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Whats Your Comics IQ? - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which of these has never been on a date with billionaire socialite Bruce Wayne?

    • A.

      Silver St. Cloud

    • B.

      Jezebel Jet

    • C.

      Gwen Stacy

    • D.

      Vicki Vale

    Correct Answer
    C. Gwen Stacy
    Explanation
    Gwen Stacy has never been on a date with billionaire socialite Bruce Wayne. The other options, Silver St. Cloud, Jezebel Jet, and Vicki Vale, have all been romantically involved with Bruce Wayne in various comic book storylines. However, Gwen Stacy is a character from the Marvel Comics universe, specifically associated with Spider-Man, and has no connection to Bruce Wayne or Batman. Therefore, Gwen Stacy is the correct answer as she has never been on a date with Bruce Wayne.

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  • 2. 

    Which member of the Legion of Super-Heroes is and Earthling named Dirk Morgna?

    • A.

      Chameleon Boy

    • B.

      Micro Lad

    • C.

      Element Lad

    • D.

      Sun Boy

    Correct Answer
    D. Sun Boy
    Explanation
    Dirk Morgna is an Earthling member of the Legion of Super-Heroes who possesses the ability to absorb and project solar energy, hence the name Sun Boy. This power allows him to generate intense heat and light, making him a formidable hero. Sun Boy's abilities make him a valuable asset to the Legion, especially in battles against enemies who are vulnerable to heat or light-based attacks.

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  • 3. 

    In what comic book series did Jonah Hex make his first appearance?

    • A.

      More Fun Comics

    • B.

      Strange Tales

    • C.

      House Of Mystery

    • D.

      All-Star Western

    Correct Answer
    D. All-Star Western
    Explanation
    Jonah Hex made his first appearance in the comic book series All-Star Western.

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  • 4. 

    Which member of the Legion of Super-Heroes is really named Garth Ranzz?

    • A.

      Invisible Kid

    • B.

      Karate Kid

    • C.

      Lightning Lad

    • D.

      Star Boy

    Correct Answer
    C. Lightning Lad
    Explanation
    Garth Ranzz is the real name of Lightning Lad. The Legion of Super-Heroes is a fictional superhero team in the DC Comics universe, and Lightning Lad is one of its prominent members. He possesses the ability to generate and control electricity, which he uses to fight crime and protect the galaxy.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these has never been on a date with Daily Bugle photographer Peter Parker?

    • A.

      Mary Jane Watson

    • B.

      Lois Lane

    • C.

      Gwen Stacy

    • D.

      Carlie Cooper

    Correct Answer
    B. Lois Lane
    Explanation
    Lois Lane has never been on a date with Daily Bugle photographer Peter Parker. Lois Lane is a character from the DC Comics universe, specifically associated with Superman, not Spider-Man. On the other hand, Mary Jane Watson, Gwen Stacy, and Carlie Cooper are all love interests of Peter Parker in the Spider-Man comics and have been depicted going on dates with him at various points in the storyline.

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  • 6. 

    What is the family name of Lucy and Linus in the Peanuts comic strip?

    • A.

      Van Pelt

    • B.

      Bernstein

    • C.

      Schroeder

    • D.

      Owen

    Correct Answer
    A. Van Pelt
    Explanation
    The family name of Lucy and Linus in the Peanuts comic strip is Van Pelt. This can be inferred from their last name being mentioned in the question and the given answer option.

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  • 7. 

    Which thriller novelist wrote the miniseries Identity Crisis for DC Comics in 2004?

    • A.

      Michael Crichton

    • B.

      John Grisham

    • C.

      Thomas Harris

    • D.

      Brad Meltzer

    Correct Answer
    D. Brad Meltzer
    Explanation
    Brad Meltzer is the correct answer because he is a thriller novelist who wrote the miniseries Identity Crisis for DC Comics in 2004. Michael Crichton, John Grisham, and Thomas Harris are all well-known thriller novelists, but they did not write the specific miniseries mentioned in the question. Therefore, Brad Meltzer is the most fitting answer.

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  • 8. 

    Which founding member of the Outsiders was an amnesiac who turned out to be named Violet Harper?

    • A.

      Katana

    • B.

      Metamorpho

    • C.

      Halo

    • D.

      Windfall

    Correct Answer
    C. Halo
    Explanation
    Halo is the correct answer because she is a founding member of the Outsiders who initially suffered from amnesia. Eventually, it was revealed that her real name is Violet Harper. This suggests that Halo's true identity was initially unknown to both herself and the other members of the team.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these was not one of the Stepford Cuckoo sisters that shared a telepathic hive mind?

    • A.

      Esme

    • B.

      Phoebe

    • C.

      Winifred

    • D.

      Celeste

    Correct Answer
    C. Winifred
    Explanation
    The question asks for the name of the Stepford Cuckoo sister who did not share a telepathic hive mind. Out of the given options, Esme, Phoebe, and Celeste are all Stepford Cuckoo sisters who possess the ability to share a telepathic hive mind. Therefore, the correct answer is Winifred, as she was not one of the Stepford Cuckoo sisters who shared a telepathic hive mind.

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  • 10. 

    Which member of the Suicide Squad was a freelance artist named June Moone?

    • A.

      Sorceress

    • B.

      Zatanna

    • C.

      Enchantress

    • D.

