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  • 1. 

    We'll start with classic games and progress all the way to modern games and consoles. Have fun!This game was largely responsible for starting the video game industry. What was the first commercially successful video game?

    • A.

      Asteroids

    • B.

      PacMan

    • C.

      Pong

    • D.

      Super Mario Bros

    Correct Answer
    C. Pong
    Explanation
    Pong is considered the first commercially successful video game as it was one of the earliest arcade games to achieve widespread popularity and commercial success. Released in 1972, Pong was a simple and addictive table tennis game that captivated players and became a cultural phenomenon. Its success paved the way for the growth of the video game industry, making it a significant milestone in the history of gaming.

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  • 2. 

    What was the first home video game console?

    • A.

      Atari 2600

    • B.

      Coleco Vision

    • C.

      Odyssey

    • D.

      Playstation

    Correct Answer
    C. Odyssey
    Explanation
    The Odyssey is considered the first home video game console because it was released in 1972, predating the Atari 2600, Coleco Vision, and Playstation. The Odyssey was developed by Ralph Baer and his team at Sanders Associates and allowed players to play various games on their television screens using simple graphics and controls. Although it had limited success and was not as popular as later consoles, the Odyssey paved the way for the future of home video gaming.

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  • 3. 

    Pac-Man is often credited with being a landmark in video game history, and is among the most famous arcade games of all time. According to the Davie-Brown Index, Pac-Man has the highest brand awareness of any video game character among American consumers, recognized by 94 percent of them.In the classic game Pac-Man if you wanted to eat a ghost for bonus points you first had to eat what?

    • A.

      Power-Pellet

    • B.

      Fruit

    • C.

      Pac-Dot

    • D.

      A Power up Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    A. Power-Pellet
    Explanation
    In the classic game Pac-Man, if you wanted to eat a ghost for bonus points, you first had to eat a Power-Pellet. Power-Pellets are special items that temporarily give Pac-Man the ability to eat ghosts, making them vulnerable and allowing him to earn extra points. This mechanic is a key aspect of gameplay and strategy in Pac-Man, adding an element of risk and reward as players navigate the maze while avoiding ghosts until they can consume a Power-Pellet and turn the tables on their pursuers.

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  • 4. 

    What classic arcade game was the first to feature the carpenter Jumpman who would later change his career and be known as Mario?

    • A.

      Mario Bros

    • B.

      Pitfall

    • C.

      Frogger

    • D.

      Donkey Kong

    Correct Answer
    D. Donkey Kong
    Explanation
    Donkey Kong was the first classic arcade game to feature the character Jumpman, who later became known as Mario. In the game, Jumpman had to rescue his girlfriend from the giant ape, Donkey Kong. This game was released in 1981 and was a huge success, leading to the creation of the Mario franchise.

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  • 5. 

    Pitfall! sold more then 4 million copies on the Atari 2600. The gameplay primarily takes place in which kind of environment?

    • A.

      Jungle

    • B.

      Caves

    • C.

      Forest

    • D.

      Mountains

    Correct Answer
    A. Jungle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jungle because Pitfall! is a game that involves navigating through various obstacles and challenges in a jungle setting. The player controls the main character, Pitfall Harry, as he swings on vines, jumps over pits, and avoids dangerous creatures in the jungle environment. The game became very popular on the Atari 2600 console and sold over 4 million copies, making it one of the best-selling games for that platform.

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  • 6. 

    Created in 1980 Missile Command was popular and successful at arcades into the mid 90's. Ports of the arcade and remakes have sold millions of units worldwide. What is the object of the game Missile Command?

    • A.

      Shoot down incoming aircraft.

    • B.

      Destroy the enemy's cities.

    • C.

      Save the princess.

    • D.

      Defend the cities.

    Correct Answer
    D. Defend the cities.
    Explanation
    The object of the game Missile Command is to defend the cities. In the game, the player controls a set of anti-missile turrets and must protect their cities from incoming enemy missiles. The player needs to strategically shoot down the incoming aircraft before they reach the cities and destroy them. The goal is to defend the cities for as long as possible and prevent them from being destroyed by the enemy's attacks.

