Star Trek films quiz


By: Olivia Cantor

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Live long and prosper by taking this ultimate Star Trek movies quiz!

The Star Trek films were based on the original TV series that began airing during which year?

The series was actually cancelled in 1969 due to poor ratings.


To continue the life of Star Trek, its creator lobbied to make a film version. Who was this creator?

Roddenberry was the first television scriptwriter to be honored with a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.


The first film incarnation of the Star Trek series premiered in 1979. What was its complete title?

The original cast of the TV series appeared in this film.


This director of the very first Star Trek movie actually directed/co-directed movie musicals such as West Side Story and The Sound of Music. What was his name?

Wise started out as an editor. He edited Orson Welles’ classic film Citizen Kane.


There are 6 Star Trek films in the original series, meaning the cast of the TV series were in these film versions. All of these titles belong to this series, except for one. Can you guess which?

Star Trek: First Contact belongs to the Next Generation film series.


In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which actor played the titular villain of Khan Noonien Singh?

In the reboot film, the character Khan was given a false identity to infiltrate the Enterprise crew.


Which modern-day actor played the villain Khan again in the reboot films?

Cumberbatch played a younger Khan in the 2013 reboot film Star Trek Into Darkness.


The third film in the Star Trek original series involved the search for which main character?

This film was premiered in 1984.


Star Trek V, which premiered in 1989, had this subtitle, a reference to what the TV series narration would always say at the beginning of each episode.

Captain T. James Kirk does the narration that mentions this title.


In the original series films, and in the TV series, who played Captain James T. Kirk?

Shatner is actually Canadian, not American.


Who played the younger James T. Kirk in the reboot film which premiered in 2009?

Kirk was the recognized commanding officer of the starship named USS Enterprise.


In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, the crew of the USS Enterprise travel back to the 20th century to retrieve a pair of these types of animals.

This film was released in 1986.


This original series cast member actually directed Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Nimoy also shares story credit for Star Trek IV and Star Trek VI in the original series.


This original series cast member also directed one of the original series films, namely Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. Who was this actor-turned-director?

Shatner also voiced Kirk in the Star Trek animated series.


The next batch of Star Trek films, comprised of a new cast, is based on the TV series which bore this complete title.

The series premiered in 1987 and ended in 1994.


Who was the featured Enterprise captain in the Next Generation film series, the one who also starred in the TV series version?

In the Star Trek Generations film released in 1994, Picard and former series captain Kirk team up to stop a mad man villain.


Who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the Next Generation film series?

Stewart is an English actor who began his career in theater with the Royal Shakespeare Company.


There were four films under the Next Generation film series. Which of these titles is not part of the series?

Star Trek: Nemesis completes the four Next Generation films.


In Star Trek Generations, there is an ensign working in the starship Enterprise-B who is the daughter of an Enterprise crew member in the original series. Which father-daughter team is this?

Jacqueline Kim played Demora Sulu while George Takei played Hikaru Sulu.


Who played Sulu in the reboot films?

Cho portrayed Harold Lee in the Harold and Kumar films.


What is the name of the endearing android character which appeared in the Next Generation film and TV series?

Data was played by actor Brent Spiner.


This is the institution where aspiring officers of starships enroll in and train.

Its motto is “From the stars, knowledge."


Two of the Next Generation films were also directed by a cast member of the series. Who was this actor-director?

Frakes directed Star Trek: First Contact released in 1996 and Star Trek: Insurrection released in 1998.


In the 2009 reboot films, the younger version of Kirk first meets the younger version of Spock not as equals but in these hierarchical roles.

Star Trek, the first reboot film, is like a prequel (with an alternative story) to the original series films featuring the younger versions of the characters in this series.


What is Mr. Spock’s non-human half-heritage?

Vulcans try to resort to logic and reasoning and shun a display of emotions.


The pivotal communications officer character of Nyota Uhura, portrayed by Nichelle Nichols in the original series, is played by which actress in the reboot films?

Uhura contributes to the multicultural crew of the Star Trek series portraying significant roles.


Chief engineer Montgomery Scott, played by James Doohan in the original series, is played by which British actor in the reboot series?

Pegg also starred and actually co-wrote the three films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End.


“Beam me up, Scotty!” is a catchphrase that originated in the Star Trek animation series. In which of the films did this catchphrase somewhat used?

The original line was “Scotty, beam me up."


This cast member of the reboot films recently died from a freak accident.

Yelchin was 27 when he died.


Who directed the first two Star Trek reboot films?

Abrams also co-produced the reboot films.


This is the only Star Trek film to have won an Academy Award.

It won an Oscar for Best Make-up.


Regarding its total running time, this is the shortest of the Star Trek films.

Insurrection clocks in at 103 minutes, or 1 hour and 43 minutes.


The third film in the reboot series is actually co-written by a cast member. Who is this actor-writer?

Pegg also appeared in Star Trek reboot director J.J. Abrams' Star Wars "reboot."


The first film, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, was technically the longest of the Star Trek films. But it is now tied with this other title in the series.

Both films clock in at 132 minutes, or 2 hours and 12 minutes.


This is the proposed title of the next Star Trek reboot film, scheduled for release this 2016.

This film was not directed by J.J. Abrams, but he is still a co-producer.


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