What's In A Name?

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If you're a comic book fan, it's time to start naming names! Read the multiple choice questions below and click on the correct choice. I'll be using the standard A-F classroom grading, so take the test and see if you make the grade. (Remember, only cheaters Google!)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of Thor's hammer?
    • A. 

      Yggdrasil

    • B. 

      Mjolnir

    • C. 

      Volstagg

    • D. 

      Megingjord

  • 2. 
    The name of the newspaper Clark Kent works for was originally known as...
    • A. 

      The Daily Bugle

    • B. 

      The Metropolis Tribune

    • C. 

      The Daily Star

    • D. 

      The Daily Planet

  • 3. 
    Which of these men did not wear the costume of Captain America?UPDATE: Brainier comic fans that I have pointed  out that ALL of these men have worn the Captain America costume at some point. Sam Wilson, otherwise known as the Falcon, DID briefly wear Cap's costume for an adventure or two.  My apologies...and I'll give this one as a "freebie" to new quiz-takers.  Mark "Sam Wilson" as the choice.
    • A. 

      James "Bucky" Barnes

    • B. 

      Jeffrey Mace

    • C. 

      John Walker

    • D. 

      Sam Wilson

  • 4. 
    When his creators dreamed up a secret identity for the Flash, the name "Barry Allen" was a combination of which celebrity names?
    • A. 

      Politician Barry Goldwater and comedian Steve Allen

    • B. 

      Singer Barry Manilow and writer/director Woody Allen

    • C. 

      TV/Radio Personality Barry Gray and comedian Steve Allen

    • D. 

      Actor Barry Fitzgerald and TV/film producer Irwin Allen

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Bob

    • C. 

      David

    • D. 

      Richard

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the dying alien who gave Hal Jordan his Green Lantern power ring?
    • A. 

      Tomar-Re

    • B. 

      Amon Sur

    • C. 

      Abin Sur

    • D. 

      Alan Scott

  • 7. 
    What was the human name of Marvel's Son of Satan character?
    • A. 

      Horatio Hellpop

    • B. 

      Damien Thorn

    • C. 

      Jason Blood

    • D. 

      Daimon Hellstrom

  • 8. 
    What are the names of the six ancient gods and heroes whose first letters form the magic word "SHAZAM"?
    • A. 

      Samson, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury

    • B. 

      Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury

    • C. 

      Solomon, Hermes, Atlas, Zeus, Apollo, and Mars

    • D. 

      Solomon, Hades, Ares, Zarathos, Atlas, and Morpheus

  • 9. 
    Seeking to protect his Daredevil identity from suspicious coworkers, Matt Murdock created an additional "twin brother" alias named...
    • A. 

      Jack Murdock

    • B. 

      Mark Murdock

    • C. 

      Steve Murdock

    • D. 

      Mike Murdock

  • 10. 
    Before his transformation into a cosmic entity, Galactus was originally a space explorer named...
    • A. 

      Uatu

    • B. 

      Norrin Radd

    • C. 

      T'Challa

    • D. 

      Galan