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The 'Star Trek' Klingon Quiz
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Their prominent facial protrusions and permanent scowls mark them as the fiercest "Star Trek" characters. How much do you know about the not-so-cuddly Klingons?

Which species did the Klingons fight in the Battle of Klach D'kel Brakt?

  • Romulans
  • Ferengi
  • Humans

In which year did the Klingons first appear in the original "Star Trek" series?

  • 1965
  • 1966
  • 1967

How many episodes aired BEFORE the Klingons made their debut?

  • eight
  • 12
  • 25

What is the name of the Klingon homeworld?

  • Garenor
  • Qo'noS
  • Tzenketh

On which sense do Klingons most rely when they are hunting?

  • touch
  • sixth sense
  • smell

How long did the first Klingon-Federation War last?

  • a few days
  • a year
  • five years

Which class of Klingon ship is the first to be seen by "Star Trek" audiences?

  • Bird of Prey class
  • D7 class
  • K't'inga class

How is Klingon society structured with regards to the sexes?

  • It is patriarchal.
  • It is matriarchal.
  • It is nearly equally.

Around what year did the Klingons develop warp-drive capabilities?

  • 1950
  • 2052
  • 2152

In the 23rd century, what factor contributed heavily to constant conflict between humans and Klingons?

  • Humans develop cloaking capabilities
  • Klingon aggression
  • Federation expansion

What is a Klingon "bat'leth?"

  • armor
  • sword
  • common pastry

What material was used to create the very first bat'leth?

  • claws
  • skin
  • hair

A famous Klingon proverb says that, "A fool and his WHAT are soon parted?"

  • head
  • heart
  • sword

When viewed from space, what color is the Klingon homeworld?

  • green
  • blue
  • red

Klingon marital bonds could most accurately be described as what?

  • monogamous
  • polyamorous
  • open marriage

What was the name of the first Klingon emperor?

  • Lukara
  • Kortar
  • Kahless

What is probably the most honorable way for a Klingon warrior to die?

  • suicide that also kills an enemy
  • beheaded by archenemy
  • set on fire

When did humans finally journey to Qo'noS, the Klingon homeworld?

  • They have only visited the planet's moon.
  • Around 2150
  • Humans are not welcome there.

In Klingon legend, if a warrior is captured during battle he brings dishonor to his family for how many generations?

  • nine
  • seven
  • three

What does "tlhIngan Hol" mean in Klingon?

  • "Klingon language"
  • "Kill the humans"
  • "Fire all phasers"

About how many words are there in the Klingon language?

  • 300
  • 3,000
  • 30,000

What is an alternate name for the Klingon homeworld?

  • Klaxon.
  • Klingea.
  • Klinzhai.

Klingons were ruled by a democracy for a brief period, which became known as what?

  • The Enlightenment
  • The Dark Time
  • The Schism

In what year was the Klingon language first spoken on screen?

  • 1979
  • 1964
  • 1969

What was the nickname for Emperor Kahless?

  • The Merciless
  • The Terrible
  • The Unforgettable

Which "Star Trek" actor came up with the idea for creating a Klingon language?

  • James Doohan
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • William Shatner

In Klingon culture, a beard is a symbol of what?

  • Marriage
  • Virility
  • Bravery

A famous Klingon proverb says that "HOW MANY throats may be cut in one night by a running man?"

  • 4,000
  • 2,000
  • 500

Which class of Klingon ship carries a more powerful arsenal than any other?

  • D4 class
  • Vor'cha class
  • Negh'Var class

Why does Qo'noS, the Klingon homeworld, commonly have rapidly changing and violent weather?

  • The Klingons live there, duh.
  • The planet has a tilted axis.
  • The planet has hundreds of active volcanoes.