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Trivia Thursday

  1. Teletraan I is the name of the Autobot’s computer in the series Transformers Generation One. What actor provided its voice?
  2. This planet was home of House Corrino and Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV.
    A) Arrakis
    B) Terminus
    C) Kobol
    D) Iscandar
    E) Kaitan
  3. The Grand Napolean is a Charles Babbage-style mechanical supercomputer from what alternate history novel by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling?
  4. In the Twilight Zone episode “The Howling Man,” who is imprisoned in the monastery?
  5. In Jack Chalker’s Well World series, what is the name of the gigantic computer underlying the planet?
  6. You’d better have a glitter gun if you run into these Dr Who villains.
  7. Holly is the name of the ship’s computer in what SF TV series?
  8. In Larry Niven’s Ringworld, what character has “all the luck in the world?”
  9. EPICAC is a computer that coordinates the US economy in “Player Piano”, a story by what author?
  10. In Ira Levin’s This Perfect Day, children sing songs of praise to:
    A) Christ, Marx, Wood and Huey
    B) Christ, Marx, Arlo and Wei
    C) Christ, Lenin, Wood and Wei
    D) Chris, Marx, Wood and Wei
    E) Huey, Dewey, and Louie

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Casey Kasem
  2. E) Kaitan
  3. The Difference Engine
  4. Satan
  5. The Well of Souls
  6. Cybermen
  7. Red Dwarf
  8. Teela Brown
  9. Kurt Vonnegut
  10. D) Chris, Marx, Wood and Wei
Posted in Ephemera April 21st, 2011 by Chip
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