Swear to Me!: The Batman Movies Quiz

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The two villains in "Batman Forever" are Two-Face and …
Poison Ivy
the Riddler
Jim Carrey portrays the Riddler in "Batman Forever."
Madame Zodiac

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Who murders Bruce Wayne's parents in "Batman Begins"?
Bruce Wayne
Bane
Joe Chill
The killer is a crook named Joe Chill, which is true to the original comic book origin story.

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Which of these explanations for the Joker's facial scars is NOT one that he gives in "The Dark Knight"?
His father cut his face.
He was attacked by rabid bats.
The Joker gives several explanations for his disfigurement, but a bat attack is not one of them.
He cut his own face so his disfigured wife would know he didn't mind her scars.

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Who kills Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises"?
Catwoman
It is Catwoman that offs Bane.
Batman
Detective John Blake

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In "Batman," the Joker wonders if Bruce Wayne had ever danced with the devil in the …
middle of the week
pale moonlight
"You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?" is one of many famous lines from Jack Nicholson's Joker.
old church cemetery

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What do Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze plan to do with the observatory in "Batman & Robin"?
make it into a massive freeze-ray
The freeze ray would wipe out all of humanity, paving the way for Ivy's plant creatures to take over Earth — which makes as much sense as anything in this movie.
summon aliens to take over Gotham
hold it hostage and force the government to pay a ransom

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Who directed "Batman" and "Batman Returns"?
Michael Keaton
Wes Craven
Tim Burton
Burton's "dark fairy tale" aesthetic sets these two films apart from the Batman movies that followed.

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What group does Bruce Wayne train with in "Batman Begins"?
The League of Shadows
Though Wayne trained with them, he ultimately rejects the League of Shadows' demand that he lead their forces in destroying Gotham.
Sayeret Matkal
The Justice League of America

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What traumatic event leads Selina Kyle to become Catwoman in "Batman Returns"?
A mountain lion mauls her.
Her boss pushes her out of a high window.
Kyle survives her fall from a high window, suffers a mental breakdown and creates the Catwoman persona.
The Penguin poisons her.

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What did Dick Grayson's family do before they were killed by Two-Face in "Batman Forever"?
They were a family of performing acrobats.
Dick is the only survivor when the acrobatic team The Flying Graysons are murdered.
They ran an auto repair shop.
They were a criminal gang.

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Joker captures a huge pile of money from other criminals in "The Dark Knight." What does he do with it?
He buys an army of robot clowns.
He burns it.
To the Joker, burning the money is just part of his philosophy of spreading chaos and doing things without reason.
He uses it to bribe election officials and become mayor of Gotham.

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Four actors played Batman between 1989 and 2015: Michael Keaton, Christian Bale, George Clooney and …
Michael Douglas
Al Pacino
Val Kilmer
Val Kilmer portrayed Batman just once, in "Batman Forever."

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In "Batman Returns" the conflict between Batman and Catwoman is complicated by what?
Their civilian identities are in a relationship.
They are unaware of each other's costumed identities despite the growing romantic relationship between Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle.
Catwoman is a majority shareholder in Wayne Enterprises.
Catwoman is holding Alfred hostage.

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Who kills Bruce Wayne's parents in "Batman"?
the Joker
The Joker kills them, although back then he was just small-time crook Jack Napier.
Calendar Man
Clayface

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What is the power source for Mr. Freeze's life-support subzero suit in "Batman & Robin"?
love
liquid nitrogen
diamonds
The suit runs on diamonds, which leads Freeze to commit several heists.

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In "Batman & Robin," Alfred's niece arrives, finds the Batcave and becomes what superhero?
Batgirl
Alicia Silverstone played Barbara Wilson, aka Batgirl.
Nightblade
Huntress

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How does Bane plan to destroy Gotham in "The Dark Knight Rises"?
with an airship that would spread poison gas into rain clouds
with several seismic energy generators that would cause a massive earthquake
with a reactor reconfigured into a nuclear bomb
Bane has to kidnap a scientist to make his reactor/bomb.

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What is the Batmobile called in "Batman Begins"?
the Tumbler
It's called the Tumbler, and yes, it comes in black.
the Bat-Tank
the Vesper

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In "The Dark Knight," the Joker enacted a deadly version of the prisoner's dilemma using what?
two actual prisoners who had to choose whether to electrocute each other to death
two ferries rigged with explosives
One of the ferries is full of escaped prison inmates, and the other is full of regular civilian passengers.
two crime bosses trapped in a vault with $100 million

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What is the name of Ra's al Ghul's daughter?
Selina
Carly
Talia
Talia al Ghul is the only person to escape from the prison in "The Dark Knight Rises." Well, until Bruce Wayne escapes.

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There are three villains in "Batman & Robin": Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and …
Bane
Bane plays a relatively minor role in "Batman & Robin."
the Scarecrow
Harley Quinn

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What is the name of the prison that Bane releases all the prisoners from in "The Dark Knight Rises"?
Arkham Asylum
Blackgate Penitentiary
Most of Arkham Asylum's inmates had been transferred to Blackgate, which is where Bane stages his prison break.
Rikers Island

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Why does Bruce Wayne use a bat costume when he becomes a vigilante in "Batman Begins"?
He knows that Joe Chill has a fear of bats.
He finds his grandfather's bat costume from when he'd been a costumed vigilante called the Crime-Bat in the 1940s.
He had a childhood fear of bats and knew he had to face and conquer his fear to accomplish his goals.
Young Bruce Wayne fell down a well and encountered a swarm of bats, instilling a lifelong fear of them.

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What is the name of the deadly chemical the Joker uses in "Batman"?
Smilex
When Smilex kills people, their faces contort into a death grin that makes them look like the Joker.
Laffex
Grin-X

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What kind of outfit is the Joker wearing when he bombs a hospital in "The Dark Knight"?
a child's cowboy costume
a purple suit with a green shirt
a nurse's uniform
The Joker bombs the hospital dressed as a nurse. If you're wondering how he planted all those bombs with no one noticing … why so serious?

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Why does Bane wear a mask in "The Dark Knight Rises"?
It causes him extreme pain which he uses to fuel his rage and superhuman strength.
It was his original mask from when he was a professional wrestler.
It pumps chemicals into his system that alleviate the pain of his severe facial injuries.
Bane was beaten in prison, and the mask makes the pain from his injuries bearable.

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When the Joker and his gang rob a bank in "The Dark Knight," how does the Joker escape?
in a helicopter
in a school bus
The Joker seems to have a thing for school buses — he uses one later to kidnap evacuated hospital patients.
in a police van

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How does Jack Napier's face become disfigured into a constant grin in "Batman"?
He reapplies special makeup every day.
He falls into a vat of chemicals.
Falling into a vat of chemicals gave the Joker his distinctive look and also drove him insane.
A rival criminal throws acid on his face.

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Who is Dr. Jonathan Crane in "Batman Begins"?
the Scarecrow
Crane uses hallucinogens and a scarecrow mask to drive people insane.
Bane
Solomon Grundy

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Which of these villains has NOT appeared in a Batman movie?
the Penguin
Two-Face
Great White Shark
The Batman movies have been shark-free for decades.

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