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Even before his directing work on "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," he was one of the busiest and most successful men in Hollywood. How much do you know about J.J. Abrams?

With which film did Abrams make his directorial debut?

  • "Forever Young"
  • "Mission: Impossible III"
  • "Star Trek"

Of all of Abrams films, which earned the most money at the box office?

  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
  • "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • "Mission: Impossible III"

In what capacity did Abrams serve during his first Hollywood film?

  • producer
  • composer
  • editor

What year was J.J. Abrams born?

  • 1966
  • 1971
  • 1973

Abrams did NOT receive acting credits for which show?

  • "Alias"
  • "Future Shock"
  • "The Suburbans"

In which state did Abrams grow up?

  • New York
  • California
  • Texas

For which project was Abrams NOT a producer?

  • "10 Cloverfield Lane"
  • "Revolution"
  • "Undercovers"

When he was a child, which Hollywood figure did Abrams most admire?

  • Harrison Ford
  • Cary Grant
  • Dick Smith

What is the name of the production company that Abrams helped create in 1998?

  • Bad Robot
  • Working Dog Productions
  • Atopia

Which TV series did Abrams NOT help create?

  • "Lost"
  • "Fringe"
  • "Star Trek: Voyager"

Why did Abrams give up his work on "Felicity" for "Alias?"

  • He wanted a more exciting show.
  • He didn't get along with Keri Russell.
  • The pay was dismal.

How many Emmy Awards did Abrams receive for his work on "Lost?"

  • one
  • two
  • four

Which film franchise did Abrams fall in love with first?

  • "Star Trek"
  • "Star Wars"
  • "Battlestar Galactica"

Abrams was nominated for a "Razzie" for Worst Screenplay for which film?

  • "Joy Ride"
  • "Regarding Henry"
  • "Armageddon"

How many children does Abrams have?

  • none
  • two
  • three

What movie did Abrams direct immediately following "Star Trek?"

  • "Cloverfield"
  • "Super 8"
  • "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol"

For television, in what capacity has Abrams most often worked?

  • producer
  • director
  • writer

For which TV show did Abrams NOT serve as executive producer?

  • "The Office"
  • "Person of Interest"
  • "11.22.63"

Which person co-produced "Super 8" with Abrams?

  • Clint Eastwood
  • George Lucas
  • Steven Spielberg

On how many episodes of "Westworld" did Abrams work as executive producer?

  • three
  • 10
  • 14

Abrams frequently works with Michael Giacchino, who performs which role during film production?

  • composer
  • editor
  • writer

Abrams won the Saturn Award for Best Director for his work on which film?

  • "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • "Star Trek"
  • "Super 8"

As of 2016, how many Academy Awards has Abrams won?

  • zero
  • one
  • three

What role did Abrams perform for the film "Taking Care of Business?"

  • writer
  • actor
  • producer

For which movie did Abrams win the Empire Award for Best Director?

  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
  • "Star Trek"
  • "Mission: Impossible III"

How many episodes of "Felicity" did Abrams direct?

  • all of them
  • two
  • none

For which show did Abrams NOT play a role in the theme music composition?

  • "Lost"
  • "Fringe"
  • "Anatomy of Hope"

Abrams was a guest star on which show?

  • "Family Guy"
  • "Lost"
  • "Almost Human"

Why didn't Abrams direct "Star Trek Beyond?"

  • He was sick of space movies.
  • He was busy with "Star Wars."
  • He had a spat with studio executives.

Abrams was both writer and composer for which project?

  • "Fringe"
  • "Anatomy of Hope"
  • "What About Brian"