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trivia quiz  Llamas in Space Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, May 05 14

The Llama Book Club couldn't agree on which Sci-Fi book would be next on the reading list, so everyone was asked to put forward their suggestions. Can you figure out which books have been recommended?
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reedy gold member
May 05 14
816 plays
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trivia quiz  Apocalypse When? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jul 16 12

The idea of an apocalyptic event bringing about the end of civilization as we know it has fascinated writers for longer than you might think. This quiz is about just ten of the most interesting examples of post-apocalyptic fiction.
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stedman editor
Jul 16 12
768 plays
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trivia quiz  Let Me Play Among the Stars cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Aug 31 10

There's no limit to how far science fiction can take you: other worlds, other galaxies, and even other universes! Come to the stars with me and let's see where we can go.
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Aug 31 10
429 plays
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trivia quiz  After the End of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Sep 22 11

The aliens have landed, the disease has spread, the bombs have exploded, the climate has changed: any way you slice it, civilization as we know it is not coming back. Let's see how people from the pages of science fiction are coping with the aftermath.
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CellarDoor gold member
Sep 22 11
612 plays
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trivia quiz  Wrong Place, Wrong Time cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Dec 01 12

The pages of science fiction are filled with people who have been unceremoniously yanked elsewhere and elsewhen. Test your knowledge of these ten inadvertent time travelers.
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CellarDoor gold member
Dec 01 12
471 plays
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trivia quiz  Classic SF - Novellas cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, agony, Aug 04 10

Science Fiction, as a genre, is particularly well suited to those long short stories known as novellas and novelettes. Here are a selection of classics, most of them Hugo winners. There will be some spoilers.
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agony editor
Aug 04 10
585 plays
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trivia quiz  Once Upon a Time cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Wizzid, Oct 30 11

If you have time, you may wish to try this quiz about works of fiction which involve time travel. Fittingly, our own journey through the history of this branch of science fiction literature will be taken in chronological order.
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Wizzid gold member
Oct 30 11
762 plays
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trivia quiz  Speculative Science Fiction cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Jul 10 02

Speculative science fiction is a type of work which focuses more on a fascinating setting or situation than on characters or plot details. In each question you will be given one of these situations, and must identify the work or author from which it cam
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kevinatilusa gold member
Jul 10 02
1908 plays
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trivia quiz  Classic Characters in Science Fiction and Fantasy cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, john_sunseri, Nov 07 09

These are the great characters from speculative fiction. I'll give you their names, you give me the writers who created them.
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john_sunseri
Nov 07 09
1488 plays
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trivia quiz  Wars of the Worlds cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Nov 16 13

It's pleasant to dream that the future will be a time of peace and enlightenment -- but, if science fiction is any guide, this will not be the case. Let's explore the history of ten SF wars of the worlds.
Difficult
CellarDoor gold member
Nov 16 13
291 plays
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trivia quiz  Hugo Runners-up cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, agony, Aug 14 10

Many well-loved SF novels were nominated for Hugo Awards, but were beaten by stiff competition. See if you can remember these runners-up, by plot description. Most will be from the sixties and seventies, and some authors will appear more than once.
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agony editor
Aug 14 10
444 plays
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trivia quiz  Fly Me to the Moon cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jun 29 10

Science fiction takes its readers across galaxies and even universes, but some works stop closer to home. Test your knowledge of ten books and stories where Earth's Moon plays a role.
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CellarDoor gold member
Jun 29 10
792 plays
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trivia quiz  A Stroke of Genius cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Aug 06 10

Science Fiction books are an excellent place to find geniuses and mad scientists. Here is a selection. WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS
Tough
StarStruck60
Aug 06 10
252 plays
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trivia quiz  Dystopias in Literature cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Jun 16 04

Sometimes the future just isn't all that it was made out to be.
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kevinatilusa gold member
Jun 16 04
1650 plays
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trivia quiz  Atomic Brain cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jakeroo, Feb 11 12

