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They are the giant, hairy honor guards of the 'Star Wars' universe. How much do you know about Wookiees?

George Lucas originally wanted the Wookiees to be natives of which planet?

  • Ertegas
  • Aleen
  • Endor

Most Wookiees have personalities that could be described as what?

  • volatile
  • dim-witted
  • impenetrable

What inspired George Lucas to create Chewbacca?

  • his childhood nemesis
  • his dog
  • his guinea pig

What is the name of the Wookiee home world?

  • Carida
  • Kashyyyk
  • Ison

True or False: Wookiees are not sensitive to the Force.

  • true
  • false

After the Galactic Empire took control of Kashyyyk, what did the Empire do with many Wookiees?

  • killed them
  • enslaved them
  • shipped them to other worlds

Fully grown Wookiees are about how tall?

  • 7 feet
  • 8 feet
  • 9 feet

Why can't Wookiees speak the Galactic Basic language?

  • They see foreign languages as a threat.
  • They struggle to learn languages.
  • Their vocal cords are incapable.

In "Star Wars IV: A New Hope," Chewbacca was how old?

  • 100 years old
  • 200 years old
  • 300 years old

When provoked, how do Wookiees respond?

  • uncontrollable rage
  • They shy away from physical contact.
  • They gather their thoughts and then attack.

On their home world Kashyyyk, where do Wookiees live?

  • in the trees
  • villages in the deep forest
  • caverns

True or False: Wookiees are often terribly clumsy.

  • true
  • false

Why can't most humans fire bowcasters, the weapon of choice for Wookiees?

  • Bowcasters have huge handles.
  • Humans are too weak.
  • Wookiees don't let people touch their weapons.

What is Shyriiwook?

  • a bird native to Kashyyyk
  • a Wookiee language
  • a Wookiee food

How was Chewbacca's bowcaster special?

  • It was an automatic.
  • It was made from spare parts from the Millennium Falcon.
  • It was twice as powerful as most.

Why do Wookiees have retractable claws?

  • for mating rituals
  • for fighting
  • for climbing

What happened to Wookiees who use their claws for anything other than productive (and non-harmful) purposes?

  • declawed
  • exiled
  • killed

If you save a Wookiee's family member from harm, how will they repay you?

  • with a nice Wookiee meal
  • with their lives
  • with precious metals

How old can the wroshyr trees, in which the Wookiees made their homes, get?

  • 100 years
  • 1,000 years
  • 50,000 years

True or False: Wookiees always have brown hair.

  • true
  • false

In which type of environment do furry Wookiees often suffer?

  • hot desert
  • icy planets
  • neither

After the Empire took control of Kashyyyk, how long did it take for Wookiees to revolt?

  • three years
  • 14 years
  • never

In the original "Star Wars" trilogy, how many times do characters to refer to Kashyyyk, the home world of Wookiees?

  • never
  • just once
  • three times

When were enslaved Wookiees on Kashyyyk finally freed from Empire control?

  • after the destruction of the second Death Star
  • after Han Solo's death
  • after Luke Skywalker's return

What is a language spoken by Wookiees?

  • Xaczik
  • Lothal
  • Thykara

As "Star Wars" creators formed the Shyriiwook language, they used mostly sounds from which real-world animal?

  • pangolin
  • black bear
  • gorilla

If English-speaking (real) humans listen closely, how many Wookiee words are consistently identifiable?

  • zero
  • about 10
  • about 20

A Wookiee named Tarfful was close to which Jedi Master?

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Luke Skywalker
  • Yoda

How did Wookiees create their bowcasters?

  • The made them by hand.
  • They stole them.
  • They imported them.

What was Black Krrsantan's job?

  • bomb builder
  • bounty hunter
  • general