See if you can ace this DC Comics quiz

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From the films to the comic books, test your knowledge of some of the world's greatest superheroes and villains.

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In a scene from "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice," Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) flirts with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) at a formal function.
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Question 1 of 14 Score: 0

In "Batman v Superman," Diana Prince and Bruce Wayne meet while gazing at what ancient weapon?

Diana Prince, played by Israeli actress Gal Gadot, is shown the sword of Alexander the Great. While admiring what she later declares to be a fake, Bruce Wayne, played by American actor Ben Affleck, takes the moment to introduce himself.

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Hail Hydra
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Question 2 of 14 Score: 0

What legendary superhero shocked DC Comics fans by announcing his allegiance to Hydra?

In May 2016, Captain America stunned fans by uttering two words: "Hail Hydra." Turns out, the Captain was an undercover agent for the evil organization all along. Or was he? As readers later learned, his memories of being an evil spy were not his own...

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The Flash
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Question 3 of 14 Score: 0

Where does Barry Allen keep his "Flash" costume?

In creating his iconic red costume, Central City University professor Ira West also gave The Flash a ring to store it in. The compressed costume can be ejected and then retracted with the use of a special gas to make it small again.

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Wonder Woman
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Question 4 of 14 Score: 0

What was Wonder Woman's original name before DC Comics changed it?

William Marston, the American comic book writer who created the Wonder Woman character in 1941, originally called her "Suprema." DC Comics' editors made the change to the name we all know today to avoid any confusion with Superman.

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suicide squad
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Question 5 of 14 Score: 0

What supervillain below is not a member of the "Suicide Squad"?

The Joker is too much of a wild card to align himself with any one group. In fact, in the comics, he's often the target of the Suicide Squad itself, as the U.S. government regularly seeks to eliminate his illegal schemes.

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Superman
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Question 6 of 14 Score: 0

The first DC Comics/Marvel crossover comic had Superman fighting this Marvel superhero:

Released in 1976, "The Battle of the Century" featured Superman and a radiation-strengthened Spider-Man going toe-to-toe. The comic also featured both Lex Luthor and Dr. Octopus working together to destroy the world.

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Darkseid
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Question 7 of 14 Score: 0

The face of the supervillain Darkseid was inspired by this famous actor:

According to writer Mark Evanier, Darkseid creator Jack Kirby modeled the face of the super villain after that of American actor Jack Palance. While not yet confirmed, Darkseid is rumored to be the main villain in the upcoming "Justice League" film by American director Zack Snyder.

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Mark Hamill
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Question 8 of 14 Score: 0

What DC Comics supervillain has Mark Hamill not voiced?

Actor Mark Hamill, aka Luke Skywalker, has been a prolific voice actor for two decades. Best known for voicing the Joker, Hamill has also given vocal life to Hobgoblin, Maximus, and Klaw. He can next be seen in "Star Wars: Episode VIII," directed by American Rian Johnson and co-produced by Israeli Ram Bergman.

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Lex Luthor
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Question 9 of 14 Score: 0

What weapon, besides his mind, does Lex Luthor traditiionaly wield?

Using his unmatched intelligence, Lex Luthor builds a sophisticated Warsuit that allows him to go head-to-head with superheroes like Batman and Superman. The suits, which go through various iterations, are often equipped with devilish weapons and defenses like Kryptonite lining and electrical fields.

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Marvel Superheroes
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Question 10 of 14 Score: 0

Before completing "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace," Israeli producer Menahem Golan tried to bring this Marvel superhero to the big screen:

Golan had hoped to make a "Spider-Man" film in 1986, with interiors scenes shot in the UK and exteriors in Tel Aviv, Israel. To boost interest, the filmmaker released a trailer in 1985 showing off the web slinger.

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The "DC" in DC Comics stands for:

"DC" stands for "Detective Comics," at one point the most popular comic series in the company's published collection. The title, which brought us the early adventures of Batman, ran from 1937 to 2011, earning a Guinness World Record as the "longest continuously published comic book."

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Question 12 of 14 Score: 0

This non-superhero DC Comics character had their own series from 1958-1974:

"Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane" was a comic book series that ran for 137 regular issues. The character at one point became so popular that in 1962, sales of "Lois Lane" trailed only those of "Superman" and "Superboy."

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Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman
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Question 13 of 14 Score: 0

Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who plays Wonder Woman in the upcoming solo film, originally went to school for:

In 2007, Gadot was nearly finished with her first year of law school in Israel when a casting agent sought her out for the latest "James Bond" film. While she didn't get the role, the experience put her on the path to becoming the most powerful woman in the DC Comics universe.

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Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad.
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Question 14 of 14 Score: 0

Before she joined the "Suicide Squad," what was Harley Quinn's original profession?

In the comics, Quinn originally started out as a young psychiatrist tasked with treating the Joker in Arkham Asylum. Unfortunately, she ended up falling in love with the evil Clown Prince of Crime and becoming his violent accomplice.

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