Just For Fun
Games to Consider
iPhone & iPad
Locations & Scores
Fictional Metals and Materials
Can you name the mythical metals, minerals and materials?
Featured Jul 16, 2010
10 Largest Countries in Order
Anyone but George Washington
10 Most Populous Countries in Order
Famous Celebrities on Stage
Rate 5 stars
Rate 4 stars
Rate 3 stars
Rate 2 stars
Rate 1 star
How to Play
Click the green button to start and enter the correct answers below
Note: Special thanks to Rockgolf's son for the extra help on this quiz.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT: Several clues from TeganX7's "Fictional Materials" quiz have been incorporated in this quiz.
Fictional Names In Other Words
Avatar: The mineral mined on Pandora that causes mountains to float.
Star Trek (TV): A non-existant substance that could bounce destructive force back at the sender.
A strategic manoever was named for it.
Rocky & Bullwinkle: A lighter-than-air metal that gets it name from the phrase often used when playfully tossing children in the air.
Star Wars: The material in which Han Solo was frozen when hauled off to Jabba The Hut.
Kurt Vonnegut's 'Cat's Cradle': A polymorph of H
O that freezes at temperatures below 114°F/46°C.
Norse mythology: The magical metal used in the creation of Mjolnir, Thor's hammer.
Marvel Comics: A virtually indestructible metal alloy bonded to Wolverine's skeleton
DC comics & movies: An extra-terrestrial material, usually green, that weakens or can kill natives of the source planet
Star Trek (TV): A crystalline mineral that can regulate warp drives.
Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged': Greenish-blue metal alloy, that was lighter and stronger than steel.
Metroid: A highly radioactive & mutagenic substance from the planet Phaaze.
Stargate SG-1: A rare, superheavy metal that can amplify energy. The Stargates are composed of it.
Futurama: An element so massive its atoms can be seen by the unaided eye.
Lord of the Rings: A light, silver-like but impervious metal used for armor
Marvel Comics: Metal exclusive to Wakanda or Antarctica which absorbs all kinetic energy directed at it.
H.G. Wells books: A material that can block the effect of gravity, named after its discoverer, Dr Cavor.
The Absent-Minded Professor: Invention of Prof. Ned Brainard, a substance that gains energy when it strikes a hard surface.
Star Trek IV: A non-opaque form of an actual metal used for starship portholes and other see-through partitions.
Dune: A spice that can extend human life, cause prescience and fold space. It smells like cinnamon.
Powerpuff Girls: A mysterious additive that gave the Girls their powers.
DC Comics: The material in Wonder Woman's bracelets, named after her warrior race.
Star Wars: A material or possible microscopic life form, that resides in all living cells and can communicate with The Force.
16th century: A substance once believed by scientists to be in all flammable materials, and which could be released by burning.
RuneScape: A light-blue immensely strong metal common to many types of armor.
Transformers: The primary power source for the robots and their craft.
Command & Conquer: A green (or rarely blue) crystal that was first discovered near an Italian river.
Star Trek (2009): A colorful material that can create a black hole when it contacts nuclear matter.
Ancient science: This term could be applied to an ancient 'fifth element', or the lumeniferous medium through which scientists used to think light traveled through.
Brave New World: Citizens of The World State are all happy, partially because of this halucinogen without after effects, which their government encourages them to take.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: Critical component of freeze ray machine. Do not bounce.
DC Comics & animation: Thangarian metal with varying properties that seem to depend on the needs of the writer.
You haven't played this game yet.
You Might Also Like...
Justice League Founders
Green Lantern Oath
(warning: may contain spoilers)
Created Sep 13, 2009
Top Games Today in Entertainment
Famous Celebrities on Stage
Fictional Characters Who Are Purple
Corporate Logos II
Top Games with Similar Tags
Superhero Party Logic Puzzle
Silly Supervillain Slideshow
Most Published Supervillains
Superhero by Picture Blitz
Top User Games in Entertainment
Pretty Little Liars Ultimate Name Chain
Disney Dream Portraits
10 to 1 Disney 2
Disney Word Association
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Google+
2007-15 © Sporcle, Inc.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties
Go to the Sporcle.com Mobile Site →