Superhero Origins

What caused a superhero to become what he/she is today? Find out what you know in this quiz?
Since some characters have different origin stories, I've decided to go for the ones that are either the most popular or what their origin story was when the character first appeared.
Marvel and DC Comics only
Quiz by Jacktheguy
Last updated: January 23, 2016
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First submittedJanuary 23, 2016
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Alien baby sent to Earth after his home planet died.
Rich kid who witnessed his parents' murder in a dark alley.
Teenage nerd bitten by a radioactive bug during a class field trip.
Boy who accidentally murdered his father in late 19th century Canada.
Scientist who was exposed to gamma radiation in an experiment gone wrong.
Weapons industrialist kidnapped by terrorists and made his own suit to escape.
Iron Man
Wimpy young man in World War II era who buffed up from a super serum.
Captain America
Member of an Amazon tribe whose power was given to her by the gods.
Wonder Woman
Doctor discovers a large hammer and becomes the God of Thunder.
Test pilot receives a power ring and lantern from a dying alien who crash landed on earth.
Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)
Police scientist who gained super-speed when bathed by chemicals after a shelf of them was struck by lightning.
Flash (Barry Allen)
Man discovers the lost city of Atlantis and raises his son there, who learns how to breathe underwater.
Four individuals get exposed to cosmic radiation during a scientific mission to outer space.
Fantastic Four
Billionaire ends up shipwrecked on an island and becomes an expert at archery.
Green Arrow
Blinded as a boy from toxic waste splashing his eyes.
Young boy learns he has mutant powers after his parents die in a plane crash.
Girl's mutant powers first manifest when her childhood friend is hit by a car.
Jean Grey
Man wages a war against all criminals after his family is killed by the mob.
Another alien kid gets sent to earth when her home is destroyed.
Daughter of a Kenyan tribe princess survives when a fighter jet crashes into her home.
Level 42
Jan 23, 2016
Got Em all. almost didn't get Punisher
Level 89
Jan 28, 2016
Good job, sir. Or madame.
Level 66
Nov 19, 2018
I was gonna make a quiz like this, but I checked first to see if someone already had. I think yours is better than mine would have been.