Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) Movie Quiz

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  • 1. 

    When Luke is about to be killed by Darth Vader in "A New Hope", who comes to his rescue?

    • A. 

      Red Leader

    • B. 

      Biggs

    • C. 

      Wedge Antilles

    • D. 

      Han Solo

    Correct Answer
    D. Han Solo
    Explanation
    In "A New Hope", when Luke is about to be killed by Darth Vader, Han Solo comes to his rescue. Han Solo, a skilled pilot and smuggler, arrives in the Millennium Falcon just in time to shoot down the TIE fighters pursuing Luke's X-wing. Han's intervention allows Luke to escape and ultimately leads to the destruction of the Death Star.

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  • 2. 

    In "A New Hope", whose voice does Luke hear while he is fighting?

    • A. 

      Leia's

    • B. 

      Obi-Wan Kenobi's

    • C. 

      Anakin Skywalker's

    • D. 

      His Uncle's

    Correct Answer
    B. Obi-Wan Kenobi's
    Explanation
    In "A New Hope", Luke hears Obi-Wan Kenobi's voice while he is fighting. Obi-Wan Kenobi is a Jedi Knight and a mentor to Luke. He guides and supports Luke throughout his journey, even after his physical death. Obi-Wan's voice serves as a source of wisdom and encouragement for Luke, helping him to stay focused and make the right decisions during his battles.

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  • 3. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", what Tatooine port does Luke take Obi-Wan to?

    • A. 

      Noioda

    • B. 

      Yavin

    • C. 

      Mos Eisley

    • D. 

      Mos Mara

    Correct Answer
    C. Mos Eisley
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", Luke takes Obi-Wan to the Tatooine port of Mos Eisley. This is the correct answer because Mos Eisley is the location where Luke and Obi-Wan meet Han Solo and Chewbacca, and where they hire the Millennium Falcon to rescue Princess Leia. Mos Eisley is also known for its famous cantina, where they encounter various alien species and get involved in a scuffle.

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  • 4. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", how does Luke find Leia's message to Obi-Wan Kenobi?

    • A. 

      He Finds It While Cleaning R2D2

    • B. 

      His Uncle Shows It To Him

    • C. 

      C-3PO Tells Him About The Message

    • D. 

      A Jawa Tells Him

    Correct Answer
    A. He Finds It While Cleaning R2D2
    Explanation
    Luke finds Leia's message to Obi-Wan Kenobi while cleaning R2D2. In the movie, Luke is tasked with cleaning the droids and accidentally triggers the playback of Leia's holographic message when he is cleaning R2D2. This leads Luke to seek out Obi-Wan Kenobi and sets him on the path to becoming a Jedi.

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  • 5. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", what does R2-D2 do after he arrives at Luke's house?

    • A. 

      He Repairs Luke's Speeder

    • B. 

      He Goes To Mos Eisley

    • C. 

      He Goes Off To Find Obi-Wan

    • D. 

      He Contacts The Princess

    Correct Answer
    C. He Goes Off To Find Obi-Wan
    Explanation
    After R2-D2 arrives at Luke's house in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," he goes off to find Obi-Wan.

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  • 6. 

    In the 1997 "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" rerelease, why does Jabba meet Han at the port?

    • A. 

      He Wants To Buy Han's Ship

    • B. 

      He Owes Han Solo Money

    • C. 

      Han Solo Owes Him Money

    • D. 

      He Wants Han To Smuggle In Goods

    Correct Answer
    C. Han Solo Owes Him Money
    Explanation
    Jabba meets Han at the port because Han owes him money. This is evident from their conversation in the movie where Jabba confronts Han about his debt. Han's debt to Jabba is a recurring theme throughout the original Star Wars trilogy, and it plays a significant role in Han's character development and storyline.

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  • 7. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", how does Obi-Wan help Han Solo, Luke and Leia escape?

    • A. 

      He Guides Them Back To The Ship

    • B. 

      He Fights The Storm Troopers

    • C. 

      He Kills Darth Vader

    • D. 

      He Turns Off The Tractor Beam

    Correct Answer
    D. He Turns Off The Tractor Beam
    Explanation
    Obi-Wan helps Han Solo, Luke, and Leia escape by turning off the tractor beam. In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," the main characters are trapped on the Death Star, and the tractor beam is preventing their escape. Obi-Wan uses his knowledge and skills to disable the tractor beam, allowing them to successfully flee from the enemy.

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  • 8. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", what does Obi-Wan tell Luke about his father?