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  • 7. 

    You're at a busy arcade and someone is playing the game you want to play. In order to be the next to play you...

    • A.

      Wait for the person to get a game over and tell them it's your turn.

    • B.

      Place your quarter or token on the edge of the screen.

    • C.

      Shove them out of the way.

    • D.

      Interrupt the person playing and tell them you've got the next game.

    Correct Answer
    B. Place your quarter or token on the edge of the screen.
    Explanation
    To be the next to play the game at the busy arcade, you should place your quarter or token on the edge of the screen. This is a common practice in arcades to indicate that you are next in line to play. By placing your quarter or token on the edge of the screen, you are politely signaling to the current player that you are waiting for your turn.

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  • 8. 

    Released in 1985 the original Super Mario Bros for the NES has sold over 40 million copies to date. Mario will forever stand as one of the gaming industries most iconic characters. The final boss Bowser tries to defeat you with...

    • A.

      Fireballs and koopas

    • B.

      Fireballs and his super stomp

    • C.

      Fireballs and jawbreakers

    • D.

      Fireballs and hammers

    Correct Answer
    D. Fireballs and hammers
    Explanation
    Bowser, the final boss in the original Super Mario Bros game, tries to defeat the player with fireballs and hammers. This is a common strategy used by Bowser throughout the Mario series, as he often throws fireballs and hammers at Mario to try and hinder his progress. Fireballs are a staple attack of Bowser, while hammers are also frequently used by him as a projectile weapon. This combination of fireballs and hammers adds an extra layer of challenge and variety to the final boss battle in the game.

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  • 9. 

    Despite the concerns of Nintendo management The Legend of Zelda met with success when it was released in the USA in 1987. Members of the fanclub wanting to share tips and secrets for the game eventually resulted in the publication of Nintendo Power magazine. In order to defeat the final boss Ganon, link had to strike him with...

    • A.

      A silver arrow.

    • B.

      His magic sword.

    • C.

      His ocarina.

    • D.

      A magic spell.

    Correct Answer
    A. A silver arrow.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a silver arrow. In the game The Legend of Zelda, in order to defeat the final boss Ganon, the player needs to strike him with a silver arrow. This is a significant detail in the game and is essential for completing the game successfully. The silver arrow is a powerful weapon that is specifically designed to defeat Ganon, making it the correct choice to defeat the final boss.

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  • 10. 

    The original Metroid was notable for its female heroine Samus Aran and open world environments. Samus could defeat her enemies using her bomb weapon, arm cannon and...

    • A.

      Jumping somersault.

    • B.

      Missile launcher.

    • C.

      Flying kick.

    • D.

      Screw attack.

    Correct Answer
    D. Screw attack.
    Explanation
    The original Metroid game introduced Samus Aran as a female heroine, which was notable at the time. The game also featured open world environments where players could freely explore. In terms of combat abilities, Samus had a bomb weapon and an arm cannon, but the correct answer is the "screw attack." This ability allowed Samus to perform a spinning attack while jumping, damaging enemies in her path. The screw attack was a powerful move that players could use strategically to defeat enemies and progress through the game.

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  • 11. 

    Tetris has sold more than 70 million copies world wide making it one of the most popular video games ever. In the original version of the game what is the maximum number of lines that can be eliminated at one time?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    In the original version of Tetris, the maximum number of lines that can be eliminated at one time is 4. This means that if a player manages to create a complete row of blocks, it will disappear, and they can clear up to four rows simultaneously. This feature adds to the challenge and excitement of the game as players strive to create the perfect setup to clear as many lines as possible in one move.

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  • 12. 

    In the arcade style puzzle game Dr Mario, players matched corresponding colored capsules with viruses to destroy them. Two music selections were available for the game Fever and ....

    • A.

      Flu

    • B.

      Heartbeat

    • C.

