Are you obsessed with all things superheroes as much as we are? If you dream about being a part of the Marvel or DC universe, you are not alone. We wish we lived there too!
So how much do you know about superhero comics and movies, as well as the actors that play these amazing characters?
Today you can put all of that to the test with our set of superhero trivia questions and answers! We’ve got categories spanning the Avengers, Marvel, DC, and more.
See how many you can answer correctly. Good luck!
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Avengers Trivia Questions and Answers
Which movie kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Answer: Iron Man.
What is Captain America’s name?
Answer: Steve Rogers.
How many Infinity Stones are there?
What character says this quote and which movie is it from? “No mistakes. No do-overs. Look out for each other. This is the fight of our lives.”
Answer: Steve Rogers in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
What character says this quote and which movie is it from? “That’s my secret, Captain. I’m always angry.”
Answer: Bruce Banner in Avengers (2012).
Which Avenger other than Captain America was able to pick up Thor’s Mjolnir in the Marvel movies?
What powers Ironman’s first suits?
Answer: An Arc Reactor, featuring a palladium core.
What is Black Widow’s real name?
Answer: Natasha Romanoff.
Who has the ability to calm the Hulk down?
Answer: Natasha / Black Widow.
What is the material used in making Captain America’s shield?
While Thor is the god of thunder, Loki is the god of ____.
Captain Marvel is played by which actress?
Answer: Brie Larson.
Loki is played by which actor?
Answer: Tom Hiddleston.
What does S.H.I.E.L.D. actually stand for (hint: it’s stood for a few different things in the past)?
Answer: Most recently, S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for “Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division,” but it previously also stood for “Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate” and, originally, “Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division.”
Iron Man is famously known as the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What was the second?
Answer: The Incredible Hulk (it was released only six weeks after Iron Man).
In the first of The Avengers movies, Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, Iron Man and what other Avenger help to defend New York City against the Chitauri?
Also known for playing Thanos in the Avengers movies, what actor played President George W. Bush in the 2008 film W.?
Answer: Josh Brolin.
What was the original name of Avengers: Endgame going to be, according to Zoe Saldana who plays Gamora?
Answer: Avengers: Infinity Gauntlet.
There is one movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that features Washington DC as a prominent setting in the film. What is this 2014 film?
Answer: Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
What secret police force was a former employer of Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow?
According to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, two of the primary Avengers were born in New York City. Who are they?
Answer: Tony Stark (born in Manhattan) and Captain America (born in Brooklyn).
Which actor plays Hawkeye?
Answer: Jeremy Renner.
Who is the most current Sorcerer Supreme?
Prior to becoming an Avenger, what was Doctor Strange’s profession?
Answer: He was a neurosurgeon.
In which US city do the Avengers battle the Chitauri?
Answer: New York City.
Which Avenger does Loki enslave to do his bidding in The Avengers?
What’s the name of the blue glowing cube that Loki uses as a weapon?
Answer: The Tesseract.
In the MCU, Samuel L. Jackson plays what head of the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization, who also led the initiative to found the Avengers?
Answer: Nick Fury.
When Hawkeye is not busy saving the world with the rest of the Avengers, what name does he go by in the real world?
Answer: Clint Barton.
Before being replaced by Mark Ruffalo starting with The Avengers in 2012, what other actor first played the Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Answer: Edward Norton.
Which type of rays gave the Hulk his powers?
Answer: Gamma rays.
What symbol or shape is in the middle of Captain America’s shield?
Answer: A star.
What organization does Captain America battle in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger?
Where are Wanda and Pietro Maximoff from?
Black Widow sacrifices herself to obtain which Infinity Stone in Avengers: Endgame?
Answer: The Soul Stone.
Which villain is responsible for the original formation of the Avengers?
Answer: Loki; the Avengers were united by S.H.I.E.L.D. as a response team when Loki and the Chiaturi invaded Earth on behalf of Thanos.
Quicksilver, or Pietro Maximoff, has what superpowers?
Answer: Superhuman speed, stamina, reaction and reflexes.
Which Avengers have outfits that are primarily red and blue?
Answer: Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, and Captain America.
What is the ‘birth name’ of the character AND the name of the actor that plays the new Captain America (after Steve Rogers)?