    • A. 

      That He Married A Senator

    • B. 

      That He Used To Pod Race

    • C. 

      That Darth Vader Killed Him

    • D. 

      That He Killed The Emperor

    Correct Answer
    C. That Darth Vader Killed Him
    Explanation
    Obi-Wan tells Luke that Darth Vader, who was once Anakin Skywalker, killed his father. This is a significant revelation in the Star Wars saga, as it sets up the conflict between Luke and Darth Vader in the later movies. It also adds depth to Luke's journey as he learns about his family's history and the truth about his father's fate.

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  • 9. 

    According to C-3PO in "Star Wars: Episode IV", who was his and R2-D2's last owner?

    • A. 

      Obi-Wan Kenobi

    • B. 

      Bail Organa

    • C. 

      Captain Antilles

    • D. 

      Anakin Skywalker

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain Antilles
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV," C-3PO mentions that his and R2-D2's last owner was Captain Antilles. This implies that Captain Antilles was the most recent person to possess and control the droids before they ended up on Tatooine and ultimately came into the possession of Luke Skywalker.

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  • 10. 

    Grand Moff Tarkin is played by whom in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope"?

    • A. 

      Basil Rathbone

    • B. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • C. 

      Peter Cushing

    • D. 

      Vincent Price

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Cushing
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," Peter Cushing plays the character of Grand Moff Tarkin. Cushing's portrayal of Tarkin is memorable, as he brings a sense of authority and ruthlessness to the character. His performance helps to establish Tarkin as a formidable antagonist in the Star Wars universe.

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  • 11. 

    Where was "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" filmed?

    • A. 

      Paramount Pictures

    • B. 

      Walt Disney Studios

    • C. 

      Universal Studios

    • D. 

      Elstree Studios-London

    Correct Answer
    D. Elstree Studios-London
    Explanation
    "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" was filmed at Elstree Studios-London. Elstree Studios is a film and television production facility located in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England. It has been the filming location for numerous famous movies, including the original Star Wars trilogy.

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  • 12. 

    What was the original release date of "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope"?

    • A. 

      28295

    • B. 

      28199

    • C. 

      28266

    • D. 

      28270

    Correct Answer
    D. 28270
  • 13. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", what does Luke tell his uncle he wants to do at year's end?

    • A. 

      Go To The Imperial Academy

    • B. 

      Become a Jedi

    • C. 

      Become A Pilot

    • D. 

      Become A Smuggler

    Correct Answer
    A. Go To The Imperial Academy
    Explanation
    Luke tells his uncle that he wants to go to the Imperial Academy at year's end. This suggests that Luke has aspirations of joining the Empire and becoming a part of the military or serving in some capacity within the Imperial forces. This desire reflects Luke's initial naivety and lack of knowledge about the true nature of the Empire, which he later learns as the story progresses.

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  • 14. 

    In "A New Hope", who does Luke reunite with at the Battle of Yavin?

    • A. 

      The Yavin 4 Commander

    • B. 

      His Friend Biggs Darklighter

    • C. 

      His Teachers

    • D. 

      An Old Girlfriend

    Correct Answer
    B. His Friend Biggs Darklighter
    Explanation
    Luke reunites with his friend Biggs Darklighter at the Battle of Yavin. This suggests that Luke and Biggs have a prior relationship and that they have been separated for some time before reuniting during this battle.

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  • 15. 

    In "A New Hope", what planet is the Rebel base nearest to?

    • A. 

      Yavin

    • B. 

      Alderaan

    • C. 

      Naboo

    • D. 

      Coruscant

    Correct Answer
    A. Yavin
    Explanation
    In "A New Hope", the Rebel base is nearest to the planet Yavin. This is evident in the movie when the Rebel Alliance sets up their base on Yavin 4, a moon orbiting the gas giant Yavin. The Rebel base on Yavin is strategically located away from the reach of the Galactic Empire, allowing the Rebels to plan their attacks and operations in secret. Alderaan, Naboo, and Coruscant are not mentioned as the location of the Rebel base in the movie.

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  • 16. 

    "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" was initially shown in how many theaters?

    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      35

    Correct Answer
    C. 37
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 37. This means that "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" was initially shown in 37 theaters.

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  • 17. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", how did the Empire find the rebel base?

    • A. 

      A Spy Found The Base

    • B. 

      A Smuggler Told Them

    • C. 

      They Tracked The Millennium Falcon

    • D. 

