Final Fantasy XIII-2 Walkthrough

5. Academia Quizzes

In this page you can find the answers to the "many" possible questions of the Quizzes available in Academia - 4XX AF. There are nine Fragments related to these questionaries (check Fragments from # 075 to # 083 in the Story walkthrough page). Your best friend will be the CTRL+F search function of your browser here, since it will immediately find the answer/question in this page. The quizzes are also grouped and sorted (in each group) in alphabetical order, depending on the first word of the questions; you don't need this "order" with CTRL+F, but anyway.


East Terminal

An Academy scientist wrote a thesis proving some monsters are rattled by what certain human action?
Tsking at it (A)

Before the crystal pillar appeared, in what state was Cocoon?
Floating in midair due to the fal'Cie's powers (A)

Being oblivious to small, everyday occurrences is called a 'tonberry's what'?
Stealthy walk (Y)

Fireworks were created by a Bodhum resident who used explosives for work. What was his occupation?
Miner (Y)

How does a tonberry carry its knife?
It carries it in its left hand (X)

How does Hope's Eidolon, Alexander, make his exit?
Breathes fire and flies off (X)

Hyperion is the fastest competitor in the chocobo races. Which of the following did he recently beat in a race?
An airbike (Y)

In 0 AF, monster figurines became popular on Cocoon. Which monsters were the most popular?
Triffid and mandrake (B)

In 1 AF, an old flanbanero flower was discovered in crystal. The color was a cross between crystal and a flanbanero. What was the color?
Muddy Violet (X)

In 2 AF, an air shuttle became available in the Yaschas Massif. What are the condensation trails of the shuttles that were named after shooting stars called?
Comet trails (X)

In 20 AF, which region was crawling with bounty hunters due to the growing number of monsters in the area?
Bresha Ruins (A)

In Noel's world, the earth was barren and there was little sign of life. What did his people use to build their homes?
Scraps (X)

In Sunleth Waterscape 400 AF, which monster showed intelligence by traveling in packs?
Flan (B)

In the film 'MI: Sahagin,' what does the hero use to get past the security system without alerting his enemies?
Deceptisol (A)

In what region of Gran Pulse can the ruins of Paddra be found?
Yaschas Massif (X)

Jones is an infamous treasure hunter who always seems to engulf his discoveries in flames and fail in his excursions. What kind of weapon does he wield?
A flamethrower (B)

Kaltz produced a line of shoes that allowed people to walk on water. Although the product was recalled several times, the current product is flawless. What is the name of the product?
Floaters (Y)

Mixing soda water and what prompts sweating and is great for increasing one's metabolism?
Flanbanero juice (B)

Noel's clothes are tailored to withstand a severe lifestyle. How is this done?
Multiple threads are embroidered through his clothes (X)

Of all the chocobo race urban legends, which one is said to possibly be true?
A prisoner won the race and he and his group were pardoned (A)

Of all the chocobo toys sold in Nautilus, there are rare ones called Happy Chocobos. What creepy characteristic makes it different from other toys?
Its eyes are bloodshot (Y)

Of the many cactuar dolls, which is deemed the cutest by customers?
Cactuarina doll (X)

On Cocoon, what Bodhum event was known to grant everyone's wishes?
Fireworks festival (X)

On what body part does Lightning don her white feathers?
Hips (A)

On what part of his body does Odin wear his cape?
Over his right shoulder (A)

Since the massive relocation to Gran Pulse, a world much less peaceful than Cocoon, which item has considerably risen in sales?
Potions (A)

Stage actor John Barker is a less-than-handsome man who is always late for rehearsals. What flimsy excuse does he use as the reason for his tardiness?
An ochu was flirting with me (X)

The airline providing flights between Cocoon and Gran Pulse came up with a special offer that proved disastrous because of its name. What did they call it?
Smile and say 'Purge' (B)

The annual Gysahl Cup that presents the winner with more gysahl greens than it can eat in a lifetime was held every year except for one. Why wasn't it held in 394 AF?
Lack of gysahl greens (A)

The ATB gauge fills up during battle. What does ATB stand for?
Active Time Battle (A)

The Caldana root of the Steppe is an invaluable plant for which reason?
They contain salt that can be extracted (A)

The cost of the most expensive fireworks used at Bodhum's fireworks show is equal to the population on Cocoon at its highest. How much is that?
Approximately 20,000,000 Gil (A)

The tonberry parent became a social phenomenon in 300 AF. What kind of parents does the phrase refer to?
Those who wield knives when talking to teachers (B)

Two sisters work in Serendipity as casino staff. How does the younger sister describe her older sibling?
Shy (Y)

What caffeine-filled snack was popular among the Academy scientists of 10 AF?
Bobblicious (X)

What color is Snow's hair?
Blond (X)

What does Noel have equipped on his left hand?
Black armlet (Y)

What does Snow's Eidolon, Shiva, transform into in gestalt mode?
Bike (A)

What does Vanille lovingly call her Eidolon, Hecatoncheir?
Hecaton (B)

What does Yuj think of Serah's outfit that seemed to appear out of nowhere?
Stylin' (B)

What facility was created on ancient Pulse by the fai'Cie to protect the people from intruders?
The Ark (B)

What happens to Fang's Eidolon, Bahamut, in gestalt mode?
It flies with Fang on its back (Y)

