'Black Panther' Trivia: 50+ Astonishing Facts All Wakandans Should Know

Isobel Murphy
Dec 12, 2023 By Isobel Murphy
Originally Published on Jan 08, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Black Panther is a citizen of Wakanda. According to an Atlas released by Marvel in 2008, Wakanda is situated in present day southwest Ethiopia.

Black Panther is the son of the Wakandan King, who assumes the role of the next King when his father passes away. In the Marvel comics, he was seen for the very first time in July 1966. As for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the first Black Panther appearance is 'Captain America: Civil War'.

Brace yourselves for the ultimate 'Black Panther' quiz! If you were thrilled with our Avengers trivia and Star Wars trivia, do give this a try. Let us see how familiar you are with the Black Panther facts!

Facts About The 'Black Panther' Movie

Here are some basic 'Black Panther' questions and answers related to the movie. Any fan of 'Black Panther' or Wakanda will probably be familiar with these facts. Let us see if you can answer all of these questions about 'Black Panther' movie facts correctly!

1. Question: In which year was the movie 'Black Panther' released?

Answer: 29 January 2018 in the US, whereas in the UK, it was released on 13 February 2018.

2. Question: Which continent was the inspiration for the 'Black Panther' movie?

Answer: 'Black Panther' is based on the various cultures found in Africa.

3. Question: Where did the shooting for 'Black Panther' took place? Was it filmed in Africa?

Answer: Whilst it is inspired by the continent, the majority of the film was not shot in Africa. The US, South Korea, Uganda and Argentina were just some of the shooting locations.

4. Question: Who directed the 'Black Panther' movie?

Answer: Ryan Coogler who directed this breathtaking movie.

5. Question: How much did it cost to make 'Black Panther'?

Answer: 'Black Panther' was created at the cost of around 200 million dollars.

6. Question: What is the language spoken in Wakanda?

Answer: Isixhosa, it is a native and official language in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

7. Question: Is T'Challa the last Black Panther?

Answer: Black Panther is the protector of Wakanda and not a fixed character in itself. So, even after T'Challa is gone, another person can assume the responsibility.

8. Question: Who played the role of Black Panther?

Answer: Chadwick Boseman.

9. Question: Who was initially held responsible for the assassination of T'Chaka?

Answer: Captain America's friend Bucky, also known as the Winter Soldier.

10. Question: What is the name of the fictional place where Black Panther is supposed to live?

Answer: The country of Wakanda.

11. Question: How many scenes had to be cut while making 'Black Panther'?

Answer: According to sources, four scenes were deleted from the movie.

12. Question: Why did T'Challa wanted to kill the Winter Soldier?

Answer: T'Challa believed that he killed his father.

13. Question: How long is the 'Black Panther' movie?

Answer: Two hours and 15 minutes.

14. Question: Who were the producers of the 'Black Panther' movie?

Answer: Kevin Feige and David J. Grant.

15. Question: Which Kendrick Lamar songs feature on the soundtrack of the movie?

Answer: Kendrick Lamar and SZA's 'All the Stars' and Kendrick Lamar's 'Black Panther'.

16. Question: How successful was 'Black Panther' as a movie at the box office?

Answer: 'Black Panther' crossed the mark of 1 billion USD at the box office.

17. Question: What is griot in 'Black Panther'?

Answer: An AI system.

Trivia About Wakanda

Here are some facts and questions all about the hometown of T'Challa, Wakanda. If you know the answers to all of these Wakandan facts, nobody can beat you when it comes to facts about the 'Black Panther' Marvel franchise!

18. Question: What is Wakanda renowned for all over the world in the MCU?

Answer: Vibranium mines.

19. Question: Why was it so difficult to pinpoint the exact location of the Wakandans?

Answer: Wakandans employed a cloaking device that shielded the country from the outside world.

20. Question: According to the movie, what is the only way to enter Black Panther's native country?

Answer: One needs to know the exact coordinates of the entry gate in order to enter the country.

