The Truth Is Out There: 'X-Files' Quiz
by Staff
The classic paranormal TV series is set for a January 2016 reboot. Test your knowledge of agents Mulder and Scully and their past adventures with this quiz.

Why was Dana Scully partnered with Fox Mulder?

  • to spy on him
  • to hinder his investigations
  • to help him with medical knowledge

Fox Mulder’s sister was a victim in what disturbing incident?

  • murdered
  • alien abduction
  • joined religious cult

What is the message on the flying saucer poster in Fox Mulder’s office?

  • "The truth is out there"
  • "Trust no one"
  • "I want to believe"

Besides being an FBI agent, what is Scully’s special expertise?

  • physicist
  • medical doctor
  • karate expert

What is the slogan in the program’s opening sequence?

  • "I want to believe"
  • "The truth is out there"
  • "a vast right-wing conspiracy"

Who is Eugene Victor Tooms?

  • cannibalistic mutant
  • lounge singer
  • presidential double

What's the name of the group within the U.S. government that conspires with extraterrestrials?

  • the Illuminati
  • the Syndicate
  • the Bilderbergers

Which of these lines was uttered by the mysterious Cigarette Smoking Man?

  • "I've seen presidents die."
  • "Find the woman."
  • "I come in peace."

What is FBI agent Alex Krycek’s secret?

  • He's an alien.
  • He secretly works for Cigarette Smoking Man.
  • He's a human-alien hybrid.

What are the first names of the Lone Gunmen?

  • John, Melvin and Richard
  • Abraham, Martin and John
  • Dave, Bob and Nick

What is the name of the virus that extraterrestrials intended to use to destroy humanity?

  • red death
  • black oil
  • Andromeda strain

The Syndicate collaborated with extraterrestrials on what project?

  • developing human-alien hybrids
  • making counterfeit gold bullion
  • creating a fusion reactor

What is the password on Fox Mulder’s home PC?

  • mynameisfox
  • ufohunter

What was the result of the 1950s Litchfield Experiment?

  • murderous cloned children
  • a vanished navy ship
  • an alien virus vaccine

What unusual tattoo did Dana Scully get on her back?

  • skull
  • zodiac
  • ouroboros

Who is Crew Cut Man?

  • witness
  • assassin
  • conspirator

What is Morris Fletcher’s job responsibility?

  • disinformation
  • assassination
  • negotiating with aliens

Morris Fletcher claims he hired dinner-theater actor John Gillnitz to play what role?

  • Fox Mulder
  • Walter Skinner
  • Saddam Hussein

When Fox Mulder obtains a cassette about aliens, it is encrypted in what language?

  • Esperanto
  • Navajo
  • Mandarin

True or false: Fox Mulder's mail-order alien autopsy video turns out to be real.

  • true
  • false

Who opened the first X-file in 1946?

  • Professor Irwin Corey
  • J. Edgar Hoover
  • Walter Skinner

What did Deep Throat die to protect?

  • a container of alien DNA
  • the identity of Bob Woodward
  • stolen extraterrestrial money

What is the name of the Alaskan town where Fox Mulder searches for his sister?

  • Seldom Seen
  • Narwoo
  • Deadhorse

What was the name of the alien abductee who betrayed Dana Scully to free himself?

  • Barney Paster
  • Duane Barry
  • Martin Wells

What band covered The Doors’ “Crystal Ship” in the 1998 "The X-Files" movie?

  • Hootie and the Blowfish
  • X
  • Nick Cave

What is Fox Mulder’s nickname at the FBI?

  • Spooky
  • Nosy
  • Molder

Who temporarily replaced Fox Mulder as Scully’s partner?

  • Carl Kolchak
  • John Doggett
  • Frank Black

Where did the worm in New Jersey’s sewers come from?

  • Cleveland
  • Chernobyl
  • the ocean floor

What Hollywood nightclub in the show was frequented by vampires?

  • Club Tepes
  • Viper Room
  • Formosa Lounge

What song by The Smiths inspired "The X-Files" theme song?

  • "Cemetery Gates"
  • "How Soon Is Now?"
  • "The Queen Is Dead"