Know Your Summer Superheroes Quiz

by ETonline Staff     12:27 PM PDT, April 19, 2013

Without fail, every summer season features its share of superhero movies -- and this year is no exception with the arrival of 'Iron Man 3,' 'Man of Steel,''The Wolverine' and 'Kick-Ass 2' -- so break out the popcorn and test your wits in our Summer Superheroes quiz! Click below to determine the right answers...

Henry Cavill portrays Superman in 'Man of Steel.' Which actor has starred in the most Superman movies overall?
  • Dean Cain   
  • Christopher Reeve   
  • Brandon Routh   
  • George Reeves   
What situation first inspired Tony Stark to build his Iron Man suit?
  • His enemy was building a robot army   
  • He was captured by terrorists   
  • His father died trying to build a similar suit   
  • A suit of medieval armor fell on him   
Hugh Jackman owns the role of Wolverine, but which other actor was initially hired to play the part, only to have to drop it due to scheduling conflicts with 'Mission: Impossible 2'?
  • Russell Crowe   
  • Richard Roxburgh   
  • Mark Ruffalo   
  • Dougray Scott   
While technically the characters in Kick-Ass aren't "super" heroes, they've sure got the superhero spirit as they fight crime. Where did Kick-Ass get his killer costume?
  • A UFO beamed it down to him   
  • A mysterious chest discovered in the library basement   
  • It's a mail-order wetsuit.   
  • A dumpster outside his apartment   
Who initially created the Superman character for his first appearance in 1938's Action Comics?
  • Stan Lee   
  • Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster   
  • Bob Kane   
  • Charles Schultz   
Christopher Nolan, the mastermind behind 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, was also tapped to help reboot which superhero franchise?
  • The Avengers   
  • Superman   
  • Spider-Man   
  • X-Men   
In the 'Spider-Man' movies starring Tobey Maguire, Peter Parker can sling webs naturally from his wrists, while Andrew Garfield's Spidey has high-tech web shooters. How did the character first shoot webs in the comics?
  • Naturally   
  • Fabricated web shooters   
  • He didn't shoot webs at first!   
'The Avengers' movie featured the team-up of Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye. In the comic books, which hero has not been a part of the Avengers team at any point?
  • Spider-Man   
  • The Fantastic Four   
  • She-Hulk   
  • Superman   
Bonus Wolverine question: Which comic book storyline is the new movie 'The Wolverine' based on?
  • Wolverine's first X-Men comics appearance   
  • Wolverine's first adventures with The Avengers   
  • The Japanese story arc from the 1982 'Wolverine' comic   
  • The one in which Wolverine discovers his Kryptonian origins   
Bonus Superman question: 'Man of Steel' is directed by Zack Snyder. Which other famous actor/director was approached to direct the film?
  • George Clooney   
  • Clint Eastwood   
  • Ben Affleck   
  • Mel Gibson   

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