The 'Stargate: Atlantis' Quiz


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4 Min Quiz

Which network originally aired the television series "Stargate: Atlantis" in the U.S.?

The Syfy channel debuted in 1992.


Which galaxy is the setting for the television series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

In the "Stargate" universe, the Pegasus galaxy is about 3.5 million light-years from the Milky Way.


True or false: "Stargate: Atlantis" is the third television series in the "Stargate" franchise.

"Stargate: Atlantis" is the second television series in the "Stargate" franchise. The series has 100 episodes.


Which television series did "Stargate: Atlantis" spin off from?

"Stargate: Atlantis" is a spinoff of the television series "Stargate SG-1."


When did "Stargate: Atlantis" premiere in the United States?

It premiered in the U.S. on July 16, 2004. The series continued for five seasons.


Which character is the military leader of the "Stargate: Atlantis" team?

Lt. Col. John Shepherd is a skilled, but troubled, pilot.


Which actor played the character John Shepherd in the series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

Flanigan graduated from the University of Colorado, where he majored in history.


Where was the television series "Stargate: Atlantis" filmed?

The television series "Stargate: Atlantis" was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Which actor was the only American among the original five "Stargate: Atlantis" regular cast members?

Flanigan was the only American among the original five regular cast members. Torri Higginson, Rainbow Francks and Rachel Luttrell are all Canadian, and David Hewlett is English.


Which is the primary enemy alien species in the television series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

Wraith are a telepathic race who "feed" on humans by placing a feeding organ, situated in their palms, near the heart of a person to siphon life force.


Which writer and producer is credited as a co-creator on all three "Stargate" franchise television series?

Wright was born on May 2, 1961, in Toronto, Canada.


In "Stargate: Atlantis," what are the small spacecraft called?

The small spacecraft used in the series are called puddle jumpers.


Which "Stargate: Atlantis" regular character is an astrophysicist?

Dr. Rodney McKay is an astrophysicist and leading expert on the Stargate device. His character is a contractor for the U.S. Air Force and appears in all five seasons of "Stargate: Atlantis."


Dr. Rodney McKay goes by his middle name. What is the "Stargate: Atlantis" character's first name?

Meredith is Dr. Rodney McKay's first name.


Which actor played the "Stargate: Atlantis" character Dr. Rodney McKay?

Hewlett is reported to be a fan of the original "Doctor Who" series, which aired in 1963.


What is the source of power for the city of Atlantis in the series?

The source of power for Atlantis is a zero point module, or ZPM.


True or false: Before joining the "Stargate: Atlantis" team, the character Teyla Emmagan was the ruler of the Athosian people.

Before joining the team, Teyla Emmagan was the ruler of the Athosian people from the planet Athos. She became an orphan at a young age and was born with the ability to know when Wraith are nearby.


Which actress played Teyla Emmagan in the television series?

Luttrell is one of only three actors to remain in the series through its entire run.


How long does the Stargate device remain open in the series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

In the series "Stargate: Atlantis," the Stargate device remains open for 38 minutes.


What is the name of the battle cruiser that defends Atlantis in the series?

The Daedalus is the battle cruiser that defends Atlantis.


How long does it take the spaceship Daedalus to travel between Earth and Atlantis?

It takes Daedalus 18 days to travel between Earth and Atlantis.


Which character is the original medical officer on the "Stargate: Atlantis" team?

Carson Beckett is played by the actor Paul McGillion.


Which character replaced Dr. Beckett as the medical officer in the series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

Dr. Jennifer Keller replaced Beckett as the medical officer in the series.


Which actress played the character Dr. Jennifer Keller in the series "Stargate: Atlantis"?

Before "Stargate: Atlantis," Staite appeared in the science fiction television series "Firefly."


What is the home planet of the city of Atlantis in the series?

The city of Atlantis is located on the watery, fictional planet Lantea.


In which season is the character Elizabeth Weir killed by the Replicators?

Weir is killed in the season four episode "Be All My Sins Remember'd." Torri Higginson plays Weir in the television series.


How many episodes of the television series "Stargate: Atlantis" were produced?

There were 99 episodes in the television series, which received a number of awards and nominations.


The feature film "Stargate" was the inspiration for three television series spinoffs. When was "Stargate" released?

"Stargate" was released in the U.S. on Oct. 28, 1994.


True or false: In "Stargate: Atlantis," the sibling characters Rodney McKay and Jeannie Miller are played by actors who are real-life siblings.

Rodney and Jeannie are played by the actors David and Kate Hewlett, who are real-life siblings.


When did the last episode of "Stargate: Atlantis" air?

The last episode of the series aired on Jan. 9, 2009.


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