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The Ultimate Marvel Movies and Shows Quiz
by Staff
Marvel's superheroes leapt from comic book pages to blockbuster films and TV series. Test your mental strength with this HowStuffWorks quiz.

Howard Stark in "Agent Carter" is the father of which Marvel hero?

  • Iron Man
  • The Hulk
  • Black Widow

The site of the charity gala where Vanessa is poisoned in "Daredevil" is said to be owned by someone named Van Lundt. What criminal organization does Van Lundt lead in the comic books?

  • the Maggia
  • A.I.M.
  • the Zodiac

What makes the spider that bites Peter Parker in "Spider-Man" special?

  • It's a genetically engineered super-spider.
  • It's radioactive.
  • It's from another dimension.

Who accidentally creates Ultron in "Avengers: Age of Ultron?"

  • Baron Strucker
  • Tony Stark and Bruce Banner
  • Hydra

What is the name of the giant magical robot thing that Thor battles in "Thor"?

  • Surtur
  • the Destroyer
  • Midgard

Who is the shadowy, crag-faced villain behind many of the events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

  • Galactus
  • Thanos
  • The Collector

When does Nick Fury first mention "the Avengers Initiative?"

  • during a post-credits scene in "Iron Man"
  • in the first episode of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
  • when Thor's hammer is found in the desert

The character Claire Temple in "Daredevil" and "Jessica Jones" is largely based on what character from Marvel comics?

  • Night Nurse
  • Janet Van Dyne
  • Ms. Marvel

What company does Victor Von Doom own in "Fantastic Four" (2005)?

  • Von Doom Industries
  • Advanced Robotics & Genomics
  • DoomTech

What is the full name of the villain Ronan from "Guardians of the Galaxy?"

  • Ronan Starhunter
  • Ronan the Accuser
  • Ronanzidar IV

In "Ant-Man," Henry Pym is the inventor of the Ant-Man technology. Which costumed identities has Pym taken on in the comic books?

  • Ant-Man II, Firefly, Hurricane
  • Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath, Yellowjacket
  • Dr. Science, the Wizard, the Hornet, Zephyr

Who helps Tony Stark build the first Iron Man armor in "Iron Man?"

  • Obadiah Stane
  • Henry Pym
  • Professor Yinsen

On "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," people who are exposed to terrigen mist and develop superhuman abilities are known as…

  • Muties
  • Inhumans
  • Eternals

In addition to superhuman strength, what superpower does Luke Cage have in the Netflix Marvel series?

  • regeneration
  • unbreakable skin
  • flight

What is the home realm of the dark elves in the Thor movies?

  • the Negative Zone
  • Svartalfheim
  • Bifröst

Sebastian Shaw is the leader of what club in "X-Men: First Class?"

  • the Hellfire Club
  • the Brotherhood
  • math club

What turns Flint Marko into Sandman in "Spider-Man 3?"

  • an alien hive entity that only looks like sand
  • a bucket of enchanted sand
  • an accident with a particle accelerator

The villain Killgrave in "Jessica Jones" never uses any other name, but he does in the comic books. What is his comic book codename?

  • Purple Man
  • Mastermind
  • Puppet Master

What is unique about the 1994 movie "Fantastic Four?"

  • It's about a villain team calling themselves the Fantastic Four.
  • It was never released.
  • It was filmed entirely underwater.

In "Iron Man 3," the Mandarin's rings are purely decorative. What are they in the comic books?

  • family heirlooms passed down from a race of ancient god-kings
  • artifacts he recovered from a crashed alien ship
  • elementals captured inside magic rings by a binding spell

What is Wilson Fisk?

  • the good Samaritan
  • the traveler
  • the ill intent

What is the name of the senator pushing for the Mutant Registration Act in "X-Men?"

  • Sen. Bolivar Trask
  • Sen. Dave Douglas
  • Sen. Robert Kelly

In "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," who is the Surfer a servant of?

  • Galactus
  • the Kree
  • Doctor Doom

The armor worn by James Rhodes is known as the Iron Patriot and what other name?

  • War Machine
  • Atlas
  • Checkmate

In "Blade," Blade is half-vampire, half-human. This allows him to do something full vampires can’t do. What is it?

  • pray
  • teleport
  • walk in full daylight

Who tries to kill the president at the beginning of "X2?"

  • Beast
  • Nightcrawler
  • Wolverine

Where do the Avengers fight off the Chitauri invasion?

  • New York City
  • Cleveland
  • London

Whose mind is controlling a supercomputer in a S.H.I.E.L.D. facility in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier?"

  • Baron Zemo
  • Arnim Zola
  • Red Skull

Who makes a cameo appearance in almost every Marvel movie?

  • Willie Lumpkin
  • Stan Lee
  • Joss Whedon

In "Iron Man," Obadiah Stane dies when his Iron Monger armor is deactivated, causing him to fall into a reactor. How does he die in the comics?

  • He commits suicide.
  • His damaged armor partially explodes, sending shrapnel into his heart.
  • He overdoses on an experimental drug.