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The 'World of Warcraft' Quiz
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If you play massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), then there's a good chance you subscribe to "World of Warcraft." Embark on a new journey, and take this quiz to test your "WoW" knowledge!

Which company publishes "World of Warcraft"?

  • Sierra Entertainment
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Rockstar Games

What species are most characters in the game?

  • human
  • night elf
  • dwarf

What year was "World of Warcraft" released?

  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006

What is NOT a secondary skill your character can learn during gameplay?

  • leathercraft
  • fishing
  • first aid

Which is NOT a continent in the Eastern Kingdoms?

  • Khaz Modan
  • Azeroth
  • Kalimdor

The auction house has about how many trades every day?

  • 1.2 million
  • 1.5 million
  • 3 million

"World of Warcraft" has roughly how many subscribers?

  • 8.7 million
  • 5.6 million
  • 7.2 million

What is the name of the Chinese copycat game that looks suspiciously similar to "World of Warcraft"?

  • "World of Fight"
  • "World of Warriors"
  • "World of Sorcery"

What was the first expansion added to "World of Warcraft"?

  • "Cataclysm"
  • "The Burning Crusade"
  • "Wrath of the Lich King"

Up to how many adventurers can a typical dungeon accommodate at one time?

  • seven
  • six
  • five

At its peak, the game had how many monthly subscribers?

  • 20 million
  • 15 million
  • 12 million

"World of Warcraft" is played in approximately how many countries?

  • 244
  • 159
  • 132

Which faction in the game is the most popular with players?

  • the Alliance
  • the Horde
  • neutral

About how many online accounts have been created since the release of "World of Warcraft"?

  • 71 million
  • 83 million
  • 100 million

How many original classes are there in the game?

  • nine
  • eight
  • eleven

How many copies of the "Wrath of the Lich King" expansion sold on the first day?

  • 2.8 million
  • 1.3 million
  • 347,000

The music score and sound effects for "World of Warcraft" would fill about how many CDs?

  • 23
  • 38
  • 44

How many expansions have been released for the game?

  • eight
  • seven
  • five

The event known as The Shattering happened in which expansion?

  • "Cataclysm"
  • "Wrath of the Lich King"
  • "Mists of Pandaria"

About how many developers created "World of Warcraft"?

  • 87
  • 120
  • 150

What is the most popular profession in the game?

  • mining
  • alchemy
  • blacksmithing

What is the name of the enormous storm in the middle of the game's world?

  • The Tempest
  • The Maelstrom
  • The Chaos

Roughly how many words make up the in-game text, including expansions?

  • 6 million
  • 8 million
  • 10 million

Which race descended from dark trolls?

  • gnomes
  • night elves
  • undead

"World of Warcraft" features approximately how many missions?

  • 2,200
  • 5,300
  • 7,600

What is the most common pet in the game?

  • cat
  • squirrel
  • dog

Which two races fought in the First War?

  • humans and trolls
  • humans and orcs
  • humans and elves

What was the name of the spell that caused a plague and killed millions of players in 2005?

  • Poisoned Skin
  • Corrupted Blood
  • the Black Cloud

How many Wells of Eternity have existed?

  • one
  • two
  • three

Which race does Sylvanas Windrunner lead?

  • orcs
  • trolls
  • undead