The Races of Hyrule Quiz

By: Laurie L. Dove

The Races of Hyrule Quiz
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About This Quiz

"The Legend of Zelda" is one of the most popular video game series of all time. How much do you know about the races of Hyrule? Show us by acing this quiz.
Which video game series takes place in the kingdom of Hyrule?
"Pokemon"
"Final Fantasy"
"The Legend of Zelda"
The games of "The Legend of Zelda" franchise take place primarily in the kingdom of Hyrule.

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When was "The Legend of Zelda" video game released in the U.S.?
1985
1987
"The Legend of Zelda" video game was released in the U.S. on Aug. 22, 1987.
1989

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True or false: "The Legend of Zelda" video game was first created for the Atari 5200 gaming system.
true
false
"The Legend of Zelda" was first created for the Famicom Disk System. The Famicom System became the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES.

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Which elflike race established the first ordered civilization in kingdom of Hyrule?
Hylians
Hylians worship the goddess Hylia.
Goron
Twili

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Who is the creator of the video game "The Legend of Zelda"?
Satoshi Tajiri
Yuji Naka
Shigeru Miyamoto
Miyamoto also created "Super Mario Bros."

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Which fictional race is the main character of the game series "The Legend of Zelda"?
Hylian
The main character is a Hylian.
Korok
Gerudo

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What is the name of the hero of Hylian descent in the video game series?
Ash
Link
Link is the main protagonist.
Tidus

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Which race has creatures that can travel by rolling themselves into balls?
Gorons
The Gorons usually live in mountain ranges.
Hylian
Twili

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What is the primary food source for the fictional Goron race in the land of Hyrule?
insects
trees
rocks
The Gorons mine the rock from quarries.

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Which fictional race does Princess Zelda belong to in "The Legend of Zelda" video game universe?
Sheikah
Hylian
The name "Zelda" is given to girls born into the Royal Family.
Gerudo

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Which race does the character Tingle belong to in "The Legend of Zelda" universe?
Hylian
Tingle is a Hylian cartographer.
Fairy
Twili

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Which game does the character Tingle first appear in?
"The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time"
"The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask"
"The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask" is the sixth game in "The Legend of Zelda" series.
"Zelda II: The Adventure of Link"

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In Hyrule, which race can survive in the water and on land?
Fairies
Sheikah
Zoras
The Zoras are fish that have a humanoid form.

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Which race from "The Legend of Zelda," created the world of Hyrule?
the Golden Goddesses
The Golden Goddesses created the world and all living beings.
the Triforce Wizards
the Golden Wizards

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How many Golden Goddesses are there in "The Legend of Zelda" universe lore?
two
three
There are three Golden Goddesses: Din, Nayru and Farore.
four

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Which Hyrulean warrior race is nearly exclusively comprised of women?
Gorons
Hylian
Gerudo
The Gerudo race births a boy only every hundred years.

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True or false: Link was the only male to be allowed within the ranks of the Hyrulean race of Gerudo.
true
false
Ganondorf is the only male Gerudo to appear in the game series.

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Which race from the fictional world of Hyrule are the protectors of the Royal Family?
Sheikah
The Sheikah founded Kakariko Village.
Humans
Hylian

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What is the name of the Sheikah warrior sworn to protect Princess Zelda in "The Legend of Zelda" universe?
Vaati
Navi
Impa
Impa also helps Link sometimes.

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Which Hyrulean race lived in the forest to avoid aging?
Gorons
Kokiri
As long as the Hyrulean race of the Kokiri children remained in the Kokiri forest, they would never age.
Zoras

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Which of the following was NOT a protector of the race of the Kokiri children?
Ganondorf
The race of Kokiri Children were protected by the Great Deku Tree, and each Kokiri has a guardian Fairy, but Ganondorf was not one of their protectors.
the Great Deku Tree
Guardian Fairies

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In the world of Hyrule, which race is known as the "Shadow Folk"?
Humans
Hylian
Sheikah
According to the character Shikashi in "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," the Sheikah are known as the "Shadow Folk."

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Which magical Hyrulean race has been banished to the Twilight Realm?
Ooca
Twili
The Twili dwell in shadows.
Rito

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In which "The Legend of Zelda" game are the Twili people first introduced?
"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess"
"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" was released in 2006.
"The Legend of Zelda"
"Zelda II: The Adventure of Link"

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Which birdlike race in Hyrule guards Din's Pearl?
Zoras
Gerudo
Rito
The Rito are the bird-like Hyrulean race who guard Din's Pearl.

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In the world of Hyrule, which race live on the Island of Dragon Roost?
Rito
Rito evolved from the Zora race.
Sheikah
Korok

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Which plantlike Hyrulean race lives in the Forest Haven region?
Hylian
Humans
Koroks
Koroks can fly.

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In which "The Legend of Zelda" video game does the Korok race first appear?
"The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages"
"The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker"
"The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker" was originally released for the Nintendo GameCube.
"The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask"

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True or false: In the kingdom of Hyrule, the Gerudo race lives in the mountains.
true
false
The Gerudo race lives in the desert.

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In the game "The Legend of Zelda," which race is the character Navi?
Twili
Kokiri
Fairy
Navi is a Fairy and Link's companion.

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