Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Science Fiction Quiz

Here's a scifi quiz. The prize is one of my three books. If you want to enter, let me know your answers and an email address, and which ebook you'd like (Eden Paradox / Eden's Trial / Eden's Revenge). Otherwise, just enjoy the questions...

1. Which word completes the following line from the famous scifi film 'The Forbidden Planet'? 
"Creatures from the ..."  (a)subconscious (b) id (c) WC

2. Which is the first 'culture' novel of Iain Banks?
(a) Use of Weapons (b) The Player of Games (c) Consider Phlebas

3. Who leads the expedition to Eden in the book 'The Eden Paradox'?
(a) Micah (b) Blake (c) Pierre

4. How many dream layers are there in the film 'Inception'?
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 6

5. In the Legends of Dune series by Frank Herbert's son, who works out how to use spice to transport heighliners across vast distances in the blink of an eye?
(a) Norma Cenva (b) Xerxes (c) Xavier Harkonnen

6. What is the correct technical term for a four book series?
(a) Tetralogy (b) Quadrology

7. Including the latest 'Into Darkness' film, how many official Star Trek movies have there been?
(a) 11 (b) 12 (c) 13 (d) 14

8. In the book 'Do androids dream of electric sheep?' what does Rick Deckard dream of owning?
(a) a Porsche (b) a Nubian goat (c) a hover car (d) an Arabian dagger

9. In the TV series 'The Big Bang Theory', who gets to be an astronaut?
(a) Leonard (b) Sheldon (c) Penny (d) Howard (e) Raj

10. In the world of Quantum Mechanics, who famously said "God does not play dice"?
(a) Heisenberg (b) Hawking (c) Einstein (d) Planck

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