What is Noel's weapon of choice?
Two swords (X)

What is the best university on Cocoon?
Eden Central (B)

What is the creature shown on the giant roulette wheel in the central area of Serendipity?
Carbuncle (A)

What is the defensive paradigm that's useful when the party's HP is low?
Solidarity (Y)

What is the first line of the duet 'Nauti lus Yearning', a song about the city that never sleeps?
The neon lights shine brightly (B)

What liquid used in perfumes can be extracted from noctilucale and crawlers?
Fragrant oil (X)

What move was invented by Cocoon's 13th boxing champion?
Goblin Roll (Y)

What refreshment do chocobo race contestants drink before their race?
Chocobo XS (Y)

What role is Serah capable of?
Commando (X)

What title was awarded to the winner of New Bodhum's swimming competition?
Speedy Sahagin (A)

What was Lightning's rank when she was in the Guardian Corps of Bodhum?
Sergeant (B)

What was the name of the mission to drive out the inhabitants of Bodhum when a Pulse fai'Cie was discovered?
The Purge (B)

What was the PSICOM weapon used in the battle at the Hanging Edge?
Manasvin Warmech (A)

What weapon did the Sanctum army bestow upon their skilled soldiers?
Blazefire Saber (Y)

What weapon does Mag transform into for Sarah's use?
Bowsword (X)

When Cocoon residents relocated to Gran Pulse, what dish became widely popular as a way to diminish the natural smell of Pulse ingredients?
Curry (A)

Where are Eidolons said to be from?
Valhalla (B)

Which Academy team was ordered to investigate the disturbance in the Vile Peaks in 10 AF?
Blitz Squadron (A)

Which creature has large eyes?
Neochu (Y)

Which creature has sharp claws?
Silver lobo (A)

Which creature has the longest legs?
Shaolong gui (X)

Which creature has white fangs?
Ahriman (B)

Which event was the most popular at Nautilus Park?
The hologram dance parade (B)

Which is not an arthropod creature that appears from the Void Beyond?
Meonekton (A)

Which monster is not found on the slot machine reels in Serendipity?
Flan (B)

Which of the following is coarse?
Scalebeast's back (B)

Which of the following is the highest quality wool?
Fluffly wool (B)

Which of the following will not be sold at Chocobo's Fashions. which is scheduled to open next year?
Hermes' Shoes (X)

Which role allows you to heal yourself and your allies instead of attacking the enemy?
Medic (B)

Which role allows you to strengthen your allies by infusing their attacks with elemental power?
Synergist (A)

Why do people visit the small cottage on the icy terrain of Rudka?
To see the rainbow-colored mustache of a local (Y)

With the fal'Cie no longer in power, the delivery system came to a halt. How was Palumpolum able to resume commercial activity so quickly?
Abundance of goods (Y)


Southwest Terminal

4D fireworks are used at ceremonies. Besides sight and hearing, what other sense does it stimulate?
Smell (A)

After the annual singing competition, people shower each other with an alcoholic beverage to celebrate the new year. What is the name of this beverage created using chocobos' favorite vegetable?
Mimett (B)

Around 150 AF, what accessory inspired by Cocoon's pillar was worn by people everywhere as a symbol of friendship?
Cocoon charm bracelet (B)

Around 20 AF, higher-ups of the provisional government and the Academy butted heads, leading to the disappearance of a key person. How did they refer to this period?
The Dark War (X)

As Serah and Noel appeared in the past time and time again, what research project received lots of funding and donations?
Moogle throw simulator (X)

As the people were released from fal'Cie rule, many strove to find a new god. What is the design of the god worshipped by those left on Cocoon based on?
Crystal pillar (Y)

As the population on Gran Pulse increased, what business took off?
Private military companies (A)

During their journey, when did Mog decide he needed to go on a diet?
When Serah had trouble swinging her sword (X)

Every few centuries, the light emitted by the fal'Cie Phoenix will flicker, causing a moment of darkness. What is this phenomenon called?
Flames of Rebirth (A)

How did the Academy revamp their program in order to provide more opportunities for the less fortunate?
They improved their scolarship programs (X)

How did the chocobo breed Wild Broom get its name?
Coat (B)

How do flan reproduce?
They duplicate (Y)

In 2 AF, what did the civilians create to signify their independence from the fal'Cie?
An oath of autonomy (B)

In 320 AF, what city was voted the best place to live by Academy scientists?
Academia (A)

In 400 AF Academia, the term 'paradigm shift' is used by office workers everywhere. What does it refer to?
Reshuffling staff (Y)

In Academia's popular women's magazine, what is the number one attribute to look for in a man?
Academia job (B)

In Sazanbar Cape, one of the famous tourist spots in New Bodhum, what contest is held that is painful to watch?
Student poetry reading (X)

In the Chocobo of the Year contest that determines the best chocobo in the world, the chocobos are ranked based on speed and what else?
Grace (A)

In the story 'Three Little Microchus,' what did the youngest use to build his house?
Stone (B)

Many people gather at Yaschas Massif to watch the sunrise. What is a necessary item to have in your possession when walking along the dangerous monster-infested path at night?
Something that emits light (X)

Marion, the main character of the show 'Black Gloves,' has split personality disorder. He has two occupations: a cold-blooded assassin and what else?
Hairdresser (Y)

