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The 'Star Trek' Alien Races Quiz
by Staff
Thanks to the wacky imaginations of a lot of sci-fi writers, there are dozens of fictional extraterrestrials in our popular culture. How much do you know about the alien races in "Star Trek?"

In which year did the Klingons make their first "Star Trek" appearance?

  • 1977
  • 1973
  • 1967

The "Race of Listeners" is also called what?

  • Kazons
  • Bynars
  • El-Aurians

Which race was the first contact between Earth humans and extraterrestrials?

  • Klingons
  • Vulcans
  • Romulans

Grazerites may have evolved from what sort of species?

  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Herbivores

What product can the Aaamazzarites create with their mouths?

  • babies
  • furniture
  • helium

What source do Iotians use as a model for their social practices?

  • one movie
  • one book
  • The "Star Trek" Prime Directive

What is the primary purpose of a Ferengi's life?

  • war
  • profit
  • self-actualization

Which Starfleet captain was the first to encounter the Metrons?

  • Captain Kirk
  • Captain Janeway
  • Captain Piccard

What is the ultimate goal of the Borg?

  • perfection
  • protection
  • annihilation

The "Greys" of our real-world pop culture could easily be based on which Star Trek race?

  • Talosians
  • Skagarans
  • Paragaans

Kahless is a spiritual leader of which race?

  • Romulans
  • Klingons
  • Organians

Which race has developed a nerve pinch submission technique that's similar to the Vulcans?

  • Andorians
  • Elasians
  • Catullans

What event ruined Talosians civilization?

  • constant terrorism
  • biological warfare
  • nuclear holocaust

Which species looks like nothing more than a disembodied head with two lights for eyes?

  • Catullans
  • Lactrans
  • Melkotians

Which race inherently despises Tribbles?

  • Klingons
  • Vulcans
  • Humans

What color is the skin of the Orion race?

  • green
  • blue
  • red

From which quadrant are the Kazon?

  • Gamma Quadrant
  • Delta Quadrant
  • Alpha Quadrant

The now-extinct M-113 creature had an obsessive craving for what?

  • blood
  • salt
  • sugar

How many individuals make up a typical Andorian marriage?

  • two
  • four
  • six

Which species hails from the Delphic Expanse?

  • Iotians
  • Xyrilians
  • Xindi

Where was the Cytherian homeworld located?

  • Milky Way Galaxy
  • The Badlands
  • The Briar Patch

What factor nearly led to the extinction of the Vulcan race?

  • a flu-like disease
  • war
  • global warming

The Borg referred to which race as Species 218?

  • Antedeans
  • Kohms
  • Talaxians

The Wadi race has an obsession with what?

  • gambling
  • substance use
  • sex

Starfleet's Dr. Phlox is what race?

  • Talosian
  • Denobulan
  • Ekosian

How many fingers (total) do Nuvians have?

  • 24
  • 12
  • 8

Ekosian society takes its cues from which human culture?

  • Native Americans
  • Australian Aborigines
  • Nazi Germany

Which race creates spaceships that grow edible vegetation on the walls?

  • Kreetassans
  • Xyrillians
  • Tandarans

Where does the Novan race live?

  • on a greenish moon
  • undersea
  • underground

The Hirogen spend all of their time doing what?

  • eating
  • hunting other species
  • mating