Video Games Trivia and Answers

Video games have become such a normal part of our lives that many people don’t realize the rich history behind the industry and how influential it has become to modern society. Thus TriviaQN’s Video Game Trivia serves two purposes. First is our desire to see just how much you know about the characters, companies and other entities that make up the business. Second is to increase your knowledge and understanding of the world of gaming. And just like the subject being discussed, our Video Game Trivia is guaranteed to be fun!

Challenge yourself with a Video Games Trivia Quiz!

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What videogame featured the first Easter egg?

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Answer: Adventure
A fact made famous by the movie "Ready Player One", "Adventure", a game released on the old Atari 2600 in 1979, had the first Easter egg, which was the name of its creator hidden in the game.

Easy

What are the professions of Mario and his brother Luigi?

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Answer: Plumbers
Since the release of the original "Mario Bros." in 1983, it has been established that Mario (and Luigi) is an Italian-American plumber.

Hard

Who provides the voice of Pikachu in the 2019 "Pokémon: Detective Pikachu" movie?

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Answer: Ryan Reynolds
The live-action "Detective Pikachu" is voiced by none other than Ryan Reynolds, who also provided the character's facial movements.

Hard

In 2012, students at MIT hacked the lighting system of an entire building to play which game?

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Answer: Tetris
Students at MIT took control of the lighting system of the Green Building and conducted a 21-storey (300-foot) game of "Tetris".

Medium

Which videogame is generally considered to be the original third-person shooter?

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Answer: Wolfenstein 3D
"Wolfenstein 3D" is credited with being the original first-person shooter, though games using a similar point-of-view date as far back as 1973 with a program called "Maze Wars" developed for students of NASA.

VeryHard

How many different shapes of four-connected blocks are there in "Tetris"?

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Answer: 7
Tetris' blocks come in four squares (Tetriminos), of which there are only seven variants available in the game.

Easy

The original street design for Liberty City in "Grand Theft Auto" was based on which real-life metropolis?

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Answer: New York City
Liberty City was based on New York City, while Vice City and San Andreas were respectively inspired by Miami and California.

Medium

What is the process called by which people set out to amass large amounts of in-game currency to sell in the real world?

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Answer: Gold farming
Some people, particularly in developing countries, actually make a livable income from gold mining videogame currencies.

Hard

What is the name of the star system in which the "Star Fox" universe takes place?

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Answer: Lylat
The fictional Lylat System consists of 12 planets, including Corneria.

Medium

What is the only videogame franchise originating in the 1970's to have thus far generated over $1 billion in revenue?

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Answer: Space Invaders
Originating in 1978, as of the beginning of 2019 the "Space Invaders" franchise has generated almost $14 billion in revenue.



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