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Classic Arcade Games (1979-1984)

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Classic Arcade Games 19791984 game quiz
"If you like 1980's video games and were a video game junkie, then this is the quiz for you. Given game characteristics, see how many of these you can guess."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What game, played in a maze requires the player (humanoid), to enter the maze and exit at a different opening of the field of play and avoid being vaporized by a robot's laser fire, touching a wall and "Evil Otto"?
    Pac-Man
    Millipede
    Donkey Kong
    Berzerk


2. What classic required the player to jump from cube to cube to change the colors of the blocks while avoiding Coily, Ugg, Slick, Sam, and Wrongway?
    Q-Bert
    Galaga
    Kong
    Crystal Castle


3. In which game does a knight ride an ostrich and attempt to a destroy an enemy knight by colliding with the knight?
    Joust
    Frogger
    Paperboy
    Ms. Pacman


4. Undoubtedly one of the most popular arcade games, in which game do you navigate a maze, eating "dots" while being pursued by Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde?
    Moon Patrol
    Phoenix
    Pacman
    Tempest


5. In which game are you a fighter plane and flying through a pseudo 3D field shooting at enemy planes, missiles, and gunfire, hitting as many targets as possible without being shot down or running out of fuel?
    Zaxxon
    Galaxian
    Galaga
    Space Invaders


6. In which game does a Damsel in distress, Pauline, get rescued from the title character by Mario the plumber (previously known as "Jumpman")?
    Pacman
    Q-bert
    Donkey Kong
    Dig Dug


7. In which game does a circus clown dig tunnels while eluding monsters called Mini-Dinos that can be defeated by hitting them with a bouncing ball or by dropping apples on them?
    Circus
    Dig Dug
    Mr. Do
    Pacman


8. Which 3D game has Bentley the bear collecting gems while avoiding enemy trees, bees, ghosts, skeletons, and Berthilda the witch?
    Zaxxon
    Centipede
    Ms Pacman
    Crystal Castles


9. Which game required the player's spaceship to shoot and destroy Alien birds and eggs (which hatch into giant birds) to reach the mothership which could be destroyed by scoring a direct missile hit to the shielded center of the ship?
    Phoenix
    Space Invaders
    Galaga
    Defender


10. Which simple, yet addictive, game had aliens marching left and right across the screen, shifting downward on each full pass to the left or right with an occasional UFO flying across the top of the screen for extra points if destroyed?
    Tron
    Astroids
    Space Invaders
    Gauntlet


11. Which space battle game required you to shoot and destroy large chunks of floating rocks, and battle enemy flying saucers?
    Mr. Do
    Millipede
    Asteroids
    Centipede


12. Which game, played in a playfield with mushrooms, flowers, DDT bombs and had enemy spiders, ladybugs, dragonflies, and other bugs?
    Millipede
    Centipede
    Burgertime
    Paperboy


13. In which game do you control a shooter that moves along the outside rim of a 3D tunnel, shooting enemies down the alleys of the tunnel while avoiding spikes that come up the alleys?
    Popeye
    Asteroids
    Tempest
    Pengo


14. In which game do you dig underground tunnels while avoiding the Pookas and Fygars that can be defeated by pumping them up until they explode or by luring them under a rock to crush them?
    Dig Dug
    Mr. Do
    Tron
    Centipede


15. In which game do you have to safely navigate across a busy street and cross a river by hitching a ride on a log, turtle, or alligator to safely make it to one of five lilypads?
    Donkey Kong Jr.
    Frogger
    Defender
    Pacman


16. In what game do you control a Fighter aircraft and shoot at swarms of incoming insect-like aliens that fly in formation and occasionally swoop down in a kamikaze-like dive and attempt to capture your Fighter with a tractor beam?
    Space Invaders
    1943
    Galaga
    Defender


17. In which game does Zeke build a retaining wall to keep animals from escaping to rescue his girlfriend Zelda, who was kidnapped by a monkey?
    Donkey Kong
    Zookeeper
    The Dragon's Lair
    Gauntlet


18. In which game do you pick one of these characters: Thor the Warrior, Merlin the Wizard, Thyra the Valkyrie, or Questor the Elf, to traverse through a dungeon while attacking monsters, collecting treasure, food, and potions?
    Gauntlet
    The Dragon's Lair
    Zelda
    Pitfall


19. In which game does the hero collect hearts, musical notes, or the letters in the word "help" and avoid the Sea Hag, Brutus, and other dangers to rescue his damsel in distress?
    Popeye
    Donkey Kong
    Paperboy
    Pit Stop


20. Which classic consisted of four games in one, including tanks, lightcycles, grid bugs and the MCP and was based on a movie of the same name?
    Tron
    Pengo
    Bombjack
    Mario Brothers


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