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Do you cherish the thrill of conquering difficult levels or discovering hidden realms in your favorite games? If trivia tickles your fancy just as much as gaming does, we've got an exciting challenge for you!

This quiz isn't your average trivia. It explores every facet of gaming, from the history and lore to unforgettable characters and their creators, all the way to the incredible consoles that make your gaming adventures possible.

Have you ever wondered about the genius minds behind your favorite gaming worlds? Well, now's the time to see if you've got your gaming facts straight! There's no room for cheat codes or walkthroughs here, only your wit and knowledge gained from your devoted screen time. So, hold tight, trivia buffs! On your controllers...get set...Game on!

The Best Video Game Trivia Questions And Answers

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Remember those late-night gaming sessions, trying to conquer the virtual world? Let's put those memories to work! Here you have a fun-filled trivia quiz, starring your favorite video game heroes, plot twists, genres, and nuggets of gaming gold.

1. Question: In the Mario Kart series, what is the name of the circuit known for its rainbow-colored tracks and challenging twists and turns? 

Answer: Rainbow Road.

2. Question: Mario originated as a character in which video game?

Answer: 'Donkey Kong'.

3. Question: Solid Snake is the hero of which famous video game franchise?

Answer: The Metal Gear franchise.

4. Question: Which famous video game offers V-Bucks as an in-game currency?

Answer: 'Fortnite'.

5. Question: Nintendo began as a company that sold which products?

Answer: Playing cards.

6. Question: What is Pearl's signature color in 'Splatoon 2'?

Answer: Pink.

 7. Question: 'Astro Boy' is which genre of video game?

Answer: Action platform.

 8. Question: Which was the first Nintendo console for optical discs?

Answer: The GameCube.

 9. Question: How many overworlds are in 'Cuphead'?

Answer: Four.

10. Question: In 'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare’, what's the name of Jack Mitchell's best friend?

Answer: Will Irons.

11. Question: Who is the first character you play with in 'Injustice 2’?

Answer: Batman.

12. Question: What was the best-selling video game in December 2017?

Answer: 'Call Of Duty: WWII'.

 13. Question: Who's on the cover of the video game 'Madden NFL 18'?

Answer: Tom Brady.

 14. Question: 'Fight Night 2004' is a game based on what kind of sport?

Answer: Boxing. 

15. Question: Which video game title features a protagonist named Kratos, known for his epic battles against mythical creatures and gods of ancient Greece? 

Answer: ‘God Of War’.

16. Question: In the game ‘Grand Theft Auto V’, which fictional city does the game take place in? 

Answer: Los Santos.

17. Question: Which video game character is known for collecting golden rings and running at supersonic speeds? 

Answer: Sonic.

18. Question: What classic Windows game, released in 1990, involved removing mines from a grid without triggering any of them? 

Answer: ‘Minesweeper’.

19. Question: What is the name of the video game character in The Legend of Zelda series, who is a silent protagonist and wears a green tunic? 

Answer: Link.

20. Question: Which video game franchise features a time-traveling protagonist named Ezio Auditore? 

Answer: The Assassin's Creed franchise.

21. Question: Which music video game franchise allows players to simulate playing various instruments in a virtual band? 

Answer: The Rock Band franchise.

22. Question: How many friends can a person play with while playing ‘The Sims 4’ video game’s multiplayer modification? 

Answer: 12.

23. Question: In the game ‘Tom Clancy's The Division’, which city serves as the setting for the game? 

Answer: New York City.

24. Question: What is the name of the popular empire-building game where players construct and manage their own civilizations throughout history? 

Answer: Sid Meier's Civilization series.

25. Question: In the video game ‘World Of Warcraft’, how many different races are available for players to choose from as of 2023? 

Answer: 26 races.

26. Question: In the popular video game series called The Legend of Zelda, which fictional world does the game primarily take place in? 

Answer: Hyrule.

27. Question: Which company developed popular video games like ‘Fortnite’ and ‘Gears Of War’? 

Answer: Epic Games.

28. Question: The arcade game ‘Galaga’ is associated with which genre of video games? 

Answer: Shoot 'em up games.

29. Question: What is the term used to describe a game perspective where the player sees the game world from an overhead view, looking down on the characters and environment? 

Answer: Top-down perspective.

30. Question: In which installment of the series could players play ‘The Legend Of Zelda’ with a 3D gameplay experience? 

Answer: ‘The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’.

31. Question: Which genre of video games places a strong emphasis on storytelling, character development, and player choices that impact the narrative? 

Answer: Role-playing or narrative-driven.

