Q: Why is the Force like a roll of duct tape? A: Because it has a dark side, a light side, and it binds the galaxy together. Yes, this is what passes for a Star Wars joke. But what they may lack in humor, the many fans of George Lucas’ six-part space saga more than make up for in devotion. To mark the upcoming release of the final installment, Episode III — Revenge of the Sith — and to celebrate nearly 30 years of childhood-defining films — we present a quiz that we hope will take you back to a place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
PADAWAN Star Wars neophyte, you are? Take this challenge, young Padawan.
1 In Return of the Jedi, the final battle takes place in what planetary system?
2 In The Empire Strikes Back, what kind of creatures are used for transportation on the ice planet Hoth?
3 George Lucas’ dog, Indiana — who lent his name to a certain Nazi- battling archaeologist — was also the inspiration for which Star Wars character?
4 What moon of Yavin serves as the base of operations for the Rebels during the final attack on the Death Star in Star Wars?
a The second
b The third
c The fourth
d The fifth
5 According to Yoda, ”Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate…” What does hate lead to?
6 How did Han Solo come to own the Millennium Falcon?
7 Match the unlucky victim to his killer:
A Obi-Wan Kenobi
B Qui-Gon Jinn
C Jango Fett
D Jabba the Hutt
1 Darth Maul
2 Princess Leia
3 Darth Vader
4 Mace Windu
8 Which character has NOT appeared in both the first and second trilogies?
a Jabba the Hutt
c Jar Jar Binks
d Boba Fett
9 The menacing Sand People of Tatooine are also known by what more descriptive name?
10 Which of these characters has NEVER uttered the line ”I have a bad feeling about this”?
a Anakin Skywalker
b Princess Leia
c Obi-Wan Kenobi
11 In The Phantom Menace, how many laps is the pod race?
12 Luke Skywalker has never ridden which of the following:
a A rancor
b An Imperial speeder bike
c A mynock
d A tauntaun
13 In how many forms of communication is C-3PO fluent?
a Over 50
b Over 1,200
c Over 500,000
d Over 6,000,000
14 Before he became a Jedi, Luke Skywalker was a farm boy — what ”crop” did he and his uncle and aunt ”farm”?
15 Match the creatures below to their respective home worlds: