The Ultimate Mass Effect Trivia Quiz

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The Mass Effect game is an interesting one that follows the discovery of an ancient race on Mars called the Protheans in 2183. Are you a huge Mass Effect fan like me? How many can you get right? Take up the test below and get to prove yourself in less than ten minutes, and share your results with us.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is male Shepard's default name?

    • A.

      Henry

    • B.

      James

    • C.

      Stephen

    • D.

      John

    • E.

      David

    Correct Answer
    D. John
    Explanation
    The default name for the male Shepard character in the game is "John." This means that when players start the game and choose to play as the male version of the character, the name "John" will be automatically assigned to them.

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  • 2. 

    The Asari were the first to discover the _________.

    Correct Answer
    Citadel, citadel
    Explanation
    The Asari were the first to discover the Citadel. The Citadel is a massive space station that serves as the political, cultural, and economic hub of the galaxy in the Mass Effect universe. As the Asari are an advanced and influential species, it is plausible that they were the ones to stumble upon this important structure and uncover its significance. The discovery of the Citadel by the Asari likely played a pivotal role in shaping the galactic community and establishing the Council, which governs the various species in the galaxy.

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  • 3. 

    Who created the Genophage?

    • A.

      The Hanar

    • B.

      The Drell

    • C.

      The Turians

    • D.

      The Salarians

    • E.

      The Volus

    • F.

      The Elcor

    • G.

      The Protheans

    • H.

      The Rachni

    Correct Answer
    D. The Salarians
    Explanation
    The Salarians created the Genophage. The Genophage is a biological weapon designed to control the population of the Krogan species in the Mass Effect universe. It was created as a response to the Krogan's rapid breeding and aggressive nature, which posed a threat to other species. The Salarians, known for their advanced scientific capabilities, developed the Genophage to drastically reduce the birth rates of the Krogan, effectively curbing their population growth and ensuring their dominance is kept in check.

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  • 4. 

    What do the Turians call the First Contact War?

    • A.

      The Mass Relay war

    • B.

      Human contact war

    • C.

      The Relay 314 incident

    • D.

      Armistice day

    Correct Answer
    C. The Relay 314 incident
    Explanation
    The Turians call the First Contact War "The Relay 314 incident" because it was triggered by humanity's activation of a dormant mass relay known as Relay 314. The Turians saw this as a violation of galactic law and responded with military force, leading to a conflict between the Turian Hierarchy and the Systems Alliance. The name "The Relay 314 incident" accurately reflects the event that initiated the war and is the most fitting description among the given options.

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  • 5. 

    What was the First Contact War?

    • A.

      When the Turians attacked the humans for trying to activate an old Mass Relay

    • B.

      When the Krogan started taking other worlds.

    • C.

      When Sovereign attacked the Citadel

    • D.

      When the Collectors attacked Freedoms Progress

    Correct Answer
    A. When the Turians attacked the humans for trying to activate an old Mass Relay
    Explanation
    The First Contact War refers to the conflict between the Turians and humans when the Turians attacked the humans for attempting to activate an old Mass Relay. This war occurred due to a misunderstanding and lack of communication between the two species. The humans unknowingly violated the Turian's established laws regarding the activation of dormant Mass Relays, leading to the Turians perceiving it as a hostile act and responding with military force. This conflict marked the first direct contact and confrontation between humans and Turians, shaping their relationship and future interactions in the Mass Effect universe.

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  • 6. 

    Who created the Geth?

    • A.

      The Reapers

    • B.

      The Quarians

    • C.

      The Asari

    • D.

      The Krogan

    • E.

      The Turians

    • F.

      The Drell

    • G.

      The Elcor

    Correct Answer
    B. The Quarians
    Explanation
    The Quarians created the Geth. In the Mass Effect series, the Quarians are a nomadic race known for their technological expertise. They created the Geth, an artificial intelligence race, to serve as laborers and help them in their daily tasks. However, the Geth eventually gained sentience and rebelled against their creators, leading to a conflict known as the Geth War.

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  • 7. 

    What  is the name of Tali'Zorah Nar Rayya's father?

    • A.

      Jord'Zorah

    • B.

      Joal'Zorah

    • C.

      Rael'Zorah

    • D.

      Harith'Zorah

    Correct Answer
    C. Rael'Zorah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rael'Zorah. Rael'Zorah is the name of Tali'Zorah Nar Rayya's father.

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  • 8. 

    What is Samara's daughter Morinth?

    • A.

      Justicar

    • B.

      Spectre

    • C.

      Ardat Yakshi

    Correct Answer
    C. Ardat Yakshi
    Explanation
    Morinth is Samara's daughter and she is an Ardat Yakshi. Ardat Yakshi is a rare genetic condition among asari that causes them to be lethal to other beings during the act of mating. They possess a unique ability to drain the life force of their partners, resulting in death. This condition is considered taboo in asari society, and Ardat Yakshi are often isolated or imprisoned to prevent harm to others. Morinth's status as an Ardat Yakshi plays a significant role in the storyline of the game Mass Effect 2.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the Prothean V.I on Ilos?

    • A.

      Vendetta

    • B.

      Vigil

    • C.

      Glyph

    • D.

      EDI

    • E.

      Avina

    Correct Answer
    B. Vigil
    Explanation
    Vigil is the correct answer because Vigil was the name of the Prothean V.I on Ilos. The Prothean V.I was a highly advanced artificial intelligence that contained valuable information about the Prothean civilization and their history. It played a crucial role in assisting Commander Shepard and their team in understanding the Reaper threat and finding a way to stop them.

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  • 10. 