      Chill

    • D.

      Cold

    Correct Answer
    C. Chill
    Explanation
    In the arcade style puzzle game Dr. Mario, players had the option to choose between two music selections: Fever and Chill. The word "Chill" is the correct answer because it is the name of one of the music selections available in the game.

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  • 13. 

    Before its North American release this famous game was featured in the Universal Studios Film "The Wizard".

    • A.

      Ninja Gaiden

    • B.

      Double Dragon

    • C.

      Freddy Savage

    • D.

      Super Mario Bros 3

    Correct Answer
    D. Super Mario Bros 3
    Explanation
    Super Mario Bros 3 is the correct answer because it was indeed featured in the Universal Studios Film "The Wizard" before its North American release. The film showcased the game as a major plot point and helped generate excitement and anticipation for its release.

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  • 14. 

    Known as Rock Man in Japan, the first Mega Man released on the NES met with little success which put creating a sequel in question. Mega Man 2 was a huge success spawning multiple sequels across various game systems and to date is still one of Capcom's most successful franchises. After defeating a boss Mega Man...

    • A.

      Acquires their power.

    • B.

      Upgrades his arm cannon

    • C.

      Can access the next level

    • D.

      Learns a new attack

    Correct Answer
    A. Acquires their power.
    Explanation
    In the Mega Man series, after defeating a boss, Mega Man acquires their power. This means that he gains the ability to use the boss's special attack or ability. This mechanic is a key feature of the gameplay and progression in the series. By acquiring the powers of defeated bosses, Mega Man becomes stronger and gains new strategic options to overcome the challenges in the game. This power acquisition system has been a consistent element throughout the series and has contributed to its popularity and success.

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  • 15. 

    The long running series Ultima falls into which gaming genre?

    • A.

      MMO

    • B.

      Strategy

    • C.

      RPG

    • D.

      Adventure

    Correct Answer
    C. RPG
    Explanation
    Ultima is a well-known long-running series in the gaming industry that is widely recognized as a role-playing game (RPG). RPGs typically involve immersive storytelling, character development, and player decision-making, all of which are prominent features in the Ultima series. The player assumes the role of a character and embarks on quests, explores a vast world, and engages in combat. The series is renowned for its deep narrative, open-world exploration, and character customization, making it a quintessential example of the RPG genre.

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  • 16. 

    The game released as Super Mario Bros 2 in the United States was not the true sequel to the first game which was considered to be too challenging to be successful in the US. The game was adapted from a non-mario game Yume Kojo: Doki Doki Panic. Despite the differences in gameplay the US version of Super Mario Bros 2 went on to sell more then 10 million copies. In order to defeat the first boss of the game you...

    • A.

      Jump on it

    • B.

      Shoot fireballs at it

    • C.

      Throw darts

    • D.

      Egg it

    Correct Answer
    D. Egg it
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "egg it" because in the game Super Mario Bros 2, the player needs to pick up and throw eggs at the first boss in order to defeat it. This is different from the traditional method of jumping on enemies or shooting fireballs, making it a unique gameplay mechanic in this particular game.

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  • 17. 

    The final boss in the NES version of Punch Out!! is...

    • A.

      Super Macho Man

    • B.

      Von Kaiser

    • C.

      Mike Tyson

    • D.

      "Sugar" Ray Leonard

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Tyson
    Explanation
    Different versions of the game had different final bosses. In the original the game was branded as Mike Tyson's Punch Out. Due to later issues Tyson and his name would be removed from the game. In later versions the final boss would be dream man.

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  • 18. 

    Dragon's Lair released in arcades in the 80's could best be described as ...

    • A.

      An action adventure game

    • B.

      A hack n' slash game

    • C.

      A fantasy game

    • D.

