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Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope) Trivia Quiz

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FUN Trivia Quizzes powered by ABE1. The movie was first released as Star 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.

  • True or False?

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 Star Wars' unwritten segments and most of the merchandising profits. What was the current film?

  • American Graffiti
  • THX 113
  • Twice Upon a Time

4. At the beginning of the movie, what is the planet Luke Skywalker lived on?

  • Cartatoonie
  • Tatooine
  • Kurosawa

5. On March 22, 1976 filming began. Where did the first scenes shot?

  • Hollywood
  • Tunisa
  • England

6. Actor Kenny Baker later confessed that he thought the film would be a failure. What role did Baker play?

  • Chewbacca
  • C-3PO
  • R2D2

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 Solo's ship?

  • Millennium Falcon
  • The Enterprise
  • The Centurion Eagle

10. Lucas entered into a wager with long-time friend Steven Spielberg during the production of Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Lucas was sure Close Encounters 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?

  • Lucas
  • Spielberg
  • Tie

Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope)

  1. Alan Ladd, Jr.
  2. True
  3. American Graffiti
  4. Tatooine
  5. Tunisa
  6. R2D2
  7. May 25, 1977
  8. James Earl Jones
  9. Millennium Falcon
  10. Spielberg is still receiving proceeds from the first of the Star Wars movies.

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