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The Trivia Tribble Presents: 'The Doomsday Machine'

The Trivia Tribble Presents: 'The Doomsday Machine'

Here's this week's installment of The Trivia Tribble Presents. As always a huge thanks to the Trivia Tribble David Kleparek for providing the awesome content.

Star Trek: The Original Series
Season 2, Episode 6 ‘The Doomsday Machine’

A special thanks to twitter follower @RyanPom for suggesting this episode as a topic for this week’s Trivia Tribble.

Instructions: Watch the episode before you take the quiz. Use our handy scorecard to keep track of your answers. Each question is worth one point. To double your points, take the quiz without watching the episode first. For half points, watch the episode with the quiz in front of you. Answers to follow shortly in another post.

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1. How many planets were in the solar system that were destroyed at the start of the episode?

2. Who was in command of the USS Constellation?

3. What does Kirk overload in the USS Constellation resulting in a fusion explosion of 97.835 megatons?

4. To what system was the planet killer headed when the Enterprise encountered it?

5. What was the name of the communications officer during this episode? (see image below)

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6. What section of the USS Constellation was uninhabitable?

7. Kirk: “There’s only one thing I want to say to you, Commodore: _________________” - (6 words)

8. What was the registry number of the USS Constellation?

9. What is Chief Engineer Scott repairing? (see image below)

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10. Spock: “Vulcans never _____.”

11. How does Spock describe the planet killer?
a. A giant machine
b. A robot
c. An organism
d. A living ship

12. What effect does flying a shuttle into the planet killer have on the machine?

13. What is missing? (see image below)

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14. To what planet in the L-374 system did the captain beam his crew?

15. What is the planet killer’s hull made from?

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