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Scifi Quiz

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on November 19, 2008 by Budd Black

1.  Name the samurai sword carrying character from Snow Crash. (moderate) Hiro Protatgonist

2.  What author would I read if I was interested in Vogon Poetry? (easy) Douglas Adams

3.  In what movie does Charlie Sheen play a character's brother back from the dead? (easy) The Wraith

4.  Before we were in the matrix, this movie created a virtual reality that ended on a deserted highway and starred Gretchen Mol. (difficult) The Thirteenth Floor

5.  Who is Hari Seldon. (moderate) Character from the Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

6.  Name the PBS series that involved an alien invasion with kids hiding out in the library.  (difficult) Tomes and Talismans

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SF trivia

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on February 14, 2008 by Budd Black

Don't cheat, so how many you can get without looking up the answers.  I have been told that these are hard, I was trying to make easy ones though.

 

Q: William Gibson is considered the father of what science fiction sub-genre?

Q: According to Frank Herbert's book Dune, One should not fear for fear is . . .what?

Q: In the Lord of the Rings, how many rings were given to the Dwarf-Lords in their Halls of Stone.

Q: This Vietnam allegory by Joe Haldeman won the Nebula award for best novel in 1975.

Q: In Orson Scott Card's Nebula award winning novel Ender's Game, Valentine and Peter Wiggin write under what pseudonyms.

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