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Trivia Thursday

  1. A colony world has used its powerful technology to recreate Hindu culture, whose elite assume the roles of the gods. The hero first rebels against these “gods” on their own terms, but then opposes them more successfully with a new faith. Which Roger Zelazny novel is this?
  2. The trilogy that includes City of Baraboo and Elephant Song concludes with what volume?
  3. Who is Gulliver Foyle?
  4. Who wrote the version of Metropolis published in 1927?
  5. What is the name of the main character in James Blish’s Earthman Come Home?
  6. Although it was not the first novel in which the Allies lost World War II, this book by Philip K. Dick was one of the best, and it remains his best-known work. Name it!
  7. Who coined the term “Science Fiction?”
  8. George Lucas founded what special effects company?
  9. Captain Nemo appeared in two Jules Verne novels, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and this one. Name it.
  10. In Cordwainer Smith’s story by the same name, what is Norstrilia?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Lord Of Light
  2. Circus World. The trilogy is by Barry B. Longyear.
  3. The main character in Alfred Bester’s The Stars My Destination.
  4. Thea von Harbou
  5. John Amalfi
  6. The Man in the High Castle
  7. Hugo Gernsback
  8. ILM (Industrial Light and Magic)
  9. Master of the World
  10. An abbreviation for “Old North Australia”
Posted in Ephemera June 17th, 2010 by Chip
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