Mythril Hearts Co. is famous for their mythril accessories. Which creepy-yet-fashionable accessory is the most popular?
Oneiric Bangle (A)

Raucous cheese looks vile and has a pungent smell unlike anything else. What is it made from?
Behemoth milk (Y)

Subject Zero was the first experimental subject to undergo the duplicate creation process. Because they didn't have the technology to create synthetic flesh at the time, which of the following was used as the test subject?
A behemoth bioweapon (Y)

The baghorn is an instrument used in Nautilus's parade. Why is this instrument so hard to make?
The intricate carvings require too much work (B)

The Cocoon Firefly discovered on Pulse does not exist on Cocoon. How did it get its name?
To remember Cocoon (X)

The communication game 'Chaco-Bomb' is a favorite among the students of Academia. What was the original name of the game as it underwent development?
'On the Choco-Brink" (X)

The Flying Tortoise was Bodhum's most famous hotel that was booked ti ll the end of time. What was the attraction that made the resort so popular?
An aerial hot tub (Y)

The hunters of the Steppe love their flan. What part of the flan must be removed in order to ensure no poison is left in the creature?
Liver (Y)

The most common variety of cactuar is used for cooking. What color is it?
Green (X)

The National Weather Service controlled Cocoon's weather and what?
Seasons (Y)

The Sabbath is an event where people gather to watch monsters dance and frolic. Which is the best dancer of them all?
Succubus (A)

The Sanctum army tried to create a bioweapon using a mu, but realized enemy soldiers wouldn't take it seriously for which reason?
They were too adorable (B)

The skyscraper's observation deck in Academia was built on a floor based on the incident of 100 AF. What floor is it on?
132nd floor (Y)

The women of Academia are raving about a new powder foundation called Adam. What is the main ingredient of this product?
Adamantoise fang (B)

Those with big appetites go to the restaurant Edenwalker for which dish?
The BBQ sheep challenge (Y)

What dish can only be made in Sunleth from ingredients found in that region?
Patroller's weed salad (Y)

What incredible new species of cactuar did Professor Oga Wan discover during his years of research?
The long-necked cactuar (B)

What is the common name for the Helix breshantha, a conch shell found only in the Bresha region?
Soilentoise (A)

What is the energy drink made from gysahl greens?
Kweh! (Y)

What is the hit song of Bombtanians. Cocoon's all-violin band known for their melancholy sound?
'Beautiful Ballad' (B)

What is the main ingredient of exquisite maple honey, a sugary sweet cond iment said to be developed from crystals?
Sunleth tree sap (B)

What is the main ingredient of phantom honey, a condiment with a rather pungent smell?
Ochu flower honey (A)

What is the main reason for the seldomly occurring vehicular accidents in Academia?
Human error (B)

What is the name of the beverage created using the water from Sunleth Waterscape?
Sunleth's Legend (A)

What is the relationship between the two runners who placed first in the 106th Eden Marathon thanks to their unbreakable bond?
Rivals (A)

What is the title of the dark fantasy show based on this world?
'Highway to the Chaos Zone' (A)

What monster toy can only be purchased in the Steppe?
Cactuar (X)

What multi-colored artificial forest is registered as a Sanctum heritage site?
Bifrost Forest (A)

What natural material is used to build the solid outer shell of the new Cocoon?
Adamantoise shell (B)

What New Bodhum specialty uses fresh seafood?
Sahagin Jerky (Y)

What new breed of flan look young throughout their entire lives but grow in size as they age?
Ginorminiflan (X)

What new service is provided by the Chocobo Delivery Service?
Surprise deliveries (Y)

What part of the weapon does Mog's bobble become?
A decorative jewel (B)

What phrase became popular thanks to the popular anime 'The Mog Team'?
Hasta la vista, kupo! (A)

What silver-colored invaluable ore used to be found in Haerii?
Platinum (X)

What takes place at the annual Gran Pulse festival La Prettina, an event that celebrates the coming of spring?
People throw flan at one another (X)

What vehicle does Hecatoncheir transform into in gestalt mode?
Magitek Armor (X)

What was the name of the act performed by the comedic duo Thousand Giggles in Academia 380 AF?
Count Cactuar (X)

What was the name of the scandal involving the provisional government and blank documents?
Blank sheet incident (B)

When a woman calls someone a 'chocobo feather man,' what does she mean?
Someone who won't commit (B)

When someone with a pure heart rides a chocobo, heavenly music rings in their ears. The sound comes from which part of the chocobo?
Chest feathers (A)

Where is hoax herb, a plant not readily spotted by hikers, generally found?
Yaschas Massi (X)

Which boomerang brand is the most popular among those who hunt for sport?
Airwing (Y)

Which extravagant bottle of alcohol, known as PN, is popular among celebrities for its rich, deep flavor?
Pinot Noel (B)

Which of the following has never been weighed?
Cocoon (X)

Which stupidly strong alcoholic beverage known to 'taste like death' is popular among the elderly?
Cie'th Killer (A)

While the transportation system was being redeveloped, how were goods delivered to and frorn Cocoon?
Military jets (X)

Who is known as the world's best weaponsmith that designs and creates the finest swords known to man?
Masamune (Y)

Who is the chairman of Academia's amateur wrestling league, who was once and still claims to be one of the smallest but best wrestlers in the world?
Masked Microchu (B)

Who is the cute mascot of the popular game show 'Cue This'?
Cuebat (X)

