Batman Trivia

120+ Batman Trivia Questions For Superfans

Batman is one of the most famous heroes in comic book history. Even though he has been through a lot of pain, he fights to protect the people of Gotham City. That’s why so many people around the globe have grown to love him. Here are some Batman trivia questions for superfans. See how many you can answer correctly.

Batman Trivia Questions:

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Who played Batman in the first live-action Batman movie?

Lewis Wilson played Batman in the first live-action movie.

In which animated Batman movie does William Shatner voice the character of Two-Face?

He voices this character in Return of the Caped Crusaders.

Which two villains appear in ‘Batman Forever’?

The Riddler and Two-Face are the two villains.

Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Who created the character?

Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger.

When did Batman first appear?

Batman first appeared on March 30, 1939.

Batman operates in what fictional city?

Batman operates in Gotham City.

Who plays Batman’s butler in ‘The Dark Knight‘ trilogy movie series?

Michael Caine plays the butler.

Where does Batman live?

He lives in Wayne Manor and the Batcave.

What color is the Riddler’s costume in the film Batman Forever?

His costume is green.

Who plays the character of Police Commissioner Gordon in the movie ‘The Dark Knight’?

Gary Oldman plays Gordon.

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Who played Two-Face in the movie “Batman Forever”?

Tommy Lee Jones played this character.

What is the nickname given to Batman?

His nickname is The Caped Crusader.

What is Selina Kyle’s secret identity in the movie ‘Batman Returns’?

Catwoman is her secret identity.

Can you name the Syndrome that Nora Fries suffers from in the movie ‘Batman And Robin’?

This syndrome is called MacGregor’s Syndrome.

How many times has George Clooney played Batman?

George Clooney played Batman once, in the movie Batman & Robin (1997).

Which character kills Bane in the popular Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?

Catwoman kills Bane.

Who played the role of the Joker in Batman (1989)?

Jack Nicholson played the role of the Joker.

What is the name of Selina’s boss in the movie ‘Batman Returns’?

Max Shreck is the name of her boss.

What does Batman rely on since he has no superpowers?

He relies on his genius intellect, physical prowess, martial arts abilities, detective skills, science and technology, vast wealth, intimidation, and indomitable will.

What is Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy’s master plan in the movie ‘Batman And Robin’?

Their plan is to make the observatory into a massive freeze ray.

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True or false: Katie Holmes played the role of Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008)?

False. Katie Holmes played the role of Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins, but Maggie Gyllenhaal played Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight.

Did Rachel Dawes exist in the comic book?

No.

Which Hollywood Actor played the role of Mr. Freeze in the movie ‘Batman And Robin’?

Arnold Schwarzenegger played this role.

Who directed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)?

Zack Snyder directed this film.

Which popular director directed the movies ‘Batman’ and the sequel ‘Batman Returns’?

Tim Burton directed these movies.

Who threatens Gotham City with a plant revolution in the movie ‘Batman And Robin’?

Poison Ivy threatens the city.

Who portrayed Bruce Wayne in the movie “Batman Begins”?

Christian Bale. portrayed Bruce Wayne.

Who plays the popular character of Robin in ‘Batman: The Movie’?

Burt Ward plays Robin.

Which actor plays the role of Commissioner Gordon in all four movies: ‘Batman And Robin’, ‘Batman’, ‘Batman Returns’ and ‘Batman Forever’?

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Pat Hingle plays the role of Gordon in these films.

True or false: Heath Ledger won an Academy Award for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)?

This statement is true.

Which actress plays the role of Selina Kyle in the movie ‘Batman Returns’?

Michelle Pfeiffer plays the role of Selina.

Who is the murderer of Thomas and Martha Wayne in the movie ‘Batman Begins’?

Joe Chill is the murderer of Batman’s parents.

What is the secret identity of Barbara Wilson in the movie ‘Batman And Robin’?

Batgirl is her secret identity.

How is Batgirl related to Alfred?

Batgirl is Alfred’s niece.

The Batmobile has a different name in the movie ‘The Dark Knight’. What was it?

The Tumbler was the name of his car.

In which Batman movie did Nicole Kidman play the role of Dr. Chase Meridian?

She played this role in Batman Forever (1995).

What’s the name of the main villain in the movie ‘Batman Begins’?

Ra’s Al Ghul is the main villain.

Which Gotham City mobster believes himself to be a gentleman of criminal activities?

Mr. Penguin.

Which nightclub serves as a cover for the criminal activities run by Mr. Penguin?

The Iceberg Lounge.

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Who plays the role of the Scarecrow in all three Batman movies by Christopher Nolan: ‘Batman Begins’, ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?

Cillian Murphy.

