What do you know about Superman?

Described as a “strange visitor for another planet,” Superman was sent to Earth as an infant by his Kryptonian parents once they realized their planet was being destroyed. He derives his amazing abilities from our solar system’s yellow sun. How much do you know about him.

Um, you may notice a slight difference between this quiz and my others.

  • Question of

    Superman came to Earth as a baby. Who raised him?

    • Fred and Ethel Mertz
    • Jonathan and Martha Kent
    • Ma and Pa Kettle
    • A gay couple from San Francisco
  • Question of

    The ‘S’ on Superman’s suit stands for

    • Superman, duh
    • Truth, justice and the American way
    • The House of El
    • The Safeway supermarket chain. It’s called product placement.
  • Question of

    How does Superman get a haircut?

    • When you find out, let me know.
  • Question of

    Superman is described as a strange visitor from another planet. Which one of these is not a reason he’s so strange?

    • His hair is blue.
    • He can fly.
    • He wears his underpants on the outside of his tights.
    • No answer. The dude is just weird.
  • Question of

    Whenever he rescues Jimmy Olsen, Superman leaves him in the middle of nowhere. Does Jimmy Olsen deserve a raise?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    If Superman farted, which of the following would not take place?

    • The Earth’s temperature would skyrocket and Al Gore would die a happy man.
    • Metropolis would be leveled.
    • The polar icecaps would melt and coastal cities and towns would disappear.
    • Godzilla would trash Tokyo.
  • Question of

    Clark Kent puts on a pair of glasses so that people won’t realize that he’s Superman. How stupid is Lois Lane?

    • Very stupid
    • Incredibly stupid
    • Ridiculously stupid
    • All of the above
  • Question of

    In one of the recent movies, Superman returns to Earth after visiting the remains of his home planet. If his powers come from the yellow sun of our solar system, how could he fly out of it and back?

    • See question #3.


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Written by Gary J Sibio


  1. I got one wrong, but in my defense I reckon Godzilla would be pretty peeved at hearing Superman’s fart, especially if he was reading ‘Trashing Tokyo in 100 easy steps’ with a tequilla and his feet up. Cool quiz and a good laugh :o)