The 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Quiz
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (TNG) was a star-studded success for this space franchise. How much do you know about Captain Picard and company?
In which century does the series take place?
- 24th century
- 22nd century
- 26th century
Which frightening antagonists are cyborgs that often attack the Enterprise?
- The Ferengi
- The Cardassians
- The Borg
In which year did the series debut on television?
What did Patrick Stewart hate about the set of the captain's ready room?
- It had an exercise bike.
- It had a bar with alcoholic drinks.
- It had a fish tank.
Remus is a planet that's home to which race?
"The Next Generation's" story takes place roughly how long after the original "Star Trek?"
- About 300 years later
- About 200 years later
- About 100 years later
Who is the only person to play themselves on an episode?
- Edwin Hubble
- Stephen Hawking
- Shaquille O'Neal
What is the name of Whoopi Goldberg's character in the show?
How long were "The Next Generation's" episodes?
- 39 minutes
- 44 minutes
- 52 minutes
Who else was considered for the part of Geordi LaForge?
- Wesley Snipes
- Denzel Washington
- Will Smith
The Romulans have a family tree that joins them to which other race?
In total, how many "Next Generation" episodes were made?
What is the ultimate goal of the Borg?
- to blow up Earth
- to destroy all life
- to achieve perfection
Deanna Troi is half human, half what?
In which season does arch-nemesis Q first appear?
- Season 1
- Season 2
- Season 3
Which actor released a Sinatra-tinged album called, "Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back" during his tenure on the show?
- Jonathan Frakes
- Brent Spiner
- Patrick Steward
What is the number of crew members aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise?
One early concept for the show used what technology to transport crew members from planet to planet instead of a ship?
- Worm hole
- Rip in the space-time continuum
Which actor plays Q?
- Brian Bonsall
- John de Lancie
- Robert O'Reilly
Michael Dorn (Worf) appeared many times on which popular cop show?
- "Magnum P.I."
How many viewers did the show average per week?
- 8 million
- 13 million
- 20 million
What was the average per-episode cost of Season 1?
- $1.3 million
- $2.4 million
- $3.1 million
How many versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise existed before the one in "TNG?"
What phrase do the Borg use to intimidate their victims?
- "Humans are such easy prey."
- "Resistance is futile."
- "We are legion."
What does Q derisively call humans in the first episode?
- self-destructive lunatics
- dangerously savage child-race
- idiotic baby barbarians
Early in the creative process, producers almost gave Deanna Troi three of what body part?
In order to build the ship's bridge, the staff first had to evict what from the soundstage?
- feral cats
- a group of five homeless people
What was the name of Data's twin, who appeared in multiple episodes?
Which obsolete technology appeared on a Borg ship during one episode?
- a CD player
- a floppy diskette drive
- an ancient microwave
Which character disappeared after the first season and then reappeared in Season 3?
- Beverly Crusher
- Katharine Pulaski
- Lieutenant Worf