Hard Video Game Trivia Questions

You've logged the hours and aced the levels, but now let's see how deep your game lore knowledge runs. Buckle up for a thrilling round of video game trivia! Whether you're a platform-hopping hero or a Battle Royale veteran, it's time to challenge what you think you know about gaming.

32. Question: What is the name of the first video game ever created? 

Answer: ‘Pong’.

33. Question: On average, how many hours does it take to complete the main storyline of ‘The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’? 

Answer: Around 50-60 hours.

 34. Question: Which French video game company is publishing the Far Cry series?

Answer: Ubisoft.

35. Question: Kingdom Of Hyrule is the main setting for which classic video game franchise? 

Answer: The Legend Of Zelda franchise.

36. Question: How many different video game character races can players choose from to play ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’? 

Answer: 10.

37. Question: In the 'Pac-Man' video game, What's the name of the orange ghost?

Answer: Clyde.

38. Question: Which video game console is known for its motion-sensing controllers? 

Answer: The Nintendo Wii.

39. Question: In the video game ‘Lemmings’, what is the objective of each level? 

Answer: Guide the lemmings to safety.

40. Question: What's the best-selling video game console of all time?

Answer: PlayStation 2.

 41.  Question: What was Mario's first job?

Answer: Carpenter.

42. Question: In which game do players compete in the future version of soccer with cars?

Answer: 'Rocket League'.

 43. Question: Which game was published by GT Interactive in 1996?

Answer: ‘Duke Nukem 3D’.

 44. Question: When was the first Call Of Duty video game released?

Answer: 2003.

 45. Question: What is the first original first-person video shooter game?

Answer: 'Wolfenstein 3D'.

46. Question: How many installments of the Call Of Duty game have been released till 2022 as part of the main series? 

Answer: 19.

47. Question: Piemonte Calcio represents which real-life football club in the 'FIFA 21' video game?

Answer: Juventus. 

48. Question: Which installment of the Grand Theft Auto games is set in a fictionalized version of Miami and features a character named Tommy Vercetti? 

Answer: ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’.

49. Question: Alongside Universal Interactive Studios, who else developed 'Crash Bandicoot', the video game?

Answer: Naughty Dog.

 50. Question: When was 'Super Smash Bros.' released?

Answer: January 21, 1999.

 51. Question:  What is the canonical name of the protagonist in the 'Persona 4' game?

Answer: Yu Narukami.

52. Question: What was the second video game console released by Nintendo, known for its portable design and dual screens? 

Answer: The Nintendo DS.

53. Question: What is the name of the video game genre that involves players controlling virtual characters to complete quests, defeat enemies, and progress through a narrative? 

Answer: Role-playing games (RPGs).

54. Question: Which crew racing game features a cooperative multiplayer experience where players can team up to compete against other crews? 

Answer: ‘The Crew’.

55. Question: What is the term used to describe video games that allow players to freely explore and interact with a virtual world? 

Answer: Open-world or sandbox.

56. Question: In what genre of video games do players control a character and navigate through a series of levels while avoiding obstacles and enemies? 

Answer: Platformer.

57. Question: What is the name of the circular object used to collect Pokémon?

Answer: Poké ball.

58. Question: Where's the best place to meet wild Pokémon?

Answer: In tall grass.

59. Question: What type of Pokémon is Sand Shrew?

Answer: Ground-type.

60. Question: How long did it take Markus Persson to make the first version of 'Minecraft'?

Answer: One week.

61. Question: How many production models of the PlayStation console have been released to date? 

Answer: Five.

62. Question: How do you make obsidian in ‘Minecraft’?

Answer: Mix water and lava.

63. Question: When was 'Minecraft' first released?

Answer: November 18, 2011.

64. Question: Which video game series features the iconic character Lara Croft? 

Answer: The Tomb Raider series.

65. Question: In the video game genre known as platformers, which iconic character must navigate through various levels to rescue Princess Peach? 

Answer: Mario from the Super Mario Bros. series.

66. Question: What is the title of the popular video game series that follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia? 

Answer: The Witcher series.

67. Question: In the racing video game genre, which popular video game franchise features characters such as Mario, Luigi, and Bowser racing against each other? 

Answer: Mario Kart.

68. Question: In the game ‘Minecraft’, what is the primary objective for players? 

Answer: To survive and build structures using blocks.

69. Question: What is the name of the popular racing game featuring characters from the Mario franchise competing in go-kart races? 

Answer: ‘Super Mario Kart’.

70. Question: How many female characters are playable in the game ‘Overwatch 2’ as of May 2023? 

Answer: 17.

71. Question: In which video game franchise do players control a criminal character who rises through the ranks of the underworld? 

Answer: The Grand Theft Auto franchise.

