Pop quiz, hotshots! Literally a pop quiz
Know your sci- fi music? Try our quiz to find out.
James T Kirk loves the Beastie Boys – but which of their songs references Spock and the Vulcan nerve pinch?
Which ’ 70s rock star played Parson Nathaniel on Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds? a) David Essex b) Steve Harley c) Phil Lynott
1969 hit “In The Year 2525” foretold a doomy future for mankind, filled with pills, machines and genetic engineering. Who were the pop prophets behind the song?
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Which Blondie song told of a man from Mars with a taste for eating cars – and human beings?
The Carpenters’ “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft” was originally by Klaatu. From which classic ’ 50s SF movie did they take their name?
William Shatner was “burning out his fuse up there alone” covering which Elton John song?
Name the Hot Chocolate hit that told of a close encounter of the third kind.
Which Doctor Who star released the single “Who Is The Doctor” on Deep Purple’s record label?
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Who was David Bowie’s detective alter ego on 1. Outside?
Which rock icon stars in 1992’ s time- travel tale Freejack?
Who gave us 1962 horror novelty song “Monster Mash”?
Name the future Grease star who appeared in 1970’ s groovy SF musical Toomorrow.
Who were the noughties boy band who used a flux capacitor to visit the year 3000?
Anthrax and the Human League had songs about Judge Dredd that shared the same title. What was it?
Which planet were Swedish hair- rockers Europe heading to in 1986 hit “The Final Countdown”?
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Name the Afrofuturist band who extravagantly declared “We have returned to claim the pyramids” in 1975’ s “Mothership Connection”? Which Brit SF author frequently collaborated with Hawkwind?
Name the Glasgow art- punk band that featured Peter Capaldi.
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This terrifying military experiment turned up in the video for which Kate Bush song?
What was the name of Queen’s end credits track on Flash Gordon? Hero” The “20 IV” Experiment “19 Dreamboys The 18 Moorcock Michael 17 Funkadelic 16 Venus 15 Law” The Am I “14 Busted 13 John NewtonOlivia 12 Kickers Crypt- the and Pickett Boris” “Bobby 11 Jagger Mick 10 Adler Nathan 9 Pertwee Jon 8 It” About Doubt No “7 Man” Rocket “6 Still Stood Earth The Day The 5 Rapture” “4 Evans and Zager 3 Lynott Phil c) 2 Intergalactic” “1 Answers
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