Attack of the Phantom Clone Sith Menace: The 'Star Wars' Prequels Quiz

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The "Star Wars" prequels gave us a look at an earlier generation of heroes and villains, all in the midst of an epic political drama and a sweeping romance for the ages. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the "Star Wars" prequels.

What species is in charge of the Trade Federation?

The Neimoidians have control of the Trade Federation when trouble starts brewing on Naboo.

Why does the Trade Federation blockade Naboo?

The whole prequel trilogy starts off with a bang, right in the middle of a taxation dispute.

What is Sen. (later Chancellor) Palpatine's first name?

No one is really on a first-name basis with him, but if they were, they'd call him Sheev.

What is Palpatine's secret identity?

Palpatine is really a Dark Lord of the Sith named Darth Sidious.

Who trained Darth Sidious in the ways of the Dark Side of the Force?

Darth Plagueis taught Palpatine/Sidious many secrets of the Dark Side.

What microscopic organism, detectable via a blood test, is responsible for the Force?

Try not to roll your eyes too hard — it's midi-chlorians.

What is the name of the Gungan city to which Jar Jar takes Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan?

They take refuge in Otoh Gunga.

Why does Queen Amidala flee Naboo for Coruscant?

She leaves Naboo seeking help from the Galactic Senate.

Where does she end up instead of Coruscant?

Damage from the escape forces them to land on Tattooine.

What is the junkyard owner's name?

Watto runs the junk shop, and he doesn’t take Republic credits. Don’t bother with Jedi mind tricks either.

Who built C-3PO?

Anakin, who becomes Darth Vader, built the droid who a generation later becomes partly instrumental in his downfall. Quite an astounding coincidence.

Who is supreme chancellor of the Galactic Senate before Palpatine?

Queen Amidala joins the vote of no confidence against Finis Valorum, clearing the way for Palpatine to become chancellor.

Who kills Qui-Gon?

Darth Maul kills Qui-Gon but also dies in the fight himself.

What is the name of the podracer pilot whom Anakin has a strong rivalry with?

Sebulba has little regard for the rules of podracing.

What is the name of the big podracing event in which Anakin competes?

The Boonta Eve Classic is an annual podrace.

What is Count Dooku's secret identity?

Dooku is another Sith lord, Darth Tyranus.

What is the name of the secret planet where Obi-Wan finds the clone army?

Obi-Wan is stunned to find the clone army on Kamino.

What is the manner of the second assassination attempt on Amidala, the one that occurs in her chambers?

The kouhuns almost get her.

Why does Anakin massacre the Tusken Raiders?

Anakin is consumed with rage when he finds that the Tuskens have killed his mother.

The Battle of Geonosis is between the Republic and …

The Republic and the Jedi are battling against Count Dooku's Separatist droid army.

On what planet do Anakin and Amidala secretly get married?

They're on Amidala's home planet, Naboo, when they get married.

Why does Palpatine send Amidala and Anakin back to Naboo?

Palpatine uses Jar Jar to get the Senate to grant him emergency powers and form the clone army.

Why is Palpatine, as Sidious, secretly supporting the Separatist movement while he is chancellor of the Republic the Separatists are fighting against?

Palpatine is using the Separatist crisis to grab more power from the Senate, eventually dissolving it entirely.

What is the primary factor in Anakin finally giving in to the Dark Side?

Palpatine drives Anakin to fear for Amidala's safety, then holds out the possibility of saving her with the Dark Side to lure him in.

Why does Anakin kill all the Jedi, including the children, in the temple?

Sidious orders Anakin (now Darth Vader) to put down the Jedi rebellion, and Vader obeys.

What is Order 66?

When the clones murder their own Jedi commanders, the Jedi order is effectively destroyed.

On what planet does the epic battle between Obi-Wan and Anakin occur?

They duel on the volcanic planet Mustafar.

One of Amidala's children is sent to live on Tattooine. Who adopts the other?

Bail Organa adopts the child who will become Princess Leia (and eventually, Gen. Leia).

What does Vader do to Amidala when she comes to find him on Mustafar?

He uses the Force to choke her into unconsciousness. He later comes to believe this is what killed her.

Who tries to arrest Palpatine before he takes control of the Republic (and gets blasted out a window and killed for his troubles)?

Mace Windu seemingly defeats Palpatine, but he is betrayed by Anakin.

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