Trivia Thursday

  1. Who wrote “The Jewels of Aptor,” but is better known for novels like Nova?
  2. Which author devised the Three Laws of Robotics?
  3. In what film does H. G.Wells pursue Jack the Ripper to modern day San Francisco?
  4. The cheela inhabit the surface of what object in Robert Forward’s Dragon’s Egg?
  5. What was ALF’s real name in the eponymous series?
  6. Which Star Trek actor/actress lent a voice to Disney’s movie The Lion King?
  7. Who wrote The Roads Must Roll?
  8. The Caloris Basin can be found on which planet?
  9. What is the name of the leading character of the final segment of the movie Heavy Metal?
  10. In A Boy and His Dog, what was the dog’s name?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Samuel R. Delany
  2. Isaac Asimov
  3. Time After Time
  4. A neutron star
  5. Gordon Shumway (ALF stood for “Alien Life Form”)
  6. Whoopi Goldberg. (She was Guinan in STTNG and was one of the hyenas in Lion King)
  7. Robert A. Heinlein
  8. Mercury
  9. Taarna
  10. Blood