Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope) Trivia Quiz
Choose an answer from the three choices
and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1. The movie was first released as
Wars, the first in a series of six movies. George Lucas created the
idea of a space fantasy. He sold the idea to 20th Century Fox to invest
in the project. Who was the head of the 20th Century Fox?
- Joseph Ebersol
- Clair Allen
- Alan Ladd, Jr.
2. George Lucas finished the first
screenplay draft in May 1974. The screenplay was to long for a single
movie so he decided to use the first third of the screenplay for the
movie. It left the remaining two-thirds for later.
3. 20th Century Fox approved a budget of
$8,250,000; positive reviews, from George�s current film, allowed
Lucas to renegotiate his deal with the studio and request the sequel
rights to the film. For Lucas, this deal protected
unwritten segments and most of the merchandising profits. What was the
- American Graffiti
- THX 113
- Twice Upon a Time
4. At the beginning of the movie, what is
the planet Luke Skywalker lived on?
5. On March 22, 1976 filming began. Where
did the first scenes shot?
6. Actor Kenny Baker later confessed that
he thought the film would be a failure. What role did Baker play?
7. After delays and rising budget, Lucas
finally finished the film. When was the movie released in the US?
- December 25, 1976
- May 25, 1977
- December 27, 1977
8. George originally wanted Orson Welles
to speak for Darth Vader. However, he felt that Welles' voice would be
too recognizable. Who did he cast as the voice of Darth Vader?
- James Earl Jones
- David Prowse
- Anthony Daniels
9. In the movie, Luke agrees to go with
Obi-Wan to Alderaan, and to learn to become a Jedi like his father. At
the seedy Mos Eisley Spaceport, the group finds a smuggler named Han
Solo, who agrees to transport them on his ship, What is the name of Han
- Millennium Falcon
- The Enterprise
- The Centurion Eagle
10. Lucas entered into a wager with
long-time friend Steven Spielberg during the production of
Encounters of the Third Kind. Lucas was sure
would outperform the yet-to-be-released Star Wars at the box
office and bet 2.5% of the proceeds of each film against each other. Who
won the bet?