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The Ultimate Superhero Quiz
by Staff
This quiz is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Bullets ricochet off its chest (although it ducks when the emptied gun is thrown at it). Test your knowledge of superhuman ability while we stretch your brain to the limits. Pow! Kunk! Whap!

After extensive consideration, who did HowStuffWorks conclude would win in a fight between Superman and Gandalf the magician?

  • Gandalf
  • Superman
  • It would be a draw.

Which newspaper does Peter Parker work for?

  • the Daily Bugle
  • the Daily Planet
  • the Daily Gothamite

In which Marvel comic did Elektra make her debut?

  • Green Lantern
  • Captain America
  • Daredevil

What is the name of the Fantastic Four's archnemesis?

  • Llan the Sorcerer
  • Count Nefaria
  • Dr. Doom

Which Spider-Man villain appears twice, first as a secret formula-crazed crime boss, then as his vengeance-bent son?

  • Green Goblin
  • Mysterio
  • Venom

Which of these superheroes is a member of the Justice League of America (JLA)?

  • Aquaman
  • Apache Chief
  • Storm

What are Wolverine's claws made of?

  • cadmium
  • adamantium
  • titanium

Who did Spy Smasher punch on the cover of a 1942 comic book?

  • Axis leaders
  • Uncle Sam
  • Captain America

Fantastic Four foe Doom managed to steal the Power Cosmic, a force capable of destroying entire worlds, from which Marvel villain?

  • Count Abyss
  • Galactus
  • Living Monolith

Wonder Woman was created by a man whose professional training was in what field?

  • psychology
  • dentistry
  • criminal justice

Which of the following superheroes is associated with the infamous line “Don’t make me angry; you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry"?

  • Flash
  • Batman
  • The Incredible Hulk

In an attempt to appear more normal, the superhero Hellboy does what?

  • files his horns down
  • wears contacts
  • hides his right devil hand

Which of the following is NOT one of Wonder Woman’s special powers or weapons?

  • magic bracelets
  • lasso of truth
  • turbo boots

How did The Fantastic Four obtain their superpowers?

  • evil curse
  • genetic manipulation
  • exposure to cosmic rays

What does the special memory fiber in Batman’s cape allow him to do?

  • communicate with Batmobile
  • slowly fall
  • disappear

What was Matt Murdock’s profession?

  • reporter
  • lawyer
  • police officer

Before the Incredible Hulk became famous for his greenish tone, what was his original color of rage?

  • grey
  • blue
  • black

What superhero can no longer transform back into his human form?

  • The Incredible Hulk
  • The Thing
  • Jacob

Who was the first female member of the Justice Society of America?

  • Wonder Woman
  • Storm
  • Elecktra

Which villain got his famed appearance from hazardous chemicals at a chemical plant?

  • Joker
  • Doomsday
  • Two-Face