Which villain does Harvey Dent turn into in the movie ‘The Dark Knight’?

Two-Face.

Who is the voice behind Batman in the ‘Lego Batman Movie’?

Will Arnett.

Who provides Gotham’s worst criminals with secret lairs and hideouts?

The Broker.

Which Batman villain strikes on every holiday and has an obsession with the days of the week?

The Calendar Man.

Penguin is the alias for which gun-selling mobster?

Oswald Cobblepot.

Which supervillain in Batman comics has tally marks of their victims on their body?

Zsasz.

Who is the supervillain alias of Jervis Tetch?

The Mad Hatter.

Which famous Batman villain loses his wife Nora to illness?

Mr. Freeze.

Which Batman villain becomes a zombie-like creature after being thrown into the Slaughter Swamp?

Solomon Grundy.

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Who is known as Little Miss Crown Princess?

Harley Quinn.

Which one of the earliest Batman villains has a run-in with Batman’s first girlfriend, Julie Madison?

Clayface.

Which Batman villain developed a chemical formula that could turn men into beasts?

Hugo Strange.

Arthur Brown was a game show host before he became a villain. What’s his villain name?

Cluemaster.

Which Batman villain turned to crime after he got bored of hunting jungle cats and gambling?

Catman.

Catwoman was often blamed for the wrongdoings of which obscure villain?

Catman.

Which supervillain uses the clock and related gadgets to commit acts of crime?

Clock Man.

Which Batman villain formed an army of the homeless?

Deacon Blackfire.

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Question: What was the villain name of Theodore Carrigan, a con artist who used deception?
Answer: Dr. Zodiac is the villain name.

Question: What was the first movie to star Michael Keaton as Batman?
Answer: Batman (1989).

Question: What was the villain name of Lonnie Machin, a computer whizz and master of many fighting techniques that put him at par with Batman?
Answer: Anarky.

Question: Which villain does Batgirl first encounter and subsequently defeats?
Answer: The Killer Moth.

Question: Which Batman villain has gloves that can vibrate with a frequency perfect for smashing human skulls?
Answer: The Bone Blaster.

Question: Which mythical Gorgon creates a mystical crime syndicate after her own name?
Answer: Medusa.

Question: Which criminal group wears animal masks of a shark, a vulture, and a fox?
Answer: The Terrible Trio.

Question: After Robin makes fun of his weight, which Batman villain tries to exact revenge by changing the city’s water supply to chocolate?
Answer: Sweet Tooth.

Question: Which Batman villain has a sweet tooth and uses children to do his biddings?
Answer: Candyman.

Question: Which Batman villain is more of an anti-hero and a great marksman?
Answer: Deadshot.

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Question: What’s Deadshot’s actual name?
Answer: Floyd Lawton is his actual name.

Question: Which evildoer uses charisma and manipulation to try and achieve his goal of becoming the best crime boss in the city?
Answer: Carmine Falcone.

Question: What is the original name of one of Batman’s worst villains, Professor Pyg, who kidnaps and disfigures his victims?
Answer: Lazlo Valentin.

Question: Which villain is allowed to escape Batman’s Arkham Asylum, just so that Poison Ivy’s hideout could be tracked?
Answer: The Killer Croc.

Question: Which villain duo is actually a man and a toy, wherein the toy holds real weapons?
Answer: The Ventriloquist and Scarface.

Question: What is the Killer Croc’s actual name?
Answer: Waylon Jones.

Question: Where did Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel work before she became Harley Quinn?
Answer: Arkham Asylum.

Question: Which high-tech scientist Batman villain is named after an animal and possesses “magnetic” properties?
Answer: Zebra Man.

Question: Which villainous character is usually used as comic relief and resembles a nursery rhyme with his name?
Answer: Humpty Dumpty.

Question: Who is the current writer of the ‘Batman’ comics?
Answer: Scott Snyder.

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Question: Which popular Batman character was the original Batgirl (introduced in ‘Batman #139’) related to?
Answer: The original Batgirl was Batwoman’s niece.

Question: Batman’s first appearance was in which ‘Detective Comics’?
Answer: ‘Detective Comics 27’.

Question: Which other character from Batman’s family debuted alongside Batman in the ‘Detective Comics’?
Answer: Commissioner Gordon.

Question: Which character is shot in ‘The Killing Joke’?
Answer: Barbara Gordon.

Question: Which obscure villain wanted to kill members of his own family?
Answer: Abattoir.

Question: Which villain was dropped into a vat of chemicals and became an arsonist to avenge himself?
Answer: Firefly.

Question: Who broke Batman’s back?
Answer: Bane.

Question: Name the villain who hunts bounties and has prices on the heads of the entire Bat Family?
Answer: Slade.

