Geek Con Trivia Questions

GEEK CONDid you miss Geek Con (or attend, but forget to pick up a trivia sheet)? Apparently our trivia questions – across four categories – were fiendishly hard! Try your hand at them here:

Movies & TV

  • In the Doctor Who episode “The Christmas Invasion,” what six words does the Doctor use to bring down Prime Minister Harriet Jones?
  • In Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope, who calls whom a “walking carpet”?
  • In the TV series Firefly, name all the crew members on Serenity.
  • In Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot’s only line is “I am Groot.”  What is the one exception?
  • In Futurama, how does the Professor begin every announcement?

Video Games

  • In the original Civilization game, which historical figure is known for being uncharacteristically aggressive due to a programming glitch?
  • Which classic game was the first video game to allow players to save their progress?
  • What is the blue shell in Mario Kart actually called?
  • Which installment of Final Fantasy first contained chocobos?
  • What are the three Pokemon Go teams?

Books

  • Who is the first person/creature that Lucy meets when she travels through the wardrobe into Narnia?
  • What is the first sentence of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle?
  • Exam time! At Hogwarts, what does O.W.L. stand for? What about N.E.W.T.?
  • What is Lyra’s daemon’s name in the His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman?
  • In American Gods by Neil Gaiman, what does Shadow give his dead wife?

Comics

  • In Squirrel Girl, who is Doreen’s furry sidekick?
  • In Deadpool, what is his wife’s name?
  • In Saga, who is the author of Alana and Marko’s favorite book?
  • In Fables, which one of Snow and Bigby’s children takes over for the North Wind?
  • In Sandman, Delirium was once …?

Bonus!

The cake is …?
A. Delicious
B. Moist
C. A lie
D. All of the above

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