Answer: Sam Wilson, played by Anthony Mackie.
Who did Thanos have to kill in order to retrieve the yellow Mind Stone in Avengers: Infinity War?
Who did Thanos sacrifice to possess the Soul Stone?
Answer: His daughter Gamora.
Can you name all six infinity stones?
Answer: The Space Stone, the Reality Stone, the Power Stone, the Mind Stone, the Time Stone, and the Soul Stone.
Who does Nick Fury page at the end of 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War?
Answer: Captain Marvel.
In the post-credits scene of The Avengers, what type of restaurant are the Avengers shown eating at?
Marvel Superhero Trivia Questions and Answers
The Loki TV series finale introduced a new MCU Villain. What is his name?
Answer: Kang the Conqueror.
Which Marvel character actor plays the lead role in BBC’s Sherlock?
Answer: Benedict Cumberbatch.
Taika Waititi-voices what warrior character in the Marvel movies?
Eddie Brock serves as the host to which character from Sony’s Spider-Man Universe who made a cameo appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during a post-credit scene in 2021?
In what Disney+ TV show does Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany play Jennifer Walters, a lawyer with superpowers?
Answer: She-Hulk: Attorney At Law.
Black Panther starred which famous actor that’s now passed away?
Answer: Chadwick Boseman.
Which fictional country is Black Panther set in?
Which actress played Hela Odinsdottir, Thor and Loki’s sister?
Answer: Cate Blanchett.
What is the name of the device that Professor X uses to search for mutants in the world with his mind?
What X-Men character did Halle Berry play?
In which X-Men movie does Wolverine kill Phoenix?
Answer: X-Men: The Last Stand.
Which superhero has an advanced super-ability to live forever? He attempts to kill himself many times in the comic books only to come back to life.
Answer: Mr. Immortal.
Item 17A, also known as what, is an armored version of the Spider-Man Suit comprised of nanotechnology?
Answer: Iron Spider Armor.
What Marvel character was introduced to MCU audiences and played by Simu Liu in a 2021 film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton?
Who voices Rocket, the raccoon character of Guardians Of The Galaxy?
Answer: Bradley Cooper.
In the comics, Groot can actually speak in full sentences. But in the majority of the Marvel movies, what is the only thing he can say?
Answer: I am Groot.
Ant-Man was released out of the quantum realm by what?
Answer: A rat.
In Thor: Love and Thunder, what is the name of the weapon that Gorr possesses?
Answer: The Necrosword.
What type of metal are Wolverine’s claws made of?
Scott Lang is the alter ego of what shrinking superhero played by Paul Rudd in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
What system replaced J.A.R.V.I.S.?
In Shang-Chi, what matching items were given to Shang-Chi and his sister, Xialing by their mother?
Answer: The Eyes of the Dragon, a set of emerald pendants.
In Shang-Chi, the Eyes of the Dragon were taken from Shang-Chi and his sister. What were they then used for?
Answer: To reveal the safe passage into Ta Lo.
How are Erik Killmonger and T’Challa related?
Answer: They are cousins.
Who broke Thor’s hammer Mjolnir?
In Thor: Love and Thunder, why is Jane Foster sick?
Answer: She has cancer.
Who rescued Tony Stark and Nebula from space?
Answer: Captain Marvel.
What is Wolverine’s birth name in the comics?
Answer: James Howlett.
In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, what unique abilities did America Chavez possess?
Answer: She could travel through the multiverse.
Thor’s Mjolnir is made from the metal of what?
Answer: A dying star.
In February 2015, Marvel Studios announced that they had reached a licensing deal that would allow Spider-Man to appear in the MCU. What company had Marvel reached this agreement with?
Answer: Sony Pictures Entertainment.
What year is Logan set in (the movie where Wolverine passes away)?
What are Captain Marvel’s powers?
Answer: Her powers include enhanced strength, stamina, agility, durability, flight, and almost total immunity to toxins and poisons.
What new name does Col. Rhodes adopt after changing from “War Machine”?
Answer: Iron Patriot.
In the Marvel comics, what is Rogue’s mutant power?
Answer: Her ability requires skin-to-skin contact to absorb memories, powers, personality traits, physical talents, and strength from others.
Phoenix is portrayed by which actress in the original X-movies?
