Happy Star Trek day! (Picture: Paramount/Metro.co.uk)
Space. The final frontier. This is a quiz on all things Star Trek. Its mission: to explore Gene Roddenberry’s world. To seek out new fans and experienced Trekkies alike. To boldly go where no quiz has gone before.
Every September 8 is Star Trek Day, an occasion across the universe designed to celebrate all things Trek, the beloved franchise that started back with the original series in 1966, starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.
With such a vast array of characters, starships, alien species and alternative timelines charted across its epic history, there is no shortage of trivia and questions in which to test your Trek knowledge.
So, do you know your Tribbles from your Gorns? Your Defiant from your Delta Flyer? Let’s find out… Engage!
Star Trek quiz questions for Star Trek Day
Q1. Let’s start off nice and easy; Complete the quotes: ‘Live long and…’
Q2. William Shatner played James T. Kirk in the original TV series and movies, but who took over the role for the 2009 blockbuster reboot?
Q3. Speaking of Kirk, what does the ‘T’ stand for?
Q4. Leonard Nimoy originated the role of Spock, who is half human and half what?
The crew of the original series (Picture: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Q5. In what year did Star Trek: The Next Generation first premiere on TV?
Q6. Jean Luc-Picard was assimilated by the Borg in the epic two-parter ‘The Best Of Both Worlds’. What name was Picard given after his assimilation?
Q7. What is the name of the Klingon crew member who served on Captain Picard’s Enterprise in The Next Generation and later moved to Deep Space Nine?
Q8. Which Star Trek movie saw the crew of the Enterprise travel back in time to save a whale from San Francisco?
Q9. Who is the Captain of the Enterprise in the series Strange New Worlds?
Q10. According to the ancient Klingon proverb, revenge is a dish best served… what?
Q11. In Star Trek: Voyager, where were the crew of the titular spaceship stranded?
Q12. What is the name of the crystals required to make the warp drive work on every starship?
Q13. Patrick Stewart reunited with his Next Generation cast in the third season of Star Trek: Picard – but what was the name of the last movie featuring them all?
Patrick Stewart returned as Jean Luc-Picard in the recent spinoff series Star Trek: Picard (Picture: James Dimmock/Paramount+)
Q14. In Enterprise, Scott Bakula played the first-ever Captain of the famous ship – what was his name?
Q15. In The Wrath Of Khan, which classic novel does Khan love to quote with such lines as ‘from hell’s heart, I stab at thee’?
Q16. In Deep Space Nine, what alien race is Dax?
Q17. What is the name of the animated comedy series that focuses on the support crew on one of the least important ships in the fleet?
Q18. What is a Bat’leth?
Q19. How many seasons of the original Star Trek were there before it was cancelled?
Q20. Despite the cancellation, Star Trek reruns proved popular, meaning the franchise was given another shot, this time on the big screen – but what year was The Motion Picture released?
Q21. What is the name of the Ferengi who runs the bar on Deep Space Nine?
Q22. Which Star Trek movie was directed by Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner?
Q23. Star Trek Discovery’s Michael Burnham is the adoptive sister of which classic Star Trek character?
Q24. What title was given by the Bajorans to Benjamin Sisko in Deep Space Nine?
Q25. What is the Starfleet Prime Directive?
Strange New Worlds is the most recent live-action series of the storied franchise (Picture: CBS)
Star Trek Day quiz: The answers
Locutus of Borg
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
The Delta Quadrant
Star Trek: Nemesis
A Trill symbiont
A traditional Klingon sword
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
To not interfere with the development of any society (a rule crews break on many occasions)
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