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The 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' Quiz
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"Deep Space Nine" finds our heroes in the deepest regions of known space. How much do you know about this "Star Trek" series?

What year did the show debut?

  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1993

"Deep Space Nine" aired during the same time period as what other space-themed show?

  • "Star Trek: Voyager"
  • "Battlestar Galactica"
  • "Star Trek: The Next Generation"

What role does Odo fill on the space station?

  • Chief of Security
  • Communications Officer
  • Chief Petty Officer

Before "Deep Space Nine," Avery Brooks played a character on which show?

  • "Baywatch"
  • "Spenser: For Hire"
  • "Magnum P.I."

In the mirror universe, the space station is controlled by which factions?

  • Ferengi and Kazon
  • Cardassians and Klingons
  • Bajorans and Klingons

Which character was originally slated to be Sisko's second-in-command?

  • Ezri Dax
  • Worf
  • Ro Laren

The Maquis, a resistance group, are what race?

  • Human
  • Kazon
  • Bajorn

Which character from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" became a regular member of "Deep Space Nine?"

  • Wesley Crusher
  • Worf
  • Deanna Troi

How fast must ships be traveling in order to enter the worm hole?

  • impulse speed
  • warp 1
  • warp 10

The final season of the show contains many references to which ill-fated battle?

  • Battle of Dunbar
  • Battle of the Alamo
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

Which actor was originally tabbed as Commander Sisko?

  • Alexander Siddig
  • Wesley Snipes
  • Avery Brooks

Which beings get credit for creating the worm hole?

  • The Vulcans
  • The Idols
  • The Prophets

What was the original setting for the show?

  • A desert
  • A mountainside
  • A remote farming community

How long was each episode?

  • 45 minutes
  • 52 minutes
  • 55 minutes

"Deep Space Nine" is situated near what space phenomenon?

  • Worm hole
  • Black hole
  • Supernova

To where does the worm hole near Deep Space Nine go?

  • Gamma Quadrant
  • Delta Quadrant
  • Earth

Who does Jadzia Dax wind up marrying during the course of the show?

  • Worf
  • Commander Sisko
  • Julian Bashir

Which race owns the station?

  • Kazon
  • Bajorans
  • Humans

Which race largely controls the Gamma Quadrant?

  • Changelings
  • Cardassians
  • Klingons

Prior to the construction of Deep Space Nine, the Bajorans had freed themselves from which enemy?

  • Ferengi
  • Cardassians
  • Klingons

Jake Sisko wants to skip the Starfleet life and pursue which career?

  • Philosopher
  • Writer
  • Artist

What is the photon torpedo capacity of Deep Space Nine?

  • 500
  • 5,000
  • 10,000

For how many seasons did the show air?

  • five
  • six
  • seven

The Bajoran religion refers to what object as the "Celestial Temple?"

  • The worm hole near their planet
  • Deep Space Nine, which is visible from the planet's surface
  • The Bajoran sun

Quark spends most of his time obsessing about what?

  • power
  • money
  • women

Who did Julian Bashir marry in real life?

  • Nana Visitor
  • Nicole de Boer
  • Kate Mulgrew

How many people inhabit the station?

  • 300
  • 700
  • 1,200

What was the Cardassian name for the space station before Starfleet took over?

  • Gul Nerok
  • Terok Nor
  • Tor Garak

How many episodes of the show aired?

  • 176
  • 142
  • 112

Which starship uses Deep Space Nine as a home base?

  • USS Defiant
  • USS Enterprise
  • USS Constitution