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Trivia Thursday

  1. Stanley Kubrick wanted to use music from which Pink Floyd album for his film A Clockwork Orange?
  2. What name for a 10th planet did authors Douglas Adams,
    Larry Niven, and Arthur C. Clarke coincidentally “agree” on?
  3. There are only four writers to have two books win both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best science-fiction/fantasy novel. Who is NOT one of them?
    A) Orson Scott Card
    B) Andre Norton
    C) Arthur C. Clarke
    D) Joe Haldeman
    E) Ursula K. Le Guin
  4. The 1991 novel Fallen Angels was written as a tribute to science fiction fandom, and is a collaborative work by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and who?
  5. Due to numerous, precise, and prescient descriptions in Robert A. Heinlein’s writings, what modern invention was prevented from getting a patent?
  6. Who was Paul French?
  7. What is the Stainless Steel Rat’s real name?
  8. In The Last Starfighter, The Frontier defended the Star League against whom?
  9. John Lithgow plays Dr. Emilio Lizardo in this under-appreciated SF comedy…drama…thing starring Peter Weller. Name it.
  10. We never learn the Mule’s name, but he took this title during his reign.

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Posted in Ephemera November 4th, 2010 by Chip
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