'The Empire Strikes Back' Quiz
by Staff
Sometimes, the dark side triumphs and sends the good creatures of the universe scurrying for cover. How much do you know about "The Empire Strikes Back"?

In miles, how long was Darth Vader's new Star Destroyer meant to be?

  • 0.5 mile
  • 1 mile
  • 16 miles

In the film series, which chapter is "The Empire Strikes Back"?

  • third
  • fourth
  • fifth

How does the Empire discover the Rebel base on Hoth?

  • a droid probe
  • a stormtrooper scout
  • Vader feels Luke's presence

Who directed "The Empire Strikes Back"?

  • Irvin Kershner
  • Richard Marquand
  • George Lucas

What is the primary food source for wampas?

  • Tauntauns
  • ice
  • humans

A fire during the shooting of which movie caused delays and budget overruns for the "Empire" crew?

  • "Raging Bull"
  • "The Fog"
  • "The Shining"

Who gets frozen in a block of carbonite?

  • Han Solo
  • Princess Leia
  • Luke Skywalker

In which year was "The Empire Strikes Back" released?

  • 1980
  • 1982
  • 1984

What is the name of the Rebel base on Hoth?

  • Gamma Base
  • Alpha Base
  • Echo Base

How does Darth Vader drop the bombshell revelation that he is Luke's parent?

  • "No, I am your father."
  • "Luke, I am your father."
  • "Yes, I am your mother."

Where did the filming for "Empire" first start?

  • Norway
  • Newfoundland
  • Los Angeles

The total budget for the movie might have been around how much?

  • $12 million
  • $30 million
  • $58 million

About how much did "Empire" rake in at the box office?

  • around $1 billion
  • around $720 million
  • around $540 million

Why did Irvin Kershner originally turn down the offer to direct "Empire"?

  • He didn't think a sequel would be a good as the original.
  • He wanted to wait for special effects technology to become more advanced.
  • He wanted to act instead.

Why didn't Jim Henson take up the offer to play Yoda?

  • He didn’t like George Lucas.
  • He was too busy.
  • He wasn't short enough.

In scenes that were ultimately deleted, which creatures invaded the Hoth Rebel base?

  • Wampas
  • Tauntauns
  • Exogorths

Which character proclaims, "He is as clumsy as he is stupid"?

  • Yoda
  • The Emperor
  • Darth Vader

What's the first clue that Han Solo and his team have landed the Millennium Falcon inside a giant space slug?

  • the squishy "ground"
  • the humid air
  • the smell

Before settling on Yoda, what was a proposed name for the short, aged Jedi?

  • Bannen
  • Loka
  • Buffy

Why was Yoda exiled to Dagobah?

  • He chose to be there.
  • He broke a cardinal rule of the Jedi Order.
  • For a short time, he turned to the dark side.

Which character does David Prowse play?

  • RD-D2
  • Darth Vader
  • Chewbacca

Where was the location of the Rebel base prior to the planet Hoth?

  • Dantooine
  • Tikal
  • Yavin IV

The EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigate is probably best known for its role in which part of the storyline?

  • Luke's rescue at Cloud City.
  • Helping Lando escape from Darth Vader's troops.
  • The evacuation of the base on Hoth.

The movie was released by which Hollywood studio?

  • Paramount Pictures
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Universal Studios

On which world did the King of the Dragonsnakes live?

  • Dagobah
  • Abraxin
  • Ossel II

How does Han Solo reply when Leia says, "I love you"?

  • "I know."
  • "I told you so."
  • "I love you, too."

The process for making which characters resulted in a new department at Industrial Light & Magic?

  • R2-D2 and C-3PO
  • Wampas
  • Tauntauns

To what location does Darth Vader lure Luke in an attempt to capture him?

  • Death Star
  • Yavin IV
  • Bespin

What role did Peter Suschitzky have in the creation of the movie?

  • music
  • cinematography
  • editing

Which hand does Luke Skywalker lose to Darth Vader's lightsaber?

  • right
  • left
  • It was actually his foot.