Answer: Famke Janssen.
Which Marvel supervillain is the sworn enemy of Professor X, known for his purple garb and metal helmet?
This Marvel character, is renowned for her prowess in battle and is often accompanied by her winged horse Aragorn and carries the enchanted sword Dragonfang. Who is she?
Answer: Valkyrie, also known by her Asgardian name Brunnhilde.
Actor Clark Gregg portrays what Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. who (as of May 2021) has died seven times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Answer: Phil Coulson.
The post-credit sequence of The Eternals introduces Harry Styles as Thanos’s brother Starfox, also known by the name of what arousing Greek god?
What newspaper does Peter Parker work for?
Answer: The Daily Bugle.
In Spiderman: No Way Home, what was the reason why Peter Parker asks Dr. Strange for the ability to turn back the hands of time?
Answer: To stop his identity from being revealed in the past.
In order to train, which training grounds in Kathmandu, Nepal does Doctor Strange visit?
Answer: Kamar-Taj, the home and training grounds of the Masters of the Mystic Arts.
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany are the two stars of what television miniseries that debuted on Disney+ in 2021?
In the Loki TV series, where did Sylvie hide to avoid the TVA here?
Answer: In worlds that were about to end (aka apocalypses).
Who plays Hawkeye’s new sidekick, Kate Bishop, in the Disney + series Hawkeye?
Answer: Hailee Steinfeld.
What technology powers Ant man’s suit?
Answer: Pym particles.
Daredevil, an attorney by day and vigilante by night, goes by what name in the daytime?
Answer: Matt Murdock.
In Thor: Love and Thunder, which big-time god does Thor seemingly kill before stealing his lightning bolt?
Who is the main antagonist in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?
Answer: Namor, also known as The Sub-Mariner.
After T’Challa dies, who is the new Black Panther?
Answer: Shuri, his sister.
Name the correct Marvel character’s name based on the non-Marvel definition of their name: A triathalon.
Answer: Iron Man.
Name the correct Marvel character’s name based on the non-Marvel definition of their name: A black power political organization founded by college students in Oakland, California.
Answer: Black Panther.
Name the correct Marvel character’s name based on the non-Marvel definition of their name: The first name of a popular professional wrestler in the 1980s.
What Marvel supervillain originated as an artificial intelligence peacekeeping program by Tony Stark, which developed sentience and decided that humanity was Earth’s greatest threat?
What kind of animal does Hela have in Thor: Ragnarok?
Answer: A wolf.
In the movies, how does Thor lose his eye?
Answer: In Thor: Ragnarok while battling his half-sister Hela, she slices him across the face with her sword.
Subsequently, how does Thor get his eye back?
Answer: Rocket gave Thor the prosthetic eye he had stolen in order to replace the one he had lost.
What is Captain Marvel’s real name?
Answer: Carol Danvers.
In Thor: Love and Thunder, what is the name of Thor’s new axe called?
After Tony Stark buys her some in Iron Man 2, Pepper Potts reveals that she is allergic to what fruit?
Blue Swede is the artist behind what one-hit wonder 80s song that’s featured prominently in Guardians of the Galaxy?
Answer: Hooked On A Feeling.
A Marvel-themed land within Disney’s California Adventure launched in 2021–what is this new land called?
Answer: Avengers Campus.
Natalie Portman plays a scientist and Thor’s love interest in the Thor movies; what is her character’s name?
Answer: Jane Foster.
From 2002 onward, which two actors played the first and second Spiderman?
Answer: Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield.
What African country is Nakia operating in as a spy before T’Challa arrived and brought her back to Wakanda?
This character is an ex-superhero turned private investigator who opens her own detective agency, Alias Investigations. What is her name?
Answer: Jessica Jones.
DC Superhero Trivia Questions and Answers
What does ‘DC’ stand for?
Answer: Detective Comics.
Which D.C. Comics superhero shared the name Captain Marvel before changing it?
Which superhero is known for his or her magic lasso and bullet-proof bracelets?
Answer: Wonder Woman.
What is Batman’s real name?
Answer: Bruce Wayne.
Smallville depicts what superhero’s teenage years?
Raised in a prison and the subject of experimentation, Dorrance became obsessed with the stories he heard of Batman. Developing both strength (assisted by a powerful drug) and intelligence, he renamed himself what?
