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Feb 17, 2008 | 11:29 PM EST
  • Daily 2nd Place February 19, 2008

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A lot of people talk about how they would totally survive a zombie outbreak, so now's your chance to get an idea of how well you'd do: are you a zombie hunter or a walking steak?

There are 52 questions, each with an answer and explanation at the end of the quiz, as well as a comprehensive breakdown of your stats, ranging from physical condition to emotional state.

Hope you all enjoy and that there aren't too many typos. :P

Thanks everyone for the praise and criticism! I appreciate that you're enjoying yourself with my little quiz and that your analytical eyes aren't rusty.
My first award! Daily Second Place! Thanks everybody!
Zombie Survival Quiz broke the 4.0 mark! WHOO!
ZSQ has made the front page! Thanks!
I fixed the preloader...not sure why I didn't do it earlier...

On a more distressing note, I'd like to formally say that I do not want this flash game to be hosted on any site other than without my permission, please. Thank you.

Development on v2 of Zombie Survival Quiz is underway. The things I'm planning on adding/improving will blow this one out of the water.

A few of the gripes people had======================

"X" is wrong or dumb.
I can't discuss every little problem you may have had, but I can ask you to read the explanation's if you haven't already. Stop sending me messages please.

Your model of a zombie is wrong.
I chose a specific zombie "lore" that seemed most logical to me and had a broad and reasonably accurate base of fiction and information sources (such as The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z). If I tried to cover all the bases, I'd end up with a 500 question quiz that is wishy-washy between different "styles" of zombies, making it very confusing and muddled.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

pretty good

i'd give this game a solid 7, even though it is more of a test. kinda. anyway, it was very well done even for someone working on a very wishy washy subject, as everyone has a different view of what a zomie is. using referance to the books world war Z and zombie survival guide was a very good idea, as they are published books, and many people would have read it, and know about the kinda of zombie that the book describes. because of the referancing, it would have made it very easy for someone who has read the book to answer this quiz very well. a good idea for a possible sequel or spin-off would to give a write up explaining zombies, what they do, and other things such as that like they had done on the game caravaneer. altogether: pretty good.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

it was fun enough

z+ oh and here is a question do you have to completely smash the brain?what amount of brain destruction is required ?you could just go to town on them zombies with a dotanuki


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Always get a Z+ and some questions are wrong...

Zombie Memory: In Night of the Living Dead, 28 weeks later, as well as probably many other movies, there's been scientists researching zombies in those movies, showing that zombies retain basic memory function over time. In fact, Land of the Dead was purely based around zombies retaining their very basic memories of past life.

What a zombie does when it sees someone: In Dawn of the Dead, the zombies ran after other humans. They didn't just sit there and moan.

Zombies DO need food: In 28 weeks later, the basis for the movie was that all the zombies had apparently died out from starvation.

The question about walking being the best method of transportation: Walking or riding a bike doesn't offer much in the way of protection against zombies. A motorcycle could maneuver and ride on off-road trails easily. Trucks could also drive off-road and be very useful for transporting supplies, people, and offering protection.
If you walked to another destination:
1 - You'd get tried and wouldn't be able to get far in a day.
2 - You'd always be looking for supplies from local areas.
3 - You'd always be approached by zombies, so your ammunition would run out very fast.
So, sorry, walking isn't the best option.

...So, yeah, I got an F on zombie experience and still managed to somehow get a Z+. Nice quiz, but change around a few questions and the Z+ thing (cause I know it's probably a glitch that I got a Z+ overall, after receiving an F for experience).


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars


but there isnt a "right" answer to all of the questions. for instance some zombies run and other walk. it depends really what movies one has saw. but really nice z+

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

a fun quiz

its kind of tough because different movies/books/games have their own spin on zombies, so you can't get too crazy with specifics. However, there are some universal things you touched upon, like knowledge of firearms and stuff.