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Trivia Thursday

  1. This fan-favorite character from the original Star Wars trilogy debuted, not in the movies, but in the infamous 1978 “Star Wars Holiday Special.”
  2. Who is the only actor with credited appearances in all five Star Trek TV series?
  3. Which 1955 film concerned an astronaut who turns into an amorphous blob and is finally defeated in Westminster Abbey?
    A) It: The Terror from Beyond Space
    B) The Quatermass Experiment
    C) The Thing from Another World
    D) The Incredible Melting Man
    E) Night of the Blood Beast
  4. A crucial scene in Slaughterhouse-Five involves the bombing of what city?
  5. What was Klaatu’s “Earth name,” taken from the laundry tag of a suit he borrowed?
  6. If you want to see the Crab Nebula, at which constellation should you point your telescope?
    A) Taurus
    B) Pisces
    C) Cancer
    D) Serpentarius
    E) Capricorn
  7. In Minority Report, Precrime officer John Anderton has been addicted to a psychoactive drug since the disappearance of his son. What is the name of the drug?
  8. In the movie When Worlds Collide, what is the name given to the planet to which humanity flies the “ark” spaceship?
  9. The Chronicles of Riddick was technically a sequel to what movie?
  10. Name the two races of far-future people in The Time Machine.

(Answers below the fold)

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Posted in Ephemera March 24th, 2011 by Chip
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