The 'Battlestar Galactica' Cylons Quiz
by Staff
Human colonies existed in relative peace until they are confronted by crazed machines. How much do you know about the Cylons in "Battlestar Galactica?"

In the original series, what sort of species are the Cylons?

  • mammalian
  • reptilian
  • bird-like

Why do the Cylons create a huge number of robots?

  • because of a Cylon civil war
  • to help raise infants
  • to increase workforce and military manpower

Why do the Cylons wage war with humans in the original series?

  • Humans helped save another species from the Cylons.
  • Humans were expanding into Cylon territory.
  • Humans were developing weapons of mass destruction.

In the reimagined series, who creates the Cylons?

  • reptilian species
  • Humans
  • Hasaris

Cylon Basestars use what kind of propulsion system?

  • reactionless drive
  • sublight propulsion
  • nuclear fusion

IL-Series Cylons are designed for what task?

  • command
  • navigation
  • battle

How many brains does a Cylon Imperious Leader have?

  • one
  • two
  • three

In the reimagined series, what was the result of the First Cylon War?

  • Humans won.
  • Cylons won.
  • Neither side won.

What phrase do Cylons utter when they are confirming commands from their superiors?

  • "And for humans, death"
  • "As you wish"
  • "By your command"

In the reimagined series, what do the Cyclons look like at the beginning of the Second Cylon War?

  • humans
  • reptiles
  • fish

For the Cylons, what is the goal of the Second Cylon War?

  • to obtain more tylium
  • to kill every human
  • to destroy Earth

What color are low-level Centurion Cylons?

  • white
  • gold
  • silver

How many human colonies do the Cylons wind up destroying during the Second Cylon War?

  • 12
  • 13
  • 14

What does Cylon stand for in the reimagined series?

  • cyber lords from deep space nebulae
  • computerized legion node
  • cybernetic lifeform node

Compared to human Viper fighters, how powerful are Cylon Raider attack ships?

  • less powerful
  • about the same
  • much more powerful

In the reimagined series, how do the Cylons destroy each of the colonies?

  • Nuclear bombs
  • Biochemical weapons
  • Basestar lasers

In the original series, how many types of Cylons are there?

  • Five
  • Six
  • Seven

About how many Raiders can a single Cylon Basestar carry?

  • 30
  • 300
  • 3,000

For what purpose did the Cylons use the Ovions?

  • mining
  • war
  • cleaning

What happens to a "boxed" Cylon?

  • It is outfitted with the latest weapons.
  • It is deactivated.
  • It gets punch drunk.

How many different humanoid models of Cylons were there in the reimagined series?

  • 10
  • 12
  • 13

Which Cylon ships are the most dangerous to approach?

  • Basestars
  • Battlestars
  • Raiders

There were originally 13 types of Cylons. Which number of the Cyclons was made extinct?

  • No. 5
  • No. 6
  • No. 7

In the reimagined series, some Cylons may be infected by diseases.

  • TRUE

What is the goal of the Cylon society?

  • expansionism
  • eternal perfection and order
  • systematic killing

In the original series, what does Count Baltar do to his fellow humans?

  • betrays the Colonies
  • sells humans to the Cylons
  • kills the human president

Which Cylon ship weapon was the least effective at long range?

  • missile turrets
  • laser turrets
  • mega-pulsars

What do humans sometimes call the Cylons?

  • Dryers
  • Toasters
  • Vacuums

In the original series, which type of Cylon commands the Basestars?

  • Centurions
  • Command Centurions
  • IL-Series

Which of the 12 Cylons is the youngest in appearance?

  • No. 3
  • No. 4
  • No. 8