Who was the first female prime minister to represent the Sanctum?
Ivory Marilia (B)

Who was the girl that won the 41st Junior Sports Hunting Championship with a perfect score?
Elle Larskin (Y)

Why does the owner of Curious refuse to sell the pair of shoes on display in the front window?
They're both made for the right foot (B)


Northwest Terminal

According to the philosopher Denrith, humans are merely an intellectual version of a certain monster, with the ability of looking innocent on the outside, but being conniving on the inside. Which monster was he referring to?
Cactuar (B)

After the fall of Cocoon, the public became more and more aware of the truth behind the fal'Cie and their actions. What part of the truth was fudged in history textbooks?
The intent of the fal'Cie (Y)

Around 100 AF, a TV show based on the battle of the l'Cie was in production, but got canceled at the last minute. What was the name of the show?
'Don't Mess with the 'Fro' (A)

Around 100 AF, which test was proved invalid and superflous by the Academy?
Role-based personality test (B)

Around 400 AF the '??? male' became a popular phrase. What goes in the blank?
Armored (B)

BBQ Ben's is famous for their cheap, but delicious behemoth meat. Rumor has it they have close ties with certain government officials. How are they able to serve meat at such a reasonable price?
They get leftover beasts from research labs (Y)

Before Cocoon's aerial railway, people rode the trains that ran along the ground. What was the name of Cocoon's old terminal?
Nautilus and Bodhum (A)

Chocobo riding used to be mandatory at all private schools. However, it was canceled indefinitely due to what kind of complaint from the parents?
The chocobo smell would rub off on the students (X)

During the festival of the Day of Rebirth, which food stand gets the most business from children?
Microchu mousse (X)

How do people refer to the day of Cocoon's fall?
The Day of Rebirth (Y)

How does Hope refer to Lightning?
Light (A)

How does Hope's time capsule work?
It slows down time within the device (X)

In the children's song 'Chelsea's Bubbles", she is able to blow a bubble as high as the biggest, roundest thing one can see. How high was she able to blow her bubble?
To the skies of Cocoon (X)

In the popular children's show 'Cocoon Five', what is the name of the five heroes' ultimate attack?
Cocoon's Final Attack (X)

Spells can be sealed into cards and sent as gifts. Which spell makes for a popular birthday card?
Cure (B)

Stem is the new recreational drug of choice among the young and quickly becoming a social issue. The ingredients can be easily found in Sunleth Waterscape. What is it?
Dried habanero leaves (Y)

The chocobos first used by Chocobo Delivery Services were based on the colors of nature. What colors were they?
Green and yellow (X)

The Lumeritz singing competition began 100 years after the first paradox. What year was that?
103 AF (A)

The monster movie 'The Imp' was a big hit among a niche crowd that raved about its cuteness. What did half of the movie consist of?
Dancing imps (A)

The New Bodhum urban legend about a man with a knife is based on who?
Tonberry (A)

The popular DJ DK sports thick sideburns and a mohawk. What is the name of his hairstyle?
Chocobo hair (X)

What accessory is considered to grant wishes, but is seldom used because of its smell?
Chocobo feather (Y)

What accessory is recommended for those who want to boost their physical attack power?
Power Wristband (X)

What advertising media was widely seen in Palumpolum as a result of energy conservation?
Blimps (A)

What coarse substance is known as a fast-acting cold reliever?
Microchu baby teeth (A)

What company's business has been booming due to the numerous deliveries required between Cocoon and Gran Pulse?
Chocobo Delivery Service (B)

What determines the altitude of flights from Cocoon to Gran Pulse?
The arm's length of fal'Cie Titan (B)

What does one call cooked behemoth meat that's hung out to dry tor three days?
Cured meat (B)

What does the cactuar sign seen at amusement parks imply?
Emergency exits (B)

What happens to a l'Cie once they complete their Focus?
They turn to crystal (Y)

What happens to a l'Cie that's unable to complete their Focus?
They become a Cie'th (X)

What is a baby moogle called?
A moogling (A)

What is someone who sits at home all day generally called?
Bear (A)

What is the acronym for the Academia Central Broadcasting Station?

What is the behemoth king incapable of doing?
Shooting a thousand needles from its body (X)

What is the best act of the circus troupe the Circus Riders, a group of acrobats who use airbikes for dangerous stunts?
Chicken race (A)

What is the famous painting by Geraint, the artist representing the new wave style of post-Cocoon?
'Cosmos' (X)

What is the full name of Professor Garnett, the editor-in-chief of the modern history textbook of 400 AF?
Micah Garnett (X)

What is the name of the dish composed of flan flesh filled with silver lobo meat?
Flan fal'Cie (B)

What is the name of the elevator connecting Gran Pulse with Cocoon?
Gran Elevator (X)

What is the name of the phenomenon that occurs on Gran Pulse due to the winds carrying away the sand?
The Shimmering Sands phenomenon (B)

What is the orobon incapable of doing?
Exploding into a pile of dust (B)

What is the surname of the Sanctum representative Cid, former commander of the Cavalry?
Raines (B)

What meat is used in the popular hunter's dish, 'Chef's Grudge'?
Cooked tonberry tail (X)

What mythology-based movie won the Tantalus Award for Best Film in 328 AF?
'From Etro with Love' (B)

