25 Crazy-hard Star Trek Trivia Questions
In Star Trek Into Darkness, Kirk sees a female Enterprise colleague in her underwear. She is ...
This should be an easy one ...
The underclad Carol Marcus.
If you said Uhura, you're thinking of the previous movie, in which, yep, we just had to see the bridge officer in her underwear.
How many original Trek episodes featured a shirtless Capt. Kirk?
According to the fan site Ex Astris Scientia, William Shatner’s Kirk bared his torso in 13 episodes--and they only made 79 total. If you add in the seven episodes where Kirk’s shirt was ripped, then you’ve got Shatner showing skin in fully one-quarter of his TV run.
In the animated Star Trek series, tribbles look like which popular snack cakes ...
Butterscotch Krimpets; Devil Dogs; or, Sno Balls?
Hostess Sno Balls
In a departure from their bunny-rabbit-tail good looks (and colorings) in the original series, the cartoon version could pass for Sno Balls. The pink ones.
How many times was Scotty declared dead on the original Star Trek series?
The Enterprise engineer was counted out two times, according to the Trek wiki, Memory Alpha, before going onto appear in about 30 more years’ worth of Federation adventures.
In the rebooted Trek universe, who’s the first to get K.O.’d on screen by a Vulcan nerve grip?
Chris Pine's Kirk
‘Cause that former joy-riding punk totally deserves it. ‘Cause he and Spock totally don’t get along. (Until they do.)
What brand of communicator thingie is in the Corvette that young Kirk takes for a joyride in 2009's Star Trek?
The Kirk family prefers Nokia. Or at least Kirk’s stepfather does; it’s his Corvette.
How many seconds does it take Kirk to bellow “Khaaaaan!” in Wrath of Khan?
True or false: When Kirk “dies” in Into Darkness, Spock's “Khaaaaan!” is longer than Shatner’s.
Quinto’s Spock gets nearly 10 seconds.
What word befuddles Data in the series premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation?
Hint: It makes Data do what’ll become his Data thing, i.e., looking all, “Wha…?! I’m a robot. I don’t understand your strange human ways.”
The word that makes Data go all Data is snoop.
What colorful phrase is Kirk greeted with upon time-traveling back to the '80s in Star Trek IV?
In defense of the cabbie, Kirk and crew were jay-walking.
He has to be drafted to join the old gang for a journey to the mysterious V’ger.
Who does the hair-challenged Picard claim to be when terrorists capture him in the Next Gen episode, “Starship Mine"?
Mot the barber
Ah, the not-technically irony...
What exposes Capt. Kirk as a man from the future in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home?
Kirk’s “pocket pager"
At the end of the ‘09 Star Trek, how does old Spock utter farewell to his younger self?
Considering the circumstances, he adds, the usual “Live long and prosper” would be “self-serving.”
In Star Trek VI, what spurs a slow clap in the third act?
An assassination is thwarted
In the process, everyone learns a lesson: Change isn’t easy; the Federation isn’t all bad, even if some of its members killed a peacenik Klingon; Klingons aren’t all bad, even if they did kill Kirk’s son.
On which ear does the fashion-forward Vulcan Lt. Saavik sport an earring in Star Trek II?
Which veteran characters raise a collective glass to "absent friends" In Star Trek III?
Kirk, Uhura, Sulu and Chekov
They assemble to offer a toast to Spock (dead since Wrath of Khan) and Bones (under the influence of Spock’s spirit, and not feeling well). Scotty is also not at the gathering, but he’s presumably just running late.
What is revealed to be Bones’ pain in the soul-searching Star Trek V: The Final Frontier?
A cure too late
The good doctor learned of a cure for his ailing father’s suffering only after he helped the elder McCoy die. Awful, actually.
Which thing didn’t Zefram Cochrane do ...
(a) invent the warp drive; (b) make “go boldly where no man has gone before” a thing; (c) accidentally cause the death of the wife of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Cmdr. Sisko.
C: The last one
The Trek character is a seminal franchise figure, portrayed by two different actors (Glenn Corbett and James Cromwell) in three different iterations (the original Trek series, Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: Enterprise). But he did not figure in Sisko’s tragic backstory.
What’s the name of Capt. Janeway’s Irish Setter ...
... first referenced in the inaugural Star Trek: Voyager episode, “Caretaker"?
The dog had puppies shortly before Janeway took her command post.
How many kids does Picard have in the Nexus-ribbon version of his life in Star Trek: Generations?
Repeat: five kids. Dude does not stick around long to see what that’s like.
According to the Voyager episode “Scorpion,” which alien race bedevils the devilish Borg?
Resistance was not, apparently, futile for them.
Why do Picard, Worf and Data sing light opera in Star Trek: Insurrection?
To ... fix Data?
To be honest, there is no good answer here. The correct answer, however, is that Data, having been in rehearsals for Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore (because, well, of course, he was) needs a dose of the tune, “A British Tar,” to help mend his on-the-fritz android self. Good god.
The so-called “pleasure planet” Risa was first visited by which vacationing Trek captain?
Well, it's like this ...
In the Trek timeline, Star Trek: Enterprise’s Archer got to Risa first. In our real-world timeline, Picard made it there in the 1990 Next Generation episode, “Captain’s Holiday,” while Archer’s foray didn’t occur ‘til Enterprise’s 2002, “Two Days and Two Nights.”
What Irving Berlin classic is quoted in the closing moments of Star Trek: Nemesis?
The tune is mumble-sung by Data’s simpler, older android brother, B-4. Data, we’re sure, would’ve loved to have joined in, but he blew himself up earlier in the film. Good god.