Lightsabers, Blasters and Ion Cannons: The 'Star Wars' Weaponry Quiz
There are many types of weapon in the "Star Wars" arsenal — whether you prefer a good blaster at your side or a more elegant weapon for a more civilized age, check your knowledge with this "Star Wars" weaponry quiz.
Which alien race is known to use bowcasters?
What makes an ion cannon different from a typical energy weapon?
It causes no physical damage but disrupts electrical systems temporarily.
It passes through metal.
They can only be controlled with the Force.
What is distinctive (and controversial) about Kylo Ren's lightsaber?
It has a plasma beam crossguard.
Its plasma blade is black and therefore nearly invisible.
The handle can be turned around and used as a standard blaster pistol.
What did a First Order stormtrooper use his Z6 shock baton for in "The Force Awakens?"
to knock Rey unconscious
to punch a hole in the hull of the Millennium Falcon
to battle Finn, who was wielding a lightsaber
When Admiral Motti said, "This [redacted] is now the ultimate power in the universe! I suggest we use it!" what weapon was he referring to?
the Imperial star destroyer Executor
the Death Star
Darth Vader's lightsaber
What do the Ewoks use to destroy an AT-ST?
A captured AT-ST.
A pair of swinging tree trunks.
Primitive land mines.
The BlasTech E-11 blaster rifle was standard issue for what large military group?
the Imperial Stormtroopers
the Gungan Grand Army
the Clone Army
What did Rebel pilots use proton torpedoes for at the Battle of Yavin?
eliminate Imperial capital ships that were guarding the planet's orbit
destroy the Death Star
scatter Tie fighter squadrons
What did a Jedi in training typically have to do with a lightsaber to become a Jedi Knight?
build one from scratch
adjust the lightsaber's color to match his or her Force aura
kill a mynock with it
When Princess Leia visits Jabba's palace in disguise, what weapon does she threaten him with?
a thermal detonator
What is a vibroblade?
a shoulder-mounted laser cannon
an energy sword that would vibrate and detonate if held by an unauthorized user
a bladed weapon that generated intense ultrasonic vibrations to increase cutting power
Which Sith Lord based the design of his double-bladed lightsaber on an ancient Zabrak weapon?
While anyone can wield a lightsaber, they are most commonly used by Jedi and…
the Imperial Guard
Which bounty hunter wore distinctive Mandalorian armor?
What non-destructive weapon did Imperial star destroyers and the Death Star use to trap enemy ships?
Trandoshan energy nets
What pilot guidance system did Luke turn off during the attack on the first Death Star?
automatic altitude control
proximity avoidance system
Luke doesn't have his lightsaber when he fights the Rancor, so what does he use to kill it?
a spear made from a shard of broken metal
a massive metal door that crushes the Rancor
an explosion caused by overloading the electronic door lock
Which of these companies was a major weapons manufacturer during the Galactic Civil War between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance?
What weapon did the Rebel Alliance use to escape Hoth while the Imperial fleet was in orbit?
Sith lords can use the Force to choke enemies, fling objects at them and to generate what other deadly effect?
making enemies' blood boil
What made General Greivous a formidable opponent in lightsaber combat?
His armored skin was impervious to lightsabers.
His cybernetic body gave him immense physical strength.
He had four arms and could wield four lightsabers simultaneously.
What weapon did Han Solo use to shoot first?
YT-100 combat cannon
BlasTech DL-44 heavy blaster pistol
RangeMaster LR-3 light mortar
What color is Mace Windu's lightsaber?
Although a deflector shield could protect entire ships or planets from attack, they could be shut down by destroying or disabling what?
the ion grid
the reactor core
the shield generator
Boba Fett was undone by the rocket on his back, but he had a versatile weapon that fired rockets, flames and more mounted somewhere else on his body. Where?
on his head
in his boots
on his wrists
The electrostaff was designed as a low-cost counter to what famous weapon?
the Death Star
If you run into a Tusken Raider while on Tattoine, what weapon might he use to attack you?
a gaderffii stick
gloves covered with krayt dragon teeth
a thermal detonator
Which aliens threw energy balls called "boomas" at their enemies in battle?
What did Luke Skywalker use to bullseye womp rats back home?
What weapons protected the surface of the Death Star from enemy attack?