What popular game do the kids play on the shores of New Bodhum?
Hopscotch (A)

What project is being criticized by reformist groups for pushing Academia to become a closed city?
Elimination of foreign trade (A)

What topic is most touched upon in the modern history textbook of 400 AF?
Paradox (Y)

What type of flan was discovered in 150 AF and has since been popular among couples?
Fetching flan (Y)

What was Dajh's ability as a l'Cie?
Sensing power of Pulse origin (X)

What was the name of New Bodhum's soccer team, one of the few teams that participated in the first season on Gran Pulse in 4-5 AF?
The Enterprise (B)

What was the name of the device used by Sanctum's elite soldiers that allowed one to control gravity?
Grav-con Unit (X)

What was the name of the military squad led by Cid Raines?
Rapid Response Team (B)

What was the name of the parade that was once held in Nautilus?
Pompa Sancta (A)

What was the name of the weapon used to shoot Cocoon's garbage into outer space?
Megajunk cannon (Y)

What was the reason Volcano Day was established?
The eruption of Heaven's Mountains (X)

What was the task of the government-operated PSICOM?
Protecting Cocon from Pulse (X)

What was the title of the bestselling book of 10 AF about a young girl and her transformation into a Cie'th?
'The Dark Brand' (X)

What water sport requires athletes to wear floats on their legs as they fight over a flag?
Waterstrike (Y)

When Serah became a l'Cie, she hid her brand with a bandage. Where on her body did the brand appear?
Left upper arm (A)

When Snow became a l'Cie, where did the brand appear?
Left arm (X)

When soldiers say, 'You're a real ochu!' what do they mean?
I can count on you (X)

When the Academy discovered the crystal pillar was in bad condition, what solution did they come up with to try and secure living space?
Build a New Cocoon (X)

Where is the ideal place to raise a chocobo chick?
Humici plains (A)

Where was Proto fal'Cie Adam created?
Augusta Tower (A)

Which activity is based on the architecture of Academia and immensely popular among the teens?
Free fall (X)

Which architect designed the congress ha ll founded in the capital city of Eden?
Augustio Camille (X)

Which invaluable ore is sought after by miners everywhere?
Uraninite (B)

Which monster wields the Centaurion Blade?
Immortal (Y)

Which movie portraying a couple torn apart by the Purge won the Tantalus Award for Best Film?
'My Gran Pulse Lover' (Y)

Which of the following did not occur directly after the publication of Woolrich's novel 'Humans Belong to the Fal'Cie'?
It became a bestseller (Y)

Which of the following is not programmed into the sunglasses of the Serendipity card dealers?
X-ray vision (Y)

Which regiment was Lightning assigned to when she was in the military?
Bodhum Security Regiment (Y)

Who is the distinguished economist who said, 'Humans are merely animals that earn gil'?
Gilmay Erskine (Y)

Who used to live in Oerba?
Fang (A)

Whose life revolves around collecting data on monsters?
Dr. M (A)

Why was the piece 'Cocoon and the Five Moons' stripped of its title for first prize in the 35th Academia Photo Exhibition?
It was digitally altered (B)


North Terminal (in the "Entrance" area)

During the Sanctum rule, the film 'Free Will' was banned due to a scene filled with what kind of questionable content?
Becoming a Cie'th by will (X)

How does Sazh refer to Lightning?
Lightning (A)

In Academia 4XX AF, what year's fashion came back in style?
10 AF (X)

In the cop drama 'Cactuar Fiels', what is the first line of the opening song?
A five-finger discount will result in a thousand needles (B)

In the hologram show 'Tonberry's Revenge', what is the first line of the ending song?
I'm coming for you; 'm getting my revenge (Y)

In the popular holo-comic 'Bombtanian', what is the secret phrase used by the main character and his friends?
Sacrifice yourself to save others (X)

In the proverb, 'One ??? is better than a million l'Cie', meaning one should take on a single task before taking on many, what goes in the blank?
Crystal (B)

In the song 'Tiny Lulu', to which city did the little girl's best friend move away?
Bodhum (Y)

Lebreau is skilled in cooking and fighting. How does she train to be such a great warrior?
She works out using kitchen utensils (Y)

Many chocobos participate in the chocobo races. Which of the following does not exist?
Thunder chicken (X)

Many flan make up the enormous Royal Ripeness. Which does not make up part of this creature?
Elderly (B)

Sazh is best-known for his abilities as a pilot, but what is his former occupation?
Train conductor (B)

The Eden Literary Award is handed out only to those who make a positive impact on society. Rodrick won this award for which novel?
Secrets of the Crystals (A)

The extreme anti-Academy terrorists perform what action to get their point across?
Bombing invaluable ruins (A)

The game 'Holostation' has become a must-have for the female population of Academia. Why has it led to a declining birthrate?
You can make a virtual boyfriend (Y)

The investigations around the mountain ranges of Gran Pulse revealed which children's story to be true?
L'Cie Exterminator Mountain (B)

The l'Cie incident that occurred before Cocoon fell is sometimes referred to as 'Cocoon's duskk', but is more commonly referred to by the media as what?
Sunset (A)

The weather controlling device in the Archylte Steppe can't do which of the following?
Make it snow (Y)

'The Yellow Bird' is a story about a chocobo living on Gran Pulse. What is the name of the heroine?
Coco (B)

