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1. The "Pac-man" character is likely one of the most recognizable of all video game characters. From what source did the game's primary designer, Toru Iwatani, derive his inspiration to create "Pac-man"?
2. As most of us probably know, the game of "Pac-man" is a points-based game. After "eating" a certain number of dots on the screen, a piece of fruit or other item appears for bonus points. How many dots must a player eat to have these bonuses appear on screen?
3. The game of "Pac-man" is made challenging by the presence of ghosts that attempt to capture Pac-man. How many ghosts are there that chase Pac-man?
4. Other than eating dots and collecting bonus items, power pills are also a great source for points. When Pac-man eats a power pill, the ghosts turn blue, they slow down, and they can be eaten for points. How many points will a player receive if he/she eats all of the ghosts on one power pill?
5. The game of "Pac-man" takes a high level of skill because Pac-man's only real weapons are the power pills and the skill of the player. Of the following, which is NOT a disadvantage experienced by the "Pac-man" player?
6. When a player eats a power pill and then eats a ghost while it is blue from the power pill, what happens to that ghost?
7. The game of "Pac-man" is one of the first arcade games to feature intermissions. Of the following, after which stage is there NOT an intermission in the game of "Pac-man"?
8. Although "Pac-man" is one of the most successful arcade games ever, there is a serious glitch when a player reaches a certain level. Since the game produces a split-screen (one side normal and one filled with text), the stage becomes nearly impossible to beat. At what level will this glitch occur?
9. In 1999 an individual completed the first ever perfect game of "Pac-man". He was able to beat all of the levels in the game while getting every bonus item, eating every ghost off of a power pill, and he never got caught by the ghosts. Who is this "Pac-man" legend?
10. Under the default settings, the player is awarded a bonus life after accumulating how many points?
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