    Why do the Reapers harvest organic species?

    • A.

      To eat them.

    • B.

      To make weapons of mass destruction

    • C.

      To create new Reapers

    Correct Answer
    C. To create new Reapers
    Explanation
    The Reapers harvest organic species to create new Reapers. This suggests that the Reapers view organic life as a resource that can be utilized to perpetuate their own existence. By assimilating the genetic material and consciousness of harvested species, the Reapers are able to reproduce and expand their numbers, ensuring their continued dominance in the galaxy. This explanation aligns with the concept of the Reapers as highly advanced and powerful beings driven by a relentless pursuit of control and preservation of their own kind.

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  • 11. 

    Barla Von works for?

    • A.

      Cerburus

    • B.

      The Reapers

    • C.

      The Blue Suns

    • D.

      The Blood Pack

    • E.

      The Shadow Broker

    • F.

      Eclipse

    • G.

      Commander Shepard

    • H.

      The Consort

    Correct Answer
    E. The Shadow Broker
    Explanation
    Barla Von works for The Shadow Broker. The Shadow Broker is an individual or organization that deals in the trade of classified information and secrets. They gather and sell information to the highest bidder, maintaining a network of informants and spies. Barla Von's job involves working for The Shadow Broker, assisting in the acquisition and dissemination of valuable intelligence.

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  • 12. 

    Who was Archangel?

    • A.

      Liara T'soni

    • B.

      Garrus Vakarian

    • C.

      Urnot Wrex

    • D.

      Kaiden Alenko

    • E.

      Ashley Williams

    • F.

      Miranda Lawson

    • G.

      Thane Krios

    • H.

      Tali'Zorah Nar Rayya

    • I.

      Javik

    Correct Answer
    B. Garrus Vakarian
    Explanation
    Garrus Vakarian is a character in the video game series Mass Effect. He is a member of the Turian race and serves as a squadmate and potential love interest for the player character, Commander Shepard. Garrus is known for his skills as a sniper and his strong sense of justice. He is a loyal and dependable ally throughout the series, and is often seen as one of the most popular and well-liked characters among players.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the Hanar worship?

    • A.

      The Drell

    • B.

      The Protheans

    • C.

      The Asari

    • D.

      The Krogan

    • E.

      The Rachni

    • F.

      The Salarians

    Correct Answer
    B. The Protheans
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Protheans. The Protheans are the ones who worshipped the Hanar.

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  • 14. 

    What is EDI?

    • A.

      An A.I aboard the Normandy SR2

    • B.

      A Geth

    • C.

      A Reaper

    • D.

      A super computer

    Correct Answer
    A. An A.I aboard the Normandy SR2
    Explanation
    EDI stands for Enhanced Defense Intelligence and is an artificial intelligence that operates on the Normandy SR2, a spaceship. EDI assists the crew with various tasks and provides information and analysis. As an AI, EDI possesses advanced capabilities in data processing, communication, and problem-solving. Being on board the Normandy SR2, EDI plays a crucial role in the ship's operations and contributes to the success of its missions.

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  • 15. 

    What planet do you recruit Thane Krios?

    • A.

      Eden Prime

    • B.

      Illium

    • C.

      Virmire

    • D.

      Noveria

    • E.

      Earth

    Correct Answer
    B. Illium
    Explanation
    Thane Krios, a drell assassin, is recruited on the planet Illium. Illium is a wealthy and influential world in the Mass Effect universe, known for its advanced technology and bustling metropolis. Thane is encountered in a nightclub on Illium, where he is hired by Commander Shepard to join their team. His unique skills and expertise make him a valuable asset in the fight against the Reapers.

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  • 16. 

    Why does Jack hate Miranda

    • A.

      Because she took her boyfriend

    • B.

      Because she's a Cerburus cheerleader bitch

    • C.

      Because she killed her mother

    Correct Answer
    B. Because she's a Cerburus cheerleader bitch
  • 17. 

    What mercenary group did Zaeed Massani and Vido Santiago start?

    • A.

      The Blood Pack

    • B.

      The Blue Suns

    • C.

      Eclipse

    Correct Answer
    B. The Blue Suns
    Explanation
    Zaeed Massani and Vido Santiago started The Blue Suns mercenary group.

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  • 18. 

    What was the name of the Spectre that Saren killed on Eden Prime?

    • A.

      Jondum Bau

    • B.

      Nihlus Kryik

    • C.

      Tela Vasir

    • D.

      Lonar Maerun

    Correct Answer
    B. Nihlus Kryik
    Explanation
    Nihlus Kryik is the correct answer because he was the Spectre that Saren killed on Eden Prime. In the game Mass Effect, Nihlus Kryik was a Turian Spectre who was sent to evaluate Commander Shepard's candidacy for becoming a Spectre. However, he was betrayed and killed by Saren, who was secretly working with the Reapers. This event sets off the main storyline of the game, as Shepard is tasked with uncovering Saren's plans and stopping the Reaper threat.

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  • 19. 

    What did the Batarians do in protest of humans starting colonies in Batarian space and the council not doing anything about it?

    • A.

      Bombed Earth

    • B.

      Attacked human colonies

    • C.

      Closed their embassy on the Citadel

    Correct Answer
    C. Closed their embassy on the Citadel
    Explanation
    The Batarians closed their embassy on the Citadel in protest of humans starting colonies in Batarian space and the council's lack of action. This action signifies their disapproval and withdrawal from diplomatic relations with the Citadel, which is the central hub of galactic politics. By closing their embassy, the Batarians are sending a strong message that they are no longer willing to engage with the council and are severing ties with them.

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