There is a certain stuffed animal sold only in Nautilus. What is the name of the creature that possesses a gem on its forehead?
Carbuncle (X)

What act performed by the comedian Fl-Fl-Flan got him booted off of every TV station?
Wanna touch my shaolong gui? (X)

What coat pattern does Serah's cat Snow have?
Calico (A)

What color are Serah's eyes?
Bluish (Y)

What color were the orbs that appeared in Yaschas Massif 100 AF when a group of Academy staff members disappeared?
Red (B)

What company became famous for their sales copy 'It's a moogle o'clock, it's time to enjoy moogle bread' ?
Stiltzkin's Bakery (A)

What did Serah get Lightning for her birthday?
A knife (X)

What disparity, only noticeable by outsiders transferring in, was revealed in the tell-all book written by a disgruntied former Academy employee?
Treatment of subsidiary organization graduates (Y)

What do you call an incompetent person who climbs the corporate ladder?
A cactuar (Y)

What does Noel do best?
Hunt (X)

What does PSICOM stand for?
Public Safety and Intellicence Command (A)

What does Serah do for a living?
Teacher (Y)

What flan is the same color as a rust puddling?
Ferruginous Puddling (X)

What hobby became popular among the feeble elderly who moved from Cocoon to Gran Pulse?
Gardening (A)

What is a newly hatched chocobo called?
Chocobo chick (A)

What is Hope's surname?
Estheim (B)

What is Hope's unparalleled attack?
Last Resort (A)

What is Lightning's unparalleled attack?
Army of One (X)

What is one way Serah and Noel use Mog to retrieve treasure that's out of reach?
They throw Mog at it (X)

What is Sazh's unparalleled attack?
Cold Blood (Y)

What is the bow used by hunters in the Steppe to protect themselves from wild animals?
Wild Chorus (A)

What is the famous line spoken by the famous actor who made it big in the show 'Wild Rose' ?
You're from the rebel army! (B)

What is the name of Maqui's shop?
Lenora's Garage (X)

What is the name of the book of photographs shot by photographer Mitch Rockfit during his numerous visits to New Bodhum?
'Meowliow Days' (A)

What is the name of the grand city built by the Academy?
Academia (X)

What is the name of the movie about the friendship of a boy and his bot?
'The Boy and His Bot' (Y)

What is the name of the natural phenomenon also known as 'Titan's Curtain' that occurs in the colder regions?
Northern lights (Y)

What is the name of the tower built by the Academy in 13 AF?
Augusta Tower (Y)

What is the tallest mountain on Gran Pulse?
Mt. Fairne (X)

What is Venille's unparalleled attack?
Death (B)

What sport is gaining popularity among the adventurous young residents living in the Steppe?
Ding dong ditch (A)

What vehicle is the most popular among 10-year-old boys everywhere?
Ciconia Velocycle (X)

What was the name of the gambler who won the most number of coins at the slot machines in a single day at the casino Serendipity?
Gabbiani (X)

What was the name of the popular game show where eliminated contestants would get pushed off the stage?
'To the Underworld" (A)

What was the official name of the stadium sold by Eden's sports team due to financial trouble?
Potion Stadium (X)

What was the one famous dessert pastry chefs couldn't make because they couldn't get their hands on the creature?
Caramelized shaolong gui (X)

What was the war that broke out between Cocoon and Grand Pulse?
War of Transgression (A)

When Snow and Serah got engaged, what did they buy together to show their love for one another?
Necklaces (A)

When Storm Motors was in danger of getting bought out, which corporation swooped in to save the day?
Blue Unicorn Inc. (Y)

Where is the one place Chocolina doesn't open up shop?
Serendipity (A)

Where on Serah's head is her side ponytail?
By her left ear (A)

Which creature moves with such grace and beauty that a dance was created mimicking its motion?
Stikini (B)

Which Eidolon is used by Vanille?
Hecatoncheir (X)

Which is not one of the Academy guidelines for preserving the nature of Gran Pulse?
Nonviolence against monsters (B)

Which legendary flan has a pink tail?
Flan Princess (A)

Which monster dons colorful garb?
Apotamkin (Y)

Which of the following are not found in Oerba?
People (A)

Which of the following has not been observed in Sunleth?
Gold Ore (X)

Which of the following is not a nickname for the jet used by the former Sanctum army?
Orion (A)

Which of the following is the Academy not responsible for?
Running Serendipity (Y)

Who has scored the most points and is known as the king of Cocoon's Premium League?
Cazzaro 'The King' Mueller (B)

Who is not part of Team NORA?
Cid (Y)

Who is the brother of the children's favorite superhero Ultima Ace?
Ultimabro (B)

Who is the mathematician behind Hart's last theorem, the biggest breakthrough in mathematics since the birth of Cocoon?
Smith Hartford (B)

Why can't Mog help Serah and Noel in Serendipity?
Mog is off playing on his own (Y)


Captain Cryptic's Confounding Quiz

A long gui born during the catastrophe would be how old now in 400 AF?
A few hundred years old (X)

After the fall of Cocoon, a new era began. What does AF stand for?
After the Fall (B)

Alyssa was with a friend during the Purge. What was her friend's name?
Nena Stein (Y)

Behemoth meat was a rare treat in Noel's era. How was it cooked?
Roasted (X)

Besides military personnel, what group of people was exempt from the Purge?
Sanctum employees (X)