      An interactive movie

    Correct Answer
    D. An interactive movie
    Explanation
    Dragon's Lair, released in the 80's, is best described as an interactive movie. Unlike traditional video games, Dragon's Lair relied heavily on pre-rendered animations and quick-time events, allowing players to make choices and progress through the game by reacting to on-screen prompts. The gameplay was more focused on decision-making and timing rather than traditional action or adventure elements. This unique approach to gaming made Dragon's Lair stand out and paved the way for future interactive movie-style games.

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  • 19. 

    Even if you are a serious gamer, it may surprise you to know that the computer pictured below was the best selling computer of all time selling 30 million units. More then 10,000 commercial software titles were developed for this computer which dominated the computer market during the 80's. Given its popularity naming this computer should be easy right?What computer system is show in this picture?

    • A.

      Apple II

    • B.

      Commodore 64

    • C.

      Atari 400

    • D.

      Microsoft 464

    Correct Answer
    B. Commodore 64
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is Commodore 64. The question mentions that this computer was the best selling computer of all time, selling 30 million units. It also states that more than 10,000 commercial software titles were developed for this computer, which dominated the computer market during the 80s. Based on these clues, it can be inferred that the computer system shown in the picture is the Commodore 64.

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  • 20. 

    What does MAME mean to you?

    • A.

      Arcade games

    • B.

      A gaming convention

    • C.

      A text based game variant.

    • D.

      Tearing opponents limb from limb.

    Correct Answer
    A. Arcade games
    Explanation
    MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, which is a software that allows users to play arcade games on their computers. Therefore, when someone says MAME, it typically refers to arcade games.

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  • 21. 

    This poem was the introduction of what successful RPG? The song I sing Will tell the tale of a cold and wintery day; Of castle walls And torchlit halls And a price men had to pay. When evil fled And brave men bled The Dark One came to stay, Till men of old For blood and gold Had rescued Skara Brae

    • A.

      Lord of the Rings

    • B.

      Ultima 3

    • C.

      Wizardry

    • D.

      A Bard's Tale

    Correct Answer
    D. A Bard's Tale
    Explanation
    The given poem is the introduction to the successful RPG game called "A Bard's Tale". The poem sets the scene for the game, describing a cold and wintery day, castle walls, torchlit halls, and the presence of evil. It mentions the Dark One and the need for brave men to rescue Skara Brae. This description aligns with the themes and setting of "A Bard's Tale", making it the correct answer.

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  • 22. 

    What game is shown in this picture?

    • A.

      Ghosts 'n Goblins

    • B.

      Arthur's Quest

    • C.

      Dragon Warrior 2

    • D.

      Terror Island

    Correct Answer
    A. Ghosts 'n Goblins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ghosts 'n Goblins because the game shown in the picture matches the iconic graphics and style of Ghosts 'n Goblins. The character design of the protagonist, Arthur, is recognizable, as well as the eerie and challenging gameplay that the Ghosts 'n Goblins series is known for. The other options, Arthur's Quest, Dragon Warrior 2, and Terror Island, do not have the same visual elements or reputation as Ghosts 'n Goblins.

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  • 23. 

    The first Final Fantasy was created while developer Square was nearing bankruptcy, the director Hironobu Sakaguchi, thinking the game would be his last, gave the series its name. It was not his "Final Fantasy". Over two decades later the series is still going strong. What was the name of the final boss?

    • A.

      Garland

    • B.

      Tiamat

    • C.

      Vesper

    • D.

      Chaos

    Correct Answer
    D. Chaos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chaos. In the first Final Fantasy game, the final boss was named Chaos. This is significant because the game was initially thought to be the last project by director Hironobu Sakaguchi, hence the name "Final Fantasy". However, the success of the game led to the continuation of the series, making it ironic that the supposed "final" game had a boss named Chaos.

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  • 24. 

    The Sega Genesis also known around the world as the Sega Mega Drive sold 29 million units. When released it has superior graphics and sound to its competitor the NES. How many buttons were on the original Sega Genesis controller?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    The original Sega Genesis controller had 3 buttons. This allowed players to have more control and options while playing games, compared to the NES controller which had only 2 buttons. The Sega Genesis was known for its superior graphics and sound, and the addition of an extra button on the controller contributed to the overall gaming experience on the console.

