The X-Files: General Series Quiz, Part I

A bit of fun designed for X-Philes, covering all seasons 1-9. Question difficulty varies, as does the level and success of humour. Watch for sequels...

Question 1:   Which episode achieved the highest ever Nielsen Rating in the history of The X-Files?
This is Not Happening
Oubliette
Leonard Betts
Bad Blood
Triangle

Question 2:   What food item does Doggett bring Reyes in the episode “4-D”?
Hamburger
Low-fat tofu rice dreamcircle
Polish Sausage
Sunflower seeds
Grand Slam number 3 with double hash browns and a side of Canadian bacon

Question 3:   How many times has the tagline “The Truth Is Out There” in the main titles sequence been deliberately changed to show something different?
Fifteen
Thirteen
Eleven
Seventeen
Nineteen

Question 4:   In “Little Green Men”, what is the password to Mulder’s home computer?
SAMANTHA
SPOOKY
THEYRHERE
SHILOH
TRUSTNO1

Question 5:   In which episode did Assistant Director Skinner first appear?
Deep Throat
Tooms
Ascension
The Pilot
Little Green Men

Question 6:   Which Season 9 character was named after Chris Carter’s official assistant at the time?
Shannon McMahon
Gabe Rotter
Robert Comer
Audrey Pauley
Brad Follmer

Question 7:   What is the advertising slogan of Skyland Mountain?
Ascending to the Stars
Where the Earth meets the Sky
Up Up and Away
The Stairway to Heaven
The Higher You Go, the Further You Fall

Question 8:   In “Tithonus”, what does Mulder tell Scully not to forget when going to her meeting with Kersh?
Her casefiles
Her badge
Her gun
Her toilet brush
Her alien implant

Question 9:   Over the years, how many FBI agents have been officially assigned to The X-Files as an investigative unit?
Two
Four
Five
Six
Seven

Question 10:   In which episode did Nicholas Lea first appear?
Duane Barry
Sleepless
Gender Bender
Anasazi
Little Green Men

Question 11:   In “The Truth”, what was the filename of the secret computer document accessed by Mulder at the Mount Weather facility?
The Truth
Colonization Date
Blackwood
Fight the Future
End Game

Question 12:   What is the longest season of The X-Files by number of episodes produced?
Season Two
Season Four
Season Seven
Season Nine
Season Five

Question 13:   In which episode does Jerry Springer appear as himself?
Arcadia
Post-Modern Prometheus
Improbable
How the Ghosts Stole Christmas
The Goldberg Variation

Question 14:   In Season 8, how many episodes did David Duchovny appear in?
Eleven
Nine
Ten
Twelve
Twenty-one

Question 15:   The title “Talitha Cumi” approximately translates to “arise maiden” in which ancient language?
Latin
Greek
Aramaic
Hebrew
Aztec

Question 16:   What is the subtitle of the 2004 X-Files video game for Xbox and Playstation2?
Roots of Conspiracy
Resist or Serve
Invasion Day
Trust No One
It has no subtitle

Question 17:   How many times has Darin Morgan had an acting role in The X-Files?
Never
Once
Three Times
Twice
Four Times

Question 18:   In which of these episodes is Mulder seen to be wearing a wedding ring?
Travellers
Terms of Endearment
Requiem
Three Words
X-Cops

Question 19:   The title “The Erlenmeyer Flask” refers to what item in that episode?
A container that supplies water to Mulder’s apartment
A cylinder that suspends an alien foetus in liquid nitrogen
Something Scully drinks coffee from
A glass vile marked “Purity Control”
A bath that holds a set of human clones in water

Question 20:   Which sci-fi film is referenced in both “The Beginning” and “Jump the Shark”?
Independence Day
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Star Wars
Men in Black
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Question 21:   Where did Mulder buy his original “I Want to Believe” poster?
M Street
46th Street
Elm Street
Mail Order
On the internet

Question 22:   What is John Doggett’s middle name?
Sergei
William
James
Jay
Sean

Question 23:   What was the main tagline in the publicity campaign for the 1998 theatrical movie “Fight the Future”?
This year… take your greatest fear and multiply it by X
This summer… old wounds, closed doors, and secret files are all… reopened
This summer… cherish the past, enjoy the present, because the truth is coming…
The truth is revealed… only from June 1998
All lies lead to the truth

Question 24:   In which Season 9 episode did David Duchovny make an uncredited appearance?
William
Nothing Important Happened Today
The Truth
Trust No 1
Providence

Question 25:   At the end of which episode did the words “To Be Continued” appear across the screen for the first time?
Squeeze
Anasazi
Duane Barry
Talitha Cumi
Colony

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