72. Question: In the world of video games, what does the acronym FPS stand for? 

Answer: First-person shooter.

73. Question: What term is used to describe advertising or product placements within a video game? 

Answer: In-game advertising.

74. Question: What is the name of the first Final Fantasy game released in 1987? 

Answer: ‘Final Fantasy’.

75. Question: Which video game series features a character named Pyramid Head and is known for its psychological horror elements? 

Answer: Silent Hill.

76. Question: The popular Fatality finishing moves were introduced in which installment of the game, 'Mortal Kombat'?

Answer: 'Mortal Kombat II'.

77. Question: In some of the Grand Theft Auto games, what is the name of the fictional city that is based on New York City? 

Answer: Liberty City.

78. Question: 'The Last Of Us', 'Unchartered', and 'Jak And Daxter' are video game titles developed by which company?

Answers: Naughty Dog.

79. Question: Name one of the popular video games released in 2023 that is based on the Harry Potter franchise.

Answer: ‘Hogwarts Legacy’. 

80. Question: The PlayStation consoles for playing video games are released by which company?

Answer: Sony. 

81. Question: Which gaming console allowed players to play certain video games using handheld controllers to give an experience of motion-controlled gameplay?

Answer: Nintendo Wii.

82. Question: In the game ‘Super Metroid’, what is the name of the planet where most of the game takes place? 

Answer: Zebes.

83. Question: In the game, 'Street Fighter II', what is the name of the final boss character who can only be fought after defeating all other opponents? 

Answer: M Bison.

84. Question: Name the developer behind the original 'Call Of Duty' game. 

Answer: Infinity Ward.

History Of Video Games Trivia Questions

Fancy a fun-filled trip down 8-bit memory lane? Grab your power-ups and let's delve into the pixelated past! From iconic consoles that made history, to the brilliant minds who designed our digital playgrounds, and monumental events that defined gaming eras. These trivia questions and answers celebrate the dynamic, ever-evolving universe of video games.

85. Question: When was 'Pong' released?

Answer: November 39, 1972

86. Question: What's the best-selling video game of all time as of 2023?

Answer: 'Minecraft'.

87. Question: What year was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) released?

Answer: 1991.

88. Question: What was the best-selling gaming console in 2020?

Answer: Nintendo Switch

89. Question: What year was Nintendo founded?

Answer: 1889.

90. Question: Blizzard Entertainment is best known for which video game franchise?

Answer: The World Of Warcraft franchise.

91. Question: What video game company has been working with Sony on the PlayStation?

Answer: Bluepoint Games.

92. Question: What is the name ‘Nintendo’ commonly assumed to mean?

Answer: Leave luck to heaven.

93. Question: What gaming console did the United States Air Force use to create a cluster supercomputer?

Answer: PlayStation 3 (PS3).

94. Question: What kind of food was the character Pac-Man modeled on?

Answer: Pizza.

95. Question: What was the name of the character that would later be known as Mario in the original arcade version of 'Donkey Kong'?

Answer: Jumpman.

96. Question: What's the best-selling handheld gaming system as of 2023?

Answer: Nintendo DS.

97. Question: What was the first character from a video game to feature as a balloon in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Answer: Sonic, the Hedgehog.

98. Question: Which video game console did Sony release in 1994? 

Answer: The PlayStation.

99. Question: In what year was the first virtual reality headset created?

Answer: 1991.

100. Question: What is the name of the first video game console produced by Atari? 

Answer: The Atari 2600.

101. Question: What was the first Final Fantasy game released for the PlayStation console? 

Answer: ‘Final Fantasy VII’.

102. Question: Which games console, introduced in 1994, offered enhanced 3D graphics and popularized iconic game franchises such as ‘Super Mario 64’ and ‘The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’? 

Answer: The Nintendo 64 (N64).

103. Question: In which year was the classic game ‘World Of Warcraft’ released by Blizzard Entertainment?

Answer: 2004.

104. Question: What year was the first prototype developed for a home-based video game console?

Answer:  1978. 

105. Question: Which company released the first flight simulator game?

Answer: Microsoft. 

106. Question: Which popular dining franchise is Atari's founder responsible for?

Answer: Chuck E Cheese.

107. Question: What role did the creator of the Game Boy originally hold at Nintendo?

Answer: Janitor.

108. Question: What is the name of the iconic plumber character created by Nintendo, known for his appearances in numerous video games? 

Answer: Mario.

109. Question: In what year was the classic game ‘Lemmings’ released? 

Answer: 1991.

110. Question: Which iconic arcade game, released in 1980, featured a yellow, circular character that eats pellets and tries to avoid ghosts? 

Answer: ‘Pac-Man’.