Duplicates are a 3D portrayal of what?
People (Y)

During the War of Transgression, what kind of sword was used by the legendary knight?
A sword of crystal (B)

Everyone wants a piece of this monster, whether it be a fragment, shell, or speck of ash!
Bomb (B)

From the central pathway of Academia, if you cross the bridge west of Chocolina, what will you see on the sign in front of you?
A tree (X)

Goblin Maddog is Gran Pulse's boxing champion. What phrase is used by his fans when cheering him on?
Goblinhancement! (A)

How does a hedge fog return home to lay its eggs?
They attach themselves to other animals (A)

How many blades are on the windmill in Oerba?
3 (Y)

How many consecutive slot machine wins were achieved in the memorable Double Lucky Seven Incident?
14 (B)

How many lights are there above the gate of the mysterious fighting arena linked to Sunleth?
6 (Y)

How many toes does a sheep have?
3 (Y)

In 360 AF, what revolutionary idea solved Academia's power shortage issue?
Typhoon energy (Y)

In 4XX AF, a man was blacklisted from hanging around the Academy headquarters. Why was he there?
He was in love with Alyssa (X)

In 7 AF, Bom-Bites became a favorite snack of residents of Palumpolum. What is the unique characteristic of this dessert?
It feels like balloons popping in your mouth (A)

In Gran Pulse mythology, who is referred to as the false demon?
Lindzei (B)

In order to tell duplicates apart from humans, how are they programmed to greet people?
Welcome (A)

In Palumpolum's aerial road race GP, which airbike was criticized and called names such as 'the flying white pig' and 'the defective snowman'?
Big Mog (B)

In Pulse's well-known nursery rhyme 'Elbow Grease', what is the old man in the fourth verse mistakane for?
A goblin (X)

In the hit TV show 'Viking", the main character is a superhero. What is his weakness?
Heavy downpour (B)

In the Steppe, how do the smaller sheep act towards the bigger sheep?
They linger near them (A)

Kids love Chocobo Biscuits! What flavor is the new black biscuit?
Chocolate (X)

Kids love to ride the Cocoon Liner. Which car is their favorite?
The Carbuncle (A)

Lebreau is younger than Gadot. Gadot is older than Yuj. Lebreau is older than Maqui. Who's the oldest?
Gadot (X)

Many online shops were available on Cocoon. Which is the oldest store that handles ore?
The Motherlode (A)

Many online shops were available on Cocoon. Which specialized in medicine and health products?
Unicorn Mart (X)

Many online shops were available on Cocoon. Which specialized in outdoor gear?
B&W Outfitters (B)

Many online shops were avaialble on Cocoon. Which specialized in monster materials?
Creature Comforts (Y)

Noel once said, 'Never give up, for the goddess Etro watches always, and helps those...'. Finish the quote.
Who help themselves (B)

Of all the airbikes, which was build for safety?
Aerial Cradle (B)

Of the Farseers' legends, which has not been passed down for generations?
They had the power to turn people into l'Cie (B)

On what floor did Serah and Noel get trappet in Augusta Tower?
51st floor (Y)

One of the Academy researchers in Yaschas Massif is a dog lover or a cat lover depending on the era. In which era was she a cat lover?
10 AF (Y)

Serah has two stuffed aimals in her room. One is a carbuncle. What's the other?
Chocobo chick (Y)

Some Cie'th defend themselves using their large tentacles. What is the best way to defeat them?
Get rid of the tentacles first (A)

The Parthenocissus sunlethus is the vine commonly seen in Sunleth. What unique characteristic do these vines have?
Their fruit shine (Y)

The chemical linoanin is found in gysahl greens. What diet-friendly effect does it have?
Burns fat (B)

The Fal'Cie responsible for shedding light on Cocoon was the Fal'Cie Phoenix. Which Fal'Cie was responsible for purifying the water?
Fal'Cie Leviathan (A)

The kids of New Bodhum love dares. One popular dare requires going into the woods late at night to retrieve an object. What is the item?
Rat's tail (Y)

The Oracle Drive is a piece of technology left by the ancient Fal'Cie. How did the Academy refer to this device before it was given its official name?
Sensory perception device (X)

The 'Professor Yang' series started of as an educational publication, but is now a popular hologram novel with over a hundred volumes. What was the title of the first volume?
'Mystical Creatures for the Clueless' (X)

The remains of what facility can be found in Oerba?
School (Y)

The silver lobo is seen in many circus troupes. What is the one act it cannot perform?
Sawing someone in half (Y)

They say the long gui eat their own weight in food. How many shaolong guis equal one long gui?
Approximately 1.5 (X)

What anthem can be heard from any sporting event since the fall of Cocoon?
'A Requiem for Rebirth" (X)

What are the names of the Shiva sisters?
Styria and Nix (X)

What can be fuond on the logo of Woolly Sheep Soda?
Sheep (B)

What can withstand heavy winds, lightning, or even a hole through its body?
Goblin chieftain (A)

What cannot be found in Academia?
Flan schools (X)

What color is the cactuar image drawn in the center of the hunter camp in the Steppe?
Red (Y)

What color is the flower Yeul has in her hand in 200 AF?
White (X)

What design is engraved in Caius's sword?
Eye (B)

What do the hunters manipulate in order to control the weather?
Wind (Y)

