Trivia Thursday

  1. Who said, “Science fiction that sells well in comics is action rather than ideas”?
    A) Harry Harrison
    B) Stan Lee
    C) George Lucas
    D) Harlan Ellison
    E) Neil Gaiman
  2. Who started the magazine Amazing Stories in 1926?
  3. Who was Reep Daggle?
    A) Bouncing Boy
    B) Lightning Lad
    C) Chameleon Boy
    D) Tommy Tomorrow
    E) Cosmic Boy
  4. What does the “T” in “James T. Kirk” stand for?
  5. What novel won the first Nebula award in 1965?
  6. Which of the Babylon stations mysteriously vanished 24 hours
    after coming on line?
  7. Georges Melies’ 1902 “Le Voyage Dans la Lune,” (A Trip to the Moon), is generally recognized as the first science fiction film. On whose novel did Melies base his film?
  8. Isaac Asimov’s book The 1,000 Year Plan is better known by what title?
  9. What Federation outpost did V’Ger “zap” at the beginning of
    Star Trek: The Motion Picture?
    A) Memory Alpha
    B) Epsilon 9
    C) Space Station K7
    D) Tau 0
    E) Babel
  10. Who is King of Planet Doom and archenemy of Voltron on Voltron: Defender of the Universe?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. A) Harry Harrison
  2. Hugo Gernsback
  3. C) Chameleon Boy
  4. Tiberius
  5. Dune
  6. Babylon 4
  7. Jules Verne. The film was based on Verne’s 1865 novel From the Earth to the Moon.
  8. Foundation
  9. Epsilon 9
  10. Zarkon