The Races of Hyrule Quiz


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"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?

The games of "The Legend of Zelda" franchise take place primarily in the kingdom of Hyrule.


When was "The Legend of Zelda" video game released in the U.S.?

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


True or false: "The Legend of Zelda" video game was first created for the Atari 5200 gaming system.

"The Legend of Zelda" was first created for the Famicom Disk System. The Famicom System became the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES.


Which elflike race established the first ordered civilization in kingdom of Hyrule?

Hylians worship the goddess Hylia.


Who is the creator of the video game "The Legend of Zelda"?

Miyamoto also created "Super Mario Bros."


Which fictional race is the main character of the game series "The Legend of Zelda"?

The main character is a Hylian.


What is the name of the hero of Hylian descent in the video game series?

Link is the main protagonist.


Which race has creatures that can travel by rolling themselves into balls?

The Gorons usually live in mountain ranges.


What is the primary food source for the fictional Goron race in the land of Hyrule?

The Gorons mine the rock from quarries.


Which fictional race does Princess Zelda belong to in "The Legend of Zelda" video game universe?

The name "Zelda" is given to girls born into the Royal Family.


Which race does the character Tingle belong to in "The Legend of Zelda" universe?

Tingle is a Hylian cartographer.


Which game does the character Tingle first appear in?

"The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask" is the sixth game in "The Legend of Zelda" series.


In Hyrule, which race can survive in the water and on land?

The Zoras are fish that have a humanoid form.


Which race from "The Legend of Zelda," created the world of Hyrule?

The Golden Goddesses created the world and all living beings.


How many Golden Goddesses are there in "The Legend of Zelda" universe lore?

There are three Golden Goddesses: Din, Nayru and Farore.


Which Hyrulean warrior race is nearly exclusively comprised of women?

The Gerudo race births a boy only every hundred years.


True or false: Link was the only male to be allowed within the ranks of the Hyrulean race of Gerudo.

Ganondorf is the only male Gerudo to appear in the game series.


Which race from the fictional world of Hyrule are the protectors of the Royal Family?

The Sheikah founded Kakariko Village.


What is the name of the Sheikah warrior sworn to protect Princess Zelda in "The Legend of Zelda" universe?

Impa also helps Link sometimes.


Which Hyrulean race lived in the forest to avoid aging?

As long as the Hyrulean race of the Kokiri children remained in the Kokiri forest, they would never age.


Which of the following was NOT a protector of the race of the Kokiri children?

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.


In the world of Hyrule, which race is known as the "Shadow Folk"?

According to the character Shikashi in "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," the Sheikah are known as the "Shadow Folk."


Which magical Hyrulean race has been banished to the Twilight Realm?

The Twili dwell in shadows.


In which "The Legend of Zelda" game are the Twili people first introduced?

"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" was released in 2006.


Which birdlike race in Hyrule guards Din's Pearl?

The Rito are the bird-like Hyrulean race who guard Din's Pearl.


In the world of Hyrule, which race live on the Island of Dragon Roost?

Rito evolved from the Zora race.


Which plantlike Hyrulean race lives in the Forest Haven region?

Koroks can fly.


In which "The Legend of Zelda" video game does the Korok race first appear?

"The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker" was originally released for the Nintendo GameCube.


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

The Gerudo race lives in the desert.


In the game "The Legend of Zelda," which race is the character Navi?

Navi is a Fairy and Link's companion.


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