2001: A Space Odyssey Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jul 13, 2012

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Clue Answer % Correct
Director of this film, as well as 'Dr. Strangelove' & 'Eyes Wide Shut'?Stanley Kubrick
89.2%
Year in which the film was originally released?1968
87.8%
At the end of a climactic battle in this section, a triumphant apeman tosses what object into the air?A bone
73.4%
The movie then jumps 18 months ahead, aboard the Discovery One spaceship approaching which planet?Jupiter
68.5%
Number of Academy Award nominations the film received?4
59.4%
What is the name and number of the computer that runs the ship?HAL 9000
58.9%
1984 sequel to the movie?2010
58.6%
Co-writer of the film, he also wrote the sci-fi classic novel 'Childhood's End'?Arthur C Clarke
52.4%
Dave meets older & older versions of himself. On his deathbed he sees the same monolith seen previously on the moon and by the apemen. What color and shape is it?black rectangular cube
49.6%
After an incident we won't spoil, Dave removes the computer's memory modules.
What is the last song we hear the computer sing?
Daisy Bell
46.2%
Dave leaves the ship and undergoes an almost psychedelic journey, ending up in a bedroom decorated in the style of which French King?Louis XVI
45.9%
That object, in one of filmdom's most famous edits, switches to a space shuttle run by which real-life (now defunct) airline?Pan-Am
45.6%
In a balletic sequence, that shuttle docks to a revolving space station.
What famous classical waltz is heard?
The Blue Danube
44.5%
Aboard the shuttle, we meet Dr. Haywood Floyd,
tensely reading a long set of instructions for use of a zero-gravity what?
Toilet
43.6%
Clue Answer % Correct
Only category in which it won?Best Visual Effects
40.1%
In 1975, seven years after the single's initial release, what David Bowie song, whose title was inspired by this film, reached #1 in England?Space Oddity
39.1%
Written by which composer?Johann Strauss II
37.3%
Subtitle (and era) of the first section of the film set in ancient Africa?The Dawn Of Man
34.8%
Dave seems to become a floating glowing giant embryo approaching the Earth.
What name is given to this creature by the author?
Starchild
33.3%
Which actor plays Dave Bowman, one of the two conscious astronauts on board the ship?Keir Dullea
24.6%
Name of the classical music heard during this final sequence and the opening titles?Also Sprach Zarathustra
22.4%
Short story by the co-writer above on which the movie was based?The Sentinel
16.5%
On the moon, Floyd investigates an extraterrestrial object known as TMA-1.
What moon crater does the 'T' in TMA stand for?
Tycho
9.4%
In 1976, Marvel Comics published a short-lived adaptation based on ideas from the film. What comic book legend wrote and drew the series?Jack Kirby
9.2%
This actor provided the computer's voice in both movies.Douglas Rain
9%
Tradename for the widescreen process in which the movie was filmed?Cinerama
6.6%
On board the space station, Floyd learns he is being sent to a moonbase in this,
the 3rd largest visible moon crater?
Clavius
6.1%
In 1973, which Brazillian composer/arranger had a #2 US hit with music from the movie?Deodato
2.7%

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