The Video Game Quiz

You think you know all there is to know about video games? Ha ha ha, think again! This 20 question quiz will test your knowledge on every kid's favourite pastime.

Question 1:"Nintendo" is named after a Japanese word meaning:
"Leave luck to heaven"
"Mother of all video games"
"Nintendo in Japanese"
"Better than Sony"
Question 2:True or False? Nintendo was created in 1889.
False.
Huh?
True.
What's Nintendo?
Question 3:Sega is the short-form for which of the following terms?
Society of Entertainment & Games Association
Service Entertainment Games of America
Seven Elephants Go Alaskan
Service Games
Question 4:What year was Nintendo mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto born?
1963
1828
How the hell am I supposed to know? I'm not his mom!
1952
Question 5:What was the first home video game console ever released?
The Atari 2600
The Nintendo Entertainment System
The Magnavox Odyssey
The Sony Playstation 3 (hey wait a minute!)
Question 6:Who was the original creator of the first home console?
Ralph Baer
Tomonobu Itagaki
John Carmack
Al Gore
Question 7:What is the name of the final boss in the Square RPG "Kingdom Hearts"?
Riku
Sephiroth
Al Gore
Ansem
Question 8:What are the three starting Pokémon for the two Game Boy Advance "Pokémon" games?
Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile
Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip
Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle
Huey, Dewey, Louie
Question 9:True or False? The Nintendo GameCube is the first home console with broadband capabilities and a built-in hard drive.
True
False
I don't play video games. I have a life!
Wow! A hard drive.
Question 10:What was the exact release date of the Microsoft Xbox?
November 15, 2001
November 18, 2001
November 15, 2002
August 2, 2084
Question 11:What game won the 1998 Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) Award for Game of the Year?
007: GoldenEye
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Ape Escape
Fried Green Tomatoes
Question 12:In the Nintendo series "Metroid", what the hell are Metroids?
A fictional planet.
Special items that restore health.
Parasitic alien life-forms that suck up the life of any creature it sees.
My way of saying, "Good eating!"
Question 13:How many playable characters are there in "Super Smash Bros. Melee" (including the unlockable ones)?
24
14
1225
25
Question 14:Including those from the new "Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire", how many Pokémon are there in total?
351
328
5
386
Question 15:True or False? "Phantasy Star Online Episodes I & II" (1 and 2) is the only online game for the Nintendo GameCube.
False.
I can't afford it, so I don't know.
True.
Games can go online now?
Question 16:In the N64 hit sequel "Banjo-Tooie", what is the name of the boss in the Witchyworld stage?
Chaos Clown
Evil Pack E. Derm
Mr. Patch
Al Gore
Question 17:True or False? The upcoming "Onimusha 3" for PS2 takes place in France in the year 2003 (or at least most of it).
False.
Ninjas in the 21st century? I think not.
True.
What?
Question 18:In the N64 RPG "Paper Mario", which party member does Mario get at Lavalava Island?
Sushie
Yoshie
Mr. Piranha
Princess Peach
Question 19:In the PS2 RPG "Final Fantasy X", what is the sport that the main character Tidus plays?
Basketball
Blitz Ball
Rollerball
Al Gore
Question 20:Was this test worth your precious time?
This test sucks a**!
Meh, it was good, I guess.
Nope, I HAVE a life. Hehehehehe!!!!
YES!!!!! YES!!!!! YES!!!!!!!

This Quiz has been designed by Tom da Silva.