      Black Alice

    Correct Answer
    C. Enchantress
    Explanation
    June Moone is a freelance artist who becomes possessed by a powerful entity known as the Enchantress. As the Enchantress, she gains magical abilities and becomes a member of the Suicide Squad. Therefore, the correct answer is Enchantress.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the artist on the first 110 issues of Ultimate Spider-Man starting in 2000?

    • A.

      Marc Silvestri

    • B.

      Mark Bagley

    • C.

      Erik Larsen

    • D.

      Rob Liefield

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Bagley
    Explanation
    Mark Bagley was the artist on the first 110 issues of Ultimate Spider-Man starting in 2000. This is evident from the fact that the question specifically asks for the artist on those issues, and Mark Bagley is the only option provided that matches this criteria.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the Avengers was once married to Mockingbird?

    • A.

      Iron Man

    • B.

      Thor

    • C.

      Beast

    • D.

      Hawkeye

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawkeye
    Explanation
    Hawkeye is the correct answer because in the Marvel comics, Hawkeye, also known as Clint Barton, was once married to Mockingbird, also known as Bobbi Morse. They were both members of the Avengers and had a tumultuous relationship, ultimately leading to their divorce.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these was a comic book series published by Valiant in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Solar

    • B.

      Civil War

    • C.

      Mystic Arcana

    • D.

      House Of M

    Correct Answer
    A. Solar
    Explanation
    Solar was a comic book series published by Valiant in the 1990s.

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  • 14. 

    By what name is the Marvel mutant Laura Kinney better known?

    • A.

      Shadowcat

    • B.

      Darwin

    • C.

      Marvel Girl

    • D.

      X-23

    Correct Answer
    D. X-23
    Explanation
    Laura Kinney is better known as X-23. X-23 is a Marvel mutant character who is a female clone of Wolverine. She was created as a weapon and trained as an assassin, possessing similar powers and abilities to Wolverine, including retractable claws and a healing factor. X-23 has become a popular character in the Marvel universe, appearing in various comic book series, animated adaptations, and even the live-action film "Logan".

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the superhero who has the power of one million exploding suns?

    • A.

      Wolverine

    • B.

      Sentry

    • C.

      Luke Cage

    • D.

      Colossus

    Correct Answer
    B. Sentry
    Explanation
    Sentry is the correct answer because he is a superhero with the power of one million exploding suns. Sentry possesses the power of a million exploding suns, which grants him immense strength, speed, and energy projection abilities. This power level makes him one of the most powerful beings in the Marvel universe. Wolverine, Luke Cage, and Colossus do not possess this specific power.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the Teen Titans' civilian identities is Karen Beecher?

    • A.

      Bumblebee

    • B.

      Terra

    • C.

      Raven

    • D.

      Kole

    Correct Answer
    A. Bumblebee
    Explanation
    Karen Beecher is the civilian identity of Bumblebee in the Teen Titans. Bumblebee is a superhero who possesses the ability to shrink in size and has enhanced strength and agility. She is known for her yellow and black costume, resembling a bumblebee. Bumblebee is a prominent member of the Teen Titans and has appeared in various comic books and animated adaptations.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the West Coast Avengers is a former Mercenary named Marc Spector?

    • A.

      Moon Knight

    • B.

      Black Panther

    • C.

      Captain America

    • D.

      War Machine

    Correct Answer
    A. Moon Knight
    Explanation
    Moon Knight is the correct answer because he is a former mercenary named Marc Spector. Moon Knight, also known as Marc Spector, was a former CIA operative and mercenary before becoming a superhero. His background as a mercenary gives him a unique skill set and a morally ambiguous nature, making him a complex and interesting character in the West Coast Avengers.

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  • 18. 

    Which of Batman's foes was a scientist called Mark Desmond?

    • A.

      Solomon Grundy

    • B.

      Blockbuster

    • C.

      Riddler

    • D.

      Catman

    Correct Answer
    B. Blockbuster
    Explanation
    Blockbuster is the correct answer because Mark Desmond, also known as Blockbuster, is a scientist who gained superhuman strength and durability through an experiment gone wrong. He becomes a formidable opponent for Batman, using his enhanced abilities to engage in physical combat. The other options, Solomon Grundy, Riddler, and Catman, are all villains in the Batman universe but do not fit the description of being a scientist like Mark Desmond.

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  • 19. 

    Which member of the Legion of Super-Heroes is an Earthling named Chuck Taine?

    • A.

      Matter-Eater Lad

    • B.

      Bouncing Boy

    • C.

      Tellus

    • D.

      Timber Wolf

    Correct Answer
    B. Bouncing Boy
    Explanation
    Chuck Taine, also known as Bouncing Boy, is an Earthling and a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes. Bouncing Boy gained his powers after accidentally drinking a super-plastic formula, which caused him to become elastic and bounce like a rubber ball. He uses his unique abilities to fight crime and protect the universe alongside his fellow Legionnaires.

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  • 20. 

    Which of Superman's foes was a scientist at S.T.A.R. Labs named Albert Michaels?

    • A.

      Titano

    • B.

      Atomic Skull

    • C.

      Toyman

    • D.

      Metallo

    Correct Answer
    B. Atomic Skull
    Explanation
    Albert Michaels, a scientist at S.T.A.R. Labs, is known for becoming the supervillain Atomic Skull. After an accident involving an experimental energy source, Michaels gained the ability to emit powerful energy blasts and manipulate radiation. As Atomic Skull, he becomes one of Superman's foes, using his newfound powers to challenge and battle the Man of Steel.

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