The 'Stargate' Quiz

By: Laurie L. Dove

The 'Stargate' Quiz
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About This Quiz

With multiple movies, television shows and even video games, there is no shortage of "Stargate" franchise trivia. Ace this quiz to find out how well you can navigate the 'Stargate' universe.
When was the science fiction movie "Stargate" released?
1994
"Stargate" was released in the U.S. on Oct. 28, 1994.
1996
1998

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True or false: The tagline of the movie "Stargate" is "the question of whether or not we are alone in the universe has been answered."
true
false
This is the tagline for the 1996 movie "Independence Day." The tagline for "Stargate" is "it will take you a million light-years from home."

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In the movie "Stargate," when is the stargate device discovered by archaeologists?
1908
1918
1928
The stargate device is discovered by archaeologists in 1928.

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What does the stargate device do?
transports radio messages across space
transports people across space
It transports people across space.
transports video messages across space

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Who directed the movie "Stargate"?
Roland Emmerich
Emmerich also directed the 1996 science fiction movie "Independence Day."
James Cameron
Michael Bay

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What language is spoken by archaeologists in the opening scene of the movie "Stargate"?
German
Russian
Norwegian
The archaeologists are speaking Norwegian.

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Who co-wrote the movie "Stargate" with the film's director Roland Emmerich?
Robert C. Cooper
Dean Devlin
Devlin also served as a producer for the 1994 film.
Martin Wood

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In what fictional galaxy is the alien planet located in the movie "Stargate"?
Kaliam
The alien planet in the movie "Stargate" is located in the fictional Kaliam galaxy. Andromeda and Triangulum are real galaxies located within the local group cluster of galaxies with the Milky Way.
Andromeda
Triangulum

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In the movie "Stargate," where in Egypt is the stargate device found?
Luxor
Valley of the Kings
Giza
In the opening scene of the movie "Stargate," the stargate device is found in Giza, Egypt.

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Who composed the musical score of the movie "Stargate"?
Michael Nyman
David Arnold
Arnold was working in a record store in England when he was hired by "Stargate" filmmakers.
Dennis McCarthy

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Which ancient Egyptian god is NOT featured in the movie "Stargate"?
Osiris
The ancient Egyptian god Osiris is not featured in the movie "Stargate."
Ra
Anubis

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Which constellation is the key to deciphering symbols on the stargate device in the 1994 film "Stargate"?
Hercules
Orion
The Orion constellation is named after a hunter in Greek mythology and is clearly visible on the celestial equator from most parts of the world.
Taurus

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Who was the executive producer of the 1994 movie "Stargate"?
N. John Smith
Brad Wright
Mario Kassar
Kassar also produced many "Terminator" movies.

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How many moons does the alien planet have in the movie "Stargate"?
one
two
three
The alien planet in the movie "Stargate" has three moons.

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The bomb timer in the closing scenes of the movie "Stargate" is set for how long?
seven minutes
Jack O'Neill sets the timer for seven minutes.
five minutes
three minutes

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When did the "Stargate" spinoff television series "Stargate SG-1" premiere?
1995
1997
"Stargate SG-1" premiered on July 7, 1997.
1999

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True or false: "Stargate" was the first movie to have an official website.
true
This is true. The "Stargate" website was set up by the film's co-writer and producer Dean Devlin.
false

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What is the name of the alien planet featured in the 1994 film "Stargate"?
Hermopolis
Thebes
Abydos
Abydos is not mentioned by name in the feature film but is named in the 1997 spinoff television series.

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On which television network did the series "Stargate SG-1" premiere?
USA
Showtime
The series ran for five years on Showtime before switching networks.
NBC

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Which network carried the series "Stargate SG-1" for its final five seasons?
Syfy
Syfy carried the final five seasons of "Stargate SG-1." The final episode of the series originally aired on June 22, 2007.
TNT
HBO

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In which season of the series "Stargate SG-1" is the alien planet Abydos destroyed?
season four
season five
season six
Abydos is destroyed in the final episode of season six.

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How many episodes of the series "Stargate SG-1" aired during its original run?
113
163
213
During the original run of the series, 213 episodes aired. The series ran for 10 consecutive seasons with no interruptions, making it one of the longest running science fiction television series in U.S. history.

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What was the first movie spawned by the television series "Stargate SG-1"?
"Stargate: The Ark of Truth"
"Stargate: The Ark of Truth" is the title of the first of two movies released as spinoffs of the television series "Stargate SG-1."
"Stargate Atlantis"
"Stargate Universe"

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When was the movie "Stargate: The Ark of Truth" released?
2006
2007
2008
"Stargate: The Ark of Truth" was released direct to DVD on March 11, 2008.

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What is the title of the second "Stargate" spinoff television series?
"Stargate Atlantis"
"Stargate Atlantis" premiered on July 16, 2004.
"Stargate Universe"
"Stargate Infinity"

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How many seasons of the television series "Stargate Atlantis" were produced?
three
four
five
"Stargate Atlantis" was on the air for five seasons and a total of 99 episodes before ending its run on Jan. 9, 2009.

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What is the title of the second feature-length "Stargate SG-1" spinoff movie?
"Stargate Phantom"
"Stargate: Continuum"
"Stargate Continuum" was released direct to DVD on July 29, 2008.
"Stargate Quantum"

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Who was the director of the movie "Stargate Continuum"?
Martin Wood
Wood was also a co-producer for the series "Stargate SG-1" and a supervising producer for the series "Stargate Atlantis."
Robert C. Cooper
Brad Wright

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True or false: "Stargate Infinity" is the third live-action television series in the "Stargate" franchise.
true
false
"SGU Stargate Universe" is the third live-action television series in the "Stargate" franchise. "Stargate Infinity" is the title of the 2002 animated series of the "Stargate" franchise.

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What is the primary setting for the television series "SGU Stargate Universe"?
alien planet
ancient spaceship
The crew is traveling on the ancient spaceship Destiny.
ancient Earth

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