The Joker is widely considered as one of the greatest comic book villains of all time. The character is the archenemy of Batman and is known to be a criminal mastermind. The Joker quiz that we have put together will test your knowledge of the comic books, movies, and more. As a result, only the biggest fans will be able to get a perfect score!
The Joker Quiz
Instructions: Just answer the trivia questions below and we will give you a result at the very end. It will automatically move you on to the next question after you pick your answer. There will also be some social sharing buttons at the very end so that you can easily share your result.
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Trivia Questions & Answers
Here are all of the trivia questions and answers. This will provide you with some additional context on the questions that you got wrong.
1) What Year Did The Joker Make His Comic Book Debut?
The Joker made his comic debut in 1940. This was in Batman #1, which was released in April of 1940. This came one year after Batman made his comic book debut.
Another fun fact is that Batman #1 was also the comic book debut of Catwoman. Speaking of her, make sure to take our Catwoman quiz, which is in a similar format to this one.
2) What Is The Real Name Of Jack Nicholson’s Joker From Batman (1989)?
The real name of Jack Nicholson’s Joker is Jack Napier. The movie did more than $411 million at the Worldwide Box Office.
3) The Joker Character Was Created By Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and _________ ?
The Joker was created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson. Finger and Kane created Batman together. Finger, Kane, and Robinson also created the Robin character together.
4) True Or False: Heath Ledger Won An Oscar For His Portrayal Of The Joker In The Dark Knight (2009)?
This is true as Heath Ledger won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. The movie was a major success and did nearly $1 billion at the Worldwide Box Office. Ledger was widely praised for his portrayal of the character.
5) Who Was The Joker’s Original Sidekick In The Comics?
The Joker’s original sidekick in the comics is named Gaggy aka Gagsworth A. Gagsworthy.
6) Which Big Name Voices The Joker In “Batman: The Animated Series”?
Mark Hamill voices The Joker in Batman, The Animated Series. Hamill is best known for playing the role of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars.
7) Which Of These Aliases Does The Joker Adopt In The Comics?
The Joker adopts the alias of Red Hood in the comics and he debuted in Detective Comics #168, which came out in February of 1951.
8) Who Played The Joker In The 1966-68 Batman TV Series?
Cesar Romero played the role of The Joker in the Batman TV series. The show ran for 3 seasons and had 120 total episodes. Romero appeared in 22 of them.
9) What Is The Real Name Of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker From Joker (2019)?
Arthur Fleck is the real name of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker From Joker. The movie was a major success as it did over $1 billion at the Worldwide Box Office. Joaquin Phoenix also won the Oscar for best actor.
10) What Is The Name Of The Silent Film That Helped Inspire The Creation Of The Joker Character?
The Man Who Laughs is the silent film that helped inspire the creation of the Joker character. The look of the character is based on Conrad Veidt’s portrayal of Gwynplaine from the film.
The Man Who Laughs has a 100% critical rating on the TOMATOMETER from Rotten Tomatoes.
How Tall Is The Joker? How Much Does He Weigh?
According to the DC Database, he is 6 foot 5 inches and weighs 192 pounds.
Who Has Won An Oscar For Playing The Joker?
There are two actors who hold the distinction of winning Oscars for their portrayals of The Joker. The first was Heath Ledger, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Dark Knight. The second was Joaquin Phoenix, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The Joker.
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