50 Sci-Fi Quiz Questions and Answers

Sci-fi is one of the most beloved and thrilling genres, and it’s not hard to see why.

Fusing science with creativity creates endless storyline, world-building and character opportunities, and so it’s no surprise that some of the most beloved series, books and movies fall under the genre, or why fans are so incredibly passionate about all things science fiction.

We know that sci-fi fanatics don’t tend to stop at one franchise, often being loyal enthusiasts of the genre as a whole. With that in mind, we’ve created the ultimate Sci-Fi Quiz Questions and Answers, with 50 science fiction quiz questions spanning across the decades.

We’ve included old staples, cult classics and new favourites, across all mediums, to test sci-fi lovers from every corner of the universe.

So whether you prefer the camp, kitsch and crazy side of sci-fi, or the more scientifically accurate, you’re sure to love our science fiction quiz questions and answers.

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Sci-Fi Quiz Questions and Answers


  1. Who played the titular role in the 1968 movie ‘Barbarella’?
  2. Put these Star Wars episodes in chronological order; ‘A New Hope’, ‘The Last Jedi’, and ‘Revenge of the Sith’.
  3. In ‘Firefly’, which character utters the iconic line “I swear by my pretty floral bonnet I will end you”?
  4. What planet is ‘Dune’ set on?
  5. What number doctor is Matt Smith in the ‘Doctor Who’ TV series?
  6. United Nations Space Command, Swords of Sanghelios, The Flood and The Forerunners are all important groups found in which video game’s universe?
  7. What is the name of the woman created by Wyatt and Gary in ‘Weird Science’?
  8. “Where we’re going, we don’t need roads” is a quote from which 80’s time travel movie?
  9. Who plays Spock in the original series of ‘Star Trek’?
  10. Which iconic sci-fi movie released in 1968 features a cast including Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and William Sylvester?
  11. In ‘Battlestar Galactica’, who created the first cylons?
  12. What colour pills does the character Neo have to choose between in ‘The Matrix’?
  13. In which sci-fi movie do we see a former NASA pilot get sent through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity when Earth becomes inhospitable?
  14. G. Wells is most famous for writing which book that depicts a terrifying alien invasion?
  15. Where does Frank keep Eddie in ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ before he escapes on his motorcycle?
  16. Who plays the lead character of an alien in human form in ‘Under the Skin’?
  17. What model terminator does Arnold Schwarzenegger play in ‘The Terminator’?
  18. Which book depicts an easter egg hunt inside of a virtual reality world, with the winner gaining control over the virtual world and billions of dollars?
  19. What device does Rick use in ‘Rick and Morty’ to travel?
  20. How many seasons are there in the sci-fi series ‘Terra Nova’?
  21. What type of liquor do we frequently see Fontaine drink in ‘They Cloned Tyrone’?
  22. Which sci-fi anime movie centres around friends Kaneda and Tetsuo?
  23. Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov created The Three Laws of Robotics, which his robot characters were to follow in his various stories. Can you name one of the laws?
  24. Fox and Dana are the first names of the main characters in which sci-fi series?
  25. In ‘The Fifth Element’, who is the founder and CEO of Zorg Industries?
  26. Which sci-fi TV show features a group of juvenile delinquents being sent to Earth to find out if the planet is hospitable a century after nuclear conflict destroyed life on the planet?
  27. What is Shepherd Book’s profession in ‘Firefly’?
  28. What is the Doctor’s home planet in ‘Doctor Who’?
  29. In which decade was the first ‘Planet of the Apes’ movie released?
  30. To the nearest 5%, how much of Night City’s population in ‘Cyberpunk 77’ disappeared mysteriously in 2076?
  31. What short story is ‘They Live’ adapted from?
  32. Which 1982 movie is an adaption of Philip K. Dick’s novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’
  33. Which of the following movies did NOT involve Ridley Scott; ‘The Martian’, ‘Blade Runner’ or ‘Predator’?
  34. In ‘About Time’, why does Tim choose to go back in time?
  35. “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should” is a quote from which 90’s sci-fi/adventure movie?
  36. What is the alternate name to the book ‘Frankenstein’?
  37. Who is the villain in the original ‘Ghost in the Shell’ movie?
  38. Ender Wiggin is the main character in which sci-fi novel turned movie?
  39. Robert A. Heinlein published which book in 1959 as a criticism of US society at the time?
  40. What are the aliens in ‘District 9’ called?
  41. Which of the following ‘Assassin’s Creed’ games takes place in Baghdad; Mirage, Valhalla or Odyssey?
  42. Who trained Yoda to use his Jedi powers?
  43. Who is the creator of ‘Black Mirror’?
  44. Ellie and Joel are the main characters in which post-apocalyptic video game turned TV series?
  45. In the original 1973 ‘Westworld’ movie, the amusement park Delos is divided into three zones, or ‘worlds’. After WesternWorld, can you name one of the two other zones?
  46. What is the main character called in the video game ‘Doom’?
  47. Which sci-fi movie released in 1982 earned a Best Director and Best Picture Oscar nomination, and became the highest-grossing movie ever until the release of ‘Jurassic Park’ in 1993?
  48. In ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, who is in charge of the new Enterprise?
  49. “I’m just here for the gasoline” is a line spoken by Mel Gibson’s character in which 70’s action/sci-fi movie?
  50. In ‘Rick & Morty’, which Morty does Rick proclaim to be “the Mortiest Morty”?

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  1. Jane Fonda
  2. Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Last Jedi
  3. Mal (Captain Malcolm Reynolds)
  4. Arrakis
  5. 11
  6. Halo
  7. Lisa
  8. Back to the Future II
  9. Leonard Nimoy
  10. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  11. Daniel Graystone
  12. Red and blue
  13. Interstellar
  14. War of the Worlds
  15. Freezer
  16. Scarlett Johansson
  17. T-800
  18. Ready Player One
  19. Portal gun
  20. One
  21. Anaconda Malt Liquor
  22. Akira
  23. Any of the following; a robot may not injure a human being/allow a human to come to harm, a robot must obey orders given to it by humans (as long as they don’t conflict with rule one), and a robot must protect its own existence (again as long as this does not conflict with rule one or two).
  24. The X-Files
  25. Jean-Baptiste Zorg
  26. The 100
  27. Preacher
  28. Gallifrey
  29. 1960s
  30. 30%
  31. Eight O’Clock in the Morning
  32. Blade Runner
  33. Predator
  34. To help his love life
  35. Jurassic Park
  36. The Modern Prometheus
  37. The Puppet Master/Puppeteer
  38. Ender’s Game
  39. Starship Troopers
  40. Prawns
  41. Mirage
  42. N’Kata Del Gormo
  43. Charlie Brooker
  44. The Last of Us
  45. Either of the following; MedievalWorld or RomanWorld
  46. Doom Slayer/Doomguy
  47. T the Extra-Terrestrial
  48. Jean-Luc Picard
  49. Mad Max
  50. C-137 Morty

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