21. Question: Where in Africa is Wakanda said to be located?

Answer: It's most likely in Eastern Africa.

22. Question: What makes Wakanda's Vibranium so desirable?

Answer: Vibranium is one of the most resilient metals in the Marvel universe.

23. Question: What are the names of the major Wakandan tribes?

Answer: According to the comics, there are four tribes in 'Black Panther'. As for these Wakanda tribe names, they are as follows: River tribe, Border tribe, Merchant tribe, and Mining tribe.

24. Question: How many major tribes are there in Black Panther's country as per the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Answer: Five, the last being Jabari (this tribe does not feature in the comics).

Facts And Questions About 'Black Panther' Characters

You did well if you were able to answer all the questions regarding facts about the 'Black Panther' movie and Wakanda. Now, are you confident enough to answer these questions based on the characters of 'Black Panther'? Test yourself by taking this quiz!

Black Panther and Nakia action figure from Black Panther Marvel comic.

25. Question: Who is the nemesis of T'Challa?

Answer: Erik Killmonger.

26. Question: How are T'Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman) and Erik Killmonger related?

Answer: Killmonger is T'Challa's cousin.

27. Question: Who plays the role of Killmonger?

Answer: Michael B. Jordan.

28. Question: Did Killmonger defeat Black Panther?

Answer: Killmonger defeated him at their first fight.

29. Question: Who was Killmonger's father?

Answer: N'Jobu.

30. Question: Why did Erik want to kill T'Challa?

Answer: Killmonger wanted to avenge his father's death.

31. Question: Who were the Dora Milaje?

Answer: Female soldiers.

32. Question: Who led the Dora Milaje?

Answer: Okoye.

33. Question: Who played the role of Okoye?

Answer: Danai Gurira.

34. Question: Who killed N'Jobu?

Answer: T'Chaka.

35. Question: Why was N'Jobu killed?

Answer: For exporting Vibranium.

36. Question: Who voices Griot?

Answer: Trevor Noah.

37. Question: Who was Ulysses Klaue?

Answer: A criminal who dealt in weapons.

38. Question: Who played Ulysses Klaue?

Answer: Andy Serkis.

39. Question: Who was Black Panther's sister?

Answer: Shuri.

40. Question: Who played Shuri?

Answer: Letitia Wright.

41. Question: Who played T'Chaka?

Answer: John Kani.

42. Question: Who played Nakia?

Answer: Lupita Nyong'o.

43. Question: Who plays the role of W'Kabi?

Answer: Daniel Kaluuya.

Rare 'Black Panther' Trivia

This time we have prepared a list of rare 'Black Panther' facts and lesser known facts about 'Black Panther', Marvel. You are unbeatable if you know the answers to these questions! Go ahead and give them a try!

44. Question: Why do we see rhinos in 'Black Panther'?

Answer: Rhinos are native to Africa; in the movie they serve as a mighty and scary army.

45. Question: Who revived Black Panther after his battle with Erik?

Answer: Nakia.

46. Question: How did Nakia revive Black Panther?

Answer: She used the last Black Panther flower.

47. Question: Who was Okoye's husband?

Answer: W'Kabi.

48. Question: Did Black Panther marry Nakia?

Answer: No.

49. Question: How many Academy Awards did 'Black Panther' win?

Answer: Three.

50. Question: What is the War Dog tattoo in the movie?

Answer: A symbol for Wakandan spies.

51. Question: Was Nakia a War Dog?

Answer: Yes.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly trivia for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Black Panther' trivia, then why not take a look at this 2000's trivia or 'Batman' trivia for more?

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Written by Isobel Murphy

Bachelor of Arts specializing in History

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Isobel MurphyBachelor of Arts specializing in History

With a love for exploring cities and finding outdoor spaces to enjoy, Isobel has spent her life exploring various cities in the UK, from her hometown of Surrey to Birmingham where she studied history for three years. She is passionate about sports and enjoys watching and playing, as well as baking and spending quality time with her loved ones.

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