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The Ultimate 'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars' Quiz
by Staff
They are both cultural touchstones of monumental proportions. How much do you know about "Star Wars" and "Star Trek?"

Which captain offers the following quote? "I would be delighted to offer any advice I can on understanding women. When I have some, I'll let you know?"

  • Captain Kirk
  • Captain Picard
  • Captain Chris Pine

In which year did the first "Star Trek" video game launch?

  • 1971
  • 1978
  • 1981

In which year did the first video game for "Star Wars" appear?

  • 1987
  • 1984
  • 1982

By how many years did "Star Trek" beat "Star Wars" to the public consciousness?

  • 22 years
  • 16 years
  • 11 years

How long after the first "Star Wars" movie did the first "Star Trek" film appear?

  • 2 years
  • 7 years
  • 12 years

How many "Star Wars" TV series have existed?

  • three
  • seven
  • nine

How many "Star Trek" TV series have existed?

  • three
  • six
  • 10

Which shows take place in the future?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • Both are set in the future

The MTT space vehicle appears in which franchise?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

The term "starfleet" is used often in which franchise?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • both

How many "Star Wars" video games launched in 2000?

  • three
  • four
  • five

How many 'Star Trek" video games appeared in 2000?

  • two
  • four
  • seven

Which productions feature intermittent time travel?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

What term does "Star Trek" use for faster-than-light space travel?

  • space-time travel
  • warp drive
  • hyperspace

What term does "Star Wars" use for faster-than-light space travel?

  • Warp speed
  • Hyperspace
  • Plasma speed

Which shows used Hollywood Westerns as inspiration?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

Which character asked, "What does God need with a starship?

  • Captain Kirk
  • Captain Picard
  • Lt. Riker

Which year did both franchises make their debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System console?

  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1992

Which franchise typically gets more credit for its basis in real science?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

Which franchise released a film in 1983?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

Which character utters the phrase, "I find your lack of faith disturbing?"

  • Yoda
  • Spock
  • Darth Vader

Torpedo-type ship weapons appear in which franchise?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • both

Which show features ship sounds based on an elephant's call?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • neither

Which console was the first to feature a "Star Trek" video game?

  • ColecoVision
  • Microvision
  • Atari 2600

Which console was the first to feature a "Star Wars" video game?

  • Intellivision
  • Microvision
  • ZX Spectrum

Which franchise has grossed more money at the Hollywood box office?

  • "Star Trek"
  • "Star Wars"
  • It is nearly a tie.

As of 2016, how many "Star Wars" movies are there?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

As of 2016, how many "Star Trek" movies are there?

  • 10
  • 14
  • 13

A scene that supposedly mimicked Nazi propaganda appeared in which franchise?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • We totally made that up.

Which franchise has the greater number of TV films?

  • "Star Wars"
  • "Star Trek"
  • same number for both