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?
They're upset about taxes.
The whole prequel trilogy starts off with a bang, right in the middle of a taxation dispute.
They want to monopolize the triderium market, which is produced on Naboo.
The Neimoidians claim Naboo as their planet by birthright.
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?
The Trade Federation cuts off communications in Naboo, so she needs to get help from the Galactic Senate.
She leaves Naboo seeking help from the Galactic Senate.
She discovers an assassination plot and realizes her home planet is no longer safe for her.
She has a space fleet in orbit around Coruscant, but they need a direct order from her to deploy.
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 Grand Mercardian Finals
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?
She nearly drinks tea laced with nanites that will devour her from the inside.
She is nearly poisoned by venomous centipedelike creatures called kouhuns.
The kouhuns almost get her.
She is nearly killed by a bomb that was placed under her bed.
Why does Anakin massacre the Tusken Raiders?
They kidnapped and killed his mother.
Anakin is consumed with rage when he finds that the Tuskens have killed his mother.
He is under the mental control of Darth Sidious.
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?
He knows the easily manipulated Jar Jar will represent her in the Galactic Senate in her absence.
Palpatine uses Jar Jar to get the Senate to grant him emergency powers and form the clone army.
He genuinely is worried about her safety.
He needs her to negotiate a new trade agreement.
Why is Palpatine, as Sidious, secretly supporting the Separatist movement while he is chancellor of the Republic the Separatists are fighting against?
He's secretly selling weapons to both sides and making millions of credits.
His Sith nature causes him to have two distinct personalities.
He's trying to force a crisis that will make giving him increasing amounts of power seem like a sensible choice.
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?
his hunger for political power and wealth
the corrupted crystal that has been planted in his lightsaber
his desire to learn how to protect Amidala and possibly resurrect her if she should die, which only the Dark Side is capable of
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 tells him it was really a Jedi who killed his mother.
Sidious orders him to, and Anakin has pledged himself to the Dark Side, so he must obey.
Sidious orders Anakin (now Darth Vader) to put down the Jedi rebellion, and Vader obeys.
He is suffering from delusions and thinks the Jedi are robots sent to destroy the Republic.
What is Order 66?
a command that directs clones to kill their Jedi commanders
When the clones murder their own Jedi commanders, the Jedi order is effectively destroyed.
a command to fire the prototype Death Star
an elite force of Jedi warriors
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.
He offers to renounce the Dark Side.
He runs from her in shame.
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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