What does Lightning's Eidolon, Odin, transform into in gestalt mode?
A white horse (A)

What does Mog remember about his upbringing?
It was full of freedom (X)

What does Mog want to do with his savings?
He doesn't know yet (B)

What does Sazh's Eidolon, Brynhildr, transform into in gestalt mode?
A four-wheeler (B)

What emotion does the cactuar's expression convey?
None (Y)

What energy source was discovered on the sea bed of New Bodhum in 300 AF?
Ether hydrate (Y)

What fact surrounding the goddess Etro is not recorded in any documents?
She has a moogle servant (Y)

What happened to Fang's l'Cie brand as it stopped its progression?
It looked burnt (X)

What identification number is imprinted on the wall of the route near the cemetery in the Bresha Ruins?
E000 (A)

What is needed to keep the new Cocoon afloat?
Graviton Core (A)

What is the borgbear incapa ble of doing?
Summoning Eidolons (A)

What is the desert area of Oerba called?
The Ashesand (Y)

What is the line frequently spoken by Mana in the movie 'Love Trumps Gil'?
Can I buy your love? (Y)

What is the main cause of bullying among the flan?
Difference in elasticity (A)

What is the meaning behind the winter flower, the 'Silver Petal'?
Always remember (Y)

What is the move developed by Mattheus, the best wrestler in Academia's pro-wrestling league. that is based on the movement of the Yaksha?
War Dance (B)

What is the name of the exciting underwater sport that requires a ball?
Blitzball (Y)

What is the name of the Gran Pulse paradise created from nothing but a poet's dreams?
Serendipity (X)

What is the ochu incapable of doing?
Using its wings to fly (X)

What is the relationship of the NORA members?
Childhood friends (B)

What is the tonberry incapable of doing?
Intimidating foes with its horns (B)

What is used in the creation of various signs in Academia?
Holography (X)

What item became popular among the Academy scientists in 10 AF due to the discovery of the Oracle Orive?
Lightning's feathery belt (A)

What legendary creature was found in a block of ice on Gran Pulse?
Valigarmanda (A)

What looks like a flower but stings like a bee?
Triffid (Y)

What monster can easily be spotted in the dark?
Flanitor (Y)

What quirky stuffed animal is a must-have for young females?
Breshan bass (B)

What shape is the archway of the building in which the mystic in Serendipity resides?
The letter A (B)

What shape is the crystal that Lightning uses to summon her Eidolon?
A rose (B)

What store is found behind the row of vending machines in Academia?
A shoe store (Y)

What unusual event occurred in Sunleth in 400 AF?
Some flan went missing (X)

What was Alyssa looking for in the Bresha Ruins?
A friend's grave (B)

What was the biggest concern for Snow when he decided to propose to Serah?
Lightning wasn't a big fan of his (X)

What was the design found on elixir cans that portrayed the incredible journey of the legendary l'Cie?
A white background with pictures of the l'Cie (B)

What was the most memorable role played by Jeff Rani, an actor rumored to be carrying on a steamy love altair with actress Terra Branford?
King of Mechamania (B)

What was the name of the jet used by Lieutenant Colonel Yaag Rosch to fight Lightning and the other l'Cie?
Proudclad (A)

What was the rank of PSICOM's special ops leader Yaag Rosch when he was killed in action?
Lieutenant Colonel (Y)

When creating a duplicate, why is it illegal to save the data of the original person?
Privacy Act (Y)

When did Snow propose to Serah?
When Serah became a l'Cie (A)

When Hope became a l'Cie, his brand appeared on his left hand, How did he hide it?
He wrapped a yellow bandana around it (Y)

When Noel first met Serah, he immediately knew she was Lightning's sister for several reasons. Which is not one of those reasons?
Mog told him (Y)

When Sazh became a l'Cie, where did his brand appear?
His chest (A)

When Serah lived with Lightning, they had matching accessories. On what body part did they adorn the jewelry?
Right arm (Y)

Where did Sazh purchase a chocobo chick for Dajh?
Euride's market (A)

Which celebrated movie introduced the gunblade, a now-popular toy among kids?
'The Sorceress's Knight' (X)

Which club dominated the 5-6 AF season of Cocoon's Premium League thanks to its harsh training conditions and hunger for victory?
New Bodhum FC (A)

Which endangered monster species is known for its unique eyes?
Catoblepas (A)

Which enormous Fal'Cie causes the eclipse?
Fal'Cie Fenrir (X)

Which model is popular among collectors?
1/350 scale The Palamecia (Y)

Which of the following can be made of ice, water, or wind?
A ring (X)

Which of the following can fly?
Wyvern (B)

Which of the following can swim?
Hedge Frog (A)

Which of the following cannot be found in New Bodhum?
Active volcanos (X)

Which of the following has a shell?
Adamantoise (Y)

Which of the following is not green?
Bandersnatch (B)

Which of the following is not red?
Tonberry (A)

Which of the following was created using AMP technology?
Watera gear (A)

Which of these four monsters weighs the least?
Tonberry (B)

Which strong-minded NORA member do the residents of New Bodhum believe is the leader of the organization?
Lebreau (X)

Who did Serah and Noel think was responsible for hacking into the Augusta Tower security system?
Proto Fal'Cie Adam (B)

Who is the fashion guru of New Bodhum?
Yuj (B)

Who is the rock star on the posters seen in NORA House and all over Academia?

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