Geek Quiz Answers

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Here are the answers to the Geek Quiz:

Answers

Comics

1) The Sandman
2)
Wolverine
3)
Self-publishing
4)
Miracleman (USA), or Marvelman (UK)
5)
Infinite
6)
Asp, Black Mamba, Black Panther, Cable, Captain America, Cloak, Dagger, Debrii, Diamondback, Doctor Strange, Echo, Falcon, Firebird, Jane Foster, Nick Fury, Goliath, Hawkeye (Kate Bishop), Hercules, Hulkling, Human Torch, Invisible Woman, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, Justice, Living Lightning, Luke Cage, Nighthawk, Night Nurse, Patriot, Punisher, Monica Rambeau, Ronin, Silhouette, Speed, Spider-Man, Spider-Woman, Aaron Stack, Stature, Stingray, Storm, Tigra, Timeslip, Triathlon, Ultragirl, Vision, Wiccan, Wolverine, Wong
7)
5, Alan Scott, Kyle Rayner

Television

1) A hallucinating astronaut
2) Technically one, but 11 is also acceptable
3) Four
4) Simon’s deeply troubled sister from the Firefly series, played by Summer Glau
5) Season 3, Episode 4, Minute 14, Second 18, Frame 137; Season 3, Episode 4, Minute 16, Second 37, Frame 241.
6) The Control Voice (from “The Outer Limits”)
7) Tanagra


Anime/Animation

1) Space Battleship Yamato (or, 宇宙戦艦ヤマト Uchu Senkan Yamato)
2) Ghost in the Shell
3) Diaclone, Microman, Beetra
4) Super Dimension Fortress Macross (Bonus points for those who said Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and/or Genesis Climber MOSPEADA)
5) To puke, shutter, flinch or leave the room
6) Manga is illustrated (comics), anime is animated (cartoon)
7) Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Edward and Ein


Computers and the Internet

1) Creator of the modern World Wide Web
2) Why the Lucky Stiff
3) America Online (prev. Q-Link)
4) Snopes.com
5) The user. PEBCAK stands for Problem Exists Between Chair and Keyboard
6) Writer and inventor of the Best Page in the Universe
7) Fark.com

Film

1) Han is the appropriate answer, but would also accept the control panel
2) Lord of the Rings
3) African or European?
4) ”Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick
5) Stars
6) Admiral James Tiberius Kirk
7) AK-47

Gaming

1) Konami Code
2) Gordon Freeman
3) Mars’s moons (Phobos and Diemos), then hell
4) Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
5) Doki Doki Panic
6) Hadouken
7) Sub-Zero’s corrupt older brother in Mortal Kombat – Or “Tobias Boon,” lead developer for MK, or “a bug”

General Geekery

1) Hacker Quarterly (also acceptable is the reference to 2600 hertz tone or even the Atari 2600 gaming console
2) Eiger Labs with the MPMan F10/F20
3) Only the greatest cell phone ever made
4) A scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers to form a massively distributed network in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), and the biggest headache for office IT personnel in the past 10 years
5) binary
6) Single-board microcontroller and software for programming it
7) The positive cousin of Advice Dog

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