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  • 25. 

    Sonic the Hedgehog drove the Genesis to success and eventually replaced Altered Beast as the game bundled with the system. What is the name of the villain who is trying to collect the chaos emeralds before Sonic?

    • A.

      Dr. Eggman

    • B.

      Dr. Wiley

    • C.

      Dr. Robotnik

    • D.

      Dr. Tronic

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Robotnik
    Explanation
    Dr. Robotnik is the correct answer because he is the main villain in the Sonic the Hedgehog series who is constantly trying to collect the chaos emeralds before Sonic. He is a mad scientist and the arch-nemesis of Sonic, known for his iconic mustache and red outfit. Throughout the games, Dr. Robotnik devises various schemes and builds powerful machines in his quest for world domination. His character has become synonymous with the Sonic franchise and is widely recognized by fans.

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  • 26. 

    The phrases "he's on fire!" and "Boomshakalaka!" were made popular by which famous sports game.

    • A.

      NBA Street

    • B.

      Madden NFL

    • C.

      NBA Jam

    • D.

      Ultimate Table Tennis

    Correct Answer
    C. NBA Jam
    Explanation
    The phrases "he's on fire!" and "Boomshakalaka!" became popular catchphrases in the world of sports gaming due to the game NBA Jam. NBA Jam was known for its fast-paced and exaggerated gameplay, allowing players to perform over-the-top dunks and crazy moves. The phrases were often shouted by the game's announcer when a player went on a scoring streak or executed an impressive play, adding to the game's excitement and fun factor.

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  • 27. 

    Super Mario World for the Super Nintendo represented a huge advance in the series with improved graphics and sound. It is also the first Mario game to feature Yoshi. Like Mario games before it, Super Mario World features a warp mechanic that allows you to skip multiple levels. How was a player able to "warp" in Super Mario World?

    • A.

      By finding the hidden keys

    • B.

      By taking the star road

    • C.

      By finding the magic whistle

    • D.

      Flying on a blue yoshi

    Correct Answer
    B. By taking the star road
    Explanation
    In Super Mario World, players were able to "warp" by taking the star road. The star road was a secret path that could be accessed by finding hidden exits in certain levels. By completing these hidden levels, players could unlock the star road and use it to skip ahead to later levels in the game. This feature allowed players to progress through the game more quickly and bypass certain challenges if they wished to do so.

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  • 28. 

    Using mode 7 graphics and fathering the kart racing genre, Super Mario Kart has made its mark on gaming history. In the original version for the Super Nintendo the hardest difficulty had to be unlocked by completing all 4 racing series. What was this difficulty level called?

    • A.

      150cc

    • B.

      Special Cup

    • C.

      Rainbow Road

    • D.

      Mushroom Challenge

    Correct Answer
    A. 150cc
    Explanation
    In the original version of Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo, the hardest difficulty level that had to be unlocked by completing all 4 racing series was called "150cc". This refers to the engine class in the game, with higher cc indicating a faster and more challenging gameplay experience.

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  • 29. 

    In Street Fighter 2 how many buttons are used to control your character?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    In Street Fighter 2, six buttons are used to control your character. This is because each button corresponds to a different attack or action, such as punching, kicking, or blocking. The six buttons allow for a variety of moves and strategies to be executed during gameplay, adding depth and complexity to the fighting mechanics.

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  • 30. 

    In order to perform Chun Li's Spinning Star Kick attack in Street Fighter 2 what controller and button combination must be used.

    • A.

      Forward, down, down-forward, forward + kick

    • B.

      Press a kick button repeatedly

    • C.

      Button mash and hope it happens

    • D.

      Charge down, up + kick

    Correct Answer
    D. Charge down, up + kick
    Explanation
    To perform Chun Li's Spinning Star Kick attack in Street Fighter 2, the player needs to use the controller and button combination of charging down, then quickly moving the joystick or D-pad up, and pressing the kick button simultaneously. This combination allows Chun Li to execute the move successfully.