What movie does this quote come from? “If it bleeds, we can kill it.”
Answer: Batman Returns.
What character says this quote and which movie is it from? “Why so serious?”
Answer: Heath Ledger as The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008).
This DC character was a hero of ancient Egypt chosen for his purity of spirit by the wizard Shazam to hold his powers. However, he eventually became corrupt and power-hungry, and he was banished away to space. Who is he?
Answer: Black Adam.
How did the Fantastic Four get their superpowers?
Answer: Reed Richards, Ben Grimm, Susan Storm, and Johnny Storm were forever changed during an experimental space flight that exposed them to cosmic rays.
Superman’s greatest foe is a rich guy named what?
Answer: Lex Luthor.
How does Barry Allen end up becoming The Flash, the Fastest Man Alive?
Answer: He is struck by lightning while handling strange chemicals, and he discovers he’s gained the ability to move much faster than the speed of sound.
Dan Cassidy was a talented special effects man until the day he was confronted by a demon while he himself was wearing a demon costume. An attempt by the demon to steal powers from Dan backfired, turning him into an actual demon and a magnet for strange events. What is his superhero name?
Answer: Blue Devil.
Raven, a superheroine in the DC Universe and a member of the Teen Titans, has what superpowers?
Answer: Telekinesis, Empathy, Flight, Magic, Astral Projection, Darkness manipulation, Teleportation.
The Green Lantern is a normal human being without any power, but when he puts on an item, he obtains powers. What item does he get his powers from?
Answer: His power ring.
This DC villain is fueled by a pathological rage that compels him to turn his odd physique, bird-like profile, and awkward waddle into a well-dressed force for fear. What is his villain name as well as his birth name?
Answer: Penguin, or Oswald Cobblepot.
One of the Dark Knight’s most infamous villains, Edward Nygma enjoys flaunting his intellectual superiority by conducting crimes and leaving clues for Batman to piece together. Which villain is this?
Who killed Thomas and Martha Wayne?
Answer: Joe Chill.
What is Superman’s weakness?
In Batman Forever, which actor portrayed Riddler?
Answer: Jim Carrey.
Which actress is best known for playing Harley Quinn in Batman and the Suicide Squad movies?
Answer: Margot Robbie.
Who was the first female superhero, created by Fletcher Hanks, first appearing in Jungle Comics #2 published in 1940 by Fiction House?
Answer: Fantomah. The character preceded Wonder Woman’s first appearance.
Which superhero grew up on planet Tamaran?
Wonder Woman’s home of Paradise Island was also called what?
“It’s clobbering time!” is the tagline of which superhero?
Answer: The Thing.
What role did John Cena play in Suicide Squad?
Who played Penguin in Tim Burton’s Batman Returns?
Answer: Danny DeVito.
What was DC Comics’ original name back in 1934?
Answer: National Allied Publications.
This superhero was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and sold to DC for just $130 in 1938. Who was he?
After a series of mergers, DC Comics is owned by what entertainment company today?
Answer: Warner Bros.
Who are the two fastest superheroes in the DC universe?
Answer: Superman and the Flash. In multiple comics from different generations, Superman and the Flash have raced to see who is faster. Every single time, it ends in a tie.
What was Wonder Woman originally named?
Which anti-hero is the only one to remain conscious after the Pathfinder zapped him?
Which writing font was inspired by the DC comics?
Answer: Comic Sans.
Other Superhero Trivia Questions and Answers
What super ability does police officer Matt Parkman have on the TV series Heroes?
Answer: He can read people’s minds.
What are the two highest-grossing films of all time?
Answer: Avatar and Avengers: End Game.
Name the actress that’s featured in the following movies: Mad Max: Fury Road, The Fate of the Furious, Hancock, and The Old Guard.
Answer: Charlize Theron.
A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family’s murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy. Who is this character, and is it from DC or Marvel?
Answer: The Punisher, from Marvel.
Which TV show’s plot depicts Jim Powell and his family discovering that they each possess unique and distinct superpowers after their plane crashes into the Amazon River?
Answer: No Ordinary Family (2010).
Which comic/graphic novel featured characters Doctor Manhattan, Ozymandias, and Rorschach?
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