Here are the answers to my Sci-Fi Trivia Quiz designed to get you super-excited for Sci-Fi Family Day! I mean, you probably are already super-excited for Sci-Fi Family Day, but just in case.
Which TV cartoon robot said, “We’ll soon stage an attack on technology worthy of being chronicled in an anthem by Rush!” He also said, “I don’t remember ever fighting Godzilla. But that is so what I would have done!”
Bender. The Aquarists tell me that I am too young to watch Futurama.
What kind of droids are BB-8, R2-D2, and C1-10P?
They are astromech droids! They are also adorable. Except for Chopper. He’s adorable and cantankerous!
What kind of droid is a Gonk Droid?
- A protocol droid
- The droid that repaired Luke’s hand at the end of The Empire Strikes Back.
- A power droid
- A football droid that played tight end for the Patriots before signing with the Buccaneers. Wait, no. That’s the Gronk Droid. Never mind.
The Gonk Droid is a power droid that appeared in A New Hope with the Jawas.
In Rise of Skywalker, Finn and Jannah ride “space horses” on the deck of a star destroyer. What are those “space horses” called?
They are called Orbaks. Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid made of cornstarch and water. Ubik is the title of a Philip K. Dick novel. Jerry Orbach was an actor.
True or False: Baby Yoda is Yoda.
False. Baby Yoda is not Yoda. The Mandalorian takes place after Return of the Jedi. SPOILER ALERT! Yoda, uh, becomes a Force Ghost during Return of the Jedi.
True or False: Baby Yoda is a Yoda
False. Baby Yoda is the same species as Yoda, but no one knows what that species is called. I suppose they could be called Yodas, but that’s definitely not canon.
Which robot from a British book series, radio series, TV series, and a movie said, “The first ten million years were the worst. And the second ten million: they were the worst, too. The third ten million I didn’t enjoy at all. After that, I went into a bit of a decline.”
D. Timely Corporation Security Drone
Marvin from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy “trilogy”.
What must the Spice do?
The Spice must flow.
On which planet is the Spice found?
Match the spaceship to the movie, novel, or series:
B. USS Defiant
C. A Series Of Unlikely Explanations
D. NSEA Protector
The Rocinante is from the Expanse series. The USS Defiant is from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. A Series Of Unlikely Explanations is from the Culture series by Iain M. Banks. The NSEA Protector, by Grabthar’s Hammer, was the ship from Galaxy Quest.
“One does not simply _____ into Mordor.”
One does not simply walk into Mordor. One also presumably does not dance or saunter into Mordor. One doesn’t fly into Mordor either, because apparently the eagles have better things to do than save all of Middle Earth from Sauron.
Though she died in 2006, Octavia Butler finally reached the New York Times Best Seller List with which 1993 dystopian novel?
A. Parable of the Sower
B. Parable of the Talents
C. Mind of My Mind
Octavia Butler reached the New York Times Best Seller List this year with The Parable of the Sower.
This actress has starred or appeared in many science-fiction films including Chappie, Avatar, WALL•E, Ghostbusters, and Galaxy Quest.
This actress has also appeared in a variety of science fiction films including Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Avatar, and I Kill Giants.
How many did you get right?