explanation
    El Diablo was never a member of the Justice League. This can be inferred from the fact that the other three options, Amazing Man, Aztek, and The Scarlet Skier, have all been members of the Justice League at some point. Therefore, El Diablo is the correct answer as he is the only hero in the given options who was never a member of the Justice League.

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  • 16. 

    What colour kryptonite had an unpredictable effect on Superman?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    C. Red
    Explanation
    Red kryptonite had an unpredictable effect on Superman. When exposed to red kryptonite, Superman's powers and abilities would be altered in random and often temporary ways. The specific effects would vary each time, making it difficult for Superman to anticipate or control the outcome. This created a sense of vulnerability and uncertainty for the superhero whenever he encountered red kryptonite.

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  • 17. 

    Who created the comic character "Cheech Wizard"?

    • A.

      Vaughn Bode

    • B.

      Stan Lee

    • C.

      Simon Bisley

    • D.

      Jamie Hewlett

    Correct Answer
    A. Vaughn Bode
    Explanation
    Vaughn Bode created the comic character "Cheech Wizard."

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  • 18. 

    In which year was Action Comics #1 first published?

    • A.

      1938

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1968

    • D.

      1948

    Correct Answer
    A. 1938
    Explanation
    Action Comics #1 was first published in 1938. This was the debut issue of the comic book series and it featured the first appearance of Superman, a character who would go on to become one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. The publication of this comic marked the beginning of the superhero genre and had a significant impact on the comic book industry.

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  • 19. 

    Sinestro was the arch enemy of which comic superhero?

    • A.

      The Green Lantern

    • B.

      Superman

    • C.

      Captain America

    • D.

      Aquaman

    Correct Answer
    A. The Green Lantern
    Explanation
    Sinestro is the arch enemy of The Green Lantern. In the DC Comics universe, Sinestro is a former Green Lantern who turned to the dark side and became a supervillain. He is known for his immense power and his desire to establish order through fear. Sinestro's conflict with The Green Lantern, who represents the power of will, is a recurring theme in the comics.

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  • 20. 

    Who is credited with the creation of the "X-Men" and "Avengers" comics?

    • A.

      Stan Lee

    • B.

      Max Fleisher

    • C.

      Steve Ditko

    • D.

      Jack Kirby

    Correct Answer
    A. Stan Lee
    Explanation
    Stan Lee is credited with the creation of the "X-Men" and "Avengers" comics. He was a renowned comic book writer, editor, and publisher, known for his significant contributions to the Marvel Comics universe. Lee co-created numerous iconic characters, including the X-Men and the Avengers, which have become immensely popular and influential in the world of comics and entertainment. His creativity and storytelling skills have left a lasting impact on the comic book industry.

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