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David Brin: Quiz


Question 1: ________ ("repairing the world", i.e.
Tikkun olamJewish servicesTorahKabbalah

Question 2: Brin also wrote a number of articles criticising several science-fiction and fantasy series, including ________, and The Lord of the Rings.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New HopeStar WarsStar Wars Episode I: The Phantom MenaceStar Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Question 3: In 1973, he graduated from the ________ with a Bachelor of Science in astronomy.
University of California, San DiegoUniversity of California, Los AngelesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaCalifornia Institute of Technology

Question 4: Brin's body of science fiction, when taken as a whole, is normally categorized as ________.
Alternate historyScience fiction magazineFuture historyHard science fiction

Question 5: Brin wrote the storyline for the ________ Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future.
Nonviolent video gameVideo game genresPersonal computer gameVideo game

Question 6: Brin consults and speaks for a wide variety of groups interested in the future, ranging from Defense Department agencies and the ________ to Procter & Gamble, SAP, Google and other major corporations.
Defense Intelligence AgencyNational Security AgencyCentral Intelligence AgencyCold War

Question 7: He currently lives in southern ________ with his daughter Ari Brin and sons Terren and Ben Brin.
Sacramento, CaliforniaSan Jose, CaliforniaCaliforniaLos Angeles

Question 8: David Brin at the ________
Science fictionFacebookCory DoctorowOnline general-interest book databases

Question 9: There is a detailed Uplift supplement for the roleplaying game ________ allowing players to play out adventures in the universe described in these novels.
GURPSEABAFudge (role-playing game system)Basic Role-Playing

Question 10:
  • ________ (1995) -- Hugo and Locus SF Awards nominee, 1996 [5]
    Brightness ReefStartide RisingThe Uplift WarSundiver

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