Trivia Thursday

  1. What Star Trek actor/actress lent a voice to Disney’s movie The Lion King?
  2. Steven Baxter’s sequel to H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine is:
    A. The Time Machine II
    B. Time and Again
    C. The Time Ships
    D. Timescape
    E. Somewhere in Time
  3. How many arms do most Moties have?
  4. This author invented the machine that makes Pringles potato chips, and gave us such characters as Severian and Latro. Name him!
  5. This magician starred in the movie The Man from Beyond, in which he plays a man thawed from an icy encasement to discover his reincarnated love of a hundred years past.
  6. Name the 1984 movie, reknowned at the time for its CGI, in which our hero lives in the Starlight Starbright Trailer Park.
  7. What is the name of the all-powerful computer network of the future in the Terminator movies?
  8. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Pellucidar novels are set where?
  9. Who was the mayor of New York City in James Blish’s A Life for the Stars, Earthman Come Home and The Triumph of Time?
  10. What is the name of the colony in Aliens?
    A) Hadley’s Hope
    B) New Seattle
    C) Acheron
    D) Lockhart’s Folly
    E) Hades

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Whoopi Goldberg. (She was one of the hyenas)
  2. C. The Time Ships
  3. Three
  4. Gene Wolfe
  5. Harry Houdini (the picture is a silent, made in 1922).
  6. The Last Starfighter
  7. SkyNet
  8. At the center of the Earth
  9. John Amalfi
  10. A) Hadley’s Hope