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  • 31. 

    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past was the first incarnation of the series on a 16bit console. The game was the first of the series to utilize two altered renditions of the same world to introduce new puzzle elements. In order to travel between the Dark World and the Light World, Link had to use ...

    • A.

      A hidden warp portal

    • B.

      A magic mirror

    • C.

      His magic ocarina

    • D.

      The magic light switch

    Correct Answer
    B. A magic mirror
    Explanation
    In The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Link had to use a magic mirror to travel between the Dark World and the Light World. This was the first game in the series to introduce the concept of utilizing two altered renditions of the same world, and the magic mirror played a crucial role in navigating between these two realms. It allowed Link to access new areas, solve puzzles, and progress in the game.

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  • 32. 

    Star Fox is a rail shooter for the Super Nintendo that featured 3d graphics and sold more then 4 million copies. In order to change the difficulty of the game you would...

    • A.

      Go to the options menu.

    • B.

      Travel into the secret black hole zone.

    • C.

      Enter the code from the game manual.

    • D.

      Select a different path.

    Correct Answer
    D. Select a different path.
    Explanation
    To change the difficulty of the game in Star Fox, you would select a different path. This suggests that the game offers different levels or routes that players can choose from, each with its own difficulty level. By selecting a different path, players can adjust the challenge according to their preference or skill level. This option allows for a customizable gameplay experience and provides players with the ability to adapt the game's difficulty to their liking.

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  • 33. 

    Mortal Kombat was a hit both in arcades and on home consoles. Its graphic fatalities and gore were factors in the creation of the ESRB rating system. In order to knock an enemy into "The Pit" players had to perform which move?

    • A.

      An uppercut.

    • B.

      A flying kick.

    • C.

      A one inch punch.

    • D.

      A fatality.

    Correct Answer
    A. An uppercut.
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the move that players had to perform in order to knock an enemy into "The Pit" in Mortal Kombat. The correct answer is "an uppercut." This move involved a quick upward punch that could launch the opponent into the air and potentially into "The Pit," a stage hazard in the game. The uppercut move was a popular and effective way to defeat opponents and was a key mechanic in the gameplay of Mortal Kombat.

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  • 34. 

    Primal Rage first released in arcades and later on the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo was pulled from store shelves due to a controversy surrounding the "golden shower" ability of a character in the game. Despite the ability having been removed from the Super Nintendo version prior to its release the Super Nintendo version was recalled as well.Primal Rage fall into which genre of games?

    • A.

      Action adventure

    • B.

      Hack n' slash

    • C.

      Fighting

    • D.

      Platformer

    Correct Answer
    C. Fighting
    Explanation
    Primal Rage falls into the genre of fighting games. This is because the game revolves around one-on-one battles between different characters, where players must use various moves and attacks to defeat their opponents. The controversy surrounding the "golden shower" ability, which led to the game being pulled from store shelves, does not change the fact that it is primarily a fighting game.

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  • 35. 

    Killer Instinct was a major draw at arcades in the early 90's. It was the first arcade unit to feature a hard drive which allowed it to have graphics far superior to other games. Which of the following characters appears in Killer Instinct but is not playable?

    • A.

      Eyedol

    • B.

      Riptor

    • C.

      Akuma

    • D.

      All the character that appear in the game are playable.

    Correct Answer
    D. All the character that appear in the game are playable.
    Explanation
    All the characters that appear in the game are playable. This means that every character that is present in Killer Instinct can be selected and controlled by the player. Therefore, there is no character in the game that is not playable.

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  • 36. 

    The first massively multiplayer online games were ASCII text based games, players connected to these games through telnet software or using a portal such as GEnie. These online text based games were most often referred to as what?

    • A.

      MUDs

    • B.

      MMOs

    • C.

      MOOs

    • D.

