Trivia Thursday

  1. In Ira levin’s This Perfect Day, children sing songs of praise to whom?
  2. What is the title of Steven Baxter’s sequel to H. G. Wells’ Time Machine?
  3. In which series, introduced in 1971, do Hermann Goering, Mark Twain, and Philip Francis Burton all appear?
  4. What would you buy in the Little Shop of Horrors?
  5. What were the names of the three astronauts who manned Apollo 12, the second successful U.S. lunar landing?
  6. The movie Freejack is adapted from which Robert Sheckley novel?
  7. In The Prisoner, this person was the visible head of The Village. Often replaced, but always the same name.
  8. A map of holes in space is stolen and used to plunder time in this 1981 film, directed by Terry Gilliam.
  9. What was invented to blind Second Foundationers?
  10. Who created these alien worlds?
    A) Pyrrus?
    B) Belzagor?
    C) Tralfamadore?
    D) Wormorn?
    E) Anarres?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Chris, Marx, Wood and Wei
  2. The Timeships
  3. Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld series
  4. Flowers
  5. Charles Conrad, Richard Gordon, and Alan Bean.
  6. Status Civilization
  7. Number 2
  8. Time Bandits
  9. The Mental Static Device
  10. A) Pyrrus – Harrison: Deathworld
    B) Belzagor – Silverberg: Downward to the Earth
    C) Tralfamadore – Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse-Five
    D) Wormorn – Martin: Dying of the Light
    E) Anarres – Le Guin: The Dispossessed