The Legend of Zelda Quiz
by Staff
Zelda may not have been the first video game, but it required new levels of creativity and problem-solving skills to beat — not to mention plenty of home drawn maps to guide the way. See how much you know about the Zelda franchise with our quiz.

Zelda's outfit consists of an evergreen cap and jacket, which varies slightly throughout the series.

  • TRUE

The original Zelda game was first released in Japan as "The Hyrule Fantasy: The Legend of Zelda."

  • TRUE

When did "The Legend of Zelda" first hit store shelves in the United States?

  • 1987
  • 1990
  • 1995

Which of these gaming technologies did "The Legend of Zelda" introduce?

  • virtual reality headsets
  • voice command controls
  • save feature with battery backup

What color was the original "Legend of Zelda" NES cartridge?

  • gold
  • silver
  • gray

In what fictional land does "The Legend of Zelda" take place?

  • Hero
  • Hyrule
  • Zion

Who is the main antagonist in "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • Gandalf
  • Ganon
  • Mordor

What ancient artifact does Link try to recover in the game?

  • Trefoil
  • Trifold
  • Triforce

How many pieces of the Triforce must Link recover in "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • 3
  • 5
  • 8

What is the name of Zelda's beloved nursemaid?

  • Impa
  • Inga
  • Ingrid

What is the name of Link's horse?

  • Impa
  • Epona
  • Ganon

What magical instrument does Link rely on in the original "Legend of Zelda" game?

  • harp
  • accordion
  • flute

You can complete the entire "Legend of Zelda" game without ever finding Link's sword.

  • TRUE

What is the name of the people who live on Death Mountain?

  • Ganons
  • Gorons
  • Gannans

Princess Zelda is named after Zelda Fitzgerald.

  • TRUE

Which Zelda games forces Link to relive the same three days over and over until the game is complete.

  • "Minish Cap"
  • "Majorca's Mask"
  • "Wind Waker"

Which game is a prequel to "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • "A Link to the Past"
  • "The Adventure of Link"
  • "The Wind Waker"

What is the best-selling game in the Zelda series as of 2015?

  • "The Legend of Zelda"
  • "The Minish Cap"
  • "Ocarina of Time"

Is "Ocarina of Time" set before or after "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • before
  • after
  • at the same time

What is the fastest that someone has ever officially completed "The Legend of Zelda" game?

  • 5 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 3 hours

What superpower does the Minish Cap give Link?

  • ability to fly
  • ability to read minds
  • ability to shrink

Which of the following is NOT one of the 8 spells in "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • Sleep
  • Fairy
  • Life

Which of the following is the most powerful sword in "Ocarina of Time?"

  • Biggoron's Sword
  • Master Sword
  • Kokiri Sword

What is the name of Link's boat in "Wind Waker?"

  • Epona
  • Shadow of the Wind
  • King of Red Lions

What is the name of the fierce female pirate in "Wind Waker?"

  • Tetra
  • Zelda
  • Impa

Who is the final boss in "Skyward Sword?"

  • Ganon
  • Demise
  • Octorok

What must Link do to return home in "Link's Awakening?"

  • defeat Ganon
  • awaken the Wind Fish
  • use the Minish Cap

What type of instrument is an ocarina?

  • percussion
  • string
  • wind

What is the name of the rabbit-like monsters in "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • Octorok
  • Pols Voice
  • Tetra

What are the knights called in the dungeons in "The Legend of Zelda?"

  • Darknuts
  • Ocarina
  • Octoroks