Armageddon Quiz!

Allie T.

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About This Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Michael Bay movie!

Who is Stamper aiming golf balls at in the begining of the movie?

Greenpeace is a people-powered movement fighting for a green and peaceful future for our oceans, forests, food, climate and democracy.

The beginning of the movie shows meteors hitting what U.S. city?

The movie is made before September 11, 2001, therefore, the World Trade Center still stands.

Who is the first person to call in the asteroid?

Karl sees an explosion in space with his telescope and calls in the coordinates. He's retired Navy and knows this is classified.

Karl wants to name the asteroid after his _______?

His wife's name is Dottie and he wants to name it after her because she's a vicious life-sucking bitch from where there is no escape.

What U.S. government organization has 11,000 people trying to figure out what's going on and how to solve it?

NASA is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

What telescope takes pictures of the asteroid?

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990, and remains in operation.

When the President of the United States asks how bad this is going to get, the response is ________?

Unfortunately, this means the end of mankind. It doesn't matter where it hits, nothing will survive, not even bacteria.

How many days do they have between the discovery of the asteroid and when it slams into Earth?

18 days is when the astrold wil hit. In the meantime there are plenty of smaller ones that will hit and cause massive damage and death.

Where is Harry Stamper when the helicopter arrives?

Harry is on his company's oil drilling platform with his crew.

Who is in bed with A.J. when Harry bursts into the room?

Grace is Harry's daughter. Harry tells AJ he'll be right back, as he leaves to grab his gun.

As Harry chases A.J. around the oil platform, who steps in and tries to give his man a fighting chance?

Bear steps in front of Harry, Rockhound, and Chick holding a large wrench.

Harry is the best _______ in the world and that is why he's Earth's best hope?

A deep-core driller uses a drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth sub-surface.

NASA plans on drilling and putting a _________ inside the astroid?

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Both reactions release vast quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of matter.

Why does Harry agree to help NASA and bring along his crew?

Harry doesn't trust the eight "Boy Scouts" to do the job right.

On the crew, who is probably the only black man on a big dog in Kadoka South Dakota?

"Papa Bear" as he calls himself was born as Jayotis Kerleen Bear and he loves his motorcycle.

Who is the spacey, yet brilliant, geologist?

Oscar has a horse ranch right outside of El Paso, Texas.

Which member of the crew loves bear claws so much that his weight could be an issue on the shuttle?

In the beginning of the movie, Max is reaching in to grab a bear claw pastry, while he's getting a tattoo, when the FBI arrives.

What crew member has a gambling problem?

His favorite game is craps at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV. The FBI pick him up when he's on a winning streak.

How did Rockhound get his nickname?

Rockhound is a geologist who loves underage women. The FBI finds him in a bar in New Orleans.

Who plays Harry Stamper?

Bruce can be seen as Steve in 'Once Upon a Time in Venice' and as the Police Chief in 'First Kill.'

The crew has a few requests before the save the world. Harry asks if they can find out _______?

The question is frowned upon and no one answers.

After the list of requests, the one item the crew stands firm on is ______?

Rockhound is the crew member who pushes Harry to bring up the tax comment.

The two space shuttle are the Freedom and the ________?

X-71s and they are a top secret joint venture between NASA and the Air Force. They have titanium alloy impenetrable skin covers the toughest, meanest most sophisticated space vehicle man has ever made.

The two space shuttles dock at the International Space Station to refuel. The space station is manned by a Russian named ________?

Lev is a Cosmonaut who has been on the station alone for 18 months.

What depth do the drillers have to hit on the asteroid to drop the nuke?

At that depth, when the bomb goes off, the asteroid should split in two with each piece going around Earth and missing the planet.

Who plays A.J?

Ben can be seen as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 'Justice League' and 'Justice League Part Two.'

Which space shuttle crashes?

As the shuttle approaches the asteroid, the Independence's engines are destroyed by trailing debris, and it crashes on the asteroid. Bear, A.J., and Lev are the only survivors.

When A.J., gets the idea to jump the "Grand Canyon" on the asteroid, what daredevil does he reference?

Evel was typically dressed in star-spangled red, white and blue. He shot to fame when he amazed and horrified onlookers on Dec. 31, 1967, by vaulting his motorcycle 151 feet over the fountains of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, only to land in a spectacularly bone-breaking crash.

Who plays Dan Truman?

Billy Bob can be seen as Billy McBride in 'Goliath,' and as Willie in 'Bad Santa 2.'

Who has the mission to set off the nuke no matter if Harry and crew reach their depth on the asteroid or not?

It's Colonel Sharp's top secret secondary protocol. The President gives the order to remote detonate the nuke from Earth. Once teh nuke is armed, the crew has six minutes to get off teh astroid.

What song does A.J. sing to Gracie before he boards the shuttle?

'Leaving on a Jet Plane' was released by John Denver in 1969.

Who plays Grace Stamper?

Liv can be seen as Meg Abbott in 'The Leftovers' and as Ellen Cooper in 'Wildling.'

What part of the drill do they break and worry about breaking again on the asteroid?

Hafrry comments that everyone needs to calm donw, they've seen a broken drill head before. To which Chick replies, "Not after 10 feet!'

Who dies during drilling?

Rockhound starts firing a machine gin, that sets off explosions. It takes everyone's eyes off the drilling and that's when the pipe needs to be pulled out , as they hit a gas pocket, but they can't do it in time. An earthquake happens and the Armadillo explodes and is sent off into space.

Who stays behind to remote-detonate the nuke?

A.J. actually pulls the short straw, but at the last second Harry pulls A.J.'s oxygen

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