The 'Stargate' Ancients Quiz
by Staff
The "Stargate" franchise inspired a feature film, three television series and two TV movies. Test your knowledge of the Ancients in the "Stargate" world with this quiz.

In the "Stargate" franchise, who are the original builders of the Stargate network?

  • Wraith
  • Goa'uld
  • Ancients

How did many of the Ancients escape a great plague?

  • by going under ground
  • by ascending to another plane
  • by going underwater

True or false: The Ancients once inhabited Earth.

  • true
  • false

When was the original feature film "Stargate" released?

  • 1994
  • 1996
  • 1998

How many spinoff television shows were inspired by the feature film "Stargate"?

  • one
  • two
  • three

In which "Stargate" series do the Ancients first appear?

  • "Stargate SG-1"
  • "Stargate: Atlantis"
  • "SGU Stargate Universe"

What is the name of the first Ancient being encountered in "Stargate SG-1"?

  • Chaka
  • Oma Desala
  • Hathor

Which actress played the character Oma Desala in the series "Stargate SG-1"?

  • Mel Harris
  • Vanessa Angel
  • Anna-Louise Plowman

When was the series "Stargate SG-1" released?

  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997

What served as the inspiration for the font of the Ancients' fictional alphabet in the "Stargate" franchise?

  • automobile ad
  • propaganda poster
  • bakery sign

The Ancients built the Stargate network, which does what?

  • moves beings across space
  • allows communication
  • powers cities

Which "Stargate SG-1" character was an Ancient who was discovered in Antarctica?

  • Rya'c
  • Ayiana
  • Skaara

Which actress played the "Stargate SG-1" character Ayiana?

  • Alexis Cruz
  • Jolene Blalock
  • Ona Grauer

Which of the Ancient characters exposed the SG-1 and Antarctic teams to a plague?

  • Ayiana
  • Oma Desala
  • Orlin

When Ancient beings ascend, what do they leave behind?

  • their memories
  • their body
  • nothing

Where did the Ancients go when they left Earth?

  • Neptune
  • Abydos
  • the Pegasus galaxy

True or false: The Ancients took the city of Atlantis with them when they left.

  • true
  • false

When did the "Stargate: Atlantis" series premiere?

  • 2004
  • 2006
  • 2008

The Ancients were once part of an alliance of four races. Which of the following races was NOT part of the alliance?

  • Asgard
  • Nox
  • Jaffa

Which enemy of the Ancients is discovered in the series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

  • Goa'uld
  • Wraith
  • Asgard

Which "Stargate: Atlantis" character kills the Wraith keeper?

  • John Sheppard
  • Teyla Emmagan
  • Dr. Rodney McKay

Where did the Ancients take the city of Atlantis to escape the Wraith?

  • underground
  • deep space
  • underwater

Which Ancient character followed Samantha Carter back to Earth in "Stargate SG-1"?

  • Dannic
  • Orlin
  • Hermiod

What is the name of the planet Orlin had been banished to?

  • Velona
  • Abydos
  • Athos

Which actor played the character Orlin in the series "Stargate SG-1"?

  • Colm Meaney
  • Jason Momoa
  • Sean Patrick Flanery

Which "Stargate SG-1" character did the Ancient Oma Desala help ascend?

  • Daniel Jackson
  • Jennifer Keller
  • Eli Wallace

Which actor portrayed Dr. Daniel Jackson in the series "Stargate SG-1"?

  • Richard Dean Anderson
  • Ben Browder
  • Michael Shanks

Which enemy race split from the Ancients long ago?

  • Asgard
  • Ori
  • Jaffa

True or false: In the movie "Stargate: The Ark of Truth," the Ancients are also known as the Alterans.

  • true
  • false

Which weapon did Dr. Daniel Jackson use to destroy the Ori?

  • zat'ni'katel
  • Jaffa staff weapon
  • Ark of Truth