In 1943 Universal Studios released "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man," a spooky crossover that linked two of their most popular franchises. As the decades went by, other studios experimented with this grandiose shared narrative approach to movie making. None more so than Marvel, which has released 23 films in its cinematic universe so far. See how much of fan you really are with this quiz.
Question of 10
Who implanted an electromagnet in Tony Stark's chest during 2008's "Iron Man"?
After an explosion left Stark riddled with shrapnel, Yinsen's magnet kept the metal shards from entering his heart.
In "Thor" (2011), we learn that Asgard isn't Loki's birthplace. Where's he really from?
Atypically small for a frost giant, Loki was left to die on Jotunheim when Odin discovered and adopted him.
What color is the Mind Stone?
The last Infinity Stones to fall into Thanos' grasp, the Mind Stone was previously embedded in Vision's forehead.
How did the MCU's version of Wanda Maximoff (aka: "The Scarlet Witch") get her powers?
She was born with them.
They were the result of experiments involving Loki's scepter.
This is a departure from the original comics, in which Wanda is a mutant and the daughter of Magneto, the X-Men's nemesis.
They were granted to her by the Ancient One.
Before Chris Evans was cast as Captain America, which of these classic Marvel characters did he portray?
Scott Summers ("Cyclops")
Otto Octavius ("Doctor Octopus")
Johnny Storm ("The Human Torch")
Evans lit up "The Fantastic Four" (2005) and its sequel, neither of which are a part of the MCU.
In "Captain America: Civil War," Peter Parker helps bring down Ant-Man using a technique stolen from what "really old" sci-fi movie?
"The Empire Strikes Back"
Inspired by the AT-AT scenes in this beloved "Star Wars" flick, Peter wraps up Ant-Man's legs so Tony and Rhodey can deliver the knock-out punch.
"2001: A Space Odyssey"
All but one of these characters had to be re-cast over the course of the series. Can you spot the outlier?
Jane Foster ("Thor")
Natalie Portman's been playing Foster since 2011 – and she'll reprise the role in 2021's "Thor: Love and Thunder."
Johann Schmidt ("Red Skull")
James "Rhodey" Rhodes ("War Machine")
In "Black Panther" (2018), what do Killmonger's scars represent?
a fraternity branding
all the people he's killed
"Check these out. Each one is for a kill," Eric "Killmonger" Stevens tells a dying Ulysses Klaue early in the movie.
Nothing; he got them in an explosion.
Fill in the blank: Clint "Hawkeye" Barton (Jeremy Renner) made his MCU debut in _________.
"Iron Man 2" (2010)
Barton had a cameo appearance in "Thor." Charged with guarding the Mjolnir hammer, this archery-loving assassin watches Thor try (and fail) to steal it.
"The Avengers" (2012)
Which Guardian of the Galaxy gets into a spat with Doctor Strange's flying cape in "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018)?
Peter "Star Lord" Quill
Drax is a skilled warrior, but he really struggles against the Cloak of Levitation – which he calls the "blanket of death."