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The Ultimate 'Star Trek' Movies Quiz
by Staff
The "Star Trek" TV series blossomed on the big screen. How much do you know about these science fiction blockbusters?

Why was Gene Roddenberry's role greatly reduced for the second "Star Trek" film?

  • The first movie was nearly a flop.
  • He abused cast members.
  • He was drunk all the time.

What was the first "Star Trek" movie with space effects created using only computer generated imagery?

  • "Star Trek: Insurrection"
  • "Star Trek: First Contact"
  • "Star Trek: Nemesis"

Which Star Trek film was directed by Leonard Nimoy?

  • "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock"
  • "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home"
  • Both

Why was security very tight on the set of "Star Trek III?"

  • Worries about the story leaking
  • Concerns about violence
  • There were several bomb threats

The success of what film helped convince Paramount to finish the first "Star Trek" movie?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "The Exorcist"
  • "E.T."

When was the first "Star Trek" film released?

  • 1974
  • 1976
  • 1979

About how much did it cost to create the bridge on the set of the first "Star Trek" film?

  • $200,000
  • $900,000
  • $1.2 million

About how much did it cost to create the first "Star Trek" film?

  • $13 million
  • $23 million
  • $46 million

What was the budget for "Star Trek: First Contact (1996)?"

  • $45 million
  • $68 million
  • $87 million

For the first Star Trek movie, where did the crew shoot scenes that were set on the planet Vulcan?

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Mojave Desert
  • Crater Lake National Park

How many "Star Trek" films featured the cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation?"

  • two
  • three
  • four

Which "Star Trek" film was the first to establish a Web site to help market the movie?

  • "Star Trek Generations"
  • "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"
  • "Star Trek: First Contact"

Why did creators nix the name "The Vengeance of Khan" from Star Trek II?

  • It was too similar to a "Star Wars" film name.
  • It was too violent.
  • Khan makes only a brief appearance in the movie.

Which film earned only about $67 million and was considered a flop?

  • "Star Trek: Nemesis"
  • "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • "Star Trek: First Contact"

Why was William Shatner angry with Kirstie Alley during the filming of Spock's funeral scene?

  • She kept crying.
  • She was drunk.
  • She was continually late.

What was the budget of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan?"

  • $63 million
  • $42 million
  • $11 million

Which "Star Trek" film was the first to win an Academy Award?

  • "Star Trek" (2009)
  • "Star Trek Generations" (1994)
  • "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" (1989)

In the words of one producer, which "Star Trek" film nearly killed the franchise?

  • "Star Trek: Nemesis"
  • "Star Trek: Insurrection"
  • "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"

"Star Trek: First Contact" follows the crew's interactions with which enemy?

  • Borg
  • Cardassians
  • Klingons

How many days did the cast spend on location when filming "Star Trek III?"

  • one
  • 29
  • 116

Which film's box office take was only a little more than its production budget?

  • "Star Trek: Nemesis"
  • "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home"
  • "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock"

Benedict Cumberbatch played which character in Star Trek Into Darkness?

  • Spock
  • Khan
  • Pavel Chekov

Which movie was dedicated to the crew of the space shuttle Challenger?

  • "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock"
  • "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home"
  • "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"

How did producers convince Leonard Nimoy to return for "The Wrath of Khan?"

  • The promised him the lead role.
  • They promised him an unforgettable death scene.
  • They promised him three times as much money.

Why was "The Wrath of Khan" largely rewritten, particularly regarding Spock's death scene?

  • The script was leaked.
  • The story confused test audiences.
  • The director simply hated it.

Gene Roddenberry died just days after watching which "Star Trek" film?

  • "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"
  • "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"
  • "Star Trek Generations"

"Star Trek: First Contact" was the first "Star Trek" film to do what?

  • use computer-generated starships
  • feature minorities as the main characters
  • highlight inter-species relationships

Who directed "Star Trek: The Final Frontier?"

  • William Shatner
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • Michael Dorn

"Star Trek Generations" brings together which two popular characters?

  • Picard and Khan
  • Picard and Kirk
  • Picard and Spock

When Spock dies, what was Dr. McCoy originally supposed to say?

  • "He's dead, Jim."
  • "So much for that."
  • "He'll be back."