      DIKUs

    Correct Answer
    A. MUDs
    Explanation
    The first massively multiplayer online games were ASCII text based, and players connected to these games through telnet software or using a portal such as GEnie. These online text based games were most often referred to as MUDs.

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  • 37. 

    What was the first version of the Pokemon game released for handheld gaming systems?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Silver

    • D.

      Gold

    Correct Answer
    A. Red
    Explanation
    The first version of the Pokemon game released for handheld gaming systems was Red.

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  • 38. 

    The hit title Doom spawned the First Person Shooter genre with its immersive 3d gameplay and networked multiplayer capabilities. The most powerful weapon in the game is the...

    • A.

      Plasma Rifle

    • B.

      Rocket Launcher

    • C.

      Nuclear Bomb

    • D.

      BFG

    Correct Answer
    D. BFG
    Explanation
    The BFG (Big Fucking Gun) is the most powerful weapon in the game Doom. It is known for its ability to cause massive damage and wipe out multiple enemies with a single shot. The BFG has become iconic in the gaming world and is often associated with the Doom franchise. Its devastating power and effectiveness make it a favorite among players.

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  • 39. 

    Warcraft is...

    • A.

      An mmo.

    • B.

      An rts.

    • C.

      A turn based strategy game.

    • D.

      A fantasy game.

    Correct Answer
    B. An rts.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an rts" which stands for real-time strategy. This means that Warcraft is a type of video game genre where players control and manage resources in real-time to build and develop their own armies and bases, and engage in strategic battles against other players or computer-controlled opponents. Warcraft is well-known for its real-time strategy gameplay mechanics and has been highly influential in the genre.

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  • 40. 

    In Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo you could play as a warrior, rogue or sorcerer fighting against the armies of Hell. The first boss encountered in the game is ...

    • A.

      A demon

    • B.

      A giant skeleton

    • C.

      A butcher

    • D.

      A mutant rat

    Correct Answer
    C. A butcher
    Explanation
    In Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo, the first boss encountered in the game is a butcher. This boss is known for its gruesome appearance and brutal attacks, making it a formidable enemy for players to face. The butcher is a fitting introduction to the game's dark and intense atmosphere, setting the tone for the challenging battles against the armies of Hell that players will face throughout the game.

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  • 41. 

    The game Myst diverged from the standard game paradigm. Myst is most closely tied to which gaming genre?

    • A.

      Graphic Adventure

    • B.

      RPG

    • C.

      Puzzle

    • D.

      MMO

    Correct Answer
    C. Puzzle
    Explanation
    Myst is most closely tied to the puzzle gaming genre because it is primarily focused on solving intricate puzzles and exploring a mysterious world. The game does not involve traditional elements of RPG or MMO genres such as character development, combat, or multiplayer interactions. Instead, players navigate through visually stunning environments, uncovering clues and solving puzzles to progress in the game. The emphasis on puzzle-solving and exploration sets Myst apart from the standard game paradigm, making it a quintessential example of the puzzle genre.

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  • 42. 

    The Sims is to date the most successful game franchise in history with over 100 million copies sold. Since so many people have played it this question should be easy. Who was the game's designer?

    • A.

      David Jaffe

    • B.

      Peter Molyneux

    • C.

      Jack Townsend

    • D.

      Will Wright

    Correct Answer
    D. Will Wright
    Explanation
    Will Wright is the correct answer because he is the game designer of The Sims, which is stated as the most successful game franchise in history with over 100 million copies sold.

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  • 43. 

    Super Mario 64 for the Nintendo 64 console begins with Princess Peach...

    • A.

      Inviting Mario over for cake.

    • B.

      Being kidnapped by Bowser.

    • C.

      Getting lost in her castle.

    • D.

      Falling through a magic portal.

    Correct Answer
    A. Inviting Mario over for cake.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is inviting Mario over for cake. In the game Super Mario 64, Princess Peach starts by inviting Mario to her castle for some cake. This sets the stage for the game's storyline, where Princess Peach eventually gets kidnapped by Bowser. However, at the beginning, she is simply inviting Mario for a friendly gathering.