Question: What’s the original name for Poison Ivy?
Answer: Pamela Isley.

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Question: Which character becomes a villain after having acted as Two-Face for a long time?
Answer: The Charlatan.

Question: After being shot by the Joker, what nickname gained popularity for Barbara Gordon?
Answer: The Oracle.

Question: Who scores a 10 in acrobatics and is a Bat Family Informant in the comics?
Answer: Selina Kyle.

Question: Who wrote the first Batman comic?
Answer: Bill Finger.

Question: How many characters have taken the title of Robin till the new-52 series?
Answer: Five: Damian Wayne, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Dick Grayson, and Stephanie Brown.

Question: Which comic writer referred to Batman as ‘The Dark Knight’ for the first time?
Answer: Bill Finger.

Question: Which infamous Batgirl is the child of the assassin duo Lady Shiva and David Cain?
Answer: Cassandra Cain.

Question: How long have the Batman comics been running?
Answer: 81 years.

Question: What were the names of Bruce Waynes’ parents?
Answer: His parent’s names were Thomas and Martha Wayne.

Question: What’s the villain alias for Edward Nigma?
Answer: The Riddler.

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Question: Which character saves Batman from thugs when he falls in an alley and gets injured while pursuing Catwoman?
Answer: The Huntress.

Question: Who was the first love interest of Batman in ‘Detective Comics’?
Answer: Julie Madison.

Question: Morgan Freeman played which character in Batman Begins (2005)?
Answer: Lucius Fox.

Question: What is the name of the rehabilitation center in Gotham City for the worst enemies of Batman?
Answer: Arkham Asylum.

Question: Which alias does Bruce Wayne use when he tries to infiltrate the dark criminal underbelly of his city?
Answer: Matches Malone.

Question: Which Batman lore describes the incident that triggered Bruce to make up his bat-inspired crimefighting personality?
Answer: When Bruce falls down a cave as a child.

Question: What are the last words of Batman, right before he is killed in ‘Final Crisis’ by Darkseid?
Answer: “You’ll Never Win!”

Question: What is a popular hobby of the beloved Batman Butler, Alfred?
Answer: Breeding roses.

Question: Alfred beats a superhero in the comic ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’. Which superhero does he beat?
Answer: Superman.

Question: Thomas and Martha Wayne are killed outside which theatre?
Answer: Monarch Theatre.

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Question: Who fakes her own death with the help of Leslie Thompson once her identity is revealed to villains?
Answer: Stephanie Brown.

Question: When Scarecrow tricks the Joker and uses fear gas on him, what does the Joker end up fearing in ‘Detective Comics #664’?
Answer: He fears nothing.

Question: Who works as a trustworthy Business Manager at Wayne Enterprises?
Answer: Lucius Fox.

Question: Which year was the character of Robin first introduced?
Answer: 1940.

Question: When was Bruce Wayne born?
Answer: February 19 (although there is debate around this).

Question: What is the real name of the Joker?
Answer: Jack Napier.

Question: Which character did Bruce Wayne have a son with, who ended up being raised by the League of Assassins?
Answer: Talia Al Ghul.

Question: Who is the first Batman villain in the first Batman movie, ‘Batman’ (1989)?
Answer: The Joker.

Question: Which critically acclaimed Hollywood actor plays Bane in the movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?
Answer: Tom Hardy.

Question: Which character in the movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ single-handedly deduces that Bruce Wayne is Batman?
Answer: John Blake.

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Question: Which government position did Two-Face hold in the movie ‘The Dark Knight’ before he became a villain?
Answer: Gotham City District Attorney (a lawyer).

Question: Dick Grayson is the real name of which Batman sidekick?
Answer: Robin

Question: Which profession was the family of Dick Grayson involved in before they were murdered in the movie ‘Batman Forever’?
Answer: They were part of the acrobatic group, The Flying Graysons.

Question: Who plays the character of Robin in the movie ‘Batman Forever’?
Answer: Chris O’Donnell

Question: What’s the name of Batman’s company?
Answer: Wayne Enterprises.

Question: What were his parents called?
Answer: Thomas and Martha.

Question: In which State is the fictional city of Gotham located?
Answer: Gotham is located in New Jersey.

Question: Batman is part of the Avengers. True or false?
Answer: False.

Question: In 2015, FanSided ranked Batman as number one on their list of what?
Answer: “50 Greatest Super Heroes In Comic Book History”.

Question: What gadget does Batman use the most?
Answer: Batarang.

Question: What was the first story of Batman?
Answer: The Case of the Chemical Syndicate.

Question: Batman and Robin together are called what?
Answer: The Dynamic Duo.

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