So Say We All: The 'Battlestar Galactica' Vocabulary Quiz
From the original 1978 TV show through the reimagined series, the slang flies. Chrome jobs, bullet-heads, the Big G. What the frak are they saying, anyway? Test how well you know your "Battlestar Galactica" lingo.
What does BSG stand for?
True or false: A colony is a planet.
Who is second in command?
What color is ambrosia?
What are stims?
Since not "stims," what are trainee pilots called?
What's a free flight jump?
a parachute landing
a maneuver performed near a celestial body
artificial intelligence capable of operating a Viper
What is a triad?
a military tribunal
a card game
What's known as the "book of strategy"?
fighter pilot manual
the book of the world
What is the Colonial equivalent of "mayday!"?
great mother of Artemis!
What are Cylons?
fictional race of artificial intelligence
engineers who designed Cylon Centurions
Calling a Cylon a "skinjob" is a reference to what neonoir sci-fi film?
"2001: A Space Odyssey"
Which is NOT a type of battlestar in the Colonial fleet?
Where are you going if you're heading back to the barn?
back to base
on a voluntary mission
to Download City
What is the Colonial equivalent to an Earth year?
If you're in your jock smock, what are you wearing?
a flight suit
Which expression is an affirmative reply spoken by Cylons?
by your command
by your leave
So say we all.
How many centons are equal to one centar?
Who are knuckle-draggers?
What's a Code Blue?
medical emergency alert
a way to create virtual reality in someone's own mind
What is a week of Colonial time called?
What is the government-regulated Colonial currency?
What happens when a Cylon is "boxed"?
that Cylon's consciousness is downloaded into a new body
that Cylon's consciousness is downloaded into storage
that Cylon's consciousness is deleted
What is happening when you go "skids up"?
manually aiming missiles at targets
out of ammunition
Which American astronomer completes the expression "for ____'s sake!"?
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Pyramid is what type of game?
a contact sport
a training simulation
a video game
What is the Colonial pain killer similar to morphine called?
Who is the Actual?
the commanding officer
the senior pilot
the Imperious Leader
Tally, short for "tally-ho," means what?
an enemy target sighting
Safeties are off, and weapons systems are armed.
as soon as possible
True or false: Derez, short for deresolution, was first coined in Disney's "Tron."