The 'Stargate' Quiz


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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?

"Stargate" was released in the U.S. on Oct. 28, 1994.


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."

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."


In the movie "Stargate," when is the stargate device discovered by archaeologists?

The stargate device is discovered by archaeologists in 1928.


What does the stargate device do?

It transports people across space.


Who directed the movie "Stargate"?

Emmerich also directed the 1996 science fiction movie "Independence Day."


What language is spoken by archaeologists in the opening scene of the movie "Stargate"?

The archaeologists are speaking Norwegian.


Who co-wrote the movie "Stargate" with the film's director Roland Emmerich?

Devlin also served as a producer for the 1994 film.


In what fictional galaxy is the alien planet located in the movie "Stargate"?

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.


In the movie "Stargate," where in Egypt is the stargate device found?

In the opening scene of the movie "Stargate," the stargate device is found in Giza, Egypt.


Who composed the musical score of the movie "Stargate"?

Arnold was working in a record store in England when he was hired by "Stargate" filmmakers.


Which ancient Egyptian god is NOT featured in the movie "Stargate"?

The ancient Egyptian god Osiris is not featured in the movie "Stargate."


Which constellation is the key to deciphering symbols on the stargate device in the 1994 film "Stargate"?

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.


Who was the executive producer of the 1994 movie "Stargate"?

Kassar also produced many "Terminator" movies.


How many moons does the alien planet have in the movie "Stargate"?

The alien planet in the movie "Stargate" has three moons.


The bomb timer in the closing scenes of the movie "Stargate" is set for how long?

Jack O'Neill sets the timer for seven minutes.


When did the "Stargate" spinoff television series "Stargate SG-1" premiere?

"Stargate SG-1" premiered on July 7, 1997.


True or false: "Stargate" was the first movie to have an official website.

This is true. The "Stargate" website was set up by the film's co-writer and producer Dean Devlin.


What is the name of the alien planet featured in the 1994 film "Stargate"?

Abydos is not mentioned by name in the feature film but is named in the 1997 spinoff television series.


On which television network did the series "Stargate SG-1" premiere?

The series ran for five years on Showtime before switching networks.


Which network carried the series "Stargate SG-1" for its final five seasons?

Syfy carried the final five seasons of "Stargate SG-1." The final episode of the series originally aired on June 22, 2007.


In which season of the series "Stargate SG-1" is the alien planet Abydos destroyed?

Abydos is destroyed in the final episode of season six.


How many episodes of the series "Stargate SG-1" aired during its original run?

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.


What was the first movie spawned by the television series "Stargate SG-1"?

"Stargate: The Ark of Truth" is the title of the first of two movies released as spinoffs of the television series "Stargate SG-1."


When was the movie "Stargate: The Ark of Truth" released?

"Stargate: The Ark of Truth" was released direct to DVD on March 11, 2008.


What is the title of the second "Stargate" spinoff television series?

"Stargate Atlantis" premiered on July 16, 2004.


How many seasons of the television series "Stargate Atlantis" were produced?

"Stargate Atlantis" was on the air for five seasons and a total of 99 episodes before ending its run on Jan. 9, 2009.


What is the title of the second feature-length "Stargate SG-1" spinoff movie?

"Stargate Continuum" was released direct to DVD on July 29, 2008.


Who was the director of the movie "Stargate Continuum"?

Wood was also a co-producer for the series "Stargate SG-1" and a supervising producer for the series "Stargate Atlantis."


True or false: "Stargate Infinity" is the third live-action television series in the "Stargate" franchise.

"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.


What is the primary setting for the television series "SGU Stargate Universe"?

The crew is traveling on the ancient spaceship Destiny.


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