Video Game Quiz: How Much You Know About Video Games?

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Playing video games is an excellent way to stimulate your mind; however, if done without control can cement your title as the bum of the house who never gets off the sofa to interact with people. Are you a video game fanatic and can confidently play most of the games? This is a general knowledge quiz about video games. Test out your video game character knowledge by taking up the test below.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the Most Famous Video Game Character of all Time?

    • A.

      Solid Snake

    • B.

      Link

    • C.

      Mario

    • D.

      Donkey Kong

    • E.

      Sonic

    Correct Answer
    C. Mario
    Explanation
    Mario is considered the most famous video game character of all time due to his widespread recognition and popularity. He has been the face of Nintendo for decades and has appeared in numerous successful games, such as the Super Mario series. Mario's iconic design, catchy theme music, and memorable catchphrases have made him a beloved character among gamers of all ages. His games have sold millions of copies worldwide, and he has become a cultural icon, appearing in movies, TV shows, and even having his own theme park. Mario's enduring popularity and impact on the gaming industry solidify his position as the most famous video game character.

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  • 2. 

    Who is The Elven Sword-Wielding, Green Clothed Hero in the Legend of Zelda series?

    • A.

      Kain

    • B.

      Link

    • C.

      Luigi

    • D.

      Ganon

    • E.

      Zelda

    Correct Answer
    B. Link
    Explanation
    Link is the correct answer because he is the main protagonist in the Legend of Zelda series. He is known for wielding a sword and wearing a green tunic. Throughout the games, Link embarks on various quests to rescue Princess Zelda and defeat the evil Ganon. His iconic appearance and heroic deeds have made him a beloved character in the gaming community.

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  • 3. 

    In what Game Series are Golden Rings used as Life-energy and Money?

    • A.

      Super Mario Bros

    • B.

      Sonic the Hedgehog

    • C.

      Soul Reaver

    • D.

      Half-Life

    • E.

      Harvest Moon

    Correct Answer
    B. Sonic the Hedgehog
    Explanation
    In the Sonic the Hedgehog game series, golden rings are used as both life-energy and currency. Collecting rings not only grants Sonic temporary invincibility but also serves as a form of protection, as losing rings instead of a life when hit by an enemy. Additionally, rings can be used to buy items and unlock special features in the game. This unique mechanic has become a trademark of the Sonic franchise.

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  • 4. 

    In what Series were Dracula and The Grim Reaper recurring Villians?

    • A.

      Soul Reaver

    • B.

      Castlevania

    • C.

      Legend of Zelda

    • D.

      Halo

    • E.

      Half-Life

    Correct Answer
    B. Castlevania
    Explanation
    Dracula and The Grim Reaper were recurring villains in the Castlevania series. Castlevania is a popular video game franchise that revolves around the Belmont family's quest to defeat Dracula and other supernatural creatures. The series is known for its gothic atmosphere and challenging gameplay, making it a beloved choice for fans of action-adventure games.

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  • 5. 

    NES was Short for:

    • A.

      Never Ending Simulation

    • B.

      New Enterprise System

    • C.

      Not Ever Still

    • D.

      Nintendo Entertainment System

    Correct Answer
    D. Nintendo Entertainment System
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nintendo Entertainment System. The NES was a popular video game console released by Nintendo in the 1980s. It revolutionized the gaming industry and introduced iconic games such as Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. The abbreviation NES stands for Nintendo Entertainment System.

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  • 6. 

    What was The First Home Console?

    • A.

      NES

    • B.

      Sega Genisis

    • C.

      Atari 2600

    • D.

      Atari 1320

    • E.

      Oddessy

    Correct Answer
    E. Oddessy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Oddessy. The Odyssey, released in 1972 by Magnavox, is considered to be the first home console. It featured simple games such as Pong and Hockey, and used removable circuit cards to play different games. The Odyssey laid the foundation for future home gaming consoles and paved the way for the gaming industry as we know it today.

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  • 7. 

    What Part of an Xbox 360 causes the "Red Ring of Death?"

    • A.

      Graphics Card

    • B.

      Heat Sink

    • C.

      The Lights

    • D.

      Both A and B

    • E.

      None of The Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Both the graphics card and the heat sink can cause the "Red Ring of Death" on an Xbox 360. The "Red Ring of Death" is a term used to describe a hardware failure in the console, indicated by three red lights on the front. This failure is often caused by overheating, which can be attributed to a faulty graphics card or a malfunctioning heat sink. Both components are critical for the proper functioning and cooling of the console, and if either of them fails, it can lead to the "Red Ring of Death" issue.

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  • 8. 

    In the game "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," what is the primary magical item that Link uses to manipulate time and solve puzzles?

    • A.

      Bow and Arrow 

    • B.

      Hookshot 

    • C.

      Bombs 

    • D.

      Ocarina of Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Ocarina of Time
    Explanation
    In "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," Link uses the Ocarina of Time as the primary magical item to manipulate time, solve puzzles, and progress through the game. By playing various songs on the ocarina, Link can change the time of day, summon rain, warp to different locations, and achieve various other magical effects that are essential to the game's progression.
    Option A, the Bow and Arrow, is an important weapon in the game, but it's not used to manipulate time.
    Option B, the Hookshot, is a useful item in the game for reaching distant places and grappling onto objects, but it's not the primary magical time-manipulating item.
    Option C, Bombs, are also a significant item used for combat and puzzle-solving, but they do not have time-manipulating capabilities in the game.

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  • 9. 

    How Many Buttons were on the Original NES controller (including the D-pad)

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      10

    • E.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    The original NES controller, including the D-pad, had a total of 8 buttons.

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  • 10. 

    How many forms does The Final Boss of The Legend of Dragoon Have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      7

    • E.

      10

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    The Final Boss of The Legend of Dragoon has a total of 7 forms.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these is not a Rockstar developed game?

    • A.

      Grand Theft Auto 5

    • B.

      Assassin's Creed 

    • C.

      Bully

    • D.

      Red Dead Redemption 2

    Correct Answer
    B. Assassin's Creed 
    Explanation
    Assassin's Creed is not a Rockstar developed game. Rockstar is the developer behind popular games such as Grand Theft Auto 5, Bully, and Red Dead Redemption 2. Assassin's Creed is developed by Ubisoft.

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  • 12. 

    Kratos is the main character of which game?

    • A.

      God of War

    • B.

      God Hand

    • C.

      Assassin's Creed

    • D.

      Prince of Persia

    Correct Answer
    A. God of War
    Explanation
    Kratos is the main character of the game God of War. This action-adventure game, developed by Santa Monica Studio, follows the story of Kratos, a Spartan warrior seeking revenge on the Greek gods. Known for its intense combat and epic storyline, God of War has gained critical acclaim and a large fanbase. Kratos' journey through Greek mythology has become iconic in the gaming industry.

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