It's a Bug Hunt by Egantx7

Champion(s):

MassogliaB


Runner(s)-Up:

LaudermithM


Quiz Description

This is NOT a stand up fight! This is a bug hunt! In cyberspace ... no one can hear you scream (when you can't think of the answer). Here are 12 questions about the original four films of the "Alien" saga with a dash of "Prometheus" thrown in. Are there any questions about "Aliens vs. Predator", you might ask? ... No ... no there are not.

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Questions:

This man directed 1979's Alien, and then directed the 2012 quasi-prequel Prometheus.

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Ridley Scott

In Alien, Aliens, Alien: Resurrection, and Prometheus, there is one character who is introduced in each of these films whom we learn is an android. Name any three of the android characters who were introduced in these films (Hint: There is a pattern to their names).

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Ashe, Bishop, Call, David

The ore carrier in Alien was called the Nostromo (its escape ship was called Narcissus). In Aliens, the Marines' ship is called the Sulaco. All three of these names are taken from the works of which Polish-born British writer?

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Joseph Conrad

The creature's life cycle can be described as: a queen lays an egg, which in turn hatches a "BLANK", which attaches itself to an organism and implants an embryo inside that organism. That organism dies when the grown embryo bursts out of their body.

What is the term that should be inserted into the blank, which references the part of the body that this stage of the alien's life cycle "embraces" during attachment.

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Facehugger

In Alien, it is simply called "The Company". In Aliens, the company is given a name. Identify the hyphenated name of the company which Ripley and her comrades work for, and which owned the atmospheric processors on LV-426 (in Alien:Resurrection, one scientist lies to Ripley, saying that this company had been bought out by Walmart, which makes you almost feel sorry for this company).

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Weyland-Yutani

Only two actors in Hollywood history can claim to have played characters that have been killed by a Terminator, a Predator, and an Alien, and this guy was the first. This actor played a street punk killed at the beginning of The Terminator, and played an L.A. police detective in Predator 2. Identify this man who played Private Hudson in Aliens, famous for exclaiming Game over, man! Game over! (edited at 8:16 pm, January 10, 2016 (CST))

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Bill Paxton

Alien^3 takes place at a penal colony on Fiorina "Fury" 161. Most of the prisoners who live at this penal colony (described by the superintendent as murderers, rapists, and child molesters) share a particular genetic disorder. This genetic condition was, in the 1960s, falsely linked to being more prevalent among some populations of criminals. What is this genetic condition?

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Double-Y Chromosome (XYY Syndrome)

In addition to "getting away from the aliens", Alien:Resurrection ups the ante by trapping the human on a ship that is headed to Earth. To save the planet, Ripley arranges through her friendly android to order the ship to crash rather than risk the creatures infesting the planet. To do this, the android must tap into the computer, which it does (for reasons) in this unique room on the ship. Identify this room that sees the android remove a cable from the room's one (electronic) book in order to tap into the computer.

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Chapel

In Alien^3 the late great Brian Glover plays prison superintendent Andrews, and his bootlick assistant, Mr. Aaron, is played by Ralph Brown. The prisoners almost never call Aaron by his real name, instead calling him "85", a name Aaron does not care for. Why do the prisoners call Aaron "85" (what does the number "85" have to do with Aaron?)

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85 is Aaron's I.Q.

What is Newt's real first name?

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Rebecca (Jordan)

Excluding Ripley, name any two of the human members of the crew of the Nostromo from the original film. Note: No matter what cat fanciers think, Jones is not considered a human member of the crew. I am pretty sure the cat was working with the Alien all the time. (edited at 8:46 am, January 10, 2016 (CST))

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Dallas, Kane, Lambert, Parker, Brett

Most of Alien: Resurrection takes place aboard a ship called the Auriga. What was the name given to the Auriga's computer? If you know what the Nostromo's computer was named in Alien, this should be easier.

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Father (the Nostromo's computer was "Mother")