Call it "doomsday" lit if you will, but many novels deal with nuclear warfare and/or its after-effects. Zip up your haz-mat suit and take a look at some of them.
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Jakeroo
Feb 11 12
5418 plays
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trivia quiz  Judging an SF Book by its Cover 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Flamis, Jul 28 10

I'll describe the cover of a science fiction classic - in one of its editions. See if you can identify the correct book from the clues on the cover. (Believe me, you won't need to have the same edition to know the answer...)
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Flamis
Jul 28 10
441 plays
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trivia quiz  How Widely Read Are You? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, TCEB, Jul 21 09

Science fiction isn't just one series or one book. These different authors all wrote many books. So do you know which ones?
Tough
TCEB
Jul 21 09
789 plays
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trivia quiz  I Know What You're Thinking 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Aug 31 10

The group or hive mind is a favourite Science Fiction topic. Here are just a few examples.
Difficult
StarStruck60
Aug 31 10
300 plays
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trivia quiz  Another Day Breaks 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Aug 10 11

Another daybreak on a ruined Earth. All the books in this quiz are about the destruction of Earth/the human race.
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Christinap
Aug 10 11
318 plays
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trivia quiz  Rubbish Superheroes 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Islingtonian, Nov 12 02

Superheroes aren't always all-powerful beings, harmed only by lumps of green rock. Some who have appeared in publications over the years are frankly ridiculous. Which of the below are real, and which did I make up?
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Islingtonian
Nov 12 02
2100 plays
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trivia quiz  Hugo Award Winners for Best Novel 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, card183, Dec 18 12

This is a group of questions about Hugo winners for Best Novel from specific years. I describe the book and you choose the correct title from the choices given.
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card183
Dec 18 12
237 plays
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trivia quiz  Authors of Destiny 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 31 15

Can you correctly answer questions about popular sci-fi authors?
Average
nyirene330
Aug 31 15
306 plays
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trivia quiz  Let's Hear it for the Girls 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Aug 27 10

Although the genre is often considered "boy's stuff", the ten books featured in this quiz feature strong female characters from some amazing sci-fi adventures.
Difficult
Rowena8482 gold member
Aug 27 10
213 plays
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trivia quiz  Classic and Iconic Science Fiction quiz 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Tielhard, Oct 24 02

This is quiz on classic and iconic Science Fiction. There are some interesting bits and bobs of information in the results.
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Tielhard
Oct 24 02
2649 plays
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trivia quiz  Judging More SF Books by Their Covers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Flamis, Aug 21 10

You liked the first one, so here's more. I'll describe the cover of a science fiction classic. Then you see if you can identify the correct book from the clues on the cover (and believe me, you won't need to have the same edition).
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Flamis
Aug 21 10
282 plays
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trivia quiz  Smoke Rings 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Nov 22 17

Here's a walk through a series of science fiction stories where rings play some significant role. Best of luck.
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Nov 22 17
135 plays
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trivia quiz  Sci-Fi in Literature 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Apr 19 00

Some questions about sci-fi in literature. All these titles are great reads.
Tough
awkins
Apr 19 00
1806 plays
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trivia quiz  She Blinded Me with Science Fiction 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Julia103, Aug 15 10

Science fiction has often been considered a male-dominated genre. This quiz highlights many award-winning women SF authors.
Tough
Julia103 gold member
Aug 15 10
255 plays
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trivia quiz  What Planet am I from? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Julia103, Aug 31 10

One characteristic of science fiction is that events often happen in places other than our planet Earth. Given the name of a main character and a brief synopsis of a story or series, can you remember what planet was involved?
Tough
Julia103 gold member
Aug 31 10
432 plays
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trivia quiz  The Martians Are Coming 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Christinap, Aug 17 10

Mars and Martians has fascinated Science Fiction writers for over 100 years. Here is a selection of tales from the red planet.
Difficult
Christinap
Aug 17 10
312 plays
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