      They Intercepted A Message

    Correct Answer
    C. They Tracked The Millennium Falcon
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", the Empire was able to find the rebel base by tracking the Millennium Falcon. The Millennium Falcon was a starship that belonged to Han Solo, a smuggler who was initially hired by the rebels to transport Princess Leia. However, the Empire was able to attach a tracking device to the Millennium Falcon, allowing them to follow its movements and ultimately discover the location of the rebel base.

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  • 18. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV", what is Leia's "official" position?

    • A. 

      Member Of The Imperial Senate

    • B. 

      Alliance Leader

    • C. 

      Emissary

    • D. 

      Former Queen Of Alderaan

    Correct Answer
    A. Member Of The Imperial Senate
    Explanation
    Leia's "official" position in "Star Wars: Episode IV" is Member Of The Imperial Senate. This is revealed in the movie when she is referred to as "Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan, a member of the Imperial Senate." It establishes her role as a political figure and a representative of her home planet Alderaan in the galactic government.

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  • 19. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV", what does Grand Moff Tarkin do to get Leia to confess?

    • A. 

      He Destroys Alderaan

    • B. 

      He Threatens The Senate

    • C. 

      He Attempts to Kill Her Parents

    • D. 

      He Threatens Her Life

    Correct Answer
    A. He Destroys Alderaan
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV", Grand Moff Tarkin gets Leia to confess by destroying Alderaan. This act of destruction demonstrates the power and ruthlessness of the Empire, which puts Leia in a vulnerable position and forces her to reveal information. The destruction of Alderaan also serves as a warning to others who may oppose the Empire, showcasing the consequences of resistance.

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  • 20. 

    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", what do the rebels destroy the Death Star with?

    • A. 

      Proton Torpedoes

    • B. 

      Laser Beams

    • C. 

      Meteorites

    • D. 

      Bullets

    Correct Answer
    A. Proton Torpedoes
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," the rebels destroy the Death Star with proton torpedoes. Proton torpedoes are powerful explosive projectiles that are capable of inflicting significant damage. In the movie, Luke Skywalker successfully fires proton torpedoes into the Death Star's vulnerable exhaust port, causing a chain reaction that leads to the destruction of the massive space station.

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  • 21. 

    In "A New Hope", what is Luke's Red Fighter number?

    • A. 

      Red 2

    • B. 

      Red 5

    • C. 

      Red 6

    • D. 

      Red 8

    Correct Answer
    B. Red 5
    Explanation
    In "A New Hope", Luke's Red Fighter number is Red 5. This is revealed during the iconic Death Star trench run scene, where Luke is referred to as Red 5 by his fellow Rebel pilots. The number assigned to each pilot indicates their position within the squadron, and Red 5 is Luke's specific designation.

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  • 22. 

    In "A New Hope", where does everyone hide when they arrive at the Death Star?

    • A. 

      In The Cockpit

    • B. 

      In The Smuggling Compartments

    • C. 

      In The Hold

    • D. 

      In The Engine

    Correct Answer
    B. In The Smuggling Compartments
    Explanation
    In "A New Hope", everyone hides in the smuggling compartments when they arrive at the Death Star. This is a logical answer because smuggling compartments are usually designed to be hidden and provide a covert space for hiding people or contraband. It makes sense that the characters would choose this location to avoid detection and remain hidden from the Empire's forces.

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  • 23. 

    According to George Lucas, who does Darth Vader strangle in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope"?

    • A. 

      An Alderaanian Emissary

    • B. 

      Bail Organa

    • C. 

      Captain Antilles

    • D. 

      A Rebel Guard

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain Antilles
    Explanation
    In "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," Darth Vader strangles Captain Antilles. This is shown in the opening scene of the movie when Vader boards the Rebel ship and interrogates Captain Antilles about the stolen Death Star plans. This act establishes Vader as a ruthless and intimidating villain right from the start of the film.

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  • 24. 

    The Tatooine scenes in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" were shot in what country?

    • A. 

      Tunisia

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      United States

    Correct Answer
    A. Tunisia
    Explanation
    The Tatooine scenes in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" were shot in Tunisia. This is because the director, George Lucas, chose Tunisia as the filming location due to its desert landscape, which closely resembled the fictional planet of Tatooine. The iconic scenes featuring Luke Skywalker's home and the Mos Eisley Cantina were filmed in various locations across the country, including the Matmata and Tataouine regions. The unique architecture and sand dunes of Tunisia added to the authenticity and otherworldly feel of Tatooine in the film.

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