Priscilla's Birthday Star Trek Trivia Quiz

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 100

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    James T. Kirk's middle initial is short for 'Tiberius'. From which relative did he supposedly inherit this name?
    • A. 

      His father?

    • B. 

      His mother?

    • C. 

      His paternal grandfather?

    • D. 

      His maternal grandfather?

    • E. 

      His dog?

  • 2. 
    The first captain of the USS Enterprise (from the classic series) was:
    • A. 

      Captain Jonathan Pike

    • B. 

      Captain Jonathan Archer

    • C. 

      Captain Morgan

    • D. 

      Captain Antilles

    • E. 

      Captain Jean Luc Picard

  • 3. 
    When asked if he was from outer space, Captain Kirk famously answered that he 'just worked in outer space' but was from where?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Wyoming

    • D. 

      Iowa

    • E. 

      Indiana

  • 4. 
    The actor James Doohan, who played Montgomery Scott, was not actually Scottish but from another part of the UK.  Where?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Northern Ireland

    • C. 

      Wales

    • D. 

      The Isle of Man

    • E. 

      The Channel Isles

  • 5. 
    Which actor, upon hearing that JJ Abrams was about to make the Star Trek prequel, called him to offer his services as the young James T. Kirk, but was turned down for being too old?
    • A. 

      Simon Pegg

    • B. 

      Daniel Craig

    • C. 

      Matt Damon

    • D. 

      Ryan Reynolds

    • E. 

      William Shatner

  • 6. 
    Which famous actor was originally offered the role of Spock?
    • A. 

      Dustin Hoffman

    • B. 

      Martin Landau

    • C. 

      DeForest Kelly

    • D. 

      Roger Moore

    • E. 

      Christopher Lee

  • 7. 
    In which US city is the Starfleet Academy that Kirk et al. trained in?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Washington DC

    • C. 

      Seattle

    • D. 

      Los Angeles

    • E. 

      San Francisco

  • 8. 
    In Gene Roddenberry's original treatment for 'Star Trek', what was the original name for the 'Enterprise'?
    • A. 

      The Plymouth

    • B. 

      The Odyssey

    • C. 

      The Jamestown

    • D. 

      The Yorktown

    • E. 

      The Georgetown

  • 9. 
    Which Carnegie-Mellon Computer Science professor, author of 'The Last Lecture' and Star Trek fan has a cameo role in the new Star Trek movie?
  • 10. 
    Military protocols from which of the armed services are adopted by 'Starfleet'?
    • A. 

      The Army

    • B. 

      The Air Force

    • C. 

      The Navy

    • D. 

      The Marines

    • E. 

      The SAS/SBS

  • 11. 
    One of the writers, D.C. Fontana, was told to use the initials "D.C." by Gene Roddenberry for what reason?
    • A. 

      Douglas Fontana sounded too old

    • B. 

      Dorothy Fontana would have given the game away that the writer was a woman, which might have ruined the chances of the show making it to TV at the time

    • C. 

      Dallas Fontana sounded too 'provincial' for Gene Roddenberry

    • D. 

      Dana Fontana sounded too hip

    • E. 

      To disguise the fact that it was actually DeForrest Kelly

  • 12. 
    Which actor is the only one to appear in all 79 episodes of the original series?
    • A. 

      George Takei

    • B. 

      William Shatner

    • C. 

      Leonard Nimoy

    • D. 

      James Doohan

    • E. 

      Nichelle Nichols

  • 13. 
    Nyota Uhuru is derived from which language?
    • A. 

      Swahili

    • B. 

      Xosa

    • C. 

      Amharic

    • D. 

      Japanese

    • E. 

      Afrikaans

  • 14. 
    Who was approached to play Captain Pike in the pilot but turned it down fearing that it would damage his standing as a respected actor?
    • A. 

      Dustin Hoffman

    • B. 

      Jack Lord

    • C. 

      Roger Moore

    • D. 

      Lorne Green

    • E. 

      Lloyd Bridges

  • 15. 
    Tradtinionally, (although originally because of budget restrictions!) the Enterprise always moves across the screen in one direction.  Is it...
    • A. 

      Right to left?

    • B. 

      Left to right?

  • 16. 
    Whose voice is the voice of the computer in all Star Trek series, seasons and movies?
    • A. 

      Shirley Bassey

    • B. 

      Shirley MacLaine

    • C. 

      Majel Barrett, Gene Roddenberry's wife

    • D. 

      D. C. Fontana, a writer of the Star Trek original series

    • E. 

      Nichelle Nichols, also know as Lieutenant Uhuru

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