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  • 44. 

    Mario Kart 64 was the first of the series to be rendered in 3d. In the multiplayer battle mode a player is eliminated when...

    • A.

      Their last balloon pops.

    • B.

      They get hit by a Koopa shell.

    • C.

      When they hit a barrier.

    • D.

      When they run out of coins.

    Correct Answer
    A. Their last balloon pops.
    Explanation
    In Mario Kart 64's multiplayer battle mode, a player is eliminated when their last balloon pops. This means that each player starts with a certain number of balloons, and when all of their balloons are hit and popped by other players' attacks or items, they are eliminated from the game. This mechanic adds an element of strategy and competition to the gameplay, as players must try to protect their balloons while also trying to pop their opponents' balloons.

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  • 45. 

    What game is shown in this picture?

    • A.

      Quake

    • B.

      Doom

    • C.

      Golden eye

    • D.

      Half Life

    Correct Answer
    C. Golden eye
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Golden Eye because the question asks about the game shown in the picture, and Golden Eye is the only game mentioned in the options.

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  • 46. 

    In The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time the final boss fight is against which character?

    • A.

      Goron

    • B.

      Voldo

    • C.

      Ganondorf

    • D.

      Ganon

    Correct Answer
    D. Ganon
    Explanation
    In The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the final boss fight is against Ganon. Ganon is the main antagonist in the game and the final obstacle that the player must overcome to complete the game. Throughout the game, Ganon's presence is felt, and the final battle against him is the culmination of the player's journey. Defeating Ganon is the ultimate goal of the game and signifies the player's triumph over evil.

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  • 47. 

    What is DKP?

    • A.

      A loot distribution system.

    • B.

      A way of marking a non threatening target.

    • C.

      A pro player of the game Donkey Kong.

    • D.

      A code used to indicate your are online at work.

    Correct Answer
    A. A loot distribution system.
    Explanation
    DKP stands for "Dragon Kill Points" and is a loot distribution system commonly used in online multiplayer games. It is a way to track and allocate loot rewards to players based on their participation and contribution in defeating bosses or completing challenging content. DKP systems typically award points to players for their attendance, performance, and successful completion of raids or dungeons. These points can then be used to bid or purchase items from a loot pool, ensuring a fair distribution of rewards among players.

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  • 48. 

    In Super Smash Bros your opponents are defeated by ...

    • A.

      Increasing their damage percentage.

    • B.

      Unplugging their controller.

    • C.

      Knocking them out of bounds.

    • D.

      Emptying their health bar.

    Correct Answer
    C. Knocking them out of bounds.
    Explanation
    In Super Smash Bros, opponents are defeated by knocking them out of bounds. This means that the player needs to hit their opponents with attacks or special moves that have enough force to push them off the stage. Once an opponent is knocked out of bounds, they lose a life and the player who knocked them out gains a point. This is the main objective of the game, to knock opponents out of bounds and be the last one standing.

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  • 49. 

    In Sonic Adventure for the Dreamcast, Sonic transforms into the golden Super Sonic in order to fight the Final Boss. What is the name of the final boss?

    • A.

      Dr. Eggman

    • B.

      Perfect Chaos

    • C.

      Dr. Robotnik

    • D.

      Knuckles

    Correct Answer
    B. Perfect Chaos
    Explanation
    In Sonic Adventure for the Dreamcast, the final boss is named Perfect Chaos.

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  • 50. 

    Soul Calibur was largely unsuccessful in arcades, once adapted for the Dreamcast it became an overnight smash hit. The characters of Soul Calibur are fighting for what magical object?

    • A.

      Soul Blade

    • B.

      Soul Sword

    • C.

      Soul Shard

    • D.

      Soul Edge

    Correct Answer
    D. Soul Edge
    Explanation
    Soul Calibur was largely unsuccessful in arcades, but once adapted for the Dreamcast, it became a popular game. The characters in Soul Calibur are fighting for the magical object called Soul Edge.

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