Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Trivia QuestionAnswer
In what year did Jules Verne publish his classic novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"?1870
Marion Zimmer Bradley wrote "The Mists of Avalon," which offered the women's perspective of what realm?Arthurian Legend
Neal Sephenson's 1999 novel "Cryptonomicon" contains instructions on how to encrypt secret messages using what everyday object?A deck of cards
Author Raymond E. Feist is best known for the fantasy series "The Riftwar Cycle" - but what does his middle initial E stand for?Elias
"Foundation" is the work of which prolific science fiction author?Isaac Asimov
In the "Mistborn" series of novels by Brandon Sanderson, characters are able to absorb powers from what type of substance?Metal
What is the average height, in feed and inches, of a hobbit?3 feet 6 inches
The title of the 1975 sci-fi novel "The Mote in God's Eye" is a reference to a quote from where?The Bible
How long after the premiere of "2001: A Space Odyssey" (The Movie) was Arthur C. Clarke's novel published?2 months
What Mormon SF icon's attempt to write an issue of "Adventures of Superman" collided with his incendiary anti-gay views?Orson Scott Card
In Alan Dean Foster's books, who saves the Humanx Commonwealth alongside a minidragon called Pip?Flinx
Ray Bradbury's "The Illustrated Man" was turned into a movie on 1969, starring which Oscar-winning actor?Rod Steiger
In the final chapter of "A Clockwork Orange" (omitted from the U.S. publication and from the movie), what happens to Alex?He turns his back on violence
Which of these did NOT appear in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy" series?A detective named Dirk Gently
Who wrote the seminal science fiction novel "Foundation" in 1951?Isaac Asimov
Thanks to the sorting hat, what Hogworts house did Harry Potter end up in?Gryffindor
In the land of Alagaesia, who discovers the egg from which a dragon named Sephira hatches?Eragon
Robin McKinley's 2003 novel "Sunshine" is primarily about which kind of creature?Vampires
Hugo Gernsback, who emigrated to the US from Luxembourg, founded "Amazing Stories" and became a pioneer in what genre of writing?Science Fiction
At which location does the great battle for Middle Earth take place in "The Return of the King"?The Pelenor Fields
Which of these books was not part of the "The Lord of the Rings," but actually introduces it?The Hobbit
Which Terry was the author responsible for the best-selling fantasy novel "The Sword of Shannara"?Terry Brooks
Co-founded by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame is in what city?Seattle
In what Kurt Vonnegut book does Dr. Felix Hoenikker accidentally freeze the whole world with ice-nine?Cat's Cradle
Who was the author of the epic "The Wheel of Time" fantasy novel series?Robert Jordan
SF writer Jack Williamson is NOT credited with coining which of these phrases?Global warming
In a Jules Verne novel, what do a bunch of Civil War vets called the Baltimore Gun Club do?Fly to the Moon
The Guns of the South and How Few Remain by Harry Turtledove are examples of what popular alternative-history SF theme?What if the Confederacy won

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