Science Fiction 2 by BarrientosB

Champion(s):

MassogliaB


Runner(s)-Up:

BoyerA
The adverb always follows the verb.


Quiz Description

Another quiz on science fiction, fantasy, horror and other geeky interests,

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1 MassogliaB 430 97 15
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4 BanksL 347 83 15
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10 NathanL 285 60 15
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Questions:

She wrote the teleplay for the ANGEL episode "Rm w/a Vu" and is now a consulting producer and writer for ONCE UPON A TIME. Name this screenwriter who won Hugos as a co-writer for the first season of GAME OF THRONES and the BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER episode "Conversations with Dead People".

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Jane Espenson

In THE LAST BATTLE, she reunites with the faun Mr. Tumnus that she first met in THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE and learns that she and most of her family died in a railway accident in England. FIRST NAME REQUIRED.

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Lucy Pevensie

Born in Fort Meade, Maryland, this author switched his major from physics to geography at Boston University so he could spend more time with the mainframe computer. Concents are monastic-style institutions that intellectuals enter in what writer's novel ANATHEM?

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Neal Stephenson

Since he does not believe in specialization, this author is not Franz Kafka. Who is he?

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Robert Heinlein

Frank Poole dies performing one of these in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. Most of the movie GRAVITY involves the main characters engaging in this. What is this name for an extra-vehicular activity not on the surface of a body?

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Spacewalk

What Vice-President of the United States is the implied title character in the novelette "Danny Goes to Mars" by Pamela Sargent?

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Dan Quayle

The scholar Fassin Taak finds himself drafted into a mission to find the mathematical transform to determine the exact points of portals found by the alien race known as the Dwellers in his novel THE ALGEBRAIST. Name this author who announced in March 2013 that he had incurable gall bladder cancer and died in June of that year.

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Iain Banks

Loosely based on a beloved 1980s show, what series starring Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan premieres its fourth season this fall?

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Beauty and the Beast

In GREMLINS, what director makes a cameo appearance, riding a recumbent vehicle with a small television monitor on it, as he goes past the character Rand Peltzer, who is talking in a phone cubicle. It is NOT the director of the film.

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Steven Spielberg

What prophetical trio from MACBETH were originally described as "Weyward Sisters" in the First Folio?

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Three Witches or Weird Sisters

This novel is set aboard the Bussard ramjet generation ship LEONORA CHRISTINE with a crew of 50 towards a distant star system. However, the ship collides with a nebula which increases its velocity and it can't stop. They actually survive the end of this universe and the beginning of the next Big Bang in an oscillating universe. Name this Poul Anderson novel whose title refers to the time contraction factor at the speed of light.

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Tau Zero

What supporting character has been portrayed on the big screen by Béla Lugosi and Marty Feldman and by Daniel Radcliffe in an upcoming 2015 film?

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Ygor or Igor