How Well Do You Know Star Trek: The Original Series?

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How Well Do You Know Star Trek: The Original Series? - Quiz

Includes all 79 episodes, various character questions, all 6 movies, and random True!Nerd queries. And yes, dad, I'm well aware that I'm officially too far gone to come back.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Welcome to the quiz.Let's start with an easy one...Where precisely was Mr. Spock born?
    • A. 

      The city of Shi'Kahr on the planet Vulcan.

    • B. 

      The country of Shi'Kahr on the planet Vulcan.

    • C. 

      The city of Sek'tah on the planet Vulcan.

  • 2. 
    Lt. Uhura's first name is?
    • A. 

      Nyota.

    • B. 

      Niota.

    • C. 

      Her name was never mentioned in any canonical respect.

  • 3. 
    In the episode "Patterns of Force" Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk arrive on a planet dominated by? (What?!)
    • A. 

      People who emulate 1920s gangsters.

    • B. 

      People who emulate Nazis.

    • C. 

      People who emulate Medieval Times.

  • 4. 
    Nichelle Nichols wrote a single story in the TOS universe.What was it called, and it what book was it published?
    • A. 

      She never wrote a story.

    • B. 

      "Happy Birthday!"; Published on it's own.

    • C. 

      "Surprise!"; "Star Trek: the New Voyages 2"

    • D. 

      "Happy Birthday!"; "Star Trek: the New Voyages 2"

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the dame of the hour in "Requiem for Methuselah"?
    • A. 

      Leila Kalomi

    • B. 

      Reyna Kepek

    • C. 

      Ruth

  • 6. 
    In 1988 the band Information Society released a song titled "What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)". From what episode is the Mr. Spock sample from?
    • A. 

      "Errand of Mercy"

    • B. 

      "Operation: Annihilate!"

    • C. 

      "the Corbomite Maneuver"

  • 7. 
    The word T'hy'la means friend/brother/lover.In what was this word first mentioned?
    • A. 

      The novelization of "Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan".

    • B. 

      The episode "Amok Time".

    • C. 

      "Star Trek: the Motion Picture"

    • D. 

      The novelization of "Star Trek: the Motion Picture".

    • E. 

      C and D.

  • 8. 
    What does the "H." in Leonard H. McCoy stand for?
    • A. 

      Herbert.

    • B. 

      Harold.

    • C. 

      Horatio.

  • 9. 
    The episode "Amok Time", written by Theodore Sturgeon, is often regarded as one of the best in the series.What other episode(s) were written by him?(What?!?!)
    • A. 

      "Shore Leave"

    • B. 

      "the City on the Edge of Forever"

    • C. 

      "A Piece of the Action"

  • 10. 
    Mr. Spock once wrote a poem (published alongside "Surprise!").What was it called, and how does it end?
    • A. 

      "Soliloquy"; "What will they find when I am ripped apart? 'I love you, Uhura,' written on my heart."

    • B. 

      "Soliloquy"; "What will they find when I am ripped apart? 'I love you, Captain,' written on my heart."

    • C. 

      "Pure Logic"; "And of all my many lessons, the one I hold dear, is that logic is nothing...without reason near.'

  • 11. 
    What is the standard command/bridge shirt's actual color?
    • A. 

      Blue.

    • B. 

      Yellow.

    • C. 

      Green.

  • 12. 
    In "Star Trek V: the Final Frontier" it's very obvious that Uhura is in some way romantic with whom?
    • A. 

      Spock.

    • B. 

      Kirk.

    • C. 

      Scotty.

  • 13. 
    In "Star Trek (2009)" William Shatner was originally going to make a cameo as Kirk Prime, though JJ Abrams decided to remove the scene.In what form was he going to appear?
    • A. 

      A memory during the mind-meld.

    • B. 

      A holograph from a locket.

    • C. 

      A flashback.

  • 14. 
    Captain Kirk "died" in TOS multiple times, but were any of his actual deaths done by Gene Roddenberry/when Gene Roddenberry was alive? (No depressing images.)
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 15. 
    Leonard Nimoy's initial response to Spock and Uhura being romantic in "Star Trek (2009)" was what?
    • A. 

      He agreed because there were hints of it as canon in TOS.

    • B. 

      He was initially shocked, but believes it works with the current incarnations of the characters.

    • C. 

      He never made a statement on the subject.

  • 16. 
    In the episode "the Enemy Within", who is the first victim of the transporters malfunction?
    • A. 

      Captain Kirk.

    • B. 

      An alien. (who is, in real life, just a dog in an alien suit)

    • C. 

      Mr. Sulu.

  • 17. 
    The first appearance of Klingons is in which episode?
    • A. 

      "Errand of Mercy"

    • B. 

      "Balance of Terror"

  • 18. 
    Vulcan blood is....
    • A. 

      Iron based.

    • B. 

      Copper based.

    • C. 

      Zinc based.

    • D. 

      Nickel based.

  • 19. 
    The infamous "Footnote" from the novelization of "Star Trek: the Motion Picture" can be completely discarded for what reason?
    • A. 

      It shouldn't be discarded, it's a truthful statement.

    • B. 

      'Captain Kirk' lies about his biggest reason against the subject. Vulcans can "go into sexual heat" just as often as humans.

  • 20. 
    Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner had worked together before "Star Trek: the Original Series", in an episode of what show?
    • A. 

      "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.".

    • B. 

      "the Twilight Zone".

    • C. 

      "Gunsmoke".

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