Hello, everyone, and welcome to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz!, the weekly trivia challenge that puts your knowledge of retro games to the test. I am your host,
This week’s quiz is all about Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! for the Nintendo Entertainment System. This is one of my favorite games of all time and the addictive gameplay stills holds up today. In fact, I just got done playing it and have officially decided that King Hippo is one of the most awesome creations, well, ever. Are you as big a fan of the game as I am? Take the quiz to find out!
Just leave your answers in the comments and check my community blog tomorrow (3/20) to see how many you got right.
Do it for the puppies! Good luck!
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1. Imposter alert! Quick! Find the real Little Mac!
2. What is the name of Little Mac’s trainer?
3. What is missing from the below screenshot?
4. Ridiculously easy question of the week! Who is the referee in Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!?
5. Dammit, the imposters are back! Hurry! Find the real Little Mac again!
6. Analogy fun! Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! : Mike Tyson : : Punch-Out!! :
7. Going into the fight with Little Mac, what is Glass Joe’s record?
Awesome attack alert! Match the special move with the fighter that performs it:
10. What body part needs to be punched in order to reveal King Hippo’s weak spot?
11. A punch to the gut or a punch to the face? How can Bald Bull’s “Bull Charge” be stopped?
*Bonus point: How many times does Bald Bull need to hop before Little Mac delivers the above lethal blow?
12. What does Don Flamenco carry in his mouth before he begins a fight?
13. Before making it to the NES, what was Soda Popinski’s original name?
The writing in Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is amazing. Match the fighter with one of his classic quotes:
18. What famous landmark does Little Mac like to jog in front of?
19. Little Mac hates his noisy neighbor and wants to uppercut him in the face. What cereal would he need to eat before he could accomplish this?
20. True or false: In 1990, Mike Tyson was replaced in the game by a new character because of his notorious social exploits, including (but not limited to) a horrible rape conviction.
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