111. Question: What was the first groundbreaking Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game to be released in 1985? 

Answer: ‘Super Mario Bros.’.

112. Question: Who is the creator of the character, Sonic the Hedgehog? 

Answer: Naoto Ohshima.

113. Question: What is the title of the first video game to include sound? 

Answer: ‘Space Invaders’.

Uncommon Video Game Trivia Questions And Answers

Think you've got what it takes to tackle the toughest trivia about games? Here's your shot at solo stardom. It's not just about bragging rights, it's about leveling up those trivia talents! So, let's see how deep your gaming knowledge well truly goes. Ready to tackle the ultimate challenge? Let's roll!

114. Question: What is the name of the fictional world that 'Super Mario Bros.' is set in?

Answer: Mushroom Kingdom.

115. Question: What was the first gaming console to have internal memory?

Answer: XBOX.

116. Question: In what game did the character Sonic appear for the first time?

Answer: 'Rad Mobile'.

117. Question: In which popular video game can players explore a vast, post-apocalyptic world known as the Wasteland? 

Answer: ‘Fallout’.

118. Question: What was the original name of the gene bank in the game 'Bioshock’?

Answer: Plasmi-Quik.

119. Question: What's the name of the planet that hosts the 'Gears Of War' game?

Answer: Sera.

120. Question: Which video game series introduced the iconic character Master Chief? 

Answer: The Halo series.

121. Question: In the video game franchise called Call Of Duty, which game introduced the popular multiplayer mode? 

Answer: ‘Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’.

122. Question: What does ESRB stand for, which is the organization responsible for assigning age and content ratings to video games in North America? 

Answer: Entertainment Software Rating Board.

123. Question: What is the name of the iconic video game character from the Metroid series, who can transform into a rolling ball and explore expansive alien worlds? 

Answer: Samus Aran.

124. Question: How many playable characters are available in the game, ‘Super Mario Party’, for the Nintendo Switch? 

Answer: 20.

125. Question: In the game series Final Fantasy, which installment allows players to control a party of up to four characters in turn-based battles? 

Answer: ‘Final Fantasy IV’.

126. Question: What is the name of the final level in ‘Super Mario Bros. Wii’ before players face the final boss?

Answer: ‘World 8 - Castle’.

127. Question: In the Grand Theft Auto game series, which installment introduced the fictional city of Los Santos as its primary setting? 

Answer: ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’.

128. Question: Who is the protagonist of the first installment of the video game ‘Silent Hill’?

Answer: Harry Mason. 

129. Question: What were the three zoning types available to players in the original video game, ‘SimCity’? 

Answer: Residential, commercial, and industrial.

130. Question: How many games are part of the Super Smash Bros. series as of 2021? 

Answer: Six.

131. Question: Name the company known for developing and publishing popular video games like ‘The Elder Scrolls’ and the third and later installments of ‘Fallout’.

Answer: Bethesda Softworks.

132. Question: In the game ‘Resident Evil 4’, what is the name of the secret weapon that can only be unlocked by completing the game under certain conditions? 

Answer: Handcannon.

133. Question: Which video game console featured a processor called the ‘Emotion Engine’ and was released in 2000? 

Answer: PlayStation 2.

134. Question: In the game ‘The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’, what is the name of the hidden temple where players can acquire the Biggoron's Sword? 

Answer: Bottom of the Well.

135. Question: In the game ‘Dark Souls’, what is the maximum level that players can reach by leveling up their character? 

Answer: 802.

136. Question: What is the name of the first video game to feature scrolling graphics? 

Answer: ‘Defender’.

137. Question: In the game ‘Metal Gear Solid’, what is the full name of the character known as Revolver Ocelot?

Answer: Revolver Shalashaska Ocelot.

138. Question: In the game ‘Final Fantasy VII’, what is the maximum limit of damage that can be inflicted by the Knights of the Round summon? 

Answer: 99,999 damage per hit.

139. Question: Can you name the only video game console that was officially released with a built-in modem for online gaming in the '90s? 

Answer: The Sega Dreamcast.

140. Question: Can you name the popular first-person shooter games that introduced Battle Royale mode as a standalone genre of video games rather than a modification? 

Answer: ‘PUBG: Battlegrounds’ and ‘Fortnite’.

141. Question: Who created the video game 'Donkey Kong'?

Answer: Shigeru Miyamoto.

From the neon glow of classic arcades to the mind-blowing graphics of the latest console titles, now you've explored it all. Remember, it's not just about the score, but about the fun and shared memories, and the thrill of learning something new about the games you enjoy playing. Whether you're a budding gamer or a seasoned joystick jockey, never stop exploring, learning, and above all, playing.

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