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Star Trek Trivia Questions & Answers

Star Trek Trivia Questions & Answers

Are you ready to play the ultimate Star Trek trivia question & answer quiz? Star Trek is a science fiction franchise that includes thirteen films, seven television series and many novels, comics. It also has reference books, video games, role-playing games, and reference works.

Star Trek began with a single episode called “The Cage” that was filmed in 1964. It was not on the schedule of NBC until a second episode entitled “Where No Man Has Gone Before” was produced in 1965. Star Trek: Discovery, its latest series, returned the franchise to the airwaves in fall 2017. It had been off air for 12 years.

This trivia will confirm whether you’re a Trekker, Trekkie or both. This trivia quiz will test your knowledge. Share it with your friends.

Interesting Star Trek Facts

  • In 1995, 13 books were sold every minute in U.S. On the subject of Star Trek
  • In the original series, it was originally planned for Spock and Uhura to have the first interracial kiss. However, William Shatner stepped in and protested, saying he wanted Captain Kirk to kiss Uhura
  • They couldn’t afford to have scenes of the characters shuttling to planets in smaller space crafts, so they came up with teleportation to fix the problem.
  • While they were on a Star Trek movie set, Shatner and Nimoy both stood too close to an explosion and got a ringing in their ears. It never went away. Shatner sought medical treatment but was told he’d have to just live with it. Eventually, he found a device that emits white noise to cancel out the sound.
  • Bones almost played the role of Spock.
  • Tom Hardy looked at pictures of Napoleon and Hitler to get evil inspiration.
  • Known for playing Lieutenant Uhura, Nichelle Nichols planned to resign from Star Trek after a year.
  • Despite its popularity as a catchphrase, no one in Star Trek has ever said, “Beam me up, Scotty!”
  • J. Abrams used 721 lens flares in the first Star Trek.
  • Stephen Hawking played himself on Star Trek: The Next Generation. 

Star Trek Characters Trivia Questions & Answers


Q. What is in Mr. Spock’s blood that gives him green skin? 

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Traces of nickel and copper.

Q. What does Mr. Spock of Star Trek have to have every seven years?

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Sex  

Q. Who was the lead in the original pilot for the successful TV science fiction show Star Trek?

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Jeffrey Hunter.  

Q. Where did Captain James Kirk serve before the USS Enterprise?

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USS Farragut  

Q. Scotty was played by James Doohan. What country is James originally from?

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Canada  

Q. Amanda Grayson, Spock’s mother, was very fond of one author. Who was her favorite writer?

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Lewis Carroll  

Q. Leo Francis Walsh was a known galactic criminal and a con man. What was his real name?

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Harcourt Fenton Mudd  

Q. How does Kirk call McCoy?

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Bones  

Q. Which state is the birthplace of James T. Kirk?

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Iowa  

Q. What was the invention of Zefram Cochrane?

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Warp drive technology  

Q. The physiology of the alien race Horta, that caused problems in the mines of Janus VI, is based on which element?

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Silicon  

Q. What was used as Dr McCoy’s medical scanner in Star Trek?

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A Salt Shaker  

Q. Data’s cat was named what in Star Trek Next Generation?

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Spot  

Q. Dr McCoy was played by what actor in the original Star Trek series?

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Deforest Kelly  

Q. In Star Trek, what is the name of Mr. Spock’s father?

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Sarek  

Q. Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek had two radical ideas, Spock’s Ears and what?

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Having a woman second in command 
 

Q. In the Star Trek series, the part of Ensign Chekov was played by who?

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Walter Koenig  

Q. What actor played the part of Data in Star Trek, the Next Generation?

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Brent Spiner

Star Trek Trivia Questions & Answers


Q. What size crew did Captain Kirk command aboard the starship Enterprise?

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Kirk’s crew numbered 430.
  

Q. The Wrath of Khan was what number Star Trek movie?

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2  

Q. What famous former Star Trek actor directed Three Men and a Baby?

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Leonard Nimoy.  

Q. Before gaining fame on Star Trek, in what movie did actor Leonard Nimoy first appear as an alien from outer space?

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In The Zombie Vanguard.  

Q. In TV’s original Star Trek series, how did a salt shaker serve as a prop on early episodes?

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Dr. McCoy used it for a medical scanner. 
 

Q. In TV’s Star Trek, who commanded the U.S.S. Enterprise before Capt. James T. Kirk took command?

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Captain Christopher Pike, played by Jeffrey Hunter  

Q. What science fiction TV show was originally going to be called ”Wagon Train to the Stars”?

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Star Trek  

Q. The original Star Trek series took place over how many years?

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3, although the mission was completed over a span of 5 years, the episodes only covered 3.  

Q. Originally, the creators of the show intended for Spock to be from Mars. Later, however, they changed it to Vulcan. Why?

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They thought that humans would walk on Mars soon after the show was launched  

Q. Who was supporting the people of planet Neural with weapons (Episode 19, Season 2, and ‘A Private Little War’)?

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Klingons  

Q. Who designed the costumes for the Star Trek crew?

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Bill Theiss  

Q. In one episode, James T. Kirk engaged himself in a fight against an individual of the Gorn race on the surface of a desert planet. What was the title of the episode?

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Arena  

Q. One of the members of the crew was chief communications officer Uhura. Her name comes from Swahili word ”uhuru”. What does it mean?

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Freedom  

Q. Which series was described by its creator as ”just another horse opera except they ride in a spaceship not on a nag.”?

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Star Trek  

Q. In Star Trek what was the vulcan Sha Ka Ree?

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Vulcans heaven  

Q. In the Star Trek series, seven of nine in Voyager is played by what actress?

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Jeri Ryan  

Q. In the cartoon version of Star Trek, who voiced Mr. Spock?

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Leonard Nimoy  

Q. Kate Mulgrew, a former Ryan’s Hope star, became the first woman to captain what kind of TV series?

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A Star Trek TV series.  

Q. What was antimatter used for on the starship Enterprise on the Star Trek TV series?

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To power the ships engines.  

Q. In the original draft for the Star Trek TV series what was the name of the U.S.S. Enterprise?

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The U. S. S. Yorktown  

Q. How long was the USS Enterprise’s mission supposed to last?

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5 years.  

Q. Apart from Star Trek, the actors Kirk, Scott, Spock, and Sulu appeared on what other program?

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The Twilight Zone  

Q. Which science fiction TV program first used the word hell?

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Star Trek – ”let’s get the hell outta here”.

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